Who Can Apply:
- Genevieve H. (Jones) DePriest graduated from Booker T. Washington High School in Memphis, Tennessee. She went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in psychology and education as well as a subsequent master’s.
- She began her career as a special education teacher in 1968 and served for over three decades as an educator. During this time, she served as a teacher, instructional supervisor, director, and adjunct college professor. Throughout her career, she dedicated her talents and energy to ensuring quality education for students with disabilities. The G.H. DePriest Memorial Scholarship will continue her legacy, helping a student who is passionate about pursuing a career in education or psychology.
- High school seniors and undergraduate students in Tennessee are eligible to apply if they have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and are majoring in education or psychology.
Submission: To apply, write about yourself and how you plan to use your career to make an impact. Share what aspects of your field interest you.
Deadline: June 18, 2024