Master’s and doctoral students are eligible. Recipients must be a native of South Georgia, enrolled in an advanced degree program in any school, college or unit at UGA, and demonstrate financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The following are included as South Georgia counties for this award: Atkinson, Bacon, Baker, Ben Hill, Berrien, Brantley, Brooks, Calhoun, Charlton, Clinch, Coffee, Colquitt, Cook, Decatur, Dougherty, Early, Echols, Grady, Irwin, Lanier, Lee, Lowndes, Miller, Mitchell, Pierce, Seminole, Terrell, Thomas, Tift, Turner, Ware, and Worth. Renewable on a year-to-year basis for a maximum of two years for master’s programs and five years for doctoral programs.
Purpose of Award
The purpose of the fellowship, provided by the University of Georgia Foundation, is to provide financial support for graduate students at UGA who are from South Georgia.
About the Fund
The University of Georgia Foundation was established in 1937 to enrich the quality of education at the University of Georgia through its support of scholarships, endowed chairs and professorships, and other educational programs that rely on private funds.
List of Awardees