500 Georgia Commitment Scholarships

Georgia Commitment Scholarships reach major milestone of 500

Thanks to the generosity of hundreds of donors, the University of Georgia has established more than 500 endowed, need-based scholarships, creating new, permanent pathways to higher education for Georgia residents from low-income backgrounds. “This…

Honor Georgia Groundbreaker Mary Frances Early

The University of Georgia will name the College of Education in honor of Mary Frances Early, the first African American to graduate from UGA, effective February 2020.

UGA triples size of Graduate School Emergency Fund

The University of Georgia will triple the size of a special emergency fund to support critical and unexpected financial needs of graduate students. The fund provides one-time financial assistance to enrolled graduate students facing temporary hardship related to an emergency situation.
delta sigma theta

Sorority creates commemorative Georgia Commitment Scholarships

Alumnae of the Delta Sigma Theta sorority created two Georgia Commitment Scholarships with donations from over 300 members.
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UGA School of Law creates endowed scholarship in support of LGBTQ diversity

Thanks to gifts from a diverse array of supporters, the University of Georgia School of Law is creating an endowed scholarship in support of LGBTQ diversity.
John Spencer

$1.5 million gift to Odum School of Ecology honors legacy of ecology student John Spencer

John Spencer, a master’s student in ecology at the University of Georgia, was passionate about freshwater ecology, conservation and ecological restoration. A graduate fellowship established through a $1.5 million commitment from John’s mother…

UGA Parents Leadership Council to accept grant applications from campus organizations

The Parents Leadership Council is seeking UGA organizations to apply for grant funding for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Grady Gratitude: Margaret Ruppersburg Scholarship Fund established by her six children

Margaret Ruppersburg's new scholarship will ensure future storytellers cultivate their own legacy just as she did seven decades ago.
Kim and Brian Cain

$1 million gift to UGA law school will fund student scholarships

Brian and Kim Cain Family Scholarship will support two students annually Thanks to a $1 million gift, law students who have demonstrated success in the face of challenging circumstances will have assistance as they earn their law degrees…

NCR Foundation funds two STEAM scholarships

NCR Foundation established two Georgia Commitment Scholarships that will support undergraduate STEAM students at the University of Georgia.