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Fund honors law school’s first Black graduate

UGA has established the Chester C. Davenport Memorial Endowment Fund to support scholarships and fellowships in the School of Law in memory of the law school’s first African American graduate, who passed away in early August.

Gifts from UGA alumni create CAES Rural Scholars Program

Several UGA alumni pledged $500,000 to provide renewable yearly scholarships for four to six qualified students from rural Georgia.
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Former UGA football star Matthew Stafford pledges $1.5 million to alma mater

Former UGA and current Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford and wife Kelly have committed to a gift to the university totaling $1.5 million.
Students speak with representatives from BlackRock at the Miller Learning Center in February

BlackRock partnership creates Georgia Commitment Scholarship, opens recruiting pipeline

When BlackRock announced plans to build the company’s newest Innovation Hub in Atlanta almost two years ago, the organization made a commitment to create meaningful partnerships with the state’s business community and universities, in addition…
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UGA President commits an additional $250,000 to emergency funds for students in need

President Jere W. Morehead has committed $250,000 to two emergency funds benefitting students made vulnerable by COVID-19.
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2019 alumna creates scholarship for Grady Sports Media

2019 Grady alumna, Taylor Maggiore, creates scholarship to further the advancement of women in the tumultuous professional world of sports media.
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Graduation speaker creates scholarship to help others

In fall 2019, Jack Bush gave out the first Bush Engineering Scholarship for minorities interested in engineering. What's special about this donor? He's still a student.
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Bulldogs come together during COVID-19 crisis

UGA virtually celebrated G-Day on Saturday, April 18, and Bulldogs around the country wore their red and black in a show of solidarity.
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UGA provides financial assistance to students in need

The UGA community has rallied to commit thousands of dollars in new emergency funds for students experiencing unforeseen financial difficulties.
Pictured, L to R: Victor K. Wilson, vice president of student affairs; Jennings Brooks, UGA Panhellenic Council president; Jere W. Morehead, UGA president; Brennan Cox, UGA Interfraternity Council president; Kelly Kerner, vice president for development and alumni relations

UGA Greek councils create two $100K Georgia Commitment Scholarships

The University of Georgia Panhellenic Council and UGA Interfraternity Council each gave $100,000, matched by the UGA Foundation, to establish two endowed, need-based scholarships through the Georgia Commitment Scholarship Program. “We are…