Tue, 07/03/2018 - 11:58am
Bryana Shook These students join approximately 580 competitively selected American students at U.S. colleges and universities who received the award this year. ... The Critical Language Scholarship program provides scholarships to U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to spend eight to 10 weeks overseas studying one of 14 critical languages: Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bangla, Chinese, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Punjabi, Russian,…
Tags: Office of Government Relations, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Academic Calendar, Office of Student Academic Services, Theatre and Film Studies, resistance
Mon, 05/21/2018 - 10:52am
Only after Cora Nunnally Miller passed away in 2015 did the fact that during her lifetime she anonymously gave more than $33 million to the University of Georgia Foundation. The legacy of those gifts continues to have deeply positive impacts on UGA students today: Six University of Georgia students have been selected as the inaugural cohort of Cora Nunnally Miller Fine Arts Scholars in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences. The purpose of…
Tags: Institute of Native American Studies, Hodgson Wind Ensemble, Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center, Ecology Annex, justice, Office of Government Relations
Thu, 05/03/2018 - 10:59am
As we near commencement, with so many Franklin students [more than 1,850] preparing to enter the next stage of their lives and careers, many are reflecting on the impact of their campus experiences and especially those afforded by scholarship opportunities.  A few of those were celebrated on Monday, April 30 at the Georgia Center for Continuing Education at the Advance UGA Conference. Sponsored by the Office of Development and Alumni Relations,…
Tags: Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Carl Vinson Institute of Government International Center, Science Olympiad at UGA, Conner Hall, Office of Government Relations
Tue, 04/03/2018 - 1:52pm
  Three University of Georgia undergraduates - two with Franklin College majors - are among 211 students from across the nation to be recognized as Barry Goldwater Scholars, earning the highest undergraduate award of its type for the fields of the natural sciences, mathematics and engineering: Georgia institutions had a total of six Goldwater Scholars. UGA had the highest number with three and was joined by Berry College, Emory University and…
Tags: Office of Development and Alumni Relations, graduate students, move-in, labor, Department of Psychology, Office of Government Relations
Fri, 09/15/2017 - 4:19pm
Congratulations to the Franklin College students and alumni who were awarded Fulbright awards to research, study and teach abroad: 10 University of Georgia students and alumni were offered grants to take their research and teaching to a global level through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. This marks the fourth straight year-and eighth time in the past nine years-that UGA has achieved a double-digit number of Fulbright offers. Of the 10, six…
Tags: Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Office of Government Relations, East Campus Deck, Human Nature
Wed, 06/07/2017 - 10:48am
Congratulations to University of Georgia undergraduates Elizabeth Ashley, Kevin Cameron and Alexandra Mazurek, who were awarded 2017 Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarships from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: 110 rising juniors from 64 universities in 33 states have been awarded 2017 Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarships. The Educational Partnership Program selected 8 students from 7 Minority Serving…
Tags: spring break, Four Towers Building, LA Phil, Conner Hall, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Office of Government Relations, graduate students
Fri, 04/21/2017 - 11:04am
UGA added two new Udall Scholars to its ranks this year as third-year students Shreya Ganeshan and Elizabeth Wilkes were honored for their leadership, public service and commitment to issues related to the environment. Each year, the Udall Foundation awards about 60 scholarships to college sophomores and juniors for their efforts related to Native American nations or their work in environmental advocacy and policy. Ganeshan, from Johns Creek, is…
Tags: Community, Four Towers Building, History, Coliseum Training Facility, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Office of Government Relations
Fri, 03/17/2017 - 11:12am
Extraordinary news for Franklin/Grady College alumna Patricia Andrews Fearon, one of 36 Americans to be named a 2017 recipient of the Gates Cambridge Scholarship, which fully funds postgraduate study and research at the University of Cambridge: The scholarship, which recognizes intellectually outstanding postgraduate students with a capacity for leadership and a commitment to improving the lives of others, was established by a gift from the Bill…
Tags: Environmental Health Sciences, African-Americans, Office of Government Relations
Fri, 09/02/2016 - 10:49am
The power of giving can reach profound depths in at least two directions: transformative impacts on the lives changed as a result of the gifts, and the generous heart that motivates the donor. Both are exemplified in the longterm philanthropy to the University of Georgia and the Hugh Hodgson School of Music by Cora Nunnally Miller: Miller anonymously gave more than $33 million to the University of Georgia Foundation throughout her lifetime and…
Tags: math, strength, Georgia Workshop on Culture Power and History, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Office of Government Relations, Ecology Annex
Fri, 06/27/2014 - 10:52am
Scholarship and research support from private giving to the Franklin College avails our students and faculty of broad opportunities across every aspect of society. This short video, featuring a student and one of our donors, elaborates on the impact of giving:      
Tags: essay, Office of Government Relations, Human Nature, Georgia Workshop on Culture Power and History, semester, justice, Office of Development and Alumni Relations
Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:25am
Privately funded scholarships have a direct and personal impact on UGA students and provide opportunities for them to achieve their dreams. Often the impact is life changing and can best be understood in the words of the students themselves. Below are the words of one of our students, junior psychology major Toni McKoy, whose life has been changed through the generosity of a scholarship donor. This has been a critical past year for me, I've had…
Tags: Office of Development and Alumni Relations, essay, Office of Government Relations, Environmental Health Sciences, Department of Dance
Wed, 03/13/2013 - 11:15am
Three Franklin College students have been selected as mid-term recipients of the university's premier undergraduate scholarship:  The Foundation Fellowship offers unique academic, civic engagement and travel opportunities, including rigorous research projects and internship experiences. The 2013 mid-term Foundation Fellows are: 
• Maria Cox of Peachtree City, Ga., who is pursuing bachelor's degrees in mass media arts and English;
 • Allison Koch…
Tags: Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Office of Government Relations, Dance, Human Nature, East Campus Deck
Mon, 01/14/2013 - 10:45am
It is generally safe to say that college applications and admissions processes have become more complex over time, especially with the array of online tools now available. It can be 'easier' to apply and check the status of your applications, sure, but there is still a great amount of information about financial aid, scholarships and the institutions themselves tucked away in all the online resources. Students need to know where to look - and…
Tags: UGA Theatre, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Office of Government Relations
Wed, 12/12/2012 - 9:22am
The internationalization of the UGA campus and student body continues apace: The University of Georgia is 25th among research universities for the production of Fulbright Student Scholars in the 2012-2013 academic year, according to the latest ranking from the government's flagship international exchange program. Sixteen University of Georgia students were offered international travel-study grants from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program for the…
Tags: Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Office of Government Relations, East Campus Deck
Mon, 12/03/2012 - 9:11am
The Atlanta Chapter of the ARCS - Achievement Rewards for College Students - Foundation awarded $70,000 to nine doctoral students in the biomedical and health sciences at the University of Georgia, one of whom received a special $10,000 grant to study global health research abroad: The ARCS Foundation was founded in Los Angeles in 1958 and is dedicated to helping meet the country's needs for scientists and engineers by providing scholarships to…
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