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How To Apply For UGA Undergraduate Scholarship

This article contains detailed information on how to apply for the UGA Undergraduate Scholarship program.

I know some students might lose hope of achieving their dreams. But guess what? UGA Undergraduate Scholarship is here to cheer students up with financial support.

The program will provide financial support to students who qualify and meet the criteria. The awards can be used to cover academic expenses.

It was reported that the University Of Georgia (UGA) has awarded approximately 14% of its students with awards. You might be part of this, too. Let’s see how to get in.

Key Information About UGA Undergraduate Scholarship

Read the table below to learn more about the University Of Georgia Undergraduate Scholarship program.

Scholarship Name Annual Stipend Eligibility
Foundation Fellowship Up to $26,080 Strong academic achievement, leadership
Presidential Leadership Scholarship $3,000 Strong academic achievement, leadership
Baldwin Scholarship $2,000 Outstanding academic achievement
Classic Scholarship Half tuition differential Strong academic record
Charles McDonald Brown Scholarship $5,000 Academically superior students from Georgia, strong academic achievement, leadership
Woodruff Scholarship $5,000 Strong academic achievement, leadership
Charter Scholarship $2,000 Outstanding academic achievement
Georgia Incentive Scholarship $2,000 Academically superior students from select Georgia high schools
Harris Scholarship $3,000 Academically superior students from Clarke County, GA high schools
ONE UGA Scholarship $3,000 or $1,500 Academically strong, diversity
Classic City Scholars Presidential waiver Academic criteria
Presidential Waivers Waiver of tuition differential Renewable based on academic scholarship
Chick-fil-A Bowl Scholarship $4,000 Atlanta public school graduate
Georgia Commitment Scholars Program Need-based Completed FAFSA
Goizueta Foundation Scholarships $5,000 Spanish fluency, US citizen or permanent resident, Georgia resident, financial need

The table highlights the various scholarship programs offered by the UGA.

As you can see, the table contains 3 different scholarships available to students.

  • Academic Scholarships
  • Need-Based Scholarships
  • Combined Financial Need
  • Merit-Based Scholarships.

Scholarship Overview 

UGA awarded over $6 million in academic scholarships to undergraduate students last year. 

Most scholarships for first-year students are awarded during the admissions process and are renewable. 

Key scholarships include the Foundation Fellowship, Presidential Leadership Scholarship, Baldwin Scholarship, and Charter Scholarship. There are also need-based scholarships like the Georgia Commitment Scholars Program. 

Students must meet certain academic and enrollment criteria to maintain their position and receive scholarship awards. International and F-1 visa students qualify for many of the merit-based awards.


Applicants must get ready and do the best of their ability to make sure they meet all the criteria before they even apply.

Each application will be reviewed manually by the scholarship committee. They reserve the right to select or reject applications according to how they determined your application.

Just make sure you apply early before the scholarship deadline.

Here are the criteria below.

  • Completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  • Demonstrate proof of financial need if applicable.
  • Meet a minimum GPA cumulative requirement of 3.0 or above.
  • Be willing to enroll in the full-time academic program.
  • Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG)
  • Pell Grant

Application Process.

Are you rushing to apply? Wait, take it; you still need to make sure you do everything well.

After submitting your application, you will need to wait for the scholarship committee to review.

Do make use of a valid email address to make sure you receive all feedback.