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Graduate Student Scholarships and Awards

Please contact Kris Petti pettik@uga.edu with questions.

To apply for any Graduate Scholarships, applicant must provide:

  1. A completed Graduate Scholarship Application.
  2. A one-page statement of purpose which includes educational goals and/or financial need.
  3. Two letters of recommendation attesting to the applicant’s personal attributes and/or academic qualifications. These letters are confidential and must be emailed directly to pettik@uga.edu by the recommender. At least one of the letters must be from a UGA faculty member.
  • Jane Mulkey and Rufus King Green Graduate Fellowship in Arts and Humanities
    • Application deadline - September 23, 2022
    • Applicants must be nominated by the department's graduate coordinator to be eligible for this fellowship.
    • Selection based on individual's character, talent, and academic achievement
    • Primary areas covered are Classics, Drama/Theatre, English, History, or Speech Communications
    • Preference will be given, but not limited to, students who are graduates in Arts & Sciences from Wesleyan College in Macon, Ga.
  • Mary Loraine Young Hines 1968 Graduate Fellowship in Cancer Research 
    • Application deadline - September 23, 2022
    • Must be in good academic standing
    • Must work in area of cancer research
  • Grimes Family Distinguished Graduate Fellowship in Natural Sciences 
    • Application deadline - September 23, 2022
    • Must be in good academic standing
    • Must work in area of cancer research
    • Must be a student majoring in a Natural Science degree 
  • Chelsea Montgomery Machemehl Scholarship
    • Application deadline is TBA (spring 2023)
    • Open to undergraduate and graduate-level students
    • Preference will be given to a student who has had leukemia
  • Jo Ann Terry Walker Scholarship
    • Application deadline is TBA (spring 2023)
    • Open to undergraduate and graduate-level students
    • Students must be majoring in Art, Music, or Drama/Theatre
    • Preference will be given to females age 35 and over

 updated 7/11/2022 

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