Awards

Cannon Financial Institute Award

How much is the award?

  • $500 for Fall semester

Who can apply?

Those who served in the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, or Coast Guard or a current National Guardsman or Reservist 

  • Must have been honorably discharged, currently on active duty or in reserve status
  • Must be a US citizen or legal resident of the United States
  • Must be enrolled full time in a UGA resident-based program studying Business or Financial Advising
  • Must be in good conduct and academic standing w/ a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.25 (cumulative) and graduate GPA of 3.65 (cumulative)
  • Graduate and undergraduate student veterans

How to Apply?

Applications must include:

  • One-page resume
  • Official DD-214 (please black out your Social Security number)

Who will make the selection decision?

  • The Director/SVRC will convene a faculty/staff selection board, which will review the applications and select a recipient

When will the money show up and how can the money be used? 

  • Award recipients will find the award monies placed in their student account generally 2-3 weeks after notification of selection 
  • The money can be used to fund any component associated with the cost of attendance to include:  tuition, fees, books, room,  board and miscellaneous expenses 

Who is funding the Scholarships?

  • Cannon Financial Institute is one of the leading global consulting and professional development firms serving the financial services industry