James and Jessica Whitley Endowed Scholarship

How much is the scholarship?  

  • Up to $1000 per semester

Who can apply?

  • UGA undergraduate student veterans in good conduct and good academic standing who meet the following criteria:
    • Served in the Army, Marine Corps, Air Force, Navy, or Coast Guard or a current National Guardsman or Reservist
    • Must have been honorably discharged
    • Current US citizen or legal resident of the United States
    • Current FAFSA on file with Financial Aid
    • Full-time UGA students (all levels) enrolled in their second semester or higher

Preference shall be given to a student veteran in financial need.

How to apply?

Applications must include:

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

Who will make the selection decision?

  • The Director/SVRC will convene a selection board, which will review the applications and select a recipient who has demonstrated high levels of sustained performance in the service, community, and/or on-campus

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

  • Scholarship recipients will find $500 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 this scholarship? 

  • James and Jessica Whitley