SVRC Financial Aid Award

How much is the Scholarship?

  • $500 - up to six awards per 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. Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Must have been honorably discharged, currently on active duty or in reserve/NG status 
  • Must be a US citizen or legal resident of the United States
  • Must be either full-time graduate or undergraduate student veterans enrolled in a UGA resident or UGA on-line program
  • Must be in good conduct and good academic standing
  • Must have a current FAFSA on file that demonstrates financial need

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 SVRC Director will convene a selection board, which will review the applications and select a recepient

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

  • The award recipient 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 this award?

  • Individual gifts to the SVRC