SVA Transition Award

How much is the award?  

  • $500 per semester

Who can apply?  

UGA undergraduate first semester transfer student veteran who meets the following criteria:


  • Must be in good academic and good conduct standing
  • Must have honorably served as a member of the US Armed Forces
  • Must be a full-time undergraduate student veteran currently enrolled at the Athens Campus in residence


  • Active participation in an SVA Chapter either at UGA or at a previous school/college
  • Participation in the SVRC Orientation and Transition Coaching Program

How to apply? 

Application must include:

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

Who will make the selection decision?

  • The SVRC Director and the SVA President will review the applications and select a recipient 

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: 

  • The UGA Chapter of the Student Veterans of America