internal scholarships and stipends in the honors program
Katherine and Darren Ash established the Ash Service Award to cultivate and support a culture of locally focused community service within the UGA Honors Program. Awards will support two Honors students who intern full-time in the summer on behalf of a local service organization, supporting programming that improves local communities.
The two recipients of the Ash Service Award will receive a $3,000 stipend to cover their cost of living while interning for a local service organization for approximately 8 weeks full-time in the summer of 2013.
Applicants must provide documentation of organizational support and an already established relationship to be considered for the award. To be eligible, you must be an Honors student in good academic standing who, as of summer 2013, will be a rising second, third, or fourth year. Competitive applicants will have already demonstrated a commitment to community service through prior sustained involvement. Upon completing the required service hours, recipients must provide documentation of the hours served and a report detailing the internship.
Download the current Ash Service Award Application.
This program is jointly administered by the Honors Program and the Center for Leadership and Service and awards up to ten $1,000 scholarships to third-year Honors students with exemplary leadership records on campus and/or in the local community. The scholarship is renewable in a recipient's fourth year, subject to a 3.7 minimum cumulative GPA. Application forms will be available from the Honors Program at the beginning of the fall term. If you have any questions regarding the Crane Leadership Scholarship, please contact the Scholarships Coordinator (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Apply online by September 7, 2013 (5:00pm EST).
Meet the Crane Scholars.
The Honors International Scholars Program (HISP) supports second- and third-year Honors students engaging in overseas opportunities by providing 30-40 scholarships per year, ranging from $2500 to $5000. Students have used HISP funding to participate in traditional university-sponsored study abroad programs, university-to-university exchanges, intensive language-training institutes, internships, and public service projects. HISP awards are merit-based, taking into account GPA, quality of essays, and fit of the program to the student’s academic and professional goals. The amount of each award depends upon program costs, financial need, and funds available. The majority of awards are earmarked for travel to Asia, Latin America, and Africa. A limited number of awards, however, can be granted for travel elsewhere, especially to students traveling abroad for the first time or demonstrate significant financial need. For some awards, preference is given to Terry College majors.
Applications are available in August and due in early November for travel the following year. Award winners are announced in December. For further information, contact Maria de Rocher in the Honors Program and see the HISP page.
Download the Honors International Scholars Application.
The Foundation Fellowship is UGA's most prestigious undergraduate scholarship program. It provides a stipend that helps cover the full estimated annual cost of attendance, plus special grants for travel-study and research. Foundation Fellows also have the opportunity to participate in a variety of additional enrichment activities, such as seminars with UGA and visiting faculty. Every year, two to four Mid-Term Fellowships are awarded to UGA Honors students who have a minimum 3.85 cumulative GPA and two years of study remaining at UGA. Mid-Term Fellowship applications are available in September and are due in December for the upcoming academic year.
Download the Mid-Term Foundation Fellowship Application (available in September)