Scholarships and Awards

DRC Scholarship Application

We are now accepting DRC Scholarship Applications through April 30, 2019. To be considered for a scholarship the complete application must be turned in by April 30th

Scholarships and Awards available to Students with Disabilities

To be eligible for awards and scholarships through the Disability Resource Center, you must be a UGA student, registered with the Disability Resource Center and have completed at least one semester of classes at UGA, have a minimum 2.5 GPA, and expect to be registered for classes during fall semester 2019.

For questions related to the Letter of Recommendation, please see our Letter of Recommendation Guidelines

If you would like to nominate an Outstanding Faculty Member for the Disability Resource Center’s Annual Scholarship/Award Reception, please email Amanda Hales, ahales@uga.edu, with the name of the faculty member and a paragraph explaining why you nominate this faculty member.

Scholarship/Award

Eligibility Criteria

Amount

Betty and Joe Satterthwaite Memorial Scholarship
  • Preference given to a student who will be a junior/3rd year during fall semester 2018
 $1000.00
Carey Louis Davis Scholarship
  • Preference will be given to a student with a learning disability
 $1000.00  
Choate Family Scholarship
  • Preference given to a student registered with the Disability Resource Center
 $2000.00
Dale Gibson Memorial Scholarship
  • Preference given to student who is deaf/hard-of-hearing
 $1000.00
Elizabeth and J.C. Faulkner Scholarship
  • Preference given to a student registered with the Disability Resource Center
 $1000.00
Gregory Charles Johnson Scholarship
  • Georgia resident
  • Complete two semesters
  • Preference given to a student with a physical disability
  Variable
Hamilton Family Scholarship
  • Preference given to students with narcolepsy or other neurological disorders
  Variable
Janis Family Scholarship
  • Preference given to a student with a psychological disability
  Variable
Joe Coile Memorial Scholarship
  • Demonstrate qualities of service, dedication, and character
 $1000.00
John and Frances Mangan Family Scholarship
  • Preference given to a student with a learning disability
  Variable
Lauren Melissa Kelly Award
  • Preference given to a student with cystic fibrosis
  Variable
Lupuloff Family Scholarship
  • Preference given to a student registered with the Disability Resource Center
  Variable
Margaret Ann Towson Scholarship
  • Preference given to a student with a visual impairment
  • Have completed two semesters
 $1000.00
Margaret C. Totty Memorial Scholarship
  • Preference given to a student with a brain injury
 $1000.00
Matthew Peddicord Memorial Scholarship
  • Preference given to a student with a chronic illness
 $1000.00
Michael E. Merriman Memorial Scholarship
  • Preference given to a student with a learning disability
  Variable

Orkin Scholarship 

  • Preference given to a student registered with the Disability Resource Center 
 $2000.00
Radcliff Scholarship
  • Preference given to a student who has had a disability since childhood
  • Demonstrate a financial need
 $2000.00
Weldon H. Johnson Access Abroad Award
  • Participating in a UGA faculty-led study abroad program for residential credit
  Variable

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For additional information on other financial aid opportunities for students with disabilities, see Financial Aid Opportunities for Students with Disabilities at BestColleges.com

Updated January 7th, 2019

Contact the DRC

Clark Howell Hall
825 South Lumpkin Street

VOICE: (706) 542-8719
FAX: (706) 542-7719
TTY: (706) 542-8778

EMAIL: drc@uga.edu

MAIN OFFICE HOURS:

Monday - Friday

8:00am - 5:00pm