Scholarships and Awards

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 DRC, and have a 2.5 or higher GPA. Additional eligibility requirements are listed below.

To apply for these awards and scholarships, complete the DRC Scholarship Application.

The application deadline for all scholarships is April 30th, 2017.  For additional information, contact the Disability Resource Center at (706) 542-8719 or Email the Disability Resource Center.

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.

DRC Scholarship Reception 2016 from UGA Disability Resource Center on Vimeo.

 

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 2017
$1000.00

Carey Louis Davis Scholarship

  • Preference given to a student with a learning disability
$1000.00
Choate Family Scholarship
  • Demonstrate a financial need
$2000.00
Dale Gibson Memorial Scholarship
  • Preference given to student who is deaf or hard-of- hearing
$1000.00
Elizabeth & J.C. Faulkner Scholarship
  • Preference given to a student registered with the Disability Resource Center
$1000.00
Gregory Charles Johnson Scholarship
  • Georgia Resident
  • Completed 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
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 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 and 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 March 16th, 2017