General Business Scholarships

Economics Department Scholarships

Accounting & Finance Department Scholarships

Marketing & Real Estate Department Scholarships

Study Abroad Scholarships

 

GENERAL BUSINESS

Mr. and Mrs. Murray M. Webb Scholarship

This scholarship is for the purpose of attracting superior students to the Richards College of Business in order to enhance the overall academic quality of graduate programs.  Each year the Dean’s Office will select a top MBA candidate as the recipient of the scholarship.
Amount:  $775 awarded annually

Kennard Seforth Varn Scholarship

The scholarship will be awarded to an outstanding student majoring in business at the University of West Georgia.  The recipient should be a resident of Ware County or an adjacent county:  (Clinch, Atkinson, Coffee, Bacon, Pierce, Brantley, or Charlton).
Amount:  $1,767

D. W. Brooks/Gold Kist of West Georgia Scholarship

This scholarship shall be awarded annually to a business major with a GPA of 3.0 or greater who is from one of the following five counties:  Carroll, Heard, or Haralson in Georgia and Cleburne or Randolph in Alabama.
Amount:  $600 awarded annually

Hugh W. Richards Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a rising junior or senior majoring in business at the University of West Georgia.  Selection is based on demonstrated academic ability and promise as well as need.
Amount:  Two scholarships will be awarded for $1,000 each

Friends of Fred Scholarship (Fred Hutchins Scholarship Endowment)

This scholarship is awarded to at least two students (one graduate and one undergraduate) who have and maintain an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher.  The student(s) must have graduated from a high school within Carroll County or be a Carroll County resident or employed by a Carroll County banking institution.  Selection is also based on strong moral character and a sense of responsibility to the community.
Amount:  $5,650.  (Multiple scholarships may be awarded, but a minimum of one graduate and one undergraduate scholarship will be awarded.)

Major General John A. Beall Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a business school major in the Richards College of Business based on academic success and financial need.
Amount:  $1,600 awarded annually 

Yeager Family Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate junior or senior majoring in business with an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher.  The scholarship may be renewed for an additional academic year provided the recipient meets the requirements. 
Amount:  $525 awarded annually 

Charles W. Cox Memorial Scholarship Fund

The purpose of this fund is to help attract superior students to the Richards College of Business who will enhance the overall academic quality of both graduate and undergraduate programs.  This scholarship will be designated for MBA graduate students, as well as junior or senior undergraduate students majoring in Finance, Management, or Marketing.
Amount:  $4,600 (Multiple scholarships may be awarded)

Indigo Scholarship Fund 

This scholarship will be awarded annually to a minority business  student in the Richards College of Business in the area of technology studies.  The student must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and show financial need.
Amount:  $2,000

Henry M. Cameron Scholarship

The scholarship shall be awarded annually to a sophomore, junior, or senior majoring in Management at the University of West Georgia.  The recipient must be a resident of Carroll, Polk, or Troup County or from the State of Georgia.  Selection shall be based on merit and financial need.
Amount:  $525 awarded annually

Harry B. Alderman Scholarship

The scholarship shall be awarded annually to two business students based on financial need, with limited travel experience and participating in a study abroad program, and with a GPA of at least 2.5.  
Amount:  Two at $1,250 each

McLeod Family Scholarship

The scholarship shall be awarded annually to a business major maintaining a 2.8 GPA or higher from the five-county west Georgia region.  Strong preference will be given to a working student supporting a family.    
Amount:  $1,551

ECONOMICS DEPARTMENT

Suzanne Lankford Sullivan Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is to be awarded to an Economics major who is a graduate of a Carroll County High School.
Amount:  $1,028 awarded annually 

W. Glenn Moore Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship recipient shall be a student in the Economics program at the University of West Georgia.
Amount:  $700 awarded annually

Dr. Michael D. Raper Memorial Scholarship

These scholarship recipients shall be Economics majors with a 3.0 GPA or higher. Multiple scholarships awarded annually up to $1,500 each.
Amount:  $6,225 awarded annually 

Homer A. Hunt Scholarship

This scholarship recipient shall be a sophomore, junior, or senior who intends to complete a four-year B.B.A. degree in Economics at the University of West Georgia. 
Amount:  $875 awarded annually 

Economics Departmental Award

This scholarship shall be awarded to Economics majors who have a minimum 3.0 GPA and have completed two principles of economics courses.  Up to four scholarships will be awarded.
Amount:  $875 awarded annually 

ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE DEPARTMENT

Donna and Wayne Tervo Accounting Scholarship

This scholarship is to be awarded annually by a committee within the Accounting and Finance Department to a rising junior, senior, or graduate student(s) majoring in Accounting with an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher.  Two scholarships will be awarded.
Amount:  $1,100 each

Garrett, Thomas, & Fazio, P.C., Scholarship

This scholarship is to be awarded to a junior, senior, or graduate student from Carroll, Haralson, Polk, or Heard Counties majoring in Accounting.  Financial need is considered.  The department will choose the recipient. 
Amount:  $1,000 awarded annually 

Eugene O. Poindexter Endowment Fund

This scholarship will be awarded annually by a committee within the Accounting and Finance Department to a Finance student.
Amount:  $925 awarded annually 

Jack E. Threadgill, Sr. Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is to be awarded to a junior or senior Accounting student with an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher.  Preference will be given to students actively involved in volunteer community or ministry work and to students with financial need.  Recipients will only be eligible to receive the scholarship on a one-time basis.
Amount:  $750 awarded annually 

Jimmy Couch Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is to be awarded to a Carroll County junior or senior majoring in Accounting.  The award is based on need and a GPA of at least 3.0.  The department will choose the recipient.
Amount:  $718 awarded annually 

West Georgia Bankers Association Scholarship 

This scholarship is to be awarded to an undergraduate Finance major.  Preference will be given to students from the west Georgia region of Carroll, Coweta, Heard, and Haralson Counties.  The Accounting and Finance Department will choose the recipient.
Amount:  $1,000 awarded annually 

Naomi L. Satterfield Scholarship

This award will be designated to a junior or senior accounting major.  The student must have completed Accounting Principles, Intermediate Accounting I, and one other accounting course in the major; be employed at least part-time and have a minimum GPA of 3.0.  The department will choose the recipient.
Amount:  $1,700 (divided between two or more recipients)

Paul Baker Honorary Scholarship 

This scholarship is to be awarded to an undergraduate Accounting major with a 3.0 minimum GPA.  The Accounting and Finance Department will choose the recipient.
Amount:  $500 awarded annually

Jeffries-Best Scholarship 

This scholarship is to be awarded to an undergraduate Finance major with a 3.0 minimum GPA.    The Accounting and Finance Department will choose the recipient.
Amount:  $500 awarded annually  

Bryant Hodges Scholarship 

This scholarship is to be awarded to an undergraduate Finance major with a minimum 2.5 GPA.  The Accounting and Finance Department will choose the recipient.
Amount:  $500 awarded annually 

MARKETING AND REAL ESTATE DEPARTMENT

Gibson/Overton/Peete Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is to be awarded annually to a student majoring in Business Education by the Marketing and Real Estate Department.
Amount:  $1,325 awarded annually

John B. Bohannon Real Estate Scholarship

This scholarship is to be awarded to a junior or senior student majoring in Real Estate.  High academic standards and financial need are considered.  The department will choose the recipient.
Amount:  $100 awarded annually

Helen Harper Burton Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is to be awarded annually by the Marketing and Real Estate Department to a student majoring in Marketing or Real Estate with a GPA of 2.75 or higher.  Preference will be given to a student who is interested in a career in sales and is in a leadership position in a UWG sanctioned campus organization or athletic team.
Amount:  $2,763 awarded annually

STUDY ABROAD SCHOLARSHIPS

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