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At the University of West Georgia, we are committed to student success. The availability of financial aid and awards helps students afford the cost of attendance to UWG and be successful. UWG offers a wide variety of both merit and need based scholarships. At UWG we understand the enormous benefits that financial assistance offers, and we strive to support our students through their unique academic journeys.

$146 million of total Financial Aid given annually to UWG students$2.6 million of UWG institutional scholarships given to UWG students

At the University of West Georgia, we are committed to student success. The availability of financial aid and awards helps students afford the cost of attendance to UWG and be successful. UWG offers a wide variety of both merit and need based scholarships. At UWG we understand the enormous benefits that financial assistance offers, and we strive to support our students through their unique academic journeys.

Accepted Student Scholarship Portal

The UWG Scholarship Application is your 'one-stop shop' to apply for all of UWG's institutional scholarships available to students. You must be an accepted student or currently enrolled in order to apply for our scholarships. Please note in order to be considered for need-based awards requireds the completion of the FAFSA.

Visit our portal to see what is available for accepted students. The priority deadline new incoming students is February 1, 2017.

If you have any questions about the UWG Scholarship Application, please contact the following offices:

  • Incoming, new freshmen or transfer students: UWG Office of Undergraduate Admissions at (678)839-5600 or at admiss@westga.edu
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  • Currently enrolled UWG students: UWG Financial Aid at (678)839-6421 or finaid@westga.edu

Interested in Art Scholarships? Contact Casey McGuire at cmcguire@westga.edu.

Interested in Music Scholarships? Contact Kevin Hibbard at khibbard@westga.edu.

Interested in Theatre Schoarships? Contact Shelly Elman at relman@westga.edu.