The University of West Georgia General Scholarships are available to undergraduate and graduate continuing and transfer students. The General Scholarship Application deadline is March 1 each year. Please note that you can only complete this form ONCE. If you have any questions regarding the completion or submission of your application, please contact the Enrollment Services Center at 678-839-6140.

The following scholarships are part of the General Scholarship Application.

Current General Scholarship Listings

  • A & M Scholarships

    These scholarships will be awarded to students who demonstrate academic ability and financial need. Preference will be given to descendants of A & M School Alumni. A & M School Alumni and Friends of West Georgia established this fund as a tribute to the Fourth District Agricultural and Mechanical School.

  • Steve André Rotary Scholarship

    This scholarship will be awarded to students based on financial need and academic ability. Family, friends, and former business associates of Mr. Armand J. "Steve" André established this fund.

  • Mack C. Baird Scholarship

    This scholarship will be awarded to a student from Heard County on the basis of academics with need being a secondary consideration. J. Pope Baird, Class of 1925 of the A & M School, has endowed the Baird Scholarship in memory of his father.

  • Emory F. and Rosa W. Boyd Scholarships

    These scholarships will be awarded to worthy students with preference given to residents of Wilkes, Green, or other nearby Georgia counties. James E. Boyd and the late John W. Boyd established this annual scholarship fund in memory of their parents.

  • L. Wayne Brown Scholarship

    This scholarship will be awarded to an outstanding student with need being a secondary consideration.

  • Mrs. Jewell Miles Burson Memorial Scholarships

    These scholarships will be awarded to two students annually who are, or will be, majoring in math or a natural science. Preference will be given to students from Carrollton or any Carroll County high school who have resided in Carroll County for at least 4 years.

  • Business and Professional Women's Club Scholarship

    This scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate from Carroll County on the basis of academics and financial need. Preference will be given to immediate family of current members, or students recommended by the Club.

  • Elizabeth Plunkett Buttimer Scholarship

    This scholarship will be awarded to a woman over 36 with preference given to a student with financial need.

  • Carrollton Parent Teacher Organization Scholarship

    This scholarship will be awarded to a graduate of Carrollton High School who has at least a 2.7 GPA and who demonstrates financial need.

  • George Washington Carver Scholarship

    This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time, African American, UWG student with a 3.0 overall GPA who is from Carroll County or Carrollton City Schools.  Preference will be given to descendants of G. W. Carver High School.

  • Amos and Leona Caswell Scholarship

    This scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academics and financial need. Mrs. Grace Caswell Dyal, a graduate of the A & M School, has endowed this scholarship in memory of her parents, Amos and Leona Caswell of Heard County.

  • Brenda Busbin Collins Memorial Scholarship

    This scholarship will be awarded to a graduate of Villa Rica High School who is planning to major in education and has at least a 2.5 GPA. Non-Traditional students from Villa Rica will receive a secondary consideration. This scholarship is funded by the Villa Rica High School Academic Booster Club, C.A.T.S.

  • Davenport-Cadenhead Scholarship

    This scholarship will be awarded to a student who demonstrates academic ability and financial need. This scholarship was established in honor of Sara Davenport Cadenhead in celebration of her fiftieth wedding anniversary of her marriage to A. Paul Cadenhead.

  • Felton Denney Scholarship

    This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student with financial need (must submit a FAFSA). University friend and Carroll County resident Mr. Felton Denney endowed this scholarship in honor of his family. Students must have a 3.0 GPA after Fall Semester to ensure the Spring semester disbursement.

  • Paris Desnoes Scholarship

    This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time, female, African American student Junior or Senior with a 3.2+ overall GPA who demonstrates financial need. The recipient must be enrolled in either the College of Arts and Humanities, College of Science and Math, or Richards College of Business. They must be actively involved in one or more organizations on campus that promote minority well-being (i.e. Black Student Alliance, Student Government Association, Caribbean Student Association, or African Student Association). She must also be planning on pursuing an advanced or professional degree (excluding M.A.T. and M.Ed.).

  • Benny E. Drum Memorial Scholarship

    This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time, undergraduate student who is an employee or child of an employee of the Douglas County Sheriff's or Douglasville Police Departments.

  • MacGregor Flanders Scholarship

    This scholarship, established by Mrs. Elizabeth Flanders in memory of her husband, will be awarded to a deserving student.

  • Georgian Bank Scholarship Endowment Fund

    This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time, Junior or Senior UWG student with a 3.0+ GPA residing in the Georgia counties of Cobb, Fulton, Gwinnett, Douglas, or Paulding with at least a 3.0 GPA. This endowment was founded by the Georgian Bank to benefit deserving students from Cobb, Fulton, Gwinnett, Douglas, and Paulding counties.

  • Golden Braves Alumni Scholarship

    This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time undergraduate or graduate student with at least a 3.0 GPA. This fund was established by West Georgia Alumni to give deserving students scholarship assistance.

  • Tabatha and Logan Hancock

    This scholarship will be awarded to a student who demonstrates academic ability (3.0+ GPA), financial need and a graduate from Woodland High School in Randolph County, Alabama. One scholarship is awarded to freshman and one current undergraduate or graduate student.

  • Julia Barnes Harlin Memorial Scholarship

    This scholarship will be awarded to a student residing in the Georgia counties of Carroll, Coweta, Douglas, Fayette, Haralson, Heard, Paulding, Polk, or South Fulton, or an adjoining Alabama county. Mr. Edgar F. Harlin, a 1917 graduate of the A & M School, has endowed a scholarship in memory of his mother, Julia Barnes Harlin.

  • Ted and Maryon Hirsch Scholarship

    This scholarship will be awarded to a graduate student with superior scholarship proven by a high GPA.

  • Irvine Sullivan and Martha Munro Ingram Scholarship

    This scholarship will be awarded to a student on the basis of financial need. This scholarship was established by Mr. Calvin Weems Boyd as a lasting tribute to the Ingram's and to signify the support that they provided to Mr. Boyd while he was a student at West Georgia.

  • Ingram Scholarship Fund of the Forties

    This scholarship will be awarded to a student who demonstrates academic ability and financial need. This fund was established in the 1940's by the members of the classes of the 1940's.

  • Hubert & Naomi Holland Scholarship

    This scholarship will be awarded to students who are residents of Paulding County and have a minimum GPA of 2.5.

  • Collus O. Johnson Scholarship

    This scholarship will be split between 2 non-traditional students majoring in Education who demonstrate financial need.

  • Ladies over 36 Scholarship

    These scholarships will be awarded to women over 30, with first preference to women over 36, who live within 25 miles of Carroll County. Full-time enrollment is not required. This scholarship was endowed by a contribution from the Warren P. and Ava F. Sewell Foundation.

  • Thomas R. Luck, Jr. Scholarship

    This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time undergraduate student with a 2.5+ GPA majoring in Political Science or Mass Communications (Print Emphasis-Journalism) with financial need. The scholarship was established by the friends and family of the late Thomas R. Luck, Jr. Mr. Luck was a 1939 graduate of West Georgia College and successful Atlanta attorney.

  • Henry Lumpkin Memorial Scholarship

    This scholarship will be awarded to a woman 30 or over with financial need who is a full or part-time student. Friends and family of the late Mr. Henry Lumpkin established this scholarship.

  • McCalman Scholarship

    This scholarship is awarded to a student from Haralson County on the basis of financial need and merit.

  • Landers & Adelle McCarley Scholarship

    This scholarship is awarded to a Bowdon High School graduate. The Bowdon High School Principal, a senior English teacher, and a senior Math teacher are the selection committee. Students are selected based on merit and financial need.

  • L.S. Mollette Memorial Scholarship

    This scholarship will be awarded to a black Carroll County resident with at least a 3.0 GPA. This scholarship was established by relatives and friends in memory of Lemual Scott Molette.

  • Elizabeth L. Parker Memorial Scholarship

    This scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic excellence. This scholarship was endowed by a bequest from Miss Parker, long-time Registrar at West Georgia College.

  • Chuck Puckett Family Endowment

    This scholarship will be awarded on the basis of merit and financial need and student must maintain an overall GPA of 2.5 or higher. Mr. Puckett and his family established this endowment to assist deserving students with furthering their education.

  • Robert P. Steed Memorial Scholarship

    This scholarship will be awarded to a UWG student with a genuine financial need. The student shall be from Bowdon, Roopville or Carroll County, Georgia at-large, respectively. The scholarship was endowed by university friends Mr. Robert L. Steed and Mr. Michael P. Steed in honor of their father as a way to help students with their education.

  • Alonzo and Clarence Thomas Memorial Scholarship

    This scholarship will be awarded to an African American undergraduate student who demonstrates academic ability and is enrolled full-time.

  • Robert D. Tisinger Trailblazer Scholarship

    This scholarship will be awarded to a first generation college student who demonstrates financial need with a 2.5+ GPA and who are served by Carroll EMC. Secondary consideration will be given to recipients who demonstrate leadership or entrepreneurial sills and intends to be enrolled as a member of a learning community. Carroll EMC will confirm eligibility for the award to be finalized.

  • Henri Sims Varn Scholarship

    This scholarship, established by Mr. K. S. Varn in memory of Mrs. Henry Sims Varn, will be awarded to a junior or senior on the basis of academics, leadership, and involvement in university activities.

  • Joe M. Ward Memorial Scholarship

    This scholarship will be awarded to a descendant of a graduate of the A & M School. Mrs. Opal Jones established this scholarship in memory of her brother, Joe M. Ward, a 1925 A & M graduate.

  • West Georgia Life Underwrites Scholarship

    This scholarship will be awarded to a student who demonstrates academic ability and a resident of Carroll, Coweta, Douglas, Heard, or Haralson counties who is majoring in Business and maintains a 2.5 GPA.

  • William J. Wiggins Memorial Scholarship

    This scholarship will be awarded to a student who demonstrates academic ability, financial need, and is a resident of Carroll County.

  • Sherman and Betty Wilson Memorial Scholarship

    This scholarship will be awarded to students from Talbot, Meriwether and Harris counties in Georgia who have a future goal as a physician. Students must also demonstrate academic ability and financial need. It is the expressed desire of the donor that any student taking the scholarship must practice medicine in the tri-county area mentioned above for one year for each year the scholarship is received.

 

For additional scholarship opportunities, please visit the following websites or departments. Please remember that you should never pay for a scholarship or give out banking or credit card information.