Foundation Fellowship and Bernard Ramsey Honors Scholarships Part I

The Foundation Fellowship and the Bernard Ramsey Honors Scholarship are the most prestigious undergraduate scholarships at UGA. 

The Foundation Fellowship

The Fellowship provides an annual stipend of $12,000 for Georgia residents (in addition to the Zell Miller Scholarship, valued at $9,522 per year) and $19,760 for Non-residents (plus a Presidential waiver, currently worth $18,574 per year). Additionally, Fellows receive individual travel-student grants ($9,900), spring group travel-study (one domestic and two international trips), research and academic conference grants ($1,750), and a post-first-year study abroad program at Oxford.


The Bernard Ramsey Honors Scholarship

The Ramsey Scholarship provides an annual stipend of $6,000 for Georgia Residents (in addition to the Zell Miller Scholarship) and $9,880 for Non-residents (plus a Regents waiver). The scholarship also includes a $3,000 travel-study grant. 

**All finalists who participate in the Interview Weekend will be named Bernard Ramsey Honors Scholars.


Continue to Foundation Fellowship Part II




Application Postmark and Electronic Submission Deadline: 

November 1, 2017

All supporting materials must be electronically submitted or postmarked no later than November 8. After reviewing all applications, we will invite 50-60 finalists to campus for a mandatory Interview Weekend, schedule for Friday, February 23 through Saturday, February 24, 2018. Please note: due to the format of our finalist interview process, we are unable to offer alternate interview dates.

Who is eligible to apply?

Applicants must be current high schools seniors with an un-weighted high school GPA of at least a 3.9 and a minimum combined SAT I score of 2110, new SAT (SAT-R) score of 1470 or ACT score of 32.

If you would like additional information please visit the Honors Program website

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