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Jill Crim Memorial Fund

This fund was created in 2021 in memory of Jillian Smith Crim, an early childhood education graduate of UGA. Jill loved children’s literature and was passionate about literacy education. The purpose of this fund is to provide annual awards to outstanding undergraduate students studying elementary education.

At a Glance

  • Application opens: November 1st each year
  • Application closes: January 1st each year (no exceptions)
  • Eligible students: Undergraduate juniors and seniors
  • Financial aid type: Scholarship
  • Contact: Elizabeth Saylor


  • Awarded to undergraduate juniors and seniors majoring in elementary education
  • Outstanding academic achievement, conceived broadly

How to Apply

  • Completed application form, including signature and recommendations
  • Personal statement (300-500 words about yourself, your academic/professional achievements, reasons for applying, and career plans)
  • Resume/curriculum vitae
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation from faculty or instructor(s)

Applicants will be notified of committee decisions via email by June. Awarded scholarship funds are distributed to student accounts at the beginning of Fall semester.

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