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Teri Johnston Memorial Scholarship

The UGA Alumni Sports Industry Council would like to honor the life of Ms. Teri Johnston by assisting an outstanding undergraduate student in the Department of Kinesiology.

The Alumni Sports Industry Council, a group of distinguished sports industry veterans, helps current UGA students who are just beginning to navigate and excel in the sports industry. The purpose of the scholarship is to honor the life of M.S.. Teri Johnston, a graduate of the Department of Kinesiology and the late wife of council member Bryan Johnston. The award will recognize a student who has achieved a high level of academic success and who displays the attributes of dedication and perseverance.

At a Glance

  • Deadline: February 1
  • Sponsor: UGA Alumni Sports Industry Council
  • Audience: Undergraduate students
  • Financial Aid Type: Scholarship
  • Semesters: Spring
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A $1,750 award will be presented to one rising junior or senior undergraduate student.

To be eligible, the student must have a GPA of 3.25 or higher in credits earned at UGA and must be majoring in exercise science, health and physical education, or sport management in the Department of Kinesiology . The award can be received only once.

How to Apply

Application submissions are electronic. Students are recommended to prepare their application in Microsoft Word before copying and pasting the information into the survey fields described below:

  1. A formal letter of application summarizing the applicant’s interest in and qualifications for the award
  2. A resume or attachment summarizing the following: UGA courses and credit hours completed, individual grades and cumulative GPA in UGA courses completed, education, employment, awards received, community service activities, participation in special events or sports
  3. One letter of recommendation from a University faculty member or a direct supervisor from the sports industry

A faculty committee will review applications. The criteria for selecting recipients include academic achievement, volunteer experiences, internship activity, evidence of dedication, perseverance, and a drive to achieve success in the disciplines represented by the Department of Kinesiology.

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