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Scholarships & Awards

William L Power Scholarship

William Power
The Late Will Power who taught at UGA for 48 years.

Amount: $1,000

For:  Spring Semester 2024

Applicants:  Juniors or Seniors Majoring in Religion

Application Deadline: January 19, 2024

Awards Available: 1

Scholarship Description:  Qualified applicants must be Juniors or Seniors undergraduates majoring in Religion. Selection criteria are based exclusively on the following:  excellence in overall grades as well as grades in the major; a demonstrated strong interest in Theology and the Philosophy of Religion as indicated by courses taken immediately related to central questions of Christian Theology, Philosophical Theology, and Philosophy of Religion; and a submitted research paper dealing with some subject related directly to a topic in these areas of study. The research paper can be an original paper written specifically for this application or a substantially revised version of a class paper previously submitted.  The paper should consist of a minimum of eight (8) pages, not counting the required footnotes/endnotes and bibliography. Selection of recipients will not be based on financial need. Scholarship recipients will be reviewed and selected by an appointed Awards Committee in the Department of Religion.

Applicants should send materials as email attachments to: Wayne Coppins at and

Every dollar given has a direct impact upon our students and faculty.