The purpose of the Fund is to provide support for Georgia leader(s)-in-residence, scholarship recipient(s), and semester or summer fellowship(s) in honor of Representative David E. Ralston (JD ’80), former Speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives. Preference for law scholarship and fellowship recipients will be given to those who demonstrate one or more of the following characteristics: (1) intent to work or clerk in the Georgia State Legislature; (2) intent to return to and serve rural or legally underserved communities; and/or (3) attended Young Harris College, the DocuSign Envelope ID: 80CEA2DD-743E-41E6-848C-79E3B0DB9BFC University of North Georgia, or other schools, colleges, or universities in North Georgia. All recipients will be determined by a committee appointed by the Dean of the School of Law (“School”).

Ways to Give
  • Mail:
    • Check payable to: UGA Foundation
      For: David E. Ralston Memorial Fund (7176775)

      University of Georgia School of Law
      Law School Advancement Office
      225 Herty Drive
      Athens, GA 30602-6012

  • Online - One-time or recurring gift options via debit/credit card
  • Phone:
  • Stock or Wire Transfer Instructions:
    • Available upon request
Fund Type
Student Scholarship

The Law School Advancement Office welcomes the opportunity to talk with donors about making gifts to existing funds or creating new funds to benefit the law school.

For more information, please contact the Law School Advancement Office at
(706) 542-7639 or