The purpose of the Fund is to provide scholarship support for a student(s) in the School of Law (“School”) who is a Georgia resident. All other factors being equal, preference shall be given to law students who meet one or more of the following criteria listed by priority: 

• First preference for students with disabilities, as defined by the University of Georgia’s (“University”) Equal Opportunity Office or any successor office responsible for ensuring equal education opportunity

• Second preference for students from West Georgia, particularly those from the counties of Carroll, Coweta, or Heard

• Third preference for first-generation college students

• Fourth preference for students with an undergraduate degree in business

Recipients shall be selected by a committee appointed by the Dean of the School.

Ways to Give
  • Mail:
    • Check payable to: UGA Foundation
    • For:
      • Hightower Family Scholarship Fund (76291003) - Principal
      • Hightower Family Scholarship Fund (76291000) - Spendable

      • 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