The Kurtz Distinguished Law Fellowship is a merit-based fellowship awarded with preference given to students with superior academic records who have a demonstrated passion for supporting survivors of child sexual abuse and exploitation. 

Distinguished Law Fellowships provide some of the school's brightest students unparalleled offerings while they earn their law degrees. In addition to financial aid, students receive an educational experience that may include domestic and international externships, guided research experiences as well as opportunities to meet some of the country's top legal, business and government leaders. 

Alumnus Joey M. Loudermilk and his wife, Ramona, established this premier scholarship to honor former Associate Dean Paul M. Kurtz at the University of Georgia School of Law. Kurtz, who specialized in criminal law and family law, was a faculty member at the School of Law for approximately 40 years. He served as the school's associate dean from 1991 to 2013 and held a J. Alton Hosch Professorship for his last 19 years on the faculty. Shortly after retirement, he was granted emeritus status. 

Ways to Give
  • Mail:
    • Check payable to: UGA Foundation
      For:  Paul M. Kurtz Distinguished Law Fellowship Fund (76093003)

      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