Robert G. Edge Distinguished Law Fellowship Fund - 

The purpose of the Fund is to provide full-tuition scholarships, stipends and other professional development support to some of the most academically talented students at the University of Georgia School of Law. Recipients will be referred to as "Robert G. Edge Distinguished Law Fellows." The fund will be used to provide at least one Edge Distinguished Law Fellowship annually within the School for deserving students, as described herein:

Selection Criteria Preference will be given to those who demonstrate at least three of the following characteristics:

  • Passion, excellence, or expertise in music, art, or performing arts
  • Outstanding national or international recognition, such as Rhodes, Fulbright, Truman, or Marshall Scholarships
  • Notable achievement outside the state of Georgia (national or international) - whether via work, study, scholarship, or fellowship
  • Recognized as Foundation Fellow or other elite scholar at UGA or elsewhere
  • Among the most elite students who are residents of the state of Georgia - demonstrated by graduating magna cum laude, summa cum laude, first honor graduate, or equivalent designations - or achieving 90th percentile or better on exam used to evaluate law school admissions
Ways to Give
  • Mail:
    • Check payable to: UGA Foundation
      For: Robert G. Edge Distinguished Law Fellowship Fund (71980003)

      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