The purpose of the Fund is to provide scholarship support for an entering first-year student in the School of Law of high moral character who has a distinguished academic record. The scholarship may be continued so long as the recipient makes satisfactory progress toward a J.D. degree.

Additionally, this Fund may also provide a cash award or awards, to be known as the Verner F. Chaffin Award for Excellence in Fiduciary Law and shall be given annually to the student or students of the School of Law who earn the highest scholastic average in each section of the introductory course in fiduciary law. 

Ways to Give
  • Mail:
    • Check payable to: UGA Foundation
      For: Verner F. Chaffin Endowment (72961003)

      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