A Look Inside UGA’s Meal Plan Scholarship

A team in the Office of Student Affairs at the University of Georgia will be working hard over the next month to go through hundreds of applications for the “Let All the Big Dawgs Eat” Food Scholarship. Of all the applicants, only 50 will receive a scholarship for the seven-day meal plan at UGA dining halls starting this fall. At UGA, a majority of what the school calls food insecure students are also in-state students. Though most come to college with scholarships from the HOPE program, these scholarships do not…

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Hungry students get a helping hand

Studying for finals is difficult and any little distraction can throw you off. Studying is even harder if you have to worry about where your next meal will come from. This is the grim reality for many University of Georgia students. With ninety-four percent of students receiving financial aid, Let All the Big Dawgs Eat Food Scholarship helps students unlike any other fund. More than forty-five students get a full one-year meal plan free of charge through the program, which determines recipients via demonstrated need. Thanks in part to a…

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