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White Named as Finalist for Foundation Fellowship
White Named as Finalist for Foundation Fellowship
Desiree Celaya
Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Thomasville High School Scholars Academy Class of 2020 senior Max White has been named as a “Finalist” for the University of Georgia Foundation Fellowship.  Founded in 1972 by the University of Georgia Foundation’s trustees, the Foundation Fellowship is the University’s foremost undergraduate scholarship, placing students in a community of similarly dedicated scholars.  It offers a stipend that approximates the cost of attendance, a post-first-year Maymester study abroad program at Oxford University, individual travel-study grants, spring group travel-study, research and academic conference grants, dinner seminars with some of the University’s best minds, and a mentoring plan that matches Fellows with professors who share their interests.  Beyond the obvious scholastic benefits, the Fellows program emphasizes fellowship, sharing of resources and ideas, and lifelong friendships.  Peer mentoring (Big and Little Fellows), dinner seminars and book discussions, cultural events, group travel, the Fellows Library in Moore College, and twice-a-year off-campus retreats promote a sense of community among the Fellows.  Fellowship recipients quickly find themselves at home on campus within a close-knit group of scholars, and through extensive travel, they extend that experience to include global communities.