Southwire Donates $40,000 Scholarship Gift to the Southwire Sustainable Business Honors Program

Southwire Donates $40,000 Scholarship Gift to the Southwire Sustainable Business Honors Program

With college education becoming more essential to a promising career, scholarships are becoming an even more important source of funding. In a commitment that is sure to go a long way in alleviating the financial burden of two incoming University of West Georgia students, the Carrollton, Georgia-based wire manufacturer Southwire recently pledged a $40,000 gift that will fund two four-year scholarships. The scholarship fund, which will be known as the Southwire Sustainable Business Honors Scholarship Fund, will benefit two incoming UWG freshmen in the Richards College of Business (RCOB). The scholarship will be awarded in the amount of $5,000 annually per student for up to four years. The two recipients will be selected based on stringent academic and extracurricular criteria, evidence of leadership potential and a dedication to community service. Recipients must also maintain a minimum GPA of 3.5 and remain enrolled in the SSBH Program for the duration of their studies at UWG.

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