About the Scholarship

Watson-Brown Foundation Scholarship is sponsored by the Watson-Brown Foundation Inc that was established in the year 1970 to provide an opportunity to underprivileged boys and girls to achieve their academic goals.

The primary objective of the Watson-Brown Foundation is to provide needs and merit-based scholarships to specific areas of Georgia and South Carolina students who attending recognized four-year colleges and universities in the United States.


What is the application procedure?

  • A student must first fill in the online application form that can be accessed through the official website of the scholarship.

  • The applicant must create an account with a unique username and password to access the application.

  • An applicant must also submit an essay in 500 words or less on one of the topics listed on the website.

  • In addition to the online application, each student has to submit an official transcript, two letters of recommendation (one recommendation from your school), students must submit Parents/Guardian(s)' IRS Form 1040 to be eligible for a scholarship.


Scholarship Award Amount

  • The scholarship offers an amount of $5000 that can be renewed for up to four years of UG study.

  • 200 eligible students will receive the scholarship amount every academic year.


Deadline Information

All applicants should have sent their documents along with application form to the financial aid department of the institution no later than February 15, 2020.

A confirmation email will be sent immediately after a successful submission. If you do not receive a confirmation email, your application was not submitted and will not be considered. Any delay in submitting the form will also lead to disqualification.


Eligibility Criteria

  • An applicant must be a high school senior or current undergraduate student with a permanent residence in one of the 18 country regions in Georgia or South Carolina.

  • Applicant must plan to attend a four-year accredited, non-profit college.

  • A candidate must be a legal citizen of the United States who demonstrate exceptional records in academics.


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