Mrs. Whitehead was an ardent supporter of education, and she gave generously to many educational institutions during her life. The scholarship program awards annual grants for the education of deserving female students with financial need.

Funds are awarded to eligible applicants based on scholarship award criteria. Eligible applicants must be admitted and enrolled into the College of Nursing, College of Allied Health, Medical College of Georgia, or College of Dental Medicine.

Detailed eligibility requirements are noted on the Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation website.

Award Amount: Varies by year | Available to: Female nursing students

Application Criteria: 

  • The application includes your official state of residency, your religious affiliation, and that you grant permission to Augusta University to include your name on a publication of scholarship recipients and release information from the application and tour academic and financial records to parties involved in the selection of recipients for the scholarships.
  • Applicants must demonstrate financial need, as indicated by a completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

To apply for this scholarship, please complete the application on the ACADEMIC WORKS page.


For questions, please contact the CON Office of Student Affairs at 706.721.3237.