Sanford and Barbara Orkin: Supporting need-based scholarships at UGA

Sanford and Barbara Orkin of Atlanta have extended a long history of generous giving by establishing a fund at the University of Georgia to provide scholarship support for low-income students attending the state’s flagship institution of higher education. The couple’s latest gift of $1 million from the Sanford and Barbara Orkin Family Foundation will establish a scholarship fund, which will be used to provide financial support for tuition, books, room and board, and other living expenses incurred by outstanding, academically talented students who come from low-income families. 

Foundation Fellow Meredith Paker is Marshall Scholar

University of Georgia Foundation Fellow Meredith Paker has been named a recipient of the Marshall Scholarship to pursue graduate studies in the United Kingdom. Up to 40 Marshall Scholars are selected each year, and Paker is UGA’s third student in the last decade to earn the award and the seventh in the university’s history.