The Watson-Brown Foundation, through creativity, diligence and financial support, labors to improve education in the American South by fundings its schools and students, preserving its history, encouraging responsible scholarship, and promoting the memory and values of our spiritual founders.
Walter J. Brown was a journalist and a broadcast pioneer who built and chaired what would become Spartan Communications, Inc., one of the larger privately held TV companies in the country.
“The Watson-Brown Scholarship actually means being able to afford college. Without this scholarship, college would have not been possible. It represents a chance for me to attain a higher education that my mother would have not been able to pay for. That is what the scholarship means to me.”
– 2016 Watson-Brown Scholar,
Kennesaw State University
The primary mission of the Watson-Brown Foundation is providing need and merit-based scholarships to select Georgia and South Carolina students attending accredited four-year colleges and universities in the United States. The scholarships are renewable in amounts of $3000 and $5000.Read the Article
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