Annual Fort Valley State University Scholarship Luncheon

Thank You For Supporting the 28th Annual Fort Valley State University Scholarship Luncheon. Since 1895, we’ve provided a quality education for students that prepared them for life’s possibilities. Today, we’re counting on you to help keep the flame of excellence burning for Fort Valley State University students. Please contact the FVSU Foundation, Inc., (478) 825-6474, to make your contribution today!

The Honorable Sanford D. Bishop, Jr.
U. S. Congressman, Second District of Georgia


The Honorable Calvin Smyre
Georgia State Representative and FVSU Foundation Chairman

You’re cordially invited to attend the
28th Annual Fort Valley State University Scholarship Luncheon

On Presidents’ Day, Monday, February 16, 2015
FVSU’s Health and Physical Education Complex
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Individual Tickets: $60

Donor Levels:

Bronze ($250-499) • Silver ($500-$999) • Gold ($1,000-$4999)
Platinum ($5,000-$7,499)• Diamond ($7,500-$9,999) • Corporate ($10,000 or above)

The Fort Valley State University Scholarship Luncheon Committee and the FVSU family encourage you to participate in this event by supporting the university and contributing as a financial sponsor towards this campaign. The benefits include the joy of knowing that you are providing scholarships to academically talented students, special seating and a chance to interact with your congressional representatives.

Tickets are available at the following locations:

  • FVSU Foundation Office, Evans Building, 100 E. Main Street, Fort Valley, Ga.; Call (478) 825-6474
  • Office of Development, Huntington Hall, Room 207, FVSU Campus; Call (478) 825-6092

Other Information

  • Since its inception in 1987, the Fort Valley State University Black History Month Scholarship Luncheon has become the university’s largest annual scholarship fundraiser. To date, this fundraiser, along with earnings from the university’s endowment fund, has awarded more than $1.5 million in scholarships to students.
  • Please Remember:

    Thousands of companies and corporate foundations in the United States currently match their employees’ gifts to nonprofit organizations such as universities. Under a corporate matching gift program, gifts made by a company’s eligible employee or employee’s spouse are matched with company or corporate foundation funds.

  • 2011

    College of Agriculture, Family Sciences and Technology

    “I’m grateful for the opportunities I’ve received at FVSU,” said Antwan Cuffie, an Albany, Ga. native. The veterinarian science student, who currently boasts a 3.55 GPA aspires to become an entrepreneur, owning a private practice to care for animals. Cuffie credits his Presidential Scholarship for helping him stay focused.

    College of Arts & Sciences

    Taylor Sykes, a dual major in political science and Spanish, is among the College of Arts and Sciences’ brightest students touting a 3.94 GPA. The Kennesaw, Ga. native, who has studied abroad in Mexico, plans to pursue a master’s degree in public administration from Columbus State University.

    College of Education

    “This scholarship has been a blessing,” said FVSU senior Jazmine McDaniel