Our Founder

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.

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Jinny Brown

“The Watson-Brown Scholarship is an opening, an opportunity to go out into the world with the credentials needed to really make a difference in the world. With this scholarship I am capable to reach my full potential and grow in my education. To me, the Watson-Brown Scholarship means a future. ”

– 2016 Watson-Brown Scholar,
University of South Carolina Aiken


$3,000 and $5,000 scholarships available

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.

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