At Georgia State University, we want you to achieve the very best you can by providing you with as many opportunities as possible. We are please to announce that we are currently accepting applications for the Goizueta Foundation Scholarship, established by Roberto C. Goizueta, the late CEO and chairman of the board of directors of The Coca-Cola Company. The scholarships aim to increase the number of students of Hispanic/Latino origin who complete their undergraduate degree at Georgia State University. There are two types of scholarships that are offered by the Goizueta Foundation, The Goizueta Foundation Scholars Fund and The Goizueta Foundation Leadership Pipeline Scholarship.
The Goizueta Foundation Leadership Pipeline Scholarship (Deadline: March 6th)
We are excited for the return of the Goizueta Foundation Leadership Pipeline Scholarship after …years! The scholarship is awarding 25 students $10,000 each year to their student accounts. A few other benefits include the eligibility to apply for leadership development stipends, the opportunity to become a paid supplemental instruction leader, and also internship opportunities during your senior year.
The Goizueta Foundation Scholars Fund (Deadline: February 13th)
The Goizueta Foundation Scholars Fund is awarding 1-2 students with full tuition and student fee waivers. Other benefits include housing in the University Common 4 bedroom units, $1,000 a year for living expenses, $2,500 stipend for credit-bearing study abroad expenses and the eligibility for a university assistantship in order to earn an additional $1,250 per semester.
In order to be considered for the scholarship, students must fulfill specific requirements such as demonstrating leadership and services to the hispanic/latino community, must be applying as a freshman, must have completed FAFSA by April 1st and of course, must be of Hispanic/Latino origin. Georgia State University will evaluate each student by their leadership and community service, extracurricular activities, financial needs, High School GPA, the Goizueta Foundation Scholarship essay, SAT/ACT scores and personal resume. Students that are awarded the scholarship are expected to participate in a range of programs such as Latino College prep 101, donors Colloquium, the Goizueta Mentor programs and Leadership Development Workshops and seminars to name a few.
In order to apply, you must be accepted to Georgia State University, in which you can use your student ID and password to log into the University scholarship system. Also a letter of recommendation and resume is required in addition to the online application.
For more information, visit The Goizueta Foundation Scholarship page or contact the Office of Latino Student Services and Outreach (LASSO)