Perimeter College Goizueta Foundation Scholarship

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Perimeter College Goizueta Foundation Scholarship

Brief Description

The Perimeter College Goizueta Foundation Scholarship at Georgia State’s Perimeter College is made possible by The Goizueta Foundation, established by Roberto C. Goizueta, the late CEO and chairman of the board of directors of The Coca-Cola Company. The scholarship is designed to increase the number of students of Hispanic/Latino origin who enroll and complete their undergraduate degrees at Georgia State and provide mentors, internships and community service experiences to these students so that they can become the leaders of the future.

Number of awards : 24 awarded per year
Benefits

  • $3,600/per year per students, applied to student account
  • Eligibility to become a paid Supplemental Instruction leader (assisting college students in their classes)
  • Eligibility to apply for other paid positions on campus offered by the LASSO office at Dunwoody campus
Recommended Admissions Application by
April 15, 2017
Scholarship Application Deadline
May 15, 2017

Please note that you should apply for admission to Georgia State by the recommended admissions application dates above (and preferably much earlier) to allow sufficient time to be admitted to the university. You must be admitted to Georgia State University before you can apply for the Goizueta scholarship.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Demonstrated leadership and service to the Hispanic/Latino community
  • Must be a students applying as a freshman
  • Must be of Hispanic/Latino heritage

Evaluation Criteria

  • Leadership
  • Community Service
  • Extracurricular, school and community-related activities/participation
  • Financial Need
  • High School GPA
  • SAT or ACT Scores
  • The Goizueta Foundation Scholarship Essay
  • Personal Resume

Expectations

  • Participation in the Latino Studies Freshmen Learning Community
  • Leadership and Community Service
  • Participation in Leadership Development Workshops and Seminars
  • Participation in the Latino Leadership Initiative
  • Required Participation in the Goizueta Mentor Program
  • Capstone Project

How to Apply

To apply online,  you must already be accepted to Georgia State University and have your student ID (9xx-xx-xxxx). In addition to filling out the application, you will also need to upload a resume, personal letter, and a letter of recommendation, Please see the application for details.

For more information, contact the Office of Latino Student Services and Outreach at Dunwoody (LASSO) at 770-274-5214 or LASSOPC@gsu.edu.

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