GGC Header

Scholarship Search

Use the options below to determine your search criteria. Please note that you can search three different ways.

  • Category Search - Scholarships are assigned categories by your schools. This option allows you to identify and search the categories that you feel are most relevant to you.

  • Keyword(s) Search - Your school may assign a keyword to a scholarship. This option allows you to search that keyword field.

  • Description and Name Search - You can simply search the description or name of scholarships to see if they contain words that you might deem suitable (e.g. Biology).




  • Scholarships 25
    Andersen Family Scholarship

    The purpose of the fund is to provide a scholarship or scholarships to students who demonstrate financial need, who maintain a full-time status, and a minimum GGC grade point average of 2.5. Preference will be given to entering freshmen with a high school grade point average of at least 2.8 on a 4.0 scale, who represent the first generation in their family to attend college, and who have a history of participating and who are interested in continuing to participate in service activities.




    Another Chance Foundation Scholarship

    The purpose of the Fund is to provide a scholarship or scholarships for students who
         a. Have financial need and have exhausted the Pell Grant and HOPE Scholarship;
         b. Are first-generation students as identified on the FAFSA;
    Funding would be used to assist students in earning their degree by covering any of the following:  tuition/fees, meal plans, funds needed for housing (on or off campus), cost of books and supplies, assistance with transportation, child care expenses, or other costs associated with attending GGC.

    Preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need.  Students must maintain a minimal cumulative GGC grade point average of 2.5 and maintain enrollment in at least 6 credit hours during each term they receive the scholarship.  The scholarship may be renewable as funds become available, but may not be renewed for more than four years.


    Beacon Student Emergency Fund - 2018

    The GGC Beacon Student Emergency Fund is specifically focused on GGC students who are unable to complete their enrollment due to financial hardship. Students eligible for assistance through the Student Emergency Fund must have a demonstrated financial need. The GGC Foundation works with the Office of Financial Aid to identify eligible students and to provide the emergency support they require to begin or continue their college education. With this grant, GGC would be able to assist at least 40 GGC students with up to $500 each toward their tuition and fees through the Student Emergency Fund.


    Carl D. White, Sr. Scholarship

    This scholarship is for students who are dependent children of full-time employees of the Gwinnett County Police Department, the Gwinnett County Sheriff's Office, City Police jurisdictions located within Gwinnett County and Gwinnett County Public School Resource Officers.  Preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need.  Additionally, students must maintain a full-time status and a minimal cumulative GGC grade point average of 2.8.  The scholarship may be renewed for up to four years.




    Carter Hardin Scholarship in Business Administration and Economics

    The purpose of the Funds is to provide scholarships to support students who are juniors or seniors majoring in business administration and focusing in one of the seven areas of concentration. Preference will be given to students who have demonstrated financial need as well as a focus on, and motivation toward, the achievement of success in Business.  Additionally, students must maintain full-time status and a minimal GGC grade point average of 2.5.  It is the donors’ intent that financial need and academic merit be considered equally in selecting recipients. The scholarships may be renewed for up to four years.


    Clyde and Sandra Strickland Business Scholarship

    The purpose of the Fund is to provide a scholarship(s) for a business school student(s) who demonstrate financial need, and who maintain a full-time status and a minimum cumulative GGC grade point average of 2.5.  Preference will be given to first-generation college students.  The scholarship may be renewed for up to four years.


    Clyde and Sandra Strickland Health Sciences Scholarship

    The purpose of the Fund is to provide a scholarship(s) for a Nursing school student(s) who demonstrate financial need, and who maintain a full-time status and a minimum cumulative GGC grade point average of 2.5.  Preference will be given to first-generation college students.  The scholarship may be renewed for up to four years.


    Daniel J. Kaufman Scholarship

    The purpose of the Fund is to provide a scholarship or scholarships for students who demonstrate financial need and who require additional financial assistance in order to progress in or complete their current plan of study at GGC. Students must maintain full-time status and a minimum cumulative GGC grade point average of 2.5 to remain eligible. Scholarships may be made available throughout the academic year and may be renewed.




    Dr. Laurence M. Lesser Nursing Scholarship Fund

    The purpose of the Fund is to provide a scholarship or scholarships to students in the Nursing Program.  Preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need.  Students must maintain a minimal cumulative GGC grade point average of 2.5 and must maintain full-time enrollment status. Each scholarship award is one-time per recipient and may not be renewed.


    Elridge W. McMillan Scholarship

    The purpose of the Fund is to provide a scholarship for students who demonstrate financial need, and who maintain a full-time status and a minimal cumulative GGC grade point average of 2.5.  Preference will be given to historically underrepresented students and first generation college students.  The scholarship may be renewed for up to four years.




    Georgia Gwinnett College Scholarship Fund

    The purpose of the Georgia Gwinnett College Scholarship Fund is to provide a scholarship or scholarships for students taking at least six (6) credit hours per semester.  Preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need or who qualify based on academic merit.  Merit based scholarships may be awarded to a student carrying a college prep high school GPA of 3.0 or a college matriculation GPA of 3.0 or above.    
     
    The scholarship may be renewed for up to four years and shall be administered in accordance with the Georgia Gwinnett College Annual Scholarship Policy.


    GGC Nursing Scholarship Fund

    The purpose of the GGC Nursing Scholarship fund is to provide a scholarship or scholarships for students enrolled in the Nursing Program.  Students must maintain a GGC grade point average of 2.5, and preference will be given to those who maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher across their science courses. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need.


    Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful Scholarship

    The purpose of the Fund is to provide a scholarship or scholarships in the School of Science & Technology for students majoring or who intend to major in science, environmental science, biology or related fields.  Preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need. Students must maintain a full-time status.  The scholarship may be renewed for up to four years.  




    Gwinnett County Bar Association Scholarship

    The purpose of the Fund is to provide a scholarship or scholarships to students who have taken Legal Studies courses through the GGC School of Business and who intend to pursue a career as an attorney or in a related legal field. Preference will be given to students with the highest GPA in the Legal Studies course. 




    Kaiser Permanente Undergraduate Nursing Scholarship

    To purpose of this fund is to provide nursing students with scholarships based on demonstrated financial need, a Nursing GPA of 2.5 or greater, and a written essay demonstrating the positive impact of the scholarship and their expected future contribution to community health. These scholarships may be renewable for a maximum of two years. 


    Lawrenceville Police Scholarship

    The purpose of the Fund is to provide a scholarship or scholarships in the School of Liberal Arts for students majoring in criminal justice/criminology or related fields.  Related fields would apply only if no criminal justice majors are available for consideration. Preference will be given to junior or senior students majoring in criminal justice/criminology.  Preference also will be given to students who are employed as police officers, or whose parents or spouses are police officers, or given to the spouses and children of law enforcement officers who have been killed in the line of duty.  Recipient must maintain a full-time status as well as maintain a minimum GGC grade point average of 2.7.  The scholarship may be renewed for up to two years.




    Lee and Marshall Boutwell Veterans Scholarship Fund

    The purpose of the Fund is to provide a scholarship or scholarships for students who maintain full-time status and a GGC grade point average above 2.0. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need and to those who are affiliated with the United States military as prioritized below.

    First priority - Veterans who were wounded or became disabled during active military service.
    Second priority - Veterans who served in a combat arms unit in any branch of the military.
    Third priority - All other military veterans.
    Fourth priority - Dependent children of those defined in the above three priority groups.

    The scholarship may be renewable for up to four academic years. 


    Linda Shumate Scholarship

    The purpose of the Fund is to provide a scholarship or scholarships for students who demonstrate financial need, who maintain a full-time status, and who maintain a minimal cumulative GGC grade point average of 2.7.  Preference will be given to students who have experienced the loss of a parent before 8 years of age, which has affected the student's ability to attend college.  The scholarship may be renewed for up to four years.




    Milton M. Ratner Foundation Scholarship

    The purpose of the Fund is to provide a scholarship or scholarships for students who demonstrate financial need, and who maintain a full-time status and a minimal cumulative GGC grade point average of 2.5. The scholarship may be renewed for up to four years.


    Pamela Kramer Nurse Leader Scholarship Fund

    The purpose of the Fund is to provide a scholarship or scholarships to students in the Nursing Program.  Preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need.  Students must maintain a minimal cumulative GGC grade point average of 2.5 and must maintain full-time enrollment status. The scholarship may be renewed for a maximum of three years.


    Peach State Federal Credit Union Scholarship

    The purpose of the Fund is to provide a scholarship or scholarships in the School of Education for students majoring in education or a content major leading to teacher certification. Preference will be given to upper-class students who will participate in a field or clinical experience semester during the academic year covered by the scholarship and who demonstrate financial need. Students must be admitted to Teacher Education, maintain a minimal cumulative GGC grade point average of 2.8 and full-time status for all semesters, with the sole exception of the student teaching semester when they must maintain at least part-time status. The scholarship may be renewed for a maximum of four years.


    President's Choice Scholarship

    The purpose of the President’s Choice Scholarship Fund is to provide a scholarship or scholarships for students taking at least six (6) credit hours per semester.  Preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need, maintain a cumulative Georgia Gwinnett College grade point average of at least a 3.0, and who are ineligible for the HOPE Scholarship for the applicable award semester.  The scholarship may be renewed for up to four years. 


    Primerica Low to Moderate Income Grants

    Students whose Expected Family Contribution (EFC) to the cost of their education qualifies them for the federal, need-based Pell Grant and who have an outstanding balance on their student accounts, will be invited to apply by submitting a short essay explaining their circumstances. A Financial Aid committee will review applications, giving preference to students with a GPA of 2.0 or higher and taking into consideration the facts surrounding the students' circumstances.

    Grants of up to $500 per semester will be made on a semester-by-semester basis throughout the academic year, and students who face consistent financial hardship will be permitted to reapply over multiple semesters.


    Taylor Hardin Scholarship in Business Administration and Finance

    The purpose of the Funds is to provide scholarships to support students who are juniors or seniors majoring in business administration and focusing in one of the seven areas of concentration. Preference will be given to students who have demonstrated financial need as well as a focus on, and motivation toward, the achievement of success in Business.  Additionally, students must maintain full-time status and a minimal GGC grade point average of 2.5.  It is the donors’ intent that financial need and academic merit be considered equally in selecting recipients. The scholarships may be renewed for up to four years.


    University System of Georgia Foundation Scholarship

    Georgia Gwinnett College, at the discretion of the president, will award scholarships to one or more students who meet the following criteria:
    a) Students must demonstrate financial need
    b) Students must be in good standing as incoming freshmen, transfer students, or students currently enrolled at Georgia Gwinnett College






    GGC Footer