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2018-2019 GCEL, Inc. Scholarship

The Georgia Compensatory Educational Leaders, Inc. (GCEL) Scholarship is designed for high school seniors who will attend an institution of higher education in the Fall of 2019.

Scholarship Value: $2,000
2018 Application Deadline was November 15, 2017

2018 Scholarship Recipients will be announced at the 33rd Annual Conference on February 26, 2018


Applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria
for consideration of the GCEL, Inc. Scholarship:

  • Submit verification of enrollment as a senior in a Georgia Title I School for the 2018-2019 school year,
  • Submit completed GCEL, Inc. scholarship package,
  • Submit essay stating applicant's future goals,
  • Submit verification of grade point average of 2.5 or higher,
  • Submit Official high school transcript,
  • Submit one letter of recommendation,
  • Submit verification of SAT or ACT scores, and
  • Submit proof of acceptance of enrollment to a college, university, or technical school
    no later than September 30, 2019

The 2019 GCEL, Inc. Scholarship Application
is not yet available


GCEL, Inc. Scholarship Recipients

2018

Cody Collins
Emanuel County Institute
Twin City

Isis Hutchens
Clarke Central High School
Athens

Destiny Kieu
Putnam County High School
Eatonton

Rebecca Taylor
Ware County High School
Waycross

Kayla Washington
Richmond County-Westside High School
Augusta

2017

Osele G. Obumneme
Discovery High School
Gwinnett County Schools

Timothy Silva
Putnam County High School
Putnam County Schools

2016

Destiny Barnett
Cedar Shoals High School
Clarke County Schools
Ansley Knight
Newnan High School
Coweta County Schools

2015

Jennifer Williams
Haralson County High School
Tallapoosa, GA

Henry Charles Shrerrod
Jenkins County High School 
Millen, GA