Scholarship & Grants

Gwinnett County Retired Educators Association Scholarship Application for Teachers
Criteria and General Information

The purpose of this one-time $1,500 scholarship is to honor educators from the Gwinnett County Public School System who are currently accepted into an accredited graduate program. Academic ability and financial need will be reviewed, but the overriding criteria will be the applicant’s sincere intention to remain in the field of education.

  • Applicants must be employed as a certified GCPS educator and planning to return to GCPS the following year to be eligible to apply

  • Only educators who are accepted into an accredited college or university and plan to continue in the field of education in Gwinnett County are eligible to apply. Educators must be accepted into an accredited program at the time of the application.

  • The scholarship will be paid directly to the recipient.

  • Application must be typed. Additional pages may be added for each response. The application can be found at www.gcrea.org

  • Application must be postmarked no later than March 8, 2021.

  • Mail three (3) complete copies to: Gloria James, 945 Bramlett Shoals Rd., Lawrenceville, GA 30045. For questions Gloria can be reached either by phone, 404-556-5892, or email overbrook@mindspring.com

  • Recipients of the scholarship will be notified by April 5, 2021 and will be invited to attend the GCREA meeting on April 16, 2021 ( if we are able to have an in person meeting) to receive their scholarship award.


Contact Gloria James, overbrook@mindspring.com.

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Deadline:  March 8, 2021