Student Scholarships

Community-Based Mentoring Hispanic Girls ¡Sí se puede! Scholarship
This scholarship application period is closed.
The ¡Sí se puede! Scholarship has been created to support, elevate, and motivate Latino students towards their journey in obtaining a high school diploma from a Gwinnett County Public Schools high school.
Through the ¡Sí se puede! Scholarship, two (2) high school seniors, one female and one male, per school year will be awarded $2,500.00 to cover any (tuition, books, living, etc.) state or national public or private university, two-year college, or technical school expenses.

Requirements could include, but are not limited to:

  • Application

  • Teacher recommendation

  • Personal recommendation

  • GPA must be at least 2.5

  • Financial need must reflect free/reduced qualification

  • Geographic boundaries

  • Latino/Hispanic descent, at least one parent must identify as Latino / Hispanic

  • Volunteer hours must reflect contributions in the Latino community, 30 hours

  • Any field of interest, high school seniors

  • 500 word essay, high school seniors

All scholarships will be awarded in the Spring Semester prior to the post K-12 Fall semester.

Time frame:

  • Opens February 1 each year

  • Closes May 1 each year

The committee led by Nury Crawford, a minimum of 4 additional Latino/Hispanic leaders will choose the winners each calendar school year.