Student Scholarships

Community-Based Mentoring African American Girls Harvest Scholarship

This scholarship application period is closed.

This scholarship application period is closed.
The Harvest Scholarship for HS students (African American females in the Community-Based Mentoring Program) has been created to support and motivate African American females to extend their academic journey beyond a high school diploma from a Gwinnett County Public School. The Harvest Scholarship will grant a one-time award of $1,500 for one or more college bound GCPS seniors who are planning to attend a 2-year or 4-year college/university or technical school. Selection is based on these African American females being members of the mentoring program for 2 or more years as well as active in the community. The students must have a GPA minimum of 2.5 with plans to enroll in the fall as a full time student in either an accredited technical school or 2 or 4 year college/university.

Requirements could include, but are not limited to:

  • Application

  • Teacher recommendation

  • Personal recommendation

  • GPA must be at least 2.5

  • Geographic boundaries

  • African descent, at least one parent must identify as Black/African American.

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

  • Member of the Community-Based Mentoring Program

  • Any field of interest, high school seniors

  • 500 word essay, high school seniors



*Scholarship recipients are recognized during the End of the Year Celebration in May.  All scholarships will be awarded in the Spring Semester prior to the post K-12 Fall semester.