Scholarships

Area 1 Gwinnett County Council of PTAs Student Scholarships 2020-2021

Area 1 Gwinnett County Council of PTAs plans to award 5 scholarships for 2020-2021, one for each cluster high school in Good Standing. Each scholarship will be $750. Area 1 Gwinnett County Council of PTAs Scholarships’ assist students who are targeted to successfully complete high school in 2021 and interested in furthering their education in an accredited college or university or a career-ready program (ex. medical technician, nursing program, dental assistant, electrician, etc.); to prepare themselves for careers of their choice with the goal of having these individuals maintain their support and commitment to the advancement of education. This is a one-time, non-renewable scholarship. The scholarships are funded solely through local unit PTA dues and contributions.

Qualifications and Eligibility:
A student is eligible to apply for an Area 1 Gwinnett County Council PTA Scholarship if he/she:
➢ Is a graduating senior of an Area 1 Gwinnett County high school with a PTA/PTSA
(Brookwood HS, Meadowcreek HS, Parkview HS, Shiloh HS, and South Gwinnett HS). The
PTA/PTSA must be in good standing with Area 1 Council of PTAs (i.e., approved bylaws
on file, audit submitted, 990 filed) as well as Council dues paid.

➢ Student must be a PTA/PTSA member him/herself. Copy of membership card must be
enclosed.

➢ Has been accepted or has applied and is awaiting acceptance* to a two year or four-
year college/university or career ready program.

➢ Has exhibited good character.

➢ Has a satisfactory scholastic record. Must have a minimum GPA of 2.7.-No exceptions!

➢ Will attend a college or university or career ready program during the upcoming
school year.

Applications must be sent electronically by 11:59 pm April 30, 2021 and via US Mail.
Send to: Area 1 Council Treasurer: treasurer@area1gwinnettpta.org and Area 1
Council President: president@area1gwinnettpta.org

INSTRUCTIONS:
Complete all questions to ensure full consideration of your application. Please type or print
clearly. Student signature is required. Email and send via US Mail (do not fax) completed
scholarship application form with all additional materials requested for which you are applying to: Area I Gwinnett County Council of PTAs, 3375 Centerville Highway #393124 Snellville, GA 30039. MAILED APPLICATIONS MUST BE POSTMARKED APRIL 30, 2021.

*Student must supply an acceptance letter from the institution prior to receiving the scholarship award. All funds will be paid directly to the institution in the award recipient’s name after receipt of Area 1 Gwinnett Council of PTAs of enrollment verification from the school or institution. Funds may be used for tuition as well as school-related expenses including books, on-campus housing fees, or meal plans.

CLICK HERE – Area 1 PTA Scholarship Information and Application