Georgia Compensatory Educational Leaders, Inc

Creating opportunities to support positive growth and help improve student achievement!
2019 Theme: "The Power of Connections"


February 11 -13, 2019
34th Annual
GCEL, Inc. Conference

Savannah Riverfront
Marriott Hotel

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.

Scholarships to be Awarded:
5 |Value:
$2,000 each

2019 Application Deadline: 
November 15, 2018

2019 Scholarship Recipients will be announced at the 34th Annual Conference on February 13, 2019

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
  • Please ensure that sufficient postage is affixed to the Georgia Compensatory Educational Leaders, Inc. Scholarship Application Package. The United States Postal Service (USPS) will not deliver packages bearing a 'postage due' postmark.

Click HERE for the 2019 GCEL, Inc.
Scholarship Application

GCEL, Inc. Scholarship Recipients


Cody Collins
Emanuel County Institute
Twin City

Isis Hutchens
Clarke Central High School

Destiny Kieu
Putnam County High School

Rebecca Taylor
Ware County High School

Kayla Washington
Richmond County-Westside High School


Osele G. Obumneme
Discovery High School
Gwinnett County Schools

Timothy Silva
Putnam County High School
Putnam County Schools


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


Jennifer Williams
Haralson County High School
Tallapoosa, GA

Henry Charles Shrerrod
Jenkins County High School 
Millen, GA