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2017-2018 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 2018.

Scholarship Value: $2,000
Application Deadline: November 15, 2017

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 2017-2018 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, 2018

Click here to download the 2018 GCEL, Inc. Scholarship Application

GCEL, Inc. Scholarship Recipients


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