For outstanding freshmen of Hispanic or Latino heritage who have demonstrated ongoing leadership and service to their communities. $10,000 a year for four years.
The Goizueta Foundation Scholars Fund award at Georgia State is made possible by The Goizueta Foundation, established by Roberto C. Goizueta, the late CEO and chairman of the board of directors of The Coca-Cola Company. The scholarship helps increase the number of students of Hispanic or Latino heritage who enroll and complete their undergraduate degrees at Georgia State and provide mentors, internships and community service experiences to these students so they can become the leaders of the future.
The Goizueta Foundation Leadership Pipeline Scholarship Fund
24 awarded per year
$10,000/per year per student, applied to student account
Eligibility to apply for leadership development stipends
Eligibility to become a paid Supplemental Instruction leader (assisting college students in their classes)
Eligibility to apply for internship opportunities during senior year
The Goizueta Foundation Scholars Fund
1 – 2 awarded per year
Tuition and fees
Housing in the University Commons in a 4-bedroom unit
$1,000 annual living expense stipend
A one-time $2,500 stipend for credit-bearing study abroad expenses
Eligibility for a university assistantship, a work option to earn an additional $1,250 per semester
*Note: You should apply for admission to Georgia State by the recommended admissions application dates above (and preferably much earlier) to allow sufficient time to be admitted. You must be admitted to Georgia State before you can apply for Goizueta scholarships.
Must have demonstrated leadership and service to the Hispanic or Latino community
Must be a student applying as a freshman
Must be of Hispanic or Latino heritage
Must have completed FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) by March 1
Extracurricular, school and community-related activities/participation
High school GPA
The Goizueta Foundation Scholarship essay
SAT or ACT scores
Participation in Latino College Prep 101 (a day-long workshop, which will take place prior to the start of the fall semester)
Participation in the Latino Studies Freshman Learning Community
Leadership and community service
Participation in leadership development workshops and seminars
Participation in the Latino Leadership Initiative
Required participation in the Goizueta Mentor Program
Participation in Honors colloquium
Completion of the senior capstone
How to Apply
To apply online, you must already be accepted to Georgia State and have your student ID and password. After logging in, click on the View All Scholarships link and then enter “Goizueta” in the search filter. In addition to the application, a letter of recommendation and a resume must be submitted. Please see the application for details.
For more information, contact the Office of Latino Student Services and Outreach (LASSO) at 404-413-2046 or firstname.lastname@example.org.