For outstanding first-year students of Hispanic/ Latinx heritage who have demonstrated ongoing leadership and service to their communities.
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/Latinx heritage who enroll and complete their undergraduate degrees at Georgia State and provides mentors, internships, and community service experiences to these students so they can become the leaders of the future.
The Goizueta Foundation Scholars Fund
1 – 2 awarded per year
Georgia in-state tuition and fees applied to Student Account
Housing in the University Commons in a 4-bedroom unit
$1,000 annual living expense stipend awarded to student Panther Card
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
Scholarship / Fund Details
Recommended Admissions Application Deadline: February 1, 2021
Scholarship Application Deadline: February 1, 2021
*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 be an Atlanta-campus student applying as a first-year student and have gained admission to GSU by the time of the application submission (Perimeter College students are not eligible at this time).
Must have demonstrated leadership and track record of service to the Hispanic/Latinx community.
Must be of Hispanic/Latinx heritage
Must have at least a 3.00 cumulative high school GPA
Must have completed FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) by March 1.
Community service in favor of the Hispanic/Latinx community
Extracurricular, school, and community-related activities/participation
High school GPA
The Goizueta Foundation Scholarship essay
Participation in Latinx College Prep 101 (a day-long workshop, which will take place prior to the start of the Fall semester)
Participation in the Latinx Studies First-Year Learning Community
Participation in leadership development and community service initiatives
Design and lead an annual Scholars Service Project
Maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA and successfully abide by GSU's Code of Conduct
Participation in Honors colloquium
Completion of the senior capstone
How to Apply
To apply online, you must 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 “The Goizueta Foundation Scholars Fund Award” in the search filter. In addition to the application, a letter of recommendation, essay, and resume must be submitted. Please see the application for details.
For more information, contact the Office of Latinx Student Services and Outreach (LASSO) at 404-413-2046 or email@example.com.