Navigate Recovery Gwinnett Scholarship #HonorJoe

Eligibility Requirements:
In order to qualify for a scholarship provided from the Navigate Recovery Gwinnett Scholarship Fund, a student must:

  • Be enrolled at Gwinnett Technical College,
  • Have been fully accepted into a program of study (certificate, diploma, or degree) at Gwinnett Tech.
  • Be in long term recovery from drugs or alcohol for at least 1 year, with documentation from sponsor/mentor. The applicant may also be qualified if they have a family member who is dealing with addiction.
  • Submit an essay of approximately 300 words that includes, life before recovery, the defining moment when you were ready for recovery, what your future career plans and how the requested funding will enable you to complete your program. You may also qualify for this scholarship if you have a parent or guardian who has battled with addiction. Include any additional information or factors such as financial or personal circumstances that you believe should be considered by the Selection Committee in reviewing your application.

Applications cannot be processed unless all required documentation is attached to the application at time of submittal.

Scholarship funds are to be used for tuition, books, and program supplies used solely for the benefit of the individual receiving the scholarship. Before funds will be disbursed, the Foundation office must receive a note of thanks from the recipient to the donor(s).

Selection:
The Gwinnett Tech Foundation committee will select and notify the scholarship recipients.

Termination:
If the recipient fails to enroll, withdraws from college, or does not maintain eligibility requirements, the Gwinnett Tech Foundation will select another student if time permits; otherwise, funds will be held in the donor’s account to be carried over to the next semester.

Award
Varies
Deadline
10/16/2020
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please submit documentation from sponsor/mentor of your long term recovery from drugs or alcohol for at least 1 year.
  2. Submit an essay of approximately 300 words that includes, life before recovery, the defining moment when you were ready for recovery, what your future career plans and how the requested funding will enable you to complete your program. You may also qualify for this scholarship if you have a parent or guardian who has battled with addiction. Include any additional information or factors such as financial or personal circumstances that you believe should be considered by the Selection Committee in reviewing your application.