"The toughest part about being in college is paying for it, because I actually don't get the HOPE Scholarship. Gwinnett Tech offered me an amazing scholarship. I got the Hudgens Award. Without that, I actually don't think I would have gone to college. College has changed my life by allowing me to go further in life."

- Kerry Brewer, Gwinnett Technical College fashion merchandising alumni

Apply for scholarships

Scholarships are awarded to students who meet the specific requirements of each scholarship found. Scholarships do not need to be repaid and eligibility may or may not be dependent on financial need. The scholarship awards may be used for any educational expenses you incur for your program at Gwinnett Tech, including tuition, books, or program supplies.
If a student receives funds through the Workforce Opportunity Investment Act (WOIA) and is awarded a scholarship, additional funding may reduce the amount of WOIA funds available to the student.

Gwinnett Tech is pleased to offer scholarships through the Gwinnett Tech Foundation, various business- and civic-sponsored scholarships, the Georgia HOPE scholarship and the Georgia HOPE Career Grant.

Contact the financial aid office for details about our business- and civic-sponsored scholarships and for information about the Georgia HOPE scholarship and grant.

Summer Semester: January 1- January 31 
Fall Semester: May 9-June 5
Spring Semester: September 1-September 30

Scholarship applications are submitted and accepted through the Foundation. If you have been awarded a Gwinnett Tech Scholarship, you will be notified of the status through your student email account. Students can also check the status of their application at

Gwinnett Tech students can apply online for Foundation scholarships.
Visit and complete the electronic application. Based on the information you provide in your application, the Foundation will be able to identify and suggest specific scholarships that match your needs.
Please refer to the quick reference guide for instructions on how to navigate the online scholarship system.
Applying for a scholarship does not guarantee that you will receive one. It is a competitive process; complete the application thoroughly, check for spelling and grammatical errors, and thoughtfully answer the essay questions.

For information on scholarships please contact Sheila Brookshaw at or 678-226-6263.

Students are encouraged to research opportunities for external scholarships. Here are a few hints as you look outside Gwinnett Technical College for scholarship opportunities. There are many web-based search engines for students to search for individual scholarships. In addition, it is advisable to never pay someone to help you find scholarship resources or to submit an application.

As with any web-based product, students are encouraged to protect themselves from potential scams by spending some time reviewing expert advice that can be found at You, the consumer, are responsible for doing your own research and making your own evaluations of any available product, service or resource.
*Please note* Gwinnett Technical College is not affiliated with these links and they are posted as a resource only. If you have any questions about the scholarships posted on these links, you will need to contact the scholarship provider. All of the products, services and resources listed are completely independent of Gwinnett Technical College and the Technical College System of Georgia. Students selected for an external scholarship should have their award checks sent to Gwinnett Technical College Bursar’s Office on the Lawrenceville campus.