Gwinnett Tech gets $75,000 grant for scholarships

The Primerica Foundation, the charitable arm of the Duluth financial services company Primerica, has granted $50,000 to Gwinnett Technical College to establish two scholarship funds that will provide assistance to 40 low-to-moderate income students for tuition, books and program supplies annually.

Total grant funding from the foundation was $75,000 to establish the Primerica Foundation Scholarship and the Barbara T. King Scholarship for Women.

The Barbara T. King Scholarship for Women honors the late Primerica executive known for her community leadership. King served on the board for Gwinnett Tech from 1997-2003 and advocated for the organization, at the local community and state level. The scholarship provides funding for female students enrolled in a Gwinnett Tech associate degree program within the Health Sciences division. Scholarships will be awarded at $1,250 anually per student.

The Primerica Foundation Scholarship funds general scholarships and will be awarded at $1,250 annually per student.

Information: www.GwinnettTech.edu or 770-962-7580.

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