Give Kids A Chance

Need-Based Scholarship Fund for High School Seniors

 

Testimonials

Find out how your support helps some of our GKAC Scholarship Recipients.

Michael Long

Joanne Jean

Simone Buchanan

Jenny Tong

Christy M. Wideman

Brandon Silva

Tuyet Nguyen

Vandi Tarik Allen

Proud recipient Simone Buchanan.

News and Events


May 31, 2018:  We are excited to announce our 2018 Scholarship Recipients!  This year we are pleased to award 26 scholarships to very deserving and hard working students.  Over the next couple of weeks, our recipients will be contacted directly by The Miami Foundation for the issuance of the scholarship award.  We want to congratulate the Class of 2018 and wish everyone success as they pursue their goals. 

July 18, 2017: We love hearing from our recipients on how we are impacting their lives.  Please take a moment to read letters we received from a few of our recent recipients, Brandon Silva, Tuyet Nguyen and Vandi Tarik Allen.

June 6, 2017:  We are happy to announce our 2017 GKAC Scholarship Recipients. This year we are pleased to award scholarships to 29 very deserving and hard working students.  All recipients will be contacted by The Miami Foundation over the next couple of weeks to make arrangements for the issuance of your award.  To all who submitted an application, we wish you success in the pursuit of your education and goals.  Best of luck to everyone!

January 9, 2017:  Thank you to all our sponsors and contributors for a very successful tournament this year.  We appreciate everyone's patience as we moved the date from November to January to accommodate renovations at La Gorce Country Club.  Overall it was worth the wait!  We exceeded our goals again this year. Great job everyone!

June 30, 2016GKAC 2016 Press Release.  Read and learn more about us!

June 9, 2016:  It took us a little more time this year, but we finally made our selections for the 2016 GKAC Scholarship Recipients.  We were so impressed by so many that we extended our total number of recipients from 25 to 28!  Congratulations to all our recipients as you work hard for your goals and reach for your dreams.  You will be contacted by The Miami Foundation over the next couple of weeks to make arrangements for the issuance of your scholarship award.  Best wishes to all who sent in an application.
 
April 7, 2015:  We received a few applications with incorrect dates printed on them.  The deadline to submit your application is April 30, 2016.  If you are chosen as a scholarship recipient you will be notified on or about May 31, 2016.  On or about August 20, 2016, your scholarship award will be mailed out.
 
November 2, 2015:  We hosted our 12th Annual GKAC Golf Tournament at La Gorce Country Club and are happy to report that it was our most successful event so far.  Couldn't have done it without our wonderful sponsors and contributors
   
   
   
.  Thanks to you all for coming out and helping our kids!
 
June 2, 2015: We have completed reviewing your applications and it is never easy.  We are touched by everyone's heartfelt stories and their desire to continue their education for a better future.  It's a challenge to select just 25 recipients, but we did.  Congratulations to our 25 GKAC Scholarship Recipients!  You will be contacted by The Miami Foundation over the next couple of weeks to make arrangements for the issuance of your scholarship award.  Best wishes to all who sent in an appliction.
 
April 15, 2015:  We have received a few applications with incorrect dates printed on them.  The deadline to submit your application is  April 30, 2015.  If you are chosen as a scholarship recipient you will be notified on or about May 30, 2015.  On or about August 20, 2015, your scholarship award will be mailed out.
 

November 12, 2014: GKAC receives recognition from The Miami Foundation and our 10 year partnership. Read about us and The Miami Foundation!

 

November 3, 2014: Our 11th Annual GKAC Golf Tournament was another success thanks to all who contributed and participated. We want to thank our sponsors and contributors for their dedication to our cause!

 

June 6, 2014:  We've finally completed our review process and it was no small task.  Once again, we were overwhelmed with applications.  Each and everyone touched our hearts, making our selection process very difficult.  So difficult in fact that we've increased this year's number of recipients to 30, the highest number of awards we've given out in one year!   Congratulations to our GKAC 2014 Scholarship Recipients!