Grand Canyon University Scholarship Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

How do I apply?
Visit our website:  www.gcuscholarshipfoundation.org.  After reading the important application instructions, click on the link to apply for the scholarships you qualify.


Do I have to be admitted to apply?
Students must have completed the Grand Canyon University application process and be admitted to qualify for a scholarship award.


What is the deadline for scholarship applications?
To be considered for a scholarship, all applications must be submitted by midnight, March 31, 2017.


Can I save my application and come back later to complete?
No!  Please have all information needed to complete your application when you begin the scholarship application process.


What different types of scholarships are there?
Please review the scholarship tab at the top of the page for list of scholarships available.


Why do some scholarship opportunities have an award amount and other opportunities say “varies?”
Most scholarship donors allow the Scholarship Committee to determine the scholarship amount based on funding. These scholarships are noted as amount varies.  In situations where donors have specified an exact amount, the amount is noted.  The scholarship amount is affected by available funding.


Can I be awarded more than one scholarship?
Yes!  For consideration, please complete all applications in which you qualify. You may use the same narrative for each application submitted.


How do I know which scholarship opportunities are available for me?
Please review all listed criteria to see which scholarship opportunities you qualify and complete each application. You may use the same narrative for all applications submitted.


When will I know I have been awarded a scholarship?
You will be notified by email the first week in May, 2017 if you have been selected for a GCUSF scholarship.


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