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Grand Canyon University Scholarship Foundation  

The Grand Canyon University Scholarship Foundation is an independent non-profit 501 (c) (3) public charity whose mission is to provide scholarships to students attending the ground campus of Grand Canyon University in a traditional full-time status.

Applications

Applications for the academic year 2018/2019 are being accepted through March 31, 2018. You may apply by filling out one or more of the applications below. If you have any questions please contact GCUSF at info@gcusf.org

Grand Canyon University Foundation Scholarship

To qualify, students must meet application requirements.
Scholarship amount varies. Scholarships will be awarded for the 2018/2019 academic year.
For consideration, please complete an application. The committee will determine your eligibility.
Scholarship recipients must acknowledge their award in the form of an email thank you within three weeks of notification to info@gcusf.org
To apply for the GCUSF Scholarship please fill out the application.
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Students Inspiring Students Scholarship
A Neighborhood Scholarship

*A User Account is required to register for the Students Inspiring Students Scholarship. Once you have created an account, you can sign in at any time to continue your application process. Click HERE to Register.
To qualify, high school seniors must meet application requirements:
High school senior admissible** to GCU.
Attending one of GCU’s neighborhood, participant schools.
Student must complete a minimum of 100 hours of study time at the GCU Learning Lounge prior to the application deadline.
Demonstrate a financial need.***
For consideration, please complete an application. The committee will determine your eligibility.
Scholarship recipients must acknowledge their award in the form of an email thank you within three weeks of notification to info@gcusf.org
Application Deadline: March 1, 2018
” Both GCUSF and GCU reserve the right to decline to award a scholarship for any reason. If a student does not meet the minimum renewal criteria, a scholarship will not be renewed. GCUSF and GCU each reserve the right to change scholarship award and/or renewal criteria at any time without prior notice.
** Admissibility Requirements: 3.0 unweighted GPA, 19 ACT, or 920 SAT (includes math and reading scores only)
*** Financial need is determined by the Office of Financial Aid. Students must apply for the FAFSA. If eligible, PELL Grant, along with all other gift aid, including federal and state grants and loans, as well as private scholarships, are subtracted from student’s tuition and fees unless they are being used for costs not covered in the scholarship program such as housing and meal plans. The remaining cost of tuition and fees up to a maximum of $18,000 will be covered by this scholarship package.

Ethington Theatre Angel Scholarship

To qualify, students must be Theatre and Drama or Theatre Education majors.
Student must maintain a 3.0 GPA to qualify for subsequent awards.
Scholarship amount varies. Scholarships will be awarded for the 2018/2019 academic year.
For consideration, please complete an application. The committee will determine your eligibility.
Scholarship recipients must acknowledge their award in the form of an email thank you within three weeks of notification to info@gcusf.org
To apply for the Ethington Theatre Angel Scholarship please fill out the application.

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Federated Insurance Business Scholarship

To qualify, students with a declared major who will be a Sophomore, junior or at 1st semester Senior during the year the scholarship is awarded.
Major must be in the College of Business (Business Administration, Finance, Marketing, etc.)
Students must maintain a 3.0 minimum overall GPA and a 3.25 minimum major GPA
Scholarship amount is one $1000 scholarship per calendar year.  Scholarships will be awarded for the 2018/2019 academic year.
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States and not require employer visa sponsorship now or in the future.
Preference will be given to students that hold leadership positions, are involved in extracurricular activities, and participate in community service.
For consideration, please complete an application.  The committee will determine your eligibility.
Scholarship recipients must acknowledge their award in the form of an email thank you within three weeks of notification to info@gcusf.org
To apply for the Federated Insurance Business Scholarship please fill out the application.

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GCU Guild Continuing Student Scholarship

To qualify, students meet application requirements.
Student must maintain a 2.75 or above GPA and be a freshman applying for their sophomore, junior or senior year of study.
For consideration, please complete an application. The committee will determine your eligibility.
Scholarship recipients must acknowledge their award in the form of an email thank you within three weeks of notification to info@gcusf.org
To apply for the GCU Guild Continuing Student Scholarship please fill out the application.
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Tim Browning Memorial Scholarship

In Honor of Tim Browning

This scholarship is for undergraduate students who have a lost one or both parents. Tim Browning spent most of this professional career in secondary education and came from a family of teachers. He devoted many years to assisting students receive a higher education and in his honor, his family would like to continue this assistance.

The loss of a parent can create much adversity and suffering in a young person’s life. This scholarship helps hard working and deserving students to triumph over loss by giving hope for their future and some relief from financial hardship.

Award amount ranges from $500 – $1000 annually based on available funding.

Eligibility

  • Must be enrolled full-time
  • Must have a minimum incoming or continuing GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Proof of loss in the form of a copy of the death certificate
  • Write a 1-2 page essay describing how the loss of a parent impacted their life and their career aspirations
  • In cases where more than one student applies, the equal consideration will be given to essays, financial need, GPA, and extracurricular activities.

Scholarship recipients must acknowledge their award in the form of an email thank you within three weeks of notification to info@gcusf.org

To apply for the Tim Browning Scholarship please fill out the application.
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Alex Acosta Scholarship Memorial Scholarship

In Honor of Alex Acosta

To qualify, students must meet application requirements.
Scholarship amount varies. Scholarships will be awarded for the 2018/2019 academic year.
For consideration, please complete an application. The committee will determine your eligibility.
Scholarship recipients must acknowledge their award in the form of an email thank you within three weeks of notification to info@gcusf.org
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Arvizu Scholarship

To qualify, students must be of Latino heritage and have a 3.0 GPA.
A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded for the 2018/2019 academic year.
For consideration, please complete an application. The committee will determine your eligibility.
Scholarship recipients must acknowledge their award in the form of an email thank you within three weeks of notification to info@gcusf.org
To apply for the Arvizu Scholarship please fill out the application.

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Earl Wilcox Scholarship

To qualify, students must be of Latino heritage and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.
4 Scholarships will be awarded; each one valued at $2,500.Scholarships will be awarded for the 2018/2019 academic year.
For consideration, please complete an application. The committee will determine your eligibility.
Scholarship recipients must acknowledge their award in the form of an email thank you within three weeks of notification to info@gcusf.org
To apply for the Earl Wilcox Scholarship please fill out the application.

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Evan C. Gary Memorial Scholarship

To qualify, student must be Engineering, Science, or Pre-Med majors.
Student must have been home-schooled for a minimum of their high school years.
Student must maintain a 3.5 GPA to qualify for subsequent awards.
Scholarship amount is $1,000.  Scholarships will be awarded for the 2018/2019 academic year.
Student must upload on the application two letters of recommendation from non-family members who have known the student for at least three years. One must be a letter from a pastor or staff member at the student’s home church.
For consideration, please complete an application.  The committee will determine your eligibility.
Scholarship recipients must acknowledge their award in the form of an email thank you within three weeks of notification to info@gcusf.org
To apply for the Evan C. Gary Scholarship please fill out the application.

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The Society of Forty Men and Eight Horses (40 & 8) Nursing Scholarship

La Societe des Quarante Hommes et Huit Chevaux (The Society of Forty Men and Eight Horses) is an independent, by invitation, honor society of American Veterans, more commonly known as “The Forty & Eight.”

The Forty & Eight is committed to charitable and patriotic aims. Our purpose is to uphold and defend the United States, to promote the well-being of veterans, their widows, widowers, and orphans, and to actively participate in selected charitable endeavors, which includes among others, programs that promote child welfare and nurses’ training.

To qualify, student must meet GCU admissions requirements.
Candidates must be an Arizona resident participating in a post-secondary Nursing program.
Candidates must submit an essay of no more than 500 words to include:
* Personal, academic, and career goals, including why your major was selected
* Significant life experiences and accomplishments
* Involvement in campus or community activities
* Explanation of financial need
Applicant must provide verification of enrollment in an approved Nursing program.
Scholarship recipients must acknowledge their award in the form of an email thank you within three weeks of notification to info@gcusf.org

The Scholarship Committee of the GCU Scholarship Foundation will work collaboratively with the 40 & 8 Scholarship Committee to identify qualified recipients. Each year, a representative of the GCU Scholarship Committee shall communicate information about the award recipient(s) to the 40 & 8 Scholarship Committee.

To apply for the 40 & 8 Nursing Scholarship please fill out the application by clicking the button below.

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The Dimension Data – Steve Westerman Memorial Scholarship

The Steve Westerman Memorial  Scholarship , in partnership with Grand Canyon University and OCJ Kids, was founded with the mission of giving opportunity to those in the Foster Care System that have need and are looking to contribute to society through the application of Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM).

To qualify, student must meet GCU admissions requirements.
Candidates must currently be in the foster care system.
Candidates must be pursuing an academic degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, or a Health related field.
Candidates shall demonstrated documented financial need as defined by the Grand Canyon University Office of Financial Aid.
Candidates must have a minimum of 3.5 GPA.
Candidate must be an in-state, traditional ground student.

Scholarship recipients must acknowledge their award in the form of an email thank you within three weeks of notification to info@gcusf.org

To apply for the Dimension Date – Steve Westerman Scholarship please fill out the application by clicking the button below.

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The Grand Canyon University Athletic Scholarship

To qualify, student must meet GCU admissions requirements.
Candidates must be otherwise eligible to participate with a men’s or women’s intercollegiate athletics program per GCU and NCAA guidelines.
The recipient must be actively receiving an athletic scholarship awarded by the Athletic Department.
Student shall be an active or incoming member of a GCU men’s or women’s intercollegiate athletics program.

This scholarship shall be awarded on an annual basis. However, past recipients may be considered if they continue to meet the criteria set forth by Grand Canyon University Scholarship Foundation and Grand Canyon University Athletic Department.

Scholarship recipients must acknowledge their award in the form of an email thank you within three weeks of notification to info@gcusf.org

To apply for the Grand Canyon University Athletic Scholarship please fill out the application by clicking the button below.

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The Kevin and Greta Warren Post-Graduate Athletic Scholarship

To qualify, student must meet GCU admissions requirements.
Candidates must be otherwise eligible to participate with a men’s or women’s intercollegiate athletics program per GCU and NCAA guidelines.
The recipient must be actively receiving an athletic scholarship awarded by the Athletic Department.
Student shall be an active or incoming member of a GCU men’s or women’s intercollegiate athletics program.
Candidate must possess a cumulative GPA of 3.49 or higher.
Candidate must submit three letters of recommendation and a 1,000 word personal statement.

Scholarship recipients must acknowledge their award in the form of an email thank you within three weeks of notification to info@gcusf.org

To apply for the Kevin and Greta Warren Post-Graduate Athletic Scholarship please fill out the application by clicking the button below.

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The Grand Canyon University Men’s Rugby Athletic Scholarship

To qualify, student must meet GCU admissions requirements.
Candidates must be otherwise eligible to participate with a men’s rugby program per GCU and USA Rugby college rugby guidelines.
Student shall be an active or incoming member of a GCU men’s rugby program.

This scholarship shall be awarded on an annual basis. However, past recipients may be considered if they continue to meet the criteria set forth by Grand Canyon University Scholarship Foundation and Grand Canyon University Athletic Department.

Scholarship recipients must acknowledge their award in the form of an email thank you within three weeks of notification to info@gcusf.org

To apply for the Grand Canyon University Men’s Rugby Athletic Scholarship please fill out the application by clicking the button below.

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The Grand Canyon University Men’s Lacrosse Athletic Scholarship

To qualify, student must meet GCU admissions requirements.
Candidates must be otherwise eligible to participate with a men’s lacrosse program per GCU and  guidelines.
Student shall be an active or incoming member of a GCU men’s lacrosse program.

This scholarship shall be awarded on an annual basis. However, past recipients may be considered if they continue to meet the criteria set forth by Grand Canyon University Scholarship Foundation and Grand Canyon University Athletic Department.

Scholarship recipients must acknowledge their award in the form of an email thank you within three weeks of notification to info@gcusf.org

To apply for the Grand Canyon University Men’s Lacrosse Athletic Scholarship please fill out the application by clicking the button below.

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The Grand Canyon University Men’s Hockey Athletic Scholarship

To qualify, student must meet GCU admissions requirements.
Candidates must be otherwise eligible to participate with a men’s hockey program per GCU and  guidelines.
Student shall be an active or incoming member of a GCU men’s hockey program.

This scholarship shall be awarded on an annual basis. However, past recipients may be considered if they continue to meet the criteria set forth by Grand Canyon University Scholarship Foundation and Grand Canyon University Athletic Department.

Scholarship recipients must acknowledge their award in the form of an email thank you within three weeks of notification to info@gcusf.org

To apply for the Grand Canyon University Men’s Hockey Athletic Scholarship please fill out the application by clicking the button below.

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The ISACA Phoenix Chapter Scholarship

To qualify, student must meet GCU admissions requirements.
Recipient must be pursuing an academic degree in Information Systems.
Recipient shall demonstrate documented financial need as defined by the Grand Canyon University Office of Financial Aid.
Recipient must have a 3.5 GPA.
Recipient must be a junior or senior level student, as defined by the university.
Recipient must be an in-state, ground traditional student.
Preferences will be given to students pursuing an interest in IT Audit or Information Security.

Scholarship recipients must acknowledge their award in the form of an email thank you within three weeks of notification to info@gcusf.org

To apply for the ISACA Phoenix Chapter Scholarship please fill out the application by clicking the button below.

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The Joyce K. Smith Nursing Endowed Scholarship

To qualify, student must meet GCU admissions requirements.
Candidate must be pursuing an academic degree in Nursing.
Candidate shall demonstrate documented financial need as defined by the Grand Canyon University Office of Financial Aid.
Candidate must have a 3.5 GPA.
Candidate must be an in-state, ground traditional student.
Scholarship recipients must acknowledge their award in the form of an email thank you within three weeks of notification to info@gcusf.org

To apply for the Joyce K. Smith Nursing Endowed Scholarship please fill out the application by clicking the button below.

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Canyon Institute Scholarship

NOTE: This is a third-party scholarship not selected by the Grand Canyon University Scholarship Foundation. All responsibility and selections are made with the Canyon Institute.

To apply for the Canyon Institute Scholarship please click this HERE.

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