Students Inspiring Students Scholarship

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.

GCU remains committed to providing a variety of scholarship opportunities for all qualifying students.

In the interest of expanding opportunities for our DACA students, we proudly formed a partnership with Dream U.S. this year.

Both Students Inspiring Students and the Dream.US scholarships offer a similar financial package—in conjunction with GCU academic merit scholarships, full tuition and applicable course material fees. DACA students are encouraged to apply for the Dream U.S. Scholarship.

We are excited about our new partnership and just as we have in years past, stand committed to offering quality scholarship prospects to deserving and qualified scholars in our community.

Steps needed to apply for the Students Inspiring Students Scholarship, listed in order of priority:

  1. Complete GCU application for admissions and get accepted.
  2. Submit high school transcripts.
  3. Complete FAFSA after October 1st
  4. Get your picture taken by a Front Desk LEAD in the Learning Lounge.
  5. Complete and submit SIS Application to GCU Scholarship Foundation.
  6. Please do not apply if you are an online, graduate student, or nursing major.

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

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Application Deadline: March 1, 2019


 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: 3.5 or above unweighted GPA is required, 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.