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*NEW* Fall 2020 HUC Step Into Healthcare Scholarship

Financial Aid Blog - Mon, 08/17/2020 - 1:22pm

 GateWay Community College is pleased to announce the  Fall HUC Step Into Healthcare Scholarship


Students must meet the following eligibility requirements:
  • Have a completed 2020-2021 FAFSA on file and have financial need.
  • Must be enrolled in at the Health Unit Coordinator Program (HUC) at GateWay for the Fall 2020 semester
  • Must be a Citizen, or Eligible Non-Citizen
  • Must have Financial Aid Need

Students must apply online  User ID is your MEID and password.
Application Deadline is September 18, 2020.

*NEW* Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation's emergency assistance fund

Financial Aid Blog - Wed, 04/01/2020 - 11:47am
 Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation's emergency assistance fund is NOW OPEN and accepting applications.  The application can be found online.  

16th Annual ¡Lánzate! / Take Off! Travel Program

Financial Aid Blog - Wed, 04/01/2020 - 10:46am
The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities and Southwest Airlines have announced applications are open for the 16th Annual ¡Lánzate! / Take Off! Travel Program. Online applications will be accepted from eligible college students through April 30, 2020, for the opportunity to receive travel awards.
HACU and Southwest Airlines will award roundtrip e-pass(es) to undergraduate and graduate students across the country who travel at least 200 miles from home to pursue a higher education and meet the eligibility criteria. Eligible students receive e-pass(es) for use to travel between home and college or university.

For detailed guidelines, eligibility requirements and to apply online, click here.

Deadline is April 30, 2020

Extended..Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation Application

Financial Aid Blog - Wed, 04/01/2020 - 10:29am
Hundreds of scholarships, one application!

Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation offers a variety of scholarships.  Students create one profile and can apply for hundreds of scholarships.  The scholarship application is now open for the Fall 2020 semester.  Student can apply here.

Deadline to apply is May 31, 2020.

*NEW* Spring 2020 Geckos In Action Civic Engagement Scholarship

Financial Aid Blog - Wed, 04/01/2020 - 10:24am
The Community Engagement scholarship recognizes GateWay students who have gone above and beyond to actively engage in their campus and community. To be eligible, students must participate in at least 25 hours of service-based, volunteer activities on or off campus over the course of the semester. Additionally, students must have completed the FAFSA, be able to demonstrate financial need, and be enrolled in at least 3 credit hours. GWECHS students who are enrolled in college classes are also eligible to apply.
Examples of activities to count toward the Geckos Connect Scholarship may include:
  • ·         Assisting with on-campus events
  • ·         Volunteering at community agencies
  • ·         Participating in campus-sponsored events off campus
  • ·         Service Learning projects
  • ·         Honors projects


Students must track their hours on a time sheet. Each event must be logged with a signature from an agency representative verifying the student’s participation.

Students who have completed these requirements will provide a short essay describing their favorite activity. Essays should include a brief description of the activity and the student’s role, how participating affected the student’s connection to their campus, community and peers, and why it matters. The best essays will demonstrate a clear connection between the activity and the student’s degree path, career goals, or personal passions. Winners will be chosen by a committee of college employees.
Please submit your essay and proof of community service online.
Scholarship deadline is May 15, 2020

*NEW* GateWay's Spring Into Success Scholarship

Financial Aid Blog - Thu, 12/05/2019 - 2:41pm
GateWay Community College is pleased to announce the Spring Into Success Scholarship.
Students must meet the following eligibility requirements:
  • Have a completed 2019-2020 FAFSA on file and have financial need.
  • Must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours at GateWay in the Spring 2020 semester
  • Must be a Citizen, or Eligible Non-Citizen
  • Has not received the scholarship yet for Spring 2020

Students must apply online.
Scholarship deadline is January 13, 2020.

*NEW 19-20* Water Resource Technology City of Surprise

Financial Aid Blog - Mon, 06/03/2019 - 5:03pm
GateWay Community College is pleased to announce the Water Resource Technology City of Surprise at GateWay Scholarship.

Students must meet the following eligibility requirements:
  • Have a completed 2019-2020 FAFSA on file
  • Must be a Water Resource Technology Student at the Surprise Campus
  • Maintain a GWCC cumulative GPA of 2.0
  • Must be a resident of Surprise, city staffer, or Luke AFB Personnel

Students must apply online.
Scholarship deadline is October 11, 2019.

*NEW* Work Ethic Scholarship Program

Financial Aid Blog - Fri, 02/01/2019 - 10:02am
Mike Rowe's Work Ethic Scholarship Program

Calling all skilled workers!
Plumbers, electricians, welders, and all skilled workers who make civilized life possible:
The time has come to announce another modest pile of money available through our Work Ethic Scholarship Program for people willing to learn a trade that’s in demand.

The 2019 Work Ethic Scholarship Program officially opens on Monday, January 28, 2019, and the deadline to submit applications is Thursday, March 28, 2019.

We’re looking for the next generation of aspiring workers who will work smart and hard.  This program doesn’t focus on test scores, grades, or grammar.  It’s about the people who share our values and understand the importance of work ethic, personal responsibility, delayed gratification, and a positive attitude.

Applications can be submitted here.

*NEW* 2018 AGC Workforce Development Scholarship

Financial Aid Blog - Mon, 04/02/2018 - 4:45pm
The 2018 AGC Workforce Development Scholarship is open to anyone planning toattend, or currently attending, a technical school or approved craft training program.High school seniors, military service members and post-secondary students are all encouraged to apply. 
Applications will be accepted from now until June 1, 2018. Scholarships are valued at $1,000 a year for each recipient and can be renewed annually. Recipients will be notified in July and awards will be dispersed soon after. View scholarship criteria here.
You can apply here for the scholarship.

Summer Scholarships

Financial Aid Blog - Mon, 03/12/2018 - 11:19am
Summer Scholarships will be posted starting April 20, 2018.  Please make sure you are registered for your summer classes prior to applying and that you have met with an Adviser as an Academic Plan will be required on all scholarships.

You may apply for more than one scholarship, however it is competitive and you may only receive one scholarship.


*NEW* Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities Scholarship Program

Financial Aid Blog - Fri, 03/09/2018 - 1:56pm
The HACU Scholarship Program 2018-2019 application is OPENThe Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities is pleased to be the administrator of scholarship opportunities provided by our partners to assist in defraying some of your college expenditures. Please review each scholarship’s criteria carefully to see if you qualify, since each partner may have differing requirements. In addition, all scholarship applicants MUST meet the following criteria:
  1. Demonstrate financial need if required by scholarship sponsor (typically determined by FAFSA).
  2. Meet specific criteria for the scholarships to which they are applying.
  3. Must attend a HACU-member college or university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico at the time applications are completed and scholarship awards are made. Students transferring schools, the school must also be a HACU member to be eligible to apply.  For the most up-to-date listing of HACU-member institutions, please click here.
  4. Before starting the online application process we recommend you read the instructions first. Click here for the instructions.
  5. Scholarships are ONLY for enrolled college students. All students must have completed their first semester of freshman year at the time of applying. High School students are not eligible to apply.
Apply for scholarships online.

Please check online for scholarships and their deadlines, as new applications are added as they become available. 

*NEW* 2018-2019 Kaity's Way Scholarship

Financial Aid Blog - Fri, 03/09/2018 - 10:50am
Kaity’s Way is an Arizona nonprofit that advocates for healthy teen relationships by providing education, skills and tools to youth and their allies. As part of our commitment to the communities we serve, we are offering a $1,000 scholarship to high school seniors and first-year community college students in Maricopa County.

To read the scholarship requirements and to access the application go here.

Deadline to apply is March 31, 2018.

Academic Works Helpful Tips

Financial Aid Blog - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 3:25pm
If you have not registered for Academic Works yet, you will need to before you can apply for the Student Success Scholarship or the Biology Scholarship.

You can register by clicking on Academic Works.  After you register and log-in you will be asked to answer several questions which is the General Application.  Once you complete the General Application you should click on Opportunities and then Ours, which will show you all scholarship applications that are open for GateWay.  You will then need to click on the right hand side that says apply and complete any other questions for that scholarship.

Once you have completed your scholarship applications, you can click on Applications and it will show under Active which scholarships that you have applied for.




Fall 2012 Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation Scholarships

Financial Aid Blog - Fri, 10/26/2012 - 1:21pm
The process of reviewing the Fall 2012 Maricopa County Community College Foundation scholarship applications has been delayed. Please check the MCCCD Foundation website for further updates.

*NEW 12-13* GWCC Student Nurses Association (SNA) Scholarship

Financial Aid Blog - Thu, 10/11/2012 - 9:06am
GateWay Community College Student Nurses Association (SNA) Scholarship
The Gateway Community College (GWCC) Student Nurses Association (SNA) Scholarship is to provide four qualified SNA member candidates with $250.00 each to assist with paying for books, tuition, or any other fees owed by the student to the school.
Eligibility Criteria:
  • The student must be an active SNA member, having participated in at least two SNA events over the semester and attended at least one member meeting. Events can be either SNA sponsored or events that reflect the mission vision and values of the GWCC SNA. These include events that promote professionalism, service learning, diversity, community service, and/or enhancing communication and mentorship.

  • The student must also be in good standing with the college, having at least an 84%* final grade at the end of the current block.

  • If awarded, the student must provide proof of US Citizenship or Eligible Non Citizen status as required by Arizona HB2008. For more information, please refer to the attached document.
Please complete and submit the attached application to garneau@gatewaycc.edu.
Deadline Friday, November 30, 2012

*NEW* Spring 2013 Phoenix Chapter Association of Government Accountatnts (AGA) Scholarship

Financial Aid Blog - Fri, 09/14/2012 - 12:40pm
 
Phoenix Chapter Association of Government Accountants (AGA) Scholarship

The Phoenix Chapter Association of Government Accountants (AGA) is pleased to announce the opportunity for eligible undergraduate/graduate students to apply for a college scholarship. There will be one (1) scholarship awarded for $1,000, which can be used for student educational expenses and a possible second place award for $500.00. The Scholarship recipient will also be awarded a one year Special Student Membership in the Phoenix Chapter AGA which will entitle him or her to attend chapter meetings and educational events, receive chapter and national publications, access job opportunities through AGA’s online Job Bank, enhance professional development, network with other professionals, and the many other benefits of becoming an AGA member.

 
An AGA Phoenix Chapter Scholarship Application is available for download on the chapter website http://www.agaphoenix.org/id17.html .

Scholarship application deadline is December 31, 2012.