Monday, March 23, 2015

2015-2016 Camelback Kiwanis Scholarship Application

Applicants must meet the following criteria in order to qualify for the Camelback Kiwanis Scholarship.

Two (2), $1,000 scholarships will be awarded for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Scholarship Criteria
Ÿ    Enrolled in an occupational program of study at GateWay Community College or the Maricopa Skill Center
Ÿ    Minimum cumulative G.P.A of 2.8.  Please attach a copy of your transcripts.

Ÿ    Qualify for financial assistance as evidenced through a completed FAFSA application.


Applications must be submitted on Academic Works. If you have not created a User Name and password, you will need to do so. After complete the General Application, please made sure to apply for the actual scholarship.

Scholarship Deadline is Friday April 3, 2015.


Spring 2015 Student Success Scholarship

GateWay Community College is pleased to announce the Spring 2015 Student Success Scholarship for continuing GateWay students. Please note, this scholarship is a competitive scholarship, recipients will be chosen by scholarship committee. The scholarship is for students attending GateWay Community College and the calculation of funds awarded are calculated using GateWay credit hour enrollment only. The scholarship is non transferable to any other institution.  Aid awarded will be determined by the number of “viable” credit hours the student is enrolled in pertaining to their current program of study. “Viable” credits are classes the student is currently attending or if completed, were completed with a passing grade of P, C, or better. 

Criteria 
The applicant must: 
 Be a “continuing” student at GateWay enrolled and currently attending, student must have been enrolled in the Fall 2014 semester. 
 Have successfully completed the prior semester at GateWay by passing no less than 
2/3 of all attempted classes with a grade of P, C, or better). 
 Have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) at GateWay of 2.50. 
 Be attending classes in your program of study and making progress toward program 
completion. 
 Have applied for federal aid (FAFSA) and have a completed financial aid file with 
available “need” as defined by the Federal Government for federal student aid. 
 Be an Arizona resident and a citizen or eligible non-citizen of the United States. 
 Meet HB2008 criteria.

Applications must be submitted on Academic Works, if you have not logged onto Academic Works, you will need to first create an account first.  Please note that you will need to complete the General Application and then apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship opens March 23, 2015.
Scholarship closes April 23, 2015.

Friday, November 7, 2014

Fall 2014 Student Success Scholarship

GateWay Community College is pleased to announce the Fall 2014 Student Success Scholarship for continuing GateWay students. Please note, this scholarship is a competitive scholarship, recipients will be chosen by scholarship committee. The scholarship is for students attending GateWay Community College and the calculation of funds awarded are calculated using GateWay credit hour enrollment only. The scholarship is non transferable to any other institution.  Aid awarded will be determined by the number of “viable” credit hours the student is enrolled in pertaining to their current program of study. “Viable” credits are classes the student is currently attending or if completed, were completed with a passing grade of P, C, or better. 

Criteria 
The applicant must: 
 Be a “continuing” student at GateWay enrolled and currently attending, student must have been enrolled in the Spring 2014 semester. 
 Have successfully completed the prior semester at GateWay by passing no less than 
2/3 of all attempted classes with a grade of P, C, or better). 
 Have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) at GateWay of 2.50. 
 Be attending classes in your program of study and making progress toward program 
completion. 
 Have applied for federal aid (FAFSA) and have a completed financial aid file with 
available “need” as defined by the Federal Government for federal student aid. 
 Be an Arizona resident and a citizen or eligible non-citizen of the United States. 
 Meet HB2008 criteria.

Applications must be submitted on Academic Works, if you have not logged onto Academic Works, you will need to first create an account first.

Scholarship opens November 7, 2014.
Scholarship closes November 28, 2014

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

2014-2015 Veteran's Scholarship at GateWay

Applicants for the Veteran's Scholarship must meet the following criteria.
  • U.S. Veteran currently enrolled at GateWay Community College
  • Meet a minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Demonstrate financial need.
The expectations of the scholarship recipient will be:
  • Continuous enrollment at GateWay for the 2014-2015 academic year
  • Interaction with a faculty/staff mentor selected by GateWay's Veteran's Steering Committee.

Students should apply on Academic Works.  After completing the General Application, please remember to click on Opportunities to apply for this scholarship.

Deadline is April 28, 2014 7pm.


Thursday, March 27, 2014

Academic Works Helpful Tips

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.




Monday, March 17, 2014

Spring 2014 Financial Literacy Scholarship

Catholic Charities (in collaboration with Gateway Community College) will provide two opportunities in March for students to attend their Financial Literacy Workshop. To enhance this opportunity for student, Gateway is offering a scholarship to qualifying Gateway students who attend one of the sessions.

The scholarship is for $100 for attendance of the full Three hour session.

The Criteria for the scholarship is as follows:
·         Cannot have received a prior scholarship for attendance of a Financial Literacy event.
·         Must be an Arizona Resident and either a citizen of the United States, or an eligible non-citizen
·         Must be currently registered this semester at Gateway in at least 3 credit hours.
·         Must have applied for Federal Aid (and list Gateway on their FAFSA) and have completed the application process.
·         Must have “Need” as determined by federal guidelines. (Students that are awarded Pell Grant or a Subsidized loan, Typically have “Need”)
·         Must attend one of the sessions arriving on time and staying through the entire session. Students must have proof of attendance. 

Workshops will be held Wednesday March 26, 2014 from 5:30-8:30pm and Thursday March 27, 2014 from 5:30-8:30pm in room CH#1024.

Students will need to register for the workshop they wish to attend by contacting Brittany Gomez, whose number can be found on the flyer.

Monday, March 10, 2014

2014 Summer Study Abroad Scholarship

GateWay Community College is offering scholarships of $250 or $500 each to
qualified students who are participating in a Maricopa Colleges Study Abroad
Program.

In order to qualify for the award, the student must meet the following
conditions:
1. Be enrolled in GateWay Community College or another Maricopa Community
College during the Spring 2014 semester as an Arizona resident.
2. Have earned a GPA at MCCD of at least 2.5 with at least 3 credit hours. The
applicant must provide a recent transcript from the college. Unofficial
transcripts are acceptable.
3. Plan to take the Maricopa Study Abroad course(s) for a grade.
4. Write a 500 word (two pages) essay explaining what he or she hopes to gain by
participating in the MCCCD Summer Program. These are the guide questions::

  • What are your educational goals for studying in Prague or your program of choice and how do you plan to achieve them?
  • Have you ever traveled outside of the United States?  If so, where have you been and what have you learned from your experience?
  • Why did you choose to sign up for the Prague study abroad program or other study abroad program? 
  • Propose an outcome project, such as making a display or hosting a presentation about your experience at GateWay after the trip.  This outcome is required for scholarship recipients.  Feel free to be creative about your project! 
5. Obtain a letter of recommendation from one GateWay Community College
faculty member or from your current Maricopa Community College.


The essay, the transcript and the application form must be turned in to 
the International Education Office in IE-3115 by March 28, 2014 in order to 
guarantee consideration for this award. Incomplete application will not be 
reviewed

Friday, March 7, 2014

14-15 Kaity's Way BB Scholarship

Kaity's Way Scholarship

Basic Requirements:
  • Must be a high school senior or recent High School graduate (with in last 2 years) at the time of application.
  • Attend or plan to attend a Maricopa Community College in Maricopa County, Arizona and be willing to provide proof of registration.
  • Have chosen a public service career in one of the following fields as a direction of study.
    • Education & Teaching
    • Social Work
    • Behavioral Health
    • Community Health Worker
    • Criminal Justice
    • Fire Fighter/EMT/Paramedic
    • Volunteer Coordinator
    • Non Profit Management
  • write a 400-600 word essay on the topic of teen dating violence.
  • write a 400-600 word essay explaining:
    • Applicants need for the scholarship
    • Educational goals in public service
    • What have you done to further your educational goals and how will this scholarship help you attain those goals
    • Volunteer experience.
  • Complete and attach application form.
  • Provide High School transcript.
  • Have a GPA of at least 3.0.
  • Submit a minimum of two [2] letters of recommendation but not more than three [3].
    • 1-letter must be from a personal perspective.
    • 1-letter must be from an academic perspective.
Deadline is June 1, 2014, 

Applications should be submitted to:
Kaity's Way
P.O. Box 83494
Phoenix AZ  85071

Spring 2014 GateWay Biology Scholarship

GateWay Community College is pleased to announce the GateWay Biology Scholarship.
Please note, this scholarship is for GateWay students only and is non transferable to any
other institution.

Scholarship Criteria

 Be an Arizona resident and a citizen or eligible non-citizen.
 Currently enrolled in a Biology class.
 Have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) at GateWay of 3.0


Applications must be submitted on Academic Works, if you have not logged onto Academic Works, you will need to first create an account first.

Scholarship opens Friday March 7,2014
Deadline is Friday March 28, 2014 7pm

Spring 2014 Student Success Scholarship

GateWay Community College is pleased to announce the Student Success Scholarship for continuing GateWay students. Please note, this scholarship is a competitive scholarship, recipients will be chosen by 
scholarship committee. The scholarship is for students attending GateWay Community College and the 
calculation of funds awarded are calculated using GateWay credit hour enrollment only. The scholarship is non transferable to any other institution.  Aid awarded will be determined by the number of 
“viable” credit hours the student is enrolled in. “Viable” credits are classes the student is currently attending or if completed, were completed with a passing grade of P, C, or better. 

Criteria 
The applicant must: 
 Be a “continuing” student at GateWay enrolled and currently attending. 
 Have successfully completed the prior semester at GateWay by passing no less than 
2/3 of all attempted classes with a grade of P, C, or better). 
 Have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) at GateWay of 2.50. 
 Be attending classes in your program of study and making progress toward program 
completion. 
 Have applied for federal aid (FAFSA) and have a completed financial aid file with 
available “need” as defined by the Federal Government for federal student aid. 
 Be an Arizona resident and a citizen or eligible non-citizen of the United States. 
 Meet HB2008 criteria.

Applications must be submitted on Academic Works , if you have not logged into Academic Works, you will need to create an account first.

Scholarship opens Saturday March 8th, 2014
Deadline is Friday March 28th, 2014 7pm