Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Geckos Connect Civic Engagement Scholarship

Connect Now Apply Later!

GateWay Community College is introducing the Geckos Connect Scholarship.  Applicants must have performed at least 100 hours of service-based, volunteer activities on or off campus over the course of the Spring 2017 semester by April.  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 to be provided by Student Life, located in MA 1132. Each event must be logged with a signature from a college employee, or activity supervisor 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.

Scholarships will be available in spring, and summer semesters. GateWay will award 8 scholarships for $500 each in the spring semester and 4 scholarships for $250 each in the summer. (Summer applicants need to complete 50 hours of engagement activities to be eligible.) One $1,000 scholarship will be awarded each year to a student who has shown extraordinary commitment to on-campus and community engagement activities.

Scholarship Application will be available April 3, 2017 on AcademicWorks.  Application deadline will be April 21st, 2017.  Service hours, must be completed prior to submitting application.

Monday, October 17, 2016

NEW Central Arizona Project Scholarship

GateWay Community College is offering scholarships from Central Arizona Project for Water Resources Technology Students

Qualifications are:
  • Must be enrolled in the Fall 2016 semester at GateWay Community College in the Water Resources Technology program.
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Must be a Citizen.

Applications must be submitted online.  

Scholarship opens October 17, 2016
Scholarship closes November 15, 2016

NEW Fall 2016 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.

Scholarship Opens Monday October 17, 2016
Scholarship Ends Tuesday November 15, 2016.

NEW Fall 2016 Student Success Scholarship

GateWay Community College is pleased to announce the Fall 2016 Student Success Scholarship for continuing GateWay students. Please note, this scholarship is a competitive scholarship, recipients will be chosen by a 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. 

The applicant must: 
 Be a “continuing” student at GateWay enrolled and currently attending, student must have been enrolled in the Spring 2016 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  
completion of your degree. 
 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.

Application opens Monday October 17, 2016
Application closes Tuesday November 15, 2016

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Arizona Milk Producers Scholarship

Arizona Milk Producers Milk Mustache Scholarship

Is Your ‘Stache Worth the Cash?
Dairy plays such an important role in fueling active minds and bodies. Now, dairy can also help you earn a college scholarship. Simply take a picture of your best milk mustache for the chance to win. Make sure a dairy product (milk, cheese, yogurt) is visible along with your mustache.

1st Place: $12,000  2nd Place: $10,000  3rd Place: $8,000

To Enter:
Beginning Aug. 15, 2016, visit or upload your photo to Instagram, tag @azmilkproducers and use the hashtag #ampscholarshipcontest and tell us what prize you want using #fuel, #fun or #food

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.

Friday, October 26, 2012

Fall 2012 Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation Scholarships

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.

Thursday, October 11, 2012

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

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

Deadline Friday, November 30, 2012

Friday, September 14, 2012

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

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 .

Scholarship application deadline is December 31, 2012.