Scholarship Opportunities

GVEA awards eight (8) scholarships each year.  The first seven are awarded in April, and the eighth is awarded in August. 

To be eligible for any GVEA scholarship, the applicant (or member of the applicant's immediate family) must be a member of Golden Valley Electric Association and receive electric power from GVEA at his/her principal residence.

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Career & Technical Education Scholarship:  $2,500

Application Period Now Open:  April 1 through July 31, 2015

This is a nonrenewable scholarship awarded to one student per year.

Applicant must be enrolled or accepted as a part-time (at least 6 credit hours per semester or 4 hours per quarter) or full-time student at an accredited school in a program leading toward a recognized license, certificate or an Associate Degree (2 years or less). 

Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 at the most recent education institution attended (high school or post-secondary).

**Note:  The application and reference forms can be completed online.  However, they must be printed and submitted (i.e. hand-delivered or postmarked) together with other required paperwork as a complete, hard-copy package no later than 5pm, Friday, July 31, 2015.

Direct questions/inquiries to:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or call 458-5862.

 

APPLICATION AND REFERENCE FORMS

  

 

Note:  The application period has closed for the following seven scholarships.  The next application period for these seven scholarships won't open again until November. 

  • Academic Degree Scholarship ($15,000) ... 1 Scholarship Awarded

    This is a four-year scholarship and is only awarded to one student each year. Applicant must be a graduating senior from a high school, correspondence study or distance education program within GVEA's service area. Applicant must be pursuing a four-year bachelor's degree at any University of Alaska campus and have a minimum cumulative high school GPA of 3.5. 

  • Academic Scholarship ($2,500) ... 3 Scholarships Awarded

    This is a nonrenewable scholarship awarded to three students per year. Applicant must be a graduating senior from a high school, correspondence study or distance education program within GVEA's service area. Minimum cumulative high school GPA of 3.0 required.  Applicant must be pursuing a four-year bachelor's degree at an accredited school.  

  • Continuing Education Scholarship ($2,000) ... 3 Scholarships Awarded

    This is a nonrenewable scholarship awarded to three students per year. Current year graduating high school seniors are not eligible for this scholarship. Applicant must be enrolled or accepted as a part-time (at least 6 credit hours per semester or 4 hours per quarter) or full-time student at an accredited school in a program leading toward a bachelor's or master's degree. Applicant must have completed 12 or more credits with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.  

 

2015 Winners ... Contratulations to:

$15,000 Academic Scholarship: 

  • Malia Walters, Tri-Vally H.S. 

$2,500 Academic Scholarships: 

  • Allison Hebard, Lathrop H.S.
  • Sally Kuhn, West Valley H.S.
  • Aubrea Stoltz, West Valley H.S.

$2,000 Continuing Education Scholarships: 

  • Daniel Eagan, UAF 
  • Max Hesser-Knoll, UAF 
  • Luke Rogers, UAF

 

2014 Winner

$2,500 Career & Technical Education Scholarship:

  • Amy Neel, UAF