Scholarships

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Every year, GVEA awards eight scholarships for the academic year. Seven are awarded in April at our Annual Meeting, and the eighth is awarded in August. To be eligible for a GVEA scholarship, the applicant or member of the applicant's immediate family must be a member of Golden Valley Electric Association.

GVEA has one more scholarship available for 2014 - the Career & Technical Education Scholarship.  Check out the scholarship description below.

Deadline to Apply: Postmarked by July 31, 2014

Career & Technical Education Scholarship ($2,500)

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 Associates 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). **Download Application here .

**The application and reference forms can be completed online, but must be printed and submitted together with other required paperwork as a complete, hard-copy package.  Direct questions/inquiries to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 451-5602.

 

Academic Degree Scholarship ($15,000)

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 in GVEA's service area that is accredited by the State of Alaska Department of Education. 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.  **Application Available: November 2014

Academic Scholarship ($2,500)

This is nonrenewable scholarship awarded to three students per year. Applicant must be a graduating senior from a high school, correspondence study, or distance education program in GVEA's service area that is accredited by the State of Alaska Department of Education. Minimum GPA of 3.0 required.  Applicant must be pursuing a four-year bachelor's degree at an accredited school.  **Application Available: November 2014

Continuing Education Scholarship ($2,000)

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 GPA of 2.5.  **Application Available: November 2014

 

2014 Academic and Continuing Education Scholarship Winners

  • $2,000 Continuing Education Scholarships: Stacey Krepel, UAF; Sydney Stone, Baldwin Wallace University; Justin Therriault, University of North Dakota
  • $2,500 Academic Scholarships: Kengo Nagaoka, West Valley H.S.; Kelly Eagan, West Valley H.S.; Patty Eagan, West Valley H.S.
  • $15,000 Academic Scholarship: North Pole H.S. senior Taylor Armstrong

2013 Career & Technical Education Scholarship Winner

  • Stefanie Davis who is attending Weber State University in Utah, working towards her Radiologic Sciences Degree