Scholarship Opportunities

Apply November 1, 2014 through March 6, 2015

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GVEA will be awarding eight scholarships for the 2015-2016 academic year. Seven will be awarded in April 2015, and the eighth will be awarded in August 2015.

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.

**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 451-5671.

 

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 within 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 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 that is accredited by the State of Alaska Department of Education. Minimum cumulative high school 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 cumulative GPA of 2.5.  **Application Available: November 2014

 

Apply April 1 through July 31, 2015

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 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). **Application available April 2015.

 

2014 Winners

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