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.

 

APPLICATION AND REFERENCE FORMS

 

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.  

 

**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