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Each year, GVEA awards eight (8) scholarships:

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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The application window for the first seven scholarships is now closed. The Scholarship Committee willl meet in April 2019 and will select the scholarship recipients via a "blind-copy" process. Once the scholarship recipients have been notified, their names will be posted below.  

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The application window for the Career & Technical Education Scholarship will open in April 2019. The Scholarship Committee will meet in August and select the scholarship recipient via a "blind-copy" process. Once the scholarship recipient has been notified, their name will be posted below.

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Direct questions/inquiries to: scholarship@gvea.com or call 907-458-5862.

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APPLICATION AND REFERENCE FORMS (for the first 7 of 8 scholarships of 2019):

**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.

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

The following information details the four different categories of scholarships GVEA offers. (See the list of the most-current scholarship recipients below.)

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. 

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.  

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.  

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 towards 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).  

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2018 Recipients ... Congratulations to:

$15,000 Academic Scholarship: 

$2,500 Academic Scholarships: 

$2,000 Continuing Education Scholarships:

 

2018 Recipient ... Congratulations to:

$2,500 Career & Technical Education Scholarship: