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CGCC Scholarship Applications

Numerous CGCC scholarships are available to Chandler-Gilbert Community College students. To apply for an open scholarship, click on the “apply now” button.


June


Omega Delta Phi Alumni Association of Arizona

Open Date:
Close Date: 6/7/2020
Criteria to apply: 

The Omega Delta Phi Alumni Association of Arizona 2020-2021 SEED Legacy Scholarship is open to anyone who plans to attend college or a post-secondary school in the state of Arizona. The purpose of this scholarship is to encourage and support students who are seeking to better themselves, their community, and their future through education. A $750 scholarship will be awarded for the 2020- 2021 academic year.

Eligibility requirements:

  • Enrolled in an undergraduate, undergraduate certificate, or trade program in the fall of 2020 and the spring of 2021 semesters as a Full Time student.
  • GPA of 2.5 or higher from 2019/2020 (or high school GPA of 2.5 or higher if last school attended was high school).
  • Completed 3-5 hours of community service within last calendar year (January 2019 – present).

Apply Now


August


Father Joseph N. Patterson Foundation Scholarship

Open Date:
Close Date: 8/1/2020
Criteria to apply:

Father Joseph N. Patterson Foundation Scholarship was established by Father Joseph N. Patterson to assist deserving young men and women attain their educational goals.

Eligibility requirements:

  • Minimum grade point average of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale
  • Evidence of financial need
  • Demonstration of leadership and community service
  • High school and college (undergraduate) students. (Scholarships not available for grad school or graduate students.)

You’re highly encouraged to submit your application before school is out for the summer.

Apply Now


December


The Rotary Vocational Fund of Arizona, Inc. Grant

Open Date:
Close Date: 12/31/2020
Criteria to apply:

  • Must meet specific financial need eligibility
  • Must file the most current Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and provide a copy of their Student Aid Report (SAR)
  • ​​Seek training in a qualifying vocational area
  • ​​Be a legal resident of the state of Arizona  
  • Attend a school/training institution in Arizona
  • Be sponsored by a Rotary Club in Arizona

Award: One-time grant of up to $2,000

Apply Now


Closed


Tempe St. Luke’s Auxiliary Scholarship

Open Date:
Close Date: CLOSED
Criteria to apply:

The scholarship is available to Maricopa residents who are pursuing a health-related career; intend to enroll or are enrolled in an Arizona-accredited college, university, or technical school; and have a 3.0 GPA.

The student applicant must be enrolled in 6 or more credits, and must follow all scholarship guidelines within this application. All applications must be typed and signed by the applicant, as well as other entities as indicated on the application. Handwritten applications will not be considered.
 
Applications should be mailed to:
Tempe St. Luke’s Hospital
Auxiliary Scholarship Committee c/o Volunteer Services
1500 S. Mill Avenue
Tempe, AZ  85281
 
Applications and guideline materials may be downloaded from the Tempe St. Luke’s Hospital website in the “Community Education” section at tempestlukeshospital.com. Additional information and questions can be directed to the Tempe St. Luke’s Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship Committee at TSLHAUXSC@GMAIL.COM​.


SRP Electric Utility Technology (EUT) Scholarship – Spring 2020

Open Date:
Close Date: CLOSED
Criteria to apply:

Applicants must: 

  • Be accepted into the CGCC Electric Utility Technology Program for spring 2020
  • Be enrolled full time in spring 2020 at CGCC
  • Be a U.S. citizen or a legal resident of the United States, or have lawful immigration status
  • Be an Arizona resident
  • Have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA

AGA Phoenix Chapter Scholarship

Open Date:
Close Date: CLOSED
Criteria to apply:

  • ​Offered by the Phoenix Chapter of the Association of Government Accountants (AGA), this is an opportunity for eligible undergraduate or graduate students. 
  • The scholarship is geared toward students enrolled in Accounting, Finance, or Public Administration curriculum.
  • The recipient is awarded a one-year Special Student Membership in the Phoenix Chapter AGA, which will entitle them to attend chapter meetings and educational events.
  • One scholarship awarded for $1,000, and a possible second-place award for $500​.

Invest in Your Financial Literacy

Open Date:
Close Date: CLOSED
Criteria to apply:

CGCC students will create a free account at www.cashcourse.org using their Maricopa Student Email, and select Chandler-Gilbert Community College as their school. ​From there, students will navigate to:

  • My Assignments (on the left navigation)
  • Select Ryan Cain as the administrator, then click “Submit”

CGCC students will see three course assignments for completion. These three courses must be completed with an 80% or better prior to November 27, 2019:

  • Budgeting Basics
  • Saving and Goal Setting
  • Funding Sources

These courses will not be available after the deadline. CGCC students who complete each course with an 80% or better will be considered for a scholarship worth three credits of in-state tuition for spring 2020.


CGCC General Electric Utility Technology Scholarship 

Open Date:
Close Date: CLOSED
Criteria to apply:

Applicants must be:

  • Accepted into the CGCC EUT Program for 2019–2020
  • Enrolled full time at CGCC in fall 2019 and spring 2020
  • A U.S. citizen, legal resident of the United States, or have lawful immigration status
  • A resident of Arizona

Fall recipients will need to maintain a 2.5 GPA to remain eligible for spring.​


2020 Soroptimist “Live Your Dream Award”

Open Date:
Close Date: CLOSED
Criteria to apply:

Eligibility requirements:

  • Women currently enrolled in a vocational/skills program or undergraduate degree program who do not have a graduate degree
  • Must provide the primary financial support for themselves and their dependents
  • Have not previously been awarded a Women’s Opportunity Award or a Live Your Dream award
  • Select “The San Tans” on the application

CGCC Aviation, Flight Emphasis Scholarship

Open Date:
Close Date: CLOSED
Criteria to apply:

Applicants must: 

  • Be pursuing a career in Aviation, Flight Emphasis Program 
  • Be enrolled full time in fall 2019 and spring 2020
  • Have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA
  • Be a U.S. citizen

CGCC Aircraft Maintenance Technology Scholarship

Open Date:
Close Date: CLOSED
Criteria to apply:

Applicants must: 

  • Be pursuing a career in Aircraft Maintenance Technology and cannot be a Boeing recipient for the 2018–2019 academic year
  • Have completed a minimum of 1 to 12 credits at CGCC
  • Be enrolled full time at CGCC in fall 2019 and spring 2020
  • Have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA at CGCC  
  • Be a U.S. citizen

Arizona Pilots Association Scholarship

Open Date:
Close Date: CLOSED
Criteria to apply:

This scholarship is designed to assist young men and women from Arizona in achieving a vocational or post-secondary school education. APA awards annual scholarships to help fill the unmet financial need of students pursuing aviation-related education opportunities at accredited colleges, universities, and technical institutions.
 
Applicant must provide the following:

  • Completed application
  • Official, current school transcript
  • Cover letter indicating your interest in the scholarship and any other information you would like us to know (maximum one page)
  • Professional recommendation letter(s) from employers, teachers, etc. (optional)

Sun Lakes Rotary Vocational Scholarship

Open Date:
Close Date: CLOSED
Criteria to apply:

​Applicants must: 

  • Be enrolled in at least 12 credits at Chandler-Gilbert Community College
  • Show financial need by completing a 2019–2020 FAFSA
  • Be working toward a vocational skill at the college
  • Be currently employed

Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship Program

Open Date:
Close Date: CLOSED
Criteria to apply:

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship makes it possible for the nation’s top community college students to complete their bachelor’s degrees by transferring to a selective four-year college or university. The Foundation provides up to $40,000 per year to each of approximately 85 deserving students selected annually.

Applicants must:

  • ​Be a current student at an accredited U.S. community college or two-year institution with sophomore status by January 1, 2020, or a recent graduate (since spring 2015)
  • Plan to enroll full time in a baccalaureate program at an accredited college or university in the fall of 2020
  • Have a cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 3.5 or better on a scale of 4.0 (or the equivalent)
  • Demonstrate significant unmet financial need. We will consider applicants with family income up to $95,000 but anticipate that a majority of scholarship recipients will be eligible to receive a Pell grant.
  • Have not previously attended a four-year institution

U.S. citizenship is not required.


All-USA Scholarship

Open Date:
Close Date: CLOSED
Criteria to apply:

Apply now for the All-USA Community College Academic Team scholarships! The All-AZ and All-USA scholarships are open to any eligible student. Some additional scholarships included in the application are restricted to PTK members only. Visit Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society for eligibility and additional details.

The top two students from both Pecos and Williams Campuses are named to the All-CGCC Academic Team and receive:

  • All-CGCC Academic Team scholarship awards of $500, $750, or $1,000 (based on final placement at state)
  • All-Arizona Academic Team resident tuition waivers for up to 60 undergraduate credit hours at ASU, NAU, or U of A beginning in the fall of 2019
  • Nomination for consideration to the prestigious All-USA Academic Team ($5,000 to 20 students nationwide) as well as other nationwide scholarships

The six runners-up from either the Pecos or Williams Campuses are named to the All-CGCC Academic Team and receive All-CGCC Academic Team scholarships of $300.


Positive Paths

Open Date:
Close Date: CLOSED
Criteria to apply:

Applicants must: 

  • Be female
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Be a resident of an East Valley community. For the purposes of this program, the East Valley consists of Tempe, Mesa, Chandler, Gilbert, Queen Creek, Apache Junction, and unincorporated areas within these community boundaries.
  • Be enrolled in, or have been accepted to, a vocational/skills training program or a community college associate’s degree program
  • Show aptitude or the promise for success. Recipients may plan to attend school full time or part time, but, if selected for an award, must demonstrate to the satisfaction of the Positive Paths Scholarship Committee that they have a viable plan for certificate or degree completion. 

Award details

  • Awards will be given for public institutions — specifically East Valley Institute of Technology, Chandler-Gilbert Community College, Mesa Community College, or Rio Salado College. Expanding to additional institutions is currently under consideration by the Positive Paths Executive Board.
  • Awards will be made only to students seeking certificates or degrees. This program does not pertain to those who wish to take special interest courses or coursework not related to certificate or degree completion.
  • Awards may also be given to students who do not yet have a high school diploma and wish to pursue their GED. Note that not having a high school diploma or GED will prohibit an applicant from receiving federal financial aid, but we still ask those applicants to demonstrate financial need via completion of the FAFSA form.

Scholarship Information Sheet​


CGCC Academic Scholarship

Open Date:
Close Date: CLOSED
Criteria to apply:

Applicants must:

  • Have 15 credit hours completed at CGCC at 100-level courses or above
  • Have a minimum cumulative 3.5 GPA at CGCC
  • Enroll in a minimum of 6 credit hours (above 100-level courses) at CGCC for fall 2019 
  • Be a U.S. citizen, a legal resident of the United States, or have lawful immigration status

Award details

  • The CGCC Scholarship Committee selects recipients
  • Award for 12 or more credits: $300 per semester
  • Award for 6–11 credits: $150 per semester

Ladies Auxiliary of B.P.O.E. 2559 Nursing Scholarship

Open Date:
Close Date: CLOSED
Criteria to apply:

Applicants must: 

  • Be accepted to the Nursing Program at Chandler-Gilbert Community College and placed to start nursing classes or continue in nursing classes for fall 2019
  • Have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours at CGCC
  • Have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA at CGCC
  • Be enrolled in 6 credits in fall 2019
  • Attach an unofficial copy of their CGCC transcript

Scholarship applicants may be asked to meet with the scholarship committee.


Arizona Business Aviation Association Scholarship

Open Date:
Close Date: CLOSED
Criteria to apply:

AZBAA is proud to offer business aviation scholarships in both spring and fall. Applicants must be: 

  • 18 or older
  • Legal Arizona residents
  • Pursuing a career in business aviation. 

Scholarship funds are paid directly to the student’s educational institution or training program, and can fund tuition, flight ratings, recurring training, etc. Please complete the online application requirements to be considered for the scholarship. 


Rayma Neeb Women’s Re-Entry Scholarship

Open Date:
Close Date: CLOSED
Criteria to apply:

​This scholarship provides a $2,000 award to a woman who has entered or re-entered college after at least a four-year hiatus to enable herself to be self-sufficient. The course of study must qualify her for a higher position/profession than she currently has.
 
Applicants must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or legal resident of the U.S. and a resident of Arizona
  • Be enrolled (or accepted) in an accredited college, university, or trade school in a degree or diploma program
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Have an enrollment status equal to at least a half-time student
  • Have/maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale. This requirement shall be waived for the first term of re-entry.

St. Luke’s Service League Nursing Scholarship

Open Date:
Close Date: CLOSED
Criteria to apply:

The Phoenix St. Luke’s Service League is offering the 2019–2020 Nursing Scholarship. The scholarship is available only to American citizens and residents living in Maricopa County pursuing an education in nursing. 

In addition to the residency requirements and the 3.0 GPA, other considerations include volunteerism, extra-curricular activities, and a written statement of academic goals. Failure to complete the financial statement will result in disqualification of the applicant.

The applicant must be accepted to an accredited university, community college, or technical/vocational school in Maricopa County, and complete 12 credit hours (or 9 graduate credit hours) of study. 

The scholarship is awarded as a gift, to be used ONLY for school expenses (tuition, books, lab fees; purchased through school facilities). The scholarship is available for one year, provided the student maintains a GPA of 3.0 or above for the fall and spring semester. Documentation of the GPA and continuous enrollment must be validated prior to the issuing of scholarship monies each semester. No monies will be released without proper documentation. 

Previous scholarship recipients may re-apply for this scholarship as long as they meet the requirements. 
 
Applicants must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen and a resident of Maricopa County
  • Be pursuing and completing at least 12 credit hours each semester in nursing
  • Be planning to attend or attending a state-approved nursing program in Maricopa County
  • Have a current GPA of 3.0 or above

 
Those awarded the scholarship will be contacted by phone or letter. Please make sure all contact information is up to date to avoid disqualification.


Nina Mason Pulliam Legacy Scholars Program Scholarship

Open Date:
Close Date: CLOSED
Criteria to apply:

The Nina Scholars program is available to students attending the Maricopa Community Colleges. This program provides a unique opportunity in which students from disadvantaged backgrounds can obtain the resources and financial support needed to successfully complete their college education.

Available to individuals who meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Students who have (a) dependent(s) in their household
  • Students with a physical disability
  • Students who have experienced foster care or have been disconnected from their parents or primary caregiver and are responsible for their own financial support

Applicants must also meet all of the following criteria:

  • Be working toward their first college degree
  • Be a United States citizen and resident of the state of Arizona
  • Demonstrate financial need, as determined by FAFSA
  • Have previously completed no more than 24 college-level credits

​Program Benefits
1. Full tuition and fees up to four years
2. Reimbursement of book costs
3. $3,200 annual living stipend 
4. Assigned campus Academic Mentor
5. Participation in student success workshops
6. Opportunity to transfer from Maricopa Nina to ASU Nina Scholars Program


College Success Arizona Scholarship

Open Date:
Close Date: CLOSED
Criteria to apply:

College Success Arizona Scholarship is committed to making a college education a reality for Arizona’s high-potential students who cannot afford the cost. Scholarship applicants must be an active member in one of our College Access Partners and meet all additional eligibility requirements.
 
Scholarships: 

  • Up to $6,000 per year ($2,000–$3,000 per semester) for 4 years
  • Intended for students planning to obtain a bachelor’s degree within 4 years; beginning your education at a community college for the first 2 years is an option
  • Includes Mentoring and Success Services (see below)

Mentoring and Success Services*: 

  • Quarterly coaching/mentoring from a dedicated Success Advisor
  • Peer networking sessions, trainings, and workshops
  • Links to on-campus resource centers
  • Internship and career support

*Although we have only a limited number of scholarships to award, College Success Arizona is proud to provide Mentoring and Success Services to the majority of our applicants.


Lockheed Martin Scholarship Program

Open Date:
Close Date: CLOSED
Criteria to apply:

In 2019, Lockheed Martin began awarding 200 scholarships of $10,000 per student, renewable each year. The program will continue to add up to 200 new recipients each year, and will be open to individuals studying engineering or computer science who demonstrate financial need and come from underrepresented or underserved communities.

Eligibility requirements:

  • Majoring or planning to major in Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Systems Engineering, Math, Physics, Information Systems/Management Information Systems, or Information Assurance
  • High school senior with a 2.5 or above GPA
  • Current freshman/sophomore undergraduate students with a 2.5 GPA or higher
  • Attending or planning to attend an accredited U.S. four-year college or university
  • U.S. citizen
  • Willing to consider a paid internship with Lockheed Martin following their freshman, sophomore, or junior year of college, other circumstances notwithstanding (note: the internship is not required to receive a scholarship)

 
Selection of Recipients:
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, statement of goals and aspirations, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an outside appraisal. Financial need, as calculated by Scholarship America, must be demonstrated for the student to receive the award. 
 


Chandler Service Club Community Scholarships (The Jewel Lewis Scholarship and The Helen Pernell Scholarship)

Open Date:
Close Date: CLOSED
Criteria to apply:

High school seniors and adults pursuing a college degree, especially those experiencing financial hardship, are given opportunities to pursue their dreams of advanced education through the scholarship program.   
​ 
Each scholarship is awarded for one academic year and is not automatically renewable, but may be re-applied for provided all requirements are met. 
 
Scholarships:
The Jewel Lewis Scholarship is available to graduating high school seniors who are residents of the city of Chandler or who reside within the Chandler Unified School District boundaries. It is awarded to worthy applicants for one academic year.
 
The Helen Pernell Scholarship is available to adults who are high school graduates at minimum, and are residents of Chandler. Applicants may be attending college for the first time, re-entering college after a lapse of time, or returning college students. Each scholarship is awarded to worthy applicants for one academic year.


ASU Public Service Academy

Open Date:
Close Date: CLOSED
Criteria to apply:

Applicants should be:

  • An Incoming transfer student to ASU
  • On track to earn an associate degree or minimum 60 transferable credits
  • Enrolled in ASU in the fall semester
  • Participate in the program for four semesters—no more, no less

Members receive base tuition coverage from the university. Visit our website for more information.


Chandler Chamber Community Foundation Scholarship

Open Date:
Close Date: CLOSED
Criteria to apply:

The mission of the Chandler Chamber Community Foundation is to enhance the business
community and to develop future business leaders through educational events, programs, and
scholarships.
 
​Eligibility requirements:

  • Must live or work in Chandler, Arizona, or be a current student at any high school servicing Chandler, or attending Chandler-Gilbert Community College
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Must be actively enrolled at CGCC for the 2020–2021 academic year with a minimum of 6 credit hours per semester
  • Field of study must be business related
  • Must create a 2- to 4-minute video (see application for details)  

Chandler Chamber Community Foundation will award up to three (3) scholarships valued at $2,000 each to students who enroll at least part time in a business-related course of study at Chandler-Gilbert Community College. 


Alpha Kappa Alpha Scholarship

Open Date:
Close Date: CLOSED
Criteria to apply:

  • Open to African American women
  • Open to graduating high school seniors entering a four-year college or university, or community college students transferring to a four-year college or university 
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Interested in careers in education (for the Dr. Peggy L. Payne Memorial Scholarship only)

Scholarship amounts range from $1,000 to $3,500.


ASU Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

Open Date:
Close Date: CLOSED
Criteria to apply:

  • 3.50 minimum GPA
  • Arizona resident
  • Enrolled full time
  • Incoming undergraduate transfer student
  • Member of Phi Theta Kappa transferring to ASU from a community college
  • Attended community college the semester immediately preceding admission to ASU. There must be no break in enrollment.

Maria L. Hesse Service and Leadership Scholarship

Open Date:
Close Date: CLOSED
Criteria to apply:

​The Maria L. Hesse Service and Leadership Scholarship, endowed by CGCC’s second president, is awarded to students who demonstrate exceptional leadership and service to the college and/or the community. Applicants must have completed at least 6 credit hours at CGCC.


John Herdt Memorial Scholarship (Sun Lakes Lions Club) 

Open Date:
Close Date: CLOSED
Criteria to apply:

​Applicants:

  • Must be enrolled full time for fall 2020 at CGCC
  • Must have completed 29 credits at CGCC
  • Must have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA
  • Must demonstrate financial need by filing a 2020–2021 FAFSA by April 16, 2020
  • Should have a background in volunteering, serving as an officer in a club or organization, and show how they have provided leadership

The CGCC Scholarship Committee selects recipients.


Rudibaugh-Campbell Nursing Scholarship 2020–2021

Open Date:
Close Date: CLOSED
Criteria to apply:

This scholarship is dedicated to Kathryn Campbell, who was a registered nurse who served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Her beliefs included a strong work ethic, living within one’s means, and achieving an education in preparation for life. 
 
Applicants must: 

  • Be majoring in Nursing at CGCC
  • Have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours at CGCC
  • Have a 3.0 cumulative GPA at CGCC
  • Enroll in a minimum of 6 hours for fall 2020
  • Provide unofficial copies of your CGCC transcript

 Award(s) will be for fall 2020, and the award amount may vary.


Chandler Horizon Rotary Scholarship

Open Date:
Close Date: CLOSED
Criteria to apply:

​Applicants must:

  • Be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours at CGCC each term
  • Have financial need
  • Have completed between 1 and 24 credits
  • Have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA at CGCC
  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Be a resident of Chandler, Arizona

Dual Enrollment and ACE students beginning their first term at CGCC in fall 2020, as degree-seeking, are eligible to apply. Preference will be given to re-entry students and single parents.
 


Dougherty Scholarship

Open Date:
Close Date: CLOSED
Criteria to apply:

  • Complete the ACF General Scholarship application (use Search field to locate)
  • Be enrolled at one of these educational institutions: Arizona State University, Grand Canyon University, Northern Arizona University, the University of Arizona, Prescott College, Coconino Community College, Mohave Community College, Thunderbird College, or any of the Maricopa County Community Colleges District campuses
  • Minimum enrollment: 6 hours at community college; 12 hours at four-year university
  • 3.0 GPA
  • U.S. citizen
  • Arizona resident
  • Financial need, as demonstrated by the submission of the Student Aid Report from the FAFSA

Award details
$250–$500 scholarships per semester based on the number of enrolled hours.
 
Renewal
Students seeking renewal must complete the online renewal application and will be approved after a review of GPA and financial need.