GCC Scholarships


GCC’s Scholarship Opportunities

GCC offers a variety of scholarships. Opportunities depend on major or degree program, ethnicity, financial need, interests, GPA, among other criteria. Individual GCC Scholarships are posted through Maricopa Community College's Scholarship Manager as they become available, so check the site often as dates vary for each scholarship.


GCC Departmental Scholarship Opportunities

Several academic departments at GCC offer scholarships. Award amounts and criteria vary and scholarships are usually restricted to students majoring in a particular academic discipline. Each academic division is responsible for awarding these scholarships. Please contact the department directly for information about the application process.

Department Details

Adapted PE

Visit the Adapted PE Office (FW) for information and assessment.


Helping Hands for Single Moms Scholarship


Available scholarships

Honors Program & President’s Scholarship

Available scholarships

Performing Arts

Both majors and non-majors are encouraged to apply for scholarships in Music, Theatre, and Dance.

The scholarship amount is based on your current course load, specifically the number of Performing Arts classes being taken, and performance ability.

If you are interested in applying for a scholarship contact the director of your discipline
Theatre Arts & Film, Dance, Band, Choir, Jazz, Percussion, Guitar, or Piano.


Available scholarships, Academic Works, Maricopa Community College's Scholarship Manager


Available scholarships, TRAIN/S-STEM Scholarship Program


Available scholarships


GCC Transfer Scholarships

Transferring to a University? Some scholarship opportunities are available depending on the university you are transferring to when you have completed your studies at GCC. Online applications are accepted through Maricopa Community College's Scholarship Manager.

Also, be sure to contact the Financial Aid or Scholarship Office of the institution you are transferring to, and ask about available scholarships. Here are just a few: Arizona State University, Grand Canyon University, Northern Arizona University and the University of Arizona.

Scholarship Name & Award Amount Scholarship Information

English/Journalism Teaching Scholarship

Award: $650

Scholarship Criteria:

  • GCC Student majoring in English or Journalism
  • Must enroll in and successfully complete a minimum of 9 credit hours per semester
  • Must maintain a minimum 3.5 GPA

GCC Alumni Endowment Transfer Scholarship

Award: $250-$500

Scholarship Criteria:

  • GCC graduate or transfer student
  • 3.25 GPA
  • Completion of 30 credit hours at GCC