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GNCU Scholarships

Greater Nevada Credit Union has expanded its annual scholarship program to help even more people Live Greater by pursuing their undergraduate, technical, or trade school education goals. We will award $2,000 scholarships each to 37 qualifying individuals through two different categories.

We have awarded a total of $669,000 in scholarships to 432 recipients since the program began in 2000.

75 Years | Greater Nevada Credit Union

Now Accepting Applications for the 2024-2025 School Year – $75,000 in Scholarships Available in Celebration of GNCU’s 75th Anniversary!

  • Recipients must attend school as full-time students during the 2024-2025 school year.
  • Thirty-two $2,000 scholarships are available to applicants who are a GNCU member or the child, spouse, or parent of a GNCU member and age 24 years or younger at the time of the application deadline.
  • Five $2,000 scholarships are available to applicants who are GNCU members with a valid Share Savings account number and age 25 years or older at the time of the application deadline.
  • An additional $1,000 will be awarded based on a decision by GNCU’s Scholarship Committee.
  • Selection criteria will be based primarily on the financial need of the applicant. Additional criteria will include academic performance, school and community involvement, and written recommendations from school, career, and community leaders.
  • Post high school institutions such as technical schools, educational institutions including universities and community/junior colleges, and accredited trade and vocational schools are eligible, provided the recipient is attending classes that fulfill the credits per semester criteria.
  • Recipients are not limited to only attending schools located in Nevada.
  • Recipients must be seeking an undergraduate degree. Post graduate programs are not eligible, such as masters and doctorate programs.
  • Scholarship funds will be paid in two $1,000 installments (Fall and Spring) directly to the school of the recipient’s choice.
  • Scholarship monies may be used for tuition, course registration, special classes, laboratory fees, room and board, textbooks, and class materials.
  • Recipients will be limited to receiving only one scholarship and will not be eligible for this program in subsequent years.

Completed applications must be mailed, submitted electronically, or hand delivered to a GNCU branch by 5:30 PM PT on March 29, 2024. Mailed applications are exempt from the 5:30 PM time requirement but must be postmarked by that date.

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Ages 24 Years and Younger Scholarships

IMPORTANT: Online applications can’t be saved and must be completed in one session. We highly recommend downloading the PDF version of the application to your computer to see the information you need to gather before starting.

Apply Online Download Scholarship Application (PDF)
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Ages 25 Years and Older Scholarships

IMPORTANT: Online applications can’t be saved and must be completed in one session. We highly recommend downloading the PDF version of the application to your computer to see the information you need to gather before starting.

Apply Online Download Scholarship Application (PDF)