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CGCC Scholarship Opportunities for 2014-2015

The scholarships listed in this section require a separate application and some are program specific.  Please follow the instruction in the "To Apply" section by each scholarship description.  Also, note the deadline date for each scholarship as they do vary.  Adobe Acrobat Reader is needed in order to open the applications.  Adobe Acrobat Reader software is free and can be downloaded.

2014-2015 Scholarships
Scholarship Description
Scholarship Application
CGCC Electric Workers Scholarship Application

Must be accepted into the CGCC EUT Program for 2014-15.

Must enroll full time at CGCC.

Must be a US citizen, legal resident of the United States, or have lawful immigration status.

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

Chandler Chamber Community Foundation Scholarship
Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, an Arizona resident, resident of Chandler, and enroll in a minimum of 6 credit hours at CGCC for the 2014-15 academic year.  Applicant must be majoring in a business related program of study.  Students who will graduate from High School in 2014 must have a minimum 3.0 GPA from high school.  The award amount varies and will be based on financial need.  The Chandler Chamber Community Foundation Scholarship Committee selects recipient(s).

To apply:  must complete the Chandler Chamber Community Foundation Scholarship Application by May 11, 2012.
Dougherty Scholarship

Applicant must demonstrate financial need, have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA at CGCC, enroll at least half time at CGCC, be a U.S. citizen, and a resident of Arizona.  Preference will be given to students with the most financial need.  The CGCC Scholarship Committee selects recipients.

To apply:  Must complete all of the following;  2014-15 FAFSA financial aid file, and the Dougherty Scholarship Application  by May 29, 2014.
Fred Speier Memorial Scholarship
Applicant must be majoring in mathematics, math education, or engineering at CGCC and enroll full time at CGCC for Fall'14. To be eligible, students must have already accrued a minimum of twelve credit hours with a 3.25 GPA.  Selection of recipient will be made by the Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation scholarship committee.

To apply: Must complete Scholarship application and return to CGCC Financial Aid Office by 6:00 pm on Thursday, August 7, 2014
High-Tech Transfer Program Scholarship Fall 2014

Applicants must be enrolled full time (12 or more credit hours) at CGCC in a degree program at the associate level in engineering, biological sciences, physical sciences, mathematics, or computer and information sciences.  Must have a 2.85 cumulative GPA and be a U.S. citizen or eligible non citizen.  Applicants must complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).

For more information, visit the website for this program.

To apply:  Must complete the HTTPS Project Scholarship Application which is available on their website.

High Tech Transfer Program Scholarship
Positive Paths

​Applicants must be:


At least 18 years of age

Demonstrate Financial Need

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.

Seeking an Associates Degree

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.

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.





Rudibaugh_Campbell Nursing Scholarship

·          Award(s) will be for 2014-15 school year and the award amount varies.

·          Deadline to submit application is  July 31, 2014.

·          You must attach an unofficial copy of your CGCC transcript.

·          Enroll in a minimum of 6 hours at CGCC for Fall 2014.

·          Applicant must be majoring in Nursing at Chandler-Gilbert Community College.

·          Applicant must have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours at CGCC and have a 3.0 cumulative GPA at CGCC.

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


SRP Electric Utility Technology Scholarship
Applicants must be accepted into the CGCC Electric Utility Technology Program for 2014-15.
Enroll full time at CGCC
Must be a U.S. citizen, a legal resident of the United States, or have lawful immigration status.
Fall recipients will need to maintain a 3.0 GPA to remain eligible for Spring. 
The CGCC Scholarship Committee selects recipients. 

To apply: Must complete the SRP Electric Utility Technology Scholarship Application by September 19, 2014
Starlight Six Scholarship
Applicant must be a woman who is a U.S. citizen and AZ resident.  Applicant must also have financial need and be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours at CGCC for the Fall '14 semester.  Preference will be given to single parents and re-entry students.  Selection of recipients will be made by Starlight Six.

To apply:  Must complete the Starlight Six Scholarship Application by June 10, 2014.
Sun Lakes Rotary Scholarship
Applicant must be pursing a vocational program of study or program not leading to a bachelor degree.  For example: Nursing, Microsoft Systems Engineer, Airway Science Technology, and Aircraft Maintenance Technology.  Application also must have financial need.  The Sun Lakes Rotary Club Scholarship Committee makes selection.

To apply:  Must complete the 2014-15Sun Lakes Rotary Scholarship Application by August 8, 2014.  Qualifying candidates will be scheduled for an interview with the selection committee.