Campus Scholarships

College of Nursing and Health Care Professions

College of Nursing and Health Care Professions

Servant Scholars Program

The GrServant Scholarand Canyon Servant Scholar (GCSS) leadership program offers high achieving students a unique opportunity to nurture a heart for God and develop leadership skills by working with some of the Nation's top ministries, while pursuing a Grand Canyon University undergraduate degree. The ministry experience, leadership skill and real-world education gained in this program will be critical elements in the GCSS student's path to discovering God's purpose for life.

Application Process

Applicants must submit a completed application, including transcripts, video and pastoral reference. GCU personnel will evaluate completed applications. Select applicants may be offered an interview with GCU personnel. Select interviewees may be offered a position in the GCSS leadership program.

  • Accepted to Grand Canyon University 
  • Submit GCSS application                                                        Application
  • Submit a copy of unofficial high school transcripts
    • Transcripts must demonstrate admissibility with a 3.25 or greater GPA to qualify (3.0 for college transfer students)
    • Must have a completed high school diploma prior to the start of the fall semester
  • Submit a personal video
  • Pastoral reference (pastor email address required)

Requirements

As a Grand Canyon Servant Scholar, participants will be expected to participate in GCU-based ministry leadership training as conducted by the University Spiritual Life Department. The Spiritual Life Department will conduct one common leadership training meeting per month for the team. Scholars will also be obligated to complete 8 hours of service per week. With help and support from the Servant Scholar Coordinator, scholars select a ministry with which to
partner. Each ministry partner will validate that hours have been served directly to the Spiritual Life Department each month. In addition, all Grand Canyon Servant Scholars must live on the GCU campus in order to further build a vibrant, Christian community environment on campus. Other Scholar Program Requirements - To maintain good standing in the program, all scholars must meet the following obligations:

  1. Attend a minimum of 12 chapel services per semester
  2. Attend one GCSS training event per month
  3. Attend one Ministry Partner related leadership training event per month
  4. Serve an average of 8 hours per week in ministry: 4 on-campus; 4 with Ministry Partner
  5. Provide periodic grade check reports to the Servant Scholar Coordinator
  6. Participate in at least 1 GCSS mission trip
  7. Maintain a 3.0 GPA at GCU

Scholarship Specifics

  • Award amount is $10,000 per year
  • The GCSS may be combined with academic scholarships up to the following limits:
    • President's Scholars and Chancellor's Scholars on campus housing - up to $16,500
    • All other scholars on campus housing - up to $14,000
  • The GCSS scholarship is renewable. Renewing student must:
    • Remain in academically good standing, 3.0 or higher GPA
    • Fulfill all other scholarship requirements
    • Scholarship recipients will be determined by Grand Canyon University.

2012-2013 Campus Freshman Scholarships*

All applicants must:

  • Have completed and submitted GCU Campus Admissions Application
  • Once enrolled, maintain continuous and full-time enrollment at GCU
  • Submit transcripts showing six semesters or more with cumulative GPA
  • Submit SAT (math and verbal scores only) and/or ACT scores
  • Submit final transcripts by 08.03.2012 for 2012 Fall Semester (12.01.2012 for 2013 Spring semester) which includes a graduation date for final awards
  • Maintain the specified GPA, indicated under each scholarship listed below, as well as continuous and full-time enrollment at GCU to be eligible for scholarship renewal 

All scholarships are awarded by semester - half the amount for Fall, half for Spring.
Final awards will be adjusted up or down based on final un-weighted GPA, so it is important to continue to put forth your best effort!

Freshman Academic Scholarships*

President's Scholarship ($10,000 per year)
Minimum incoming GPA of 3.8 (un-weighted) or SAT 1350 (math and verbal scores only) / ACT 31
Maintain minimum 3.5 GPA as well as continuous and full-time enrollment at GCU

Provost's Scholarship ($8,000 per year)
Minimum incoming GPA of 3.6 (un-weighted) or SAT 1225 (math and verbal scores only) / ACT 27
Maintain minimum 3.3 GPA as well as continuous and full-time enrollment at GCU

Dean's Scholarship ($6,000 per year)
Minimum incoming GPA of 3.4 (un-weighted) or SAT 1100 (math and verbal scores only) / ACT 24
Maintain minimum 3.2 GPA as well as continuous and full-time enrollment at GCU

Faculty Scholarship ($4,000 per year)
Minimum incoming GPA of 3.0 (un-weighted) or SAT 1000 math and verbal scores only) / ACT 21
Maintain minimum 3.0 GPA as well as continuous and full-time enrollment at GCU

Freshman College Major Scholarships*

To qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
Minimum incoming GPA of 2.75 (un-weighted) or SAT: 920 / ACT: 19
Transfers (6-23 credits): minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75
Maintain a minimum institutional GPA of 2.5 as well as continuous and full-time enrollment at GCU
Must follow recommended program of study

 

2012-2013 Campus Transfer  Scholarships*

All applicants must:

  • Have completed and submitted a GCU Campus Admissions Application
  • Once enrolled, maintain continuous and full-time enrollment at GCU
  •  Submit transcripts showing cumulative GPA for 24 or more college credits
  • Submit official transcripts for all previously completed coursework by 8.03.2012 for 2012 fall semester (12/1/2012 for 2013 spring semester)
  •  Maintain the specified GPA, indicated under each scholarship listed below, as well as continuous and full-time enrollment at GCU to be eligible for scholarship renewal

All scholarships are awarded by semester-half the amount for fall, half for spring.
Final awards will be adjusted up or down based on final GPA, so it is important to continue to put forth your best effort!

Transfer Academic Scholarships*

President's Scholarship ($7,000 per year)
Minimum incoming GPA of 3.5 (cumulative)
Maintain mimimum3.3 GPA as well as continuous and full-time enrollment at GCU

Provost's Scholarship ($5,000 per year)
Minimum incoming GPA of 3.25 (cumulative)
Maintain minimum 3.25 GPA as well as continuous and full-time enrollment at GCU

Dean's Scholarship ($3,000 per year)
Minimum incoming GPA of 3.0 (cumulative)
Maintain minimum 3.0 GPA as well as continuous and full-time enrollment at GCU

Transfer College Major Scholarships*

To qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
Transfers (24 or more credits): minimum cumulative GPA of 2.25
Maintain a minimum institutional GPA of 2.5 as well as continuous and full-time enrollment at GCU
Must follow recommended program of study

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*GCU scholarships are allowed to be combined up to the following limits:
President's Scholars in campus housing - up to $16,500
All other scholars in campus housing - up to $14,000
All other scholars living off campus - up to $11,500

*Scholarships may be awarded based on unofficial or incomplete transcripts.  At the time in which final, official transcripts are received, GCU reserves the right to rescind or modify the scholarship if it is determined their eligibility was not achieved.

*This scholarship offer is valid through September 9, 2012 for 2012 Fall semester and January 11, 2013 for 2013 Spring semester.  To be eligible, students must meet scholarship requirements, GCU reserves the right to decline scholarship award for any reason.
*If you drop below the minimum renewal criteria, your scholarship will be forfeited.