Scholarships and Grants

At Grand Canyon University (GCU), we offer generous scholarship opportunities to help make funding a private, Christian education affordable. GCU offers a variety of scholarship and grant offerings to choose from for those wishing to pursue their education as a traditional, undergraduate campus student. Register today to lock in your campus scholarship offer and see how affordable earning your degree at GCU can be.

Traditional, Undergraduate On-Campus Student Scholarships

Campus scholarships are available for traditional, undergraduate students who take courses on our main campus. To learn more about your eligibility for these scholarships, speak with your university admissions counselor.

GCU also posts outside scholarship opportunities to help you supplement your education. These scholarships may be combined with GCU scholarships to cover tuition and other expenses.

Online Scholarships

A variety of online scholarships are available for students earning their degree through GCU’s online or evening courses. Additionally, GCU has developed relationships with hundreds of employers and organizations across the nation, providing scholarships to eligible participants interested in pursuing a degree, certificate or taking a single course. Request more information and find out if you are eligible for an online scholarship.

If you are a new student enrolling in an undergraduate degree at GCU, you may be eligible to receive a 25% tuition scholarship.* Request more information about this opportunity.

GCU is offering a 15% tuition scholarship for all new master’s degree students.** Request more information about this opportunity.

If you are enrolling as a new online doctoral student, you may have scholarship opportunities available to you. GCU is offering a 10% off tuition scholarship to help defray the cost of your studies. Request more information about this opportunity.

GCU can help you reach your goal of becoming a BSN-prepared nurse. Attend class 100% online (clinical, practicum, immersion hours completed locally) and earn a scholarship of 30% off tuition. Request more information about this opportunity. 

If you are a new student and looking to earn your education or secondary education master’s degree, you may be eligible for 18% off your tuition per course for your program.§ Request more information about this opportunity.

As a new DNP student, you may be eligible for a 15% tuition scholarship.Δ Request more information about this opportunity.

Scholarship Disclosures

Discover your scholarship eligibility as you plan for the future. Find answers to your scholarship questions and hear more about the details behind different scholarship opportunities.


Grants

ROTC Scholarships

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If you are an eligible on-campus GCU student, you also have the opportunity to apply for an accessible and generous Army ROTC scholarship. These scholarships consist of:

  • Two-, three- and four-year scholarship options based on the time remaining to complete your degree
  • Full-tuition scholarships
  • The option for room and board in place of tuition, if you should qualify
  • Additional allowances for books and fees
  • Monthly living allowances for each school year, worth up to $500

Scholarships are also available if you are interested in the Army Reserves or National Guard. 

Get more information about ROTC benefits and commitment to see if this opportunity is right for you.

Information obtained from GoArmy.com. More information about scholarships can be found at goarmy.com/rotc/scholarships.html

*MOU 6663: The New Undergraduate Student Scholarship is only valid for those applicants who submit a complete application and start class in February 2021. This scholarship cannot be used in conjunction with any other GCU scholarships or awards and only applies to online and evening programs.

**MOU 6665: The New Graduate Student Scholarship is only valid for those applicants who submit a complete application and start class in February 2021. This scholarship cannot be used in conjunction with any other GCU scholarships or awards and only applies to online and evening programs. Please speak to a university counselor for complete details.

†MOU 6757: The New Doctoral Student Scholarship is only valid for those applicants who submit a complete application and begin a Doctoral program in January 2021. This scholarship cannot be used in conjunction with any other GCU scholarship or awards. Please speak to a university counselor for complete details. This offer only applies to online and evening programs.

‡MOU 6658: This scholarship is only valid for those applicants who submit a complete application for a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program beginning in February 2021. If you enroll in the RN to BSN degree program through any of the College of Nursing’s online or evening campus offerings, Grand Canyon University will offer you 30% off the tuition per course for your program. This offer cannot be combined with any other scholarships.

§ MOU 6654 & 6656: This scholarship is only valid for those applicants who are participating in a GCU College of Education or Secondary Education Emphasis master’s degree program, offered online, and who submit a completed application to start their program during the month of February 2021. This offer only applies to online and evening programs.

ΔMOU 6758: The New Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Student Scholarship is only valid for those applicants who submit a complete application and begin a DNP degree in January 2021. This scholarship cannot be used in conjunction with any other GCU scholarship or awards and only applies to online and evening programs. Please speak to a university counselor for complete details.

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