Special Scholarships

Special Scholarships

Charles C. Rockstrom American Legion Post 9 Scholarship

Available to: Applicant must be a current member of the American Legion Post 9 or are the spouse/descendants of a member of American Legion Post 9; 2.5 GPA
Provided by: American Legion
Amount: Varies
Renewable: Must Apply

David Beasley Memorial Scholarship

Available to: Employees of the Finney County Sherriff Department or their spouse, child, or grandchild; second preference will be given to a niece or nephew of an employee
Provided by: David Beasley Endowed Memorial
Amount: Varies

Otis and Mary Lee Molz Cooperative Scholarship

Available to: current member; or spouse, child or grandchild of a current member of the Garden City Co-op OR be a current employee; or spouse, child or grandchild of a current employee of the Garden City Co-op; 2.75 GPA
Amount: Full Tuition and Full Fees
Apply to: GCCC Scholarship office with a two page essay entitled "My Co-Op"
The applicant's essay is to address the following two questions;

    1. Tell us about yourself and your connection to the Garden City Co-op
    2. One of the cooperative principles is "Concern for the community".  If awarded this scholarship, what are you going to do to emulate our cooperative values and pay it forward in your community?

Casey Gillespie Memorial

Available to: Former Bernadine Sitts Intermediate Center and Garden City High School student with 2.5 GPA
Provided by: Casey Gillespie Endowed Memorial
Amount: Varies
Renewable: Yes, students must submit a new scholarship application every year.

Alta Brown Elementary School/Wayne Stagaard Memorial 

Available to: Former Alta Brown student, attended 3 years, and 3.0 GPA
Provided by: Alta Brown Elementary School/Wayne Stagaard Memorial
Amount: Varies
Renewable: No

Buffalo Jones "BUFFS" Elementary School 

Available to: Former Buffalo Jones student with 3.0 GPA
Provided by: Buffalo Jones "BUFFS" Endowed Scholarship Fund
Amount: Varies
Renewable: Yes, students must submit a new scholarship application every year.

Edith Scheuerman Elementary School 

Available to: Former Edith Scheuerman student with 3.0 GPA
Provided by: Edith Scheuerman Elementary School Endowed Scholarship Fund
Amount: Varies
Renewable: Yes, students must submit a new scholarship application every year.

Garfield Elementary School

Available to: Former Garfield student with 3.0 GPA who attended at least 2 years
Provided by: Garfield Elementary School Endowed Scholarship Fund
Amount: Varies
Renewable: Yes, students must submit a new scholarship application every year.

Georgia Matthews Elementary School/ Bernard Killer Memorial 

Available to: Former Georgia Matthews student with 3.0 GPA who attended at least three years
Provided by: Georgia Matthews School/Bernard Killer Endowed Memorial
Amount: Varies
Renewable: Yes, students must submit a new scholarship application every year.

Jennie Wilson Elementary School

Available to: Former Jennie Wilson student with 3.0 GPA
Provided by: Jennie Wilson Elementary School Endowed Fund
Amount: Varies
Renewable: Yes, Students must submit a new scholarship application every year.

Miss Garden City

Available to: Winner of the Miss Garden City Scholarship Pageant to attend GCCC
Provided by: Phonathon/Auction
Amount: Varies
Renewable: Yes, students must submit a new scholarship application every year.

Victor Ornelas "STAR" Elementary School

Available to: Former Victor Ornelas student with financial need with 3.0 GPA
Provided by: Victor Ornelas Endowed Fund
Amount: Varies
Renewable: Yes, students must submit a new scholarship application every year.

Ardis and Luther Fry Endowed Scholarship (Fry Eye Associates)

Available to: Employees of the Fry Eye Associates and the spouses, children and grandchildren of employees of Fry Eye Associates, full or part time (at least 6 credit hours) with a 2.5 GPA
Provided by: Ardis and Luther Fry Endowed Scholarship Fund
Amount: Varies