The GCI Scholarship Deadline: Thursday, April 11th, 2019 by 5:00pm AKST

The GCI Scholarship is currently accepting applications at this time.

The 2019 GCI Scholarship application period will run from February 7th, 2019 to April 11th, 2019. Applications must be submitted no later than 5:00 pm AKSTD on April 11, 2019.

GCI opened its doors for business in 1979 and has been serving Alaskans with long distance, TV, internet and wireless service ever since. But GCI is more than just Alaska’s technology leader, it is a company founded and operated by Alaskans. Committing to being a good neighbor and supporting our local communities.

Over the past 5 years, GCI has donated more than $10 million in cash, products, scholarships and grants to Alaska organizations. GCI also provides employees with 16 hours of paid leave to volunteer with local organizations. In 2018, more than 660 employees volunteered nearly 8,200 hours.

Over the 20 years, GCI has awarded $6 million in scholarship funds to hundreds of Alaska students attending accredited colleges and vocational/trade schools.

The 2019 GCI Scholarship is a $100,000 investment in Alaska’s next generation of leaders. This year GCI will provide 50 scholarships at the $2,000 level.

Qualifications:

  • Graduated or graduating in May 2019 of an Alaska High School
  • In the top 75% of their graduating class.
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Attending or enrolling in any accredited college or university or trade school

Preferences:

  • Seeking degree or certification with a STEM focus
  • Applicants who express an intention to return to Alaska to start their careers

Criteria:

  • Personal Essay
  • Resume
  • High School transcripts
  • One letter of recommendation