Application

Note: Due to extenuating circumstances, we will be notifying all applicants during the week of April 12 if they were awarded an Alumni Scholarship or not. We apologize for the delay and thank you for your patience.

Thank you for your interest in the 2021–2022 Alumni Association Scholarship. The deadline for 2021–2022 Alumni Scholarship Applications is January 1, 2021. **Late applications will not be accepted.

Eligibility Requirements: 

  • To be eligible for the Alumni Association Scholarship, a student must be a child, grandchild, or sibling of a Gonzaga Alumnus. 
  • Scholarship awards are only applicable to Gonzaga University Undergraduate studies; recipients must be enrolled full-time (at least 12 credits per semester).
  • If a student received an Alumni Association Scholarship the previous year and still meets the required criteria, that Scholarship award will be renewed and the student does not need to resubmit the application.

Please note, once you begin your application, you will need to complete it in it's entirety. Partial applications will not saved in the system.

It works well to write your application separately, and then cut and paste the essay in the online scholarship form.

Awards are based on the following criteria:

  1. Completed online application
  2. Impact Statement (Essay) 
    • At the end of the application, you will be asked to submit an impact statement. In 300 words or less, describe the impact that receiving the Alumni Scholarship would have on you and your future dreams. Your composition, grammar and presentation will be considered by the Alumni Association selection committee. 
  3. Extracurricular activities
  4. Financial Aid (Must have current FAFSA on file to be considered)
  5. Academic Performance

Awards will be announced the week of April 12, 2021, and all applications will be notified, even if they did not receive an offer. 

Scholarship Timeline

November 1, 2020 - Application opens
January 1, 2021, Midnight - All applications must be submitted
January through March 2021- Scholarship Application Review
Mid April 2021 - All applicants will be notified whether or not they received an offer

Questions?

Contact Bob Finn at finn@gonzaga.edu