The GCU Board of Directors has instituted the St. Nicholas Virtualthon-A GCU Community Outreach to Benefit Ss. Cyril & Methodius Byzantine Catholic Seminary.

GCU Scholarships

The National Scholarship

The GCU National Scholarship is an excellent opportunity for students who are enrolled and attending college (or other post-secondary education) as a full-time student during the Fall 2020 term. Part-time students may be eligible if the program in which the applicant is enrolled requires thirty (30) credit hours or less for conferment/completion of degree.

Application Requirements & Process

Students will be able to apply online October 1, 2020 - December 31, 2020.

Applications must be completed and submitted in one session by 11:59 pm EST on December 31, 2020 to be eligible.

Once the online application is received and membership requirements are verified, the student will receive an email within 10 business days confirming acceptance of the application and requesting supporting documents be submitted by Friday, January 31, 2021.

Required documents are preferred to be emailed to

If necessary, documents may be mailed or faxed to:

US Mail:
GCU Scholarship Programs
5400 Tuscarawas Road
Beaver, PA 15009

Fax: 724-495-3421

Required Supporting Documents

Volunteer Activity Collage

Applicants are required to submit a collage (minimum size 8.5x11 and maximum size is 11x17) with captions below each photo identyfing activity. Collage should be emailed to please use student's last name and Volunteer Collage in subject.

Letter of Recommendation

Letter of recommendation from parish priest, college chaplain or other clergy. The letter must be on parish letterhead and signed.

College Transcript

Grade transcript for Fall 2020 term. Student must have completed at least one semester of post-secondary education by the January 31, 2021 deadline and provide a transcript showing a 2.75 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale, or its equivalent; transcript may be official or unofficial.

Photo of Student

Photo is preferred as a .jpg file (at least 300-dpi), but can be an original printed photo, not a photocopy.

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