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Institutional Scholarships

(alphabetical by last name)

The amounts listed for the individual scholarships are average awards and based on the availability of funding.

KEITH ANDERSON SCHOLARSHIP

The recipient must be a freshman and a resident of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Student can have part-time or full-time status. $250 (1).

ANGELO’S PIZZA SCHOLARSHIP

The recipient must have graduated from a high school in Gogebic County, MI or Iron County, WI. They are not limited to any specific academic program and it is preferred that the recipients not have a GPA greater than 3.0.

ARC OF GOGEBIC COUNTY SCHOLARSHIP

Open to full-time students of GCC who are majoring in a special education or human services career. The recipient must reside in Gogebic County and maintain a grade point average of 2.5. $400 (1)

ATHLETIC HERITAGE SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Students must be a member of the GCC basketball team and in good academic standing. Recipients may be either female or male and attend GCC on a full-time basis. Awards range from $200-800 per year.

ESKO AND VIRGINIA AUKEE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The recipient must have freshman status and be enrolled in an academic transfer program. The student must be a graduate of a Gogebic County high school and have an academic standing in the lower 50% of their class. The student shall be an average GPA student who has a history of being active in student activities. $500 (1)

BESSEMER A.D. JOHNSTON ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP FUND

The recipient must be a graduate of or have attended A.D. Johnston High School in Bessemer, MI and be a full-time student at GCC. The award is not limited to any specific academic or technical program. The recipient may be a traditional or non-traditional student. $250 (1)

BLACK RIVER HARBOR BOATING CLUB SCHOLARSHIP

The recipient should be enrolled in the Forestry Program and a resident of Gogebic County, Michigan or Iron County, Wisconsin. A 3.0 grade point average is required. $500 (1)

MARGUERITE BIDGOOD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The recipient must be from Gogebic County, Michigan or Iron County, Wisconsin with a minimum 2.0 GPA. $1,000 (1)

VIOLET ANDERSON BLOSHENKO SCHOLARSHIP

Open to second year Nursing students who are residents of Gogebic County. If there are no qualified applicants from Gogebic County preference will be given to residents of Iron County, Wisconsin. $100 (1)

BLOSHENKO FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP

The recipient should be in the Applied Technology Division, with preference given to students in the Building Trades/Construction Program. Preference is also given to veterans. A 3.0 grade point average is required. $500 (1)

MICHAEL BUCHKO MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Open to sophomore students majoring in mental health related field. Selection is based upon prior academic performance, financial need and instructor recommendation. $100 (1)

BUILDING TRADES SCHOLARSHIP

The recipient must be enrolled in the Building Trades Program and be in good academic standing with Gogebic Community College. There are no geographical residency restrictions for this scholarship. $1,000 (5)

CALLIGARO ON-CAMPUS HOUSING SCHOLARSHIP

The recipient must be a full-time student of GCC and must maintain a 3.0 GPA as well as be in good standing with the College. The scholarship will be awarded to students who are living in on-campus housing. Financial need may be considered. $1,000 (2)

NANCY CARUSO SCHOLARSHIP

Open to sophomore students with at least a 3.0 grade point average who demonstrate financial need. $300 (1)

WILLIAM AND BERNICE CHANEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The recipient must be a full-time GCC student from Bessemer, MI. Selection is based upon prior academic performance, civic contributions, and financial need. $500 (1).

ALICE CHAPUT-HUOTARI MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to a resident of Gogebic (MI) or Iron County (WI). The student must have a 3.0 GPA or better and be majoring in an Allied Health Degree Program. The student can have either freshmen or sophomore standing. $100 (1)

ORESTE AND INEZ CHIANTELLO MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Students who have demonstrated financial need will be given priority. The scholarship will be awarded to a freshman student with a 2.0 or better GPA who plans on transferring to a four year university to receive their Baccalaureate degree. $100 (1)

SAM M. COHODAS SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is awarded based on academics, character, leadership and financial need.

CONCERNED HEARTS CLUB SCHOLARSHIP

Open to second year students enrolled in the Associate Degree Nursing Program with a minimum first year GPA of 2.75. Applicant must be a resident of the school district in Ironwood, Bessemer, Wakefield, or Hurley. Awards are based on need and academic performance with special consideration given to students interested in specializing in cardiac patient care. $100 (1)

MARY P. DAHLEN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Open to an incoming freshman majoring in business with orientation toward the banking profession. Must have cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better and be a resident of Gogebic County, Michigan, or Iron County, Wisconsin. $200 (1)

GENE DAHLIN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to full-time students working toward an Associate of Applied Business degree. Preference will be given to Upper Michigan/Northern Wisconsin applicants with a 2.8 or better grade point average. Preference will also be given to students who are participating in the intercollegiate basketball program. $500 (2)

R. ERNEST DEAR MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Open to Gogebic County residents who are pursuing a career in teaching. The student must have achieved sophomore standing and have a GPA of 3.0 or better. $800 (1)

ARMAND DEFELICE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to a sophomore student enrolled in a business related transfer or occupational program. Priority is given to the student with the highest academic standing; financial need is optional. $100 (1)

GARFIELD R. ‘SKIP’ DRAKE, III, MEMORIAL NURSING SCHOLARSHIP

The recipient must be enrolled in the Nursing Program at GCC, CNA students are also eligible. Student must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5. $500 (2)

RUTGER F. ERICKSON & ASTRID LORENSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to a graduate of L.L. Wright High School who has demonstrated strong academic achievement. $500 (2)

COACH FARRELL BASKETBALL SCHOLARSHIP

Open to students who are residents of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan or the Wisconsin reciprocity area. Applicants must have and maintain a 2.5 grade point average and be either a full-time or part-time student. Awarded to students who demonstrate a financial need based on their FAFSA information. $800 (1)

FINCO/FAFFORD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to a sophomore student who is majoring in Criminal Justice. The student must be a resident of Iron (WI) or Gogebic (MI) County. Primary award selection is based on an assessment of academic standing with secondary consideration given to financial need. $500 (2)

CLARENCE FORSLUND MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Open to full-time sophomore students who have a 3.5 GPA. The student must be enrolled in an accounting or business/finance program. The recipient must be a graduate of a Gogebic County, MI or Iron County, WI high school. $200 (1)

GENTILE-PAOLI BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP

The recipient should be a full-time student and enrolled in a business administration degree transfer program. The recipient must also be from Gogebic County, MI or Iron County, WI and should maintain a 2.5-3.0 GPA. $300 (1)

DOLORES A. GEROUX MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FOR ASPIRING WRITERS

The recipient must be a sophomore student majoring in English. Consideration will be given to students that are actively involved in writing activities and/or the student creative writing club. $500(1).

DENISE (COHEN) GERTZ MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Open to high school graduates from Gogebic County or Hurley, Wisconsin, who are returning sophomores with a minimum G.P.A. of 3.25. The order of priority of academic major will be: 1) Pre-Law; 2) Pre-Medicine; 3) Foreign Languages; 4) Associate of Arts-Transfer. $500 (1)

LOUIS A. GHELLER ENDOWED MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Open to freshmen or sophomore students who are majoring in a vocational technical program. Students must have demonstrated high school or college scholastic, vocational, athletic, musical, and/or student leadership. Participation in extracurricular school or community projects will be taken into consideration. The scholarship is based on financial need and the applicant’s lack of financial ability to otherwise attend GCC will be reviewed. $300 (2)

GOGEBIC COMMUNITY COLLEGE FACULTY ASSOCIATION VOCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to a sophomore student who excels academically during his or her first year at GCC. GCC faculty members of the Michigan Education Association award the scholarship. $500 (1)

GOGEBIC COMMUNITY COLLEGE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to students who have demonstrated excellent scholastic achievement, participated in extracurricular activities and defined a clear set of educational goals. The scholarship is not limited to any geographical location or grade level. $500 (1)

GOGEBIC COMMUNITY COLLEGE HONOR SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to students who have achieved a 3.0 GPA or higher. The recipient must have participated in extra-curricular and community activities as well as stated their career and educational goals in a concise and clear manner on the scholarship application. There are no program or geographical residency restrictions on the scholarship. Amounts vary.

GOGEBIC COMMUNITY COLLEGE PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The recipient must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and be involved in various community and extra-curricular activities. Students must express their academic and career goals in a clear and concise manner. Recipients should be full-time students pursuing an occupational or transfer degree program. $1,000 (1)

GOGEBIC COMMUNITY COLLEGE CROSS COUNTRY TEAM SCHOLARSHIP

The recipient must be a member of the Gogebic Community College Cross CountryTeam. The student must be a full-time student and maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA. $750/semester (1).

GOGEBIC RANGE BANK SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to a graduate of Wakefield-Marenisco, Bessemer A.D. Johnston, L.L. Wright or Hurley High School, or a resident of one of these communities. The recipient must have and maintain a 2.5 GPA. The award can be given to a full-time or part-time student in a business related field. $600 (1).

JOHN B. AND MAE M. HAKALA SCHOLARSHIP

Open to students with a 3.0 GPA or better who have demonstrated leadership abilities. The student must be attending full-time and participate in school and community activities. $500 (1)

DR. AND MRS. R.R. HARRINGTON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to a nursing or pre-med student. $1,000 (1)

RUTH M. HEALY ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to the top ranking senior graduating from L.L. Wright High School attending GCC the following year. The amount of the award is based upon the cost of full tuition and fees for first and second semester.

HINCH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The recipient should be a graduate of West Iron County High School, Iron River, Michigan. If a graduate of West Iron County High School is not available, the recipient should be a graduate of Hurley High School in Hurley, Wisconsin or A.D. Johnston High School in Bessemer, Michigan. The recipient is not limited to any specific academic program and must maintain a 3.0 grade point average. $500 (1)

IRONWOOD BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S CLUB SCHOLARSHIPS

Awarded to a returning sophomore attending full-time with a first year GPA of 3.25 or better. The applicant must have graduated from a high school located in Gogebic County or Iron County, WI. Award is based on a combination of academic achievement, financial need and concise outline of career plans. $300 (2)

IRONWOOD KIWANIS CLUB FRESHMAN SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to a graduating senior from L.L. Wright High School who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement, citizenship, and participation in school activities and plans to attend GCC on a full-time basis. $750 (1)

IRONWOOD KIWANIS CLUB SOPHOMORE SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to a returning GCC sophomore who is a resident of Ironwood, Ironwood Township, or Erwin Township. The applicant must be a full-time student with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better. The scholarship is awarded on the basis of high academic achievement, citizenship, and service to the community and college. $750 (1)

IRONWOOD-HURLEY ROTARY CLUB SOPHOMORE SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to a returning GCC sophomore who is a resident of the Ironwood-Hurley area. The applicant must be a full-time student with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better. The scholarship award is based upon financial need, other forms of financial aid available to the student, scholastic achievement and future aims and goals. $500 (1)

IRONWOOD-HURLEY ROTARY CLUB VOCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to a freshman student who is attending GCC full-time. Student must have a high school GPA of 3.0 or better and reside in the Ironwood/Hurley area. A financial aid form must be filed with the GCC Financial Aid Office for a determination of need. The student must be enrolled in a vocational program. $500 (1)

IRONWOOD WOMAN’S CLUB FRESHMAN SCHOLARSHIP

Open to seniors of L.L. Wright High School who will be attending GCC. $150 (1)

IRONWOOD WOMAN’S CLUB SOPHOMORE SCHOLARSHIP

Open to residents of Ironwood, Ironwood Township, and graduates of L.L. Wright High School who have successfully completed their freshman year at GCC and will enroll the following year as a sophomore at GCC. $150 (1)

HELEN JALONEN EDUCATION MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Open to sophomore students who are majoring in elementary education. Students need to demonstrate a strong commitment to children. Priority is given to students who show financial need. $300 (1)

ISAAC AND OLGA JALONEN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Open to students who are majoring in an environmental, art, or elementary education degree transfer program. The recipients are not limited to any geographical location or grade level. $500 (2)

AILEEN HIETANEN JAREK NURSING SCHOLARSHIP

The recipient must be a full-time student enrolled in the nursing program at GCC. The award will be given to students who maintain a 3.0 GPA. There are no geographical restrictions on the scholarship. $100 (1)

WILLIAM “BILL” JOHNSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The recipient must be enrolled in the Building Trades or Construction Technology Program. Recipient must be a resident of Gogebic or Ontonagon County, Michigan or Iron County, Wisconsin. $500 (1)

WILLIAM LEONARD JOHNSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Open to freshman or sophomore students with a 3.0 grade point average. Students must be a graduate of Luther L. Wright High School and major in radio communications, ski area management or music. $200 (1)

RAGNAR AND IRENE JOSEPHSON ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

The student must have graduated from a Gogebic County, MI or Iron County, WI high school with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. The recipients can either be freshmen or sophomores with full-time status. There will be three $300 scholarships awarded annually to one student majoring in nursing, one student majoring in business, and one student majoring in any academic program. $400 (2)

KEWEENAW LAND ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to a qualified student enrolled or accepted for admission in one of the related areas of natural resources. The scholarship is open to a freshman or returning sophomore who graduated from a Gogebic County high school. $200 (1)

KRISTI MAE KIVI MEMORIAL NURSING SCHOLARSHIP

The recipient should be enrolled the 2nd year of the Nursing Program. Involvement in extracurricular activities, community activities or volunteer work preferred. Special consideration will be given to single parents, but all 2nd year nursing students will be eligible. $1,000 (1)

KLASSIC KRUISERS CAR CLUB SCHOLARSHIP

The recipient must be a resident of Gogebic County, Michigan or Iron County, Wisconsin. Preference will be given to a student in the automotive technology field. $500 (1).

JOSEPH F. AND JUDITH A. KRAUSE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Open to students who are attending full-time. The recipient must be a high school graduate of Gogebic or Iron counties and have a GPA of 3.0 or better. The award is given to the student with the greatest financial need. $150 (1)

DORIS M. KRELL BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP

Applicants can be either an incoming freshman or a returning sophomore seeking an Associate Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or Secretarial Science. Students must demonstrate financial need and have a minimum GPA of 3.0. $250 (1)

MARY M. & TONY J. KRIZMANICH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The recipient should be a full-time student with sophomore status who has graduated from a high school in Gogebic County. Students should be in a business program with emphasis on pre-engineering or drafting. Recipients must maintain and have a minimum GPA of 2.5. $100 (1)

ROD STEVE KOVACEVICH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The recipient should be a resident of Gogebic Coun ty, Michigan or Iron County, Wisconin. Preference will be given to a student in the Business Program and they must maintain a 2.5 grade point average. $200 (1)

LADIN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Open to returning sophomores based primarily on need but also on academic merit. Applicant must have been raised and attended high school within a 60 mile radius of Ironwood. $100 (2)

MARGARET RUTH LAFORGE MEMORIAL NURSING SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to a student enrolled in the Licensed Practical Nursing Program. The student must have good academic standing and financial need. $200 (1)

LAURI LAHTI AUTOMOTIVE SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to a sophomore student enrolled in the Automotive Technology Program. The scholarship is open to a student who graduated from a Gogebic County high school. $100 (1)

LEHTINEN-WAINIO SCHOLARSHIP

Open to freshman students who have excelled academically and have demonstrated a strong commitment to community and school activities. Strong leadership skills as well as personal accomplishments will be taken into consideration. $275 (1)

MOSES AND MARY LEVINSTEIN ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to a full-time student with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 or higher. The recipient can be either a freshman or sophomore and is not limited to any geographical location. $500 (1)

EDNA M. LINDBERG MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The student must be enrolled in a degree seeking program with at least a three-quarter-time attendance. The recipient is not limited to any specific geographic location or academic program and can be either a freshman or sophomore student. Awarding will be based on outstanding academic achievement. $200 (1)

AUDREY M. LINDQUIST MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The recipient should be a full-time student with a min.GPA of 3.0. The student must have strong academic qualities, respectful character references and possess leadership qualities. $500 (1)

LORENSON FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP

Applicants may be full-time or part-time students and are not limited to any geographic location or high school attended. Students may have either freshman or sophomore status and can be enrolled in any program of study. Students need to have and maintain a 3.0 grade point average. $1,000 (2)

ALFRED and IRENE LUND MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The student must be a non-traditional student, with a family from Gogebic County and can either be a full-time or part-time student. The applicant must have sophomore status with at least a 2.5 grade point average. $100 (1)

VERNER J. LUND MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to sophomore students majoring in computer-related programs. The students must be graduates of high schools in Gogebic County or Iron County, WI, in good academic standing with financial need. $400 (1)

DAVID AND FLORENCE MCDONALD NURSING SCHOLARSHIP

The recipients must be full-time students enrolled in the Nursing Program with a GPA of at least 2.5. One scholarship will be awarded to a graduate from Luther L. Wright High School and one scholarship will be awarded to a graduate of Hurley K-12 School. $250 (2).

MARGARET ‘PEGGY’ MALOVRH NURSING SCHOLARSHIP

The recipient must be admitted in the GCC Nursing Program and in their second year of the program. The student must also maintain a 3.0 GPA and be a resident of Gogebic County, Michigan or Iron County, WI. $1,000 (1).

MARVIN E. MARKS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The recipient should be a recent high school graduate with a GPA not to exceed 3.0. $500 (1)

MIDWEST SKI AREAS ASSOCIATION/BRENT NELSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The recipient must be a Ski Area Management program student in their 2nd year of the program at GCC. Preference will be given to a student doing an internship at a ski area in the Midwest Region. $500 (1)

SERAFINA A. (“SUDS”) AND MADELEINE M. MORICHETTI MEMORIAL NURSING SCHOLARSHIP

Awards will be given to full-time students in the LPN or Associate Degree Nursing Program. Preference will be given to residents of Iron County, Wisconsin or Gogebic County, Michigan. The recipient must maintain a minimum grade point average of 2.5. $1,000 (1)

DAVID MUSSATI, JR. MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Preference will be given to students in the Applied Technology Program. $1,000 (1).

BRIAN T. NASI MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Applicants must be enrolled in the Building Trades or Construction Technology Program and have freshman status. Students should be enrolled full-time and maintain a 2.5 GPA. $200 (1)

DR. JOHN A. NIEMI SCHOLARSHIP

The recipient must be a resident or originally from Erwin Township, Michigan. $300 (1)

MARIAN NORDBERG NURSE SCHOLARSHIP

The recipient will be a 2nd year student in the Nursing Program . $250 (1)

OJIBWAY CORRECTIONAL FACILITY EMPLOYEE CLUB SCHOLARSHIP

The recipient should be a full-time student majoring in criminal justice or corrections. The scholarship is restricted to students from the following counties: Iron County, WI; Gogebic County, MI; Ontonagon County, MI; or Iron County, MI. The scholarship should be awarded to a freshman student and there are no GPA restrictions. $200 (2)

ARTHUR AND ALMA PAKONEN ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to a descendant of Arthur or Alma Pakonen. Second choice is given to a student of Erwin Township. The student will be a full-time student with the greatest amount of financial need. $500 (1)

FRANCIS E. PAOLI MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The recipient must be a Business Major with a minimum GPA of 3.0. The student can have part-time or full-time status. $250 (1).

JOHN & KATIE PATRICK MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Open to a second year associate degree nursing student with a minimum first year GPA of 2.75. The applicant must be a resident of Ironwood, Bessemer, Wakefield, or Hurley. Priority will be given to the student with greatest financial need who has demonstrated interest in coronary care. $200 (1)

GEORGE FRANCIS PISCA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Open to high school graduates from Gogebic County who have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Students must be enrolled in a program leading to a baccalaureate degree. Selection will be based on GPA, citizenship, and character. $200 (1)

STEVEN R. PLESH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Open to both freshmen and sophomore applicants from the Gogebic Range with demonstrated academic talent. Special consideration will be given to students enrolled in a business-related field of study. Citizenship, leadership, community involvement and financial need may also be considered. $200 (1)

WALTER F. PROSEK SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to freshmen students who have graduated from Hurley High School with a 3.0 or higher GPA. The students must be full- time and are not limited to any specific academic program. $1,000 (2)

JOHN RAJKOVICH ENDOWED FUND

Open to students who are attending full-time and have a GPA of 3.0 or better. The student can either be a freshman or sophomore and must exhibit leadership skills in the community as well as the school. $500 (4)

MARIO AND MARY RE MEMORIAL

Awarded to a graduate of A.D. Johnston High School, Bessemer, Michigan. The student must maintain a 3.0 GPA. One recipient can be enrolled in any program, another must be in a Math/Science program at GCC. $625 (2).

LEONARD AND LORRAINE ROONI MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Applicants can either be enrolled as a full-time or part-time student and have an interest in the Gogebic range area. Students must demonstrate a good work ethic as well as kindness towards others. $200 (1)

JENNIFER T.ROSSI - WIMI/WJMS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to a full-time student from the Wisconsin counties of Ashland, Iron, Bayfield, Price, Vilas, or Oneida; or the Michigan counties of Gogebic or Ontonagon. The recipient must have and maintain a 2.5 or higher GPA. $300 (1)

BARBARA JEAN SAMARDICH MEMORIALSCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to full-time students with either a freshman or sophomore status pursuing a career in social work or in a social science field of study. $1,000 (1)

TERESA ANN SANTINI MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to sophomore nursing students from the Gogebic Range who are returning to college while also raising a family. Both financial need and academic performance will be considered. $750 (3)

EARLE SELL SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to students who have a GPA of 3.0 or better and are residents of Iron County, WI or Gogebic County. The student can either be a freshman or sophomore and should have a major in history, genealogy, archeology, or anthropology. The scholarship will be awarded to a financially deserving student. $100 (1)

EDWARD SENDEK MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to a sophomore student with a major in business or education. $100 (1)

LORETTA J. SERVIA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The recipient must be a graduate of A.D. Johnston High School. The scholarship will be awarded to a freshman who maintained a minimum 3.0 GPA and graduated from high school in the year preceding the scholarship award. $250 (1).

MARY LOUISE AND OSCAR SJOWALL EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP

Students must be enrolled full-time in an education degree transfer program. Awards are given to either freshman or sophomore students and are not limited to any specific geographic location. The recipient must have a 3.0 GPA or higher. $500 (1)

JACOB A. SOLIN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Open to freshmen or sophomore students who have exhibited scholastic achievement. Student must be enrolled in either an academic or vocational degree program . Student financial need is optional. $200 (1)

GUS SWANSON ENDOWED VOCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP

Priority is given to students from the Ironwood (MI) Area School District. If there are no qualified recipients from Ironwood, the next priority are students in Gogebic County. Students must be majoring in the following programs to be eligible: Automotive Technology, Construction Technology, or Welding. $750 (4)

ROBERT A. SWANSON SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Awarded to either a freshman or sophomore student who is majoring in a business-related field. Students must exhibit scholastic achievement. $600 (1)

ZERA F. TABACCHI SCHOLARSHIP

Students who graduate of the Ironwood Area Schools are eligible to apply. Recipients must be a sophomore student and be degree seeking. Students need to have a GPA of 2.5 or greater and exhibit some level of financial need. $350 (1)

RAYMOND R. TALASKA ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Applicants should be full-time students enrolled in a two year business transfer program. The residency of the student is not limited to any geographic area. The student should have sophomore status with a 2.5 or higher grade point average. $1,000 (1)

SHIRLEY TIILIKKA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The recipient must be a resident of Ironwood Township. The student can be enrolled in any academic program, on a part-time or full-time basis. $250 (1).

TRIER’S SCHOLAR-ATHLETE SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Available to a Gogebic County or Hurley resident with an interest in sports who has demonstrated financial need as well as the ability to succeed academically. Preference will be given to former employees of Trier’s Drug Store. $500 (1)

VAARA ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP

The recipient must be a participant in the GCC athletic program and be from either Gogebic County or Ontonagon County, Michigan or Iron County, Wisconsin. $200 (1)

G & J VANDERMADE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to incoming freshmen students who have excelled academically. The student must possess leadership skills as well as participate in community and school activities. $500 (1)

REGINALD T. WILLIAMS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Available to a Gogebic County resident who has successfully completed his/her freshman year at GCC and will return the following year as sophomore. The applicant must be enrolled in an academic program. $200 (1)

WIRTANEN/MINDS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to students who are incoming freshmen and have achieved a 3.0 GPA or better. Students must have participated in extracurricular and community activities. Leadership, character, and communication skills will also be taken into consideration. $300 (1)

LOUIS AND ANN YELICH MEMORIAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

Recipients must be graduates from a high school in Gogebic or Ontonagon Counties in MI, or from Iron or Ashland Counties in WI and graduated from high school with a minimum grade point average of 3.0. Students should have freshman, second semester status and maintain a 3.0 grade point average. Students must be attending GCC full-time. $100 (1)

MARY LOUISE YELICH SCHOLARSHIP

Recipients must be graduates from a high school in Gogebic or Ontonagon Counties in MI, or from Iron or Ashland Counties in WI and graduated from high school with a minimum grade point average of 3.0. Students should have freshman, second semester status and maintain a 3.0 grade point average. Students must be attending GCC full-time. $100 (1)

RAYMOND AND ISABELLE ZIEM ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

Open to freshmen or sophomore students who are attending full-time. Students who are descendants of either Raymond or Isabelle Ziem are given priority. If there is no direct descendent who applies, priority is then given to residents of Ironwood Township. Students with the greatest financial need among eligible applicants are given priority. $500 (1)

JUDGE EUGENE ZINN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The award will be given to a student who needs assistance in paying for their educational costs. The recipient’s financial need will be taken into consideration as well as any financial assistance the student is receiving. $1,000 (1)

Updated: February, 2014


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Gogebic Community College is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer and educator.