Greeley Central High School students --empowered to use their voices-- take ownership of their futures, become contributing leaders of society, and develop as resilient, culturally competent citizens. Students are socially, emotionally and academically prepared individuals who choose an appropriate career or college path and experience their best lives in tomorrow's world.
THE GCHS SCHOOL COUNSELING
While providing a safe, nurturing environment, all school counselors collaborate and advocate with students, families and community stakeholders supporting a challenging and equitable education. We empower all students to become leaders and the best versions of themselves socially, emotionally, and academically reflecting Pride, Class, and Dignity in an ever-changing society.
College/University Application Deadlines for Fall 2021
University of Northern Colorado Scholarships: March 1st
Aims Community College Scholarships: March 1st
Colorado State University Scholarships: March 1st, 11 pm
Colorado State University Application: February 1st
CU-Boulder Scholarships: February 15
CU Boulder Application (Common App): January 15
FAFSA (Free application for federal student aid)
THIS APPLICATION GETS YOU ACCESS TO $$$! but, YOU MUST HAVE AN fsa id FOR BOTH YOU AND YOUR PARENT FIRST! vISIT THE FAFSA WEBSITE. Click on "Create Account"; "Get Started"
EARN A SCHOLARSHIP FOR COMPLETING THE FAFSA (and more) IN OCTOBER OR NOVEMBER!! College Board Scholarship
Aims Foundation Scholarship: Now open to ALL students accepted to Aims. Complete application to qualify for multiple scholarships. Due Feb. 28!
UNC Universal Scholarship: Now open to ALL students accepted to UNC. Complete application qualify for multiple scholarships. Due Feb. 1.
Latin American Education Foundation Scholarship opens November 27. Hispanics from Colorado with a 3.0 GPA or higher. Due January 17, 2021.
White Rose Scholarship awarded on basis of academic achievement, community service, and financial need. Colorado residents who demonstrate community involvement and financial need. . Application must be postmarked by January 15, 2021, OR received NO LATER than Jan 31.
Community Foundation Scholarships Greeley area graduates are eligible to apply! Fill out this application for a chance to earn over 40 scholarships! Due February 1, 2021.
The Greeley Stampede Foundation offers three different opportunities for students to receive scholarships for higher education. Weld County high school seniors can apply for the annual Academic Scholarship, Weld County high school juniors and seniors can submit a piece of art for the Young Trailblazers Art Competition, and active college rodeo contestants can apply for a Rodeo Scholarship. Applications must be submitted before 4:00 p.m. February 15, 2021.
Pinnacol Foundation Scholarship: Be a child of a worker who sustained a prmanent disability or was killed in a work-related accident during the course and scope of employment with a Colorado-based employer and was entitled to receive benefits under the Colrado Workers' Compensation Act. 2.0 gpa and higher. Due February 15.
The Dream Scholarship: We offer two scholarships to all immigrants. The National Scholarship is for high school or community college graduates. The Opportunity Scholarship is for students who live in targeted, locked-out states where they cannot get in-state tuition. Your eligibility for both is based upon where you live. Due February 25, 2021.
PB&J Scholarship: For students who have experienced personal challenges that may not have allowed them to perform well academically. Examples may include medical, peer issues, or family issues. (High GPA is not needed to qualify!)
Ben Rohnke Memorial Scholarship $500 one time scholarship. Demonstrate financial need and participation in athletics or performance on stage while at Greeley Central. 2.4 GPA or higher. One letter of recommendation. 500-word essay about goals, plans, and how education will help you achieve your goals. Due February 12, 2021.
David Delgado Memorial Scholarship $500 Annual Scholarship to a GCHS graduating senior who has excelled in business/vocational courses. Students who have participated in DECA and/or Yearbook Production and community service are preferred. 2.4 GPA or better, Two letters of recommendation. Due February 12, 2021.
JC Pride Class and Dignity Scholarship $500 annual scholarship given to GCHS graduating senior who displays academic performance, actively participate in student activities, and displays outstanding leadership. Submit application, resume, 500-word essay on qualities of "Pride, Class and Dignity" and how these qualities have affected you personally and how you will carry them in your future. 3.5 GPA or better. Due February 12, 2021.
Winograd Scholarship Minority student with financial need in the top 50% of the senior class. $1200 per year to be used at a Colorado college, University, or Junior College. Due to Mrs. Endres by 3:00 pm on February 12, 2021.
PFLAG (Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) Scholarship: : PFLAG Greeley will award one $1000 scholarship to a graduating high school student who attends a public, private, homeschool, or charter school in Greeley, Evans, or Windsor, Colorado and identifies as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer. Scholarship Instructions Link and Letter of Reference Instructions Link. Due March 12th
Open both links. The goal of the Zonta International Young Women in Public Affairs (YWPA) Award Program is to encourage young women to participate in public affairs by recognizing the candidate’s commitment to the volunteer sector, evidence of volunteer leadership achievements and a dedication to empowering women worldwide through service and advocacy. Due March 14th.
Sason's Fund Scholarship: SasonsFund distributes scholarships on an annual basis in April/May of each year. For the 2020-2021 school year, two (2) scholarships, each worth up to $2,000, will be awarded: one to a senior from Greeley West High School and one to a senior from Greeley Central High School. Awards will be made on the basis of academic merit, financial need, character, teamwork, and potential that is respected by high school teachers. All scholarship candidates must apply for the scholarship by answering all the questions on the application form. Each scholarship recipient is selected by a group of local teachers and coaches and must have plans to attend a 4-year university in the year following their high school graduation. Due March 15.
Winograd Family Scholarship: The Winograd family has always felt strongly about philanthropy and education and have supported the Greeley community for more than 50 years with grants and scholarships. The Winograd family’s commitment to funding education has been recognized in areas including the University of Northern Colorado, Aims Community College, and Greeley/Evans School District 6 that named one of their schools Harold S. Winograd Elementary School. Due March 15.
Greeley Education Association Lori Maag Teacher Scholarship awarded to seniors who will be attending college in the fall to major in Education. Submit application, transcripts, and 1000 word essay on "Why I Want to Be a Teacher". Due by 5:00 pm on March 26th.
Project Teacher Find Scholarship for students who want to attend the University of Northern Colorado to major in Education. Provide evidence of acceptance to UNC, transcript, and a 1000 word essay on "Why I Want to Be a Teacher". Submit items to Mrs. Villarreal in the Counseling Office.
B. Davis Scholarship: Available to juniors and seniors. No age restriction, but include your name and the school you are attending this year and next. Write an essay of 1000 words on this topic: Describe the three characteristics of leadership you value most. Discuss why you believe these traits are so important and how you feel they are developed in an individual. Submit to email@example.com by May 22.
Big Sun Athletic Scholarship: Send an essay answering: (500 - 1,000 words)
- How did your participation in sports during your high school years influence you?
- Has your participation influenced your career goals? to athleticawards at bigsunathletics.com
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Need to know
Student Illness: When the student has been absent for 2 full days, you may call the counseling office at 348-5018 for a homework request. The request takes 24 hours to gather all of the homework.