Scholarships Available Through Gila Community College

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Gila Community College has several scholarships available for students aspiring to begin or continue their education: Departmental Scholarships, Scholar Scholarships, Preferential Scholarships, and Dean's Community Involvement Scholarships.

Scholarships are available based on the following criteria: fall and spring semesters students maintaining full-time enrollment student meeting specific GPA requirements (different for each scholarship) other criteria specific to each scholarship.

The scholarships will cover full tuition and Compass testing.

Some students will also receive $300 toward the cost of books, per semester. The scholarships are good for three additional semesters (total of four) or graduation date, whichever comes first, meeting specific criteria, as set forth for each scholarship.

Contact the college for a complete description of each scholarship.

Don't wait ... prepare for a career today at Gila Community College. For more information, contact Kevin Milligan at (928) 468-8039.

LQ Harris III is Going to Jail for Jerry's Kids Oct. 16

The Payson Campus of Gila Community College is putting LQ Harris III, IT Technician for the Payson Campus, behind bars for "Jerry's Kids" to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) on Tuesday, Oct. 16 at 2 p.m.

The Greater Arizona Chapter serves people with neuromuscular disease by providing a clinic at Barrows Neurological Institute/St. Joseph's Medical Center, assistance with the purchase and repair of wheelchairs, braces and communication devices, and a special camp for "Jerry's Kids" each summer. MDA also funds research grants to help find treatments and cures for 43 neuromuscular diseases that affect people of all ages.

You can help bail LQ out of jail or even prevent him from going to jail by making a contribution to the "LQ MDA Bail Fund," coordinated by Tom Rothwell in the Wellness Center of Gila Community College, 201 N. Mud Springs Road. You can also check out LQ's status and make a contribution online at https://www.mdaevent.org/ ParticipantInfo.aspx?j=26eee94b-58fb-40fb-819d-698448d6b0d9.

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