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You’re eligible for a scholarship at Grand Canyon University!

2022 July 25
by HISD Communications

HISD employees are eligible for a scholarship at Grand Canyon University to earn a bachelor, master, or doctoral degree online.

HISD is a participant in Grand Canyon University’s “Participants in Learning, Leading and Serving” program (PLLS), which provides members of our school community the opportunity to earn a bachelor, master, or doctoral degree online and receive a scholarship.

Grants and scholarships amounts for graduates of HISD high schools:

  • 10% scholarship for HISD faculty, staff, and governing board members (when combined with the College of Education scholarship, teachers will receive 25%)
  • 15% scholarship for paraprofessionals and classified staff entering an online bachelor’s program through the College of Education, a Secondary Education Emphasis degree program, or a Bachelor of Science in Applied Management degree program
  • 5% scholarship for spouses of faculty, staff, and governing board members
  • 5% scholarship for students’ parents for degrees related to the field of education 

Dual enrollment opportunities for students:

To learn more, please contact GCU’s local University Development Counselor Carrie May at carrie.may@gcu.edu. You can also call or text 281-245-7657 or inquire online. 

You may also register to attend the GCU webinar on Wednesday, July 27, at 3:30 p.m. where you may ask questions on how to become a teacher, administrator or counselor. Learn about how to advance in your education and career with a bachelor, master or doctoral degree online.  Click Here to REGISTER.

Everyone must contact Carrie May (the local counselor) directly to qualify for the HISD scholarship. Call or text 281-245-7657 or inquire online. 

For current GCU students, the scholarship will apply to all future classes as long as you are continuously enrolled in the program. The 15% scholarship for paraprofessionals and classified staff is available to new students only.

More GCU information:

  • 100% online and in-state tuition no matter where you call home
  • may transfer up to nine graduate credits for teachers with alternative certification through iTeach or Texas Teachers
  • No GRE required for graduate admissions
  • Complimentary transfer evaluations provided (email unofficial transcripts to Carrie.May@gcu.edu

To learn more about GCU, please visit www.gcu.edu/houstonisd.

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