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Gesa’s 70th Annual Membership Meeting is scheduled for April 13, 2023 at 6:00 p.m.

Gesa in the Community —

Gesa Scholarship Awards

Gesa’s commitment to higher education

Since 1987, Gesa has proudly awarded over $630,000 in scholarship funds. Starting with the 2021-2022 school year, Gesa is awarding $100,000 in scholarships annually!

Our scholarship program provides financial assistance to members who are graduating high school students who participate in Gesa’s High School Credit Union Program, entering college freshmen, and current college students continuing their education. Gesa also helps members with active student loan through our Student Loan Repayment scholarship.

Gesa offers scholarships in the following four categories:
  • High School Credit Union Program participants
  • Entering college freshmen
  • Current college students
  • Former college students needing assistance with student loan repayment

We will begin accepting applications for the 2024-2025 scholarships in December of 2023. Applicants must be Gesa members. Additional eligibility details can be found on our official Scholarship Guide.

Questions can be sent to [email protected].

  • High School Credit Union Program participants
  • Entering college freshmen
  • Current college students
  • Former college students needing assistance with student loan repayment

We will begin accepting applications for the 2023-2024 school year. All applicants must be Gesa members and submit their application online by following the link below. Additional eligibility details can be found on our official Scholarship Guide.

Questions can be sent to [email protected].

High School Credit Union Scholarships

Gesa offers a total of $50,000 to high school seniors who have participated in Gesa’s High School Credit Union program. The High School Credit Union scholarships will be awarded to both Gesa’s High School Interns and Student Tellers. 

High School Interns who complete their internship year are guaranteed a minimum $2,000 scholarship, and one intern will receive the $8,000 President’s Award Scholarship, selected by Gesa’s President and CEO. The remaining High School Credit Union scholarship funds will be allocated to Student Tellers. Individual dollars awarded are dependent on the number of applications received. Eligibility requirements and submission details can be found in the Scholarship Guide. 

Learn more about our high school credit union program. 

Starting your freshman year off right

Gesa offers a total of $30,000 to high school seniors who have plans to pursue higher education. Gesa’s Scholarship Committee will select twelve Entering Freshmen scholarship winners and will award ten $2,000 scholarships and two $5,000 President’s Award scholarships. Gesa’s President and CEO will select the two $5,000 scholarship recipients from eligible winners. Eligibility requirements and submission details can be found in the Scholarship Guide.

Currently enrolled? We have scholarships for you, too

Gesa offers a total of $15,000 for members who are looking to continue their higher education. Gesa’s Scholarship Committee will select six Continued Education Scholarship winners: five $2,000 scholarships and one $5,000 President’s Award scholarship. Gesa’s President and CEO will choose the one $5,000 scholarship recipient from eligible winners. Eligibility requirements and submission details can be found in the Scholarship Guide.

Student Loan Repayment Scholarships

Gesa offers a total of $5,000 for members who have active student loans from continuing their higher education. Gesa’s Scholarship Committee will select five $1,000 Student Loan Repayment scholarship winners, and funds will be awarded in the form of a principal loan payment. Eligibility requirements and submission details can be found in the Scholarship Guide.

2022-2023 Scholarship Winners

  • Dylan S., Mount Si High School
  • Kade C., College Place High School
  • Maya R., Kiona-Benton City High School
  • Grace S., Prosser High School
  • Lauren K., Cashmere High School
  • Calumet K., Pasco High School
  • Emma P., Pasco High School
  • Sydney S., Hanford High School
  • Delaney S., Connell High School
  • Araceli M., Warden High School
  • Teegan S., Chelan High School
  • Simon H., Richland High School
  • Olivia B., Richland High School
  • Mia M., Kennewick High School
  • Sydney P., Southridge High School
  • Emely S., Eisenhower High School
  • Kaitlyn S., Hanford High School
  • Anika W., Delta High School
  • Lucien B., Southridge High School
  • Jasmin C., Pasco High School
  • Haylee H., Chiawana High School
  • Zayne S., Chiawana High School
  • Emily R., Hanford High School
  • Elizabeth M., Hanford High School
  • Tyler L., Kamiakin High School
  • Lauren B., Southridge High School
  • Rosa B., Eisenhower High School
  • Ryleigh M., Kennewick High School
  • Eliza K., Brigham Young University
  • Lindsey B., Brigham Young University – Idaho
  • Madison K., Eastern Washington University
  • Ria R., Seattle Central Nursing
  • Cameron M., University of Washington – Seattle
  • Salvador M., Washington State University – Tri-Cities
  • Anna M., Nashville, TN
  • Gordon D., Kennewick, WA
  • Catherine H., Seattle, WA
  • Jo C., Kennewick, WA
  • Dawood D., Renton, WA

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