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Student Financial Services
Financing Your Academic Goals

An education at Great Basin College is one of the most potentially rewarding investments you may make in your lifetime, and it can be more affordable than you imagine.

GBC has many resources to assist you in funding your studies. The most desirable forms of financial aid for students are scholarships and federal grants, which do not need to be repaid. Another option is a federal student loan, which will need to be repaid with interest. Veterans may be entitled to additional benefits. To get started, click the menu items at left under Applying for Financial Aid.

If you receive financial aid at GBC, you will need to maintain Satisfactory Progress during the course of your studies. Be sure to familiarize yourself with these academic standards.

In addition, GBC's Career Center can assist you in finding a regular job in the community and provides an online list of jobs currently open for GBC students.

Announcements and Events
ALERT 2013-14 New Regulations for New Student Loan Borrowers
Must read and initial on the loan request form that you read the NEW federal regulations on subsidized loans.   [See Website]    [PDF file*

ALERT Federal Student Loan Borrowers--New Procedures for 2013-14
** October 1st- Progress Reports will be required if you are requesting a Federal Student Loan(s) after October 1, 2013.



Effective July 1, 2013, student loans will not be automatically packaged for the 2013-14 academic year on Award letters.

Students who want student loan(s) will need to complete the GBC Federal Student Loan Request Form and submit all the information that is required. Incomplete applications will not be processed. Download the form and read the instructions. Bring/fax/mail all the required information to the GBC Student Financial Services Office.

New Regulations--Must Read...For new student loan borrowers as of July 1, 2013.

Any questions, contact the GBC Financial Aid Office.  [PDF file*

Jan. 31-Apr. 30 Penny Stocks Lab Scholarship
$1000 Scholarship. Apply Online. Deadline April 30, 2014 Link ]

Feb. 18-Apr. 30 Senior Care Innovation Scholarship
Are you interested in the field of gerontology? Students must be pursuing or in the field of gerontology, long term care administration, social work, medicine, nursing, or sociology at an accredited 2-year college or 4-year university. For more information and apply for the scholarship, click on link. Link ]

Feb. 21-July 1 Safe Driver Scholarship
Must complete a safe driver program with one of the designated program providers. Current college student or an upcoming college student in the fall 2014. Must have a valid drivers license. Deadline: July 1, 2014 For more information and apply for the scholarship, click on the link Link ]

Apr. 7-May 2 2014 NV Association of Conservation District
Must be pursuing a degree in agriculture, renewable natural resources or a related field. Incomplete applications will not be considered. For more information, see scholarship appplication. Deadline: May 2, 2014 More Information ]

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