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Alumni Scholarships and Awards


The Girard College Alumni Association Scholarship Funds – “GCAASF” or “Funds” – provide the resources for the GCAA to assist Girard College alumni who may benefit from advanced formal education (grad school) for their future profession or to change their professions.

If funds are required in: Your Application must be received by:
June April 1
July April 1
August April 1
September August 1
October August 1
November August 1
December August 1
January November 1
February November 1
March November 1
April November 1
May November 1

Ready to apply? Download the form here.


The GCAA honors alumni in three categories.

The Stephen Girard Award is the highest award granted by the GCAA. Annually presented at Founder's Day ceremonies, the Stephen Girard award recognizes one graduate whose professional accomplishments reflect honor upon Stephen Girard and acclaim Girard College and its alumni.

The Award of Merit is awarded annually to a group of alumni whose achievement in their field of endeavor and loyalty and service to Girard College and its alumni merit esteem and recognition by their fellow alumni.

Induction into the Athletic Hall of Fame recognizes individuals who excelled in one or more sports.

If you are interested in the guidelines for these award, click here.

Click here for the general nomination form.