GPC Scholarship Award Winners

2016 GPC Scholarship Recipients

The Grant Professionals Certification Institute (GPCI) is pleased to present the 2016 GPC Scholarship recipients. The Grant Professionals Foundation is proud to partner with GPCI to provide scholarship support for the Grant Professionals Certification Exam. The GPC Scholarship recipients for 2016 are:

  • Erin Leigh Birch, Gallatin, TN
  • Dale Braden, Milwaukie, OR
  • Arthur Davis, Portland, OR
  • Amy Knudsen, Des Moines, IA
  • Anna Kraxner, Kansas City, MO
  • Cydney Peters, Houston, TX
  • Nicole Sibilski, Nashville, TN

Of the seven scholarship awards, 3.5 were made available thanks to funding from the Grants Professional Foundation. Another 3.5 scholarships were funded thanks to donations to GPCI from both individuals and organizations.

The GPC Exam is available through electronic testing at nearly 852 testing centers in over 80 countries. Individuals interested in taking the GPC have the opportunity to sit for the exam at a date and location of their choosing. Current scholarship recipients have until May 30, 2017, to take the exam.

The Board of Directors would like to thank all the applicants who took the initiative to apply for scholarship funding. The 2016 recipients were selected based on their application responses using the published scoring criteria. We encourage anyone interested in the GPC exam to apply during the next scholarship round. Check for updates in the late summer/early fall at www.grantcredential.org.

2015 GPC Scholarship Recipients

  • Lauren Collens of Albany, New York
  • Michael Gresek of Tamarac, Florida
  • Lindsy Halleckson of Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Linda Maddox of Atlanta, Georgia
  • Bethany Turner of Pretonsburg, Kentucky

2014 GPC Scholarship Recipients

  • Meghann Adams of Atlanta, Georgia
  • Julie Boll of Quincy, Illinois
  • Angelica Caterino of Montpelier, Vermont
  • Stacy Ruble of Richmond, Virginia
  • Karen Warr of Portland, Oregon

2013 GPC Scholarship Recipients

  • Magda Hirsch (Nevada) – scholarship made possible thanks to generous individuals and organizations donating funds to GPCI, specifically for the scholarship program
  • Kim Joyce (Arizona) – scholarship made possible thanks to a donation by the Arizona Founding Chapter
  • Jennifer McBride (Florida) – scholarship made possible thanks to generous individuals and organizations donating funds to GPCI, specifically for the scholarship program
  • Debbie Edwards (Arizona) – Grant Professionals Foundation’s GPC Scholarship

2012 GPC Scholarship Recipients

  • Susan Cruze (Kentucky) – scholarship made possible thanks to generous individuals and organizations donating funds to GPCI, specifically for the scholarship program
  • Tyler Winkler (Florida) – scholarship made possible thanks to generous individuals and organizations donating funds to GPCI, specifically for the scholarship program
  • Tracey Diefenbach (Missouri) – scholarship made possible thanks to generous individuals and organizations donating funds to GPCI, specifically for the scholarship program
  • Emily Peterson (Utah) – Grant Professionals Foundation’s GPC Scholarship

2011 GPC Scholarship Recipients

  • Kelly Brown (Florida) – scholarship made possible thanks to generous individuals and organizations donating funds to GPCI, specifically for the scholarship program
  • Leslie Colston (Michigan) – Grant Professionals Foundation’s GPC Scholarship
  • Tammy Mathis (California) – scholarship made possible thanks to generous individuals and organizations donating funds to GPCI, specifically for the scholarship program
  • Melanie Palmer (Arkansas) – GPCI Board GPC Scholarship

2010 GPC Scholarship Recipients

  • Roseann Abdu – Washington, DC
  • Dana Bean – California
  • Clare Gorman – Florida
  • Brenda Grove – Florida
  • Donna Luley – Indiana
  • Betsy Northrup – Kentucky