GPC Scholarships Available in 2013, Apply Now!

Thinking about sitting for the Grant Professional Certified™ (GPC) Exam?  You could not have chosen a better time.

Thanks to donations from individuals, the Grant Professionals Certification Institute (GPCI), and the Grant Professionals Foundation, scholarship funding is available for individuals interested in taking the new electronic exam.  Any individual interested in the scholarship is welcome to apply starting Tuesday, September 3, 2013.  The deadline to apply is Tuesday, October 1, 2013, 5:00pm, EST.  Scholarship recipients will be announced at the GPA National Conference in November.

All individuals awarded a 2013 GPC Scholarship must submit their eligibility packet to GPCI by March 1, 2014, and if approved to sit for the exam, take it by September 30, 2014.

The exact number of scholarships has not been announced.  The cost for sitting for the GPC Exam is $539 for Grant Professional Association members and $739 for non-members.  If awarded a scholarship, it will be in the form of a credit directly to GPCI for all or a portion of the GPC exam cost.  Each individual is responsible for covering any additional expenses, including transportation costs to the exam site.

Scholarship applicants are responsible for registering for the exam in addition to filling out the scholarship application.  To learn more about this process, visit the Grant Professionals Certification Institute website at

To submit a scholarship application or learn additional information about the scholarship application and requirements, please visit the Grant Professionals Foundation website at