Many students would like to compete their studies and not go into debt. That’s why GCD offers low tuition rates and the following financial options.

In order to be considered for any financial assistance, all GCD students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®).

GCD’s federal school code is: 041737

You can call our offices or send us an email if you have any questions.
office: 910-221-2224
email: info@gcd.edu

Select the option below that best fits your situation:

I HAVE NEVER BEEN TO COLLEGE

The following options are available for GCD students pursuing an undergraduate certificate, associate degree, or bachelor degree:

  • FEDERAL FINANCIAL AID
    You may be eligible to receive the Pell Grant and/or federal student loans. Follow the link to see how to apply in 2 easy steps.
    Questions? Contact Cathy Lucas, our Vice-President of Administration: clucas@gcd.edu
  • VA EDUCATION BENEFITS
    For those who served and their dependents, GCD is pleased to assist you in accessing the benefits you earned. Follow the link to see details.
    Questions? Contact Andre Spell, our Director of Veteran Services: aspell@gcd.edu
  • GCD SCHOLARSHIPS
    • DAWN GALLOWAY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
      Students who have completed 12 credit hours at GCD with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher can apply for this scholarship. If approved, up to $1,000 is awarded to the student’s account for current tuition and fees. Follow the link for full details and to apply.
    • LIFELONG LEARNER SCHOLARSHIP
      Students awarded this scholarship receive a 30% tuition deduction. It is not available to students who use federal financial aid or VA education benefits. Follow the link for more info and to apply.
    • mPact CHURCHES PASTORS’ SCHOLARSHIP
      All full-time, ordained pastors within mPact Churches may be eligible to receive a 50% discount on all undergraduate tuition. This scholarship is not available to students who use federal financial aid or VA education benefits. Follow the link for more information and to apply.

I HAVE ATTENDED COLLEGE, BUT I‘VE NOT COMPLETED A BACHELOR’S DEGREE YET

The following options are available for GCD students pursuing an undergraduate certificate, associate degree, or bachelor degree:

  • FEDERAL FINANCIAL AID
    You may be eligible to receive the Pell Grant and/or federal student loans. Follow the link to see how to apply in 2 easy steps.
    Questions? Contact Cathy Lucas, our Vice-President of Administration: clucas@gcd.edu
  • VA EDUCATION BENEFITS
    For those who served and their dependents, GCD is pleased to assist you in accessing the benefits you earned. Follow the link to see details.
    Questions? Contact Andre Spell, our Director of Veteran Services: aspell@gcd.edu
  • GCD SCHOLARSHIPS
    • DAWN GALLOWAY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
      Students who have completed 12 credit hours at GCD with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher can apply for this scholarship. If approved, up to $1,000 is awarded to the student’s account for current tuition and fees. Follow the link for full details and to apply.
    • LIFELONG LEARNER SCHOLARSHIP
      Students awarded this scholarship receive a 30% tuition deduction. It is not available to students who use federal financial aid or VA education benefits. Follow the link for more info and to apply.
    • mPact CHURCHES PASTORS’ SCHOLARSHIP
      All full-time, ordained pastors within mPact Churches may be eligible to receive a 50% discount on all undergraduate tuition. This scholarship is not available to students who use federal financial aid or VA education benefits. Follow the link for more information and to apply.

I HAVE COMPLETED A BACHELOR’S DEGREE, BUT I AM INTERESTED IN UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES

The following options are available for GCD students pursuing an undergraduate certificate, associate degree, or bachelor degree:

  • FEDERAL FINANCIAL AID
    You may be eligible to receive federal student loans. Follow the link to see how to apply in 2 easy steps.
    Questions? Contact Cathy Lucas, our Vice-President of Administration: clucas@gcd.edu
  • VA EDUCATION BENEFITS
    For those who served and their dependents, GCD is pleased to assist you in accessing the benefits you earned. Follow the link to see details.
    Questions? Contact Andre Spell, our Director of Veteran Services: aspell@gcd.edu
  • GCD SCHOLARSHIPS
    • DAWN GALLOWAY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
      Students who have completed 12 credit hours at GCD with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher can apply for this scholarship. If approved, up to $1,000 is awarded to the student’s account for current tuition and fees. Follow the link for full details and to apply.
    • LIFELONG LEARNER SCHOLARSHIP
      Students awarded this scholarship receive a 30% tuition deduction. It is not available to students who use federal financial aid or VA education benefits. Follow the link for more info and to apply.
    • mPact CHURCHES PASTORS’ SCHOLARSHIP
      All full-time, ordained pastors within mPact Churches may be eligible to receive a 50% discount on all undergraduate tuition. This scholarship is not available to students who use federal financial aid or VA education benefits. Follow the link for more information and to apply.

I HAVE COMPLETED A BACHELOR’S DEGREE AND WANT TO PURSUE GRADUATE STUDIES

The following options are available for GCD students pursuing a graduate degree:

  • VA EDUCATION BENEFITS
    For those who served and their dependents, GCD is pleased to assist you in accessing the benefits you earned. Follow the link to see details.
    Questions? Contact Andre Spell, our Director of Veteran Services: aspell@gcd.edu
  • GCD SCHOLARSHIPS
    • DAWN GALLOWAY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
      Students who have completed 12 credit hours at GCD with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher can apply for this scholarship. If approved, up to $1,000 is awarded to the student’s account for current tuition and fees. Follow the link for full details and to apply.
    • mPact CHURCHES PASTORS’ SCHOLARSHIP
      All full-time, ordained pastors within mPact churches may be eligible to receive a discount on tuition. This scholarship is not available to students who use federal financial aid or VA education benefits. Follow the link for more information and to apply.