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Financial Aid Office
Great Basin College
Phone: 775.327.2095
E-mail: promise@

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Community Service

Nevada Promise requires students to complete community service hours, no later than June 1. Please see the list of ideas for community service organizations. Please note that these are suggestions and there are many more organizations where you can volunteer. If you have questions about what is an eligible organization, please e-mail

GBC Promise Scholarship Community Service Form

Please click on the link below to submit your community service hours. You will receive a confirmation email within a couple of hours of your submission. Please remember that only hours volunteered with a public service organization and/or non-profit organization will be accepted and all hours must be reported no later than June 1, 2022.

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GBC Community Service Form

Attention: If you volunteered at more than one organization, you’ll have to submit a form for each organization.

What Counts as Community Service

Community service is time contributed to a nonprofit or public service organization. The community should be benefitting from the work you do! Community service performed to satisfy the requirements of GBC’s Nevada Promise Scholarship must not include religious proselytizing (recruiting), or service for which the student receives any type of compensation, or which directly benefits a family member.

Community service performed to satisfy the eligibility requirements for participation in the Nevada Promise Scholarship Program must not:

  • Result in compensation, payment or remuneration of any kind for the student.
  • Directly benefit a member of the family of the applicant or student, as applicable.
  • Include paid or unpaid internships.
  • Include donation of money or items as community service.
  • Include participation in fund-raising events, but may include volunteering to assist in the administration of the event. For example, participating as a "walker" in a "cancer walk" to raise money for cancer research does not qualify as community service; but volunteering to assist with registration, set-up or similar activities at the event may qualify as community service.

Community service may be performed with or under the direction of a faith-based organization, but must not include religious proselytizing or persuasion.

Submission Deadlines

Existing Nevada Promise Scholars (current college students)

January 1, 2022: First set of 8 community service hours must be completed and submitted.
June 1, 2022: Second set of 8 community service hours must be completed and submitted.

New Nevada Promise Candidates (current high school seniors)

June 1, 2022: One set of 8 community service hours for new high school seniors must be completed and submitted.

For More Information Contact

Financial Aid Office
Great Basin College
Phone: 775.327.2095

Why Great Basin College

Great Basin College wants to be your choice for higher education. GBC offers associate and baccalaureate level instruction in career and technical education and academic areas. About 4,000 students are enrolled annually online from across the country and on campuses and centers across 86,500 square miles, two time zones, and ten of Nevada’s largest counties. We border Arizona, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and California. We are GBC!

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