Scholarships

  • CAPPEX SCHOLARSHIPS

    College Search and Reviews, Scholarships, College Admissions- Create your profile and then apply.  No essays, No hassle!

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  • NEVADA WOMEN'S FUND SCHOLARHIP

    • Available to seniors attending an accredited 2-4 year school or certifying program in Northern Nevada
    • Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA
    • Must enroll in 6-8 credits
    • Must apply to FAFSA

    Click HERE to apply

    DUE 2/29/20

  • TMCC FOUNDATION SCHOLARHIPS

    • Must be attending TMCC in the Fall
    • Must maintain a 2.0 GPA
    • Must enroll in a minimum of 6 credits each semester

    Mulitiple awards, one application!  Click HERE to apply

    DUE 3/1/2020

  • NEVADA STATE EDUCATION ASSOCIATION-NSEA-REACH FOR THE STARS SCHOLARSHIP

    • Must be graduating from a Nevada Public High School
    • Must be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary college or training institution

    Click HERE for the application and submission details

    DUE 3/16/20

     

  • Nevada State Education Association-NSEA Reach For The Stars Scholarship for DACA Dreamers

    • Must be graduating from a Nevada Public High School
    • Must enroll in an accredited post-secondary college or training institution
    • Must be currently enrolled in DACA Program

    Click HERE for more information and application

    DUE 3/16/20

  • WESTERN NEVADA CATTLEWOMEN SCHOLARSHIP

    • Open to graduating Seniors with a minimum 3.3 GPA
    • Must be planning to pursue a degree relating to the field of agriculture directly or indirectly

    Click HERE for the application and mail to the address indicated.

    DUE 3/15/20

  • NORTHERN NEVADA COUNCIL FOR THE SOCIAL STUDIES CIVIC ENGAGEMENT SCHOLARSHIP 

    The Northern Nevada council for the Social Studies (NNCSS) will award $500 to an eligible 12th grade student who can demonstrate a direct impact on improving your school or local community by taking informed action.

    DEADLINE:  Must be post marked by Friday, April 10, 2020

    Click on this link for more details and the application:  NNCSS Application

  • HISPANIC SCHOLARSHIP FUND (HSF)

    • Must be of Hispanic heritage
    • Must plan to enroll in 2-4 year accredited school 
    • Must be a US citizen, DACA, permanent resident, or eligible non-citizen
    • Must submit FAFSA forms

    Click HERE to apply

    DEADLINE:  FEBRUARY 15, 2020

  • Reno Central Rotary Scholarship- The Reno Rotary Club offers two 4-year and two 2-year scholarships to graduating seniors from Wooster High School

    • must be a senior graduating from Wooster
    • must have a minimum GPA of 3.2
    • must attend college full time in the Fall and maintain a 3.0 GPA
    • must show need of financial assistance
    • must have a minimum composite score of 1100 for SAT or 21 for ACT

    Click HERE for details and the online application

    DEADLINE:  February 28,2020

  • SONS OF ITALY WESTERN FOUNDATIONSeveral scholarships available; must be wholly or partially of Italian descent and enrolled in an accredited trade school, college, university or community college.

    Click HERE for list of scholarships, applications and more information

    DEADLINE:  March 1, 2020

  • NAHAS Scholarship Endowment

    The Nahas Scholarship Program was established in the spring of 1987 by the late Robert T. Nahas, formerly of Carson City, Nevada.  This scholarship Program is for students that are graduating from northern Nevada high schools and will be attending the University of Nevada, Reno.  The Endowment Selection Committee will select one man and one woman to be awarded $1,500 per year for four years.

    • Must have a record of community service
    • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.5
    • Must have proof of admission to UNR
    • Must have competed in sports
    • Must be a US citizen

    Apply here  DEADLINE:  MARCH 20, 2020 BY 5:00 PM

  • Mattress Advisor's Sleep Scholarships

    Research has highlighted the impact of sleep health on education, therefore Mattress Advisor has introduced scholarships related to sleep science.  Applicants will submit a written piece exploring their personal relationship with sleep health and the impact it has had on their education in an 800-1,000 word essay.  Click on the link below for full details and requirements or stop by the CC to speak with Mrs. Van Dorn.

    Submissions are due by March 20, 2020

    Sleep Scholarship

  • PAT COX MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

    • Must be a graduating senior attending a post-secondary school
    • Must demonstrate financial need
    • Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA

    Click HERE to apply

    DEADLINE:  April 15, 2020

  • COLLEGE BOARD SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

    The College Board partners with scholarship providers connected to the SAT, PSAT/NMSQT and PSAT.  Through these partners, students can access over $300 million in scholarship awards.  Learn more about these scholarship opportunities here:

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  • Lathrop-Capurro Internship

    NDOW     The Lathrop-Capurro Internship is designed for college-bound seniors interested in pursuing and undergraduate degree in wildlife management, biology, ecology or a closely related field.  If selected as an intern, you will get paid to work as a seasonal employee with the Nevada Department of Wildlife and get "on the job training" that provides practical knowledge and experience for college and future careers.  Click on the link below to apply and for full details.

    Applications are due March 13, 2020 at 5:00 pm

    Lathrop-Capurro Internship

  •     SI Soroptimist International of Truckee Meadows

    Soroptimist International of Truckee Meadows awards annual scholarships to graduating high school seniors from our community who will continue their education with post-secondary college or professional training.  Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and demonstrate financial need.  Scholarship awards are approximately $2,000 paid in two installments.  Deadline:  January 30, 2020

    Below is the application including important information:

    SITM Youth Application

     

  • P.E.O. Marguerite Scholarship

    The P.E.O. Sisterhood is an international philanthropic educational organization that promotes educational opportunities for women through grants, loans and scholarships.  This year P.E.O. Nevada Chapter Q is awarding three Marguerite Scholarships of $2,000 each to high school senior women in the Washoe County School District. Applicants must display excellence in leadership and potential for future success.  Must be a graduating senior girl with a minimum unweighted GPA of 3.0.  The application requires two sealed letters of recommendation.  You do not need to be a member of the P.E.O. in order to apply for this scholarship.  All forms must be mailed to the chapter contact listed on the application below.  Deadline:  March 31, 2020

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  • Doyle Foundation

    The Doyle Foundation offers scholarships that enable students to pursue further education and training at universities, trade schools and community colleges.  The Scholarship applications are available on November 1, 2019 through February 1, 2020.  Click here to apply:  Doyle Foundation Scholarship

  • Jiffy Lube       1 Overall $3,500 award and 1 Finalist $1,500 award

    Jiffy Lube Teen Driver Scholarship Program

    Your neighborhood Jiffy Lube owners in the Reno, Sparks, Carson City, Minden and Fallon areas offer unique scholarship opportunities for all teen drivers attending area schools.  The "What Drives You?" scholarship program allows students to express their "inner drive" and personal ambitions with a 500 word essay.  Students can apply directly online with their essay submission and will find complete eligibility requirements at yourturn2apply

    Submission Deadline:  March 16, 2020

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    Reno Elks

     

    There are several scholarships available through our local Reno Elks Lodge #597:

    1.  The Elks National Foundation Legacy Award (ENF) is available to children or grandchildren of an active Elk member.  Up to $4,000 Due:  1/31/20

    2.  The State Elks Nursing Scholarship will assist individuals attending a nursing program at a Nevada institution of higher education.  Up to $1,000  Due:  2/15/20

    3.  The Nevada State Elks Vocational Grant is available to any student that plans to pursue a technical or vocational career path.  Up to $1,000  Due:  2/15/20

    4.  Reno Elks Lodge 597T & David J. Tacchino Scholarship fund will award three $1,500 scholarships - up to $1,500 each.  Due:  3/19/20

    All of these applications are accessed through the following link:

    Reno Elks Scholarships

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    Reno Rodeo Foundation

    The Reno Rodeo Foundation 2020 Scholarship

    Since its inception, the Reno Rodeo Foundation has helped fund hundreds of students in furthering their college education.

    Go to:  Reno Rodeo Scholarship

    Deadline:  February 12, 2020