So many scholarships!!!!! Please read!

Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program Sponsor: GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program

Amount: Each year the program selects numerous recipients to receive a $10,000 scholarship renewable for up to an additional three years – up to $40,000 total per recipient.

Eligibility: Be current high school senior and have a minimum 3.0 grade point average/4.0 scale or equivalent. Demonstrate at school, the workplace, and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship. Be citizens of the United States and demonstrate financial need. For more information, visit their website at: https://www.reaganfoundation.org/education/scholarship-programs/ge-reagan-foundationscholarship-program/ Deadline: January 5, 2017

Ron Brown Scholarship Sponsor: Ron Brown Scholar Program

Amount: $10,000 annually, renewable up to three additional years

Eligibility: High school seniors who are Black/African Americans planning to enroll as full-time freshman in college are eligible for this award. Applicants should demonstrate academic achievement, exhibit leadership ability, participate in community service activities, demonstrate financial need and be a U.S. citizen or hold a permanent resident visa card. For further information contact: www.ronbrown.org Deadline: January 9, 2017, final postmarked deadline in order to be considered for the Ron Brown Scholar Program only APIASF Scholarship Program

(Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund) Sponsor: APIASF

Amount: $2,500- $15,000 Eligibility: High school seniors enrolling in a U.S. accredited college or university in the Fall of 2017 that are of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity. Applicant must be a citizen, national, or legal permanent resident of the United States. Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale (unweighted) or have a GED. Must apply for FAFSA and submit one letter of recommendation online. For more information visit their website at http://www.apiasf.org/scholarship_apiasf.html Deadline: January 11, 2017

Dell Scholars Program Sponsor: Michael & Susan Dell Foundation

Amount: $20,000 each to complete their higher education over the course of six years

Eligibility: Applicants must be participating in a Michael & Susan Foundation approved college readiness program in grades 11 and 12. Graduating from an accredited high school this academic year, earning a 2.4 GPA, demonstrate financial need, eligible to receive a Pell Grant in the first year of college and planning to enroll fulltime in a bachelor’s degree program at an accredited higher education institution in the fall directly after graduation from high school. For more information visit their website at: www.dellscholars.org/ Deadline: January 15, 2017

CCSD Student Scholarship Opportunities 2016-2017 Instructional Design and Professional Learning Division 01/03/2017 Guidance and Counseling Department Wells Fargo Scholarship Program for People with Disabilities Sponsor: Wells Fargo

Amount: $2,500 renewable scholarships for full-time students and $1,250 renewable scholarships for half-time students

Eligibility: To apply, you must have an identified disability (defined as someone who has, or considers themselves to have, a long-term or recurring issue that impacts one or more major life activities). Applicants must be high school seniors or graduates who are planning to enroll(or who are already enrolled) in full- or half-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college or university in the United States for the 2017-2018 academic year. For more information visit their website at https://scholarsapply.org/pwdscholarship Deadline: January 17, 2017

Ronald McDonald House of Charities Scholarships Sponsor: Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholarship

Amount: High School Seniors may apply for one of four scholarships

Eligibility: Graduating seniors in Clark or Nye counties in Nevada with a minimum 2.7 GPA. For more information visit their website at: http://www.rmhlv.org/scholarship-program Deadline: January 18, 2017

Truman D. Picard Scholarship Sponsor: Intertribal Timber Council

Amount: $2,000 Eligibility: Native American/Alaskan graduating senior high school students pursuing a higher education in Natural Resources. Please submit Letter of Application, resume, three letters of reference on Letterhead and dated within the last six months, evidence of validated enrollment in a federally recognized tribe or Alaska Native Corporation, as established by the U.S. Government. All students must include a transcript. For more information visit their website at: http://www.itcnet.org/about_us/scholarships.html Deadline: January 18, 2017

Healthcare Leaders Scholarship Sponsor: Nurse.org

Amount: $1000 Eligibility: Students who are 17 years of age, have a 3.0 GPA or higher and have been accepted or currently attending a nursing or medical related program at an accredited institution. For more information, visit their website at: http://nurse.org/healthcare-leaders/ Deadline: January 29, 2017

Healthcare Leaders Scholarship Sponsor: Nurse.org

Amount: $1000 Eligibility: Students who are 17 years of age, have a 3.0 GPA or higher and have been accepted or currently attending a nursing or medical related program at an accredited institution. For more information, visit their website at: http://nurse.org/healthcare-leaders/ Deadline: January 29, 2017

CCSD Student Scholarship Opportunities 2016-2017 Instructional Design and Professional Learning Division 01/03/2017 Guidance and Counseling Department Business Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship Sponsor: The Mortgage Reporters

Amount: $1,000 Eligibility: The Business Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship is offered to students entering or currently pursuing an educational program related to business or finance. Students must be at least 17 years of age and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. For more information visit their website at: http://themortgagereports.com/scholarship/ Deadline: January 29, 2017

Union Plus Scholarship Sponsor: Union Plus Education Foundation

Amount: $500 to $4,000, this one-time cash awards are for study beginning fall of 2017. Students may re-apply each year.

Eligibility: Current and retired members of participating unions, their spouses, and their dependent children (as defined by IRS regulations). At least one year of continuous membership by the applicant, applicant’s spouse, or parent must be satisfied by May 31, 2017. The applicant must be accepted to into a U.S. accredited college, community college, or technical or trade school at the time the award is issued. A GPA of 3.0 or higher is recommended. Required essays can account for up to half your total score. Further information can be found at: www.unionplus.org/college-education-financing/scholarships.org Deadline: A complete application must be received on or before 12:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) on Saturday, January 31, 2017. February 2017

Elks Legacy Awards Sponsor: Elks National Foundation Scholarships

Amount: 250 college scholarships worth $4,000 each Eligibility: High School Seniors who are children, or grandchildren of dues-paying Elks members. For more information visit their website at http://www.nsea-elks.org/scholarships.html. Deadline: February 3, 2017

Dreamers Scholarship **NEW** Sponsor: NSEA

Amount: Two (2) Scholarships in the amount of $465 each

Eligibility: Nevada’s K-12 public school seniors with a 2.0 GPA or higher, are undocumented and planning to apply for DACA for the first time can apply for a scholarship to receive a check in the amount of $465 to cover DACA filing fees. Students must be involved in community service and plan to attend a trade school, college, or university. Applications and additional details are available online at www.nsea-nv.org. Deadline: February 8, 2017

Reach for the Stars Scholarship **NEW** Sponsor: NSEA

Amount: Two (2) Scholarships in the amount of $2,000 each

Eligibility: Graduating or graduated Nevada public high school senior enrolling in a Nevada accredited community college, 4-year university, or career technology institution in the fall of 2017. The NSEA supports students pursuing a degree in education and highly encourages these students to apply. However, the NSEA supports all education, so the application is not limited to education students. Applications and additional details are available online at www.nsea-nv.org. Deadline: February 8, 2017

CCSD Student Scholarship Opportunities 2016-2017 Instructional Design and Professional Learning Division 01/03/2017 Guidance and Counseling Department Elks Nursing Scholarship **NEW** Sponsor: Nevada State Elks Association

Amount: One time award of $1,000 to be used toward tuition in a nursing field of study at a Nevada Institution of Higher Education.

Eligibility: Graduate from an accredited Nevada High School, have an aggregate high school G.P.A. of 2.5 or better, attend an institution of higher learning in the State of Nevada, have sufficient financial need, and must be accepted to a Nevada institution of higher education in a nursing program. Contact Roger Lund, NSEA Past Exalted Ruler Association/Nevada North, C/O Reno Elks Lodge #597, 597 Kumle Lane, Reno, NV 89509. roglund2004@yahoo.com, (775) 240-1888. For more information visit their website at http://www.nseaelks.org/scholarships.html. Deadline: Postmarked application by February 10, 2017

The Jackie Robinson Scholarship Sponsor: The Jackie Robinson Foundation

Amount: varies

Eligibility: Minority high school students showing leadership potential and demonstrating financial need. Must plan to attend an accredited 4-year college or university of their choice. Have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or composite ACT score of 21. For more information visit their website at:: www.jackierobinson.org/apply Deadline: February 15, 2017

Rogers Achievers Scholarship Sponsor: The Rogers Foundation

Amount: Eleven (11) scholarships that range from $5,000 to $25,000

Eligibility: Minimum 3.0 GPA, minimum ACT of 23 (composite) or SAT of 1150 (essay is not included), and must be a current high school senior and/or 2017 graduate of the Clark County School District. For more information or to apply, visit the website at:: http://therogers.foundation/ Deadline: February 17, 2017, 11:59 PM

Kentucky Wesleyan Rogers’ Fellows Scholarship Sponsor: The Rogers Foundation

Amount: Fifteen (15) annual full scholarships to attend Kentucky Wesleyan College Eligibility: Minimum 2.8 GPA, minimum ACT of 22 (composite) or SAT of 1020 (essay is not included), co-curricular interests, demonstrated leadership, interest in public service, first generation college student is preferred, and must be a current high school senior and/or 2017 graduate of the Clark County School District. For more information or to apply, visit the website at: http://therogers.foundation/ Deadline: February 17, 2017, 11:59 PM

Las Vegas Asian Chamber Foundation Scholarship **NEW** Sponsor: LVACC

Amount: Fifteen (15) Scholarships in the amount of $2,000 each

Eligibility: Asian Ethnicity (indicate country), graduating high school senior enrolling in a U.S. accredited college or university in the Fall of 2017, transcript and SAT or ACT score, Essay – “How school and community has benefited me”, two (2) letters of recommendation, resume, CCSD Scholarship Application, and attendance at scholarship dinner. For more information visit the LVACC website at http://lvacc.org/scholarship/. Deadline: February 27, 2017