Scholarship Due Dates – Oct 10 Update


 Horatio Alger Nevada Scholarship Program

  • Sponsor:    Association Member Stephen A. Wynn
  • Amount:    6 – up to $5,000.00
  • Eligibility:  CCSD High School seniors. Please submit transcript, support and verification forms, and a copy of your parent/guardians federal tax return. Apply on line at
  • Or mail to: Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs, P.O. Box 4030, Iowa City, IA 52243-4030.
  • Deadline:   October 25, 2013

The Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. International Highs School Essay Contest

  • Sponsor:    Beta Mu Mu Chapter, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.
  • Amount:    3 – up to $3,000.00
  • Eligibility:  CCSD High School seniors that is college-bound. The Essay must be entitled: “What Do You View as the Critical Skills Needed to be Successful in College and Beyond?” Must be original neither previously published nor secured by copyright. The essay must be between 700-750 words; three type-written, double-spaced copies must be submitted. Please submit transcripts, test scores, resume, and letters of recommendation. See counselor for rules and application. The manuscript must be postmarked NOT later than midnight, October 25, 2013 and mailed to Beta Mu Mu Chapter, P.O. Box 36666, Las Vegas, NV 89133-6666, or emailed to
  • Deadline:   October 25, 2013

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Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship

  • Sponsor:    Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program
  • Amount:    $1000.00
  • Eligibility:  Senior must be nominated by the Counselor/School. Have a grade point average of 2.8 or higher, strong commitment to community service and have leadership abilities through activities or work experience. Student must plan to attend an accredited nonprofit college, university, or vocational/technical school in the United States. To determine or request information regarding how to nominate a high school senior, please contact International Scholarship and Tuition Services, Inc. at (855)670-4787, or by e-mail at
  • Deadline:   December 5, 2013

Defensive Driving Scholarship

  •  Sponsor:    Defensive Driving
  • Amount:    $1,500.00
  • Eligibility:  No GPA requirement. Please go to to complete application, making of a video segment and the survey.
  • Deadline:   December 15, 2013

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Tobias Mishel Memorial Scholarship

  • Sponsor:     Jack, Louise and Emma Mishel
  • Amount:    $500.00
  • Eligibility:    CCSD senior, accepted to a two or four-year College, University, or Trade School, preferably in Music. No GPA requirement. Student going through or has overcome a personal challenge or, tragedy. Submit essay on “Personal challenge and goals in life”, resume, CCSD scholarship application, and transcript to
  • Deadline:   March 28, 2014

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Alpha Delta Kappa Education Scholarship

  • Sponsor:     Alpha Chapter – Alpha Delta Kappa
  • Amount:    $500.00
  • Eligibility:  Female CCSD High School seniors from who plan to major in Education. Please submit one-page essay on “Why I want to become a Teacher”, transcripts, test scores, GPA, CCSD Scholarship Application, and letters of recommendations.
  • Mail applications to: Patsy Darnell, 3224 Plaza De Rafael, Las Vegas, NV 89102.
  • Deadline:   April 1, 2014

Las Vegas Southwest Rotary Club Academic Scholarship

  • Sponsor:    The Las Vegas Southwest Rotary Club
  • Amount:    $9,600.00 ($1,200 per semester)
  • Eligibility:  Graduate Senior from an accredited high school in Clark County, Nevada, with a minimum weighted or non-weighted 3.5 GPA. Intends to attend a public college or university in Nevada, i.e., UNLV, UNR, Nevada State College or other public college in Nevada. Renewable for up to 8 semesters of college if maintaining a 3.0 GPA and completes a minimum of 12 semester hours per semester. Must demonstrate a family or student financial need. Please send the completed scholarship packet, including the 750 word essay – “Why Las Vegas Southwest Rotary should award me this scholarship” to:  Las Vegas Southwest Rotary Club Scholarship Committee, P.O. Box 70126 University Station, Las Vegas, NV 89170-0126. For application and more information please see your counselor.
  • Deadline:   Postmarked by April 1, 2014


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