Scholarships – March Due Dates

Benson Bertoldo Baker % Carter Scholarship

Sponsor:  Benson Bertoldo Baker $ Carter Law Firm

Amount:  $5,000

Eligibility:  High School Senior, interested in the legal field of study.  Enter this Contest-Scholarship by submitting a 3 page minimum essay on the topic:  “How can a lawyer positively change the world?”  For the official rules and regulations, or to submit an essay, please go to:

Completed Essay has to be uploaded to

Deadline:  March 1, 2014


Nevada Security Association Youth Scholarship

Sponsor:  NSA Youth Scholarship Program

Amount:  Varies

Eligibility:  Graduating Senior who will receive a diploma from an accredited high school, located within the state of where they apply.  Home schooled students and students attending military or boarding schools are also eligible.  Applicants must be accepted for admission to an accredited college or university, matriculating the following year.  Each eligible student must have a father, mother or legal guardian who is a full time active duty employee.  Parent or guardian must be a full time public safety officer (police/fire) who is a member of a law enforcement agency or a full time paid or volunteer member of a fire department located in Clark County, Nevada.  Essay, 500-1000 words – “What it means to ME to have my parent or guardian involved in securing our community.”  For application and more information please visit or call Jeanne at 702-551-4NSA.

Deadline:  March 7, 2014

Sons of Italy Western Foundation Scholarship Programs

Sponsor:  Order Sons of Italy in America

Amount:  Varies $500.00 to  – $5,000 and Italian Language Study Grant

Eligibility:  Scholarships will be awarded to students graduating from public or private high schools in California, Nevada, and Klamath Falls, Oregon.  Applicants must be wholly or partly of Italian ancestry.  For the Italian Language Study Grant, applicants must also have completed a foreign language course in high school.  Selection will be based on scholastic record, activities evidencing leadership, financial need, written personal goals statement, Essay of Italian Origin, and letters of recommendation.  Applications for the Italian language Study Grant must be submitted separately, including being placed in a separate envelope, from any application for a college scholarship.  Application and more information please visit

Deadline:  March 1, 2014

The Augustus Society Scholarship

Sponsor:  The Augustus Society

Amount:  $1,000

Eligibility:  High School senior.  Must be of Italian descent, a legal resident of Clark County, Nevada; maintain full time student status to be eligible for this scholarship.  Please submit a brief essay on the reason you are applying for this scholarship, how it will benefit you and any other extenuating circumstances that could help the Augustus Society Scholarship Committee determine your need for a scholarship.  Limit the essay to the space provided.  If you use a computer, your essay must be no more than one page in length, double-spaced, in 12 point font with 3/4 margins.  Please provide transcript of grades from this year, and cumulative grades to date, a photocopy of your State Driver’s license or other photo ID, and two written personal character references.  For application and more information please visit

Deadline:  March 1, 2014

The Italian American Club of Southern Nevada Las Vegas Scholarship

Sponsor:  The Italian American Club of Southern Nevada Las Vegas

Amount:  Varies

Eligibility:  CCSD senior, must be of Italian descent and a legal resident of Clark County, Nevada.  Applicant must plan to attend a College, University or Trade school, and be a full time student.  For application and more information please visit  Application and attachments should be mailed to Italian American Club Scholarship Committee, 2333 East Sahara Ave., Las Vegas, Nevada 89014.

Deadline:  March 15, 2014

The Nellis Area Spouses’ Club Scholarship

Sponsor:  The Nellis Area Spouses’ Club

Amount:  Minimum $1,000

Eligibility:  Graduating high school seniors and dependent spouses who exhibit potential and desire to complete a program leading to an undergraduate or graduate degree or vocational certification.  Applicant must have a valid military ID card, and be the dependent of one of the following:  Active duty military personnel stationed in Southern Nevada;  Active duty personnel, deployed or remote, whose  family/dependent resides in Southern Nevada;  POW/MIA or deceased military personnel whose family/dependent resides in Southern Nevada; or Retired personnel residing in Southern Nevada.  For more information contact and for application please go online at

Deadline:  March 14, 2014

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