Phone: +1-702-257-0578
Phone: +1-702-257-0578

DECEMBER
Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship
Sponsor: Elks National Foundation
Amount: Several four-year scholarships
Eligibility: High School senior who is a citizen of the United States. Applicants need not be related to
a member of the Elks. Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need. Student applications must be submitted to the Elks Lodge closest to the student’s permanent U.S. address. For more information visit their website at:
www.elks.org/enf/scholars/mvs.cfm
Deadline: Applications must submitted to the Elks Lodge closest to the applicant’s home
by December 5, 2014

BURGER KING General Track Scholarship
Sponsor: Burger King McLamore Foundation
Amount: Varies
Eligibility: Be graduating high school seniors (U.S. and Puerto Rico) or graduating from grade 12
(Canada) or graduating from a home school education. Have a cumulative high school
grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale or equivalent. Plan to enroll full-time,
without interruption, for the entire 2015-16 academic year at an accredited two-or four-year
college, university or vocational-technical school in the U.S. , Puerto Rico, or Canada.
For more scholarships and information please go to the following:
E-mail: burgerkingscholars@scholarshipamerica.org or call 507-931-1682
Deadline: Application data must be submitted electronically 11:59 pm (Pacific) by December 15, 2015. If 50,000 applications are received prior to December 15, 2014, they will no longer be available.

Imagine America High School Scholarship
Sponsor: Imagine America Foundation
Amount: $1,000.00
Eligibility: High school graduate with a grade point average of 2.5 or greater and demonstrated voluntary community service during the senior year. Applicant must choose a career college and show financial need. To find the participating career school campuses and get more information regarding the Application process please visit:
http://www.imagine-erica.org/highschoolscholarships
Deadline: December 31, 2014

G Skin & Beauty Institute Scholarship
Sponsor: G Skin & Beauty Institute
Amount: Unlimited $2,000.00 Scholarships Offered
Eligibility: Seniors of 2014 interested in Cosmetology, Esthetics, and Nail Technology at the Henderson Campus. Please complete the questionnaire and submit to the Admissions Office prior to Orientation Day together with your High School diploma. For application and more information please contact your school counselor or go to www.GBeautySchools.com for questions call 702-628-9320 or 702-765-0134.
Deadline: December 31, 2014

Emergency Educational Grants
Sponsor: Nevada State Elks Association
Amount: Renewable one year grants of up to $4000
Eligibility: This grant provides college financial assistance to children of deceased or totally disabled Elks. Applicant needs to attend an accredited U.S. college or university as a full-time (12) semester hours) student. Demonstrate financial need, be unmarried and under the age of 23 as of December 31, of the academic year for which assistance is desired. For more information visit: www.elks.org/enf/scholars
Deadline: December 31 of the academic year for which assistance is desired

AFSCME Family Scholarship
Sponsor: The American Federation of State, County, & Municipal Employees
Amount: 10 renewable (4 years) scholarships for $2,000 each
Eligibility: An going program of scholarships available to children and financially dependent grandchildren of members of AFSCME. Be a graduating high school senior whose parent or legal guardian or financially responsible grandparent who is a full dues-paying AFSCMR member. Have taken the SAT or the ACT. For application and more information go to:
http://www.afscme.org/members/scholarships Click on “AFSCME Family Scholarship
Deadline: Postmarked no later than December 31, 2014

JANUARY
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: 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 contact Scholarship Management Services at:
(1-507-931-1682 and ask for GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Foundation or
e-mail ge-reagan@scholarshipamerica.org
Deadline: January 8, 2015
Instructional Design and Professional Learning Division
Guidance and Counseling Department
November 14, 2014
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
Ron Brown Scholar Program
1160 Pepsi Place, Suite 206
Charlottesville, VA 22901
Telephone: 434-964-1588
Deadline: January 9, 2015, final postmarked deadline in order to be considered for the RonBrown Scholar Program only

Gates Millennium Scholarship
Sponsor: Bill & Melinda Gates foundation
Amount: Varies
Eligibility: African American, American Indian-Alaskan Native, Asian & Pacific Islander American, or Hispanic American, high school senior, GED recipient, or high school graduate entering an accredited college for the first as full-time, degree-seeking, first-year student. Student must be a U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident or Foreign National.
Applicant must have a 3.3 or 4.0 minimum GPA and must meet Pell Grant eligibility (http://2.ed.gov/programs/fpg/eligibility.html) criteria. The 2014 GMS Online Application
is open! Click GMS Application to register and apply.
Deadline: January 14, 2015 11:59 pm Easter Standard Time

Dell Scholars Program
Sponsor: Michael & Susan Dell Foundation
Amount: $20, 000 each to complete their higher education over the course of six years
Eligibility: 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 2.47 GPA, demonstrate financial need, eligible to receive a Pell Grant in
the first year of college and planning to enroll full-time in a bachelor’s degree program
at an accredited higher education institution in the fall directly after graduation from
high school. For further information go to: www.dellscholars.org/
Deadline: January 15, 2015

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. A photo copy of your enrollment card, front and back, or Certificate of Indian Blood (CIB) will suffice. All students must include a transcript. For more information, please visit our website: www.itcnet.org Fax: (503-282-1274) and e-mail (itc1@teleport.com). Inquiries and applications should be directed to the Intertribal Council Office: Attn: Education Committee, 1112 N.E. 21st Avenue, Suite 4, Portland Oregon 97232-2114, (503) 282-4296
Deadline: Submissions are acceptable as long as receive by 5:00 p.m. January 16, 2015
and the original is postmarked by January 16, 2015.

Ronald McDonald House of Charities Scholarships
Sponsor: RMHS
Amount: Seniors may apply for 1 of 4 Scholarships
Eligibility: Graduating seniors with a minimum 2.7 GPA
For application and more information go the website below.
www.rmhc.org/rmhc-us-scholarships
Deadline: January 20, 2015

ONE NEVADA Credit Union
Sponsor: ONCU Community Leadership/Scholarship Program
Amount: $1000
Eligibility: Senior with an un-weighted GPA of 3.0 or higher, must be an ONCU member
or be the son, daughter, or grandchild of an ONCU member. For application and
information, please go to the website listed below.
www.onenevada.org/about/scholarships.aspx
Deadline: Application received or postmarked by 12:00 a.m., January 23, 2015

ELKS Legacy Awards
Sponsor: Elks National Foundation Scholarships
Amount: 250 college scholarships worth $4,000 each to the children and grandchildren of Elk
members.
Eligibility: Seniors who are children, or grandchildren of dues-paying Elks members
For more information about eligibility requirements and to obtain application visit:
www.elks.org/enf/scholars
Deadline: Applications must be submitted online on or before January 30, 2015 on-line before 11:59
am Central Time

Union Plus Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Union Plus Foundation
Amount: $500 to $4,000, this one-time cash awards are for study beginning fall of 2015. Students may
re-apply each year.
Eligibility: Current and retired members of unions participating in any Union Plus program, their spouses, and their dependent children (as defined by IRS regulations). At least one year membership must be satisfied by May 31, 2015. 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, 2015

 

FEBRUARY
Elks Nursing Scholarship
Sponsor: Nevada State Elks Association
Amount: A one time award of $1,000 to be used toward tuition in a nursing field of study.
Eligibility: Graduate from an accredited Nevada High School, have an aggregate high school G.P.A. or
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
roglund2004@yahoo.com (775) 240-1888 C/O Reno Elks Lodge #597, 597 Kumle Lane,.
Reno, NV 89509
Deadline: Postmarked application by February 9, 2015

The Jackie Robinson Scholarship
Sponsor: The Jackie Robinson Foundation
Amount: varies
Eligibility: Minority high school students showing leadership potential and demonstrating financial need to attend an accredited 4-year college or university of their choice. Requires four essay questions, a professional hi-resolution digital photo (headshots only, in a JEPG format) – you may submit a high school senior graduation photo; one letter of recommendation (e.g. teacher, mentor, a guidance counselor, an employee); SAT or ACT scores. If you have taken it more than once please enter your best scores from each test. NOTE: JRF does not consider the writing scores as part of your examination. For additional information go to: www.jackierobinson.org
Deadline: February 15, 2015, 5pm (EST) – Complete Application Due

William “Bill” Endow Scholarship
Sponsor: William “Bill” Endow Foundation
Amount: 15, $2000 scholarships
Eligibility: Seniors of Asian ethnicity that plan to attend a college or university.
Students are required to attend one of the scholarship orientations to further understand
the requirements. Orientation will be held, Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. or
4:00 p.m. at Clark HS Theater, 4219 W. Pennwood Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89102. RSVP by Telephone (702) 737- 4300 or via email yoko.acc@gmail.com
Deadline: February 27, 2015

MARCH
Neal Lyon High School Prevention Scholarship
Sponsor: LARS Research Institute, Inc.
Amount: $1,000
Eligibility: LARS is presenting the Neal Lyon High School Drug Prevention Scholarship to graduating
seniors in 2014-15 academic years and who are enrolled in a public or private high school,
high school equivalency program or home school programs recognized by the local school
system and sanctioned by the State of Nevada. The $1,000 Scholarship is awarded to the
“Best” essay examining the need for drug abuse prevention in the schools. The essay should
be no less than 1,000 and no more than 1,500 words. The essay should examine the need
for school-based drug prevention from a young person’s point of view. Please mail essay submissions and other information to LARS Research Institute, Inc. 7251 West Lake Mead Blvd., Suite 530, Las Vegas, NV 89128 c/o Wide & Miller, Ltd. Please indicate “High School Essay Contest: on the envelope.
Deadline: March 15, 2015 (postmarked on or before)
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 tragedy. Submit essay on “Personal Challenge and Goals in Life”,
resume, CCSD Scholarship Application and Transcript to:
tobiasprogram@cox.net

Deadline:  March 31, 2015

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