Latest Scholarship Information



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:  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

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 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:

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: Click on “AFSCME Family Scholarship

Deadline:        Postmarked no later than December 31, 2014





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


Deadline:        January 8, 2015



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:

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 Ron                                                         

                                    Brown 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 ( 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:

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: Fax: (503-282-1274) and e-mail ( 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.

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.                                        


            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


Eligibility:        Seniors who are children, or grandchildren of dues-paying Elks members

For more information about eligibility requirements and to obtain application visit:

            Deadline:        Applications must be submitted online on or before January 30, 2015 on-line before 11:59

                                    am Central Time  


Union Plus 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:

Deadline:        A complete application must be received on or before 12:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) on Saturday, January 31, 2015





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 (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:

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. Orientations were held, Wednesday, November 5, 2014.

Applications are to be submitted electronically to: . For additional information, see your counselor or contact the Asian Chamber of Commerce, (702) 737- 4300 or via email

Deadline:        February 27, 2015





Epicurean Charitable Foundation Scholarship

Sponsor:          Epicurean Charitable Foundation Las Vegas

Amount:          Multiple Scholarships

Eligibility:        All high school seniors in Clark County who plan to attend an accredited post-secondary institution as a full-time student during the academic year following their graduation may apply for this scholarship. Applicants must plan to obtain a bachelor’s degree and major in Hotel management, Food & Beverage, Culinary, or related programs. Other qualifications include demonstration of financial need and a cumulative GPA of 3.0.  Note: Combined family income must not exceed $70,000 annually (gross income). Please contact your school counselor or the Epicurean Charitable Foundation at 702-932-5098 for more information. The application is also available online at:

Deadline:        March 2, 2015






Hamilton Relay Scholarship

            Sponsor:          Hamilton Relay

Amount:          $500

Eligibility:        This scholarship will be awarded to a graduating high school senior who is deaf, hard

of hearing, deaf-blind, or has difficulty speaking. Student must complete application

in its entirety, response to Essay Question, and include Letter of Recommendation

from a faculty/staff member at their school or from a current or past Employer.

Please return the required materials collectively by mail to: Hamilton Relay Scholarship Committee, Hamilton Relay, 1001 12th Street, Aurora, NE, 68818. Application and

scholarship guidelines can be found at:

            Deadline:        Application must be postmarked March 2, 2015


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)



The Italian American Club of Southern Nevada and the Sons of  Italy

            Sponsor:          The Italian American Club of Southern Nevada and Sons of Italy, Las Vegas Lodge 2158

Amount:          $500

Eligibility:        Student must be of Italian descent and a legal resident of Clark County, Nevada, planning to

attend a College, University or Trade School. This application and all attachments must be


American Club Scholarship Committee, 2333 East Sahara Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89104

in order to be eligible for Scholarship selection. No incomplete or late applications will be accepted. The application can be obtained by visiting the web site at The Sons of Italy’s scholarship applications can be found at  Students can also apply for the Grand Lodge of California and the National OSIA Scholarships. They have different deadline dates.

Deadline:      March 15, 2015



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:

Deadline:        March 31, 2015



Naqvi Injury Law Scholarship

            Sponsor:          Farhan Naqvi

Amount:          One scholarship at $2,000

Eligibility:        Student must be a high school senior or high school graduate from the state of Nevada,

must be seeking a law oriented degree, have a minimum of G.P.A. of 3.0, student aid

report showing income status of your household and a transcript with counselor or

school representative signature for application to be considered. (May include: Resume,

test scores, GPA, transcript, CCSD scholarship application, and letters of recommendation.)

See:  Please No Not mail in application.

            Deadline:        March 31, 2015





Black Community Organizations Network (BCON)               Scholarship

Sponsor:          Black Community Organizations Network

Amount:          $500.00

Eligibility:       African-American graduating high school seniors who have completed a minimum of 50

hours of voluntary community service. Please submit application, school transcripts,

letter of recommendation from a school official, documentation of Voluntary Community

Service hours, and a personal statement (500) words or less. Winners will be recognized during the BCON Baccalaureate Ceremony on Saturday, June 6, 2015. Recipients must be present at the BCON Ceremony. For concerns, questions, or more information contact

Tya R. Mathis, Scholarship Chairperson, at (702) 375-1313 or

Deadline:        All completed components are to be postmarked to the (BCON) Committee by Friday,

                                    April 17, 2015. Send application to: Tya R. Mathis, BCON Scholarship Chairperson,

P.O. Box 271733, Las Vegas, Nevada 89127




The Ladah Law Firm, PLLC Injury Scholarship

            Sponsor:          Ladah Law Firm

            Amount:          One time scholarship of  $2,000

Eligibility:        This scholarship is specifically for people who’ve been affected by injuries such as spinal cord injuries. This includes not only the injured but also caregivers, and family etc. The scholarship will be judged & awarded primarily on merit and need. Applicant must be attending Law School in 2015, will have successfully completed at least one semester of

Law School but will not yet have graduated by fall semester of 2015 and must have a minimum GPA of 3.0.  A transcript must be attached for application for consideration

and although nor required, applicants are encouraged to submit recommendation letters or resumes to substantiate their application.  Incomplete and late applications will not be considered. The application and further details can be found at the following website:

Deadline:        Submit on-line by May 31, 2015





Global Lift Equipment Scholarship

Sponsor:          Global Lift Equipment

Amount:          $500.00

Eligibility:        Must be currently attending or planning on attending a post-secondary institution in

United States or Canada by September of 2015. Be a resident of the United States or

Canada. Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater. Submit a short story not to exceed 2000 words

in length and the story must be written from the viewpoint on an inanimate object.

For further details and online application go to the website listed below:

Deadline:        June 15, 2015









Public Education Scholarships – the following are available at


Sponsor:          Southern Nevada Chapter, International Code Council Scholarship (RENEWAL)

Deadline:        December 16, 2014



Public Education Scholarships – the following are available at scholarships.html


Sponsor:          2007 1st Championship-Terry Tantlinger Scholarship

Alliance of Black Culinarians Scholarship

Anjali and Nikhail Nigam Scholarship

Ashlee K. Sheppard Memorial Scholarship

Bank of Nevada-Forward Together Scholarship

Beth Weinstein Memorial Scholarship

Bonanza High School Coaches’ Memorial Scholarship

Brendan Flores Scholarship Foundation

CCSD School Counselors’ Scholarship

Centennial “Blu” Scholarship

Centennial High School Achievement Scholarship

Cheyenne High School Desert Shields Scholarship

Chris Cassell Memorial Baseball Scholarship

Clark High School Academy for Mathematics, Science, Arts, & Technology

Clark High School Academy of Finance Scholarship

Clark High School Brendan Flores Alumni Leadership Circle Scholarship

Clark High School Class of ‘72 “Something Extra for Clark” Scholarship

Connie Quinn Memorial Scholarship

Coronado High School Counselors’ Scholarship

Deferred Action Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Making a Difference

Desert Pines Deferred Action Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Making a Difference

Dr. Thurman White Memorial Scholarship

Durango High School Fall Classic Athletic Scholarship

Durango High School Principal’s Scholarship

Eastern Star Ken Cribbins Memorial Scholarship

Edwin F. Wiegand Science & Technology Scholarship

Ernst & Young Scholarship

Estella Morales Youth Scholarship

Evelyn Abrams Memorial Scholarship

Fraser Family Scholarship

Gene Wright Memorial Scholarship

George Maloof Scholarship

Glazing Industry Scholarship

Gordy Fink Memorial Scholarship

Gretchen Hauff Memorial Scholarship

Henderson Firefighters Benevolent Association Family & Friends Scholarship

Henderson Firefighters Benevolent Association Memorial Scholarship

Henderson Professional Firefighters Scholarship

High School to Healthcare

Hutchison & Steffen Scholar Athlete Award

Jeanne White Memorial Scholarship

Jered Lucero Memorial Scholarship

Judith Warner Memorial Scholarship

Julie A. Greenfield-Karstedt Memorial Scholarship

Junior League of Las Vegas Community Service Scholarship

Justin Saca Memorial Scholarship

Las Vegas Hospitality Association, Child of LVHA Scholarship

Las Vegas Hospitality Association, Nellis AFB Spouse’s Scholarship

Las Vegas, Hospitality Association,

Valley High School Academy of Hospitality and Tourism Scholarship

Leadership in Action Scholarship

Lindsay Bennett “Follow Your Bliss” Memorial Scholarship

Louise Brothers Sanders Memorial Scholarship

LVHA Mary Thomas Community Scholarship

LVHA Member Certification Scholarship

LVHA Member Continuing Education Scholarship

Margery Gill Memorial Scholarship

Michael Jacob Mausbach Memorial Scholarship

Michael J. McClenachan Memorial Scholarship Fund

Michael T. Martin Scholarship

Mickey Donnelly Memorial Scholarship

Mojave High School Rattler Scholarship

Munir H. Bawany Memorial Scholarship

Nate Mack/Cindi Turner Scholarship

National Charity League, Inc.,

Green Valley Chapter Community Service Scholarship Award

Officer David VanBuskirk Memorial Scholarship

Palm Garden of Dreams Scholarship

Palo Verde High School Faculty Follies Scholarship

Panther Cafe Scholarship

Pardee Community Building Scholarship

PEO Chapter R. Scholarship

Sophie and Hans Scholl Memorial Scholarship

Southern Nevada Retired Teachers’ Association Scholarship

Spartan Staff Scholarship

Spring Valley High School Counselor’s Award

Spring Valley High School Jessica Whiteaker Athlete Award

Spring Valley High School – Principal’s Award

Spring Valley High School Service to the Community Award

Spring Valley High School Student Leadership Award

Spring Valley High School – Success with Honor and Spirit

Spring Valley High School Valedictorian Award

Started From the Bottom Scholarship

STEM for Budding Ivey Scholarship

Sunrise Mountain High School “Miner Proud, Miner Strong!” Scholarship

Tanner Chamberlain  “Live Your Dream” Scholarship

The Bonnie Sims-Mamer Memorial Scholarship for Nursing

The Stewart Family Foundation Leadership Scholalrship

Vassiliadis Family Scholarship

Veronica Gant Memorial Scholarship

Veterans Tribute Sentinel Scholarship           

We R Community Scholarship –

(A Partnership between NV Energy & Public Educational Foundation)

“With a Little Help from My Friends” The Ashley & Christian Seda Scholarship

Deadline:        February 13, 2015



NEW THIS WEEK-12/12/14


Public Foundation Scholarships – The following are available at


            Sponsor:          2400 Expert Clark High School SAT Excellence Scholarship

2400 Expert SAT Excellence Scholarship

A Better Slice for Education Papa John’s Pizza Scholarship

Adelson Family Scholarship

Adelson Medical Scholarship

Alganesh Memorial Scholarship for Eritrean & Ethiopian Youth

American Legion Auxiliary Scholarship

American Nuclear Society of Nevada Section Scholarship

Bethany Smith Memorial Scholarship

Bill and Elaine K. Smith & Boulder City Rotary Scholarship

Boulder City Chamber of Commerce Business & Education Scholarship

Boulder City High School Interact Club

Boulder City High School Soaring Eagle Scholarship

Corporal Joseph Martinez U.S. Army Memorial Scholarship

Eileen Conners Beta Sigma Phi Scholarship

Elizabeth Fiorella Memorial Scholarship

Elizabeth Shafer Memorial Scholarship

Gene and Kay Grimm Athletic Scholarship                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Joseph “Phil” and Rose W. Wagner Memorial Scholarship

JMA Architecture Studios Scholarship

Kay Grimm Memorial Scholarship

Leaving a Legacy Scholarship

Lenise Christopher Memorial Scholarship

Liberty High School Principal’s Scholarship Awards

Luanna Mitchell Memorial Daughters of the Am. Revolution Constitutional Scholarship

“Miss Amy” and Desi Arnaz Jr. Scholarship

Noon Rotary Club of Boulder City Scholarship

North Las Vegas Firefighter, Dean K. Tajima Memorial Scholarship

North Las Vegas Firefighter, Brent Cooper Memorial Scholarship

North Las Vegas Firefighters Local 1607 Scholarship

North Las Vegas Firefighters William J. Harnedy Memorial Scholarship

P.E.O. Sisterhood Scholarship, Chapter K

Palm Garden of Dreams Scholarship

Phil Clarke Scholarship Fund

Professional Fire Fighters of Nevada Scholarship

Sunrise Rotary of Boulder City Scholarship

The Aggie Counselor Scholarship

The Alyssa Otremba Scholarship

The Draney Family Scholarship

WCTA Scholarship

William McCool Science Center Foundation Scholarship

Deadline:        February 13, 2015



Public Education Scholarships – the following are available at


Sponsor:          NV Energy Dependent Scholarship

NV Energy Powerful Partnership Scholarship

Deadline:        March 15, 2015



NEW THIS WEEK- 12/19/14


Public Education Scholarships – the following are available at


Sponsor:          Benson, Bertoldo, Baker, and Carter Scholarship

Bonanza Dance Scholarship

Dream to Achieve Scholarship

John Caolie Memorial Scholarship

Nicole Anderson-Mangin Memorial Scholarship

Tydart Young Artists Scholarship

United Way of Southern Nevada Women’s Leadership Council Emerging Award

for Women

Deadline:        February 13, 2015     




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