Las Vegas Southwest Rotary Club Scholarship

Las Vegas Southwest Rotary Club
John and Lou Yoxen Academic Scholarship for 2021
Application Form for 2021

The Las Vegas Southwest Rotary Club will award one $9,600 Academic Scholarship to a
graduating senior for the academic year 2020-2021 who intends to attend a public
college or university in Nevada, i.e., UNLV, UNR, Nevada State College or other
public college in Nevada. The $1,200 scholarship (per semester) will be awarded on a
per-semester basis and is renewable for up to 7 semesters of college as long as the
applicant maintains a 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 GPA maximum) and completes a minimum of 12
semester hours per semester. The scholarship will be paid directly to the school you are
attending for your account.

Required eligibility requirements:
1. Graduating from a Northwest Accredited high school in Clark
County, Nevada.
2. A minimum weighted 3.5 GPA.
3. Demonstrate a family or student financial need.

Desired eligibility requirements:
1. A minimum composite ACT score of 25 or a SAT score of
1200, if you did not take either the ACT or SAT please attach a
statement elaborating what circumstances restricted or
prevented you from taking those exams
2. Demonstrate leadership in school and/or community.
3. Must be a legal resident of the United States

To apply please send the completed scholarship packet postmarked by April 1, 2021:
1. Application form
2. A recent photo
3. Financial need statement
4. Seven semester official transcript, including recent national test scores
5. Two letters of recommendation from other than a relative
6. A minimum 750 word essay on the topic “Why Las Vegas Southwest
Rotary should award me this scholarship”

Incomplete and late applications will not be considered; please review your
application carefully before your submission to:
Las Vegas Southwest Rotary Club
Scholarship Committee
PO Box 752612
Las Vegas, NV 89136

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