Nevada Scholarships

Scholarships for students Nevada. Some scholarships specifically open to Nevada students, and others give preference to students in Nevada.

Mountain America Scholarship
Sponsor: Mountain America Credit Union
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: April 27, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to incoming and current college students who are Mountain American Credit Union members or family of members. In addition to the general scholarship, there are specific scholarships for community service and Business/Communications majors.

Celebrate the West High School Art Competition
Sponsor: Western Governors’ Association
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2018
Description: Competition is open to high school students (grades 9-12) in public, private, charter, and alternative schools. Home-schooled students in that age group also may enter. Student must be in a school in a WGA member state: Alaska, American Samoa, Arizona, California, Colorado, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Northern Mariana Islands, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. Applicant must submit a two-dimensional art piece on what their state means to them.

NEWH | Las Vegas Chapter
Sponsor: NEWH: The Hospitality Industry Network – Las Vegas Chapter
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: June 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending an accredited college in Nevada or Utah. Applicant must have completed at least half the requirements for a degree and must be pursuing a career objective in the Hospitality industry (Hotel/Restaurant management, Culinary, Food Service, Architecture, Design, etc.)

Alpine Recovery Lodge Bi-Annual Scholarship Essay Contest
Sponsor: Alpine Recovery Lodge
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students who are residents of Utah, Colorado, Idaho, Wyoming, New Mexico, Arizona, or Nevada. Applicant must submit an essay detailing how addiction has directly affected them.

Nevada Heritage Foundation Scholarship
Nevada Heritage Foundation
Up to $2,000
Closing Date:
July 1, 2018
Scholarship is open to Nevada students currently enrolled in either a traditional or non-traditional post-secondary program. Preference will be given to students pursuing career goals in the Agricultural or Ag-Business industry.

Mario Cugia Italian Studies Scholarship
Sponsor: Italian Catholic Federation
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: August 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are Roman Catholic and of Italian descent and live within the Roman Catholic Dioceses of Arizona, California, Illinois, and Nevada. Applicant must be majoring in Italian Studies.

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