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$60,000 Available in Greater Nevada Scholarships

  • Twenty-five $2,000 scholarships will be available to applicants who are a Greater Nevada member, or the child, spouse, or parent of a Greater Nevada member, and age 24 or younger at the time of application.
  • Five $2,000 scholarships will be available to applicants who are a Greater Nevada member with a valid account number, and age 25 or older at the time of application.
  • Selection criteria will be based primarily on the financial need of the applicant. Additional criteria will include academic performance, school and community involvement, and written recommendations from school and community leaders.
  • Applicants are not limited to attending Nevada schools.
  • Successful applicants will be limited to receiving only one scholarship, and recipients will not be eligible for this program in subsequent years.
  • Scholarship recipients must attend school as a full-time student during the 2021/2022 school year.
  • Scholarship funds will be paid in two $1,000 installments (Fall & Spring), directly to the school of the recipient's choice.
  • Scholarship monies may be used for tuition, course registration, special class, laboratory fees, room and board, textbooks, and class materials.

Completed applications needed to be postmarked by March 31, 2021, submitted electronically, or hand delivered to a Greater Nevada branch no later than 6:00PM.

Please note, online applications cannot be saved and must be completed in one session. We recommend having the following attachments and material prepared ahead of time:

  1. Include a personal statement of not more than 5,000 characters in length (or two typed pages). The statement should describe your interests in community activities, career, work experience and any barriers you have encountered in attempting to attend school.
  2. Copy of your most recent college/high school transcript, or GED verification.
  3. Minimum of two (2) current letters of recommendations from school and community leaders.

24 and Younger Scholarships

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25 and Older Scholarships

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