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ATTENTION SENIORS!!!  2019 Nevada CATTLEMEN'S ASSOCIATION Scholarship application is now available in the counseling office.  This $1000 scholarship is available to students who will attend a 2 or 4 year institution and will seek a degree in an agriculturally related field. Applications must be received no later than April 15, 2019.  Stop by counseling for an application/information.

 

 

DEATH VALLEY '49ers SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is for $4000 each year for four years while the student is attending the college, university or technical school of their choice.  Student must meet one of the following criteria:

1.    Has been or is a resident in the Death Valley Unified School Distri  and/or Death Valley National Park for a minimum of two years or

2.     Attended Death Valley Elementary School for a minimum of two years and/or

3.     Parent(s) are employed by an employer located within the boundaries of Death Valley National Park for a minimum of two years.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 31, 2019.

 

PAHRUMP VALLEY REPUBLICAN WOMEN 

Pahrump Valley Republican Women will award two $1000.00 scholarships, to help those Republican oriented students who are serious and determined to set and meet goals through higher education.  Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be a registered Republican voter (or intends to be when eligible). DEADLINE: MAY 3, 2019.

 

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE EDUCATION OF HOMELESS CHILDREN AND YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is specifically designed for homeless/students in transition.  To access the application and full details visit the NAEHCY website at www.naehcy.org.  APPLICATION DEADLINE: APRIL 30, 2019.

 

  2109 NEVADA ASSOCIATION OF CONSERVATION DISTRICTS SCHOLARSHIP

Application now available in the counseling office. This scholarship is open to students who will attend a 2 or 4 year institution.  Applications must be received no later than April 15, 2019. 

 

 

 

VOICE OF DEMOCRACY SCHOLARSHIP

Established in 1947, our Voice of Democracy audio-essay program provides high school students with the unique opportunity to express themselves in regards to a democratic and patriotic-themed recorded essay. Each year, nearly 40,000 9-12 grade students from across the country enter to win their share of more than$2 million in educational scholarships and incentives awarded through the program.

The national first-place winner receives a $30,000 scholarship paid directly to the recipient's American university, college or vocational/technical school. A complete list of other national scholarships range from $1,000-$16,000, and the first-place winner from each VFW Department (state) wins a minimum scholarship of $1,000 and an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C. Want to apply? Read the rules and eligibility requirements and download the entry form and brochure before you submit your entry at your local VFW Post.
The 2018-19 theme is: Why My Vote Matters

DEADLINE: October 31, 2018

 

KIWANIS CLUB OF PAHRUMP VALLEY SCHOLARSHIP

 

The Kiwanis Club of Pahrump Valley Scholarship application is now available.  This scholarship is available to all and may be used to attend a 2 year trade school, technical college, or a 4 year university. Applications are available in the counseling office.  DEADLINE: MARCH 30, 2019.

 

 

Pahrump's DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP 

This merit scholarship is awarded based on academic achievements, character, and community service.  DEADLINE: APRIL 15, 2019.


 

 

Kathy Gailey "Making A Big Difference" Scholarship

The Kathy Gailey "Making A Big Difference" scholarship was established in memory of Kathy Gailey a former counselor for Nye County School District.  This scholarship will be awarded to a Nye County high school senior who has established an exemplary commitment to community service.  The application is in the counseling office.  DEADLINE:  April, 13, 2019.  

 

 

PAHRUMP DISABILITY OUTREACH PROGRAM NELSON SCHOLARSHIP

 

Pahrump Disability Outreach Program will award two $500.00 scholarships to graduating seniors for the academic year 2018-2019, to attend an accredited college or trade school of his or her choice for any field that supports individuals with disabilities. Completed scholarship applications must be received no later than April 1, 2019. Mail your application to:

· Pahrump Disability Outreach Program P.O. Box 2418 Pahrump, Nevada 89041 Or

 

· Give to Mrs. Cunningham at Pahrump Valley High School

 

 

 

RECORDER'S ASSOCIATION of NEVADA

The Recorder's Association of Nevada has established a $500 scholarship that is now open for applications.  Information is available in the counseling office scholarship file cabinet.

DEADLINE: February 15, 2019.

 

 

PAHRUMP VALLEY LIONS CLUB SCHOLARSHIP

ATTENTION SENIORS!!! THE Pahrump Valley Lions Club Scholarship Application is now available in the counseling office. Please see Mrs. Luck for information and an application. DEADLINE: APRIL 30, 2019.

 

ACT STUDENT READINESS CHAMPIONS AWARDApplications are open for the ACT Student Champion Award.  This $500.00 award recognizes one student in each state who is tenacious and persistent, no matter the challenge. 

Applications can be found at www.act.org/readinesschampions  DEADLINE: October 31, 2018.

 

 

 

 

NEVADA AGRICULTURAL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is available to all students who document intent to follow an agricultural curriculum.  DEADLINE: MARCH 15, 2019. 

 

 

 

Arsham Amirikian Engineering Scholarship

The purpose for this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to an engineering student pursuing a career in the application of the art of welding in civil and structural engineering.
Eligibility
The Arsham Amirikian Welding Scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student pursuing a minimum four-year bachelors degree in civil engineering or welding related degree at an accredited university. All applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements.
1. Applicant must be a minimum of eighteen years of age.
2. Applicant must have a minimum high school diploma or equivalent.
3. Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 grade point average.
4. Proof of financial need is required to qualify.
5. Applicant must be a citizen of the United States and plan to attend an accredited engineering school located within the United States
6. Applicant must submit all required application information.
7. Maintain a minimum 3.0 grade point average throughout the academic year to apply for continued assistance in successive years. The maximum time allowed for financial aid under this grant is four years.
The award will be presented to individuals nationwide. Applicant does not have to be a member of the American Welding Society.
The AWS Foundation does not discriminate by age, race, color, national origin, disability, creed, or gender.
Selection
The recipient will be chosen by a Selection Committee comprised of five (5) members, selected by the Education Scholarship Committee. The Selection Committee will determine award recipient in February of each year. Recipient will be announced at the National Awards Luncheon.
Awards
One $2,500 award will be given annually. No recipient shall receive more than one AWS National Scholarship award per year.
No awards will be paid to the recipient. All awards are for tuition and books only, and will be paid directly to the academic institution by the AWS Foundation.                                                                        This application will not be available until December, 2018.

Deadline: February 15, 2019

 

 

The Jackie Robinson Foundation Grant

Who's Eligible

This award is open to any male or female African-American high school senior who is a U.S. citizen or legal resident, and meets the following criteria:

Is planning to attend an accredited four-year institution in the United States
Demonstrates leadership potential and a commitment to community service

Has a financial need
Has earned a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined for math and critical reading, or a composite ACT score of 21
Has not earned a degree from a two- or four-year college at the time of application

What It Covers

Selected applicants will receive an annual $7,500 award for all four years of undergraduate study. The monies may be used to cover tuition, books, supplies, administrative fees, room and board, and other college-related expenses.

Online programs are eligible.
How to Apply

Applicants must submit an online application, as well as the following items:

One letter of recommendation (online only)
SAT and/or ACT scores sent directly from the testing agencies (the JRF's college codes are: SAT: 4248, ACT: 6570)

Applicants who are invited to interview for the scholarship will be required to bring the following items:

Official high school transcript
Proof of U.S. citizenship
Student Aid Report

Application Opens: November 1, 2018

DEADLINE:February 1, 2019

 

Undergraduate Academic Scholarships
Computer Science & Computer Engineering

In order to find information about scholarships available for students interested in careers in computer science and computer engineering programs please research "undergraduate academic scholarships for computer science and computer engineering, 2019".  There are many scholarships available with varying deadlines.

 

Welcome to the Society of Women Engineers Scholarship Application System

The SWE Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to women studying baccalaureate or graduate programs, in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science. In 2016, SWE awarded approximately 230 new and renewed scholarships valued at over $750,000.
Sophomores and above: Applications for the 2018-2019 academic year will open December 1, 2018.
SWE provides one application for sophomores through graduate students and one application for freshmen. Applicants complete an application and are considered for all scholarships that they are eligible for. Applications will be available for the 2018-2019 academic year:
Scholarship are typically awarded in May (sophomore, junior, senior and graduate students) and July (freshmen students) for use during the upcoming academic year. Scholarship payments are made in September. Recipients are announced in September also.
More information on eligibility and requirements is available on the scholarships pages of the SWE website. A few main eligibility points:
• Only women are eligible.
• Undergraduate applicants must be planning to study an ABET-accredited program in engineering, technology, or computing in the upcoming academic year.
• Masters and PhD candidates must be enrolled or accepted at a school with ABET-accredited programs in engineering, computing, or technology.
• You must be planning to attend full time (exceptions are made for reentry and non-traditional applicants).
• You must not be fully funded for tuition, fees, and books and equivalent.
• Transcripts must be in English. See link for more details
Accredited programs are based on ABET accreditation for universities in the U.S. The list of SWE-approved programs is the same list as the ABET-accredited programs in engineering (EAC), computing (CAC), and technology (TAC). Visit abet.org for more information.
SWE's Scholarship Program is open to both SWE members and non-members; however, some of the scholarships do require SWE membership. Read about the benefits of SWE membership.

 

The Generation Google Scholarship 

Who's Eligible

This scholarship is open to high school seniors and enrolled college students. High school seniors must:

Plan to enroll as full-time students at an accredited university in the U.S. or Canada during the academic year.
Intend to earn a degree and pursue a career in computer science, computer engineering, or another related field.
Belong to at least one of the following minority groups:
African-American
Hispanic
American Indian/Alaska Native
Females
Disabled individuals
Be able to attend Google's Computer Science Summer Institute (CSSI) in the summer

What It Covers

Selected students enrolled at U.S. schools will receive $10,000 for the school year; those enrolled at schools in Canada will receive 5,000 Canadian dollars.

Online programs are eligible.
How to Apply

Applicants must complete an online application that includes the following items:

General background (contact information, as well as information about all schools the student plans to attend during the academic year)
A copy of his or her current resume
Academic transcripts from current and (if a degree was earned) former universities
Two letters of reference from a professor, instructor, academic advisor, or employer/supervisor
Responses to four essay questions

 

Educator's Legacy Scholarship

 

 

Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarships

  The Elks National Foundation is glad to announce its Most Valuable Student Scholarship Contest for 2018-19. This student scholarship contest is open to any high school senior who is a US Citizen. The ENF is able to help Elks build stronger communities, Elks-offer your Lodge an opportunity to serve your community in ways that will raise the Lodge's profile, energize the membership, encourage former members to return to the fold. The Elks National Foundation will award a total of $2.44 million to this year's 500 finalists. Twenty top awards range from $20,000 to $50,000 over four years. Four hundred and eighty runners-up receive $4,000 scholarships.

The mission of the Elks National Foundation is to help Elks build stronger communities. The ENF is able to help Elks build stronger communities thanks to contributions from our generous donors.

Eligibility:

To be eligible for the scholarship you must be

Any high school senior who is a citizen of the United States is eligible to apply.
Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks.
College students are not eligible to apply.
Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are signed; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.
Male and female students compete separately.

How to Apply:

The 2019 application for ELKS Most Valuable Student Contest will open on September 1, 2018.

DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 15, 2018

Financial Aid and Award Money:

First Place: 2 awards of $50,000 each
Second Place: 2 awards of $40,000 each
Third Place: 2 awards of $30,000 each
Fourth Place: 14 awards of $20,000 each
Runners Up: 480 awards of $4000 each

 

GREAT BASIN COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS

 

Great Basin College has numerous scholarships available for the 2019-2020 school year.  The application can be downloaded at http://www.gbcnv.edu/financial/scholarships.html.  There are also applications available in the counseling office. DEADLINE:  March 8, 2019.

 

 

NEVADA TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP

The Nevada Telecommunications Association Scholarship application is now available.  This $1000 scholarship is available to graduating seniors.  The criteria for the scholarship states that it is designed for children of "customers of the Association's member local exchange telephone companies".  Please review the criteria carefully to determine if you qualify.  Additional information can be found in counseling.  DEADLINE:  April 15, 2019.

 

VALLEY ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIPS

 

VALLEY ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION scholarship applications are now available.  VEA offers two full time academic scholarships, two full time vocational/technical scholarships, and two part time continuing education scholarships.  These scholarships are open to the entire membership.  Please check in the counseling office for more information.  DEADLINE:  March 1, 2019.


 

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Applicant must be a graduate or a graduating senior from a Nevada Public High School
NSEA has two (2) scholarships categories in the amount of $2,000 each

Application is due on Jan. 26th 2018


Categories: 4 year college or  Community College/Trade/Vocational School

Application Instructions: Please complete the application in full by providing all requested information.

 

Applicants must attach the following information to the application:
1. Official High School Transcript.
2. Official letter of acceptance or proof of enrollment to the licensed or accredited Nevada.
education institution providing the post-secondary education or training.
3. A typed essay: See following page for requirements.
4. A typed resume that should not exceed 2 pages.
5. Two (2) letters of recommendation.

 

 

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