Nevada Scholarships

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Ron & Linda Smith Family Scholarship

The Ron & Linda Smith Family Scholarship is offered to support students fulfill their educational goals. It is a one-time award of $1,000 and can be renewed if reapplied.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3.2
Deadline
April 30

T.E.A.C.H Early Childhood Nevada Scholarship Program

The T.E.A.C.H Scholarship is a financial aid award, ranging from $20,000 to $60,000, granted to Nevada students for their two- or four-year college studies in order to prepare for a career in early childhood education, based on need.

Amount
$20,000–$60,000
Scholarships awarded
110 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
December 31

InspirASIAN Scholarship Program

The InspirASIAN Scholarship Program awards $2,000 to qualifying high school senior and graduate students and undergraduate student in one of 18 states of InspirASIAN Chapter to complete their degrees.

Amount
$2,000
Scholarships awarded
28 winners
Required GPA
3.4
Deadline
January 31
Winner announcement
May, 2022

InspirASIAN Scholarships

InspirASIAN National Scholarships and InspirASIAN State Scholarships are annual programs offering $2,000 and $1,000 to selected high school students for college studies.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
25 winners
Required GPA
3.4
Deadline
January 31

NV Energy Powerful Partnership Scholarship

The NV Energy Powerful Partnership Scholarship gives a series of financial assistance to the general public and the dependents of their employees to pursue higher education in Nevada institutions.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
30 winners
Required GPA
3.0
Deadline
January 31

Public Education Foundation Scholarship Plus

The Public Education Foundation Scholarship Plus program offers a number of grants to deserving students in Nevada who are either beginning their academic careers or are currently enrolled in college.

Amount
$20,000–$60,000
Scholarships awarded
951 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
January 31

Western Arts & Culture Scholarship

The Western Art & Culture Scholarship targets Northern Nevada high school graduates with proven skills and appreciation for their chosen area of art and culture.

Amount
$2,500
Scholarships awarded
24 winners
Required GPA
3.0
Deadline
February 9
Winner announcement
April 28, 2023

Reno Rodeo Foundation Scholarship

The Reno Rodeo Foundation offers the Reno Rodeo Foundation Scholarship, ranging from $1,000 to $2,500, to Nevada high school graduate students to pursue higher education of their choice.

Amount
$1,000–$2,500
Scholarships awarded
20 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
February 10

Nevada Women’s Fund Scholarship

The Nevada Women's Fund Scholarship is an award of several amounts to help women in Northern Nevada to fund their post-secondary education at institutions in Northern Nevada.

Amount
$500–$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3.0
Deadline
February 28

RMMI Engineering Scholarship

The Rocky Mountain Mining Institute (RMMI) offers this scholarship to undergraduate students of engineering or geology majors pursuing a degree at a college or university to enter the mining industry.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
March 1
Winner announcement
April 2022

RMMI Technical Scholarship

The Rocky Mountain Mining Institute (RMMI) offers this scholarship to eight students enrolled in technical programs who have expressed an interest in mining as a career path.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
8 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
March 1
Winner announcement
April 2022

The Jack and Jane Becker Medical School Scholarship

Medical students from the University of Nevada are offered the Jack and Jane Becker Medical School School Scholarship of $1,000 to complete their degrees.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
March 1

CA-NV AWWA Scholarship Program

The American Water Works Association's California-Nevada Section offers the CA-NV AWWA Scholarship Program of up to $5,000 to 12 undergraduate and graduate students studying water resources-related fields.

Amount
$1,000–$5,000
Scholarships awarded
12 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
March 15

Phil and Jennifer Satre Medical Education Scholarship

Community Foundation of Northern Nevada offers the Phil and Jennifer Satre Medical Education Scholarship to college students pursuing a medical degree and intending to practice medicine in Nevada.

Amount
$1,000–$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
April 1

Otto A. Huth Scholarship

The scholarship provides assistance to students in Nevada who are about to age out of foster care or have previously aged out and wish to study at any higher institution.

Amount
$10,000–$40,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.0
Deadline
April 15

Davis Memorial Foundation

The Western States Roofing Contractors Association awards undergraduate and graduate students scholarships to enroll in a trade school or pursue a degree in a field related to construction.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 22
Winner announcement
September 2022

Cathay Bank Foundation Scholarship

The Cathay Bank Foundation Scholarship offers twenty $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
20 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 30

MGMA Western Section Scholarship

The MGMA Western Section Scholarship provides one award to an undergraduate or a graduate student to pursue a program relevant to medical practice management in an accredited college or university.

Amount
$2,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
May 1
Winner announcement
August 2022

¡Lánzate!/Take Off! Higher Education Travel Award program

The ¡Lánzate!/Take Off! Higher Education Travel Award program offers 185 $1,500 flight e-passes to undergraduate and graduate students who travel away from home to study.

Amount
$1,500
Scholarships awarded
185 winners
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
May 15
Winner announcement
July 8, 2023

APWA Nevada Intern-Focused Scholarship Program

The American Public Works Association Nevada Chapter offers awards ranging from $1,500 to $6,000 to college/university students studying civil engineering, survey, science, and public work-related fields.

Amount
$1,500–$6,000
Scholarships awarded
4 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
June 19

Korean American Scholarship Foundation-Western Regional Chapter

The Korean American Scholarship Foundation awards scholarships to students of Korean heritage who are pursuing undergraduate or graduate programs of their choice at schools in the Western Region.

Amount
$500–$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3.0
Deadline
June 30

“What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up” Art Contest

The “What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up” Contest of up to $1,000 is offered to three winners between pre-kindergarten to 12th-grade security for their higher education.

Amount
$250–$1,000
Scholarships awarded
3 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
October 14

Alpine Recovery Lodge Bi-Annual Scholarship Essay Contest

Every year, The Alpine Recovery Lodge offers one available scholarship valued at $1,000 per recipient in various regions across the United States.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
November 1
Winner announcement
November 30, 2023

Stewardship Scholarship Essay Contest

The Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance offers prizes ranging from $500 to $1,000 to three undergraduate BIPOC students to pursue any degree at an accredited higher institution in the U.S.

Amount
$500–$1,000
Scholarships awarded
3 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
November 29

Nevada Scholarships

Nevada is a state in the western region of the U.S. Its capital is Carson City and its largest city is Las Vegas. It is known for its desert landscape, casinos, and vibrant nightlife. Prospective students who are interested in studying in Oregon can look forward to colleges with state-of-the-art facilities, rigorous academic programs, and fun activities on and off campus.

Frequently asked questions

What are the top schools in Nevada?

  • University of Nevada, Reno

University of Nevada, Reno is a public institution located in Reno, NV. It was founded in 1957. Students can choose from 145 undergraduate degrees or 150 graduate programs. The most popular majors at the University of Nevada, Reno include business, management, marketing, and related support services; health professions and related occupations. There are also more than 250 clubs and organizations available for students to get involved in. 

 

  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas

University of Nevada, Las Vegas is a public institution located in Las Vegas, NV. It was founded in 1957. Students can choose from 99 distinct undergraduate degrees(73 majors) or 73 graduate programs. There are also more than 350 clubs and organizations available for students to get involved in. The most popular majors at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas are Hospitality and Administration Management.

 

  • Great Basin College

Great Basin College is a public institution located in Elko, NV. It was founded in 1967. The college offers bachelor’s degrees, applied qualifications, and certificates. As well as short-term training programs that can be completed online. The most popular major at Great Basin College is Nursing assistant/aide and patient care assistant/aide. See our nursing scholarships if you are interested in this area of study. 

Most popular majors in Nevada?

  1. Psychology
  2. Hospitality and Tourism Management
  3. Nursing

Where does Nevada rank in education?

Nevada ranks 49th on the list of most educated states and 46th on our list of states with the best and worst public school systems. Read our Scholaroo data reports for more information on the different factors that affect the ranking.