Nayely Rincon (left above) graduated from Yerington High School, is going to college and hopes to become a midwife with help from the Northern Nevada Youth Scholarship.
The Northern Nevada Youth Scholarship is designed for the student who demonstrates commitment, passion, and drive. This student has experienced a renewed dedication to academics and has determined to change his/her life, or are the “comeback kids.” The selection committee of this scholarship have a long history of investing time, energy, and resources into students just such as these and are proud to offer this scholarship to help with their academic success.
The Northern Nevada Youth Scholarship is designed for students who
- are not eligible for the Millennium scholarship.
- may think college is out of reach.
- do show potential and have drive and are likely to succeed.
- have gotten their acts together in their junior and senior years of high school.
- have significant financial need.
- are graduating from Washoe County high schools, including charter schools.
- are legal residents of the USA.