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Applying for a Community Foundation scholarship has never been easier.

Scholarship Eligibility Quiz

Complete this common Eligibility Quiz as a starting point. The software prompts you to provide all the information necessary. After completing the questions on the Quiz, you will have access to multiple scholarships that match your qualifications.  You will need to apply for each scholarship separately.

Applying to renew a Community Foundation scholarship?
You still need to complete the Eligibility Quiz. Upon completion, you will be taken to the appropriate renewal application.

Scholarships are available for students graduating high school, those in college or trade school, and medical school students, even 3 and 4-year-olds  have the opportunity to qualify for a year of preschool tuition. All Community Foundation scholarships are listed below with links to individual scholarship descriptions and information.

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    Jean Bear Mullins Memorial Scholarship

    For students from Washoe County who have been accepted to or are currently enrolled in a Physician Assistant program or Medical School program.  . . .
    Deadline: 4/16/2021

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    Arciniega, Edward Scholarship

    For graduating seniors from Churchill County High School, Charter School, or from a Churchill County Home-school program, intending to study at a 2-4 year college, having studied a foreign language for at least 4 years.  . . .
    Deadline: 4/1/2021
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    Atlantis Award of Excellence

    For children and grandchildren of Atlantis Team Members who are college-bound seniors or currently enrolled in college. Restricted to UNR or UNLV. Recipients must either be enrolled in UNLV's Hospitality Program or a related discipline at UNR.  . . .
    Deadline: 4/30/2021
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    Bain, Alan, Initiative in Math or Science

    Rewards students in 9th-12th grade for their achievements in science or math, based on their submitted project.  . . .
    Deadline: 3/2/2021
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    Becker, Jack and Jane Medical School Scholarship

    For students entering or currently attending UNR Medical School. Must be graduate of a Nevada High School and be a current Nevada resident.  . . .
    Deadline: 3/2/2021
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    Belding, Orville Memorial

    For student athletes born and raised in Nevada and graduating from a Washoe County High School.  . . .
    Deadline: 3/1/2021
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    Boston Family Scholarship

    For high school seniors, college sophomores or juniors to attend a 4-year college in Nevada to pursue a teaching degree.  . . .
    Deadline: 4/1/2021
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    Bowker, Peggy Women in Engineering Scholarship

    For women entering or studying at the UNR School of Engineering.  . . .
    Deadline: 3/2/2021
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    Caesars Nevada Team Member Scholarship

    For graduating high school senior children of Nevada Caesars Entertainment employees, especially children of tip and wage earners.  . . .
    Deadline: 4/2/2021
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    Claudine Williams Harrah's Las Vegas Employee Scholarship

    Any high school senior or current college student (GED acceptable) whose parent or guardian is a full-time employee in grade L14 or below and employed by Harrah's for at least three consecutive years when the application is submitted.  . . .
    Deadline: 3/2/2021
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    Dreiling, Robert and Judy

    To support students in northern Nevada who have received their high school diploma or high school equivalency certificate who are enrolled in an Associate’s Degree track or certificate program at the school of their choice.  . . .
    Deadline: 3/2/2021
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    Foster Children Education Scholarship

    For high school graduates who are, or have been, in foster care in state of Nevada and who intend to earnestly pursue high education with at least a 3.0 GPA.  . . .
    Deadline: 5/1/2021
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    GIAR First-Generation Grandmothers Scholarship

    For first-generation young women from Nevada or Hawaii of Portuguese, Mexican, Central American, and South American Ancestry.  . . .
    Deadline: 3/2/2021
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    Huth, Otto, A. Scholarship

    For youth under the age of 21 who are about to age out of foster care or have already aged out of foster care in the state of Nevada who are seeking support for post-high school education (university, community college, business school, and trade school) at institutions located within the United States.  . . .
    Deadline: 4/16/2021
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    Lymbery, Gordon Scholarship

    For Nevada residents who have graduated from a Northern Nevada high school or who have obtained a GED in Nevada and plan to seek a degree or certificate.  . . .
    Deadline: 3/16/2021
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    Michel, General Fred, Career In Aviation Scholarship

    For graduating seniors interested in careers in areo-space or aviation.  . . .
    Deadline: 4/1/2021
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    Jean Bear Mullins Memorial Scholarship

    For students from Washoe County who have been accepted to or are currently enrolled in a Physician Assistant program or Medical School program.  . . .
    Deadline: 4/16/2021
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    Nevada Air National Guard Scholarship

    For active enlisted members or their dependents to attend UNR.  . . .
    Deadline: 4/2/2021
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    NV Energy Powerful Partnerships

    For high school seniors in the northern Nevada service area. Up to 30 $1,000 scholarships will be awarded and 2 additional $2,000 scholarships for dependents of NV Energy employees.  . . .
    Deadline: 3/1/2020
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    Officer Mike Scofield Memorial Scholarship

    For northern Nevada students who are active participants in a Bible-based Christian church.  . . .
    Deadline: 5/1/2021
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    Olds, Diane, Memorial Education Scholarship

    For students who are graduating or have graduated from Reed, Sparks, or Hug who are interested in pursuing teaching as a career.  . . .
    Deadline: 3/2/2021
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    Quilici, Reno and Gloria Scholarship

    For graduating seniors and Churchill residents, who may think college is out of reach, but who show potential, have drive, and are likely to succeed.  . . .
    Deadline: 4/2/2021
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    Read With Me Preschool Scholarship

    Provides one year of preschool tuition for children who show an aptitude for reading, ages 2.5 to 5, to attend select schools in Reno and Sparks.  . . .
    Deadline: 5/1/2021
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    Reno Pops Orchestra Hillary Case Memorial Scholarship

    Applicants must be participants in Reno Pops Orchestra and must be committed to making music a part of their life. High school seniors, college students, and returning college students are eligible to apply.  . . .
    Deadline: 6/2/2021
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    Rotary, Reno Central Scholarship

    For graduating seniors from Wooster and Hug High Schools.  . . .
    Deadline: 3/1/2021
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    Satre, Phil and Jennifer, Medical Education Scholarship

    For UNR students who are enrolled in the UNR Med School's Post-Baccalaureate Program, or rising 1st year medical students, to provide support for individuals who are committed to pursuing a medical degree—with the intent to practice in Nevada.  . . .
    Deadline: 4/2/2021
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    Smith Family, Ron and Linda Scholarship

    A one-time award of up to $1,000 for a student attending Truckee Meadows Community College, Western Nevada College, or Great Basin College, who is pursuing a degree or certificate program.  . . .
    Deadline: 5/1/2021
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    Stegelmeyer, Eugene & Nadine Scholarship

    Eligible students are graduating seniors in a Washoe County High School (or students pursuing post-secondary or graduate studies in teaching and/or geriatrics) who will attend teaching and/or geriatric programs through a community or junior college, private school, or accredited college or university—in or outside of Nevada  . . .
    Deadline: 3/2/2021
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    Steingard Family Scholarship

    For graduating high school seniors, 1st generation college students, who will attend TMCC or UNR to pursue a business or education degree.  . . .
    Deadline: 3/16/2021
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    Stockman, John, Memorial Scholarship

    For a graduating senior from high school or home school in Washoe, Douglas, Carson City, Storey, Lyon, and Churchill counties, and South Lake Tahoe High School.  . . .
    Deadline: 5/1/2021
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    Systems Consultants Scholarship

    For graduating seniors from Churchill County High School, Churchill County Charter School, or from a Churchill County home-school program interested in math or computer science.  . . .
    Deadline: 4/1/2021
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    Mary J. Yamamoto Memorial Scholarship

    For young women graduating high school seniors from Nevada and Michigan who will be attending accredited colleges, universities, or trade schools to obtain and 2 or 4-year degree, or certificate.  . . .
    Deadline: 4/16/2021
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    Zonta Club of Greater Reno Scholarship Fund

    Applicants for the YWPA award must be between 16 and 19 years old on April 1.  . . .
    Deadline: 3/16/2021