Increase your odds of earning a scholarship. Your effort and energy will pay off. You are encouraged to apply for more than one scholarship if you feel you qualify.
You probably have lots of questions. We have some answers. Email Marcie Iannacchione, Scholarship Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Check out 11 Scholarship Tips for activities and ideas you can work on year-round.
Scholarship Recipient Spotlight: Jacquelyn Leung, pictured on the right, received the Stockman Scholarship. In Jacquelyn's thank you letter to the Stockman Scholarship Committee, she noted, "I’m happy to tell you that I have graduated from the Rochester Institute of Technology with my Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering, Cum Laude. I will be moving to Seattle, Washington this summer to join Microsoft as a Software Engineer. I am deeply grateful for the scholarship and financial support it has given me these past four years. Thank you for believing in me and giving me the strength to accomplish my goals.”
Non-Community Foundation Scholarship Resources
To help you find even more tuition support, we have listed links for you to explore scholarships not managed by the Community Foundation of Northern Nevada.
- Resource Guide: Scholarships for People of Color - Resources and Requirements
- Tuition Funding Sources is a privately owned website exclusively sponsored by Wells Fargo. It provides access to over 7 million scholarships.
- Homeless Youth & Higher Education: Resources & Awareness for College Students in Need
- Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarships
(Young Scholars Program, the College Scholarship Program, and the Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship Program)
- Navigating College – Resource Guide for Homeless & Low-Income Students
- National Scholarship Search Tool
- Nevada Department of Health and Human Services – Education Opportunities
- College Financial Aid for Women
- Frank M. & Gertrude R. Doyle Foundation
- Alpine Recovery Lodge Scholarship
- Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship
- Nevada Women’s Fund
- Soroptimists International Truckee Meadows
- Zonta Young Women in Public Affairs