Scholarships

This link provides you with specific details and links regarding scholarship information on the following topics: 
Public Education Foundation (PEF)
List of current scholarships posted on the CCSD Websites
Scholarship Search Engines
Nevada Millennium Scholarship
Resources for Undocumented and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
Other Scholarship Resources/Options – CSN Scholarship Opportunities,  Financial Aid for Minority Students,  Scholarships for LGBTQ Students, Financial Aid for Minority Students, and Reviews of Scholarship Search Platforms 

Public Education Foundation Scholarships (PEF)  https://thepef.org/scholarships/
Scholarship opportunities are available October 1, 2019 – January 31, 2020, There are various deadlines, so please make sure to continuously peruse through the list weekly/bi-weekly. 
 
Be Prepared to provide the following when applying for PEF Scholarships: 
  • Transcript
  • References for Letters of Recommendation 
  • Resume
  • Financial Letter/Statement
  • Responses to essay questions
Contact Information for The Public Education Foundation Website – 702-799-1042
Please address any special circumstances, concerns, and or questions that can not be answered by a counselor at your school to the PEF one of the representatives listed below.

Nevada Treasurer’s Office Scholarships
http://www.nevadatreasurer.gov – Click on the Tuition Assistance  tab. When you click on the tab a list of scholarships will download in excel format. In addition, information regarding the Millennium Scholarship, Nevada Prepaid Tuition, and Nevada College Kickstart information can be found here.

Other Scholarships-

  • UNLV Engineering Scholarship (Computer Science and Computer Engineering)

    The Las Vegas Scholars Program: For Computer UNLVScience & Computer Engineering Students is funded by a $650,000 grant from the National Science Foundation.

    Who should apply: We are seeking high school seniors who will be incoming freshman at UNLV in Fall 2019. In addition, the student must: (1) declare a major of computer science or computer engineering; (2) be accepted into UNLV’s College of Engineering as a full time student; (3) demonstrate financial need; and (4) have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher (for a complete list of eligibility, please see website under eligibility).

    How to apply: Applicants must submit the following: (1) online application to the UNLV Las Vegas Scholars Program; (2) unofficial high school transcripts; (3) two letters of recommendation; and (4) a personal statement.

    The application deadline is January 14, 2019.

    Here are just a few of the benefits of being a Las Vegas Scholar: receive up to $6,200 in an annual scholarship per student for up to 4 years. Learn how to bridge the gap between high school, work, and college expectations by participating in a one-month summer bridge program where students will meet new friends, learn about the department and campus, and earn 6 college credits towards their university degree.

    For more information about the program and application process, please visit our website at http://lvscholars.sites.unlv.edu/.