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    Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship - Up to $40,000
    Application Due Date: November 13, 2019
    Some Requirements: Financial need
    Visit: https://www.jkcf.org/our-scholarships/ 


    Burger King Scholars Program - Up to $20,000

    Application Due Date: December 15, 2019
    Some Requirements: Community Service
    Visit: bkmclamorefoundation.org/who-we-are/programs/burger-king-scholars-program/


    Reed High General Scholarships - Varies
    Application Due Date: December 18, 2019 
    Some Requirements: Senior at Reed High
    Visit: Reed High Career Center For Paper Application


    NROTC - Up to $180,000
    Application Due Date: December 31, 2019
    Some Requirements: Join ROTC in college
    Visit: www.nrotc.navy.mil/


    John F. Kennedy Profiles in Courage Scholarship - Up to $10,000
    Application Due Date: January 17, 2020
    Some Requirements: Essay
    Visit: www.jfklibrary.org/Education/Profile-in-Courage-Essay-Contest/Contest-Topic-and-Information.aspx


    The Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Scholarship Program - Up to $1,000
    Application Due Date: January 24, 2020
    Some Requirements: Financial need, community service
    Visit: www.rmhc-reno.org/what-we-do/rmhc-scholarships/


    Frank M. and Gertrude R. Doyle Foundation Scholarship - $1,500 to $3,000
    Application Due Date: February 1, 2020
    Some Requirements: Financial need, essay
    Visit: https://doylefound.org/


    Jiffy Lube Teen Driver Scholarship - Up to $3,500
    Application Due Date: March 16, 2020 
    Some Requirements: Essay
    Visit: https://www.yourturn2apply.com/nevada.htm


    SCHOLARSHIPS WITH VARYING DUE DATES:


    TEACH Nevada - Amount Varies
    Application Due Date: Varies
    Some Requirements: Major in early childhood education
    Visit: http://nvteach.org/


    UNR Scholarships - Amount Varies
    Application Due Date: Varies
    Some Requirements: Various
    Visit: www.unr.edu/financial-aid/understanding-financial-aid/scholarships


    Textbook Brokers Scholarship - Books Awarded
    Application Due Date: Varies
    Some Requirements: Apply
    Visit: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1bDHWh-T8ln3wbx7cqE82Aw4oMYWQ2sGAvHmK_QBwhkI/viewform?edit_requested=true


    Children in Transition Scholarship - Amount Varies
    Application Due Date: Varies
    Some Requirements: Student in transition
    Visit: https://www.assistanceleague.org/reno-sparks/philanthropic-programs/students-in-transition/


    Community Foundation of Western Nevada Scholarships - Amount Varies Based on Scholarships
    Application Due Date: Varies
    Some Requirements: Take an eligibility quiz for multiple Nevada Scholarships (quiz available February 1st)
    Visit: https://nevadafund.org/scholarships/


    U.S. Air Force ROTC Scholarship - Amount Varies
    Application Due Date: Varies
    Some Requirements: Various
    Visit: https://www.afrotc.com/scholarships/


    Army ROTC Scholarship - Amount Varies
    Application Due Date: Varies
    Some Requirements: Various
    Visit: www.goarmy.com/rotc/scholarships.html


    Navy ROTC - Full Tuition
    Application Due Date: Varies
    Some Requirements: Various
    Visit: www.nrotc.navy.mil/scholarships.html


    Marine ROTC - Full Tuition
    Application Due Date: Varies
    Some Requirements: Various
    Visit: www.marines.com/becoming-a-marine/officer.html


    American Indian College Fund - Amount Varies
    Application Due Date: Varies
    Some Requirements: American Indian student
    Visit: https://collegefund.org/


    Latino Scholarships - Amount Varies
    Application Due Date: Varies
    Some Requirements: Latino student
    Visit: www.hsf.net/en_US/scholarship


    United Negro College Fund Scholarships - Amount Varies
    Application Due Date: Varies
    Some Requirements: Various
    Visit: scholarships.uncf.org/


    U.S. Bowling Congress Scholarship - Amount Varies
    Application Due Date: Varies
    Some Requirements: Bowl
    Visit: www.bowl.com/scholarships/


    Writers and Illustrators of the Future - Up to 5,000
    Application Due Date: Varies
    Some Requirements: Write or illustrate a story
    Visit: www.writersofthefuture.com/contest-rules/


    ***Scholarships Below Are Currently Closed***


    ​​The Foot Locker Scholarship - Up to $50,000
    Application Due Date: December 14, 2018 CLOSED
    Some Requirements: High school sports
    Visit: footlockerscholarathletes.com


     Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Essay Contest - $400
    Application Due Date: January 1, 2019 CLOSED
    Some Requirements: Essay
    Visit: http://www.nnbcas.org/archive/mlk-archives/mlk-essay-2019/


    Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund - Varies
    Application Due Date: January 10, 2019 CLOSED
    Some Requirements: Asian & Pacific Islander American
    Visit: http://www.apiasf.org/scholarship_apiasf.html


    Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest - Up to $10,000
    Application Due Date: January 15, 2019 CLOSED
    Some Requirements: Senior read Atlas Shrugged and write essay
    Visit: https://www.aynrand.org/students/essay-contests#atlasshrugged-1


    Soroptimist Youth Scholarship - Up to $2,000
    Application Due Date: January 21, 2019 CLOSED
    Some Requirements: Financial need
    Visit: http://sitmnv.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/SITM-Youth-Scholarship-Application.pdf


    NV Energy Powerful Partnership Scholarship - Up to $1000
    Application Due Date: February 10, 2019 CLOSED
    Some Requirements: Live in Northern Nevada
    Visit: https://nevadafund.org/nv-energy-powerful-partnerships-scholarships-2/


    Reno Rodeo Scholarship - $1,000
    Application Due Date: February 13, 2019 CLOSED
    Some Requirements: Attend Nevada college
    Visit: https://www.renorodeofoundation.org/scholarships/


    ​Elks Nursing Scholarship - $1,000
    Application Due Date: February 13, 2019 CLOSED
    Some Requirements: Study nursing
    ​Visit: www.nsea-elks.org/Nursing_Scholarship_Form.pdf


    Elks Vocational Grant - Assistance with Training
    Application Due Date: February 13, 2019 CLOSED
    Some Requirements: Vocational career
    ​Visit: http://www.nsea-elks.org/Vocational%202019OnLineApp.pdf


    Western Nevada Cattlewomen Scholarship - Up to $1,000
    Application Due Date: February 15, 2019 CLOSED
    Some Requirements: Study Agriculture Related Field
    Visit: Reed High Career Center For Paper Application


    Sons Of Italy Academic Scholarship - $$$ Varies
    Application Due Date: March 1, 2019 CLOSED
    Some Requirements: Applicant must be wholly or partially of Italian descent
    Visit: http://www.osiaca.org/Scholarships/How-To-Apply


    Sons Of Italy Athletic Scholarship - $$$ Varies
    Application Due Date: March 1, 2019 CLOSED
    Some Requirements: Applicant must be wholly or partially of Italian descent
    Visit: http://www.osiaca.org/Scholarships/How-To-Apply


    ​Sons of Italy Italian Language Grant - $$$ Varies
    Application Due Date: March 1, 2019 CLOSED
    Some Requirements: Ability to study in Italy for 30 days during the month of July
    Visit: http://www.osiaca.org/Scholarships/How-To-Apply


    Truckee Meadows Community College Scholarships - $$$ Varies
    All Applications Due: March 1, 2019 CLOSED
    Some Requirements: Attend TMCC
    Visit: https://tmcc.academicworks.com/


    PEO Scholarship - $2,000
    Application Due Date: March 15, 2019 CLOSED
    Some Requirements: Female student with GPA 3.0
    Visit: RHS Career Center for paper application


    ​Nevada Agricultural Foundation Scholarship - Amount Varies
    Application Due Date: March 15, 2019 CLOSED
    Some Requirements: Must Study Agriculture
    Visit: http://nevadaagriculturalfoundation.org/scholarships/


    NAHAS Scholarship Endowment - $1,500 per year – 4 years
    Application Due Date: March 22, 2019 CLOSED
    Some Requirements: Recorded community service and 2 years in a competitive high school sport
    Visit: RHS Career Center for paper application


    Greater Nevada Credit Union Scholarship Program - $2000
    Application Due Date: March 29, 2019 CLOSED
    Some Requirements: Applicant or parent must be a Greater Nevada Credit Union member
    Visit: https://www.gncu.org/About-Us/Helping-Our-Communities/Scholarships


    Pat Cox Scholarship - $500
    Application Due Date: March 31, 2019 CLOSED
    Some Requirements: 2.5 GPA
    Visit: https://sites.google.com/site/patcoxmemorialscholarship/home


    ​Joshua L. Anderson Memorial Foundation Scholarship - $3,500
    Application Due Date: April 5, 2019 CLOSED
    Some Requirements: Participation in a high school baseball or softball program
    Visit: http://jlafoundation.org/


    Jacob Roberts Memorial Scholarship - $1,000
    Application Due Date: April 8, 2019 CLOSED
    Some Requirements: 3.5 GPA and going out of state
    Visit: RHS Career Center for paper application


    Washoe School Principals' Association Scholarship - Amount Varies
    Application Due Date: April 11, 2019 CLOSED
    Some Requirements: Washoe County School District Senior
    Visit: https://wspanv.org/scholarships/


    Kathy Powell and Thelma Davila Scholarship - $1000
    Application Due Date: April 12, 2019 CLOSED
    Some Requirements: Must be a senior of Hispanic descent and attended a high school in the Washoe County School District
    Visit: http://www.weatoday.org/wea-scholarships/


    Michael Landsberry Memorial Scholarship - $1,000
    Application Due Date: April 12, 2019 CLOSED
    Some Requirements: Must have attended Sparks Middle School 7th & 8th grade
    Visit: http://www.weatoday.org/wea-scholarships/


    WEA Scholarships - Between $1,000 - $2,000
    Application Due Date: April 12, 2019 CLOSED
    Some Requirements: Must be a senior and a child of a WEA member
    Visit: http://www.weatoday.org/wea-scholarships/​


    Nevada State Women’s Golf Association Scholarship - $1000
    Application Due Date: April 15, 2019 CLOSED
    Some Requirements: All applicants MUST complete the Northern Nevada Women’s Golf Association application first
    Visit: https://www.nnga.org/women/nnga-jr-connection


    Rotary District and Global Scholarships - Up to $3,000
    Application Due Date: April 15, 2019 CLOSED
    Some Requirements: Community service and academic success
    Visit: https://www.district5190.org/sitepage/global-and-district-scholarships


    Hank Vanderbeek Scholarship - $250
    Application Due Date: April 19, 2019 CLOSED
    Some Requirements: Must have attended Mendive Middle School
    Visit: Reed High Career Center For Paper Application​


    Susan Burkett Memorial Scholarship - $250
    Application Due Date: April 19, 2019 CLOSED
    Some Requirements: Must have attended Mendive Middle School
    Visit: Reed High Career Center For Paper Application


    Sparks Rotary Scholarship - Up to $1,000
    Application Due Date: April 20, 2019 CLOSED
    Some Requirements: Extracurricular Activities, Participation in Rotary Projects, Merit Based
    Visit: Reed High Career Center For Paper Application


    Fountainhead Essay Contest - Up to $10,000
    Application Due Date: April 25, 2019 CLOSED
    Some Requirements: 11th or 12th grade read Fountainhead and write essay
    Visit: https://www.aynrand.org/students/essay-contests#thefountainhead-1


    Sparks Firefighters Scholarship - $500
    Application Due Date: May 3, 2019 CLOSED
    Some Requirements: Seniors that will be earning a degree in public safety
    Visit: RHS Career Center for paper application


    AAUW Scholarship - $500
    Application Due Date: June 1, 2019 CLOSED
    Some Requirements: Female graduating students
    Visit: Reed High Career Center For Paper Application​


    Elks Scholarships - Amount Varies
    Application Due Date: November 5, 2019 CLOSED
    Some Requirements: Various
    Visit: www.elks.org/enf/scholars/


    Bill Gates Millennium - Amount Varies
    Application Due Date: CLOSED for 2019-2020
    Some Requirements: Minority students
    Visit: http://www.gmsp.org/


    Reno Elks Scholarships & Grants - Amount Varies Based on Scholarships & Grants
    Application Due Date: November 5, 2019 CLOSED
    Some Requirements: Various
    Visit: http://www.renoelks.org/copy-of-hunters


    Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway - Varies
    Application Due Date: October 17, 2019 CLOSED
    Some Requirements: Describe your goals
    Visit: https://www.drpeppertuition.com/


    4-H Youth in Action Awards - Varies
    Application Due Date: October 21, 2019 CLOSED
    Some Requirements: 4-H member or alumni
    Visit: https://4-h.org/parents/4-h-youth-in-action-awards/


    Horatio Alger - Up to $25,000
    Application Due Date: October 25, 2019 CLOSED
    Some Requirements: Financial need, extracurricular
    Visit: scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/



    National Eagle Scout Association Scholarship - Varies
    Application Due Date: October 31, 2019 CLOSED
    Some Requirements: Eagle Scout
    Visit: https://nesa.org/search/scholarship/


    ​Nevada Promise Scholarship - Full Tuition
    Application Due Date: October 31, 2019 CLOSED
    Some Requirements: Attend Nevada Community College
    Visit: www.tmcc.edu/nevada-promise-scholarship/


    Voice of Democracy Scholarship - Up to $30,000
    Application Due Date: October 31, 2019 CLOSED
    Some Requirements: Essay
    Visit: https://www.vfw.org/VOD/


    Coca Cola Scholarship - Up to $20,000
    Application Due Date: October 31, 2019 CLOSED
    Some Requirements: Various
    Visit: www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/blog/be-a-coca-cola-scholar/


    Prudential Spirit of Community Award - $1000 and potential trip to Washington DC
    Application Due Date: November 5, 2019 CLOSED
    Some Requirements: Volunteer
    Visit: spirit.prudential.com/