• ONGOING/REOCCURRING OUTSIDE SCHOLARSHIPS-
    PLEASE CHECK WEBSITE FOR CURRENT APPLICATION AND DUE DATES:

    Student Scholarships

    Nevada's Leading Source for finding scholarship money.
    http://www.studentscholarships.org/

    High Five Scholarships

    Welcome to High Five Scholarships, a website created to help you find free money for college. We are a scholarship matching service and we will find hundreds of scholarships that match your personal characteristics, goals, and interests, free of charge.

     http://www.highfivescholarships.com/

    Cappex Scholarships

    College Search and Reviews, Scholarships, College Admissions- Once you create your profile, applying for Cappex scholarships is as easy as one click. No essays. No hassle!

    http://www.cappex.com/

    Going Merry "Common App for Scholarships"

    https://www.goingmerry.com/

    Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE)

    • The Western Undergraduate Exchange program is an excellent way for students to save money on out-of-state tuition.
      • Specific states in the west participate in this program that allows students to pay fees that are a lot cheaper than out-of-state rates.
      • Each college is different in their requirements so be sure to check on the W.U.E. website as well as the individual college websites; http://wue.wiche.edu


    Scholarships.com - Free College Scholarship Search

    http://www.reviews.com/best-scholarship-search-platforms

    The guide breaks down the best scholarship platforms and instructs users on how to use them effectively to find as many opportunities as possible.

    http://www.athleticaid.com
    For students wishing to learn more about college sports scholarships and the recruiting process.

    http://www.scholarshiphelp.org
    The thought of getting scholarships has always been confusing, and this site helps to understand what you should do. It also helps avoid scholarship scams.

    http://www.testprepreview.com
    Online ACT/SAT practice tests for no charge!

     Everything you need to know about the MILLENNIUM SCHOLARSHIP
    http://www.nevadatreasurer.gov/uploadedFiles/nevadatreasurergov/content/GGMS/Forms/Doc-FactSheet.pdf

    Jobs For Teens: It's focused specifically on helping teenagers find jobs and it's 100% free to use for both the students and the school. It has very useful information including work permit requirements, labor laws, jobs for teens by city/state, job ideas, jobs by age, and more.

    Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship
    http://www.jkcf.org/scholarship

    Hispanic Scholarship Fund Scholarships OPEN 9/1
    https://www.hsf.net/en_US/scholarship

    Early Childhood Education Scholarship

    https://teachearlychildhood.org/scholarships/

    Varsity Tutors $1000 MONTHLY SCHOLARSHIP!!
    https://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship

    Free ACT/SAT:
    varsitytutors.com/practice-tests

    Scholarships@sleeklens.com
    http://sleeklens.com/the-sleeklens-academic-scholarship/.

    Scholarship Opportunities for African American Students
    http://www.blackexcel.org/25scholarships.htm

    Scholarship Opportunities for Undocumented Students

    https://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/undocumented-college-student-resources/

    Student's Guide to DACA Phaseout-

    https://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/daca-and-undocumented-students/

    American Indian Scholarship Opportunities (Due May)
    http://www.collegefund.org/students_and_alumni/content/how_to_apply

    UTI Scholarship Opportunities
    http://utifoundation.com/scholarships and grants

    10-Part Guide to the MBAhttps://www.onlinemba.com/guide/exactly-what-is-an-mba/ 

    A Guide to MBA Programs in Nevada https://www.onlinemba.com/programs-in-nevada/

    Innovation in Education Scholarship(s)https://www.latutors123.com/scholarship Applications are due on the 20th of each month. So you can apply each month for their $500 scholarship.

    Chamber of Commerce's Guide to College Scholarships-https://www.chamberofcommerce.org/best-college-scholarships

    Nursing Career Information-https://www.registerednursing.org/nursing-careers/

    Bold.org High School Social Leaders Scholarships-https://bold.org/scholarship/high-school-social-leaders-bi-annual-scholarship/

    SCHOLARSHIPS CURRENTLY POSTED IN DUE DATE ORDER:

    September 1st-Annual Scholarship Opportunity Sixt Scholars

    SEPT 28: NATIONAL COLLEGE MATCH PROGRAM
    If you are a senior who has achieved academic excellence in the face of economic challenges, apply at questbridge.org for full scholarships to the nation's most selective colleges.

    SEPT 30: SHOUT IT OUT SCHOLARSHIP
    If you are a U.S. student, 13 years of age or older go to scholarshipexperts.com to submit an online short written response (250 words or less) for the scholarship topic: 'If you could say one thing to the entire world at once, what would it be and why?' 

    September 30:  A GPA Isn’t EverythingScholarship $1,000
    The student must create a Cappex profile at www.cappex.com/scholarships 
    The student must inform Cappex about their extracurricular, leadership, and volunteer opportunities.

    SEPT 30: ODENZA MARKETING GROUP FALL SCHOLARSHIP
    Answer two short essay questions at odenzascholarhsips.com for a chance to win a $500 award. You must be between the ages of 16 and 25, have a GPA of 2.5 or higher and be the U.S. or Canadian citizen.

    OCT 3: CLASS OF 2015: WENDY'S HIGH SCHOOL HEISMAN AWARDS
    Do you excel in academics, participate in sports, and are you involved in your community and with extracurricular activities? Apply for the Wendy's High School Heisman Award at WendysHeisman.com. The first 25000 completed applications will receive a $10 Wendy's Gift Card. National Winner awarded trips and money for school.

    OCT 5: AES ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIP 
    Open to seniors. Requires a 1000 word essay on one of two topics that will be submitted online. Scholarship worth $500. Go online to enter.

    October 15 & April 15th: Pretty Photoshop Actions Scholarship Program- https://www.photoshopactions.com/pages/pretty-photoshop-actions-scholarship-program

    OCT 17: YOUNGARTS
    YoungArts provides emerging artists (ages 15-18 or grades 10-12) with scholarships, national recognition, mentorship, and other
    opportunities to help ensure young artists are encouraged to pursue careers in the arts. Support is offered in cinematic arts, dance, design, jazz, music,
    photography, theater, visual arts, voice, and writing. Learn more and apply at
    YoungArts.org/apply


    OCT 24: U.S. SENATE YOUTH PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIP
    Galena will select ONE nominee for this program. TWO students from Nevada will be selected to receive $5,000 and a trip to Washington D.C.! Open to Juniors and Seniors who are currently serving in an ELECTED OR APPOINTED capacity in any student government, civic or educational organization. Learn more at USsenateyouth.org & PICK UP AN APPLICATION IN THE DAMONTE RANCH CAREER CENTER

    OCT 24: ATLAS SHRUGGED ESSAY CONTEST
    Open to Seniors. Have you read Atlas Shrugged? Submit an essay on one of three topics listed at 

    aynrandnovels.com84 awards ranging from $50 to $10,000 will be distributed.

    OCT 25: HORATIO ALGER SCHOLARSHIPS
    SIX $5000 Nevada scholarships and one $20,000 national scholarship available to seniors. You must show critical financial needs. Apply online today.

    OCT 31: COCA-COLA SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
    Open to seniors planning to go to college next year. Must have 3.0 GPA min. Must be involved and dedicated. 200 $10,000 awards and 50 $20,000 awards will be given. Go to Coca-ColaScholars.org to learn more and to apply. http://coca-colascholars.org/
    The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation supports over 1,400 college students each year, with annual scholarships of $3.45 million, through two nationally recognized programs.

    OCT 31: DAVIDSON COLLEGE IN N. CAROLINA-JOHN MONTGOMERY BELK SCHOLARSHIP
    Seniors, are you interested in attending this award-winning liberal arts college? Check it out at Davidson.edu.

    NOV 1: VOICE OF DEMOCRACY SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION
    Open to ALL students: The top national winner will receive $30,000; $152,000 will be awarded. The theme this year is "Why I'm Optimistic About our Nation 's Future" Write an essay then record yourself delivering it as a 3-5 minute speech. Learn more and download an entry form at 
    www.vfw.org.
     Turn in well BEFORE Nov 1 to local VFW post.

     
    NOV 4: PRUDENTIAL SPIRIT OF COMMUNITY AWARD
    Open to all students involved in community service. Can you demonstrate your involvement in an online application? CLICK HERE to begin an application. Each state winner will receive $1000 and five national winners will receive another $5000 plus $5000 for a public service organization of your choice.

    NOV 15: SEATTLE UNIVERSITY SULLIVAN LEADERSHIP AWARD
    Open to seniors who apply to attend Seattle University. These scholarship criteria include leadership, social justice, communication, residence (NV is a priority), and scholarship (3.5 GPA). Check it out at seattleu.edu/sullivan.

    DEC.1: AXA Achievement Scholarship
    Scholarship Value: $25,000
    Awards Available: 52
    State Winners:
    Fifty-two winners – one from each state, the District of Colombia and Puerto Rico – are selected by our nonprofit partner, Scholarship America, to receive one-time scholarship awards of $10,000 each.
    National Winners:
    From the pool of 52 state winners, ten are selected as national winners and earn an additional one-time scholarship of $15,000. This brings the top AXA Achievers total scholarship awards to $25,000 each. These top ten also receive the offer of an internship with AXA.

    Our scholarship winners are known as AXA Achievers. They are ethnically and economically diverse, but they share these qualities:

    1. Ambition and drive

    2. The determination to set and reach goals

    3. Respect for self, family, and community

    4. Ability to succeed in college

    Some of the remarkable accomplishments of our past AXA Achievers include: setting up a food bank in their community; designing a curriculum to get kids interested in science; founding a nonprofit organization for young people that encourages community service and civic involvement.
    AXA Achievement Scholarship

    DEC 1: BOSTON UNIVERSITY TRUSTEE SCHOLARSHIP
    Full tuition and fees for 4 years! Open to seniors, usually the top 10% of your class. You must request a nomination and complete application and essays. To learn more and start your application 
    CLICK HERE.

    DEC 1: SIERRA NEVADA COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL WRITING CONTEST
    Open to all Juniors and Seniors. Enter an original work of POETRY, FICTION, CREATIVE NONFICTION, or all three. Top three will receive cash awards and be considered for publication! View instructions at 
    SierraNevada.edu.

    DEC 1: THE SOROPTIMIST VIOLET RICHARDSON AWARD If you are a young woman between the ages of 14 and 17, who believes in the
    power of volunteer action, please apply. Up to 3 local winners will split a $1000 award. Winners are then eligible for one of 28 $1000 regional awards.
    Applications are available online at:  http://www.sitmnv.org/scholarships_awards.html  


    DEC 5: ELKS NATIONAL FOUNDATION: MOST VALUABLE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP
    $2,296,000, divided into 500 awards is available to seniors. Selection is based on scholarship, leadership and financial need. Awards range from $1,000 to $60,000. The application must be turned into LOCAL Reno Elks Lodge. Applications are available online at 
    www.ELKS.org. Our LOCAL LODGE offers more scholarships for students pursuing nursing and other vocations.

    DEC 15: FUTURO CON LECHE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
    Seniors of Hispanic heritage: If you have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and are eligible for a Pell Grant, apply for this scholarship. TEN $4,000 scholarships will be awarded. Visit 
    www.HSF.net/FuturoConLeche for more information and to start your application.

    DEC 19: FOOT LOCKER SCHOLAR ATHLETES
    Senior Athletes: Are you a leader on and off the field? Applicants must be involved in school sports OR community-based sports, and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Twenty $20,000 scholarships will be awarded. Go to 
    DoSomething.org/FootLocker to start your application.

    JAN 16: GATES MILLENNIUM SCHOLARS AWARD PROGRAM
    Open to seniors of qualifying ethnic groups: African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific American or Hispanic American. Must demonstrate financial need by qualifying for a PELL grant, have a 3.3 GPA minimum, and leadership record. The VERY extensive application requires two Damonte Ranch adults to verify by nominating and recommending. START NOW: 
    www.GMSP.org

    DEC. 20:  RMHC U.S. Scholarships
    Scholarship Value: $1,000
    Awards Available: 100
    To apply for an RMHC scholarship, a student must:

    1. Be a high school senior

    2. Be younger than 21 years old

    3. Be eligible to attend a two- or four-year college or university with a full course of study

    4. Be a legal U.S. resident

    5. Live in a participating RMHC Chapter’s geographic area

    6. Submit a completed application and all required documentation by the deadline on the application

    7. Meet any additional eligibility requirements outlined by each scholarship program

    8. Verification of enrollment each year at the student’s accredited post-secondary institution

    Additional Scholarship Information:
    RMHC U.S. Scholarships 

    APRIL 1st Deadline: Elevate Mental Health Awareness Scholarship Scholarship Value: $750

    https://calvinrosser.com/scholarships/mental-health-awareness/