• Current Scholarships

    Posted by Galena Career Facilitator on 1/18/2018

    WELCOME OUR CAREER FACILITATOR, Mrs. Applebach!!  She posts all our scholarships and is happy to help you with college questions, FAFSA, applications, and career research.  Stop by the Galena Library and say Hi.

    All information posted here has been sent to Galena High School.  We want to make it easy for you to access, so we included the online links to go directly to the scholarships. Most likely you will need to submit applications at the listed websites.

    We store all the information about scholarships opportunities we've posted in the Galena Career Center file cabinet labeled "SCHOLARSHIP DRAWER". You can also check the Binder above the scholarship drawer, which has information in DUE DATE order.  All scholarships are listed in due date order, RED font indicates a local scholarship, Black font indicates a national scholarship.  Please come by and pick up a flyer.....


    WCSD's CTE Website posts scholarships monthly. Please read the application instructions on the website carefully before applying



    DUE NOW BOOKNV.COM.  Are you entering University of Nevada, Reno, TMCC or Southern Nevada College?  You could be eligible to receive one semester worth of books for free.  Apply at https://www.booknv.com/ 


    ONGOING  FUTURES IN AEROSPACE SCHOLARSHIP.  Students that participate in the Pathways to Aviation career mentoring program are eligible for a tuition assistance award.  Do NOT need to be pursuing aviation as a career path.  For more details visit http://www.pathwaystoaviation.org/futures_scholarship or pick up a flyer in the Career Scholarship drawer. 


    ONGOING Mid November/Mid February UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS (NROTC).  Must be a citizen, 17-23 yrs age, 1000 or better SAT/22 ACT, 74 ASVAB.  Up to $180,000 towards your education.  Apply at http://www.nrotc.navy.mil/


    ON GOING Application  HORATIO ALGER CAREER & TECHNICAL SCHOLARSHIPS.  Must be graduating senior, enrolled in eligible program in Fall 2019, exhibit strong commitment to purse 2 year career/technical program, demonstrate financial need, be US Citizen.  Award is $2500.  Apply here or see Ms Applebach for a flyer.


    DUE 1/1, 3/31, 6/30, 9/30  BEAUTY AND WELLNESS SCHOLARSHIP FOR WOMEN Open to high school seniors, all majors and GPA's welcome.  $500 award and a care package offered.  For more details visit: https://www.skincareox.com/scholarship/ or pick up a flyer in the Career Center. 



    DUE 4/26/19 UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI'I ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP.  Are you attending a school in Hawai'i?  Min GPA 2.5, submit (3) letters of recommendation, personal statement and application by the deadline.  Awards range from $1000-2500.   Download the application here or pick up the application in the Career Center.


    DUE 4/26/19 AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS.  0pen to seniors who are accepted into a NAAB program or TMCC architectural design program.  Must complete application, letter of recommendations and official transcript required.  Download the application here or pick up application in the Career Center Scholarship drawer. 


    DUE 5/1/19  AMERICAN COLLEGE FOUNDATION VISIONARY SCHOLARSHIP.  Open to 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th graders.  Awards range from $1K-$5K.  Must submit application, unofficial transcript and 500 word essay on "Why College Is Important to Me".  Visit https://americancollegefoundation.org/college-planning-visionary-scholarship-details/ or see Ms Applebach for more details.


    DUE 5/3/19 WESP MEMBERS SCHOLARSHIP.  Do you have a parent that has been an active member in WESP for one year in WCSD?  Do you have a min 2.75 GPA and are enrolled in a vocational school or college for Fall 2019?  This award will be given to two students in WCSD in the amount of $1000.  For more details and the application visit here


    DUE 6/1/19. SNPAA SIERRA NEVADA PERFORMING ARTS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP.  Open to graduating seniors who plan on attending college.  Min 2.5 GPA overall, but 3.0 GPA in performing art classes.  Submit application, one page essay, copy of college acceptance letter, 3 recommendations, and a current photo.  Apply here


    DUE 6/30/19 THE RECOVERY VILLAGE HEALTHCARE SCHOLARSHIP.  Open to students wanting to study a health related degree program.   Areas considered, counseling, social work, emergency medicine, pre-med, nursing, psychology.  Award $1000.   Must submit a 500 word essay.   For details visit https://www.therecoveryvillage.com/scholarships/





















    There is NO APPLICATION for the Millennium Scholarship.  Students who qualify by graduation are automatically put on a list that is sent to the Nevada Treasurer's office.  This scholarship has continued many years beyond its original planned funding and could be ended at any time prior to next graduating class.  As of fall 2018, students who earn at least a 3.25 weighted, cumulative GPA by graduation - OR - earned a qualifying ACT (21) or SAT (1070) score, AND complete all graduation requirements with 4 years of math (including Algebra 2 or higher) and 3 years of science, and graduate from Nevada high school, and were a resident of Nevada for at least TWO years of high school qualify.  Check out the details at the website for GGMS Fact Sheet on right of screen: http://www.nevadatreasurer.gov/GGMS/GGMS_Home/  You can also pick up copies at the Galena Career Center, in the Scholarship Drawer.  In the summer after graduation, recipients get a letter asking "you qualify for... will you accept?"  Say "YES I ACCEPT" (in writing); then when fees are due at Nevada institution, 80% of the cost of up to 15 credits will be credited to your school account, lowering your bill each semester.  There ARE ongoing GPA requirements in college.



    Open to seniors planning to attend CCNN. Three awards: one each for $5000.00, $2000.00, and $1000.00. Pick up a flyer  in the Galena Career Center Scholarship Drawer, or apply online at http://ccnn.edu/financial-aid/scholarships/



    Numerous campuses are holding auditions SEPT thru DECEMBER.  Go to https://www.amda.edu/admissions/audition to learn more.


    Due Dates Vary--  WACE NATIONAL CO-OP SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM  (For specific universities)

    Open to seniors with a cumulative GPA of 3.0. Application process requires a typed one-page essay. Must apply for the 2018-2019 academic year at one of the WACE Partner Institutions listed: Clarkson University, Drexel University, Merrimack College, R.I.T., Oswego University of New York, University of Toledo, University of Cincinnati, UMASS Lowell, and Wentworth Institute of Technology. Award amounts: Up to thirty $6000 merit scholarships renewable per Program and University criteria. Pick up a flyer  in the Galena Career Center Scholarship Drawer or visit http://www.waceinc.org/scholarship/index.html


    DUE DATE VARIES:  NOW COLLEGE PREP AND HBCU TOUR - Held at University of Nevada, Reno on Saturdays

    Open to ALL 8th - 12th graders.  First in family,  low income, and underrepresented STEM fields encouraged to sign up.    Call for more info:  775-525-1835.



    Open to students in grades 10-12.  Spring Break academic camps in March and early April (two match our spring break). Go to the website to learn more, sign up, view webinar, etc.  www.oxbridgeprograms.com


    Due date varies: RAISE.ME

    Open to all high school students. START DURING YOUR FRESHMAN YEAR! Earn micro-scholarships for your achievements in and out of the classroom. Award amounts vary. Pick up a flyer in the Galena Career Center or visit https://www.raise.me/scholarship.



    This scholarship program was developed with Washoe County School District’s (WCSD) Children in Transition students in mind. The goal is to promote positive outcomes and opportunities for students who may have none at all. The scholarship focuses on providing high school graduates the opportunity to enroll in higher education certification programs while gaining necessary skills to improve employment opportunities.  To learn more visit: https://www.assistanceleague.org/reno-sparks/students-in-transition-application/ or pick up a flyer in the Galena Career Center Drawer.


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