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APRIL- DUE DATE

       Byington/Conner Scholarship
              Sponsor: NASA
              Amount: 2 - $1,000
              Eligibility: Son/Daughter of a current NASA member, graduating from a Nevada high school, planning to attend a
                           Nevada college/university. A minimum 3.0 GPA, participate in extra-curricular activities, transcript and a
                           one page essay on “How This Scholarship Will Help me Achieve My Goals”.
              Deadline: April 15, 2010 (Received by)

       Nevada Association of Conservation Districts’ Scholarship
              Sponsor: Nevada Association of Conservation Districts
              Amount: Approximately $2,000
              Eligibility: Seniors, Nevada resident, preference given to students pursuing an education in agriculture, renewable
                           natural resources or related field. Additional information and application can be found at
                           www.dcd.nv.gov/NvACD.htm .
              Deadline: April 15, 2010 (Received by)

       Southern Nevada Hispanic Employment Program Scholarship
              Sponsor: Southern Nevada Hispanic Employment Program
              Amount: to be determined
              Eligibility: Applicants must be of Hispanic heritage or have a comprehensive understanding of relevant issues that
                           impact the Hispanic community, be a resident of Clark County, Nevada, applicants must attend or plan to
                           attend the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, University of Nevada, Reno Nevada, the College of
                           Southern Nevada, Nevada State College or any accredited vocational training institute in the state of
                           Nevada during the scholarship award year, completing a minimum of 6 credits each semester. Applicant
                           must be currently attending a high school in Clark County, Nevada. Have a minimum 3.0GPA (or the
                           school required GPA, check with school you are planning to attend for the GPA requirement). For
                           additional information and application go to www.snhep.org.
              Deadline: April 15, 2010 (Postmarked)

       8th Annual All Stars Scholarship
               Sponsor: Greater Las Vegas After School All Stars
               Amount: 4 - $2,000
               Eligibility: Senior, minimum “C” GPA, family of limited means (free or reduced lunch status), good standing in the
                            community, compelling story, overcoming great odds. Past participant of the Inner-City Games and/or
                            After School All Stars (Media All Stars). For additional information and application see school counselor.
               Deadline: April 15, 2010 (Postmarked)

       International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers #357 Scholarship (Local)
                Sponsor: IBEW - Local #357
                Amount: 5 - $3,000
                Eligibility: Senior. A statement of request for the $3,000.00 grant to be used at a particular college, university,
                             vocational school, or post secondary institution. Must be a son, daughter, grandson or granddaughter of
                             a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 357. All applicants must
                             prepare a scholarship application folder. Picture of yourself on cover page. List school achievements,
                             awards, community service projects, and other vital data important to the review committee. Transcript.
                             SAT/ACT test scores. Typed essay – 400 to 700 words explaining “How the IBEW has benefited you
                             and/or or your family.” Use the listed procedures for the folder.
                Deadline: April 16, 2010

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       The John Woodbury Centennial Thespian Scholarship
              Sponsor: John Woodbury Photography & Design, llc
              Amount: 1 - $500
              Eligibility: Centennial High School Seniors enrolled in a theatre or music production class who plan to attend a
                           post-secondary college or university, minimum 2.0 GPA and be no older than eighteen. For additional
                           information and application criteria please visit www.thepef.org/scholarships.xml
              Deadline: April 16, 2010 (Postmarked)

       Women’s Southern Nevada Golf Girls’ Golf Scholarship
             Sponsor: Junior Connection, Inc.
             Amount: $250.00 or more
             Eligibility: Female seniors, must have an interest in, knowledge of and skill in the game of golf; a minimum GPA of
                          3.0. Transcript. Good citizenship and willingness to further her education. Applicant must have played
                          golf on a girls’ high school team in Southern Nevada. Applications must include coach’s reports. Use the
                          Women’s Southern Nevada Golf Association Girls’ Golf Scholarship form.
             Deadline: April 19, 2010 (Received by)

       Nevada State Women’s Golf Association Girls’ Golf Scholarship
              Sponsor: Junior Connection, Inc.
              Amount: $2,000.00 or more in scholarships
              Eligibility: Female seniors, must have played on a girls’ high school golf team in Nevada and participated in the
                           previous years regional championships, must have an interest in, knowledge of and skill in the game of
                           golf; a minimum GPA of 3.0. Transcript. Good citizenship and willingness to further her education.
                           Applicant must have played golf on a girls’ high school team in Southern Nevada. Applications must
                           include coach’s reports. Use the Women’s Southern Nevada Golf Association Girls’ Golf Scholarship
                           form.
              Deadline: April 19, 2010 (Received by)

       Devos Scholarship
              Sponsor: Mrs. Mary Alice Devos
              Amount: To be determined – renewable for five years
              Eligibility: Senior planning to attend UNLV, entering the visual arts discipline (i.e. sculpture, painting, photo…). This
                           scholarship is renewable for five years contingent upon maintenance of a 3.0 GPA, minimum of twelve
                           semester credits and a successful yearly portfolio review. Please submit application, 10 images of
                           current work on CD in pdf format, letters of recommendation. For additional information and application
                           see counselor.
              Deadline: April 21, 2010

       Ayn Rand Essay Competition (National)
              Amount: 1 - $10,000, 5 - $2,000, 10 – 1,000
              Eligibility: 11th or 12th grade students submit an essay of no fewer than 800 and no more than 1,600 words on one
                           of three topics concerning the theme and characters of the Ayn Rand novel, “The Fountainhead”. Essay
                           topics and complete contest rules are available at this website:
                           http://www.aynrand.org/site/PageServer?pagename=education_contests_tf
              Deadline: April 25, 2010




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       University of Hawaii Alumni and Friends Las Vegas Chapter Scholarships
               Sponsor: University of Hawaii Alumni & Friends Las Vegas Chapter
               Amount: number and amounts to be determined
               Eligibility: Senior, applying to the University of Hawaii, minimum (unweighted) GPA of 2.80 for entire HS career
                            (based on a 4.0 scale), transcript, 3 letters of recommendation, for complete details see attachment.
.              Deadline: April 30, 2010 (Received)

       Clark County School Nurse Organization Scholarship
               Sponsor: CCSNO
               Amount: 2 - $750
               Eligibility: Senior in a Clark County School (public or private) graduating with a non-adjusted diploma. 3.5 GPA or
                            greater accepted into a college with the intended degree to be a Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN)
                            pursuant to sitting for Registered Nurse (RN) licensure. For more information and application, see school
                            counselor.
               Deadline: April 30, 2010 (Postmarked)

MAY - DUE DATE

       Lindsay Bennett Memorial “Follow your Bliss” Scholarship
               Sponsor: Lindsay Bennett Memorial
               Amount: 1 - $1,000
               Eligibility: Coronado High School Senior, 2.5 GPA, transcript, one letter of reference and 500 word essay on “What
                            is your bliss & Why”. Based on person’s character, not financial status, for more information and
                            application see school counselor.
               Deadline: May 1, 2010 (Postmarked)

       Judith S. Wikler Memorial Scholarship Fund
               Sponsor: The Wikler Family
               Amount: To be determined
               Eligibility: CCSD Senior, 2.5 GPA or higher, majoring in Psychology or Journalism. Essay “Why I chose my field” or
                            “What impact I hope to make in my field” and two letters of recommendation. Use CCSD application
                            form. For more information and application see school counselor.
                Deadline: May 1, 2010 (Postmarked)

       Microsoft Licensing, GP Scholarship
              Sponsor: Diversity Committee
              Amount: 3 - $3,000 to Truckee Meadows Community College. 2 - $5,000 to University of Nevada Reno
              Eligibility: Enrolling for the first time at a Truckee Meadows Community College or University of Nevada Reno as a
                           full time student (12 or more credits per semester, in the fall of 2010) pursuing a career in Business,
                           Information Technology, human Resources, Finance and Accounting. Maintain a 3.0 GPA or higher, and
                           have attained a cumulative high school GPA of 3.0 on an unweighted 4.0 scale or have earned a GED,
                           Financial need, Leadership abilities and Essay. For additional information and application go to
                           www.mslicense.com/Pages/scholarship.aspx.
              Deadline: May 1, 2010 (Postmarked)




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       ASIS International-William (Bill) Cornelius Memorial
               Sponsor: ASIS of Las Vegas Chapter 060
               Amount: 1 - $1,000
               Eligibility: Seniors, interested in the security profession, who have demonstrated a potential to make a contribution
                            to the field of security or criminal justice. 3.0 GPA. . Scholarship must be used to attend an accredited
                            Nevada College, University or Community College within one calendar year of award. Use the ASIS
                            application form.
               Deadline: May 7, 2010 (Postmarked)

       ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Math and Science Scholarships
             Sponsor: ExxonMobil, The Harris Foundation and the Council of the Great City Schools
             Amount: 4 – $5,000 each (2 boys, 2 girls)
             Eligibility: Evidence of applicant’s academic achievement in High school, leadership skills or community service in
                          the area of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics and the applicant’s commitment to pursue
                          a career in a STEM field. Minimum 3.0 unweighted GPA and have been accepted as a full-time student
                          at a four-year institution of higher education. For additional information and application see counselor or
                          go to www.cgcs.org.
             Deadline: May 14, 2010 (Postmarked)

       Bud Badger Memorial Baseball Scholarship
              Sponsor: Marion Badger, Dan Badger and Terry Badger
              Amount:       $500
              Eligibility: Endorsement from a Varsity baseball coach. Documentation of having cleared the NCAA Clearing
                           House (not required if a Junior College). Transcript showing a cumulative 2.5 GPA, completed and
                           signed application form and an essay on “How Baseball Has Effected My Life”. For additional information
                           and application (use the Bud Badger Memorial Baseball Scholarship Application) see counselor.
              Deadline: May 25, 2010 (Postmarked)

       Black History Month Committee Scholarship
               Sponsor: College of Southern Nevada Office of Diversity and Cultural Affairs
               Amount: 10 - $1,000
               Eligibility: CCSD Senior attending College of Southern Nevada in the fall of 2010, enroll in at least 6 or more credit
                            hours and a minimum GPA of 2.5. For Additional information and application see counselor.
               Deadline: May 31, 2010 (Postmarked)

JUNE - DUE DATE

       Silver State Matching Grant Program
                Sponsor: State Treasurer
                Amount: $300 per calendar year with a lifetime maximum of $1,500
                Eligibility: The Silver State Matching Grant allows qualifying Nevada families, who are Upromise College Fund 529
                             Plan account owners, to be considered for a matching grant. The beneficiary must be 13 years of age or
                             young at the time the first matching grant is approved. Both the account owner and the beneficiary must
                             be Nevada residents. The applicant’s household adjusted gross income (AGI) in the previous year must
                             have been $61,950 or less.
                Deadline: June 1, 2010 (Postmarked)




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       BigSun Scholarship 2009
              Sponsor: The BigSun Organization
              Amount: $500
              Eligibility: High school senior or be attending a post secondary institution and currently involved in some sport at
                           that institution. Short essay answering the following questions: * How has your participation in sports
                           affected the person you are becoming? All essay submissions should be sent to:
                           athleticawards@bigsunathletics.com. For more information, visit http://www.bigsunathletics.com
              Deadline: June 24, 2010

       Euphoria Institute – Green Valley (Revised)
              Sponsor: Euphoria Green Valley Campus
              Amount: 3 –1/$16,450 full tuition and 2/$8,225 half tuition
              Eligibility: High School graduate, 2.0 GPA or better, written essay “Why I would be successful in the cosmetology
                            industry”, must start program in 2010 for either Cosmetology or Aesthetics Skin Care Program. For
                            additional information and application see counselor.
              Deadline: June 30, 2010 (Postmarked)

       Euphoria Institute – Alianté
              Sponsor: Euphoria Alianté Campus
              Amount: 2 – $8,225 half tuition
              Eligibility: High School graduate, 2.0 GPA or better, written essay “Why I would be successful in the cosmetology
                           industry”, must start program in 2010. For additional information and application see counselor.
              Deadline: June 30, 2010 (Postmarked)

       Euphoria Institute – Summerlin
              Sponsor: Euphoria Summerlin Campus
              Amount: 3 Total – 1/$16,450 full tuition and 2/$8,225 half tuition
              Eligibility: High School graduate, 2.0 GPA or better, written essay “Why I would be successful in the cosmetology
                           industry”, must start program in 2010. For additional information and application see counselor.
              Deadline: June 30, 2010 (Postmarked)

JULY - DUE DATE

       The Guild Scholar Scholarship Program for Visually Impaired (National)
               Sponsor: The Jewish Guild for the Blind
               Amount: 12-15 - $15,000
               Eligibility: High School Juniors. With recipients selected and scholarships awarded later in their senior
                            year. Complete the online application. Proof of legal blindness. Proof of U.S. citizenship or legal
                            residency. Documentation of academic achievement. Three letters of recommendation. Two personal
                            statements: one about the applicant and the second describing the influence of an outstanding teacher
                            on your education. Your chosen college must be accredited by a body recognized by the Council for
                            Higher Education Accreditation. All college admissions policies must be nondenominational and open to
                            applicants of all religions, faiths and beliefs. To apply for the scholarship log on to
                            http://www.jgb.org/guildscholar.asp.
               Deadline: July 1, 2010




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