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Scholarships

If you have any additional questions about scholarships, please visit your counselor. Click here to jump to the 2018-19 scholarship bulletin.


Steps to Complete Your CAP Packet:

Steps to get established with the Scholarship Office:

  1. Complete the Douglas High School Common Application Packet. This packet includes:

  2. Follow these steps when filling out the common application:
    • When using your Douglas High School Common Application Packet to apply for a scholarship, please use a cover sheet as your first page. This should have your name and the name of the scholarship you are applying for.
    • Bring your completed Douglas High School Common Application Packet (CAP) to Pattie Dack in the counseling office.
    • Monitor scholarships, deadlines and application instructions via e-mail or on-line.

The 3 Levels of Scholarships:

  1. National: visit these links for more information on these
  2. University: get a printout of important deadline dates, especially scholarship consideration date
    • UNR/UNLV: February 1st
    • WNC: April 1st
  3. Local: DHS Scholarship Office

What Parents Need to Know:

  1. Local donors pick the recipient, (their $, their choice)
  2. There are no guarantees.
  3. DHS Scholarship Committee utilizes the donor’s criteria for selection of those scholarships that are designated for review.

2018-19 Scholarships Bulletin

Scholarships are ordered by deadline.

Name of Scholarship Criteria Application Deadline Process
Nevada Promise Scholarship www.wnc.edu www.wnc.edu 10/31/2018 Online
Name of Scholarship Criteria Application Deadline Process
Girl of the Month Award and Scholarship Applicant must be a female in their senior year of high school. Application 11/15/2018 Email to Melanie Nelson at mnelson@unitedfcu.com
Elks Most Valuable Student Criteria
Applicants need not be related to an Elks member.
www.elks.org 11/15/2018 Online
Name of Scholarship Criteria Application Deadline Process
PhentermineClinics Health Scholarship
$1,000
12/31/2018
On-Line
Adzuna
Student of the Year
https://www.adzuna.com/student-of-the-year Click Here 12/31/2018 On-Line
         
Name of Scholarship Criteria Application Deadline Process
Ronald McDonald House Charities Criteria Application 1/17/2019 Online
Hamilton Relay Scholarship Applicant must be a graduating high school senior who is deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind or has difficulty speaking.
Criteria
Application Received by:
1/19/2019
Mail to:
Hamilton Relay Scholarship Committee
1006 12th St.
Aurora, NE. 68818
Name of Scholarship Criteria Application Deadline Process
Elks Legacy Awards
$4,000
Applicants must be a child or grandchild of Elks members Application 2/1/2019 Online
Reno Rodeo Foundation
$1,000 - $2,500
Criteria Application 2/13/2019 Online
Western Nevada Cattlewomen
$1,000
Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.3 and plan to pursue a degree relating to the field of agriculture directly or indirectly. Agricultural interests/activities, GPA and financial need will be considered.


Application

Transcript required.

2/15/2019
Mail to:
Western Nevada Cattlewomen
c/o Teri Chichester
PO Box 51
Topaz, CA. 96133
RAN Scholarship
Record Courier
$500
2/15/2019
Mail to:
Record Courier
Dawn Gudmunson
PO Box 1111
Tonopah, NV. 89049
Carson Valley Sertoma Memorial Book Criteria Application 2/20/2019 Scholarship Office
Carson Valley Sertoma Vocational Criteria Application 2/20/2019 Scholarship Office
C.C. Meneley
Ely Weigel / Nicole Snyder Memorial
$1,000
Criteria Application and CAP packet 2/25/2019 Scholarship Office
Name of Scholarship
Criteria
Application
Deadline
Process
Caltrans District 10 Future Transportation
$1,000
Received By:
3/1/2019
Mail to:
Public Information Office
Caltrans,
District 10
PO Box 2048
Stockton, CA. 95201
Tzu Chi Scholarship
Northwest Region
$1,000
Postmarked by:
3/1/2019
On-Line
University Women of Carson Valley
2019 Jane Jobe Memorial
$1,000
Female Applicants
Criteria
3/1/20019
Scholarship Office
National Pony Express Scholarship

$1,000
3/1/2018
Scholarship Office
OverAchievers
$1,500
Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.75 and 1200 SAT Score. Community service of at least 75 hours, extra curricular activities, AP courses will be considered. There is an emphasis on STEM subjects and STEM college majors. Financial need will also be considered.
3/1/2019
Mail to:
OverAchievers Attn: John Hejlik P.O. Box 7076 Reno, NV. 89510
Valley Eyecare & Eyewear Gallery
$1,000
GPA, character, community service and extra-curricular activities will be considered.
3/1/2019
Scholarship Office
NIAA Top 10 Student-Athletes of the Year
$500
3/8/2019
Mail to:
NIAA
Re: NIAA Scholarship
1188 Victorian Plaza Cr.
Sparks, NV. 89431
Nevada Agricultural Foundation
For applicants interested in pursuing higher education in Agriculture.
3/15/2019
Mail to:
Nevada Ag. Foundation
Educational Assistance Awards
P.O. Box 8089
Reno, NV. 89507
OverAchievers
$1,000
For students that have demonstrated above average achievement despite encountering obstacles. Financial need is considered as a final criteria.
3/15/2019
On-Line
Italian Catholic Federation
3/15/2019
On-Line
Intertribal Timber Council
Truman D. Picard
$2, 000-$2,500
3/15/2019
Mail to:
Intertribal Timber Council
Education Committee
1112 N.E. 21st Ave, Ste#4
Portland, OR. 97232-2114
Nevada Bighorns Unlimited Midas Chapter
$1,000 - $2,500
Applicants must have an interest in pursuing a career in conserving, managing, protecting and studying Nevada's wildlife populations.
Criteria
Postmarked:
3/15/2019
Mail to:
NBU-Midas Scholarship Committee
PO Box 394
Verdi, NV. 89439
Barton Memorial Hospital Auxiliary
$1,500
Received by:
3/15/2019
5:00pm
Deliver or Mail to:
Barton Memorial Front Desk 2170 South Ave. South Lake Tahoe, CA. 96150
Queen Maud Lodge #42
Daughters of Norway Memorial
Applicant must be a female of Nordic heritage, registered in a full-time accredited high school and have a GPA of 2.7 or higher.
Application and instructions.
Postmarked by 3/15/2019
Mail to:
Queen Maud Lodge #42 P.O. Box 214 Carson City, NV. 89702-0214
Parigini Orthodontics
$500
GPA, extra-curricular activities and community service will be considered
CAP with Cover Sheet
3/15/2019
Scholarship Office
Jiffy Lube Teen Driver
3/18/2019
Online
P.E.O. Chapter AN
$1,000
Female Applicants
Criteria
3/21/2019
Scholarship Office
Douglas County Democratic Women
$1,000
Applicant must sign the Democratic Party Credo. Financial need, academic achievement, extra curricular activities and community service will be considered.
Application and Credo
250 word essay.
3/22/2019
Mail to:
Douglas Count
Democratic Women
Attn: Sandra Paul
P.O. Box 1312
Zephyr Cove, NV. 89448
Nahas Scholarship Endowment
3/22/2019
5:00 P.M.
Mail to:
Nahas Scholarship Endowment
Attn: Scholarship Committee
504 W. Fifth St.
Carson City, NV. 89703-4676
June Stannard Memorial Scholarship
$1,000
Applicants planning to pursue a hospitality, travel or tourism related degree.
Criteria
3/29/2019
Mail to:
See Criteria
Greater Nevada Credit Union
Applicants must be a Greater Nevada member, or the child, spouse, or parent of a Greater Nevada member. The applicant must be age 24 or younger at the time of application.
3/29/2019
On-Line
Douglas County Mounted Posse
$1,500
Overall GPA of 3.0+
Applicant must have plans to pursue an education in agriculture, animal science or criminal justice or has workd or volunteered time at a Douglas County Mounted Posse event.
CAP with Cover Sheet
3/29/2019
Mail to:
Douglas County Mounted Posse
Debbie McFadden
1694 Coyote Rd.
Gardnerville, NV. 89410
Nicole Snyder
Softball
TBD
3/29/2019
Scholarship Office
Nicole Snyder
Girls Sports
TBD
3/29/2019
Scholarship Office
Nicole Snyder
Boys Sports
TBD
3/29/2019
Scholarship Office
Carson Valley Girls Softball
Carson Valley Fastpitch
$1,000
Applicant must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher and played a minimum of 1 year in the CVGSA.
Student receiving a full-tuition scholarship are not eligible.
CAP with Cover Sheet
1-2 page essay explaining how softball has impacted your growth as a student/individual, and how you believe the experience will help you in the future. Please include the number of years you played in the league.
3/29/2019
Scholarship Office
Alpine Parents Group
$1,000 - $5,000
3/29/2019
Mail to:
Alpine County Schools
Alpine Parents Group
43 Hawkside Drive
Markleeville, CA. 96120
Pinon Hills Elementary PTO Scholarship
$1,000
Applicant must have attended Pinon Hills Elementary for 3 years or more. Leadership, academics and financial need will be considered.
CAP with Cover Sheet
3/29/2019
Scholarship Office
Name of Scholarship
Criteria
Application
Deadline
Process
Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship
NO DEADLINE INDICATED
On-Line
Nevada P.E.O. Chapter N Scholarship
$1,000
This scholarship is for female applicants
4/1/2019
On-Line
Debra "Sam" Haack Memorial
$1,000
Applicants must plan to pursue an education in a trade that relates to Caltrans Maintenance and Operations (for example: Diesel Equipment Technician, Electrical Technology,
Heavy Equipment Operator, Welding Technology, Landscaping, etc.)?
4/1/2019
On-Line
Douglas County Professional Education Association
$500
Applicants must be a child of a DCPEA member or entering the field of education.
4/1/2019
Mail to:
DCPEA
1329 Hwy 395, North
Suite 10, Box 131
Gardnerville, NV. 89410
Douglas County - Carson City Farm Bureau
$1000
Applicants must plan to study Agriculture or an Agriculture related field. Also considered will be Mechanics, Welding or Culinary. Historical participation in Agriculture / CTA, GPA, goals, Character and financial need will be considered.
CAP with Cover Sheet
4/1/2019
Scholarship Office
Douglas County Democratic Women
Deadline moved to 3/22/2019
Sierra Nevada Assoc. of Realtors
Alyce McCracken Memorial
$1,000
Received by 4/1/2019
Deliver or Mail to:
Sierra
Nevada Realtors
Alyce McCracken Memorial
300 S. Curry St. Ste #3
Carson City, NV. 89703
The Journey Begins
Carson Valley Medical Center Hospital Foundation
$1,000
Applicant must be a resident and student of Douglas County, have proof of acceptance into an accredited healthcare program and have a minimum GPA of 3.0
Received by 4/1/2019
Mail to:
Carson Valley Medical Center
Attn: Shannon Albert
1107 Hwy 395
Gardnerville, NV. 89410
Robert Z. Hawkins Foundation
Financial need, academic achievement and civic contributions will be considered
CAP with Cover Sheet
4/5/2019
Scholarship Office
Timken - Strugis Foundation
$5,000
Academic Achievement, financial need citizenship and character will be considered
CAP with Cover Sheet
4/5/2019
Scholarship Office
Joshua L. Anderson Memorial
Baseball and Softball
$3500
4/5/2019
Online
Jacks Valley Elementary School
Applicant must have attended Jacks Valley for at least 3 years. Financial need will be considered. Applicant must also come to an interview at Jacks Valley on april 30th at 2:30pm.
CAP with Cover Sheet
4/22/2019
Scholarship Office
Minden Fortnightly
$500
Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Leadership, sportsmanship and community service will be considered.
CAP with Cover Sheet
4/12/2019
Scholarship Office
Manoukian & Romaneschi Science
&1,500
4/12/2019
Scholarship Office
Richard Gantt III Memorial
$2,400
Science and Math focus. Community service, leadership skills, extra curricular activities and GPA will be considered.
CAP with Cover Sheet
4/12/2019
Scholarship Office
The Molly Scholarship
$1,000
Applicant must have a GPA of 3.0 or above. Academic commitment and community service will be considered. Applicant must have been awarded a Molly Award.
CAP with Cover Sheet
and
Application
4/12/2019
Mail to:
The Molly Scholarship
PO Box 606
Gardnerville, NV. 89410
Carson Valley Lions Club
Academic
$1,500
Applicant must plan to attend a community college or 4 year University in the fall. Financial need, GPA, community service and work experience will be considered.
CAP with Cover Sheet
4/12/2019
Scholarship Office
Carson Valley Lions Club
Vocational
$2,000
Applicant must plan to attend a trade school in the fall. Financial need, GPA, community service and work experience will be considered.
CAP with Cover Sheet
4/12/2019
Scholarship Office
Carson Valley Kiwanis
Academic Honors
Academic rigor, GPA, class rank, academic goals and field of study will be considered. Please include your proposed college and estimated cost of 4 years of study.
CAP with Cover Sheet
4/12/2019
Scholarship Office
Carson Valley Kiwanis
Business Career
Business career goals, GPA, academic rigor and community service will be considered. Please write a personal statement regarding your character, financial need and expected costs for your college education.
CAP with Cover Sheet
4/12/2019
Scholarship Office
Carson Valley Kiwanis
Key Club
Applicant must be an active member of Key Club. Academic rigor and community service will be considered. Please include a personal statement regarding character, goals and estimated cost of your 4 years of college.
CAP with Cover Sheet
4/12/2019
Scholarship Office
Carson Valley Kiwanis
Vocational
Applicant must be a 2018 graduate with a vocational career goal. GPA, course of study and community service will be considered. Please include a personal statement regarding estimated cost for proposed training program and financial need.
CAP with Cover Sheet
4/12/2019
Scholarship Office
Carson Valley Kiwanis
4-H
Applicant must be an active 4-H member. A recommendation from your 4-H coordinator must be included. Curricular rigor, GPA and community service will be considered. Please include a personal statement regarding your character, financial need and estimated cost of your 4 years of college.
CAP with Cover Sheet
4/12/2019
Scholarship Office
Carson Valley Masonic
$1,000
Applicant must plan to attend college in Nevada. Financial need, ability to compete at the University level and professional goals will be considered.
4/12/2019
Scholarship Office
TruNorth Wealth Management
$500
Applicant must be enrolling in WNC or UNR in the fall of 2019. GPA, leadership skills and community service will be considered.
CAP with Cover Sheet
4/12/2019
Scholarship Office
Queen Maud Lodge #42
Daughters of Norway Memorial
Applicant must be a female of Nordic heritage, registered in a full-time accredited high school and have a GPA of 2.7 or higher.
Application and instructions.
4/15/2019
Mail to:
Queen Maud Lodge #42 P.O. Box 214 Carson City, NV. 89702-0214
Otto A. Huth Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is for minors in the custody of a child welfare agency of the State of Nevada who will be discharged to themselves rather than to their parent(s)
Criteria
Postmarked or Delivered by:
4/15/2019
Mail to:
Wells Fargo Bank
Attn: Huth Scholarship
PO Box 40908
Reno, NV. 89504
Nevada Telecommunications Association
$1,000
Postmarked by:
4/15/2019
Mail to:
Nevada Telecommunications Association
PO Box 34449
Reno, NV. 89533
Nevada Assoc. of Conservation Districts
Applicants must plan to pursue a career in renewable natural resources, or a related field.
4/15/2019
On-Line
Knights of Columbus
Al Blythe Memorial
$1,500
Applicant must be a member of St. Gall Catholic Church.
Applications are available in the St. Gall Church office.
4/15/2019
St. Galls Catholic Church office.
Soroptimist Girl of the Month Award and Scholarship
Applicant must be a female in their senior year of high school.
4/15/2019
Email to:
Melanie Nelson mnelson@unitedfcu.com
National Assoc. for the Education of Homeless Children & Youth
  • Applicant must be homeless or have been homeless at any time during their school attendance. Parameters on homeless status are defined by the McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Act (see below).
4/16/2049
On-Line
Charlie Condron Teaching Scholarship
$500 - $2,500
Applicant must be pursuing an education college/career goal. Character, financial need and community service will be considered.
4/19/2019
Mail to:
Michelle Trujillo
P.O. Box 74
Minden, NV. 89423
Student Insights
4/22/2019
On-Line
Douglas County Republican Women
Field of study, committment to family/community, leadership, character, extra curricular activities, financial need and work experience will be considered.
CAP with Cover Sheet
4/23/2019
Scholarship Office
Gardnerville Elementary School
$500
Applicant must have attended GES for at least 2 years.
4/26/2019
Mail to:
Gardnerville Elementary
Shannon Brown
1290 Toler Road
Gardnerville, NV. 89410
Lacee Shupe FFA Memorial
$500
Applicant must be an FFA member. GPA and community service will be considered.
CAP with Cover Sheet
4/26/2019
Scholarship Office
American Institute of Architecture
Raymond Hellamnn Memorial
4/26/2019
Mail to:
AIA Northern Nevada
Raymond Hellmann Memorial
PMB #15
3495 Lakeside Dr.
Reno, NV. 89509
or Email to:
aiann@aiann,org
Minden Elementary School Alumni
Financial Need
$500
Applicant must be a former student of Minden Elementary School. Financial need will be considered
CAP with Cover Sheet
4/29/2019
Scholarship Office
Minden Elementary School Alumni
Academic
$500
Applicant must be a former student of Minden Elementary School. GPA will be considered
CAP with Cover Sheet
4/29/2019
Scholarship Office
Panther Leadership Alumni Scholarship
$500
Applicant must be a former member of the Leadership program at Pau-Wa-Lu. GPA and financial need will be considered.
CAP with Cover Sheet
4/30/2019
Scholarship Office
Name of Scholarship Criteria Application Deadline Process
Carson Valley Lions Warren & Ethyln Reed
Applicant must be a child of single parent, attending a Community College or University in the fall with a minimum GPA of 2.75. Integrity and moral conduct will be considered.
CAP with Cover Sheet
5/1/2019
Scholarship Office
Tahoe Fracture & Orthopedic
$500
Applicants must plan to pursue a degree in the medical field.
CAP with Cover Sheet and a brief letter regarding your goals and financial need.
5/1/2019
Mail to:
Tahoe Fracture & Orthopedic
Attn: Enn Erwin
973 Mica Drive, Suite 201
Carson City, Nevada 89705
Carson Valley Quilt Guild
$250
Student must plan to study in the Art field.
CAP with Cover Sheet and a brief letter regarding your goals and financial need.
5/1/2019
Scholarship Office
Carson Valley Inn Scholarships
$3,500
GPA, financial need, community service and extracurricular activities will be considered.
CAP with Cover Sheet
5/1/2019
Scholarship Office
The Dean Seeman Foundation
Joyce "Little Jessie"Seeman Foundation
$4,000
Applicant must plan to study in the vocational or agriculture field and have a strong desire to help others
CAP with Cover Sheet
5/1/2019
Scholarship Office
Douglas County Administrators Association
$500
Applicants must be a child of a DCAA member or plan to have a career in the field of education. Participation in school and community, character and citizenship will be considered.
CAP with Cover Sheet
5/1/2019
Scholarship Ofice
Liberty Utilities Scholarship
$1,000
Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and reside in Alpine County.
Instructions
CAP with Cover Sheet and 350 word essay. See instructions
5/1/2019
Scholarship Office
Tahoe-Douglas Fire Protection District
Community Service - The Protection of Lives and Property
$500
Field of study, professional goals, character and community service will be considered
CAP with Cover Sheet and a 1 page, single spaced essay on:
Integrity, professionalism, sensitivity, cooperation, vitality and why those values are important for your career choice.
5/10/2019
Scholarship Office
B. Davis Scholarship
$1,000
Criteria
This is not an academic scholarship.
Application 5/22/2019 Online
Name of Scholarship Criteria Application Deadline Process
Abbott and Fenner Scholarship
$1,000
The A&F Scholarships are available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution.
6/14/2019
On-Line
Student Caregivers Scholarship
6/30/2019
On-Line
Empowered Future Teachers Scholarship
6/30/2019
On-Line