DOUGLAS HIGH SCHOOL

Home of the Tigers.


DHS Scholarship Web Page

 

Pattie Dack (775) 782-5136 x1713

E-Mail:scholarship@dcsd.k12.nv.us or pdack@dcsd.k12.nv.us

Office Hours: Mondays and Tuesdays at lunch, last block (5th and 6th period) and after school as well as the 1st Saturday each month, 10a-12p ( Saturdays will be by appointment only)

 

 

Steps to get established with the Scholarship Office:

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

  2. General Application (Application PDF) (Application Word)

  3. Autobiography (Advice for the Autobiography)

  4. Letters of Recommendation (at least 3)

  5. Unofficial Transcript (Counseling Office)

Steps fro the Common Application

  1. 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.

  2. Bring your completed Douglas High School Common Application Packet (CAP) to Pattie Dack in the counseling office.

  3. Monitor scholarships, deadlines and application instructions via e-mail or on-line.

SCHOLARSHIPS....

THREE LEVELS

  1. National: www.fastweb.com
  2. University: Get a printout of important deadline dates; especially scholarship consideration date:
    1. *UNR/UNLV: February 1st
    2. *WNC: April 1st
  3. Local: DHS Scholarship Office

Preparation for your senior year:

Fill out your FAFSA form. Online federal application for student aid at: www.fafsa.ed.gov. Get your pin number at www.pin.ed.gov. January 1st is the earliest you can submit your application. First come first serve on need based aid. Some state funded colleges/universities require the FAFSA be filled out for distribution of funds, (scholarships/aid), regardless of qualification for funds.

Financial Aid on NCIS at www.nvcis.intocareers.org

User Name: ncis, Password: Nevada

The financial aid tab has scholarships associated with a particular field of study.

*Rigor of course load *Grade point average *Community service....This is huge!

 

Click the link below for a printable version of the Scholarship Bulletin

2016-2017 Scholarship Bulletin

CLICK ON THE TITLE ABOVE FOR A PDF VERSION IF YOU HAVE DIFFICULTY VIEWING THE BULLETIN

Name of Scholarship
Criteria
Application Process
Deadline
Process

Varsity Tutors College Scholarship Contest

$1,000

Any student 16 years of age or older can apply. Applicant must be a legal resident of the U.S. and plans to attend an accredited institution of higher learning in the U.S.

Contest runs monthly.

 

Opens 9/15

None

 

Student Scholarships Website
Various College Scholarships
Varies
Varies
On-Line
AES Engineering Scholarship
10/6/2016
On-Line

BE the whale

Art Acholarship

$1,000

10/15/2016

Mail to:

BE the whale
PO Box 8,000
Florence, OR. 97439

Most Valuable Student Scholarships
11/30/2018
On-Line
Scholarships Open to Undocumented Students
Varies
On-Line
The Burger King Scholars Program
12/15/2016
On-Line
Ronald McDonald House Charities

Academic achievement, financial need, and community involvement will be considered.

1/18/2017
On-Line

Intertribal Timber Council

$2,000

Application Packet
1/18/2017

Mail to:

Intertribal Timber Council
Attn: Education Committee
1112 N. E. 21st Avenue, Suite 4
Portland, OR. 97232-2114

NSEA

DREAMers Scholarship

Received by:

2/8/2017

Mail to:

Nevada State Education Association
3511 E. Harmon Avenue
Las Vegas, NV. 89121

NSEA

Reach for the Stars

Received by:

2/8/2017

Mail to:

Nevada State Education Association
3511 E. Harmon Avenue
Las Vegas, NV. 89121

National Pony Express

$1,000

Application and Essay
2/10/2017
Scholarship Office

Carson Valley Sertoma

Memorial Book Scholarship

2/15/2017
Scholarship Office

Carson Valley Sertoma

Vocational Scholarship

2/15/2017
Scholarship Office

C.C. Meneley Elementary

Nicole Snyder Memorial

 

$1,000

Addendum sheet and CAP with cover sheet
2/17/2017
Scholarship Office

C.C. Meneley Elementary

Ely Weigel Memorial

$1,000

Addendum sheet and CAP with cover sheet a
2/17/2017
Scholarship Office

Douglas County Mounted Posse 2017 Scholarship

$1500

Application, personal statement,3 letters of recommendation and transcript

Received by:

2/24/2017

Mail to:

Douglas County Sheriff Mounted Posse
Sandy Jonkey
PO Box 2253
Minden, NV. 89423

 

Caltrans Stockton

California Transportaion Foundation

Received by:

2/28/2016

Public Information Office
Caltrans, District 10
P.O. Box 2048
Stockton, CA 95201
Attn: Scholarship Processing

 

University Women of Carson Valley

$1,000

This scholarship is for a female student. Merit, GPA, field of study, financial need, extra curricular and community service will be considered.
Application and CAP with Cover Sheet
2/28/2017
Scholarship Office

Alpine Parents Group

$1,000 - $2,500

 

2/28/2017
Scholarship Office

Valley Eyecare & Eyewear Gallery Scholarship

$1,000

GPA, character and extra curricular activities will be considered.
Application, letter of recommendation and essay.
3/1/2017
Scholarship Office

Tzu Chi Scholars 2017

$1,000

Application
Please read instructions on both the criteria and applicaion page regarding mailing this applicaion.

Received by:

3/3/2017

Email to:
tcscholarship@hotmail.com

Mail official transcript and 2 letters of recommendation letters to:

Tzu Chi Scholars 2017
Tzu Chi Foundation USA, Northwest Region
2355 Oakland Road
San Jose, CA. 95131

Pinon Hills Elementary PTSO
Applicant must have attended Pinon Hills for at least 3 years. Leadership, academics and financial need will be considered.
CAP with Cover Sheet
3/10/2017
Scholarship Office
Nevada Agricultural Foundation
Consideration will only be given to applicants who document intent to follow an agriculture curriculum.
3/15/2017

Mail to:

Nevada Ag. Foundation
Education Assistance Awards
P.O. Box 8089
Reno, NV. 89507

Western Nevada Cattlewomen

$1,000

3/15/2017

Mail to:

Western Nevada Cattlewomen
c/o Terri Chichester
PO Box 51
Topaz, CA. 96133

Queen Maud Lodge #42

Daughters of Norway

Postmarked by:

3/15/2017

Queen Maud Lodge #42
Post Office Box 214
Carson City, NV. 89702-0214

Barton Memorial

Dan Kerr Memorial Scholarship

$2000

 

Application and CAP Packet
3/15/2017

Mail to:

Barton Memorial Hospital Auxiliary
2170 South Ave.
South Lake Tahoe, CA. 96150

Italian Catholic Federation Scholarship

$400

Received by:

3/15/2017

Mail to:

I.C.F. Central Council Office

8393 Capwell Drive, Suite #110 Oakland, CA. 94621

 

 

Barton Memorial Hospital Auxiliary

$1500

 

Application and CAP Packet
3/15/2017

Mail to:

Barton Memorial Hospital Auxiliary
2170 South Ave. Suite #110
South Lake Tahoe, CA. 96150

P.E.O. Chapter AN

$1,000

This scholarship is for a female student. Merit, GPA, field of study, financial need, extra curricular and community service will be considered.
Application and CAP with Cover Sheet
3/15/2017
Scholarship Office

Parigini Orthodontics Scholarship

$500

GPA, extra curricular activities and community service will be considered.
CAP with Cover Sheet
3/15/2017
Scholarship Office
Carson Valley Pops Orchestra

Postmarked by:

3/17/2017

Mail to:

Carson Valley Pops Orchestra
PO Box 512
Minden, NV. 89423

Reno Rodeo Foundation

$1,000

3/22/2017
On-Line

Jiffy Lube

Teen Driver Scholarship Program

3/22/2017
On-Line

Carson Valley Inn Scholarships

$3,500

Applicant must plan to attend a 4 year university or college. Financial need and community service will be considered.
CAP with Cover Sheet
3/24/2017
Scholarship Office

Robert Z. Hawkins Foundation

$1,000

CAP with Cover Sheet
3/24/2017
Scholarship Office

Topaz Ranch Sage Hens

$500

GPA, financial need, professional goals, community service and leadership skills will be considered
CAP with Cover Sheet
3/24/2017
Scholarship Office
Delta Kappa Gamma Society Scholarship

 

$500

3/26/2017

Email:

brendajoycedowns@gmail.com

or mail to:

Brenda Downs
2820 Romero Dr.
Minden, NV. 89423

United Federal Credit Union
3/31/2017
On-Line

Greater Nevada Credit Union

$2,000

Postmarked by:

3/31/2017

Mail to:

Greater Nevada Credit Union
Attn: Scholarship Committee
PO Box 2128
Carson City, NV. 89702

Far Business Agribusiness Association

$1,000

Received by:

3/31/2017

Mail to:

Far West Agribusiness Association
Scholarship Program
5805 W. Thorpe Road
Spokane, WA. 99224-5188

Lacee Shupe FFA Memorial Scholarship
Applicant must be an FFA member and have a GPA of 2.0 or above. Community service, character, leadership and financial need will be considered.
CAP with Cover Sheet
3/31/2017
Scholarship Office
Carson Valley Babe Ruth League Scholarship
3/31/2017
Scholarship Office

Douglas County Democratic Women

$1,000

Financial need, essay content, academic achievement, community service and extra curricular activities will be considered.
3/31/2017
Scholarship Office

Carson Valley Medical Center Scholarship

$1,000

4/1/2017

Email to:
salbert@cvmchospital.org

or Deliver to:

1107 Highway 395N
Gardnerville, NV. 89410

 

 

Douglas County Professional Education Association

(DCPEA)

$500

Received by:

4/1/2017

Mail to:

DCPEA
Attn: Scholarship Committee
1329 Hwy. 395, North Ste #10
Gardnerville, NV. 89410

Vivint Smart Home Scholarship
4/1/2017
On-Line

Carson Valley
Lions

Warren & Ethyln Reed

4/1/2017

Mail to:

Reed - Lions Scholarship
PO Box 1
Minden, NV. 89423

Edgewood Companies

$1,000

Application and instructions
4/3/2017

Mail to:

Edgewood Companies
Attn: Scholarship Committee
PO Box 1249
Zephyr Cove, NV. 89448

Nicole Snyder Boys Sports Memorial Scholarship
4/7/2017

EXTENDED
Scholarship Office
Nicole Snyder Girls Sports Memorial Scholarship
4/7/2017

EXTENDED
Scholarship Office
Nicole Snyder Softball Memorial Scholarship
4/7/2017

EXTENDED
Scholarship Office

Carson Valley Girls Softball Assoc.

$1,000

Essay and CAP with Cover Sheet
4/7/2017

EXTENDED
Scholarship Office
         

Timken-Sturgis Foundation

$5,000

Academics, leadership/citizenship, extra curricular activities, promise and goals will be considered.
CAP with Cover Sheet
4/7/2017
Scholarship Office

Roy E. Smith Educational Trust

$2,500

Applicant must show good citizenship and have a generally responsible attitude and promise. Applicant must have plans to go on to a college or university.
CAP with Cover Sheet
4/7/2017
Scholarship Office

 

Carson Valley Lions

Vocational

$1,000

Applicants must plan to study in the vocational or technical field. Financial need will be considered.
CAP with Cover Sheet
4/7/2017
Scholarship Office

Carson Valley Lions Club

Academic

$1,000

Financial need, GPA, field of study, extra curricular/community activity and letters of recommendation will be considered.
CAP with Cover Sheet
4/7/2017
Scholarship Office

Molly Scholarship Award

 

Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and win a Molly Youth Award. Community service, athletic participation and extra curricular activities will be considered.
4/8/2017

Mail to:

Molly Scholarship Award
PO Box 606
Gardnerville, NV. 89410

Joshua L. Anderson Memorial Scholarship

 

Applicants must have participated in a high school baseball or softball program. Please see application for specific criteria

4/7/2017

Mail to:

Joshua L. Anderson Memorial Foundation
PO Box 19298
Reno, NV. 89511

June Stannard Memorial Scholarship

$1,000

Criteria

Majoring in Hospitality, Travel or Tourism.

Received by:

4/10/2017

June Stannard Memorial Scholarship
Attn: Sheree Tibbals
50 W. Winnemucca Blvd.
Winnemucca, NV. 89445

Phyllis Robison Memorial Scholarship
Community service, extra curricular activities, character and professional goals will be considered.
CAP with Cover Sheet
4/10/2017
Scholarship Office

Sierra Nevada Association of Realtors

Alyce McCracken Memorial $1,000

4/12/2017

Mail or Deliver to:
Sierra Nevada Assoc. of Realtors
300 S. Curry St., Ste #3
Carson City, NV. 89703

TruNorth Wealth Management Scholarship

$500

Applicant must plan to attend UNR or WNC. GPA, Leadership Skills and community service will be considered.
CAP with Cover Sheet
4/12/2017
Scholarship Office

Carson Valley Masonic Scholarship

$1,000

Applicants must plan on attending a university in Nevada, have financial need and have professional goals.
4/13/2017
Scholarship Office

UNR

Savitt Family Scholarship

Applicants must have a complete application on file with UNR. Must be a student of high promise of success in college who plans to attend UNR in the fall. Applicant can not be a recipient of the UNR Presidential or National Merit Scholarship.
CAP with Cover Sheet
4/14/2017
Scholarship Office
Douglas County Republican Women
4/14/2017
Scholarship Office

Gardnerville Elementary School PTSO

$500

Applicant must be a former student with GES. GPA, character, leadership skills, community service and extracurricular activities will be considered.
CAP with Cover Sheet
and
A quality essay on what non-academic skill you learned while attending GES that has helped you to become a more well-rounded person. How has this skill helped you?

Received by:

4/14/2017

Mail or deliver to:

Gardnerville Elementary School
1290 Toler Ave.
Gardnerville, NV. 89410

AIA Northern Nevada

Architecture Scholarship

4/14/2017

Mail to:

AIA Northern Nevada
Attn: Raymond Hellmann Memorial Scholarship
PMB #15, 3495 Lakeside Drive
Reno, NV. 89509

Carson Valley Art Association

$2,000

Applicant must be planning a career in Visual Arts.
CAP with Cover Sheet
4/14/2017
Scholarship Office
Pau-Wa-Lu Middle School
Applicant must be a former student of Pau-Wa-Lu. Financial need will be considered.
CAP with Cover Sheet
4/14/2017
Scholarship Office
Overachievers
Seniors of No. Nevada area High Schools who exhibit leadership abilities plus scholastic excellence and community involvement. The scholarship selectees are students who have demonstrated above average achievement despite encountering obstacles. Financial need is considered as a final criteria.
4/15/2017

Mail to:

923 Incline Way
Suite 24a
Incline Village, NV 89451
Fax to:
fax: 916-408-5530
E-Mail to:
johnhejlik@overachievers.info

Nevada Telecommunications Assoc.
4/15/2017

Mail to:

Nevada Telecommunications Association
P.O. Box 34449
Reno, NV. 89533-4449

 

Northern Nevada Women's Golf Assoc.

$500

Received by:

4/15/2017

Mail to:

Junior Connection, INC
PO Box 11674
Reno, NV. 89510

Knights of Columbus

Al Blythe Memorial Scholarship

$1,500

Applicant must be a member of St. Gall Church and in the process of having their confirmation or already confirmed.
Applications are available at St. Gall Church Office.
4/15/2017
St. Gall Church Office
1343 Centerville Lane
Gardnerville, NV. 89410
Student Insights
4/22/2017
On-Line

Scarselli Elementary

$500

GPA, community service, extra-curricular activities, financial need and professional goals will be considered.
CAP with Cover Sheet
4/28/2017
Scholarship Office

Kiwanis Club
Carson Valley

Academic Honors

$3,000

GPA, curricular rigor, test scores, class rank, post secondary academic goals, field of study, community service, volunteer experience, character and financial need will be considered.

Application instructions and a quality personal statement.
4/28/2017
Scholarship Office

Kiwanis Club
Carson Valley

Key Club

$3,000

Applicant must be an active Key Club member.

GPA, curricular rigor, test scores, community service, volunteer experience, character and financial need will be considered.

Application instructions and a quality personal statement.
4/28/2017
Scholarship Office

Kiwanis Club
Carson Valley

Vocational

$3,000

Applicant must graduate with a vocational career goal such as Trade Tec - community college ect.

GPA, test scores, high school course of study, community service, volunteer experience, character and financial need will be considered.

Application instructions and a quality personal statement.
4/28/2017
Scholarship Office

Kiwanis Club
Carson Valley

4-H

$3,000

Applicant must be an active 4-H member and have a recommendation from the 4-H coordinator / UNR Cooperative Extension Office.

GPA, curricular rigor, test scores, community service, volunteer experience, character and financial need will be considered.

Application instructions and a quality personal statement.
4/28/2017
Scholarship Office

Douglas County Administrators Association

$500

Applicant must be a child of a DCAA member, plan to have a career in the field of education with good character and citizenship.
CAP with Cover Sheet
4/28/2017
Scholarship Office
Carson Valley Quilt Guild Art Scholarship

$250
Applicant must plan to pursue an Art related degree.
Cap with Cover Sheet
5/1/2017
Scholarship Office
Jacks Valley Elementary School
Must have attended Jacks Valley for at least 2 years.

ALL APLICANTS MUST PARTICIPATE IN AN INTERVIEW AT JACKS VALLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL ON MAY 9TH AT 2:30PM.
CAP with Cover Sheet
5/1/2017
Scholarship Office
Gerd Lindeck Vocational Scholarship
Applicants must plan to pursue a career in the vocational or technical field.
CAP with Cover Sheet
5/1/2017
Scholarship Office

The Dean Seeman Foundation

Joyce "Little Jessie" Seeman Memorial

$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
5/1/2017
Scholarship Office

Carson Valley Beta Sigma Phi

$750

Applicants must plan to attend a trade school for vocational training. Financial need and grades will be considered.
CAP with Cover Sheet
5/1/2017

Scholarship Office

Liberty Utilities
Applicant must reside in Alpine County
CAP with Cover Sheet
5/1/2017
Scholarship Office

Douglas County Farm Bureau

$1,000

Applicant must have plans to study Agriculture or Agriculture related fields (Mechanics, Welding or Culinary). History/Interest/Participation in Ag or Ag related programs, GPA, Goals, Character and financial need will be considered.
CAP with Cover Sheet
5/1/2017
Scholarship Office
Minden Elementary Alumni

Academic Excellence
$500
Applicant must be a former Minden Elementary School student and have a minimum GPA of 3.5
CAP with Cover Sheet
5/10/2017
Scholarship Office
Minden Elementary Alumni

$500
Applicant must be a former Minden Elementary student and have a minimum GPA of 2.75. financial need will be considered.
CAP with Cover Sheet
5/10/2017
Scholarship Office
Minden Elementary Alumni

$500
Applicant must be a former Minden Elementary student and have a minimum GPA of 2.75. financial need will be considered.
CAP with Cover Sheet
5/10/2017
Scholarship Office

Amor Y Compasion
Vocational

$1,000

Applicants must be of Latin decent that will be pursuing a vocational career at WNC in the fall. GPA and financial need will be considered.
CAP with Cover Sheet
5/11/2017
Scholarship Office

Textbook Brokers

Scholarship

5/19/2017

On-Line

SCW DREAMers Scholarship
5/31/2017
On-Line

Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship

$1,000

Applicants must be interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post secondary school or college.
6/1/2017
On-Line

Aspiring Business Professional Scholarship

$1,000

Applicants must be interested in pursuing a Business Degree at an accredited post secondary school or college.
6/1/2017
On-Line

Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship

$1,000

Applicants must be interested in pursuing a fashion degree at an accredited post-secondary school or college.
6/1/2017
On-Line
Sierra Nevada Ear-Nose-Throat Science Scholarship
Eassy on subject of choice, resume, 2 letters of recommendation, weighted/unweighted GPA, class rank, SAT/ACT scores and extracurricular activities. Financial need will be considered.
6/2/2017
Scholarship Office

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship

$1,000

6/12/2017
On-Line
Horatio Alger Vocational Scholarship
https://application2.horatioalger.org/Security/Login.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2f
6/15/2017
On-Line
Big Sun Scholarship
6/19/2017
On-Line
Aspiring Nurse Scholarship
6/30/2017
On-Line
Redfin Scholarship
3.5+ GPA
7/31/2017
On-Line

Christensen & Hymas General Scholarship

$1,000

8/1/2017
On-Line

Pets in the City

Veterinarian Science Scholarship

$500

7/31/2017
On-Line

Veterinarian Science Scholarship

http://www.northeastanimalhospital.com/#scholarship

7/31/2017
On-Line

CLICK ON THE BULLETIN TITLE ABOVE FOR A PDF VERSION IF YOU HAVE DIFFICULTY VIEWING THE BULLETIN

Contact Counseling Department

Email: pdack@dcsd.k12.nv.us

Phone: 775-782-5136 EXT. 1713

DHS Mission Statement

Douglas High School students will have opportunities to achieve their potential and to graduate as competent, life-long learners who will continue to grow as productive citizens.