Who Can Apply?
All incoming University of Nevada, Reno freshmen who will be attending school full time (12 or more credits in the fall 2017 semester) are welcome to apply.
When Is The Deadline To Apply?
Deadline to apply is midnight April 16, 2017.
When Will We Be Notified?
All applicants will be notified of their status by in early May 2017.
How Many Scholarships Are Being Awarded & For How Much?
Two-to-three scholarships will be awarded in the amount of $500 each.
When Will The Money Be Allocated To The Student’s Account?
The money will be allocated to the winners’ accounts in August 2017.
Can Students Who Are Not Eligible For Financial Aid Apply?
Yes. All students are welcome to apply, regardless of financial aid status. This includes DACA and DREAMER students.
Does Community Service Increase My Chances At Winning A Scholarship?
Yes. Not only is community service experience a common essay topic but your involvement in community service can distinguish you from other applicants.
Who Should I Ask To Write My Letter Of Recommendation?
Start by asking a teacher, employer or mentor. Do not ask a friend or family member. A letter of recommendation is similar to a professional reference; choose someone who can articulate your strengths and praise your accomplishments.
How Will Winners Be Chosen?
The winners must meet all of the standard criteria required for the scholarship, but also distinguish themselves from the rest of the applicants.
Who Do I Contact If I Have Questions?
Contact Director of Scholarship Ricky Salazar at firstname.lastname@example.org.