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Please click the links/files below for valuable information to help you with college planning.

College Planning Guide for Grades 9-12

https://www.careeronestop.org/ Great resource for college and career planning!
AffordableColleges.com Excellent resource to find affordable out of state schools.

http://www.khanacademy.org Valuable resource for free SAT Test Prep and free tutoring for high school classes.

UNIGO- Great College/Scholarship site
 
Niche 2021 Best Colleges 2021 Best Colleges in America The Best Colleges ranking is based on rigorous analysis of academic, admissions, financial, and student life data from the U.S. Department of Education along with millions of reviews from students and alumni.
 
myOptions empowers students to explore colleges and careers with free technology, advice, planning tools, and encouragement from family and educators, as they discover more about themselves on their journey through high school.
Collegexpress Get matched to colleges and scholarships that match you.
 
Cappex Research schools, get scholarships, and understand where you fit — at any stage of your college journey.

Academic Advantage Program- Want to learn more about a medical/dental career?

Great Advice for Parents on Choosing & Paying for College

Touro University Program to Explore Medical Careers​​​​​​​
 
Scholarship Tab
 
Please check this site at least every 2 weeks for scholarship information that comes through the counseling office. Continue to use the internet to search for scholarships and scholarship sites.
 
Remember to contact schools you are interested in or check their websites to see what money they offer and how to apply. Deadlines are approaching fast and it’s always best to apply as early as possible.
 
Good luck Falcons!
 
​​​​​​​Please click the links/files below for valuable information to help you search for scholarships:

CCSD Scholarship Site- Loaded with great scholarships and information!!! Check this site every 2 weeks!
 
PUBLIC EDUCATION FOUNDATION (PEF) VIDEO​​​​​​​- Many great scholarship opportunities here!!!
 
Asian Chamber of Commerce (ACC) Scholarship 2021
DEADLINE: February 19, 2021
The application has been streamlined from previous years
They will award 10 scholarships for $2000 each
Click here for the scholarship flyer and please share the website with students: https://lvacc.org/requirements-procedures-to-apply/
Winners will be announced by the ACC via email on March 26, 2021
The Awards Event for winners is TBD at this time
Delta Scholars Scholarship
DEADLINE: February 15, 2021
The Ladies of the Las Vegas Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. will offer scholarships to graduating African American seniors in the Las Vegas Community. Established in 1913, our public service organization is committed to providing educational opportunities to the next generation. It is the goal of the Delta Scholars Committee to provide financial assistance to young adults during their freshman year at a college or University of their choice.
Click here to view and share the flyer with students
Latino Medical Scholars Association Scholarship
DEADLINE: February 15, 2021
Click here to view $2000 scholarship details

Nevada Promise Scholarship- Up to 3 years of free tuition and fees at CSN!!!
 
Studentscholarships.org- Great site!
 
Go Transcript Scholarship Program- Check it out!
 
Scholarships for Tech Savvy Students-
 
Green Ambassadors Program-​​​​​​​ Up to $1,000 for college.
 
Hispanic Educators of NV (HEAN)/Ronald McDonald House Charities
 
The PEF Scholarship Site-​​​​​​
General:
10e Power to Persevere Scholarship - for seniors who are battling a life-threatening condition or have a sibling diagnosed with a life-threatening condition!
Link to the application: https://thepef.academicworks.com/opportunities/9618

NV Energy Powerful Partnership Scholarships - for seniors planning on attending an NSHE institution (UNR, UNLV, CSN, TMCC, NSC, WNC)! *Over 50 scholarships will be awarded.
Link to the application: https://thepef.academicworks.com/opportunities/9858

Alvin and Edna Perkiss College Scholarship - seniors with BELOW a 3.0 GPA who plan to attend a college/university in Nevada!
Link to the application: https://thepef.academicworks.com/opportunities/9158

For those who want to pursue an Associate's Degree/Certificate, specifically:
Alvin and Edna Perkiss Certification-Associate's Degree Scholarship - seniors with BELOW a 3.0 who plan to obtain a program certificate or Associate's Degree at a Nevada institution!
Link to the application: https://thepef.academicworks.com/opportunities/9002

Assistance League® of Las Vegas Scholarship - AA Degree - seniors planning to attend a two-year college in Nevada!
Link to the application: https://thepef.academicworks.com/opportunities/9524

Assistance League® of Las Vegas Scholarship - JAG - AA Degree - seniors currently in a JAG program and planning to attend a two-year college in Nevada!
Link to the application: https://thepef.academicworks.com/opportunities/9522

For Student Athletes:
Chris Cassell Memorial Baseball Scholarship - for seniors who play varsity baseball and intend to play in college!
Link to the application: https://thepef.academicworks.com/opportunities/9282

Tim Bombard Memorial Scholarship - for seniors athletes who will be participating on a college sports team in Nevada!
Link to the application: https://thepef.academicworks.com/opportunities/9282

Interest-Specific Scholarships:
KB Home - Building The Future Scholarship - for seniors who plan to study construction management, architecture, engineering, planning or related field of study at a Nevada college/trade-school!
Link to the application: https://thepef.academicworks.com/opportunities/9454

Pardee Community Building Scholarship - for seniors who plan to study business, civil engineering, architecture, landscape architecture, or construction management at a Nevada college or university!
Link to the application: https://thepef.academicworks.com/opportunities/8939

Las Vegas Fashion Council - Fashion Industry Scholarship - for seniors who are pursuing any career in the Fashion Industry (fashion, design, cosmetology, public relations, photography, costume design, etc.)!
Link to the application: https://thepef.academicworks.com/opportunities/9116

Alpha Delta Kappa Education Scholarship - for female seniors pursuing a degree in teacher education at a college or university!
Link to the application: https://thepef.academicworks.com/opportunities/9050

Free Text Books for UNR, CSN, TMCC- Don't miss out on this simple process to have a chance at free text books for next fall!
 
Artists and Writers Awards​​​​​​​

College Board Scholarship Partners & Programs​​​​​​​

El Dabr Ritter Scholarship- Due June 30th
 
WGU Scholarships
 
CSN Promise Scholarship
 

Files:
15 Great Scholarship Sites.pdf