Private Donor Scholarships
The following is a list of scholarships available through outside organizations.
Be advised that the scholarships listed on this page are not offered, administered or awarded by Western Nevada College. Although the college attempts to assure that the links listed are legitimate and reputable sources, and the college lists them as a means of making scholarship information available to students, the college cannot guarantee the validity of any claims made by these organizations on their websites. Accordingly, students should be cautious in providing personally identifiable information on internet sites and should report suspicious sites to the college. Western Nevada College is not responsible for how personally identifiable information you provide in pursuing scholarships may be used.
This website has links to many scholarships. It implies graduate level scholarships, but many scholarships are also available to undergraduate students as well.
T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Nevada requires a partnership between the participating early learning facility, the teacher/scholarship recipient, and the T.E.A.C.H. Nevada program and staff.
This partnership between T.E.A.C.H. Nevada, teachers, and early learning programs creates a cohesive effort toward improving the quality of the early childhood workforce in the state of Nevada.
The four components of our program scholarship, education, compensation, and commitment - are addressed by T.E.A.C.H. Nevada, the scholarship recipient, and participating center through program requirements.
Successful results in our partnership approach are reflected in our annual data on wages, teacher retention, and increased levels of professional development.
Scholarships Available to a Variety of Early Childhood Professionals
As a Houston hair transplant leader, we feel it is our responsibility to give back to the community and further advance the world of education. As such, the Mosaic Clinic is offering a scholarship for those who need tuition assistance. This will be paid directly to the school of the winning applicants.
Criteria: Must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program in the United States of America and be a legal resident. Applicants will need to mail in a resume as well as a 500 word essay as to how they, or a family member, have been affected by hair loss. The thinning hair story can include details about the restoration journey, if applicable.
This should be mailed to the Mosaic Clinic Hair Transplant Center attention of Scholarship Program. Our address is 2401 Yale St #2A, Houston TX 77008. Your application should also list your school information and details as to how the payment can be made directly the school in your name and towards your tuition. Winning applicants will be awarded $250.00. All rights of the produced work will be transferred and owned by the Mosaic Clinic. Applicant cannot be an employee, or related to an employee, of the Mosaic Clinic. Applicant can only apply once per 4 year cycle.
Deadline:August 30, 2015
Award Date:September 30, 2015
JobApplicationsOnline.com Working Your Way Through College Scholarship
Are you currently working to pay your way through college or some other post-secondary program?
At JobApplicationsOnline.com, we’re excited to unveil our newest resource, a scholarship award intended to help students currently working their way through college. Students enrolled in higher education today face more expenses than ever, and we’re glad to provide a little extra support. College students working hard to pay their way through school deserve recognition, and a $1,000 check doesn’t hurt either.
Apply today to receive $1,000 to help supplement your college education!
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
Deadline: August 9, 2015. Awards will be issued by August 15, 2015.
Requirements:. 500 to 800 word essay: Discuss the complexities of paying your way through college, explain how you are able to manage it, and describe what the process has taught you about personal and financial responsibility.
Eligibility: The Working Your Way Through College Scholarship Award Program is open to any person who:
Official Rules for JobApplicationsOnline.com Working Your Way Through College $1000 Scholarship Award Program
Employees of JobApplicationsOnline.com (“Sponsor”), its divisions, affiliates, subsidiaries, their law firms, accountants, program administrators, promotional or marketing agencies, and their immediate family members (parent, child, sibling and spouse) and persons living in the same households of each such employee (whether related or not) are not eligible.
HOW TO APPLY: For each Application Period, JobApplicationsOnline.com will offer a specified number of scholarships. Upon completing and submitting the official Application form during the applicable Application Period, you will be automatically entered in the Scholarship. To apply go to: http://www.jobapplicationsonline.com/scholarship/ and fully complete the “Application Form.” When you apply, you will be automatically entered in the Scholarship for the applicable Application Period.
An Application and/or entry will be declared withdrawn and void only by the Authorized Account Holder of the email address used to apply.
Potential winners may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof that he or she meets the eligibility requirements for this Scholarship and is the Authorized Account Holder of the email address associated with a winning application.
Any attempt to obtain multiple applications by using different or multiple email addresses, identities, log-ins, automatic entry software or any other method is prohibited and will result in disqualification. In the event of a dispute, the Authorized Account Holder of the email address used to apply will be determined to be the applicant.
APPLICATION PERIODS. Essay is due by August 9, 2015. Winner will be chosen on August 15, 2015.
RN to BSN Online Program is pleased to announce its 2015 scholarship program which will reward one fortunate college student with a $500 nursing scholarship.
Essay: For the essay, please write about why you want to become a nurse.
Winner: A person will be selected July 31, 2015. The scholarship will be paid directly to the scholarship recipient's college or university.
Privacy: RNtoBSNOnlineProgram.com won't contact the applicants unless he/she wins the scholarship.
When does the process begin and end?
Essays may be submitted between 12:00 am MST on July 31, 2014 and 12:00 am MST on July 31, 2015. The winner will be notified via email by August 15, 2015.
Who is eligible?:
Any student who is currently attending a college, or will be attending in the fall of 2015.
How will the essays be judged?:
They will be judged by creativity, specificity, and grammar.
A small amount of personal information is needed to verify the submission and provide us with the means to contact the winner. Personal information is used for internal purposes only. We will not share personal information with any third-parties.
Icing On The Ring is excited to announce our first Triumph Over Breast Cancer Scholarship. This $1,000 scholarship was created to assist one achievement-oriented student who is struggling with or has survived breast cancer.
Like so many in the community, we at Icing On The Ring have witnessed the devastating effects of breast cancer and its ability to completely overturn a life. That is especially true when an individual is working hard to put themselves through school. Although all college students face difficult obstacles, we believe that a disease like cancer should not be allowed to derail an aspiring student's dream. Our intention is to offset the financial burden to a student who is continuing to study despite their encounter with breast cancer with two $1000 scholarships, one in the Fall and the other in the Spring.
Our Triumph Over Breast Cancer Scholarship is open to any student who is currently fighting breast cancer, in remission or has beaten breast cancer. Additionally, the student must either:
We warmly invite all eligible candidates to apply and we look forward to bestowing this scholarship.
Deadline for Application:
Applicant Essay Topic Please provide an answer to the following question between 500 and 1000 words:
How to Apply To apply for the Icing On The Ring Triumph Over Breast Cancer Scholarship, please complete our online application.
The law firm of Steinger, Iscoe & Greene dedicates a large part of our practice to helping families who have faced child abuse in any form. We know that many future lawyers also hope to champion this cause, and we are pleased to offer a semi-annual $1,000 scholarship for a child advocate or abuse survivor seeking a law degree.
We believe that attorneys stand in a unique place to be able to help families and individual victims of child abuse. While the damage that abuse causes can be life-long, a dedicated lawyer can help end abuse, establish legal protections for victims, win custody battles, and even secure compensation to provide medical treatment and therapy. These are the essential tools to protecting children and helping them manage and move past trauma as they grow.
The Steinger, Iscoe & Greene Law Scholarship for Child Advocates is open to dedicated students who meet either of the following criteria:
You have personally worked to protect children's rights or stop abuse either as a volunteer, as a counselor, in your professional work or by legal means.
We understand that abuse is not an easy topic and we respect the bravery and confidentiality of all applicants. We look forward to receiving applications and supporting future leaders with whom our firm shares passion toward advocacy for those who need it the most.
Deadline for Applications:
Applicant Essay Topics
Please choose one of the questions provided for your essay. Essays must be between 500 and 1000 words.
How to Apply
To apply for the Steinger, Iscoe & Greene Law Scholarship for Child Advocates, please complete our online application.
Auger & Auger Attorneys at Law are proud to support the disabled students of America with the launch of their Semi-Annual Auger & Auger Disabled Scholar Award, awarded in both the Spring & Fall Semesters to one high-achieving, bright student intending to pursue an undergraduate college degree.
As a personal injury law firm, our attorneys frequently represent families who are coping with the aftermath of serious injuries and disabling impairments. We observe firsthand the unique challenges that disabled men and women face and see the strength and perseverance necessary to overcome expectations. As part of our efforts to give back to the disabled community, Auger & Auger is sponsoring a $1,000 scholarship, given twice a year, to assist with tuition and expenses at a qualifying undergraduate institution.
Deadline for Applications:
Applicant Essay Topics
Please choose one of the three topics provided for your essay. Essay must be between 500 and 1000 words.
How to Apply
Apply for the Auger & Auger Disabled Scholar Award, please fill out our online application.
EverSpark Interactive is proud to support deserving students with the launch of our first JJ Hennessey Honorary Epilepsy Scholarship. Named in honor of co-founder Jason Hennessey's son JJ who lives with epilepsy, this $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to one high-achieving student with epilepsy.
Having seen firsthand the challenges that epilepsy brings, we are eager to bestow this first annual scholarship. We recognize that epilepsy in all of its forms presents serious but surmountable obstacles at any stage of life, but particularly for college or university students seeking to complete their studies and begin a career.
The JJ Hennessey Scholarship is available to achievement-oriented students who meet two key criteria:
How to Apply?
To apply for the EverSpark Interactive JJ Hennessey Honorary Epilepsy Scholarship Award, please complete our online application.
GreenPal's scholarship for Tomorrow's Entrepreneur has been awarded for 2014. We will begin accepting applicant entries for the 2015 period on November 1st, 2014 and will be awarding the spring award by May 30th, 2015. This is an evergreen scholarship and will be renewed annually.
GreenPal believes small businesses are the backbone of our country's economy. Our CEO started his first company, a small lawn mowing business, in high school and grew the company while attending college, ultimately scaling the organization to over 100 employees. Having recently guided that company through acquisition by a respected national organization he wants to assist aspiring entrepreneurs attending college while starting or running a small business.
The purpose of The GreenPal Small Business Scholarship is to assist a motivated, driven student and future business leader. We believe that the generation of today's students are the future employers of tomorrow. The future of our county will be forged by the entrepreneurial spirit of today's generation.
If you currently run a small business while attending college or have a small business idea to start while you plan to attend college, see below for the instructions and criteria for applying for the GreenPal scholarship.
Scholarship funds will be awarded to the student's institution, upon evidence of registration in classes. This includes student identification number and correct address of school's Bursar's Office.
Who is eligible to receive the awards? In the spirt of our founder, who founded his own lawn care company GreenPal's scholarship is open to any graduating high school senior, college freshman or sophomore who owns and operates his/her own small business, or has put together a business plan to start a business while in college. Additionally, the student must enter their freshman year at an accredited two- or four-year university, college or vocational/technical institute during the Fall of 2014.
GreenPal will publish all essays to the GreenPal blog. Social Media shares will serve as a method of voting and will be used as a component for picking the annual scholarship recipient.
Scholarship is $2,000 paid equally over (4) semesters, This scholarship will be renewed each year with a new winner. Each winner will receive (4) awards of $500 for each semester completed.
GreenPal provides on demand lawn care services to residential customers in Nashville, TN and Tampa, FL.
To apply for the GreenPal Scholarship, email your essay (500-1000 words) along with a photo to scholarship @yourgreenpal.com. We will announce the winner on this page by May 30th, 2015.
National Home Improvement is dedicated to "Building on Integrity" and in doing, so we are active in supporting our community. Change starts from the ground up and we want to help you build your foundation by giving $1000 toward your education.
If you are a high school or college student (undergrad and graduate students), we want to know how you will use your education to help the world.
Our Challenge to You
We are looking to give one student the opportunity to prove why they deserve this scholarship. The challenge is simple, we want you to write and essay of 1000 words or less about how you will use your education to help others. The deadline for submissions is on May 1st, 2015.
We encourage every applicant to be creative and really let your passion for helping others with your education resonate.
How Do You Apply?
To apply for this scholarship email your essay to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please be sure to include the following in your email:
The only restrictions for applying to the scholarship are that you MUST be in the United States and that your submission must be original and not plagiarized.
We will be in contact with you shortly after receiving your submission. A winner will be selected after the contest deadline, and we will be in touch with the winner with further details.
Veterans United Foundation, formed and fully funded by Veterans United Home Loans and its employees, strives to enhance lives by recognizing the selfless contributions of service members and their families through support of such individuals in need.
Despite the aid of benefits like the GI Bill, the ever-increasing expense of a post-secondary degree is one of the greatest challenges facing so many of our nation's finest, and in an effort to address this need, Veterans United Foundation has established the Veterans United Foundation Scholarship program.
The program's primary goal is to assist military service members and their families by awarding up to twenty $2,000 scholarships per semester to help pay for tuition and books.
To be considered, the scholarship applicant must fall into at least one of the following categories:
Applicants must currently be pursuing a post-secondary degree (associates, bachelors, masters or doctorate) at an accredited college or university and provide a form of proof of enrollment.
In addition, applicants must have a cumulative 2.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale.
Scholarship Application Periods
Fall Scholarship Application Period
How to Apply
The scholarship application link will be made available at www.enhancelives.com/scholarships ONLY during the spring and fall application periods.
The Veterans United Foundation Scholarship application will ask applicants to:
There are many scholarships to choose from and people can visit the link paymaster scholarships to browse the various scholarships and their requirements
HotelsCheap.org is a leading provider of hotel accommodations worldwide, offering discount reservation services in top destinations like New York City, Las Vegas and Orlando. In addition to featuring the lowest hotel rates on the Internet, HotelsCheap is proud to offer ongoing college scholarship awards for students aspiring to achieve a college education. Having attended college ourselves, we appreciate the difficulty students face in financing their education, and we recognize the benefits a college degree can provide. That's why our need-based scholarship rewards students who are looking to better themselves, who have goals and dreams, and who are committed to achieving a college degree. US students who are 16 years of age or older are encouraged to apply for our scholarships. High school students, undergraduate students, master degree students, and adult learners are all encouraged to apply.
Current Scholarship Opportunities:General Scholarship for Higher Learning: Spring 2015 Students enrolled in a two year, four year, or a graduate program are eligible to apply.
The General Scholarship is awarded each fall and spring semester.
WISE will be awarding one (1) Five Hundred ($500.00) scholarship. This scholarship is for Western Nevada College and/or Truckee Meadows Community College students and will be
used for tuition and fees. Applications must be received by April 4, 2015. Scholarships will be awarded on May 1, 2015.
The American Association of University Women (AAUW), Fallon Branch, recognizes that local residents who wish to continue their education represent an important segment of our community. This $1,000 scholarship is designed to provide financial assistance.
The scholarship funds will be administered through the college that the recipient designates and are given out in semester installments or the equivalent.In order to be eligible, the applicant must be a resident of Churchill County at least 25 years old and must have completed 12 credits of college work and hold a 3.0 grade point average (GPA). The applicant must complete nine or more semester credits (or the equivalent) each term with at least a 3.0 GPA during the upcoming year. Courses taken must be part of a prescribed program or certification at a regionally accredited institution leading to a recognized degree. This scholarship will be contingent upon meeting the above requirements.
Scholarship applications are available at Western Nevada College, Fallon Campus, Main Office or online at www.wnc.edu/financial/private_scholarships/scholarships. Applications must be typed. You may also contact Dr. Doris Dwyer at 775-423-7565, ext. 2233 (e-mail: Doris.Dwyer@wnc.edu), or Kathryn Reynolds at 775-423-0689 (e-mail: email@example.com). The recipient will be selected by the AAUW Scholarship Committee based on academic ability, financial need, career goals, and other documentation requested on the application form.
RETURN APPLICATIONS TO:
Dr. Doris Dwyer
Western Nevada College, Getto Hall
160 Campus Way
Fallon, NV 89406
Our scholarship committee may wish to interview the top candidates prior to selection of the winning candidate.
The award will be presented to the winner at the Retired School Employees' Association-Carson Unit luncheon on the second Friday in May.
Opportunity For a $2,000 Scholarship!
Requirements for the Naqvi Scholarship
Wellcentive is proud to support future healthcare professionals with our first Medical Scholarship for Veterans. This scholarship will be awarded to one achievement-focused student intending to pursue a career in Medicine.
Inspired by one of our co-founders who is a former United States Marine, Wellcentive stands in support of our armed forces who valiantly serve and protect our interests and citizens around the world, and especially those who wish to contribute to the field of Medicine. That's why we are awarding $1,000 to one veteran pursuing a Doctor of Medicine degree.
Applicant Essay Topics
Please choose one of the two questions provided for your essay. Essays should be limited to 500 words or less.
Applicant must be either a current medical student at an accredited medical school within the United States or a pre-med major at an accredited undergraduate university in the coming academic year. Applicants must have a minimum 2.8 GPA. Applicants must submit an official copy of their transcript.
How to Apply
To apply for the Wellcentive Medical Scholarship, please complete our online application.
There are hundreds of thousands of scholarship opportunities that an ambitious student can discover. While your local library will contain many scholarship directories in the reference section, the best way to match your particular characteristics to scholarship opportunities is to search through the Internet. Students may use computers in WNC's library for this purpose. Several free online scholarship searches are available. WNC recommends:
The HubShout Online Marketing Scholarship is designed to help students who are on the path to any type of business or marketing career that will involve online marketing. Students who have completed at least one year of post-secondary education, have at least a 3.0 GPA and are working toward a career in business or marketing are encouraged to apply.
The Textbooks for a Year scholarship is a 750-1,250 word essay contest. One grand prize of $1,250 and one runner-up prize of $250, to the winning students will be awarded in the Fall and again in the Spring.
For those who are Native American, your tribe or nation may offer college scholarships. To learn more, contact your tribe or call the regional office of the Bureau of Indian Affairs in Sacramento at (916) 978-6058 or visit the BIA website.
Many tribes and the BIA require a "needs analysis" from your college's financial aid office to document eligibility, so be sure to file your FAFSA early.
The Women's Independence Scholarship Program (WISP) was created in 1999 to help formerly battered women overcome barriers to the education necessary for their becoming employable and financially stable. The primary intent is to help single mothers with young children who have the greatest financial challenges (childcare costs, etc.) to gain work skills so they can support their families. Our funds target women who are in desperate financial situations and absolutely must have both an education and our funds to assist them.
A woman who meets the following requirements is eligible to apply: