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Yvonne and Dick Lierz Scholarship Fund

U.S. students enrolling as first- or second-year undergraduate students at any public Idaho or Nevada institution are eligible. Students must have demonstrated volunteer involvement in at least one charitable activity benefiting the community; Applicants with GPAs of 2.8 or lower are also encouraged to apply.

Total: $4600

Awards: 2

Deadline: March 15, 2021

Governor Guinn Millennium Scholarship

The Governor Guinn Millennium Scholarship initiative was enacted into law by the Nevada Legislature, creating this scholarship to be administered by the State Treasurer. Nevada high school students with GPAs of 3.25 or higher and planning to attend postsecondary institutions in Nevada are eligible.

Total: $10000

Awards: 5000

Deadline: April 01

NATAS San Francisco/Northern California Peter J. Marino Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. college sophomores or juniors who attend a college or university in one of the following areas: Northern California (Visalia to the Oregon border); Hawaii; or Reno, Nevada. Students must pursue a career in media production, with one or more years of school left to complete.

Total: $2000

Awards: 1

Deadline: September 01

USAC: Félix Menchacatorre Memorial Scholarship (San Sebastián or Bilbao, Spain)

$500 scholarships are available each semester to degree-seeking students with a minimum 2.75 GPA, attending the San Sebastián or Bilbao program, and preference is given to yearlong students. University of Nevada, Reno students must also have completed their MyNevada General Scholarship Application by February 1 to be eligible.

Total: $5000

Awards: 10

Deadline: October 15

USAC Mullen, Hidalgo, Sandoval Scholarship

Sean Mullen is a Reno native and USAC alumnus who studied on the Santiago, Chile program and named this scholarship in honor of his Chilean host family. This $1500 scholarship is available in the fall and spring semesters to University of Nevada, Reno students who meet their program minimum GPA.

Total: $6000

Awards: 4

Deadline: October 15

Frances C. and William P. Smallwood Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship is available to University of Nevada, Reno students who hold a 3.0 GPA or higher, graduated from a Carson City, Douglas, or Washoe County high school, are first-generation and/or demonstrate high financial need (EFC under $8000), and have completed their MyNevada General Scholarship Application by February 1.

Total: $4000

Awards: 4

Deadline: October 15

R.J. Simcoe Memorial Scholarship

University of Nevada, Reno students who are Nevada residents, hold a minimum 2.75 GPA, and are attending any Spain program are eligible. Eligible students must also have completed their MyNevada General Scholarship Application by February 1. Two $500 awards will be given each fall.

Total: $1000

Awards: 2

Deadline: October 15

USAC First Gen NV Scholarship

This scholarship is available to current UNR TRiO Scholars and current/former UNR First in the Pack participants at the University of Nevada, Reno, have not previously studied abroad in college, and have at least a 3.0 GPA. Students must also attend a study abroad workshop prior to the application deadline in order to be considered.

Total: $3000

Awards: 2

Deadline: October 15

USAC Diversity Excellence Scholarship

This scholarship promotes diversity on USAC programs and is available to University of Nevada, Reno students who hold a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher. Award amounts range from $500-$1000 and are available in every term. Click here to learn more and apply today!

Total: $4000

Awards: 4

Deadline: October 15

USAC College-Specific Scholarship

This scholarship is available to University of Nevada, Reno students with a minimum 3.0 GPA or higher, and your application will be reviewed by the home college(s) of your declared major(s). Multiple awards are available each term. Click here to learn more and apply today!

Total: $4000

Awards: 4

Deadline: October 15

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