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Most people know Nevada for the chance to win some major dollars in Las Vegas and Reno casinos. Did you also know that there are several awards for residents and students in Nevada? For those living in Nevada, these scholarships are a great way to help pay for college or grad school. Even if you aren’t a resident of Nevada but plan to attend a school in the state, such as: the University of Nevada (UN), University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV), or Great Basin College, you may also be qualified for these scholarships for Nevada students. Check out our directory of Nevada scholarships, and apply online today! For even more scholarships, fill out a free Unigo profile to discover your personalized list of possible awards.

Annual Signet Classic Student Scholarship Essay Contest

This writing contest is open to high school juniors and seniors and home-schooled students who are 16 to 18 years of age. To enter, students must write a two- to three-page essay on one of the topics listed on the Penguin Group (USA) Inc. website regarding the current contest's book.

Total: $1000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  April 15

Antonio Cirino Memorial Fellowship

This fellowship program is open to Rhode Island residents who need financial assistance to acquire education toward a master's or doctorate in order to pursue a teaching career in the arts. Applicants may not be a Rhode Island School of Design graduate or seeking a graduate degree from RISD.

Total: $12000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  April 26

University of Arizona Excellence Tuition Award

This scholarship is open to U.S. entering freshmen at the University of Arizona who are not residents of Arizona. Students must have a grade point average of 3.25 or higher and an ACT score of 24 or higher or an SAT score of 1110 or higher.

Total: $35000 Awards:  25
Deadline:  May 01

Rover College Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors. Students must submit an essay on the current year's topic.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  May 01

Cafe Bustelo® El Café Del Futuro Scholarship Essay Contest

This scholarship is open to U.S. legal permanent residents who are 18 years of age or older and currently enrolled full time in a HACU member institution. Students must be of Latino descent.

Total: $5000 Awards:  9
Deadline:  May 24

Pedro Zamora Young Leaders Scholarship Program

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who demonstrate an active commitment to fighting HIV/AIDS and taking on roles of public service and leadership. Students must be 27 years of age or younger, and must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

Total: $5000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  May 31

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.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  May 31

University of Arizona Phi Theta Kappa Award for Non-Arizona Residents

U.S. students who are non-Arizona residents and have been members of Phi Theta Kappa for one or more years are eligible for this award. Students must be planning to transfer to the University of Arizona with 36 or more transferable credits.

Total: $10000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  June 01

Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest

The Stuck at Prom Scholarship Program is available to high school students with creativity. Applicants must create and wear an outfit completely made of Duck brand duct tape to a school prom.

Total: $10000 Awards:  21
Deadline:  June 03

Elizabeth and Sherman Asche Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is for American Indian and Alaskan Native undergraduate and graduate students who are pursuing a degree in health or science curriculums.

Total: $1500 Awards:  6
Deadline:  July 01

Florence Young Memorial Scholarship

This award is for U.S. graduate students who are enrolled in a federally recognized American Indian or Alaska Native tribe. Students must be pursuing a degree in art, law, or medicine.

Total: $1500 Awards:  4
Deadline:  July 01

Adoph Van Pelt Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. undergraduate students who are from the continental United States or Alaska. Students must be members of a federally recognized American Indian or Alaskan Native tribe.

Total: $1500 Awards:  28
Deadline:  July 01