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Scholarships

Fulfillment Fund Las Vegas (FFLV) awards scholarships to graduating high school students who are participants of our program at Chaparral High School. Students must meet the scholarship requirements to be considered.

Depending on GPA, students attending community college/vocational programs will receive $400-$500/per semester with an opportunity to transfer their scholarship to a 4-year institution. Students attending a 4-year institution will receive $600-$750/per semester. The scholarship is renewable and awards a maximum of $6,000 total.

Opens January | Deadline March | FFLV Scholarship

The State of Nevada awards high achieving students who graduate from high school and go on to pursue a higher education in state via the Governor Guinn Millennium Scholarship (GGMS) Program. Traditional students are automatically considered for the scholarship upon high school graduation. Therefore, there is no application process.

To qualify, students must meet the following requirements:

  • Graduate from a Nevada high school diploma with at least a 3.25 GPA (weighted or unweighted) OR a qualifying test score (1070 on the SAT or 21 on the ACT)
  • Complete the following core curriculum: 4 units in English, 4 units in Math (including Algebra II or higher), 3 units in Science, 3 units in Social Science or History
  • Be a Nevada resident for at least two years of their high school career

Students must be enrolled in at least 9 semester credits at an eligible community college or 12 semester credits at a state college or university to receive scholarship funding.

If you qualify for this scholarship, you will receive an award letter by mail after graduation (make sure your mailing address is up to date with your high school).

The Public Education Foundation (PEF) partners with the community and the Clark County School District to meet critical education needs that will strengthen public schools. One of their many resources offered includes a database with scholarship opportunities specifically for students in Southern Nevada.

Opens October 1 | Deadline January 1 | PEF Scholarships

The goal of QuestBridge is to connect low-income, first-generation students with partner colleges and universities. Selected students receive a full four-year scholarship to a partner institution.

Opens late summer | Deadline September | QuestBridge

The UNLV Engelstad Program was established by the Engelstad Family Foundation through an endowment of $12.625 million to UNLV. The gift is the largest active scholarship in the university’s history and the largest active scholarship endowment in the history of the Nevada System of Higher Education.

Scholars admitted to the program are required to complete 100 hours of community service annually through a one a partnering nonprofit organization. The scholarship awards $2,500 per semester for up to eight consecutive fall and spring semesters to students who maintain their eligibility.

Opens August | Deadline December 1 | UNLV Engelstad Scholars

The Coca-Cola Scholars Program is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. With the 33rd class in 2021, the Foundation has provided over 6,450 Coca-Cola Scholars with more than $75 million in educational support. 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship.

Opens August | Deadline October | The Coca-Cola Scholars Program

As one of the nation’s largest need-based privately funded college scholarship providers, the Horatio Alger Association assists high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles to pursue their dreams through higher education. While many scholarship programs primarily recognize academic achievement or leadership potential, the Horatio Alger Scholarship Program awards students who have exhibited determination, integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, as well as critical financial need.

Opens August | Deadline October | Horatio Alger Association

The mission of Asian & Pacific Islander American (APIA) Scholars is to make a difference in the lives of APIA students by providing them with resources that increase their access to higher education which serves as the foundation for their future success and contributions to a more vibrant America.

Opens September | Deadline January | APIA Scholarship Program

The Dell Scholars program is a scholarship and college completion program that nurtures and empowers students on their path to a college degree. Since starting the program in 2004, the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation has supported 5,000 scholars, including more than 2,000 college graduates.

Opens October | Deadline December | Dell Scholars

The Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of Las Vegas Scholarship Program is designed to provide financial assistance to eligible graduating high school seniors who face limited access to educational and career opportunities. Since 1999, more than $4.5 million in scholarships have been awarded to students in Clark and Nye counties.

Opens October | Deadline January | RMHC Scholarship Program

The UNLV Hixson-Lied Success Scholars Program helps make a difference in the lives of these students by providing both financial and academic support through the Academic Success Center (ASC).

Opens October | Deadline April | UNLV Hixson-Lied Success Scholars

The Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) provides a multi-faceted experience designed to not only address the financial needs of students who aspire to attend college but to guide them through the process of higher education.

Opens September | Deadline January | JRF Scholarship

Founded in 1975, the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) empowers students and parents with the knowledge and resources to successfully complete a higher education, while providing support services and scholarships to as many exceptional students, Scholars, and Alumni as possible. 

Opens January | Deadline March | HSF Scholar Program

The American Indian College Fund was founded in 1989. For more than 30 years, the College Fund has been the nation’s largest charity supporting Native student access to higher education. They provide scholarships, programming to improve American Indian and Alaska Native student access to higher education, and the support and tools for them to succeed once they are there.

Opens January | Deadline May | American Indian College Fund

Established in 1987, the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) is the nation’s largest organization exclusively representing the Black College Community. TMCF member-schools include the publicly supported Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Predominantly Black Institutions (PBIs).

Open Dates Vary | Deadlines Vary | TMCF College Fund

United Negro College Fund (UNCF) has helped more than 500,000 students earn their college degrees since its founding.

UNCF is the nation’s largest private scholarship provider to minority group members. Each year, we award more than $100 million in scholarships to students attending more than 1,100 schools across the country, including our prestigious network of 37 HBCUs.

Open Dates Vary | Deadlines Vary | UNFC Scholarships

Scholarships for Dreamers

Golden Door Scholars lights the way for undocumented students to invest in their education and achieve their career goals beyond what they might imagine.

TheDream.US is the nation’s largest college access and success program for DREAMers. They are currently working to help 6,000 highly motivated DREAMers graduate from college with career-ready degrees.

Scholarship Search Engines and Databases

Fastweb is a National Scholarship Database designed to simplify the scholarship search by helping students find millions of scholarships, grants, internships, and financial aid opportunities. Created in 1995, our free scholarship service is the most trusted tool for parents, counselors, high school, and college students in the United States.

Scholarships.com has more than 16 million registered users and averages approximately one million visitors per month and several million page views over the same period. Since 1998, Scholarships.com has helped millions of students, parents and educators not only find free money for college but also provided direction for those unfamiliar with the entire application process, both for colleges and scholarships.

Founded in 1975, the Hispanic Scholarship Fund empowers Latino families with the knowledge and resources to successfully complete a higher education, while providing scholarships and support services to as many exceptional Hispanic American students as possible.

Cappex helps students find a school that matches their style and offers the nation’s largest, multi-billion-dollar scholarship database.

Scholly Search is a tool that matches high school, college, and graduate school students with personalized scholarships. Designed to ease the scholarship search process, Scholly Search’s adaptive matching engine and curated database promise to deliver smarter, targeted lists of scholarships.

UNIGO is a connection to over 3.6M in Scholarships, 650K college reviews, College stats & other options to help pay for college.

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