The Pat Cox Memorial Scholarship awards $500 year to a student who will be enrolled in college next year.  Alumni of Natchez Elementary School (Wadsworth, NV) may receive extra consideration but non-alumni may also apply and are fully eligible.  The scholarship recognizes the tireless dedication of Pat Cox and the bright futures of Natchez students in obtaining a college education.  To read more about the legacy of Pat Cox, please click here.

Amount: $500


 March 31, 2018


1) The student must be enrolled in any college next year

2) Financial Need

3) Minimum 2.5 GPA
        (9-12 grades, weighted cumulative GPA)

How to Apply

1) Student must complete the on-line application which includes two short-response essay questions (200-400 words each).  The on-line application can be found to the right above.

2) The application must be submitted by March 31, 2018.

The recipient will be chosen by the extended Cox Family and will be notified by the end of May.  The winner will also be posted here on this page.  The funds will be distributed directly to the college the student is attending and credited to the student's financial aid account.


Helpful Tip: Complete the two short-response essay questions at the end of the application on a separate word processing program beforehand and copy and paste into your application.

Past Winners

2017 Kelli Hornback  Edward C. Reed High School (Sparks, NV)

2015 Vanessa Martinez   Edward C. Reed High School (Sparks, NV)

2015 Randa Deluna   Pyramid Lake Jr/Sr High School (Nixon, NV)

2013  Jessica Duran  Spanish Springs High School (Sun Valley,NV)

2011  Brianna James  Monterey Trail High School (Elk Grove, CA)

2010   Markie Wilder  Fernley High School (Fernley, NV) 

Click here to read more about Past Winners.


Would you like to make a contribution to the Pat Cox Memorial Scholarship fund?  Just click below: