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Here are all of the scholarships that we currently know about that are or will be available throughout the year!

If applications are available online, there will be a link; if they are available in the Guidance Office, they will be in the folders in the front of the office.

Information will be updated as often as we receive it - we don't have all of these applications at the moment, but will post availability and deadlines as soon as we get more information.
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SCHOLARSHIP OF THE DAY  daily scholarships with various requirements www.tuitionfundingsources.com www.tuitionfundingsources.com 
NEVADA DIVISION OF WILDLIFE INTERNSHIP IN WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT   This is a great opportunity for someone interested in a career in wildlife biology! Must be a Senior with a min GPA of 2.5, planning to study biology, wildlife management, or another conservation related field. This is a full time paid summer internship that could be renewed each summer. Get the details and application at www.ndow.org/Our_Agency/Awards_and_Scholarships/. http://www.ndow.org/Our_Agency/Awards_and_Scholarships/James_Lathrop_and_Wayne_Capurro_Memorial_Internship/ 
My College Options  Search from a list of over 60,000 scholarships. https://www.mycollegeoptions.org/scholarship-advanced-search.aspx?HighlightMatchPattern=scholarship-search|scholarship-advanced|scholarshipsearch&contactid=HC9EBRNC&ccode=000217194&ContactDateTime=2015-11-19 https://www.mycollegeoptions.org/scholarship-advanced-search.aspx?HighlightMatchPattern=scholarship-search|scholarship-advanced|scholarshipsearch&contactid=HC9EBRNC&ccode=000217194&ContactDateTime=2015-11-19 
Harry S. Truman Scholarship  Each year, the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation awards 55-65 scholarships in the amount of $30,000. Applicants need to be driven, ambitious, demonstrate academic success, and dedicated to public service.  Applicants must contact via e-mail to initiate the application process, office@truman.gov.  
Dr. Pepper  Students 18 – 24 are eligible for scholarships of $5,000 to $100,000 with dr. Pepper tuition Giveaway. Eligible students simply have to go to the Dr. pepper Tuition Giveaway website and submit their “one of a kind goal” to enter for a chance to win up to $100,000. Finalists will compete for tuition scholarships during NCAA football bowl championship games.  http://www.drpeppertuition.com/ http://www.drpeppertuition.com/ 
contact information for virtually all post-secondary schools, colleges, and universities in Nevada.  Nevada college information http://www.college-scholarships.com/schools/nevada/ http://www.college-scholarships.com/schools/nevada/ 
CollegeXpress  hundreds of scholarship opportunities http://www.collegexpress.com/scholarships/search http://www.collegexpress.com/scholarships/search 
Elko County Support Staff Organization Scholarship April 15, 2016 Son, daughter, grandson, or granddaughter of a current ECSSO member; include resume and transcript with application   
Elks Most Valuable Students Scholarship November 30, 2016 The Elks Foundation awards 500 four-year scholarships to the highly qualified high school students. The scholarships range from $1,000 to $15,000 a year for the student’s four years of college. Students must pursue a four-year degree on a full-time basis at a U.S. college or university on order to be eligible for this scholarship. Applications must be submitted in early December to the Elks Lodge closest to the student’s permanent U.S. address. http://www.enf.elks.org http://www.elks.org/enf/scholars/applymvs.cfm 
Ronald McDonald House Charities - Scholars January 18, 2017 Applicants must demonstrate a financial need for tuition assistance and have a minimum GPA of 2.7 to be considered eligible. The national scholarships are $100,000 awards payable over four years in an amount of $25, 000 per year and are for use in undergraduate education only.  Online http://www.rmhc.org/rmhc-us-scholarships 
Create a Greeting Card Scholarship Contest February 1, 2017 The Gallery Collection/Prudent Publishing Company sponsors a wonderful opportunity for students. Applicants must create and submit a photo, artwork, or computer graphic for the front of a greeting card. Wording is not required, but can be incorporated into the design. Applications are due in February of each year. The amount of the scholarship is $10,000. Applicants must initiate the scholarship process via e-mail, scholarshipadmin@gallerycollection.com  
Nevada State Elks Association Vocational Grant Program February 10, 2017 Must be planning to attending a vocational/technical program. Application + 200 word personal statement, letter from parents, letters of recommendation, transcripts online Download Application HERE! 
Community Foundation of Western Nevada Scholarships February 17, 2017 Several scholarships available - deadlines ranging from February 28-April 30. Lots are only for Reno students, but several are open to Northern Nevada students. Definitely worth checking out! Online http://nevadafund.org/receive/ 
Anne Frank Outstanding Scholarship Award February 18, 2017 The Anne Frank Center USA has a scholarship available for students who exemplify the commitment, ideals and courage that Anne Frank exhibited. These community leaders must be graduating high school seniors who have been accepted to a four-year college. The grand prize is a $10,000 scholarship. A second winner will receive a one-time $5,000 scholarship. Runners up will receive a one-time stipend toward their college education.  Contact: info@annefrank.com http://annefrank.com/fileadmin/safa/categories.html 
Newmont North American Scholarship Program February 27, 2017 Applicant must be a child of a full-time, Newmont North American employee, be in the graduating class of 2017, enroll full-time for the 2017-18 academic year at an elgible postsecondary institution, and maintain a semester GPA of 2.5 or higher.  https://www.scholarsapply.org/newmont.  https://www.scholarsapply.org/newmont/ 
Rotary Club of Elko - Desert Sunrise Scholarship February 28, 2017 Good academic standing, high moral character, service, and genuine desire to enhance educational background. Application/resume, 2 letters of recommendation, 2 recommendation forms, handwritten essay In Guidance Office Download Application HERE! 
Juaristi Scholarship February 28, 2017 Include official transcript, essay question In Guidance Office  
Elko Swim Team Scholarship February 28, 2017 Must be a member of Elko Swim Team for 2 years; Must have 3.2 or higher GPA; Must be attending a college or university following graduation Counseling Office  
Tzu Chi Scholars March 3, 2017 3.0+ GPA, demonstrate financial need for college tuition (tax information), official transcript, 2 letters of recommendation, 2+ page autobiography In counseling office  
Robert Z. Hawkins Scholarship March 3, 2017 Financial needs, academic promise In Counseling Office  
Lamoille Woman's Club Scholarship March 3, 2017 Numerous community service and extracurricular activities. Include a transcript, resume, letter of recommendation, and 300 word essay with application. In Guidance Office  
Elko County Reading Council Scholarship March 3, 2017 Typed application, two sealed letters of recommendation, preference given to students who are Elko County Reading Council members (they'll help you become a member if you're interested!!) In Guidance Office  
Rotary Club of Elko Scholarship March 15, 2017 Outstanding grades and numerous activities; formal interview By Rotary Invitation  
Nevada Energy Scholarship March 15, 2017 Nevada high school seniors and GBC students are eligible for the scholarship program. Students must have a 3.0 GPA or higher, show proven community service, and plan to attend a post secondary institution. An interview with an NV Energy Foundation representative is mandatory.  For additional information contact Sarah Polito, senior corporate communications specialist at 834-3891, 771-3891 or spolito@nvenergry.com. http://nevadafund.org/nv-energy-powerful-partnerships-scholarships-2/ 
Nevada Agricultural Foundation March 15, 2017 Criteria for Education Assistance Awards (EAA) are available at the website. Click of "Forms" to apply. www.nevadaagriculturalfoundation.org www.nevadaagriculturalfoundation.org 
MTC Scholarship March 15, 2017 Resume, letter of intent (to go to GBC), transcripts and test scores Online http://www.gbcnv.edu/financial/mtc.html 
Gordon Lymbery Scholarship March 15, 2017 Those candidates eligible for First Priority Funding are graduating seniors from Spring Creek High School, Nevada. Applicants for this award must meet the following criteria: Minimum 2.5 GPA Minimum SAT score of 1000 and/or ACT score of 22 Awardee must enroll full time in a school within the State of Nevada Higher System of Education Letter of recommendation from a teacher Those candidates eligible for Second Priority Funding may be graduates from any northern Nevada high school or college or must have attained a General Equivalency Diploma. Must be degree- or certificate-seeking May be seeking an Associate’s degree, a Bachelors degree, or a certificate Minimum 2.5 GPA Minimum SAT score of 1000 and/or ACT score of 22 Letter of recommendation from a teacher http://www.nevadafund.org http://www.nevadafund.org 
Reno Rodeo Foundation Scholarship March 22, 2017 3.0+ GPA, must enroll as a full-time student at a Northern Nevada college/university, send transcript with application Online www.renorodeofoundation.org/scholarships/ 
Ruby Mountain Lions Club, Ray Schuckmann & Bryan Belcher Memorial Scholarship March 24, 2017 Community involvement; include official transcript with application In Guidance Office  
Nevada Builders Alliance March 24, 2017 Student must be attending GBC and have interest in electrical, welding, or land surveying with an intent to pursue a career in the construction trades.  Counseling Office  
NAHAS Scholarship March 24, 2017 Applicant must have a history of performing community service, minimum GPA 0f 3.5, proof of admission to UNR and be involved in athletics for 2 years minimum. Applications must be submitted to NAHAS directly Counseling Office  
Diana Jones Service Scholarship March 24, 2017 Volunteer/community service In Guidance Office  
Karl Shafer Memorial Scholarship March 31, 2017 Must have wrestled with or contributed to Ruby Mountain Freestyle Wrestling. Recommendation from Freestyle Wrestling coach. Include sealed transcript with application. From Mr. Pehrson (T4) Download Application HERE! 
Julia Doren Memorial Scholarship March 31, 2017 500+ word essay on the use and importance of public libraries.  Guidance Office  
Boston Family Scholarship March 31, 2017 For high school seniors, college sophomores or juniors to attend a 4-year college in Nevada for teaching degree http://nevadafund.org/boston-family-scholarship-application/ http://nevadafund.org/boston-family-scholarship-application/ 
Great Basin Elks Lodge #1472 Vocational Scholarship April 1, 2017 3.0 GPA, accepted to Nevada institution of higher education, demonstarte a financial need Guidance Office  
Great Basin Elks Lodge #1472 Fire Sciences/EMS Scholarship April 1, 2017 3.0 GPA, accepted to a Nevada institution of higher learning, demonstrate a financial need Counseling Office  
UNR Savitt Family Scholarship April 5, 2017 Must be planning to attend UNR and have an application on file before February 1.   
Sage Elementary Scholarship April 7, 2017 Attended Sage Elementary School In Guidance Office  
Joshua L. Anderson Memorial Scholarship April 7, 2017 The Joshua L Anderson Memorial Foundation was founded September 1, 1992. Its purpose is to help provide scholarships to Northern Nevada high school baseball and softball players who desire a college education. http://jlafoundation.org/scholarshipapplication/ APPLY ONLINE 
Full Range Physical Therapy Scholarship April 7, 2017 3.5+ GPA, participated and lettered as a varsity athlete, express interest in a health-related field Counseling Office  
AFSA High School Senior Scholarship Competition April 7, 2017 Read an essay and answer multiple choice questions for a chance to be entered Online http://www.afsascholarship.org/hsinformation.html 
NSDAR - Ruby Mountain Chapter April 10, 2017 Must have family member who served in U.S. Miltary; 3.0 GPA; U.S. Citizen living in Elko, Eureka, Humboldt, Lander or White Pine County, Nevada; must attend an accredited U.S. college in FAll of 2017. Counseling Office (completed applications must be mailed in)  
June Stannard Memorial Scholarship April 10, 2017 Must be a Nevada resident; Must be graduating from high school in May/June 2017; Choice of future study shall be hospitality, travel or tourism-related Counseling Office - completed applications must be mailed in  
Mary Licht Memorial Scholarship - Elko County Classroom Teachers Association Scholarship April 12, 2017 Son or daughter of an ECCTA member In Counseling Office  
Spring Creek Elementary, Jenni Dunn Memorial Scholarship April 14, 2017 Attended Spring Creek Elementary School, two letters of recommendation, resume In Guidance Office  
Rotary District 5190 Scholarship April 14, 2017 Applicant must possess excellent leadership skills and potential; Has a proven record of success in academics and/or vocation; Demonstrated a personal commitment to community service; Has well defined and realistic goals; Possesses maturity and seriousness of purpose; Accepts and practices the Rotary Four-Way Test Counseling Office (completed applications must be mailed)  
Northern Nevada Women's Golf Association Girls' Golf Scholarship April 14, 2017 3.0+ GPA, played on high school golf team In Guidance Office Download Application HERE! 
Murlyn F. Ronk Family Masonic Scholarship April 14, 2017 Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and Elko County resident, applications are open to male students only, 2.5 minimum GPA, must be attending GBC, applicant may also apply for a waiver from the GBC requirement, but must remain in the Nevada System of Higher Education. Counseling Office. Completed applications must be submitted directly to the Elko Masonic Lodge.  
Elko Masonic Lodge #15 F&AM Scholarship April 14, 2017 2.5+ GPA, planning to attend GBC In Counseling Office. Completed applications must be submitted directly to Elko Masonic Lodge using the address on application.   
AIA Architecture Scholarship: 2017 Raymond Hellmann Memorial Scholarship April 14, 2017 Must be accepted to a NAAB accredited school of architecture; accepted to the TMCC Architectural Design Program: Demonstarte proficiency and/or need in the application. Counseling Office  
Nevada Telecommunications Association Scholarship April 15, 2017 Must have unweighted 3.0 GPA Counseling Office  
Elko County Cattle Women Scholarship April 15, 2017 3.1+ GPA, pursuing a degree related to agriculture (emphasis on agricultural activities and financial need) In Guidance Office  
Spring Creek Ladies Golf Club Scholarship April 19, 2017 Participated in golf at SCHS available to both boys and girls. In Guidance Office  
SILVER SAGE FFA BOOSTER SCHOLARSHIP April 20, 2017 The Silver Sage FFA Booster Scholarship is awarded to a Silver Sage FFA member graduating from SCHS who displays good academic standing, high moral character, service and genuine desire to enhance his/her edcuational background. The scholarship is applicable to the college, universoty or trade school of the recipients choice. Counseling Office  
Elko County Republican John Carpenter Scholarship April 20, 2017 Must be active in school/community activities displaying characteristics of hard-work, dedication, diligence, and commitment. Must be attending an accredited 2 or 4 year college or vocational program. Have a minimum high school GPA of 3.0. There is also a written essay requirement. In Counseling Office  
Ross/Herrera Memorial Award April 21, 2017 2.5+ GPA In Guidance Office  
Elko County Farm Bureau Scholarship April 25, 2017 Minimum 2.5 GPA, graduating high school senior pursuing a degree relating to the field of agriculture and demonstrated financial need. Counseling Office  
Spring Creek High School Faculty Scholarship April 28, 2017 3.0+ GPA, financial need, community service, school involvement In Guidance Office  
SCHS Transition Scholarship April 30, 2017 Applicant must be a current student at SCHS; Must have a current IEP; Must be attending a college, university or vocational school after graduation; Must provide proof of enrollment.  In Counseling Office  
Ruby Mountain Clay Breakers (RMCB) April 30, 2017 Applicants eligiblity will be reviewed by RMCB  Counseling Office  
Ron and Linda Smith Family Scholarship April 30, 2017 A one-time award of up to $1,000 for a student attending Truckee Meadows Community College, Western Nevada College, or Great Basin College, who is pursuing a degree or certificate program. http://nevadafund.org http://nevadafund.org 
WyzAnt College Scholarships May 1, 2017 WyzAnt is an organization that provides quality tutoring services for students. Their scholarship program rewards three applicants who submit compelling 300-word essays that articulate how education has been empowering. The scholarship amounts are $10,000 for first, $3,000 for second, and $2,500 for third. Each scholarship will be paid directly to the scholarship recipient’s college or university.  https://www.wyzant.com/Scholarships/ https://www.wyzant.com/Scholarships/ 
Spring Creek Middle School Scholarship May 1, 2017 Attended Spring Creek Middle School In Counseling Office  
Plantiff Relief Scholarship May 1, 2017 The Plaintiff Relief Scholar Program seeks to identify students who will make significant contributions to society. Applicants must excel academically, show exceptional leadership potential and have a track record of bettering the community around them. Each year, one student is granted a scholarship of $1,000. The recipients may use the scholarships to attend the two or four-year college or university of their choice. To be eligible, applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and current high school seniors or college enrollees at the time of their application. Applicants should demonstrate academic achievement, exhibit leadership ability, participate in community service activities and demonstrate financial need. Please see the website for more information.  http://plaintiffrelief.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Plaintiff-Relief-Scholarship-Application-1.26.2017.pdf.pdf http://plaintiffrelief.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Plaintiff-Relief-Scholarship-Application-1.26.2017.pdf.pdf 
Nevada Cattleman's Association Scholarship May 1, 2017 Eligibility requirements: Must be graduating from a Nevada high school; Must be attending a community college or university or 4 year college; Must be seeking a degree in an agriculturally-related field; Must have a minimum GPA 0f 2.5. Completed application form and all required information must be postmarked by Monday, May 1st, 2017 and sent to: Attn: Research & Education Committee, c/o Nevada Cattlemen’s Association, P.O Box 310, Elko, NV 89803; or submitted by email with the subject line, “2017 NCA Scholarship Applicant (Your Name)” to nca@nevadabeef.org.  http://www.nevadacattlemen.org/ http://www.nevadacattlemen.org/ 
Victoria E. Collins Memorial Scholarship May 5, 2017 3.0+ GPA, school/community involvement, two letters of recommendation In Guidance Office  
Total Eyecare Scholarship May 5, 2017 Planning to major in a medical field and/or science and math; include transcript with application In Guidance Office  
Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital Scholarship May 5, 2017 Application, transcript, 2 letters of recommendation, resume, 1-2 page essay answering the question: What do you believe are the top two key issues that the rural healthcare industry is facing today? In Counseling Office  
Textbook Brokers Scholarship May 19, 2017 All graduating seniors taking college courses for credit at the University of Nevada, Reno and Truckee Meadows Community College for Fall 2017 may qualify for scholarship awards as described above. All seniors interested in applying must complete the short application form below and then click to watch the one minute video. When the video concludes click "Submit." Essays are not required for all awards, however all finalists will receive a questionnaire via email. For top two award levels, please respond to one of the following essay prompts (500 words max). Essays will be reviewed by the TBB Inc. Leadership Team. 1) Great leadership is a force that propels ideas, people, and ventures to unforeseen greatness. Write about a time in your life when you exemplified excellence in leadership. 2) Before graduating from high school many students face challenges beyond their years. Share an inspirational story from your own life where you exhibited courage, skill, or inner-strength “beyond your years.” https://goo.gl/forms/xvj7Q0ij8PLcInrU2 https://goo.gl/forms/xvj7Q0ij8PLcInrU2 
Mahin and Saifulla Salemy High School Scientific Scholarship May 31, 2017 The Mahin and Saifulla Salemy High School Scientific Scholarship is open to high school seniors in the United States who have been accepted to and will attend college (either 4-year or community) in the United States, and have an interest in the sciences. The student honored with this scholarship will be awarded $1,000, which will be issued to the accepting college. The application process includes: a written application, a personal statement, 3 references, and an in-person or 'other' interview. The application process includes: Written application Personal statement 3 references (teachers or employers) In-person or other interview Apply on online application.  https://www.drsalemy.com/scholarship https://www.drsalemy.com/scholarship 
Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship June 30, 2017 Since 2001 the Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship Program has been helping qualifying students pay for higher education. The scholarship is merit-based and thus financial need is not weighted in the decision. Students must complete an online form and submit a 250 word essay on an assigned topic in order to apply for the scholarship. Winners receive a $1,000 scholarship. Contact: scholarships@gkscholarship.com  
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