The Internal Recognition Committee's Academic Scholarship Subcommittee is an all-college committee that works to help outstanding students obtain scholarships and awards. More scholarships are available through the Scholarship Portal.
Awards & Scholarships:
American Association of University Women
The scholarship program of the Las Vegas branch of the American Association of University Women recognizes and supports education for women. Scholarships in the amount of $1,000 will be awarded for those students who will be juniors or seniors at UNLV or NSC during the 2015-2016 academic year to aid the advancement of women's educational and career goals. For more information, including contact info, view the AAUW application.
Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship
Students studying mathematics, sciences or engineering are encouraged to apply for the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship to receive up to $7,500 per year for two years. Students should apply directly online by January 8, 2016. For questions, contact Lynn Best at CSN.
Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship
This scholarship awards recipients up to $30,000 a year to transfer from a community college to a four-year school to obtain a bachelor's degree. Students can apply for this award online. For questions, contact Lynn Best. Applications for this award must be submitted by October 16, 2015.
Kim Gregory Memorial Scholarship
Morris K. Udall Scholarship
Full-time students interested in pursuing careers related to the environment or Native American or Alaskan Native students pursuing careers in tribal public policy or Native healthcare are eligible for the Morris K. Udall Scholarship, which provides an award up to $5,000. Interested students at CSN should submit a complete application to CSN Professor Contact/">Paul Herrle before February 21, 2016.
Nevada Space Grant Scholarships
The Nevada NASA Space Grant Consortium program supports Nevada students and faculty whose focus is science, engineering, mathematics, technology and science education with scholarships, fellowships, internships, research grants, and much more.
All students who are highly motivated and seeking a career in aerospace science, engineering and science education are encouraged to apply. Successful applicants will be individuals whose field of study and career interests coincide with NASA’s aerospace science and technology programs.
Aerospace science and engineering includes any science, mathematics, engineering, technology discipline or field of study that is concerned with, or is likely to improve the understanding, assessment, development and utilization of space. NASA also encourages those who are interested in pursuing a degree in science education, as well. Awards will be made on a competitive basis to students enrolled in fields of study related to NASA's mission. Scholarship Application Form For questions, contact CSN Professor Camille Naaktgeboren or Lynn Best. Please visit http://nvspacegrant.org/students.html for more information.
Regents' Scholar Award
The Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents' Scholar award provides a stipend to selected students. Nominations are due in October to Michele Fogg and must be submitted by a CSN faculty or staff member.
SEMA Automotive Scholarships
Automotive students should apply for the SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund, which offers awards ranging from $1,000 to $4,000 and a full-tuition scholarship to attend Ohio Technical College. Students will apply directly to SEMA. For questions, contact CSN Professor John Ventura. Applications are due in March 2016- exact date to be announced.