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NSC Foundation Scholarships

The Nevada State College Foundation awarded nearly $250,000 in scholarships to Nevada State students in the 2023/2024 academic year!

Nevada State University Foundation

The 2024-2025 NS Foundation Scholarship Application will be open until 11:59 pm PDT on April 15, 2024.

Applicants for the 2024/25 school year will be notified by August 2024 if they have been awarded a scholarship.

The Nevada State University Foundation funds a number of scholarship programs for students. Applications are reviewed by NS committees which include faculty from across campus. Award amounts are determined by the Foundation based on donor agreements.

 

Scholarships Awarded in 2023-2024

For Arts Majors

  • AGEM Visual Media Scholarship – three awards totaling $3,000
  • Desert Bloom Art Scholarship – three awards totaling $1,500

For Business Majors

  • Cameron Robinson Scholarship – one $1,000 award
  • Sletten Construction of Nevada – three awards totaling $6,000

For Education Majors

  • Dietrich Trust Scholarship – four awards totaling $20,000
  • Marydean Martin Scholarship – two awards totaling $4,000
  • Laura J. Silvestri Scholarship – one $2,000 award
  • Scottish Rite Scholarship – two $1,000 awards
  • Teachers Now Scholarship – one $1,500 award

For Deaf Studies Majors

  • Gwen and Gregory Scholarship – two $1,000 awards
  • Marie B. Simms Scholarship for Deaf Education – one $1,000 award

For Law Enforcement Majors

  • Charleston Hartfield Scholarship – one $1,000 award

For Nursing Majors

  • Amanda Howard Nursing Scholarship – six awards totaling $18,000
  • Ed and Shauna Smith Nursing Scholarship – eighteen awards totaling $99,000
  • Part-Time Nursing Scholarship – one $1,000 award

For STEM Majors

  • AT&T Data Science Schoalrship – five $2,500 awards
  • Cox Communications Scholarship – one $1,500 award
  • Johnnie Hardimon Jr. Math Scholarship – one $1,000 award
  • Professor Jan Scholarship – one $1,500 award
  • Robert A. Swadell Memorial Scholarship – two awards totaling $4,000

For Various Majors

  • Dawn Butler Dream Big Scholarship – two $1,000 awards
  • Employee Annual Fund Scholarship – two awards totaling $2,000
  • Fred Maryanski Memorial Scholarship – four $1,000 awards
  • Henderson Chamber of Commerce Scholarship – two $2,500 awards
  • NS Foundation General Scholarship – two awards totalling $5,000
  • Roberto’s Taco Shop Scholarship – seven awards totaling $15,000
  • Robyn Carr Scholarship – 7 awards totaling $30,000
  • Sims Family Liberal Arts, Sciences & Business Endowed Scholarship – one $1,000 award