MariaJose Gonzalez-Vazquez Memorial Scholarship

College bound seniors who have attended Gragson Elementary School in Clark County and students previously awarded this scholarship may apply for this scholarship. Students must demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to students who attended Gragson Elementary School for multiple years and students pursuing a 4-year degree. At least two (2) scholarships in the amount of $500 each will be awarded to new recipients and additional awards may be awarded to former recipients who re-apply to continue their scholarship for an additional year.

Verification of college enrollment (class schedule) will be required during the summer before a check is mailed to the college. Scholarship funds must be applied toward tuition, fees and other appropriate educational expenses. These funds will be disbursed in equal payments over two semesters.

MariaJose Gonzalez-Vazquez Memorial
Supplemental Questions
  1. For which grades did you attend Gragson Elementary School?
  2. Do you plan to pursue a 4-year or 2-year degree?
  3. Please indicate your current class level:
  4. If you are a current high school senior applying for this scholarship, please provide an essay - 500 words or less - Describe how your time at Gragson Elementary School had a positive impact on your life. Additionally, how have you demonstrated kindness and/or determination in your life?
  5. If you have been previously awarded this scholarship in the past and are a current college student, please provide an essay - 500 words or less - How did your time at Gragson help prepare you to be a college student? How have you demonstrated kindness and determination in recent months since being awarded The MariaJose Gonzalez-Vazquez Memorial Scholarship?
  6. Please upload a "Financial Need Letter" explaining why you need assistance with your college/school expenses.
  7. Please upload a letter of recommendation (any source other than a peer or relative).
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