Children's Service Guild of Southern Nevada Scholarship

High school seniors in Clark County, Nevada, who have overcome personal challenge(s) and have been touched by the Family Court System may apply for this scholarship (Department of Family Services and Department of Juvenile Justice Services). Applicants must plan to attend college or trade school upon graduation from a public or private high school, have at least a 2.0 unweighted GPA. Finalists may be interviewed. Two letters of recommendation are needed – one from a non-family member and one from someone involved with the family and juvenile services. Six scholarships in the amount of $2,500 each will be offered.

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.

The Children's Service Guild
Supplemental Questions
  1. Have you had personal experience(s) with the Family Court System?
  2. Essay - Please summarize the personal challenge(s) or adversity you have overcome.
  3. Please list your highest composite ACT score (and/or SAT score as well if desired)
  4. Please upload your most current transcript (unofficial).
  5. Please upload your resume.
  6. Please upload a letter of recommendation from a Clark County Court System representative, such as a case supervisor.
  7. Please upload a letter of recommendation from an adult (non-family) who can speak to your determination, ability to overcome challenges and/or be successful at the college level.
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