Dr. Duane Grierson Memorial Scholarship

UNLV bound seniors living in Clark County, Nevada or current collegiate student athletes attending UNLV who are a member of their school’s baseball or softball, men’s or women’s basketball, or football team may apply for this scholarship. Recipient is not required to play a sport in college. Student must have a 3.0 or higher GPA and plan to attend UNLV as a full-time student. One scholarship in the amount of $1,000 will be awarded and this scholarship may be renewed for an additional three years for a total of $4,000.

Verification of college enrollment (class schedule) will be required during the summer before 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.

$1,000.00 - Renewable
Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you a member of your school's baseball or softball, men’s or women’s basketball, or football team?
  2. Do you plan on attending UNLV as a full-time college student during the next school year?
  3. Essay - In 500 words, please write an essay on ONE of the following prompts: 1. During your college application process, how has your perception and/or appreciation of the role your family has played in your experience changed? 2. Share a story of a time you seized an opportunity in your life. Explain how this experience has affected your career and/or college pursuits. 3. Describe one lesson or realization you learned during your time as a student-athlete and how you applied this lesson to other areas of your life.
  4. Please upload your most current transcript (unofficial).
  5. Please upload a letter of recommendation from a coach.
  6. Please upload a letter of recommendation (a second letter; any source other than a peer or relative).
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