Las Vegas Hospitality Association Mary Thomas Community Scholarship

CCSD Nevada, Private, or Charter School seniors attending any Las Vegas high school with a 3.0 or higher GPA who plan to attend an accredited college or university as a full-time student may apply for this scholarship. Financial need will be considered. Student must be enrolled in a minimum of twelve credit hours each semester. One scholarship in the amount of $2,500 ($1,250 per semester) will be awarded and may be renewable for an additional three years if student meets the criteria for a total of $10,000.

*Recipients of this scholarship are required to allow the PEF to release contact information to the Las Vegas Hospitality Association for direct contact.

Verification of enrollment and class schedule are required each semester. Student must maintain a 3.0 or higher GPA to renew award each semester. Scholarship funds must be applied toward tuition only. If a student drops out of school the prorated tuition refund is to be returned to The Public Education Foundation and deposited in the LVHA scholarship fund.

Las Vegas Hospitality Association
$1,250.00 - Per Semester
Supplemental Questions
  1. Essay - 350 words - Why do you need this scholarship and what is your field of study? What are your future plans with your college degree?
  2. Please upload a letter of recommendation from someone who can speak to your determination and ability to succeed.
  3. Please upload a letter of recommendation (a second letter; any source other than a peer or relative).
  4. Please upload a "Financial Need Letter" explaining why you need assistance with your college/school expenses.
  5. Please upload your resume.
  6. Please upload your most current transcript (unofficial).
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