Reach for the Stars

Scholarship Value: $5,000
Awards Available: 100

The Nevada State Education Association (NSEA), in partnership with elected leaders and community members, is pleased to offer scholarships in the amount of $5,000 to those applicants who are selected. The NSEA supports students pursuing a degree in education and highly encourages these students to apply. However, NSEA supports all education, so the application process is not limited to education students.

To apply for NSEA’s “Reach for the Stars” scholarship, candidates must be a graduating senior or must have previously graduated from a Nevada public high school, or must be a current Nevada public school employee. Candidates must be enrolled or enrolling in a Nevada accredited community college, 4-year university, or career technology institution.

NSEA is excited to reach out to our state in a positive effort to increase the skills and talents of our present and future workforce. The $5,000 scholarships will be awarded in April at NSEA's annual Delegate Assembly. The completed applications must be sent to NSEA, ATTN: Scholarship Committee, 3511 E. Harmon Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89121.

Reach for the Stars Criteria Options

I - Graduate from a Nevada public high school:

A) Official high school transcripts

B) Official letter of acceptance or proof of enrollment to a licensed or accredited post-secondary institution

C) A typed essay (see application for details)

D) A typed resume that should not exceed two pages

E) Two (2) letters of recommendation

II - Current public school employee:

A) Verifiable proof of employment in a Nevada school district

B) Verifiable proof of enrollment or a letter of acceptance to a licensed or accredited Nevada institution providing post-secondary training or education

C) Two letters of recommendation (one must be from a member of the Nevada State Education Association)

D) A typed essay (see application for details)

E) A typed resume that should not exceed two pages

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