There are many scholarships for Reno students. If you are searching for scholarships for a particular high school located in Reno, please select the appropriate school from the list below. The scholarship database contains scholarships for Reno students in the following categories:

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Sallie Mae "No Essay" Scholarship

Deadline: Dec 31, 2023
The $2,000 Sallie Mae Scholarship is only open to legal residents of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia and any US Territory age 17 or older at the time of entry, and who meet one (1) of the four (4) following eligibility requirements at the time of entry:A parent who currently has a child enrolled in an accredited...

Be Bold Scholarship

Deadline: Jan 01, 2024
The "Be Bold" Scholarship is a no-essay scholarship that will be awarded to the applicant with the boldest profile. It takes less than 2 minutes to apply.To us, boldest does not mean "best", or "most accomplished". Being bold means being:A) EarnestB) DeterminedC) MovingThe scholarship will be awarded to the student whose profile is most bold, according to these characteristics.Furthermore, the...

Niche $50,000 Scholarship

Deadline: Dec 14, 2023
Covering the cost of college expenses for four years without writing a single essay? Sounds too good to be true.It isn't with Niche. We are giving one student $50,000 (our biggest scholarship yet) to help pay for tuition, living expenses, books, and other educational expenses.Who Can ApplyAll high school and college students, as well as anyone looking to attend college...

CollegeXpress Scholarship

Deadline: Dec 31, 2023
Since 1995, our mission has been to help connect students with the right schools for them. Carnegie Dartlet, the organization that houses CollegeXpress, is an educational publisher and higher education marketing agency. Every year, thousands of students across the United States and around the world discover their colleges using our websites, magazines, and services.  This scholarship has an intake period...

Appily Easy Money Scholarship

Deadline: Dec 31, 2023
The Appily scholarship application is fast and easy.Scholarship Eligibility: This scholarship is open to high school sophomores, juniors, and first semester senior students for all majors and schools. We will judge this scholarship based on other criteria such as volunteer work, extracurricular activities, special circumstances, etc.About the sponsors of the scholarship (EAB and Appily):EAB is the market leader in helping colleges...

ScholarshipOwl No Essay Scholarship

Deadline: Dec 29, 2023
ScholarshipOwl is your source of relief from the dreaded application process. We put students on the fast-track to success by providing direct access to the scholarships they need the most. Take the hassle out of financial aid and maximize your chance at a free ride in college. No matter how much funding you need for school, we have the opportunities...

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The city of Reno, Nevada has an existing population of over 220,000 individuals, making it the 2nd most heavily populated city in Nevada, with only Las Vegas being larger. The city serves as the seat for the County of Washoe. The city is located at the foot of the Sierra Nevada Mountains within a desert valley. Reno is near the city of Sparks. The Reno-Sparks metropolitan area, called Truckee Meadows by residents, has a population of around 400,000.

Recognized as the "Biggest Little City in the World", Reno's name has become synonymous with gaming, casinos and gambling. Harrah's Entertainment, that is a giant gaming corporation, had its beginning in the city. Tourism in the main industry in the city of Reno, with more than five million tourists each year. The hotel and casino industry is the major attraction. Other than tourism, the city of Reno has businesses related to electronics, computers, communications and financial services. Businesses located here manufacture products varying from cement to pet food.

As early as the 1850's, the first pioneers began settling in the Truckee Meadows. They were attracted to the valley with free flowing water of the Truckee River that flowed directly down from Lake Tahoe. Travelers traversing the California Trail stopped here as they followed the Truckee River westward towards the Sierras. Gold was discovered during the mid- nineteenth century, followed instantly by the discovery of silver, that resulted in a mining rush.

The city of Reno has a well-developed arts scene with collections being held at the Stremmel Gallery and the Nevada Museum of Arts. The downtown Reno Art District is the place to find shops, galleries, coffeehouses and restaurants. The Historic Reno Preservation Society provides tours of ancient rock art places and several historic locations. Reno's artistic and cultural organizations consist of the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra, the Reno Chamber Orchestra, the Nevada Opera, the Broadway Comes to Reno series and community theaters. A well-regarded cooking school, Nothing To It Culinary Center, provides classes.

Reno hosts community events each and every year, like for example a classic car convention known as Hot August Nights, and a motorcycle fan gathering and rally called Street Vibrations. There is likewise the Great Reno Balloon Race, the Reno Air Races, the Cinco De Mayo celebration, the Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off within Sparks, and bowling tournaments.