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:

Reno High School Scholarships
Reno College Scholarships
Reno University Scholarships


"No Essay" Nitro Scholarship

Deadline: Aug 31, 2022
To be eligible for the "No Essay" Nitro Scholarship you must be: A) A student who is currently enrolled as a high school senior or in an accredited college or university located within the United States; B) A parent who currently has a child enrolled in an accredited college or university located within the United States; C) A parent who...

Niche $50,000 Scholarship

Deadline: Sep 30, 2022
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 Apply All high school and college students, as well as anyone looking...

"No Essay" Smart Owl Scholarship

Deadline: Aug 29, 2022
To be eligible for the No Essay Smart Owl Scholarship: A) You must be a resident of any of the 50 United States, District of Columbia or US Territories B) You must be 16 years of age or older C) You must either be enrolled in a college/university or registered in a qualified high school D) You must be located...

Be Bold Scholarship

Deadline: Sep 01, 2022
The $25,050 "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) Earnest B) Determined C) Moving The scholarship will be awarded to the student whose profile is most...

To be Eligible: 1. You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. 2. You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico. The ScholarshipPoints program was created in 2006 to help students win scholarships without the hassle of filling out paper applications and writing...

CollegeXpress Scholarship

Deadline: Sep 30, 2022
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. To be eligible for the CollegeXpress...

For School Specific Scholarships, select one of the schools below:
Archie Clayton Middle School
B. D. Billinghurst Middle School
Coral Academy Charter School Secondary
Damonte Ranch High School
Damonte Ranch Middle/ High School
Darrel C. Swope Middle School
Earl Wooster High School
Edward L. Pine Middle School
Fred W. Traner Middle School
Galena High School
I Can Do Anything Charter High School
Nevada Connections Academy
North Valleys High School
Otis E. Vaughn Middle School
Procter R Hug High School
Procter R. Hug High School
Rainshadow Community Charter High
Rainshadow Community Charter High School
Regional Technical Institute
Reno High School
Robert Mc Queen High School
Robert McQueen High School
The Davidson Academy Of Nevada
Tmcc Magnet High School
Washoe High School
William O'Brien Middle School

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.