Are you graduating or have already graduated from High School or got your GED, and now thinking about what’s next?? And are you thinking of pursuing or continuing your education and getting enrolled at university, community college, technical school, trade school?? If you are held back because of a lack of funds or unmet financial need, then you don’t gotta worry anymore because the Nevada Department of Health & Human Services Division of Child & Family Services is here with a scholarship by the name of Nevada’s Otto Huth Scholarship. The following grant is here to help you with continuing your education.
As for eligibility, the grant is available to mature out foster youth. The application is accessible consistently on the DCFS site, and applications must be submitted before April 15 of every year. You can reapply for the grant for a limit of 5 years – up to $40,000! Potential beneficiaries must apply before their 20th birthday celebration, must attend a school in Nevada. The candidates must begin their post-secondary school schooling within a year of being granted the grant. The candidate must have a 2.0 GPA. The budget pays for tuition, on-campus room & board, books, student Health Insurance, on-campus meal plans.
The Nevada Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS), together in authentic partnership with families, networks, and other legislative offices, offers help and services to help Nevada’s youngsters and families in arriving at their full human potential.
Below we have a brief description of the following scholarship:
|Organization||Nevada Department of Health & Human Services Division of Child & Family Services|
|Education Level||High school|
|Number of Awards||1|
|Contest Deadline||April 15|
|Application Fees||Not required|
|Requirements||Application form, recommendation, essay|
Who is Eligible?
The eligibility criteria for the following scholarship is as follows:
- The scholarship is open to aged-out foster youth.
- Potential recipients must apply before their 20th birthday
- Attend a school in Nevada
- Begin their post-high school education within 12 months of being awarded the scholarship
- Have a 2.0 GPA
- Plan on attending school full time
How to Apply?
All eligible candidates can apply for this scholarship by following the below-mentioned steps:
- Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) before April 15.
- Print off a copy of the scholarship application & policy from the DCFS website: http:// dcfs.nv.gov/Programs/CWS/IL/ Other_Ed/
- Fill out the application & Sign the policy.
- Write two essays
- Get two letters of recommendation.
- Send in your application!
After reviewing all the submissions, the final scholarship recipients will be awarded a scholarship for a maximum of up to $40,000. The scholarship will cover the following expenses:
- On-campus room & board
- Student Health Insurance
- On-campus meal plans
The applications for this particular scholarship will close on April 15. Any entries received later this date will not be considered.