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Eligibility & Application

Student is eligible if:

  • From an income qualified family; AND/OR
  • From a family where neither parent with whom student resides has a four-year college degree; AND
  • U.S. citizen, naturalized, or permanent resident of the U.S.; AND
  • Between ages of 14 and 18 years of age; AND
  • Attending a target high school in Washoe or Lyon Counties in Nevada (see list of eligible schools below)

Eligible Schools in Northern Nevada

 Washoe Grant Schools:

  • North Valleys High School
  • Hug High School

Truckee Grant Schools:

  • Spanish Springs High School
  • Sparks High School

Northwest Grant Schools:

  • Fernley High School
  • Silver Stage High School

Documents needed to apply: 

(see further instructions in the application packet)

  • Completed and signed application
  • Proof of income (IRS: 1040, OR proof of AFDC, OR SSI)
  • Personal Essay
  • Test Scores: Nevada Proficiency Exam or ITBS
  • Teacher and Counselor Assessments
  • Copy of Social Security Card
  • Current Transcript or Report Card

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