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Hey Recent Grads - there's still time to apply for the Reno Gem & Mineral Society Scholarship!


The Reno Gem & Mineral Society is generously sponsoring a one-time $500 scholarship to provide financial assistance to a student who has an interest in pursuing higher education in the Earth Sciences. This includes, but is not limited to, the following fields of study: Geology, Mineralogy, Mining, Environmental Sciences, and/or Chemistry. Please note that you do not have to be committed to majoring in these fields of study to apply – you just need to be willing to take a course in one of those areas!

All students who meet the following criteria are eligible for the scholarship:

  • Registered member of Girl Scouts of the Sierra Nevada for the 2015-16 membership year
  • Currently enrolled full-time in a Washoe County School District (WCSD) high school, has graduated from a WCSD high school, or has obtained their GED at the time of application
  • Has been accepted to an accredited college or university 

Click here for the scholarship application. All application materials must be postmarked by August 12, 2016; please be sure to read through the application carefully to ensure that you submit all of the required materials.

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