CSN Foundation

Scholarship Application and Tips

Below is a list of the CSN Foundation Scholarships that require you to submit an application and written essay. Using this application you can apply for multiple scholarships at once, as long as you meet the scholarship criteria.

February 15, 2023 is the deadline to apply. Late submissions will not be accepted.

  • Cardenas Market Scholarship
  • Devon Stone Scholarship
  • John P. Keller Memorial Scholarship
  • MGM Mirage/Hites Family Higher Education Scholarship
  • Ralph & Betty Engelstad SHS Limited Entry Program Scholarship
  • Robert E. Clark Photography Scholarship
  • Social Justice Scholarship
  • Vegas Chamber Prospectors Vocational Heroes Scholarship
  • Zavala Harris Charitable Fund Engineering Technology Scholarship

To be considered for these scholarships, applicants must:

  • Meet the specific scholarship criteria.
  • Applicant must have declared a DCS degree effective no later than March 1, 2023.
  • To determine financial need, the 2023/2024 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) must be completed no later than March 1, 2023.
  • Recipients will be notified through their GoCSN.EDU, MyCSN, Student Center, Communications Center if they have been awarded a scholarship and the disclosure details.
  • Students that have been awarded a scholarship must complete the requirement indicated on the scholarship disclosure details by the deadline. Scholarship will be cancelled if there is no response by the deadline.

Learn more about these scholarships and their criteria by visiting our Scholarship Page. You can apply for these scholarship opportunities by completing our scholarship application before the deadline.

Helpful Tips When Applying

  1. Meet all application deadlines. Late submissions will not be accepted.
  2. Apply early! Some applications require additional items such as transcripts or letters of recommendation.
  3. Be mindful of GPA requirements, many scholarships have GPA requirements.

Scholarship Essay Writing Tips

  1. Re-read essay prompt after writing your answer then review to assure you fully answered the question.
  2. Be mindful of word count, spelling, and grammar.
  3. Save your work on a Word Document, or something similar, so you can check your work along the way.
  4. Write your essay early enough and submit it to Smarthinking, or another essay review platform, to double-check errors, grammar, content.
  5. Share your accomplishments, personal strengths, and future goals

CSN Foundation Scholarship Application

Complete the CSN Foundation Scholarship Application. Make sure to answer all questions thoroughly.

Plan Ahead

Some scholarships have additional requirements, such as letters of recommendation. Be sure to give yourself enough time to gather necessary materials.

Keep an eye on deadline dates

The deadline to apply was Wednesday, February 15, 2023.


Repurpose or reuse your essays

Writing a strong essay can help you stand out among applicants. Essays can often be reused on multiple scholarship applications with slight tweaks, saving you a lot of time.