ATTENTION: CLARK COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS
THERE’S STILL TIME TO APPLY FOR NEARLY TWO MILLION DOLLARS IN COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS FROM THE ROGERS FOUNDATION
Application Period Open Now Through Feb. 17, 2020
LAS VEGAS, NV (Jan. 22, 2020) – Applications for college scholarships are currently being accepted by Southern Nevada's premier champion of arts and education, The Rogers Foundation. Available to local high school seniors, those interested in scholarship opportunities are urged to discover minimum eligibility requirements and apply directly online via The Rogers Foundation's website at www.therogers.foundation as soon as possible to meet the Feb. 17 deadline. New this year, while applicants are required to complete the SAT or ACT, there is no longer a minimum score requirement.
A total of 11 Rogers Achievers Scholarships will be given away, ranging from $5,000 to $25,000 per year for four years, and the money is valid toward educational costs at any college or university in the United States. Additionally, The Rogers Foundation is giving out a minimum of 10 full-ride Kentucky Wesleyan Rogers’ Fellows Scholarships to attend Kentucky Wesleyan College, an institution many of Jim Rogers' family members attended which also features one of the top arts programs in the area. Ten $500 one-time only Chapman Dodge BASA (Books and Supplies Allowance) Scholarships will also be awarded.
“Winning the scholarship from the Rogers Foundation changed my life because I am truly able to reach my full potential without having an impending financial burden, ultimately allowing me to visualize my future.” – Ainsley B, last year’s recipient of the $25,000 Achievers Scholarship, a graduate of Palo Verde High School now a freshman attending the University of Washington.
Rogers Achievers Scholarships
The Rogers Foundation is offering a total of $100,000 annually ($400,000 total) in new scholarships for students wishing to pursue higher education, both within the State of Nevada and beyond; the scholarships are for students attending any institution of higher education, including vocational or technical schools, community colleges, or state universities.
$25,000 scholarship: This award is for $25,000 per year (renewable for an additional 3 years). One (1) scholarship will be offered.
$10,000 scholarship: This award is per year (renewable for an additional 3 years) to any institution of higher education. Five (5) scholarships will be offered.
$5,000 scholarship: This award is per year (renewable for an additional 3 years) to any institution of higher education. Five (5) scholarships will be offered.
$500 BASA scholarship: The Rogers Foundation-Chapman Dodge Book and Supplies Allowance. This is a one-time award that may be used by the recipient for books and or supplies at any institution of higher education. Ten (10) BASA scholarships will be offered.
Kentucky Wesleyan Rogers' Fellows Scholarship
In honor of James E. Rogers, a Kentucky-born, long-time Las Vegas resident, The Rogers Foundation established the Kentucky Wesleyan Rogers’ Fellows Scholarship. It is open to college-bound residents of Southern Nevada who wish to attend Kentucky Wesleyan.
The Rogers Foundation will offer a minimum of 10 annual full scholarships to attend Kentucky Wesleyan College. These scholarships are open to current high school seniors in the Clark County School District, as well as transferring college freshmen and sophomores enrolled in a college in Southern Nevada. Additionally, each scholarship will cover the full cost of tuition, fees, and room and board. Each award recipient will receive the scholarship for up to four full years of study.
The Rogers Foundation is a 2019 Angel Award recipient and was named Foundation of The Year. To learn more about the scholarships, grants and other endeavors of The Rogers Foundation, visit www.therogers.foundation.