Pancholi Scholarship for Nevada Educators

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Pancholi Scholarship for Nevada Educators

The Pancholi Scholarship for Nevada Educators was created by Dr. Samir Pancholi to support current and future educators as they pursue an education-based degree or continuing education. Students currently in educational programs and high school seniors intending to major in education are encouraged to apply for the $2,000 scholarship.

The scholarship award is to be used toward tuition and educational expenses, including but not limited to: textbooks, supplies (paper, pens, notebooks, etc.), required technology, on-campus dining, housing, and transportation costs.

The scholarship award will be disbursed directly to the student in the form of a cash prize. Student will be responsible for any resulting tax obligations.

Can I apply for the scholarship?

The Pancholi Scholarship for Nevada Educators is open to current Nevada residents pursuing a degree in education fields. Eligible candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a Nevada resident;
  • Must be pursuing a degree or career path in an education-related field at an institution of higher learning the following semester; (Example areas of study include: early childhood education, educational leadership, childhood studies, child development, elementary education, secondary education, special education, and related education majors and minors) 
  • Must submit one letter of recommendation with valid contact information;
  • Must complete application form and provide original essay answers