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    John R. Stockman Scholarship

    Offered by Community Foundation of Northern Nevada

    Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated May 2, 2024
    Multiple awards worth


    Grade level

    High School Senior

    Expected deadline:

    This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

    April 2025

    Scholarship Overview

    Are you an ambitious, college-bound high school senior from Washoe, Douglas, Carson City, Storey, Lyon, or Churchill County in Nevada, or at South Lake Tahoe High School? If so, you may be eligible for the John R. Stockman Scholarship! Each year, the scholarship is awarded to multiple eligible Nevada applicants who have also received a minimum 3.2 GPA and a minimum 1200 SAT or a minimum 22 ACT. To apply, interested students must submit a 1-2 page essay detailing their aspirations for college and beyond, and describing how they will support themselves through 4 years of college. This scholarship was named after John R. Stockman, a selfless leader who, through a commitment to hard work, creativity, honesty, and kindness, became a recognized leader in the commercial real estate industry. If you wish to honor John’s legacy and become a leader in your own right, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.

    About Community Foundation of Northern Nevada

    The Community Foundation of Northern Nevada, established in 1998, is a nonprofit that has distributed more than $169 million in grants and scholarships from over 250 charitable funds to strengthen their home state. The Community Foundation serves as a community leader, a permanent charitable resource, and a philanthropic advisor in charitable giving. Their core work on behalf of their donors and the communities of Northern Nevada is philanthropic advising, grantmaking, charitable asset investment management, leadership, and community engagement.

    Eligibility information

    Applicants must meet the below eligibility criteria in order to apply. However, students who are not from one of the counties below are still eligible to apply if they attend South Tahoe High School in South Lake Tahoe, California.

    Grade Level

    High School Senior

    Minimum GPA





    Carson City, Washoe County, Douglas County, Storey County, Lyon County, Churchill County

    High School

    South Lake Tahoe High School


    Applicants must have a minimum 1200 SAT or a minimum 22 ACT

    Application information

    To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

    1-2-page essay

    Proof of enrollment

    Academic transcript

    Letters of Recommendation

    SAT Score

    ACT Score

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    For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Community Foundation of Northern Nevada at [email protected].

    Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

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