Graduating Senior Scholarships (General Donor-Specific)

To be considered for one of the Graduating Senior Scholarships, simply complete ONE online Senior Scholarship Application. All applications are due by March 30, 2023 for the donor-specific scholarships, which will be applied to the 2023-24 academic year. Applicants will receive notification of their scholarship application status no later than May 31, 2023.

Below is a list of the scholarships, which are funded by generous Bishop Manogue donors. Please see individual, donor-specific scholarship applications for terms and allocations. Should you have any questions regarding scholarships or the application process, please email

Carl W. Andersen Memorial Scholarship
Value: $1,000

Dave Myers Memorial Scholarship
Value: $2,000

Dunlap Family Scholarship
Value: $500

Louis & Genevieve Capurro Foundation Graduating Senior Scholarship
Value: $4,000

Michael “Bub” Yenick Memorial Scholarship
Value: $1,500-$5,000

Miner Achievement Scholarship
Value: $4,000

Robert Z. Hawkins Foundation Scholarship
Value: $2,000

Taylor Conte Memorial Scholarship
Value – $1500 (each to one graduating boy and girl)

The Aly Christiansen Memorial Scholarship
Value: $2,000

The Glaubitz Family Trust Scholarship
Value: $1,000

The Jan Santos Memorial Scholarship
Value: $2,000

Tim Walsh Memorial Scholarship
Value: $1,000

Program-Specific Graduating Senior Scholarships

The following Graduating Senior Scholarships are funded by individual entities and require individual applications based on the deadline provided within the application terms. To apply for a Program-Specific Graduating Senior Scholarship, click on the desired scholarship and carefully review the instructions for submitting your application.

For additional Graduating Senior Scholarship opportunities, please see the College and Counseling Wire located on the Resource Board in your Blackbaud account.

Our Lady of the Snows Women’s Auxiliary is offering Scholarship Recognition Awards of $1500 each to (4) graduating 12th-grade seniors. Applicants must be registered members of Our Lady of the Snows’ Parish.

Applications may be obtained through email by sending your request to Sandy McClure at or can be picked up in the church vestibule or at the parish office.

The deadline to submit an application is Tuesday, April 11 by 4:00 p.m. at the parish office or online. For questions, please contact Gayle Carlson at (775) 329-8558 or Sandy McClure at (775) 233-5359.

SELECTION CRITERIA: Scholarships will be based on the applicant’s financial need, academic performance, extracurricular activities, level of accomplishments in the high school golf program, and desire to earn a college education. Must have 3.0 or better GPA.

Download the application HERE.

The Joshua L. Anderson Memorial Foundation is offering a $5000 award to a graduating senior who has participated in a high school Baseball or Softball program. Scholarships are based on:

  1. Applicants financial need
  2. Academic Performance
  3. Extracurricular activities
  4. Strong desire to earn a college education

Please visit to download the application. The deadline for this application is April 7, 2023. For additional questions, please contact Eric Anderson at 775-530-0034.

The Italian Catholic Federation (ICF) is offering scholarships to a current senior who meets the below criteria.

  1. Catholic
  2. Italian Descent
  3. A cumulative GPA of 3.2 (from Grade 9 to 1st qtr./sem. of Grade 12.
  4. Financial need
  5. Show leadership
  6. Extracurricular/Charitable Activities

Please visit to download and submit the application. The deadline for this application is April 1, 2023. For additional questions the ICF office at 888-423-1924.

Established in 1987 by the late Robert T. Nahas, Mr. Nahas was a successful land developer, who sponsored similar scholarship programs both in southern Idaho and in Alameda County, CA. Due to his satisfaction from his association with wonderful young men and women, he established a similar scholarship program for students graduating from Northern Nevada High School who will be attending the University of Nevada Reno. This is a $1500 renewable scholarship for four years. Criteria for the scholarship are below. Deadline for this scholarship is 5:00pm Friday, March 31, 2023.

  1. Must be a graduating senior from a Northern Nevada High School, public or private
  2. Must show record of community service
  3. Must show academic ability (minimum grade point average of 3.5)
  4. Must have proof of admission to the University of Nevada – Reno.
  5. Must have competed in a competitive sports program for at least two years.
  6. Must remain in good standing in order to maintain eligibility (must maintain at least a 3.0 GPA and take no fewer than 12 units per semester).
  7. Must be a U.S. Citizen

All Applications must also include:

  1. Completed and Printed Application – FOUND HERE
  2. High School Transcript
  3. Copy of Admission Letter from UNR
  4. A Short Autobiographical essay of approximately 500 words
  5. Community service information, including names, places, length of time, and type of service
  6. Letters of Recommendation -each applicant should obtain three (3) letters of recommendation from his/her coach, teacher, or counselor and some acquainted with the applicant’s community service. These letters may include personal anecdotes.

Mail applications to:
Nahas Scholarship Endowment
Attn: Scholarship Selection Committee
504 W. Fifth Street
Carson City, NV 89703-4676

For additional information, please contact Shelly Aldean or Robin Stevenson at (775) 885-8282. For additional questions the ICF office at 888-423-1924.


Sierra Nevada Performing Arts Association (SNPAA) is offering scholarships to talented students pursuing college, university, or equivalent degrees in Performing Arts. Scholarship detail can be found HERE.

For additional questions contact Roberta Long, SNPAA Board of Directors, Vice President/School Relations at 775-224-5222 cell.

College Financial Aid Resources

  • College Board: This is a non-profit association of over 6,000 colleges and universities.  It provides resources, tools, and services to students, parents, and educators.  The College Board also develops the SAT and the AP tests.
  • CSS Profile(College Scholarship Service Profile) Distributed by the College Board, the CSS Profile is required for select private institutions to best find financial aid for the student.
  • Fastweb: A free database of college scholarships.  Students complete a Fastweb profile and can search through scholarships for which they qualify.
  • Educational Credit Management Corporation: (ECMC) Previously EdFund, this site outlines the basics of student loans and preventing default on those loans.
  • US Department of Education: A great resource about loans, grants, laws, and data impacting education across the United States.

College Financial Aid
is intended to help students pay education-related expenses (tuition, room and board, transportation, books, and other fees) while attending college.  Click here for a brief financial aid overview.

Need-based Aid can come in the form of grants (gift money) or loans (money that needs to be paid back).  In order to receive this type of financial aid students and families complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or the FAFSA, beginning in the student’s senior year of high school.

Merit Aid is awarded to students who have an exemplary academic record, including GPA and standardized test scores.  The student’s chosen college or institution usually distributes this grant money.

Scholarships are a form of grant, or gift aid and are available at both the high school and college levels.  Bishop Manogue Catholic High School updates an extensive scholarship database in Family Connection.