LAS VEGAS, NV (KXNT) - Graduating high school students in Clark County are encouraged to apply for one of 10, $3,500 Cox Diversity Scholarships from Cox Communications, Las Vegas. The deadline to apply is Friday, Jan. 31, 2020.
Applications and submission instructions are available online from The Public Education Foundation at www.thepef.org/scholarships.
A total of $35,000 in Cox scholarships will be presented next spring and are being offered in partnership with The Public Education Foundation and the following Southern Nevada-based diverse organizations: Asian Community Development Council; Chicanos Por La Causa; Girls on the Run; Junior League of Las Vegas; LAMBDA Business Association; Las Vegas Urban League; LGBTQ Center of Southern Nevada; Nevada Hispanic Business Group; OCA Las Vegas and Urban Chamber of Commerce.
The competitive scholarships require applicants to be on track for graduation with a minimum 2.5 grade point average, provide demonstrated leadership and community service as well as submit an essay focused on a significant leader from their respective diverse community.
Cox Communications has presented $210,000 in Cox Diversity Scholarships to graduating seniors in Clark County since 2014.