Macy's funding Vegas Strong scholarships

Macy’s will be funding five “Vegas Strong” scholarships -– three for students seeking a career as a first responder and two for dependents of first responders seeking a post-secondary degree in Nevada.

The scholarship application deadline for the “Vegas Strong” scholarships is Feb. 20. Students can visit The Public Education Foundation’s website for more information about how to apply.

The “Macy’s Gives: ‘Vegas Strong’ First Responders’ Dependent Scholarship” is for college-bound seniors in Clark County, Nevada who are dependents of a first responder working in policing, firefighting, healthcare, nonprofit or governmental disaster relief. Two scholarships in the amount of $2,500 each will be awarded and a student may renew each year of their schooling for a two- or four-year degree.

The "Macy’s Gives: ‘Vegas Strong’ Future First Responders’ Scholarship" is for seniors in Clark County, Nevada who are pursuing post-secondary education to become a first responder in policing, firefighting, healthcare, nonprofit or government disaster relief. Three scholarships in the amount of $2,500 each will be awarded and a student may renew each year of their schooling for a two- or four-year degree.

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