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Battle Born PTA Scholarships now open for 2021

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Posted at 2:20 PM, Feb 26, 2021

Battle Born PTA is accepting applications until March 31 for up to $25,000 in scholarships including two new education scholarships.

In addition to general scholarships, Battle Born PTA, the statewide unit of the Nevada PTA, is offering a new scholarship opportunity for current non-licensed school employees who wish to become a licensed educator.

Available Scholarships:

- Battle Born PTA Scholarship - Available to all Nevada high school seniors and graduates (including current college students) to pursue higher education at an accredited college, university or vocational program. Minimum award $500.

- Thalia Dondero Future Educator Scholarship - Honoring past Nevada PTA President Thalia Dondero, this scholarship is available to students pursing a degree in education at any Nevada higher education institution. The award is $1,000 and renewable for up to 5 years.

- Educator Pathway Scholarship - This scholarship is available to current non-licensed school employees, including substitutes, who wish to become a licensed educator. $500 for part time or up to $1,000 for full time enrollment.

Applications are due by midnight on March 31, and applicants or their legal guardians must be a member of Battle Born PTA or other Nevada PTA unit to be eligible.

Scholarship application and membership information is available here.