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Programs that enable students who demonstrate financial need to obtain the financial assistance they require to meet their educational and living expenses while in school. Includes loans, grants, and scholarships. May also include programs that provide financial assistance for non-school programs, such as camps and other experiences. (AIRS HL-8000)

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Local Service
Statewide Service: Provides online resources, telehealth, or service at a satellite office.
Nationwide Service: Provides online resources, telehealth or services at a regional/national headquarters location.
323 Maine Street
Reno, NV 89502
Phone: 775-322-4663
Organization Name: Ronald McDonald House Charities Northern Nevada
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Address:
323 Maine Street
Reno, NV 89502
Phone: 775-322-4663
Fax: 775-322-8670
Service Categories:
Email: info@rmhc-reno.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility:

High school seniors for the current year attending school in northern Nevada.

Services Provided:

Program encourages students to continue their education by providing renewable scholarships to northern Nevada high school seniors.

Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/17/2021
555 East Washington Avenue
Suite 4600
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-486-2025
Organization Name: State of Nevada Treasurers Office
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Address:
555 East Washington Avenue
Suite 4600
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-486-2025
Fax: 702-486-3246
Service Categories:
Email: collegesavings@nevadatreasurer.gov
Eligibility:

Families with children 12 and under. Nevada residents.

Services Provided:

Provides tax advantaged ways to save for college. All plans have special Nevada benefits such as no annual cost and matching grant options.

Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 10/5/2022
555 East Washington Avenue
Suite 4600
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-486-2025
Organization Name: State of Nevada Treasurers Office
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Address:
555 East Washington Avenue
Suite 4600
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-486-2025
Fax: 702-486-3246
Service Categories:
Email: prepaidtuition@nevadatreasurer.gov
Eligibility:

Children newborn to 9th grade.

Services Provided:

Lock in instate college tuition rates for future use. Can be used in state or applying money benefits out of state at higher education institutions.

Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 10/5/2022
777 Sinclair Street
Reno, NV 89501
Phone: 775-352-8090
Organization Name: Childrens Cabinet
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Address:
777 Sinclair Street
Reno, NV 89501
Phone: 775-352-8090
Fax: 775-322-1007
Service Categories:
Email: ccarstairs@childrenscabinet.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility:

Current or aged out Nevada foster youth or Nevada foster youth adopted at age 16 and older.

Services Provided: The ETV Program is a national program for youth who qualify and have aged out of the foster care system and The Children’s Cabinet assists in Northern Nevada. ETV offers financial assistance to eligible current and former foster youth to attend an accredited college, university, vocational or technical college. The ETV program helps students in their own efforts to secure financial aid to enroll in college.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 9/29/2022
Nationwide Provider
3417 Volta Place NW
Washington, DC 20007
Phone: 202-337-5220
Nationwide Provider
Address:
3417 Volta Place NW
Washington, DC 20007
Phone: 202-337-5220
TDD: 202-337-5221
Fax: 202-337-8314
Email: info@agbell.org
Eligibility: Individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing.
Services Provided: A resource center on hearing loss and spoken language approaches and related issues. Promotes opportunities and rights of individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing to learn to use, maintain, and improve all aspects of their verbal communication, including their abilities to use residual hearing and process both spoken and written language. Offers scholarship/ financial award opportunities, membership, information, and publications.
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 1/7/2020
Nationwide Provider
174 Watercolor Way Suite 103, B343
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
Nationwide Provider
Address:
174 Watercolor Way Suite 103, B343
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
Toll Free Phone: 800-543-6565
Email: info@littlestar.org
Eligibility:

Children with life-threatening diseases and life-altering conditions

Services Provided:

Provides long term care and a better quality of life for children with cancer and children in need, their families and communities, through financial assistance, education, medical support, therapeutic play and outreach care programs.

Services Include:

  • Educational Scholarships for children with cancer
  • Free Sports, Arts & Equine Therapy Programs
  • Financial support: Emergency, Basic Living, Life Enhancing & Life Saving expenses included.

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 8/10/2021
Nationwide Provider
617 Broadway #518
Sonoma, CA 95476
Phone: 714-368-3689
Nationwide Provider
Address:
617 Broadway #518
Sonoma, CA 95476
Phone: 714-368-3689
Toll Free Phone: 888-572-2001
Fax: 707-721-1896
Email: info@lpaonline.org
Eligibility:

People of short stature and their families; a diagnosis of dwarfism or form of short stature.

Services Provided:

Provides support and information to people of short stature and their families.

Services Include:

  • Peer, parent, and medical support at the chapter, regional and national level
  • Discounted rates at the National conference; advocacy
  • College scholarships and support
  • Adoption and conference attendance grants
  • Friendship and connections
  • Referrals to medical care by dwarfism specialists
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 8/29/2022
Nationwide Provider
7 Needle Court
Dardenne Prairie, MO 63368
Phone: 314-330-6947
Nationwide Provider
Address:
7 Needle Court
Dardenne Prairie, MO 63368
Phone: 314-330-6947
Email: info@maggiewelby.org
Eligibility: Students (grades K-12) and families in financial need
Services Provided:

The Maggie Welby Foundation was created to provide financial assistance for children in need, families in need, and organizations benefiting children. Applications for Grants and Fellowships online. Grants may extend to children and families in need of help with bills, athletic opportunities, medical needs, or an opportunity that a child would not otherwise have. All grants are awarded to the family, but are paid directly to the specific purpose for which the grant was applied.

Provider Profiles:

Organizations that directly benefit children can also receive grants on an annual need.

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 9/14/2020
Nationwide Provider
1504 East Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Phone: 919-933-9044
Nationwide Provider
Organization Name: American Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association
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Address:
1504 East Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Phone: 919-933-9044
Fax: 919-933-9604
Email: admin@cleftline.org
Eligibility:

Open to all.

Services Provided:

Connects individuals and families affected by cleft lip/palate and other craniofacial to team care, providing education, and offerings personal support. Awards College scholarships, research grants, and silent auction. Provides patient/family Connections Conferences and 24 hour Cleftline.

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 6/3/2021
Nationwide Provider
3115 East Lion Lane Ste 320
Salt Lake City, UT 84121
Phone: 801-375-1777
Nationwide Provider
Address:
3115 East Lion Lane Ste 320
Salt Lake City, UT 84121
Phone: 801-375-1777
Fax: 801-998-8497
Eligibility:

Scholarships for undergraduate students. Workshops for students in 7th, 8th, and 9th grade coming from families with income at or below 200% of the federal poverty level. Focus on Native American youth, but will accept any race or nationality that meets income guideline.

Services Provided:

Provides scholarships for Native American undergraduate students. Also, provide workshops and seminars, leadership training, youth outreach programs, community development, farming and gardening projects.

  • Summer School Programs
  • Scholarships
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 4/7/2022
Nationwide Provider
PO 153095
Austin, TX 78715
Phone: 512-879-7801
Nationwide Provider
Address:
PO 153095
Austin, TX 78715
Phone: 512-879-7801
Service Categories:
Eligibility:

Adults with Down syndrome

Services Provided:

Provides college scholarships for students with Down syndrome, spreading awareness of their capabilities, and supporting their dreams of higher education and independence.

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 1/20/2022
Nationwide Provider
1703 North Beauregard Street
Suite 420
Alexandria, VA 22311
Phone: 202-467-5081
Nationwide Provider
Address:
1703 North Beauregard Street
Suite 420
Alexandria, VA 22311
Phone: 202-467-5081
Fax: 703-465-5085
Email: info@acb.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility:

Those who are blind or visually impaired, their families, friends, doctors, caregivers, and anyone who works with blind or visually impaired people

Services Provided:

Non-medical information on blindness, and referrals to various sources of help, state services for the blind, and state libraries for the blind.

Resources: Offers a variety of resources, including Job Connection, Blind/Low Vision resources, peer support, and more

Scholarships: Scholarships for freshman, undergraduate, and graduate students. To be eligible for a scholarship, applicants need to be legally blind, maintain a 3.0 GPA to be eligible for most scholarships, be a full-time student (as well as students who work 32 or more hours per week and attend college part time), and be involved in their school/local community.

Programs and Services: Audio Description Project, Advocacy and Governmental Affairs, Radio, and more.

Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 9/8/2022
Nationwide Provider
1220 L Street, NW Ste. Box 168
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: 301-966-2234
Nationwide Provider
Address:
1220 L Street, NW Ste. Box 168
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: 301-966-2234
Toll Free Phone: 888-575-7373
Email: info@ncld.org
Services Provided:

Aims to ensure success for all individuals with learning disabilities in school, at work and in life.

Services Include:

  • Information and Referral Resources
  • Library Services
  • Special Education Assessment
  • Speech and Language Evaluations
  • System Advocacy
  • Scholarships for two graduating high school seniors with documented learning disabilities and/or ADHD who are pursuing post-secondary education.
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 4/26/2022