NAE Scholarship

scholarship_cap_moneyNevada Adult Educators Scholarship for Adult Education Students


Scholarship Benefits

  • Up to $1000.00 (one thousand dollars) for tuition, room and board, or other education related expenses.
  • Opportunity to attend the Mountain Plains Adult Education Association Conference

Scholarship Conditions

NAE Scholarships may be used for tuition, fees, books, room and board, transportation or other specifically approved expenses. Payments may supplement, but not duplicate, benefits from other foundations, institutions, or organizations. To receive payments, a NAE Scholar must submit:

  • An acceptance of the scholarship;
  • Proof of enrollment in a post-secondary institution; and
  • A statement of eligible expenses.

NAE may withhold or terminate a scholarship due to unsatisfactory academic performance, withdrawal from enrollment, or failure to comply with any of the above conditions.

Who Can Apply?

To be eligible, students must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Must be an Adult Education graduate who has either received a Nevada Certificate of High School Equivalency or an Adult Standard High School Diploma within the state of Nevada.
  • Be prepared to enroll as a freshman or sophomore-level student, for a minimum of six credit-hours at a two-year or four-year accredited institution of higher education in the United States, pursuing a bachelor’s or associate’s degree during the 2015 calendar year.

How to Apply

Obtain An Application.

Click here to download the scholarship application.

Review the Application.
The NAE Scholarship online application will be available 1 September 2014. The application consists of:

  • An Adult Educator’s nomination letter;
  • An application form;
  • An 800-word essay on adult education and its impact on your life and goals;
  • A current official Nevada Certificate of High School Equivalency or Adult Standard High School Diploma transcript; and
  • Three letters of recommendation.

Prepare and Submit Your Application.
The NAE Scholarship is a highly competitive award. Please review the Advice for the Application and Frequent Problems with Applications sections of the application so that you can prepare the best application possible.


Instructions for submission are detailed in the application.

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: You must submit your application and all supporting documents to Nevada Adult Educators by 15 October 2014.