Scholarship Program


The Nevada State Court offers two one-time scholarships each year to one graduating 8th grade Catholic girl who will attend Bishop Manogue High School in Northern Nevada and one who will attend either Bishop Gorman High School or Cristo Rey  St. Viator College Preparatory High School in Southern Nevada. A $500.00 check will be made out to the respective high school to be credited to the recipient’s account.

Congratulations to the spring 2019 scholarship recipient from Northern Nevada, Julianna Flores. She will be attending Bishop Manogue High School in Reno in the fall of 2019.

The Northern Nevada scholarship will be available again in the spring of 2020. Information and details to be announced in January, 2020.

Julianna Flores, winner of the 2019 Nevada State Court scholarship, North, received her certificate and check for $500.00 from Court Our Lady of Carson Valley Regent, Pam Petersen(left) and Education Chair, Anita Stoelton.


Coming Fall 2019

The Nevada State Court will award the Southern Nevada scholarship at the National CDA Day celebration breakfast on October 20, 2019. The recipient must be a Catholic girl who will start the fall  2019 semester as a freshman at either Bishop Gorman High School or Cristo Rey St. Viator College Preparatory High School in Las Vegas. Applications may be submitted by email or regular mail from September 1st through October 1, 2019.


Application requirements:

Cover Sheet which includes applicant’s Name, Phone Number and Email and name of school she will be attending in fall 2019 i.e. Bishop Gorman or Cristo Rey.

Resume of applicant’s academic and extra-curricular activities/accomplishments.

Two letters of recommendation from non-family members, i.e. a coach, teacher, minister or adult friend of the family.

Letter from parish where applicant’s family is registered verifying their registration.

A 250-500 word essay, the applicant’s original work, double-spaced and typed on one of the following themes:

 “Blessed are the Peacemakers”


“Living in Harmony with Others”


For any questions or to submit an application, please email with the title “Nevada State Education Scholarship Contest” to :

Mailing address for entries will only be given by email.



National CDA Scholarships

Visit for information on scholarships offered by the Catholic Daughters of the Americas, National Court, for high school, college and post graduate students.