Apply Now for Scholarships

The Public Education Foundation is launching the 24th year of its scholarship program and is urging high school seniors to start the application process now. Last year the Foundation awarded $1.3 million in scholarships to students pursuing a post-secondary education.

The scholarship application deadline is January 31, 2018. Students can visit The Public Education Foundation’s website […]

By | 2017-11-09T07:48:26-08:00 November 8th, 2017|

Driving Impact: Sands Education Council

The Public Education Foundation is honored to be a part of the Sands Education Council, which was created by Sands Cares and is committed to high-quality education in Southern Nevada.

On a recent broadcast of Channel 13’s show, “The Morning Blend,” we were excited to share with viewers the important work being done by The Public […]

By | 2017-10-10T09:48:20-07:00 October 10th, 2017|

A Good Summer Read

The latest issue of Impact, the newsletter of The Public Education Foundation, is now available.

Click here to read the newsletter and learn more about …

  • our leadership training programs receiving a major boost from the State of Nevada;
  • another record-setting year for our Scholarship Program;
  • more than 100 parents successfully completing our Family Learning […]
By | 2017-08-09T10:26:57-07:00 June 15th, 2017|

‘Undeniable Impact’

The Public Education Foundation’s Scholarship Program is receiving acclaim in news media coverage.

A Las Vegas Review-Journal editorial praised The Public Education Foundation, which this year awarded more than $1.3 million in scholarships – its largest amount ever in a single year – to students seeking a post-secondary education.

The Review-Journal editorial, which was headlined “Undeniable impact” in […]

By | 2017-06-13T10:35:03-07:00 May 22nd, 2017|

The Foundation Breaks Record

The Public Education Foundation awarded more than $1.3 million through its Scholarship Program to students seeking a post-secondary education Wednesday – its largest amount ever in a single year. There were 660 scholarships awarded, the most in the program’s history, to 450 students.

The Foundation celebrated the achievements of the recipients and honored the contributions of […]

By | 2017-05-18T08:11:20-07:00 May 17th, 2017|

Investing in a Leader

Editor’s note: The Public Education Foundation helps transform the lives of Nevadans in many ways. In this article, we report on Ivon Padilla-Rodriguez’s incredible journey.

By Taylor Tyrell

Ivón Padilla-Rodriguez endured tough times during high school, including being homeless for awhile, but that didn’t deter her. Not only was she the first person in her family to […]

By | 2017-01-10T09:54:43-08:00 July 29th, 2016|

The Public Education Foundation’s Scholarships Top $1 Million

LAS VEGAS (May 12, 2016) – For the first time ever, The Public Education Foundation will be awarding more than $1 million in a single year through its Scholarship Program to students seeking a post-secondary education. As well as breaking the $1 million ceiling this year, there will be 630 scholarships awarded, the most in […]

By | 2016-05-11T14:38:12-07:00 May 12th, 2016|