For more than half a century, John Ascuaga and Northern Nevada have been inextricably linked. In fact, the great growth and evolution of John Ascuaga's Nugget Casino Resort—originally a 60-seat coffee shop with only a handful of slot machines—has been a mirror image of the region's explosive expansion. John Ascuaga's Nugget Casino Resort has become an emblem of the great American success story of John Ascuaga and his family.

For over 50 years, our winners have not only been on the casino floor, but also in local high schools and community colleges throughout northern Nevada. For more information about The Nugget Scholarship Program, please click here to visit