The Scholarship Application period is currently closed and will reopen April 1, 2023. Awards will be made for the 2023-2023 academic year and the amount will remain up to $7,500 per academic year.
If you have any questions regarding the scholarship, please contact the Wynn Employee Foundation team at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (702) 770-7630.
Wynn is committed to team members’ individual development, and is furthering its efforts through an employee scholarship program launched in 2018. This policy outlines the program administered through the Wynn Employee Foundation.
- The Wynn Employee Foundation Scholarship Program accepts applications during the 2nd quarter of each year. Applications are open for a minimum of 14 days.
- The Wynn Employee Foundation will award up to 10 scholarships to Wynn Las Vegas employees or dependents2 of employees and up to 5 scholarships to Encore Boston Harbor employees or dependents2 of employees. The number of scholarships awarded is subject to change at the discretion of the Wynn Employee Foundation Board of Directors.
- Scholarship recipients are awarded up to $7,500 per academic year3. The scholarship will provide financial assistance for tuition, fees, books, e-books, and online platform subscriptions that are required per the class syllabus. A scholarship award may not be used for room and board. The award amounts are at the discretion of the Wynn Employee Foundation Board of Directors.
- A scholarship is awarded up to a maximum of four academic years.
- Applicants must be high school seniors, current college students, or other individuals planning to enroll in a Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) institution or in a Massachusetts Department of Higher Education (MDHE) public campus.
- An eligible Wynn employee must have completed one year of employment as of January 1st of the year in which the scholarship will be awarded and have worked an average of 20 hours a week during that year.
- Applicants must complete a standard scholarship application form. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
- Applications include an essay not to exceed three typewritten single-spaced pages. The topic of the essay will be available on the scholarship application.
- Applicants must be enrolled, or have applied to, an eligible NSHE or MDHE institution by July 15th
- Applications will be reviewed by the Wynn or Encore Boston Harbor employee advisory council (each an “Employee Advisory Council”).
- The applicable Employee Advisory Council and/or an independent selection committee may interview applicants as part of its review.
- The applicable Employee Advisory Council makes recommendations to the independent committee who have the final authority to make awards.
- A scholarship award may be terminated at the discretion of the Wynn Employee Foundation Board of Directors.
- Scholarships are disbursed to the NSHE institution or MDHE public campus where the recipient is enrolled. The institution or public campus will apply the award in accordance with its policies and procedures.
- An eligible employee – whether applying for themselves or on behalf of a dependent – must be an active employee and not have active written discipline at the time of application.
- Wynn employees awarded a scholarship must enroll in a minimum of six (6) credits in both the Fall and Spring Semesters of the academic year for which the scholarship is awarded. A one-year extension is permitted (not additional dollars) for students unable to register for the required credit minimum due to prerequisites. Remaining Scholarship funds from Fall and Spring semesters may be used for Winter or Summer semester courses.
- The dependent of a Wynn employee who is awarded a scholarship must enroll in a minimum of twelve (12) credits in both the Fall and Spring Semesters of the academic year for which the scholarship is awarded. Scholarship funds may be used towards summer classes if recipient has funding available.
- A Wynn employee or a dependent of a Wynn employee who is awarded a scholarship and is pursuing a graduate school degree, or a specialized program must enroll in a minimum of six (6) credits in both the Fall and Spring Semesters of the academic year for which the scholarship is awarded.
- Scholarship recipients are required to notify the Wynn Employee Foundation of any dropped or audited courses.
- Exceptions to the minimum credit requirement set forth above will be evaluated by the Wynn Employee Foundation Board of Directors on a case-by-case basis (i.e., if scholarship recipient requires less than twelve (12) credits to graduate).
- Current scholarship recipients are not eligible for Wynn’s tuition reimbursement program.
- To be eligible to apply in subsequent years current scholarship recipients must maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale at the conclusion of the academic year for which the scholarship is awarded.
- Transcript showing grades for all classes taken in Fall and Spring semesters must be provided to the Wynn Employee Foundation no later than four (4) weeks following the conclusion of the academic year.
- All scholarship recipients must log a minimum of twenty (20) volunteer hours during each academic calendar year during which the scholarship is awarded. The deadline to log volunteer hours is July 15th to maintain scholarship eligibility. At the discretion of Wynn Employee Foundation Board of Directors, scholarship recipients may have their scholarship revoked if volunteer hours have not been completed and logged by the aforementioned deadline.
 As used herein, the use of the term “Wynn” refers to Wynn Resorts, Limited, Wynn Las Vegas, LLC (which includes Wynn Las Vegas and Encore at Wynn Las Vegas), Wynn MA, LLC, Wynn Design and Development, LLC, and their affiliated companies with operations based in the United States. This Policy applies to all employees of Wynn, unless otherwise prohibited by the applicable laws of the jurisdiction in which the company is operating.
 As used herein, the term “dependent” means a natural or adopted child, or an individual, for which the eligible Wynn employee is a legal guardian. The applicant must be under the age of 26 at the time of application.
 As used herein, the term “academic year” means a period beginning with the Fall Semester and concludes with the final Summer Semester or Session offered in the subsequent calendar year.