Liberal Arts Scholarships

The College of Libert Arts and its departments offers many scholarships for juniors and seniors. Students should talk to faculty advisor about departmental scholarships that they might be qualified to apply.

If students are interested in receiving a scholarship, they must complete and submit the general University scholarship application form. More information, including a link to the FAFSA application, is available through the University's Office of Financial Aid and Scholarship. The deadline is Feb. 1.

The following scholarships are available.

ASUN/Liberal Arts Scholarship

(Five $1,000 awards available annually)

  • Degree-seeking juniors and seniors only
  • Full-time enrollment (24 credits/year)
  • Liberal Arts majors only (a change of major to another college forfeits the scholarship)
  • University of Nevada, Reno cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • One-year scholarship for fall/spring terms only

Gignoux Memorial Scholarship

(Scholarship award amount varies)

  • Full-time enrollment (24 credits/year)
  • Liberal Arts majors only (a change of major to another college forfeits the scholarship)
  • University of Nevada, Reno cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher
  • One-year scholarship for fall/spring terms only

Bertha Miranda Scholarship

(Scholarship award amount varies)

  • Liberal Arts majors only (a change of major to another college forfeits the scholarship)
  • University of Nevada, Reno cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher
  • One-year scholarship for fall/spring terms only
  • Financial need
  • Part-time enrollment OK (minimum of 18 credits/year)
  • Preference is for Latino/a students, especially those of Mexican-American descent

Barbara Bennett Memorial Scholarship

(Scholarship award amount varies)

  • Majors in women's studies, political science or sociology
  • University of Nevada, Reno cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Full-time enrollment (24 credits/year)
  • One-year scholarship for fall/spring terms only
  • Preference is for female students
  • Preference is for students involved in political activities on campus and in the community
  • Second preference is for those volunteering on campus or the local community

College of Liberal Arts Scholarship

(Scholarship award amount varies)

  • Full-time enrollment (24 credits/year)
  • Liberal Arts majors only (a change of major to another college forfeits the scholarship)
  • University of Nevada, Reno cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher
  • One-year scholarship for fall/spring terms only

Note: The following college-related scholarships have special application forms and requirements.

College of Liberal Arts Studies Abroad Scholarships (application form)

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