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Liberal Arts Scholarships

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

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 Scholarships. 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

Studies Abroad Scholarship

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

College of Liberal Arts Studies Abroad Scholarship deadlines are Nov. 1 for spring and April 1 for summer and fall programs. Application available here.

 

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