University Balloon Race scholarship criteria

You must submit a formal application to apply for a scholarship from the University Balloon Race Scholarship Committee. Applications are accepted from November 1 through February 1.

How to apply for a University Balloon Race scholarship

  • Undergraduate student scholarship criteria
    • Graduate of a Nevada high school
    • At least sophomore standing
    • Minimum of one (1) full year (fall & spring semester) of undergraduate work left
    • A minimum GPA of 3.25
    • Involvement in community service and extracurricular activities

    You must also provide information about the following:

    • Your career goals
    • Your paid work experience
    • Your financial needs
  • Graduate student scholarship criteria
    • Admitted to graduate standing
    • Completed twelve (12) credit hours of graduate level work at the University
    • Presently enrolled in six (6) or more graduate credits
    • Minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Involvement in community service and extracurricular activities
    • Your community service activities

    You must also provide information about the following:

    • Your career goals
    • Your paid work experience
    • Your financial needs