Merit based gift aid ('Free money') for Nevada students aims to help them succeed

Scholarships are monetary awards given based on merit and, in some cases, financial need.

Application Process

University Scholarships

The University offers merit scholarships based on your academic information submitted for admission.

External Scholarship Searchs

External Scholarships

University scholarships are just the tip of the iceberg.

Millennium Scholarship

Millennium Scholarship

Nevada high school graduates have likely heard about this.

College Awards

College-Based Scholarships

Nevada's colleges also have scholarships to offer.  Continuing students must complete the Graduate & Undergraduate Scholarship Application in MyNEVADA Supplemental Forms annually between Oct. 1 and Feb. 1!

Students receiving scholarships

Information for External Community Organizations

Many students receive scholarships from private and community organizations. We encourage donors to send checks to the University for disbursement to the student. This ensures that the student is enrolled and that the funds are used for educational expenses.