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New funding opportunity for graduate research assistantships
Beginning January 2021, the Nevada DRIVE Programis a two-year graduate research assistantship (GRA) program made possible through the combined efforts of President Brian Sandoval, Vice President for Research and Innovation, Mridul Gautam, and Executive Vice President & Provost, Jeff Thompson.
Congratulations to the graduating class of 2020!
We are proud to recognize our 2020 graduates for all that they have accomplished during a year that held so many unanticipated challenges. Way to go, Wolf Pack.
The 2021-2022 FAFSA is now open
All domestic students are encouraged to complete and file your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) by Feb 1, 2021 to be considered for institutional need-based funding opportunities. Non-FAFSA eligible students should fill out the Institutional Methodology form in MyNevada. All students should also fill out the Graduate and Undergraduate Scholarship Application in MyNEVADA between October 1st and February 1st to qualify for University need and merit-based scholarships.
International students approved to take University courses
International graduate students residing in their home country are now allowed to participate remotely in eligible University of Nevada, Reno classes, including Traditional Remote, Alternative Remote and Alternative HyFlex classes. This new policy includes both new, incoming international graduate students and continuing international students who are currently resident abroad.
International students needing assistance should contact both their graduate program director and OISS, preferably using the OISS Virtual Front Desk.
Graduate Student Association
The Graduate Student Association is a tremendous resource for all graduate students, providing awards, need-based services, social and academic clubs, and terrific camaraderie across campus.
Graduate School news
Assistant Professor Simon Pieraut’s paper was featured in the May 26 issue of the Journal of Neuroscience
UNR School of Medicine’s Scott Earley – the 2021 Regents’ Mid-Career Researcher of the Year – leads an impressive research program achieving breakthrough discoveries in ion channel regulation
The University’s Distinguished Faculty award tops Scott Mensing’s decorated career
The Graduate School is committed to sustaining a diverse, inclusive and welcoming environment for the entire campus community. The Graduate School works to promote graduate education and strengthen academic excellence by attracting, advancing and retaining a diverse graduate population.