The college is pleased to have the ability, based upon donor funding, to award annual scholarships to undergraduate, graduate and professional students pursuing a degree within the College of Engineering. All engineering students are encouraged to complete the application to be considered for all applicable scholarships.
Please NoteThere are multiple scholarships awarded to students, but students do not apply for each scholarship individually; but rather complete the general College of Engineering Scholarship Application for consideration. The scholarships being awarded may vary from year to year based upon continued funding. Scholarships do not automatically renew. All students must reapply annually for scholarship eligibility.
Scholarships are awarded based upon factors as established by the private donor and UNLV. These factors for scholarship awarding can include: GPA within a discipline, financial need, ethnicity, major, class rank, and gender. Additional scholarship opportunities can be found by visiting the main page for UNLV Financial Aid and Scholarships. In addition, other outside scholarship opportunities are posted throughout the year on the main college website and via our social media outlets on Facebook and Twitter.
Scholarship Application & Instructions
To apply you must complete the following items:
- Complete the scholarship application found linked to the bottom of the webpage.
- Submit one letter of recommendation from a current or previous instructor, supervisor, community leader/mentor or other related individual who can comment on your interest in your discipline and your future plans. The letter must be specific to the College of Engineering scholarship application, and letters dated prior to November 1, 2015 will not be accepted.
- You are highly encouraged upload the letter of recommendation with your application to mitigate any delays in receipt of application materials and processing times. However, if the individual providing the letter of recommendation wishes to submit the letter directly they may do so by e-mailing the signed PDF of the letter to email@example.com. If your recommender chooses to submit themselves, then you may access, print and complete the Letter of Recommendation Acknowledgement Form to scan and attach in lieu of your letter to be able to submit your application.
- While it is not mandatory, it is recommended you complete a FAFSA form for the upcoming school year to be eligible and considered for needs-based scholarships. FAFSA data is provided to the College of Engineering by the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships to be used in determining awarding for need-based scholarships only. The priority date for filing the FAFSA for UNLV and the College of Engineering is February 1st.
For engineering scholarship information and questions, contact:
Director, College of Engineering Academic Advising Center
- ASCE SNB Student Scholarship
- Shutterfly Computer Science Scholarship
- Simpson Strong Tie 2015 Scholarship Application
- DBIA Scholarship Application
- ASPE Scholarship Application
- Multicultural Program Scholarship Application
- APWA Scholarship Application
- Aerospace States Association Scholarship
- Scholarships for New Americans and Minorities
- Atkins Minority Scholarship Application
The Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering is not affiliated with any non-University of Nevada, Las Vegas scholarships. The College of Engineering does not explicitly recommend or endorse any scholarships being offered by private organizations and/or corporations, nor is the College of Engineering liable or responsible for any information that scholarship applicants choose to give to private organizations and/or corporations related to scholarship applications. Students and applicants are solely responsible for verifying the veracity of the organizations and/or corporations to which they provide information for each scholarship application. The College of Engineering does not endorse any of the views expressed or implied by private organizations and/or corporations that are awarding scholarships.