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UNLV & State of Nevada Grants

Learn about the state grant programs that UNLV participates in as well as their criteria. You must be a Nevada resident to qualify.

UNLV Grant

Award

  • Varies: $1,200 to $6,470

Initial Award Criteria

  • Based on exceptional financial need as determined by the FAFSA
  • Expected Family Contribution (EFC) from the FAFSA must be below $6,001
  • Limited funds available: Award priority is provided by students who completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by Nov. 1. New students must also be admitted to UNLV by Nov. 1
  • Can be offered to undergraduate students who are enrolled in 6 or more credits
  • Automatic consideration until funds expire
  • First baccalaureate degree
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen

Renewal

  • Up to 130 credit hours of consecutive enrollment
  • Enrolled in 6 or more credits
  • Limited funds are available with a valid FAFSA: Award priority is provided to previous award recipients who completed the FAFSA by Nov. 1 who have met the award parameters
  • Must be maintaining the financial aid satisfactory academic progress policy.

Nevada Bob Davis Scholarship/Grant

  • Based on financial need as determined by the FAFSA
  • Expected Family Contribution (EFC) from the FAFSA must be $0
  • First baccalaureate degree
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen and Nevada resident
  • Awards vary up to $600
  • Must be enrolled full time
  • Must have a 2.0 cumulative GPA
  • Priority FAFSA filing date of Nov. 1