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UNLV offers a number of financial aid opportunities, including scholarships, grants, and other programs. Listed below are scholarships available for College of Sciences students.

For more information about financial aid or to apply for scholarships, visit the Financial Aid & Scholarships site.

College of Sciences Awards


  • Linfa R. Wright Scholarship – Sciences (member of APHP)
  • Wolzinger Family Research Scholarships – Sciences and Engineering (Graduate and undergraduate)


  • Black Mountain Kennel Club Scholarship
  • Hermensen Fellowship Fund
  • W.G. Bradley – D.B. Dill Award in Environmental Biology


  • Boyd Earl Physical Chemistry Award
  • Mountain Mines Scholarship


  • Anne Fenton Wyman Scholarship
  • Desert Space Foundation Award
  • E. Edwards & M. Olswang Scholarship – Geology
  • Fay and Jack Ross Family Fellowship – Graduate Student only
  • Lily Fong Scholarship
  • Southern Nevada Gem & Mineral Society Scholarship

Mathematical Sciences

  • Bhatnagar Family Awards

Physics & Astronomy

  • Russell L. & Brenda Frank Endowed Scholarship

Financial Aid & Scholarships Awards for Science Students

  • Edwin Wiegand Science and Technology Scholarship – Sciences
  • Leonard and Rhoda Frome Memorial Scholarships – Mathematics
  • Phyllis Frias Science Scholarship – Biology, Chemistry, Geoscience, and Physics
  • Stocker Family Trust Scholarships – Sciences, Chemistry