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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


  • Anthony C. Hollins Memorial Scholarship
  • Josh Muterspaw Scholarship
  • Wolzinger Family Research Scholarships — Sciences and Engineering (Graduate and undergraduate)


  • W.G. Bradley – D.B. Dill Award in Environmental Biology
  • Terry Evans Scholarship


  • Professor MN Jan Scholarship
  • Harold and Mayme Stocker Scholarship


  • Anne Fenton Wyman Scholarship
  • Bernarda French Scholarship
  • Desert Space Foundation Award
  • Douglas Orr Memorial Scholarship
  • E. Edwards & M. Olswang Scholarship — Geology
  • Jack and Fay 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

  • Black Mountain Kennel Club Scholarship
  • Edwin Wiegand Science and Technology Scholarship — Sciences
  • David W. Emerson Scholarship — Physics, Chemistry
  • Leonard and Rhoda Frome Memorial Scholarships — Mathematics
  • Natural Science Scholarship Association — Geoscience
  • Nowak Notre Dame Mountain Mines Scholarship Endowment — Chemistry
  • Phyllis Frias Science Scholarship — Biology, Chemistry, Geoscience, and Physics
  • Sarah Lynne Halsey Scholarship Award — Mathematics and Engineering
  • W.A. Tarr Award for Outstanding Scholarship (awarded to an outstanding senior member of Sigma Gamma Epsilon, national honor society for earth sciences)

Graduate College Awards for Science Students

  • Hermsen Fellowship Fund

Honors College Awards for Science Students

  • Linfa R. Wright Scholarship (member of APHP or AED)