Requirements The scholarship offers $2,304 per semester ($4,608 per academic year) for up to four academic years. During this time, Hixson-Lied Success Scholars are required to: Maintain full-time enrollment at UNLV (on campus) and fulfill all academic requirements, which includes a 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher. Complete three to four hours of service per week as assigned by the ASC during the fall and spring semesters. Serve as a peer leader to other UNLV undergraduate students and future scholars. Contribute to the monthly Hixson-Lied Success newsletter in some capacity. Complete other duties as assigned, which may range from tasks to reading assignments. Meet with an assigned Academic Success coach during the fall and spring semesters. Fulfill first-year seminar requirements. Attend the program's orientation, monthly meetings, training sessions, and events. Comply with the Hixson-Lied Success Scholars dress code. Represent the ASC and UNLV with professionalism and integrity. Interested in Becoming a Hixson-Lied Success Scholar? How a student qualifies for the Hixson-Lied Success Scholars program: Be admissible to UNLV or have a current 3.0 cumulative GPA at UNLV and be a full-time undergraduate (12 credits per semester). Be classified as a resident of Nevada according to UNLV's residency requirements. Display a financial need based upon Federal Pell Grant standards. Demonstrate academic, personal, and/or financial challenges as documented in the application essay and by reference. Demonstrate the potential to succeed academically at UNLV. Submit all components of the Hixson-Lied Success Scholars program application process (detailed below). Meet certain requirements to continue scholarship eligibility after becoming a Hixson-Lied Success Scholar. How to Apply Apply to UNLV. Complete the Hixson-Lied Success Scholars program application. Complete the FAFSA application. Write a two-page, double-spaced essay demonstrating academic, personal, and/or financial challenges. Provide names and telephone numbers of two references, preferably teachers or school personnel (letters not required) Engage in an in-person interview (if invited by the selection committee). 2024 Selection Timeline August 24, 2023 - Application Opens February 1, 2024 - Application Deadline More Information Contact the Academic Success Center at 702-895-3177 or email HLscholars@unlv.edu.