Scholarship Overview

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.

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 linked to the bottom above.
  • Submit a PDF copy of your most recent unofficial transcript after your Fall 2016 grades post. You will need to submit one of the following depending on your student status:
    • Current UNLV students - submit your UNLV transcript;
    • Current high school students or recent graduates who have not attended any other higher education institutions. - submit your high school transcript;
    • Current non-UNLV transfer students who will be transferring to UNLV - submit your most recent unofficial transcript from your current/previous institution. If you have attended more than one institution please scan all of your transcripts into one PDF file and then upload.
  • 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 was November 1, 2016 - but all elgiible students are still encouraged to complete the FAFSA.

Scholarship Program Application

Next Steps and Scholarship Acceptance Information for Recipients

Related Links

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.