Financial Aid & Scholarships

President's Scholarship


  • Full cost of attendance for the fall and spring semesters
  • Effective fall 2012 the President's Scholarship will also pay for one full semester of study abroad expenses anywhere in the world regardless of cost. This is an an excellent opportunity for UNLV Presidents' scholars compared to other schools who may not offer the same value.

Initial Award Criteria

  • National Merit Finalist & must list UNLV as first school choice
  • New freshmen students who have never attended college
  • Must be admitted to UNLV by Nov. 1
  • Full time enrollment (12 credit hours or more)
  • Automatic consideration until funds expire
  • Cannot receive in conjunction with a Midby/Byron, Provost, Mildred Cotner, UNLV Excellence or Rebel Achievement Scholarship


  • Up to 130 credit hours of consecutive enrollment
  • 12 or more credit hours each semester
  • 2.75 cumulative GPA each semester
  • Must be maintaining the financial aid satisfactory academic progress policy
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