Funding Opportunities & Awards

New Student Funding

UNLV Fellowships & Scholarships

Apply for a variety of merit-based and competitive scholarships and fellowships. Applications for 2019-2020 awards open via The Grad Rebel Gateway on Oct. 1 and complete applications must be submitted via the Grad Rebel Gateway by Dec. 1.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Explore grants, loans, and employment opportunities designed to help fund your graduate education.

Current Student Funding

UNLV Fellowships & Scholarships

Apply for a variety of merit-based and competitive scholarships and fellowships. Applications for 2019-2020 awards open via The Grad Rebel Gateway on Oct. 1 and complete applications must be submitted via the Grad Rebel Gateway by Dec. 1.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Explore grants, loans, and employment opportunities designed to help fund your graduate education.

Emergency Graduate Retention Awards Policy and Guidelines

Emergency Graduate Retention Awards are intended to assist graduate students with immediate financial assistance to prevent students from withdrawing from a program due to sudden, catastrophic financial hardship prior to completing their degree.

Awards

UNLV Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award

The Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award recognizes graduate students who have demonstrated strong pedagogical skills and successfully taught at least two complete classes as the instructor of record in the last 3 years at UNLV. The award is only for students who teach at UNLV. The UNLV Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award nominations are due to the Graduate College by December 18th, 2018. Students are required to submit their application via their Grad Rebel Gateway portal. The Graduate College will accept one nominee from each College. Students see your college for their application deadline. Only complete applications will be considered. All masters and doctoral students are eligible for consideration, subject to the guidelines provided. The 1st place winner will be given a $2,500 award, the 2nd place winner will be given a $2,000 award, and the 3rd place winner will get a $1,500 award.

UNLV Graduate College Outstanding Thesis & Dissertation Awards

Eligible projects for this year's Outstanding Thesis and Outstanding Dissertation awards are those successfully defended between August 1, 2017, and August 1, 2018. Nominations are due to the Graduate College by December 18th, 2018. Colleges can submit their nomination via the online form

Office of the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs

The Office of the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs is responsible for the Nevada Regents' Scholar Award. Please visit the Awards & Recognition page for additional information including application materials and deadline. See a list of previous winners.