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Financial Aid and Scholarships News

The Financial Aid & Scholarships Office supports higher-education access and persistence by providing financial aid to eligible students. The office partners with student organizations, high schools, and other external constituents to provide financial aid learning opportunities.  

Current Financial Aid and Scholarships News

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Campus News | September 9, 2019

Beginning next fall, program will provide grants to help offset costs of tuition, fees and books to students who qualify.

Bradley Boe ready to play wheelchair rugby
People | July 11, 2019

Bradley Boe finds empowerment in a new scholarship for students with spinal cord injuries.

Kendra Patterson is studying abroad in China this semester with support from a scholarship.
Campus News | September 6, 2017

Learn from UNLV students who just landed prestigious scholarships to study in Asia, Central America, and Europe.

Oriana Galasso
People | May 24, 2017

Student worker Oriana Galasso advises HOPE scholars on making the adjustment to UNLV.

Yen Lu
Campus News | November 18, 2016

One of UNLV's oldest traditions — the Holiday Card Tree Scholarship — is spreading good wishes while raising funds for students like Yen Lu.

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Research | August 23, 2016

Education professor Stefani Relles on how paying for a college education is progressively harder, especially for low-income and minority students.

Financial Aid and Scholarships In The News

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
November 25, 2019

If you are a student and are still looking for money to pay for college, UNLV may be able to help.

Vegas Inc
October 7, 2019

A 2019 UNLV graduate, Natnael Gebremariam knows the stresses of figuring out how to pay for college.

Yahoo!
September 11, 2019

Beginning next fall, the program will provide grants to help offset costs of tuition, fees and books to students who qualify.

The Nevada Independent
September 10, 2019

The new UNLV Tuition+ Award Program will provide eligible Nevada residents a grant for 12 undergraduate credit hours of tuition and fees each semester, plus $1,000 for books for the school year.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
September 10, 2019

Beginning Fall 2020, UNLV will offer a new Tuition+ Award Program.

Las Vegas Review Journal
September 9, 2019

UNLV is offering a new financial aid program to help cover the gaps left by a Pell Grant for tuition, fees and books.

Financial Aid and Scholarships Experts

An expert on financial aid, including grants, scholarships, student loans, work-study, and federal programs.

Recent Financial Aid and Scholarships Accomplishments

October 11, 2018
Rochelle Walker (Fine Arts) and Samantha Carroll (Educational Psychology and Higher Education) created Living Your Best Life: Balancing School, Work, and Family Summit. It was created out of a graduate multicultural course project within the higher education leadership program. The goal was to provide UNLV student-parents a positive and supportive...
June 28, 2016
Misty Fogg (Financial Aid and Scholarships) recently made a presentation at the Western Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (WASFAA) in Anchorage, Alaska. The topic was "Sound Documentation Practices for Financial Aid Professionals." She is the assistant director of processing in her department.