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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 | November 8, 2022

A collection of news stories highlighting UNLV students and faculty who made headlines locally, regionally, and internationally.

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Campus News | October 21, 2022

Financial experts will visit locations around Clark County to lead free afternoon and evening community Q&A sessions that address eligibility, application process, and more.

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Campus News | October 5, 2022

Confused about the FAFSA process? Here are a few tips to help you get started.

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Campus News | October 6, 2021

Rebel Success Scholars grant helps students catch up on tuition before being dropped from their classes.

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Campus News | April 6, 2021

Step 1: Don't panic. Step 2: Read these tips to complete verification.

Campus News | March 24, 2021

Nontraditional student scholars benefit from re-entry scholarships.

Financial Aid and Scholarships In The News

U.S. News & World Report
October 31, 2022

College is a costly investment, but there are several ways to reduce the burden. One option is through tuition discounts, which in recent years have been offered at historically high rates at private colleges, for instance.

Las Vegas Review Journal
October 25, 2022

UNLV and Clark County are offering free workshops for community members who have questions about a federal student loan debt forgiveness program.

KSNV-TV: News 3
October 24, 2022

With so many questions surrounding President Joe Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan, one local university is offering workshops to help people with the application.

November 25, 2019

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

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October 7, 2019

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

September 11, 2019

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

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…
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.