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Financial Aid & 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 & Scholarships News

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Business and Community | May 1, 2023

UNLV is emerging as a national leader in fostering the economic mobility of its graduates. For Southern Nevada, that means a healthier middle class.

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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.

Financial Aid & Scholarships In The News

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
May 16, 2023

Graduation season is in full swing and while high school seniors are walking the stage, there is still time to get financial help for college. UNLV reports more than 90% of its students receive some kind of scholarship. There is information on those scholarships at this link.

Nevada Current
December 27, 2022

140 students took advantage of ‘life-changing’ opportunity in its first year, and next year there will be more

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.

Recent Financial Aid & 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.