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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 | 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 | October 4, 2021

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

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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.

People | November 12, 2020

First-generation alumnus learned to navigate his way to a degree by continually asking questions.

People | July 23, 2020

This financial aid counselor is working on a master's degree in public administration to help further her UNLV career.

Financial Aid and Scholarships In The News

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.

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.

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.

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.