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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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Campus News |

FYE supports incoming first-year and transfer students through engagement opportunities on campus, increasing belongingness and making the transition to campus life smoother as they begin their academic journeys. 

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Campus News |

Juan Rubio Pulido joins the first cohort of TheDream.US scholars to graduate from UNLV.

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People |

Young alumna Jannah Bowen creates a scholarship to help others become entrepreneurs.

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Campus News |

Learn more about FAFSA and other financial aid resources, admissions, registering for classes, military and veteran benefits, and more!

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Campus News |

Academic leaders remove enrollment barriers, expand regional recruitment efforts, and improve communication through personalized support.

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Campus News |

UNLV's introduction of the Institutional Aid Application and Rebel Edge program kept the delay of financial aid for incoming students at bay.

Financial Aid & Scholarships In The News

Las Vegas Review Journal

Sierra Dormer and Alex Stern were among students and career seekers at UNLV on Sunday giving serious consideration to starting out at a low-cost community college to save on tuition expenses at a four-year college.

Nevada Current

For higher education, one of the biggest challenges leftover from the pandemic years is getting students to sign up. In recent years enrollment at many Nevada higher education institutions — like higher education institutions nationally — has plateaued compared to pre-pandemic levels. But at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas the tide has finally turned.

Nevada Independent

The issues with the new federal system have led to a decrease in financial aid application submission and completion rates across the country.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now

It has been a struggle for many students to understand FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. To help students navigate financial aid challenges, UNLV is doing what it can to help.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13

The clock is ticking for Las Vegas high school seniors to make decisions on the colleges they’ll attend next year. However, the problem is students still don’t know how much it’ll cost.

Las Vegas Review Journal

Tillie Torres has always told her students that education is the way out of poverty. But with more than $80,000 of student loan debt, the Mater Academy English teacher found her own words hypocritical.

Recent Financial Aid & Scholarships Accomplishments

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…
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.