UNLV offers a number of financial aid opportunities, including scholarships, grants, and other programs. Listed below are scholarships available for students with majors in the College of Sciences.

College of Sciences Awards


  • Anthony C. Hollins Memorial Scholarship
  • David W. Emerson Scholarship — Physics, Chemistry
  • Josh Muterspaw Scholarship
  • NSTeC National Security Scholarship
  • Wolzinger Family Research Scholarships — Sciences and Engineering (Graduate and undergraduate)


  • W.G. Bradley – D.B. Dill Award in Environmental Biology
  • Terry Evans Scholarship


  • Black Mountain Kennel Club Scholarship
  • Professor MN Jan Scholarship
  • Harold and Mayme Stocker Scholarship
  • Nowak Notre Dame Mountain Mines Scholarship Endowment


  • Anne Fenton Wyman Scholarship
  • Bernada French Scholarship
  • Desert Space Foundation Award
  • Douglas Orr Memorial Scholarship
  • E. Edwards & M. Olswang Scholarship
  • Jack and Fay Ross Family Fellowship — Graduate Student only
  • Lilly Fong Scholarship
  • Nate Stout Memorial Scholarship
  • Natural Science Scholarship Association
  • Southern Nevada Gem & Mineral Society Scholarship

Mathematical Sciences

  • Bhatnagar Family Awards
  • Chris McNamee Memorial Scholarship
  • Leonard and Rhoda Frome Memorial Scholarships

Physics & Astronomy

  • Russell L. & Brenda Frank Endowed Scholarship

Financial Aid & Scholarships Awards for Science Students

  • Edwin Wiegand Science and Technology Scholarship — Sciences
  • Phyllis Frias Science Scholarship — Biology, Chemistry, Geoscience, and Physics
  • Sarah Lynne Halsey Scholarship Award — Mathematics and Engineering
  • W.A. Tarr Award for Outstanding Scholarship (awarded to an outstanding senior member of Sigma Gamma Epsilon, national honor society for earth sciences)

Graduate College Awards for Science Students

  • Hermsen Fellowship Fund

Honors College Awards for Science Students

  • Linfa R. Wright Scholarship (member of APHP or AED)