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

Students must complete both the College of Sciences application and the Financial Aid & Scholarships application. For more information, visit the Financial Aid & Scholarships site.

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)