Must successfully navigate the application process. Those who are selected from their application materials (including successfully demonstrating financial need) will move onto the interview round; final decisions will be made from the pool of applicants who successfully interview.
Application Timeline for 2021 Cohort
Late September/Early October 2020 - Application Opens
November 16 & 17, 2020 - Virtual Information Sessions
December 15, 2020 - Application Deadline*
January 2021 – Interviews of Selected Candidates (Interviews will be conducted via online meeting or phonecall)
February 2021 - Selection Notification
May 1, 2021 - Final Decision Deadline for Selected Candidates (will open to the waitlist if spots available)
August 2021 – Enrolled scholars begin scholarship program
* Late applications will only be reviewed if spots are still available after the priority applications have been processed.
Application Submission Directions
Due to high numbers of applications received by the deadline, we will not be accepting late applications at this time. The application for 2021 Cohort is now closed.
Scholar Requirements to Remain in Program
Complete 100 hours of community service per year (50 hours per semester). **
Must enroll and complete 12 credit hours every fall and spring semester at UNLV.
Maintain 3.0 cumulative G.P.A.
Attend all mandatory scholar events, including the new scholars course in the first semester, orientation each fall, scholar meetings, and formal receptions.