Scholarships, Awards, and Student Support

We believe that everyone has the potential to create lasting change that we need in the world, and that every student could use a little help along the way. We want to help you pursue your dreams.

  • The Engelstad Scholarship Program provides a scholarship award of up to $5,000 annually in two $2,500 installments each fall and spring semester. The scholarship is renewable for three years (for a total of four years) for students who maintain the award criteria.

  • The UNLV HOPE Scholars Program is a partnership between the Clark County School District Title I HOPE Program, Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth (NPHY), and UNLV.

  • The UNLV Fostering Scholars Program is a campus-based support program for students who have a history of being in foster care. The program is a partnership between multiple internal UNLV departments and external community partners to support students.

  • UNLV Impact Awards seeks to recognize individual students, groups of students, and student organizations whose leadership and service advances learning, justice, and social change within the community.

  • This certificate program recognizes the impact UNLV students, faculty, staff, and organizations have in the community through direct service.

  • The HOPE Resources program provides support to students experiencing food and housing insecurity and foster alumni. Basic need items are available to students in need upon request.

  • Service Learning and Leadership offers 16 scholarships a year in the amount of $500 each to students wanting to get engaged in leadership and/or service activities.