Scholarship & FAFSA Information

Types of Scholarships

There are different types of scholarships, including:

  • College Scholarships-Scholarships are given by a specific college. Check a particular college or university for potential scholarships.
  • Local Scholarships-Specific to your town, school, etc.
  • State Scholarships-Many states offer a limited number of scholarships to students who attend post-secondary schools in-state. Nevada offers the Millennium Scholarship, UNLV Tuition Plus Scholarship, and Nevada Promise Scholarship – which may be used at one of the state’s four community colleges.
  • National Scholarships-These are competitive scholarships offered on a national level, such as the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. For details, please see below.

UNLV Freshman Scholarships

UNLV: https://www.unlv.edu/finaid/scholarships-freshmen

UNR Freshman Scholarships

UNR: http://www.unr.edu/financial-aid/understanding-financial-aid/scholarships/university-scholarships

Nevada State College

http://www.nsc.edu/financial-aid/index.aspx

College of Southern Nevada/CSN

https://www.csn.edu/academic-scholarships

State Scholarship Information

https://www.unlv.edu/finaid/scholarships-grants/tuitionplus

Western Undergraduate Exchange – WUE

Local Scholarships

Local Scholarships: https://thepef.org/scholarships/ Opens October 1st – due January 31st

National Scholarship Searches

FAFSA – Free Application for Federal Student Aid

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☺ Save all information regarding your FAFSA and Scholarships

FAFSA forecasting calculator – https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa/estimate

Student/parent must obtain an FSA ID number – https://fsaid.ed.gov/npas/index.htm

FAFSA form – www.fafsa.ed.gov

By completing the FAFSA, you could be offered; Grants, Work Study, Loans, and Scholarships

Beginning October 1, 2019 seniors may complete the FAFSA – you will need:

  • Your Social Security number (it’s important that you enter it correctly on the FAFSA!)
  • Your parents’ Social Security numbers if you are a dependent student
  • Your driver’s license number if you have one
  • Your Alien Registration Number if you are not a U.S. citizen
  • Federal tax information or tax returns from 2018 including IRS W-2 information, for you and your parents, if you are a dependent student:
    • IRS 1040, 1040A, 1040EZ
    • Foreign tax return
  • Records of parents’ untaxed income, such as child support received, interest income, and veterans non-education benefits, for you, and for your parents, if you are a dependent student

Helpful Student Resources

QuestBridge – Deadline: September 26, 2019

Golden Door Scholars – Application deadline is extended Monday, 09/30/19 at 11:59pm EST

United States Senate Youth Program – Completed application packets must be sent from the student’s School of Record and postmarked no later than Friday, October 11, 2019.

Horatio Alger Association Scholarship – the application opens annually from August 1 – October 25.

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards – Applications must be submitted to the school by November 5, 2019.

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