Scholarships - Nevada State College



Our scholarships are awarded to help you BE EDUCATED to succeed in the world.


Nevada State College Foundation

The Nevada State College Foundation funds a number of scholarship programs for students. Learn more about offerings and how to apply.

Scorpion Academic Scholarship Program

Nevada State College has developed one of the most attractive recruitment scholarship offerings in the State of Nevada.  The scholarship offerings described on this page reward incoming students for their prior academic performance and help put you on the road to success at NSC.

Matching Scholarship

This scholarship is available to new and continuing students. Nevada State College will provide a match of up to $500 total per semester total to students who receive scholarships from an outside agency (excludes any scholarships awarded by Nevada State College, NSHE, or the State of Nevada).

The match will be automatically applied during the semester to degree-seeking students with a minimum 2.75 cumulative NSC GPA who are making Satisfactory Academic Progress and are enrolled full-time (12 or more undergraduate or 9 or more graduate financial aid-eligible credits†).  Award disbursements will be held until after the enrollment cancellation for non-attendance has taken place.

American Association of University Women (AAUW)

AAUW Las Vegas will be offering one or more scholarships for the 2022-2023 Academic Year. Applications and complete criteria are available at this site.

AAUW Boulder City (NV) will be offering one or more scholarships for the 2022-2023 Academic Year. Applications and complete criteria are available at this site.

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities is pleased to be the administrator of scholarship opportunities provided by our partners to assist in defraying some of your college expenditures. Please review each scholarship’s criteria carefully to see if you qualify, since each partner may have differing requirements.

Millennium Scholarship

Eligible Millennium Scholars must be enrolled full-time (12 or more financial aid-eligible credits) to receive the $60 per credit award and may be funded for up to 15 credits per semester. (Remedial courses are not eligible for funding, but will count toward the full-time enrollment requirement.) For information on the Governor Guinn Millennium Scholarship, please visit the Office of the State Treasurer's website.



† In order to qualify for any financial aid funding, including grants, scholarships or loans, a course must fulfill an unmet requirement for a student's degree or certificate program at Nevada State College.

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