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OFFICE OF FINANCIAL AID

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 financial aid-eligible credits†).  Award disbursements will be held until after the enrollment cancellation for non-attendance has taken place.

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.

Ascent Scholarship Giveaways

Shining Stars Scholarship: Ascent is giving away a $1,000 student scholarship every month. Just three simple steps and no essay required.

Community Champions Scholarships: Ascent is giving away $1,000 scholarships to students who want to make an impact in their community. Enter in just three simple steps.

Citizens Scholarship Sweepstakes

The Citizens Scholarship Sweepstakes is open to high school seniors, undergraduate and graduate students as well as their parents or sponsors to help them pay for college. Entering is easy, all they need to do is fill out the registration form online and submit by June 30, 2021 to be entered for a chance to win a Grand Prize of $15,000 to use towards school expenses or one of the $2,500 monthly prizes.

Discover® Student Loans Scholarship Sweepstakes

Undergraduate and graduate students (and their parents) can enter to win 1 of 12 monthly scholarships worth $5,000 each. No essay or lengthy application required. No purchase or student loan necessary to enter. Sweepstakes ends 1/31/22. To enter and for Official Rules, including odds and prize descriptions, visit scholarship.collegecovered.com.

Sallie Mae Scholarship Search

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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.

 

FINANCIAL AID ELIGIBLE CREDITS

† 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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