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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).

To qualify, you must be a degree-seeking student with a minimum 2.75 cumulative NSC GPA, be making Satisfactory Academic Progress, and be enrolled full-time (12 or more undergraduate or 9 or more graduate financial aid-eligible credits†).  Matching awards will be processed automatically for scholarship payments received by the school.  If you received a check directly, please forward a copy of the check or award letter to finaid@nsc.edu.  Award disbursements will be held until after the enrollment cancellation for non-attendance has taken place for the semester.

Immigrants Rising Scholarships and Fellowships

Immigrants Rising logo

A list of scholarships and fellowships that don’t require proof of U.S. citizenship.

Office of Community, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

A list of scholarships maintained by CEDI.

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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