- 1 What are the qualifications for the Millennium Scholarship?
- 2 How much is the Millennium Scholarship in Nevada?
- 3 When did the Millennium Scholarship start?
- 4 How much does the Millennium Scholarship pay at UNLV?
- 5 How much money does the Gates Millennium Scholarship give?
- 6 Can you lose the Millennium Scholarship?
- 7 Is the Millennium Scholarship weighted or unweighted?
- 8 How do you get a Promise Scholarship?
- 9 How is the Millennium Scholarship funded?
- 10 How much is tuition at UNR?
- 11 Do scholarships pay for rent?
- 12 How do I get a full ride scholarship at UNLV?
- 13 Is it difficult to get into UNLV?
What are the qualifications for the Millennium Scholarship?
To stay eligible for the Millenium Scholarship, students must enroll in an eligible Nevada college or university and work toward an associate’s degree, bachelor’s degree, or pre-baccalaureate certificate. If you’re attending an NSHE community college, be sure to take a minimum of nine credits.
How much is the Millennium Scholarship in Nevada?
The Millennium Scholarship will pay $80 per credit at eligible universities, $60 per credit at NSHE state colleges and upper level community college courses and $40 per credit at NSHE community colleges.
When did the Millennium Scholarship start?
In 1999, Governor Kenny Guinn’s Millennium Scholarship initiative was enacted into law by the Nevada Legislature.
How much does the Millennium Scholarship pay at UNLV?
At UNLV, the Millennium Scholarship does not pay 100 percent of a student’s full-time tuition and fees. The value of your award is $80 per credit hour, up to 15 credit hours per semester, with an undergraduate lifetime total award value of $10,000.
How much money does the Gates Millennium Scholarship give?
Since its inception, the scholarship has paid for more than 20,000 students to attend colleges and universities, and has awarded more than $614 million for education costs including tuition, fees, books and housing. There exist a total of 20,000 scholars as of the last cohort in the class of 2016.
Can you lose the Millennium Scholarship?
Eligibility for the Millennium Scholarship can be regained only once by meeting all of the requirements listed above in a subsequent semester. Loss of eligibility a second time will permanently remove you from the program. 1. Millennium Scholars at a NSHE community college will receive $40 per credit hour.
Is the Millennium Scholarship weighted or unweighted?
Millennium Scholarship: Policy and Procedures 3.25 weighted or unweighted grade -point average on a 4.0 grading scale, if the student was a member of the graduating class of 2007 or a later graduating class.
How do you get a Promise Scholarship?
To be considered for Promise, first-time freshmen are required to complete the Promise Scholarship application AND submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) via the myStudentAid app or on the Federal Student Aid FAFSA webpage by March 1 for the upcoming academic year.
How is the Millennium Scholarship funded?
The scholarship was created using the money that Nevada received from the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement. Currently, the scholarship allows up to $80 per credit hour for eligible students with a total lifetime value of $10,000.
How much is tuition at UNR?
Millennium Scholars are students with both the passion and the ability to advance the frontiers of knowledge and change the world.
Do scholarships pay for rent?
Fortunately, there are some scholarships programs and financial aids like federal financial aid etc. that do cover the expenses of off-campus housing. But, you need to qualify to make use of such financial aid to pay your off-campus living expenses.
How do I get a full ride scholarship at UNLV?
To be considered for this scholarship, applicants must:
- Be admitted to UNLV and maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA and take 12 or more credits per semester.
- Be declared as an Exploring or Major Pathways student.
- Be Pell-grant eligible.
- Be a Nevada resident.
Is it difficult to get into UNLV?
UNLV admissions is somewhat selective with an acceptance rate of 81%. Students that get into UNLV have an average SAT score between 1030-1250 or an average ACT score of 19-25. The regular admissions application deadline for UNLV is November 15.