The deadline for high school seniors to apply for the Nevada Promise Scholarship is fast approaching. The application deadline is October 31.
The scholarship, in its second year, will pay all mandatory tuition and fees for up to three years at any Nevada community college minus any federal or state financial aid. In addition to the financial benefits, students in the program are also assigned a mentor who can help guide them through college, are required to perform community service each year, and benefit from programming and assistance to make their transition into college successful.
To qualify, students must either be a continuing Nevada Promise Scholarship recipient beginning with the class of 2018 or a high school graduate from the class of 2021 applying for the first time.
- Be classified as a Nevada resident for tuition purposes by the instruction where they plan to receive the Nevada Promise Scholarship.
- Have earned one of the following during your high school senior academic year:
- High school diploma from a public or private high school located in Nevada;
- High school diploma from a public high school in a country of another state that borders Nevada and accepts Nevada residents; or
- General Equivalency Diploma (GED) or equivalent document before 20 years of age no later than June 15.
- A homeschool student may satisfy this eligibility requirement by obtaining a general equivalency diploma or equivalent document (i.e. GED, HSET, or TASC) no later than June 15
- Not have earned prior associate or bachelors degree.
- Meet ALL program deadlines
- Enroll in a minimum of 12 semester credit hours in an associate degree program, a bachelor's degree program or certificate of achievement program for each semester of the school year immediately following the school year in which the student graduates from high school.
Eligibility requirements include:
- apply on or before October 31
- enroll in at least 12 credits per semester
- have received a high school diploma or equivalent
- begin classes in the fall of 2022
- complete a Federal Financial Aid Application and its verification (FAFSA)
- complete at least 8 hours of community service
- work with a mentor during the program
- complete two trainings, which are available online
- not be in default on any federal student loan or owe a refund to any federal student aid program
- not have earned a prior college degree
The District prohibits bullying, cyber-bullying, harassment, sexual harassment, discrimination and/or retaliation in any of its educational programs/activities, employment, and employment opportunities. For the District's full Notice of Non-Discrimination statement as well as methods to address questions and concerns please visit our Notice of Non-Discrimination and Web Accessibility page.
For more information, visit the Civil Rights Compliance Department page.
El Distrito prohíbe la intimidación, la intimidación cibernética, el acoso, el acoso sexual, la discriminación y / o las represalias en cualquiera de sus programas / actividades educativas, empleo y oportunidades de empleo. Para obtener la declaración completa del Aviso de No Discriminación del Distrito, así como los métodos para abordar preguntas e inquietudes, visite nuestra página de Notice of Non-Discrimination and Web Accessibility
Para más información visite Civil Rights Compliance Department page.