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    Nevada Promise Scholarship:
    The Nevada Promise Scholarship (NPS) is a state-supported financial aid program established by the Nevada State Legislature for Nevada high school graduates to attend community college at a substantially reduced cost. As a last-dollar scholarship, the NPS covers up to three years of the base registration and certain other mandatory fees not covered by other state and federal aid received by the student.  https://www.tmcc.edu/nevada-promise-scholarship

    Deadline to submit an application is midnight by October 31.

     

    Steps to Earn TMCC's Nevada Promise Scholarship

    Each step listed below is mandatory. It cannot be emphasized enough that failure to complete all requirements prior to each deadline will result in loss of scholarship eligibility.

    1. Complete the Nevada Promise Scholarship Application
      Class of 2024, fill out the online Nevada Promise Scholarship Application and submit it before midnight on October 31. Please see these other scholarship opportunities as well.
    2. Apply for Admission
      Complete the TMCC Application for Admission and view important dates and deadlines. If you have questions, contact Admissions and Records.
      • Select the upcoming Fall Application for Admission
      • Must be degree-seeking to qualify for financial assistance
    3. Complete a Nevada Promise Program Training
      You must complete this training no later than March 1.
    4. Complete a FAFSA
      All Nevada Promise Scholarship applicants must file a 2024-2025 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) no later than April 1.
    5. Learn About Your Placement Options
      New students have many options for placement testing: ACT or SAT scores, a qualifying high school GPA and AP scores. Scores must be less than two years old. You can submit official copies of your ACT and/or SAT scores to the Admissions and Records Office. Recent high school graduates may place using alternate pathways, using their high school coursework to qualify.
    6. Complete New Student Orientation
      Using your TMCC username and password, log in to your WebCollege Canvas account to access New Student Orientation. New Student Orientation is designed around you, helping to uncover answers to the questions you have and introducing you to resources, programs and services.
    7. Complete and Report Community Service Hours
      All students must complete and report 8 hours of community service no later than May 1. Visit our community service section for more information.
    8. Meet with Your Assigned Mentor
      You are required to meet with an assigned mentor at least one time no later than July 1. TMCC’s Nevada Promise Office will match you to a mentor and notify you via email after completion and verification of your community service hours. 
    9. Complete Your Financial Aid File (To-Do List)
      Check your Financial Aid To-Do list in your MyTMCC account and submit all required documentation to TMCC's Financial Aid Office no later than July 1. Contact the Financial Aid Office for assistance.
    10. Register for Classes
      You must register for at least 12 credits that are required for your certificate or degree program at TMCC for Fall no later than July 1. Class registration is completed through MyTMCC using your TMCC username and password. Lastly, go to college! At the end of the year all your hard work will pay off and you’ll attend college debt-free!