Financial Assistance

Grants

Federal Pell Grant - Pell Grants are based on financial need and enrollment status. Eligibility is determined by the federal government and verified by the Financial Assistance Office. Completion of the FAFSA is required. The lifetime limit for Pell Grants is 12 semesters (full-time).

Other Financial Aid Grants

Funds for the following programs are limited so they are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. Completion of the FAFSA is required.

Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) - This federal program provides limited grant funding on a first-come, first-served basis to students who meet the April 1 priority filing deadline. Recipients must be eligible for a Pell Grant, be enrolled in at least six units, and demonstrate exceptional financial need.

Grant-in-Aid - This state program provides limited funding to Nevada residents on a first-come, first-served basis. Recipients must be at least half-time and have an expected family contribution of less than $200.

Western Nevada Award - This program is for students who have demonstrated financial need as determined by the FAFSA and are enrolled at least half-time.

Nevada Resident Award - To be eligible for this program, students must be a Nevada resident, be enrolled at least half time, and show financial need.



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