The Student Government of the University of Nevada, Reno

Scholarships

ASUN awards over $150,000 in scholarships each year to students at the University of Nevada, Reno.   The money for these scholarships are funded by the ASUN Nevada Wolf Shop, your student owned store.   Without your support of the student owned store these scholarships would not be possible.  

All 2014-15 ASUN Scholarship Applications are to be completed and submitted electronically through the links below.

Requirements:

1. In order to be eligible for an ASUN Scholarship you must have filled out the University Scholarship form found in MyNevada.   Go to "Student Center, Supplemental Forms, Scholarship Application".

2. To be eligible for consideration for scholarships which require financial need, by March 1 annually students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at fafsa.ed.gov and include federal school code 002568; University of Nevada, Reno, Reno, NV.  Students not eligible to complete the FAFSA (such as international students or students with DACA status), may complete the Financial Aid Calculation for Non-FAFSA Eligible Students form by March 1 annually

Any questions or concerns regarding scholarship applications should be directed to the Special Projects Coord. at (775) 784-6589 or via email at selene@asun.unr.edu  For special arrangements in terms of scholarship applications, the Special Projects Coord. should be contacted.

Recipients who are selected will be notified by email after May 1st, 2014 and amounts will show up in recipients in the MyNevada financial aid package.  

 

Open scholarships

Application Open Date:  November 1st, 2013 at 8am

Application Close Date: February 1st, 2014 at 5pm

 

ASUN Day Care Scholarship (Apply Online- Active on November 1st  at 8am) 

Three $1,000 scholarships awarded.

Scholarship Criteria: Recognizes a need for day care financial support.

Requirements:

  • Completed the University Scholarship form found in MyNevada by February 1 annually
  • Completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or Financial Aid Calculation for Non-FAFSA Eligible  Students form by March 1 annually
  • 2.5 Cumulative GPA at the University of Nevada, Reno
  • Undergraduate Student Status
  • Currently Enrolled in 12 Credits or More

 

ASUN General Student Scholarship (Apply Online- Active on November 1st at 8am) 

Five $1,000 scholarships awarded.

Scholarship Criteria: Based primarily on need. Cumulative GPA at the University of Nevada, Reno, and involvement are secondary considerations.

Requirements:

  • Completed the University Scholarship form found in MyNevada by February 1 annually
  • Completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or Financial Aid Calculation for Non-FAFSA Eligible  Students form by March 1 annually
  • 2.5 Cumulative GPA at the University of Nevada, Reno
  • Undergraduate Student Status with Junior standing 
  • Currently Enrolled in 12 Credits or More

 

ASUN Governor Guinn ASUN Scholarship (Apply Online- Active on November 1st  at 8am) 

Five $1,500 scholarships awarded.

Scholarship Criteria: Based upon the applicant’s involvement in the campus and local community as well as adequate demonstration of need.

Requirements:

  • Completed the University Scholarship form found in MyNevada by February 1 annually
  • Completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or Financial Aid Calculation for Non-FAFSA Eligible  Students form by March 1 annually
  • 2.75 Cumulative GPA at the University of Nevada, Reno
  • Undergraduate Student Status
  • Currently Enrolled in 12 Credits or More

 

ASUN John Mackay Scholarship (Apply Online-Active on November 1st at 8am)

One $1,000 scholarships awarded.

Scholarship CriteriaBased upon the applicant’s involvement in the campus and local community as well as adequate demonstration of need.

History: This scholarship is being establised to honor John William Mackay, an Irish emigrant from Dublin, Ireland, who came to Virginia City in 1859.  He became know as one of the Bonanza Kings that struck it rich from silber mining.  He was very charitable but it was his own son, Clarence Hungerford Mackay that became the University's first major benefactor. 

2013 marked the 100 years of Mackay celebration that began with Mackay Day, to Makay Week and now Mackay Month.  ASUN spearheaded this scholarship to honor the Mackay family.  Donations are taken at events all year to help fund this scholarship.  

Requirements:

  • Completed the University Scholarship form found in MyNevada by February 1 annually
  • 3.0 Cumulative GPA at the University of Nevada, Reno
  • Undergraduate Student Status
  • Currently Enrolled in 12 Credits or More

 

ASUN John Wright International Incentive Scholarship (Apply Online- Active on November 1st  at 8am) 

Three $500 scholarships awarded.

Scholarship Criteria: Recognizes promotion of foreign cultures at UNR or an interest in international affairs. Consideration based on:
1. Promotion of foreign cultures at UNR (60%)
2. Interest in international issues (25%)
3. Cumulative GPA and class standing (15%)

Requirements:

  • Completed the University Scholarship form found in MyNevada by February 1 annually
  • 2.5 Cumulative GPA at the University of Nevada, Reno
  • Undergraduate Student Status
  • Currently Enrolled in 12 Credits or More

 

ASUN Mike Hendi Public Service Scholarship (Apply Online- Active on November 1st at 8am) 

One $1000 scholarships awarded.

Scholarship Criteria: Based on applicant's promotion of community spirit, public service, and quest to make the university a safer learning environment.

Requirements:

  • Completed the University Scholarship form found in MyNevada by February 1 annually
  • 2.5 Cumulative GPA at the University of Nevada, Reno
  • Undergraduate Student Status
  • Currently Enrolled in 12 Credits or More

 

ASUN Nevada Student Leader Scholarship (Apply Online- Active on November 1st at 8am) 

Five $1,000 scholarships awarded.

Scholarship Criteria:  Based upon the applicant’s involvement in the campus and local community as well as his demonstration of leadership skills, through participation in diverse activities, including, but not limited to, on-campus volunteer work, leadership roles in ASUN clubs, organizations and government activities, leadership roles in individual college-based, academic, or extra-curricular activities.

Requirements:

  • Completed the University Scholarship form found in MyNevada by February 1 annually
  • 3.0 Cumulative GPA at the University of Nevada, Reno
  • Undergraduate Student Status
  • Currently Enrolled in 12 Credits or More

 

ASUN Nontraditional Student Scholarship (Apply Online- Active on November 1st at 8am) 

Three $1000 scholarships awarded.

Scholarship Criteria: Recognizes students 25 years of age or older. Based primarily on need.

Requirements:

  • Completed the University Scholarship form found in MyNevada by February 1 annually
  • Completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or Financial Aid Calculation for Non-FAFSA Eligible  Students form by March 1 annually
  • At Least 25 Years Old
  • 2.5 Cumulative GPA at the University of Nevada, Reno
  • Undergraduate Student Status
  • Currently Enrolled in 12 Credits or More

 

ASUN Part-time Student Scholarship (Apply Online- Active on November 1st at 8am) 

Two $500 scholarships awarded.

Scholarship Criteria:Based primarily on need. Cumulative GPA at the University of Nevada, Reno, and involvement are secondary considerations.

Requirements:

  • Completed the University Scholarship form found in MyNevadaby February 1 annually
  • Completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or Financial Aid Calculation for Non-FAFSA Eligible  Students form by March 1 annually
  • 2.5 Cumulative GPA at the University of Nevada, Reno
  • Undergraduate Student Status
  • Currently Enrolled in At Least 7 Credits and No More Than 11 Credits

 

ASUN Paul Quinlan Memorial Scholarship (Apply Online- Active on November 1st at 8am) 

Five $1000 scholarships awarded.

Scholarship Criteria: Merit-based scholarship based on unselfish, active involvement at UNR and within the community as a whole.

Requirements:

  • Completed the University Scholarship form found in MyNevada by February 1 annually
  • 2.75 Cumulative GPA at the University of Nevada, Reno
  • Undergraduate Student Status
  • Currently Enrolled in 9 Credits or More

 

ASUN Senator Raggio ASUN Scholarship (Apply Online- Active on November 1st  at 8am) 

Five $1,500 scholarships awarded.

Scholarship Criteria: Based upon the applicant’s academic achievements, participation in university activities, as well as adequate demonstration of need

Requirements:

  • Completed the University Scholarship form found in MyNevada by February 1 annually
  • Completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or Financial Aid Calculation for Non-FAFSA Eligible  Students form by March 1 annually
  • 3.25 Cumulative GPA at the University of Nevada, Reno
  • Undergraduate Student Status
  • Currently Enrolled in 12 Credits or More

 

ASUN Student with a Disability Scholarship (Apply Online- Active on November 1st at 8am) 

Two $1,000 scholarships awarded

Scholarship Criteria: Recognizes student with a disability. Based primarily on need.
Cumulative GPA at the University of Nevada, Reno, and involvement are secondary considerations.

Requirements:

  • Completed the University Scholarship form found in MyNevada by February 1 annually
  • Completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or Financial Aid Calculation for Non-FAFSA Eligible  Students form by March 1 annually
  • 2.5 Cumulative GPA at the University of Nevada, Reno
  • Undergraduate Student Status
  • Currently Enrolled in 6 Credits or More

 

ASUN Tom Davies Scholarship (Apply Online- Active on November 1st at 8am) 

Five $1,000 scholarships awarded

Scholarship Criteria: Based primarily on need. Cumulative GPA at the University of Nevada, Reno, and involvement are secondary considerations. 

Requirements:

  • Completed the University Scholarship form found in MyNevada by February 1 annually
  • Completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or Financial Aid Calculation for Non-FAFSA Eligible  Students form by March 1 annually
  • 2.5 Cumulative GPA at the University of Nevada, Reno
  • Undergraduate Student Status
  • Currently Enrolled in 12 Credits or More

 

ASUN Unity Scholarship (Apply Online- Active on November 1st at 8am) 

Five $1,000 scholarships awarded.

Scholarship Criteria:  Based on the applicant’s involvement in the campus and local community in unity and diversity activities as well as adequate demonstration of need.

Requirements:

  • Completed the University Scholarship form found in MyNevadaby February 1 annually
  • Completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or Financial Aid Calculation for Non-FAFSA Eligible  Students form by March 1 annually
  • 2.5 Cumulative GPA at the University of Nevada, Reno
  • Undergraduate Student Status
  • Currently Enrolled in 12 Credits or More

  

Queer Student Union Scholarship (Apply Online- Active on November 1st  at 8am) 

One $1,500 scholarship awarded.

Scholarship Criteria:  Recognizes a need for financial support. Recipients shall have made positive impacts on the LGBTIQ community.

History:
The UNR Queer Student Union (QSU) established this scholarship in 2009 to assist individuals, regardless of sexual orientation or gender, who have made positive impacts on the LGBTIQ community. This scholarship is a direct result of the cooperation between students, faculty and community member in reaching for equality for all.  The QSU is a social and political organization that seeks to promote the acceptance and understanding of LGBTIQ individuals, as well as support the development and progression of a safe, open community.

Requirements: 

  • Completed the University Scholarship form found in MyNevada by February 1 annually
  • Completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or Financial Aid Calculation for Non-FAFSA Eligible  Students form by March 1 annually
  • 3.0 Cumulative GPA at the University of Nevada, Reno
  • Undergraduate or Graduate student status
  • Currently enrolled in 12 credits or more

 


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