More than 68 percent of our students receive financial aid, including scholarships, grants, work-study, and loans

More than 68 percent of our students receive financial aid, including scholarships, grants, work-study, and loans

Nevada State College students may be eligible to receive assistance paying for financial aid-eligible coursework through one or more of the following financial aid programs.

ACHIEVE NEVADA

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Achieve Nevada is a robust financial aid program to cover more college expenses for more students. Qualifying students may receive free in-state registration and funding to help with books and other expenses.

  • You /23 academic year if you are Pell Grant eligible and complete the FAFSA by .
  • If you are not eligible to receive federal aid but your EFC is below 15,000, you can still have up to60% of your fees covered with a Nevada State grant.
  • New and continuing students are eligible, non-resident students can also receive funding to cover a portion of find a payday loan company in Bedminster their tuition and fees.

GRANTS

Grants are awarded to students based on financial need, as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (fafsa.gov) and usually do not need to be repaid. Grants may be used to pay for tuition and fees, books and supplies, transportation and other expenses related to attending college. The following grant programs are currently available to eligible NSC students.

Federal Pell Grant – This grant is available to students pursuing their first bachelor’s degree at Nevada State College who demonstrate a high level of need according to the results of the FAFSA. The amount awarded for each semester depends on a student’s financial need, costs to attend school, and number of credits taken. Students may receive a Pell Grant for up to two full-time semesters per academic year, with a lifetime maximum of 12 full-time semesters.

Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant – The FSEOG Program provides need-based grants to help low-income undergraduate students finance the costs of postsecondary education. When making FSEOG awards, the institution must give priority to those students with exceptional need (those with the lowest Expected Family Contributions, or EFCs, at the institution) and those who are also Federal Pell Grant recipients.

Silver State Opportunity Grant Program – The SSOG Program was established by the Nevada Legislature in 2015 to provide grants to eligible low-income students who are college-ready to assist with funding a portion of the cost of attending a community or state college within the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE). Limited funds are awarded to students enrolled in 15 or more financial aid-eligible credits in a semester on a first-come, first-served basis according to a formula established by the NSHE Board of Regents. Students should complete the FAFSA in order to be considered for this award.

Nevada State Access Grant – Funded from both state and institutional sources, these grants are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis to students demonstrating a high level of need based on their FAFSA application. Award amounts are based both on a student’s EFC and number of credits taken in a term. The priority deadline is January 15 to be considered for the upcoming academic year.

Nevada State College Grant – This institutionally-funded grant is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis to students who, although otherwise eligible to receive federal student aid, are ineligible to receive the Federal Pell Grant, but still demonstrate a high level of need according to their FAFSA applications. Award amounts are based both on a student’s EFC and number of credits taken in a term. The priority deadline is January 15 to be considered for the upcoming academic year.

Nevada State Opportunity Grant – This institutionally-funded grant is awarded to NSC students who are not eligible to apply for any type of Federal Student Aid, but who demonstrate a high level of need according to their FAFSA or Non-Federal Aid Applications . Award amounts are based both on a student’s EFC and number of credits taken in a term.

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