A total of 67 scholarships funded by 44 donors were awarded to 55 students for a total of $146,650 at the 2015 Savitt Awards Banquet. All qualified students are encourage to log in to MyNevada and apply for scholarships beginning in November 2015. All scholarship applications are due no later than February 1, 2016. All awarded scholarships will be used for the 2016-2017 academic year.
Reynolds School of Journalism scholarship applicants, please note:
Reynolds School of Journalism applicants must complete the scholarship application in MyNEVADA between November and February 1, annually. To do so, log in to MyNevada, go to Student Center, Supplemental Forms, Scholarship Application.
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.
- Our scholarships are awarded to students who are declared journalism majors or pre-majors and are in good academic standing. Eligibility is limited to the semesters in which you are a FULL TIME student at Nevada (12 undergraduate credits, 9 graduate credits). Community college credits and open enrollment Extended Studies credits do not count.
- Please note that due to the large number of applicants, notification will be sent only to those who are receiving awards.