About the Program
The Governor Guinn Millennium Scholarship is awarded to qualified Nevada high school graduates and can be used at eligible in-state institutions.
We want to ensure Nevada’s best scholars stay in Nevada. The Governor Guinn Millennium Scholarship awards up to $10,000 in tuition to our state’s brightest students who decide to attend college here in Nevada. The Scholarship allows qualified students an opportunity to save a significant amount of money by simply going to school at an in-state college or university. If you’re a high-achieving student with a desire to attend college, this is an opportunity that is too good to pass up!
- Provides up to $10,000 in tuition to qualified Nevada students (up to $80 per credit hour) at eligible in-state colleges or universities.
- Paid on a per credit hour basis, up to 15 credits each semester.
How it Works
The requirements to obtain and remain qualified for the Millennium Scholarship funds are rigorous. The minimum requirements are a 3.25 GPA for high school course work or a minimum qualifying score on the SAT or ACT, completing required high school credits in a number of different subjects, attendance at a Nevada public or private high school, and maintaining a minimum GPA and credit hours while in college. There is no application needed for traditional high school students; you will be notified by mail if you qualify.