The Las Vegas Scholars Program: For Computer UNLVScience & Computer Engineering Students is funded by a $650,000 grant from the National Science Foundation.

Who should apply: We are seeking high school seniors who will be incoming freshman at UNLV in Fall 2019. In addition, the student must: (1) declare a major of computer science or computer engineering; (2) be accepted into UNLV’s College of Engineering as a full time student; (3) demonstrate financial need; and (4) have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher (for a complete list of eligibility, please see website under eligibility).

How to apply: Applicants must submit the following: (1) online application to the UNLV Las Vegas Scholars Program; (2) unofficial high school transcripts; (3) two letters of recommendation; and (4) a personal statement.

The application deadline is January 14, 2019.

Here are just a few of the benefits of being a Las Vegas Scholar: receive up to $6,200 in an annual scholarship per student for up to 4 years. Learn how to bridge the gap between high school, work, and college expectations by participating in a one-month summer bridge program where students will meet new friends, learn about the department and campus, and earn 6 college credits towards their university degree.

For more information about the program and application process, please visit our website at http://lvscholars.sites.unlv.edu/.

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