Governor Guinn Millennium Scholarship

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Application Deadline

April 01

Awarded By

Nevada System of Higher Education

Award Amount

The dollar value of the Millennium Scholarship is determined on a per-credit basis. Millennium Scholars at a NSHE community college will receive $40 per enrolled lower division credit hour and $60 per enrolled upper division credit hour. Millennium Scholars at a NSHE state college will receive $60 per enrolled credit hour. Millennium Scholars at all other eligible institutions will receive $80 per enrolled credit hour. Millennium Scholarship funding is limited to a maximum of 12 credits per semester (24 per academic year), counting all coursework at all institutions. Scholarships are available for up to six academic years following high school graduation for up to a maximum life time total of $10,000.


Varies, all eligible students will be automatically considered.

Additional Information

In 1999, the Governor Guinn Millennium Scholarship initiative was enacted into law by the Nevada Legislature, creating the Millennium Scholarship trust fund to be administered by the State Treasurer. The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Board of Regents adopted policy guidelines for the administration of the scholarship. Students should seek assistance from his/her high school counselors and the admissions and financial aid offices of all colleges he/she is considering. For more detailed information regarding program requirements, please refer to the Millennium Scholarship program Policy and Procedures of the NSHE Board of Regents at

Deadline Info

Students do not apply for this award directly. Nevada high school students are automatically evalulated by his/her high school for award consideration. The school district will submit the student's na ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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