Community2Campus administers several scholarships earmarked especially for UNLV re-entry students returning to higher education after an extended interruption in education due to family commitments, military service, finances, or other reasons.

Community2Campus works in concert with the Adult Learner Advisory Board to evaluate applications for scholarships and select recipients for the awards. The scholarships range between $500 to $5000, annually. 

Scholarships and Eligibility Requirements

There are specific scholarship eligibility requirements indicated for each scholarship.  The scholarships listed are made available by the generous support of various donors.  To apply for a specific Re-entry Scholarship, students must meet all of the scholarship requirements.  Applicants for all scholarships must be formally admitted to UNLV as a degree seeking student to be considered for an award. 

Application Process

The scholarship application for the 2024-2025 session will be available on January 1, 2024 To apply, complete the online scholarship application and compose and upload a single-spaced, one-page, personal statement addressing the following points (submissions over one page will be disqualified):

  • How would a re-entry scholarship help you achieve your personal, academic, and professional goals?
  • What circumstances led to your interruption in pursuing a higher education, and how did you overcome those obstacles?

If you have any questions regarding your application or the application process email them to

Scholarship Deadline

The deadline for submitting application materials for each academic year is the last Friday in March by 11:59 pm.  

All applications submitted after the deadline date will be disqualified.

Application results will be emailed to all applicants in May.

Additional Scholarship Resources

UNLV Scholarships

Public Education Foundation