The Department awards scholarships each year. 

For continuing students

  • An online form must be filled out by February 1, on MyNevada.  Go to Student Center, Supplemental Forms, Scholarship Application. 
  • Between Feb. 1 and March 1 you must ALSO Send a letter to the Graduate Director that addresses the following:
    • How many semesters you have been enrolled in your a degree program
    • Indicate if you have a completed POS.
    • If you have a POS on file, explain any deviations from your program.
    • Indicate the date you passed your comprehensive examinations, or the date you are schedule to take them according to your POS if applicable.
    • If you have received scholarship funds in the past.
    • List any honors, fellowships, publications, curated exhibitions, internships or employment related to your career goals
    • If you have a teaching fellowship (TAship): how many years you have been so funded.
  • Ask the director of your Graduate Committee to send an letter or email to the Graduate Director that describes your progress toward your degree using the Letter of Recommendation Form
  • Optional: a second letter of recommendation from someone familiar with your accomplishment in your academic work using the Letter of Recommendation Form

New applicants should contact the Graduate Director regarding application.  

Barbara Walker (Graduate Director)