University of Nevada Graduate Dean's Merit scholarships
University of Nevada, Reno
Deadline:  12th April

All Nationalities
M.Tech. (Master of Technology),Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy),M.Arch. (Master of Architecture),M.Plan. (Master of Planning),M.Com. (Master of Commerce),M.S. (Master of Surgery),M.Phil. (Master of Philosophy),M.B.A. (Master of Business Administration),M.Ed. (Master of Education),M.S. (Master of Science),M.Des. (Master of Design),M.C.A. (Master of Computer Applications),M.Optom. (Master of Optometry),M.P.H. (Master of Public Health),M.Voc. (Master of Vocation),M.H.R.D.M. (Master in Human Resources Development Management),M.Ch. (Master of Chirurgiae),M.Sc. (Master of Science),M.Text. (Master of Textile),M.A (Master of Arts)
United States

Scholarship Overview

University of Nevada Graduate Dean's Merit scholarships, 2021 is offered for Masters, PhD degree in the field of Eligible courses offered. You can apply to this scholarship. The deadline for the sending your application is 12 Apr 2021. This scholarship is provided by University of Nevada, Reno and the value of this scholarship is Partial Funding, Up to $10,000 . This scholarship is open for: Open to all nationals.

  • Degree: Masters, PhD
  • Provided by: University of Nevada, Reno
  • Deadline: 12 Apr 2021
  • Scholarship value: Partial Funding, Up to $10,000

Graduate Dean's merit scholarships are open to both domestic and international master's and doctoral students in any approved University of Nevada, Reno graduate program (Ph.D., doctorate, MFA or master's). For spring nomination deadlines, only incoming graduate students are eligible. For the fall nomination deadline, both incoming and currently enrolled graduate students are eligible, but preference will be given to incoming students in doctoral programs. 

Value of the  University of Nevada Graduate Dean's Merit scholarships, 2021:

The amount of the one-year scholarship is $10,000 ($5,000 per semester) for new admits or $5,000 ($2,500 per semester) for continuing grad students per academic year.


  • Applicant must be either: (1) a fully admitted, incoming domestic or international student who has been offered admission to a degree-granting doctoral or master's program (Ph.D., doctorate, MFA or master's) at the University of Nevada, Reno at the time of nomination, or (2) a fully admitted currently enrolled domestic or international student in a degree-granting doctoral or master's program (Ph.D., doctorate, MFA or master's) at the University of Nevada, Reno.
  • For incoming students, the applicant must meet the minimum requirements for admission to a doctoral or master's degree-granting program at the University of Nevada, Reno Graduate School, either as a domestic or international student.
  • Scholarship recipients must meet the requirements for satisfactory academic progress for financial aid.
  • Scholarship recipients must enroll in 6 or more units during the fall and spring semesters.
  • Graduate assistantship status is not a criterion for the scholarship, and both graduate assistants and non-graduate assistants are eligible.

How To Apply

Our admissions specialists have created an admissions road map to make your application process as simple as possible. Please read through all four sections before starting your application.

If you are applying as a Graduate Special (non-degree seeking) classification, please read the  Graduate Special requirements or complete a Graduate Special application.

  1. Spend time reviewing the degree and program requirements of your desired program.
  2. Note your program-specific deadline for application.
  3. Review the Graduate School's general requirements for admission for domestic or international students.
  4. Gather versions of your transcripts, test scores, and resume or CV that can be uploaded online. (At this time, you may use unofficial copies, however, official copies will be required for formal review.)
  5. International students should also gather uploadable versions of their TOEFL or IELTS scores and their Degree Certificate.
  6. We strongly recommended reviewing the  degree and department pages in your desired program and reaching out to introduce yourself to program faculty.
  7. Provide notice to your recommenders prior to completing your application.