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Name Governor Guinn Millennium Scholarship
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Award Type Merit-Based Scholarship
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Contact Information

Contact Nevada Office of the State Treasurer
555 E Washington Ave
Suite 4600
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101
Phone (888)477-2667

Scholarship Description

In 1999, Governor Kenny Guinn's Millennium Scholarship initiative was enacted into law by the Nevada Legislature; the legislation created the Millennium Scholarship trust fund to be administered by the State Treasurer. In October, the Board of Regents adopted policy guidelines for the administration of the scholarship.

Although there are a number of pathways to the Millennium Scholarship, by far the most common will be the successful completion of a rigorous program of study at a Nevada high school.

What Do I Have To Do In High School?
As a Nevada high school student, you will become eligible for a Millennium Scholarship when all of the following conditions are met.

1. You must graduate with a diploma from a Nevada public or private high school in the graduating class of the year 2000 or later;
2. You must complete high school with at least a 3.25 grade point average calculated using all high school credit granting courses. The grade point average may be weighted or unweighted. You must pass all areas of the Nevada High School Proficiency Examination; and
3. You must have been a resident of Nevada, as defined by the Board of Regents’ policy (Title 4, Chapter 18, Section 18), for at least two of your high school years.