Do you need some financial help to get your master or doctoral degree? If yes, then the University of Nevada’s Robert E. Dickenson Scholarship might be the opportunity that you are looking for. This scheme is designed to help all incoming and continuing master and doctoral students of the University of Nevada.
This scholarship programme is established in the memory of the late Robert E. Dickenson who was a rancher and entrepreneur. This fund is currently available for the academic year of 2020-2021 for students who belong to a financially disadvantaged background. It carries the purpose of providing financial assistance to deserving students successfully to pursue a post-graduate degree, primarily through agriculture science.
University of Nevada, Reno is a high-impact research institution transforming the lives of students and the state of Nevada as well. It came into existence in 1874 as the first higher education institution of Nevada. It is especially known for its academics, facilities, engagement, support, and vibrant campus life. In its every effort, the university strives to make its students’ learning journey more comfortable and profitable. This institution is divided into 180 buildings, 60 research facilities, 12 museums and galleries, and 11 schools and colleges.
|Organization||University of Nevada|
|Educational Level||Master and doctoral|
|Amount||$3,000 and 10,000 per year|
|Number of Awards||N/A|
Who May Be Eligible?
It is mandatory to meet the following requirements:
- Candidates should be US Citizens;
- Applicants should be graduate students;
- Aspirants must be taking part in one of the following graduate degree programmes, in order of preference:
- Agricultural Science
- Environmental Science, Forestry Management & Ecology
- Rangeland Ecology & Management
- Hydrogeology, Geo-Engineering
- And others
- Recipients must have a minimum 3.0 UNR GPA if they are continuing students;
- New graduate students must be regularly admissible;
- New master’s students: 2.75 UGRD GPA, 3.0 GRAD GPA if the student has any graduate coursework;
- New PhD students: 3.0 UGRD GPA, 3.0 GRAD GPA if a student has any graduate coursework.
How to Apply
All the scholarship recipients who are currently not enrolled in an eligible programme at the university will have to take admission first. Applicants must complete an online nomination form that must be submitted to the Graduate School by the graduate students’ graduate programme director. The nomination must include a statement of support (800 words or less) from the graduate programme director that must be explaining how the student’s current or future work fosters productive, responsible, and economical livestock and/or land.
The scholarship’s award ranges from $3,000 and 10,000 per student per year. This award will depend on the number, quality, and financial needs of the nominees. Students who are facing financial obstacles to further their education can take advantage of this opportunity.
Applications are open until September 15, 2020.