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Donna Weistrop and David B. Shaffer Scholarship

Sponsored by: University of Nevada, Las Vegas - Graduate College

Applicant must be a master's student at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas graduate college pursuing a degree in astronomy, chemistry, geoscience, or physics. Preference given to students in physics or astronomy. Minimum 3.5 GPA, resume, statement of purpose, unofficial transcript, and one letter of recommendation required. Recipient must remain in good standing in degree program and complete a minimum of six graduate credits each semester of the scholarship year.


Application Deadline December 1
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Scholarship
Required areas of study astronomy, chemistry, geoscience, physics
Awarded every year? yes
Renewable? no
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? yes
Is a separate application required? yes



Max $1,000
Min $750

Contact Information

Scholarship Administrator
University of Nevada, Las Vegas - Graduate College
FDH 352
Box 451017
4505 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89154 United States

Phone: (702) 895-3320

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