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GEAR UP Scholarship Contacts

Are you a Nevada State GEAR UP Scholarship recipient?  Do you have GEAR UP scholarship questions or concerns? Please contact the representative at your institution from the list below:

Institution: CSN
Contact Information:
Lily Alvarez – 702-651-4786 –

Institution: GBC
Contact Information:
Scott Nielsen – 775-753-2289 –

Institution: NSC
Contact Information:
Fran Wilson – 702-992-2163 –

Institution: TMCC
Contact Information:
Leslie Anne Jia – 775-674-7507 –

Institution: UNLV
Contact Information:
Jennifer Martinez – 702-895-0625 –

Institution: UNR
Contact Information:
Geoffrey Green – 775-682-8090 –

Institution: WNC
Contact Information:
JW Lazzari – 775-445-3259 –

Any other GEAR UP scholarship questions should be directed to Ms. Stephanie Swanson at the Nevada Department of Education by calling (775) 687-9150 or emailing

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