Financial Assistance Office Hours and Appointments

WNC Financial Assistance is committed to helping students through the financial aid process during these challenging times. Financial Assistance Staff can help answer your question in a variety of ways and we look forward to hearing from you!

Get In Touch
  • Visit us Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm on the Carson Campus, Bristlecone Room 102
  • Financial Assistance Staff make regular visits the Fallon Campus, please contact the Fallon Campus at 775-423-7565 for upcoming visit information.
  • Email us anytime at finaid1@wnc.edu to get general assistance with your questions.
  • Schedule a phone appointment to receive a call at a time that is convenient for you.

Important Announcement

scholarships available2023-2024 WNC Foundation Scholarship Application now available – Apply by April 1, 2023!

The Western Nevada College Foundation and Financial Assistance Office are pleased to announce the opening of the 2023-2024 Regular Application Cycle.  Current and Prospective students are encouraged to apply during this cycle to receive priority consideration for scholarships .

Current Students Apply      Prospective Students Apply

2022-2023 William N. Pennington Career and Technical Education Scholarship Application Apply Now! *Awards will be made to eligible students contingent upon grant funding*

Western Nevada College Foundation and Financial Assistance Office are pleased to announce the release of the the William N. Pennington Career and Technical Education Scholarship Application for 2022-2023. This generous scholarship opportunity will give Western Nevada College CTE students the opportunity to learn valuable skills to enter Nevadas diverse workforce.

William N. Pennington Career and Technical Education Application

FAFSA is open! Dont Delay!

Students interested in attending the 2023-2024 Academic Year (Fall 2023, Spring 2024, and Summer 2024) are encouraged to complete they FAFSA early! The 2023-2024 FAFSA opened October 1 dont delay and dont forget to add WNCs School Code: 013896!

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Steps To Apply

  1. Apply for Admission to Western Nevada College
  2. Complete and Submit FAFSA
  3. Complete and Submit the WNC Scholarships Application
  4. Submit Any Additional Required Documentation
    If your FAFSA is federally selected for verification, you will be required to submit additional documentation to the Financial Aid Office that may include a verification for, tax transcripts and/or Tax Returns. We will request this documentation when we receive your FAFSA.
  5. Review Financial Aid Offer
    Once you have been offered funds, a Financial Aid Offer notification will be emailed to you. You can also check the status of your financial aid offer by logging into myWNC. Note: WNC does not automatically offer student loans. Learn more about requesting student loans by visiting the Student Loan Information page.

Financial Assistance Vision and Mission

Vision

Western Nevada College Financial Assistance Office reduces financial barriers to promote student success.

Mission

The Western Nevada College Financial Assistance Office strives to promote student success, by providing accessible, knowledgeable, and consistent professional service and resources to reduce financial barriers.