Jeri Caldwell
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June 18, 2013
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Millennium Scholarship to continue for 5 more years

The Nevada State Treasurer’s Office announced that $15 million allocated to the Gov. Guinn Millennium Scholarship program during the 2013 Legislative Session will allow the program continue through at least the 2017-2018 school year. What is the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement? The Millennium Scholarship program was established in 1999 by then Gov. Kenny Guinn and the Nevada Legislature using funds from the tobacco master settlement agreement. According to a press release, the program currently provides approximately $25 million in annual scholarship support for Nevada high school graduates, and more 29,000 millennium scholars have received degrees from Nevada schools since the …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Jun 18, 2013 05:47PM Published Jun 18, 2013 05:47PM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.