Helping you jumpstart your higher education savings!
Saving for higher education is a challenge for many families. That's why the State of Nevada and the SSGA Upromise 529 want to help Nevada children attain the best education possible. Don't miss out on this exciting program!
Introducing the Silver State Matching Grant Program1
Does your family have an adjusted gross income level of $74,999 or less? Are you and your beneficiary Nevada residents? There may be extra college savings waiting for you.
How do I qualify?
- Both you and the beneficiary must be Nevada residents.
- You must be the account owner of a SSGA Upromise 529 account.
- The beneficiary must be 13 or younger as of Dec 31 of the year the account owner first applies for matching grant.
- Your household adjusted gross income must not exceed $74,999.
How does the matching grant work?
All documentation must be postmarked no later than July 31 to qualify. If you qualify and are approved for the Program, contributions to your SSGA Upromise 529 account will be matched dollar-for-dollar up to $300 per year. There is a lifetime maximum of $1,500 over five (5) years per beneficiary. Funds are awarded on a first come first serve basis, so don’t wait!
How can you apply to the Silver State Matching Grant Program?
- Review the full Silver State Matching Grant Instructions
- Apply online in your SSGA Upromise plan account
- Mail your required documentation to Nevada State Treasurer's Office, Las Vegas Office, 555 E. Washington Ave., Ste 4600, Las Vegas, NV 89101-1074. The documentation must be postmarked no later than July 31
- You will be notified about the status of your application
- If approved, match funds will be applied in January based on previous year's contributions
Have more questions about the Silver State Matching Grant Program?
Download some frequently asked questions. (PDF)
|April 1||Application process opens
Note: All documentation must be postmarked no later than July 31 to qualify. Funds are awarded on a first come first served basis.
|July 31||Final date for:
|January||Match funds applied to SSGA Upromise 529 Account|
1Matching grants are subject to availability of funds, and there is no guarantee of the continued operation of the Silver State Matching Grant Program.