NEVADA STATE TREASURER ANNOUNCES COLLEGE SAVINGS MONTH GIVEAWAY Ends 9/30 #CollegeSaving #NevadaResidents #Scholarship #Giveaway


The State Treasurer’s Office is reminding Nevadans that they will be accepting entries for their college savings month scholarship account giveaway through September 30th. The office is giving away 20-$529 scholarship accounts during the month of September. Nevada residents with children ages 13 or younger can enter to win at

“We are excited to make this giveaway possible to put more Nevada students on the path to college,” said Dan Schwartz, Nevada State Treasurer. “Statistics show that students with a college savings account in their name are between six and seven times more likely to attend college.” *

No taxpayer dollars are used to fund the contest. All awards are funded from a portion of program management fees.

Plans offered by the Nevada State Treasurer’s Office include the Nevada Prepaid Tuition Program, Nevada College Kick Start, SSGA Upromise 529 Plan, Putnam 529 for America, the Vanguard 529 Plan and the USAA 529 College Savings Plan. To learn more about any of these programs please visit

*2011 report, The Role of Savings and Wealth in Reducing “Wilt” Between Expectations and College Attendance, by William Elliott and Sondra Beverly of the University of Kansas and Washington University in St. Louis.
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