Scholarship List

Arts and Sciences Scholarship
  • Amount varies
  • Based on annual contributions and demonstrated financial need

Arts and Sciences Student Global Engagement Fund
  • $1500
  • Enrolled in the College for Arts and Sciences
  • For study abroad and global engagement
  • Must submit required narrative for Dean’s Experiential Learning Awards

Phil & Kathy Boardman Scholarship Fund for the Humanities
  • $500
  • Awarded to students studying in the area of Humanities (defined to include: Anthropology, Classics & religious Studies, English, History, Medieval & Renaissance Studies, Modern Languages and Literature, and Philosophy).
  • Junior or Senior standing
  • GPA of 3.0 or above

Chancellor’s Scholarship for Math & Science
  • $5000
  • Undergraduate majoring in either science or mathematics

John D. Clarke Courage and Commitment Fund
  • $1500
  • Enrolled in the College for Arts and Sciences
  • For study abroad
  • Must submit required narrative for Dean’s Experiential Learning Awards

Paul & Bernice Crounse College of Arts and Sciences Scholarship Fund
  • $1400
  • Student must be enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences
  • Must be a graduate from Central High School, Omaha NE
  • Preference given to incoming freshman
  • Preference based on financial need

Dean’s Experiential Learning Scholarship
  • Up to $1,500
  • Approximately 10 scholarships
  • Full-time undergraduate in the College of Arts and Sciences
  • Junior or Senior standing – in semester for which scholarship is effective

Timothy and Claudia Divis Global Engagement Scholarship Fund
  • $1500
  • Enrolled in the College for Arts and Sciences
  • For study abroad
  • Must submit required narrative for Dean’s Experiential Learning Awards

Larry Doerr Scholarship Fund for Arts and Sciences
  • $500
  • Undergraduate enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences
  • Preference given to students studying in the area of Humanities (defined to include Classics, Communication Studies, Philosophy, English, History and Modern Languages)

Herbert Thomas and Lilah David Folsom Memorial Scholarship
  • $1,000
  • Undergraduate enrolled in the pre-medicine program in the College of Arts and Sciences
  • GPA of 3.0 or better

Roland J. Hjorth Scholarship Fund
  • $500
  • Enrolled in the College for Arts and Sciences
  • preference to candidates with demonstrated financial need

Hohensee-Fruhwirth Scholarship for UNL College of Arts and Sciences
  • $500
  • pursuing a major in the college of Arts and Sciences,
  • sophomore or junior standing
  • preference given to NE residents
  • preference to candidates with demonstrated financial need

Jim & Becky Hohnstein Scholarship/Fellowship Fund
  • $500
  • Pursuing a major in the Department of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences
  • GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Preference shall not be given to candidates who have Demonstrated financial need

Carl Oscar and Hilde Johnson Scholarship
  • $500 - $800
  • Junior or senior standing
  • Major in language or social sciences

Kiffin Scholarship
  • $500 to $1,000
  • Sophomore or above
  • Graduate of a Nebraska high school
  • In upper 20% of class
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Participation in community and extra-curricular activities

Dorothy Kinyoun Scholarship
  • $300 - $500

Robert L. McCall Arts and Science Scholarship
  • $1,000 - $2,000
  • Undergraduate enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences
  • Graduate of a Nebraska high school
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Preference given to students from educationally or economically disadvantaged backgrounds prior to enrollment at UNL
  • Requires a separate narrative

Carroll R. McKibbin Scholarship Fund
  • $1,000 - $3,000
  • GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Preference given to students who have demonstrated academic merit and accomplishments

Charles D. and Betty J. McKinsey Scholarship
  • $500
  • Undergraduate enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences
  • graduate of a Nebraska High School
  • Demonstrated financial need

Martina McMenamin Memorial Scholarship
  • $1,000 - $1,200
  • Sophomore standing or above
  • GPA of 3.0 or better
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Graduate of Daniel J. Gross High School; if no qualified applicants, candidate may be graduate of any Nebraska High School

Louis Max Meyer Fund for Nebraska History
  • $1000
  • CAS History Major
  • Preference given to students who focus on Nebraska History

Moss Family Arts & Sciences Memorial Scholarship
  • $500
  • majoring in science as defined by the Dean
  • graduate of a high school located in either Antelope County or Boone County
  • Demonstrated financial need.

Sallie W. Nixon Educational Scholarship
  • $1,000 -$1,500
  • Full-time undergraduate in the College of Arts and Sciences
  • preference given to non-traditional students
Samuel H. Perry, M.D. & Patricia B. Perry, Ph.D, Scholarship Fund
  • $1,000
  • Enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences
  • Junior class or above standing
  • GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Graduate of a Nebraska High School
  • Expressed a desire to pursue a career in the area of health or medical profession following graduation
  • Preference given to those demonstrating financial need

Henry and Dorothy Riekes Scholarship
  • $500 - $600
  • Sophomore or above
  • Currently enrolled in one course which applies to the minor in Jewish Studies
  • One letter of recommendation should come from a faculty member affiliated with the Norman and Bernice Harris Center for Judaic Studies

Jim & Cheryl Samples Scholarship Fund
  • $1,000 - $1,500
  • Undergraduate enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences
  • GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Preference given to graduates of a high school located in the following counties: Adams, Buffalo, Furnas, Hall Hamilton, Harlan, Hayes, or Red Willow
  • Preference given to those demonstrating financial need

Shuler-Mills Scholarship
  • $7,000 - $12,000
  • Junior or senior standing
  • Enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences
  • Demonstrated academic progress and achievement
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Graduate of a Nebraska High School

Herman & Ruth Siefkes Memorial Scholarship
  • $300
  • admitted to Arts and Sciences
  • demonstrate financial need

Annis Chaiken Sorenson Award
  • $500 - $600
  • Junior standing
  • Major in the humanities

Theodore C Sorensen Public Service Scholarship Fund
  • $5000
  • Pursuing a major within the College of Arts and Sciences
  • Preference given to graduates of Nebraska high schools
  • Senior standing
  • Demonstrated superior academic performance
  • Demonstrated a commitment to public affairs and service in Nebraska and/or the United States or internationally

Grace and Mabel Souther Scholarship
  • $300 - $500
  • Undergraduate enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences

Stetler Scholarship
  • $1000
  • Undergraduate enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences
  • One semester as a public service intern

Judith L Stewart Gross Non- Traditional Student Scholarship Fund
  • $1000 minimum
  • pursuing a major in the College of Arts and Sciences
  • preference given to juniors and seniors
  • non-traditional w/preference given to candidates who are single custodial parents of a minor child or children
  • demonstrated financial need
  • preference given to candidates who strive to balance their work, family, and other important commitments with school.

Robert and Norma Stine Scholarship Fund
  • $500 - $1,000
  • Undergraduate enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences
  • Preference given to students with demonstrated financial need

Dianne Loennig Stoddard Arts and Sciences Excellence Fund
  • $1500
  • Enrolled in the College for Arts and Sciences
  • For study abroad and global engagement
  • Must submit required narrative for Dean’s Experiential Learning Awards

Eunice Stout Endowed Scholarship Fund
  • $1,000 - $2,000
  • Undergraduate enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences
  • Sophomore or above
  • GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Graduate of a Nebraska High School
  • Financial need shall not be considered

Max John and Pauline H. Stuermer Scholarship
  • $700 - $1,200
  • Female undergraduate enrolled in pre-medicine program in the College of Arts and Sciences
  • Major in the humanities as defined by the Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

Robert O. and Gloria L. Vesper Scholarship Fund for the Sciences
  • $2,000 - $6,000
  • Undergraduate student with a sophomore standing or above Majoring in Geology, Geography, Meteorology-Climatology, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science or Math
  • GPA of 3.0 or better
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Graduate of a Nebraska High School (preference given to those students from Brown, Rock, Keya Paha, Cherry, Holt, and Boyd counties)

Stan & Gladys Whitcomb Arts and Sciences STEM Scholarship
  • Minimum of 50% of estimated tuition and fees
  • Enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences
  • pursuing a major in one of the STEM disciplines - "hard" science, technology, engineering and mathematics in A&S (including Actuarial Science, Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geology, Mathematics, Meteorology/Climatology, Microbiology, Physics & Astronomy, Plant Biology;
  •  High School graduate of any Nebraska County EXCEPT Douglas, Lancaster & Sarpy
  • preference to demonstrated financial need.
  • Recipients will be known as the Stan and Gladys Whitcomb Arts & Sciences STEM Scholars Honoring Lloyd Jackson and Edwin Halfar.

Whitted Family Scholarship Fund
  • $500
  • Enrolled in College of Arts and Sciences

Charles and Linda Wilson Humanities in Medicine Scholarship
  • $500 - $3,000
  • Undergraduate enrolled in the pre-medicine program and the Humanities in Medicine Program in the College of Arts and Sciences
  • Declared major in a humanities field as defined by the Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Top 10% of high school graduating class
  • Demonstrated excellence in course work at UNL
  • Participation and leadership in school and community activities
  • Preference to students demonstrating financial need

Morley & Charlotte Zipursky Scholarship Fund
  • $2,000 minimum
  • Enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences
  • Preference given to those pursuing a major in the Department of English with a concentration in literature