Student Honors
Student Honors


Dean's List

Each semester, students' academic achievement is recognized with placement on the College of Arts and Sciences Dean's List.

Graduation with Distinction

In recognition of outstanding academic excellence, the College of Arts and Sciences recommends bachelor's degrees with three levels of distinction: Distinction, High Distinction, and Highest Distinction—the latter requiring a thesis.


Funding from the college is available based on various criteria.


University Honors Program

The University Honors Program gives undergraduate students in any major to make the most of their time at Nebraska by choosing experiences, classes, and work opportunities that allow them to live their passions.

  • includes small, interactive, and interdisciplinary seminars and a continuum of hands-on experiences
  • high school seniors and current students can apply

Optionally, any course can be contracted for Honors credit with the Honors program.

Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management

Student in any major can engage in the interdisciplinary Raikes School curriculum that connects computing, business, and innovation and features a Design Studio. Applicants use the Honors Shared Application through MyRed.

National / International

Fellowships and Scholarships

Fellowships and scholarships from organizations outside of the university.