Scholarship Information


Scholarship Information


Sometimes, it helps to get support. To offset the cost of attendance, current College of Engineering students in Lincoln and Omaha have the opportunity to apply for additional funding through the following:

Lincoln

College of Engineering
The College of Engineering facilitates the Milton Mohr Scholarship Program. Current students are encouraged to check their email for more information regarding the application process and deadlines.

Academic Department Scholarships
Each academic department in the College of Engineering has scholarships to award to current students. To learn more the application process and deadlines, please contact your academic department directly.

The Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid
Beginning in November, enrolled students should apply for scholarships through the online Scholarship Application for Current Undergraduate Students. This application must be submitted by February 1.

To apply, log into MyRED and select the Scholarship Application for Current Undergraduate Students. Submission of this online application allows you to be considered for scholarships awarded by the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid and to have your information made available to your college and department. The awarding of scholarships to current undergraduate students is based on one or several of the following criteria: cumulative grade point average, financial need, and a resume of activities.

To fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid
For more information, contact the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid at 402-472-2030.

Omaha

Academic Department Scholarships
To learn more about the scholarships that are available to you in your major, please contact your academic department directly.

The Peter Kiewit Institute
PKI offers several scholarships for current engineering students.  For more information, visit the PKI Undergraduate Scholarship Application Process site.

The Office of Financial Support and Scholarships
To be considered for UNO scholarships  awarded by the Office of Financial Support and Scholarships, submit the UNO Scholarship Application via Mavlink by March 1.

To fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid
For more information, please contact the UNO Office of Financial Support and Scholarships at 402-554-2327.


Scholarship Appeals Process

For students looking to appeal their engineering scholarship award, please follow this process:
  • Student requesting an appeal will fill out and submit this signed form to ESS Office, NH W204/PKI 107
  • An Engineering Scholarship Appeal Committee will discuss the appeal and make a recommendation to the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs for a final decision.
  • The final decision will be communicated to student via email.
  • This process does not apply for specific department and/or degree program scholarships. Those appeals must be submitted directly to the academic department for a final decision.


Current Student Scholarship Deadlines - Fall 2015

Department Fall 2015 Scholarship Deadline Scholarship Application Required? Scholarship Application Type Scholarship Instructions Academic Department Contact
Biological Systems Engineering
Feb 1, 2015
Yes
MyRED Application
Complete the online Scholarship Application for Current Undergraduate Students in MyRED.
Evan Curtis
(402) 472-9387
ecurtis2@unl.edu
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Feb 1, 2015
Yes
MyRED Application
Complete the online Scholarship Application for Current Undergraduate Students in MyRED.
Trish Fenster
(402) 472-1551
tfenster2@unl.edu
Computer Science and Engineering
N/A
No
N/A
All students considered.
Jenna Huttenmaier
(402) 472-5011
jenna.huttenmaier@unl.edu
Civil Engineering
Feb 6, 2015
Yes
Department Specific Application
Fill out department application by the deadline to be considered.
Dr. John Stansbury
(402) 554-3896
jstansbury2@unl.edu
Durham School of Architectural Engineering and Construction
Feb 27, 2015
Yes
Department Specific Application
Fill out department application by the deadline to be considered.
Christine Warren
(402) 554-3918
cwarren2@unl.edu
Electrical and Computer Engineering
N/A
No
N/A
All students considered.
Dr. Jerry Hudgins
(402) 472-3771
jhudgins2@unl.edu
Mechanical and Materials Engineering
Feb 27, 2015
Yes
Department Specific Application
Fill out department application by the deadline to be considered.
Cherie Crist
(402) 472-2375
ccrist8@unl.edu
DEAN’S OFFICE (Milton Mohr Scholarship - Lincoln)
March 6, 2014
(Tentatively)
Yes
Department Specific Application
Fill out application and submit to your academic department by the deadline to be considered.
Dave Williams
(402) 472-8309
dwilliams5@unl.edu

*In addition to the foundation-based scholarships, please note that several academic departments coordinate scholarships for external sources which have separate deadlines and application processes. All current students are urged to watch their email to learn more about these opportunities.
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