The Civil Engineering Department is grateful for the financial support of alumni, corporations, foundations and friends to help enhance our programs, facilities, and technology that benefit our students. The following priorities have been determined by the department for funding. Several established funds are also available for donor participation.
Priority Funding Needs
Create Your Own Fund
Establishing your own fund is the ultimate way to make a difference in the college. Your gift enables the college to stay on top of the constantly changing field of engineering and provide the best possible education for future engineers and community leaders. Your support enables the college to enhance students' experiences through relevant and challenging educational programs, leading edge research and the transfer of knowledge, which helps prepare competent and intelligent graduates who are ready for the fast-paced challenges of a career in engineering.
Lots of gifted young people dream of going to college, but not everyone has the financial resources to make that dream a reality. That's where scholarships come in. A gift supporting undergraduate scholarships supports aspiring engineers within the Civil Engineering Department by increasing financial aid opportunities for deserving students enrolled on campus. With the help of scholarships, students are not only realizing the dream of higher education, they are discovering their boundless potential.
Whether collaborating with faculty on research, or teaching and mentoring undergraduates, graduate students are crucial to the strength and integrity of the university. The advances these students make in the field of civil engineering while at NEBRASKA greatly enhance its reputation as a leader in education and scientific research. Private support for graduate fellowships ensures that the university will continue to attract the top minds as graduate students, and also the faculty who want to work with these bright, hard-working students.
The Civil Engineering Department utilizes a high standard in teaching and development of our students. The quality of a program is measured by the quality of the faculty, who equip students with the necessary skills to succeed in an ever-changing world. Endowed and expendable faculty support assists the department achieve a high level of excellence by allowing the department to respond to faculty development opportunities and equipment maintenance needs.