Grand Challenge Scholars Program Application
- Student must be:
- enrolled full time in an undergraduate program in the College of Engineering with at least one calendar year remaining until graduation (Scott Campus and City/East Campus students are all eligible)
- in good academic standing with the College of Engineering (2.5 GPA minimum)
- Preference is given to students who are applying for/accepted to UCARE at UNL, FUSE at UNO, or an NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates, but students who will be taking on a research position with a faculty member outside of one of these programs are also encouraged to apply.
- Research for Component #1 (discussed in the application essay) must directly relate to one of the Grand Challenges, but the research activity does not necessarily have to take place in the College of Engineering.
- Student potential to have an impact on their Grand Challenge of focus and be a leader in the program, as determined from the application essay and resume.
- Academic performance (based on GPA).
- Review the curriculum page for details on how this program may come together for you
- Review the NAE's Grand Challenges, as the essay in the application will require some familiarity with the Grand Challenge you want to focus your work on
- Review UCARE (City or Scott Campus), FUSE (Scott Campus), or NSF REU requirements, as research will be required for Component #1. Students who are applying for UCARE, FUSE, or an REU receive strong preference in the application process.
- Download the application form above and complete ALL areas
- Complete the online web form below (i.e. Name, NUID, and Email)
- Attach your completed application form in the form below
- Attach your resume in the form below
- Applications are due on February 15, 2019