Kiewit Scholars - About

  • Kiewit display wall inside Kiewit Hall on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus.

About our Program

Kiewit The Kiewit Scholars program at Nebraska invests in students with exceptional leadership potential to develop preeminent Complete Engineers® who are ready and eager to solve problems of global significance. Through a curated four-year, cohort-based program paired with a Big Ten degree, students gain the skills and knowledge they need to become world-class engineers and leaders. Students selected for this program experience exclusive leadership development courses, special group activities, unique travel opportunities, unparalleled exposure to industry, and mentorship from professional leaders.

About Kiewit Corporation

The program is funded and developed in partnership with Peter Kiewit & Sons, one of North America’s largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations, headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska. With its roots dating back to 1884, the employee-owned company operates through a network of offices and projects in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Australia. Kiewit offers construction and engineering services in such markets as transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building and mining, and employs more than 20,000 staff and craft employees.

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