PKF - Eligibility Requirements

Pursuing Your Future

  • Students must be admitted to the College of Engineering in Lincoln (City Campus) or Omaha (Scott Campus)
    • Application to admission decision usually requires 2 business days
  • Students must be a resident of Nebraska
  • Students must demostrate some level of financial need
    • Students must submit the FAFSA or alternative need analysis form (alternative form linked in application)
  • Students must be traditional first-year incoming freshmen
  • Students must demonstrate their interest and commitment to the advancement of women in the field of engineering
collage of photos: Top Left - 2 students at Rock The Block. Top Right - Student doing research. Bottom Left - Student talking about her research poster. Bottom Right - Student enjoys some cotton candy.

Application Timeline

  • October 15

    Application Opens

  • December 13

    Virtual Application Workshop at 7 PM | Find link under December 13's Virtual Monday: https://engineering.unl.edu/engineering-recruitment-events/

  • February 1

    Application Closes

  • February

    Students Invited to Interview

  • March

    Interview with Selected Candidates

  • April 1

    Scholarship and Alternate Offers Made

  • May 1

    Student Commitment Deadline



If Selected To Interview

Students selected to interview will be notified via email by Scholar Program staff. All students selected to interview will be expected to attend an in-person interview on campus. Scholar Program staff will work with students who demonstrate financial need and may need additional support to get to campus to interview.