Welcome to Tau Beta Pi

About Tau Beta Pi

Tau Beta Pi is the only engineering honor society representing the entire engineering profession. Established in 1885, It is the nation's second-oldest honor society, founded to recognize students of distinguished scholarship and exemplary character.

Follow our Instagram!

Follow us to stay updated on our service activities and other fun things we do!


Funding Your Education

Tau Beta Pi Scholarships can help fund our member's Senior year of undergraduate education! The deadline is April 1 and more information can be found at the link below

Tau Beta Pi also offers Fellowships to fund one year of graduate school education (either MS or Ph.D.) for members! The fellowship deadline is February 1 and more information can be found at the link below

Tau Beta Pi Distinguished Teaching Award Nominations

Tau Beta Pi is accepting nominations from all engineering students in Lincoln and Omaha for its Distinguished Teaching Award.

Nominations are now closed.

In The News

The Nebraska Alpha chapter of Tau Beta Pi the National Engineering Honor Society had two students (August McClenahan and Maureen Winter) receive scholarships from the national office. Congratulations August and Maureen!

2022 OJ Ferguson Overall Outstanding Senior Award winner

Jenna Knudtson
Jenna Knudtson
The Dean O.J. Ferguson Award is granted each year to a senior student in the College of Engineering. The person thus honored by her/his fellow students is that individual who, by her/his demeanor, has exemplified the ideals of professional service and good citizenship. It is in recognition of this individual who, as a student, has achieved will and displays promise of greater advancement; who has a worthy professional perspective; who is generous of her/his time and effort without recompense; who makes reliable judgments and counsels wisely; who is open minded and reads purposefully; who values words and writes effectively; who prizes the privileges of citizenship; who is-honorable and trustworthy; who has an expanding philosophy of life; that this award be made.

This year’s recipient of the Overall Outstanding Senior is Jenna Knudtson