Upper class students are considered each summer for non-renewable scholarships. Additionally, the College of Engineering has a variety of programs that provide our students with scholarship opportunities.
College and Department Scholarships
Each year, the college awards approximately $1.5 million worth of scholarships to first-year and returning students. In addition, departments within the College of Engineering also award scholarships to their students.
Kiewit Scholars Program
Kiewit Scholars is a four-year cohort-based program that invests in students with exceptional leadership potential. The scholarship covers full tuition for four years, room and board the first year, a study abroad stipend, and more! Ten students are selected each year on the City Campus in Lincoln through a competitive application and interview process. View the website to learn more about the opportunities and how to apply.
Nebraska Career Scholarship
The Nebraska Career Scholarship is $8,000 minimum per year ($4,000 per semester). This scholarship commitment is renewable for up to four years, contingent upon continued funding from the state of Nebraska, provided specific guidelines are followed. Students are automatically considered based on your application (see the website for more guidance).
Peter Kiewit Foundation Engineering Academy
The Peter Kiewit Foundation Engineering Academy seeks to recruit and retain students committed to supporting and advancing women in engineering in the state of Nebraska, providing students who have financial need with the resources and support to pursue careers in engineering, computing and construction.
Special Aid Request
The College of Engineering is committed to ensuring our students graduate on time and with as few interruptions as possible. These special situations can include, one-time emergencies, sequency issues, etc. If applicable, fill out the form below; please complete it in its entirety and your request will be reviewed by the Scholarship Committee. If you have further questions, contact Jared Ludwig.
We encourage our current students to complete the returning student scholarship application.
- Students on City Campus (Lincoln): use MyRed to complete the application.
- Students on the Scott Campus (Omaha): apply via MavLink.
Both applications should be completed by February 1; the FAFSA should also be submitted to be considered a strong candidate.
If you are undocumented and unable to fill out the FAFSA, we encourage you to complete the EducationQuest College Funding Estimator and email it to Jared Ludwig, Scholarship Coordinator.
Costs and Aid Information
For students enrolling in the UNL College of Engineering in Lincoln (City Campus or East Campus):
For students enrolling in the UNL College of Engineering in Omaha (at PKI), you'll apply through the University of Nebraska at Omaha: