Scholarships

Scholarships & Aid
Scholarships & Aid
87% of first-time students at Nebraska receive some kind of financial aid.
72% of first-time students at Nebraska receive some type of grant or scholarship aid.
69% of first-time students at Nebraska receive a grant or scholarship from the university.

Applying for Financial Aid

Prospective Students

Applying for all university, college and departmental scholarships is part of the application for admission. No additional steps are needed, you will be considered for any scholarships you qualify for. However, don't miss the application deadline. In addition students also have various other financial aid options available, visit the financial aid office for more information.

Office of financial aid

Current Undergraduate Students

Submit the completed application online by February 1. Email Jenna Huttenmaier if you have any questions on scholarships and supporting materials required for certain scholarships.

1  Log into your MyRED account and click 'Scholarship application for current undergraduate students.'

2  Include all required and optional material. Contact Jenna if you have questions on supporting material.

3  Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov.

Current Graduate Students

Several graduate fellowships are awarded by the Department of Computer Science & Engineering. Application procedures can be found by visiting the Office of Graduate Studies.

Office of Graduate Studies

Scholarships available exclusively to Computer Science & Engineering majors

In addition to the scholarships offered by the university, the College of Arts & Sciences and the College of Engineering, the Department of Computer Science and Engineering awards several scholarships annually to its majors.

First-Year Students:

The Mary E. and Elmer H. Dohrmann Scholarship — Several recipients annually, more info ...

The Sandhills Publishing Scholarship — Up to five concurrent recipients, renewed annually, more info ...

The Lockard Family Scholarship — Seven recipients annually, more info...

Upper-Class Students:

The Buckle Scholarship — Six recipients, awarded annually, more info ...

The Cecilia Day Scholarship — Awarded annually, more info ...

The Centrix Solutions Scholarship — Four recipients, awarded annually, more info ...

The Earle W. Schweiger, Jr. Memorial Scholarship — Awarded annually, more info ...

The Edison Scholarship — Awarded annually, more info ...

The Garmin Computer Engineering Scholarship — Three concurrent recipients, awarded annually, more info ...

The ITI Data Vision in Technology Scholarship — Two recipients, awarded annually, more info ...

The Lockard Family Scholarship — Seven recipients, awarded annually, more info ...

The Spreetail Scholarship — Four recipients, awarded annually, more info...

Graduate Students:

David A. Klarner Fellowship for Computer Science — Up to two concurrent recipients, more info...

Mary E. and Elmer H. Dohrmann Fellowship Fund — Up to five concurrent recipients, more info...