Industrial Technology

Scholarships

The department of Industrial Technology offers scholarships for current students, as well as incoming freshmen. Most applications are due March 1 and are awarded early in May. Each scholarship has its own set of criteria. Scholarship names and award amounts listed below are approximate and vary from year to year.

Industrial Technology Scholarships (available to any major within the ITEC department)

Armagost Family (1 @ about $1000)
Established by a gift of the Armagost Family in memory of Rob Armagost, this scholarship will be awarded to full-time undergraduate students in the Department of Industrial Technology. Recipients shall have junior or senior class standing. Preference will be given to Industrial Technology majors who participate in a varsity intercollegiate athletic program sponsored by UNK.

Dora Day Scholarship (1 @ $1000 to an incoming freshman)
Recipient must be a graduate from either Kearney High School or Kearney Catholic High School majoring or minoring in Industrial Technology. Applicants must write a paragraph explaining their career goals and submit one character reference from the following: high school teacher, guidance counselor, or principal.

Larry Ludden Scholarship (2 @ $500 each to an incoming freshman)
Awarded to a major in the Industrial Technology Department. Applicants must write a paragraph explaining their career goals and submit one character reference from the following: high school teacher, guidance counselor, or principal.

Ora & Zelma Lindau (1 @ about $350)
Awarded to a full-time undergraduate student majoring in Industrial Technology. The recipient must be a sophomore or above and have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or above. Financial need is required.

Messman Memorial (1 @ about $450)
Established to help support students of UNK with a major in the Industrial Technology Department, who shall have achieved at least junior standing at the time of the use of the scholarship. Selection criteria considered are past academic achievement and demonstration of potential for future academic and professional accomplishments. Although financial need may be considered as a criterion, it should not be the determinant factor.

Otto Olsen (2 @ about $1000 each)
Established by former Kearney State College Professor Otto Olsen, this scholarship will be awarded to a sophomore or junior student preparing for a career in Industrial Technology.

Arthur Stegeman (1 @ about $600)
Established to help support students of UNK in the Department of Industrial Technology and/or Athletics. Selection criteria considered are past academic achievement and demonstration of potential for future academic and professional accomplishment. Financial need and worthiness will be a major consideration as well as the applicant’s minority status (it being the wish of the Donors that preference be given to minority students where possible.)

Aviation Systems Management Scholarship

Central Nebraska Aviation Awareness (1 @ $600)
This scholarship is awarded to a student in the Aircraft Systems Management program. The recipient must be a resident of Hall County or an adjacent county. If no applicants meet that requirement, the committee may select a recipient who is a resident of central Nebraska. Past academic achievement and demonstrated potential for future academic and professional accomplishments will be considered.

Construction Management Scholarships

Bamford Family (1 @ about $300)
Recipient must be majoring in Construction Management in the Department of Industrial Technology, College of Business & Technology and shall have sophomore class standing or above.

Ed Broadfoot (1 @ about $300)
Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate majoring in Construction Management in the College of Business & Technology and must be a graduate of Kearney High School.

Construction Management Organization (2 @ $250 each; 1 underclassman award, 1 senior award)
Candidates must be majoring in Construction Management in the Department of Industrial Technology, must be a member of the Construction Management Organization, and shall provide a list of extracurricular activities.  One award will be made to a freshman, sophomore or junior and one award will be made to a senior student.

Kiewit Building Group (1 @ about $500 each)
Recipient must be majoring in Construction Management, shall have junior or senior class standing and must have a cumulative GPA of 3.00.

Daisy Kuskie (1 @ $500 each to an incoming freshman)
This scholarship is awarded to one freshman student who attends the University of Nebraska at Kearney and declares a major in the Industrial Technology Department (first preference to a declared Construction Management major).  Applicants must write a paragraph explaining their career goals and submit one character reference from the following: high school teacher, guidance counselor, or principal.

NAHB (4 @ $500 each)
The recipient must be a second semester freshman or above who is full-time. The student must be majoring in Industrial Technology/Construction Management Option. Minimum grade point average of 2.5 is required. The recipient must be a member of the NAHB student chapter at UNK. To be considered for this scholarship, applicants must submit a written letter of application addressed to the West Central Nebraska Home Builders Scholarship committee explaining career goals in the construction management field. This letter must be submitted to the UNK Office of Financial Aid and will be forwarded to the scholarship selection committee along with information submitted on the on-line application.

Anita Nickman/WCNHBA (1 @ about $375)
Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate majoring in Construction Management in the Department of Industrial Technology. The recipient must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 and sophomore class standing or above.

NE Concrete & Aggregates Assoc. (2 @ $500)
Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate majoring in Construction Management in the Department of Industrial Technology.  The recipient must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and sophomore class standing or above.

Segura-Arrieta Family Scholarship #1 (1 award of 3 credit hours resident tuition)
The recipient shall be majoring in Construction Management in the Department of Industrial Technology.  The recipient shall not have full-time status, shall have demonstrated experience in the construction industry and shall be residents of Nebraska.

Segura-Arrieta Family Scholarship #2 (1 award of 3 credit hours non-resident tuition) 

For academic years commencing in even-numbered years (e.g. 2006-07, 2008-09, etc.) candidates must be full-time undergraduate students majoring in Construction Management in the Department of Industrial Technology.  For academic years commencing in odd-numbered years (e.g. 2005-06, 2007-08, etc.), candidates must be full-time undergraduate students pursuing any major within the College of Business and Technology except Construction Management in the Department of Industrial Technology.  Candidates shall have sophomore standing or above and preference shall be given to candidates sho are residents of a country located in South America.

Industrial Distribution Scholarships

ABC Supply Company, Inc. (5 @ $1000 each) 

CED Enterprise (3 @ $2000 each)

James Schmid (5 @ $1000 each)
This scholarship will be awarded to students majoring in Industrial Distribution in the College of Business and Technology.  Recipients shall have junior or senior class standing and a minimum 3.0 GPA.

LD Supply (3 @ about $900 each)
This scholarship will be awarded to students majoring in Industrial Distribution in the College of Business and Technology. Recipients shall have junior or senior class standing and a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Molex, Inc. (amount necessary to pay for recipient's full tuition, fees and books; 1 award)
Candidates must be majoring in Industrial Distribution, Department of Industrial Technology, College of Business & Technology, University of Nebraska at Kearney.  Student must be of sophomore, junior or senior class standing and must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5 or above.  Preference shall be given to candidates who have demonstrated active involvement in campus activities, particularly in the Industrial Distribution program.

The Pape Group (5 @ $1000 each)
This scholarship will be awarded to students majoring in Industrial Distribution in the College of Business and Technology.  Recipients shall have sophomore class standing and a minimum 3.0 GPA.

WinWholesale (5 @ $1000 each)
This scholarship will be awarded to students majoring in Industrial Distribution in the College of Business and Technology.  Recipients shall have junior or senior class standing and a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Information Networking and Telecommunications Scholarship

Frontier (3 @ $1000 each; 2 @ $500 for incoming freshmen)
Two awards made to incoming freshman. Three awards made to juniors. Awarded to a junior with a declared major in Information Networking and Telecommunications. The recipient is required to have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 and a 3.0 grade point average in department courses. Students must be full-time, a member of the Information Networking and Telecommunications Student Organization and must have completed ITEC 335 and be enrolled in or completed ITEC 345 and all required prerequisites. Additionally the recipient must demonstrate a professional attitude, character, quality of academic work and quality of communication skills. Three letters of character reference must be submitted to the Office of Financial Aid for consideration of this scholarship.