Financial Aid

Continuing Student Scholarships

Eligible students may apply for the Continuing Student Scholarships each year from February 1 through midnight on the last day of February by accessing the online application on MyBLUE. All applicants will be notified of their results during the month of June.

College of Business and Technology Scholarships

ARMAGOST FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP MEMORIAL
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 shall be given to candidates who have demonstrated high academic achievement and who are actively involved in the Department of Industrial Technology and other student activities.

ROBERT S. & JANE AYRES SCHOLARSHIP
Established to provide financial assistance to a full-time sophomore, junior or senior student majoring in Business.

MARY BADGER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Recipient must be a senior majoring in Family Studies & Interior Design with an expressed desire to pursue a career in education. A cumulative GPA of at least a 3.0 is required.

J. A. & FERN BALDWIN ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship will provide financial assistance to a junior or senior student majoring in Business Administration or Economics. Eligible students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA in their discipline. Selection will be based upon financial need.

THEODORE G. BALDWIN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established to provide financial assistance to high school graduates of Kearney High School who will be majoring in Business.

BAMFORD FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship will be awarded to undergraduate students in the Industrial Technology Department. Candidates should be majoring in Construction Management and have a sophomore or above class standing.

MARY HARSHFIELD BEEKMAN SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship will be awarded to students majoring in Family Studies who have a class standing of sophomore or above and a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.

DR. KEITH N. BENNETT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Students must be pursuing any major in the College of Business & Technology with sophomore or above class standing and cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above. Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated financial need.

BETA GAMMA SIGMA
This scholarship is open to any current member of Beta Gamma Sigma. Recipients must be degree-seeking in a business program and have a senior or master’s grade level.

MR. & MRS. JOHN J. BOASEN SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to students enrolled in the College of Business.

EDWARD BROADFOOT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Established to provide financial assistance to one or more undergraduate students majoring in Construction Management. Recipients must be graduates of Kearney High School or Elm Creek High School.

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION ACCOUNTING SCHOLARSHIP
Provides financial assistance to students who are majoring in Business Administration and/or Accounting.

VIVIAN & LLOYD CARTER SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Candidates must be pursuing a major or minor in the Management Information Systems with sophomore class standing or above. Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated community involvement and financial need.

CENTRAL NEBRASKA AVIATION AWARENESS INC. SCHOLARSHIP
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 shall be considered.

CIRRUS TECH, INC. SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship will be awarded to students pursuing a major in the Industrial Distribution program with sophomore or above class standing and a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or above. Candidates may be members of any varsity athletic program at UNK. Preference will be given to a student with financial need.

CONTRYMAN ASSOCIATES ACCOUNTING SCHOLARSHIP
The recipient of this scholarship must be a senior who is majoring in Accounting with a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or above and must be entering their 5th year of education and in pursuit of the 150 credit hour accounting requirement.

RON COPE MEMORIAL AGRI-BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to a student majoring in Agri-Business. The recipient must have junior class standing and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

SHARYN & EDWARD CROSSMAN SCHOLARSHIP
Established to help support qualified students of UNK in the Family Studies & Interior Design with one award made each year to a junior or senior student majoring in Human Development & Family Relationships. The recipient must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and above and must be active in one or more department student organizations.

MARCUS DECAMP MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate majoring in Management, Marketing, Accounting, Finance or Economics. The recipient must be a senior with a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or above. Students with financial need are preferred.

WALTER F. DEYLE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to a senior majoring in Business Administration with an emphasis in real estate. The recipient must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and a 3.5 GPA in business classes.

DEBORAH DIRKS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate with a class standing of sophomore or above majoring in Family Studies & Interior Design. The recipient must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and demonstrate financial need.

LARRY & KATHRYN EDWARDS FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Five scholarships will be awarded to junior or seniors with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above. Recipients must be pursuing a major in Interior Design and another in Industrial Distribution. Preference will be given to candidates who are actively involved in campus activities and who have demonstrated financial need.

ALICE L. ELMORE BUSINESS EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship will be awarded to candidates pursuing a major in either Vocational Business Education 7-12 Teaching Endorsement or Basic Business 7-12 Teaching Subject Endorsement. Candidates must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above and have class standing of sophomore or above.

THE ENDER FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will provide financial assistance to students majoring in Business Administration. Recipients must be a junior or senior with a minimum 3.0 GPA in their discipline. Financial need will be considered.

FAMILY STUDIES STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established to help students preparing for a career in Family Studies. Candidates must have junior or senior class standing and financial need will be a criterion. Preference will be given to candidates who are members of the Family Studies Organization and who have demonstrated commitment to community service.

FRONTIER COMMUNICATIONS SCHOLARSHIP
Awarded to a junior with a declared major in Information Networking & Telecommunications. The recipient is required to have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 and 3.0 GPA in department courses. Students must be full-time, a member of the Information Networking & Telecommunications Student Leadership Group and must have competed 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.

GAMMA PHI BETA ALUMNAE KAY CHRISTENSEN SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to an upper-class student with a major or minor in Family Studies and Interior Design. Eligible students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

DELIA GARRETT MEMORIAL FUND
This scholarship will be awarded to a student majoring in Family Studies & Interior Design. The primary consideration in awarding this scholarship is financial need.

DAVID V. GARWOOD MEMORIAL FINANCE SCHOLARSHIP
The purpose of this scholarship is to support students in the Business Department. Financial need will be the main criterion. Past academic achievement and demonstration of potential for future academic and professional accomplishments may be considered.

JOHN E. & BLANCHE M. GORGEN ACCOUNTING SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to undergraduate students majoring in accounting who have senior class standing. Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated financial need.

EDITH GUNLICKS MEMORIAL STUDENT SUPPORT FUND
The recipient must be enrolled in the College of Business and Technology with junior, senior or graduate class standing the term following selection. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. The recipient must be a U.S. citizen. Preference is given to candidates who are parents of dependent children.

LEROY HAACK
Candidates for this scholarship must be majoring in Business Administration or Business Education, have sophomore class standing or above, have a minimum GPA of 3.0, and have graduated from a York County, NE high school.

LARRY D. & JEFFE D. HALL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Recipients must be full-time juniors or seniors majoring in Business with a minimum 2.75 GPA and must be meeting University academic requirements.

BRIAN C. & CAREY L. HAMILTON SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Awarded to one or more undergraduate students in the College of Business & Technology. Candidates must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.

HENNING FAMILY B&T SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship will be awarded to Nebraska high school graduates pursing any major in the College of Business & Technology. Preference will be given to majors in Supply Chain Management.

SHIRLEY A. HOUSTON SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Candidates for this scholarship must be pursuing a major in Business Education, Department of Economics and have incoming freshman or above class standing.

INDUSTRIAL DISTRIBUTION SCHOLARSHIP
Candidates shall have a declared major in ID and have completed the course entitled "Introduction to Industrial Technology (ITEC 110) or any successor course.


DALE & WILMA INGRAM ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Awarded to undergraduate students enrolled in the College of Business and Technology. Preference will be given to students who have demonstrated financial need.

PEGGY (ROBINSON) & MICHAEL KELLEY SCHOLARSHIP
Established to assist students at UNK. Special consideration will be given to students with any of the following attributes: graduates of Holdrege High School, graduates of Millard North High School, affiliated with Alpha Omicron Pi Sorority or majoring in Accounting. Selection will be based on financial need.

KINDER MORGAN SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Recipients of this scholarship shall be enrolled in the College of Business & Technology with a Business Administration major. A minimum grade point average of 3.0 is required. The recipients’ permanent residency must be in Nebraska, Kansas, Colorado or Wyoming.

GENE KOEPKE SCHOLARSHIP
Candidates for this scholarship must be undergraduates majoring in Marketing/Management and graduates of a NE high school. Preference will be given to candidates with freshman or sophomore class standing.

FLOYD & BETTY KRUBECK SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship will be awarded to a student majoring in Industrial Technology with sophomore class standing or above and a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.

L.D. SUPPLY, INC INDUSTRIAL DISTRIBUTION SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to students majoring in Industrial Distribution with junior or senior class standing and earning a minimum GPA of 3.0.

LANDSTROM FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
Candidates may have any major within the College of Business & Technology with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above and senior class standing. Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated financial need.

LANDSTROM/TAYLOR ENDOWED BUSINESS FUND
Recipients must be enrolled in the College of Business & Technology. Candidates must be sophomores or above with a minimum GPA of 3.25. Preference will go to candidates who have demonstrated financial need.

ORA F. & ZELMA M. LINDAU FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
Awarded to a full-time undergraduate majoring in Industrial Technology. The recipient must be a sophomore or above and have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or greater. Financial need is required.

RAY E. & DORIS E. LUNDY SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship is awarded to one or more graduate students in Business Administration. Selection is based on academic achievement and demonstration of potential for future academic and professional accomplishments.

BERNICE D. MANTOR MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to a junior or senior student majoring in Family Studies & Interior Design. The recipient must have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Selection is based upon scholarship, accomplishment, professional goals and participation in campus activities.

WILLAMETTE MARTIN SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship will be awarded to a student majoring in Family & Consumer Sciences. The recipient must be a sophomore or above in class standing and have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Preference will be given to applicants who graduated from Kearney High School.

MATTSON FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
The recipient of this scholarship must have sophomore class standing or above and be enrolled full-time in the College of Business & Technology, Education or Fine Arts & Humanities.

MCDERMOTT & MILLER PC ACCOUNTING SCHOLARSHIP
Recipients must be majoring in Accounting and have a cumulative GPA of 3.5. Candidates shall have an expressed interest in pursuing a career in the area of public accounting Central Nebraska following graduation. Recipients must also be in pursuit of completing the credit hours required to qualify for the Certified Public Accountant exam.

WAYNE R. & VIRGINIA E. L. MCKINNEY FAMILY COLLEGE OF BUSINESS & TECHNOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP
Candidates must be pursing any major in the College of Business & Technology and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above. First preference will be given to students who are residents of Buffalo County, NE. Second preference will be given to students who are residents of any of the following central NE counties: Adams, Custer, Dawson, Hall, Howard, Kearney, Phelps, or Sherman. Third preference will be given to any otherwise qualified student.

MESSMAN MEMORIAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established to help support students of UNK with a major in the Industrial Technology Department, who 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.

MOLEX, INC. ENDOWED INDUSTRIAL DISTRIBUTION SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Awarded to one or more undergraduate students in the Industrial Distribution program. Candidates must have sophomore or above class standing, and a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HOME BUILDERS SCHOLARSHIP
The number of recipients for this scholarship will be determined by the grant amount received by the local home builders association from the national home builders. The recipient must be a full-time second semester freshman or above. The student must be majoring in Industrial Technology/Construction Management/or Interior Design and be a member of the NAHB student chapter at UNK. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required.

NEBRASKA CONCRETE & AGGREGATES ASSOCIATION UNK SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship will be awarded to 2 full-time undergraduate students majoring in Construction Management with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and sophomore class standing or above.

NEBRASKA SAFETY CENTER SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship will be awarded to a student in any major with a declared minor in Safety Education in the department of Industrial Technology. Candidates must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.

ANITA NICKMAN MEMORIAL/WEST CENTRAL NEBRASKA HOME BUILDERS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate majoring in Construction Management. The recipient must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and sophomore class standing or above.

VERLYN R. OBERING ACCOUNTING SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to upper-class students majoring in Accounting. Selection will be based upon merit and financial need.

CLARA OCKINGA BUSINESS EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to a second semester sophomore or junior majoring in Business Education. The recipient must have at least a minimum 2.5 GPA. Selection is based upon scholarship, financial need and good moral character.

OLDFATHER FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship will be awarded to one or more regularly enrolled undergraduate students in the College of Business & Technology.

OTTO C. OLSON INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to a student majoring in Industrial Technology with sophomore or above class standing and a cumulative GPA of 2.5 and GPA of 3.0 or better within Industrial Technology.

PAYNE FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to a Business Administration major. Criteria include: a minimum 2.5 GPA, past academic achievement, and potential for future academic and professional accomplishments.

TERRY R. PETERSON COLLEGE OF BUSINESS & TECHNOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP
Candidates must be pursuing any major in the College of Business & Technology. Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated financial need.

PHI BETA LAMBDA FUND
This scholarship will be awarded to a member of Phi Beta Lambda with 15 hours inclusive of business or related courses. The recipient must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

THE PLATTE VALLEY STATE BANK & TRUST COMPANY SCHOLARSHIP
Established to help support students of UNK in the College of Business & Technology or Business-related area, i.e. Mathematics, Computer Science. Recipients must be a high school graduate of Buffalo County or an adjacent county with a 3.0 or above GPA.

LORI PRAUNER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to students majoring in Economics or Management/Marketing. Recipients must have a junior or above class standing, cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above and a farming/ranching background. Preference will be given to students who qualify for the work-study program. Financial need may be considered, but need not be the sole determinant.

PAUL W. PRIEBE SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Candidate shall be pursuing a major in the College of Business & Technology with sophomore class standing or higher and a minimum 3.0 GPA.  Preference shall be given to candidates who demonstrated financial need.


JOANN & EARL RADEMACHER SCHOLARSHIP
The recipients of this scholarship must be enrolled in either the College of Business & Technology or the College of Education. The recipient must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and a class standing of sophomore.

SCHMITZ FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
Three scholarships are awarded annually to the following majors: Accounting major, Business Education major, and Management Information Systems major. Candidates shall have a minimum GPA of 2.75, be full-time, have demonstrated financial need and have second semester junior status.

SCHRACK SCHOLARSHIP
Awarded to students in Family Studies or Interior Design.

DALE L. & ELLEN J. SCHROEDER SCHOLARSHIP
Established to provide financial assistance to a full-time sophomore, junior or senior student. Recipients must be majoring in Criminal Justice, Political Science or any major within the College of Business & Technology, have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and have graduated from a Nebraska high school.

GEORGIA WARREN SPELTS SCHOLARSHIP
Awarded to a full-time undergraduate in the Department of Family Studies & Interior Design. Recipient must have a sophomore class standing or above, minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and be a graduate of a Nebraska high school.

DR. ARTHUR L. STEGEMAN SCHOLARSHIP
Established to help support students of UNK in the Department of Industrial Technology and/or Athletics. Selection will be based on the candidate's past academic achievement and demonstration of potential for future academic and professional accomplishment. Financial need and worthiness will also be considered as well as the applicant's minority status (it is the wish of the Donors that preference be given to minority students where possible).

UNK EPSILON PI TAU SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Candidates must be majoring in Industrial Technology with junior or senior class standing. Candidates must have at least one year of membership in the Gamma Omicron Chapter of Epsilon Pi Tau. Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated excellence in leadership and service to the Gamma Omicron Chapter and to candidates who have demonstrated financial need.

R.B. WELCH FAMILY MEMORIAL FUND
This scholarship will be awarded to full-time students majoring in Management, Marketing, Business Administration, Accounting or Finance. Candidates must have a 2.5 to 3.0 GPA. Preference will be given to candidates with a part-time job.

WELLS FARGO BANK SCHOLARSHIP
Recipients of this scholarship must be pursuing a major in the College of Business & Technology. Candidates shall be graduates of high schools located in Adams, Buffalo, Custer, Dawson, Hall, Howard, Kearney, Phelps, or Sherman counties.

WINWHOLESALE, INC. SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Candidates must be majoring in Industrial Distribution and have sophomore or above class standing.

WOMACK MACHINE SUPPLY INDUSTRIAL DISTRIBUTION SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Eligible candidates must be pursuing a major in Industrial Distribution with a cumulative GPA of 2.8 or above.

College of Education Scholarships

LOUISE ADAMS SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship shall be awarded to a junior or senior undergraduate pursuing a major in Elementary Education with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.


LOUISE & MILDRED ADAMS EDUCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship shall be awarded to an undergraduate, full-time student pursuing a career in teaching. Candidates shall demonstrate financial need.


CLAYTON H. ADEE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship shall be awarded to a senior student majoring in Education with plans to teach in the public schools. The recipient must have a minimum 3.5 GPA and have graduated from a Nebraska high school.


ISABEL M. BENNETT SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship shall be awarded to a junior or senior female student pursuing a major in Teacher Education. Selection will be based upon academic achievement.


FLORENCE E. DAVIS BRAINARD MEMORIAL FUND
This scholarship shall be awarded to candidates pursuing a major in Elementary Education with sophomore class standing or above and graduates of a Nebraska high school.


BURTON BRYAN SCHOLARSHIP FOR SENIORS
This scholarship shall be awarded to students majoring in Teacher Education. Candidates shall have senior class standing, cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above, have taken or be enrolled for student teaching and be graduates of a Nebraska high school.


BRYAN SISTERS SCHOLARSHIP FOR SENIORS
This scholarship is intended to benefit seniors during their student teaching semester prior to graduation. Recipients must be majoring in Teacher Education. Candidates shall have senior class standing, a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above, have taken or be enrolled for student teaching and be graduates of a Nebraska high school.


DR. JACK L. CAMPBELL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION
Eligible students shall be full-time, undergraduates majoring in Special Education. The recipient shall have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above and must have demonstrated financial need.


DR. JOHN COCHRAN SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship shall be awarded to full-time students majoring in Communication Disorders or Speech Pathology. Recipients shall have junior, senior or graduate status, a minimum 3.0 GPA, shall have excellent clinical potential and be active in the student organization KSSLHA.


COLLISON FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP FUND
For undergraduate students in the College of Education, applied to tuition and fees. Recipients must have a major in the department of Teacher Education, sophomore or above class standing and minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.


COUNSELING & SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY FELLOWSHIP FUND
Candidates for this scholarship shall be graduate students within the Counseling & School Psychology program. Preference shall be given to students who might be otherwise unlikely to receive financial assistance for their education.


COUNSELING & SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship shall provide financial assistance to graduate students preparing for a career in counseling, school psychology, educational psychology or any other program of graduate study offered within the Department of Counseling & School Psychology.


CLYDE & GERTRUDE COX SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Candidates for this scholarship shall be enrolled in the College of Education with a minimum GPA of 3.0, sophomore class standing or above and full-time enrollment. Preference shall be given to students who have graduated from the following high schools: Sandhills, Minatare, Central City or Grand Island Northwest. If no qualified applicant has graduated from one of the preferred high schools, preference will go to qualified applicant who has graduated from a Class C or D Nebraska high school.


WILSIE & RUTH CROSS SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship shall be awarded to students majoring in Education. Candidates shall have sophomore or above class standing, a 3.0 or above GPA, and be graduates of a Nebraska high school located in Arthur, Garden, McPherson or Keith County.


DELTA KAPPA GAMMA GRANTS-IN-AID
This scholarship will be awarded to a female student who is entering her junior or senior year and enrolled in a Teacher Education program. The recipient must be a resident of Nebraska and have completed 70 credit hours. Applicants should have a good scholastic record and exemplify high standards for teaching.


MAJOR GENERAL CHARLES EISENHART SCHOLARSHIP
Awarded to one or more male graduates of Nebraska high schools, junior or senior class level, with a major in the College of Education. Financial need shall be a main consideration. Candidates shall have demonstrated past academic achievement and potential for future accomplishments.


KENT ESTES MEMORIAL FOR CHI SIGMA IOTA
This scholarship shall be awarded to graduate students in the Counseling program who have been actively involved in Chi Sigma Iota honor society.


KRISTINE EVERITT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The scholarship will be awarded to one full-time undergraduate or graduate student majoring in Special Education in the College of Education. Recipients shall have senior class standing, a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above and have expressed a desire to pursue a career in and a passion for teaching or working with the mildly or moderately disabled. Preference shall be given to candidates demonstrating financial need.


DR. LEONA MAE FAILOR SCHOLARSHIP
Shall be awarded to full-time undergraduates majoring in Education or Educational Psychology. Candidates shall be residents of either Nebraska or Iowa, have incoming freshman class standing and have a 3.0 GPA or above. Preference given to female students.


KATHRYN O. FALCONER & MARY JO MORROW SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship shall be awarded to students with junior, senior or graduate level class standing who are majoring in Communication Disorders or Speech Pathology with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater. They shall also be active members of KSSHLA.


GRACE LUNDEEN FRANDSEN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
The scholarship shall be awarded to one undergraduate student in the Department of Elementary Education/Early Childhood. The recipient shall have junior or above class standing, have a 3.0 or above GPA, and be involved in church and community volunteering.


DONALD L. & BETTY J. GRASSMEYER FUND
This scholarship shall be awarded to a Special Education major who will be student teaching during the year in which they receive the scholarship. Recipients shall have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above and be graduates of a Nebraska High School.


ELLA E. HAHLWEG ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Recipients for the scholarship must be full-time students majoring in Special Education and must have sophomore or above class standing. Recipients shall have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above and be graduates of a Nebraska High School.


HENNING FAMILY EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship shall be awarded to undergraduate students pursuing any major in the College of Education. Candidates shall have a 3.0 or above cumulative GPA and be graduates of a NE high school.


LEILA S. ‘MISS T.’ HERZOG MEMORIAL FELLOWSHIP FUND
For graduate students pursuing any graduate degree program in Department of Counseling & School Psychology. Candidates shall have cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above and be graduates of a Nebraska high school. Preference shall be given to candidates who have financial need.


LYNN E. JOHNSON/STUDENT EDUCATION ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
Established to help support students at UNK in their junior or senior year. Recipients must be preparing to enter the teaching profession, be an active member of the UNK Student Education Association, and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Financial need may be a factor in determining the final award.


KEARNEY SERTOMA CLUB ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student majoring in Communication Disorders or Special Education. The preference is for a student enrolled in Communication Disorders. Selection is based upon academic achievement and financial need.


LAURA & FRED KOONTZ ELEMENTARY EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship shall be awarded to an undergraduate with sophomore or above class standing majoring in elementary education. The recipient must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.


EDNA LARSEN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Established to help support students in the field of Special Education, Speech Pathology, Physical Therapy or any area of teaching handicapped person. The recipient must have completed a full year of college work. Selection shall be based on past academic achievement and demonstration of potential for future academic and professional accomplishments. Financial need may be considered but shall not be the determining factor.


LES LIVINGSTON SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship shall be awarded to students majoring in education. Recipients shall be graduates of a Nebraska high school, have junior or senior class standing and be seeking an endorsement in coaching. First preference given to students participating in intercollegiate athletics.


JEAN A. MARSHALL MEMORIAL FELLOWSHIP FUND
To be awarded to students pursuing a graduate degree in Speech/Language Pathology. Candidates shall have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.


DR. WAYNE MARSHALL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established to provide financial assistance to junior or senior students majoring in Elementary Education.


MATTSON FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
The recipients of this scholarship shall have sophomore class standing or above and be enrolled full-time in the College of Business & Technology, Education, or Fine Arts & Humanities.


WAYNE R. & VIRGINIA E. L. MCKINNEY SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Candidates shall be pursuing any major in the Department of Communication Disorders with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above. First preference shall be given to students who are residents of Buffalo County, Nebraska. Second preference shall be given to students who are residents of any of the following central Nebraska counties: Adams, Custer, Dawson, Hall, Howard, Kearney, Phelps or Sherman. Third preference shall be given to any otherwise qualified student.


DALE & FERN MILLS MEMORIAL EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship is awarded to one or more undergraduate students majoring in Education. Candidates must have cumulative GPA of 2.8 or above.

JEAN MILLER STEPP CHURCH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship shall be awarded to students pursuing a major in Education with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.  Candidates shall have expressed a desire to pursue a teaching career in the area of English following graduation.


AGNES & HARRY NEAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Candidates must be pursuing a major in education with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above.


NEBRASKA ADMIRALS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
Candidates shall be majoring in Travel & Tourism with junior class standing or above.


WILLIAM M. “BILL” NELSON SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship will be awarded to students majoring in Education. Recipients must have senior class standing, have graduated from a Nebraska high school and shall be student teaching in the spring semester.


NEVA NIELSEN ELEMENTARY EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship shall be awarded to undergraduate students majoring in Elementary Education. Candidates shall have a 3.0 or above GPA. Preference shall go to graduates of Superior High School, Nebraska with second preference to graduates of Nuckolls County High School, Nebraska.


H. DALE & EVELYN M. PARK SCHOLARSHIP
Established to help support students of UNK in the Department of Elementary Education. Selection is based upon junior or senior status, past academic achievement, and demonstrated accomplishments.


POEHLING-TALBERT SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Recipients of this scholarship shall be pursuing a major in the College of Education with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above. Preference shall be given to candidates who have demonstrated financial need.


JOANN & EARL RADEMACHER SCHOLARSHIP
The recipients of this scholarship must be enrolled in the College of Education and be majoring in Elementary Education. Class standing of sophomore status is also required.


WALTER A. & ALICE V. ROCKWELL SCHOLARSHIP FUND IN EDUCATION
Selection criteria include being enrolled in the Department of Elementary Education, sophomore class standing or above, graduate of a Nebraska high school and having academic excellence. Preference will be given to students emphasizing course work in the area of Early Childhood Education.


KATIE RUSMISELL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship shall be awarded to a student majoring in Elementary Education with junior class standing and a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.


MARY L. SCHMITZ ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship is awarded to Elementary Education majors with sophomore class standing or above and a minimum GPA of 3.0. Preference is given to students with demonstrated financial need.


JANICE JONES SCHUH SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Candidates must be majoring in Elementary Education with a senior class standing and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above. Preference shall be given to candidates who have participated in art or music and have a special interest in children's literature. Preference shall also be given to students who have demonstrated financial need.


DR. LEONARD SKOV SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Awarded to juniors or seniors pursuing any major within the College of Education with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above. Preference shall be given to candidates who have demonstrated financial need.


GRACE NICHOLS THOMAS SPIDEL MEMORIAL FUND
This scholarship shall be awarded to undergraduate students majoring in Health Education and/or Physical Education. Candidates shall have sophomore or above class standing and be graduates of a Nebraska high school. Financial need will be considered.


MARY SPLITTER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship will be awarded to graduate students studying in the field of Counseling and School Psychology and pursuing a career in Christian Counseling.


JUDITH SPOHR & SAM FEHRENZ UNK COLLEGE OF EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship is awarded to a junior or senior student in the College of Education. Preference is given to graduates of Omaha South High School. Preference shall be given to an outstanding student who is excited about teaching.


MALVINA STOUTEMYER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship shall be awarded to two students with sophomore class standing or above and majoring in Elementary Education.


CAROL “SWELEY” WINDHORST SCHOLARSHIP
Shall be awarded to students in the Elementary and/or Special Education Department of the College of Education.  The recipient shall have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Preference will be given to students of Alpha Phi Sorority. If no Alpha Phi is available, the recipient may be either a male or female student of sophomore status or above and/or graduate student who meets the academic requirements of Teacher Education.


CORA TETER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Awarded to students majoring in Education and desiring to pursue a career in teaching at the elementary or secondary levels in Nebraska; shall have sophomore or junior class standing, cumulative GPA of 3.2 or above and be graduates of high schools located in Furnas County or Red Willow County in Nebraska.


DONALD E. TEWELL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship shall be awarded to a student majoring in Education. Recipients shall have sophomore, junior or senior class standing, a minimum 3.0 GPA and have graduated from a Nebraska high school. Financial need shall be considered in making this award.


DR. AUGUSTUS O. THOMAS SCHOLARSHIP
Candidates for the scholarship shall be majoring in one of the following: Teacher Education, Speech Communication or English-Writing Emphasis. Candidates shall have a sophomore or above class standing, a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or above and shall have demonstrated leadership experience. Preference may be given to candidates who demonstrate financial need.


UNK NEBRASKA TEACHER WORLD SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship shall be awarded to undergraduate students enrolled in the Department of Teacher Education. Preference shall be given to candidates who have demonstrated financial need by qualifying for Pell Grants as determined by the UNK Office of Financial Aid.


LARRY VONTZ SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Recipients shall be majoring in Education and be in good standing with regard to the minimum GPA requirements of the College of Education to permit graduation. Candidates shall be graduates of a Nebraska high school located in Boyd, Holt, Wheeler, Greeley, Howard, Hall, Adams or Webster County or any other Nebraska county located west of these counties. Recipients shall have expressed a desire to seek employment in the area of Elementary/Secondary teaching in the state of Nebraska following graduation. Financial need shall be considered.


TAMMI J. (ROWE) WARNER COUNSELING & EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY FUND
Established for graduate students majoring in Counseling and School Psychology. The recipient shall have attained a minimum 3.0 GPA. Financial need shall be considered, but will not be the determinant factor.


WOLF FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship shall be awarded to a secondary education major with sophomore class standing or above. Candidates shall have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and be a graduate of Nebraska high school in any one of the following counties: Custer, Valley, Sherman, Buffalo, Kearney, Phelps, Gosper or Dawson. Financial need shall be considered when making this award.

College of Fine Arts and Humanities Scholarships

ADAMS FAMILY ENGLISH SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate majoring in English Education with sophomore class standing or above and a minimum grade point average of 3.0.

HAROLD L. AHRENDTS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship will be awarded to sophomore, junior or senior students active in debate and/or forensics. Recipients must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

ALPHA PSI OMEGA SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to entering freshman or upper-class students majoring in Theatre. Contact the Department of Music & Performing Arts for applications and more information.

THEODORE G. BALDWIN FOUNDATION STRING MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP
Candidates for this scholarship will be full-time undergraduates enrolled in the Department of Music majoring/minoring in String Music or participating in string ensembles as a class. The recipient should have a class standing of at least freshman status and a minimum GPA of 3.0. Contact the Department of Music & Performing Arts for applications.

GUNTER BIEBER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established to provide financial assistance to sophomore, junior or senior students studying German. Selection will be based upon financial need and merit.

E. ROY BLAZER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This music scholarship will be given to students in their first year of school showing financial need.

O.K. BOUWSMA PHILOSOPHY ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to students enrolled in the Department of Philosophy. Applicants must be full-time and have sophomore, junior or senior class standing. Contact the chair of the Department of Philosophy for more information.

DON BRIGGS SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Recipients must be full-time, with a minimum grade point average of 3.0. They must be a sophomore or junior majoring in journalism with an emphasis in Sports Information. Preference is given to students from Central Nebraska. Financial need may be considered, but will not be the determinant factor. This scholarship is to be awarded second semester.

JOSEPH P. CARROLL MEMORIAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship will be awarded to an English major with a minimum 3.3 cumulative GPA and junior or senior status. Preference shall be given to candidates who have demonstrated financial need.

LAVERN CLARK MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
These scholarships will be awarded to undergraduate students with a major or minor in Music. Contact the Department of Music & Performing Arts for an application.

LAVERN CLARK MEMORIAL VOCAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student with a major or minor in Vocal Music. Contact the Department of Music & Performing Arts for an application.

CAROL COPE MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to a student majoring in Music. The recipient must have a sophomore, junior or senior class standing and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Additionally, applicants must complete a comprehensive application to include a portfolio of activities and accomplishments, a short essay detailing the candidate’s professional goals, and two written recommendations from UNK faculty members. Financial need may also be considered. Contact the Department of Music & Performing Arts for an application.

COPLEY FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time undergraduate student. Candidates must be majoring in History, Social Science, or English, have incoming freshman class standing or above and have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Financial need will be the primary consideration.

CUSHING & ANDERSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to full-time undergraduate students who have sophomore, junior, or senior class standing, a minimum 3.0 GPA, graduated from a Nebraska high school, and majoring in Pre-Medicine, Journalism or English.

DAAKE DESIGN SCHOLARSHIP FUND
For undergraduate students in Dept. of Art and Art History; candidates must be pursuing a major in Visual Communication and Design, have sophomore or above class standing and cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.

DON DURYEA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship will be awarded to a senior student majoring in English Education with a minimum 3.5 GPA.

CARL & HELEN EASTERBROOK SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Candidates must be majoring in Music, have sophomore class standing or above, have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.

REINEY & FRAN EHLY MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship will be awarded to a junior or senior music student with preference given to organ or piano students. Selection is based upon ability and financial need. Contact the Department of Music & Performing Arts for an application.

FRIENDS OF MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship is awarded to new students who have declared a major or minor in Music and who have qualified through auditions. Contact the Department of Music & Performing Arts for an application.

FRIENDS OF SOCRATES PHILOSOPHY SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship will be awarded to undergraduate students enrolled in the Department of Philosophy.

GEORGE & J. PAUL FRITTON FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in English who is a graduate from Boone Central High School in Albion, NE. A minimum grade point average of 3.0 is required.

DEBORAH GARRISON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will provide financial assistance to a junior or senior student majoring in Journalism or Theater (alternating each year) with a minimum 2.5 GPA.

HENNING FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship will be awarded to undergraduate students pursuing any major in the College of Fine Arts & Humanities. Candidates must have a 3.0 or above cumulative GPA and be graduates of a NE high school.

HARRY H. HOFFMAN SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship will provide financial assistance to students pursuing a major in English. Selection will be based upon financial need and scholastic achievement.

ARONA HOFFMANN TRUST
This scholarship is awarded to a graduate student in English for the purpose of promoting a more exact and accurate use of the English Language.

ROY HYATTE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students with sophomore class standing or above, majoring in broadcasting. Candidates should have 9 hours in broadcast related courses with a GPA of 3.0 in those courses at the time of application.

BOB & DORA JENNER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will provide financial assistance to students majoring in Communications or Theatre. Preference is given to students graduating from Loup City, Nebraska High School.

STEVEN K. JORGENSEN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship will be awarded to students majoring in Music with a sophomore class standing or above and a minimum GPA of 3.0. Candidates must be graduates of Kearney High School, Kearney, NE. Preference will be given to students who have demonstrated need and to those who are involved in the Loper Programming and Activities Council (LPAC) or any successor organization.

KEARNEY AREA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Candidates for this scholarship shall be undergraduates pursuing a major in Music with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. Preference will be given to students of demonstrated outstanding achievement on stringed instruments with secondary preference to other orchestral instruments.

JAMES & SHARON KNAPP SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship will be awarded to upper-class students from Buffalo County, Nebraska who are participating in intercollegiate debate.

LAURA & FRED KOONTZ JOURNALISM SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate with sophomore or above class standing majoring in Journalism. The recipient must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.

LAURA & FRED KOONTZ THEATRE SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate with sophomore or above class standing majoring in Theatre. The recipient must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above.

DAVID & BARBARA HINTERLONG LARSEN SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Recipients of this scholarship shall be majoring in Music with an emphasis on Piano, Organ, or Voice. Candidates shall have junior class standing and a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater.

ROBERT & DONNA LARSON SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to a student who has been a member of UNK’s Forensics Team for at least one year. Candidates must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above.

DR. MARY A. LIERLEY SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established to provide assistance to a sophomore, junior or senior majoring in Art. First preference is given to students majoring in Art History and having a minimum GPA of 3.0. Financial need will be considered in selecting the recipients with consideration given to students who are academically eligible but financially restrained.

GLENN & TERRY LUCE MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Candidates must be majoring in Music or Music Education, have freshman class standing or above and a minimum GPA of 2.5. Preference given to candidates who have been an active member of marching band, concert band or symphonic band at UNK. Preference to candidates with demonstrated financial need.

BILL LYNN VOCAL MUSIC ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Recipients must be a Vocal Music major with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Selection criteria considered included past academic achievement and demonstration of potential for future academic and professional accomplishments. Contact the Department of Music & Performing Arts for an application.

MARIBETH LYNN STRING MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established to support undergraduate students in the department of Music & Performing Arts at UNK. Preference will be given to majors in music, music performance or music education. Candidates must have a sophomore class standing or above and a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above. Candidates must have a demonstrated talent and ability in playing a string instrument. Preference will be given to students with financial need.

MATTSON FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
The recipient of this scholarship must have sophomore class standing or above and be enrolled full-time in the College of Business & Technology, Education or Fine Arts & Humanities.

BOBBIE MCKENZIE SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to full-time, undergraduates majoring in Journalism or Mass Communication with junior class standing and a minimum GPA of 3.0. Candidates must have completed or be in the process of completing two semesters of work on the: (1) Antelope newspaper or (2) have completed a three credit newspaper internship at UNK. Candidates should have completed at least nine hours in a Journalism/Mass Communication major at the time of application.

ROCK MORRIS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to a sophomore, junior or senior majoring in Art. Selection is based upon financial need and the recipient must have a GPA of at least 2.5.

NEBRASKA BROADCASTERS ASSOCIATION UNK SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship will be awarded to undergraduate students pursuing a major in Journalism and Mass communication with an Option in Broadcasting. Candidates must have earned at least 60 credit hours.

GERALD S. OSWALD SPEECH COMMUNICATION/THEATRE ARTS SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to undergraduate students majoring in Speech Communication or Theatre Arts with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.

GERALD S. OSWALD SPEECH COMMUNICATION/THEATRE ARTS AND FORENSICS STUDENT SUPPORT FUND
For fellowships or scholarships to full-time graduated or undergraduates in College of Fine Arts/Humanities. Undergraduate scholarship candidates must be pursuing a degree in Speech Communication or Theatre Arts, and have cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above. Fellowship candidates must be pursuing a graduate degree in Speech Communication and have at least one year experience teaching speech communication or forensics and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.

E. EVELYN PETERSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to a student majoring in Music. Selections will be based on ability and need. Contact the Department of Music & Performing Arts for applications.

PAUL & CLARICE REYNOLDS SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship is awarded to students who have an interest in creative writing including poetry, short stories, novels, creative non-fiction essays, play scripts or screenplays. Both undergraduate and graduate students are eligible for this scholarship. A major or minor in English is required. Awards are made solely on the literary quality of the manuscript. Writing samples are required.

CLARICE A. REYNOLDS SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to students majoring in Speech or English. Selection will be based upon scholastic achievement and financial need. This scholarship is typically split between an English major and a Communications major.

PHYLLIS ROBERTS SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to a sophomore, junior or senior student with a major in the College of Fine Arts.

EDROSS UEHLING ROBINSON VOCAL MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to full-time undergraduate students majoring in vocal music. Recipients must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, have demonstrated previous academic achievement and have demonstrated potential for professional accomplishment. Financial need will be considered in making this award; however, it will not be the primary factor. Contact the Department of Music & Performing Arts for an application.

WILLIAM & JEANNE ROSS SPEECH SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate who is majoring in Speech. The recipient must have a 3.0 or above, sophomore class standing or above and have graduated from a Nebraska High School.

JIM RUNDSTROM JOURNALISM SCHOLARSHIP
Established to provide financial assistance to one or more full-time undergraduate students at UNK. Recipients must be a junior or senior majoring in Journalism or Public Relations with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

CALVIN T. RYAN MEMORIAL
This scholarship will be awarded to an English major. Selection is based upon scholarship and requires a minimum 3.0 GPA, accomplishments, and professional goals. This scholarship is awarded for second semester.

MYRON SCOTT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to a UNK student who attended high school in Buffalo County. Preference is given to students who demonstrate ability in the arts or sciences particularly graphic arts or political science.

SIGMA TAU DELTA SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to a student who has completed 45-88 semester hours and is majoring in English. The recipient must have a minimum 2.8 GPA and a minimum 3.0 GPA in English.

M. & H. STAUFFER FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
Established to support a full-time graduate student or students enrolled in the Department of English graduate program. Financial need may be considered in making the award.

HUMBERT G. & CORA AUSTIN STOUT SCHOLARSHIP
Established to provide scholarships to students majoring within the Department of English.

BERNHARD STUTHEIT MEMORIAL
This scholarship will be awarded to a junior or senior student majoring in English. The recipient must have a minimum 3.5 GPA in their major field of study and a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25.

DR. AUGUSTUS O. THOMAS SCHOLARSHIP
Candidates for the scholarship must be majoring in one of the following: Teacher Education of College of Education, Speech Communication, English-Writing Emphasis of College of Fine Arts and Humanities. Candidates must have a sophomore or above class standing, a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or above, and have demonstrated leadership experience. Preference may be given to candidates who demonstrate financial need.

GARY F. & ROMA THOMAS MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Awarded to undergraduate students pursuing a major in the Music Program at UNK.

THORNTON FAMILY FUND
This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student majoring in music or a music related area. Recipients must be either incoming freshman or upperclassmen and must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above. Recipients must also have taken or currently be enrolled for Music 165 or equivalent and must be members of the Thornton’s String Quartet. Selections will be determined by auditions.

RICHARD THORNTON SCHOLARSHIP IN JOURNALISM & ADVERTISING
Awarded to undergraduate students majoring in Journalism or Advertising. Students must have class standing of sophomore or above and a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. Candidates must have an expressed desire to pursue a career in journalism or advertising after graduation.

SHIRLEY L. WALKER MUSIC MEMORIAL
This scholarship is awarded to as student majoring in Music. Contact the Department of Music & Performing Arts for applications.

WALLACE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship will be awarded to a student majoring in Music in the Department of Music & Performing Arts. The recipient must have junior class standing, have a minimum 3.2 GPA and have demonstrated outstanding achievement in vocal music, the piano or a stringed instrument. Financial need may be considered but excellence in performance will be the primary factor. Contact the Department of Music & Performing Arts for an application.

DON WELCH FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to a student with a minor in Philosophy. Candidates must have demonstrated interest in English and Classical Poetry.

MIRIAM WORLOCK MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will provide financial assistance to a junior or senior student majoring in Art. Eligible students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA in their discipline. Selection will be based on talent and financial need.

College of Natural and Social Sciences Scholarships

ACM ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP
The recipient of this scholarship shall be a member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) organization at UNK. Candidates shall have a 3.0 or greater GPA and have completed 14 credit hours in computer science.

ELMER H. & MARIAN L. BECKMANN SCHOLARSHIP
Established to help support a student in the Department of Physics or Physical Science (preference to a student of Physics). Selection shall be based on past academic achievement and demonstration of potential for future academic and professional accomplishments.

LADDIE & IRIS BICAK FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship shall provide financial assistance for undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a major in Biology.

JOHN C. W. BLIESE ENDOWMENT FOR BIOLOGY
Awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student majoring in Biology.

AMANDA BOSAK MEMORIAL
This scholarship shall be awarded to students majoring in Biology or Criminal Justice. Candidates shall be junior or seniors with a 3.0 or above GPA. Preference is given to students with financial need.

REX CARR ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship shall be awarded to juniors or seniors who are active in the Wildlife Program and/or Wildlife Society or in Biology. The recipient(s) shall have a minimum 3.0 GPA, be full-time and be a resident of Scottsbluff County, an adjacent county or the Panhandle of Nebraska. If there are no eligible applicants from these areas, then the recipient may be a Central Nebraska resident.

HARVEY E. COLE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Candidates for this scholarship shall be undergraduates majoring in Biology with sophomore class standing or above and a minimum GPA of 3.0.

COPLEY FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship shall be awarded to a student majoring in History, Social Science or English with a minimum 2.5 GPA and have been a graduate of a Nebraska high school. Financial need is a primary criteria.

CUSHING & ANDERSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The scholarship shall be awarded to an undergraduate student(s) who is majoring in Pre-Medicine, Journalism or English with sophomore class standing or higher, 3.0 GPA or above and a graduate from a Nebraska high school.

DEEANNA DELAET ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship shall be awarded to a full-time sophomore or above majoring in Biology and/or Chemistry with a GPA of 3.0 or above.

SGT. JUSTIN DUFFY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to a student majoring in Criminal Justice or Health Science or be a member of ROTC with preference given to a student who graduated from Cozad High School. Candidates shall be a junior or senior in class standing with a 3.0 GPA or above.

DONALD E. FOX SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to second semester freshman with a major or minor in Chemistry to be used the following fall semester. Selection shall be based upon academic achievement, financial need, integrity and motivation.

LLOYD L. FRANK MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship shall be awarded to an undergraduate student with sophomore class standing or above pursing a major in Criminal Justice who is a resident of Nebraska. Preference shall be given to a member of any of the UNK varsity Athletic teams and/or expressed a desire to pursue a low enforcement career in Buffalo County.

JAMES GILBERT CRIMINAL JUSTICE MEMORIAL FUND
This scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student pursing a major or minor in Criminal Justice.

GENE HAMAKER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship shall be awarded to students majoring in History.

MILDRED BENSEN HANSEN BIOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship shall be awarded to a full-time junior or senior undergraduate student majoring in Biology.

PHILIP S. & LOIS C. HOLMGREN SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship shall be awarded to a sophomore, junior or senior who is majoring in History or Social Sciences with a minimum 2.8 GPA. An International graduate student may apply for the scholarship and be considered if an undergraduate is not selected.

DR. O.D. JOHNSON MEMORIAL
This scholarship shall be awarded to a junior Pre-Medical or Para –Medical major with a minimum 3.0 GPA.

CSIS FRIENDS & ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP IN HONOR OF MARILYN JUSSEL FUND
This scholarship shall be awarded to students pursuing any major within the Department of Computer Science & Information Systems.

DAVID J. KEEN, JR. MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The scholarship shall be awarded to a sophomore majoring in Biology with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above. Candidates shall have expressed a desire to pursue a career in the area of medicine following graduation.

DR. OLE A. KOLSTAD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The scholarship shall be awarded to a student majoring in Biology with junior class standing or above with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

EDNA LARSEN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Est. to help support a student(s) in the field of Special Education, Speech Pathology, Physical Therapy, or any area of teaching handicapped persons, and who have completed a full year of college work. Selection shall be based on past academic achievement and demonstration of potential for future academic and professional accomplishments.

L.M. LARSEN MEMORIAL MATHEMATICS SCHOLARSHIP
The scholarship shall be awarded to undergraduate students majoring in Mathematics or Statistics. Candidates shall be juniors or above and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above. Financial need will be considered.

DONALD L. LIEHS SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT
This scholarship shall be awarded to undergraduate students with sophomore or above class standing. Candidates shall be majoring in math, chemistry, physics, biology, pre-medicine, pre-engineering or a pre-professional health program. Candidates shall have demonstrated financial need and must be graduates of a NE high school. Candidates shall have a GPA of 3.0 or above and be enrolled full-time.

DR. LYLE E. MANTOR MEMORIAL
This scholarship shall be awarded to an upper-class student majoring in History, who has a minimum 3.0 GPA. Selection shall be based on scholarship, accomplishment and professional goals. The award is for second semester.

HARRIET MCFADDEN MEMORIAL
This scholarship will be awarded to a student majoring in Mathematics.

MARGARET A. MCMULLEN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship shall be awarded to a senior Social Work major with a 3.0 GPA or above. Selection will be based on financial need.

ARTICE MILES SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship shall be awarded to a full-time sophomore or junior student enrolled in the Social Work program. The recipient shall have a minimum 3.0 GPA and demonstrate aptitude and potential for the profession of social work. Financial need will also be a consideration.

DR. MARY L. MORSE MEMORIAL
This scholarship shall be awarded to a sophomore or junior student majoring in chemistry, Physics, Mathematics or Biology.

DANIEL H. & DEBRA L. MOWREY STATISTICAL EXCELLENCE FUND
Recipients shall be juniors or seniors majoring in Mathematics or Statistics, with at least two courses in statistics with a grade of 3.0 or better and a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.

GEORGE & ALTA MUNRO MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The scholarship shall be awarded to a junior or senior majoring in the Department of Health Sciences with a GPA of 3.5 or greater.

THEODORA NELSON ENDOWED FUND
This scholarship shall be awarded to a student(s) pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Education with a Math endorsement. Recipients shall have junior class standing or above and a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5.

JAMES W. NIELSEN MEMORIAL
This scholarship shall be awarded to a junior or senior majoring in Physical Science and/or Mathematics. Eligible students shall have a minimum 3.5 GPA.

DR. RICHARD A. NOLAN UNIVERSITY OF NE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Shall be awarded to candidates enrolled in the Field of Science. Upper-class candidates shall have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above. Preference will be given to graduates of Holy Heart of Mary High School.

GEORGE NORRIS SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship shall be awarded to sophomore, junior or senior who is pursuing a major/minor/teaching endorsement in Political Science. Recipients shall have completed at least six hours of political science courses and demonstrated scholarship and interest in Political Science.

NORTHWESTERN ENERGY COMMUNITY WORKS SCHOLARSHIP
Eligible candidates shall be juniors or seniors pursuing a degree in the Department of Computer Science and Information Technology with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above. Candidates shall be from specific communities in Montana, Nebraska and South Dakota.

RILEY & RODNEY OESTREICHER SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Candidates for this scholarship shall be pursuing a major in psychology, history, geography or sociology. Recipients shall be sophomore, junior or senior in class standing with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above. Financial aid will be taken into consideration.

HELEN E. OGLE MEMORIAL
This scholarship shall be awarded to an undergraduate, full-time student majoring in Mathematics.

PLATTE VALLEY STATE BANK & TRUST COMPANY SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship shall be awarded to a student(s) who is majoring in Business, Mathematics or Computer Science with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Recipients shall be a high school graduate of Buffalo County or an adjacent county.

PSYCHOLOGY FACULTY SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship shall be awarded to a student(s) with sophomore class standing or above majoring in Psychology or Psychobiology with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Candidates shall have completed six or more credit hours in Psychology courses at UNK.

RECYCLERS ECOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship shall be awarded to full-time students of sophomore, junior or senior class with a minimum 3.0 GPA and demonstrated interest in ecological concerns and/or majoring in Biology or Geography.

EMILY REISER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship shall be awarded to an undergraduate with junior class standing or above with a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or above. Candidates shall be graduates from a Holt County NE high school and be involved in extracurricular campus activities. Preference shall be given to students majoring in Biology.

DALE L. & ELLEN J. SCHROEDER SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship shall provide financial assistance to a full-time sophomore, junior or senior student. Recipients shall be majoring in Criminal Justice, Political Science or any major within the College of Business and Technology, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and have graduated from a Nebraska high school.

RICHARD & JOAN SERBOUSEK MEMORIAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship shall be awarded to a student pursuing a career in medicine or medical technology. First preference shall be given to candidates who are graduates of Atkinson or Stuart High School, second preference shall be given to candidates who are graduates of Hay Springs or Chadron High School, and third preference shall be given to candidates who are graduates of any Nebraska high school.

SOCIOLOGICAL IMAGINATION SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship shall be awarded to a full-time Sociology major with sophomore class standing or above.

HARRIETT J. STEELE NURSING SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship shall be awarded to candidates in the pre-nursing program who have successfully completed a minimum of 18 credit hours at UNK including a biology or chemistry course and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above. Financial need shall be a criterion and preference shall be given to nontraditional students.

DR. LAVERNE C. STEFFENS MEMORIAL
This scholarship shall be awarded to a student who is well-rounded and shows evidence of strong motivation. The recipient shall be a Nebraska resident, enrolled in the pre-medicine program, be at sophomore class standing or above and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

WILLIAM STEHLIK MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship shall be awarded to a Nebraska high school graduate pursuing a major in nursing, pre-pharmacy or pre-medicine.

DAVID R. STEVENSON MEMORIAL HISTORY SCHOLARSHIP FUND
The recipient shall be a full-time student majoring in History. The recipient shall have sophomore class standing or above and have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Financial need shall be considered.

W.C. STOTTS HISTORY SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship shall be awarded to a History major with sophomore class standing or above and minimum GPA of 3.0.

DOROTHY A. & DR. FRANK V. TOUCHSTONE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship shall be awarded to a student majoring in Social Work with 2nd semester sophomore class standing or above. Candidates shall have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above.

DR. KENNETH & PHYLLIS URWILLER SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship shall be awarded to two undergraduate students in the department of Health Sciences. Eligible candidates must be enrolled in Pre-Medicine program and have junior or senior class standing.

RICHARD D. URWILLER KHOP SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship shall be awarded to a student in good standing in the Pre-Medicine track of KHOP with a GPA of 3.5 or above. Preference shall be given to candidates who are of impeccable character, are caring and compassionate, and have demonstrated high integrity.

O.T. VENTRISS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate majoring in History or in History-Social Studies. The student shall have sophomore standing or above and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above. Financial need will be a major factor in selection.

KENDALL L. WEYERS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Established to help full-time students who are seniors and are a son/daughter of a currently employed, deceased, or retired law enforcement officer within the state of Nebraska. Applicants in any major or minor may apply; however, Criminal Justice majors and minors will receive special consideration. Those who have proven academic excellence and provided proof of financial need shall be given first consideration.

Non-Departmental Scholarships

ALPHA TAU OMEGA/DON BRIGGS SCHOLARSHIP
Shall be awarded to members of Alpha Tau Omega, Zeta Upsilon Chapter who are pursuing any major at UNK. Recipients must be an active member of the Zeta Upsilon Chapter who is in good standing. Recipients shall be determined by the following criteria: Leadership, Scholarship and Need. Scholarships awarded are for second semester.


CHAUNCEY & ALICE ASHER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship shall be awarded to students enrolled in any college at UNK. Recipients must be graduates of Pleasanton Nebraska High School, demonstrate a strong desire to learn and a willingness to complete their degree. Recipients must also demonstrate financial need. 


ASSOCIATED WOMEN STUDENT’S ENDOWED FUND
Provides financial assistance to a junior or senior student; must have a minor in Women's Studies or Women's & Gender Studies. 


WILLIAM W. & VERNA E. BARNEY SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship shall be awarded to a full-time, undergraduate, sophomore or above with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Financial need shall be considered. 


DIANE G. BARR MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship is awarded to part-time, non-traditional undergraduate students. It is preferred that the recipient be the non-married parent of dependent children. 


BRYAN BAUMEISTER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship shall be awarded to a student(s) pursing any major at UNK that is a graduate of a rural Nebraska high school. Financial need shall be a criterion when making this award. 


BLUE GOLD BRIGADE TRADITIONS SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Recipients of this scholarship shall be undergraduates pursuing any major at UNK. Eligible students shall have sophomore or above class standing and a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. 


KATHRYN V. BOWEN SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship shall be awarded to one or more UNK undergraduate students who have freshman class standing and a 3.0 or above GPA. Preference shall be given to candidates who graduated from Red Cloud, Nebraska High School. Second preference shall go to candidates who graduated from Blue Hill, Nebraska High School. 


BUFFALO COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY SCHOLARSHIP & FELLOWSHIP FUND
This scholarship shall be awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student(s) pursuing any major at UNK. Must be a member of College Republicans and have a 2.5 GPA. Strong leadership is given preference. 


CASE HALL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship shall be awarded to students pursuing any major at UNK who reside in Antelope or Nester Hall. 


JAMES P. COMERFORD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Shall be awarded to members of the fall pledge class of Phi Delta Theta Fraternity and funds shall be applied to the recipient’s expenses the succeeding fall semester. 


RON COPE UNK COLLEGE REPUBLICAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship shall be awarded to full-time undergraduate students who are active members of the UNK College Republicans. Candidates shall be sophomore status or above, have a 2.8 or above GPA, and have graduated from a Nebraska high school.


JOHN M. CRONIN “RODEO” SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship shall be awarded to UNK students who are members of the Rodeo Club/Team and have minimum 3.0 GPA. The students need not compete to be granted the scholarship. Among the criteria to be considered are past and future potential of academic achievement and professional accomplishments as well as the qualities of leadership, sportsmanship, and honor. 


GEORGE A. CROSSCUP SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to a UNK student whose primary residence is in Buffalo County. Preference will be given to those students with farm backgrounds and who demonstrate financial need.


JOSE DE JESUS MARTINEZ MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Recipients of this scholarship shall have sophomore class standing or above and minimum 3.2 GPA.  Preference shall be given to candidates who are active in multicultural activities. 


LARRY & KATHRYN EDWARDS FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Five scholarships shall be awarded to junior or seniors with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above. One recipient shall be pursuing a major in Interior Design and another in Industrial Distribution. Preference shall be given to candidates who are actively involved in campus activities and who have demonstrated financial need.


KENT ESTES MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FOR PI KAPPA ALPHA
This scholarship shall be awarded to a member of Pi Kappa Alpha who is pursuing any major at UNK. 


GEORGE & VERDA FAIRFIELD SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established to provide financial assistance to undergraduate students who are pursuing any major at UNK. Preference will be given to graduates of the following Nebraska schools: Kearney High School, Pleasanton High School, Litchfield High School and Ansley High Schools who previously attended elementary and/or junior high school in Mason City, Nebraska. Recipients' participation in school activities and extracurricular activities will be taken into consideration. Financial need may be considered in making this award. 


FAMILY STUDIES OUTSTANDING STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP
Established to help students preparing for a career in Family Studies. Preference shall be given to graduates of any accredited Nebraska high school who meet the following qualifications: full-time enrollment in the Department of Family Studies (15 hrs. minimum), junior or senior status, minimum 2.5 GPA, demonstrated aptitude and potential for the profession, and demonstrate financial need. 


FAY W. FULLER SCHOLARSHIP
Provides financial assistance to students who are residents of either Custer or Logan counties in Nebraska. Selection will be based on scholarship and financial need. 


HARING FAMILY FUND
This scholarship shall be awarded to students who demonstrate financial need and who were raised on a farm while growing up. 


JOHN P. HELLEBERG, SR. SCHOLARSHIP
Established to help provide financial support to full-time undergraduate students at UNK. 


ORMOND P. HILL SCHOLARSHIP
Shall be awarded to a graduate or undergraduate who demonstrate financial need. Past academic achievements and demonstration of further academic and professional accomplishments will be taken into consideration. 


ALICE M. & DICK M. HOCK SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Recipients shall have junior or senior class standing, a minimum 2.8 GPA, graduated from a Nebraska high school, and have exhibited good moral character and citizenship. Preference shall be given to candidates who are members of Fellowship of Christian Athletes or any other campus ministry organization (i.e. Campus Crusade for Christ, Christian Student Fellowship, United Campus Ministries). 


DONALD & LELA HOLM SCHOLARSHIP
Established to aid graduating seniors or former graduates of Elm Creek High School who have chosen to attend UNK. Recipients shall be selected based on financial need rather than upon their academic standing or their performance on achievement tests. Applications are available at the UNK Office of Financial Aid and the Elm Creek High School. 


IFC LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP
Candidates shall be current or former members of the Inter-fraternity Executive Council and have a cumulative GPA equal to or above the all-fraternity average at UNK. Financial need shall be a criterion in making this award. Preference shall be given to leaders who have contributed greatly to the UNK Fraternity & Greek community as a whole, have gone above and beyond in their IFC Council officer position, have represented the Fraternity & Greek Community well in other UNK campus involvement, and have demonstrated a commitment to community service. 


PAT IMMING MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established by the friends and family of Pat Imming to provide financial assistance to an upper-class student who has demonstrated the determination required to overcome an obvious and severe physical disability. 


JACOBSEN, ORR, NELSON, WRIGHT, HARDER & LINDSTROM SCHOLARSHIP
Candidates for this scholarship shall be pursuing any major at UNK and have sophomore or above class standing. Financial need shall be a criterion in making this award.


JESTER FAMILY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP FUND FOR UNK
This scholarship shall be awarded to undergraduate students pursuing any major within the College of Business and Technology or a “hard” sciences’ major in the College of Natural and Social Sciences. “Hard” sciences are considered Biology, Chemistry, Geography & Earth Science, Mathematics & Statistics and Physics & Physical Science. The recipient must also have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above and be a Nebraska resident.


WILLIAM F. & JEAN ALDEN JOHNSON SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship shall provide financial assistance to an undergraduate pursuing any major who graduated from a Kimball County high school. Academic achievement will be part of the selection criteria. 


RICHARD F. & MARILYN R. JUSSEL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship is established to provide financial assistance to full-time students participating in the Honors Program. Recipients shall be junior or senior students, have a minimum of 3.5 GPA, be in good standing in the Honors Program and shall fulfill all course requirements as outlined in the Honors Program.


KANSAS CITY AREA ALUMNI ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship shall be awarded to undergraduates who graduated from a Kansas City, Missouri or Kansas City, Kansas high school and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.


KEARNEY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Candidates must be members of or dependents (natural or adopted child or step-child) of members of the Kearney Federal Credit Union. If no candidates meet the criterion, this scholarship shall be awarded to any student pursuing a major in the Business Department. 


KEARNEY NOON KIWANIS CLUB SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to a sophomore, junior, or senior student. The recipient must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and must be a member of the Circle K Club. 


PEGGY (ROBINSON) & MICHAEL KELLEY SCHOLARSHIP
Special consideration shall be given to students with any of the following attributes: graduates of Holdrege High School, graduates of Millard North High School, affiliated with Alpha Omicron Pi Sorority, or majoring in Accounting. Selection will be based on financial need and consideration will be given to students who are academically eligible but may be financially restrained from continuing their education. 


MR. & MRS. W. O. KING SCHOLARSHIP
Provides financial assistance to undergraduate students who are sons or daughters of residents of Buffalo County. 


KOPP INVESTMENT ADVISORS SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Awarded to an undergraduate student pursuing any major at UNK. 


KOTSIOPULOS FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship shall be awarded to full-time, undergraduate students who are sophomores or above with a GPA of 3.0 or above. 


CHANCELLOR KRISTENSEN FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship is awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate student who has sophomore class standing or above and who has graduated from a Nebraska High School. The recipient must have a 3.0 or better grade point average and must be active in campus and community activities. 


SONYA M. & JOSEPH E. LANDHOLM SCHOLARSHIP
Recipient of this scholarship shall be an undergraduate, non-traditional student with demonstrated need. It is the donor's intention to use this scholarship to provide opportunity for students who have delayed attending college. 


SENA “MOM” LANG MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Recipient shall have sophomore, junior, or senior class standing, a minimum 3.0 GPA, have graduated from a Nebraska high school, and will be a Resident Assistant for the academic year. 


THELMA D’ALLEMAND LANG SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship shall be awarded to undergraduate students with a GPA of 3.0 or above. Preference is given to graduates of Litchfield High School. 


MATTIE M. LARSON
This scholarship will be awarded to worthy students from Custer or Logan Counties. 


H. J. LIVINGSTON RURAL NEBRASKA SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Candidates may be pursuing any degree at UNK. Recipients shall have a sophomore or above class standing and a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above. Candidates shall be graduates of a public high school from western Nebraska. Preference shall be given to candidates who are active participants in University activities and to those students who have demonstrated financial need. 


LPAC 5K STUDENT LEADER SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Candidates shall be pursuing any major at UNK, be sophomore class or above, have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or above, have 2 years of voting member status on Loper Programming and Activities Council, have held a chair position one or more years previous to application for this scholarship, and continue to demonstrate active involvement by maintaining voting member status on LPAC during the effective year of the award. 


LUDDEN FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Shall be awarded to an undergraduate student pursuing any major at UNK. 


DAVE & TANCIE MARTIN ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to two outstanding upper-class students at UNK with a minimum 2.4 GPA. Selection will be based upon scholarship, participation in campus activities and financial need. 


JEROME K. & TWILA K. MARTIN SCHOLARSHIP
Recipients of this scholarship shall have demonstrated financial need and have freshman class standing or above. 


FRANK NAMA FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship shall be awarded to undergraduate students pursuing any major at UNK. Candidates shall have a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or above and be graduates of any Nebraska high school.


NATIONAL RESIDENCE HALL HONORARY UNK SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship shall be awarded to a student pursuing any major at UNK who is a member of eh National Residence Hall Honorary.


ROBERT & CAROL LEE NIELSEN FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship shall be awarded to students who are pursuing any major at UNK. Preference given to candidates who are from a small town in Nebraska (population 10,000 or fewer) and demonstrate financial need.


KENNETH W. NIKELS SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Awarded to a junior or senior with a 3.25 GPA, research experience and a desire to continue their education beyond an undergraduate career. 


NORTHERN CALIFORNIA ALUMNI ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
Recipients must have a student classification of sophomore or above and be classified as a full-time student. Selection criteria considered are past academic achievement and demonstration of potential for future academic and professional accomplishments. 


NORTHWEST ALUMNI ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship shall be awarded to undergraduates with freshman or higher class standing who have a cumulative 3.0 GPA or above. Candidates shall have demonstrated involvement in extracurricular campus activities. Preference shall be given to students from Oregon or Washington. 


OFFICE/SERVICE DEPENDENTS’ ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established to help a dependent of a permanent full-time UNK Office/Service worker employed during the academic term the scholarship is used. The recipient must be an undergraduate, upper-class student having completed 28 or more hours, working towards a degree and having declared a major in one of the colleges. The student must be maintaining the minimum cumulative GPA required for graduation from that college. Along with academic performance, assessment of the student’s need for assistance will be taken into consideration in the awarding, as well as extracurricular activities and work experience. 


MR. & MRS. O’QUINN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to a sophomore, junior, or senior student who has demonstrated leadership abilities and has been involved with campus activities. Eligible students must have a minimum 2.8 GPA. 


PHI TAU GAMMA SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship shall be awarded to a descendant of a member of the Phi Tau Gamma Alumni who is a full-time student with a 3.0 or above cumulative GPA. First preference given to descendants of an alumnus of the Phi Tau Gamma chapter of Alpha Tau Omega (1915-1965), second preference given to descendants of an alumnus of the Zeta Upsilon chapter of Alpha Tau Omega (1966-Presnet) and third preference to active student members of Zeta Upsilon chapter of Alpha Tau Omega. 


ROY A. RICHARDS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship shall be awarded to undergraduates who are pursuing any major at UNK with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above. Financial need shall be a consideration. 


JOHN & SONIA SAHLING SCHOLARSHIP
Shall be awarded to students pursuing any major at UNK with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater. Financial need will be the primary criterion. 


SIGMA TAU GAMMA SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to a current, active member of Sigma Tau Gamma who has been active in the chapter for at least one semester using the following criteria: 75% total attendance without excuses, minimum 2.5 GPA, involvement, financial need, wok load and class load. Applications are available from the fraternity scholarship chair. 


SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA ALUMNI ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
Recipients must have a student classification of a sophomore or above and exceed the minimum academic GPA requirements at UNK. Criteria that will be considered include past academic achievement and demonstration of potential for future academic and professional accomplishments. 


GEORGE H. & ELTA SPENCER THOMPSON FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship shall be awarded to students pursuing any degree at UNK with a minimum GPA of 2.5. Candidates or their parents must have a permanent address in Cheyenne County, Nebraska. 


TEXAS ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Preference to Texas high school graduates with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Candidates shall have demonstrated involvement and leadership in campus activities. 


ARTHUR & EFFIE TYSON FARLEY SCHOLARSHIP
Shall be awarded to a student(s) who is a graduate of Broken Bow, Nebraska High School. 


UNK CENTENNIAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship shall be awarded to students with a minimum GPA of 3.0. 


UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT KEARNEY EDUCATION ASSOCIATION (UNKEA) UNDERGRADUATE ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP
The recipient of this scholarship must be the child of a UNKEA member who is employed during the academic term for which the scholarship is awarded. The recipient must have a minimum of 12 completed credit hours and a minimum GPA of 2.5. Full-time enrollment is required during the semesters in which the scholarship is awarded to the student. In addition to academic performance, financial need and participation in extracurricular activities may be considered in awarding this scholarship. 


UNK PHI GAMMA DELTA (NU KAPPA) ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship shall be awarded to a member of the NU Kappa Chapter of Phi Gamma Delta who is in good standing with the fraternity. Candidates shall be pursing any degree at UNK and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.


UNK THOMPSON FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship shall be awarded to undergraduates with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above.  Candidates or their parents must have a permanent address in Cheyenne County, Nebraska.


UNK WOMEN’S STUDIES SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship shall be awarded to students minoring in Women’s Studies who have junior class standing or higher and a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above. Candidates shall have completed Intro to Women’s Studies course at UNK and at least 9 hours of other course credit in Women’s Studies. 


FLORENCE M. WAGNER SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Recipients of this scholarship shall be employed by the Calvin T. Ryan Library. Candidates shall have sophomore or above class standing, a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above and be a graduate from a Nebraska high school. 


SHIRLEY ‘SHOO’ WALKER MEMORIAL ALPHA OMICRON PI SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship shall be awarded to a member of the Phi Sigma chapter of Alpha Omicron Pi who is in good standing with the sorority. The recipient can be pursuing any degree at UNK and must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above. 


HAROLD E. WILLEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Awarded to a child of a Nebraska framer, rancher or persons in an agricultural-related business. The recipient should have an academic level of a sophomore or above with a minimum 3.0 GPA. 


SUE STOETZEL WITHYCOMBE SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established to help support students of UNK who might be displaced from agricultural occupations by adverse circumstances. Selection criteria considered includes past academic achievement and demonstration of potential for future academic and professional accomplishments. 


HELEN & BARNEY WOOD NEPALESE SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Recipients of this scholarship must be citizens of Nepal and ineligible for permanent residence in any other country, be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, have a minimum TOEFL score demonstrating adequate English competency, express an intent to return to Nepal, and express a desire to pursue a career in public government, professional service oriented organizations or other occupations designed to contribute to the welfare and development of the country of Nepal.


YUTO YAMAMOTO MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Recipients of this scholarship shall have sophomore class standing or above and minimum 3.2 GPA.  Preference shall be given to candidates who are active in multicultural activities. 

Athletic Scholarships

MIKE BAKER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship shall be awarded to a full-time student participating in Baseball.


BECKER BASEBALL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship shall be awarded to members of the Baseball team with preference given to pitchers.


DICK BEECHNER FAMILY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Members of the UNK Men’s Golf shall be awarded this scholarship.


BOARS INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established to assist one or more students enrolled at UNK who are active in varsity athletics. Candidates must be a resident of Nebraska, of sophomore, junior, or senior status, and have a minimum 2.0 GPA. 


BOROFF FAMLY FOOTBALL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship shall be awarded to members of the Football team. 


ALVIN BROWN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to undergraduate students who are members of the Football or Men's Basketball program and have graduated from a Nebraska high school. 


BUSH FAMILY ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP
Recipients must participate in a varsity athletic program at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. First preference is given to Basketball. The recipient must be a sophomore, junior, or senior with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0. Recipients must be graduates of a Nebraska High School. 


BUSH TENNIS SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship shall be awarded to members of either the Men’s or Women’s Tennis Team at UNK. Candidates shall be pursuing any major, have freshman class standing or above and be citizens or lawful permanent residents of the United States. 


DON CHLDS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship shall provide financial assistance to two sophomore, junior or senior Track athletes. Selection shall be based upon the athletes’ ability in distance running, as well as leadership qualities and general good character. 


CIRRUS TECH, INC. SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Candidates for this scholarship shall be pursuing a major in Industrial Distribution and be a member of any varsity athletic program. Other criteria include having sophomore or above class standing and a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or above.


RON & CAROL COPE ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP
Awarded to a members of any varsity athletic team with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater.


F. KEITH COTTRELL
This scholarship shall be awarded to a UNK athlete with selection based upon financial need. 


KENT ESTES MEMORIAL FOR UNK ATHLETICS
This scholarship shall be awarded to members of any varsity sport. Candidates shall be members of the Student Athlete Advisory Committee. 


CHARLIE FOSTER TRACK SCHOLARSHIP FOR MEN & WOMEN
Established to assist student athletes participating in the Track program. 


TOM FOX MEMORIAL GOLF SCHOLARSHIP
Selection criteria for this scholarship includes being a member of the UNK Golf Team, a minimum 2.5 GPA, and past academic achievement and demonstration of potential for future academic and professional accomplishments. 


DR. DOYLE FYFE MEMORIAL BASKETBALL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship shall be awarded to students pursuing any major who are members of the Basketball Team. Candidates shall be graduates of any Nebraska high school whose basketball teams are classified as Class B, C or D by the Nebraska School Activities Association. 


DUDLEY W. GRAHAM MEMORIAL ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship will be awarded alternately between athletes participating in Football and Men's Basketball.


DULWORTH ‘DODE’ GRAHAM ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship shall be awarded to students who participate in UNK athletics.


COACH JERRY HUESER MEN’S BASKETBALL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship shall be awarded to a member of the Men’s Basketball team.


BEN R. HOMAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Awarded to students who are members of the varsity Football Team at UNK; first preference to candidates pursuing major in the College of Business & Technology. 


GARY G. JOHNSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The recipient of this scholarship shall be a Nebraska high school graduate with sophomore class standing or above who is a member of the football team. 


KEARNEY TENNIS ASSOCIATION ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship shall be awarded students who are members of the UNK Tennis Team. Recipients may have any class standing and must have a minimum 2.0 GPA. 


LANNY KIZER FAMILY TRACK & FIELD SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Candidates for this scholarship shall be members of the Track & Field Team (preference to athletes participating in Long Jump, Triple Jump, High Jump or Pole Vault), have sophomore or above class standing and a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or greater. Preference shall be given to graduates of a Nebraska High School. 


LETTERPERSON ATHLETIC ENDOWMENT
This scholarship shall be awarded to an undergraduate student participating in an intercollegiate sport. 


LOPER BASEBALL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Candidates for this scholarship shall be members of the UNK Baseball Team. 


LOPER LEGACY SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship shall be awarded to members of the UNK Football Team. 


LORRAINE LUNGRIN MEMORIAL VOLLEYBALL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Recipients of this scholarship shall be members of the UNK Volleyball Team. 


MATTSON FAMILY ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship shall be awarded to members of the Men’s or Women’s Golf Team. 


JOHN MCDONALD FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship shall be awarded to students participating in any intercollegiate athletic program at
UNK with sophomore or above class standing. 


WAYNE R. & VIRGINIA E. L. MCKINNEY FAMILY ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP
Recipients shall be members of any athletic team and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above. First preference shall be given to students who are residents of Buffalo County, Nebraska. Second preference is given to students who are residents of any of the following counties in Nebraska: Adams, Custer, Dawson, Hall, Howard, Kearney, Phelps or Sherman. 


COACH GUY MURRAY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship shall be awarded to a student(s) on the Baseball Team who has sophomore status or above and a minimum GPA of 2.5. 


NEBRASKALAND NATIONAL BANK UNK FAMILY SOCCER SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship shall be awarded to a member of UNK’s Soccer Team. 


ROD PETERSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship will be awarded to an athlete(s) from Nuckolls County, Nebraska. 


TERRY R. PETERSON SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Recipients of this scholarship shall be members of UNK’s Football Team who are pursuing any degree. 


DR. FRANCIS L. RICHARDS/KEARNEY COSMOPOLITAN CLUB TRACK SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship shall be awarded to a member of the varsity track program. Recipients shall have sophomore or above class standing, a minimum 2.5 GPA and have graduated from a Nebraska high school. Financial need shall be a criteria but not the determining factor. 


FRANCIS L. RICHARDS SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship shall be awarded to a member of the UNK Track Team. 


BOB & DODE SAHLING SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship shall be awarded to a member of the Football Team who has a cumulative GPA of at least 2.75 and is a graduate of a Nebraska high school. 


ROBERT P. SAHLING FUND
This scholarship shall be awarded to a member of the Football Team who has a cumulative GPA of at least 2.75 and is a graduate of a Nebraska high school. 


FRANK & SHIRLEY SIBERT UNK FOOTBALL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship shall be awarded to members of the Football Team who have earned a 21 or higher on the ACT exam. 


L.R. SMITH FOOTBALL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Recipients of this scholarship shall be members of the UNK Football Team who have freshman class standing and a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above. 


CLARK SPANEL MEMORIAL TRACK & FIELD SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Candidates shall be pursuing any major at UNK and be members of the Track & Field Team. First preference shall be given to a Sprinter or a Long Jumper. 


DR. & MRS. B.M. STEVENSON TENNIS SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship shall be awarded to members of the Men’s or Women’s Tennis Team who are pursuing any major at UNK. Candidates shall have demonstrated academic excellence and demonstrated a potential for future academic and professional growth.


ANN STOCKTON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP PRESENTED BY BRENDA VANLENGEN
This scholarship shall be awarded to members of the Women’s Basketball Team who are graduates of a Nebraska or Kansas high school with Class “C” classification. Candidates shall have expressed a desire to pursue a career in the area of teaching/coaching, broadcasting or marking, in that order of priority following graduation from UNK. 


ARDEN & DELORES SWANSON ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Candidates shall be members of either the Football Team or Volleyball Team with preference given to candidates who are residents of either Kearney or Phelps counties in Nebraska. 


LYNN THOMAS FOOTBALL FUND
This scholarship shall be awarded to a member of the Football Team. 


TIERONE BANK SCHOLARSHIP FUND FOR UNK
This scholarship shall be awarded to members of any varsity sports team who has class standing of a senior and who are schedule to graduate during the academic year in which the scholarship is awarded. Candidates shall also be residents of Nebraska.


UNK ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship shall be awarded to members of a varsity athletic team.


UNK STUDENT ATHLETE SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT
This scholarship shall be awarded to members of any athletic team.


UNK TRACK & FIELD EXCELLENCE IN RECRUITING FUND
This scholarship shall be awarded to members of the Track & Field Team who are pursuing any major at UNK. 


UPPER DECK SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship shall be awarded to students at UNK who are members of the Baseball Team. 


BERT WALLACE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Established to help support students who are members of a varsity athletic team, with members of Track &Field to be given preference. Recipients should have a minimum 3.0 GPA, or if a freshman, be in the top 20% of their high school graduating class. 


AL & VERLENE ZIKMUND ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP
Recipients must have a student classification of sophomore or above and be a member of the Football Team. The recipient should be academically eligible and remain so to participate in athletics and be moving toward graduating with a degree from UNK. 


D.G. & E.L. ZIMMERMAN SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship shall be awarded to members of the Volleyball team who have sophomore class standing or above and a minimum GPA of 3.0.