CHAUNCEY & ALICE ASHER MEMORIAL
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.
ALPHA TAU OMEGA/DON BRIGGS
Established to help support students of UNK. It shall be awarded to members of Alpha Tau Omega, Zeta Upsilon Chapter, enrolled in any College of UNK. Recipients shall be selected by the Alumni Board of the Zeta Upsilon Chapter of Alpha Tau Omega, or other such committee as appointed by same. Recipients must be an active member of the Zeta Upsilon Chapter in good standing. Recipients shall be determined by the following criteria: Leadership Qualities--based on a high standard of integrity, fraternal involvement, campus involvement, character and other such qualities as exemplified by the recipient; Scholarship--minimum GPA considered for applicants will be that of one at least equal to or above the local active chapter GPA, with more preference given to the student with a higher GPA. Need--the Alumni Board shall consider need, although it should not be the determining factor. Scholarships awarded are for second semester.
ALUMNI ASSOCIATION AWARD
Established by the UNK Alumni Association to provide financial assistance to a junior or senior student. Eligible students must be enrolled full-time and must be the son or daughter of a UNK graduate.
ASSOCIATED WOMEN STUDENTS
Established by the Associated Women Students Organization to provide financial assistance to a junior or senior female student.
WILLIAM AND VERNA BARNEY
This scholarship shall be awarded to a full-time, undergraduate, sophomore or above with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Financial need will be considered.
DIANE G. BARR MEMORIAL
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.
KATHRYN V. BOWEN
This scholarship shall be awarded to one or more UNK undergraduate students who have freshman class standing and a 3.0 or above GPA. First preference shall be given to candidates who graduated from Red Cloud, Nebraska High School, second preference to candidates who graduated from Blue Hill, Nebraska High School.
ERNA E. BRISCH
Established to provide financial assistance to undergraduate students at UNK.
Established by the resident government of Case Hall, this scholarship is awarded to a sophomore, junior, or senior student. The recipient must have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better.
This scholarship is available to undergraduates enrolled full-time with sophomore class standing. A cumulative grade point average of 3.0 is required.
RON COPE UNK COLLEGE REPUBLICANS MEMORIAL
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.
JAMES M. COX FOUNDATION
The preference for this scholarship is that the recipient should be a resident of York or Hamilton Counties. If there are no candidates who meet this requirement, preference then goes to students from the eastern third of Nebraska. The recipient must have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 and must demonstrate financial need.
KAY F. CRAWFORD
Established by a gift from the estate of Kay F. Crawford, this scholarship will be awarded to a student with a physical disability.
JOHN M. CRONIN RODEO
Established in memory of John M. Cronin. This scholarship will be awarded to a UNK student who is a member of the Rodeo Club/Team and has a minimum 3.0 GPA. The student 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
Established by a gift from the estate of Estella Pearl Crosscup in memory of George A. Crosscup, 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.
FACULTY WIVES SCHOLARSHIP
Recipient must be the dependent of a member of the UNK faculty or staff.
GEORGE AND VERDA FAIRFIELD
Established to provide financial assistance to undergraduate students at UNK. Preference will be given to graduates of these Nebraska schools: Kearney High School, Pleasanton High School, and graduates of Litchfield or 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.
FAY W. FULLER
Established by the friends and family of Fay W. Fuller to provide financial assistance to students who are residents of either Custer or Logan counties in Nebraska. Selection will be based on scholarship and financial need.
GRADUATE DEANS SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship is awarded to students enrolled in or admitted to the Graduate College for at least six credit hours for both semesters. Minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5 required. In addition to grade point average, involvement in extra and co-curricular activities will be used in selecting recipients. Applicants are required to write a brief essay outlining their goals and an explanation as to the reason they should be selected to receive this award.
BRIAN HAMMOND MEMORIAL
Established to provide financial assistance to one or more students enrolled in any college at UNK, and who have a freshman class standing or above. Recipient must be a first year pledge of the Delta Tau Delta Fraternity, UNK, and have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above.
JOHN P. HELLEBERG, SR. SCHOLARSHIP
Established in memory of John P. Helleberg, Sr., this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to full-time undergraduate students at UNK.
ALICE M. & DICK M. HOCK SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship shall be awarded to full-time students. Recipients must 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 will be selected based on financial need rather than upon the academic standing of the student or their performance on achievement tests. Applications are available at the UNK Office of Financial Aid and the Elm Creek High School. The scholarship may be renewed for
two additional years.
PAT IMMING MEMORIAL
Established by the friends and family of Pat Imming to provide financial assistance to an upperclass student who has demonstrated the determination required to overcome an obvious and severe physical disability.
ELEANOR & MARIAN JOHNSON
This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time undergraduate student. Preference will be given to a student who graduated from a Missouri high school.
WILLIAM F. AND JEAN A. JOHNSON
Established by Mr. & Mrs. William F. Johnson to provide financial assistance to a graduate of a Kimball County high school and a full-time undergraduate at UNK. Selection will be based upon academic achievement.
RICHARD F. & MARILYN R. JUSSEL
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 of the Honors Program, and shall fulfill all course requirements as outlined in the Honors Program. Recipients shall be recommended by the Honors Council to the Office of Financial Aid.
KEARNEY NOON KIWANIS CLUB
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
Established to assist students of UNK.
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
Established by Mr. & Mrs. King to provide financial assistance to undergraduate students who are sons or daughters of residents of Buffalo County.
This scholarship shall be awarded to full-time, undergraduate students who are sophomores or above with a GPA of 3.0 or above.
SONYA AND JOSEPH LANDHOLM
Recipient 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. Enrollment of at least six credits per semester is required.
Established to provide financial assistance to a full-time male student at UNK. Selection criteria include being a junior or senior, financial need, a member of ATO Fraternity, and having held an office in the UNK ATO Chapter.
SENA "MOM" LANG MEMORIAL
This scholarship is established in memory of Sena Lang, a former house-mom of Men's Hall. Recipients 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. Financial need shall be a consideration, however it shall not be the determining factor.
THELMA D'ALLEMAND LANG
This scholarship shall be awarded to undergraduate students with a GPA of 3.5 or above. Preference is given to graduates of Litchfield or Ravenna High School.
MATTIE M. LARSEN
Established by the estate of Mattie Larsen, this scholarship will be awarded to a worthy student from Custer or Logan Counties.
EARL K. LARSON, SR.
This scholarship, created to commemorate the life of Earl Larson, will be awarded to students enrolled at any University of Nebraska campus. Recipients must be either a native Nebraskan or have resided in Nebraska for the majority of his or her lifetime, have demonstrated financial need, show a minimum 2.0 GPA, do not have a record of felony convictions, and are making satisfactory progress toward obtaining an undergraduate degree.
DAVE & TANCIE MARTIN
This scholarship will be awarded to two outstanding upperclass students at UNK with a minimum 2.4 GPA. Selection will be based upon scholarship, participation in campus activities, and financial need. The recipients are not to be student-athletes.
JEROME K. AND TWILA K. MARTIN
Recipients of this scholarship shall have demonstrated financial need and have freshman class standing or above.
This scholarship shall be awarded to a UNK undergraduate student enrolled full-time. Preference shall be given to candidates who are graduates of St. Paul HS, St. Paul, NE. Second preference shall be given to graduates of any high school located in Howard County, NE. If no candidates meet either of these criteria, preference shall be given to candidates who have graduated from any Nebraska high school.
H.J. LIVINGSTON RURAL NEBRASKA
This scholarship was established to commemorate the life of H.J. Livingston and to honor his Western Nebraska Heritage and love of education. Candidates must be full-time regularly enrolled students pursuing degrees 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; however this shall not be a controlling criterion. This scholarship is renewable upon application; recipient must keep a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
NEW MEXICANS FOR NEBRASKA
Established to provide financial assistance to a full-time undergraduate student enrolled at any campus of the University of Nebraska. The recipient will be either an incoming freshman or returning undergraduate student, with preference given to incoming freshmen. The recipient will have a minimum 2.75 GPA. Preference will be given to graduates of New Mexico high schools. High academic standing will be a criterion in making this award. Scholarships will be for one academic year only.
NORTH TEXAS ALUMNI
Recipients of this scholarship should be full-time undergraduate students at any campus within the University of Nebraska system. A minimum grade point average of 3.0 is required. Preference is given to students with demonstrated need. Preference is also given to the sons and daughters of a member of the North Texas Nebraska Alumni Association. Recipients or their parents shall have a permanent residence within a 150-mile radius of the Dallas-Forth Worth, Texas metroplex.
Established by the Northern California Alumni Association to help support students of UNK. The Northern California Alumni Association may make recommendations. 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. Financial need may be considered, however, it should not be a determinant factor.
NORTHERN CALIFORNIANS FOR NEBRASKA
Established to provide financial assistance to one or more Northern California students at any University of Nebraska campus. The recipient can be an incoming freshman. Eligible applicants must be from a county that is from Kern County northward. First preference in awarding the scholarship will be given to those students who previously held the scholarship and have maintained a minimum 3.0 GPA. Second preference will be given to those students recommended for consideration by Northern Californians for Nebraska. Third preference will be given to those students selected from applications received for scholarship support at any University of Nebraska campus. Fourth preference will be given to any other eligible students at any University of Nebraska campus. A letter of application for incoming freshmen to UNK who wish to apply must be received by March 3 in the Office of Financial Aid. Students currently enrolled at UNK must complete the UNK annual and endowed scholarship application each spring.
MR. & MRS. RALPH NYLANDER
Established through a bequest in the will of the late Mrs. Nylander, this scholarship will be awarded to one or more UNK students who are residents of Phelps County, Nebraska. The recipients must have been residents of Phelps County at the time of graduation from high school. Selection will be based upon financial need. Applications are available from Phelps County high schools or the UNK Office of Financial Aid.
Established to help a dependent of a permanent full-time UNK Office/Service worker employed during the academic term the scholarship is used. The definition of dependent will follow the same guidelines covering the Spouse/Dependent waiver. The recipient must be an undergraduate, upperclass 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.
MAJOR CARL R. OLSON MEMORIAL
This scholarship, given in memory of Carl R. Olson, will be awarded to full-time undergraduate students attending any University of Nebraska campus. Recipients shall have graduated from Burwell High School, and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Financial need shall be considered.
MR. & MRS. FOSTER O'QUINN MEMORIAL
Established by the family of Mr. & Mrs. Foster O'Quinn, 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. Need shall be a consideration, but not a qualification.
CHARTWELLS DINING SERVICE
Established to provide financial assistance to a student employee of PFM. To be eligible, students must have completed twenty-four credit hours during the previous year, have a minimum 2.5 GPA, and have worked an average of 12 hours a week in Food Services the previous year. Selection criteria considered include past academic achievement, job performance with PFM/Chartwell's, and potential for future academic and professional accomplishments. Although financial need may be considered, it should not be the determinant factor.
PHI TAU GAMMA
Established by Alpha Tau Omega (ATO) to help support UNK students, the recipient
must be a son, daughter, grandson, or granddaughter of a member of a Phi Tau Gamma Alumni (1915-1965) who is a full-time student with a "B" or better cumulative GPA. The recipient will be selected by the ATO Alumni Board. Financial need may be considered, but will not be the determining factor in the selection. The scholarship is for second semester.
RESIDENCE HALL SCHOLARSHIPS
Centennial Towers East
Centennial Towers West
These scholarships were established to help support residence hall students of UNK. Scholarships will be awarded to sophomore, junior, or senior students who reside in a residence hall and will be returning to the residence hall system for the following semester. Selection will be based on participation and positive contribution to the residence hall community. The recipients must have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Individuals must apply for their respective hall scholarship where they currently reside and/or to the Residence Hall Association scholarship.
SEVERA & BAUMFALKSCHOLARSHIP
Established by Mayme & Steve Severa and Irene & Robert Baumfalk, this scholarship will be awarded to a full-time undergraduate student. Recipients must have graduated from Beatrice High School and attended St. Joseph Catholic School and/or Paddock Lane Elementary School in Beatrice, NE.
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, work load, and class load. May be renewable every other year. Applications are available from the fraternity scholarship chair.
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
Established to help support students of UNK. Recipients must have a student classification of a sophomore or above and be classified as a full-time student.
Preference to Texas high school graduate, minimum GPA 3.0. Candidates shall have demonstrated involvement and leadership in campus activities. Second preference shall be given to non-Texas graduate who meets all other criteria.
EMMA BUTZ TIDBALL &
RILEY MCMILLAN TIDBALL
Established to assist students with high financial need who in their previous UNK studies or in the case of students entering UNK by their records in high school or preparatory schools, have demonstrated scholastic attainment and worthiness of character and purpose. Preference will be given to students who without this assistance might, because of physical handicaps or lack of ordinary health, be unable to work their way through college and in the absence of such assistance might be deprived of a college education.
ARTHUR AND EFFIE TYSON FARLEY
Awarded to any sophomore, junior or senior who has graduated from Broken Bow High School in Broken Bow, NE.
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT KEARNEY EDUCATION ASSOCIATION 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 grade point average 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.
This scholarship shall be awarded to descendants of U.S. Armed Service Veterans, preferably of the Vietnam War.
MILTON G. WALDBAUM
The scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student at UNK. The recipient must be a child or a grandchild of a person employed by the Milton G. Waldbaum Company, of Wakefield, Nebraska, for a continuous two year period during the years 1950 through 1988, inclusive. If there are no eligible candidates in the above category, the scholarship may be awarded to an otherwise qualified applicant who is a resident of Wakefield, Nebraska. Must be a student in good standing, pursuing a degree program, and enrolled for nine hours or more. Descendants of Milton G. Waldbaum and his spouse and Daniel W. Gardner and his spouse are not eligible to receive a scholarship.
SHIRLEY L. (McPECK)
Established to provide scholarships to female students at UNK without regard for need, but to be based upon academics and activities.
PUGET SOUND CHAPTER
This scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student enrolled at any campus within the University of Nebraska system. Preference is given to the children of members of the Washington Cornhuskers Alumni Chapter. Preference is given to graduates of a Washington State High School and who have a permanent residence in Washington. Demonstrated financial need is recommended and a minimum grade point average of 3.0 is required.
HAROLD E. WILLEY MEMORIAL
Awarded to a child of a Nebraska farmer, 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
Established to help support students of UNK who might be displaced from agricultural occupations by adverse circumstances (but the donors do not impose this as an absolute requirement). Selection criteria considered includes past academic achievement and demonstration of potential for future academic and professional accomplishments.
HELEN & BARNEY WOOD NEPALESE
The purpose of this scholarship is to encourage cultural diversity at UNK by providing financial aid opportunities to Nepalese students. Recipients must be citizens of Nepal and ineligible for permanent residence in any other country, be enrolled full-time, 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. Preference shall be given to candidates who aspire to teach in their area of expertise.
HARLAND C. WOODS
This scholarship shall be awarded to students who graduated from Weeping Water High School.
LOUIS G. & LAURA ZINNECKER
Established by the family of Louis & Laura Zinnecker, this scholarship shall be awarded to a student making progress toward receiving a degree. Candidates shall have demonstrated high performance in their course of studies and exhibited financial need. Preference shall be given to candidates who are either graduates of a Butler County, Nebraska high school, or who are permanent residents of Butler County, NE.