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Thompson Scholars Learning Community

Thompson Scholars Learning Community

Information for New Scholarship Recipients for Fall 2015

Summer Term Scholarship Information click here


The William H. Thompson Scholars Learning Community (TSLC) is a living/learning community for students who are awarded the Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation Scholarship at the University of Nebraska Kearney (UNK).  The Thompson Learning Communities were initiated in 2008 at UNK, UNO, and UNL through a partnership between the University of Nebraska and the Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation; the learning communities are named in honor of William H. Thompson, the father of Susan Thompson Buffett.  Students who choose to attend UNK become known as Thompson Scholars and automatically become part of the living/learning community.

While the Thompson Scholars Learning Community Program focuses primarily on the 1st-year experience, the TSLC Program also provides services to 2nd-year, and Upperclassmen Thompson Scholars. The TSLC Staff offers academic support and individualized attention to students so that they can achieve academic success, become engaged in campus life, and graduate from college.

For more information about the UNK Thompson Scholars Program, please contact the TSLC office at (308) 865-8364 or tslc@unk.edu.