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Scholarships

CBT Scholarship Ad 2017

The College of Business and Technology at the University of Nebraska at Kearney offers scholarships for current students, as well as incoming freshmen.

Freshman Scholarships

Please refer to the UNK Office of Financial Aid for criteria on UNK Freshman Scholarships and a full listing of what is available for Nebraska Residents, Residents of other U.S. States and International Students.

Freshman Scholarships available to students entering Business & Technology Programs

Supply Chain Management
Industrial Technology (Daisy Kuskie Family Scholarship, Dora Day Scholarship, Frontier Communications Freshman Scholarship, Larry Ludden Scholarship)
Nebraska Bankers Association

(The availability of some scholarships may change from year to year.)

Note: The following scholarships are only available for currently enrolled students.

College of B&T Merit Scholarships

Applications can be made from February 1st through midnight on the last day of February each year. All applicants will be notified of their results in early May. Each scholarship has its own set of criteria.

(Regardless of your area of interest, you may want to look at scholarships in each category, as they may apply to several fields of study.)

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY

BRIAN AND CAREY HAMILTON SCHOLARSHIP

For students enrolled in the College of Business and Technology at the University of Nebraska at Kearney with a cumulative gpa of 3.0 or above.

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 and Technology, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and have graduated from a Nebraska high school.

DR. KENNETH N. BENNET MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This can be awarded to a student pursuing any major in the College of Business and Technology. A GPA of 2.5 and demonstrated financial need are requirements.

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 grade point average of 3.0 is required. The recipient must be a U.S. citizen. Preference is given to candidates who are parents of dependent children.

HENNING FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship provides an award to a varying number of recipients across 3 colleges each year, with any major in the College of Business and Technology being one of them.

LANDSTROM FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT

Scholarship is to go to a senior with any major in CBT with a 3.5 GPA, and financial need.

LANDSTROM/TAYLOR ENDOWED BUSINESS FUND

Recipients of this shall be enrolled in the College of Business and Technology. Candidates shall be sophomores or above and have a 3.25 or above GPA. Preference will go to candidates who have demonstrated financial need.

MATTSON FAMILY ACADEMIC 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.

MR. & MRS. JOHN J. BOASEN SCHOLARSHIP

Established by Mrs. John J. Boasen in memory of her husband, this scholarship will be awarded to students enrolled in the College of Business.

OLDFATHER FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP

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

PATRICIA RHOADES BACONRIND SCHOLARSHIP

Scholarship shall be awarded to at least (2) full-time CBT students; one majoring in Business Education and involved in Phi beta Lambda, and one to any major in the College of Business and Technology. Students must be a junior or senior, have a 3.0 GPA, with preference given to students from Arthur, Chase, Cheyenne, Deuel, Garden, Grant, Keith, Kimball, Otoe and Perkins counties.

TERRY R. PERSON COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP SUBFUND

This scholarship is a sub-fund which is shared with an athletic scholarship. It can be awarded to a student pursuing any major in CBT, who also has financial need.

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

DAVID V. GARWOOD SCHOLARSHIP

The purpose of this scholarship is to support students in the Business Department. Financial need shall be the main criterion. Past academic achievement and demonstration of potential for future academic and professional accomplishments may be considered.

J. A. & FERN BALDWIN SCHOLARSHIP

Established by a gift from J. A. & Fern Baldwin to 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.

KEARNEY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION SCHOLARSHIP

Candidates shall be members of or dependents of members of the Kearney Federal Credit Union; preference given to students pursuing a major in the Business Department, College of Business and Technology with a junior class standing.

LARRY D. & JEFFE D. HALL SCHOLARSHIP

Established to help support students at UNK. Recipients shall be full-time juniors or seniors majoring in Business with a minimum 2.75 GPA. They must be meeting the University academic requirements. Although financial need may be considered, it should not be the determining factor.

MARCUS DECAMP MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

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.

NEBRASKA BANKERS SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to incoming freshmen who are pursuing a major in one of the following programs in the College of Business: Accounting, Finance, Economics, Management, Agribusiness, Management Information Systems or Marketing. Must be admitted to UNK by February 1; scholarship is renewable.

PAYNE FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP

Established by the Payne family, the scholarship shall 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.

PHI BETA LAMBDA SCHOLARSHIP

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

R.B. WELCH FAMILY MEMORIAL

This scholarship shall be awarded to full-time students majoring in Management, Marketing, Business Administration, Accounting or Finance within the College of Business and Technology. Candidates shall have a 2.5 to 3.0 GPA. Preference will be given to candidates with a part-time job.

RAY E. LUNDY SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is awarded to one or more graduate students of UNK in Business Administration. Selection is based on academic achievement and demonstration of potential for future academic and professional accomplishments.

ROBERT S. & JANE AYRES SCHOLARSHIP

Established to provide financial assistance to a full-time sophomore, junior, or senior student majoring in Business.

THE ENDER FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP

Established by gifts from Mrs. Arnold Ender in memory of her husband to 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 shall be considered.

THE PLATTE VALLEY STATE BANK & TRUST COMPANY SCHOLARSHIP

Established to help support students of UNK in the College of Business or Business-related area, i.e. Mathematics, Computer Science, etc. Recipients must be a high school graduate of Buffalo County or an adjacent county with a 3.0 or above GPA.

THEODORE G. BALDWIN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Established by the friends and family of the late Theodore G. Baldwin to provide financial assistance to high school graduates of Kearney High School who will be majoring in Business.

WALTER F. DEYLE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Established in memory of Walter F. Deyle by friends, family and associates, this scholarship will be awarded to a senior student 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.

strong>WAYNE R. & VIRGINIA E. L.McKINNEY FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP

Established to help support students enrolled at UNK. Three scholarships will be awarded each year, one to a Business major, one to a Speech-Language Pathology student, and one to an athlete in any field of study. Selection criteria include a minimum 3.0 GPA, with first consideration given to students from Buffalo County and then to students from Central Nebraska.

ACCOUNTING

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION ACCOUNTING SCHOLARSHIP

Established in 1978 by the Business Department, to provide financial assistance to students who are majoring in Business Administration and/or Accounting.

CONTRYMAN ASSOCIATES ACCOUNTING SCHOLARSHIP

The recipient of this scholarship must be a senior who is majoring in Accounting in the College of Business and Technology. Candidates shall have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or above and recipient must be entering their 5th year of education and in pursuit of the 150 credit hour accounting requirement.

JOANN & EARL RADEMACHER SCHOLARSHIP

The recipients of this scholarship must be majoring in either Accounting and Finance or Elementary Education and have a class standing of sophomore status.

JOHN E. GORGEN ACCOUNTING SCHOLARSHIP FUND

This scholarship shall be awarded to undergraduate students majoring in accounting who have senior class standing. They shall have expressed a desire to pursue a career in the area of accounting after graduation. Preference shall be given to candidates who have demonstrated financial need.

McDERMOTT & MILLER ACCOUNTING SCHOLARSHIP

Recipients must be majoring in Accounting and have a cumulative grade point average 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.

PEGGY (ROBINSON) & MICHAEL KELLEY SCHOLARSHIP

Established to assist students of UNK. Special consideration should 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 shall be based on financial need.

SCHMITZ FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP

Three scholarships awarded annually. One to an Accounting major, one to a Business Education major and one to a 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.

VERLYN R. OBERING ACCOUNTING SCHOLARSHIP

Established by CPA Verlyn Obering, a Kearney State College alumnus. This scholarship will be awarded to upper class students majoring in Accounting. Selection will be based upon merit and financial need.

FINANCE

JOANN & EARL RADEMACHER SCHOLARSHIP

The recipients of this scholarship must be majoring in either Accounting and Finance or Elementary Education and have a class standing of sophomore status.

AGRI-BUSINESS

RON COPE AGRI-BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP

Established by Carol Cope in memory of her husband Ron, this scholarship shall be awarded to a student majoring in Agri-Business. The recipient shall have junior class standing and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Financial need may be considered.

BUSINESS EDUCATION

CLARA OCKINGA BUSINESS EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP

Established by Clara Ockinga, a member of the Business Department faculty for over 31 years, 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 a good moral character.

KRUBECK SCHOLARSHIP

Established to celebrate the life of Dr. Floyd E. Krubeck. This scholarship shall be awarded to regularly enrolled undergraduate students majoring in Business Education, Construction Management, Industrial Distribution, or Telecommunications Management, College Business & Technology. Recipients shall have a sophomore or above class standing and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above to be considered for this scholarship.

PATRICIA RHOADES BACONRIND SCHOLARSHIP

Scholarship shall be awarded to at least (2) full-time CBT students; one majoring in Business Education and involved in Phi beta Lambda, and one to any major in the College of Business and Technology. Students must be a junior or senior, have a 3.0 GPA, with preference given to students from Arthur, Chase, Cheyenne, Deuel, Garden, Grant, Keith, Kimball, Otoe and Perkins counties.

SCHMITZ FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP

Three scholarships awarded annually. One to an Accounting major, one to a Business Education major and one to a 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.

SHIRLEY A. HOUSTON SCHOLARSHIP

This will be awarded to a student in the Business Education, Department of Economics, of the CBT. Incoming freshmen to seniors will be eligible.

ECONOMICS

LORI PRAUNER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Established to commemorate the life of Lori Prauner, this scholarship shall be awarded to students majoring in Economics or Management/Marketing in the College of Business and Technology. Recipients shall have a junior or above class standing, a cumulative GPA or 3.0 or above, and a farming or ranching background. Preference shall be given to students who qualify for the work-study program. Financial need shall be considered but need not be the sole determinant.

J. A. & FERN BALDWIN SCHOLARSHIP

Established by a gift from J. A. & Fern Baldwin to 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.

MANAGEMENT

LORI PRAUNER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Established to commemorate the life of Lori Prauner, this scholarship shall be awarded to students majoring in Economics or Management/Marketing in the College of Business and Technology. Recipients shall have a junior or above class standing, a cumulative GPA or 3.0 or above, and a farming or ranching background. Preference shall be given to students who qualify for the work-study program. Financial need shall be considered but need not be the sole determinant.

GENE KOEPKE SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship shall be awarded to undergraduates majoring in Marketing/Management. Candidates shall be graduates of a Nebraska High School and shall have demonstrated scholastic ability and academic promise. Preference shall be given to candidates with freshman or sophomore class standing.

MARKETING

LORI PRAUNER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Established to commemorate the life of Lori Prauner, this scholarship shall be awarded to students majoring in Economics or Management/Marketing in the College of Business and Technology. Recipients shall have a junior or above class standing, a cumulative GPA or 3.0 or above, and a farming or ranching background. Preference shall be given to students who qualify for the work-study program. Financial need shall be considered but need not be the sole determinant.

GENE KOEPKE SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship shall be awarded to undergraduates majoring in Marketing/Management. Candidates shall be graduates of a Nebraska High School and shall have demonstrated scholastic ability and academic promise. Preference shall be given to candidates with freshman or sophomore class standing.

MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS

ETHEL KELLY SCHOLARSHIP

Scholarship will be awarded to a student with sophomore class standing or above, in the Department of Marketing and Management Information Systems. The student must also have demonstrated community involvement and financial need.

SCHMITZ FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP

Three scholarships awarded annually. One to an Accounting major, one to a Business Education major and one to a 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.

VIVIAN AND LLOYD CARTER SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is awarded to full-time student majoring or minoring in Management Information Systems program, Department of Marketing and Management Information Systems, in the CBT. Student must be at least a sophomore with community involvement, and financial need.

FAMILY STUDIES & INTERIOR DESIGN

BERNICE D. MANTOR MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Established by the friends and family of the late Mrs. Mantor to provide financial assistance to a junior or senior student majoring in Family Studies and Interior Design. The recipient must have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Selection is based upon scholarship, accomplishment, professional goals and participation in campus activities.

DEBRA DIRKS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Established by the friends and family of Debra Dirks, this scholarship will be awarded to a sophomore, junior, or senior student majoring in Family Studies and Interior Design. The recipient must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and demonstrate financial need.

DELIA GARRETT SCHOLARSHIP

Established in memory of Delia Garrett, this scholarship shall be awarded to a student majoring in Family Studies and Interior Design. The primary consideration in awarding this scholarship is financial need.

GAMMA PHI BETA – KAY CHRISTENSEN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Established in memory of deceased members of the sorority, this scholarship will be awarded to an upperclass student with a major or minor in Family Studies and Interior Design. Candidates shall have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

GEORGIA WARREN SPELTS SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to a full-time undergraduate in the Department of Family Studies and Interior Design. Recipient must have a sophomore class standing or above, a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0, and be a graduate of a Nebraska high school.

HAZEL AND STELLA SCHRACK SCHOLARSHIP

Established in honor of Hazel and Stella Schrack to provide financial assistance to students majoring in Family Studies and Interior Design.

MARY BADGER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship shall be awarded to a student who is a senior majoring in Family Studies and Interior Design in the College of Business & Technology. Candidates shall have expressed a desire to pursue a career in education. A cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 is required.

WILLAMETTE MARTIN SCHOLARSHIP

Established by Jarome Martin in honor of Willamette, this scholarship will be awarded to a student majoring in Family & Consumer Sciences. The recipient must be a sophomore, junior, or senior, and have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Preference shall be given to applicants who graduated from Kearney High School.

FAMILY STUDIES

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.

MARY BEEKMAN SCHOLARSHIP

For students in the College of B&T majoring in Family Studies. Must have sophomore class standing of sophomore or above, gpa of 3.5, preference to students with financial need.

SHARYN AND EDWARD CROSSMAN SCHOLARSHIP

Established to help support qualified students of UNK in Family Studies and Interior Design with one award made each year to a junior or senior student majoring in Human Development and Family Relationships. The recipient must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, including a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 in the major. The student must be active in one or more department student organizations. If a suitable applicant is not found the scholarship will be awarded to another student with a major in the department.

INTERIOR DESIGN

LARRY AND KATHRYN EDWARDS FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship provides at least one scholarship to a student majoring in Interior Design, and one to an Industrial Distribution major. Students must have a 3.0 GPA, be involved in campus, and show financial need.

INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY FRESHMAN SCHOLARSHIPS

DAISY KUSKIE FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship shall be awarded to regularly enrolled undergraduates majoring in Industrial Technology. Candidates shall be incoming freshman and shall have a 3.0 or above GPA.

DORA DAY SCHOLARSHIP

Candidates shall have freshman class standing, cumulative gpa of 2.5, be graduates of Kearney High or Kearney Catholic and have a major or minor in Industrial Technology.

FRONTIER COMMUNICATIONS FRESHMAN SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to an incoming freshman with a declare major in Information Networking and Telecommunications. Recipients must be enrolled in ITEC 150 and 110 during the first semester; must have demonstrated academic ability, professionalism in attitude, character, quality in work and academic skills.

LARRY LUDDEN SCHOLARSHIP

Recipient will be an incoming freshman majoring in Industrial Education. Previous high school experience in industrial education as well as gpa will be a consideration.

INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY

ARMAGOST FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP IN MEMORY OF ROB ARMAGOST

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

DR. ARTHUR L. STEGEMAN SCHOLARSHIP

Established to help support students of UNK in the Department of Industrial Technology and/or Athletics. Selection shall be based on candidates' 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 being the wish of the Donors that preference be given to minority students where possible).

KRUBECK SCHOLARSHIP

Established to celebrate the life of Dr. Floyd E. Krubeck. This scholarship shall be awarded to regularly enrolled undergraduate students majoring in Business Education, Construction Management, Industrial Distribution, or Telecommunications Management, College Business & Technology. Recipients shall have a sophomore or above class standing and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above to be considered for this scholarship.

MESSMAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

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

ORA F. AND ZELMA LINDAU FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to a full-time undergraduate student majoring in Industrial Technology. The recipient must be a sophomore or above and have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or above. Financial need is required.

OTTO OLSEN INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP

Established by former Kearney State College Professor Otto Olsen, this scholarship will be awarded to a sophomore or junior student preparing for a career in Industrial Technology.

CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

ANITA NICKMAN/WEST CENTRAL NEBRASKA HOME BUILDERS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP

Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate majoring in Construction Management in the Department of Industrial Technology. The recipient must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 and sophomore class standing or above.

BAMFORD FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship shall be awarded to undergraduate students in the Industrial Technology Department. Candidates should be majoring in Construction Management and have sophomore or above class standing.

ED BROADFOOT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Established to provide financial assistance to one or more undergraduate students majoring in Construction Management in the College of Business and Technology. Recipients must be graduates of Kearney High School or Elm Creek High School and have a desire to pursue a career in construction management upon graduation.

KIEWIT BUILDING GROUP SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to a junior or senior majoring in Construction Management or Construction Engineering. Candidates must have a minimum cumulative gpa of 3.0. Candidates must demonstrate involvement defined as minimum of 2 extra-curricular or volunteer activities in the past academic year; must demonstrate interest in a career in construction as evidenced by the essay in the online scholarship application.

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HOME BUILDERS SCHOLARSHIP

The number of recipients 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. To be considered for this scholarship, applicants must submit a written letter of application addressed to the West Central Nebraska Home Builders Scholarship committee explaining career goals in the construction management field. This letter must be submitted to the UNK Office of Financial Aid and will be forwarded to the scholarship selection committee along with information submitted on the on-line application.

NEBRASKA CONCRETE AND AGGREGATES ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to 2 undergraduates majoring in Construction Management. Recipients must have sophomore or above class standing and cumulative gpa or 3.0 minimum.

INDUSTRIAL DISTRIBUTION

ABC SUPPLY COMPANY

Established to provide assistance to students majoring in Industrial Technology with an option in Industrial Distribution, Department of Industrial Technology. Candidates must have class standing of sophomore or above and a gpa of 3.0 or above. Preference shall be given to students who are actively involved in the Industrial Distribution Organization at UNK.

CED ENTERPRISE INDUSTRIAL DISTRIBUTION SCHOLARSHIP

Candidates shall be pursuing a major in Industrial Distribution, department of Industrial Technology, College of B&T; must have a junior or senior class standing, cumulative gpa of 3.0 or above and be members in the IDO at UNK.

JAMES SCHMID MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is awarded to undergraduates majoring in Industrial Distribution. Preference is given to students with demonstrated financial need.

L.D. SUPPLY, INC. INDUSTRIAL DISTRIBUTION SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship will be awarded to students majoring in Industrial Distribution in the College of Business and Technology. Recipients shall have junior or senior class standing and a minimum 3.0 GPA.

LARRY AND KATHRYN EDWARDS FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship provides at least one scholarship to a student majoring in Interior Design, and one to an Industrial Distribution major. Students must have a 3.0 GPA, be involved in campus, and show financial need.

MOLEX INC. INDUSTRIAL DISTRIBUTION SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to undergraduate student in the Industrial Distribution program. Candidates shall have minimum gpa of 3.0 and sophomore class standing or above. Preference to students who are actively involved in the Industrial Distribution Organization.

PAPE' GROUP INDUSTRIAL DISTRIBUTION SCHOLARSHIP

Recipients of this scholarship shall be undergraduates majoring in Industrial Distribution. Candidates shall be sophomore status or above and have a 3.0 or above GPA.

WINWHOLESALE INC.

Recipients of this scholarship will be majoring in Industrial Distribution in the Department of Industrial Technology, College of Business and Technology and will have a sophomore class standing or above.

WOMACK MACHINE SUPPLY INDUSTRIAL DISTRIBUTION SCHOLARSHIP FUND

This is for students majoring in Industrial Distribution, CBT. Students must have a 2.8 GPA, with one sophomore, one junior, and one senior being chosen. An interest in the technical aspect of ID will give a student preference.

TELECOMMUNICATIONS MANAGEMENT

FRONTIER COMMUNICATIONS SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to a junior with a declared major in Information Networking and Telecommunications. The recipient is required to have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 and a 3.0 grade point average in department courses. Students must be full-time, a member of the Information Networking and Telecommunications Student Leadership Group and must have completed ITEC 335 and be enrolled in or completed ITEC 345 and all required prerequisites. Additionally the recipient must demonstrate a professional attitude, character, quality of academic work and quality of communication skills.

For a detailed description and specific application instructions for any of these scholarships, please visit the Financial Aid Office or call at 308-865-8520.

To learn more about the College of Business & Technology, call 308-865-8342 or e-mail: unkbt@unk.edu

The University of Nebraska at Kearney is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution.
Individuals needing accommodation under ADA should contact the ADA coordinator at the University of Nebraska at Kearney, (308) 865-8665

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CBT Career Center

CBT Career Center
Director: Dustin Favinger
E-mail: unkcbtcareercenter@unk.edu
Location: WSTC 117E
Phone: 308-865-8066

CBT Internships

CBT Internships

Business, Family Studies & Interior Design Internships

Director: Janice Woods

1917 W 24th St
WSTC 119E
Kearney, NE 68849

308-865-8979

Technology Internships

Director: Brenda Jochum

1917 W 24th St
WSTC 121E
Kearney, NE& 68849

308-865-8122

CBT Student Organizations

Student Organizations

Student Organizations Tips and Suggestions

Join one or more Student organizations in the
College of Business and Technology
and find out where you can

Fit In, Stand Out, and Get Ahead

Agricultural Business Association

Faculty Advisors: Dr. Debbie Bridges and Dr. Frank Tenkorang
Phone: 308-865-8044 or 308-865-8573
Email: bridgesd@unk.edu or tenkorangf1@unk.edu.

The objective is to provide students with opportunities beyond the classroom and to expand their professional and personal experiences within agriculture. Membership is open to all UNK students interested in agriculture. Currently, we are in the process of forming a collegiate FFA Chapter. If you are interested in becoming a club member or would like more information, please contact one of the Faculty Advisors.

Cyber Security Club

Faculty Advisor:  Dr. Angela Hollman
Phone:  308-865-8718
Email:  hollmanak@unk.edu

Multidisciplinary club the looks at cybersecurity issues.  Focus on cool hacking techniques and network security as well as getting involved in professionally by working with industrial connections and attending regional competitions.

Construction Management Organization (CMO)

Faculty Advisor: Dale Porter
Phone: 308-865-8288
Email: porters2@unk.edu

The Construction Management Student Organization (CMO) is involved in many professional and civic activities. CMO encourages member involvement, increases student opportunities, and broadens student knowledge. Meeting often include hosting presentations by industry professionals and provides another avenue to gain information on internships and careers.  Members of the student organization are also members of the National Associate of Homebuilders, the Associated General Contractors, and the American Concrete Institute.

Enactus

Chapter Advisor:  Ms. Lisa Tschauner
Phone:  308-865-8135
Emailtschaunerle@unk.edu

Participation in ENACTUS provides university students with the opportunity to make a meaningful difference in their communities, while gaining the experience skills and contacts necessary to build a successful career.  ENACTUS students are talented, hardworking, value-driven leaders that blend a competitive spirit and desire to succeed with a sense of integrity and desire to give something back.  You'll develop the kind of teamwork, leadership and communication skills that can only come from real life experiences.  As a member of ENACTUS team, you'll be joining a worldwide network of more than 57,000 other students who are each making their own contribution toward our shared mission of creating a better world.  It's an experience that will change the lives of those in need and quite possibly your own as well.  You'll be challenged to apply what you're learning in the classroom to develop REAL programs that achieve REAL results for REAL people.  the UNK ENACTUS team teaches people how to improve business skills to find productive employment, help aspiring entrepreneurs achieve success, and bring economic development back to struggling communities.  This is why they are known as the "get it done" student organization on campus.

Industrial Distribution Organization (IDO)

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Jacob Bishop
Phone: 308-865-8733
Email: bishopjl@unk.edu

The mission of the Industrial Distribution Organization is to be an integral part of campus life at the University of Nebraska at Kearney by dedicating quality time for the promotion of successful business leaders in the industrial distribution field.  We as an organization will create and provide for our members the environment to foster critical skills on numerous levels for their technical, social and professional improvement within and without of the industrial industry.  IDO is one of the largest student organization on campus.


Phi Beta Lambda (PBL)

Faculty Advisors: Theresa Yaw
Phone: 308-865-8459
Email: yawta@unk.edu

PBL is the collegiate division of Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA). It is a non-profit student organization devoted to developing competent leaders. The focus for the organization is on service, education, and progress. Membership in PBL is open to all UNK students.

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

Faculty Advisors: Dr. Kyle Luthans
Phone: 308-865-8113
Email: luthanskw@unk.edu

The Collegiate Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management meets on a regular basis throughout the school year. The UNK SHRM chapter allows members to develop and expand their managerial skills through the “Professional Operation of the Chapter,” the “Professional Development of Members,” and the “Support of the Profession.” The chapter brings in a number of speakers to discuss relevant human resource management and general management topics. Additionally, the chapter tours local businesses, and engages in other professional and social activities. Participation in SHRM affords students an excellent opportunity for enhancing their management skills and knowledge, meeting industry professionals, and making friends.

Student Interior Design Organization (SIDO)

Faculty Advisors: Ms. Becky Hermance
Phone: 308-865-8229
Email: hermancerl@unk.edu

Student of Interior Design Organization working together with future Interior Designers to help students expand their knowledge and gain experience for tomorrow's design world.  Introducing student to new companies and professionals while creating networking groups with one another.

The Supply Chain Management Organization (SCMO)

Faculty Advisor:  De. Greg Benson
Phone:  305-865-8022
Email:  bensonge@unk.edu

The Supply Chain Management Organization uses principles of supply chain management to build teamwork and leadership among members to attract attention from regional employers and enhance career and internship opportunities for the members.

UNK Council on Family Relations

Faculty Advisor:  Dr. Mickey Langlais
Phone:  308-865-8230
Emaillanglaismr@unk.edu

Providing knowledge, experience, and a connection to the community is the prime mission of the UNK Council on Family Relations.  To connect with the community last year, the organization participated in the annual Alzheimer's Walk, volunteered at the Children's Museum "Booseum" Halloween event, and planted pinwheels to promote child abuse awareness for Community Action.  To encourage professionalism and experience in the Family Studies field, the organization hosts numerous speakers with a focus on future job placement and interview skills.  This project is planned to be extended this year and future years to come.  Previously, students have participated at the National Conference on Family Relations.  Locations have included Orlando, Florida and Phoenix, Arizona.  The conference offers numerous seminars to keep the organization updated on current research in the field and a wealth of information on applying for graduate school and interviewing for future jobs.  All the experience are then shared with the rest of the organization's members, a way to get them excited for this year's conference in San Antonio, Texas!  Overall, the UNK Council on Family Relations had a very successful year and will continue to improve this year!


Honorary Student Organizations in CBT

Membership in these organizations is by invitation only

Beta Alpha Psi

Faculty Advisor: Ms. Sarah Borchers
Faculty Phone: 308-865-8108
Email: borcherssj@unk.edu

Beta Alpha Psi is an honorary and professional organization for students of accountancy, finance, and information systems.  Its stated purpose includes recognition of outstanding academic achievements in the field of accounting, finance, and information systems; promotion of the study and practice of accounting, finance, and information systems; provision of opportunities for self-development and association among members and financial information professionals; and encouragement of a sense of ethical, social, and public responsibility.  the organization seeks to develop its members' professionalism through career-oriented, social, and community activities.

Beta Gamma Sigma

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Heather Meyer
Phone: 308-865-8621
Email: meyerhm@unk.edu

Beta Gamma Sigma is the international honor society serving business programs accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Membership in Beta Gamma Sigma is the highest recognition a business student anywhere in the world can receive in a business program accredited by AACSB International. The Mission of the International Honor Society Beta Gamma Sigma is to encourage and honor academic achievement in the study of business, to foster personal and professional excellence, to advance the values of the Society, and to serve its lifelong members.

Epsilon Pi Tau (EPT)

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Tim Obermier
Phone: 308-865-8743
Email: obermiert@unk.edu

EPT is the international Honor Society for Technology, Epsilon Pi Tau recognized academic excellence of students in fields devoted to the study of technology and the preparation of practitioners for the technology professions.  Epsilon Pi Tau also extends the honor of membership and advancement activities to outstanding practitioners in the technology professions, scholars with exemplary research interests in technology in society and/or persons who have significantly supported or advanced technology professions.

All UNK Student Organizations

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Undergraduate Research Fellows

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Undergraduate Research Journal

Summer Student Research Program (SSRP)

Student Research Day

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