Future Teachers Scholarship

The University of Nebraska at Kearney now has 40 FREE TUITION scholarships available for future teachers. This is your chance to make a difference through the new Teachers Scholars Academy.

UNK prepares and benefits you

  • UNK IS A LEADER in teacher education, and is nationally accredited.
  • We offer hands-on learning in local K-12 classroom environments right from the start, building to your final Student Teaching opportunity. GAIN EXPERIENCE AND BUILD CONFIDENCE.
  • New Teachers Scholars Academy will provide support, guidance, and 120 credit hours in FREE TUITION (a bachelor's degree), plus up to $8,000 per year toward other educational expenses.

NEW Teachers Scholars Academy with 100% free tuition

As a member of the Teachers Scholars Academy, you will join a group of like-minded individuals who share your same goals and aspirations to teach. You’ll instantly have support and guidance to help you achieve success. Each accepted student in the Academy will receive a *100% free tuition scholarship to UNK, plus $8,000 each year to cover housing, books and other educational expenses. Apply now and start your path to an inspiring future.

Study Teacher Education at UNK:

The University of Nebraska at Kearney is a leader in teacher education. We connect students to area schools early on through field experiences. Get hands-on experience in the classroom and gain confidence in your ability to inspire future generations. Engagement will progress developmentally from observation to full class responsibilities.

UNK offers multiple perspectives in discussions and experiences, including elementary, secondary, special education, early childhood and middle school.