Our Opportunities

Browsing “All” Scholarships: To view a list of all scholarship opportunities, you may click “All” under “Opportunities” above. This list shows all scholarships, not scholarships for which you are receiving consideration. Automatch scholarships will appear with “None” listed under the “Action” column – this means an additional application is not required for consideration. The “Deadline” column indicates the deadline to complete the application to receive consideration. This is not the deadline to accept the award.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
varies Albers Communications Group Scholarship
The Albers Communications Group Scholarship is awarded to regularly enrolled undergraduate students in the School of Communication. Candidates must...
The Albers Communications Group Scholarship is awarded to regularly...
  • Deadline: 02/17/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline02/17/2020
varies Bertha Clark Hughes Forensic Scholarship
The Bertha Clark Hughes Scholarship is awarded to members of UNO’s Forensic team. Recipients must have a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA.
The Bertha Clark Hughes Scholarship is awarded to members of UNO’s...
  • Deadline: 02/17/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline02/17/2020
varies Fred & Mary Jo Petersen Communications Scholarship
All majors eligible. Must be a graduate of a Nebraska high school in the OPPD service area and have junior standing. Should be an excellent student...
All majors eligible. Must be a graduate of a Nebraska high school in the...
  • Deadline: 02/17/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline02/17/2020
varies Gunnar Horn Communication Scholarship
The Gunnar Horn Communication Scholarship is awarded to full-time undergraduate students in the School of Communication.
The Gunnar Horn Communication Scholarship is awarded to full-time...
  • Deadline: 02/17/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline02/17/2020
varies Gunnar Horn Talent Scholarship
Open to incoming freshman students majoring in journalism. Renewable for up to four years. Students should have some experience in journalism...
Open to incoming freshman students majoring in journalism. Renewable for...
  • Deadline: 02/17/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline02/17/2020
varies Harold Dow Memorial Scholarship in Media Studies
The Harold Dow Memorial Scholarship in Media Studies is awarded to regularly enrolled undergraduate students in the School of Communication....
The Harold Dow Memorial Scholarship in Media Studies is awarded to...
  • Deadline: 02/17/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline02/17/2020
varies Hartman Memorial Talent Scholarship
For incoming freshman students majoring in journalism. Renewable for second year. Students should have some experience in journalism (e.g., high...
For incoming freshman students majoring in journalism. Renewable for...
  • Deadline: 02/17/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline02/17/2020
varies Helene Quigley Memorial Scholarship
Helene Quigley’s spouse created this scholarship to commemorate Helen’s life. Eligible candidates must be undergraduate students majoring in Mass...
Helene Quigley’s spouse created this scholarship to commemorate Helen’s...
  • Deadline: 02/17/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline02/17/2020
varies Hugh P & Juliette L Cowdin Communication Scholarship
The Hugh P & Juliette L Cowdin Communication Scholarship is awarded to full-time undergraduate students in the School of Communication. Candidates...
The Hugh P & Juliette L Cowdin Communication Scholarship is awarded to...
  • Deadline: 02/17/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline02/17/2020
varies Joe Henry Baker Memorial Scholarship
The Joe Henry Baker Memorial Scholarship is awarded to full-time undergraduate students in the Department of Communication. Candidates shall have...
The Joe Henry Baker Memorial Scholarship is awarded to full-time...
  • Deadline: 02/17/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline02/17/2020
varies Kim Jones Passion Fund
The Kim Jones Passion Fund is awarded to regularly enrolled students in the School of Communication at UNO. Scholarship candidates shall have...
The Kim Jones Passion Fund is awarded to regularly enrolled students in...
  • Deadline: 02/17/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline02/17/2020
varies Marcus Family Scholarship
The Marcus Family Scholarship is awarded to regularly enrolled undergraduate students in the School of Communication, majoring in Journalism....
The Marcus Family Scholarship is awarded to regularly enrolled...
  • Deadline: 02/17/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline02/17/2020
varies Nebraska Broadcasters Association UNO Scholarship
The Nebraska Broadcasters Association UNO Scholarship is used to support regularly enrolled undergraduate students in the School of Communication....
The Nebraska Broadcasters Association UNO Scholarship is used to support...
  • Deadline: 02/17/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline02/17/2020
Varies Owen Saddler Scholarship
The Owen Saddler Memorial Scholarship is awarded to broadcast/journalism students in the School of Communication at UNO.
The Owen Saddler Memorial Scholarship is awarded to broadcast/journalism...
  • Deadline: 02/17/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/17/2020
varies Paisley Scholarship
The Paisley Family Scholarship is awarded to regularly enrolled undergraduate
The Paisley Family Scholarship is awarded to regularly enrolled...
  • Deadline: 02/17/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline02/17/2020
varies Paul & Fern Borge Communications Scholarship
The Paul and Fern Borge Communication Scholarship can be awarded to any Communication Students (CMST or JMC). Involvement in extracurricular...
The Paul and Fern Borge Communication Scholarship can be awarded to any...
  • Deadline: 02/17/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline02/17/2020
varies Raf Czamecki Legacy Scholarship
The Rafal “Raf” Czarnecki Legacy Scholarship was created to commemorate Raf’s life. Eligible recipients are students in the College of...
The Rafal “Raf” Czarnecki Legacy Scholarship was created to commemorate...
  • Deadline: 02/17/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline02/17/2020
varies Richard F Palmquist Scholarship
The Richard F Palmquist Scholarship is named for a former director of Nebraska Broadcasters Association (NBA). The funding is awarded to School of...
The Richard F Palmquist Scholarship is named for a former director of...
  • Deadline: 02/17/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline02/17/2020
varies Sue Francke Memorial Scholarship
The Sue Francke Memorial Scholarship is awarded to regularly enrolled undergraduate students in the School of Communication who are majoring in...
The Sue Francke Memorial Scholarship is awarded to regularly enrolled...
  • Deadline: 02/17/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline02/17/2020
varies UNO Emeritus Speech Faculty School of Communications Scholarship
The UNO Emeritus Speech Faculty School of Communications Scholarship is awarded to regularly enrolled students in the Speech Communication Program....
The UNO Emeritus Speech Faculty School of Communications Scholarship is...
  • Deadline: 02/17/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline02/17/2020
varies UNO Forensics Allwine Scholarship
The UNO Forensics Allwine Scholarship is awarded to members of UNO’s Forensic team. Recipients must have a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA.
The UNO Forensics Allwine Scholarship is awarded to members of UNO’s...
  • Deadline: 02/17/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline02/17/2020
varies UNO Forensics Scholarship
The UNO Forensics Scholarship is awarded to students who participate on the Forensics Team, School of Communication, College of Communication, Fine...
The UNO Forensics Scholarship is awarded to students who participate on...
  • Deadline: 02/17/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline02/17/2020
varies Virginia Allen McIntire Memorial Scholarship
The Virginia Allen McIntire Memorial Scholarship is awarded to full-time undergraduate students majoring in Journalism in the Department of...
The Virginia Allen McIntire Memorial Scholarship is awarded to full-time...
  • Deadline: 02/17/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline02/17/2020
Varies Helen B. Hewett Scholarship
The Helen B. Hewett Scholarship is awarded to UNO undergraduate Physical Education students.
The Helen B. Hewett Scholarship is awarded to UNO undergraduate Physical...
  • Deadline: 02/21/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/21/2020
Varies Moe & Irene Mellion Endowed Athletic Training Scholarship
Moe Mellion, MD donated his time and expertise to the UNO family for nearly 19 years as a Team Physician, and was instrumental in providing optimal...
Moe Mellion, MD donated his time and expertise to the UNO family for...
  • Deadline: 02/21/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/21/2020
Varies Wayne & Mary Claire Wagner and Family Endowed Athletic Training Scholarship
This scholarship honors the memory of Wayne Wagner, a long-time athletic trainer at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, serving as an athletic...
This scholarship honors the memory of Wayne Wagner, a long-time...
  • Deadline: 02/21/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/21/2020
Varies John J McKenna GRAD Creative Nonfiction Fellowship
The John J. McKenna Graduate Fellowship in Creative Nonfiction is a fellowship for a student of creative nonfiction. It includes up to 9 hours of...
The John J. McKenna Graduate Fellowship in Creative Nonfiction is a...
  • Deadline: 02/25/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/25/2020
Varies John J McKenna UGRD Creative Nonfiction Scholarship
The John J. McKenna Undergraduate Scholarship in Creative Nonfiction is a scholarship for a student of creative nonfiction. It includes up to 12...
The John J. McKenna Undergraduate Scholarship in Creative Nonfiction is...
  • Deadline: 02/25/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/25/2020
Varies Dale Stover Scholarship in Religious Studies
The Dale Stover Scholarship in Religious Studies is awarded to regularly enrolled undergraduate students in the College of Arts and Sciences or...
The Dale Stover Scholarship in Religious Studies is awarded to regularly...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2020
$0.00 John and (Mary) Lea Marshall Award Fund
The John and (Mary) Lea Marshall Award Fund is used to make awards to regularly enrolled undergraduate students in the College of Arts and...
The John and (Mary) Lea Marshall Award Fund is used to make awards to...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline02/28/2020
Varies Ron Burke Scholarship
The Ron Burke Scholarship is awarded to full-time undergraduate students in the College of Arts and Sciences. Candidates must be juniors or seniors...
The Ron Burke Scholarship is awarded to full-time undergraduate students...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2020
Varies AAUW - Omaha Branch Scholarship
The AAUW Omaha Branch Scholarship fund provides scholarships to regularly enrolled undergraduate students at UNO who have junior or senior class...
The AAUW Omaha Branch Scholarship fund provides scholarships to...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Abbie and Elmer Gudmundsen Scholarship
The Abbie and Elmer Gudmundsen Scholarship supports regularly enrolled students at UNO from the Sandhills region.
The Abbie and Elmer Gudmundsen Scholarship supports regularly enrolled...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Adams Fund
This scholarship is awarded to regularly enrolled UNO students with demonstrated financial need based on academic merit and performance.
This scholarship is awarded to regularly enrolled UNO students with...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Alan Whitman Scholarship Fund for Excellence
The Alan Whitman Scholarship Fund for Excellence supports UNO students that are Nebraska residents with demonstrated financial need.
The Alan Whitman Scholarship Fund for Excellence supports UNO students...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Askey Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to regularly enrolled UNO students based on academic merit and performance.
This scholarship is awarded to regularly enrolled UNO students based on...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Bauer Erickson Scholarship
The Bauer Erickson Scholarship fund commemorates the lives of Jeannette Bauer’s parents: Erick Klaus Erickson and Hildur Arnquist Erickson. The...
The Bauer Erickson Scholarship fund commemorates the lives of Jeannette...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Bernard and Norma Jean Lee - UNDERGRAD
The Bernard D. and Norma Jean Lee Scholarship provides scholarships to students who are graduates of a high school in Keith County, Nebraska.
The Bernard D. and Norma Jean Lee Scholarship provides scholarships to...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Bernard and Norma Jean Lee Scholarship - FRESHMAN
The Bernard D. and Norma Jean Lee Freshman Scholarship is awarded s to students who are graduates of Ogallala High School in Keith County,...
The Bernard D. and Norma Jean Lee Freshman Scholarship is awarded s to...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Bill Townley Memorial Czech Civic Alliance Scholarship
The Bill Townley Memorial Czech Civic Alliance Scholarship Fund provides undergraduate scholarships at UNO. These awards are based on the...
The Bill Townley Memorial Czech Civic Alliance Scholarship Fund provides...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Boore Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to regularly enrolled UNO students with demonstrated financial need based on academic merit and performance.
This scholarship is awarded to regularly enrolled UNO students with...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Breslow Dream Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to regularly enrolled UNO students with demonstrated financial need based on academic merit and performance.
This scholarship is awarded to regularly enrolled UNO students with...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Bruce and Sheila Froendt Education Scholarship
The Bruce and Sheila Froendt Education Scholarship is awarded to incoming freshmen that are graduating from Coleridge Community High School with a...
The Bruce and Sheila Froendt Education Scholarship is awarded to...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Bucknell Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to regularly enrolled UNO students based on academic merit and performance.
This scholarship is awarded to regularly enrolled UNO students based on...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Castner Family Scholarship
The Castner Family Scholarship Fund is awarded initially to incoming freshmen students graduating from Sidney High School with a preference to...
The Castner Family Scholarship Fund is awarded initially to incoming...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Castner Family Scholarship
The Castner Family Scholarship is used for scholarships to regularly enrolled students at NU campuses. Candidates shall be pursuing any major at...
The Castner Family Scholarship is used for scholarships to regularly...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
$0.00 Charles Gere Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to regularly enrolled UNO students based on academic merit and performance.
This scholarship is awarded to regularly enrolled UNO students based on...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Charles Story Scholarship
The Charles Story Scholarship Fund supports scholarships for UNO students that are graduates of high schools in Sidney, NE and Maxwell, NE with a...
The Charles Story Scholarship Fund supports scholarships for UNO...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Colleen and Jim Audas Scholarship
The Colleen and Jim Audas Scholarshipis awarded to UNO undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need (according to official FAFSA...
The Colleen and Jim Audas Scholarshipis awarded to UNO undergraduate...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies CSG/Randy Wiese Scholarship Fund
The CSG/Randy Wiese Scholarship fund supports scholarships to UNO students majoring in either: Computer Science, Information Assurance, IT...
The CSG/Randy Wiese Scholarship fund supports scholarships to UNO...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020