Husker Traditions Scholarship

Available to:
  • First-Year
  • In-State

Awarded to extraordinary Nebraska students who have demonstrated academic accomplishment. This scholarship is made possible by a generous contribution from Husker Athletics.

Students who will participate as a member of any University of Nebraska varsity NCAA team are not eligible to receive this award.


Recipients are awarded $2,500 for the academic year ($1,250/semester) for up to four years, not including summers.


  • Priority: November 1
  • Final: February 1

Review Basis

Husker Traditions Scholars demonstrate extraordinary academic accomplishment. Selection is based on a holistic review that includes a balanced objective assessment of competitive academic achievement, including extraordinary grade point average or in combination with an outstanding class rank and/or test score of 27 ACT (or SAT equivalent), with a subjective final academic review.


Students must maintain a 3.250 cumulative GPA and complete 24 credit hours each academic year (fall/spring). View full eligibility and renewal policies.


This scholarship is offered by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. The scholarship is not transferable in part or in whole to any other university or campus, including the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO), the University of Nebraska at Kearney (UNK) or the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC). This scholarship will not cover the cost of tuition for classes taken at UNO, UNK or UNMC.

Note: The University of Nebraska does not discriminate based upon any protected status. Scholarships are subject to change each year for new incoming students. As a public tuition benefit under Nebraska State Statute 4-110, individuals awarded these funds must be citizens of the United States or if a qualified alien have been verified as lawfully present in the United States (Nebraska State Statutes 4-111 and 4-112).

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