Nebraska Achievement Tuition Scholarship

Available to:
  • First-Year
  • In-State
  • Leadership

Awarded to high-achieving Nebraska residents who demonstrate leadership and/or diverse experiences and knowledge. Submit the supplemental Scholarship Application once available in October to be considered for this scholarship.


Recipients are awarded either $1,000 for the academic year ($500/semester) for up to four years or full University of Nebraska–Lincoln undergraduate tuition per year for up to four years with three inclusive summers, including differential tuition (the Colleges of Business, Architecture and Engineering have different tuition rates).


  • Priority: November 1
  • Final: February 1

Review Basis

Nebraska Achievement Scholars demonstrate knowledge and experience with leadership and/or with people from diverse communities and backgrounds. Consideration and selection are also based on affordability and academic profile through a holistic review process.


Students must maintain a 2.500 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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