Transfer Chancellor Tuition Commitment

Available to:
  • In-State
  • Transfer

Awarded to Nebraska community college transfer students who have demonstrated academic excellence and academic distinction at the highest level.

This award is a premier academic scholarship commitment, one of the most prestigious academic awards at Nebraska for Nebraska community college transfers, including transfer students from the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture (NCTA). View further details.


Recipients are awarded full University of Nebraska–Lincoln undergraduate tuition for up to two years and differential tuition (the Colleges of Business, Architecture, and Engineering have differential tuition rates).


  • Fall: March 1
  • Spring: October 1

How to Apply

  1. Apply for admission by March 1 (for fall) or October 1 (for spring).
  2. Submit your college transcripts in MyRED.
  3. Submit your Enrollment Deposit in MyREDby May 15 for fall admits and December 1 for spring admits.

Review Basis

Regents Scholars demonstrate academic distinction at the highest level. Selection is based on completion of over 75% of your coursework at a Nebraska community college (or NCTA), a cumulative transfer college GPA of at least 3.750, and completion of at least 30 credit hours from a Nebraska community college, or NCTA (of which 15 credits must be accepted toward your Nebraska degree requirements at the time of application). Final determination is based on a holistic review that includes a balanced objective assessment of competitive academic achievement with a subjective final academic review.


Renewable for one year, students must maintain a 3.500 cumulative GPA and complete 24 credit hours for the 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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