College Visit Grant

College Visit Grant

We'll Help You Bring Your Students to Campus

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln is committed to increasing the college going rate of students that find college attainment a major obstacle.

Visiting campus is one way to increase a student’s probability of attending college. To this end, we are proud to announce a new College Visit Grant program to financially support schools and community organizations with their visit to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

Details

Eligibility For Groups
  • Groups must serve Nebraska students grades 9th–12th.
  • Groups must represent financial need.
  • Special consideration will be given to schools that bring students who often find college attainment a major obstacle (e.g. first generation, low-income, etc).
  • Chaperone(s) must attend with group (1:10 chaperone to student ratio).
  • 5 students minimum and 40 students maximum.
  • Schedule visit at least 3 weeks in advance.
Funding

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln will provide up to $500 per group. A group may request additional funding (up to $750) if the distance is significant, or if there is a significant number of students registered to attend.

Group visit grants are limited to high school students and offered once per academic year. 

The grant may be used to fund:

  • Transportation.
  • Food.
  • Housing.
  • Substitute pay.
  • OR, other costs associated with your Nebraska campus visit.
Qualifying Details

Applicants will be reviewed by a committee and selected based on a range of criteria including, but not limited to:

  • Financial need.
  • Distance from campus.
  • Student population.
  • Visit frequency.
Apply for a College Visit Grant

Groups interested in applying must complete the following:

  1. Application that includes:
    1. Letter of intent (250–300 words) explaining why your group needs financial assistance and what your group hopes to receive from their visit.
    2. Application.
  2. Complete pre- and post-survey (provided if group is selected)