Scholarships & Aid
Scholarships & Aid

Eighty-seven percent of first-time students at Nebraska receive some kind of financial aid. The School of Computing and the College of Engineering offer several scholarship opportunities to their students, many of which are exclusive for computing majors.

Review the opportunities and application instructions below.

Applying for Financial Aid

Prospective Students

Applying for all university, college, and school scholarships is part of the application for admission. No additional steps are needed, you will be considered for any scholarships you qualify for. However, don't miss the application deadline. In addition students also have various other financial aid options available, visit the financial aid office for more information.

Office of Financial Aid

There are a few steps you should take to ensure that you are considered for all available scholarships:

1 Apply to the university as soon as possible.

2 Submit the Scholarship Statement as soon as you are able or prior to the February 1 deadline.

4 Submit the Engineering Scholarship Statement as soon as you are able or prior to the February 1 deadline.

For students whom have various other financial aid options available, please visit the Husker Hub for more information.

Current Undergraduate Students

In January, the returning student scholarship application will become available in your MyRed. Submit the completed application in your MyRed by February 1. Email the School of Computing advising team if you have any questions on scholarships and supporting materials required.

1 Log into your MyRED account and click "Scholarship application for current undergraduate students."

2 If additional information is requested, you will receive an email to your Husker account requesting this information.

Current Graduate Students

Several graduate fellowships are awarded by the School of Computing. Application procedures can be found by visiting the Office of Graduate Studies.

School of Computing Scholarships

In addition to the scholarships offered by the university, the College of Engineering and the School of Computing award several scholarships annually and exclusively its majors.

First-Year Students:

The Mary E. and Elmer H. Dohrmann Scholarship — Several recipients annually, more info ...

The STEM CONNECT Scholarship — Awarded annually, more info ...

The CAREER Scholarship — Several recipients awarded annually, more info ...

Upper-Class Students:

The STEM CONNECT Scholarship — Awarded annually, more info ...

The Cecilia Day Scholarship — Awarded annually, more info ...

The Earle W. Schweiger, Jr. Memorial Scholarship — Awarded annually, more info ...

The Garmin Computer Engineering Scholarship — Three concurrent recipients, awarded annually, more info ...

Graduate Students:

David A. Klarner Fellowship for Computer Science — Up to two concurrent recipients, more info...

Mary E. and Elmer H. Dohrmann Fellowship Fund — Up to five concurrent recipients, more info...