• STEM CONNECT awards scholarships to and provides community support to academically talented, low-income students with interest in careers that require strong skills in mathematics or computer science.
  • STEM CONNECT Scholarships are need-based, with a maximum of $8,000/year. A student’s financial need is determined by U.S. Department of Education rules based on information provided with a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application.
  • Scholarships are renewable subject to the program’s eligibility criteria for up to four total years at UNL or for two years at SCC or WNCC. SCC and WNCC students who transfer to UNL are eligible for two additional years of support at UNL.
  • Applications are now open to students who will be first-time freshmen starting in Fall 2020 at UNL, SCC or WNCC. A limited number of STEM CONNECT Scholarships are being awarded to current UNL, SCC and WNCC students starting in Spring 2020.
  • At UNL you must be majoring in mathematics, computer science, computer engineering, or software engineering at the time the scholarship is awarded.
  • Scholars must maintain a 2.75 GPA in their first year of college or their first year after transferring to UNL and at least a 3.0 GPA in subsequent years. See our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for additional eligibility information.

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  • Willa Cather Professor of Mathematics Mark Walker has been named an American Mathematical Society Fellow!
  • On November 14, 2019:, the 30th annual Math Day will welcome more than 100 schools and 1,500 students to campus for a day for fast-paced mathematics. Math Day involves two individual mathematics competitions, the PROBE I and PROBE II exams, and a team competition in the form of a double-elimination bowl tournament.
  • October 11, 2019: The 13th Annual Pi Mu Epsilon Lecture "Using Mathematics to Create Symmetry Patterns" by Professor Joseph Gallian (University of Minnesota Duluth)
  • September 21-22, 2019: The KUMUNU Conference is an annual gathering named for three hotbeds of commutative algebra – the universities of Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska. Supported in part by the National Science Foundation, the conference format consists of six to eight 45-minute expository talks on commutative algebra and related topics, such as representation theory and algebraic geometry. The roster of speakers typically consists of a balance of established spokespeople and talented youngsters, as well as a mix of regional and national experts. The 2019 conference will be held at UNL in Burnett Hall.
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