Scholarships and Aid

The Department of Mathematics has funds designated for undergraduate scholarships to its majors. In addition, we employ 35–40 majors each year in various academic jobs—tutor, grader, lab attendant, mentor, to name a few. We encourage all mathematics majors who are doing well academically to apply or inquire about these opportunities.

Entering freshman Mathematics majors who have graduated from a Nebraska high school are invited to apply for the Dean H. and Floreen G. Eastman Scholars $16,000 four-year scholarship. The department awards several of these prestigious scholarships to its freshmen majors each year. This scholarship is $4,000 for the first year at UNL, which can be renewed for up to four total years. In addition, many of our upper-class majors receive scholarships that range from $500 to $4,000 per year. Some of these scholarships are available to non-residents.

Other UNL Scholarships

To be considered for other UNL scholarship, complete the University's Application for Freshman Scholarships and return it to the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid by the deadline published on the application. If you are a transfer student, you should complete an Application for Transfer Student Scholarships and submit it by the deadline published on the application. Applications are available through the Scholarships Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid and most Nebraska high schools and community college advising offices. (Note: Applying for admission is a criterion for scholarships consideration.)

Other Undergraduate Scholarships

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Other Financial Aid

To be considered for need-based federal and state financial assistance, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible after January 1 of the year in which you are seeking aid. Most federal and state aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so it is important to apply early and submit income tax information as soon after it is requested as possible.

Graduate Student Support

Support for graduate students is available from a number of sources. See this page for details.