10 offered UNL scholarships

Scholarship Notes

Eight Perkins County seniors and two Wallace seniors are among the recipients of more than 6,000 university-wide scholarships from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to the 2018 high school graduating class from Nebraska high schools. The total potential value of the scholarships is approximately $53.5 million.

Jack Kohl of Grant was one of 866 receiving a Regents scholarship for tuition. The Regents scholarships are among the most prestigious award granted by the university. They pay full tuition for full-time students with the potential for renewal at a value of nearly $30,000 over four years. 

Jaclyn Kurkowski of Grant is the recipient of the Husker Living and Learning scholarship of $2,500. These scholarships are awarded to students who will live in university housing and demonstrate an interest in rigorous academic scholarship and zeal for leadership, service and/or diversity.

Kenyon Gaar, Charles Johnson, Jessica Klingelhoefer and Christopher Terry, all of Grant, and Hannah Sullivan and Jared Sullivan of Wallace are recipients of the Husker Power scholarship for $1,500. The scholarship is a one-year, $1,500 scholarship awarded to Nebraska residents who have demonstrated high academic promise.

Kurkowski, Kadie Hanson and Sydney Wilson all of Grant, received the Husker Traditions scholarship for $1,500. This scholarship is a renewable scholarship awarded to Nebraska residents who have demonstrated high academic potential.

Jared Sullivan also received the Nebraska Achievement Scholarship of $1000, which is based on academic achievement, admission test scores and information in the student’s personal statement. There were 172 of these scholarships awarded for full tuition and 346 awarded for $1,000, each with the potential for renewal.

Students offered scholarships have until May 1 to secure their scholarship with the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid by notifying the Office of Admissions of their intent to enroll through submission of the enrollment deposit.

Students or families who have questions about financial aid, scholarships, grants or any other aspect of paying for college can contact the university’s first-year financial aid advisers via email at firstyearaid@unl.edu or call 402-472-2030.

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