Awards, Honors and Scholarships
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Assets In Education: Open to teacher preparation candidates majoring in elementary, secondary, or special education. The scholarship is open to freshman through seniors.
Brigoni Ell/Bilingual Scholarship: This scholarship is open to teacher preparation candidates pursuing an endorsement in ELL or Bilingual education. Scholarship is available to both undergraduates [with junior or senior standing] and graduate students. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or above. Application forms are available in Roskens Hall 308.
Cornhusker Chapter 3 Of Telephone Pioneers: Open to undergraduate students in the College of Education specializing in Special Education.
Clara Hendricks: Open to elementary, secondary, or special education teacher preparation candidates with endorsement area in special education. Candidates must have a GPA of 3.0, can be full or part-time, and have Junior or Senior standing.
Del Weber: This scholarship is awarded by the UNO Chapter of Phi Delta Kappa. Open to College of Education students who have completed the PPST and are taking professional sequence courses.
Doris E. Lorimor: Open to all teacher preparation candidates with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher. The award is for the fall or spring semester of student teaching..
Dr. Hollie Bethel: Open to candidates preparing to teach elementary education (grades K-6). Applicants must be at junior or senior level.
Helen Elliott: Open to teacher preparation candidate majoring in elementary education with a specialization in early childhood education. The scholarship is open to freshman through seniors.
Linda P. Krause: Open to teacher preparation candidates in elementary education or special education. Candidate must have at least a 3.25 GPA.
M/M Johnson: Open to candidates majoring in a program of study in the College of Education..
Neafus General: Open to students majoring in a program of study in the College of Education. The scholarship is open to students in the freshman through senior level. Selection is based on academics, leadership, community involvement, need, etc.
Northern Natural Gas Company: Open to teacher preparation candidates majoring in elementary, secondary or special education. The scholarship is designed to include a service component with the HOPE Center and is open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors who have been admitted to the Teacher Preparation Program and have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
Patricia Lynn Christie: Open to teacher preparation candidates preparing for a teaching career in deaf education.
Paul Ackerson: Open to teacher preparation candidates majoring in secondary mathematics education. Applicants must have sophomore standing.
SEAN (Student Education Association of Nebraska), Student Teacher: This scholarship is awarded by the UNO Chapter of SEAN. Open to teacher preparation candidates majoring in elementary or secondary education. Candidates must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher. The scholarship is awarded during the student teaching semester.
SEAN (Student Education Association of Nebraska), Incoming Freshman: This scholarship is awarded by the UNO Chapter of SEAN. Open to incoming freshman students majoring in elementary or secondary education. Selection is based upon; joining SEAN, commitment to attend 80% of SEAN meetings, GPA, leadership, and community involvement.
Talent Scholarship: Open to freshman students majoring in a program of study offered in the College of Education.
Val Kessinger Special Education Memorial Scholarship: The purpose of this scholarship is to honor the life and many contributions of Val Kessinger who received her bachelor's and master's degrees from UNO and went on to teach children with special needs in the Omaha area for over 20 years. This $1000.00 scholarship is open to all undergraduate and graduate students. Applications are due April 1st. Download application.
Outstanding Service Award - Undergraduate
This award will be presented to an undergraduate student in each major program area who has demonstrated a high level of personal service in the major in at least two of the following areas: service to the university, service to the College of Education, service to the community, or service to the profession. The undergraduate applicant must have completed 60 hours and have at least a 3.00 cumulative GPA.
University Honors Convocation Award
This award is presented to one undergraduate student in each major program area who displays a combination of outstanding scholastic achievement and demonstrated leadership on campus and in the community. The award is presented at the Honors Convocation and the recipient's name is included in the convocation program. The recipient competes with other College of Education recipients for the Dean's Award. The Dean's award recipients from all colleges compete for the Vice Chancellor's Award.