Paul Beck Memorial Scholarship
About the Scholarship
The Faculty Senate of the University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO) has sponsored scholarships for meritorious students since 1970 when Paul L. Beck, a long-time member of the History Department, urged faculty and staff to go beyond the classroom to assist capable students in their educational pursuits at UNO.
Two scholarships will be awarded for the 2017-2018 academic year as follows:
- One Full-Time UNO Undergraduate (for Senior Year) Scholarship ($ tbd)
- One Full-Time UNO Graduate Scholarship ($ tbd)
Deadline: April 8, 2016
Applications are available online, in the Faculty Senate office (ASH 105) or the Financial Support and Scholarships office (EAB 103).
The application form information must be typed.
Applications must include a one page letter describing how this scholarship will help further your educational needs.
Applications must include a letter of support from a UNO faculty member. This letter must be sent directly to the Faculty Senate office by the faculty member.
No application will be considered unless all documents listed above are on file in the Faculty Senate office by April 8 , 2016.
Only one application/category per student is permitted.
Selection is based on scholarship, service to the community and/or university, and degree of need. Scholarship decisions will be made by the University of Nebraska Faculty Senate Committee on Educational Resources and Services by the end of April 2017. Scholarship recipients will be notified in writing by the Faculty Senate President in May 2017.
Applicants must be students in good standing at UNO with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
Full-time graduate students must take nine hours at UNO during the term of the award.
Undergraduate students must be UNO seniors during the term of the award.
Full-time undergraduate students must take at least 12 hours at UNO during the term of the award.
Both resident and non-resident UNO students may apply.
All criteria/requirements must be fulfilled.