In order to be considered for selection, candidates must first be nominated by a UNO faculty/staff member, K-12 school faculty/staff member, or a community partner/organization (such as the Avenue Scholars Program) staff member. Along with the required nomination form, candidates must submit the following materials:
Click HERE to access the nomination form and essay information. Please note: although nominations may be submitted at any time, preference for the 2015-16 school year will be given to applications that are submitted by March 1, 2015.
The strongest consideration will be given to candidates who meet the following criteria:
If you are a high school student or Metro Community College student who meets the above criteria, feel free to call the Young Scholars office at (402) 554-3510 for more information about the selection process.
All materials should be submitted either electronically, by mail, or in person to:
UNO Young Scholars Program Coordinator
Kayser Hall 334
6001 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68182