Qualified undergraduate students demonstrating exceptional financial need are eligible for grants. Graduate students may be eligible for University Tuition Assistance Grants (UTAG) and Federal TEACH Grants.
Pell Grant awards are reserved for students who do not already hold a bachelor's degree.
This is federal gift aid and is usually considered the foundation of a student's financial aid package. It is the base upon which other awards are built.
Annual Pell Grant awards range from $581 to $5,775, depending on your financial need, your Expected Family Contribution, and the number of hours you are enrolled.
Awarded to undergraduate students with high levels of financial need. This is federal gift aid and awards range from $200 to $3,300 annually.
Available to undergraduate students with high levels of need. This is a combination of federal and state gift aid administered through the state of Nebraska.
Annual NOG awards range from $200 to $3,987.
Awarded to undergraduate students with high levels of need. This is institutional gift assistance and awards range from $200 to $2,000.
Awarded to undergraduate students with high levels of need. UTG awards are institutional gift assistance and typically range from $200 to $3,300 annually.
Awarded to undergraduate students with moderate levels of need. This is institutional gift assistance and awards typically range from $200 to $2,000.
Collegebound Nebraska grants are awarded to undergraduate, Nebraska resident students with need. This gift assistance and award typically ranges from $200 to $3,300.
Summary of Qualifications:
- Pell Grant eligible (families that are just beyond Pell eligible may also qualify)
- Nebraska resident
- Undergraduate student
- FAFSA submitted by April 1st
- Enrolled at least full-time (minimum 12 hours)
- Complete request(s) for supplemental documentation by June 1st
The Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant Program provides grants for undergraduate and graduate students who intend to teach full-time in high-need subject areas for at least four years at schools that serve students from low-income families.
Eligible students may receive up to $4,000 per year with a maximum of $16,000 for undergraduate study and up to $8,000 for graduate study; however, actual awards are "subject to funding."
Part-time students are eligible, but the maximum grant will be reduced.
For more information, please visit our TEACH Grant page.
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