Financial Support for Teachers
Traditional financial aid packages and scholarships are available to graduate students who qualify. In addition, teachers from various districts may be eligible for various tuition assistance programs depending on their unique circumstances. Current opportunities for additional assistance are described below, but we also encourage those who are interested to contact us to discuss other possibilities that may be available.
Omaha Public School Teachers -- Sherwood Foundation
Thanks to generous support from the Sherwood Foundation, Omaha Public School teachers who are interested in pursuing graduate work in Computer Science Education are eligible to apply for a scholarship to cover tuition and fees associated with the program. Funding is awarded based on availablility, the potential for a teacher's near term impact on OPS students in the area of computer science and information technology, and satisfactory progress in the program. Teachers must be admitted and enrolled in courses prior to applying for this scholarship.
Open to all current OPS teachers in any content area.
- Complete the application form
- Have it reviewed by OPS to verify your status as a teacher and your interest in teaching computing courses
- Submit the form via email no later than the Friday prior to the start of classes
Dual Enrollment Instruction
Tuition support may be available to support teachers actively engaged in or pursuing dual enrollment instruction with UNO and the College of Information Science & Technology. Teachers and schools interested in pursuing dual enrollment opportunities in computing should contact the Office of General Education and Dual Enrollment to discuss possibilities.
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