Paul Beck Memorial Scholarship
About the Scholarship
The Faculty Senate of the University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO) has sponsored scholarships for 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.
$500-$1,000 scholarships will be awarded for the following academic year:
- Full-Time UNO Undergraduate (for Senior Year) Scholarship
- Full-Time UNO Graduate Scholarship
Deadline: 2nd Friday of February
Applications are available online, in the Faculty Senate office (ASH 105) or the Financial Support and Scholarships office (EAB 103).
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 the deadline.
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. Scholarship recipients will be notified in writing by the Faculty Senate President.
Applicants must be full time during the terms of the award.
- Undergraduate applicants must be UNO seniors during the term of the award.
Applicants must be UNO students in good standing with a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher.
Both resident and non-resident UNO students may apply.
All criteria/requirements must be fulfilled.
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