Apply to Project Achieve
Currently Enrolled UNO Student Application
- Fall semester: submit applications by August 1
- Spring semester: submit applications by January 1
To be eligible, you need to be first-generation, meet certain income guidelines, and/or have a disability. Each semester we can only accept about 20 applicants.
Of our disabled students, one-third must be limited income. We also require that students demonstrate an academic need for our services.
Limited income means that you are from a family whose prior year taxable income was not more than 150% of the poverty level provided by the Census Bureau.
First-generation means neither parent has a bachelor's degree.
Disabilities include, but are not limited to:
- Blind or low vision
- Deaf or hard of hearing
- Mobility impairment
- Systemic impairment
- Coordination impairment
- Speech impairment
- Diagnosed learning disability or disorder
Academic needs are indicated by, but not limited to, the following:
- Low high school grades
- Academic Proficiency Test indicating need
- Failing Grades
- Limited English Proficiency
- Lacking academic preparedness for college level course work
- Need for academic support to raise grades in required courses for academic major
- Low admissions test scores
- Predictive indicator
- Low college grades
- High school equivalency
- Out of academic pipeline for five (5) or more years
- Lack of educational and/or career goals