University of Nebraska Lincoln CASNR Undergraduate Scholarship

Award Amount: Covers all tuition, books, living expenses, and fees

Number of Awards: Fifty (50)

Deadline: December 15, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln is pleased to announce the “CASNR Undergraduate Scholarship Program”. The program is open to a four-year (120 credit hour) bachelor’s degree in integrated Sciences that is focused on conservation agriculture, entrepreneurship, leadership, and innovative. All applicants will submit an essay of a 500-word to be entered in the scholarship program.

Host Institution:

The University of Nebraska was founded on February 15, 1869, two years after the State of Nebraska was admitted into the U.S. Its three primary missions of teaching, research, and service, the university is the state’s primary intellectual center providing leadership.

Eligibility:

In order to be considered eligible to apply, you must fulfill all of the following criteria:

  • Meet all University of Nebraska-Lincoln admission requirements.
  • Applicants must have graduated from high school by the start of the academic year the applicant is applying for or be a transfer student from the university.
  • If you have already completed a Bachelor degree program, you are not eligible.
  • Rwandan students are eligible.
  • Applicants must meet University of Nebraska-Lincoln English proficiency requirements for full admission.
  • TOEFL score of 70 with a written subscore of 20.
  • IELTS score of 6.0 with a written subscore of 5.5.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the applicant can submit an online application through the given link: https://ssp.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_1yNu9M2uNOMYsVT

Supporting Documents:

To apply, students must be able to provide the following:

  • A stamped copy of S4, S5 and S6 academic transcripts with class ranking.
  • Copy of national exam results after interview selection.
  • a 500-word essay answering “Why are you passionate about pursuing a career aligned with Rwandan agriculture?”.

Award Description:

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln will provide full scholarships, to include tuition, fees, living expenses, and travel costs.

Detailed Information Link:

https://cusp.unl.edu/

Contact Information:

If you have any questions, you can contact the CUSP Scholarship Committee at cusp-at-unl.edu.

University of Nebraska–Lincoln Graduate Teaching Assistantship for Ph.D. & M.S. Students

 Salary: 

  • $1,500/month for Ph.D. students
  • $1,400/month for M.S. students

Consideration Date: October 1 for the spring semester

Brief Description:

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln is pleased to offer the Graduate Teaching Assistantship that is supported by the ECE Department. To eligible, all international graduate students who wish to be employed as a TA at UNL must successfully complete the International Teaching Assistant (ITA) Institute conducted by the Office of Graduate Studies.Duties typically include the teaching of undergraduate laboratories, grading, or other tasks related to undergraduate instruction. No teaching duties are required during the summer session but the student is expected to progress significantly on his or her research during the summer.

Hosted By:

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln, often referred to as Nebraska, UNL or NU, is a public research university in the city of Lincoln, in the state of Nebraska in the Midwestern United States. It is the state’s oldest university and the largest in the University of Nebraska system. The University was created by an act of the Nebraska state legislature in 1869, two years after the State of Nebraska was admitted into the U.S.

Eligibility:

All international graduate students who wish to be employed as a TA at UNL must successfully complete the International Teaching Assistant (ITA) Institute conducted by the Office of Graduate Studies. However, incoming international students with exceptional qualifications may be granted a TA but they are required to complete the ITA Institute within one year after arriving at UNL.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying for TA support, the applicants must download and complete the TA Application Form through the given link: http://engineering.unl.edu/downloads/EE/GraduateStudentTeachingAssistantshipForm.doc

  • Note: The form should be sent directly to the ECE Department graduate secretary by March 1 for students beginning in the fall semester and October 1 for the spring semester.

Financial Assistance:

Financial assistance is an important issue during graduate school. In their department, teaching assistantships provide a tuition waiver and a stipend:

  • $1,500/month for Ph.D. students
  • $1,400/month for M.S. students

Admission to the graduate program in Electrical Engineering does not guarantee financial assistance. Admitted students without firm offers of financial support must be prepared to cover the full cost of tuition, supplies, room, and board, etc., from personal sources.

More Information:

http://engineering.unl.edu/ece/graduate-assistantships/