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Nebraska Academy of Sciences

We believe science is essential for all Nebraskans 


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Scholarships for College Juniors or Seniors

Applications Due March 1, 2023

We have moved our scholarship applications online! 

C. Bertrand and Marian Othmer Schultz Collegiate Scholarship ($1500)

The Nebraska Academy of Sciences collegiate scholarship in memory of C. Bertrand and Marian Othmer Schultz will be offered to a Junior or Senior enrolled in an accredited college or university in the state of Nebraska. The applicant must have a declared major in a natural science discipline (chemistry, physics, biology, geology) and be anticipating a career in a science related industry, science teaching or scientific research.

Scholarship applications will be reviewed by the scholarship committee. Scholarship renewals will also be reviewed on a case by case basis. Scholarship recipients must show progress toward their career goals and the scholarship is not automatically renewed. 

Applications should include the following:

  1. Name of educational institution
  2. Current academic standing at institution 
  3. Total number of completed credits at the end of most recent Fall semester
  4. Current grade point average
  5. A complete list of all science coursed completed and the letter grade received
  6. Copy of college transcript(s)
  7.  Essay describing your career plans after graduation 
  8. Science faculty recommendation
  9. Nebraska Academy of Sciences member recommendation                                 

To submit your Scholarship Application complete this digital form

Tips for a successful application:

  • Applications must be completed by the deadline.
  • The digital form is savable and you can work on your application until the deadline.
  • You will be able to edit you application until the deadline. 

Downloadable scholarship information and application requirements PDF

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302 Morrill Hall, 14th & U St

Lincoln, NE 68588-0339

(402) 472-2644

Email: nebacad@unl.edu



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