Scholarships Available for UNL Students

UNL's Raikes Hall

A.  The following scholarships are assigned by the University of Nebraska – Lincoln financial aid office:

Kay Crawford Scholarship
L. R. Menebroker Scholarship
Emma Butz -Tidball Scholarship
Riley M. Tidball Scholarship

Qualifications for these scholarships:

  • Physical Disability
  • Financial Need
  • Full time status
  • GPA

Students must fill out a scholarship application with the Financial Aid Office.  Current students must apply on-line.  Application dates are October – February.  The scholarship award is given out the next fall.  Incoming freshmen must send a letter to Financial Aid indicating their ID number and disability.

Scholarship and Financial Aid website

B.  The following scholarship is coordinated by ADA/504 Compliance Officer and Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD):

Suzanne Benedict Scholarship


  • Hearing Impaired
  • Undergraduate
  • Financial Need
  • Full time status

Second preference is a graduate student in the Deaf Education program.

Students must provide a written essay explaining how the student fits the criteria of this scholarship; the impact of the disability on his/her education and future educational goals.  The letter must be directed to the Director of Services for Students with Disabilities who will collaborate with the ADA/504 Compliance Officer.