Transfer Nebraska Legacy Tuition Scholarship

  • Bachelor
  • $14,000
  • 30 November 2023

The Transfer Nebraska Legacy Tuition Scholarship is awarded to extraordinary out-of-state transfer students.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln
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University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Always a place of high ambition, this was one of the first institutions west of the Mississippi River to award doctoral degrees—the first was granted in 1896. The University of Nebraska established the world’s first undergraduate psychology laboratory. 

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  • Extraordinary out-of-state transfer students with a parent alumnus who have demonstrated academic accomplishment to offset the cost of out-of-state tuition.
  • Selection is based on confirmation of parent alumnus status as well as a holistic review that includes a balanced objective assessment of competitive academic achievement, including a test score of 26 ACT (or SAT equivalent) and a 3.500 cumulative college transfer GPA. Nebraska Board of Regents policy defines child of an alumnus as someone who is a natural born child or legally adopted child of an alumnus.

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Recipients are awarded $14,000 toward University of Nebraska–Lincoln undergraduate tuition for the academic year ($7,000/semester) for up to two or three years, not including summers based on enrollment in 15 credits per fall/spring semester (prorated for enrollment in fewer than 15 credit hours per semester).


Apply for admission by June 1 (fall) or December 1 (spring).

Submit your college transcripts in MyRED.

Complete the ACT/SAT on or before the February national test date and submit scores to Nebraska.

Submit your Enrollment Deposit in MyRED by May 1 (fall) or December 1 (spring).