Transfer Nebraska Legacy Tuition Scholarship

  • Bachelor
  • $14.000
  • 1 December 2022

Awarded to extraordinary out-of-state transfer students with a parent alumnus who have demonstrated academic accomplishment to offset the cost of out-of-state tuition.


• Nebraska Legacy Scholars demonstrate academic distinction. 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). Any student transferring more than 87 credits is not eligible.


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).

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