Currently Accepting Applications
STEM CONNECT: The STEM Career Opportunities in Nebraska: Networks, Experiential-learning, and Computational Thinking (STEM CONNECT) is an NSF-funded S-STEM (Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) scholarship program forming a partnership among the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL), Southeast Community College (SCC), and Western Nebraska Community College (WNCC). Launched in Fall 2019, STEM CONNECT awards scholarships to and provides curricular and co-curricular support to academically talented, low-income students with interest in careers that require strong skills in mathematics or computer science. A major goal of the program is to promote diversity within STEM disciplines. Application is now open for students who plan to attend Southeast Community College or Western Nebraska Community College in the next semester.
Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Mathematics (NCUWM) (since 1999): NCUWM began as a celebration of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Math, Science and Engineering Mentoring that was awarded to the Department of Mathematics in 1998. Registration opened October 3. Presenters must register by Nov. 9.
Nebraska Math Day (since 1990): Math Day is a one-day high school math contest that attracts Nebraska’s top students annually to UNL to participate in individual and team mathematics competitions. The top 25 high school students are awarded a total of $46,500 in scholarships to UNL.
Noyce Master Teaching Fellows: Become a UNL NSF Noyce Science Master Teaching Fellow and receive an $11,000 annual salary supplement! Increase student interest and success in science by enhancing your knowledge of equitable and inclusive science teaching and learning. Apply for the second Noyce Master Teacher Fellows cohort, which includes a four-year Educational Specialist Science Education Leadership degree program and long-term professional development for secondary science teachers, funded by the National Science Foundation and offered through UNL.