Scholarship Criteria


Students meeting the following criteria shall be eligible to apply for The Dr. Buck McCoy Memorial Scholarship. (Fund #01041480):

  1. Candidates must be enrolled in any College of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln as a full time undergraduate student.
  2. Candidates shall have a freshman class standing or above.
  3. Candidates shall have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or above.
  4. Candidates shall be graduates of a California High School, and at the time they are admitted to attend UNL, they shall have a permanent California address within the following zip code ranges: 93900-95199 inclusive, and 95400-95599 inclusive.
  5. Financial need may be one of the criteria in making this award but shall not be the controlling factor.
  6. Incoming freshmen must complete the online UNL Admission Application by January 15th to be considered for the fall semester.
  7. Returning or transferring students must complete the online UNL Scholarship  Application for Currently Enrolled Undergraduate Students by February 1st to be considered for the fall semester.
  8. The Scholarship Committee of the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid will determine recipients of this scholarship.
  9. This scholarship shall be awarded without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin or disability.

For more information contact:

The Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid
17 Canfield Administration Building
Box 880411
Lincoln, NE 68488-0411
Phone: Main Financial Aid (402) 472-2030
Toll Free: Main Financial Aid (800) 742-8800 Ext. 2030
Fax (402) 472-9826
Website: Information for Prospective Students –
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