OFFICE OF SCHOLARSHIPS & FINANCIAL AID COVID-19 Updates:
OSFA Updates  University Updates

Welcome to the

OFFICE OF SCHOLARSHIPS
& FINANCIAL AID

The Office of Scholarships & Financial Aid (OSFA) strives to help students attain their higher education goals by keeping UNL financially accessible and affordable. OSFA is committed to accomplishing our mission through excellent service, stewardship, and advocacy to support the recruitment, enrollment, retention, and graduation of all UNL students.

Message from the Director
Commencement Ceremony.

Services for Students: Husker Hub

Customer services related to scholarships and financial aid is provided through Husker Hub, Nebraska’s one-stop service center. Students can also find additional self-service options by logging into their MyRED account.

Services for Faculty and Staff

The Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid provides direct support to faculty, staff and external scholarship providers.

Learn more about the cost of attending Nebraska, including resources for planning for college, estimating your costs, and payment plans.

Learn more about Costs

Learn more about who qualifies for aid, how to apply, and how to read your financial aid offer.

Learn more about Applying for Funds

Learn more about the different sources of scholarships and financial aid, including scholarships, grants, fellowships, loans and more.

Learn more about Funding Programs

Learn more about how financial aid is disbursed (released to your student account) and resources for managing your money.

Learn more about Receiving Funds

Learn more about how to maintain your eligibility for any financial assistance you have received.

Learn more about Maintaining Eligibility

Learn more about how to manage changes in your financial circumstances, appeals, emergency aid, unique enrollment programs, considerations for student athletes and more.

Learn more about Unique Circumstances

FAFSA

FAFSA School Code: 002565

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is completed each academic year. Financial aid is awarded on a first come, first complete basis.

File your FAFSA today

Priority Date

- April 1st -

Apply for federal grants, work-study and loans by filing your FAFSA by April 1 and complete the financial aid process by June 1 of the calendar year prior to fall enrollment. Those who file by June 1st are considered for all financial aid, including Nebraska Promise.

IRS Data Retrieval Tool

The IRS Data Retrieval Tool is currently available for the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 year.

  • The 2020-2021 FAFSA requires 2018 tax information.
  • The 2019-2020 FAFSA requires 2017 tax information.