Donors & Friends

Scholarship Donors and Friends of the University

If you would like to help students through a generous contribution toward donor-based scholarships, grants, or emergency resources, there are a variety of options available to help. Online gifts via the NU Foundation can be made to existing funds via credit or debit card, and an electronic donation receipt will be emailed to you. You can also work with the NU Foundation to establish a new few fund if you would like or learn about all of the different Ways to Give.

  • You can give support directly to scholarships, grants, or emergency financial aid programs for students through the following funds:
  • You can also help support students facing sudden hardship due to a crisis such as food insecurity, natural disaster, financial emergency, home displacement or health-related issues; support the Husker Pantry; or support student care and well-being at the university by visiting

The University of Nebraska Emergency Assistance Fund helps support students and employees on all four campuses who face sudden financial hardship due to crisis situations.