Incoming Student Scholarship Appeal

Initial scholarship eligibility for merit-based scholarship consideration may be appealed by an incoming prospective undergraduate freshman or transfer student if you have experienced relevant extenuating circumstances you feel has impacted your academic profile.

Submit this form to appeal your scholarship. Scholarship appeals are reviewed by a committee on a case-by-case basis. Incomplete appeals will delay review. The committee may request additional or updated information before making a final decision. The deadline to submit an appeal is April 15, 2021. Appeal decisions by the committee are final and not subject to further review. If your appeal is denied, you may meet with a Husker Hub specialist to discuss alternative options for funding your education. Please allow 2-3 weeks for processing.

Submissions for this form will be open February 1, 2021 and the form will be closed for appeal requests after April 15, 2021.

Confirmation statement *
Please enter your first and last name.
Please enter the first four digits of your NUID.
Please enter your preferred phone number.
If incoming freshman, enter High School Counselor name.
If incoming freshman, enter High School Counselor email.
Please enter the name of the scholarship for which you request consideration.
Transcript or Grade Report *
Upload your most recent transcript or grade report, including your most recent grades and any postsecondary education
Files must be less than 2 MB.
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Typed Narrative *
Enter a typed narrative that further explains your circumstances.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
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Supporting Documentation
Provide any additional supporting documentation you would like the committee to review.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
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Statement of Understanding

By submitting below, I understand my scholarship appeal will be reviewed after my completed appeal has been submitted and received by the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid. A completed appeal includes this form as well as a transcript, a description of extenuating circumstance(s), as well as supporting documentation (if applicable). I certify that I, the student, am submitting this form and that the information I am providing is true and accurate to the best of my knowledge. Please allow 2-3 weeks for processing and review.