Goodrich Scholarship Program

Are you education-hungry? Think success! Think Goodrich. Be a Goodricher. Nebraska legislature established the Goodrich Scholarship Program to provide affordable quality undergraduate education to bright low-income Nebraska residents who otherwise could not afford it. The Goodrich scholarship is both merit-and-need-based. Goodrich students get connected and stay connected to outstanding faculty and staff during their time at UNO. This level of attention to the scholar is part of the reason for the program’s exceptional graduation and retention rates. Financial aid in the form of tuition, general fees and textbook support will be given to the winners and it varies.

University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO) is currently investigating Canvas to determine its feasibility as a learning management system for the campus. Close to 90 courses are currently testing in this system.


  • The Goodrich Scholarship Program is a merit and need-based scholarship for Nebraska residents who attend the University of Nebraska at Omaha.
  • Goodrich applicants must meet UNO admission criteria and be admitted to UNO prior to acceptance to the Goodrich Scholarship Program.
  • You can find the admission criteria through the given link:

How to Apply:

  •  Applying for the Goodrich Scholarship Program, the candidates are required to sign up. Follow the given link:
  • Goodrich Scholarship Information Form. The applicant must complete and submit the Goodrich Scholarship Information Form
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha Application: Goodrich Scholarship Program applicants must complete an Undergraduate Application for Admission to UNO

Supporting Documents:

  •  Official Reference Forms: Goodrich Scholarship Program applicants must submit two official reference forms (Sent through their application system via email) completed by teachers, counselors, employers or other professionals who are not family members or friends.
  • Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA): Goodrich Scholarship Program applicants must establish financial need through FAFSA. To complete the FAFSA go to http://www.fafsa.ed.govand follow the online instructions, or call UNO’s Financial Support and Scholarships Office for further financial aid assistance at 402.554.2327
  • English Placement and Proficiency Exam (EPPE)
  • Transcripts (High School and College) and ACT/SAT scores.  The applicant must submit high school (or GED) transcripts, ACT/SAT scores, and any college transcripts to the Goodrich Scholarship Program

Financial Aid and Award Money:

The Goodrich Scholarship has many benefits, including:

  • Financial aid in the form of tuition, general fees and textbook support
  • Specialized two-year writing-intensive humanities and social science core curriculum that emphasizes cultural and intellectual diversity within our local and global communities
  • Academic and non-academic support services

Application Deadline:

The application period will close March 1, 2017, at 5:00 PM (CST).

Link for More Information:

Contact Information:

Applicants may either contact the Goodrich office by email at or call 402.554.2875 with any questions.

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