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<li style="margin-bottom:15px;">Graduate students interested in graduate assistantships should apply by June 1 and October 1 to the College of Nursing Student Services.  Interviews will be conducted by departments or faculty with money designated for graduate assistantships after June 1 for the academic year and October 1 for spring semester. </li>
 
<li style="margin-bottom:15px;">Graduate students interested in graduate assistantships should apply by June 1 and October 1 to the College of Nursing Student Services.  Interviews will be conducted by departments or faculty with money designated for graduate assistantships after June 1 for the academic year and October 1 for spring semester. </li>
 
<li style="margin-bottom:15px;">Graduate student scholarship funds are reviewed and awarded by the Professional Graduate Nursing Program Admission, Progression, Graduation and Scholarship Committee, and the PhD Affairs Council, annually prior to the fall semester.  Occasionally, awards become available for allocation at other times during the academic year, and the Professional Graduate Nursing Program Admission, Progression, Graduation and Scholarship Committee and/or the PhD Affairs Council hold special meeting(s) to determine recipients of those awards.</li>
 
<li style="margin-bottom:15px;">Graduate student scholarship funds are reviewed and awarded by the Professional Graduate Nursing Program Admission, Progression, Graduation and Scholarship Committee, and the PhD Affairs Council, annually prior to the fall semester.  Occasionally, awards become available for allocation at other times during the academic year, and the Professional Graduate Nursing Program Admission, Progression, Graduation and Scholarship Committee and/or the PhD Affairs Council hold special meeting(s) to determine recipients of those awards.</li>
<li style="margin-bottom:15px;">4. If applicants appear equally qualified for a scholarship, funds are awarded on the basis of academic excellence and to students who have demonstrated success in the Graduate Programs. Other considerations in the event of a tie, include, but are not limited to, full time status in the Graduate Program and service to the University.  Students’ cumulative grade point averages are used to determine academic excellence.<br /><br />Some funds from the University of Nebraska Foundation are derived from monies designated for both undergraduate and graduate students.  The graduate student portion of the funds is based upon the percentage of graduate students in the total CON student population.</li>
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<li style="margin-bottom:15px;">If applicants appear equally qualified for a scholarship, funds are awarded on the basis of academic excellence and to students who have demonstrated success in the Graduate Programs. Other considerations in the event of a tie, include, but are not limited to, full time status in the Graduate Program and service to the University.  Students’ cumulative grade point averages are used to determine academic excellence.<br /><br />Some funds from the University of Nebraska Foundation are derived from monies designated for both undergraduate and graduate students.  The graduate student portion of the funds is based upon the percentage of graduate students in the total CON student population.</li>
 
<li style="margin-bottom:15px;">The funding source may stipulate scholarship criteria.  When so stipulated, the College honors the donor’s preferences.</li>
 
<li style="margin-bottom:15px;">The funding source may stipulate scholarship criteria.  When so stipulated, the College honors the donor’s preferences.</li>
 
<li style="margin-bottom:15px;">If need is a criterion to receive a particular scholarship, scholarship funds are awarded on the basis of federally determined financial need as determined by student report on the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).  Students who wish to be considered for need scholarships should complete the FAFSA before April 1 every year.</li>
 
<li style="margin-bottom:15px;">If need is a criterion to receive a particular scholarship, scholarship funds are awarded on the basis of federally determined financial need as determined by student report on the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).  Students who wish to be considered for need scholarships should complete the FAFSA before April 1 every year.</li>
<li style="margin-bottom:15px;">Students who are awarded scholarships are informed in writing of:</li>
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<li style="margin-bottom:15px;">Students who are awarded scholarships are informed in writing of:
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<li>the criteria used</li>
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<li>the length of term and amount of the award</li>
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<li>the name and address of the donor or designee, to facilitate acknowledgment</li>
 
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<p>The following is a timeline of procedures for administration of the graduate scholarships and awards:</p>

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