Compete in the Husker Hustle Scholarship Competition for your opportunity to earn one of two $2,500 scholarships for aspiring or established student entrepreneurs. The scholarships were established by Janna Ronert, ’87, a successful entrepreneur who wants to help students who are passionate about their idea and hungry for success.
Wednesday, April 6, 2022
Applicants submit an online application. From this pool of applicants, 10 finalists will be selected and be given the opportunity to each give a 15-minute presentation to a panel of judges including Janna Ronert, faculty and other business professionals. Presentations may be focused on your current business, a new business concept or your entrepreneurial dream. Presentations will take place throughout the day in Hawks Hall. Scheduling will be worked out once the finalists are selected.
Full time UNL students who are currently of sophomore or junior standing are eligible to apply. Current seniors may contact the Center for Entrepreneurship if they wish to make the case for an exception*. Applications from all colleges and majors, as well as international students are welcomed.
March 30 - Applications due
April 4 - Notified if you'll present/compete
April 6 - Day of presentations
The application includes:
Finalists will be selected to present to the scholarship committee. Students will be given 15 minutes for the presentation and have the option to present on their current business, a new business idea, or their entrepreneurial dream. Panelists will then have 15 minutes for question and answer with the presenter.
For additional information, please contact the Nebraska Center for Entrepreneurship.