Thanks to the support of generous donors, students in the undergraduate Certificate of Sales Excellence program can benefit from multiple scholarships.
This scholarship is awarded annually to the top students who graduate from the Certificate in Sales Excellence program and have done a sales internship. Recent honorees received $4,680 as tuition credit.
Students are nominated by the program's faculty and final selections are made by the donor.
Recipients earn this annual scholarship based on performance excellence in the Certificate of Sales Excellence program and participation in a sales internship program. Each honoree receives a $2,000 scholarship as tuition credit upon completion of the program.
Students are selected by the program's faculty.
Lindsay Van Ryckeghem
Cory Adamson Jr.
This $2,000 scholarship is exclusively for juniors and seniors interested in sales, business development, marketing or entrepreneurship-focused careers. Applicants must also have a 3.0 GPA or higher, and a track record of leadership and achievement.
The applications for this annual scholarship open each fall. It requires a resume highlighting relevant experience; achievements and leadership roles; and 1-2 page essay explaining career plans following graduation.
Application opens in 2023
Yanghui (Elaine) Ji
This private scholarship provides an opportunity for racially or ethnically diverse students to explore a career in sales by offering a tuition credit for the Sales Communication (MRKT 257) course at UNL. MRKT 257 is applicable to all students, as the class fulfills the ACE 2 – Communication Competence for all students at the university. Up to five $1,000 scholarship recipients are selected per academic semester. Applicants must be: a racially or ethnically diverse student; planning to register for MRKT 257; in good academic standing; and a U.S. citizen or hold a permanent resident visa card.
Applications are accepted by the donor each semester, and scholarship recipients receive an award notification in time to register for the next semester's classes. This scholarship is not a stackable scholarship for recipients of the Nebraska Promise Scholarship.
Michelle Saqui Cortes
The NRC Health Diversity Based Sales Career Scholarship is an opportunity for racially or ethnically diverse students with sales potential to obtain a Certificate in Sales Excellence. The scholarship is renewable if the recipient is a member of the Center for Sales Excellence (CSE) certificate program and maintains a 3.0 or higher GPA within the CSE. This private scholarship was created to encourage racially or ethnically diverse students to pursue a career in sales. One scholarship recipient is selected per academic year. Applicants must be: a racially or ethnically diverse student, admitted to the CSE program; interested in and show an aptitude for a career in sales; in good academic standing; and a U.S. citizen or hold a permanent resident visa card.
Sales Career Scholarship recipients receive a tuition credit up to $3,800 for a Certificate in Sales Excellence once admitted into the program. NRC Health will provide an additional $1,000 of tuition credit if a recipient chooses to obtain an Advanced Sales Certificate.
Learn how to sell yourself to anyone, pitch your ideas and influence others. The coursework enables you to be more productive and influential, no matter what career path you choose. You will hone the skills employers seek, such as the ability to communicate effectively, solve problems, make decisions and influence others. With the certificate in professional selling on your résumé indicates you’re a strong candidate for jobs and helps you sell yourself when applying for jobs or starting a business as an entrepreneur.