Scholarships

Sales Excellence Scholarships

Supporting Future Sales Professionals Now

Thanks to the support of generous donors, students in the undergraduate Certificate of Sales Excellence program can benefit from multiple scholarships.

Mike Hays Scholarship

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.

2020-21
Maddie Bartlett
Clara Dargy
Brooke Hagel
TJ Hansen
Taylor Hauger

2019-20
Alex Hoffman
Allison Weber
Ryan Kalkwarf
Jenna Zeleny
Kayleen Mourey
Hannah Krajicek

2018-19
Justin Clark
Brody Cleveland
Jacob White
Amber Kohmetscher
Jonathan Meyer

Past Recipients

Richard W. Chapin Scholarship

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.

2020-21
Connor Boyens
Noah Hoefer
Kelby Roberts
Grace Wierus

2019-20
Hannah Krajicek
Allison Weber
Ryan Kalkwarf

2018-19
Michael Bebout
Logan Lewis

2017-18
Cory Adamson Jr.
Michael Martin
Kathleen O’Toole
Trevor Willenborg

2016-17
Aaron Docter
Colton Jones
Cole Weer

Past Recipients

NRC Health Rising Stars Scholarship

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 2021

2020
Sydney Long
Bradley Martins

2019
Kayla Brumley
Noah Lukz

2018
Nathan Netz
Conrad Shiu

2017
Trevor Willenborg
Amber Kohmetscher

2016
Shayne Arriola
Joshua Nelson

2015
Audrey Pawol
Matthew Sleister

2014
Brendon Henning
Samantha Areman

2013
Justin Peet
Eric Reznicek

2012
Emma Vavricka
Yanghui (Elaine) Ji

2011
Danielle Ticker
Hans Christensen

Past Recipients

NRC Health Minority Sales Explorer Scholarship

This private scholarship provides an opportunity for minority 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 minority 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.

Eligible students interested in applying for the scholarship should contact Vicki Vopalensky at NRC Health.

2020
Mattheows Ginting
Austin Jablonski
Michelle Saqui Cortes

Past Recipients

NRC Health Minority Sales Career Scholarship Program

The NRC Health Minority Sales Career Scholarship is an opportunity for minority 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 minority students to pursue a career in sales. One scholarship recipient is selected per academic year. Applicants must be: a minority 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.

Applications are due March 12, 2021. The recipient will receive an award notification by March 29 in time to register for Fall 2021 classes. Eligible students interested in applying for this scholarship should contact Vicki Vopalensky at NRC Health.

Contact

Jacobs, Michelle
Administrative Coordinator
HLH 345 H
P.O. Box 880492
Lincoln, NE 68588-0492
402-472-2316