We serve eligible students, who demonstrate a strong interest in math and science, from 3 Lincoln Public high schools with the aim of aiding successful high school graduation and subsequent postsecondary enrollment.
The high schools we target in the Lincoln community are Lincoln High, North Star, and Northeast. We admit participants who present a strong desire to pursue an education and a career in the field of math and science. Our goal is to help such students in this pursuit by developing their potential to excel in math and science both in school and college.

High Schools

Lincoln High
North Star

To be considered and applicant, you should be a student who is:

  • From a family in which neither parent has completed a four-year college degree, OR from a family whose income is either at or below the following federal guideline requirements:

    Income eligibility

    Effective January 15, 2021 onwards

    Family size Federal Income
    1 $19,320
    2 $26,130
    3 $32,940
    4 $39,750
    5 $46,560
    6 $53,370
    7 $60,180
    8 $66,990
    9+ Add $6,810 per person
  • enrolled in Lincoln High, North Star, or Northeast as a student in the 9th or 10th grade, OR entering Lincoln High, North Star, or Northeast after completing the 8th grade
  • a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident
  • in need of academic support, as determined by the grantee
  • able to demonstrate potential for academic success
  • highly motivated to attend and graduate from a postsecondary institution.
  • recommended by a school official
  • recommended by a community member from a church, social service agency, etc.

You can pick up our application form at our office in 220 Canfield Administration Building or in your school's guidance office. If you have any questions or concerns, please write to us at ubms@unl.edu or call us at 402-472-8989. For your convenience, we have listed our staff contacts for the schools we cater to in the Staff & Contacts section.