Engler Scholarship Application Instructions

Engler Scholarship Application Instructions for 2019-20

This scholarship is available due to the generosity of The Paul and Virginia Engler Foundation. Paul is a native Nebraskan who through vision, hard work, sweat equity and tenacity built an exceptional career as an entrepreneur, industry leader, and dedicated advocate for building bridges for the next generation to cross. It is our honor and privilege to administer the thoughtful and intentional process of selecting scholarship recipients. However, the scholarship is only a small component of the value available to you through engagement in the Engler Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Program.

Scholarship Process and Schedule:

  • The scholarship application process will open on October 1, 2018 with a deadline for all submissions of midnight (CST) on January 13, 2019.
  • Semi-finalists will be notified on January 25, 2019.
  • Phone interviews will be conducted from January 30 through February 1.
  • Finalists will be notified on February 8, and awards offered to those not advancing to the Finals.
  • Final interviews will be conducted on campus March 12, 2019.
  • Final awards will be offered by March 19, 2019

You DO NOT have to receive a scholarship to be involved in the Engler Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Program.

Please fill out the following form and place your answers to the following questions in the corresponding spaces.

Applications are due by January 13, 2019, at 11:59 p.m.

Once you have submitted your application online, please send an email to engler@unl.edu with your name, email address, phone number and 1 page resume. (HOTMAIL Users: UNL has problems sending/receiving to Hotmail accounts, please submit an alternate email address!)

Please contact us if you are having difficulty: engler@unl.edu or (402) 472-9274.

You may also download the application in PDF and submit it by email or by dropping off at the Engler office.

Application in PDF Application in Word

Are You a Transfer Student? *
Are You Currently Enrolled at UNL? *
Have you declared the Engler Minor *
Have you participated in 4-H? *
Recipients of the Engler Scholarship must have had FFA or 4-H experience.
Have you participated in FFA? *
Recipients of the Engler Scholarship must have had FFA or 4-H experience
Have you declared or do you plan to declare a CASNR major in the 2019-20 academic year? *

The Engler Program is founded on six core pillars (values) upon which our culture is based – aspire, build, courage, grit, partner and passion. Please choose the two pillars that are the most important to you. In no particular order, list the pillar and then describe how you have exemplified that pillar in your life.

Submit a 1-page resume
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg png txt rtf pdf doc docx.