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NWU education majors change lives. The 780 alumni teaching in Nebraska are living proof. For the last 12 years of your life, you've observed teachers. Who stands out as a teacher who influenced you, and why? Submit an essay of 500 words or less describing this influential teacher and highlight what similar actions you hope to one day incorporate in your classroom or career.

 

At Nebraska Wesleyan, you’ll build the strengths employers want most. In every career, employers want energetic leaders who can handle complexity, lead diverse teams, communicate clearly, and solve problems. Our Innovative Careers Event is all about the versatility and agility you will develop in any major. Submit an essay of 500 words or less that highlights your aspiration to make a difference in a product, vocation, community or in the world. Write your success story.

 

In a complicated job market, versatility is your most valuable asset. Your ability to write well, process complex material, and express your ideas will serve you in any profession. Words matter. There is power in the written word and we are interested in your voice. Submit an essay of 500 words or less on a topic of your choice that reveals your personality and passion for expressing your opinion in writing.

In addition, please submit one (or more) electronic document of up to 8 typed (double-spaced) pages of another kind of writing (e.g., prose, fiction, poem, personal essay, critical analysis essay, journalism). You may use previously created work.

 

NWU is highly respected for preparing future health care professionals. Since 2002, our students’ acceptance rate for both medical school and dental school is well above 80 percent. In fact, NWU is UNMC’s third largest feeder school. Many NWU graduates pursue STEM fields, including top graduate programs in medical research. Who and/or what experiences have inspired you to pursue a pre-health career? Submit an essay of 500 words or less describing these people and experiences and how they have influenced your career aspirations.

 

Working with our national and internationally recognized NWU artists and educators, students will expand their artistic practice, learn new technical skills, and develop their ability to think critically. Please upload one to five images of your artwork and in 500 words or less, describe the story and inspiration behind your art.

 

Nebraska Wesleyan University conducts over 30 instrumental and vocal concerts per year, as well as performed at historic Carnegie Hall three of the past seven years inspiring thousands in attendance. In 500 words or less, please describe a musical piece or production that has inspired you.

 

Nebraska Wesleyan University Theatre produces over 40 shows each year and is in the top 25 nationally for its acting program. At NWU, the stage is your laboratory, and you’ll learn more by experiencing every aspect of life in theatre. In 500 words or less, please describe a theatre production that has inspired you and how it has changed your perspective on life.

 

At Nebraska Wesleyan, you’ll build the strengths employers want most. In every career, employers want energetic leaders who can handle complexity, lead diverse teams, communicate clearly, and solve problems. Our Rising Stars Scholarship Event is all about finding those students who like to stand out and make a difference – like you. Submit an essay of 500 words or less that highlights your aspiration to make a difference in a product, vocation, community or in the world. Write your success story.

 

At Nebraska Wesleyan, you’ll build the strengths employers want most. In every career, employers want energetic leaders who can handle complexity, lead diverse teams, communicate clearly, and solve problems. Our Mile High Scholarship Event is all about finding those students who like to stand out and make a difference – like you. Submit an essay of 500 words or less that highlights your aspiration to make a difference in a product, vocation, community or in the world. Write your success story.

 

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects growth to more than 9 million STEM-related jobs by 2022. Nebraska Wesleyan University is a powerful source for advancing the economic development of STEM careers in Nebraska. NWU graduates benefit from a high-quality science curriculum and vibrant career opportunities in Lincoln's robust bioscience, pharmaceutical, technology and science-based industries. Submit an essay of 500 words or less that discusses how a societal issue may be remedied through solutions found within the STEM fields.

 

At Nebraska Wesleyan University, 100 percent of students complete two or more experiences through internships, study abroad, research or service learning. NWU provides extraordinary resources for you to find the experiences designed to meet your personal goals. Experiences range from prized companies and leading non-profit organizations in Lincoln, to NWU’s Capitol Hill Internship Program (CHIP) in Washington, D.C., which takes your internship opportunities to a national scale. You may also pursue award-winning research projects or take what inspires you globally through NWU’s extensive international network. No other school prepares you for success like we do. So tell us about your big dreams. What is your vision for experiences that will propel you toward your goals? Submit an essay of 500 words or less about your dreams and what you want to experience at NWU.

 

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