Huge-NWU Scholarship

Nebraska Wesleyan University (NWU), in memory of Harry Huge (‘59) and honor of Reba Huge, will provide one full scholarship that covers the cost of tuition, fees, room and board at Nebraska Wesleyan University.

Prestigious Huge-NWU Scholarships include:

  • One Full-ride scholarship
    • Full tuition, fees, room and board over four years
  • $16,000 Huge-NWU Commendation Scholarships ($4,000 per year to select finalists)
  • $4,000 Huge-NWU Recognition Scholarship ($1,000 per year to select semifinalists)
  • Recipients of the full scholarship and the commendation scholarship are inducted into the NWU Huge Society.

Application Deadline: December 1

To qualify, a student must:

  • Attend an accredited high school or home school anywhere in the United States or an equivalent high school anywhere in the world and graduate from such accredited high school in the spring of the year in which applications are due.
  • Have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.75 or higher.
  • Submit two short essays and two letters of recommendation.
  • Live in approved NWU campus housing (excludes Greek housing) all four years (except when studying abroad) and become fully involved in campus life via organizations, activities, intercollegiate or intramural athletics and social life.
  • Meet all criteria for admission to Nebraska Wesleyan University.

Huge-NWU Scholarships are awarded to the most qualified applicants regardless of other grants or scholarships to attend NWU. Scholarships are awarded to students pursuing any academic course of study and to students who have not yet decided upon an academic major.

In order to renew the scholarship for years two, three and four, recipients must maintain a cumulative grade point average.

  • Huge-NWU Scholarship: 3.25
  • Commendation Scholarship: 3.0
  • Recognition Scholarship: 2.5

Huge-NWU Scholars earn more than an excellent education. They join a community of scholars that inspires excellence and nurtures leadership. Find out more about the benefits of the Huge Society of Scholars and Leaders.