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Considering a teaching career? Earn support for college and join Omaha Public Schools after completing your degree.

Are you thinking about a career in education? Apply for the Omaha Public Schools Teacher Scholar Academy at UNO!

The partnership supports high-achieving future teachers who show leadership and a commitment to our community.

Students accepted to the program will receive $5,000 each semester to support their education. After college, graduates will join Omaha Public Schools as teachers.

Successful candidates will:

  • Be an incoming freshman at UNO in August 2024.
  • Register for the UNO teacher prep program in the 2024-25 school year.
  • Demonstrate academic excellence in high school.
  • Show a commitment to community through volunteer and extracurricular activities.

2024 application timeline:

  • March 8: Application window opens. Once accepted to UNO, students can find the Teacher Scholar Academy application in the MavLink Financial Aid tab.
  • March 25: Informational meeting via Zoom at 7 p.m.
  • April 16: Application window closes at midnight.
  • May 11: Interview day for selected applicants.
  • June 1: Last day for invited students to accept a spot in the Teacher Scholar Academy.