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Tuition Assistance & Financial Aid Resources


Tuition assistance is available for both Residents and Non-Residents of Nebraska.

The UNMC College of Allied Health Professions (CAHP) is committed to making health professions education accessible by reducing financial barriers for students, so they may realize their career goals. The CAHP awards numerous scholarships that are exclusively for CAHP students, and the UNMC Office of Financial Aid offers a full range of financial aid services available to all UNMC students. Scholarship awards are based on various specific criteria such as financial need, academic record, GPA, or residency, to name just a few. UNMC and the CAHP work with each student to create an individual financial aid package.

Types of Financial Aid:

UNMC, Financial Aid Office ( – grants, loans, and student employment

CAHP, Enrollment Management & Student Affairs ( – program-specific scholarship, scholarships available to students in any of the CAHP programs, scholarships to reduce tuition costs for Nebraska residents, scholarship to reduce tuition costs for non-residents of Nebraska

Student Emergency Fund Policy:

The UNMC College of Allied Health Professions CAHP will make available on an annual basis a Student Emergency Fund as a mechanism to support currently enrolled College of Allied Health Professions (CAHP) students during an unexpected budgetary crisis that threatens their ability to progress in their plan of study.  Refer to the Student Emergency Fund Policy [WTL2] for more information.

Nebraska Promise:

Nebraska Promise is a University of Nebraska expanded financial aid program that guarantees eligible undergraduate students will have up to 30 credit hours of tuition per year paid in grant and scholarship aid. It replaces the tuition guarantee program previously known as Collegebound Nebraska. The program is available to undergraduate nursing, dental hygiene, and allied health professions students meeting the Nebraska Promise eligibility criteria. It does not apply to students seeking a second bachelor’s degree. 

Military and Veterans Benefits:

The College of Allied Health Professions CAHP proudly supports the educational aspirations of all active duty military and veterans of the United States Armed Forces. All CAHP programs adhere to the policies of each branch of the US Armed Forces in order to work with active duty military personnel who are eligible for tuition assistance. Students who have questions about using military tuition assistance and other military benefits should contact UNMC Financial Services.

The Department of Veteran Affairs has approved all of the CAHP academic programs for VA benefits. All men and women planning to attend a program in the College of Allied Health Professions  CAHP who are eligible for educational assistance and the Vocational Readiness program administered by the Veterans Administration, including the Montgomery GI Bill® and the Post 9/11 GI Bill®, should contact the Office of Academic Records with any questions prior to registration. Additionally, UNMC is a Post 9/11 GI Bill® Yellow Ribbon Program participant.


Nebraska Residency Requirements & Residence Categories

Effective Date:  2022-2023 Academic Year
Revised Date:  8/1/22
Policy Process Applied: Standard
Policy Review Cycle: One-Year
Responsible Administrator: UNMC Registrar & Financial Aid Personnel, CAHP Director of Enrollment Management & Student Affairs
Responsible Office: UNMC Division of Student Success & CAHP Office of Enrollment Management & Student Affairs (EMSA)
Policy Contact: Maggie Winnicki,