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The Scott Scholarship is Creighton’s premier merit-based scholarship program, made possible through the generosity of the Suzanne and Walter Scott Foundation. The Scott Scholars program seeks to attract and equip future business leaders, who are entrepreneurial in spirit and strive for excellence, innovation and community impact.

Strengths of the program

The Scott Scholarship provides full tuition, room and board, as well as distinctive programming and engagement with the Omaha business community to further develop scholars’ networks and maximize their potential.
100% funded tuition including fees, room and board for 4 years.
4 years of co-curricular programming including networking, career exploration and professional development
Monetary support for student enrichment

What makes me a good fit for the Scott Scholars program?

  • Driven, high-achieving students committed to academic excellence
  • Leadership-focused, with demonstrated leadership experience and a desire to grow leadership skills
  • Business acumen, developed through business-oriented coursework, activities or work experience and a desire to launch a career in business
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Business students studying inside by bright sunny windows.
Luke Klahs
"My pursuit of the Heider College of Business’s mission of educating agents of change, promoting justice and improving the world is amplified by the Scott Scholars program."
— Luke Klahs, Class of 2023, economics
Jeevita Ashokprabhu
"Scott Scholars represents connections with like-minded individuals who are passionate about changing the business world and provides kind-hearted mentors and true friends that make the college experience more meaningful."
— Jeevita Ashokprabhu, Class of 2026, economics
Ashley Homecgoy
"I’ve attended valuable Q&As with CEOs of Fortune 500 companies and received mentoring opportunities within our cohort. Being a Scott has provided resources to expand my business knowledge and experience."
— Ashley Homecgoy, Class of 2024, business intelligence and analytics and data science

Scott Scholars Four-year plan

  • Enroll in the Scott Scholar’s RSP section (Fall semester, one-credit freshman seminar)
  • Attend Heider College of Business Dean’s Executive Speaker series (weekly, spring semester)
  • Participate as a mentee in the Scott Scholars’ Mentorship program
  • Complete Anna Tyler Waite Leadership Program, Year 1
  • Complete Career Portfolio Program, Year 1
  • Participate in Dean’s Honor Roll for Social Responsibility and complete 25 service hours per semester
  • Attend to Scott Scholars socials and special events
  • Receive to up to $2000 in annual funding for approved professional development and/or enrichment experiences
  • Enroll in the Scott Scholars weekly seminar (personal and professional development, company visits/tours and networking)
  • Serve as a mentor in Scott Scholars’ Mentorship program
  • Complete Anna Tyler Waite Leadership Program, Year 2
  • Complete Career Portfolio Program, Year 2
  • Participate in Dean’s Honor Roll for Social Responsibility and complete 25 service hours per semester
  • Attend Scott Scholars socials and special events
  • Receive up to $2000 in annual funding for approved professional development and/or enrichment experiences
  • Participate in Scott Scholars’ Omaha Passport program (behind-the-scenes tour of Omaha)
  • Attend small-group meet-and-greets within Omaha’s most successful businesses executives
  • Serve as mentor in Scott Scholars’ Mentorship program
  • Complete Anna Tyler Waite Leadership Program, Year 3
  • Complete Career Portfolio Program, Year 3
  • Participate in Dean’s Honor Roll for Social Responsibility and complete 25 service hours per semester
  • Attend Scott Scholars socials and special events
  • Receive up to $2000 in annual funding for approved professional development and/or enrichment experiences
  • Receive on-demand entrepreneurial coaching
  • Receive on-demand job search and networking support
  • Serve as mentor in Scott Scholars’ Mentorship program
  • Complete Anna Tyler Waite Leadership Program, Year 4
  • Complete Career Portfolio Program, Year 4
  • Participate in Dean’s Honor Roll for Social Responsibility and complete 25 service hours per semester
  • Attend to Scott Scholars socials and special events
  • Attend Scott Scholars Senior Celebration
  • Participate in honors ceremony with honors cords at graduation
  • Receive up to $2000 in annual funding for approved professional development and/or enrichment experiences
Our intention is to maximize scholars’ college experiences through impactful programming and access to opportunity. The program not only positively impacts lives of individuals, but also elevates Omaha’s business landscape.
— Terry Fischer, Director of Scott Scholars Program

Contact

Terry Fischer
Director of Scott Scholars Program
Heider College of Business
402.280.2686
terryfischer@creighton.edu

Monday—Friday: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.