Robert E. Thomas Scholarship

Robert E. Thomas was a fisheries biologist for more than two decades with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. In his memory, the family of Robert E. Thomas and the Nebraska Chapter of the American Fisheries Society established Robert E. Thomas Memorial Scholarship.

The awards are open to junior or senior students who demonstrate a career path leading to the field of fishery resources. Beyond academic standing, applicants may demonstrate their interest and dedication by activities such as: the UNL Wildlife Club, student membership in the American Fisheries Society, or internships or volunteer work with a local, state, or federal natural resource agency.

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Scholarships Given
  • Typically 1 per year

Information & Deadlines

This scholarship will typically provide a monetary award (about $1,000) and membership to the American Fisheries Society and the Nebraska Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. Applications for the next academic year scholarship are typically due by late March. For more information about how to apply contact:

Mark Pegg
402 Hardin Hall
University of Nebraska
Lincoln, NE 68502-0974
402-474-6824
mpegg2@unl.edu

Award Winners

YearRecipients
2017-2018
Mackenzie Zwiener
2016-2017
Rachel Neisius
2015-2016
Connor Chance-Ossowski
2014-2015
Jessica Powell
2013-2014
Dylan Turner
2012-2013
Jamie Jones
2011-2012
Jeremy Grauf
2010-2011
Katherine Lawry
2009-2010
John Walrath
2008-2009
Dan Kolterman
2007-2008
Rebecca Sikes
2006-2007
Landon Pierce
2005-2006
Blake Smith
2004-2005
Tara Anderson