Alpha Tau Chapter
at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln


The Alpha Tau chapter of Beta Theta Pi and its alumni are committed to supporting the academic excellence of its active members. We are proud to offer a range of scholarships and financial awards to help our members achieve their academic goals and support their financial needs. Alpha Tau fosters a community of scholars dedicated to creating an environment conducive to success academically and professionally. Our scholarships are awarded primarily based on academic achievement, involvement, and leadership capabilities.

There are also several new member scholarships available specifically to incoming students.

Available scholarships

Charles Lewis Memorial Scholarship

  • $2,000 annually
  • This is a need-based scholarship

Alpha Tau Alumni 4.0 Scholarship

  • $1,000 awarded
  • Open to any undergraduate member who achieves a 4.0 GPA

James Poggemeyer Memorial Scholarship

  • Open to any active member with sophomore standing or above

Skokan Family Memorial Scholarship

  • $2,000 awarded
  • Awarded to those who demonstrate a willingness to think outside the box

David K. Karnes Scholarship

  • Open to current juniors applying during their spring semester
  • Awarded based on outstanding character and leadership