ASCLS-NE Scholarships and Loans

ASCLS-NE Scholarships

The American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science - Nebraska (ASCLS-NE) is pleased to announce that applications are being accepted for the ASCLS-NE Scholarships. Two scholarships will be awarded. Winners will receive $500 each and a free membership to ASCLS for one year. Scholarship winners will be announced during a student event that will take place during Medical Laboratory Professionals Week (April 14 - 20, 2024).


  1. The applicant must be enrolled in a NAACLS accredited MLT or MLS program in Nebraska.
  2. The applicant must be a member of ASCLS.
  3. The applicant must demonstrate scholastic achievement by presenting a program GPA of at least 3.3 on a 4.0 scale.


  1. Complete the ASCLS-NE Scholarship Application (including the essay on page 2).
  2. Provide documentation of your scholastic achievement. The program director from your school can send this directly to 
  3. Obtain a letter of recommendation from a faculty member or program official at your school evaluating your professional characteristics such as leadership skills, community service, work experience, etc. The faculty member or program official must send the letter of recommendation directly to
  4. Send the completed application to

Application and all required materials are due by 2359 CT on March 1st to

Frieda Oltmanns Loan

Attention students: Applications are being accepted for personal loans from the Frieda Oltmanns trust. Ms. Oltmanns very generously donated the remainder of her estate to establish a trust for Nebraska MLS/MLT students. If you need a personal loan, please complete the loan application and forward to Andrea Jones.