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Regional, State & National Scholarships


AES Engineering Scholarship ($500)

Submit by: October 6th

Email to: scholarships@aesengineers.com

Eligibility:

  • Must be a graduating senior
  • Will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by an evaluation of essays submitted
  • YOU DO NOT HAVE TO BE ENROLLED IN ENGINEERING CLASSES TO BE ELIGIBLE!

Submit the following items:

  • Essay (500-100 words)
    • Answer the following questions:
      • When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful?
      • What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey?


ACSD Nebraska Scholarship ($500)

Submit by: March 1st

Mail to: Ag Cooperative Safety Directors of Nebraska, Scholarship Committee-Dawn Pochop, PO Box 10, Battle Creek, NE 68715

Eligibility:

  • Nebraska resident
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • enrolled as an incoming freshman, second semester freshman or sophomore in an agricultural program
  • Must use at accredited Nebraska college
  • Must plan to study Agribusiness, Agronomy, Animal Science, Diversified AG Irrigation, Mechanical Ag, Safety, or other approved agricultural-based program
  • Maybe used toward tuition or books

Submit the following items:

  • Completed application
  • Typed answers to essay questions contained in application
  • Letter of recommendation from employer, activity sponsor, religious leader, academic instructor, counselor, etc.


American College Foundation - Visionary Scholarship ($1,000-$5,000)

Submit by: May 1st

Mail to: American College Foundation, 955 Massachusetts Ave #525, Cambridge, MA 02139-3233
or
Email to:
Admin@AmericanCollegeFoundation.org

Eligibility:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen
  • May be a freshman, sophomore, junior or senior to apply

Submit the following items:


American Legion Maynard Jensen  ($250 per semester)

Submit by: March 1st

Mail to: Memorial Scholarship, PO Box 5205, Lincoln, NE 68505-0205

Eligibility:

  • Must be the son or daughter, grandchild, great-grandchild, adopted child or step child of a member of Department of Nebraska, American legion, POW, MIA, KIA or any veteran that was a current legion member at time of death
  • Must be a high school graduate or on-track to graduate at conclusion of spring semester
  • Must be enrolled full-time (or in the process of enrolling) in a Nebraska post-secondary institution as of March 1st
  • See Application for selection process and other guidelines

Submit the following items:

  • Completed application
  • Completed financial statement
  • Completed certification blocks signed by school official, applicant and parent or guardian
  • Official school certification


American Legion Auxiliary Scholarships(Varying amounts)

Submit by: March 1st

Mail to: 5600 P Street, PO Box 5227, Lincoln, NE 68505

Varying requirements


Antonette Willa Skupa Turner Scholarship
($1,000)

Submit by: February 28th

Mail to: Antonia Scholarship Program, The Willa Cather Foundation, 413 North Webster Street, Red Cloud, NE 68970

Eligibility:

  • Must be a high school senior planning to enroll as a first-year college student
  • Must plan to major in English or history at accredited college or university
  • Selection based on "intellectual promise, creativity and character of the applicant."

Submit the following items:


Antonia Scholarship ($1,000)

Submit by: February 28th

Mail to: Antonia Scholarship Program, The Willa Cather Foundation, 413 North Webster Street, Red Cloud, NE 68970

Eligibility:

  • Must be a high school seniors planning to enroll as a first-year college student
  • Must plan to major in English or history at accredited college or university
  • Selection based on "intellectual promise, creativity and character of the applicant."

Submit the following items:


Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP)/AIM ($1,000)

Submit by: June 1st

Mail to: AITP Omaha Scholarship Committee, PO Box 583, Omaha, NE 68101 

or

Email to: flannery@bellevue.edu

Eligibility:

  • Must be planning to attend a college, university, community college or technical school in Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, North Dakota or South Dakota
  • Must have the goal of achieving an associate's or bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science ore related field

Submit the following items:


AXA Achievement Scholarship ($2,500, $10,000, $25,000)

Submit by: December 14th

Submit online: https://www.scholarsapply.org/axa-achievement/

Eligibility:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident living or claiming residency in one of the 50 states, Washington, D.C. or Puerto Rico
  • Must demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding acheivement in school, community or work-related activities
    • Special consideration given to achievements that empower society to mitigate risk through education and/or action in areas such as financial, environmental, health, safety and/or emergency preparedness

Submit the following items:

  • Online application
  • You will need to gather the following items:
    • List of involvement in school and community activities
    • List of work experience
    • Cumulative GPA
    • Details of outstanding achievement


BigSun Scholarship ($500)

Submit by: June 19th

Email to: athleticawards@bigsunathletics.com

Eligibility:

  • All student athletes are eligible regardless of sport
  • Must be graduating senior planning to enroll in a post-secondary institution

Submit the following items:

  • Send essay (500-1000 words) to: athleticawards@bigsunathletics.com
    • Answer the following questions:
      • How did your participatio in sports during high school influence you?
      • Has your participation influenced your career goals?
      • Has your participation influenced how you relate to your family?


Burger King Scholarship ($1,000-$50,000)

Submit by: December 15th

Apply online: https://www.scholarsapply.org/burgerkingscholars/

Eligibility:

  • The BURGER KING℠ Scholars program assists employees, employees' spouses or domestic partners, employees' children and high school seniors in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada in continuing their education. (scholarshipsapply.org/burgerkingscholars)
  • Recipients are selected based on GPA, work experience, extracurricular activities and community service


Chevrolet Classics Club Scholarship ($1000)

Submit by: April 15th

Mail to: Tom Prazan, CCC Scholarship Committee, 2306 South 151 Street, Omaha, NE 68144

Eligibility:

  • Must be attending or plan to attend a community college, accredited vocational school, college, or university
  • Must plan to pursue studies related to the automotive industry
  • Scholarship is for one year, but applicants may reapply for subsequent years

Submit the following items:


Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Scholarships (Varying amounts)

Submit by: Varying due dates

Apply online: https://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply/

Eligibility:

  • Must be a graduating senior, receiving diploma during current academic year
  • Must fall into the category of U.S. citizen, U.S. National, U.S. Permanent Resident, Refugee, Asylee, Cuban-Haitian Entrants or Humanitarian Parolees-Based on guidelines utilized by U.S. Department of Education for Federal Financial Aid eligibility
  • Must be planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution
  • Applicants may not be:
    • Children or grandchildren of employees, officers, or owners of Coca-Cola bottling companies, The Coca-Cola Company, Company divisions or subsidiaries
    • International students
    • High school graduates
    • Temporary residents


Deer Creek Sodbusters Scholarship
($250)

Submit by: April 1st

Mail to: Deer Creek Sodbuster, Inc., PO Box 221, Sterling, NE 68443-0221

Eligibility:

  • Must plan to study agriculture

Submit the following items:

  • Completed application
  • Letter describing financial need, goals to be achieved through post-secondary education, reasons for choosing particular field of study and personal qualities that set you apart from others
  • Letter of reference from high school teacher
  • Letter of reference from high school counselor


Eastern Nebraska/Western Iowa Car Council's Paul High Memorial Scholarship

Submit by: April 15th

Mail to: Committee ENWICC, PO Box 106, Blair, NE 68008-0106

Eligibility:

  • Must be currently enrolled or planning to enroll in an automotive technology program at an accredited trade school, community college or university

Submit the following items:


Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship ($1,000-$12,500 per year)

Submit by: November 15th

Apply online: https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/MVS.cfm

Eligibility:

  • Must be pursuing a four-year degree
  • Must be enrolled full time (minimum of 12 hours per semester) in a U.S. college or university


Elks National Foundation Legacy Awards ($4,000)

Submit by: Feb 1st

Apply online: https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/Legacy.cfm?CFID=244689023&CFTOKEN=69fe17880d4b24ae-FC8E442E-BDF3-EDE7-E9336519C71593DB

Eligibility:

  • Available to children and grandchildren (or step-children, step-grandchildren, or legal wards) of living Elks members (who joined prior o April 1st, 2016)
  • Must be high school senior planning to attend a U.S. accredited institution
  • Must take the ACT or SAT prior to December 31st
  • Must be used at an accredited U.S. college or university
  • If awarded, will be required to perform service once a year with an Elks Lodge during the four years receiving scholarship


Hagan Scholarship Foundation (Varying amounts)

Submit by: November 15th

Apply online: https://haganscholarships.org/application/

Eligibility:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must be a graduating senior at an eligible public high school
  • Must have minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5
  • Must have a minimum composite ACT score of 23 or higher or 1,200 on the SAT
  • Must enroll in a four-year college the first semester following high school graduation
  • Must work 240 hours in the twelve months prior to the start of college
  • Must complete the FAFSA
    • FAFSA EFC (estimated family contribution) must not exceed $6,500.
  • Must apply for eligible Federal and State grants.
  • Must not have been convicted of a felony.


Hispanic Scholarship Fund
($500-$5,000)

Submit by: February 15th
Apply online:
https://www.hsf.net/scholarship

Eligibility:

  • Must be of Hispanic Heritage
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Must plan to enroll full time at accredited 4-year university
  • Must be a U.S. citizen, permanent legal resident, DACA or eligible non-citizen (as defined by FAFSA)
  • Must complete FAFSA


Horatio Alger State Scholarship

Application is open annually: August 1st - October 25th

Apply online: https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/state-scholarships/

Eligibility:

  • Must be a graduating senior in a U.S. high school with plans to enter a U.S. college no later than the fall semester following graduation
  • Must exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor's degree at an accredited, non-profit public or private institution in the U.S.
  • Must demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income)
  • Must be involved in co-curricular and community service activities
  • Must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0 and be a U.S. citizen


Husker Harvest Days Scholarship
($1,200)

Submit by: March 22

Mail to: Husker Harvest Days Ag Scholarships, Attn: Cindy Johnson, Grand Island Chamber of Commerce, 309 W 2nd Street, Grand Island, NE 68801

Eligibility:

  • Must have a B average (Cumulative GPA of 3.0)
  • Must plan to attend an accredited university, 2-4 year college, or technical school in Nebraska
  • Must enroll in program relating to agriculture/agribusiness

Submit the following items:


Independent Insurance Agents of Nebraska Scholarships ($1,000)

Submit by: March 1st

Mail to: Independent Insurance Agents of Nebraska Foundation, 8231 Northwoods Dr., Ste B, Lincoln, NE 68505

Linder Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility:

  • Must attend a Nebraska high school that is approved and accredited by the State Department of Education
  • Must be a graduating senior
  • Must demonstrate scholastic application and intend to continue education
  • Must enroll in an accredited college or university
  • Must intend to major in business or business-related field (such as accounting, economics, marketing, etc.)

IIA of Lincoln Scholarship

Eligibility:

  • Must attend a high school in Lancaster County or immediately adjacent county
  • Must be a graduating senior
  • Must demonstrate scholastic application and intend to continue education
  • Must enroll in an accredited 2 or 4-year college or university within Nebraska
  • Business or business-related major recommended but not required

Submit the following items:

  • Completed application
  • Supporting documents, including:
    • 1 paragraph
      • Topic: Why do you believe you should be awarded this scholarship?
    • 1 paragraph
      • Topic: What will be your major area of college study and what are your educational plans/career goals?
    • Resume
    • Letters of recommendation
    • High school transcript and ACT or SAT scores


Jack Cramer Scholarship ($2,000)

Submit by: December 31st

Submit online: https://www.nata.org/membership/honors-and-awards/jack-cramer-scholarship

Eligibility:

  • Must be a graduating senior
  • Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Must have applied to a university offering an athletic training education program providing eligibility to sit for NATA BOC examination upon matriculation
  • Must be sponsored by an Athletic Trainer who is a current member of the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) and is practicing within their state athletic training statutes if applicable
  • Must have accumulated a minimum of 200 hours of volunteering and observing in a secondary school athletic training room setting under the direct supervision of their sponsoring athletic trainer
  • Must have established intention to continue academic work to the baccalaureate degree level as a full-time undergraduate athletic training student

Submit the following items:


Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship (up to $30,000)

Submit by: February 1st

Apply online: https://registration.powerschool.com/family/login.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2ffamily%2fdirectaction.aspx

Eligibility:

  • Must be a graduating high school senior
  • Must plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States
  • Must show leadership potential
  • Must demonstrate a dedication to community service
  • Must present evidence of financial need
  • Must be a United States citizen
  • Must have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21
  • Must not possess a degree from a 2 or 4–year College when applying for the scholarship

Submit the following items:


James Cox Foundation Scholarship ($1,000)

Submit by: May 15th, 2019

Mail to: Steve Otto, James M. Cox Foundation, 1500 Kingston Road, Lincoln, NE 68506

Eligibility:

  • Must be a graduating senior with an academic record that indicates future success in the chosen field of higher education
  • Awarded on the basis of need as well as the consideration of essays and letters of recommendation

Submit the following items:


Jancie M. Scott Memorial Scholarship

Submit by: March 31

Mail to: Janice M. Scott Memorial Scholarship Fund, PO Box 1023, Springfield, VA 22151

Eligibility:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Must be a graduating senior planning to enroll full time at an accredited 4-year college or university within the fifty states or the District of Columbia
  • Must have demonstrated leadership abilities through participating in community services or other extracurricular activities
  • Combine adjusted income of parent(s) cannot exceed $50,000

Submit the following items:

  • Completed application
  • Official transcript
  • Financial document
  • High school senior picture
  • Essay (500-1,000 words)
    • Topic: Describe your planned undergraduate study and how you will apply it upon graduation.


John Baxter Carriage House Foundation Scholarship ($1,500)

Submit by: April 5th

Mail to: 701 South 13th Street, Lincoln, NE 68508

Eligibility:

  • Must be a graduating senior, planning to attend a Nebraska Community College in the fall
  • Must plan to enroll in automotive-related courses

Submit the following items:


Kids' Chance of Nebraska

Submit by: April 15th

Mail to: Kids' Chance of Nebraska, c/o Karen Stricklett, PO Box 89310, Sioux Falls, SD 57109-9310

Eligibility:

  • Must be between 16 and 25 years old
  • Must have a high school diploma, GED or be a graduating senior
  • Must be the dependent of a parent who suffered either an employment-related fatality or injuries that have had a significant adverse effect on family income
  • Must be planning to attend a vocational school, technical school, junior college, undergraduate or graduate institution

Submit the following items:

  • Completed application
  • 2 letters of recommendation (cannot be from relatives)
  • Narrative (maximum of 2 pages)
    • Topic: Describe your parent's employment-related accident, its personal/economic impact on you and your family, and why the scholarship will help you attain your educational goals.
  • Copy of first report of injury, if available
    • Provide short description of parents employment at time of injury if first report is not available
  • Copy of FAFSA
  • Student Aid Report (if possible) from FAFSA processing center
  • Financial Aid Award letter and student account statement from educational institution


Loewenstein Scholarship (Approximately $1,000)

Submit by: March 1st

Mail to: CASNR Scholarship Committee, University of Nebraska Lincoln, 103 Agriculture Hall, PO Box 830702, Lincoln, NE 68583

Eligibility:

  • 4-H involvement
  • Plan to enroll in the agricultural program at the University of Nebraska

Submit the following items:

  • Completed application
  • Official high school transcript
  • 1 page essay
    • Topic: Describe the history and development of your supervised agricultural experience program. Describe management responsibilities you have undertaken and the results of the activities.



Mattress Advisor's Sleep Science Scholarship ($1,000)

Submit by: March 20th

Apply online: https://www.mattressadvisor.com/sleep-scholarships/

Eligibility:

  • Must be enrolled in an accredited high school, college or university in the U.S.
  • Must be in final year of high school and enrolled at undergraduate level
  • Must be at least 16 years old
  • Must be in good standing
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0

Submit the following items:

  • Essay (1000-2000 words) answering the following questions:
    1. What is the impact of poor sleeping habits on students and their ability to learn?
    2. How can technology affect our sleep for better or worse?
    3. What can students do to improve their sleeping quality?
  • Online Application

Midwest Farmers Cooperative Scholarship

Submit by: March 1st

Mail to: Midwest Farmers Coop, PO Box 40, Elmwood, NE 68249

Eligibility:

  • Must be a graduating senior planning to enter a college or technical school in order to pursue an degree in an agricultural field
  • Must be the son or daughter of an active stock-holder of the Midwest Farmers Cooperative
  • Family must do a minimum of $5,000 in business with the Midwest Farmers Cooperative during the year
  • Must have demonstrated academic excellence as determined by ACT or SAT scores
  • Must rank in top half of graduating class

Submit the following items:


NIADA (National Independent Automobile Dealers Association) Foundation Scholarship ($3,500)

Submit by: March 22

Mail to: Scholarship Selection Committee, NIADA Foundation, 2521 Brown Blvd, Arlington, TX 76006

Eligibility:

  • Graduating senior, legally residing in one of the 4 regions indicated in the application
  • Evidence of outstanding academic achievement as reflected in transcript
  • Must demonstrate an aptitude for college work as measured by ACT or SAT scores

Submit the following items:


Nebraska Academy of Sciences Scholarships (Varying amounts)

Submit by: March 1st

Mail to: Nebraska Academy of Sciences, Inc., Scholarship Application, PO Box 880339, Lincoln, NE 68588-0339

Eligibility:

Loren Eisley ($500)

  • Available to any Nebraska high school senior who has been accepted to an accredited college or university

Marie and Howard J. Taylor Scholarship ($100)

  • Available to any Nebraska high school senior with a special interest in geology of Nebraska and the study of geology

Lincoln Gem and Mineral Scholarship ($300)

  • Available to any Nebraska high school senior with a special interest in the earth sciences

Marian Schultz Memorial Environmental Scholarship ($750, awarded in odd number years)

  • Available to any Nebraska high school senior with special interest in prairie and soil conservation

Marian O. and Bertrand Schultz Scholarship ($750, awarded in even number years)

  • Available to any Nebraska high school senior with an interest in climate and environmental change

Robert S. Kubicek Memorial Scholarship ($500)

  • Available to any high school senior from Nebraska or Henry County High School (Paris, TN) or Colegio San Felipe High School (Arecibo, Puerto Rico) with an interest in business and the environment

Submit the following items:

  • Application cover page
  • Essay specific to scholarship
  • 2 teacher recommendations
  • High school transcript
  • Resume with scholastic and community achievements
  • Evidence of acceptance at a Nebraska college or university


Nebraska Agri-Women Scholarship ($250)

Submit by: April 1st

Mail to: Mary Ann Jansen, 20801 Ruff Road, Gretna, NE 68028-7226

Eligibility:

  • Plan to study agriculture-related field at a college or technical trade school in Nebraska
  • Must earn C average in first semester of college in order to receive scholarship money

Submit the following items:

  • Completed application
  • Essay (Maximum of 250 words)
    • Topic: Describe why agriculture is important to you.
  • Resume


Nebraska Aviation Trades Association Scholarship ($1000, $500)

Submit by: March 15th

Mail to: Nebraska Aviation Trades Association, Attn: Taylor Moore, 521 1st Street, PO Box 10, Milford, NE 68405

Eligibility:

  • Must be a graduating senior from Nebraska planning to continue education as a full-time student

Submit the following items:

  • Completed application
  • Essay (minimum of 400 words, typed and double spaced)
    • Topic: Agricultural aviation safety is created by many members of an aviation community. How would you improve the safety of your agricultural community?
  • Signature of a voting member of the Nebraska Aviation Trades Association on application (see list of members on application form)
  • Official high school transcript with ACT or SAT scores


Nebraska Broadcasters Association Foundation Scholarship ($1,000)

Submit by: January 31st

Apply online: https://www.ne-ba.org/nbaf_hs_scholarship.php

Eligibility:

  • Must be a graduating senior and Nebraska resident
  • Must be accepted at a NBAF-approved two or four-year Nebraska college, university or trade school as a full-time student
  • Must plan to study broadcast-related field
  • Must currently be working in a broadcast-related job or have some other related experience
  • Must exhibit professional aspirations in the broadcasting industry

Submit the following items:

  • Completed application
  • Official high school transcript
  • 2 letters of recommendation (1 must come from broadcast-related source)
    • Letters can be emailed to jim@nc-ba.org or mailed to: 11414 W. Center Rd., Suite 342, Omaha, NE 68144


Nebraska Coaches Association Scholarship ($1,000)

Submit by: April 15th

Mail to: NCA, 500 Charleston St, Ste 2, Lincoln, NE 68508

Eligibility:

  • Must be in upper 25% of class or have a cumulative GPA of 3.75 or greater
  • Must be at least a two year participant in two sports
  • Must have earned a varsity letter in two sports
  • Must have a minimum of ACT score of 24

Submit the following items:


Nebraska Press Association Foundation, Inc. ($2,000)

Submit by: February 4th

Mail to: NPA Foundation Scholarship Committee, c/o Nebraska Press Association, 845 S Street, Lincoln, NE 68508

Eligibility:

  • Must be graduating senior from a Nebraska high school
  • Must plan to enroll full-time in post-secondary education programs in Nebraska-based colleges or universities leading to careers in print journalism
  • Should have a specific interest in news, editorial, photography, circulation, production or advertising careers at a weekly, semi-weekly, or daily newspaper
  • Selection based on scholastic ability and good citizenship in school or community

Submit the following items:


Nebraska Society of Mayflower Descendants Scholarship ($1,620)

Submit by: March 31

Email materials in pdf format to: nebraskamayflower@gmail.com

Eligibility:

  • Must be a resident of Nebraska and a U.S. citizen
  • Evaluation based on written essay, GPA, class rank, ACT or SAT scores, honors received, school or volunteer activities, employment, demonstrated leadership and recommendation
  • Mayflower ancestry is NOT a requirement

Submit the following items:


Nemaha Valley Street Rods Scholarship ($250)

Submit by: March 31st

Mail to: Nemaha Valley Street Rods, Attn: Stephanie Holmes, 1304 17th Street, Auburn, NE 68305

Eligibility:

  • Must demonstrate academic ability, social conscience and high moral character
  • Must be planning to pursue a career in automotive technology

Submit the following items:

  • Completed application
  • Letter (maximum of 250 words) illustrating why you want to pursue a career in automotive technology and how this scholarship will help you reach this goal.
  • Letter of recommendation
  • High school transcript


NHS Scholarship

Submit student portion by: December 6th at 11:59 p.m.

Submit all recommendations and adviser certification by: December 10th at 11:59 p.m.

Apply online:

Eligibility:

  • Must be a senior member of an active NHS chapter

Complete application online:


Norma Ross Walter Scholarship (First Place: $2,500, Second Place: $1,750, Third Place: $1,250)

Submit by: January 31st

Mail to: Norma Ross Walter Scholarship Program, The Willa Cather Foundation, 413 North Webster Street, Red cloud, NE 68970

Eligibility:

  • Must be a female graduating from a Nebraska high school
  • Must plan to major in English at accredited college or university
  • Selection is based on "intellectual promise, creativity, and character of the applicant."

Submit the following items:


Oxbow Animal Health Scholarship ($500)

Submit by: March 2nd

Mail to: Oxbow Animal Health, Attention: Undergraduate Scholarship, 11902 S 150th St, Omaha, NE 68138

Eligibility:

  • Must be a graduating senior
  • Must plan to pursue a career in the companion animal industry
  • Must plan to attend a U.S. institution

Submit the following items:


PB&J Scholarship ($500-$1000)

Submit by: December 16th, 2019 (Priority Deadline) and/or May 31st (Main Scholarship Deadline)

Eligibility:

  • Must be a college-bound senior
  • Must be planning to attend a  2 or 4 year accredited institution in the fall
  • See online application to verify eligibility 

Submit the following items:


Platte Valley Chapter ABWA (Amount TBA)

Submit by:
March 15th

Mail to: Mary Peters, 8011 12th Avenue, Murray, NE 68409

Eligibility:

  • Must be a high school senior or high school graduate planning to enroll in an accredited college or university
  • Scholarships will be awarded based on:
    • GPA
    • References
    • Composition
    • Interview (if requested)
    • Volunteer activities
    • Long-term goals

Submit the following items:

  • Completed application
  • 3 character reference letters
  • High school transcript
  • Biographical statement, including educational background and other pertinent information that describes you and your character
  • Resume

Scott Mecham BBB Student of Integrity Awards

Submit by: March 9th

Mail to: Teresa Stitcher Fritz, Better Business Bureau, 300 N 44th St Suite 100, Lincoln, NE 68503Eligibility:

  • Must be a graduating senior in the Better Business Bureau's service area
  • Must plan to continue education after high school

Submit the following items:


Student-View Scholarship ($4,000, $1,000 or $500)

Submit by: April 22

Submit online: http://www.student-view.com/

Eligibility

  • Must be a high school senior
  • Scholarship will be awarded via a random drawing

Submit the following items:

  • 15 to 20 minute application survey about colleges in your area

Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation Scholarship

Submit by: February 1st

Apply online: https://app.buffettscholarships.org/

Eligibility:

  • Must be a resident of Nebraska
  • Must graduate from a Nebraska high school or earn a Nebraska GED
  • Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • Must be a first-time freshman entering college
  • Must plan to attend a Nebraska public college
  • Must be in need of financial assistance to attend college
    • Must have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) below $10,000
  • Selection is based on:
    • Financial need
    • Academic merit
    • Personal essay
    • Strength of recommendations

Sydney Loofe Memorial Scholarship ($TBA)

Submit by: February 15th by 5:00 p.m.

Email to: Info@setmefreeproject.net
or Mail to: The Set Me Free Project, P.O. Box 223 Omaha, NE 68010

Eligibility:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Must plan to attend institution of higher learning with a future goals of protecting the vulnerable in one of the following areas: countering human trafficking, online safety or cyber security.
  • Must be a graduate of a Nebraska high school

Submit the following items:

  • Completed application
  • Resume
  • High school transcript
  • Cover page with name, school, desired undergraduate degree, email address and home address
  • Essay
    • See application for guidelines
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • Consult website for more details and to access application

Syracuse Collection Point, Inc., Scholarship ($500, renewable)

Submit by: April 1st

Mail to:Mr. Larry Bartels, 644 N 30th Rd, Syracuse, NE 68446

Eligibility:

  • Must be planning to major in agriculture

Submit the following items:

  • Completed application
  • Autobiographical Essay (200-250 words)
    • Explain why you plan to continue your education
  • High school transcript
  • Resume

Tangier Shrine Scholarship ($2,000)

Submit by: April 1st

Mail to: Gary Churchill, Tangier Shrine Center, 84th & Tangier Way, Omaha, NE 68124

Eligibility:

  • Must be a high school senior
  • Must be a member of a Masonic Youth Organization
    • Job's Daughters
    • Rainbow Girls
    • DeMolay

Submit the following items:

  • See the scholarship link for items requested by organization

Tau Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International Scholarship ($500)

Submit by: March 1st, 2019

Mail to: Sallie Agena, 202 Ash Street, Syracuse, NE 68446

Eligibility:

  • Must be a senior girl planning to major in education at a post-secondary institution

Submit the following items:

  • Completed application
  • 2 completed recommendation forms
  • High school transcript and ACT or SAT scores
  • Resume
  • Essay
    • Topic: Why do you plan to study education?

Village of Lorton Scholarship ($500)

Submit by: April 30th, 2020

Mail to: Village of Lorton, 7 Cypress Street, Lorton, NE 68382

Eligibility:

  • Must be a graduating senior
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Must be enrolled in a post-secondary program for the upcoming fall semester

Submit the following items:


William B. Brandt Memorial Scholarship   (Nebraska Bankers Educational Foundation) ($2,000)

Submit by: January 31

Email to: nbacommunications@nebankers.org

Eligibility:

  • Must be resident of Nebraska
  • Must be enrolled full time in one of the following institutions
    • Bellevue University, Chadron State COllege, COllege of St. Mary, Concordia University, Creighton University, Doane College, Hastings College, Midland University, Nebraska Wesleyan University, Peru State College, Union College, Wayne State College or York COllege
  • Must plan to pursue a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in finance, accounting, economics, marketing or other business-related field
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0

Submit the following items:

  • Completed application
  • Essay (200 to 300 words)
    • Topics: How has your local bank impacted your community, your family, and your life? In what ways do you expect the banking industry to play a role in your future
  • Letter of recommendation from a bank officer who works at an NBA-member financial institution