Scholarship Listing

Last Updated: 03/16/17
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Scholarships

Don’t forget most colleges offer their own scholarships.  Visit the college website for more information.  (Most require admissions applications to be submitted prior to December 1.)

For example:

Chadron State — www.csc.edu/scholarships
Wayne State — www.wsc.edu/scholarships
Peru State — www.peru.edu/scholarships
UNK — www.unk.edu/offices/financial_aid/scholarships.php
UNL — admissions.unl.edu/cost-aid/scholarships.asp
WNCC — www.wncc.edu/scholarships
Central Community College — www.cccneb.edu/financialaid

Oregon Trail Community Foundation Scholarships
Visit:  www.otcf.org
Deadline:  April 1, 2017

Study.com
$1000 scholarship
Visit:  study.com/blog/college-success-scholarship-by-study-com.html
Deadline:  April 1, 2017

Lincoln Builders Bureau Scholarship Program
$750
Visit:  www.buildersbureau.com
Deadline:  April 1, 2017
Guidelines
Application

Karla Hankins Letcher Memorial Scholarship
Application letter & resume required – See criteria
Deadline:  April 15, 2017
Karla Letcher Memorial Scholarship 2017

Mid-Plains Community College Scholarships
MPCC Institutional & Special Scholarships – $100 – $2500
MPCC President’s Scholarship – ACT of 24 or higher, 15 credit hours of tuition for 4 semesters
Visit:  www.mpcc.edu or see Mrs. Marx for an application

Fisher & Talwar Scholarship
$1000 Legal Inspiration Scholarship
Deadline:  November 15, 2017
Visit:  www.fishertalwar.com/scholarship/

Sheridan County 4-H Memorial Scholarship
$1000
Must be enrolled in Sheridan County 4-H
Deadline:  March 31, 2017
Visit:  sheridan.unl.edu/4h

Box Butte General Hospital Scholarship
$500
Interested in career in medical field
Deadline:  March 31, 2017
Visit:  www.bbgh.org/get-involved/scholarships.html

UNK Opportunity Fund Scholarship
Full tuition, renewable through a Bachelor’s degree
Must be admitted to UNK and have NO other scholarships from UNK
Deadline:  March 31, 2017
Information

Nebraska Society of Mayflower Descendants Burt & Becky Whedon Memorial Scholarship
$1620
Must be attending a 4-year college or university
Written essay required, GPA, class rank, & ACT scores, etc considered
Visit:  nebraskamayflower.org/scholarship/

University of Nebraska at Kearney Industrial Technology Scholarships
Deadline:  February 28, 2017
unk.scholarships.ngwebsolutions.com/ScholarX_ApplyForScholarship.aspx?applicationformid=2345&AYIS=618

Nebraska Wesleyan
STEM careers (other than health related)
Students with financial need
$21000 – $27000
www.nebrwesleyan.edu/about-nwu/financial-aid-office/scholarships-and-grants/first-year-scholarships/nwu-nsf-stem

First Presbyterian Church of Alliance Scholarship
Up to $1500 per semester
Native American students living in the Panhandle
Deadline:  April 15, 2017
Application

Rove Pest Control Scholarship
$500
Deadline:  December 13, 2017
Visit:  www.rovepestcontrol.com/rove-pest-control-scholarship/

Panhandle NAIFA (National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors) Scholarships
$500
Above average GPA, Good character & leadership
Preference given for education, business, management, finance, marketing, sales or actuarial studies at Nebraska schools
Deadline:  April 1, 2017
Application

Eastern Star Scholarship
$500
Deadline:   April 1, 2017
Give to Mrs. Holtmeier
Application

Southeast Community College
Preference to students in top half of class
Deadline:  February 22, 2017
Visit:  scc.scholarships.ngwebsolutions.com

Nebraska Legal Professionals Association Scholarship
1 – $1250 scholarship, 1 – $750 scholarship, 1 – alternate
Student wishing to further his/her education in law or the legal support field
Enroll full-time in paralegal, legal secretarial, criminal justice, or any law-related undergraduate program
2.5 GPA minimum
Deadline:  March 31, 2017
Application

Johnny Baxter Carriage House Foundation
$1000
Must attend a Nebraska Community College and study an automotive related field
Deadline: April 7, 2017
Requirements
Application

Street Stylers Inc
Fashion & Communication Arts
Awarded based on artistic & technical merit
Visit:  www.streetstylers.com/pages/scholarship

Western Nebraska Administrators Scholarship
4 – $500 scholarships
Career in education
Must submit 2 letters of recommendation
Deadline:  March 15, 2017
WNA Scholarship Requirements 2017
WNA Application 2017

Highway 20 Antique Tractor Club Scholarship
$500
Must have a declared major in an Agriculture related field of study
Deadline:  March 31, 2017
HW20TC Requirements
HW20TC Application

American College Foundation Visionary Scholarship Program
$1000 – $5000
Open to ALL high school students
Deadline:  May 1, 2017
Visit:  www.AmericanCollegeFoundation.org

University of Nebraska – Lincoln  Panhandle Alumni Scholarship
3 to 4 scholarships awarded, 1 to a student majoring in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
Deadline:  March 31, 2017
Application

Eastern Wyoming College Scholarships
Border Scholarship – 2.75 GPA or 21 on ACT = $864 semester
Lancer Incentive – 2.5 GPA or 18 on ACT = $500 or more with higher scores
If interested contact:  Zach Smith at zach.smith@ewc.wy.edu or 307-532-8232

Nebraska Rural Community Schools Association (NRCSA)
16 – $1000 scholarships for students planning to become teachers or other related occupations (librarian)
Applications must be turned in to Mrs. Marx
Deadline:  February 10, 2017
Visit:  www.nrcsa.net

Dan D. Booth Trust – Booth-Englert Families’ Scholarship
$5000, renewable
Criteria includes:  minimum 2.5 GPA; personal history; financial need; education and career goals; character references; motivation, etc
Must include:  transcript; letter of recommendation; ACT scores; resume; essay; FAFSA
Deadline:  March 31, 2017
Complete Guidelines: Guidelines
Application or see Mrs. Marx for application

Nebraska Actuaries Club & the Nebraska Insurance Federation
2 – $4000, 1 $2000
Must major in Actuarial Science, Math, Statistics, or Economics
Visit:  n-a-c.org
Deadline:  March 31, 2017
NAC Application

Build Dakota Scholarships
Full-Ride Scholarships in participating programs.
Must agree to work full-time in South Dakota in that field for 3 years after graduation.
Application open January 1, 2017 to March 15, 2017
Western Dakota Tech
See Mrs. Marx for listing or visit:  www.wdt.edu/build-dakota/
Or call Admissions 605-718-2565
Mitchell Technical Institute
See Poster in 3rd Floor Hallway for listing of programs or talk to Mrs. Marx
Visit:  www.mitchelltech.edu Build Dakota page
Or call 1-800-684-1969 for more info

WESTCO
$1000
Must be pursuing education in ag related field
Deadline:  March 17, 2017
Application available from Mrs. Marx or on website:  www.westco.coop

Nebraska Cooperative Council Education Foundation Scholarship in Honor of Dr. Michael S. Turner
1 – $2500 scholarship to UNL College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources
2 – $1500 scholarships to Nebraska College of technical Agriculture (Curtis)
Deadline:  April 15, 2017
Visit website for application form:  www.nebr.coop/foundation/scholarships

2017 Careers in Agriculture Scholarship
$1000 scholarship
Must be pursuing 2- or 4-year degree in agronomy, crop production or closely related fields.
Deadline:  February 10, 2017
Application

Nebraska Press Association Foundation
Offering 4 $2000 scholarships
Preference given to students who will be pursuing newspaper journalism education in Nebraska
Deadline:  February 17, 2017
Visit website for pdf of application: www.nebpress.com (on the home page under NPA news)

Sanford Health Network Chairman’s Challenge Scholarship
$2500 scholarship
Deadline:  February 1, 2017
Application

Northwest Rural Public Power District
1 – $1000, 2 – $500 scholarships
Must be a consumer of Northwest Rural Public Power
Deadline:  February 10, 2017
See Mrs. Marx for application

Independent Insurance Agents of Nebraska Foundation
$1000 scholarship
Must be majoring in business or a business-related field
Deadline:  March 1, 2017
Guidelines
Application

America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders Scholarships
Apply online:  FFA.org/scholarships
Do not need to be FFA member to apply
Deadline:  February 1, 2017

Madeline Marie Molzahn Sherrod Scholarship
Financial need & strong academics
Deadline:  February 28, 2017
Visit website to create and account apply:  lcfscholarships.communityforce.com/Login.aspx

Nebraska Rural Community Schools Association
16 – $1000 scholarships
Planning to become a teacher or related occupation (such as a counselor), or majoring in fine arts
Deadline:  February 10, 2017
Applications available at:  www.nrcsa.net  – Applications must be sent to Mrs. Marx to be considered.

Harry and Reba Huge Foundation:  2017 Cabela’s Women in Leadership Scholarship
$10,000 over 4 years
Any female graduating from a NE high school
Deadline:  February 6, 2017
Apply online:  www.thehugefoundation.org or www.educationquest.org

Southeast community College
Must send a transcript
Deadline:  February 22, 2017
Apply online: www.southeast.edu/scholarships

Kahn Law Firm Scholarship
Minimum GPA of 3.0, must write an essay and provide an official transcript.
$1000
Deadline:  August 1, 2017
For application visit: khaninjurylaw.com/scholarship/

Nebraska Cottey Scholarships
Nebraska women pursuing their education at Cottey College
Deadline:  March 1, 2017
For application visit:  www.nebraskapeo.org

P.E.O. Chapter FO Scholarship
Must be a graduating female senior from Hay Springs High School
Must plan to attend an accredited post-secondary educational institution full time in the fall.
Personal interview with the Scholarship Committee required
Deadline:  April 3, 2017
Application: Scholarship Application

Epsilon Sigma Alpha (ESA) Scholarships
Many scholarships available – total of $248,000 each year
$5 fee for each scholarship application
Deadline:  February 1, 2017  (Early Bird Deadline:  December 1, 2016)
For more information visit:  epsilonsigmaalpha.org/scholarships-and-grants/scholarships

NHS Scholarships
Must be a National Honor Society Member
375 – $2325, 24 – $4500, 1 – $20,125 scholarships
Deadline:  February 1, 2017
See Mrs. Shimek for more information

Great Plains Communications College Scholarship
Attend a Nebraska College or trade school (1-4 years) or Northwest Technical Institute in Goodland, Kansas or Mitchell Tech in Mitchell, SD
Up to ten $1000 scholarships awarded
Must be Great Plains Communications customer
Deadline:  February 1, 2017
See website for info & form (must print & mail):  www.gpcom.com/community/scholarships-grants

FRS College Scholarship Program
Foundation for Rural Service (Great Plains is a member)
$100,000 in scholarships to rural high school seniors who express an interest in returning to a rural area to pursue their career.
Deadline:  February 23, 2017
See webpage for more information:  www.frs.org

ACACIA FRATERNITY
L. “Ron” Letson Acacia Leadership Scholarshop Application
Must be male and plan to attend UNL in 2017-18
1 – $1000, 2 – $500 scholarships
Application and interview
Deadline:  January 31, 2017
See website to apply:  bit.ly/acacia_unl

Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation Scholarship
Must be a Nebraska resident
Minimum GPA of 2.5
Due:  February 1, 2017
See website to apply:  buffettscholarships.org/college-scholarships

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program
Looking for students with:  Leadership, Drive, Integrity, Citizenship
$10,000 (Renewable up to $40,000)
Deadline:  January 5, 2017
See website to apply:  www.reaganfoundation.org/scholarships or
Visit website: facebook.com/GEReaganScholarships

Omaha World Herald/Kearney Hub Scholarship
University of Nebraska – Kearney
Must be admitted to UNK and UNK Honors Program by Nov 15
Must be in Top 10% of class& 30 or higher ACT score
Visit website: www.unk.edu/academics/honors/omaha_world_herald_kearney_hub_scholarship.php

NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award
Must be a senior.
Must operate your own small business.
Deadline:  December 18, 2016
See website to apply:  www.NFIB.com/YEA

Burger King Scholars Program
Up to $50,000 for the 2017-18 school year
Minimum GPA of 2.5
Deadline:  December 15, 2016
Visit website to apply:  www.bkmclamorefoundation.org/WhatWeDo/ScholarsProgram

THE INTERNATIONAL FRATERNITY OF PHI GAMMA DELTA WHITE OWL SCHOLARSHIP
University of Nebraska – Kearney
$500, based on academics, leadership, community service
Males only
Deadline:  April 28, 2017
Application Form

The Hagan Scholarship Foundation
Any 4 year college
4 years tuition, up to $40000 based on financial need, renewable
Deadline:  November 15, 2016
See website to apply:  www.hsfmo.org

Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship Contest
$4000 to $50,000 scholarships (awarded over 4 years)
Deadline:  November 30, 2016
See website to apply: www.enf.elks.org/mvs

Elks Legacy Scholarship Competition
$1000/year for 4 years
Open to any child, grandchild, step-child, step-grandchild or legal ward of a living, paid up, member of any Elks lodge in the country who joined before 4/1/12.
Deadline:  February 3, 2017 11:49 am (noon)
See website to apply: www.enf.elks.org/leg

ELKS Vocational Scholarship Grant
Trade School, Technical School, or Community College
Deadline:  January 1, 2017
See attached form to apply: Form

ELKS Past Exalted Ruler’s Scholarship
6 – 1 time grants (3 boys, 3 girls) $700, $500, $400
Deadline:  January 15, 2017
See attached form to apply: Form

ELKS J.B. Ferguson Golf Scholarship
$500 Must be a member of his/her high school golf team and plan to participate in a college golf program
Deadline:  January 15, 2017
See attached form to apply: Form

Scottsbluff Elk’s Lodge #1367
ELK’S Memorial Scholarship
$500
Deadline:  January 29, 2017
See attached form to apply: Form

Scottsbluff Elk’s Lodge #1367
Western Nebraska Community College Scholarship
Deadline:  January 29, 2017
See attached form to apply: Form

Walter Scott, Jr. Scholarship – UNO Engineering
Pays fees, room & board, books & materials, & laptop
Deadline:  December 15, 2016
To learn more & apply visit website:  pki.nebraska.edu

EducationQuest Foundation Financial Aid Program Scholarship
Attend an Education Quest Financial Aid Program between now & January 2017 to earn a chance at a $500 scholarship.
Must attend a non-profit Nebraska college.
Must be a current junior or senior at a Nebraska High School
Details provided at the Program.
Hay Springs Program:  September 20, 2016 at 5:30pm

NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award
Must be a senior.
Must operate your own small business.
Application opens October 1, 2016
Deadline:  December 18, 2016
See website to apply:  www.NFIB.com/YEA

The Hagan Scholarship Foundation
Any 4 year college
4 years tuition, based on financial need, renewable
Minimum 3.5 GPA, ACT 23 or higher
Deadline:  November 15, 2016
See website to apply:  www.hsfmo.org

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
Any 4 year college
Up to $40,000/year, renewable
Minimum 3.5 GPA in high school, ACT 26 or higher
Based on financial need
Application opens September 30, 2016
Deadline:  November 2016
See website to apply:  www.jkcf.org

AXA Achievement Scholarship (U.S. News & World Report)
$2500, $10,000 & $25,000 scholarships
Deadline:  December 15, 2016
Only the first 10,000 applications are accepted
See website to apply:  us.axa.com/axa-foundation/about.html

National Co-op Scholarship Program
Must attend 1 of the 10 WACE partner institutions
Minimum GPA 3.5
Deadline:  February 15, 2017
See website to apply:  www.waceinc.org

RHOP (Rural Health Opportunities Program)
Chadron State College
Must have applied and been accepted to CSC
Minimum ACT of 24
Deadline:     November 15, 2016 for medicine
December 1, 2016 for all other options
See website to apply:  csc.edu/sci/rhop/index.csc

Wayne State College
Deadline:  November 15, 2016
See website to apply:  wsc.edu/rhop

Peru State College
Deadline: November 15, 2016
See website to apply:  www.peru.edu/rhop/

University of Nebraska – Kearney
Deadline:  November 15, 2016
See website to apply:  www.unk.edu/academics/health_sciences/scholarshipprograms.php

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
Several scholarships & categories available:
Richard & Elizabeth Deans Scholarship
Political Science, History, Government & Economics
Medical & Nursing
American Indian
DAR Good Citizen
See website to apply:  www.dar.org/national-society/scholarships

Wendy’s High School Heisman
Minimum of “B” average
Must participate in at least one sport
First round closes October 3, 2016
See website to apply:  www.WendysHeisman.com

AKSARBEN / Horatio Alger Scholarship
Awards range from $6000 to $25000
Financial need, exhibited integrity and perseverance in personal adversity, involved in community service, Minimum GPA of 2.0
Horatio Alger 2016 Flyer
Must be pursuing a Bachelor’s degree
Deadline:  October 25, 2016
See website to apply: scholars.horatioalger.org

NMC Scholarship Program
Diesel Tech at Central Community College – Hastings
Awards up to $15000 – tuition, books, fees, tools, etc
Link to application: www.nmc-corp.com/sponsorship_application/

The Eugene McDermott Scholars Program At The University of Texas at Dallas
$250,000 – tuition, stipend, study abroad and professional development funding
Minimum Qualifications:  ACT score of 33, 1st time college Freshman, Top 5% of graduating class, Leadership, Community Service
Deadline:  October 25, 2016 (early) or January 4, 2017 (regular)
Link to website: www.utdallas.edu/mcdermott/

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