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State, Regional and National Scholarships

Scholarship
Description  and Eligibility
Amount
Deadline

AES Engineering Scholarship
  • This scholarship is "awarded on the basis of character, as determined by an evaluation of the essays that are submitted." (aesengineers.com)
How to Apply
  • Submit essay between 500 and 1000 words in answer to the following question:

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? 

Submit essay to scholarships@aesengineers.com

(aesengineers.com)

 
$500

 October 6th, 2017

AKSARBEN / Horatio Alger State Scholarships

 

To be eligible to apply for a Horatio Alger State Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria*:

  • Be enrolled full time as a high school senior in the United States; be progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer of 2018 with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution)
  • Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required)
  • Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities
  • Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
  • Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0; and
  • Be a United States citizen

 $6,000

 October 25th, 2017    
 
American College Foundation Visionary Scholarship    
  •  Visit registration page to apply: https://americancollegefoundation.org/college_planning/register.aspx
  • You will receive a registration packet
  • All applications for the American College Foundation's Visionary Scholarship Program will consist of:
    • A completed American College Foundation Visionary Scholarship Application
    • A copy of the student's most recent unofficial high school transcript
    • A 500-word, typed, double-spaced essay on "Why College is Important to Me"
  • Submit completed application packet to:
or
    • American College Foundation
      955 Massachusetts Ave # 525
      Cambridge, MA  02139-3233

 $1,000 to $5,000
(Multiple winners will be selected)

May 1st, 2018


Eligibility:
  • Be United States citizens or legal residents living or claiming residency in one of the 50 united states, Washington, D.C. or Puerto Rico
  • Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities
    • Because reducing risk is woven into the fabric of our company, special consideration is 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 
    (us.axa.com)
Access Application Here:

$2,500

$10,000

$25,000
 
December 14th, 2018 (Will accept first 10,000 applications
 
BigSun Scholarship
  • All student athletes are eligible regardless of the sport they are engaged in or the capacity in which they participate. The student must be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute.
  • Please remember to include your name and the name of the school that you are attending.
  • How to apply: 
    • 500-1000 word essay
      • How did your participation in sports during your high school years influence you?
      • Has your participation influenced your career goals?
      • Has your participation influenced how you relate to your family?
    • Submit applications to athleticawards@bigsunathletics.com
(bigsunathletics.com)
 
 
$500

 June 19th, 2018

Burger King Scholarship
  •  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 their grade point average (GPA), work experience, extracurricular activities and community service.
(bkmclamorfoundation.org)

Application Opens October15th, 2017
  • Apply at:
    • https://www.scholarsapply.org/burgerkingscholars/

 $1,000
to
$50,000

December 15th, 2017 

Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation

Apply Here:

http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply/

Applicants must be:

  • Current high school (or home-schooled) seniors attending school in the U.S. (or select DoD schools)
  • U.S. Citizens, U.S. Nationals, U.S. Permanent Residents, Refugees, Asylees, Cuban-Haitian Entrants, or Humanitarian Parolees - based on the guidelines utilized by U.S. Department of Education for Federal Financial Aid eligibility
  • Anticipating completion of high school diploma at the time of application
  • 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 (with the exception of students at DoD schools)
  • High school graduates
  • Temporary residents
(Coca-colascholarsfoundation.org)
 
Varying amounts
 
Varying due dates
 
College Board Scholarships


Scholarship Search Engine:

Varying amounts


Varying due dates

CollegeScholarships.org

Data Base of Scholarships (sponsored by various companies):

 Varying amounts

 Varying due dates

 ESA Foundation Scholarships
 
ESA Foundation Scholarships
Use the tool at the bottom of the page to search scholarships in Nebraska:
 
Varying amounts

 Early Bird Scholarships: December 15th, 2018
Final Deadline:
February 1st, 2019
 
Hagan Scholarship Foundation

Apply here:
The Hagan Scholarship is a nationwide, need based, merit scholarship; each scholarship will help pay the unmet financial need of the recipient, up to $6,000 each semester.
  1. Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  2. Must attend an Eligible Public High School.
  3. Must be a student in the 2019 high school graduating class.
  4. Must have achieved a high school Cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.
  5. Must have scored 23 or higher on the ACT (Composite Score) or 1,200 on the SAT.
  6. Must enroll in a four-year college the first semester following high school graduation.
  7. Must work 240 hours in the twelve months prior to the start of college; from August 2018 to August 2019.
  8. Must complete the FAFSA in 2018 using 2017 tax return information.
    FAFSA EFC must no exceed $6,500.
  9. Must apply for eligible Federal and State grants.
  10. Must not have been convicted of a felony.

The intended recipient of a Hagan Scholarship is a high achieving, self-motivated student, who aspires to obtain a four-year college education in order to realize his or her full potential.

(Haganscholarships.org)

 
Varying amounts
 
November 15th, 2018
 
Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Apply here:

The HSF Scholarship is designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a college degree. Scholarships are available, on a competitive basis, to:

  • High school seniors

  • Undergraduate students (all years)

  • Community collge students transferring to four year universities

  • Graduate Students

Eligibility Requirements:
  • Must be of Hispanic Heritage

  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for High School Students

  • Minimum of 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for College and Graduate Students

  • Plan to enroll Full-Time in an accredited, not-for-profit, 4-year university, or graduate school, during the FALL of a scholarship cycle (year)

  • U.S. Citizen, Permanent Legal Resident, DACA or Eligible Non-Citizen (as defined by FAFSA)

  • Complete FAFSA or state based financial aid application (if applicable)

(hfs.net)

 
Range $500 to $5,000
 
Not yet available (Coming soon)
 Horatio Alger Scholarship                
 Eligibility Criteria
  • Full-time high school senior in U.S. with plans to attend college in the fall following graduation
  • Commitment to pursing bachelor's degree
  • Demonstrate critical financial need (%55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income)
  • Involvement in co-curricular and community service activities
  • Minimum GPA of 2.0
  • U.S. citizen
Apply here:
Amounts Vary
Submit application online by October 25th, 2018
 
Husker Harvest Days Agricultural Scholarship
  •  Must be a senior attending high school in Nebraska planning to pursue an advanced degree agriculture, agribusiness or other agriculture-related field.
(nebraskafarmer.com)


 $600

 Not yet available (Coming soon)

 Independent Insurance Agents of Nebraska Scholarship
(iian.org)

 $1,000
 
 Not yet available (Coming soon)
 Insurance Education for Future Leaders Scholarship
  • If you plan to use the funds to pursue a two or four year college degree, this scholarship is right for you. Applicants must be InVEST graduates pursuing a degree with an emphasis on insurance, risk management, actuarial science or business with the intent of pursuing an insurance related career after graduation.
  • Application Details:
(investprogram.org)
 
$1,500
 
Not yet available (Coming soon)
 
Jack Cramer Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration an applicant shall:

  • Be a senior in a secondary school.
  • Have established an overall minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 (based on a maximum of 4.0) or its equivalent by the time of application.
  • Applied to a university offering an athletic training education program providing eligibility to sit for NATA BOC examination upon matriculation.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Have established his/her intention to continue academic work to the baccalaureate degree level as a full-time undergraduate athletic training student.
Apply here:
(nata.org)
 
$2,000
 
December 31st, 2017
 
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship

Through its Mentoring and Leadership Development Program, the Jackie Robinson Foundation provides scholarships of up to $30,000 over four years to minority high school students showing leadership potential and demonstrating financial need to attend an accredited 4-year college or university of their choice.

Eligibility
  • Be a graduating high school senior;
  • Plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States;
  • Show leadership potential;
  • Demonstrate a dedication to community service;
  • Present evidence of financial need;
  • Be a United States citizen;
  • Have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21;
  • Not possess a degree from a 2 or 4–year College when applying for the scholarship.
Application information here:
 
Up to $30,000
 
February 1st, 2018
 
James M. Cox Foundation Scholarship
 
Eligibility:
  • 2018 high school graduate with academic record that indicates future success in higher learning
  • Awarded on basis of need (must complete FAFSA)
  • In addition to FAFSA, attention is given to adjusted gross income, number of dependents on tax return and total dependents attending college
  • Essays and letters of recommendation also considered
Access application here:
 
$1000

 
April 17th, 2018


 Janice M. Scott Memorial ScholarshipKids'

Eligibility:
  •  U.S. Citizen or permanent resident
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • High school senior planning to attend full time at a U.S. accredited college or university within the fifty states or District of Columbia
  • Have demonstrated leadership abilities through participating in community services or other extracurricular activities
  • Combined adjusted income of parents cannot exceed $50,000
Apply here:
(jmscottmemorialfund.org)
 
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March 31st, 2018
 
Johnny Baxter Carriage House Foundation Scholarship

Eligibility:
  • Seniors planning to attend a Nebraska Community College in the fall of 2018
  • Must be planning to enroll in one of the auotomotive related courses of study
  • Must submit letter of recommendation from at least one teacher describing aptitude and attitude
  • Include transcript
  • Submit cover letter indicating interest in automotive field and plan for technical training
  • Interview and reference letter from new car dealer would be given additional consideration
Application available here:
 
$1,500

 
Due: April 6th, 2018

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


 Kids' Chance of Nebraska Scholarship

Eligibility:
  •  Must be between the ages of 16 – 25 years old
  • Must have a high school diploma, GED or a high school student in good standing (who will graduate in the current academic year).
  • Dependent of a parent who suffered either an employment related fatality or injuries that have had a significant adverse effect on family income.
  • Proceeds can be used for vocational / technical school, junior college, undergraduate or graduate programs
  • Proceeds must be used for tuition, fees or room and board only (will be paid directly to the institution).
  • Prior to award of the scholarship, applicant must demonstrate that they meet the minimum criteria for acceptance to the institution to which they have applied.  This can be accomplished by either submitting the formal acceptance letter from the institution, or providing documentation (transcripts, tests scores) meeting the institution’s minimum admission criteria.
  • Scholarship awards are contingent on availability of funds and may be renewed
Apply here:
(kidschanceofne.org)

 
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April 15th, 2018
 
Lincoln Builders Bureau Scholarship
 
Eligibility:
  • Must be employee of Lincoln Builders Bureau member company or dependent of employee
  • Must be enrolled or planning to enroll as undergraduate in upcoming year at accredited college, university or trade school with focus in construction
  • Additional guidelines available at: www.buildersbureau.com
Apply here:
 
$750

 
Due: April 1st, 2018

Submit to:
Lincoln Builders Bureau
5910 S 58th Street, Suite C
Lincoln, NE 68516
Phone: 402-421-8332
Fax: 402-421-8334

 
Nebraska Academy of Sciences Scholarships
  • Loren Eiseley Memorial Scholarship ($500)
  • Marie and Howard J. Taylor Scholarship ($100)
  • Lincoln Gem and Mineral Scholarship ($300)
  • Marian Schultz Memorial Environmental Scholarship ($1,000)-awarded in odd numbered years ( 2019, 2021, etc.)
  • Marian O. and Bertrand Schultz Scholarship ($1,000) – awarded in even numbered years (2018, 2020, 2022, etc.)
  • Robert S. Kubicek Memorial Scholarship ($500)
Application form and individual scholarship requirements here:
 
Varying Amounts

 
March 1st, 2018


 Nebraska Society of Mayflower Descendants Scholarship
  •  Resident of Nebraska and U.S. citizen
  • Applicants will be evaluated by:
    • Written essay
    • GPA and class rank
    • ACT or SAT scores
    • Honors received
    • School or volunteer activities
    • Employment
    • Demonstrated leadership
    • Letter of recommendation from a teacher or guidance counselor.
  • Mayflower ancestry is NOT a requirement.
Application form and other details requirements can accessed using the link below:
 
$1,620
 
Post Marked:
March 31st, 2018

Send to:
Gretchen Harvey, Scholarship Chair
Nebraska Society of Mayflower Descendants
17503 V St.
Omaha, NE 68135.
        
 Nebraska Wesleyan University Scholarship Events
Scholarship Events at Nebraska Wesleyan University!!!

Students can stack on additional scholarships by attending one of our popular scholarship events.  All attendees receive a renewable $1,000 scholarship to NWU.  And some receive competitive and renewable $2,500 awards.

October 28, 2018: Innovative Careers Scholarship Event
November 8, 2018: The Mighty Pen Scholarship Event
November 13, 2018: Pre-health Professions Scholarship Event
December 2, 2018: Future Educators Scholarship Event
January 13, 2019: Art/Music/Theatre Scholarship Event
February 12, 2018: STEM Professions Scholarship Event

For more information contact Nebraska Wesleyan University Admissions Office.

(Nebraska Wesleyan University Counselor Update Handbook, 2018)

 $1,000 (renewable)
$2500 (renewable)
 Attend a scholarship event on one of the dates listed and receive a renewable scholarship!

National Independent Automobile Dealers Association Foundation (NAIDA) Scholarship
 
Eligibility Criteria:
  • High School senior legally residing in one of the four qualified regions
  • Outstanding academic achievement record as reflected by an official high school transcript
  • Aptitude for college course work as measured by SAT or ACT scores
Application Materials:
  • NIADA Scholarship Application Form
  • Official high school transcript
  • Letters of recommendation (no more than 5)
  • Required essay (minimum of 1200 words)
Access application form and details using the link below:

 


 
Post Marked:
March 16th, 2018

Sent to:
Scholarship Selection Committee
NIADA Foundation
2521 Brown Blvd
Arlington, TX 76006
 
Omaha Chapter of the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) Scholarships
 
Eligibility Criteria:
  • Planning on attending or continuing to attend a college, university, community college, or technical school in Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, North Dakota, or South Dakota
  • Goal of achieving an associate’s or bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related field.
Access application form and details using the link below:
  • http://www.aitpomaha.com/scholarship-information.html
 
$1,000
 
Email applications to: flannery@bellevue.edu 
or
Send to:
AITP Omaha Omaha Scholarship Committee
PO Box 583
Omaha, NE 68101

Due: June 1st, 2018

 
Oxbow Animal Health Scholarship
  • For Seniors interested in pursuing a career in the companion animal industry
To Qualify:
  • Complete application
  • Submit resume describing activities and job history
  • Provide two letters of reference
  • Be a senior planning to graduate from a Nebraska high school
  • Plan to attend a college or university in fall 2018
  • Submit a 300-500 word essay explaining why you want to pursue a career in the pet industry or in the field of animal health
Application form and other details and requirements can accessed using the link below:

 $500
 
Post Marked:
March 2nd, 2018

Send to:
Oxbow Animal Health
Attention: Undergraduate Scholarship
11902 S. 150th Street
Omaha, NE 68128

 
Scholars Helping Collars Scholarship

Guidelines
  • The contest is open to U.S. residents.
  • All participants must be enrolled as a full-time high school senior.
  • Entries are limited to one submission per person.
  • Immediate family members of P.L.A.Y. employees are excluded from this contest.
  • All essay submissions must be received by 11:59pm PT on Wednesday, February 28, 2018.
How to Apply:

To apply, students will submit an essay with 2-3 photos of their volunteer efforts to help animals in need and how that involvement has changed their lives or shaped their perceptions on the importance of animal welfare.

  • The essay should be between 500-1000 words.
  • Send a Word doc attachment to scholarship@petplay.com with your essay submission.
  • The file name should be your full name, state, and date of birth. For example,
    Chipper-Jones-GA-4-24-1992
  • 2-3 photos of your volunteer efforts to help animals in need
  • In the body of your email, include student’s full name, date of birth, email address, postal address, high school they are currently enrolled in, and a phone number to contact.
Visit the website below for more information:


 #1,000

 February 18th, 2018

 Nebraska Bankers Association Scholarship
 
Visit the website below for more information and to access application:
 
Varying Amounts

 Submit entries online by:
March 25th, 2018

Nebraska Crop Improvement Association Freshman Scholarship
 
Guidelines:
  • Must be new students enrolling at the University of Nebraska
  • Must possess a strong interest in agriculture and the seed industry
  • Must be enrolled in a degree program offered by the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture
Access application using the link below:

 $1000
 
Submit by: March 1st, 2018

Mail to:
Steve Knox
Nebraska Crop Improvement Association
267 Plan Science Hall
PO Box 830911
Lincoln, NE 68583-0911

Or Email to:
sknox@unl.edu

 Nebraska Seed Trade Association Freshman Scholarship
 
Guidelines:
  • Must be a new student enrolling at the University of Nebraska
  •  Must possess a strong interest in the area of seed industry, crop production, seed technology, or plant breeding
  • Must major in a degree program offered by the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture,
    College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Institute of Agriculture and
    Natural Resources, University of Nebraska
Access application using the link below:
 
$1000
 
Submit by: April 1st, 2018

Mail to:
Nebraska Crop Improvement Association
267 Plant Science Hall
PO Box 830911
Lincoln, NE 68583-0911
 
Sydney Loofe Memorial Scholarship
 
Eligibility:
  • 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Plan to attend institution of higher learning in areas of sociology/criminal justice, social work or cyber safety
  • Be a graduate of a Nebraska high school
Access application and additional guidelines using the link below:

 
$3,000

 
Submit by: February 15, 2019
Email to:
Info@setmefreeproject.net
or
Mail to:
The Set Me Free Project
P.O. Box 223
Omaha, NE 68010
 
Triangle Fraternity Scholarship

Eligibility:
  • Must be a freshman at UNL in the fall of 2018 planning to major in engineering, architecture or science
  • Academic excellence, character, community involvement and organizational leadership
Link below provides more information:
Access application using link below:
 
$2000(1)
$500(3)
Several smaller scholarships


 
June 10th, 2018

 United States Senate Youth Program (Hearst Foundations) Scholarship    
Are you interested in learning about the government, winning a trip to D.C. and earning a scholarship?

Check out the link below and apply!!!!

https://www.education.ne.gov/socialstudies/united-states-senate-youth-program-hearst-foundations-scholarship/
 $10,000October 3rd, 2018
Submit Applications to Nebraska Department of Education
Lincoln, Nebraska
 
2018 Student-View Scholarship    

 
Eligibility:
  • Must be a senior in high school
  • No minimum SAT/ACT score or GPA
  • No essay
  • No application form or fees
  • Fill out a college survey using the link below
  • Scholarships will be awarded through a random drawing
Survey Link
 
$4,000 (1)
$1,000 (2)
$500 (10)

 
April 22, 2018





Nebraska Education Office Professionals Association

This scholarship is awarded each Spring to a deserving student that meets the scholarship criteria.  This is for anyone considering entering an office related profession.  Amount of scholarship is $1000.

due January 15.


Nebraskans for Peace

Three $500 and six $100 scholarships to be given out.

Find more information at nebraskansforpeace.org


Nebraska Logistics Council Scholarship

This $500 scholarship will be awarded to a student planning in enrolling in a Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics Curriculum.

Due April 6th

Nebraska Press Association Foundation Scholarship

This is a $2000 scholarship for the current graduating class of Nebraska high schools enrolled or planning to enroll in post-secondary education programs in Nebraska-based college and universities leading to careers in print journalism.  Preference in awarding the scholarships will be given to students with a specific interest in news, editorial, photography, circulation, production, or advertising careers on weekly, semi-weekly, or daily newspapers.  Selection of the recipients will be based on scholastic ability and good citizenship in school and community.

Applications must be in the hands of the committee no later than February 25th 

  

Nebraska School Counselor Association Scholarship Application

Must be a high school senior attending a public or private-secondary school in Nebraska.  One award of $500 will be given to a competitively selected recipient.   

deadline March 31 


Nelnet/Husker Sports
  Available at www.nelnet.net/husker 
  43 - $1000 awards
  Apply online 

Nelnet Sweepstakes
  $1000 given away each week
  Sept - March

Nebraska Legal Professionals Association Scholarship

To be awarded to a Nebraska high school, college or business school student who wishes to further his or her education in law or the legal support field at an institution of higher education and who carries a cumulative 2.5 GPA. There will also be a second place scholarship of $750.00.  

Due March 31


Northwest Missouri State Scholarships

Use this site to find scholarships and financial aide available  to those interested in going to NWMSU. 


Obrella-  Insurance companies and organizations

Information and apply @




Peru State College Scholarships (PSC site)

PSC Cooperative Schools Registration Form

  • 1/2 on campus tuition waiver for 4 years


Phillip Schrager Scholarship Program for Student Leaders
This is awarded to students from Omaha and surrounding area high schools who have demonstrated outstanding leadership ability as recognized by faculty, parent and peers.  Demonstrated leadership through activities in high school and the community will be the primary criteria.  Academic achievement, while important, will not be the major factor in determining eligibility.  For students attending UNO
Click above link for form.
Due February 1 


Pink Bandana Scholarship

Breast Cancer survivor/awareness

Apply at www.pinkbandana.org          

due April 1



Prudential Spirit of Community Awards
If you've made a difference by volunteering in your community over the past year, you could win $1000 and a fabulous trip to Washington, DC., next May - by applying for a Prudential Spirit of Community Award!  Even more importantly, you could win recognition that might inspire other young people to follow your example.  These prestigious awards, sponsored by Prudential Financial and the National Association of Secondary School Principals, have honored more that 75000 middle and high school students over the past 12 years solely for their volunteer work.  
Click on the above link to get even more information.
applications due Oct. 31

SCC Kimmell Foundation Scholarship

Available to residents of Otoe County.  Available for use at all 3 SCC Campuses. 


Scholarship Monkey
"let the monkey do the work"

ScholarshipQuest
Part of the Education Quest program. 

Scott Mecham BBB Student of Integrity Award Scholarship
The Better Business Bureau Foundation of the Better Business Bureau, Inc., serving Nebraska, South Dakota, and Southwest Iowa proudly announces it inaugural year for the Scott Mecham BBB Student of Integrity Awards scholarship program.  This award has been established to honor the memory of Scott Mecham who served as the Better Business Bureau President from 1991 - January 2006, when he died unexpectedly. 
The purpose of this scholarship is to recognize high school juniors or seniors who personify the values that Mr. Mecham  exemplified in his life; trust, fairness, leadership, community service, humility, courage, compassion and respect.  These are the core values of the BBB. 
One $2000 scholarship to an accredited post-secondary school/college will be presented to a student from each of the following areas:  
  * Omaha Metro Area or SW Iowa
  * Lincoln Metro Area or Greater Nebraska
  * South Dakota
deadline March 16

Sorghum Producers Assoc. Scholarships
The Nebraska Grain Sorghum Producers Association is again offering a $400 scholarship to a graduating high school senior or to a student  currently enrolled in post-high school education.
To qualify, the student must plan to pursue a course of study in preparation for a career in agriculture or an ag-related field.  If the applicant is currently enrolled in college, hi/her studies must be ag-oriented.  The applicants parents or guardian must be a member of the Nebraska Grain Sorghum Producers Assoc. 
For more info contact  the NeGPA Office (402) 471-3552 or 
email:  sorghum-bk@email.state.ne.us

SCC - Davis/Chambers Scholarship - provides for Native American, African American, or Hispanic racial minority groups. Click on this link for the scholarship.

due April 1

Susan Thompson Buffett Scholarship 

Scholarships are for tuition and fees up to $3200 per semester and books and supplies up to $400 per semester for undergraduate students attending universities or colleges in the Nebraska state public school system and community college and trade schools within the Nebraska State Public School System. 

due February 1

This scholarship will ONLY be accepted on-line.  NO hard copies.  NO mail.

Tylenol Scholarship Opportunity

The makers of TYLENOL® are proud to support the future of healthcare with our annual TYLENOL® Scholarship program. Now in its 18th year, the program helps students who are pursuing careers in the medical field manage the rising costs of education. This year, we're proud to award $5,000 and $10,000 scholarships (totaling $250,000) to forty outstanding students based on leadership qualities and academic performance.

due May 1

University of Nebraska - Omaha College of Business Administration
The College of Business Administration offers many scholarships 
to students interested in business careers.  
http://cba.unomaha.edu/scholar/

  
US Bank Internet Scholarship Program
Thirty $1000 scholarships awarded in a random drawing
No essays
No minimum GPA required
Program runs October through February
Apply online at the above link 

Varsity Tutors 

$1,000 college scholarship

apply @   www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship


Virginia & Tom Pierce Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is for students with a physical disability, or if a parent of the student has a physical disability.
Due April 1
Value:  $500
 


Walmart Associate Scholarship

Available to high school/home school seniors graduating between August 1 and July 31 or students who have obtained their GED and would have graduated high school between Aug 1 and July 31.
Must be actively employed with Walmart Stores, Inc., for at least six consecutive months as of April 25.  Click on above link to get the particulars.  
Value $2000, non-renewable.
 
 

Walmart REACH Scholarship
Must have "on target" or"above target"  on the last performance evaluation
Must attend individual classes or see an undergrad or grad degree
Value up to $2000/yr (may reapply and be awarded up to 4 years)

Wayne State College

WSC's Rural Health Opportunities Program (RHOP) is a partnership between WSC and the University of Nebraska Med Center (UNMC).

Due December 1

Norma Ross Walter Scholarship Program

Provided through the Willa Cather Foundation

The purpose of the Norma Ross Walter Scholarship is to provide financial assistance to female graduates of Nebraska high schools who are or will be planning to enroll as English majors in accredited colleges or universities. Journalism is not included.

Applicants must be female prospective first-year college students who have been or plan to be graduated from Nebraska high schools, and who plan to continue their education as English majors in accredited colleges or universities. Selection is based on intellectual promise, creativity, and character of the applicant.

First place recipient: $2,000.00
Second place recipient: $1,000.00
Third place recipient: $500.00
Each stipend is payable at the beginning of the first year of college. The scholarship is not renewable.