Regional, State & National Scholarships

January 12th

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship

Due: January 12th

Apply Online: https://jackierobinson.org/apply/

Eligibility:

  • Be a graduating, minority high school senior

  • Be a United States citizen

  • Present evidence of financial need

  • Demonstrate a record of academic excellence

  • Demonstrate leadership potential and a dedication to community service

  • Plan to attend an accredited and approved 4-year college within the United States or affiliated with a United States-based college or university

  • Not possess a degree from, or be enrolled in, a 2 or 4–year college when applying

Submit the following items (included in application):

  • Official SAT and/or ACT test exam score from junior or senior year*
    *JRF recognizes the challenges of taking standardized tests during the COVID-19 pandemic; applicants who do not HAVE TEST SCORES to submit will not be disadvantaged in the selection process.

  • One recommendation

  • Demographics

  • High school information including an unofficial high school transcript

  • College plans

  • Test scores (AP, IB, PSAT, ACT, or SAT)

  • Activities and distinctions

  • Household information

  • Four essays

January 15th

Otoe County 4-H Foundation Scholarship ($1,500)

Due: January 15th

Mail to:
Nebraska Extension in Otoe County, P.O. Box 160, 620 1st Street, Syracuse, NE 68446

Eligibility:

  • Must be a graduating senior

  • Must be an Otoe County 4-H member

Submit the following items:

Otoe County 4-H Foundation: Miyoshi-Smith Leadership Scholarship ($1000)

Submit by: January 15th

Mail to: Nebraska Extension in Otoe County, P.O. Box 160, 620 1st Street, Syracuse, NE 68446

Eligibility:

  • Must be a graduating senior

  • Must be an Otoe County 4-H member

Submit the following items:

January 31st

BigSun Scholarship ($500)

Due: January 31st

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?

Nebraska Broadcasters Association Foundation Scholarship ($1,000)

Submit by: January 31st

Apply online: https://ne-ba.org/uncategorized/nba-foundation-high-school-scholarship/

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

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

Due: 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:

February 1st

Elks National Foundation Legacy Awards ($4,000)

Due: 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

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

February 15th

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

Due: 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

February 24th

ARKS Jump Start Scholarship (Up t $22,000)

Due: February 24th

Apply online: https://akrs.applicantstack.com/x/apply/a209sw1zelzg?preview=1

Eligibility:

  • Must plan to pursue an Associate Degree in Ag Technology to prepare for a career as a John Deere Ag Technician

Submit application online

Other Details:

  • Covers up to 100% of tuition

  • Tool Bonus up to $6000

  • Jump Start Bonus up to $25000 (to assist with miscellaneous college expenses

  • Internship (work and get paid at an AKRS dealership while completing degree)

  • Credentials (Earn Associate Degree and become a Certified John Deere Technician

  • Guaranteed Employment (with AKRS upon graduation)

February 28th

Antonette Willa Skupa Turner Scholarship
($1,000)

Due: 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:

  • Completed Scholarship

  • High school transcript

  • Letter of recommendation from English or History teacher

  • 1,500 word essay (see guidelines in application)

Antonia Scholarship ($1,000)

Due: 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:

  • Completed application

  • High school transcript

  • Letter of recommendation from English or History teacher

  • 1,500 word essay (see guidelines in application)

March 1st

ACSD Nebraska Scholarship ($500)

Due: 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 Legion Maynard Jensen  ($250 per semester)

Due: March 1st

Mail to: Memorial Scholarship, PO Box 5205Lincoln, 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)

Due: March 1st

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

Varying requirements

Loewenstein Scholarship (Approximately $1,000)

Due: 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.

Nebraska Academy of Sciences Scholarships (Varying amounts)

Due: March 1st

Mail to: Nebraska Academy of Sciences, Inc., Scholarship Application, PO Box 22988, Lincoln, NE 68542

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

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:

Oxbow Animal Health Scholarship ($500)

Due: March 1st

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:

  • Completed application

  • Resume

  • 2 letters of reference

  • Proof of high school senior status pending graduation

  • Proof of full-time enrollment at a college or university

  • Essay (300-500 words)

    • Topic: Explain why you want to pursue a career in the pet industry or the field of animal health.

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

Due:[Must be postmarked by] March 1st, 2022

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?

March 15th

Frontier Cooperative Scholarship (up to $1,000)

Due: March 15th

Mail to: Frontier Cooperative, 333 Landmark Circle, Lincoln, NE 68504

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 Frontier Cooperative

  • Family must do a minimum of $5,000 in business with the Frontier 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:

Platte Valley Chapter ABWA (Amount TBA)

Due: 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

March 19

Husker Harvest Days Scholarship
($1,200)

Due: March 19

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:

  • Completed application

  • Essay questions (included in application)

  • Resume

  • Statement of School Counselor (included in application)

  • Statement of Applicant (included in application)

March 20th

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

Due: 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

March 31st

Jancie M. Scott Memorial Scholarship

Due: 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.

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

Due: 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:

Village of Lorton Scholarship ($500)

Submit by: March 31st, 2023

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

  • Must demonstrate financial need

Submit the following items:

April 1st

Deer Creek Sodbusters Scholarship ($250)

Due: 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

Mattress Nerd's Sustainability Scholarship ($1000)

Due: April 1st

Apply online: https://www.mattressnerd.com/scholarship/

Eligibility:

  • Must plan to enroll as a full-tie student at an accredited U.S. college or university

  • Domestic, international and undocumented student MAY apply

  • Applicant must promote positive environmental change

Submit the following items:

  • Completed online application

  • Essay (500-2000 words) answering the following questions:

    • What choices can we make as consumers to reduce our carbon footprint?

    • What reuse and recycle innovations do you think are leading the change in business environmental conscientiousness?

    • What have you altered about your own day-to-day life to reduce your own environmental impact?

  • Proof of enrollment or acceptance letter from an accredited institution

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

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

Western Star Lodge ($450)

Submit by: April 1st

Mail to: Western Star Lodge #2 AF & AM, Masonic Lodge, 123 Cedar Circle, Bellevue, NE 68005

Submit the following items:

  • Essay (100 words or less)

    • Why do you need this scholarship?

  • Copy of last semester grades

  • Indicate any Masonic affiliation (self, family or grandparents)

  • transcript

  • Application

April 8th

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

Due: April 8th

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:

  • Completed application

  • Cover letter indicating interest in automotive field and plan for technical training

  • Consideration given to submission of interview and reference letter from new car dealer

  • Letter of recommendation from at least one teacher describing aptitude and attitude

  • Official high school transcript

April 15th

Chevrolet Classics Club Scholarship ($1000)

Due: 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:

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

Due: 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:

  • Completed application

  • Statement (not to exceed one page)

    • Topic: Explain your reasons for applying for this scholarship and your career goals and objectives in the automotive industry.

Kids' Chance of Nebraska

Due: 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

April 23rd

Student-View Scholarship ($5,000, $1,000 or $500)

Submit by: April 23

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

April 25th

Sydney Loofe Memorial Scholarship ($4000)

Submit by: April 25th

Email to: Info@setmefreeproject.net
or Mail to: 11620 M Circle, Omaha, NE 68137

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

May 1st

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

Due: 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:

  • Completed application

  • Most recent unofficial high school transcript

  • Essay (500 words, typed, double spaced)

May 31st

PB&J Scholarship ($500-$1000)

Due: May 31st

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:

October 6th

AES Engineering Scholarship ($500)

Due: 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?

November 15th

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

Due: 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

November 30th

Martha and Don Romeo Scholarship ($500)

Due: November 30th

Mail to: Otoe County Extension Office, 620 1st Street, Syracuse, NE 68447

Eligibility:

  • Must be a graduating senior currently attending high school in Nebraska planning to attend a post-secondary institution in the fall

  • Must have exhibited 4-H projects in a county fair or the Nebraska State Fair within the last 4 years

  • Must have demonstrated support for school and community

  • Must exhibit desire to achieve goals

  • Financial need will be considered

Submit the following items:

December 14th

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

Due: 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 achievement 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

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

Due: December 31st

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

Hagan Scholarship Foundation (Varying amounts)

Due: December 1st

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.

NHS Scholarship

Due: December 1st

Apply online: https://www.nhs.us/students/the-nhs-scholarship/

Eligibility:

  • Must be a senior member of an active NHS chapter

Complete application online:

Deadlines Vary

American Legion Department of Nebraska Scholarships (Varying amounts)Varying due dates and eligibility requirements

Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Scholarships (Varying amounts)

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

Horatio Alger State Scholarships

Application is open annually, deadlines vary

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

Eligibility:

  • Variety of scholarships available, see website for eligibility requirements