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Scholarship search web sites:

Seniors: Check your email for links to most of these scholarships:

Hagan Scholarship Foundation - To be eligible, you must have at least a 3.5 GPA, a 23 or higher ACT score, EFC must be less than $6,500 on the FAFSA, attend a 4 year college next year and work 240 hours a year. Deadline: Nov. 15. www.hsfmo.org

Omaha World Herald/Kearney Hub Scholarship - Graduating senior enrolling at UNK and have been admitted into the UNK Honors program min 3.85 GPA and min 30 on ACT. Deadline: Nov. 15.

KHOP (UNKearney Health Opportunities Program) - This is a cooperative program between UNK and the U of NE Medical Center (UNMC). The purpose is to recruit and educate students from rural Nebraska who are committed to returning to rural areas to practice healthcare. Choose from these programs: Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Radiography, Medical Lab Science, Dentistry, Dental Hygiene, Pre-Physical Therapy and Pre-Physician Assistant. www.unk.edu/academics/health_sciences. Deadline: Nov. 15.

Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship - Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks. Based on: Leadership, Academic Achievement, Community Involvement & Financial Need. Deadline: Nov. 27. http://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/applyMVS.cfm

Dear Grandchild Scholarship:  If you’re a grandparent or great aunt or great uncle of someone 18 years or younger as of Nov. 30, 2017, you can enter!  The 2017 “Dear Grandchild” contest is now open.  Write a letter explaining your hopes and dreams for their future and why you think higher education is important. The child must intend to have qualified higher education expenses at an eligible educational institution.  https://cdn.unite529.com/jcdn/files/NED/pdfs/Dear%20Grandchild%20Drawing%202017%20FINAL.PDF Deadline for submission is November 30, 2017.

Wayne State Scholarships - Graduating senior applying to Wayne State College. A variety of scholarships available if apply by the deadline. Deadline: Dec. 1. https://www.wsc.edu/info/20046/scholarships/392/first_time_freshmen/2

AXA Achievement Scholarship - Graduating senior with outstanding achievement and drive. The website will give examples of the amazing past winners. Apply early! https://us.axa.com/axa-foundation/AXA-achievement-scholarship.html. Deadline: Dec. 15.

Champion Student Scholarship - To be eligible, a student must have overcome challenges and can articulate education and career actions, have a composite ACT score of a 22 on a single test date or a 3.0 or greater on a 4.0 scale,  preference will be given to underrepresented and/or first-generation college students.  www.act.org/readinesschampions.  Deadline: December 31, 2017.

Susan Thompson Buffett Scholarship - Graduating senior with a min 2.5 or 83% Cumulative GPA, applying at UNK, UNL, UNO, Chadron State, Peru State, Wayne State or a NE Community College. Family income at or below the $85,000 range (EFC of $10,000 or less). https://buffettscholarships.org/eligibility-selection  Deadline: Feb. 1, 2018.

UNO Scholarships - Graduating senior applying to UNO. A variety of scholarships available if apply by the deadline of Feb. 1. https://www.unomaha.edu/admissions/financial-support-and-scholarships/types-of-aid/scholarships/uno.php

Blue Valley Community Action Partnership is offering 3 scholarships to graduating seniors who plan to attend 2 and 4 year colleges. Applicants must fall at or below certain income guidelines. www.bvca.net  Deadline for application: Feb. 1.

SCC Scholarships - Enrolling at SCC. The scholarship application window is from December 1 to February 22. www.southeast.edu. Deadline: Feb. 22

Nebraska Sowers Club Scholarship - Graduating senior with a min 3.0 GPA, include essay, activities and awards, and letters of recommendation. http://thesowersclub.com/what/scholarship.html. Deadline: Feb. 26.

Nebraska Sowers Club: Mr. Bob Milton Scholarship - Graduating senior with a min 2.75 GPA declaring a culinary arts major. http://thesowersclub.com/what/scholarship.html. Deadline: Feb. 26.

UNL Scholarships - Graduating senior applying to UNL must complete the application and personal statement to be eligible for scholarships. UNL will accept ACT scores through the February test! www.unl.edu. Deadline: March 1.

UNK Scholarships - Graduating senior applying to UNK must complete the application and personal statement to be eligible for scholarships. UNK will accept ACT scores through the February test! www.unk.edu. Deadline: March 1.

CollegeBound Nebraska: Nebraska students who are eligible for a Pell Grant are guaranteed total grant assistance equal to, or greater than, the full cost of tuition for 15 credit hours or more per semester to UNL, UNO, or UNK provided they are accepted to the University, complete the FAFSA by April 1 of each year, complete the financial aid process by June 1. http://collegeboundnebraska.com/

B. Davis Scholarship - The creators of the “Student Award Search Aid” website are offering a scholarship for 2018. Go to http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm to apply. May 1, 2018.
 
Injury Lawyers Scholarship - Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, one time award of $1,500, all applications must be submitted no later than 05/31/18, scholarship specific to students who have been affected by a personal injury.  https://www.bestinjurylawyer.com/#scholarship-application Deadline May 31. 
 

 BigSun Scholarship - Must be a student-athlete planning to attend a post-secondary institution following graduation. Short essay required. http://www.bigsunathletics.com/ Deadline: June 19, 2018.

 
 
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