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Scholarship search web sites: 

Seniors: Check your email for links to the following scholarships: 

Southeast Community College (SCC) Educational Foundation awards scholarships to high school seniors to be applied toward the cost of tuition when a student enrolls full time in a degree or diploma program at SCC. Transcript must also be sent. Apply online only at:  https://scc.scholarships.ngwebsolutions.com. Deadline Feb. 22, 2015.

Buick Achievers Scholarship: for College Bound and Community-Minded students. Must plan to enroll at a 4 year college in one of the following areas: engineering, technology, design or business with an interest in the automotive industry. Deadline: February 27.  www.buickachievers.com

Titan Machinery is offering a diesel technology sponsorship program at Central Community College. The sponsorship covers tuition & other costs. Deadline: March 1.

Central Nebraska Senior Golf Association is offering a $500-$1000 scholarship to students who have been involved in golf. Must write a short essay and provide two letters of recommendation. Deadline: March 1.

Cornerstone Bank: offered to a graduating senior of HCS. Application and interview required. Deadline: March 1.

Winsor Tucker Scholarship: Awarded through the York Community Foundation. Must have a 27 or higher on the ACT and be in the top 15% of graduating class. Deadline: March 4.

DJ's Heroes Award scholarship: Must submit a nomination form detailing how the applicant has overcome challenges/adversity and an essay explaining why they are deserving of this schoarship. Deadline: March 4.

Maynard Jensen American Legion Scholarship: Applicant must be veteran connected, have financial need, academic achievement and participate in extra-curricular activities. Deadline: March 1, 2015.  http://www.nebraskalegion.net/Programs/2015_Maynard_Jensen_Application.pdf

York P.E.O. Scholarship: For females only, 3 $500 scholarships will be awarded, requires 2 letters of recommendation, due March 6.

Better Business Bureau offers scholarships to graduating seniors with criteria based primarily on ethical
behavior, personal integrity, humility, courage, compassion and respect for others. Applications may be
obtained at http://bbb.org/h/mqf Deadline: March 6, 2015.

Cabela’s Women in Leadership Scholarship – This $2,500 renewable scholarship is available to senior females.
A GPA of 3.0 must be maintained to renew. Many criteria evaluated including GPA, test scores and class rank,
as well as leadership qualities, extracurricular activities, work experience, honors and awards, etc. Application
available online at www.thehugefoundation.org. Deadline is March 7, 2015.
 

York General Hospital (YGH) is committed to assisting individuals who are pursuing certification or degree programs in healthcare fields. As primary benefactor, York General Hospital also honors the families of Allegra Johnson and Dr. David F. Demuth for their contributions towards the educational preparation of future healthcare professionals. Deadline: March 9.

Chris Nelson Memorial Scholarshipthe York Community Foundation is offering the Chris Nelsen Memorial Scholarship to graduating high school seniors at schools in York, Frontier and Lincoln Counties.  Students at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture are also eligible to apply. Must be pursuing an agricultural-based academic program in college. Deadline: March 10.

The York Elks Lodge is offering a total of 4 scholarships to York area students. Criteria for scholarship will be weighed equally between academics, activities & leadership, and financial need. Deadline: March 13

 
The American Legion Auxiliary offers a $500 scholarship to a graduating senior (male or female) of York County. Being veteran-connected is preferred, but not required. Deadline: March 13.  
 
Hamilton Community Foundation Scholarships: Must attend school or live in Hamilton County.  Access full list of scholarships at www.hcfne.org. Deadline: March 15.
 
Central Valley Ag is offering 15 $1,000 scholarships to students planning to enter an agriculture-related field of study. Access the application at www.cvacoop.com.
 

The Nebraska Society of Mayflower Decendants are offering the Burt & Becky Whedon Memorial Scholarship. GPA, ACT scores, honors & involvement will be considered as well as a written essay. Deadline: March 31.  

The Nebraska Legal Professionals Association is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a Nebraska student entering a law-related undergraduate program including paralegal, legal secretarial, criminal justice or any law-related field.  Deadline: March 31.

Educationquest Scavenger Hunt Scholarship: You can win one of 3 $500 scholarships from Educationquest! Go to www.educationquest.org and click on Scavenger Hunt Scholarship to get started. Deadline: March 31, 2015.

Conestoga Mall Community Service Scholarship: Application period runs from March 1 - March 31. Apps are available at www.shopconestogamall.com

Southern Power District is offering a $1,000 scholarship to students planning on entering a program of study in the utlity line industry. Must reside in Hamilton, Adams, Franklin, Hall, Kearney, Merrick or Phelps County. Deadline: April 1.

The Nebraska Association For The Gifted will be awarding one $1,000 scholarship to a 2015 graduate. An essay, references and other documentation is required. Deadline: April 1.

Henderson State Bank scholarship: To be eligible, students must be in the top 50% of their class and plan to enter a field employable in a rural community. Deadline: April 8.

The Henderson Community Foundation is offering 3 scholarships to graduates of HCS:  the Lauren Huebert Scholarship, the Friesen/Yoder Superintendent Scholarship and theHenderson Foundation Scholarship, each in the amount of $500. Deadline for application: April 13.

James M. Cox Scholarship: Must complete the FAFSA and provide letters of recommendation and an essay. Based primarily on financial need. Deadline: April 15.

The American Meteorological Society and the National Weather Service is offering a $500 scholarship to a senior planning a career in one of the physical sciences (Chemistry, Physics, Astronomy, and Earth Science including geology, hydrology, meteorology, oceanography and soil science) or teaching in one of these fields.  Deadline: April 15.

Nebraska Coaches Association Scholarship: Criteria:  1) Upper 25% of class –OR-3.75 Cumulative GPA, 2) Must be at least a 2 year participant in 2 sports, 3) Must have earned varsity letter in 2 sports, 4) Must include at least one letter of recommendation from a high school coach, 5) ACT minimum score of 24. Deadline: April 17.

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