Scholarship search web sites:
Seniors: Check your email for links to the following scholarships:
Phi Delta Kappa Legacy Scholarship: Must have a parent, guardian or grandparent who is a member of Phi Delta Kappa. Check you email for a link to the application. Deadline: Feb. 15.
Blue Valley Community Action Scholarships: Must meet income guidelines, essay required, deadline: Feb. 17.
Nebraska Press Association Scholarship: Scholarships are $2000 each - preference will be given to students who will be pursuing newspaper journalism education at a Nebraska university or college. A PDF of this application is also available at www.nebpress.com. Deadline: Feb. 17
CENTRAL NEBRASKA SENIOR GOLF ASSOCIATION: Must have excelled at the game of golf. Deadline: March 1.
Maynard Jensen American Legion Memorial Scholarship: Applicants must be sons or daughters, grandchildren or great-grandchildren, adopted or stepchildren of members of Department of Nebraska, The American Legion or POW, MIA, KIA, or any veteran that was a current Legion member at time of death. To apply, go to http://www.nebraskalegion.net/programs/2017_Maynard_Jensen_Application.pdf. Deadline: March 1.
Winsor Tucker Scholarship: Must be in the top 15% of the class and have a 27 or higher on the ACT. Deadline: March 2.
PEO Scholarship: York County girl, must have a 3.0 GPA to apply. Deadline: March 6.
DJ's Hero Awards - honors the "unsung hero" who has overcome adversity and demonstrated leadership in and commitment to his/her community. Essay required. Deadline: March 6.
Hamilton Community Foundation: Must reside in Hamilton County. Find a link to the scholarships at ww.hcfne.org. Due March 10.
York Elks Lodge Scholarships: Criteria for scholarship will be weighted equally between academics, activities & leadership, and financial need. Deadline: March 10.
Better Business Bureau Scholarships: These scholarships are not based on ethnicity, need or grade point average, but recognize students who exemplify ethical behavior and personal integrity - humility, courage, compassion and respect for their peers, teachers and community—BBB’s values. To apply go to: http://bbb.org/h/mqf. Deadline: March 10.
Nebraska Czechs of York: Selection will also be based upon high morals, character, academics (80% average or above), leadership and community involvement. 3 letters of recommendation required. Deadline: March 10.
York General Scholarship: This opportunity is available to high school Seniors, as well as current college students. Preference shall be given to those employed by York General, York Surgical Associates, York Medical Clinic, York Cosmetics, or the immediate family members of these employees. Deadline: March 13.
CVA Scholarship: The first consideration of the applicant is that the parents or guardian of the applicant is a current stockholder of Central Valley Ag, or one of the parents or guardians is an employee of Central Valley Ag. Must be seeking an ag degree. http://www.cvacoop.com/careers/scholarship/ Deadline: March 15.
York American Legion Auxiliary Scholarship: To be eligible, students must graduate from a York County high school and plan to attend college in Nebraska. It is not required that applicants are veteran connected. Need 2 letters of reference. Financial need is a consideration. Deadline: March 15.
Hirschfeld Family Scholarship: one $500 scholarship will be available to a current graduating senior that resides in York County, NE, that has been active in 4-H and/or FFA, and is pursuing an agricultural major. Deadline: March 15.
Indendent Insurance Agents of Nebraska: Selection of the scholarship winner will be based on scholastic application, as well as participation and leadership in school and community activities, and educational goals. Applicants must be a Nebraska resident enrolled as a full-time student and at least a second semester college sophomore or junior at an accredited post-secondary institution located in Nebraska. Applicants must be a business major with a preference for an insurance-related field. Deadline: March 17.
The Alyssa Sandmeier Foundation is offering a $750 scholarship to a student who submits the winning creative writing sample. Essay will be judged on creativity, structure and grammar. Deadline: March 27.
Henderson State Bank Scholarship: Must be in the top 50% of the class and plan to pursue a degree in a field employable in a rural community. Deadline: April 10.
Henderson Foundation Scholarships: Applications for the three Foundation scholarships Including: Lauren Huebert Memorial Scholarship, Friesen/Yoder Superintendent Scholarship and Henderson Community Foundation Scholarship, have been emailed to each senior. Deadline: April 10.
James M. Cox Scholarship: $1,000, must demonstrate financial need. Deadline: April 17.