Scholarship search web sites:
Seniors: Check your email for links to most of these scholarships:
Horatio Alger Scholarship: must demonstrate critical financial need and involvement in extra-curricular activities. Go to www.scholars.horatioalger.org to apply. Deadline: Oct. 25.
Heisman High School Scholarship: Students can apply for the Heisman High School Scholarship. This year, the Heisman High School Scholarship is awarding $64,000 in scholarships to the nation’s most accomplished and community-minded scholar-athletes. Go to www.heismanscholarship.com for more information or to apply. Deadline: Oct. 29.
Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship: based on scholarship, leadership & financial need. Go to enf.elks.org/mvs to access the application and for more info. Deadline: Nov. 5.
Hagan Scholarship Foundation: Recipients must show financial need, but is also merit-based. Can be used outside of Nebraska or at 7 colleges in Nebraska. Click here to search for other out of state colleges where this scholarship can be used: https://
Rural Health Opportunities Program at Chadron State College: RHOP is a cooperative program between Chadron State College and UNMC. Selected Nebraska students are pre-admitted into one of the following specific programs at UNMC: Dentistry, Medical Lab Science, Nursing, Pharmacy, Radiography, Dental Hygiene, Medicine, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant. Deadline: Dec. 1, 2019. More info at: csc.edu/sci/rhop/index.csc
Rural Health Opportunities Program at Wayne State College: RHOP is a cooperative program between Wayne State College and UNMC. Selected Nebraska students are pre-admitted into one of the following specific programs at UNMC: Dentistry, Medical Lab Science, Nursing, Pharmacy, Radiography, Dental Hygiene, Medicine, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant. Deadline: Dec. 1, 2019. More info available at www.wsc.edu/rhop.
RLOP (Rural Law Opportunities Program) & KLOP (Kearney Law Opportunities Program): These are cooperative programs between Wayne State College, UNK and the University of Nebraska College of Law. Selected students will receive a guaranteed spot in UNL law school and receive a full tuition waiver. Go to www.wsc.edu/rlop or www.unk.edu/rlop to get more info. Deadline: December 1, 2019.
Soy Scholarship: The Soy Scholarship is a $5,000 one-time scholarship award presented to a current, eligible high school senior planning to pursue a degree in agriculture at an accredited college or university. Click here to apply: https://soygrowers.com/
KHOP (Kearney Health Opportunities Program: Selected students will receive a full tuition waiver and guaranteed admittance to their chosen professional school (Medical Laboratory Science, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, and Radiography). Deadline: Dec. 1, 2019. https://www.unmc.edu/alliedhealth/education/pathway/khop.html#UNMC
Perennial Public Power District: $1,000 scholarship for students who plan to attend an accredited utility line college. Deadline: Jan. 1, 2020.
The Acacia Leadership Scholarship is a single-year scholarship awarded to 3 (1-$1,000 and 2-$500) incoming male freshmen at UNL who display excellence in academics, motivation for personal success with an interest in developing and applying leadership skills. Go to http://acaciaunl.org/als/ for more info and to submit an application. Deadline: Jan. 31, 2020.
Goodrich Scholarship is now open to seniors who are accepted at UNO. Applicants must show financial need through the FAFSA. The deadine is March 1, 2020, but an online EPPE is required by February 21, 2020. Details about this scholarship can be found at http://goodrich.fluidreview.com.
Catholic Daughters of the Americas in York offers a scholarship annually to a high school senior who is a member of St. Joseph's Parish in York or St. Patrick's Parish in McCool Junction. Deadline: March 1, 2020.
Careers in Ag Day Scholarship: Students must have attended Careers in Ag Day 2019, plan to major in Agriculture or Business and attend a college in Nebraska. Deadline: March 16, 2020.