Scholarship search web sites:
Seniors: Check your email for links to most of these scholarships!
NRSCA Fine Arts and Teaching Scholarships: Only one female and one male application per school will be accepted for the NRCSA Scholarships. Only one application per school will be accepted for the Gary Fisher Fine Arts Scholarship. Applications for all scholarships must be forwarded by the school district. Forward completed applications to me by January 29 so we have time to form a faculty committee to decide which applications are forwarded on to NRSCA by Feb. 4. Deadline Jan. 29, 2020.
Warren and Velda Wilson Foundation Scholarship: This $1,250 scholarship is for students who plan to attend college in Nebraska. It cannot be used at out of state colleges. High academic achievement is not required, but school and community activities are a large component of this scholarship. Our school can submit 6 applications for this scholarship. If this year's class has more than 6 applicants, a faculty committee will review the applications, score them according to the Foundation's scoring criteria, and our top six applicants will move on to consideration by the Foundation for the actual scholarship. Deadline: Jan. 29, 2021
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, 2021.
Nebraska Educational Office Professionals Association (NEOPA) will award a scholarship to a qualifying graduating student who has taken at least 4 semesters of business courses from among the following: computer/information technology, keyboarding, accounting, office procedures, business communication, and/or management courses and plan to enter an "office-related profession". Requires 3 letters of recommendation. More information attached below. Fillable application can be accessed here: https://sites.google.com/site/
Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation scholarship opened Nov. 1. Eligibility to apply includes being a resident of Nebraska, earning at least a 2.0 GPA in high school, being a first-time college student, and financial need with an EFC below $10,000. This renewable scholarship may be used at Nebraska public universities and four-year as well as two-year colleges. Application and details may be found at buffettscholarships.org. Deadline is February 1, 2021 at 5 PM.
UNL Honors Program: details available at honors.unl.edu. Deadline: Feb. 15.
Peru State College has two new scholarship opportunities: (1) Nebraska Career Scholarship is a partnership between the Nebraska State College System and the Nebraska legislature and Governor to provide support for students going into high demand fields (Business, Education and Criminal Justice). Deadline: Jan 15. (2) Corrections Leadership Program is a collaboration between the Nebraska Department of Corrections and Peru State College. It is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for Criminal Justice students. Selected students will receive a $12,500 scholarship, a $2500 housing stipend and paid internships at the Tecumseh Corrections Institution. Apply here: https://my.peru.edu/corrrectionsleadershipscholarshipapplication/inquiryform. Deadline: Jan. 21.
Grand Island Concert Association: students who plan to pursue music/theater in college can apply for one of 5 $1,000 scholarships. Go to www.gipsfoundation.org/scholarships to apply. Deadline: Feb 10, 2021.
UNL Honors Program: details available at honors.unl.edu. Deadline: Feb. 15.
Wayne State College has extended their general scholarship deadline to February 1. Their scholarship is available online at https://www.wsc.edu/scholarships. Deadline Feb. 1.
Blue Valley Community Action Scholarship: Blue Valley Community Action Partnership is offering $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors who plan to attend 2 and 4 year colleges. Applicants must fall at or below certain income guidelines. Deadline for application: March 1, 2021
Central Nebraska Senior Golf Association: CNSGA is offering a scholarship to a graduate who excelled at the game of golf while in high school. Deadline: March 1 for girls, June 10 for boys.
Central Valley Ag (CVA) is offering scholarships to students pursuing an ag-related field of study in college. Parent/guardians must be a current stockholder in CVA or be an employee. Website application is found at cvacoop.com/careers/scholarships. Deadline March 1, 2021.
York Chamber Ag Scholarship: $1,000, must reside and/or graduate from a York County High School and plan to enter an agriculture related field of study. Deadline: March 1.
York County Corn Growers Scholarship: $500, must reside and/or graduate from a York County High School and plan to enter an agriculture related field of study. Deadline: March 1.
Nebraska Career Scholarships: All four Nebraska university institutions (UNL, UNK, UNO and UNMC) are offering a new scholarship, Nebraska Career Scholarship, with a minimum $8,000 per year award. The scholarship recipients are required to complete a Nebraska-based internship before graduation. Applicants must have a superior academic record with an ACT score between 20- 28, as well as an outstanding GPA and class rank. Priority is given to students who have completed the FAFSA. Apply online by March 1, 2021.
York PEO Chapter A Scholarship - senior girls can apply for this scholarship. Deadline: March 6, 2021.
Constance K Rife Girls Golf Scholarship: this $1,000 scholarship is for girls who have been an active member of a Nebraska School Activities Association golf team. Application is available at www.simplygolf.us.com. Deadline: March 8.
Central Community College has scholarships available for the 2021-22 academic year. Go to ccc.awardsspring.com to apply!
Nebraska Czechs of York Scholarship: A $300.00 scholarship is available to all graduating high school seniors of Czech or Slovak ancestry currently residing in York, Seward, Polk, Hamilton, and Fillmore Counties who plan to pursue further education at a college of their choice. Selection will also be based upon high morals, character, academics (80% average or above), leadership and community involvement. 3 letters of recommendation are required. Deadline: March 10, 2021.
Cornerstone Ag Scholarship: Seniors whose major course of study is related to agriculture or business AND plan to attend college in Nebraska can apply for this one time $1000 scholarship. Deadline: March 15.
Cornerstone Bank Scholarship: This $1000 scholarship is open to HCS all seniors. Deadline: March 15.
Cooperative Producers, Inc. Scholarship: CPI will be supporting eight students who are pursuing higher education at a post-secondary school in fall 2021. Five $1,000 scholarships will be given to dependents of CPI patrons, and three $1,000 scholarships will be given to dependents of CPI employees. Students must be seniors in high school or in their first or second year of post-secondary education to be eligible. https://www.cpicoop.com/About#scholarship Deadline: March 26.
Burt & Becky Whedon Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $1,620 to a high school senior planning to attend an accredited 4-year college or university during the 2021-‘22 academic year. Applicants will be evaluated by a written essay, GPA and class rank, ACT or SAT scores, honors received, school or volunteer activities, employment, demonstrated leadership and a letter of recommendation. Mayflower ancestry is not a requirement. Access the application here: https://nebraskamayflower.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/2021-Scholarship-Application.pdf Deadline: March 31.