EducationQuest Scholarship Site Review
Green light = no concerns
Yellow light = proceed with caution, some concerns were found
Red light = not recommended, several concerns or a severe concern was found
www.fastweb.com – Green light
www.scholarships.com – Yellow light
www.lendedu.com – this appears to be a site about loans – we would not conduct a review
www.listscholarship.com – we have not reviewed this site, but will
www.niche.com – Yellow light
www.bold.org – Yellow light
www.unigo.com -- Yellow light
Scholarship search web sites:
- www.educationquest.org (Scholarship Quest)
- Scholarship List
Seniors: Check your email for links to most of these scholarships!
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: Feb. 9, 2022
Carol L. Bittinger Scholarship: One $1,000 scholarship will be available to a current graduating senior who resides in York County pursuing enrollment in the study of medicine, nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, or any other health-related course of study. Application can be found here: http://www.yorkcommunityfoundation.org/?q=node/33. (Remember to provide an envelope addressed to your School Guidance Office for your references.) All scholarship application materials must be returned to the scholarship committee by February 28.
Hirschfeld Family Scholarship: One $500 scholarship will be available to a current graduating senior residing in York County, who has participated in or has been an active member of 4-H or FFA in York County. The applicant must be pursuing enrollment in an agricultural major. Application can be found online at: http://www.yorkcommunityfoundation.org/q=node/31. Deadline: Feb 28th.
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, 2022
Cornerstone Bank Scholarship: One time unrestricted $1,000 scholarship will be available to a graduating senior. Cornerstone Bank employees and their immediate family are ineligible. Deadline is March 15, 2022. Check email for application or contact Mr. Sundberg.
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. More information can be found at: https://nebraskamayflower.org/scholarship/. Access the application here: https://nebraskamayflower.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/2022-Scholarship-Application.pdf Deadline: March 31.
York County Pork Producers Scholarship: This $500 scholarship will be available for a graduating senior residing in York County and/or Graduate from a York County High School and plan to attend a vocational or 4 year college/university. Applications are due March 31, 2022. Applications can be mailed to Kent Allen, 1511 Rd F, Bradshaw NE 68319 or emailed to email@example.com. Contact Mr. Sundberg for an application!
Horatio Alger Aksarban Scholarship - To be eligible, students must meet these requirements:
Household earnings of $55,000 or less.
GPA of 2.0
See an education as a way to a better future. Commitment to pursuing a degree at an accredited institution.
Involvement in co-curricular and community activities
A United States citizen
Willing to complete an online application before March 15. Access the application at application.horatioalger.org
Henderson Community Foundation Scholarships - Henderson Community Foundation Scholarship is provided to assist Heartland Community seniors who plan to attend an accredited post secondary educational institution. The application is found here https://forms.gle/n3oKnc74HmV9nq6v7 Deadline: April 1, 2022
Henderson State Bank Scholarship - The HSB Scholarship is to assist Heartland Community seniors who plan to attend an accredited post secondary educational institution. The application can be downloaded here: Henderson State Bank_20220111_114029 (1).pdf