Scholarship search web sites:
Seniors: Check your email for links to most of these scholarships!
Carol L. Bittinger Scholarship: One scholarship available to a graduating senior that is residing in York County at the time of their high school graduation pursuing enrollment in the study of medicine, nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, or any other health-related course of study. Deadline: March 3.
Chris Nelsen Memorial Scholarship: must plan to enter an agriculture-related field of study. Deadline March 3.
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.
York General Scholarship: Students must plan to pursue a health science career area in college. Deadline: March 8 @ 5PM. https://www.yorkgeneral.org/careers/educational-assistance/
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.
The Better Business Bureau offers scholarships to graduating seniors with emphasis placed on ethical behavior, personal integrity, humility, courage, compassion and respect for others. Application information can be found by clicking on the Student Integrity Award Scholarships icon on BBB’s website at bbb.org/Nebraska. Deadline is March 12, 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.
American Legion Auxiliary Scholarship: open to male or female applicants in York County attending a Nebraska institution of higher education. Must be veteran connected. Deadline: March 19.
York Elks Lodge Scholarship: no restrictions on the type of school or program of study students attend. Deadline: March 22.
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.
Nebraska Press Association Scholarship: Preference will be given to students who will be pursuing a journalism field of study, with an emphasis in print journalism, at a NE college. A PDF of the application is available at www.nebpress.com. Postmark 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.
York County Pork Producers Scholarship – Senior residing in York County and/or a graduate of a York County High School who is attending a vocational or 4-year college/university. Deadline March 31, 2021.
Lincoln Builders Bureau Scholarship Program: applicants must be an employee of a Lincoln Builders Bureau member company or the dependent of an employee and plan to enroll in a construction science program of study. Go to www. buildersbureau.com to verify eligibility. Deadline: April 1.
Henderson State Bank scholarship: must plan to go into a career that is employable in a rural community. Deadline: April 12.
James M. Cox Foundation scholarship: Must attend a post-secondary school in Nebraska, show financial need and the likelihood to be successful in college - deadline: April 15
Nebraska Coaches Association Scholarship: the Nebraska Coaches Association/Country Inn & Suites Scholarship will award eight recipients $1,000.00. Application form and other information regarding the scholarship can be found at: https://ncacoach.org/lincoln-country-inn-suites-scholarship-award/
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 a varsity letter in 2 sports
4) Must include at least two letters of recommendation from high school coaches
5) ACT minimum score of 24
Deadline: April 15.