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AES Engineering Scholarship ($500)
Submit by:
October 6th

Email to:
scholarships@aesengineers.com

Eligibility:
  • Must be a graduating senior
  • Will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by an evaluation of essays submitted
  • YOU DO NOT HAVE TO BE ENROLLED IN ENGINEERING CLASSES TO BE ELIGIBLE!
Submit the following items:
  • Essay (500-100 words)
    • Answer the following questions:
      • When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful?
      • What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey?

ACSD Nebraska Scholarship
($500)

Submit by:
March 1st

Mail to:
Ag Cooperative Safety Directors of Nebraska
Scholarship Committee-Dawn Pochop
PO Box 10
Battle Creek, NE 68715

Eligibility:
  • Nebraska resident
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • enrolled as an incoming freshman, second semester freshman or sophomore in an agricultural program
  • Must use at accredited Nebraska college
  • Must plan to study Agribusiness, Agronomy, Animal Science, Diversified AG Irrigation, Mechanical Ag, Safety, or other approved agricultural-based program
  • Maybe used toward tuition or books
Submit the following items:
  • Completed application
  • Typed answers to essay questions contained in application
  • Letter of recommendation from employer, activity sponsor, religious leader, academic instructor, counselor, etc.

American College Foundation - Visionary Scholarship
($1,000-$5,000)

Submit by:
May 1st

Mail to:
American College Foundation
955 Massachusetts Ave #525
Cambridge, MA 02139-3233
or
Email to:
Admin@AmericanCollegeFoundation.org

Eligibility:
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen
  • May be a freshman, sophomore, junior or senior to apply
Submit the following items:
American Legion Maynard Jensen
($250 per semester)

Submit by:
March 1st

Mail to:
Memorial Scholarship
PO Box 5205
Lincoln, NE 68505-0205

Eligibility:
  • Must be the son or daughter, grandchild, great-grandchild, adopted child or step child of a member of Department of Nebraska, American legion, POW, MIA, KIA or any veteran that was a current legion member at time of death
  • Must be a high school graduate or on-track to graduate at conclusion of spring semester
  • Must be enrolled full-time (or in the process of enrolling) in a Nebraska post-secondary institution as of March 1st
  • See Application for selection process and other guidelines
Submit the following items:
  • Completed application
  • Completed financial statement
  • Completed certification blocks signed by school official, applicant and parent or guardian
  • Official school certification

American Legion Post # 8
($200)

Submit by:

April 1st
Mail to:

Legion Post #8
PO Box 692
Nebraska City, NE 68410

Eligibility:
  • Must plan to major in Education
  • Must be veteran-connected
Submit the following items:
  • Completed application
  • High school transcript
  • Resume
American Legion Auxiliary Scholarships(Varying amounts)
Submit by:

March 1st

Mail to:
5600 P Street
PO Box 5227
Lincoln, NE 68505
or
submit through website if available

Varying requirements

American Red Cross Blood Drive Scholarship
(Varying amounts)

Submit by:
April 1st

Turn-in to:
Kevin Mohr
Nebraska City High School

Eligibility:
  • Must be a senior at Nebraska City High School planning to attend a college or university
  • Must have worked at the Nebraska City High School Blood Drive
Submit the following items:
  • Resume (including community service)
  • Essay
    • Topic: Describe your character and future plans.
Antonette Willa Skupa Turner Scholarship
($1,000)

Submit by:

February 28th

Mail to:
Antonia Scholarship Program
The Willa Cather Foundation
413 North Webster Street
Red Cloud, NE 68970

Eligibility:
  • Must be a high school senior planning to enroll as a first-year college student
  • Must plan to major in English or history at accredited college or university
  • Selection based on "intellectual promise, creativity and character of the applicant."
Submit the following items:
Antonia Scholarship
($1,000)

Submit by:

February 28th

Mail to:
Antonia Scholarship Program
The Willa Cather Foundation
413 North Webster Street
Red Cloud, NE 68970

Eligibility:
  • Must be a high school seniors planning to enroll as a first-year college student
  • Must plan to major in English or history at accredited college or university
  • Selection based on "intellectual promise, creativity and character of the applicant."
Submit the following items:

Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP)/AIM
($1,000)
Submit by:
June 1st

Mail to:
AITP Omaha Scholarship Committee
PO Box 583
Omaha, NE 68101or

Email to:

flannery@bellevue.edu


Eligibility:
  • Must be planning to attend a college, university, community college or technical school in Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, North Dakota or South Dakota
  • Must have the goal of achieving an associate's or bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science ore related field
Submit the following items:

AXA Achievement Scholarship
($2,500, $10,000, $25,000)

Submit by:

December 14th

Submit online:
https://www.scholarsapply.org/axa-achievement/

Eligibility:
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident living or claiming residency in one of the 50 states, Washington, D.C. or Puerto Rico
  • Must demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding acheivement in school, community or work-related activities
    • Special consideration given to achievements that empower society to mitigate risk through education and/or action in areas such as financial, environmental, health, safety and/or emergency preparedness
Submit the following items:
  • Online application
  • You will need to gather the following items:
    • List of involvement in school and community activities
    • List of work experience
    • Cumulative GPA
    • Details of outstanding achievement
Beta Sigma Phi-Alpha Omega Chapter(Amount TBA)
Submit by:
March 1st

Turn-in to:
Ms. Kori Vodicka
NCHS Counseling Office
Nebraska City High School
141 Steinhart Park Road
Nebraska City, NE 68410

Eligibility:
  • Must be a senior, planning to attend a post-secondary institution in the fall
Submit the following items:
Beta Sigma Phi-Lauritte Alpha XISubmit by:March 1st

Mail to:
Betty Widoe

1008 3rd Avenue

Nebraska City, NE 68410


Submit the following items:
  • High school transcript
  • Resume
  • Letter detailing future plans
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • Senior picture
  • Name of family member in good standing with Beta Sigma Phi (if applicable)

Bethany Wademan(Alumni Foundation)
($1000)

Submit by:

April 1st

Turn-in to:
Ms. Kori Vodicka
NCHS Counseling Office
Nebraska City High School
141 Steinhart Park Road
Nebraska City, NE 68410
Eligibility:
  • Must be a senior graduating from Nebraska City High School
  • Must plan to attend cosmetology or barber school
Submit the following items:
  • Completed application
  • High school transcript and ACT or SAT scores
  • 2 character references (only 1 may be from an NCHS staff member
  • Resume
    • Include school and community activities, honors, offices held, organization membership, employment, community service, etc.
  • Wallet-sized photo
  • Essay (maximum of 200 words)
    • Topic: Describe your occupational interests and educational goals.)
  • If parents are graduates of Nebraska City High School, include a separate sheet of paper with their names and years of graduation

BigSun Scholarship
($500)

Submit by:

June 19th

Email to:
athleticawards@bigsunathletics.com

Eligibility:
  • All student athletes are eligible regardless of sport
  • Must be graduating senior planning to enroll in a post-secondary institution
Submit the following items:
  • Send essay (500-1000 words) to: athleticawards@bigsunathletics.com
    • Answer the following questions:
      • How did your participatio in sports during high school influence you?
      • Has your participation influenced your career goals?
      • Has your participation influenced how you relate to your family?

Burger King Scholarship
($1,000-$50,000)
Submit by:

December 15th

Apply online:

https://www.scholarsapply.org/burgerkingscholars/


Eligibility:
  • The BURGER KING℠ Scholars program assists employees, employees' spouses or domestic partners, employees' children and high school seniors in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada in continuing their education. (scholarshipsapply.org/burgerkingscholars)
  • Recipients are selected based on GPA, work experience, extracurricular activities and community service
Apply online:
Chevrolet Classics Club Scholarship
($1000)

Submit by:
April 15th

Mail to:
Tom Prazan
CCC Scholarship Committee
2306 South 151 Street
Omaha, NE 68144

Eligibility:
  • Must be attending or plan to attend a community college, accredited vocational school, college, or university
  • Must plan to pursue studies related to the automotive industry
  • Scholarship is for one year, but applicants may reapply for subsequent years
Submit the following items:

CHI St. Mary's Gift Shop Scholarship
Submit by:
April 1st

Turn-in to:Ms. Kori Vodicka
NCHS Counseling Office
Nebraska City High School
141 Steinhart Park Road
Nebraska City, NE 68410

Eligibility:
  • Must be a graduating senior planning a career in healthcare
Submit the following items:
  • Completed application
  • High school transcript and ACT or SAT scores
  • Resume
  • Essay (maximum of 100 words)
    • Topic: Why would you like to be considered for this scholarship?
  • 2 completed reference forms (in application)
Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Scholarships(Varying amounts)Submit by:
Varying due dates

Apply online:
https://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply/

Eligibility:
  • Must be a graduating senior, receiving diploma during current academic year
  • Must fall into the category of U.S. citizen, U.S. National, U.S. Permanent Resident, Refugee, Asylee, Cuban-Haitian Entrants or Humanitarian Parolees-Based on guidelines utilized by U.S. Department of Education for Federal Financial Aid eligibility
  • Must be planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution
  • Applicants may not be:
    • Children or grandchildren of employees, officers, or owners of Coca-Cola bottling companies, The Coca-Cola Company, Company divisions or subsidiaries
    • International students
    • High school graduates
    • Temporary residents

Commercial State Bank Scholarship
($500)

Submit by:

April 1st

Turn-in to:
Commercial State Bank
c/o Pat Giittinger
817 Central Avenue
Nebraska City, NE 68410
Submit the following information:
  • Name
  • Class rank
  • Brief personal description
  • Future plans of study or major
  • High school activities
  • Community participation
  • Reason you are deserving of this scholarship
  • Resume
  • Applications will be evaluated on content as well as the structure and quality of the applications.
Cornelia Petring Kimmel Scholarship
($10,000)

Submit by:
April 1st

Turn-in to:
Ms. Kori Vodicka
NCHS Counseling Office
Nebraska City High School
141 Steinhart Park Road
Nebraska City, NE 68410

Eligibility:
  • Minimum GPA of 3.5
  • Must be a graduating senior attending Nebraska City High School
  • Must plan to attend a public university, state college or community college in Nebraska
Submit the following items:
  • Completed application
  • High school transcript
  • Resume
  • Essay
    • Topic: Describe how this scholarship will help further your education, as well as the insights you have gained from non-academic activities, including community service and work experience during your high school career.
David Goswick Memorial Scholarship
($650)

Submit by:
April 1st

Turn-in to:
Ms. Kori Vodicka
NCHS Counseling Office
Nebraska City High School
141 Steinhart Park Road
Nebraska City, NE 68410

Eligibility:
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Must plan to attend a university, state college or community college
  • Must plan to study education
Submit the following items:
  • Completed application
  • High school transcript
  • Resume
  • Essay
    • Topic: Describe how this scholarship will help you to further your education, as well as why you hope to pursue a career in the education field.

Deer Creek Sodbusters Scholarship
($250)

Submit by:
April 1st

Mail to:
Deer Creek Sodbuster, Inc.
PO Box 221
Sterling, NE 68443-0221

Eligibility:
  • Must plan to study agriculture
Submit the following items:
  • Completed application
  • Letter describing financial need, goals to be achieved through post-secondary education, reasons for choosing particular field of study and personal qualities that set you apart from others
  • Letter of reference from high school teacher
  • Letter of reference from high school counselor

Dorothea A. Kropp Memorial Art Scholarship
($1,500)

Submit by:
April 1st

Mail to:
Ms. Kori Vodicka
NCHS Counseling Office
Nebraska City High School
141 Steinhart Park Road
Nebraska City, NE 68410

Eligibility:
  • Must be a graduating senior planning to major in visual arts
  • Top third of graduating class
  • Minimum GPA of 2.0
Submit the following items:
  • Completed application
  • High school transcript
  • Resume
  • Essay (Maximum of 150 words)
    • Topic: Why would you like to be considered for this scholarship?

Eastern Nebraska/Western Iowa Car Council's Paul High Memorial Scholarship
Submit by:
April 15th

Mail to:
Committee
ENWICC
PO Box 106
Blair, NE 68008-0106


Eligibility:
  • Must be currently enrolled or planning to enroll in an automotive technology program at an accredited trade school, community college or university
Submit the following items:

Elks J.B. Ferguson Golf Scholarship
($500)

Submit by:

January 15th

Turn-in to:
Ms. Kori Vodicka
NCHS Counseling Office
Nebraska City High School
141 Steinhart Park Road
Nebraska City, NE 68410

Eligibility:
  • Must be a graduating senior planning to attend a 2 or 4 year college
  • Must have participated in high school golf and plan to participate in college golf program
Submit the following items:For more information: http://www.nebraskaelks.org/scholarships.html

Elks Memorial Scholarship
($150)

Submit by:

January 15th

Turn-in to:
Ms. Kori Vodicka
NCHS Counseling Office
Nebraska City High School
141 Steinhart Park Road
Nebraska City, NE 68410

Eligibility:
  • Selection will be based on academic performance, community service, and evaluation of essay
Submit the following materials:
  • Application
  • high school transcript
  • one-page summary of community service activities
  • essay (maximum of 2 typed pages)
    • Topic: Responsibilities of citizenship and service to community and nation
Access details and application here:
Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship
($1,000-$12,500 per year)

Submit by:

November 15th

Apply online:
https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/MVS.cfm

Eligibility:
  • Must be pursuing a four-year degree
  • Must be enrolled full time (minimum of 12 hours per semester) in a U.S. college or university

Elks National Foundation Legacy Awards
($4,000)

Submit by:

Feb 1st

Apply online:https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/Legacy.cfm?CFID=244689023&CFTOKEN=69fe17880d4b24ae-FC8E442E-BDF3-EDE7-E9336519C71593DB

Eligibility:
  • Available to children and grandchildren (or step-children, step-grandchildren, or legal wards) of living Elks members (who joined prior o April 1st, 2016)
  • Must be high school senior planning to attend a U.S. accredited institution
  • Must take the ACT or SAT prior to December 31st
  • Must be used at an accredited U.S. college or university
  • If awarded, will be required to perform service once a year with an Elks Lodge during the four years receiving scholarship

Elks Past Exalted Ruler Scholarship
($1,250, $1,000, $800)

Submit by:

January 15th

Turn-in to:
Ms. Kori Vodicka
NCHS Counseling Office
Nebraska City High School
141 Steinhart Park Road
Nebraska City, NE 68410

Eligibility:
  • Must be a high school senior planning to attend any type of post-secondary institution
  • Emphasis will be placed on need
Submit the following items:For more information: http://www.nebraskaelks.org/scholarships.html

Elks Vocational Scholarship

Submit by:
January 1st

Turn-in to:
Ms. Kori Vodicka
NCHS Counseling Office
Nebraska City High School
141 Steinhart Park Road
Nebraska City, NE 68410

Eligibility:
  • Must be a Nebraska City High School senior
  • Must plan to enroll in a vocational program
  • Must be a citizen of the United States
Submit the following items:
  • Completed application
  • Statement (Maximum of 200 words)
    • Topic: Summarize your activities, accomplishments, needs and future objectives that you feel qualify you for a grant, and outline your career goals and planned academic courses.
  • Letter from parent or individual having knowledge of information surrounding family background (Maximum of 150 words)
    • See Scholarship application checklist for details
  • Letter of endorsement from responsible person not related to applicant (other than an educator)
    • See Scholarship application checklist for details
  • High school transcript and ACT, SAT or ASVAB scores
For more information: http://www.nebraskaelks.org/scholarships.html

Frances and Emma Crate Scholarship
($1,500)

Submit by:

April 15th

Send to:
Ms. Kori Vodicka
NCHS Counseling Office
Nebraska City High School
141 Steinhart Park Road
Nebraska City, NE 68410

Eligibility:
  • Must be a high school senior planning to attend any type of post-secondary institution
  • Emphasis on need
  • Scholastic ability, extracurricular activities and community service will be considered
Submit the following items:
  • Completed application
  • Resume
  • High school transcript

Georgia H. Loofe Memorial Art Scholarship
($500 per semester)

Submit by:

April 1st

Turn-in to:
Ms. Kori Vodicka
NCHS Counseling Office
Nebraska City High School
141 Steinhart Park Road
Nebraska City, NE 68410

Eligibility:
  • Must be a senior planning to attend a post-secondary institution
  • Must plan to study art
Submit the following items:
  • Completed application
  • Resume
  • Transcript
  • Essay (Maximum of 100 words)
    • Topic: Why would you like to be considered for this scholarship?

Grace and Harry Moeller Scholarship
($400)

Submit by:

April 1st

Mail to:
David A. Wetrosky, Secretary
Western Star Lodge No. 2
PO Box 84
Nebraska City, NE 68410

Eligibility:
  • Senior planning to attend college
  • Masonic relationship (including Eastern Star, Job's Daughters, Demolay)
Submit the following items:
  • Completed application
  • Essay (maximum of 100 words) explaining why you would like to be considered for this scholarship and describing your reason for needing financial assistance
  • 3 letters of recommendation
    • at least 2 should be from high school and/or college instructors
    • 1 may be from a member of the community

Hagan Scholarship Foundation
(Varying amounts)

Submit by:

November 15th

Apply online:
https://haganscholarships.org/application/

Eligibility:
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must be a graduating senior at an eligible public high school
  • Must have minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5
  • Must have a minimum composite ACT score of 23 or higher or 1,200 on the SAT
  • Must enroll in a four-year college the first semester following high school graduation
  • Must work 240 hours in the twelve months prior to the start of college
  • Must complete the FAFSA
    • FAFSA EFC (estimated family contribution) must not exceed $6,500.
  • Must apply for eligible Federal and State grants.
  • Must not have been convicted of a felony.

Harry Bischof Memorial Scholarship
(Amounts Vary)

Submit by:March 1st

Mail to:

Nebraska City VFD Scholarship Committee
c/o City Clerk's Office
1409 Central Avenue
Nebraska City, NE 68410

Eligibility:
  • Must be a graduating senior planning to attend a college, university or technical school (priority given to educational institution in Nebraska)
  • Must be a legal resident of the Nebraska School District
Submit the following items:
  • Completed application
  • Essay (Maximum of 100 words)
    • Topic: Why should you be considered for this scholarship?
  • 3 confidential letters of recommendation

Henry F. and Mary Meyer Scholarship
(Amounts Vary)

Submit by:

April 1st

Turn-in to:
Ms. Kori Vodicka
NCHS Counseling Office
Nebraska City High School
141 Steinhart Park Road
Nebraska City, NE 68410

Submit the following materials:
  • Completed application (including explanation of financial need)
  • Activities Resume
  • Essay (maximum of 100 words)
    • Explain why you would like to be considered for this scholarship
  • High School transcript
  • Teacher Recommendations

Hispanic Scholarship Fund
($500-$5,000)
Submit by:February 15th
Apply online:

https://www.hsf.net/scholarship
Eligibility:
  • Must be of Hispanic Heritage
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Must plan to enroll full time at accredited 4-year university
  • Must be a U.S. citizen, permanent legal resident, DACA or eligible non-citizen (as defined by FAFSA)
  • Must complete FAFSA

Horatio Alger State Scholarship
Application is open annually:
August 1st - October 25th

Apply online:

https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/state-scholarships/

Eligibility:
  • Must be a graduating senior in a U.S. high school with plans to enter a U.S. college no later than the fall semester following graduation
  • Must exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor's degree at an accredited, non-profit public or private institution in the U.S.
  • Must demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income)
  • Must be involved in co-curricular and community service activities
  • Must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0 and be a U.S. citizen

Husker Harvest Days Scholarship
($1,200)
Submit by: March 22


Mail to:
Husker Harvest Days Ag Scholarships
Attn: Cindy Johnson
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce
309 W 2nd Street
Grand Island, NE 68801


Eligibility:
  • Must have a B average (Cumulative GPA of 3.0)
  • Must plan to attend an accredited university, 2-4 year college, or technical school in Nebraska
  • Must enroll in program relating to agriculture/agribusiness
Submit the following items:

Independent Insurance Agents of Nebraska Scholarships
($1,000)

Submit by:

March 1st

Mail to:
Independent Insurance Agents of Nebraska Foundation
8231 Northwoods Dr., Ste B
Lincoln, NE 68505

Linder Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility:
  • Must attend a Nebraska high school that is approved and accredited by the State Department of Education
  • Must be a graduating senior
  • Must demonstrate scholastic application and intend to continue education
  • Must enroll in an accredited college or university
  • Must intend to major in business or business-related field (such as accounting, economics, marketing, etc.)
IIA of Lincoln Scholarship

Eligibility:
  • Must attend a high school in Lancaster County or immediately adjacent county
  • Must be a graduating senior
  • Must demonstrate scholastic application and intend to continue education
  • Must enroll in an accredited 2 or 4-year college or university within Nebraska
  • Business or business-related major recommended but not required
Submit the following items:
  • Completed application
  • Supporting documents, including:
    • 1 paragraph
      • Topic: Why do you believe you should be awarded this scholarship?
    • 1 paragraph
      • Topic: What will be your major area of college study and what are your educational plans/career goals?
    • Resume
    • Letters of recommendation
    • High school transcript and ACT or SAT scores
Jack Cramer Scholarship
($2,000)

Submit by:
December 31st

Submit online:
https://www.nata.org/membership/honors-and-awards/jack-cramer-scholarship

Eligibility:
  • Must be a graduating senior
  • Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Must have applied to a university offering an athletic training education program providing eligibility to sit for NATA BOC examination upon matriculation
  • Must be sponsored by an Athletic Trainer who is a current member of the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) and is practicing within their state athletic training statutes if applicable
  • Must have accumulated a minimum of 200 hours of volunteering and observing in a secondary school athletic training room setting under the direct supervision of their sponsoring athletic trainer
  • Must have established intention to continue academic work to the baccalaureate degree level as a full-time undergraduate athletic training student
Submit the following items:

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship
(up to $30,000)

Submit by:

February 1st

Apply online:
https://registration.powerschool.com/family/login.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2ffamily%2fdirectaction.aspx

Eligibility:
  • Must be a graduating high school senior
  • Must plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States
  • Must show leadership potential
  • Must demonstrate a dedication to community service
  • Must present evidence of financial need
  • Must be a United States citizen
  • Must have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21
  • Must not possess a degree from a 2 or 4–year College when applying for the scholarship
Submit the following items:

James Cox Foundation Scholarship
($1,000)

Submit by:
May 15th, 2019

Mail to:
Steve Otto
James M. Cox Foundation
1500 Kingston Road
Lincoln, NE 68506

Eligibility:
  • Must be a graduating senior with an academic record that indicates future success in the chosen field of higher education
  • Awarded on the basis of need as well as the consideration of essays and letters of recommendation
Submit the following items:

Jancie M. Scott Memorial Scholarship

Submit by:

March 31


Mail to:
Janice M. Scott Memorial Scholarship Fund
PO Box 1023
Springfield, VA 22151

Eligibility:
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Must be a graduating senior planning to enroll full time at an accredited 4-year college or university within the fifty states or the District of Columbia
  • Must have demonstrated leadership abilities through participating in community services or other extracurricular activities
  • Combine adjusted income of parent(s) cannot exceed $50,000
Submit the following items:
  • Completed application
  • Official transcript
  • Financial document
  • High school senior picture
  • Essay (500-1,000 words)
    • Topic: Describe your planned undergraduate study and how you will apply it upon graduation.

John Baxter Carriage House Foundation Scholarship
($1,500)

Submit by:
April 5th

Mail to:
701 South 13th Street
Lincoln, NE 68508

Eligibility:
  • Must be a graduating senior, planning to attend a Nebraska Community College in the fall
  • Must plan to enroll in automotive-related courses
Submit the following items:

Kids' Chance of Nebraska

Submit by:

April 15th

Mail to:
Kids' Chance of Nebraska
c/o Karen Stricklett
PO Box 89310
Sioux Falls, SD 57109-9310

Eligibility:
  • Must be between 16 and 25 years old
  • Must have a high school diploma, GED or be a graduating senior
  • Must be the dependent of a parent who suffered either an employment-related fatality or injuries that have had a significant adverse effect on family income
  • Must be planning to attend a vocational school, technical school, junior college, urdergraduate or graduate institution
Submit the following items:
  • Completed application
  • 2 letters of recommendation (cannot be from relatives)
  • Narrative (maximum of 2 pages)
    • Topic: Describe your parent's employment-related accident, its personal/economic impact on you and your family, and why the scholarship will help you attain your educational goals.
  • Copy of first report of injury, if available
    • Provide short description of parents employment at time of injury if first report is not available
  • Copy of FAFSA
  • Student Aid Report (if possible) from FAFSA processing center
  • Financial Aid Award letter and student account statement from educational institution

Kenny Gress Memorial Scholarship
($500)

Submit by:
April 19thTurn-in to:
Ms. Kori Vodicka
NCHS Counseling Office
Nebraska City High School
141 Steinhart Park Road
Nebraska City, NE 68410

Eligibility:
  • Must be a graduating senior
  • Must plan to attend Peru State College
Submit the following items:
  • Resume
  • Transcript
  • Essay (Maximum of 500 words)
    • Topic: Describe your future goals and how this scholarship will help you acheive those goals.
Kenny Peterson Memorial Scholarship
($100)

Submit by:

April 1st

Mail to:
Mrs. Kenneth Peterson
1801 3rd Corso
Nebraska City, NE 68410

Eligibility:
  • Must plan to study agriculture
Submit the following items:
  • Completed application
  • 2 letters of recommendation from high school instructors, counselors, principals, etc.
  • 1 letter of recommendation from a non-relative community member (clergyman, 4-H leader, etc.)
  • Essay Questions (included in application)
Keys For Kids Scholarship

($300)

Submit by:March 1st

Mail to:

Keys for Kids c/o Meg Michel

5951 Eagle Ridge Drive

Nebraska City, NE 68410


Eligibility:
  • Member of Nebraska City Public Schools band program for 8 years (5th-12th grade)
  • Minimum 3.25 GPA
  • Music-related major
  • At least 50 hours of community service accumulated during high school
Submit the following items:
  • Completed application
  • Essay (100 word minimum)
    • Topic: Explain how music has influenced your life."
  • Letter of recommendation from previous or current band director

Koslosky Memorial Scholarship
($1,000, renewable up to 4 years)

Submit by:
April 15th

Turn-in to:
Ms. Kori Vodicka
NCHS Counseling Office
Nebraska City High School
141 Steinhart Park Road
Nebraska City, NE 68410

Eligibility:
  • Must be a senior at Nebraska City High School, planning to attend a 2 or 4 year college
  • Must maintain a 3.35 GPA in order to renew each year
Submit the following items:
  • Completed application
  • Resume (Include address and phone number on resume)
  • Completed reference form (included in application)

Kropp Foundation Scholarship
(up to $500 per semester, renewable)

Submit by:

March 31st

Turn-in to:
Ms. Kori Vodicka
NCHS Counseling Office
Nebraska City High School
141 Steinhart Park Road
Nebraska City, NE 68410

Eligibility:
  • Must be a senior at Nebraska City High School or Lourdes High School
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.75
  • Demonstrate sincere interest in higher education
  • Demonstrate involvement in school and community activities
  • Must be admitted to accredited post-secondary institution as a full-time student
  • Must maintain a 3.0 GPA and continue to be enrolled as a full-time student in order to renew
Submit the following items:

Legally Prom Scholarship
($1,000)

Submit by:

April 1st

Mail to:
Legally Prom Committee
Legally Prom
c/s/ Aubrey Wurtele
6589 King Rd
Nebraska City, NE 68410
or
Email to:
legallyprom@gmail.com

Eligibility:
  • Minimum GPA of 2.75
  • Emphasis placed on community service
Submit the following items:
  • Completed Application
  • Essay (Maximum of 1 page)
    • Topic: Describe how you have contributed to your community by demonstrating integrity, hard work, perseverance or leadership to help your community, beyond completing the community service hours required for graduation.
  • High school transcript

Loewenstein Scholarship
(Approximately $1,000)

Submit by:

March 1st

Mail to:
CASNR Scholarship Committee
University of Nebraska Lincoln
103 Agriculture Hall
PO Box 830702
Lincoln, NE 68583

Eligibility:
  • 4-H involvement
  • Plan to enroll in the agricultural program at the University of Nebraska
Submit the following items:
  • Completed application
  • Official high school transcript
  • 1 page essay
    • Topic: Describe the history and development of your supervised agricultural experience program. Describe management responsibilities you have undertaken and the results of the activities.

Lois Berger Memorial Scholarship
($200)

Submit by:

April 1st

Mail to:Tom Berger
523 N 16th Street
Nebraska City, NE 68410

Eligibility:
  • Plan to major in English or Journalism
Submit the following items:
  • Completed application
  • Resume
  • Transcript
  • Essay (maximum of 100 words)
    • Topic: Why would you like to be considered for this scholarship?

Midwest Farmers Cooperative Scholarship

Submit by:
March 1st

Mail to:
Midwest Farmers Coop
PO Box 40
Elmwood, NE 68249

Eligibility:
  • Must be a graduating senior planning to enter a college or technical school in order to pursue an degree in an agricultural field
  • Must be the son or daughter of an active stock-holder of the Midwest Farmers Cooperative
  • Family must do a minimum of $5,000 in business with the Midwest Farmers Cooperative during the year
  • Must have demonstrated academic excellence as determined by ACT or SAT scores
  • Must rank in top half of graduating class
Submit the following items:

Morton and Ella Steinhart Scholarship
($2,500, renewable for up to 4 years)

Submit by:

April 1stMail to:Steinhart Foundation, Inc.
601 Central Avenue, Suite 105
Nebraska City, NE 68410

Eligibility
  • Senior graduating from Nebraska City High School
  • Plan to attend 4 year college or university
  • Must maintain a 2.5 GPA in order to renew
  • Scholarship and financial need will be considered
  • Must be in top 25% of class (for 7 semesters)
Submit the following items:
  • Completed application
  • High school transcript and ACT or SAT scores
  • 2 letters of recommendation from high school instructors
  • 1 letter of recommendation from community member (clergyman, employer, etc.)
  • Resume with work experience
  • Previous year's income tax report page containing adjusted gross include (circle figure)

Mother Goose Scholarship
($300)

Submit by:

March 30th

Mail to:
Mary Stevenson
105 Apple Circle
Nebraska City, NE 69410

Eligibility:
  • Must be a graduating senior planning to attend an accredited college or university as a full-time student
  • Must be a former Mother Goose Preschool student
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Demonstrate sincere interest in higher education
  • Demonstrate involvement in school and community activities
Submit the following items:
  • Completed application
  • 3 letters of recommendations (maximum of 200 words) from teachers, church associates, community members, employers, etc.

NIADA (National Independent Automobile Dealers Association) Foundation Scholarship
($3,500)
Submit by:March 22

Mail to:

Scholarship Selection Committee

NIADA Foundation

2521 Brown Blvd

Arlington, TX 76006


Eligibility:
  • graduating senior, legally residing in one of the 4 regions indicated in the application
  • Evidence of outstanding academic achievement as reflected in transcript
  • Must demonstrate an aptitude for college work as measured by ACT or SAT scores
Submit the following items:

Nebraska Academy of Sciences Scholarships
(Varying amounts)

Submit by:

March 1st

Mail to:
Nebraska Academy of Sciences, Inc.
Scholarship Application
PO Box 880339
Lincoln, NE 68588-0339

Eligibility:


Loren Eisley ($500)
  • Available to any Nebraska high school senior who has been accepted to an accredited college or university
Marie and Howard J. Taylor Scholarship ($100)
  • Available to any Nebraska high school senior with a special interest in geology of Nebraska and the study of geology
Lincoln Gem and Mineral Scholarship ($300)
  • Available to any Nebraska high school senior with a special interest in the earth sciences
Marian Schultz Memorial Environmental Scholarship ($750, awarded in odd number years)
  • Available to any Nebraska high school senior with special interest in prairie and soil conservation
Marian O. and Bertrand Schultz Scholarship ($750, awarded in even number years)
  • Available to any Nebraska high school senior with an interest in climate and environmental change
Robert S. Kubicek Memorial Scholarship ($500)
  • Available to any high school senior from Nebraska or Henry County High School (Paris, TN) or Colegio San Felipe High School (Arecibo, Puerto Rico) with an interest in business and the environment
Submit the following items:
  • Application cover page
  • Essay specific to scholarship
  • 2 teacher recommendations
  • High school transcript
  • Resume with scholastic and community achievements
  • Evidence of acceptance at a Nebraska college or university

Nebraska Agri-Women Scholarship
($250)

Submit by:

April 1st

Mail to:
Mary Ann Jansen
20801 Ruff Road
Gretna, NE 68028-7226

Eligibility:
  • Plan to study agriculture-related field at a college or technical trade school in Nebraska
  • Must earn C average in first semester of college in order to receive scholarship money
Submit the following items:
  • Completed application
  • Essay (Maximum of 250 words)
    • Topic: Describe why agriculture is important to you.
  • Resume

Nebraska Aviation Trades Association Scholarship
($1000, $500)

Submit by:

March 15th

Mail to:
Nebraska Aviation Trades Association
Attn: Taylor Moore
521 1st Street
PO Box 10
Milford, NE 68405

Eligibility:
  • Must be a graduating senior from Nebraska planning to continue education as a full-time student
Submit the following items:
  • Completed application
  • Essay (minimum of 400 words, typed and double spaced)
    • Topic: Agricultural aviation safety is created by many members of an aviation community. How would you improve the safety of your agricultural community?
  • Signature of a voting member of the Nebraska Aviation Trades Association on application (see list of members on application form)
  • Official high school transcript with ACT or SAT scores

Nebraska Broadcasters Association Foundation Scholarship
($1,000)

Submit by:

January 31st

Apply online:
https://www.ne-ba.org/nbaf_hs_scholarship.php

Eligibility:
  • Must be a graduating senior and Nebraska resident
  • Must be accepted at a NBAF-approved two or four-year Nebraska college, university or trade school as a full-time student
  • Must plan to study broadcast-related field
  • Must currently be working in a broadcast-related job or have some other related experience
  • Must exhibit professional aspirations in the broadcasting industry
Submit the following items:
  • Completed application
  • Official high school transcript
  • 2 letters of recommendation (1 must come from broadcast-related source)
    • Letters can be emailed to jim@nc-ba.org or mailed to: 11414 W. Center Rd., Suite 342, Omaha, NE 68144

Nebraska City Apple Corp Barbershop Chorus Scholarship
($500)

Submit by:

January 25th

Mail to:
Erv Friesen, Scholarship Chairperson
NC Apple Corps Barbershop Chorus
310 N 22nd St
Nebraska City, NE 68410

Eligibility:
  • Must have participated in either instrumental or vocal music each semester, all four years of high school
  • Must have a seven semester B average
  • Must plan to pursue additional education beyond high school
  • Must be respectable, a leader, a person of integrity and an individual of outstanding moral character
Submit the following items:
  • Completed application
  • Official 7-semester transcript
  • 2 letters of recommendation (from high school teachers, administrators, etc.)
  • Resume
  • List of community service activities

Nebraska City Education Association Scholarship
($500)

Submit by:

April 1st

Turn-in to:Ms. Kori Vodicka
NCHS Counseling Office
Nebraska City High School
141 Steinhart Park Road
Nebraska City, NE 68410

Eligibility:
  • Must be a senior planning to major in education at an accredited institution of higher learning
  • Selection will be based on a combination of academics, school and community involvement, recommendation, essay evaluation and character.
Submit the following items:
  • Completed application
  • Resume (including high school activities, special awards and community activities)
  • Essay (maximum of 150 words)
    • Topic: Why would you like to be considered for this scholarship?
  • High school transcript and ACT or SAT scores
  • Letter of recommendation from teacher
Nebraska City First United Methodist Church and Maynard Family Scholarship
($1,000, $500, $250)
Submit by:
March 31st

Mail to:
First United Methodist Church
Attn: Scholarship Committee
1023 1st Avenue
Nebraska City, NE 68410
or
Email to:
secretaryfumc@spiralfiber.com
Eligibility:
  • Graduating high school senior
  • Current (and active) member of Nebraska City First United Methodist Church
  • Minimum of 2.5 GPA
Submit the following items:
  • Completed application form
  • Completed essay questions
  • Letter of recommendation from Past of Nebraska City First United Methodist Church
  • Letter of recommendation from active, non-relative, member of Nebraska City First United Methodist Church

Nebraska City High School Alumni Foundation Scholarship
($1,000)

Submit by:

April 1st
Turn-in to:
Ms. Kori Vodicka
NCHS Counseling Office
Nebraska City High School
141 Steinhart Park Road
Nebraska City, NE 68410

Eligibility:
  • Nebraska City High School senior planning to attend college
Submit the following items:
  • Completed application
  • High school transcript and ACT or SAT scores
  • 2 letters of recommendation (Only one can be from an NCHS staff member
  • Resume (including school and community activities, honors, offices held, employment, community service, etc.)
  • Wallet-sized photo
  • Essay (maximum of 200 words)
    • Topic: Occupational interests and educational goals
  • Parent information, including whether or not parents are graduates of NCHS, names, and years of graduation)

Nebraska City High School Alumni Foundation Grant-College and Non-traditional applicants
($1,500-$4,000)

Submit by:

March 15th

Mail to:
Nebraska City High School
c/o Jackie Moyer
141 Steinhart Park Road
Nebraska City, NE 68410

Eligibility:
  • Must have completed at least three years of college before annual alumni banquet (Memorial Day Weekend)
  • Must have studied at accredited institution and plan to enroll in fall term for at least 12 credits in pursuit of degree (or at least 6 credits for post-graduate degrees)
Submit the following items:
  • Completed application
  • College transcript (does not have to be official)
  • 2 letters of recommendation ( at least one from college instructor)
  • Resume
    • Should include academic or educational honors or awards received during college
  • Wallet-sized photo
  • Essay (maximum of 250 words)
    • Topic: Occupational interest and educational goals
  • Paragraph explaining your current employment, current student loans and amount of debt that you expect to have upon earning your degree

Nebraska City News Press Journalism Scholarship
($250)

Submit by:April 15th

Mail to:
Gatehouse Media Nebraska Properties
Attention: Theresa Kavan
823 Central Avenue
Nebraska City, NE 68410

Eligibility:
  • Must plan to study English or journalism
Submit the following items:

Nebraska City Softball Scholarship
($1,000)

Submit by:
April 1st

Mail to:
NC Softball
c/o Aubrey Wurtele
6589 King Rd
Nebraska City, ND 68410

Eligibility:
  • Must be a graduating senior
  • Must participate in the summer softball program in Nebraska City and play on high school softball team
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.75
Submit the following items:

Nebraska City Teammates
(Amount TBA)

Submit by:

Feb 1st

Mail to:
TeamMates of Nebraska City
American National Bank Building
920 Central Avenue
Nebraska City, NE 68410

Eligibility:
  • Active member of TeamMates Mentoring Program in good standing
Submit the following items:
  • Completed application
  • Letter explaining how being part of the TeamMates Program has benefited you
  • Letter from parent or guardian explaining how you have benefited from being involved in TeamMates
  • Letter from your mentor stating your accomplishments since the two of you were matched as TeamMates
Nebraska City Tourism and Commerce Scholarship($1,000)Submit by:
December 31st

Mail to:
Nebraska City Tourism and Commerce
806 1st Avenue
Nebraska City, NE 68410

Submit the following items:

Nebraska City Volunteer Fire Dept
($500)

Submit by: April 1st

Mail to:

Mr. Jeff Kohrs
1226 N 15th Street
Nebraska City, NE 68410

Eligibility:
  • Met incoming qualifications, and been accepted as a member of the Nebraska City Volunteer Fire Department Firefighter Reserve Program by August 31 (of senior year of high school) in good standing the the department under the NCVFD Fire Chief's discretion
  • In good standing and participates regularly in department trainings, drills, meetings and response to emergency calls (excluding school hours)
  • Current high school senior at NCHS, Lourdes or Home School (as Nebraska City resident)
  • Minimum GPA of 2.75
  • Minimum ACT of 22
  • No Misdemeanors
  • CPR Certified by April 1st prior to May graduation
  • Must have attended at least 3 meetings of any government, city, county, or similar agency during senior year (and provide dates of attendance on application form
Submit the following items:
  • Completed application
  • Official high school transcript
  • Copy of CPR certification
  • 2 recommendations from non-family members
  • Community service hours
  • Resume
  • Essay (400-500 words)
    • Topic: How has the reserve program and NCVFD positively affected you and how have you given back to the community with your efforts?

Nebraska Coaches Association Scholarship
($1,000)

Submit by:

April 15th

Mail to:
NCA
500 Charleston St, Ste 2
Lincoln, NE 68508

Eligibility:
  • Must be in upper 25% of class or have a cumulative GPA of 3.75 or greater
  • Must be at least a two year participant in two sports
  • Must have earned a varsity letter in two sports
  • Must have a minimum of ACT score of 24
Submit the following items:

Nebraska Press Association Foundation, Inc. ($2,000)

Submit by:
February 4th

Mail to:
NPA Foundation Scholarship Committee
c/o Nebraska Press Association
845 S Street
Lincoln, NE 68508

Eligibility:
  • Must be graduating senior from a Nebraska high school
  • Must plan to enroll full-time in post-secondary education programs in Nebraska-based colleges or universities leading to careers in print journalism
  • Should have a specific interest in news, editorial, photography, circulation, production or advertising careers at a weekly, semi-weekly, or daily newspaper
  • Selection based on scholastic ability and good citizenship in school or community
Submit the following items:

Nebraska Society of Mayflower Descendants Scholarship
($1,620)

Submit by:

March 31

Email materials in pdf format to:
nebraskamayflower@gmail.com

Eligibility:
  • Must be a resident of Nebraska and a U.S. citizen
  • Evaluation based on written essay, GPA, class rank, ACT or SAT scores, honors received, school or volunteer activities, employment, demonstrated leadership and recommendation
  • Mayflower ancestry is NOT a requirement
Submit the following items:

Nemaha Valley Street Rods Scholarship
($250)

Submit by:

March 31st

Mail to:
Nemaha Valley Street Rods
Attn: Stephanie Holmes
1304 17th Street
Auburn, NE 68305

Eligibility:
  • Must demonstrate academic ability, social conscience and high moral character
  • Must be planning to pursue a career in automotive technology
Submit the following items:
  • Completed application
  • Letter (maximum of 250 words) illustrating why you want to pursue a career in automotive technology and how this scholarship will help you reach this goal.
  • Letter of recommendation
  • High school transcript
Norma Ross Walter Scholarship (First Place: $2,500, Second Place: $1,750, Third Place: $1,250)
Submit by:

January 31st

Mail to:
Norma Ross Walter Scholarship Program
The Willa Cather Foundation
413 North Webster Street
Red cloud, NE 68970

Eligibility:
  • Must be a female graduating from a Nebraska high school
  • Must plan to major in English at accredited college or university
  • Selection is based on "intellectual promise, creativity, and character of the applicant."
Submit the following items:

Oxbow Animal Health Scholarship
($500)

Submit by:

March 2nd

Mail to:
Oxbow Animal Health
Attention: Undergraduate Scholarship
11902 S 150th St
Omaha, NE 68138

Eligibility:
  • Must be a graduating senior
  • Must plan to pursue a career in the companion animal industry
  • Must plan to attend a U.S. institution
Submit the following items:

Pearl Ruby Tucker Mem. Scholarship
($300)

Submit by:

April 1st

Mail to:
Western Star Lodge #2
Attn: OES
PO Box 84
Nebraska City, NE 68410

Submit the following items:
  • Completed application
  • High school transcript and ACT or SAT scores
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Essay (maximum of 100 words)
    • Topic: Why should you be considered for this scholarship?
Platte Valley Chapter ABWA
(Amount TBA)

Submit by:

March 15th

Mail to:
Mary Peters
8011 12th Avenue
Murray, NE 68409

Eligibility:
  • Must be a high school senior or high school graduate planning to enroll in an accredited college or university
  • Scholarships will be awarded based on:
    • GPA
    • References
    • Composition
    • Interview (if requested)
    • Volunteer activities
    • Long-term goals
Submit the following items:
  • Completed application
  • 3 character reference letters
  • High school transcript
  • Biographical statement, including educational background and other pertinent information that describes you and your character
  • Resume

Richard P. Kimmel and Laurine Kimmel Charitable Foundation
($10,000)

Submit by:

April 6th

Turn-in to:
Ms. Kori Vodicka
NCHS Counseling Office
Nebraska City High School
141 Steinhart Park Road
Nebraska City, NE 68410

Eligibility:
  • Must be a senior at Nebraska City High School planning to attend a Nebraska public university, state college or community college
  • Must plan to major in art, agriculture, education or business
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 or minimum composite ACT score of 20
Submit the following items:
  • Completed application
  • Personal essay
    • Topic: How will this scholarship help to further your education and what insights have you gained from non-academic activities, community service and work experience?
  • High school transcript
  • 2 letters of recommendation (at least 1 from school administrator, teacher, coach, etc.)

Scott Mecham BBB Student of Integrity Awards

Submit by:

March 9th

Mail to:
Teresa Stitcher Fritz
Better Business Bureau
300 N 44th St Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68503

Eligibility:
  • Must be a graduating senior in the Better Business Bureau's service area
  • Must plan to continue education after high school
Submit the following items:

Student-View Scholarship
($4,000, $1,000 or $500)

Submit by:
April 22

Submit online:
http://www.student-view.com/

Eligibility:
  • Must be a high school senior
  • Scholarship will be awarded via a random drawing
Submit the following items:
  • 15 to 20 minute application survey about colleges in your area

Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation Scholarship

Submit by:

February 1st

Apply online:
https://app.buffettscholarships.org/





Eligibility:
  • Must be a resident of Nebraska
  • Must graduate from a Nebraska high school or earn a Nebraska GED
  • Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • Must be a first-time freshman entering college
  • Must plan to attend a Nebraska public college
  • Must be in need of financial assistance to attend college
    • Must have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) below $10,000
  • Selection is based on:
    • Financial need
    • Academic merit
    • Personal essay
    • Strength of recommendations
Sydney Loofe Memorial Scholarship
($3,000)
Submit by:
February 15th

Email to:
Info@setmefreeproject.net
or
Mail to:
The Set Me Free Project
P.O. Box 223
Omaha, NE 68010
Eligibility:
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Must plan to attend institution of higher learning in areas of sociology/criminal justice, social work or cyber safety
  • Must be a graduate of a Nebraska high school
Submit the following items:
  • Completed application
  • Resume
  • High school transcript
  • Cover page with name, school, desired undergraduate degree, email address and home address
  • Essay
    • See application for guidelines
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement (maximum of 900 words)
    • Topics:
      • Leadership ability
      • Outline of school, community and church involvement
      • Examples of leadership experiences that have taught you commitment and dedication
Syracuse Collection Point, Inc., Scholarship
($500, renewable)

Submit by:

April 1st

Mail to:
Larry Bartels
644 N 30th Rd
Syracuse, NE 68446

Eligibility:
  • Must be planning to major in agriculture
Submit the following items:
  • Completed application
  • Autobiographical Essay (200-250 words)
    • Explain why you plan to continue your education
  • High school transcript
  • Resume
Tangier Shrine Scholarship($2,000)
Submit by:

April 1st

Mail to:
Gary Churchill
Tangier Shrine Center
84th & Tangier Way
Omaha, NE 68124

Eligibility:
  • Must be a high school senior
  • Must be a member of a Masonic Youth Organization
    • Job's Daughters
    • Rainbow Girls
    • DeMolay
Submit the following items:
  • See the scholarship link for items requested by organization
Tau Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International Scholarship ($500)
Submit by:

March 1st, 2019

Mail to:
Sallie Agena
202 Ash Street
Syracuse, NE 68446

Eligibility:
  • Must be a senior girl planning to major in education at a post-secondary institution
Submit the following items:
  • Completed application
  • 2 completed recommendation forms
  • High school transcript and ACT or SAT scores
  • Resume
  • Essay
    • Topic: Why do you plan to study education?

Tom Bales Baseball Scholarship
($500)

Submit by:

April 15th

Turn-in to:
Mr. Tom Bales
Nebraska City High School

Recipients will be selected based on:
  • years playing baseball
  • financial need
  • academics
  • essay presentation
Submit the following items:
  • academic resume
  • list of (baseball) teams and years played
  • Essay (must be typed) including the following:
    • Describe yourself, your future plans and your financial need
    • Explain what baseball has meant to you
  • Must be a senior at Nebraska City High School to apply

Tree City Garden Education Scholarship
($300)

Submit by:

April 15th

Send to:Evelyn Boyd
630 N 64th Rd
Nebraska City, NE 68410

Eligibility:
  • Must be high school senior planning to study horticulture-related field
  • Must attend Nebraska City High School or Lourdes High School
Submit the following items:
  • Completed application
  • Essay
    • Topic: Why do you want to major in horticulture, floriculture, landscape design, conservation, forestry, agronomy, city planning, environmental concerns, or land management? What are will you study and why?
  • High school transcript
  • Resume
  • References
Varsity Club Scholarship
(Amounts Vary)

Submit by:

April 10th

Turn-in to:
Mr. Tom Bales
NCHS

See Mr. Tom Bales for scholarship information

Village of Lorton Scholarship
($250)

Submit by:

March 31st

Mail to:
Village of Lorton
7 Cypress Street
Lorton, NE 68382

Eligibility:
  • Must be a graduating senior
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Must be enrolled in a post-secondary program for the upcoming fall semester
Submit the following items:
  • Completed application
  • High school transcript
  • Resume

Walmart Scholarship
($1,000-$10,000)

Submit by:

Varying Due Dates

Apply online:
http://giving.walmart.com/associate-scholarships

See website for details on various Walmart Foundation Scholarships:

Wesley R. Harrah Memorial Scholarship
($500)
Submit by: August 30th

Mail to:

Georgia Harrah

603 12th Corso

Nebraska City, NE 68410


Eligibility
  • Graduating senior
  • Must participate in American Legion Baseball
  • Must demonstrate good citizenship, moral character and social awareness
Submit the following items:
  • Completed application
  • Essay (maximum of 100 words)
    • Topic: Why should you be considered for this scholarship?
  • Resume

Woodmen of the World Scholarship
(Amount TBA)

Submit by
:
April 1st

Mail to:
Woodmen of the World
2005 4th Corso
Nebraska City, NE 68410

Eligibility
  • Must be a graduating senior
  • Must be a Woodmen of the World member
Submit the following items:
  • Completed application
  • Essay (maximum of 100 words)
    • Topic: Explain why you would like to be considered for this scholarship.
  • Resume
  • High school transcript

Western Star
($500)

Submit by:

April 1st, 2019

Mail to:Western Star Masonic Lodge
PO Box 84
Nebraska City, NE 68410

Eligibility:
  • Must be a graduating senior planning to attend a post-secondary institution
Submit the following items:

William B. Brandt Memorial Scholarship (Nebraska Bankers Educational Foundation)
($2,000)

Submit by:

January 31

Email to:
nbacommunications@nebankers.org


Eligibility:
  • Must be resident of Nebraska
  • Must be enrolled full time in one of the following institutions
    • Bellevue University, Chadron State COllege, COllege of St. Mary, Concordia University, Creighton University, Doane College, Hastings College, Midland University, Nebraska Wesleyan University, Peru State College, Union College, Wayne State College or York COllege
  • Must plan to pursue a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in finance, accounting, economics, marketing or other business-related field
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
Submit the following items:
  • Completed application
  • Essay (200 to 300 words)
    • Topics: How has your local bank impacted your community, your family, and your life? In what ways do you expect the banking industry to play a role in your future
  • Letter of recommendation from a bank officer who works at an NBA-member financial institution