Things of Interest

October 18th, 2013

March 30, 2016 – UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA -LINCOLN  “WILL YOU BE THE FIRST?” – being the first person in your family to go to college can seem daunting, But there’s something special about being first p about making your own path and leaving a trail for others in you family to follow.  Not to mention it’s easier to get a great job, make more money, and be the boss with a degree.  Join us for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s I’m First Symposium to learn more about making college possible.  Freshmen through juniors who attend will be eligible for a $2,000 Emerging Leaders Scholarship.  See the counselor or  register online by March 26 at:

***Workshops presented by University of Nebraska at Lincoln, NE

June 5-June 11, 2016 -University of Nebraska, Lincoln – CAREER EXPLORATIONS in Architecture, interior Design and Landscape Architecture – developed for high school students at all levels, provides a unique experience to investigate issues surrounding design and learn more about the design professions of architecture, landscape architecture and interior design.  The workshop provides learning presentation. The central focus of the workshop is a design studio where students explore design issues and nurture creative energies.  As part of the workshop student will learn about architectural conventions, practice client/designer scenarios, explore various career opportunities, visit architecturally significant buildings and iconic landscapes and develop fundamental skills necessary for the study of design.

June 12 – June 17, 2016 – University of Nebraska, Lincoln –  DISCOVER LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE – This week-long workshop provides high school students will have a unique experience to explore and discover the design profession of Landscape Architecture.  The workshop includes field trips, classroom discussions and design projects..  As part of the workshop students will visit professional offices and travel to various designed landscapes such as Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo, Nebraska’s Centennial Mall and Tom Hanafan River’s Edge Park to name a few.

The fee for both workshops is $585 per participant.  This includes studio supplies, program fees, meals and lodging.  Apply online at:

2016 – STANFORD PRE-COLLEGIATE STUDIES – Find programs and peers that share your interests like: Stanford Summer College Academy, Summer Humanities Institute, Stanford Summer Arts Institute, High School Summer College, Summer institutes high School Program, University-Level Online Math and Physics Courses and Stanford online High School.  Online, on-campus, residential, commuter, summer or year-round.  Learn more about the programs at:

College Campus Visits and College School Visits

May 22nd, 2013

2015-2016 Scholarships

May 14th, 2013

scholarship money

ACT Test Dates for 2015-2016 Test Date Registration Deadline

  • Test Date Registration Deadline (Late Fee Required)
    September 12, 2015 August 7, 2015 August 8–21, 2015
    October 24, 2015 September 18, 2015 September 19–October 2, 2015
    December 12, 2015 November 6, 2015 November 7–20, 2015
    February 6, 2016* January 8, 2016 January 9–15, 2016
    April 9, 2016 March 4, 2016 March 5–18, 2016
    June 11, 2016** May 6, 2016 May 7–20, 2016


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UNITED STATES MILITARY ACADEMY WEST POINT  – if you are an outstanding Junior, start you application right away.  Juniors and seniors  interested in USMA should begin by visiting:         Freshmen and sophomores request “Your guide to Successful Admission” to be ready for a future at USMA.  Information at:

MIDWEST STUDENT EXCHANGE PROGRAM – a tuition reduction program that makes attending out-of-state colleges and universities more affordable for non-resident students. More information at

WEST POINT United States Military Academy – outstanding Juniors, start you application now.  Application at :


Varsity Tutors Scholarship Contest Description- Varsity Tutors holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest where students must write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. Our deadline is the 15th of each month. The top five entries with the most votes are reviewed by Varsity Tutors at the end of the month and one winner is subsequently chosen to receive the $1,000 college scholarship. Interested students can enter the contest here:


October 2, 2015 – WENDY’S HIGH SCHOOL HEISMAN SCHOLARSHIP – are participating in sports. See link for more information:

October 31, 2015 – THE COCA-COLA SCHOLARS PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIP – is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors each year. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, and their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities Applicants must be high school senior, US  Citizen, planning to pursue a degree at an accredited US post-secondary institution and must have a 3.0 GPA. More information at:


November 3, 2015 – PRUDENTIAL SPIRIT OF COMMUNITY AWARD – Community service this includes young volunteers in grades 5-12. Find more information

November 15, 2015 – THE HAGAN SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION – scholarships for high achieving students from rural counties in need of financial assistance in order to attend a Four-year college.  Must have employment experience, mimimum 3.5 GPA, and a minimum of 23 on ACT. Application at

November 15, 2015 –CHADRON STATE COLLEGE RHOP – (for medicine) Rural Health Opportunities Program (RHOP) is a cooperative between Chadron State College and University of Nebraska Medical Center to help recruit students from rural Nebraska who will return to practice in rural areas. Scholarships and acceptance to UNMC.  More information at

November 15, 2016- WAYNE STATE COLLEGE RHOP –Only online applications.  RHOP areas include: Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Dental Hygiene, Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, and Physicians Assistant & Radiography.  Additional information and application material may be obtained at

November 15, 2015 – UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, KEARNEY HEALTH OPPORTUNITIES PROGRAM (KHOP) – KHOP is a cooperative between UNK and University of Nebraska Medical Center to help recruit students from rural Nebraska who will return to practice in rural areas. Scholarships and acceptance to UNMC. . More information at

 November 15, 2016– OMAHA WORLD-HERAL/KEARNEY HUB SCHOLARSHIP – minimum ACT score of 30 or above, rank in the top 10% of high school class and complete the Honors Program application More information at:

November 30, 2015 – FONTANELL 2016 ESSAY CONTEST – write and submit a 250-word essay on the topic: What has had the greatest impact on production agriculture in your local community over the last 80 years?  Submit your application at:



December 1, 2015 – MARTHA AND DON ROMEO SCHOLARSHIP- applicant must have exhibited his/her 4-H projects in a County Fair or a the State Fair with in the last four years. Each applicant must hold a 2.5 GPA and maintain that first semester of college. Scholarship can be for a two or four year college or its equivalent.   More information and application at:Martha and Don Romeo Scholarship

December 1, 2015 – UNL, PETER KIEWIT INSTITUTE SCHOLARSHIPS – for engineering students, Information at:

December 1, 2015 – UNO, PETER KIEWIT INSTITUTE SCHOLARSHIPS – for information Science and Technology.  Information at:

December 1, 2015 – UNO, WALTER SCOTT JR. SCHOLARSHIP  – See link, click “Admissions” on top menu; then select “How to Apply”. Information at:  pki.nebraska.eduDecember 4, 2015 – ELKS MOST VALUABLE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP- high school senior, judged on scholarship, leadership and financial need.  Application at

December 1, 2015 –CHADRON STATE COLLEGE– (for all areas of Health care except medicine) Rural Health Opportunities Program (RHOP) is a cooperative between Chadron State College and University of Nebraska Medical Center to help recruit students from rural Nebraska who will return to practice in rural areas. More information at

December 12, 2016 – BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU VIDEO CONTEST – open to students in grade 9-12, creating a video expressing the theme “Start With Trust”, the quality of the video’s production and how many times it’s been viewed on BBB’s You Tube channel.  Complete details about the contest and required forms can be accessed by clicking on the Student Video Contest Icon on the Homepage of BBB’s  website at or call Jeff Niebaum at 800-649-6814 extension #8550 or

December 15, 2015 – BURGER KING SCHOLARSHIP – open to high school seniors, GPA of 2.5 or Higher, enroll full-time at an accredited two or four year college, university or vocational-technical school. For complete details and secure Burger King Application:

December 15, 2015 – AXA ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM- student must be US citizen, current high school senior, planning to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the US for the 2015-2016 school year. Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities. Application at

(NFIB) Young Entrepreneur Awards
 – High school seniors who run their own business and plan to attend a two- or four-year university, college, or vocational institute during the fall of 2016 are eligible to apply.


January 4, 2016 – CABELA’S WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP – female seniors, the committee will consider academic achievements , class rank, and evidence of leadership qualities, extracurricular activities, community service, work experience, honors and awards. Information and application at:

January 6, 2016 –PROFILE IN COURAGE ESSAY CONTEST – JOHN F. KENNEDY LIBRARY –open to high school,  find information at

January 7, 2016  GE-REAGAN FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM – a national program awards college scholarships to high school seniors who embody the characteristics of President Ronald Reagan at school, in the community , in the workplace and at home.  The scholarship is looking for students with: Leadership, Drive, integrity and Citizenship.  Apply online at or

January 8, 2016- NPAIT NEBRASKA PUBLIC AGENCY  INVESTMENT TRUST – applicant must be the daughter, son or under legal guardianship of an elected or appointed official or an employee of a Public Agency that is participant of the Nebraska Public Agency Trust.  Applicant must be a graduating high school senior.  Information and application form at: NPAIT

January 11, 2016 –DR PEPPER TUITION GIVEAWAY – If you’re a student between the ages of 18-24, you can submit your One Of A Kind story to enter for the chance to compete to win up to $100,000 in tuition. You’ll be eligible to submit a video once you reach 50 votes.  Dr Pepper will select finalists for a chance to compete to win up to $100,000 in tuition at a college football championship game. Find more information

January 13, 2016 –GATES MILLENNIUM SCHOLARS (GMS) –  Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS) online application system. Eligibility   Requirements: 1. Minimum GAP 3.3 #2 Ethnicities: African  American/Black: Native American: Asian Pacific Islander: American:  Hispanic American.  For more information go to

January 15, 2016 – UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA-LINCOLN –complete admissions application and complete personal statement to be considered for most Freshman scholarships at:

January 15, 2016 –  CHADRON STATE COLLEGE – incoming freshman scholarship application due except fot eh following areas, agriculture, athletics, art, social science and theatre  Application at

January 15, 2016 –PERU STATE COLLEGE – general scholarship application due. Application information at:

January 30, 2016 – NMC Sponsorship Program – NMC CAT, in partnership with the Diesel Technology Program at Central Community College in Hastings, Nebraska offers a two-year sponsorship coupled with an apprenticeship program at NMC CAT locations in Nebraska. To be eligible, qualified applicants must be registered full-time in the Associate of Applied Science degree program. For more information and  to apply click on the following link:                    

January 31, 2016 –NORMA ROSS WALTER SCHOLARSHIP – Applicants must be female high school seniors who are prospective first year college students and plan to continue their education as English majors in accredited colleges or universities. Selection is based on intellectual promise, creativity, and character of the applicant.  More information and application at:

January 31, 2016 – L “RON”LETSON ACACIA LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP – for young men, high school seniors who display motivation for personal success, an interest in developing and applying leadership skills, and who plan to attend the University of Nebraska (UNL) for the 2016-2017 academic year. Information at: 2016 Acacia



February 1, 2016 – EsploraVison Awards – A. All entrants must be United States or Canadian citizens or legal residents enrolled full-time in a public, private or home school B. Students must be no older than 21 years of age C. National Science Teachers Association employees are not eligible for the scholarship.  Applications can be found by going to

February 1, 2016 – FRANCES CLARK MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP – sponsored American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 298 of Burwell. One scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior girl from either Burwell Jr-Sr High School or Loup County High School. Application at:

February 1, 2016 – SUSAN T. BUFFETT SCHOLARSHIP – to be considered for a scholarship from The Susan T. Buffett Foundation, a student must: be a resident of Nebraska, graduate from a Nebraska high school or earn a Nebraska GED, achieve at least a 2.5 cumulative unweighted GPA in high school, a first-time freshman when entering college, and plan to attend any of the following Nebraska public institutions. Awards are determined on the following criteria: financial need, academic merit, personal essay and strength of recommendations.  More information can be found at:          or         Application forms found at:

Nebraska Community Colleges- Central, Metropolitan, Mid-Plains, Northeast, Southeast, or Western Nebraska;

    • Nebraska State College System- Chadron State, Peru State, Wayne State; or
    • University of Nebraska- NCTA, UNK, UNL, UNMC, or UNO
  • Be in need of financial assistance in order to attend school
    • Note: Students do not need to be Pell Grant eligible to qualify
    • Students with an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) below $15,000 are encouraged to apply
      • To calculate your EFC, use the College Funding Estimator                                                                                                                                                                  For

 February 1, 2016 – NORTHEAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE – apply for general scholarships. Application at   

February 1, 2016 – UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA – OMAHA – Chancellors Scholarship, Regents Scholarship, Dean’s Scholarship, Davis-Chambers Scholarship,  Scholarships and applications at:

February 1, 2016 – UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT KEARNEY –  Chancellor Scholarship,Deans Scholarship, Loper Excellence Award.  Application at:

February 5, 2016 – GARY FISHER FINE ARTS SCHOLARSHIP -for senior students who excel in fine art and planning to major in fine arts in college.  Graduating senior of NRCSA member schools are eligible to apply. Application and information at:Gary_Fisher_Fine_Arts_Scholarship_Form_2015-16

February 10, 2016 – DAVIDSON FELLOWS SCHOLARSHIPS – be 18 or younger as of October 1, 2016 and be a U.S. citizen residing in the United States or a Permanent Resident or be stationed overseas due to active U.S. military duty.  The Davidson Institute is looking for exceptional students with in-dept knowledge of a particulars subject. Applications can be found by going

February 15, 2016 – NATIONAL CO-OP SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM – Clarkson University, Drexel University, Johnson & Wales University, Merrimack College, Rochester Institute of Technology, State university of New York Oswego, University of Cincinnati, University of Massachusetts Lowell, The University of Toledo or Wentworth Institute of Technology, if you are interested in one of the ten colleges listed apply for this scholarship at:

February 15, 2016 – YOU DESERVE IT SCHOLARSHIP – must be a resident of any of the 50 United States, District of Columbia or US Territories. Applications can be found by going to:

February 19, 2016 – NEBRASKA PRESS ASSOCIATION FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP – open to 2016 Nebraska High School Graduates enrolled or planning to enroll in post-secondary educational programs in Nebraska-based colleges and universities leading to careers in print journalism. For more information and to apply to this scholarship at: 2016 Nebraska Press ASS

February 22, 2016 – SOUTHEAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS – All High School Seniors, Only online application forms will be accepted.   www.southeast.edi/scholarships

February 26, 2016 – 9th ANNUAL CREATE-A-GREETING-CARD $10,000 SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST –  Design a greeting card and you could win a $10,000 scholarshipHere’s How: Submit original photo, artwork or computer graphics for the front of a greeting card, Contest submissions accepted from May 26, 2015 – February 25, 2016. Winner will be announced April 25, 2016, Age Eligibility: must be 14 years or older at time of entry and be enrolled in High School, College, University or Homeschool, the finalists will now be decided by voting!Monthly Voting Rule More information:

February 29, 2016 – BUICK ACHIEVERS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMS – for high school seniors and current undergraduates, who plan to enroll full time at a four-year college or university in 2016-2017 and plan to major in a specified course of study focused on engineering, technology or design, with an interest in the automotive industry.  Visit our website for more information:


March 1, 2016 – MITCHELL EQUIPMENT SCHOLARSHIP – 2015-1016 high school graduates who are seeking to enroll in post-secondary technical colleges, state,  colleges or universities  in Antelope, Boyd, Brown, Garfield, Holt, Keya Paha, Knox, Loup, Rock or wheeler with a specific interest in an agricultural related field of study and interested in returning to the area after college completion.  Information and application at: 2016 Mitchell Equipment

March 1, 2016 – TITAN MACHINERY  – for sponsorship of SERVICE TECHNICIAN  – AAS DEGREE DIESEL TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM at Central Community College.  More information and application at:

March 1, 2016 –GPACAC (The Great Plains Association for College Admissions Counseling)-                                                                                                                   To qualify, applying students must meet the following requirements:
  – be a May/June 2016 high school graduate
– attend high school in Nebraska, Kansas, or Oklahoma
– have an ACT Composite score of 21 – 28 (or SAT equivalent)
– have a cumulative high school grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent)
To apply for the 2016 scholarship:                                                                                                                                                                                                                        –        – Review the Scholarship Guidelines and complete the application form (link below)
– Attach an original essay on the topic provided (500 word maximum)
– Submit and send all requested materials by the March 1, 2016                                                                                                                                                                                    Apply on line at:

March 1, 2016 – CHET LINDER SCHOLARSHIP – open to a current Nebraska graduation senior that intend major in business or a business related field. Application at:  2016 Independent Insurance Agents of Nebraska

March 1, 2016 – AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY SPIRIT OF YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP FOR JUNIOR MEMBERS -candidates for this award shall be/shall have been Junior members of the American Legion Auxiliary and be in their senior year of high school.  Rules and application at:

March 1, 2016 – AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR SCHOLARSHIP – students that played Legion Baseball.  Application at:

March 1, 2016 – AMERICAN LEGION EAGLE SCOUT OF THE YEAR SCHOLARSHIP awarded to the Eagle Scout who meets the Qualifications  outlined

March 1, 2016 – AMERICAN LEGION EDGAR J. BOSCHULT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP – scholarship to provide full-time students in the University of Nebraska system who are enrolled in the Army, Air Force and Naval Science coursed at  the University.

March 1, 2016 – ENGEBRETSON FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP –  a high school senior to receive a one-year $5,000/Semester scholarship. All applicants must meet the following criteria: a. Financial Need  b. Academic Merit: Score a 28 composite or higher on the ACT exam (or at least 1240 on the SAT exam); GPA 3.75 or above and/or top 5% of graduating class (other factors considered will be strength of academic course schedule and/or academic improvement).c. Leadership Potential.  More information and application form at:

March 1, 2016- MID-PLAINS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (North Platte and McCook Campuses) -general scholarship application due.  For an application visit:

March 1 , 2916 – CENTRAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE GENERAL SCHOLARSHIP – information and application at:

March 1, 2016 –MAYNARD JENSEN AMERICAN LEGION MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP -Applicants must be sons or daughters, grandchildren or great-grandchildren, adopted or stepchildren of members of Department of Nebraska, The American Legion or POW, MIA, KIA, or any veteran that was a current Legion member at time of death.  2.Applicants must be a high school graduate or be earning sufficient credits to graduate from high school at the conclusion of the spring 2016 semester, or be enrolled full time in a Nebraska post-secondary institution as of March 1, 2016, application date.  3. Applicants must be enrolled or in the process of being enrolled full time in an accredited NEBRASKA institution of higher education to include university, college, or technical school, public or private.  4. Selection of recipients will be made based on the following:      a. ALL questions answered or N/A indicated.        b. Financial need.        c. Academic achievement.        d. Extracurricular activities.    Information and application at: Maynard_Jensen_Application.pdf

March 1, 2016 – INDEPENDENT INSURANCE AGENTS OF NEBRASKA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP – open to high school seniors planning to attend college. Application at:2016 Independent Insurance Agents of Nebraska

March 2, 2016 – THE SALVATION ARMY D.J.’S HERO – that has overcome adversity, and demonstrated leadership in and commitment to his/her community.  The Salvation Army D.J’s Hero Awards

March 3, 2016 – SHELL OIL COMPANY TECHNICAL SCHOLARSHIP – be a graduating high school senior enrolled in engineering or geosciences.  Upon successful completion of first year studies and other criteria established by Shell. the recipient may be eligible to apply to receive a four-yera renewable award of $5,000 annually.Applications can be found by going to:

March 4, 2016 – GAYLORD AND ALTA WALLACE SCHOLARSHIP – applicant must be a graduate of Burwell High School or Loup County High School and be a resident of Garfield or Loup County , as condition of scholarship and attend as a full time student at a two or four year college or university. 2016 Wallace Scholarship

March 4, 2016 –  ROLLAND & IRENE RAMSTHEL REGISTERED NURSING SCHOLARSHIP –  open to student attending Loup County High School, top 1/3 class attending school at a 2 or 4 year college majoring in registered nursing.  Application at:2016 Ramsthel Nursing

March 4, 2016 – NEBRASKA ONE BOX PHEASANT HUNT – 7 scholarships,  open to area high school students.  200 word essay. Application at:

March 6, 2016 – AMERICAN FOREIGN SERVICE ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP – A. be a high school senior graduating in 2016 B. Be a child of a Foreign Service employee C. Maintain a satisfactory academic record GPA of 2.0 or better. Applications can be found by going to _scholarship.php

March 11, 2016 – CUSTER COUNTY FARM BUREAU SCHOLARSHIP – has numerous scholarships in the amount of no less than $800 each, to students wishing to continue their post-high school education, with preference given to agriculture related fields, all other will be accepted.  All seniors living in Custer County are eligible to apply.  They or their family need not be a member of Farm Bureau to qualify.  College students are also eligible to apply.  Information and application at:

March 15, 2016 – PHEAST – Public Health Early Admissions Student Track ia a cooperative program between Chadron State College and University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Public Health.  Programs are Biostatistics, Community Health Education, Community Oriented Primary Care, Epidemiology, Envioronmental and Occupational Health, Maternal and Child Health and Public Health Administration.   E legibility: 1, Enrolled at Chadron State College, Nebraska resident in the 2nd semester of sophomore year and hold a GPA of 3.3 or higher

March 1, 2016 – TITAN MACHINERY SPONSORSHIP PROGRAM – application to Central Community College, be accepted, complete Titan application, visit CCC diesel program and provide Titam Machinery and CCC with an ACT, Compass or ASSET score Application at:

March 1, 2016 – MAGGIE THOMPSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP –  Applicants must have a disability and want to increase their independence through education or employment.    Applicants must submit a letter of request.  In the letter, outline how you will use the award to increase your independence through education or employment.  Be sure to state your disability.  A phone number or email address where you can be reached during the day should be included as well.  Send letter to:  Maggie Thompson Scholarship Committee, Attn:  Joan Kinney, PO Box 1863, Grand Island NE 68802-1863.


March 6, 2015-GALLUP SCHOLARSHIP – open to all seniors that have demonstrated through participation in extra curricular activities and /or part-time employment.  Must have a cumulative GPA 2.5 or above and plan on attending a college in Nebraska. For application at:

March 11, 2016 – BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU (BBB) STUDENT OF INTEGRITY AWARD – awarded to students who exemplify ethical  behavior and personal integrity and who demonstrate humility, courage, compassion and respect for their peers, teachers and community. Information and forms at:

March 18, 2016 – NEBRASKA PRESS WOMEN MARIANNE BELL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP – Be a 2016 graduating senior from a Nebraska high school, be a a writer/photographer or videographer in the general category of rural Nebraska , with preference given to Sandhills subject matter. For more information and application go to:Marianne-Beel-app-form16 2016

March 30, 2015 – ODENZA MARKETING GROUP SCHOLARSHIP – to be eligible be between the ages of 16 and 25, submit answers to the essay questions and have at least one full year of post-secondary studies remaining at the time of the award, and have a GPA of 2.5 or better.  Application at:

March 31, 2015 – SP $10,000 SCHOLARSHIP – to be eligible ce at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US and be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico Online:

March 31, 2015 – NEBRASKA SOCIETY OF MAYFLOWER DESCENDANTS – this contest is open, even if you are not a Mayflower Descendant.  Must compose an essay, between 750 and 1,000 words, in the form a letter to family describing the impact the Mayflower Compact had on the early life of Plymouth Colony. For complete reequirements and to apply go to:  HTTP://NEBRASKAMAYFLOWER.ORG/DOWNLOADS/SCHOLARSHIP-APPLICATION.PDF

March 31, 2015- NEBRASKA LEGAL PROFESSIONALS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP – applicant musts be enrolled full-time in paralegal, legal secretarial, criminal justice or a law related undergraduate program.  Application and information at:


April 1, 2015 – LINCOLN BUILDERS BUREAU SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM – eligibility is applicant work at Lincoln Builders Bureau member company or the dependent of an employee.  Applicant must be enrolled, or planning to enroll as an undergraduate in the upcoming year of an accredited college, university, or trade school with a focus on construction science. For company eligibility go to  Application at:

April 1, 2015 – PETER PASULA STUDY HABITS SCHOLARSHIP – be attending an accredited post-secondary institution by the fall of 2015, be enrolled at any level in any program that is two years in length or longer and answer the essay question on the website online application form at:

April 1, 2015- NEBRASKA ASSOCIATION FOR THE GIFTED SCHOLARSHIP – open to graduating high school seniors and in the gifted program.  Application at:  NAG Hollingworth Application Form (1)

April 1, 2016 – Leta Hollingworth Scholarship:  The award consists of a cash award in the amount of $1000 and a copy of A Forgotten Voice,  A Biography of Leta Stetter Hollingworth. One award will be given each year to a graduating senior. The recipient must have distinguished him or herself through outstanding achievement, accomplishment, or unusual ability. The award winner will be announced May 1. For more information check at:**A new 2016 application form requires applicants to collect all supporting evidence and send with the application.  Application form at:Adult_NAG_Scholarship_2015-16

April 1, 2015 – COLLEGEBOUND NEBRASKA PROGRAM -apply and be accepted at UNL, UNK, UNO or UNMC ACT of 20, English 4 units, Math 3 units, UNL requires 4 units, social sciences – 3 units,  and foreign language – 2 units, UNO and UNK require one additional unit from any of the above academic disciplines.  File FASFA by April 1

April 1, 2015 – CHS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS – be a high school senior, graduation and attending college in fall of 2015 and plan to pursue an agriculutral degree at a college or university with in the United States and be purduing a STEM field of study with an interest in agriculture.  App online:

April 3, 2015 – JOHNNY BAXTER CARRIAGE HOUSE FOUNDATION – open to seniors planning to attend a Nebraska Community College in the fall of 2015.  Applicant must be planning to enroll in one of the automotive related courses of study. For more information and application at: Johnny Baxter Carriage Hous Foundation – 15

April 10, 2015 – CUSTER COUNTY FARM BUREAU SCHOLARSHIP – open to all seniors living in Custer County are eligible to apply.  Application and information at : Custer County Farm Bureau

April 10, 2015 – MITCHELL EQUIPMENT SCHOLARSHIP – applicants must be 2014-2015 graduates who are seeking to enroll in Nebraska technical college, state colleges or universities in the following counties: Antelope, Boyd, Brown, Garfield, Holt, Keya Paha, Knox, Loup , Rock or Wheeler.  The scholarships will be given to students with a specific interest in an agricultural related field of study and an interest in returning to the area after college completion. Information at:Mitchell Equipment Scholarship`

April 14, 2016 – signet classics student scholarship – Be a student in 11th or 12th grade and be a full-time  matriculated student who is attending high school located in the fifty United States and the District of Columbia. Applications can be found by going

April 15, 2016 – KIDS’ CHANCE SCHOLARSHIP – applicants must have at least one custodial parent, step-parent or legal guardian who has been killed or sustained injuries that have had a significant adverse effect on family income in a work related accident that has been documented and accepted as compensable or found to be compensable by the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Court. Must be between the ages of 16-15 years old, must have a high school diploma, GED or a high school student graduating in 2016 and be a resident of the State of Nebraska.  More information and application at:Kid’s Chance 2016

April 15, 2016 – KEVIN BROWN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP – this scholarship is given in honor of Kevin’s dedication and belief in young adults and Loup County Public School.  LCHS high school seniors going on to college can apply.  Application at:2016 Kevin Brown Memorial Scholarship

April 15, 2016 – BURWELL AFFILIATED OF THE NEBRASKA CATTLEMEN – Applicant should submit a cover letter, personal resume and essay outlining past accomplishments and educational goals  related to agriculture.  2 letters of recommendation are required.  It is not required that parents of applicant be members of the Nebraska Cattlemen.  The only required criteria is that the student be entering a field of study related to agriculture.   Mail applications to:  Burwell Affiliate of Nebraska Cattlemen, Jim Edwards, 47659  801 Road, Ord, NE 6886

April 15, 2016 – LOUP COUNTY SCHOLARSHIP – open to 2016 LCHS Graduating Seniors. Application at:LC ScholarshipDollars for Scholars 2016

April 15, 2016 – TAYLOR LIONS SCHOLARSHIP – open to 2016 LCHS Graduating Seniors.  Application at:LIONSCHolarship 2016

April 18, 2016 – NCA – COUNTRY INN & SUITES LINCOLN FORTH SCHOLARSHIPS – Six $1,000 Student-Athletes Scholarships – Awarded by NSAA Districts.  Two $1,000 scholarships to be offered in District I & II.   Further Information & Application Links:

April 22, 2016 – HAVEN AND VIRGINIA SMITH SCHOLARSHIP – open to seniors that are enrolled and will attend college in the fall of 2016.  Application at:        2016 Haven and Virginia Smith

April 30, 2015 – PINK BANDANA BEAT BREAST CANCER SCHOLARSHIP – senior at a Nebraska high school and planning to enroll in college for the 2015-2016 academic year.  The student, a dependent sibling of their parents, or a parent having battled breast cancer in the past 10 years. Application at:   2015 pink bandana


May 1, 2015 – AITP OMAHA SCHOLARSHIP – Omaha chapter of the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) in partnership with AIM is offering several scholarships to help further the education of student who are planning to attend a college, university, community college, or technical school in Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, North Dakota or South Dakota with the goal of achieving an associate’s or bachelor’s degree in Information System, Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related field. Questions contact Jane Hindman via email at jane.hindman@bellevue,edu or via telephone at (402) 557-7161 Find application at:

 Scholarships for students from Nebraska school districts. Download newsletter at

May 15, 2015 –  GET GIRLS GOLFING SCHOLARSHIP –Female intending on playing golf as a freshman, attend a 2 or 4 year collage

  May 15, 2015  – MCO Scholarship – attend college or university by December 2015, submit an answer to the essay question no later than 11:59 PM EST on May 2915


May 15, 2015 – SCHOLARSHIP POINTS AWARD – at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enrolling a college, be a legal resident of the US or Puerto Rico,php

May 31, 2015 – LM SCHOLARSHIP – be currently enrolled or espect to be enrolled in a detree program(2 years or Greater and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, US or Canadian resident

May 31, 2015 – CARETENDERS SCHOLARSHIP –  to be eligible student must be attending  the fall of 2015, be a resident of the United States of Canada and submit  online application, including the essay question.  Application at:


June 1, 2015 – ODENZE VACATIONS SCHOLARSHIP -to be eligibel for Odenza Vacations Scholarship – be between the ages of 17 and 24 on September 1, 2015, submit answer to essay question, GPA of 2.5 or better and be resident of USA or Canada

June 2, 2015 – GOT A SPINE SCHOLARSHIP – US resident, GPA of 2.5 or better, and attend college or university no later than October 2015

June 10, 2016 – ABBOTT & FENNER SCHOLARSHIP – To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay on the topic below. The essay should be between 500 and 1000 words. Your submissions must be sent to us by email
Describe your educational career and life goals.  Explain your plan for achieving these goals.  Include your degree/major, why you selected it, and how this degree/major will help you achieve your goals  More information and application at:

June 15, 2015- 10 WORDS OR LESS SCHOLARSHIP – to be eligibel must be  between the ages of 14-25 who will be attending school in the Fall of 2015, and submit an answer to the question on     Facebook page

June 15. 2015 – GLOBAL LIFT EQUIPMENT SCHOLARSHIP – to be eligible, be attending a post-secondary institution in Canada or the US  by the fall of 2015, and submit a short story, Detailed instructions can be found on:

June 15, 2015 – GLOBAL AUTOMOTIVE “AFTERMARKET SYMPOSIUM” – be enrolled in a college-level program, university of an accredited automotvie technixal program by September, Priority will b e given to those pursuing a career in the automotive aftermarket.

June 15, 2016 – SP SCHOLARSHIP A. Be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US  BA legal resident of the US or Puerto Rico.  Edvisors have given away more than $650,000. Applicant can be found by going to:

SCHOLARSHIP – RTS EXPRESS SCHOLARSHIP –   to be eligible, be a current Senior in High School or a Freshman or Sophomore in college/university, enrolled or expected to be enrolled by the fall of 2015, and submit a completed online application.  Application at:

June 30, 2015 – LIFESTYLE DENTISTRY SCHOLARSHIP – to be eligible student must be attending college or university no later than September 30th, 2015.  Current high school seniors in 2015 are eligible.  You can be enrolled in any field of study and have a 2.5 GPA  or greater .  Submit answers to the essay question found:

June 30,  2015 – BBG COMMUNICATIONS SCHOLARSHIP – be between the ages of 16 and 21 on June 30, have at least one full year of post-secondary studies remaining at the time of the award, and have a GPA of 2.5 or better           _scholarship_scholarship.php

   September 2015

September 15, 2015 – S.L.A.C. SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM – be enrolled in full-time studies at a college, trades or technical school by no later than September 2015 and be currently resident in the United States and intending on continuous studies in the United States.  Online Application _college.php