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December

September 23, 2017

Starting in December Midland Lutheran College Anderson Lead Scholarship Interviews
http://www.midlandu.edu/basic-page/financial-aid-costs
  • Must rank in the top 30% of class, ACT of 25 or better, 
  • Must be involved in at least 3 church, school, or community activities
  • Hold a leadership position in at least one of these
 
December 1 American Quarter Horse Foundation: 
 
One application covers several scholarships
  • Must be an AQHA/AQHYA member
  • Leadership and excellence in equine or agriculture activities
  • GPA of 3.5 min.
  • ???'s:  foundation@aqha.org  Ph:  806.378.5029   Fax:  806.376.1005 
  • Applications sent via fax or by email will not be accepted.
 Varies
December 1
(postmark)
Chadron State RHOP
   An cooperative program between CSC,UNMC, USD
http://www.csc.edu/sci/rhop/index.csc

Chadron RHOP Brochure

 
  • Options: Clinical Lab Science, Dental Hygiene, Dentistry, Nursing, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, Radiography, 
  • Must be Nebraska residents and are automatically pre-admitted into UNMC and are strongly encouraged to return to rural Nebraska
  • Must show a commitment to health profession and show community service
  • Have studied 3 yrs of math, English, and biology, chemistry, and physics
  • 3 Letters of Recommendations in individually sealed envelopes
  • Personal essay
  • ???'s   hpoffice@csc.edu or kkuhnel@csc.edu  308.432.6278
 
December 1  Nebraska State College Board of Trustees Scholarship

       For WSC you must fill out the general scholarship application:                        http://www.wsc.edu/admission/forms/freshmen_scholarships.pdf
        
       Chadron State is due Jan 15
More information at www.nscs.edu  under the scholarships tab

Provides full-tuition scholarships for Nebraska high school graduates who score a 25 or above on their ACT 1700 on SAT and plan to attend college the following fall. 

 

The Nebraska State College System Board of Trustees is currently offering full-tuition scholarships to attend Chadron, Peru or Wayne State Colleges. The renewable scholarships will be awarded for the 2015-2016 academic year and represent a more than $16,800 financial award when renewed over four years.

 

Students wishing to enroll at Chadron State and Wayne State Colleges must complete an application for admission and a general scholarship application to be considered for theBoard of Trustees' Scholarship.  Student applying at Peru State College must complete an application for admission which also serves as Peru State's general scholarship application. 

Please note - there is no separate application for this scholarship as has been the case in the past.

       
 
December 1 Nebraska State Colleges Governor's Opportunity Award
       For WSC you must fill out the general scholarship application:                        
http://www.wsc.edu/admission/forms/freshmen_scholarships.pdf

       Chadron State is due Jan 15
More information at www.nscs.edu  under the scholarships tab
  • Must enroll full-time at Chadron, Peru, or Wayne State College
  • Score between 21-24 on ACT
  • Students wishing to enroll at Chadron State and Wayne State Colleges must complete an application for admission and a general scholarship application to be considered for the Governor's Opportunity Award.  Students applying at Peru State College must complete an application for admission which also serves as Peru State's general scholarship application. Please note - there is no separate application for this scholarship as has been the case in the past
1 -to each state college in NE
1/2 tuition scholarship
December 1
?????
Haven't found it
10/2/16
Nebraska Softball Foundation

http://www.nebraskasoftball.org

Go to "forms" and scroll down

  • Must attend college in Nebraska
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Member of the NE Softball Association
10- $500 to $1000 Scholarships
December 1

not at this link 10/2/16
NE Association of Fair Managers        
Martha And Don Romeo Scholarship Fund
 
  • Must be in 4-H
  • Return application, essay, and letters of recommendation to the UNL Extension 12/1
  • Can type directly on application
1 $500 for a boy/1 $500 for a girl
December 1

Nebraska Wesleyan University Huge-NWU Scholarship

     https://www.nebrwesleyan.edu/about-nwu/financial-aid-office/scholarships-and-grants/first-year

    The Huge-NWU Scholarship is awarded annually to exceptional first-year students at Nebraska Wesleyan University. Made possible by the Harry and Reba Huge Foundation, this scholarship supports academic excellence in all fields with up to full tuition, fees and residency over four years.

Prestigious Huge-NWU Scholarships include:

To qualify, a student must:

  • Attend an accredited high school or home school anywhere in the United States or an equivalent high school anywhere in the world and graduate from such accredited high school in the spring of the year in which applications are due.
  • Have an ACT score of 27 or higher (SAT of 1210 or higher) and rank in the top 20% of their high school class (This criteria may be waived for students who are graduating from a school that does not rank.)
  • Submit two short essays and two letters of recommendation.
  • Live in approved NWU campus housing (including Greek housing) all four years (except when studying abroad) and become fully involved in campus life via organizations, activities, intercollegiate or intramural athletics and social life.
  • Meet all criteria for admission to Nebraska Wesleyan University.

Huge-NWU Scholarships are awarded to the most qualified applicants regardless of other grants or scholarships to attend NWU. Scholarships are awarded to students pursuing any academic course of study and to students who have not yet decided upon an academic major.

In order to renew the scholarship for years two, three, and four, recipients must maintain a cumulative grade point average.

  • Huge-NWU Scholarship: 3.25
  • Commendation Scholarship: 3.0
  • Recognition Scholarship: 2.5

More info?

Each student is automatically considered for one of the following NWU academic scholarships:

NWU Academic Scholarship

Annual Amount

Criteria

Founders 

$20,000 

ACT 32 or above; GPA 3.75 or above

Board of Governors 

$18,000 

ACT 29 or above; GPA of 3.5 or above

Presidents 

$16,000 

ACT 26 or above; GPA of 3.5 or above

Black & Gold 

$14,000 

ACT 23 or above; GPA of 3.0 or above

Archway 

$12,000 

ACT 20 or above; GPA of 3.0 or above

Cornerstone 

$12,000 

ACT Test Optional; GPA of 3.50 or above

 

Up to $27000/yr
December 1 South Dakota Farmers' Union Foundation Scholarship Program
  • Applicant's parents must be current member of South Dakota Farmers' Union
  • Membership is available through Cenex (Fairfax/Gregory)
  • Must attend a South Dakota state school
  • Notice comes to member's household
 
December 1

Barbara Lotze Scholarships for Teachers - $2,000 - 5 Awards


To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
A) An undergraduate student enrolled in an accredited two-year college, four-year college or a university; or a high school senior accepted for such enrollment.
B) Pursuing, or planning to pursue, a course of study leading toward a career in physics teaching in the high schools.

Applications can be found by going to:
https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9561/barbara_lotze_scholarships_for_future_teachers_scholarship.php

 
December 1

National Space Club Scholarship - $10,000 - 1 Award 


To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
A) A) The applicant must be a U.S. citizen.
B) The scholarship is open to seniors in high school through graduate students.
C) The applicant must have the intention of pursuing a career in the STEM fields and plan to attend an accredited U.S. college or university.

Applications can be found by going to:
https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12191/national_space_club_scholarship_scholarship.php

 
December 1 Wayne State Scholarships for Freshmen

   https://www.wsc.edu/scholarships
  • You must first apply to WSC, receive an email from them with info on how to log in to your new WSC account
  • Click on First Time Freshmen, then "Application Steps"
  • Use your WSC credentials to log on to your personalizd scholarship application using the "Apply Now" 
  • Finish the application completely.
  • ???'s Office of Admissions   866.972.2287
Varies
 December
 1
 Wayne State College Rural Law Opportunities (RLOP)
    wsc.edu/rlop 

   Participants in the program receive their bachelor's degrees from WSC and will be guaranteed admission into the Nebraska College of Law
  • ???'s   402.375.7292
 
December 1 University of South Dakota Freshmen Common Scholarship Final Deadline 
     http://www.usd.edu/admissions/freshmen/scholarships
 
 Varies
December 1

HSC Home Warranty Scholarship -


To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
A) Open to high school seniors or college students who are legal residents of the United States
B) Scholarship payable to the winner who should be living in the United States
C) Student must enroll in semester beginning no later than Winter 2018

Applications can be found by going to:
https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14465/hsc_home_warranty_scholarship_scholarship.

$2,000 - 1 Award

 December  15  AXA Achievement Scholarship/US News & World Report
(only the first 10,000 app's will be accepted-apply early)
https://us.axa.com/axa-foundation/AXA-achievement-scholarship.html
 $10000 to $250000

1+ winner in every state

December 15  Peter Kiewit Institute Scholarships
      Including the Walter Scott Jr. Scholarship
 
  • Must apply for admission through UNO     
  • Complete the PKI Scholarship app, including 2 recommendations  
  • Must have an ACT of 30
  • Candidates must be admitted into one of the following programs on the Omaha campus:  Architectual Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Construction Engineering, Construction Management, Electronics Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Information Assurance, IT Innovation, or Management Information Systems.  Selected candidates will be contacted to interview with the scholarship selection committee.
  • ???'s Leah Ellis, lellis@nebraska.edu   402.554.2158 (PKI Scholarship& Development), Nicole Franta   402.554.3146 (College of Engineering) or 402.554.3818   J Monarrez Diaz-Kelsey jmdkelsey@unomaha.edu   (College of Information Science & Technology)
 Together with Regents,    considered a full ride
      Covers university fees
      Room & Board at Scott Residence Hall
      Course Books & Materials
      Laptop Computer
December 18 NFIB yef Foundation

NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award

www.NFIb.com/YEA

  • Must be a high school senior
  • Must be operating a small business
  • Must be nominated

 

 
 December 31  Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship
 http://www.genkellyscholarship.com/
  • For 12th Graders starting school in the next 12 months and beyond
 
 December 31
 
 Modern Woodmen College Scholarship Program
 https://www.modernwoodmen.org/

 Phone: 800-447-9811
    
    A secondary school senior. (A senior is defined as any student who will graduate between Jan. 1 and Aug.     31 in the year in which the scholarship is initially awarded.)
  • A beneficial member of Modern Woodmen as of Sept. 30, 2013. (The benefit certificate held by the student must be a life insurance contract on a premium-paying basis or must be paid up according to the terms of the certificate other than through use of the nonforfeiture option.)
  • ACT score of 22 or higher, or a SAT combined math and reading score of 1010 or higher
 $4000/year
 December
31
 Rove Pest Control      $500
      Application:  http://www.rovepestcontrol.com/rove-pest-control-scholarship/

 
  • Application available only online
  • Open to any high school senior in US
  • Must be accepted and enrolled in college
  • Special consideration to those who are interested in entomology or a related field
  • A SAR will be required for finalists
  • Must have a GPA of 3.0 and a transcript
  • Resumes and recommendations are encouraged, but not required
 

 

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