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September 23, 2017

March 1  South Dakota Agri-Business Association Scholarships/Country Pride Coop

   http://www.sdaba.org/scholarships.htm

The following seven items will constitute the application. There is no formal application form.

Creativity and imagination will be a segment of the judging process.

Decisions of the judges is final.

Mail application to:
South Dakota Agri-Business Association
320 E Capital Ave.
Pierre, SD 57501-2519
  •  Must be a customer or employee of Country Pride Coop
  • Applicant must be a customer, employee, or family member of an employee of a member of the South Dakota Agri-Business Association (SDABA).
  • Recipient must major in agriculture.
  • Applicant must attend an accredited South Dakota University or Technical School the same year the scholarship is received.
  • Applicant may be a high school senior or registered freshman, sophomore, or junior at a South Dakota University or Technical School.
  • Applications must be received by March 1 each year.
  • The scholarship will be sent directly to the South Dakota University or Technical School.
  • To Enter:
    1. Name, address, and phone number.
    2. Parents: name, address and phone number.
    3. SDABA members: name, address and phone number.
    4. Copy of most current high school transcript.
    5. Copy of ACT scores.
    6. South Dakota University or Technical School to be attended.
    7. Personal resume stating achievements, community involvement, and future goals in agriculture.
 
March 1   For students entering student teaching year in ag ed:
  Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture

 Agricultural Education Student Teacher Scholarship Program
   
     http://www.nefb.org
  • Must plan to attend UNL, majoring in ag education
  • Must be or have been involved in the Farm Bureau
  • Must be enter the student teaching year
  • ???'s   edfoundation@nefb.org
 $1200

March 1

American Legion-Department of Nebraska

Maynard Jensen American Legion Memorial Scholarship

     http://www.nebraskalegion.net

     Click on "Programs," then "Scholarships"

     

  • Must attend a college in Nebraska
  • Must be a decendant of a POW, MIA, KIA, or honorably discharged member of the armed forces
  • Parent must involved in the NE American Legion or Auxiliary or grandparents or greatgrandparents are members
  • Resident of Nebraska 
  • ???'s   nebraska@legion.org   402.464.6338
 
March 1

American Legion-Department of Nebraska

Edgar Boschult Memorial Scholarship

http://www.nebraskalegion.net

  • Must attend one of the State Universities
  • Must be ROTC students or a veteran
$500
March 1`

American Legion Auxiliary-Department of Nebraska

National President's Scholarship

http://www.alaforveterans.org/Scholarships/Children-of-Warriors-National-Presidents--Scholarship/

Scholarship Criteria

Candidates for this award shall be daughters, sons, grandsons, granddaughters, great-granddaughters, great-grandsons of veterans who served in the Armed Forces during eligibility dates for membership in The American Legion, listed below.

WW I   April 6, 1917 - November 11,1918
WW II   December 7, 1941 - December 31, 1946
Korean War   June 25, 1950 - January 31, 1955
Vietnam War   February 28, 1961 - May 7, 1975
Lebanon and Grenada   August 24, 1982 - July 31, 1984
Panama   December 20, 1989 - January 31, 1990
Desert Shield/Storm
Gulf War/War on Terrorism
  August 2, 1990 to date of cessation
  • Must be descendents ofveterans who served during the eligibility dates of Legion membership-watch carefully
  • Must be a high school senior
  • Must have documentation of 50 hours of community volunteerism within the community
  • Essay
  • FAFSA SAR
  • Recommendations
  • ACT and transcript
  • ???'s: nebraska@legion.org   402.466.1808
 
 March 1  American Legion Auxiliary Department of Nebraska
   Nurse's Scholarship
   
   http://nebraskalegionaux.net
  •     Must be related to a veteran
  •     Must be a resident of Nebraska and major in Nursing
  • ???'s   nebraska@legion.org      402.466.1808
 $400
March 1

American Legion Auxiliary-Department of Nebraska

Averyl E. Kereakides Scholarship Fund

http://nebraskalegionaux.net

  • Must be a female planning to attend UNL and teach social studies to middle school students
  • High School senior with a min. GPA of 3.0
  • Be a descendent of a member of the American Legion or Auxiliary
  • Must be enrolled in a college or university
  • ???'s: nebraska@legion.org   402.466.1808
 
Varies
 March 1   American Legion Auxiliary-Department of Nebraska
 Robert Marie Stretch Scholarship Fund


 http://nebraskalegionaux.net
  • Preference given to former Girls' State Citizens
  • High School senior with a min. GPA of 3.0
  • Be a descendent of a member of the American Legion or Auxiliary
  • Must be enrolled in a college or university
  • ???'s: nebraska@legion.org  402.466.1808
 $400
 March 1

American Legion Auxiliary-Department of Nebraska

Ruby Lorraine Paul Scholarship Fund

      http://nebraskalegionaux.net
  • High School senior with a min. GPA of 3.0
  • Be a descendent of a member of the American Legion or Auxiliary
  • Must be enrolled in a college or university
  • ???'s:nebraska@legion.org  402.466.1808
 Varies
 March 1 American Legion Auxiliary Department of Nebraska
 Ruby Paul Scholarship Fund
      
 http://nebraskalegionaux.net

 
  • High School senior with a min. GPA of 3.0
  • Be a descendent of a member of the American Legion or Auxiliary
  • Must be enrolled in a college or university
  • ???'s: nebraska@legion.org  402.466.1808
 Varies
March 1

American Legion Auxiliary-Department of Nebraska

Spirit of Youth Scholarships for Junior Members

http://www.alaforveterans.org/Scholarships/Spirit-of-Youth-Scholarship-Fund/

  • Must be a junior member of the American Legion Auxiliary
  • High school senior with a GPA of 3.0 or better
  • 4 recommendations
  • Essay
  • FAFSA SAR
  • Transcript and ACT
  • ???'s    nebraska@legion.org  402.466.1808
 
March 1

American Legion Auxiliary Department of Nebraska

Student Aid Grant or Vocational Technical Scholarship

 http://nebraskalegionaux.net/Scholarships/Scholarships.htm

  • Must be a resident of Nebraska
  • Enrolled in a technical or 2 year program of study
  • ???'s   nebraska@legion.org  402.466.1808
 
 March 1  Knights of AK-SAR-BEN
 Ar-Sar-Ben Career Scholarship Program

     http://www.aksarben.org

     http://www.aksarben.org/p/scholarships/career-connectorsscholarship/students
  • Based on leadership potential, academic achievement, desire to earn a degree, and financial need
  • Must plan to attend Metro Community College 
 $4000 including extra $ for expenses
March 1

American Welding Society: District Scholarship Program

http://www.aws.org

http://www.aws.org/foundation/page/scholarships

  • Must study welding or related field of study
  • Must include personal statement of career goals
  • Must have the financial aid office document your financial need
  • ???'s nprado-pulido@aws.org 800.443.9353 ext: 250
66- $500 -$1000 scholarships
March 1

Central Community College Scholarship

       ccc.awardspring.com

  • Must have an application for admission on file
  • Includes ACT/Compass Advantage Scholarship and the Transition Advantage Scholarship
  • activities & honors
  • personal statement
  • 1 recommendation needed
  • transcript
  • ???'s: Contact the CCC financial aid office
Vares by number & amount
 March 1  Central Community College Scholarship
    Titan Machinery Diesel Technology Program
     Application available in counselor's office
  • Must commit to work at Titan Machinery for 2 yrs.
  • Complete application
  • Visit the CCC diesel program
  • Provide Titan Machinery and CCC with an ACT (preferred), COMPASS, or ASSET score
  • ???'s Larry Eastwood 308.850.7097 or Jeff Bexten 402.461.2563
 Pay all costs including
tuition, fees, books, and
tools.
15- 20 students accepted 
each year

March 1

Chadron State College

Stephen and Janice Taylor Study Abroad Scholarship

http://www.csc.edu/documents/start/scholarships/TaylorStudyAbroadScholarship.pdf

http://www.csc.edu/finaid/

  • For Fall semester (Oct 1 for Spring semester)
Varies
March 1 The Chet Linder Memorial Scholarship - Independent Insurance Agents of Nebraska Foundation
- No criteria related to gender or financial need.
- No location restrictions
- Contact Mrs. Pritchett for a copy of the scholarship application

 
$1000
March 1  Clarkson College President's Scholarship
  http://www.clarksoncollege.edu/default/assets/File/ScholarshipApplication.pdf
  • Must have a GPA of 3.0
  • Must have a min ACT score of 21
  • Must have a min GPA of 50%
  • ???'s sfassist@clarksoncollege.edu   402.552.6165   
 $1500-$2500/sem
March 1       Clarkson Service League Scholarships
    http://www.clarksoncollege.edu/default/assets/File/ScholarshipApplication.pdf

 
 
March 1 Donna Reed Performing Arts

www.donnareed.org

http://www.donnareed.org/html/templates/dr_section.php?dr_section=scholar

  • for acting, musical theatre, vocal
 
March 1  Engebretson Foundation Scholarship

     http://engebretsonfoundation.org/

 
  • Must show financial need      Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) exceeding $10000 will not be considered.
  • Must have an ACT composite of 28
  • Or in the top 5% of graduating class
  • Or GPA of 3.75
  • Must demonstrate leadership potential based on work experience, extra-curricular activities, and community service
  • Our selection process will be neutral to gender, race, and employment status (or the status of the applicant’s parents).
  • ???'s   402.960.9287  info@engebretsonfoundation.org
$5000/sem
Pay tuition not exceeding $10000/year
March 1   4-H Legacy Scholarship
      http://apps.educationquest.org/pdfs/SQ4h_nebr.doc
  • Must attend or plan to attend UNL
  • Must be a resident of Nebraska
  • Must be or have been involved in 4-H
  • Must attend the UNL Institute of Ag & Natural Resources
  • Preference is given to 1st generation college students
  • ???'s http://ne4hfoundation.org
 3-$1000
March 1
Goodrich Scholarship Program
  • Tuition+General Fees at UNO
  • Demonstrate financial need.
  • Based on application data, financial analysis, academic record, personal interview, references, and other estimates of motivation and potential success
 
 
March 1    GPACAC Scholarship
 Great Plain Association for College Admission Counseling Scholarship Committee

    http://www.gpacac.net

      http://www.gpacac.net/student-scholarship1
  • Must be a full time student
  • Must be a resident of Nebraska, Oklahoma, or Kansas
  • Must have a min GPA of 3.2
  • Must have a min. ACT of 21
  • Primarily based on the creativity and content of essay, but must have ACT between 21 and 28.
  • ???'s vschaeffer@ou.edu

   
 3-$1000
 
March 1
 
 Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture
      Greater Horizon Scholarship 

       http://www.nefb.org

 
  • This scholarship is available to students, age 18-35, enrolled full-time in a college or university’s agricultural field of study and that plan on returning to farming or ranching.
  • Must belong to a member family of a county Farm Bureau in Nebraska or have own membership.
  • Must be a resident of Nebraska.
  • ???'s   edfoundation@nefl.org
 
 2-$1000
March 1   Greater Horizon Scholarship
    Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture

    http://www.nefb.org 
    Application:  http://nefbfoundation.org/scholarships-awards/for-students
  •  Must be involved in Nebraska Farm Bureau
  •  Must have a major in agriculture
  •  App, personal statement, transcript, resume, and 3 letters of recommendations
  • ???'s edfoundation@nefb.org
    
 $1000
March 1  Hixson-Lied Undergraduate Scholarships Program
   UNL Incoming Freshman Art Scholarship Award

   http://arts.unl.edu/hlfpa/hixson-lied-undergraduate-scholarships

 
  • Must plan to attend UNL and major in a general art/fine arts program
  • Includes instate or out of state students
  • Contact depends on the major of choice
  • Must fill out the application, 2 letters of recommendations, and a portfolio of work or performance (theatre/dance/music)
 Vaires
March 1

Independent Insurance Agents of Nebraska Foundation

  Chet Linder Memorial Scholarship

   Go to: 2017 Chet Lindler Scholarship

      Participation and leadership will be considered

  • Business related major is required to any accredited college or university
  • Nebraska High School
  • ???'s: 1.402.476.2951 or 800.377.3985
1-$1000
March 1

Independent Insurance Agents of Nebraska Foundation

Insurance Studies Scholarship

http://www.iian.org

  • Must be planning to study insurance at Northeast Community College
  • ???'s office@biginebraska.org   402.476.2951
1- $1500
March 1   Irene Mutch Thomson Electra Province Scholarship
   Delta Theta Chi Sorority

   http://www.deltathetachi.org/Scholarships.html

 
  • Must plan to attend college in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, or Nebraska
  • Must a general major in Arts/Fine Arts
  • ???'s   subpet2015@yahoo.com
 
 
 March 1  ISM-Nebraska, Inc
 Excellence in Business Scholarship     
      http://www.ism-ne.org/

     Application:   http://ism-ne.org/announcements.php?id=37

       Eligibility Requirements 

  • Must be enrolled in a 4-year institution of higher education in Nebraska, seeking a bachelor or master level degree in supply chain management / logistics / contract management / acquisition courses.
  • Selection will be based on college academic performance and ranking, evidence of involvement in activities, leadership positions held in academic and non-academic activities, academic and non-academic recognition and awards and teacher / adult recommendations.
  •  ???'s Laurel Mitchell
     ISM Board – Past President
    Scholarship Committee Chair
    laurel.mitchell@bellevue.edu
    402-557-7596
 

March 1

John Atkinson Lung Cancer Foundation

John Atkinson Lung Cancer Foundation Scholarship

     https://www.educationquest.org/pdfs/sq/SQJohnAtkinson.pdf

Up to $2500
March 1

John Moore Jackson Scholarship

To be eligible to apply for the scholarship, applicants must be in their senior year of high school at a high
school in Nebraska that has been designated eligible to offer the scholarship to its students. Applicants must
also meet the following criteria:
1. A resident of the state of Nebraska for at least the past four (4) years.
2. Attended all four (4) years of High School at a school(s) designated as eligible to offer the scholarship.
3. Have a High School cumulative GPA of 3.0 (B) or higher.
4. Meet the financial need requirement based on information submitted on a Financial Information
Questionnaire.
5. Have an average or better score on the ACT or SAT exam.
6. Maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.3 (C+) or higher at Creighton University after the scholarship is
awarded in order to re-qualify each year. (The scholarship can be renewed for up to four (4) years if
GPA is 2.3 (C+) or above and scholarship funds are available each year.)
7. Maintain full-time enrollment at Creighton University.

Scholarship Description.pdf

Scholarship Application Form.pdf

Financial Need Questionnaire.pdf

 
March 1

Knights of Columbus Scholarship

Contact local organization or call 1/203-772-4332. Box 1670, New Haven, CT, 06507-0901

           Must be planning to attend a Catholic College their freshmen year. Parents must be members of the Knights of Columbus.

 
March 1  Mid-Plains Community College Scholarships-  North Platte, McCook, Broken Bow    

http://www.mpcc.edu/financial-services/scholarships

 
March 1   Mitchell Equipment Scholarship

  •  Must live in Antelope, Boyd, Brown, Garfield, Holt, Keya Paha, Knox, Loup, Rock , or Wheeler Counties.
 Must be majoring in an ag program-2 yr or 4 yr and plan to return to the area.
 $500
March 1

Nebraska Academy of Sciences

Lincoln Gem and Mineral Scholarship

http://www.nebacadsci.org     Click on "NAS"

 

  • Must be a math or science major with an interest in earth science
  • ust show community activities or special awards related to earth science
  • ???'s: nebacad@unl.edu 402.472.2644
$300
March 1

Nebraska Academy of Sciences

Loren Eiseley Memorial Scholarship

http://www.nebacadsci.org     Click on "NAS"

  • Must be a NE high school senior
  • Write an essay on the compassion for all organisms and humanity's place in the universe
  • Must have read at least 2 essays written by Eiseley
  • ???'s: nebacad@unl.edu 402.472.2644
$500
March 1

Nebraska Academy of Sciences

Marian O. and Bertrand Schultz Scholarship

http://www.nebacadsci.org

  • Mustbe a NE high school senior
  • Attend the UNL
  • Must be interested in climate change
  • Write an essay on the environmental changes since the 1880's in the central plains
  • ???'s: nebacad@unl.edu 402.472.2644
1-$1000
March 1

Nebraska Academy of Sciences

Marian Schultz Memorial Environmental Scholarship

http://www.nebacadsci.org

  • Mustbe a NE high school senior
  • Attend the UNL
  • Essay demonstrates knowlege of prairie and soil conservation practices
  • ???'s: nebacad@unl.edu 402.472.2644
1- $1000
March 1

Nebraska Academy of Sciences

Marie and Howard J, Taylor Scholarship

http://www.nebacadsci.org

  • Mustbe a NE high school senior
  • Attend a college in NE
  • Must write an essay on the geology of Nebraska
  • ???'s: nebacad@unl.edu 402.472.2644
 $100
March 1 Nebraska Academy of Sciences

Robert S Kubicek Memorial Scholarship

http://www.nebacadsci.org

  • Must have an interest in business and the environment
  • Must write a 800 to 1000 word essay on the responsibilities of business to its surrounding environment
  • ???'s: nebacad@unl.edu
 
March 1

Nebraska 4-H Foundation

Horse Scholarship-Grand Island Saddle Club

http://www.ne4hfoundation.org

  • Must have a min. 3.0 GPA
  • May apply in their sophomore year of high school
  • Must attend the UNL, UNO, or UNMC
  • Must be a 4-H member
  • Any major, prefernece given to the College of Ag Science and Natural Resources
  • ???'s: 4HFoundation@unl.edu
4-$1000
March 1

Nebraska 4-H Foundation

R.B. Warren 4-H Horse Educational Scholarship

http://www.ne4hfoundation.org

  • Must be a high school senior with a min. GPA of 3.0
  • Attend UNL in an ag-related major
  • Be active in the 4-H Horse Program
  • ???'s: 4HFoundation@unl.edu
$500
March 1

Nebraska Association of County Officials

NACO Scholarship

http://www.nacone.org/webpages/services/scholarship.html 

Click on "Services"

  • Must attend a Nebraska college and high school in Nebraska
  • Parent must be a Nebraska county official or employee of a Nebraska county
  • ???'s: beth@necone.org 402.434.5660
12-$1000
 March 1  Nebraska Crop Improvement Association Freshman Scholarship @ UNL

http://agronomy.unl.edu/scholarship

  • Must be majoring in agronomy and/or horticulture at a Nebraska State University
  • ???'s astreich2@unl.edu
 $1000
 March 1  Northeast Community College Freshmen Scholarships

       http://northeast.edu/Financial-Aid-and-Scholarships/Scholarships.aspx
 
  • Submit this online application and you will be considered for all scholarships available to those admitted to NeCC
  • ???'s      finaid@northeast.edu      402.844.7285
 Varies
March 1

NuFACTOR: Dostie Scholarship

http://www.nufactor.com/EricDostieMemorial.aspx?Section=Resources

  • Must have or be a family member that has hemphilia or other bleeding disorder
  • App, transcript, test scores, essay, references,
  • ???'s 800.323.6832
10-$1000
 March 1   UNK Freshmen Resident Merit Scholarships
     http://www.unk.edu/offices/financial_aid/resident-academic-merit-scholarships.php 
 Varies
 March 2  http://www.gallerycollection.com/greeting-cards-scholarship.htm 

    Create a greeting card
 
 March 2  Oxbow Animal Health

Nebraska High School Senior Scholarship

   http://www.oxbowanimalhealth.com/old/community/oxbow_academy/scholarships

  • There are several different scholarships for Vet Tech and Vet Science students
  • See details of requirements on the left side of page
  • Must be a high school senior majoring in Vet Science or Vet Tech
  • ???'s: 800.249.0366
 
March 2   Oxbow Animal Health
Veterinary Medicine-Exotic Interest Scholarship

   http://www.oxbowanimalhealth.com/old/community/oxbow_academy/scholarships
  • Resume including activities and work history
  • 2 letters of reference
  • 300 to 500 word essay on specified topics
  • ???'s   800.249.0399
 $1000
 March 2  Oxbow Animal Health
 Veterinary Technology-Exotic Animal Interest


      http://www.oxbowanimalhealth.com
  • transcript copy and current GPA
  • resume of activities and job history
  • 300 to 500 word essay explaining why yo want to workin the exotic animal field
  • ???'s     800.249.0366
 
March 1  UNK-Chancellor's Scholarship
  • Must be admitted to UNK by March 1
  • Must  rank in the top 30% of class
  • Based on the Scholarship Index of 85.99 to 75.25
  • ???'s   http://www.unk.edu   308.865.8520 
 $3000 renewable/8 sem
March 1  UNK Dean's Scholarship
  • Must have min ACT of 23
  • Must be admitted to UNK by 3/1
  • Must be in the top 30% of the class
  • Based on the Scholarship Index Estimator of 75.24 to 68.50
  • ???'s   http://www.unk.edu   308.865.8520 
 $2000/renewable for 8 sem
March 1  UNK-Board of Regent's Scholarship
    
       UNK Freshmen Resident Merit Scholarships
     http://www.unk.edu/offices/financial_aid/resident-academic-merit-scholarships.php 
  • Academic scholarships are based on the scholarship index     
  • ACT scores must be sent directly from ACT to UNK
  • Must have a min ACT of 23
  • Must be admitted to UNK by 3/1 & rank in the top 30% of the class
  • Based on the Scholarship Index Estimator which must be 100 to 86
  • ???'s   http://www.unk.edu   308.865.8520 
 Full Tuition for 125 credits
March 1

Western Nebraska Community College Scholarships

http://www.wncc.net/cost-aid

  • ???'s Contact financial aid office 800.348.4435
125 to 200-$100 to Full Tuition
March 2  DJ's Hero Award
 Salvation Army

     http://www.salarmyomaha.org/
 
  • Must be nominated by a teacher, friend, pastor, counselor-just not a relative
  • ???'s   402.898.5906
 7-$10000
 March 2  Phi Delta Kappa-Lincoln

PDK High School Seniors Scholarship

  http://pdk.unl.edu

  • Must attend UNL in an education major
  • App includes 2 essay questions, recommendations, and transcript
  • ???'s  jtheis@lsp.org   402.560.1506
$250 
 March 3   National Institute of Health: Undergraduate Scholarship Program for Students from Disadvantaged Backgrounds:  
 March 3  Nebraska 4-H Foundation
Horse Scholarship-Grand Island Saddle Club

http://www.ne4hfoundation.org

 
  • Must have a min GPA of 3.0
  • Must attend or plan to attend UNO/UNK/UNL./UNMC
  • May extend the scholarship award if attending a community college with the intent to enroll at one of the state universities
  • Be or have been involved in 4-H and active in the horse program
  • Preference is given to those in CASNR (Ag major), then other majors at UNL
  • ???'s    4HFoundation@unl.edu
4- $1000
 March 3   Urban League of Nebraska Scholarship

http://urbanleagueneb.org

  • Must be a resident of Nebraska with a 2.5 GPA
  • Must demonstrate at least 10 hours of community service
  • 2 references, essay, and 10 hours of documented community service
  • ???'s nmitchell@urbanleagueneb.org    402.453.9730
 1-$1000
 March 4   Nebraska 4-H Legacy Scholarship
 http://ne4hfoundation.org/recognition/ 
  • Must be involved in 4-H
  • Must be planning to attend the UNL Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Preference given to 1st Generation college students
 3-$1000
 March 4  Nebraska 4-H Foundation
 RB Warren 4-H Horse Educational Scholarship

   http://www.ne4foundation.org

 
  • Must have a min. GPA of 3.0
  • Must plan to attend UNL with a general major in agriculture
  • Must be or involved in 4-H
  • ???'s 4hFoundation@unl.edu
$500
March 4   Nebraska 4-H Foundation
 Rose and Guy Richard McDonald Scholarship


   http://www.ne4foundation.org
  • May attend any college or university including 2 yr programs in the US
  • Must be or involved in 4-H
  • ???'s 4hFoundation@unl.edu

 
 
March 4          University of Nebraska-Kearney Art Scholarships
   http://art.unk.edu/unkart


 
 
March 5  UNO Music Scholarship
     http://www.unomaha.edu/college-of-communication-fine-arts-and-media/music/student-involvement/auditions-scholarships.php
  • Application Form
  • 2 letters of Recommendations
  • Performance at an Entrance Audition
  • ???'s   402.554.2177  or   sharden@unomaha.edu
 
 March 6   Salvation Army DJ's Hero Scholarship Award
    www.GiveSalvationArmy.org
  • Must be nominated
  • Applicant must write an essay of no more than 250 words about why you are deserving of this scholarship
  • Nominator must write no more than 2 page , 11 min. point type, answering specific questions
 $10000
March 8

Niobrara Valley Electric

Goodwill Fund Scholarship Application:  http://www.nvemc.org/goodwill-fund-scholarships.html

      www.nvemc.org     Click on tab "My Programs"

  • Parents must be members of the Niobrara Valley Electric Membership Corp.
  • Must be in the upper 2/3 of the class
  • Must have a 2.0 GPA
  • Must submit to school counselor before March 8 for signature and recommendation.  School Counselor will mail.
2 $500 awards
 March 10  Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty: Essay contest

http://www.BJConline.org/contest

  • Must submit and essay based on a yearly announced topic
  • All juniors and seniors are eligible
  • ???'s ccrowe@BJConline.org 202.544.4226
   
 3
 1-$2000,
 1-$1000
  2-$500
 March 10  Better Business Bureau Foundation
Scott Mecham BBB Student of Integrity Awards

   http://www.bbbnebraska.org

 
  • Based on essay-50%, community service-20% leadership-20%, recommendation-5%, and academic-5%
 12-$2000
 March  10  Riverview Scholarship

   2 scholarships to area students-West Boyd, Stuart, or West Holt
   Application may be emailed to:  kevin.wulf@riverviewllp.com 
   
   Application at:  2017 Riverview Scholarship Application
   Criteria for Scholarship:  Riverview Scholarship Criteria
  • Essay, List Activities
 2-$1000
March 10   UCB Family Epilepsy Scholarship

     https://ucbepilepsyscholarship.com/default.aspx

     
Eligibility Requirements

To apply, you must certify that you are:
  1. A legal resident of the United States
  2. A person living with epilepsy or a family member/caregiver of a person living with epilepsy
  3. Seeking an associate's, undergraduate, or graduate degree or enrolled in a trade school educational program
  4. A student who demonstrates academic and personal achievement, possesses a strong record of participation in activities outside of school, and serves as a positive role model for others
  5. Graduating from high school in 2017 or have already graduated from high school
  6. Enrolled in, or awaiting acceptance from, a United States–based center for higher learning for fall semester 2017
 2 $10000
March 12

Minnie Pearl Scholarship Program

   http://bridgesfordeafandhh.org/scholarships

  • Student must have a severe to profound bilateral hearing loss
  • Must be mainstreamed hs seniors with a 3.0 GPA
  • App, transcript, essay, references
  • ???'s nr@hearingbraidges.org 615.248.8828
1- $10,0000
March 14  

National Foster Parent Association Scholarship

http://www.nfpaonline.org

  • App, transcript, autobiography, test scores, essay, references
  • Three awards for foster children in foster care with NFPA member
  • One for birth and adopted children of NFPA members
 6-$1000
March 15   Alfred and Esther Eggerling-Midland University Scholarship

       http://www.lcf.org/scholarships

 
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Attend Midland University in the fall 
  • ???'s   lcf@lcf.org  402.474.2345
  2-$1000
 March 15   Build Dakota Scholarship

     https://www.builddakotascholarships.com/
  •     Only in designated high need vocational programs
  •     FAFSA is submitted to votech, but not as part of the application
  •     Extra points are given for additional resume
  •     Extra points are given for special programs
  •     Extra points are given for out of state students
 
 Covers tuition and expenses to a SD vocational school
March 15   Boyd County Farm Bureau Scholarship

 Any student in Boyd County may apply. Preference may be given to students who family has Farm Bureau Insurance

 2017 Boyd Co Farm Bureau Application

 2-$250
March 15 Career Education Foundation of Nebraska
Outstanding Secondary Career and Technical Education Student Award
  
  http://apps.educationquest.org/pdfs/SQcefn_tech.doc
 
  • Must be enrolled in a career and technical education program 
  • Must demonstrate a high level of competency
  • Must demonstrate a positive attitude, self-reliance, and initiative
  • Applicants must be nominated by teachers or school counselor
  • Belong to a career organization
  • ???'s   acte.nebraska@juno.com
 2-$1000
March 15   Career Education Foundation of Nebraska
 Outstanding Secondary Special Populations Career and Technical Education Student Award


    http://apps.educationquest.org/pdfs/SQcefn_spec_pop.doc

      Must demonstrate a high degree of competency in a career and technical education program
  • Must be involved in a career organization at school
  • Must be educationally disadvantaged-either disabled or economically
  • Must demonstrate initiative, positive attitude, and self-reliance
  • Must be nominated by teacher or counselor
  • ???'s    acte.nebraska@juno.com   402.423.6786

 
 1 or more-$1000
March 15  CPCU-Lawrence "Larry" Frazier Memorial Scholarship
   http://www.lcf.org/scholarships
  • Preference given to majors in aviation, insurance, or law
  • Preference given to former boys/girl scouts
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Must be full-time
  • Must plan to attend college in Nebraska
 $600
 March 15  Farmers Union Coop-Spencer

 Must do at least $1000 worth of business with the Spencer Farmers Union Coop during previous calendar year.

 GPA must be at least 80% on current report card.

 

 2017 Spencer Farmers Union Coop on Word

 2017 Spencer Farmers Union Coop PDF

 2-$250 
 Scholarship
 
 1 boy/1 girl

March 15     

 Golden West Telephone Company Scholarship

www.goldenwest.com

Click on "scholarships" on the front page.

  • Must have a 605 phone number in Gregory County
  • One scholarship is available for a high school senior who is covered by Golden West Telephone Services but not attending one of the area schools.  This includes West Boyd students

 

 45-$1000
March 15

Central Nebraska Senior Golf Association

Golf Association Scholarship

  • Application is available in counselor's file
  • Basedsolely on golf involvement and achievement
  • For one male and one femaile
  • ???'s: Gooseandsm@aol.com
2-$1000
 March  15  George L. Walters/Nebraska Petroleum Marketers Scholarship A

    http://www.lcf.org/scholarships

  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Must be in the top 33% of class
  • Must attend college in Nebraska
  • Parent must be employed by a Convenience Store or a Nebraska Petroleum Marketer
 $950
 March 15  Gladys D Goodson Scholarship
http://www.lcf.org/scholarships

 
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Must have a GPA of 3.0
  • Must major in nursing-Assoc/LPN/Registered
  • ???'s   lcf@lcf.org
 
 March 15
not available in 2017
 HRAM Diversity Scholarship
htto://www/hram.org/files/3113/8427/0133/2014_Diversity_Student_Scholarship_Application.pdf

 
  • Encourage diversity and remove barriers of opportunities such as age, race & ethnic origin, disability, sexual orientation, and religious background
  • Selected on diverse background, merit, commitment to career in human resources, and financial need
  • ????'s  staff@hram.org
 
 March 15

 Mitchell Equipment
- 2016-2017 Graduate
- Awarded to students with a specific interest in an agricultural related field of study and an interest in returning to the area after college completion.
- Contact Mrs. Pritchett for a copy of the scholarship application

$500
March 15 

Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben Foundation

http://www.aksarben.org

  • Must be submitted to the Metro Community College Financial Aid Office
  • Must show financial need with a SAR
  • ???'s contact the community college financial aid office 
  $1000
March 15      Ladies Auxiliary Military Order of the Purple Heart-Dept of Nebraska
LAMORPH Scholarship
   http://apps.educationquest.org/pdfs/SQladies_aux.pdf

 
     Go to:  www.educationquest.org    Then "Scholarship Search"
  • Must be related to a veteran who has received a Purple Heart or died in military action
  • ???'s   402.792.2144 
    
 $375
 March 15  Mildred W Fry Scholarship
    http://www.lcf.org
  • Must be a Nebraska resident
  • Must be a foster child
  • Essay, financial aid info, & 2 letters of rec
  • ???'s lcf@lcf.org
 2 $2000
March 15  Nebraska Association of County Extension Boards Scholarship Program
    http://extension.unl.edu/documents/NACEB_2016-17_Scholarship%20Application%20Form.pdf
 
  • Must be enrolled in UNL College of Ag
  • Interested in Extension Work
  • ???'s Dann Husmann, UNL East Campus, address on app
 $1000
March 15 

Nebraska Aviation Trades Association

Nebraska Aviation Trades Association Scholarship

   http://gonata.net/scholarship.html

  • Must be recommended by a member of the Nebraska Aviation Trades Association
  • List of members is on the form
  • Based on scholastic achievement, leadership, merit, and the essay
  • ???'s nata@windsteam.net   402.475.6282
 
March 15     Nebraska Cattlemen Research & Education Foundation
      
http://www.nebraskacattlemen.org/ncfscholarships.aspx
      
      Scholarships are awarded on the basis of 
  • academic achievement
  • beef industry involvement
  • ag major given preference
  • any college or community college
  • goals and quality of application
  • ???'s lweide@necattlemen.org 
 15-$1000
March 15   Nebraska Cattlemen Research & Education Foundation
   Huss Family Scholarships
   http://www.nebraskacattlemen.org/ncfscholarships.aspx
 
 $1000
March 15 

Nebraska State Grange

Nebraska State Grange Deaf Education Scholarship   

  • Must be deaf or hard of hearing 
  • ???'s   kscooksley@gmail.com   308.872.2659
 $500
March 15  Phil Shanline Scholarship
 http://www.asq-1302.org/scholarship/

 
 3 $1000
3/15  West Boyd Faculty Scholarship
   
Must have a 3.0 to apply
   Must be planning to enter education
   
   Application in WORD:
   WBFS in Word

   WBFS Guidelines here
 $200
 3/16  Kaczor Brothers  Memorial Scholarship

 Download application

 $200

3/16 

 Naper Alumni Scholarship
   
  •    Must live in the Naper area
  •    No application needed
  •    Plan to attend the Naper Alumni Reunion to receive scholarship 

$150
 
 
 3/16

 Ponca Creek Pheasants Forever Chapter Scholarship

 Download application

 In addition, include a paragraph or summary about your involvement in youth hunting safety courses, youth mentoring programs, and your  experience with hunting & outdoors throughout your lifetime, wildlife conservation, and future plans in this area. 
 
$250

  1 boy
  1 girl
March 16

Swanson-Russell

Gus Swanson Memorial Communications Scholarship Program

     www.swansonrussell.com

  • Must plan to attend a Nebraska college
  • Pursue a major in advertising, marketing, mass communications, communications studies, public relations, journalism, graphic design
  • ???'s Contact Jeff Salem @ 402.437.6409 jeffs@swansonrussell.com
1-$500
must be received by
March 27, 2017 
 
Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. Scholarship Program
Application available in counselor's files


Download YMC Scholarship here
  • Include entire application with 3 recommendations
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.2
  • Essay & list of activities
  • Must be pursuing a medical field 
  • Staples need to be avoided
  • ???'s   604.665.6933 
 4-$1000
 
3/28

 LCDR Thomas Blake Jr. Memorial Scholarship
 Download application 
 If 1-$250 to 1   

if 2, $200 to 2 



 
Received by:
March 30 

This is not available to Boyd 
Co in 2017
Yankton Area Chamber of Commerce
    Promoting Agriculture Youth
    P.A.Y. Scholarship
    www.yanktonsd.com/pay
 
  • Must reside in Boyd County (among other area counties)
  • Must major in ag -related major - 2 year or 4 year school
  • Must handwrite or type application
  • Include 1 photo
  • ???'s 605.665.3636
 8-$3000
March 31  American Legion Post #78 Luther Whidden Scholarship

 Download application

  •  Must have a minimum GPA of 80% at the end of the 7th sem to apply.
  •  Open to any West Boyd senior
 2-$500
 March 31  American Postal Workers Union: Vocational Scholarship Program
     http://www.apwu.org/

    Application:  http://www.apwu.org/sites/apwu/files/resource-files/2017%20Scholarship%20Brochure.pdf
  
  • Must submit app, transcript, test scores, essay, and references
  • Must be a descendant of an active member. retired, oe decreased member of the American Postal Workers Union
  • ???'s 202.842.4215
 5 $1000
March 31   Bryan LGH College of Health Sciences
 Bryan GH Foundation Scholarships
www.bryanlgh.com/FinancialAid

 
  • Must complete the FAFSA
  • ???'s   402.481.3801
 
March 31  Burt & Becky Whedon Memorial Scholarship
 The Nebraska Society of Mayflower Descendants
    http://nebraskamayflower.org/scholarship/
  • Compose an essay between 750 & 1000 words in the form of a letter to family describing the impact the Mayflower Compact had on the early life of Plymouth Colony
  • Recognizes academic achievement & service
  • Must be a resident of Nebraska and a US citizen
  • Evaluated by written essay, GPA, Class Rank, ACT, Honors Received, DEeonstrated leadership
  • Need letter of recommendation
  • Need not be a descendant of Mayflower ancestry
 1-$1650
 March  31  Butte-Anoka Alumni Scholarship.

 Open to students who live in the former Butte-Anoka School District.

 Preference is given to children of former Butte-Anoka graduates. 

 Must attend the Alumni Banquet

 Download Butte-Anoka App here

 Cover letter sample here

 Be sure to include an Activity Sheet or SAP

 
 $400

 Varies 
 March  31  Butte Farm Supply Scholarship

 Family does business with Butte Farm Supply

 In some way.

 Download Butte Farm Supply app here

 Cover letter sample here

 Be sure to include an Activity Sheet or SAP

 
 Varies
 March  31  Central Valley Ag Scholarships
       Application:  http://www.cvacoop.com/community/news/chs-foundation-now-accepting-high-school-scholarship-applications/

 
  • Graduating high school seniors pursuing a degree in an agricultural related field at any college or university throughout the United States and Canada are invited to apply for one of 100 $1,000 scholarships.
  • Students pursuing a STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) field of study with an interest in agricultural or energy-related careers will also be considered.
 100-$1000
 March 31 EducationQuest Scavenger Hunt Scholarship
   http://www.jotform.us/EducationQuest/Scavenger
  •    Savenge around educationquest.org for the correct answersto the application questions
  • ???'s    allisono@educationquest.org
 1-$500
 March 31  Great Scholarship Program

 
 greatclipscareers.com/scholarships
 
  • Provides tools and scholarships for cosmetology students
 Over $100000
Scholarships range from $250 to $1000
 March  31  Knights of Columbus

 Applications here:  Boyd Co. Knights of Columbus Scholarship
 
  
  For Catholic students
 Varies
March 31  Lillian Gross Educational Scholarship
     Rehabilitation Association of Nebraska
  • Must major in sign language or deaf education
  • Preference given to those with a disability
  • ???'s  vschaepl@charter.net     308.293.0181
 $500
March 31

Nebraska Actuarial Club Scholarship

http://www.n-a-c.org

  • Must demonstrate math ability and evidence of some understanding of the actuary field
  • Must plan to enter the actuarial field
  • Reference, significant test scores, transcripts
  • ???'s Nebraska Insurance Federation and Nebraska Actuaries. Club
1- $1000
March 31

Nebraska Farm Bureau: Greater Horizon

NFB Young Farmers & Ranchers Greater Horizon Scholarship

   http://www.nefb.org/public/858/foundation/scholarships

  • Family must belong to the Nebraska Farm Bureau
  • Must plan to return to production ag
  • App, leadership, and references
  • ???'s lmiller@baylorevnen.com   
1-$1000
March 31  Nebraska Legal Professional Association
    http://nebraskalegalprofessionals.org

   
  http://www.nebraskalegalprofessionals.org/NLPA-Scholarships
  • Include transcript, resume, and personal statement
  • Must plan to further education in law or a legal support field-criminal justice/law enfourcement/law
  • Must have a 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • ???'s 402.304-4937 or ckhawk79@yahoo.com
1- $1000
1-$500
March 31  Nebraska Legal Professional Association
 Central Nebraska Legal Professionals Scholarship

      App might come in mail.
  • Must major as a legal secretary or Paralegal
  • ???'s dthart@gpcom.net    308.795.2235
 1-$250
 
March 31

Nebraska Insurance Federation Scholarship

http://www.n-a-c.org

  • Must plan to attend UNO, UNK, or UNL
  • Must demonstrate math ability and evidence of understanding ofan actuarial career
  • Recommendation and significant test scores
  • ???'s Nebraska Insurance Federation and Nebraska Actuaries Club
2-$4000
March 31

Nebraska School Counselor Association Scholarship: Bank of the West Scholarship

http://www.neschoolcounselor.org

  • Based on essay "school counselor or school counseling program has assisted you to plan/decide/resolve/grow in an area of your life"
1- $500
March 31

P. Buckley Moss Society: Cary Scholarship

http://www.mosssociety.org

  • Must be pursuing either a bachelor's or master's degree in special education
  • App, essay. and references required
  • ???'s brenda@mosssociety.org 540.943.5678
1- $1000
March 31`

Red Angus Association of America: Farm and Ranch Connection Scholarship

Junior Red angus Scholarship

Lorenzen Scholarship

Sonstegard Scholarship

http://redangus.org/jra/programs/scholarships

  • App, transcript, references, photograph
  • Must be a junior member of the Red Angus Association
  • ???'s betty@redangus.org 940.387.3502
1-$500
March 31

Rehabilitation Association of Nebraska: Bonnie Watson-Peterson Scholarship

  http://apps/educationquest.org/pdfs/SQrehab_watson.doc

  • Preference given to students who study rehabilitation, human services, social work, psychology, occupational therpy, counseling or a related area who have a disability
  • Application, references, and transcript
  • ???'s    vschaep@charter.net   308.293.0181
 $500
March 31 Rehabilitation Association Of Nebraska: Lillian Gross Educational Scholarship

www.educationquest.org

  • Must be a deaf education major or sign lang. interpreting major
  • ???'s vschaepl@charter.net 308.236.5686
$500
March 31   Sigma Phi Epsilon-Alpha Chapter
SigEp Balanced Man Scholarship
    http://www.sigepnebraska.com
2-$1000 
 March 31  Sigma Psi Zeta Soroity, Inc Scholarship
    http://apps.educationquest.org/pdfs/SQsigma_psi_zeta.doc
    
    To celebrate Asian-American cultures
  • Min GPA of 3.0
  • Be a female
  • Plan to attend UNL
  • ???'s   eilanah.syz@gmail.com
 
 March  31  Three River Telco Area Scholarship 

   http://threeriver.net/newsite/scholarships/scholarship-application/
 
  • Must get telephone service from Three River Telco-Lynch
  • Complete application and 200 word essay
  • Judged on scholastic achievement, creativity, originality in presentation, community involvement, activities, need, future goals, & continuing their education
  • Transcript and letter of recommendation 
  • ???'s 866.569.2666
 
March 31

don't know
if this
is available
in 2017

US Bank Internet Scholarship Program

     https://www.usbank.com/community/financial-education/scholarship.html

     https://www.usbank.com/community/financial-education/scholarship-application-form.html

 
 March 31   UNK Opportunity Fund
     Information at:
     https://www.dropbox.com/s/wumkv9rsbgtmmh3/Wagnersolicit.doc?dl=0

     Application at:
     https://www.dropbox.com/s/uo5mw49nnmtrtvk/guidance_counselor_opp_fund%20%281%29.doc?dl=0
  • High school graduate from a Class C or D Nebraska High School.
  • The student must be admitted to UNK.
  • The student must NOT have any other scholarships from UNK
  • The student must be nominated by their high school counselor
  • ???'s  (308)865-8520 or finaid1@unk.edu.  or mitchellsj@unk.edu 
 
 
March 31

Black Note Scholarship

Black Note is looking to award a $2,000 scholarship to each student that shares innovative, ingenious or just plain good ideas on ways to help smokers put down cigarettes and join the world’s smoke-free movement.

Applicants must:

 Be a full-time student
 Be 18 years or older 
 Submit an essay as outlined in Essay Instructions, signing your essay with your full
name, university name and address
 Enter only one application and one essay per person
 Be legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia

Black Note Scholarhip Instructions.docx

 

 

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