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September 23, 2017

 April 1  Alpha Gamma Sigma
  • Must attend UNL, male and interested in the Greek System to apply
  • Application available at office
 $200
 April 1  Animal Science Feedlot Management Scholarship
      UNL Depeartment of Animal Science

      http://animalscience.unl.edu/unl-feedyard-management-internship#tab9
 
  •      Must plan to attend UNL and major in an ag-related program
  •      Must be anticipating a career in feedlot management and intending to complete the feedlot internship program
 Varies-$1000
 April 1   Big Game Conservation Association
     Application available in counselor's files
     http://biggameconservationassociation.com/about-us/programs/

     Application:  2017 Big Game Scholarship
  • For pursuing a degree in areas of  Fisheries & Wildlife
  • Must demonstrate scholastic achievement, leadership ability, and dedication to wildlife conservation 
 1-$500
April 1   Central Community College-Davis/Chambers Scholarship
 www.cccneb.edu
  • Part of a racial minority group, show financial need, show academic talent,
  • Plan to transfer to a 4 year NE college after CCC. 
 
April 1 College Success Scholarship
- Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent U.S. Resident
- Must be enrolled (or accepted) in an accredited college or university
- Graduating High School Senior.
http://study.com/blog/college-success-scholarship-by-study-com.html[[http://study.com/blog/college-success-scholarship-by-study-com.html|College Success Scholarship Link]]
$1000
 April 1  Daisey Shooting Sports 4-H Scholarship

    http://4h.unl.edu/shooting-sports/instructor


    
 
April 1 Davis Chambers Community College Scholarship 
- Must plan to attend or currently attending a Nebraska Community College
- Knowledge or experience living or working in a diverse community or organization
- Show financial need
- Contact Mrs. Pritchett for a copy of the scholarship application
 
 April 1  Dr. Alan C. Brewster Medical Scholarship Fund
    Application available in counselor's files

      Alan Brewster App Pg 1
      Alan Brewster Pg 2 App
       Alan Brewster App Info
  • Must be enrolled in a medical preparatory program.and must be already graduated from high school
  • Must show desire to return.to area 
  • Contact Janet @ the bank @ Stuart, NE
 
April 1

High Plains Chapter of the American Meteorological Society and the National Weather Association

    Jim Johnson Scholarship 

308.532.4936 ext 766 or John.Stroppkotte@noaa.gov

  • For a high school senior pursuing a major in a physical science 
  • Need to include a one-page essay on how this degree will contribute to their discipline.
  • ???'s  John.Stroppkotte@noaa.gov   308.532.4936
    •  
$500 
April 1     

Lincoln Builders Bureau Scholarship Program

   www.buildersbureau.com

  • Applicant must be an employee or a dependent of an employee of a Lincoln Builders Bureau member company
  • Must be enrolled in a university or trade school with a focus on construction science
  • For company eligibility go to www.buildersbureau.com   Click on "Scholarships" and "Member Search" to verify
  • Based on academic performance, work experience, community involvement, and career goals
  • Application available in counselor's files
  • ???'s    402.421.8332 
 $750
April 1 M. Kenneth Drobney Memorial Scholarship
- Must be from Antelope, Holt, or Knox County
- Preference given to a law enforcement-related field of study
- Contact Mrs Pritchett for a copy of the scholarship application
 
$300
 April 1 Natural Resources Conservation Service partnering with UNL/CASNR Conservation Scholarship

www.nrcs.usda.gov

  • Must be enrolled in the College of Ag Sci and Natural Resources
  • With an interest in Soil Conservationist, Soil Scientist, Rangeland Management Specialist, Civil/Ag Engineer
  • Includes potential employment for 2 summers 
  • ???'s  pat.mcgrane@ne.usda.gov  402. 437.5328 or 402.437.5327
$1000 
 April 1

Nebraska Agri-Women

Nebraska Agri-Women Scholarship

  Counselor's files and www.educationquest.org

  • Min. GPA of 2.0
  • Must attend a college in Nebraska
  • Must major in ag or vocational/technical related major
  • App and essay
 1-$250
 Received by:
 April 1
Nebraska Association For the Gifted
   Graduating Senior Scholarship

   Must choose 1 of the following 3 options below, referencing Leta Hollingworth, educator of the gifted (100 yrs ago).
       
  • Describe an outstanding educator in your like and how he/she had an impact on you.
  • Explain how you, as a student, benefited from participating in gifted education classes, or advanced classes for high ability learners at school
  • Draw a picture/create a piece of 2-D art with a caption/explanation included in #1 or #2
  • Include resume and a copy of your high school transcript
  • Submit to the same address below
  • 2 recommendations from school, community,or church. Ask them to mail directly to NAG, 2623 N. 145 Ave., Omaha, NE    68116 or negifted@gmail.com
 1-$1000
 April 1  Nebraska Commission on Indian Affairs
Chief Standing Bear Scholarship


 http://www.indianaffairs.state.ne.us/scholarship/
 
  • Must be an American Indian or Alaskan Native
  • Must be a resident of Nebraska
  • Must prove tribal affiliation
  • Must write a 500 to 600 word essay
  • ???'s  scott.w.shafer@nebraska.gov   402.471.3475
 4-$2500
 
April 1
 Nebraska Quarter Horse Association
      http://nebraskaquarterhorse.com/Youth
 
  •     Essay and membership required
 3-$1000
April 1  Northeast Community College McIntosh Minority Scholarship Endowment Davis/Chambers Scholarship
  • Must be a minority or have a diverse cultural background, academically talented, active in school & community, have financial need and plan to transfer to a 4 yr school.
     App is available in counselor's office 
 
 April 1  Pink Bandana Beat Breast Cancer Scholarship
     http://www.pinkbandana.org


     2017 Pink Bandana App

   2017 Pink Bandana Cover Letter
  • Must be a senior at a Nebraska High School who is planning to enroll in a 2 or 4 yr college the following year
  • Must have battled breast cancer or have a parent or guardian who has battled breast cancer within the last 10 years.
  • ???     scholarship@pinkbandana.org   
 1-$1000 to $2000
 April 1  Southeast Community College
   SCC Davis/Chambers Scholarship
   http://www.southeast.edu
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Must be a member of a minority group
  • Must be active in school & community
  • Must plan to transfer to a 4 yr Nebraska college
 
Must be received by April 1 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        
 
 April 1  University of Nebraska-Lincoln Dept of Animal Science
   The Animal Science Feedlot Management Scholarship

   http://animalscience.unl.edu
   http://animalscience.unl.edu/anschfreshmantransferuppperclassscholarships
  • Must plan to attend UNL and major in general ag
  • Must be planning a career in feedlot management and intend to complete the feedlot internship program 
  • ???'s Animal-Science2@unl.edu
 
Must be received by April 1  Weller Foundation
  Counselor's files
  • Must provide financial info on form
  • Use the most current tax form.  2016 is preferred, but 2015 would be accetped
  • Personal and land values are requested.  Schedule F, and tax valuations are helpful  (this information does not lower your chances of receiving the scholarship
  • For specific 2 yr colleges or nursing majors at designated schools. Must be typed or very printed very neatly..
  • App is available in counselor's office 
  • If you miss the deadline, you can apply before 11/1 and get grant for 2nd sem
 
April 2`

 Central Platte Natural Resource District

Jami Harper Nebraska Children's Groundwater Festival Scholarship

http://www.cpnrd.org

  • Must be an ag-related major
  • Preference is given to interest in a water resource related field
  • ???'s 800.577.3955
 
April 2`

 Lambda Theta Nu Sorority, Inc -Alpha Gamma Chapter

Lambda Theta Nu Sorority Scholoarship

http://www.lambdathetanu.org

  • Must be female
  • Min GPA of 3.0
  • ttend UNL
  • Includes 2 essays and personal statement, along with app
1-$250 
 April 2

Nebraska Seed Trade Association Freshmen Scholarship @ UNL

      http://agronomy.unl.edu/scholarship

  • Must have a strong interest in the seed industry, crop production, seed technology
  • Must major in a degree program in the Dept. of Agronomy and Horticulture @ UNL
  • Must write essay and include transcript, resume, and class rank
 $1000
April 2 

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Dept. of Agronomy and Horticulture

  Agronomy & Horticulture Scholarship for Freshmen

       http://agronomy.unl.edu/scholarship

  •   Must plan to attend UNL and major in an ag major or biology
  •   ???'s astreich2@unl.edu   402.472.1444  402.471.8652
 Varies
April 4

American Indian Education Fund
- Must be Native American, Alaska native, or Native Hawaiian (student or one parent enrolled)
- Both Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarships available

2017-2018 Graduate Scholarship Application-fillable.pdf 

2017-18 AIEF Undergraduate Scholarship Application-fillable (003).pdf

$2000
 April 6  UNK Opportunity Fund
  • Full waiver of tuition and is renewable.
  • Must be a NE graduate from a Class C or D school and must not be receiving any merit academic scholarships from UNK.
  • Must show financial need.
  • Counselor must forward name, SSN, and permanent home address by this date to sommersm@unk.edu 
 
 April 7  ARTBA Scholarship Program

      http://www.artba.org/foundation/awards-scholarships/
  • Provides financial assistance for students whose parents have been killed or permanently disabled in a construction work zone
  • Applicants must be children by a transportation construction firm or transportation public agency
  • ???'s 202.289.4434, ext 304
  100-$5000
April 7   Johnny Baxter Carriage House Foundation Scholarship

App form available at counselor's office or http://apps.educationquest.org/pdfs/SQjohnny_baxter_carriage_house.pdf

  • Must major in an automotive related study at a Nebraska Community College
  • Must have a rec from teacher and transcript
  • Include a cover letter declaring interest in the field
  • Must have an interview and reference letter from a new car dealer
  • ???'s 402.475.1079
$1500
 April 7  WSC Music Scholarship Audition
  www.wsc.edu/schools/ahu/musc/  
 
 April 10  Heartland Pride
    Heartland Pride Scholarship
    http://heartlandpride.org/scholarships
 $250-$5000
Numbers vary
 April 10      Nebraskans for Peace
NFP Scholarships

   http://nebraskansforpeace.org/


   Recipients will be students who wish to further their education in an area consistent with the mission of Nebraskans for Peace:  peace with justice through community building,
   education, and political action.
   
  • Application should go in the body of an email (not an attachment)
  • Must include the student's full name, address, and congressional district
  • Also include the name of the anticipated college planning to attend
  • Also include the name of the high school that will graduate from
  • Essay of 750 to 1000 words
  • Topic is one of the Nebraskans for Peace priorities (www.nebraskaforpeace.org)
  • Describe the issue using an alternative non-violent or restorative justice technique
  • Specify the procedures people would follow to implement your approach
  • Identify obstacles to using your alternative approach
  • Evaluate how realistic your approach is
  • Use the Six+1 traits of writing
  • Include a digital photo of applicant
  • Give permission to reprint the essay
  • Give contact information of area newspaper, including email address
  • Give information for high school counselor, including email address
  • ???'s   NFPscholarships@gmail.com
 3-$500
 6-$100
 April 10  Mitchell Equipment Scholarship
     App available in counselor's file
  • Must be enrolled in an ag related field in state or out of state
  • Must reside in Boyd, Holt, Antelope, Brown, Garfield, Know, Loup, Rock, Wheeler or Keya Paha Counties
  • Must include the letter of recommendation included in the form
  • Based on student's interest in agriculture and interest in returning to the north central region
  • Show good citizenship and service to the community
  • ???'s  boydm@mitchellequip.com or bobs@mitchellequip.com
  • Return to Boyd Mitchell or Bob Shald @ Mitchell Equipment, PO Box 369, Atkinson, NE   68713
  • May be emailed
 $500
 April 11  Frederick Will Cronk Memorial Scholarship
  • Must be a resident of Holt County with short autobiography App available in counselor's file 
 
 April 11  Helen Berg/Delores Van Hove Memorial Scholarship

  Download Berg/Van Hove App here
 
  •   This scholarship is open to those students who have declared an education major and are in good standing.
  •   GPA and courses taken will be considered.  
  •   Wayne State College will be given special consideration
 1-$30
April 13 
 
 Spencer Community Foundation Scholarship
  

 A parent(s) or guardian of the applicant must be a graduate of Spencer High or Spencer-Naper High  Schools, or parents  who have resided/opted within the said school districts for a minimum of 10 years

 Word Application:  Download 2017 Spencer Found. App here

  PDF Application:    Download PDF Spencer Found App here

  Download Award letter & instructions here

   

 Varies-$500
 April 13   Cenex/Rosebud Farmers Union Coop-Fairfax
  
 Application at:
     Download Cenex App here

     Complete and return to counselor.  It will be emailed to the Gregory Public School Counselor
 
  • Must do business with Cenex/Rosebud Farmers Union
  • 1 letters of recommendation in addition to the app
 $1000
 to 1 student
 at West Boyd
 April 13   West Boyd FBLA Scholarship

Download App here: FBLA Scholarship on Word
                                    
                                    FBLA Scholarships on PDF
 
 April 14  Nebraska Coaches Association
Nebraska Coaches Association-Country Inn & Suites Scholarships
  
http://www.ncacoach.org/lincolninnsuites.php

 NE Coaches Assoc. pdf app

 NCA-Lincoln Country Inn & Suites Scholarship Award Program Application (.doc)
  • Scholarship Criteria:

    1) Upper 25% of class –OR-3.75 Cumulative GPA

    2) Must be at least a 2 year participant in 2 sports

    3) Must have earned varsity letter in 2 sports

    4) Must include at least one letter of recommendation from a high school coach

    5) ACT minimum score of 24

  • ???'s   402.434.5675

  
 8-$1000
April 14  Spencer Alumni Scholarship

 Parent or guardian must be a graduate of Spencer, Spencer-Naper, or West Boyd High School.

 Download application here:Spencer Alumni Scholarship

Spencer Alumni Guidelines

 $250

 April 15

All Points Scholars Nebraska College of Ag  and the All Points Coop Program

  • Rewards students a tuition scholarship at the end of first year as long as they maintain a 2.5 GPA
  • Paid work experience is provided by the All Points Coop, up to $20,000/yr.
  • Must be accepted to NCTA and fill out the All Points Scholarship form, 
 
 April 15  College Jump Start
College Jump Start Spring Scholarship

www.jumpstart-scholarship.net/

 
  • Open to anyone Grades 10 thru college
  • Must be committed to using education to better your life, your family's or your community
  • Write an essay on What is your goals and how will this scholarship help you attain them
 3-$1500
 
April 15
Donate for Life 

     http://www.donatelifenebraska.com/get-involved/michael-peters-memorial-donate-life-nebraska-scholarship
 
  • Must be applied and accepted into a college
  • Must have a GPA of 2.5
  • Must write a persuasive essay that will inspire & motivate the audience
  • Must include a "call to action" to sign up as a donor.
 1- $1000
 April 15  High Plains Chapter of the American Meteorological Society and the National Weather Association
        Application:  Jim Johnson Scholarship


        Must major in some type of physical Science
 $500
 April 15  Kid's Chance of Nebraska
    Kid's Chance of Nebraska Scholarship
    
    http://www.kidschanceofne.org/

    Information and Application:  http://www.kidschanceofne.org/scholarship-application/

 
  • Must be a Nebraska resident
  • Must meet criteria for Parent work injury/work fatality
  • Copy of a completed FAFSA app
  • ???'s Dpoppert@nebraskamed.com
 2-$5000
 

Sandhills Education Assoc.

Contact School Counselor

  • Must have attended a rural school district in Holt
  • Major in education 
 
 April 15  Nebraska Agri Women
     Application: 2017 NE Agri-Women Scholarship
 
  • Must be used at a Nebraska College or Trade School only   
  • Will receive the scholarship after the 1st semester with at least a "C" Average
  • ???'s Mary Ann Jansen   mjansen70@yahoo.com   402.332.4827
 $250
 April 15  Nebraska Archaeological Society Scholarship
    Nebraska Archaeological Society 
    https://sites.google.com/site/webnas/home/scholarship-application
 
 
April 15

NE Conservation Officers’ Assoc.

Rick Seward, Rt 3 Box 119, Ord, Ne 68862

  • Must provide FAFSA info, Tax Return, transcript
  • 2 letters of reference, a handwritten explanation
  • 2.5 GPA in high school
  • Essay: Why I want to be a Conservation Officer from a Ne High school
 
 April 15

NE Cooperative Council Education Foundation

   http://www.nebr.coop/foundation/scholarships/

  •  May complete the app in hand or in Microsoft Word
  • Parents must be an active member of a coop for 3 yrs./ Good standing for 5 yrs.
  • Must attend UNL, NCTA, or CSC in ag-related major 
  • Contact Council at 402/475-6555
 
 April 15  Thermal Services Scholarship
Application available in counselor's files

   Must complete application along with a 500 word essay
   Must be going into a building trade like carpentry, electrical, HVAV, plumbing
 $1000
 April 15  TransCanada Students Scholarships

     http://www.transcanada.com/scholarships.html

     3 Types of Scholarships offered

     Community Leader Scholarships
  •      100 Scholarships for students who show a strong commitment through volunteer work, community participation, leadership, or other activities
     Indigenous Scholarship
  •       For Native Americans
   
      Trades Scholarships
  •      Must be enrolled in a technical energy industry
 $1000 
 April 15 West Holt Medical Services Foundation Scholarship
      
     http://www.westholtmed.org/Foundation/Foundation_scholarships.htm
  • Students of any age 
  • May apply if enrolled or accepted into enrollment in a school or program of study that leads to a degree or certificate in the medical or allied health field
  • To encourage students to return to West Holt Medical Services upon completion
  • ???'s   402.925.1956 
 $500
April 17 James M. Cox Foundation
- Must be a 2017 graduate
- Awarded based on financial need therefore the FAFSA must be completed.
- Contact Mrs. Pritchett for a copy of the scholarship application
$1000
 April 18  Angel, Inc. Scholarship

 Based on essay on Entrepreneurship

   2017 Angel's Scholarship Application

 

 $400
 April 18  Central Community College

CCC Summer Scholarship

Application available in counselor's file or by calling admissions

  •      Must supply test scores and plan on taking summer classes
 Up to $150
April 21  Spencer-Naper Athletic Booster Club Scholarship

 Download application

 2-$250
 
 
 April 21
 St. Mary's Altar Society Scholarship
  
  Application at: 2017 St Mary's Altar Society Scholarship

  2017 St. Mary's Altar Society Scholarship PDF
 
  $150
 $75-1st  sem
 $75-2nd 
 sem
 April 25  Louis & Mildred Klasna Memorial Scholarship

 Download application

 1-$250
 April 25   Wild Turkey Days Scholarship

 Download application

 1-$250
 April 26    Genevee Martinson Memorial Scholarship
 
 
Open to any West Boyd High School Senior
 
 Download Genevee Martinson App here
 1- $500
 April 26  Tom and Pat Drueke Families Scholarship

 Any WB High School senior may apply
  
 Download Drueke Scholarship here


 Download example of Cover Letter here
  
 $500
 
 $250 given 
 in fall, 
 $250 given
  in January
 April 28  Phi Gamma Delta at UNK
    White Owl Scholarship

    
    Application available here:White Owl Scholarship Application
  • Application available in Counselor's files, attached with a resume and essay
  • High School senior male with leadership, community involvement, and academic performance
  • Not obligated to join fraternity
  • ???'s hansen@lopers.unk.edu   308.224.5920  
  • Mail to Logan Hansen, 1700 University Drive, 202B, Kearney,NE   68845
 1-$500
April 28 

Delta Tau Delta-Beta Tau Chapter

Application available on www.educationquest.org

  • UNL male
$1000
April 30     

 Independent Cattlemen of Nebraska

Hanna Memorial Scholarship

2017 Independent Cattlemen Scholarship (Word)

http://www.independentcattlemen.com

  • May major and attend any school of choice
  • Must maintain 2.5 GPA
  • AMust be involved in extra-curricular activities
  • ???'s independentcattlemen@ yahoo.com
 1-$500
April 30  

 Sigma Phi Epsilon-Nebraska Gamma Chapter

  Balanced Man Scholarship

  • Male and attending UNK
  • ???'s 402.310.6778
1-$1000 
April 30 

Sigma Phi Epilson-Nebraska Beta Chapter

  Balanced Man Scholarship-UNO

  http://www.unosigep.org/scholarship.htm

  • Must show academic excellence, leadership, and coomitment to health and well-being
  • ???'s cdewispelare@unomaha.edu   402.367.8640
 
April 30  Collegiate Partnership Scholarship Application

questions at stjaden@vulcraft-ne.com

  • Must declare a Civil Engineering and/or Metallurgy major
  • Nucor Foundation
  • Application available in counselor's office. 
  • Must include ACT score, class rank, and 2 letters of recommendations 
 

 

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