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University of Nebraska- Lincoln Acacia Fraternity Scholarship…..Males graduating in 2018, intending to attend UNL who display motivation for personal success, and an interest in developing and applying leadership skills.  Application for this scholarship is not dependent upon membership with Acacia Fraternity. Go to:  http://bit.ly/acacia_unl   to apply…..up to $1000…..Jan. 31

UNO College of Business Administration Scholars Academy……Commitment, Character, Passion, Generosity and Initiative are assessed as well as a written essay and 3 letters of reference.  Apply at cba.unomaha.edu/scholars  …..$2500…..Feb. 1

Blue Valley Community Action Partnership Scholarships….. Applicant must plan to attend a 2 or 4-year college and demonstrate financial need, reside in Butler, Fillmore, Gage, Jefferson, Polk, Saline, Seward, Thayer or York county.  Applicant must meet the income guidelines listed on pg. 2 of the application and submit a narrative following application guidelines…..$500…..Feb. 1

Susan Thompson Buffett Scholarship…..Applicants need to be a resident of the state of Nebraska and graduating from a Nebraska high school.  Applicants must demonstrate need for financial assistance in order to attend school and have achieved at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA in high school.  Applicants must have also completed the FAFSA and have received back the Student Aid Report (SAR) listing your EFC.  Applicants must also plan to attend a Nebraska Public post-secondary school such as UNO, UNL, UNK, Chadron, Peru, Wayne, SCC, Metro or NECC.  On-line applications open Nov. 1.  Go to www.buffettscholarships.org to obtain and/or complete the application…..Feb. 1  (applications open Nov. 1)

UNO Entrepreneurial Living Learning Community…..Incoming freshmen of any major can apply for this scholarship.  Requirements include a resume highlighting innovative or entrepreneurial accomplishments, an essay and 2 references.  Visit the ELLC’s “scholarship page and click on APPLY…..$2500…..Feb. 1 (Opens Oct. 1)

Nebraska Press Association Foundation, Inc. scholarship…..Applicants must be graduates of Nebraska high schools enrolled or planning to enroll in post-secondary educational programs in Nebraska-based colleges and Universities leading to careers in print journalism, specifically, editorial, photography, circulation, production or advertising…..$2000…Feb. 16

Southeast Community College Scholarships…..must be a U.S. citizen, graduating from high school in May. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher at the end of Jr. year.  After completing the on-line application please have your transcript sent to the attention of the Scholarship Committee…..Apply on-line at www.southeast.edu/scholarships  ….. Feb. 22

*BD Columbus scholarship Program….applicants must have a minimum ACT of 18 or higher OR Compass scores of Writing 64, Reading 80, Math 52.  Must also have a GPA of 2.5 or higher and be admitted into the program before submitting this application.  Acceptable technical degree programs are electric/electrical mechanical, mechatronics, machine tool, mold maker or manufacturing engineering tech.  Awardee will have a 2 year work commitment to BD upon the completion of the degree.  Must be admitted into the program of study prior to submitting an application…..$2000/yr…..Feb. 24

*McAleer/Pierce Memorial Scholarship…..Students graduating with a permanent physical disability or those that have a parent with a permanent physical disability should apply..$500….Mar. 1

Maynard Jensen American Legion Memorial Scholarship Program….Must be a 2018 graduate, be a son/daughter, grandchild or great-grandchild, adopted or stepchild of members of Department of Nebraska, The American Legion or POW, MIA, KIA, or any veteran that was a current American Legion member at time of death, plan to enroll full time at an accredited Nebraska institution of higher education to include university, college, technical school (public or private).  Applications are available on-line at http://www.nebraskalegion.net/programs/scholarships.html

…….$500…….Mar. 1

Central Community College Assessment Advantage Scholarship...This is based on the College Assessment(s) you have had submitted.   You must have completed the admissions application for CCC and have had your assessment scores submitted to CCC.  On-line applications are available at ccc.awardspring.com …..Mar. 1

Central Community College Transition Advantage Scholarship…..those having completed 12 hours of early entry credit from CCC will be considered for this scholarship.  The scholarship would then waive the cost of 12 credit hours of tuition.  Apply on-line at ccc.awardspring.com …..$1150…..Mar. 1

Central Community College Graduating Senior Scholarship...general freshmen scholarship application, you must have completed the admissions application for CCC.  Applications can be accessed at ccc.awardspring.com   …..Mar. 1

CVA Scholarship…..applicants must be the child of a CVA stockholder and/or employee.  Applicants can be planning to enter any length of program at any post-secondary institution but must start the semester after graduation and plan to pursue an Ag degree.  Applications are available at cvacoop.com/careers   …$1000..Mar. 1

Nebraska Academy of Sciences Scholarships…..Several scholarships are available from this organization in which one scholarship summary is needed.  Some require letters of recommendation, an essay and other documentation…..Mar. 1

         Loren Eisely Memorial Scholarship…..$500

         Marie and Howard J. Taylor Scholarship…..$100

         Lincoln Gem and Mineral Scholarship…..$300

         Marian Schultz Memorial Environmental

Scholarship…..$1000 (awarded in odd numbered years)

Marian O. and Bertrand Schultz Scholarship…..$1000

(awarded in even numbered years)

         Robert S. Kubicek Memorial Scholarship…..$500

 Access Nebraska Wesleyan University…..Federal Pell eligibility as determined by the FAFSA OR and EFC of $1000 or less and meet the admissions criteria ACT of 25 or higher, GPA of 3.0 or higher and must live on campus.  nebrwesleyan.edu/accessNWU …..Mar. 1

*Timpte Scholarship…..Applicants must be a dependent child of an active employee of Timpte Inc.  Applicants must be accepted in a full time 2 or 4 year program and registered for a minimum of 12 credit hours.  Two letters of recommendation are also needed for the application.  Applications are available at www.timpte.com  in the About Timpte tab…..Mar. 2

*Nebraska Actuaries Club Scholarship……Applicants must be majoring in Actuarial Science, Math, Statistis or Economics with an interest in an Actuarial career.  Must demonstrate mathematical ability.  Apply on-line at  N-A-C.org …..$2000-$4000……Mar. 31

Midwest Covenant Home at Stromsburg…..graduating seniors must request an application from Midwest Covenant Home, Box 367, Stromsburg, NE 68666.  It is encouraged for you to include a letter of recommendation with your request.   Priority will be given to those indicating they will pursue a career in a health related field and have a commitment to the elderly but this is not a requirement...$500...Apr. 1

Collegebound Nebraska, UNL, UNK, UNO, Med. Center…..Federal Pell eligibility as determined by the FAFSA and meet the admissions criteria for the particular school you plan to attend.  These funds are first come, first served basis so don’t wait to file.   Collegeboundnebraska.com …..Apr. 1 (Opens Oct. 1)

Norm Andrews Memorial/Butler County Farm Bureau Scholarship…..graduates of the class of 2016 whose parents are residents of Butler County are encouraged to apply..$200..Apr. 6

Central Community College Summer Scholarship…..Designed for current junior and senior students that will be taking a summer course at CCC.  Appropriate official ACT, Accuplacer, COMPASS or ASSET scores will be required for the scholarship.  The award of $150 is to be applied toward tuition of a lecture, individualized, on-line or distance learning course.  Applications are available now from Mrs. Voss or will be available March 2 at the Admissions office, Learning Center or at www.cccneb.edu/Summer$  .….. April 15

NSCS Advantage, (Wayne, Chadron, Peru)…..Federal Pell eligibility as determined by the FAFSA and meet the admissions criteria for the particular school you plan to attend.  These funds are first come, first served basis so don’t wait to file.  Nscs.edu/nscs-advantage.htm …..June 1 (Opens Oct. 1)

Jim Hurlbert Memorial Baseball Scholarship…..Applicants must have been a Nebraska American Legion Baseball player in their last year of Legion Baseball eligibility and/or graduating senior, must attend a post-secondary institution within Nebraska and have maintained a GPA in the upper ½ of your graduating class.  Selection will be made based on academic achievement, financial need and school/community involvement.  Applications are available on-line at http://www.nebraskalegion.net/programs/scholarships.html…..$500…..June 15


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