Scholarships

Local, state and national scholarships will be posted here. Some will include application files that need to be downloaded and others will be links to the scholarship website. New items will be added as they are received. You may also access Education Quest, which has a free database of over 2,000 Nebraska-based scholarships. If you have a scholarship you would like to be posted or have any questions, please email prambour@lakeview.esu7.org.

SQ_Tip_Sheet.pdf

Scholarship Search Tips- Education Quest


ACE (Access College Early) Scholarship

This scholarship is available for students who are taking dual credit courses during High School. Students must complete the online application (website below) and provide documentation that shows the student is enrolled in one of the following federal need-based government programs:

  • Free or Reduced Price Lunch Program
  • Supplemental Security Income
  • Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF)
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • Special Supplemental Assistance Program (WIC)

2018-2019 Scholarships

September Deadline

Mary Dusek Head Start Graduate Scholarship

Scholarship is due September 24th

2018-2019 Mary Dusek High School Scholarship Application.docx

October Deadline

Askarben/ Horatio Alger State Scholarship

The Askarben/Horatio Alger State Scholarship is worth $6,000 scholarship and is disbursed over four years. It’s awarded to Nebraska and western Iowa applicants who can show financial need and who have overcome personal adversity. To be eligible, students must be pursuing a bachelor's degree at an accredited school, have a minimum 2.0 GPA, be involved in co-curricular activities, and have a family income of $55,000 or lower.

The deadline to apply is October 31.

PEO STAR Scholarship

A woman is eligible to be recommended for the P.E.O. STAR Scholarship provided she:

  • Exhibits excellence in leadership, academics, extracurricular activities, community service and potential for future success
  • Has a minimum cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Is in the final academic year (senior year) of her secondary education and is 20 years of age or under at the end of the calendar year
  • Is a citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States or Canada
  • Plans to attend an accredited postsecondary educational institution in the United States or Canada, full-time or part-time, in the fall of the academic year following high school graduation
  • Is recommended by and receives the vote of a local P.E.O. chapter

If they have any affiliation (Mother, grandmother, etc) in PEO, we should be told of that, but it is not required. We will be receiving applications until Oct. 15 when we will take all the applications and select one to submit with our recommendation

STAR SCH APP.docx

United States Senate Youth Program

The United States Senate Youth Program enters its 57th year of providing high school juniors and seniors with an extensive orientation of all branches of the Federal government and the opportunity to receive a $10,000.00 scholarship


Applications due by MAIL on October 3rd.

2019-Official-USSYP-Brochure.pdf
USSYP-Application.pdf

Wendy's High School Heisman

Eligibility:

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Participate in at least one of 47 sports recognized by the International Olympic Committee
  • Be at leader in the school and community

Applications due by October 17th


November Deadline

Hagan Scholarship Foundation

Description: The Hagan Scholarship is nationwide need-based merit scholarship. Recipients must graduate from a public high school located in county the US having fewer than 50,000 residents. The scholarship provides $6,000 each semester for up to 8 consecutive semesters.

Application due November 15th

Requirements:

  • Citizen of the US
  • Attend an eligible public high school
  • Senior
  • 3.5 GPA
  • 23 ACT or higher
  • Enroll at an eligible four year college or university in the fall after graduation
  • Must work 240 hours priot to the start of each academic schoo year
  • Must complete the FAFSA in 2018 (EFC must be less than 6,500)
  • Apply for algibile federal and state grants
  • not have been convicted of a felony

Please see the brochure for more information or visit www.hsfmo.org

Hagan Schloarship.pdf

RHOP- Wayne State College

Rural communities make up a majority of Nebraska. They are the lifeblood of the state and deserve quality medical care. Established and successful for over 25 years, the Rural Health Opportunities Program (RHOP) is a special cooperative program between Wayne State College and the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) to meet that need. As a citizen of rural Nebraska, you've experienced the rural lifestyle, and you know the unique needs of your community. That's why we're recruiting Nebraskans like you - because you're dedicated to your home state and you care about its rural health care needs. We do too. Our program represents that commitment and will prepare you to return to rural Nebraska and care for its citizens. (for application click on the link to the right)

Program Benefits*

• Full tuition scholarship at Wayne State College

• Guaranteed admission to UNMC

• Early registration privileges

• Opportunities to visit UNMC during your time at WSC

To be eligible for application to the RHOP program:

  • Be a rural Nebraska resident (the following cities and towns are not considered rural and therefore not eligible to apply to RHOP: Bellevue, Boys Town, Chalco, Elkhorn, La Vista, Lincoln, Offutt Air Force Base, Omaha, Papillion, Ralston, and Offutt Air Force Base). The home address is used to determine rural residency.
  • Have applied and been accepted to Wayne State College.
  • An RHOP application has been made for only one career field.
  • All materials must be sent to and received by the Health Professions Office no later than Nov. 1 for application consideration for the following academic year

Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship

Eligibility:

  • Current high school seniors, or the equivalent, who are citizens of the United States are eligible to apply.
  • Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks.
  • High school graduates are not eligible to apply.
  • Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are signed; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.
  • Applications due November 15th

December Deadline

Wells Fargo Scholarship Program for People with Disabilities

Deadline: December 6th or until the first 700 applications are submitted, whichever comes first.

The Wells Fargo Scholarship Program for People with Disabilities awards up to $2,500 renewable scholarships for full-time students and up to $1,250 renewable scholarship for half-time students.

To apply, applicants must:

  • Have an identified disability (defined as someone who has, or considers themselves to have, a long-term or recurring issue that impacts one or more major life activity).
  • Be high school seniors or graduates who are planning to enroll (or who are already enrolled) in full- or half-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college or university in the United States for the 2019-2020 academic year.
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or its equivalent.

For more information please see: scholarsapply.org/pwdscholarship

UNO College of Education Scholarship

Application opens November 1st

COE Scholars is a select group of high-achieving teacher candidates who embody leadership qualities and commitment to their communities.

High school seniors are invited to apply to be a COE Scholar. A candidate must be an incoming freshman enrolled in a COE teacher preparation program for the 2019-2020 year, have demonstrated academic excellence, and show community commitment through volunteer service and extracurricular activities. »

Every Scholar receives 30 credits of in-state tuition, partial room, board, books, and fees awarded each year for a total of four years. For the Fall 2019-2020 cohort, the support for each Scholar is $14,750, thanks to generous donors. In addition, every applicant to COE Scholars is considered for COE scholarships—even if they are not selected as a Scholar.


COE-Scholars-Academy_Sept2018[2].pdf

Governor's Opportunity Award

The Governor’s Opportunity Award is awarded by each College to one (1) resident student annually who graduated from a Nebraska high school or is a Nebraska resident and meets the following criteria:

  • Has a standardized test score of 21-24 for the ACT or 1060-1190 composite for SAT; and
  • Is enrolling for the first time in a postsecondary institution.

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.

AXA Achievement Scholarship

Applications are due December 15th or limited to the first 10,000 (whichever comes first)

Applicants to the AXA Achievementsm Scholarship must:

  • Be a United States citizen or legal resident living or claiming residency in one of the 50 U.S. states, District of Columbia or Puerto Rico.
  • Be a current high school senior who plans to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2019-20 academic year. Enrollment at an accredited postsecondary institution outside of the United States will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities.

Special consideration will be given to achievements that empower society to mitigate risk through education and/or action in areas such as financial, environmental, health, safety and/or emergency preparedness.

Employees, associates, financial professionals or immediate family members of employees, associates or financial professionals of the AXA Group, or Scholarship America, or their affiliates, subsidiaries or advertising and promotion agencies are not eligible.


AXA_Achievement_Brochure.pdf

RLOP- Wayne State College

The Rural Law Opportunities Program (RLOP) is a dynamic partnership between Wayne State College and the University of Nebraska College of Law designed to recruit students from rural areas and train them to become lawyers that will return and practice in their communities. The RLOP application is open now through Dec. 1.

Benefits:

Participants in the program receive their bachelor’s degrees at WSC and are then guaranteed admittance into the Nebraska College of Law. If selected to participate, students in the WSC RLOP program will receive the following contingent upon maintaining the conditions of the program:

  • Full tuition Wayne State College scholarship
  • Guaranteed admission to Nebraska College of Law
  • Those not selected for the program will be considered for other scholarships.

To be considered for RLOP, students must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a rural Nebraska resident (students from the following cities and towns are not considered rural and therefore not eligible to apply to RLOP: Omaha, Ralston, Boys Town, Elkhorn, Lincoln, Bellevue, Papillion, La Vista, Chalco, and Offutt Air Force Base).
  • Have applied and been accepted to Wayne State College. Apply now
  • Demonstrate strong academic potential.
  • All materials must be sent to and received by WSC no later than Dec. 1for application consideration for the following academic year

Nebraska Elks Association Vocational Scholarship Application

Description: Competitive , needs-based scholarship intended to support high school seniors who wish to pursue 2-year vocational studies at a community college or other 2-year program.

Students CANNOT apply for the Vocational scholarship and the MVS scholarship

Must be:

-High School Senior graduating from a Nebraska High School

-Intending to study a vocational program after high school graduation

-United States Citizen at the time of application

Applications need to me mailed to the local Columbus lodge (student responsibility) by December 31st.

5113 63rd Street

Columbus, NE 68601

Elks Vocational Scholarship.pdf

January Deadline

Platte Valley Cattlemen Scholarship

Scholarship Deadline: January 11, 2019 to Nebraska Extension-- Platte County

-Must reside in Platte, Butler, Colfax or Polk Counties

Platte Valley Cattlemen Scholarship.pdf

L. "Ron" Letson Acacia Leadership Scholarship Application

The Laurence R. Letson Acacia Leadership Scholarships is a single-year scholarship awarded to 3 (1-$1,000 and 2-$500) male freshmen at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln who display excellence in academics, motivation for personal success, and an interest in developing and applying leadership skills.

Application must be submitted by January 30, 2019

http://acaciaunl.org/als/

Gary Fischer Fine Arts Scholarship

Application is due to Mrs. Rambour by January 20th

-For students who excel in fine arts and are planning to major in fine arts in college

Gary_Fisher_Fine_Arts_Scholarship_Form_2018-19.docx

2019 NRCSA Scholarship

Application Deadline of January 20th to Mrs. Rambour

Students planning to become teachers or other related occupations such as counselors or media specialist may apply for these scholarships.

NRCSA_Scholarship_Form_2018-19.docx

The Omaha Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women (OACCW) Scholarship

Application Deadline of January 15th- needs to be mailed to the Deanery Council of Catholic Women President (Mrs. Rambour has the address)



Omaha Archdiocesan Council of Women Scholarship 2019.pdf

Past Exalted Ruler's Scholarship (Elks)

Applications due to the local Elks lodge by January 15th (student responsibility)

Qualifications:

  • High School senior

5113 63rd Street

Columbus, NE 68601

Past Exalted Ruler's Scholarship.pdf

J.B. Ferguson Golf Scholarship

Qualifications:

-Must be a member of the high school boys or girls golf team

-Plan to participate in a college golf program

Applications need to be returned to A Nebraska Elks Lodge by January 15th

JB Ferguson Golf Scholarship.pdf

February Deadline

Nebraska Press Association Foundation Scholarship

Scholarship Deadline: February 4, 2019

-Preference will be given to students who will be pursing newspaper journalism education at a Nebraska University or college.

Nebraska Press Association Foundation.pdf

Associated Staffing Skills Trade Scholarship

Application due February 18th

-Must be enrolled as a full time student pursing an associates degree, certificate or diploma in a skilled or technical science field in a Nebraska college.

For more information go to: http://www.gicf.org/scholarships/

Nebraska Society of Professional Engineers

Applications due February 1st

The key requirements are:

- Applicants must plan to attend an engineering program that is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET-EAC)

-US Citizen at time of application

- Minimum GPA/SAT/ACT scores listed in application (Math 29, English 25) (SAT Math 600/ Verbal 500)

-List references, activities, financial information and jobs

-Provide an essay

NeSPE_High_School_Cover_Letter_and_Application.pdf

America's Farmers Grow Ag Leaders

Deadline: February 6th

Eligibility:

  • Be high school seniors or enrolled as full-time students in college.
  • Plan to pursue a degree or certification in specific areas of agriculture and eligible majors (a complete list of areas/majors is available in the America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders Program Overview.
  • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
  • Obtain two endorsements from Eligible Farmers
  • Students do not have to be FFA members to apply.

Go to https://www.ffa.org/participate/grants-and-scholarships/local-engagement-programs-scholarships/ for application


Hy-Vee Scholarship

Applications due by February 8th, 2019

Hyvee Scholarship.pdf

DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) Scholarship Opportunities

Please see the attached document for several scholarship opportunities through DAR.

DAR Scholarship Opportunities 2019-2020.docx

Sydney Loofe Memorial Scholarship

Applicants to the Sydney Loofe Memorial Scholarship must:​

  • Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Demonstrate plans to attend an institution of higher learning in the areas of sociology/criminal justice, social work or cyber safety.
  • Eligible High Schools: Nebraska High Schools (Public or Private)
  • Deadline: February 15, 2019 by 5:00 PM
  • Award Amount: a minimum of $3,000


Associated Staffing Skilled Trades Scholarship Fund

Scholarship will open on December 1st and all applications are due by February 18th.

See attached document for eligibility requirements

Associated Staffing Skilled Trades Scholarship Fund.pdf

March Deadline

CCC Tuition Waiver Scholarship

Application Deadline: March 1st to Mrs. Rambour

Eligibility:

  • Senior student graduating prior to the August 2019
  • Student is enrolling at CCC to start in the Fall of 2019
  • Student plans to obtain a certificate, degree or diploma
CCC Tuition Scholarship

Cornerstone Bank Scholarship

Application Deadline: March 15th to Mrs. Rambour

Eligibility:

  • Graduating Senior
  • Cornerstone Bank employees and immediate family are ineligible


Bank Scholarship Application 2019.pdf

Columbus Women's Club Scholarship

Application Deadline: March 15th to Mrs. Rambour

Eligibility:

  • Female student of Columbus area high schools
  • Be active in volunteerism and other community and school activities
  • Minimum of a 3.0 GPA
  • Indicate the school she is planning to attend


rwilke@lakeview.esu7.org_20190108_124043.pdf

Columbus Community Hospital 2019 Scholarships

CCH offers several scholarships to current employees and students who are pursing careers in health care. For more information visit www.columbushosp.org or contact Melinda Allen at mjallen@columbushosp.org.

Applications are due March 15th

PEO Chapter CH Scholarship

Due Date: March 1st

  1. Senior female student attending one of the three Columbus area high schools.
  2. GPA of 2.7 or higher
  3. Application process open to all female seniors.
P E O Scholarship application.docx

Central Valley Ag Scholarship

Deadline: March 1st

The Central Valley Ag Scholarship Program is to assist the further education of students of CVA member-owners and CVA employees interested in pursuing higher education in an agriculturally related field. CVA will offer (16) $1,000 scholarships to students of CVA member-owners and (4) $1,000 scholarships to students of CVA employees.

https://www.cvacoop.com/Careers#scholarships

Maynard Jensen American Legion Memorial Scholarship

Due Date: March 1st

Eligibility:

1. 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 2019 semester, or be enrolled full time in a Nebraska post-secondary institution as of March 1, 2019, application deadline 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.

2019 Maynard Jensen Application.pdf

Columbus United Federal Credit Union Scholarship

Due Date: March 15th

Eligibility:

ELIGIBILITY

1. Applicant must be a senior at Lakeview High School, graduating in May 2019.

2. Applicants must be a member with their own primary account in good standing and meet membership eligibility requirements or join the credit union prior to submitting a scholarship entry form.

3. Applicants must be accepted at one of the accredited systems listed above.

4. Family members of Credit Union employees and officials are not eligible to apply.

5. All previous recipients of a CUFCU scholarship are ineligible for further scholarships.

Applications should be printed and turned in to the School Counselor's office.

Lakeview

True Potential Scholarship

Due Date: March 30th, 2019

Students with DACA or TPS status attending or hoping to attend a comunity college for a technical or academic transfer degree. This is a one year full tuition and fees scholarship to the community college of your choice.

Central Valley Ag Scholarship

The Central Valley Ag Scholarship Program is to assist the further education of students of CVA member-owners and CVA employees interested in pursuing higher education in an agriculturally related field. CVA will offer (16) $1,000 scholarships to students of CVA member-owners and (4) $1,000 scholarships to students of CVA employees.

Application Deadline: March 1, 2019

April Deadline

Platte County Farm Bureau Scholarship

- Must be graduating high school and exhibit the desire and ability to continue a post high school education

-Applicants need NOT be a Farm Bureau member but must be a resident of Platte County/ or if not a Platte County resident must be a member of a Platte County Farm Bureau Family

- Preference will be given to Production Agriculture, but consideration will be given to each applicant

-Selection will be made by the Platte County Farm Bureau Administrative Board.

-The Platte County Farm Bureau Office must receive all applications no later than April 15th.

Platte County Farm Bureau.pdf

Lakeview Education Foundation Scholarships

Application Due: April 1st

Lakeview Education Foundation will present up to six $1000 scholarships to Lakeview graduates, from the class of 2019, who plan to attend a four year college of higher education. The Foundation will also provide up to six $500 scholarships to Lakeview 2019 graduates planning to attend a two year college of higher learning.

Lakeview Scholarship 2019.doc

Order of the Eastern Star- Harmony Chapter 13

Applications due: April 1st (please see Mrs. Rambour for mailing address)

The scholarship will be awarded to a high school senior who best exemplifies good citizenship and high moral character.

Eastern Star Scholarship 2019.pdf

Richard "Dick" Kamm Scholarship

Applications due: April 1st

The family of Richard “Dick” Kamm will be presenting a $1,000 scholarship to a qualified graduating senior from the class of 2019. Applicant must be attending a college of Higher Education in the Fall of 2019.


Kamm Scholarship 2019.doc

Carolyn "Kay" Berg Scholarship

Applications due: April 1st

The Carolyn “Kay” Berg Estate will be presenting a $1,000 scholarship to a qualified child of a Lakeview Community School Faculty member from the Lakeview graduating Class of 2019 who is pursuing a degree in Education.


Berg Scholarship 2019.doc

FFA Alumni Scholarship

Applications due April 12th

The Lakeview FFA Alumni Chapter invites any 2019 graduating senior FFA member to apply for the FFA Alumni Scholarship.


2019-FFA Alumni Scholarship.pdf

Optimist Club Scholarship

Applications due: April 9th

Scholarship needs to be mailed in


Scholarship Application 2019.pdf

Lincoln Builders Bureau Scholarship

Due April 1st

Applicants must be an employee of a Lincoln Builders Bureau member company of the dependent of an employee

Applicants 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.

Lincoln Builders Bureau Scholarship.pdf

Columbus Volunteer Firefighters Auxiliary Scholarship

Application Deadline: April 1st

Columbus Volunteer Firefighter Scholarship.pdf

Pink Bandana Scholarship

Application Deadline: April 1st


2019PinkBandanaScholarship_Application.pdf

FBLA Scholarship

Applications are due to Mrs. Dlouhy by April 15th.

Scholarship Application

Sertoma Club Scholarship

Application Deadline: April 1st

Applications can be mailed it to the address listed on the application or turned in to Mrs. Rambour.


Sertoma Scholarship Packet.pdf

American Legion Parry Post 283- Platte Center Scholarship

Application Deadline: April 1st

*Note that the application needs to be mailed in or returned to a Platte Center Legion member

American Legion Parry Post 283 Scholarship Application2017.docx

BD Scholarship Program

Application due: April 5th

The Scholarship award is in the amount of $4,000 over the course of the program ($2,000 per year). The awardee will have a 2 year work commitment to BD upon the completion of his/her degree. The scholarship money will be taxable upon graduation.

Scholarships are available for the following technical degrees:

• Electric / Electrical Mechanical

• Mechatronics

• Machine Tool

• Mold Maker

• Manufacturing Engineering Tech

Eligibility:

Act Score: 18

GPA: 2.5

Must be admitted to program before submitting application

BD Scholarship Program Application.pdf
BD Scholarship Fact Sheet.pdf

Davis Chambers Community College Scholarship

If you meet the following qualifications and PLAN to attend or are currently attending one of the Nebraska Community Colleges, you should apply for this scholarship:

  • I have knowledge or experience living or working in a diverse community or organization
  • I am an academically-promising student, active in my school or community
  • I will be a full-time student during 2019-2020
  • I graduated or will graduate from a Nebraska high school or I earned a GED
  • I am a US citizen and a Nebraska resident
  • I have financial need based on the results of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Davis Chambers App Packet.pdf
Davis Chambers- Scholarship App.pdf

Teammates Local Columbus Scholarship

REQUIRED:

· Must have been in the TeamMates program for at least 2 years

· Must have applied for at least one other scholarship

RECOMMENDED:

· Completion of the FAFSA (www.fafsa.gov)

· Being matched with a mentor through the Post-Secondary TeamMates program via the central office

· Search http://post-secondary.teammates.org/asking-for/

for some great scholarship opportunities for TeamMates students!


Scholarship app 2019.doc

Columbus Noon Lions Club Scholarship

Deadline: April 15th to Mrs. Rambour

Columbus Noon Lions Club.pdf

Donna Wasco Memorial Scholarship

Attached is the application form for a $500 scholarship given in loving memory of Donna Wasco by her family. Only those who are looking at attaining an RN degree are available to apply. Due date for this scholarship is April 8th.

Donna Wasco Memorial Adults.docx

Nebraska Cooperative Council Scholarship

Deadline: April 15th

Student eligibility is restricted to sons/daughters of a parent/legal guardian who has been an active member, director, or employee for at least the prior three years of a cooperative which has been a member in good standing of the Council for at least five years. Scholarship committees at UNL and NCTA make the selection of recipients based on criteria established for each scholarship. The Foundation only verifies local cooperative affiliation and Council membership requirements.

For the 2019/20 academic year, the NCCEF will award seven $2,500 scholarships at UNL to students majoring in agribusiness or agricultural economics; one $1,500 scholarship at NCTA to a student majoring in agribusiness or ag production systems; and one $2,500 scholarship at UNK to a student majoring in agribusiness

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

Myra Osten Scholarship

Applications are due April 1st.

Please see attached document for eligibility requirements.

Myra M scholarship Form.pdf

The G. Robert Muchemore UNO Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded competitively to outstanding first-year students who are graduates of Nebraska high schools that demonstrate financial need. Typically these are awarded to applicants with above average ACT/SAT scores that rank in the top 10% of their high school class.

The scholarship is worth up to $6,000 per year. This scholarship may be renewed for an additional three years if the recipient continues to demonstrate financial need, and maintains full-time enrollment with a 3.0 minimum cumulative GPA. To apply, file the UNO Scholarship application in MavLINK by March 1st and filing a FAFSA form by the April 1st priority deadline.

June Deadline

Jim Hurlbert Memorial Baseball Scholarship

Deadline: June 15th

  • Must be a Nebraska American Legion Baseball Player in their last year of baseball or a graduating senior
  • Be ranked in the upper 50% of their class
2019 Jim Hurlbert Application.pdf
College Scholarships

2017-2018 Scholarships

PEO STAR Scholarship

  • Available in the school office today
  • Applications due before October 10th

Eligibility:

A woman is eligible to be recommended for the PEO STAR Scholarship provided she:

  • Exhibits excellence in leadership, academics, extra curricular activities, community service, and potential for future success.
  • It is the final academic year (senior) of her secondary education and is 20 years or younger.
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Citizen or legal resident of the US or Canada
  • Plans to attend an accredited post secondary institution full or part time
  • Is recommended by and receives the vote of a local PEO chapter

November Application Deadlines

RHOP: Rural Health Opportunities Program

  • Application deadline is November 15th

RHOP is designed to address the special needs of rural Nebraska by encouraging rural residents to pursue a career in the health care fields. Students selected are guaranteed admission to the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) as long as all stated requirements are met and the pre-professional studies at Chadron State College (CSC), Wayne State College (WSC) or Peru State College (PSC) are completed.

https://www.unmc.edu/studentservices/rse/enrichment/rural-health-enrichment-programs/rhop/


Rural Law Opportunities Program (RLOP):

  • Deadline November 15, 2017

The Rural Law Opportunities Program (RLOP) aims to ensure all Nebraskans have access to legal representation by encouraging the practice of law in the state’s rural communities. Through the program, students from certain Nebraska areas will study at one of three Nebraska State Colleges or Universities, obtain their legal education at Nebraska Law and then practice in rural areas throughout the state. RLOP was established through a partnership between the University of Nebraska College of Law and Chadron State College, the University of Nebraska at Kearney and Wayne State College.

https://law.unl.edu/RLOP/

Elks Most Valuable Student

To be eligible to apply:

  • Current high school seniors, or the equivalent, who are citizens of the United States are eligible to apply.
  • Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks.
  • High school graduates are not eligible to apply.
  • Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are signed; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.
  • Male and female students compete separately.

The Hagan Scholarship- Needs Based National Scholarship

  • Applications due November 15th.

To be eligible:

  • Achieve a 3.5 GPA
  • Score 23 or high on the ACT
  • Must enroll at an eligible four year college or university
  • Must work 240 hours in the twelve months prior to the state of each academic year of college
  • Must complete the FAFSA. EFC must be less than $6,500

For more informatio please visit www.hsfmo.org.

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation- College Scholarship Program

  • Application period is September- November

To be eligible to apply:

  • Intent to enroll full time in an accredited 4 year college
  • Earn a GPA of 3.5 or above
  • ACT of 26 or above
  • Demonstrate financial need

To apply visit the website posted to the side:

January Application Deadlines

Head Start Graduate Scholarship

  • Application due by January 15th

Eligibility:

  • Attended Head Start for one or more years in the CNCAP area
  • Graduate from high school and pursue a post secondary education

Application found to the side or in Mrs. Rambour's Office

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Elks- Vocational Scholarship Grant

  • Application due by January 1st

To be eligible:

  • High School seniors who plans to attend a trade school, technical school or community college
  • Grants are for seniors who plan to attend a two year or less vocational-technical program for an associate degree, diploma or certificate
  • Not intended for students who will be attending a four year college
  • Cannot submit applications to both the Vocational Scholarship and Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship

Application forms can be found in Mrs. Rambour's office


Omaha Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women (OACCW) College Scholarship

  • Application due by January 15th

Eligibility:

  • High School Senior
  • Catholic Female
  • resides or is affiliated with a parish within the Archdiocese of Omaha
tbriggs@lakeview.esu7.org_20171127_095239.pdf

Elks- Past Exalted Ruler's Scholarship

  • Application due by January 15th

To be eligible:

  • High School Senior
  • No restrictions on the type of school the student will be attending
  • Need based scholarship

Applications in Mrs. Rambour's Office

GE-Reagan Foundations Scholarship Program

  • Deadline- January 4, 2018

To be eligible:

  • demonstrate at school, at the workplace, and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship;
  • demonstrate strong academic performance (minimum 3.0 grade point average/4.0 scale or equivalent);
  • be citizens of the United States of America;
  • be current high school seniors attending high school in the United States (students living on U.S. Armed Forces base and homeschooled students are also eligible); and
  • plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study toward a bachelor’s degree at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States for the entire upcoming academic year.


L. "Ron" Letson Acacia Leadership Scholarship

Applications due January 31st, 2018

Single-year scholarship awarded to 3 incoming male freshman at the University of Nebraska- Lincoln who display excellence in academics, motivation for personal success with an interest in developing and applying leadership skills.

http://bit.ly/acacia_unl


Elks- J.B. Ferguson Golf Scholarship

  • Deadline: January 15th

To be eligible:

  • Must be a participant in high school gold and plan to participate in a college golf program
  • May attend a two or four year program
  • Signed by the Exalted Ruler

Applications in Mrs. Rambour's Office

Agronomy & Horticulture Scholarship for Freshman Students

Application Deadline: January 27, 2018

To be eligible:

  • Plan to attend UNL
  • Be an incoming freshman
  • Major in agriculture

Platte Valley Cattlemen Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: January 12th

To be eligible:

  • Any individual attending college the following year
  • Pursing course of study in Agriculture


tbriggs@lakeview.esu7.org_20171218_084326.pdf

February Application Deadlines

Susan Buffett Scholarship

  • Available November 1st
  • All materials are due February 1st.

To be eligible to apply for the Susan T. Buffett Scholarship, you must:

  • Be a resident of Nebraska
  • Graduate from a Nebraska high school or earn a Nebraska GED
  • Earn at least a 2.5 cumulative unweighted GPA in high school (or 80 on a 100 point scale)
  • Be a first-time freshman when entering college
    • Students obtaining dual enrollment credits in high school are still eligible
  • Be in need of financial assistance in order to attend college
    • Students do not need to be Pell Grant eligible to qualify
    • Students must have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) below $10,000 in order to apply
    • To determine your 2017-2018 EFC visit educationquest.org and click on 2017-2018 College Funding Estimator

Excel Physical Therapy College Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: February 23, 2018

To be eligible:

  • 3.5 GPA or higher
  • Actively involved in school activities
  • Planned enrollment in four year university with intention to major in a Physical Therapy course of student

See application to the side or pick up in Mrs. Rambour's office

Excel Physical Therapy.pdf

America's Farmers Grow Ag Leaders -Scholarships

  • Applications due by February 1, 2018

America's Farmers Grow Ag Leaders, sponsored by Monsanto Fund, is offering more than $500,000 in scholarships to students in rural communities who are looking to continue their education in an ag-related field of study and become the next generation of ag leaders. Students do NOT need to be FFA members to apply.

Apply at www.FFA.org/scholarships

Nebraska Rural Community Schools Association (NRCSA) Scholarship

  • Applications due to Mrs. Rambour February 1, 2018

Eligibility:

Students planning to become teachers or other related occupations, such as counselors or media specialists may apply for these scholarships.


NRCSA_Scholarship_Form_2017-18.docx

Gary Fisher Fine Arts Scholarship

  • Applications due to Mrs. Rambour February 1st, 2018

Eligibility:

Students who excel in the fine arts and are planning to major in the fine arts in college. Graduating seniors of NRCSA member schools are eligible to apply.

Gary_Fisher_Fine_Arts_Scholarship_Form_2017-18.docx

HyVee Scholarship

  • Applications due February 10th

To be eligible:

  • Applicant must be a high school senior working for Hy-Vee or subsidiary who began employment on or before September 15, 2017 or a high school senior son and/or daughter of a full-, regular-, or part-time Hy-Vee or subsidiary employee who has a minimum of six months employment as of September 15, 2017, AND
  • Applicant must be enrolling in college for the first time.
2018_Foundation_Scholarship_App.docx

FFA Scholarships

BD Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: February 23rd

Eligibility:

Scholarships are available for the following technical degrees:

  • Electric / Electrical Mechanical
  • Mechatronics
  • Machine Tool
  • Mold Maker
  • Manufacturing Engineering Tech

Our requirements are as follows:

  • ACT minimum score: 18
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • Must be admitted into the program before submitting an application.
2018 BD Scholarship Program Application.docx
BD Scholarship Fact Sheet.doc

Nebraska Society of Professional Engineers Scholarship

  • Deadline: February 1st

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must plan to attend an engineering program that is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET-EAC)

http://nspenebraska.org/about/scholarship/

AXA Achievement Scholarship- National Scholarship

The AXA Achievement Scholarship provides over $1.4 million in scholarships to young people throughout the nation representing all 50 states, Washington DC and Puerto Rico. Students have the opportunity to receive a $2,500, $10,000 or $25,000 scholarship.

  • Determination to set and reach goals
  • Respect for self, family and community
  • Ability to succeed in college
  • Ambition and Drive

https://us.axa.com/axa-foundation/AXA-achievement-scholarship.html


UNO College of Business- Scholars Academy

  • Applications due February 1, 2018
  • Every scholar receives a minimum $2500 annual scholarship, awarded over 4 years for a total of $10,000

To be eligible:

  • Be an incoming freshman in CBA (College of Business Administration)
  • Resume showing comitment to community and school
  • Essay
  • Three letters of reference

Nebraska Press Association Foundation Scholarship

  • Application due February 16, 2018

Eligibility:

  • 2018 Nebraska high school graduates who are seeking to enroll in Nebraska college and universities with an interest in journalism.
  • Specific interest in news, editorial, photography, circulation, production or advertising careers on weekly, semi-weekly or daily newspapers.
  • Nebraska- based educational institution must offer a curriculum which provides the necessary education so a student graduating from the program is qualified for at least an entry level position in print journalism.
tbriggs@lakeview.esu7.org_20171127_091806.pdf

March Application Deadline

Columbus Woman's Club Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: March 15th, 2018

Eligibility:

  • Senior female in the Columbus Area
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Show leadership qualities
  • Active in volunteerism and other community and school activities
Columbus Women's Club Scholarship.pdf

Lakeview FFA Alumni Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: March 30, 2018

The Lakeview FFA Alumni Chapter invites any graduating senior FFA member to apply for the FFA Alumni Scholarship. Scholarship applications should be submitted to Mrs. Rambour.

****Be sure to print both documents: Application and Character Evaluations (2)

FFA Character Evaluation.pdf
Lakeview FFA Alumni Scholarship.docx


NAC Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: March 31,2018

Eligibility:

  • Must major in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Statistics or Economics with an interest in pursing an actuarial career
  • Demonstrate mathematical ability

For more information about an actuarial career, visit BeAnActuary.org

Scholarship information: n-a-c.org

2018-2019 NAC Scholarship Application.pdf

Whitetail, LLC Scholarship

  • Applications due March 23rd


WT 2018 scholarship application (1).pdf

Lost Island Scholarship

  • Applications due March 23rd
LII 2018 scholarship application (1).pdf

Sandy Pine Systems

  • Applications due March 23rd
SPS 2018 scholarship application (1).pdf

Cornerstone Bank Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: March 15, 2018

Applications should be completed and turned in to Mrs. Rambour

Bank Scholarship Application 2018.pdf

P.E.O Chapter CH Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: March 1, 2018

Eligibility:

  • Senior female student in the Columbus area
  • GPA of 2.7 or higher
P.E.O Scholarship.pdf

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

  • Application opens January 1, 2018
  • Applications due by March 31, 2018

Eligibility:

  • Must be of Hispanic Heritage
  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for High School Students
  • Minimum of 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for College and Graduate Students
  • Plan to enroll Full-Time in an accredited, not-for-profit, 4-year university, or graduate school, during the FALL of a scholarship cycle (year)
  • U.S. Citizen, Permanent Legal Resident, DACA or Eligible Non-Citizen (as defined by FAFSA)
  • Complete FAFSA or state based financial aid application (if applicable)


Central Valley Ag Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: March 1, 2018

Eligibility:

Columbus United Federal Credit Union Scholarship

The Columbus United Federal Credit Union (CUFCU) will be awarding a $500.00 scholarship to a member the Credit Union who plans to attend an accredited university, college, junior college, vocational or business school.

  • Deadline: March 17, 2017

Eligibility:

1. Applicant must be a senior at Lakeview High School, graduating in May 2018.

2. Applicants must be a member with their own primary account in good standing and meet membership eligibility requirements or join the credit union prior to submitting a scholarship

entry form.

3. Applicants must be accepted at one of the accredited systems listed above.

4. Family members of Credit Union employees and officials are not eligible to apply.

5. All previous recipients of a CUFCU scholarship are ineligible for further scholarships.


Lakeview.docx

Donna Wasco Memorial Scholarship

  • Applications due March 26th

Must be a student entering a nursing related field.

Donna Wasco Scholarship- Nursing.pdf

April Application Deadline

Harmony Chapter 13- Order of Eastern Star

  • Applications due April 1, 2018

Please send completed applications to:

OES Scholarship Chairman

Karen Penington

4507 19th St., Apt. F3

Columbus, NE 68601

Order of Easten Star.pdf

Columbus Sertoma Club Scholarship

  • Applications due April 1, 2018

Completed Applications should be sent to:

Scholarship Committee

Columbus Sertoma Club

P.O Box 822

Columbus, NE 68602

Columbus Sertoma.pdf

Platte County Farm Bureau Scholarship

  • Applications due April 15, 2018

Eligibility:

  • graduating high school senior
  • Must be a resident of Platte County, if not, must be be a member of Platte County Farm Bureau Family
Platte County Farm Bureau.pdf

Optimist Club Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 9, 2018


Scholarship Application 2018.pdf

CCC Summer Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 15, 2018

-Valued up to $150 and must be used in the summer of 2019 at any CCC location

-Available for juniors and graduating seniors attending high school

-Complete the application to the side

tbriggs@lakeview.esu7.org_20171211_092341.pdf

Myra Osten Memorial Scholarship

  • Applications due April 1st

Eligibility:

  • Must be a FFA or FBLA senior member
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher
Myra Osten.pdf

LEA Scholarship

  • Application due April 13, 2018

To be Eligible:

  • Planning to enter into the field of education
  • Awarded over two semesters and must earn at least a 3.0 the first semester to be awarded funds for the second semester
LEAScholarshipform_-1.doc

Veterans of Foreign Wars- Duncan Post 10724

  • Applications due April 13th, 2018

To be Eligible:

1. Be a high school senior and have a high school transcript on file

2. Be a relative of a veteran or associate member

3. Be accepted for admission to a 4 year college in Nebraska

4. Submit a recent photograph for publicity purposes

Veterans of Foreign Wars.pdf

Pink Bandana Scholarship

  • Applications due April 1st.

Applicant must be a student who has been diagnosed with breast cancer or a student who has a parent or legal guardian that has been diagnosed with breast cancer within the past 5 years.

2018PinkBandanaScholarship_Application2018.pdf

American Legion Parry Post 283 Platte Center Scholarship

  • Application due April 1st

This is a $500 scholarship awarded to a Lakeview High School Student. Applications should be completed and turned in to Mrs. Rambour. Students will also need to complete a teacher recommendation form. High School grades will be submitted with the application.

American Legion Parry Post 283 Scholarship Application2017.docx

Richard "Dick" Kamm Scholarship Application

  • Deadline: April 15, 2018

The family of Richard "Dick" Kamm will be presenting a $1,000 scholarship to a qualified graduating senior from the class of 2018. Applicant must be attending a college of Higher Education in the fall of 2018. Applications should be turned in to Mrs. Rambour.

Kamm Scholarship 2018.pdf

Carolyn "Kay" Berg Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 15, 2018

A $1000 scholarship will be presented to a qualified child of a Lakeview Community Schools Faculty member pursing a degree in education. Please complete following application and turn in to Mrs. Rambour.

Berg Scholarship 2018.pdf

Lakeview Education Foundation Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 15, 2018

The Lakeview Education Foundation will present up to six $1000 scholarship to Lakeview graduating seniors from the class of 2018, who plan to attend a four year college of higher education. The foundation will also provide up to six $500 scholarship to Lakeview 2018 graduates planning to attend a two year college of higher learning. Applications should be turned into Mrs. Rambour.

Lakeview Scholarship 2018.pdf

Columbus Noon Lions Club

Due April 13th

rwilke@lakeview.esu7.org_20180308_131504.pdf

May Application Deadline

American Legion Post 84 Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 1, 2018

$500.00 Scholarship for a student attending CCC-Platte Campus in the Fall.

American Legion Post 84 Scholarship.pdf