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Are you a Nebraska student who is seeking a scholarship to help fund their college education? Are you planning to attend a school in Nebraska? Are you a resident of the state of Nebraska? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may be eligible to apply for some Nebraska scholarships. The best way for Nebraska students to determine if they are eligible for scholarships at the federal or state level is to complete the FAFSA. In addition, if you have identified a college or university that you would like to attend, it may also be helpful to inquire at the school’s financial aid office to determine whether you are eligible for any institution specific funding. In addition, you may find the below list of Nebraska scholarships helpful!
Charles H. and Orene C. Hinds Scholarship provides an award worth $1,250 to eligible students. This award goes to a student who graduates from a town where the former Odell high school in Nebraska was located. Students must show academic excellent and a desire to pursue a college degree. All applicants are required to hold at least a 2.75 grade point average. Students may attend any college or university. Additional information can be found at the following website: http://www.lcf.org/scholarships.
Louis C. and Amy E. Nuernberger Scholarship provides awards worth $1,750 to eligible students. In order to be eligible for these scholarships, students must be high school graduates who have been employed at Wakefield Health Care Center for a minimum of 12 months. Students must show the potential to reach their academic goals. Additional information can be found at this website: http://www.lcf.org/scholarships.
Nebraska High School Senior Animal Interest Scholarship awards one scholarship year worth $500. This award goes to a graduate of a Nebraska high school who demonstrates an interest in the companion animal industry. In order to be eligible, students must graduate from a Nebraska high school, plan to attend a college during the fall semester after graduation, submit a brief essay, provide two letters of recommendation, detail their work and extra-curricular activities, and complete an application form. The completed application must be received prior to the march 1st deadline. Additional information about this award can be found here: http://www.oxbowanimalhealth.com/oxbow_cares/scholarships/high_school.
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chancellor’s Scholarships provide full rides scholarships to outstanding students. These awards are open to students who were finalists in a nationally recognized scholarship competition. These students may be eligible for full tuition remission and a stipend worth $2,000 per year. This award may provide up to four years of funding and can include up to three summers worth of coursework. The award is renewable provided that the student maintains a 3.5 grade point average. Additional information can be found here: http://financialaid.unl.edu/national_merit.shtml.
Collegebound Nebraska is open to students who are Nebraska residents and who plan to attend the University of Nebraska on a full-time basis. In order to be eligible, students must hold at least a 2.5 grade point average and be the recipient of a Pell Grant. This award covers the remaining amount of tuition after the Pell grant is applied. Additional information can be found here: http://nebraska.edu/current-and-prospective-students/scholarships-and-financial-aid.html.
Author: Jeff Gitlen