The A.B. and M.R. Noel Scholarship was established in 2008 to benefit graduates of Wood River Rural High School in Wood River, Nebraska attending Central Community College or Concordia University in Seward, NE. It is also offered to students of nursing attending Central Community College-Grand Island and Concordia University in Seward, Nebraska. High school or college transcript and first page of FAFSA report is required with application.
To apply, you must be a current graduating senior or former graduate of Wood River Rural High School in Wood River, Nebraska who is attending Central Community College (Columbus, Hastings, Grand Island) or Concordia University or a student enrolled in nursing at Central Community College in Grand Island or Concordia University. Preference will be given to seniors or graduates of Wood River Rural High School and those majoring in nursing, dental hygiene or electrical technology. Applicants must have a High School GPA of 3.0 or greater, and maintain a minimum college GPA of 2.8 or above each semester. Preference will be given to applicants who have shown involvement in high school, college and community activities. Applicants who qualify for the Federal Pell Grant will not be considered for this scholarship, but financial need is a consideration.