Nebraska Scholarships

Nebraska scholarships are an option for you if you hail from the state or maybe you would like to be a Cornhusker? We've listed a few of the former below, but don't worry: There are plenty of the latter out there, too. Financial aid is certainly available to those willing to search for it and this is just the beginning. For example, Scholarships.com can help you find information about college scholarships and grants not only for those living in Nebraska, but for people who want to study architecture, for people who run track and excel at it, for those who are active in their community, etc. The scholarships we have listed will give you an idea of the opportunities that may be found at Scholarships.com. To get the full benefit of our free services and for additional information about Nebraska scholarships and awards based on different search criteria, you should conduct a free college scholarship search at Scholarships.com.

AQHA Christopher Lawrence Junker Nebraska Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 12/1/2017
  • Amount: $500
  • The Christopher Lawrence Junker Nebraska Scholarship is for students who have been members of AQHA or AQHYA for at least one year and are from Nebraska. Members must apply during their senior year of high school or while enrolled at an accredited college, university, or vocational school. Recipients must maintain a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA. Funding for this scholarship will be applied to either [...] More

AQHF Nebraska Quarter Horse Youth Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 12/1/2017
  • Amount: $8,000
  • The Nebraska Quarter Horse Youth Scholarship is for students who have been members of AQHA or AQHYA for at least one year and are from Nebraska. Members must apply during their senior year of high school or while enrolled at an accredited college, university, or vocational school. Recipient must maintain a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA. Current or previous AQHF scholarship recipients are not [...] More

Army ROTC Green to Gold Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • Green to Gold Scholarships are awarded for two, three, or four years. Recipients will receive tuition or room and board support, additional money for textbooks, supplies, and equipment, and a monthly stipend for up to 10 months each school year. Additionally, there will receive funding for attending the Leader Development and Assessment Course (LDAC) between the junior and senior years of [...] More

Charles & Orene Hinds - Odell, Nebraska, High School Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2018
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Lincoln Community Foundation manages over 70 scholarship funds. This award is for Diller-Odell High School seniors or graduates who have at least a 2.75 GPA who are full-time students in college. Preference is given to students with and with no history of drug, alcohol, or tobacco use. This award is renewable.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

Charles H. & Esther P. Miller Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2018
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Lincoln Community Foundation manages over 70 scholarship funds. The Charles H. & Esther P. Miller Scholarship is for seniors at Elmwood-Murdock high school (Nebraska) with high scholastic achievement who will be attending a 2 or 4-year college, and have Financial need.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

Colleen Farrell Gerleman Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2018
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Lincoln Community Foundation manages over 70 scholarship funds. The Colleen Farrell Gerleman Scholarship is for graduating seniors of public or private high schools in Lincoln, Nebraska who will attend college in Nebraska and have financial need. Previous Gerleman Scholarship recipients may reapply in subsequent years, but must resubmit the full application.

    For more information or to [...] More

Come 2 Iowa (C2IA) Senior Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/12/2018
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Five awards of $1,000 each are available to high school seniors through the Come 2 Iowa (C2IA) Senior Scholarship. To participate, eligible students must register and then complete two online financial literacy tutorials plus an assessment. A short essay may be required to break ties among students who achieve a top score on the assessment.

    Eligibility:
    -Are permanent residents in one of the [...] More

CPCU-Lawrence "Larry" Frazier Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2018
  • Amount: $700
  • The Lincoln Community Foundation manages over 70 scholarship funds. The CPCU-Lawrence “Larry” Frazier Memorial Scholarship is for seniors or graduates of Nebraska high schools. Applicants must have financial need. Preference is given to majors in aviation, insurance or law, Girl/Boy Scouts, and debate participants. Students must be enrolled full-time student at 2 or 4-year college in Nebraska. [...] More

Dick & Chris Draper Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2018
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The Lincoln Community Foundation manages over 70 scholarship funds. The Dick & Chris Draper Scholarship is for Elgin Pope John and Elgin Public high school seniors in Elgin, Nebraska who have attended one or both school for four years, and have a 3.25 GPA or better.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

Duck Brand Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest

  • Application Deadline: 5/31/2018
  • Amount: $10,000
  • The Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest challenges students to create prom outfits using Duck Tape and wear them to prom for a chance to win scholarship cash. Legal residents of the United States and Canada, including the District of Columbia, but excluding Maryland, Vermont, Colorado and the Province of Quebec, who are at least 14 years of age or older can apply. You must also attend a high [...] More

Duncan and Lillian McGregor Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2018
  • Amount: $1,500
  • Duncan and Lillian McGregor Scholarships are for current seniors or graduates of Gibbon, Shelton, Sargent, Ord, Ashley, and Arcaida high schools. Students must have financial need. Multiple scholarships will be awarded per school.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

EMU National Scholars Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $15,000
  • The EMU National Scholars Program is a four-year award that pays 30 credit hours per year (15 per semester) of out-of-state tuition differential.

    Must be a new freshmen or new transfer student with a minimum 3.50 GPA and a resident of a state other than Michigan or Ohio to be considered. Freshmen recipients must live in university housing the first two years of this award.

    For more [...] More

Florence Turner Karlin Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2018
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The Lincoln Community Foundation manages over 70 scholarship funds. To be eligible for the Florence Turner Karlin Scholarship, applicants must be juniors, seniors, or graduates attending Nebraska colleges who graduated from a Nebraska high school. Students must be majoring in education and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

George and Lynna Gene Cook Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2018
  • Amount: $600
  • The Lincoln Community Foundation manages over 50 scholarship funds.

    Eligible applicants for the George & Lynna Gene Cook Scholarship are:

    -High school senior graduates from a Nebraska high school
    -Have a minimum 3.0 GPA
    -Plan to or are majoring in ministry or education
    -Preference is given to the members of the First Church of God Congregation

    For more information or to apply, please [...] More

Heidelberg University Out-Of-State Grant

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $12,000
  • In order to qualify for the Heidelberg College Out Of State Grant, applicants must be either first-time freshmen or transfer students who are not Ohio state residents. This grant is renewable for four (4) years as long as the student is making satisfactory academic progress.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

Henry J. and Pauline M. Armstrong Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2018
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The Lincoln Community Foundation manages over 70 scholarship funds. The Henry J. & Pauline M. Armstrong Scholarship is for seniors or graduates of Waverly High School in Waverly, Nebraska who are, or plan to major in agriculture, home economics or veterinary medicine, or are male students who will attend a Lutheran seminary with the intention of becoming a minister. Applicants must have financial [...] More

Jennings B. & Beulah G. Haggerty Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2018
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The Lincoln Community Foundation manages over 70 scholarship funds. The Jennings B. & Beulah G. Haggerty Scholarship is for graduating seniors from public or private high schools in Lincoln, Nebraska. Students must be in the top 1/3 of their class, will attend college in Nebraska, and have financial need.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

Korean American Scholarship Foundation-Midwestern Regional Chapter

  • Application Deadline: 7/8/2017
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Korean American Scholarship Foundation-Midwestern Regional Chapter is for students of Korean heritage studying in the United States regardless of citizenship status (including Korean Nationals), who will be a full-time student at a school in one of the designated Midwestern region states (Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and [...] More

Lincoln Legal Professionals Association Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/14/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Lincoln Legal Professionals Association members share a common interest in promoting continuing professionalism in the legal field. The Association is offering a scholarship to a Nebraska high school or college student who wishes to further his or her education in the legal support field at an institution of higher education and who carries a cumulative 3.0 GPA.

    Upon proof of enrollment, [...] More

Louis C. & Amy E. Nuernberger Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2018
  • Amount: $10,000
  • The Lincoln Community Foundation manages over 70 scholarship funds. Preference for the Louis C. & Amy E. Nuernberger Scholarship is given to current graduating seniors of Wakefield High School and employees of Wakefield Health Care Center in Wakefield, Nebraska. Students must demonstrate academic achievement, seriousness of purpose, reliability, and initiative. Scholarship award amount will be [...] More

Margaret & Max Pumphrey Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2018
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The Lincoln Community Foundation manages over 70 scholarship funds. The Max & Margaret Pumphrey Scholarship is for seniors or graduates of high schools in Lancaster County, Nebraska. Applicants must have financial need and attend a 2 or 4-year college in Nebraska.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

Margaret C. Stednitz Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2018
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The Lincoln Community Foundation manages over 70 scholarship funds. The Margaret C. Stednitz Scholarship is for Lincoln Northeast High School seniors with high academic achievement and financial need. The award will be paid during the student's sophomore year of college.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

MGMA Midwest Section Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2018
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The MGMA Midwest Section Scholarships are available to students who are enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program relevant to medical practice management, including public health, business administration, health care administration. Students must also reside in MGMA Midwest section states (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and [...] More

Nebraska High School Senior Animal Interest Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/2/2018
  • Amount: $500
  • Oxbow's Nebraska High School Senior Scholarship is for graduating high seniors in Nebraska with a strong interest in pursuing a career in the companion animal industry.

    To qualify:
    -Complete the application
    -Submit a resume describing activities and job history
    -Provide two letters of reference
    -Be a high school senior graduating from a Nebraska high school
    -Plan to attend a college or [...] More

NIADA Foundation Regional Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/18/2018
  • Amount: $3,500
  • The NIADA Foundation proudly sponsors four young men or women each year who have displayed outstanding abilities in education. These students will each receive a $3,500 scholarship to the college or university of their choice. The awards are presented each June of every year at the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association (NIADA) Convention. The following regions are:

    -Region I: [...] More

Norma Ross Walter Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 1/31/2018
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The purpose of the Norma Ross Walter Scholarship is to provide financial assistance to female graduates of Nebraska high schools who plan to enroll as English majors in accredited colleges or universities. Journalism is not included.

    Applicants must be female high school seniors, who plan to continue their educations as English majors in accredited colleges or universities. Selection is based [...] More

NSHSS Tesoro Youth Leadership Awards

  • Application Deadline: 2/26/2018
  • Amount: $2,500
  • Tesoro Industries is providing college scholarships for outstanding young leaders. This new scholarship has been launched to encourage young scholars who are leading by example in their schools and communities.

    Eligibility requirements include high school seniors graduating in spring who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents of one of the following 19 states where Tesoro does business: [...] More

Presbyterian Student Opportunity Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/15/2018
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The Student Opportunity Scholarship program serves Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) college students by providing need-based aid for sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are full-time, first-degree students attending accredited institutions in the United States. Student Opportunity Scholarship applicants will explore who God created them to be in a series of essay questions intended for students to [...] More

Ralph & Jean Cuca Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2018
  • Amount: $1,250
  • The Ralph & Jean Cuca Scholarship is for seniors at public high schools in Lincoln, Nebraska who demonstrate financial need and have high academic achievement.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

U.S. Army Loan Repayment Program

  • Application Deadline: 6/23/2018
  • Amount: $1,500
  • U.S Army Loan Repayment Program helps servicemen repay qualified student loans. Out of all the service branches, the Army’s CLRP benefits package is typically regarded as the best, since it provides up to $65,000 in lifetime student loan forgiveness. The benefit is doled out on an annual basis, beginning as soon as a Soldier completes his first year of qualifying service, and provided at a rate [...] More

United Church of Christ of Elgin Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2018
  • Amount: $2,000
  • This scholarship is for senior students or teachers at Elgin public schools pursuing continuing education. Selection is based on class rank, GPA, test scores, evidence of need, good moral character, promise of using gained education, and letters of recommendation.

    Requirements:

    - High school transcript
    - 2 letters of recommendation (1 from business professional, 1 from clergy)
    - EFC [...] More

Urban League of Nebraska, Inc. Multicultural Association Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Urban League of Nebraska Scholarship is awarded to assist graduating high school seniors in pursuit of post-secondary education.

    Eligibility:
    -Be a current resident of Nebraska
    -Have a current cumulative G.P.A. of 2.5 or higher
    -Have completed at least 10 hours of documented community involvement
    -Have taken the SAT or ACT

    For more information and to apply, visit the website above. [...] More

William Ray Judah Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2018
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The Lincoln Community Foundation manages over 50 scholarship funds. The William Ray Judah Scholarship is for Norris High School (Nebraska) seniors or graduates who are or will be enrolled in a 2 or 4-year college/university in Nebraska. Applicants must have financial need. This award is renewable.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

Last Reviewed: June 2017

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