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.

AQHF Nebraska Quarter Horse Youth Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 12/1/2019
  • 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

Lincoln Legal Professionals Association Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/14/2020
  • Amount: $1,500
  • 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

Nebraska High School Senior Animal Interest Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/2/2020
  • 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, you must submit a 300-500 word essay explaining why you want to pursue a career in the pet industry or in the field of animal health. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

NIADA Foundation Regional Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/16/2020
  • 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 participating regions are found at the scholarship provider's website. An essay will also be required as part of the application. For more information or to apply, [...] More

NSHSS Andeavor Youth Leadership Awards

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2020
  • Amount: $2,500
  • Andeavor 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. The scholarship is open to high school seniors graduating in spring who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents of one of the following 19 states where Andeavor does business: Alaska, [...] More

Presbyterian Student Opportunity Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/15/2020
  • Amount: $3,000
  • 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

Urban League of Nebraska, Inc. Multicultural Association Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2020
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Urban League of Nebraska Scholarship is awarded to assist graduating high school seniors in pursuit of post-secondary education. Applicant must be a current resident of Nebraska with a current minimum cumulative G.P.A. of 2.5 (out of 4.0) who has completed at least 10 hours of documented community involvement and has taken the SAT or ACT. For more information or to apply, please visit the [...] More

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by Susan Dutca-Lovell

Photo credit: Jared Ames

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by Susan Dutca-Lovell

The federal government discharged more than $43 million in student loan debt for former students of recently closed for-profit colleges. Students who attended programs operated by Education Corporation of America, Dream Center Education Holdings, Vatterott College and Charlotte School of Law will be able to qualify for a full discharge of their federal loans if they were enrolled when their college closed or withdrew within 120 days of the official closure date and didn’t transfer to another institution, according to Inside Higher Education. [...]

College Board Backpedals - No Adversity Score to be Added

August 30, 2019

by Susan Dutca-Lovell

College Board is ditching its previous plan to capture socioeconomic information from students with a single score - also known as an "adversity score" - when scoring their SAT college admissions test. The score would have taken into account a student's socioeconomic background and the neighborhood in which they grew up. [...]

Last Reviewed: September 2019