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Scholarships in YELLOW are for Northwest students ONLY!
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Updated 9/18/19
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Joseph's College 9/15/2018VariesMust apply and be accepted to Joseph's CollegeNo
https://beautychangeslives.org/scholarships-at-a-glance/
-No9/18/19
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EducationQuest Scholarship EngineVariesVariesNebraska based scholarship search engine. Create an account and you will be connected to scholarships you may be eligible for.
https://www.educationquest.org/resources/scholarshipquest/
-Search engine that will link to other scholarships. 9/17/19
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Titan Machinery SponsorshipUntil money runs out- Earlier the better$1000 / semester, tools, uniformStudent going into Diesel Technology. Students “earn” the tuition assistance over a four year period; two years of part-time employment at the sponsoring Titan Machinery dealership while in school in Diesel Technology followed by two years as a full-time employee at the sponsoring Titan Machinery dealership. No
https://www.titanmachinery.com/our-company/careers/internship-sponsorship
Info9/12/19
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EducationQuest Financial Aid Program10/2/2019$500Parent and/or student needs to attend the Financial Aid Program at Northwest in auditorium on Oct. 2 at 5:30. All participants across state who have attended are placed in a drawing for scholarships. Program will explain the financial side of college and how to fill out the FAFSA. 9/17/19
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AES Engineering10/6/2019$500Non GPA related scholarship based on essay. No
http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.php
-Essay8/15/19
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NE Wesleyan Events10/22/2019 - 2/18/2020$1000- $1500Future Wesleyan students who attend one or more of these events receive a single renewable $1000 scholarship. Students who win and essay contest get $1500 more annually. Future Educators Scholarship, Innovative Careers Scholarship, Mighty Pen Scholarship, Pre-Health Scholarship, Art, Music, and Theater Scholarship, STEM Professions Event, Experience NWyou Scholarship events are all possible events you could attend. The events start Oct. 22 and run until February 18. Check the link for the events you could attend.
https://www.nebrwesleyan.edu/admissions/admissions-events
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Horatio Algers10/25/2019VariesFamily makes less than $55,000, 2.0 or greater GPA, adversity in lifeNoYesYes
https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/
-No8/15/19
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Voice of Democracy10/31/2019VariesOpen to grades 9-12. Applicants must write and record a 3-5 minute essay on "What Makes America Great." Application is available in the counselor's office.
https://www.vfw.org/community/youth-and-education/youth-scholarships
-YESReturn to counseling office before deadline.8/15/19
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Coca Cola Scholars10/31/2019Varies3.0 GPA, active in school and communityNo
http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/blog/be-a-coca-cola-scholar/
-No8/15/19
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Concordia Music10/31/2019Full tuitionSenior attending Concordia College. Must submit video performance and application for first round of auditions. No
http://www.cune.edu/arts/music/music-scholarships-auditions/
-No8/15/19
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UNL Honor's Program11/2/2019 (Early notification)VariesThe University Honors Program at NEBRASKA allows high-achieving students to experience the excitement of a major research university within a community of scholars. Early application deadline. No
https://honors.unl.edu/prospective
-No8/15/19
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UNL Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Comp. Sci. and Man11/2/2019Room and boardSenior attending UNL must apply to Honor's Program. Average ACT of accepted students is a 33.5. Top 10% of class. Planned major in: computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, business, mathematics or other related fields of study.No
http://raikes.unl.edu/applicant-information
-8/15/19
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UNL College of Business Administration Honor's Academy11/2/2019$2500 stipend for study abroad trip, $500 per semesterSenior attending UNL must apply to Honor's Program. Composite ACT score of 27+. Demonstrated leadership abilities and/or potential.Committed to a major in business. Effective oral and written communication skills.
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http://cba.unl.edu/academic-programs/honors-academy/
-8/15/19
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Elks MVS Scholarship11/5/2019Up to $50,000All high school seniors are eligible for this scholarship. Parents do not have to be a member of Elks to apply. NoYes
www.elks.org/enf/scholars/mvs.cfm
-No8/15/2019
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RLOP- Rural Law Opportunities Program- Chadron State College11/15/2019Full tuition, provisional admission to Nebraska College of LawSenior going to law school, admitted to Chadron State college, will practice law in rural NE, strong academic potential, factors taken into account are ACT, GPA, interview, recommendation letters, essay, interviewNoYesYes
www.csc.edu/RLOP
-8/15/2019
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UNK-Omaha World Herald-Kearney Hub11/15/2019Tuition, room and board, books, feesTop 10% of class, ACT 30+, admitted to UNK and Honor's Program
http://www.unk.edu/academics/honors/prospective-students/scholarships.php
-No8/15/19
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KLOP-Kearney Law Opportunites Program- UNK11/15/2019Tuition, admission to NE College of LawLaw program, admitted to UNK, 3.5 GPA, ACT 27NoYesYes
unk.edu/klop
-No9/17/19
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James Cox11/15/2019Digital Camaras or $2500Seniors who have taken at least one photography or related art class. Follow directions on page carefully. NoYesYes
https://www.jamesalancoxfoundation.org/apply/
-No8/15/19
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Wayne College- General12/1/2019VariesStudent needs to be admitted to apply, student is considered for all scholarships with one separate application.
wsc.edu/scholarships
-9/17/20
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RHOP-Rural Heatlh Opportunities Program-Wayne State12/1/2019Tuition, admission to UNMCMedical program (Dentistry, Dental Hygiene, Medical Lab Science, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, Radiography), admitted to WSC, preferred ACT 24+, will practice in rural NE, interviewNo3Yes
https://www.wsc.edu/rhop
-8/15/19
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RHOP-Rural Heatlh Opportunities Program-Chadron State12/1/2019Full tuition, admission to UNMCMedical program (Dentistry, Dental Hygiene, Medical Lab Science, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, Radiography), admitted to CSC, will practice in rural NE, preferred minimum ACT 24, interviewNo3Yes
http://www.csc.edu/sci/rhop/
-8/15/19
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RHOP-Rural Heatlh Opportunities Program-Peru State 12/1/2019Full tuition, admission
to UNMC
Medical program (Medical Lab Science, Nursing, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, Radiography), admitted to PSC, will practice in rural NE, interviewNo3Yes
http://www.peru.edu/rhop/
-8/15/2019
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KHOP-Kearney Heatlh Opportunities Program- UNK12/1/2019Tuition, admission to UNMCMedical program (Dentistry, Dental Hygiene, Medical Lab Science, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, Radiography), admitted to UNK, will practice in rural NE, ACT 23+, interviewNo3Yes
http://www.unk.edu/academics/health_sciences/scholarshipprograms.php
-8/15/19
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RLOP- Rural Law Opportunities Program- Wayne State College12/1/2019Full tuition, provisional admission to Nebraska College of LawSenior going to law school, admitted to Wayne State college, will practice law in rural NE, strong academic potential, factors taken into account are ACT, GPA, interview, recommendation letters, essay, interviewNoYesYes
https://www.wsc.edu/rlop
-8/15/2019
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Nebraska Wesleyan Huge12/1/2019Varies but up to all tuition, fees, room and boardSenior attending and admitted to NE Wesleyan, ACT 27+, 3.5 GPA +2
https://www.nebrwesleyan.edu/admissions/financial-aid-office/undergraduate-aid/nebraska-first-year-scholarships/huge-nwu-0
-NoRead all details carefully8/15/2019
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UNO-Scott Scholarship12/15/2019Tuition, fees,
books, room and board
ACT of 30 or higher, and GPA of 3.5 or higher. Candidates must be admitted into one of the following UNO colleges, College of Engineering or College of Information Science & Technology and other STEM based academic programs. No2Yes
https://pki.nebraska.edu/new/pages/admissions/scholarships-financial-aid/
-Application open in November9/13/2016
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UNO College of Business Admin. Scholars Academy12/15/2019$5000 /yearAdmitted to UNO, pursuing Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. Opens Nov. 1 on MavLinkNo
http://www.unomaha.edu/college-of-business-administration/scholars-academy/index.php
-10/17/2017
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Chadron Rural Business Leadership Initiative12/15/20194 year full tuitionStudents interested in Accountings, CPA, Agribusiness and Finance, 3.0 GPA
csc.edu/rbli
9/17/2019
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ELKS - Ferguson Golf12/15/2019$500Any senior boy or girl who is a member of high school golf team and is planning on playing golf on college team.
https://www.nebraskaelks.org/scholarships.php
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Chadron College- Gold1/15/20204 YEAR FULL TUITIONStudent admitted to Chadron 25+ ACT, 3.0 GPA, application for admission is the scholarship application
https://csprdsc.nebraska.edu/psc/csprdsc/NBC/HRMS/s/WEBLIB_DSHBOARD.ISCRIPT1.FieldFormula.IScript_GETPAGE?cref=NBC_NVC_DASH_ADMISSIONSAPP&next_path=admissionsapp.root.app&check_apps=NBCAD_APP&institution=CSC01&void=all&app_type=UGRD
-9/17/2019
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Chadron College- Eagle1/15/20204 year 1/2 tuition Student admitted to Chadron 23+ ACT, 3.0 GPA,applicaiton for admission is the scholarship application
https://csprdsc.nebraska.edu/psc/csprdsc/NBC/HRMS/s/WEBLIB_DSHBOARD.ISCRIPT1.FieldFormula.IScript_GETPAGE?cref=NBC_NVC_DASH_ADMISSIONSAPP&next_path=admissionsapp.root.app&check_apps=NBCAD_APP&institution=CSC01&void=all&app_type=UGRD
-9/17/2019
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Chadron College- Silver1/15/20204 year 1/4 tuition Student admitted to Chadron 21+ ACT, 3.0 GPA, applicaiton for admission is the scholarship application
https://csprdsc.nebraska.edu/psc/csprdsc/NBC/HRMS/s/WEBLIB_DSHBOARD.ISCRIPT1.FieldFormula.IScript_GETPAGE?cref=NBC_NVC_DASH_ADMISSIONSAPP&next_path=admissionsapp.root.app&check_apps=NBCAD_APP&institution=CSC01&void=all&app_type=UGRD
-9/17/2019
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Chadron College- Eagle Excellence1/15/2020$1000- 2000 renewableStudent admitted to Chadron 21+ACT, 3.25 GPA - 4.0 GPA, applicaiton for admission is the scholarship application
https://csprdsc.nebraska.edu/psc/csprdsc/NBC/HRMS/s/WEBLIB_DSHBOARD.ISCRIPT1.FieldFormula.IScript_GETPAGE?cref=NBC_NVC_DASH_ADMISSIONSAPP&next_path=admissionsapp.root.app&check_apps=NBCAD_APP&institution=CSC01&void=all&app_type=UGRD
-9/17/2019
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Chadron College- Specific1/15/2020VariesTalent based scholarships based in Art, Cheer Team, Music, Athletics, Rodeo, Theater,
https://csprdsc.nebraska.edu/psc/csprdsc/NBC/HRMS/s/WEBLIB_DSHBOARD.ISCRIPT1.FieldFormula.IScript_GETPAGE?cref=NBC_NVC_DASH_ADMISSIONSAPP&next_path=admissionsapp.root.app&check_apps=NBCAD_APP&institution=CSC01&void=all&app_type=UGRD
-9/17/2019
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Past Exalted Ruler- ELKS1/15/20$800-1250Nebraska senior student, based on need, no restriction on type of college you are planning to attend.3
https://www.nebraskaelks.org/scholarships.php
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UNK Music1/24, 2/14-15, 2/22, 3/2VariesDates listed are audition dates for various music scholarships
unk.edu/music
-9/17/2019
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UNL Acacia
Fraternity
1/30/2020$500-$1000Male student attending UNL, displays excellence in academics, motivation for personal success with an interest in developing and applying leadership skills. No2Yes
http://acaciaunl.org/als
-9/11/2019
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NMC/CCC
Diesel Tech
Sponsorship
1/31/2020Tuition,
fees, books, uniforms, tools, tool box
NMC, in partnership with the Diesel Technology Program at Central Community College in Hastings, Nebraska, offers a two-year sponsorship coupled with an apprenticeship program at NMC Cat locations in Nebraska.NoYes
http://www.nmc-corp.com/Content.aspx?id=3869
-Must also apply to CCC-Hastings before applying to receive this scholarship9/17/2019
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Elks Legacy 1/31/2020$4,000Any senior child or grandchild (or step-child, step-grandchild, or legal ward) of a living Elk who joined the order on or before April 1, 2017, or a charter member of a Lodge that was instituted on or after April 1, 2017, is eligible to apply. The Elk must also be a paid-up member through March 31, 2020. Great-grandchildren are not eligible.
https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/Legacy.cfm#WhoIsEligible
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SCC Nuclear EnergyUntil money runs out$3000 per yearThis scholarship is for students attending Southeast Community College interested in a career in Nuclear Energy. Students should be enrolled in one of the following programs, Electrical & Electromechanical Technology, Energy Generation Operations, Electronic Systems Technology, Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Nondestructive Testing TechnologyNo
https://www.southeast.edu/nesp/
-No8/15/2019
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NW Custodial 1/31/2020$500Northwest Senior attending 2 year college, planning to get a degree in either a technical or private career field. NoSr. Sched. NoAPPYes8/21/2018
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Northwest Educational Foundation2/1/20204 awards $1000 eachAttended NW all 4 years, positive role models for other students, involved in school and comm. activities. Include 200 word essay on "What NW Means to Me"Yes2- 1 teacher & 1 adult outside of schoolYesYes200 word essay on "What Northwest Means to Me" needed with app. 9/1/19
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ELKS - Vocational 2/1/20VariesNebraska senior going to a 2 year college. yesyes
https://www.nebraskaelks.org/scholarships.php
-read instructions carefully9/17/2019
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Susan T. Buffett 2/1/2020 at 5:00pmTuition/
fees up to 5 years
Application opens Nov. 1. GPA of 83 or above, show financial need (EFC $10,000), attend a Nebraska public college. You will need to have the FAFSA completed and included your SAR report. Deadline is 5:00 pm on 2/12
Uploaded
https://buffettscholarships.org/
-Eligibility 9/17/2019
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UNK Davis Chambers2/1/2020$2000- $4000Seniors attending UNK. Academically promising students from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds who find that the financial requirements of postsecondary education are a major obstacle. Must have applied and be admitted to UNK by Feb.1 and submit separate application. (APPLICATION NOT AVAILABLE YET)-No9/17/19
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UNL General2/1/2020VariesApplied to UNL, complete frosh personal statement, various deadlines for different scholarships. February ACT is the last test used for scholarship purposes. NoYes
https://admissions.unl.edu/cost/#scholarships
-9/17/19
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UNO Regents2/1/2020TuitionStudents attending UNO. They must apply and be admitted to UNO. ACT 30+, 3.5 GPA OR 25% class rank, December ACT is the last ACT used for scholarship purposes.
https://www.unomaha.edu/admissions/financial-support-and-scholarships/types-of-aid/scholarships/uno.php#regent
-9/17/19
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UNO Chancellors2/1/2020Students attending UNO. They must apply and be admitted to UNO. ACT 28-29, 3.5 GPA OR 25% class rank, December ACT is the last ACT used for scholarship purposes.
https://www.unomaha.edu/admissions/financial-support-and-scholarships/types-of-aid/scholarships/uno.php#regent
-9/17/19
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UNO Deans2/1/2020Students attending UNO. They must apply and be admitted to UNO. ACT 326-27, 3.5 GPA OR 25% class rank, December ACT is the last ACT used for scholarship purposes.
https://www.unomaha.edu/admissions/financial-support-and-scholarships/types-of-aid/scholarships/uno.php#regent
-9/17/19
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UNO General2/1/2020VariesApplied to UNO, Available in MavLink Sept. 1NoYes
http://www.unomaha.edu/admissions/financial-support-and-scholarships/types-of-aid/scholarships/uno.php
-9/17/2019
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Peru College- Chancellors3/1/2020$2000/ yearStudent admitted to Peru State College ,3.8+ GPA, application for admission is the scholarship application
https://www.peru.edu/apply
-9/17/19
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Peru College- Presidents3/1/2020$1750/ yearStudent admitted to Peru State College, 3.4+ GPA, application for admission is the scholarship application
https://www.peru.edu/apply
-9/17/19
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Peru College- Deans3/1/2020$1500/ yearStudent admitted to Peru State College, 3.0+ GPA, application for admission is the scholarship application
https://www.peru.edu/apply
-9/17/19
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Peru College- T.J. Majors3/1/2020$1000/ yearStudent admitted to Peru State College, 2.6+ GPA, application for admission is the scholarship application
https://www.peru.edu/apply
-9/17/19
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EdcuationQuest Scavenger Hunt3/31/2020$500Student must complete a ScholarshipQuest profile to find and search for scholarships. Winner will be drawn from all who complete the profile.
https://www.educationquest.org/resources/scholarshipquest/
-9/17/19
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UNK General3/1/2020VariesAdmitted to UNK, February ACT is the last ACT that will be accepted for scholarship purposes.
unk.edu/scholarships
-9/17/2019
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UNK Maestros del Futuro3/1/2020Room and boardUNK - This scholarship provides for on-campus room costs based upon the base double room rate. To qualify students must be fluent, both writing and speaking in Spanish and be enrolled and committed to becoming a teacher. Need to have applied and be admitted before you can apply for scholarship. ACT 22+, GPA 3.0No
http://www.unk.edu/scholarships.php
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UNK Multicultural Comm. Service3/1/2020TuitionUNK Recipients will be selected primarily on the basis of leadership in the multicultural community through participation in school and community activities. Need to have applied and be admitted before you can apply for scholarship. NoYes
http://www.unk.edu/scholarships.php
-9/17/2019
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UNK Ron & Carol Cope3/1/20204000/yearAttending UNK, 25+ ACT, major declaredNo
http://www.unk.edu/scholarships.php
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