Nebraska Scholarships

Scholarships for students Nebraska. Some scholarships specifically open to Nebraska students, and others give preference to students in Nebraska.

Midwest Member Chapter Scholarships
Sponsor: Association for Iron & Steel Technology
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 31, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors who will be enrolling in college for the fall semester, or a First, Second, or Third year student currently enrolled in a full-accredited college or university. Applicant must be members of the AIST Midwest Chapter (Northwestern Indiana, Northern Illinois, Wisconsin, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, and Iowa) or the dependent of a member of the AIST Midwest chapter.

Norma Ross Walter Scholarship
Sponsor: The Willa Cather Foundation
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: January 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to female students who are graduating high school seniors at a Nebraska high school and plans to enroll as an English major at an accredited college or university.

William B. Brandt Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Nebraska Bankers Educational Foundation
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of Nebraska who are full-time students pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in finance, accounting, economics, marketing or other business-related major at a Nebraska college or university (but not University of Nebraska).

Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: The Susan Thompson Buffet Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are residents of Nebraska and will graduate from a Nebraska high school or earn a Nebraska GED. Applicant must have financial need.

Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Jimmy Rane Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 6, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to high school seniors and current college freshmen and sophomores who are no older than 20 years of age as of August 1, 2019. Applicant must reside in one of the following states or the District of Columbia: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia. Students will be selected based on academic excellence, community involvement, leadership skills, awards and honors, and financial need.

NEWH | Rocky Mountain Scholarship
Sponsor: NEWH Rocky Mountain
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled students attending an accredited college in Colorado, Wyoming, or Nebraska. Applicant must have a career objective in one of the areas of the Hospitality Industry (i.e., Hotel/Restaurant Management, Culinary/Foodservice, Architecture, Interior Design, etc.)

Sowers Club of Nebraska Scholarship – High School Seniors
Sponsor: The Sowers Club of Nebraska Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 25, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are residents of Nebraska and planning to attend a college in Nebraska.

Urban League of Nebraska Scholarships
Sponsor: Urban League of Nebraska
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current Nebraska residents who are graduating high school seniors with at least a 2.5 GPA. Applicant must have completed at least 10 hours of documented community involvement

Oxbow Animal Health Scholarships
Sponsor: Oxbow Animal Health
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 2, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to students interested in pursuing careers in the pet industry or the field of animal health and nutrition. High school senior scholarship is only open to students in Nebraska, but college and veterinary school scholarships are open to students throughout the U.S.

Nebraska Broadcasters Association Scholarships
Sponsor: Nebraska Broadcasters Association
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: March 4, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students on track to complete at least 60 credits as of May 31, 2019 and majoring in broadcasting, communications, or a related field at a four-year public or private college or university. Applicant must have a Nebraska connection (graduate of a Nebraska high school or attending a Nebraska college or university).

Lincoln Community Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Lincoln Community Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 15, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current college students from Nebraska. Multiple scholarships available with specific requirements – see website for details.

Pre-Veterinary Scholarships
Sponsor: Nebraska Veterinary Medical Association
Amount: Minimum of $500
Closing Date: March 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have completed three semesters of pre-veterinary education and are pursuing completion of the pre-professional program. Applicant must be a graduate of a Nebraska High School or State of Nebraska approved Home School Program.

Access College Early (ACE) Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Nebraska’s Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship program is open to low-income high school students to enroll in college courses from Nebraska college or universities, either through dual-enrollment or early enrollment agreements with the institutions. Deadline is for Winter term classes.

PFLAG Omaha Scholarship
Sponsor: PFLAG Omaha
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who self-identify as LGBTQIAA_ or an ally and who is a resident of the state of Nebraska or Western Iowa.

Celebrate the West High School Art Competition
Sponsor: Western Governors’ Association
Amount: Up to $1,200
Closing Date: April 28, 2019
Description: Competition is open to high school students (grades 9-12) in public, private, charter, and alternative schools. Home-schooled students in that age group also may enter. Student must be in a school in a WGA member state: Alaska, American Samoa, Arizona, California, Colorado, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Northern Mariana Islands, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. Applicant must submit a two-dimensional art piece on what their state means to them.

Dr. Joseph and Sonya Landholm Scholarship
Sponsor: Nebraska Veterinary Medical Association (NVMA)
Amount: Up to $4,500
Closing Date: September 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to veterinary students originally from Nebraska or who are Nebraska licensed practitioners who are NVMA members.

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