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List of Local Scholarships Currently Available

These local scholarships have been coordinated between the organization/business/family and Friend Public School. Seniors currently have access to each scholarship listed. Notice individual deadlines.

Name of Scholarship / Date Due Citizens State Bank Scholarship / April 1 Elsie Hromadka Scholarship / March 12 Farmers Cooperative Scholarship / March 22 Farmers Union Coop Scholarship / April 1 . . .

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McKenna's Rae of Hope Mental Health Field Scholarship

Deadline: April 1, 2019

If you are going into the mental health field, consider applying for this scholarship. More details and a link to the actual application form can be found here: McKenna's Rae of Hope Mental Health Field Scholarship

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Roy and Doris Abood Scholarship

Deadline: April 1, 2019

If you plan to attend the University of Nebraska-Kearney and are a first-generation college students (your parent(s)/legal guardian(s) did not obtain a bachelor's degree), consider applying for this scholarship. Guidelines and . . .

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Create Area Health Care Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: April 5, 2019

If you are interested in pursuing a career in the medical field, apply for the Crete Area Health Care Foundation Scholarship.  Deadline is 4 p.m., Friday, April 5, 2019.  Late applications will NOT be accepted.  . . .

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Johnny Baxter Carriage House Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: April 5, 2019

Students interested in attending one of Nebraska's community colleges to study in an automotive related field should consider applying for this $1,500 grant. One grant will be awarded in each of the six community college areas in . . .

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Pink Bandana Scholarship

Deadline: April 1, 2019

Pink Bandana Scholarship Pink Bandana is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which raises money and awareness about breast cancer for women under the age of 40. Since 2008, Pink Bandana has raised money through annual . . .

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Saline County Family and Community Education Council Scholarship

Deadline: April 1, 2019

A $200 scholarship is available for the educational assistance of a high school senior boy or girl who plans to further his/her education. These students need to be or will be enrolled as a full-time student in an accredited institution of . . .

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Mike Rowe Works Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: March 28, 2019

Calling all skilled workers! Plumbers, electricians, welders, and all skilled workers who make civilized life possible: The time has come to announce another modest pile of money available through our  Work Ethic . . .

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National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA)-Nebraska Scholarship

Deadline: January 31, 2019

National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA)-Nebraska is offering ‘Award of Excellence’ scholarships to Nebraska high school seniors with above-average GPAs.    . . .

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Farmers and Merchants Bank Scholarship (Milligan, Nebraska)

Deadline: March 1, 2019

Farmers and Merchants Bank Scholarship - Milligan, Nebraska A scholarship in the amount of $1,000 will be presented each year by Farmers and Merchants Bank, Milligan, Nebraska, to a student of an area high school who has: 1. Shown . . .

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Sons of the American Legion Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: April 3, 2019

Sons of the American Legion Memorial Scholarship - Holmes Post 178 - In Honor of Dan Geis Three (3) $1,000 scholarships will be offered this year to honor the memory of Dan Geis and his active community service as a member of The Sons . . .

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Nebraska Broadcasters Association Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: January 31, 2019

NBA FOUNDATION HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM The Nebraska Broadcasters Association Foundation (NBAF) offers scholarships to Nebraska high school seniors who have been accepted at a NBAF-approved Nebraska college, university or trade . . .

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Michael W. Krantz Scholarship

Deadline: March 22, 2019

The Michael W. Krantz scholarship was established by an alumnus of Doane University to help deserving students obtain a college degree. Two recipients will be chosen from the 2019 graduating classes of Saline County, Nebraska high . . .

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Nebraska Coaches Association Scholarship

Deadline: April 15, 2019

2019 Nebraska Coaches Association Scholarship Application Sponsored by Country Inn & Suites - Lincoln North Due Date: Postmarked by April 15, 2019 Criteria: 1) Upper 25% of class -OR- 3.75 Cumulative GPA . . .

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BBB Student of Integrity Award Scholarships

Deadline: March 8, 2019

The annual BBB Student of Integrity Awards program is sponsored by the Better Business Bureau (BBB) Foundation.These scholarships were established to honor the memory of Mr. Scott Mecham who served as BBB president from 1991 until January . . .

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American Legion Scholarships

Deadline: varies

The American Legion offers a number of scholarships and other resources to assist young people in their pursuit of higher education.  Please look at their website for a full listing of scholarships and for access to . . .

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UNK Teachers Scholars Academy

If you are considering a teaching career, give the University of Nebraska-Kearney a look!   They have formed a new Teachers Scholars Academy, and if you join you could win one of 40 scholarships available for future . . .

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Nebraska Grain Sorghum Scholarship

Deadline: February 1, 2019

Nebraska Grain Sorghum Scholarship Nebraska Grain Sorghum Producers annually awards a $500 scholarship to a graduating high school senior or a student currently enrolled in post high school education. To qualify, the student must . . .

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Schaefer Outfitter Scholarship

Deadline: April 30, 2019

Schaefer Outfitter is in the business of helping people feel and look their best, so they can do their best out on the ranch. It’s in this spirit we are committed to helping students pursue an education in agriculture. We’re proud . . .

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Lincoln Community Foundation - multiple scholarship opportunities

Deadline: March 15, 2019

See below for info on MULTIPLE scholarship opportunities.  Be sure to read through the directions. See Ms. Hottovy if you need any help or have questions. . . .

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Nebraska Poultry Education Scholarship

Deadline: March 1, 2019

2019-2020 Nebraska Poultry Education Scholarship Nebraska residents, those attending school in Nebraska, or those interested in a career in poultry based in Nebraska are encouraged to apply for the 2019-2020 Nebraska Poultry Education . . .

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Nebraska Czechs of York Scholarship

Deadline: March 10, 2019

Scholarship Guidelines:   A $300.00 scholarship is available to all graduating high school seniors of Czech or Slovak ancestry currently residing in York, Seward, Polk, Hamilton, and Fillmore Counties who plan . . .

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Nebraska Press Association Scholarship

Deadline: February 4, 2019

This scholarship is for students who plan to major in journalism at a Nebraska college or university. Selection of recipients is based on scholastic ability and good citizenship in school and community.  Two letters of . . .

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S-Y-A Scholarship

Deadline: February 15, 2019

The  Seward-York-Aurora Antique Tractor Club  is pleased to offer two (2) $500 scholarships for the  2019-20 school year to area seniors.     . . .

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2019 Gary Fisher Fine Arts Scholarship

Deadline: January 25, 2019

Nebraska Rural Community Schools Association 2019 GARY FISHER FINE ARTS SCHOLARSHIP GUIDELINES -- PLEASE SEE MS. HOTTOVY IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR THIS SCHOLARSHIP 1. The application form will be made available on the . . .

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Nebraska Rural Community Schools Association (NRCSA) Scholarship

Deadline: January 25, 2019

SCHOLARSHIP GUIDELINES -- PLEASE SEE MS. HOTTOVY IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR THIS SCHOLARSHIP   The application form will be made available on the NRCSA web-site ( http://www.nrcsa.net ).  . . .

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Nuclear Energy Scholarship Program (SCC)

Deadline: January 20, 2019

What is the Nuclear Energy Scholarship Program? The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has awarded Southeast . . .

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America's Farmers Grow Ag Leaders - scholarship opportunity

Deadline: February 6, 2019

America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders , sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, a philanthropic arm of Bayer, is offering more than $500,000 in scholarships to high school seniors and college . . .

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Sydney Loofe Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: February 15, 2019

Sydney Loofe Memorial Scholarship Presented by The Set Me Free Project Guidelines Sydney Loofe was raised in Neligh, Nebraska. She moved to Lincoln, Nebraska after high school. She was reported missing on November 16, the . . .

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DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) Scholarships

Deadline: February 15, 2019

DAR Scholarships provide the means to help students receive a higher education. In 2019-2019, $273,000 was awarded. Scholarships are now available in the areas of history, political science, government, economics, . . .

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GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program

Deadline: January 4, 2019

To be eligible for this award, applicants must: demonstrate at school, at the workplace, and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship; demonstrate strong academic performance (minimum . . .

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15 Scholarship Opportunities!!!

Deadlines vary

Take a look at the attached PDF which describes 15 scholarship opportunities.  Pay close attention to the eligibility requirements and deadline of each scholarship.  2018_november_scholarship_newsletter.pdf

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Susan T. Buffett Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: February 1, 2019

To be eligible for a scholarship from The Susan T. Buffett Foundation, a student must: Be a resident of Nebraska   Residency is determined by the college where you enroll For questions about your residency . . .

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Acacia Leadership Scholarship for Young Men

Deadline: January 31, 2019

Acacia Fraternity offers a scholarship opportunity for young men who display motivation for personal success, an interest in developing and applying leaderships skills, and who plan to attend the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. One . . .

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Blue Valley Community Action Scholarships

Deadline: March 1, 2019

Applications are now accepted for the following scholarship opportunities: - The BVCA Partnership Scholarship will be awarded to individuals planning to attend or currently attending a 4-year college. - The BVCA Partnership . . .

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Central Community College scholarship programs

Deadline: March 1, 2019

The Central Community College scholarship application is available online. Students are able to see the listing of scholarships and qualifications, and they will know immediately which ones they are eligible for upon completing the . . .

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Davis/Chambers Community College Scholarship

Deadline: April 1, 2019

This scholarship has been established to recognize academically-promising students from diverse backgrounds. Students must meet qualifications and plan to attend (or are currently attending) one of these Nebraska community . . .

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Hagan Scholarship

Deadline: November 15, 2018

The Hagan Scholarship is a nationwide need-based merit scholarship. The scholarship provides up to $6,000 each semester for up to 8 consecutive semesters.  Eligibility Requirements 1. Must be a citizen of the U.S. 2. Must . . .

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National Honor Society Scholarship

Deadline: December 7, 2018

If you are a member of National Honor Society, check out this scholarship opportunity: The NHS Scholarship application opens October 1! This year, 600 of the most outstanding NHS seniors will be selected for $2 million in funding, with . . .

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Wayne State College - Art and Design Department scholarships

Deadline: December 1, 2018

Wayne State College grants scholarships to qualified incoming freshman art and design students. Visit this website to fill out and submit an Art & Design Scholarship application: http://www.wsc..edu/scholarships Wayne . . .

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Get Social Scholarship

Deadline: ongoing

  Sponsor:  EducationQuest Foundation Amount:  $500 Number available:  Varies Deadline:  Ongoing Renewable:  No Eligibility Requirements: In order to apply for this . . .

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Perennial Public Power District Scholarship

Deadline: January 1, 2019

Perennial Public Power District is offering a $1,000 per year scholarship to a student planning to enroll in a utility line program. This scholarship is aimed at highly motivated and safety-conscious individuals who want to become line . . .

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United States Senate Youth Program

Deadline: October 3, 2018

The  United States Senate Youth Program  enters its 57th year of providing high school juniors and seniors with an extensive orientation of all branches of the Federal government and the opportunity to receive a $10,000.00 . . .

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Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

Deadline: November 6, 2018

Are you a middle level or high school student who's making a difference through volunteering? This award recognizes young people for outstanding volunteer service. Eligibility requirements: 1. Student must be in . . .

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