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Eastern Star Scholarship

Deadline: April 1, 2021

The Friend-Utica chapter of Eastern Star is offering a scholarship to one of this year's graduating Friend Public School seniors.    Student may access the application via their school email, and completed . . .

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Friend Education Association Scholarship

Deadline: April 1, 2021

The Friend Education Association will be offering a scholarship to a graduating FPS senior who plans to major in education.  Students may access the application form via their school email. 

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Friend Public School - Staff Jeans Scholarship

Deadline: April 1, 2021

Students graduating from Friend Public School may apply for the Staff Jeans Scholarship.  Seniors may access the application form via their school email. 

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Friend Community Club Scholarship

Deadline: March 1, 2021

The Friend Community Club will be offering two (2) scholarships of $500 each to current Friend Public School seniors.  Selection is based on the applicant's desire to go into business or become an entrepreneur, his/her community . . .

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Voluntarism Scholarship

Deadline: March 12, 2021

Friend Public School seniors who have demonstrated commitment to service through voluntarism in the Friend community are invited to apply for this scholarship.  Students may access the application via their school email. 

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Crete Area Health Care Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: March 12, 2021

Graduating seniors who plan to pursue a career in the medical field are encouraged to apply for the Create Area Health Care Foundation Scholarship.  At least four (4) $1,500 scholarships will be awarded.  FPS seniors may . . .

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Losh Family Scholarship

Deadline: March 24, 2021

The Losh Family Scholarship is established to provide support for a Friend Public School senior who is accepted and attends a post-secondary institution leading to a teaching career in PreK-12 education. The scholarship is established by . . .

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Citizens State Bank Scholarship

Deadline: April 1, 2021

Citizens State Bank will offer two (2) $500 scholarships to two (2) separate graduating seniors.    This scholarship is open to any graduating senior at Friend who plans to attend any four-year or two-year college.  . . .

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Masonic Academic Scholarship

Deadline: April 1, 2021

All graduating seniors from Friend Public School are encouraged to apply for the Masonic Academic Scholarship.  Seniors may access the application via their school email.  Deadline: April 1, 2021

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National FFA Scholarships

Deadline: January 14, 2021

The National FFA Scholarship Program opens on November 1, 2020.    Scholarships support FFA high school seniors and collegiate members, as well as non-FFA students.    Just one application is . . .

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Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: February 1, 2021

The Susan T. Buffett Foundation has offered scholarships to college students in Nebraska for over 50 years. Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis to first-time freshman entering college who live in Nebraska, graduate from a Nebraska . . .

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Friend Public School Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: April 1, 2021

Friend Public School seniors are encouraged to apply for the Friend Public School Foundation Scholarship.    Applicants must attach a high school resume and an official high school transcript to the application . . .

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Norman Kohout Scholarship

Deadline: April 1, 2021

Seniors who plan to enroll in an agriculture, agriculture-related, or technical field at a 2 or 4-year college are encouraged to apply for the Norman Kohout Scholarship.  This is a $1,000 award, renewable each calendar year for . . .

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Zimmer Scholarship

Deadline: March 12, 2021

Friend Public School seniors who plan to pursue a career in the medical field are encouraged to apply for the Zimmer Scholarship. This is a $1,000 scholarship only awarded to a Friend Public School graduate.  Current FPS . . .

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Farmers Union Coop (Friend, NE) Scholarship

Deadline: April 1, 2021

The Farmers Union Coop in Friend is offering a $500 scholarship to a current senior who is well-rounded in all Friend High School programs.    The student must hold a C+ average (or above), hold a strong work ethic, and be . . .

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Freckled Door Scholarship

Deadline: March 12, 2021

The Freckled Door in Friend, NE, will be offering a $500 scholarship to a graduating Friend Public School senior who plans to major in an art-related field or in entrepreneurship.    Current Friend Public School seniors . . .

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Tuttle Inc. Scholarship

Deadline: March 19, 2021

Tuttle Inc. of Friend, NE, is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a student who will be attending Southeast Community College-Lincoln to pursue a degree in welding or electro-mechanical technology.  If no graduating seniors are . . .

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Central Community College Scholarships

Students planning to attend Central Community College (Columbus, Grand Island, Hastings, Holdrege, Kearney, or Lexington locations) should take a look at the college's scholarship website:  . . .

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Wayne State College Growing Together Career Scholars Program

Students interested in attending Wayne State College should look into the Growing Together Career Scholars Program .  This scholarship program combines classroom education with real work experience for college credit. Students . . .

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Perennial Public Power District Scholarship

Deadline: January 1, 2021

Perennial Public Power District is offering a $1,000 per year scholarship to a student planning to enroll in a utility line program.  Friend Public School seniors are encouraged to stop by the counselor's office for a brochure . . .

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Acacia Leadership Scholarship

Deadline: January 31, 2021

Young men who plan to attend UNL are encouraged to apply for the Acacia Leadership Scholarship.  Deadline is January 31, 2021.  This is a single-year scholarship awarded to 3 incoming male freshmen at UNL who . . .

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Blue Valley Community Action Scholarship Opportunities

Deadline: March 1, 2021

Blue Valley Community Action (BVCA) is now accepting applications for 3 separate scholarships: The BVCA Partnership Scholarship will be awarded to an individual planning to attend or currently attending a 4-year college. The BVCA . . .

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Todd Ricenbaw Memorial Rib Cook Off $1000 Scholarship

Deadline: March 3, 2021

Todd Ricenbaw Memorial Rib Cook Off $1000 Scholarship Deadline: March 3, 2021 This scholarship will be awarded to one 2021 senior graduating from one of the following schools: Centennial, Dorchester, Exeter-Milligan, Friend, . . .

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Cornerstone Ag Scholarship

Deadline: March 15, 2021

CORNERSTONE AG SCHOLARSHIP Eligibility: Graduating high school senior whose major course of study is related to agriculture or business. Must plan to attend a college in Nebraska.   Amount of scholarship: . . .

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Hagan Scholarship

Deadline: November 15, 2020

The Hagan Scholarship The Hagan Scholarship is a nationwide need-based merit scholarship designed to help high-achieving students from small towns and rural areas graduate college debt-free. Recipients must: a) graduate from a  public . . .

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Horatio Alger Scholarship

Deadline: October 25, 2020

2021 Horatio Alger Scholarship Application Deadline: October 26 2020 at 12:00 PM EDT (Noon) DESCRIPTION As one of the nation's largest need-based college scholarship programs in the country, the Horatio . . .

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Elks National Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: November 15, 2020

  The 2021 MVS contest opened August 5, 2020. Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need. Eligibility: Current high school seniors, or the equivalent, who are citizens . . .

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ACE (Access College Early) Scholarship

Access College Early (ACE) Scholarship Program   Authorized by the Nebraska Legislature in 2007, the Access College Early (ACE) Scholarship Program pays tuition and mandatory fees for qualified, low-income high school . . .

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P.E.O. Star Scholarship

Deadline: September 9, 2020

The P.E.O. Star Scholarship is a one-time scholarship of $2500.00 awarded to a high school senior woman who demonstrates outstanding leadership, academic achievement, extracurricular activities and community service.  . . .

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