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Farmers and Merchants Bank Scholarship

Deadline: March 8, 2023

A scholarship in the amount of $1,000 will be presented by the Farmers and Merchants Bank, Milligan, Nebraska, to a student of an area high school who has:   1. shown evidence of community involvement while in high school, . . .

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Masonic Academic Scholarship

Deadline: April 1, 2023

The Friend Lodge #73 AF&Am is offering the Masonic Academic Scholarship to this year's graduating seniors at Friend Public School.  The scholarship is open to all seniors who plan to attend college.  FPS seniors . . .

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Burt & Becky Whedon Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: March 31, 2023

The Burt & Becky Whedon Memorial Scholarship in the amount of  $1,620  will be given to a high school senior planning to attend an accredited 4-year college or university during the 2023-’24 academic . . .

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Citizens State Bank Scholarship

Deadline: April 1, 2023

  Citizens State Bank will annually make available a total of two (2) $500 scholarships to two (2) separate graduating seniors. Two (2) separate alternates will be determined in the event either, or both, of the winners do . . .

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Nebraska Czechs of York Scholarship

Deadline: March 10, 2023

Scholarship Guidelines: A $1000.00 scholarship is available to all graduating high school seniors of Czech or Slovak ancestry currently residing in York, Seward, Polk, Hamilton, Saline and Fillmore Counties who plan to pursue further . . .

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Saline County Farm Bureau Scholarship

Deadline: April 1, 2023

Saline County:  Two $500 scholarships to graduating high school seniors pursuing an agriculture or home economics related degree. While not required, members will be preferred. Please send all materials to Nebraska Farm Bureau . . .

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Freckled Door Scholarship

Deadline: March 14, 2023

The Freckled Door Scholarship ($500) is available to an FPS graduating senior who is majoring in an art-related field or in entrepreneurship.    The application is available to FPS senior via their school email.  . . .

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Norman Kohout Scholarship

Deadline: March 31, 2023

NORMAN KOHOUT SCHOLARSHIP   Mr. Kohout was born and raised in Friend, Nebraska, where he graduated from high school in 1963. Norman completed courses in electricity and drafting at SCC Milford, served his country . . .

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Friend Public School Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: March 31, 2023

Friend Public School seniors are  highly encouraged  to apply for the very generous Friend Public School Foundation Scholarship.    Seniors may access the application via their school email and are encouraged . . .

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Friend VFW Auxiliary Scholarship

Deadline: March 1, 2023

POST 4959 BLUE VALLEY VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS AUXILIARY SCHOLARSHIP DESCRIPTION - FRIEND PUBLIC SCHOOLS Eligibility: A graduating senior of the Friend Public Schools who is of good personal and moral character. . . .

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VFW Scholarship

Deadline: March 1, 2023

POST 4959 BLUE VALLEY VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS SCHOLARSHIP DESCRIPTION - FRIEND PUBLIC SCHOOLS Eligibility: A graduating senior of the Friend Public Schools who is of good personal and moral character. Student must have a . . .

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Sam Shutts Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: March 31, 2023

SAM SHUTTS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - $1,000 Deadline: March 31, 2023 The Sam Shutts Memorial Scholarship is established to provide support for a Friend Public School senior who is accepted to and attends a Nebraska community college . . .

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Lincoln Community Foundation Scholarships

Deadline: March 15, 2023

The Lincoln Community Foundation is pleased to announce that its Scholarship Application opens  Thursday, December 15th !  On this date students can access the online application form for 2023-2024 scholarship . . .

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Better Business Bureau Student of Integrity Scholarship

Deadline: March 24, 2023

2023 BBB STUDENT OF INTEGRITY AWARD SCHOLARSHIPS   Six high school seniors from Nebraska/Southwest Iowa – 3 from Metro . . .

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Southeast Community College Foundation Scholarships

Deadline: March 1, 2023

Seniors who plan to attend Southeast Community College in the Fall of 2023, should have not only applied to the college but also applied for the SCC Foundation Scholarship.    . . .

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Walter Scott Jr. Career Pathway Scholarship

Deadline: March 1, 2023

Walter Scott Jr. Career Pathway Scholarship Pave the way for a better future. Define your success in two years or less by pursuing a pathway to a high-wage, high-skill, high-demand career. The Walter Scott Jr. Career . . .

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Jodi Lawver Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: April 1, 2023

  JODI LAWVER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP To honor her memory, the family of Jodi Lawver wishes to grant a scholarship to a Friend Public School senior who has demonstrated strong work ethic, academic success, and . . .

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Smithfield Foods, Corp. Scholarship

Deadline: February 22, 2023

Smithfield Foods, Corp. is offering scholarships for seniors of the 2022-2023 graduating class of local high schools. Each school is eligible for four scholarships: two valued at $1,000 each and two valued at $500 each. One alternate . . .

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NIAAA Scholarship

Deadline: February 25, 2023

FPS seniors who meet the criteria listed below are encouraged to apply for this scholarship:  The application may be accessed at this website:  . . .

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Tuttle Inc. Scholarship

Deadline: March 17, 2023

The Tuttle Inc. Scholarship ($1,000) is open to students who will be attending Southeast Community College – Lincoln to pursue a degree in welding or electro-mechanical technology. . . .

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Nursing Incentives Scholarship Program

Nursing Incentives Scholarship Program The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) granted $5,000,000 to Nebraska DHHS to distribute in the form of scholarships to eligible Nebraska nursing students in approved nursing programs up to . . .

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Zimmer Scholarship

Deadline: March 8, 2023

Zimmer Scholarship - $1,000 This scholarship is awarded to a Friend High School senior who plans to pursue a career in the medical field.  FPS seniors may access the application form via their school email.  . . .

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AKRS Jump Start Scholarship

Deadline: February 24, 2023

Juniors and seniors -- if you are at all interested in pursuing an Associate Degree in Ag Technology to prepare for a career as a John Deere Ag Technician, consider looking into the AKRS Jump Start Scholarship.  In addition to . . .

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Ford Banka SAL (Sons of the American Legion) Scholarship

Deadline: April 1, 2023

A brand new local scholarship has been created for just Friend Public School students.   The Ford Banka Sons of the American Legion Scholarship is open to all seniors, not just those whose parents or family members are part of . . .

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Losh Family Scholarship

Deadline: March 24, 2023

    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.   . . .

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Great Plains Communications Scholarship

Deadline: February 1, 2023

This scholarship is awarded to graduating seniors who are customers of Great Plains Communications.  The applicant must be accepted for admission at a state or private college or two-year trade or technical school.  . . .

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Voluntarism Scholarship

Deadline: March 10, 2023

The Voluntarism Scholarship is awarded to one Friend Public School senior who completes the application as well as 10 hours of volunteer service for the Friend Historical Society. Those 10 hours can also count toward . . .

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Farmers Union Coop Scholarship

Deadline: March 31, 2023

  FPS seniors may access the application via their school email. 

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Grange Scholarship

Deadline: March 24, 2023

  Grange Scholarship  Award: $200.00 Deadline: March 24, 2023 Eligibility: Students who plan to enter an agriculture-related course of study will be given preference for this scholarship, but . . .

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Blue Valley Community Action Scholarship Opportunities

Deadline: March 1, 2023

Blue Valley Community Action Partnership is now accepting scholarships.    All scholarships will be in the amount of $1,000 and can be used for tuition, books, and fees.    Three different scholarships . . .

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Hagan Scholarship

Deadline: December 1, 2022

  The Hagan Scholarship is a nationwide four-year need-based scholarship providing each recipient with the opportunity to graduate college debt-free, providing up to $6,000 each semester.    Eligibility . . .

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Wayne State College - Scholarships

Wayne State College offers more than 200 types of scholarships.  Interested students should look here for more information:  https://www.wsc.edu/scholarships

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Acacia Leadership Scholarship

Deadline: January 31, 2023

The Acacia Leadership Scholarship is a single-year scholarship awarded to 3 incoming male freshmen at UNL who display excellence in academics, motivation for personal success, and an interest in developing and applying leadership . . .

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