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Friend Community Club Scholarship

Deadline: March 15, 2024

  Friend Community Club Scholarship Two (2) scholarships of $500 each will be awarded - Selection based on applicant's desire to go into . . .

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Melvin and Phyllis Cornell Scholarship

Deadline: March 15, 2024

Melvin & Phyllis Cornell Scholarship  $500 - Applicant must have a 2.5 or higher accumulated GPA - Applicant must have demonstrated leadership and community service activities - Deadline is March 15, 2024 . . .

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Michael Krantz Scholarship

Deadline: March 8, 2024

The Michael Krantz Scholarship is open for Saline County seniors planning on attending Doane this coming fall. The deadline for application is Friday, March 8.   FPS seniors may access the application/information via their . . .

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Carriage House Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: April 5, 2024

Graduating seniors who plan to attend a community college in Nebraska and study in an automotive related field are eligible to apply for this $2,000 scholarship.  FPS seniors can access more information and the application via . . .

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Nebraska Sorghum Producers Association Scholarship

Deadline: April 1, 2024

Nebraska 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 plan to pursue a course of study, which will . . .

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Aurora Cooperative Scholarship

2024 Aurora Cooperative Scholarship! Join us in our commitment to support the next generation of agriculture! We are excited to announce ten $1,000 scholarships available for individuals pursuing a career in . . .

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Crete Area Health Care Foundation Future of Health Care High School Scholarship

Deadline: March 7, 2024

Crete Area Health Care Foundation Future of Health Care High School Scholarship Graduating seniors who plan to enter the field of health care are eligible to apply for this scholarship.  Completed applications . . .

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Friend Public School Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: March 28, 2024

The Friend Public School Foundation Scholarship is available to all graduating seniors at FPS.  Applicants must attach a high school activities resume and official high school transcript to the application form.   . . .

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Norman Kohout Scholarship

Deadline: March 28, 2024

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 during Vietnam . . .

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Saline County Farm Bureau Scholarship

Deadline: April 1, 2024

Saline County Farm Bureau Scholarship 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 . . .

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Tuttle Inc. Scholarship

Deadline: March 22, 2024

The Tuttle Inc. Scholarship is open to any Friend or Exeter-Milligan Public School student who will be attending Southeast Community College to pursue a degree in any of the technology programs: welding, manufacturing engineering, electrical . . .

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Jodi Lawver Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: April 1, 2024

    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 responsibility. Preference will be given to a . . .

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Lincoln Community Foundation Scholarships - updated list

Deadline: March 15, 2024

Many scholarship opportunities are available through the  Lincoln Community Foundation  including the following for students from Gage, Lancaster, Jefferson, Saline, Johnson, or Pawnee counties in Nebraska: . . .

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Ford Banka SAL (Sons of the American Legion) Scholarship

Deadline: April 1, 2024

The Ford Banka SAL (Sons of the American Legion) Scholarship is open to all seniors, not just those whose parents or family members are part of the American Legion family.  The completed application is due to Ms. . . .

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Sam Shutts Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: March 28, 2024

      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 and is actively pursuing a career in a . . .

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Exeter Feeders & Breeders Scholarship

Deadline: February 28, 2024

Exeter Feeders & Breeders is the local affiliate of the Nebraska Cattlemen which promotes and supports the beef industry. This affiliate covers Fillmore & Saline County and southern Seward Co . . .

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Nebraska Czechs of York Scholarship

Deadline: March 10, 2024

    Nebraska Czechs of York York, Nebraska   The Nebraska Czechs of York is a non-profit organization dedicated to creating an interest in Czech and Slovak culture and heritage.   . . .

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Friend Education Association Scholarship

Deadline: March 25, 2024

The Friend Education Association Scholarship is open to any Friend Public School graduating senior who plans to major in education.  FPS seniors may access the application via their school email. 

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Friend Public School Staff Jeans Scholarship

Deadline: March 25, 2024

The Friend Public School Staff Jeans Scholarship is open to any Friend Public School graduating senior.  FPS seniors may access the application via their school email. 

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Nebraska Public Leadership Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: March 1, 2024

The Nebraska Public Leadership Foundation (NPLF) is awarding two (2) $1,000 scholarships to two high school seniors who are pursuing higher education to become a teacher in a Nebraska public school system.   Students with . . .

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Lincoln Community Foundation Scholarships

Deadline: March 15, 2024

The Lincoln Community Foundation is pleased to announce that its Scholarship Application opens   Friday, December 15th !  On this date students can access the online application form for 2024-2025 scholarship . . .

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Smithfield Foods Corp. Scholarship

Deadline: February 21, 2024

Smithfield Foods, Corp. is offering scholarships for seniors of the 2023-2024 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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Nebraska Society of Mayflower Descendants Scholarship

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY The Nebraska Society of Mayflower Descendants will award one scholarship in the amount of $1620 to an eligible applicant. Scholarship applications will be accepted beginning January 1, 2024 and will close . . .

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Better Business Bureau Student of Integrity Scholarship

Deadline: April 5, 2024

BBB Student of Integrity Scholarship    GENERAL INFORMATION The BBB Student of Integrity Scholarship Program has been established to: Recognize high school seniors who personify the . . .

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Alzheimer's Awareness Scholarship

Deadline: April 1, 2024

AFA’s Teen Alzheimer’s Awareness Scholarship  AFA’s Teen Alzheimer’s Awareness Scholarship provides educational funding to college-bound high school seniors who have been impacted by  Alzheimer’s . . .

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Sydney Loofe Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: March 8, 2024

Each year,  The Set Me Free Project  offers the  Sydney Loofe Memorial Scholarship  to honor the life of Sydney Loofe. We want to thank the Loofe family for allowing us to honor her in this way.  Eligibility . . .

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Utica Lodge No. 96, Ancient Free and Accepted Masons - Scholarship

Deadline: March 15, 2024

UTICA LODGE NO. 96, ANCIENT FREE AND ACCEPTED MASONS SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION All graduating seniors from Centennial Public School or Friend Public School planning on entering an accredited 2- or 4-year college, university, or trade . . .

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Post 4959 Blue Valley Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary Scholarship

Deadline: March 1, 2024

Eligibility: A graduating senior of Friend Public Schools who is of good personal and moral character. The student must have a desire to further his or her education and who is accepted at an accredited school of higher learning. . . .

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Southeast Community College Foundation Scholarships

Deadline: March 1, 2024

Students who plan to go to Southeast Community College (or have even applied to but haven't decided yet), should keep this in mind: Starting December 1, you can fill out ONE application for scholarships through SCC's . . .

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Todd Ricenbaw Memorial Rib Cook Off Scholarship

Deadline: March 1, 2024

The Todd Ricenbaw Memorial Rib Cook Off Scholarship will be awarded to one senior graduating in May of 2024 from one of the following schools: Centennial, Dorchester, Exeter-Milligan, Friend, McCool or Seward.  The applicant must be . . .

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Grange Scholarship

Deadline: March 22, 2024

Students who plan to enter an agriculture-related course of study will be given preference for the Grange Scholarship,  but all students are encouraged to apply .    Completed applications are due to Ms. Hottovy . . .

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Wake Charitable Foundation & Jones Bank Scholarship

Deadline: March 15, 2024

A scholarship in the amount of $2,000 will be provided by the Wake Charitable Foundation & Jones Bank, Seward, Nebraska, to a graduating senior from Friend Public School.  The scholarship is to assist a senior who has the . . .

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Zimmer Scholarship

Deadline: March 1, 2024

The Zimmer Scholarship will be awarded to a Friend High School senior who plans to pursue a career in the medical field.  The completed application is due to Ms. Hottovy no later than March 1, 2024.  FPS seniors may access . . .

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AKRS Jump Start Scholarship

Deadline: February 23, 2024

AKRS Equipment's Jump Start Scholarship will cover 100% of tuition for selected students who pursue an associate's degree in Ag Technology and prepare for a career as a John Deere Ag Technician. There are also these . . .

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Horatio Alger Association Scholarships

Deadline: March 15, 2024

Approximately 70 scholarships sponsored by the Horatio Alger Association will be opening up soon for both juniors and seniors.  Applications open December 1 and close March 15.  Interested students should take a look at . . .

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Nebraska State Colleges Multi-Activity Student Scholarship

Deadline: May 1, 2024

Nebraska State Colleges Multi-Activity Student Scholarship The Nebraska State Colleges Multi-Activity Student Scholarship recognizes high school students who participate in at least three NSAA-sanctioned activities during the academic . . .

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Losh Family Scholarship

Deadline: March 22, 2024

The Losh Family Scholarship is established to provide support for a FPS senior who is accepted to and attends a post-secondary institution  leading to a teaching career in PreK-12 education .  Deadline: March 22, 2024 The . . .

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Blue Valley Community Action Partnership Scholarship Opportunities

Deadline: March 1, 2024

Blue Valley Community Action (BVCA) Partnership is offering 3 different scholarships this year: 1 - to an individual planning to attend or currently attending a 4-year college 2 - to an individual planning to attend or . . .

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Citizens State Bank Scholarship

Deadline: April 1, 2024

Citizens State Bank will make available two $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors of this high school. One alternate will also be selected in the event a recipient does not use the scholarship.  Scholarship requirements:  . . .

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Farmers Union Coop Scholarship

Deadline: March 28, 2024

Students who meet the following criteria are encouraged to apply for the $500.00 Farmers Union Coop Scholarship: - holds a C+ or higher average - is active in various school activities - holds a strong work ethic - submits . . .

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Freckled Door Scholarship

Deadline: March 15, 2024

Deadline: March 15, 2024 This scholarship is available to a Friend Public School graduating senior who is majoring in an art-related field or in entrepreneurship.  Completed applications must be turned in to Ms. Hottovy by the . . .

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Voluntarism Scholarship

Deadline: March 11, 2024

Any graduating senior from Friend Public School may apply for this scholarship.  *The recipient is required to complete 10 hours of volunteer service for the Friend Historical Society in order for the funds to be distributed.* . . .

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Seward County Kennel Club Scholarship

Deadline: March 1, 2024

 FPS seniors who have a GPA of at least 3.0 and plan to pursue a career in any animal field may apply for this scholarship.  Due date: March 1, 2024 Award amount: $1,000 Seniors may access the application . . .

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Acacia Fraternity Scholarship

Deadline: January 31, 2024

Incoming male freshmen at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln next fall should consider applying for the Acacia Fraternity Scholarship.  The chapter awards one leadership scholarship in the amount of $1,000, and two in the . . .

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ASF Writing Scholarship

Deadline: March 22, 2024

ASF Writing Scholarship Award amount: $1000 payable to college/university of recipient Deadline: March 22, 2024 Submissions must take the for of one of the following genre: - poetry or song lyrics - short fiction of all . . .

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