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Organizational Scholarships

Account/AICPA Student Scholarship

     Application Deadline: April 1

Two $2,500 scholarships will be awarded.

Applicants must:

An application can be obtained online at http://www.aicpa.org/interestareas/accountingeducation/resources/scholarships/pages/aicpa%20accountemps%20student%20scholarship%20program.aspx

Athnet Sports Recruiting Scholarship

     Deadline: May 1

Offering a $1,000 scholarship. Eligibility requirements:

For more information visit the website.

The Buffett Foundation

  Deadline: April 15th

The Buffett Scholarship provides tuition and fees scholarships.

An application can be obtained by writing:
The Buffett Foundation
Scholarship Office
PO Box 4508
Decatur, IL 62525

Cargill Scholarship Program

The Cargill Scholarship Program for Rural America offers a number of cash awards.

Recipient must:

Information is available from:
Ms. Gladys Tripp
Community Relations
Cargill Office Center
Box 9300
Minneapolis, MN 55440

Or visit this website http://www.cargill.com/worldwide/usa/scholarships/index.jsp

C. Bertrand and Marian Othmer Schultz Collegiate Scholarship

     Application Deadline: February 1

Recipient must:

For more information and applications that are available, please view this website http://nebraskaacademyofsciences.wildapricot.org/GrantsandScholarships or contact:

Cecelia Dorn, Administrative Assistant
Nebraska Academy of Sciences, INC.
302 Morrill Hall, 14th and U Streets
Lincoln, NE 68588-0339
(402)472-2644

Central Platte Natural Resources District

     Application Deadline: April 1

The Central Platte Natural Resources District (CPNRD) will provide 10 students with $1,000 scholarships for the upcoming school year. The CPNRD will rank applicants according to those in the junior and senior grades. Students pursuing careers in the following fields are strongly encouraged to apply:

To be eligible, please view the District's website http://www.cpnrd.org/ on requirements.

Douglas/Sarpy Family & Community Education Association Memorial Scholarship

Application Deadline: May 15

The Family & Community Education Association of Douglas/Sarpy County offers a $500 scholarship as a means of encouraging students to continue college work beyond the freshman year.

Applicants must:

Be a resident of Douglas or Sarpy County

Have completed at least one year of college work by June of the current year and be of sophomore standing or above. Graduate level is eligible.

Download the Application

Ethel Louise Armstrong Foundation

     Application Deadline: June 1st - All applications must be received by 5:00 pm in order to be considered. There will be no exceptions.

Applicants must:

Scholarship amounts range up to a maximum of $2000 a year.

For complete guidelines and applications, see the Ethel Louise Armstrong Foundation Inc. at: http://www.ela.org.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

The Hispanic Scholarship Fund is the nation's leading organization supporting Hispanic higher education.

College Scholarship Program
     Application Deadline: August 1 - October 15

Applicants must:

For more information or an application go to www.hsf.net.

High School Scholarship Program
     Application Deadline: September 15 - December 15

Applicants must:

For more information or an application go to www.hsf.net.

Community College Transfer Scholarship Program
     Application Deadline: September 1 - February 1

Applicants must:

For more information or an application go to www.hsf.net.

Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS)
     Application Deadline: August 1 - January 13

Applicants must:

For more information or an application go to www.hsf.net.

John L. Carey Scholarships

     Application Deadline: April 1

Applicants must:

An Application can be obtained online at www.aicpa.org.

Lambda Chapter - The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International Recruitment Grant (Wyoming)

     Application Deadlines: May 1

The chapter offers two $400 scholarships.

Jeanette Heptner Recruitment Grant
Applicants must:

Lincoln Community Foundation Scholarships

The Lincoln Community Foundation oversees several scholarships.

Dale E. Siefkes Memorial Scholarship
     Application Deadline: April 15

Applicant must:

Application should be mailed or delivered to:
Lincoln Community Foundation
215 Centennial Mall South, Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68508

For more information or an application go to www.lcf.org.

Duncan E. and Lillian M. McGregor Scholarship
     Application Deadline: April 15

Applicant must:

Applications should be mailed or delivered depending on graduating school to:

Ansley High School
1124 Cameron Street
PO Box 370
Ansley, NE 68814

Arcadia High School
320 West Owens Street
PO Box 248
Arcadia, NE 68815

Gibbon High School
1019 Second Street
PO Box 790
Gibbon, NE 68840

Ord High School
1800 K Street
PO Box 199
Ord, NE 68862

Sargent High School
9th & C
PO Box 610
Shelton, NE 68875

The Financial Information Form for all Students should be mailed to:
Lincoln Community Foundation
215 Centennial Mall South, Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68508

For more information or an application go to www.lcf.org.

Florence Turner Karlin Scholarship
     Application Deadline: March 15

Applicants must:

Applications should be mailed to:
Lincoln Community Foundation
215 Centennial Mall South, Suite 100
Lincoln NE, 68508

For more information or an application go to www.lcf.org.

Lawrence "Larry" Frazier Memorial Scholarship
     Application Deadline: April 15

Applicant must:

Submit application to:
Nebraska Chapter, Charter Property Casualty Underwriters
c/o Mark Clymer
Allied Insurance
PO Box 80758
Lincoln, NE 68501

For more information or an application go to www.lcf.org.

Max and Margaret Pumphrey Scholarship
     Application Deadline: Submit between April 1 - July 1

Applicants must:

Applications should be mailed or delivered to:
Lincoln Community Foundation
215 Centennial Mall South, Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68508

For more information or an application go to www.lcf.org.

Medical Research Scholarship Guidelines
     Application Deadline: May 30

Applicants must:

Applications should be mailed or delivered to:
Lincoln Community Foundation
215 Centennial Mall South, Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68508

For more information or an application go to www.lcf.org.

Nebraska Rural School Scholarship
     Application Deadline: Submit between June 1 - August 1

Applicants must:

Applications should be mailed or delivered to:
Lincoln Community Foundation
215 Centennial Mall South, Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68508

For more information or an application go to www.lcf.org.

Thomas C. Woods, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
     Application Deadline: April 17

Applicants must:

Applications should be mailed or delivered to:
Lincoln Community Foundation
215 Centennial Mall South, Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68508

For more information or an application go to www.lcf.org.

William Ray Judah Scholarship
     Application Deadline: March 15

Applicants must:

Applications should be mailed to:
Norris High School Counseling Department
25211 South 68th Street
Firth, NE 68358

The Financial Information Form for all students should be mailed to:
Lincoln Community Foundation
215 Centennial Mall South, Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68508

For more information or an application go to www.lcf.org.

Lower Republican NRD Scholarship Program

     Application Deadline: March 31

Two $1000 Scholarships are available broken down to $500 each semester.

Applicants must:

Applications available here http://www.lrnrd.org/index.php/programs/7-lower-republican-nrd-scholarship-program

National Association of Broadcasters
     Application Deadline: January 31

Purpose: The program is intended to fund research on economic, business, social, and policy issues important to station managers and other decision-makers in the U.S. commercial broadcast industry.

Eligibility: The competition is open to all academic personnel. Graduate students and senior undergraduates are invited to submit proposals.

Awards: There is a total of $25,000 in available funding. NAB typically awards four to six grants. Funds are not to be used for overhead or benefits. Grants are disbursed in two equal installments: one after a contract has been signed, and the second upon receipt of the final report, due one year later.

For complete information go to: www.nabef.org/initiatives/callToService.asp.

National Federation of the Blind

     Application Deadline: March 31

The National Federation of the Blind gives a broad array of scholarships to recognize achievement by blind scholars. All applicants for these scholarships must be legally blind and pursuing or planning to pursue a full-time, post-secondary course of study in a degree program at a United States institution in the Fall of 2006.

For more information and an application visit www.nfb.org.

Nebraska Juvenile Justice Association Scholarship Award
     Application Deadline: April 4, 2014

Applicants must:

Download the application and view application instructions.

Applications can be mailed to:
NJJA
Attn: Peg Barner
P.O. Box 94813
Lincoln, NE 68509

or emailed to:
peg.barner@nebraska.gov

NPFDA (National Poultry & Food Distributors Association) Scholarship Foundation Inc.

     Application Deadline: May 31

Four $1,500 scholarships are awarded to students in the fields of poultry science, food science, agricultural economics/marketing, nutrition and all other areas of study related to the poultry industry.

Applicant must:

Applications available here http://www.npfda.org/scholarships

National Society of Accountants Scholarship Foundation

     Application Deadline: March 10th

Applicants must:

For application materials visit the NSA web site at http://beta.nsacct.org/about/nsa-scholarship-foundation

Nebraska Bankers Association Scholarships

     Application Deadline: January 31st

The Nebraska Bankers Association offers up to eight $1,000 annual scholarships.

Applicants must:

Applications can be found at www.nebankers.org/index.php/scholarships.html#.UwOFNYW-7hE.

Nebraska State Reading Association

     Deadline: October 1

Two $500 scholarships will be awarded.

Recipient must:

For more information and an application go to www.nereads.org.

The completed application form, three or more well-written paragraphs and two letters of recommendation must be returned to:
Deanna J. Pokorny
4680 Rd V
Linwood, NE 68036

Omaha Volunteers for Handicapped Children

     Application Deadline: July 15

$1000 MINIMUM, Scholarship

The purpose of the scholarship is divided into two priorities:

  1. To assist the orthopedically impaired and/or the physically disabled to further their education beyond high school
  2. To assist those who serve the orthopedically impaired and/or the physically disabled in their pursuit that leads to quality of life and their quest to be a contributing member to their environment

For Priority 1 - Applicants must:

Submit an essay of not more than 250 works on what their goal is for the future in relation to the orthopedically impaired and/or physically disabled, and their need for this scholarship.

For Priority 2 - Applicants must:

Submit an essay of not more than 250 words on what their goal is for the future in relation to the orthopedically impaired and/or physically disabled, and their need for this scholarship.

Submit Applications to:
Lois Carlson, Chairperson
OVHC Endowment Committee
2010 Country Club Avenue
Omaha, NE 68104

Applications available by calling 1-402-553-0378.

Orchids Made Easy Annual Orchid Care Scholarship
 

    Application Deadline: May 1

Applicants must:

For more information visit the website. You can also download the instructions and application.

A Place for Mom Senior Care Innovation Scholarship

Application Deadline: April 30

Applicants must:

Be enrolled in an associate’s, bachelor’s, or graduate level program at an accredited school in the fields of gerontology, medicine, nursing, social work, sociology, or long-term care administration

For more information please view this website www.aplaceformom.com/scholarship.

Peter Kiewit Foundation Legacy Scholarship Program

     Application Deadline: January 7

Offers 50 scholarships to graduating high school Seniors throughout the 93 Nebraska counties for up to four consecutive years of study at any public or private accredited college or university in Nebraska.

Applicants must:

For more information and applications check with your high school guidance counselor.

Pheasants Forever Scholarship

     Application Deadline: June 1

Applicants must:

Applications are available by writing to:
Pheasants Forever
c/o Bob Phillips - Scholarship Chairman
32 Whitetail Lane
Sheridan, WY 82801

or by calling 1-307-674-5601

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Wildlife Leadership Awards (College Scholarships)

     Application Deadline: March 1

Offers scholarships to outstanding college juniors and seniors studying wildlife sciences.
Applicants must:

For more information or to obtain an application go to www.rmef.org/Conservation/ConservationAwardsScholarships.aspx.

Sallie Mae Fund Scholarships

     Application Deadline: May 31

Applicants must:

For complete guidelines, information and applications go to The Sallie Mae Fund's web site at www.salliemaefund.org.

Urban League of Nebraska, Inc.

A variety of different scholarships are available by going to this website for more information http://www.urbanleagueneb.org/scholarship-opportunities/.

Wyoming Rural Electric Association Scholarship

     Application Deadline: March 1

The WREA line worker scholarship program is intended to help qualified individuals from Wyoming complete an approved regional line worker training program, learn the basics of line work and become an apprentice line worker. The scholarship is available to all qualified applicants, recent high school graduates and older "non-traditional" students, interested in a career in the electric industry.

Applicants must:

Applications available http://www.wyomingrea.org/youth_school.asp

Wyrulec Company

The power suppliers that WYRULEC Company is associated with, Basic Electric Power Cooperative and Tri-State Generation and Transmission are awarding scholarship to students whose parents or guardians are users of WYRULEC Company electricity.

WYRULEC Company

WYRULEC Company has established four $1,000 scholarships for students who are at least a third semester student in a degree program.

Applicant Must:

  1. Complete the application by typing or printing, attach additional sheets if necessary.
  2. Enclose your most recent academic transcript whether it be from a high school, college, university or trade school. CURRENT COLLEGE FRESHMAN- committee will screen and require more than one semester or quarter of grades. If this applies to you, submit your high school transcript.
  3. Enclose a copy of your college entrance examination (ACT and/or SAT) scores.
  4. Enclose a short essay written by you outlining your high school/ college honors, community and school activities, your employment history and future career goals.
  5. Enclose at least one letter of reference from a teacher, counselor, employer or system manager.

Send your application and all supporting documentation to:

WYRULEC Company, P.O. Box 359, 500 Main St., Lingle, WY 82223-0359

Applications available http://www.wyrulec.com/Youth/scholarship.cfm

Basin Electric- WYRULEC Company

     Application Deadline: Feb. 16

One $1,000 scholarship will be awarded.

Applicant Must:

  1. Complete the application by typing or printing, attach additional sheets if necessary.
  2. Enclose your most recent academic transcript whether it be from a high school, college, university or trade school. CURRENT COLLEGE FRESHMAN- committee will screen and require more than one semester or quarter of grades. If this applies to you, submit your high school transcript.
  3. Enclose a copy of your college entrance examination (ACT and/or SAT) scores.
  4. Enclose a short essay written by you outlining your high school/ college honors, community and school activities, your employment history and future career goals.
  5. Enclose at least one letter of reference from a teacher, counselor, employer or system manager.

Send your application and all supporting documentation to:

WYRULEC Company, P.O. Box 359, 500 Main St., Lingle, WY 82223-0359

Applications available http://www.wyrulec.com/Youth/scholarship.cfm 

Tri-State G&T - WYRULEC Company

     Application Deadline: Feb. 16

Two $500 scholarships will be awarded.

Applicant Must:

  1. Complete the application by typing or printing, attach additional sheets if necessary.
  2. Enclose your most recent academic transcript whether it be from a high school, college, university or trade school. CURRENT COLLEGE FRESHMAN- committee will screen and require more than one semester or quarter of grades. If this applies to you, submit your high school transcript.
  3. Enclose a copy of your college entrance examination (ACT and/or SAT) scores.
  4. Enclose a short essay written by you outlining your high school/ college honors, community and school activities, your employment history and future career goals.
  5. Enclose at least one letter of reference from a teacher, counselor, employer or system manager.

Send your application and all supporting documentation to:

P.O. Box 359, 500 Main St., Lingle, WY 82223-0359

Applications available http://www.wyrulec.com/Youth/scholarship.cfm