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Scholarships

We are so excited you want to earn your wings
and soar at Chadron State College!

 

Choose your student type to find out more about scholarship opportunities:

 

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Incoming Freshmen

The Entering Freshman Scholarship Application will be available November 1st.

Scholarship fund availability is limited, so complete the scholarship application as soon as possible. Chadron State College awards scholarships on a first come, first serve basis.

Application Priority Deadline - January 15th

  • Second consideration priority deadline - April 1st
  • FINAL consideration priority deadline - August 1st

Chadron State College offers a variety of competitive scholarships based on area of study, extracurricular activities, and academic criteria.

How to Apply:

To be considered for the majority of the CSC Freshman Scholarships listed below, you must do the following:

  1. Apply for admission at Chadron State College
  2. Complete the Scholarship Application on your MyCSC To Do's, available November 1st.
  3. Submit a digital copy of your high school transcript.

For scholarships with separate applications and deadlines, visit our general Scholarship Application page or review the listing below for details about scholarships by department/area of interest.Only those with an application listed, require a separate application.

Board of Trustees

The Nebraska State College System Board of Trustees provides competitive four-year, full-tuition waivers for up to 18 credit hours of on-campus tuition to Nebraska high school graduates who score a 25 or above on their ACT/1200 on SAT and plan to attend Chadron, Wayne or Peru State the following fall. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required.

See the How to Apply instructions above to apply for this prestigious award.

Students must enroll full-time with CSC and maintain a 3.25 cumulative grade point average to qualify for the renewal each year.

CSC Presidential Academic Scholarships

To be considered for the following Presidential Academic Scholarships, see the How to Apply instructions above.A minimum 3.0 GPA is required.

  • Gold Presidential Scholarship
    • Four-year full tuition waiver
  • Eagle Presidential Scholarship
    • Four-year half tuition waiver
  • Silver Presidential Scholarship
    • Four-year quarter tuition waiver
  • Eagle Excellence Scholarship
    • Four-year $1,000 waiver

Cooperating Schools

Cooperating Schools is a half-tuition waiver awarded each year to high school graduates from those public schools assisting with the student teaching program of Chadron State College. Contact your high school counselor if you are interested in applying for this scholarship.

 

Related to Alumni

The Chadron State Alumni Association annually awards two $500 scholarships. Applicants must have a relative who graduated from CSC. Return the application below to the Alumni Office by April 1st.

Download and Print the application form (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)

 

General CSC Scholarships, CSC Annual Scholarships, and CSC Endowments

For more information, please visit our Chadron State College Foundation page.

 

The following department scholarships require a separate application:

Agricultural Scholarships

Agriculture

A number of Agriculture scholarships will be available for first-time enrollees at Chadron State College.

Magowan Scholarship Information and Application

Myrtle L. Stickney/Perry Moody Memorial

A number of scholarships are provided for students pursuing a career in Agriculture or Agri-Business.

Stickney/Moody Scholarship Information and Application

Art Scholarships

A number of scholarships are awarded each year to students who plan to major in art. These scholarships are awarded on the basis of artistic and creative ability, rather than financial need. Please have a letter of recommendation sent by your art instructor or principal attesting to your interest and ability in art. Also, submit at least fifteen 35mm slides or color prints by mail, showing original art work in a wide range of materials.

Art Department Scholarship Application

Science, Health Professions, Technology, Engineering and Math that require a separate application:

Rural Health Opportunities Program

  • Deadline is December 1

A scholarship will be awarded to a student from rural Nebraska who shows academic promise and has been selected to enroll in the Rural Health Opportunities Program at Chadron State College. Visit csc.edu/sci/rhop for more information.

Music Scholarships

A number of tuition waivers and grants are awarded to men and women who are pursing a degree in music. Waivers and grants are awarded at the discretion to the department heads. A separate application is required, Music Scholarship Information and Application

Theatre Scholarships

The Theatre Program at CSC awards a number of Assistantships to students who plan to participate or  major in Theatre. These Assistantships are awarded on the basis of ability in Theatre, more than on financial need. Theatre Assistantships will be awarded from the following sources: Tuition Waivers, Memorial Scholarships, Foundation Assistantships, Fine Arts Assistantships.

Application

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Transfer Student

Application Deadline: March 1

Chadron State College offers a variety of competitive scholarships based on area of study, extracurricular activities, and academic criteria.

How to Apply:

To be considered for the majority of the CSC Transfer Student Scholarships, you must  do the following before March 1:

  1. Apply for admission at Chadron State College
  2. Submit the Transfer Student Scholarship Application
  3. Send copies of ALL college transcripts to:
    CSC Admissions, 1000 Main Street, Chadron, NE 69337

Only those applications which are complete, to include all supporting documents, received or postmarked by March 1st will receive consideration

Presidential Excellence Transfer Scholarships

Students must have an associate's degree and a cumulative 3.0+ grade point average on a 4.0 scale from all colleges attended prior to attendance at CSC for consideration of this award provided the CSC Scholarship Application is completed and postmarked by the March 1 deadline. Recipients may receive up to $2,000 per year to apply up to 15 credit hours of in-state on-campus tuition for two consecutive semesters (fall/spring). Students must maintain a 3.25 cumulative GPA to qualify for the renewal the second year.

Phi Theta Kappa

Recipients will receive a two-year tuition scholarship to apply up to 16 credit hours of in-state on-campus tuition for 4 consecutive semesters (fall/spring). Students must maintain a 3.25 cumulative GPA to qualify for the renewal the second year. Students must have an associate’s degree, a cumulative grade point average of 3.50 on a 4.0 scale from all colleges attended prior to attendance at CSC, proof of PTK membership and enroll full-time at CSC the fall semester following spring graduation at a community college to be considered for this award. Students must complete the PTK Scholarship Application and submit (postmarked) by March 1 deadline. There are a limited number of scholarships available each year.

Davis-Chambers Transfer Scholarship

The Davis-Chambers Scholarship recognizes academically promising students who often find that financial requirements of postsecondary education are a major obstacle. The scholarship may be used for (tuition, room and board, or fees). Each applicant is required to complete and submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The scholarship is applied after all other aid.

The Davis-Chambers Scholarship is a scholarship provided through the Nebraska State College System for transfer students from Nebraska Community Colleges. The scholarships are awarded for one academic year (two semesters) and are renewable for a subsequent academic year upon academic success, not to exceed four consecutive academic semesters, if completed within a total of two years. Recipients of scholarships must enroll as full-time students carrying 12 hours or more per semester. The awards will terminate if the recipient is placed on academic suspension or probation.  For more information and the application please go to Davis-Chambers Student Scholarship.  Scholarship Deadline Feburary 1.

Community College

Recipients will receive a two-year tuition scholarship to apply up to 15 credit hours of on-campus tuition for 4 consecutive semesters. Students must maintain a 3.25 cumulative GPA to qualify for the renewal the second year. Students must be graduates of Western Nebraska Community College, Mid-Plains Community College, Northeastern Junior College, Eastern Wyoming College, Casper College or Morgan Community College to be considered for this award. Contact the Dean of Students office at one of the participating community colleges for an application.

General CSC Scholarships, CSC Annual Scholarships, and CSC Endowments

 

For more information, please visit our Chadron State College Foundation page.


The following transfer/department scholarships require a separate application:


Agricultural Scholarships:

Magowan Agriculture

A number of Agriculture scholarships will be available for first-time enrollees at Chadron State College.
Scholarship Information and Application.

Myrtle L. Stickney/Perry Moody Memorial

A number of scholarships are provided for students pursuing a career in Agriculture of Agri-Business.
Scholarship Information and Application.

Art Scholarships

A number of scholarship are awarded each year to students who plan to major in art. These scholarships are awarded on the basis of artistic and creative ability rather than financial need. Please have a letter of recommendation sent by your art instructor or principal attesting to your interest and ability in art. Also submit at least fifteen 35mm slides or color prints by mail showing original art work in a wide range of materials.
Application

Music Scholarships:

A number of tuition waivers and grants are awarded to men and women who are pursing a degree in music. Waivers and grants are awarded at the discretion to the department heads. A separate application is required, please follow the following link:  Music Contact Information and Application

>Social Science Scholarships:

The Allen & Sara Shepherd History Scholarship

A scholarship will be awarded annually to a student interested in History. Application materials may be secured from Dr. Joel Hyer at any time after the beginning of the spring semester. The completed application must be returned by March 1. The Committee will determine the recipient based on Dr. James Margett's recommendation. Half of the award will be given the first week of fall semester; the second half will be given the first week of spring semester. Application information may be obtained here.

Theatre Scholarships:

The Theatre Program at CSC awards a number of Assistantships to students who plan to participate or  major in Theatre. These Assistantships are awarded on the basis of ability in Theatre, more than on financial need. Theatre Assistantships will be awarded from the following sources: Tuition Waivers, Memorial Scholarships, Foundation Assistantships, Fine Arts Assistantships. Click here for the application.

 

 

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Graduate Student

Chadron State College offers the following scholarship(s) for the graduate programs.  All graduate students are automatically considered for these scholarship(s).  

Dr. Earl Strohbehn Memorial - Graduate

A scholarship is available for a graduate student pursuing a degree in the field of Education. Financial need is a strong basis for scholarship consideration.

There are many other graduate level outside scholarships offered as well. Please visit our Outside Scholarships page for more information.

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Current Student

Current students are not required to submit an application for general scholarships. All current CSC students may be considered for general scholarships based on geographic, academic and/or income criteria. For scholarships with more precise criteria, a supplemental form will be posted to your "To Do List" on your MyCSC account.

General CSC Scholarships, CSC Annual Scholarships, and CSC Endowments

For more information, please visit our Chadron State College Foundation page.

Scholarships that require a separate application/form:

Agricultural Scholarships

Myrtle L. Stickney/Perry Moody Memorial

A number of scholarships are provided for students pursuing a career in Agriculture of Agri-Business. Scholarship Information and Application.

Nebraska Cooperative Council

The Nebraska Cooperative Council Education Foundation will provide a scholarship to a sophomore, junior or senior majoring or minoring in Agribusiness dependent upon available funding. Students must have achieved a GPA of 2.5 or above. Eligibility is limited to sons/daughters of a parent/legal guardian who has been an active member, director, or employee for at least the prior three (3) years of a cooperative which has been a member in good standing of the Council for at least five (5) years. A separate application is required, visit nebr.coop/foundation/scholarships/ for details. Deadline to apply: April 15.

Art Scholarships

A number of scholarships are awarded each year to students who plan to major in art. These scholarships are awarded on the basis of artistic and creative ability rather than financial need. Please have a letter of recommendation sent by your art instructor or principal attesting to your interest and ability in art. Also submit at least fifteen 35mm slides or color prints by mail showing original art work in a wide range of materials.

CSC Art Department Scholarship Application 

Music Scholarships

A number of tuition waivers and grants are awarded to men and women who are pursing a degree in music. Waivers and grants are awarded at the discretion to the department heads. A separate application is required, please follow the following link: 

Music Contact Information and Application

Theatre Scholarships

The Theatre Program at CSC awards a number of Assistantships to students who plan to participate or  major in Theatre. These Assistantships are awarded on the basis of ability in Theatre, more than on financial need. Theatre Assistantships will be awarded from the following sources: Tuition Waivers, Memorial Scholarships, Foundation Assistantships, Fine Arts Assistantships. Click here for an application.

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General CSC Scholarship Applications

Incoming Freshman

Look for the Freshman Scholarship application on your MyCSC To Do list in October. This is a general application for most CSC freshman scholarships and the deadline to apply is January 15. The following scholarships have separate applications and deadlines, click the links for more information:

New Transfer Students

Click the links below for applications and deadlines.

Graduate Students

Dr. Earl Strohbegn Memorial Graduate Scholarship Application

Current Students

All current CSC students will automatically be considered for general scholarships based on geographic, academic and income criteria.* Current students are typically notified of awards in the Spring semester. Scholarships with specific applications/criteria are listed below.

*For scholarships with more precise criteria, a supplemental form will be posted to your "To Do List" on your MyCSC account. Those who complete the supplemental form will be considered for those additional scholarships.

 

 

Reporting Outside Awards
If you receive scholarships, grants, tuition waiver assistance, veteran's benefits, or any other assistance through an agency or organization other than CSC, you must report that assistance to the START Office so it can be included in your total financial aid package using the CSC Outside Scholarship Notification Form.

NOTE: Scholarship amounts will be divided equally between the two semesters unless otherwise stipulated by the donor/organization. If a check is term specific please make sure that is noted on the MEMO line of the check.

Checks payable to "Chadron State College" only and put the student's name in the memo field of the check.

Please have scholarship checks sent to:
      Chadron State College
      Attn: Financial Aid
      1000 Main St.
      Chadron, NE 69337

As a financial aid recipient, you are legally required to keep the CSC informed of all resources received from outside agencies or organizations. If you receive additional awards from other agencies or organizations any time during the award year, we may have to adjust your Federal Student Financial Aid award or you may be required to return a portion of your Federal Student Financial Aid.


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