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A.M. Hargis Scholarship
Sponsor: Grand Island Community Foundation
1811 W. 2nd Street
Suite 365
Grand Island, NE 68803
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors, nontraditional students or returning adult students. This is also open to students who are pursuing a certificate, diploma or associate's degree from a community college or technical institution in a business, travel, tourism or health course of study. Applicants must live in one of the following counties: Adams, Blaine, Boone, Buffalo, Clay, Custer, Dawson, Franklin, Furnas, Garfield, Gosper, Greeley, Hall, Hamilton, Harlan, Howard, Kearney, Loup, Merrick, Nance, Nuckolls, Phelps, Platte, Polk, Sherman, Valley, Webster or Wheeler.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: February 10
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.gicf.org

Access College Early Scholarship
Sponsor: Nebraska Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education
P.O. Box 95005
Lincoln, NE 68509-5005
Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate financial need through proof of participation in government aid programs or documentation of recent family hardships. They may be in any year of high school.

Amount: Full tuition and fees
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://ccpe.nebraska.gov/

Alda J. Gunn Scholarship
Sponsor: Grand Island Community Foundation
1811 W. 2nd Street
Suite 365
Grand Island, NE 68803
Eligibility: Applicants must be African American graduating seniors who are planning to pursue postsecondary education. Students must demonstrate financial need.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: February 10
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.gicf.org

Animal Health International FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be under 23 years of age and current members of FFA. Applicants must be residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington or Wyoming. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 8
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.ffa.org/participate/scholarships

ARC - Elkhorn Valley Scholarship
Sponsor: West Point Community Foundation
c/o Cleo Toelle, Treasurer
P.O. Box 65
West Point, NE 68788
Eligibility: Applicants must intend on attending an accredited educational institution. Students must have attended special education and/or resource room classes and have documentation of a verifiable developmental delay. Applicants must submit an application detailing their educational goals, work history, extracurricular involvement and academic standing as well as two letters of recommendation.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://wpcommunityfoundation.com

Arnold and Olive Wallander Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Phelps County Community Foundation
424 Garfield Street
Holdrege, NE 68949
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating from Bertrand High School in Nebraska. Students must have earned a minimum 2.0 grade point average. Applicants must enroll as a full time student in a post-secondary institution. Students must demonstrate a commitment to involvement and community service and submit an essay discussing the importance of such during high school.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.phelpsfoundation.org/scholarships/

Atlanta Community Club Scholarship
Sponsor: Phelps County Community Foundation
424 Garfield Street
Holdrege, NE 68949
Eligibility: Applicants must have completed one year of college and either are still attending or plan to enroll in a trade school or university. They and/or their parents also need to be involved with the Atlanta, Nebraska Community Club. Previous awardees may reapply.

Amount: $500
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.phelpsfoundation.org/scholarships/

Betty Meedel/YWCA Scholarship
Sponsor: Grand Island Community Foundation
1811 W. 2nd Street
Suite 365
Grand Island, NE 68803
Eligibility: Applicants must be female graduates of any Hall County school who are pursuing a degree in healthcare or any science related field of study. Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or be in the top 25 percent of their graduating class. Applicants must demonstrate financial need.

Amount: $500
Deadline: February 10
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.gicf.org

BNSF Railway Company FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be current FFA members and high school seniors or college students planning to enroll or currently enrolled full-time. Students must be pursuing a four-year degree in one of the following agricultural fields: business management, economics, sales and marketing or finance. They must be residents of California, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota or Texas. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Students only need to complete the online application one time to be considered for all FFA-administered scholarships. The application requires information about the student's activities and a 1,000-word essay. Awards may be used for books, supplies, tuition, fees and room and board.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.ffa.org/participate/scholarships

Boyle Endowment for Nursing Studies
Sponsor: Siouxland Community Foundation
505 Fifth Street
Suite 412
Sioux City, IA 51101
Eligibility: Applicants must show evidence of extracurricular activities, work experience and service to the community.

Amount: $500
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.siouxlandcommunityfoundation.org/scholarships-grants/

Bruce Hilsabeck Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Phelps County Community Foundation
424 Garfield Street
Holdrege, NE 68949
Eligibility: Applicants must be a resident of Phelps County, enrolled full-time at any two- or four-year Nebraska educational institution, have maintained a GPA of at least 3.0 and submit an essay discussing his/her goals.

Amount: $500
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.phelpsfoundation.org/scholarships/

C. Bertrand and Marian Othmer Schultz Collegiate Scholarship
Sponsor: Nebraska Academy of Sciences, Inc.
302 Morrill Hall, 14th and U Streets
Lincoln, NE 68588-0339
Eligibility: Applicants must be sophomores or juniors who attend a four-year, accredited college or university in Nebraska and major in a natural science including chemistry, physics, biology or geology. Students must plan to enter a career in a science-related industry, science teaching or scientific research.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. A letter of nomination, transcript and letter describing the applicant's career plans are available.
Website: https://nebraskaacademyofsciences.wildapricot.org/GrantsandScholarships

C2IA Senior Scholarship
Sponsor: Iowa Student Loan
6775 Vista Drive
West Des Moines, IA 50266-9305
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors who are at least 13 years of age. Students must be a permanent resident of and enrolled in a high school located in one of the following states: Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota or Wisconsin. Applicants must be planning to attend college at an institution located in Iowa. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: May 12
How to apply: Application information is available online. Two online financial literacy tutorials, an online financial literacy assessment and a short essay are required.
Website: http://www.IowaStudentLoan.org/Come2Iowa

Clive E. & Charlotte E. Lantz Scholarship
Sponsor: Phelps County Community Foundation
424 Garfield Street
Holdrege, NE 68949
Eligibility: Applicants must plan to enroll full-time in at least a two-year program offered by any two- or four-year educational institution. Those students with parents who serve on the selection committee are disqualified.

Amount: $500
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.phelpsfoundation.org/scholarships/

Darling International Inc. FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be current FFA members and high school seniors or college students planning to enroll or currently enrolled full-time in one of the following agricultural degree programs: animal science, animal nutrition, agricultural business management or economics, livestock management or agriscience technician. Students only need to complete the online application one time to be considered for all FFA-administered scholarships. The application requires information about the students' activities and a 1,000-word essay. Awards may be used for books, supplies, tuition, fees and room and board.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.ffa.org/participate/scholarships

Delaun Rupkalvis Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Phelps County Community Foundation
424 Garfield Street
Holdrege, NE 68949
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors. Students must enroll at a trade, technical or vocational school as a full time student. Participants whose parents were members of the 1987 Holdrege High School class will be given preference.

Amount: $500
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.phelpsfoundation.org/scholarships/

DiAnn S. Harris Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Phelps County Community Foundation
424 Garfield Street
Holdrege, NE 68949
Eligibility: Applicants must be attending or planning to attend a four-year college or university full-time and ranked in the top third of their high school class or have maintained a minimum GPA of 3.0 if in college. Selection criteria favor music majors, specifically those involved in high school/college band or vocal programs.

Amount: $500
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.phelpsfoundation.org/scholarships/

Dodee & Tom D. Morris Memorial Art Scholarship
Sponsor: Phelps County Community Foundation
424 Garfield Street
Holdrege, NE 68949
Eligibility: Applicants must have completed at least one year of post-secondary schooling or be enrolled as a full-time student (in both cases, for at least nine hours). For those in their first college year, the high school minimum GPA earned must be 3.0; for those past their first college year, the college minimum GPA earned must be 3.0.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.phelpsfoundation.org/scholarships/

Doniphan Community Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Grand Island Community Foundation
1811 W. 2nd Street
Suite 365
Grand Island, NE 68803
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors of Doniphan or Trumbull High School. Students who are active in community service will be given preference.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: February 10
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.gicf.org

Doniphan Veteran's Park Scholarship
Sponsor: Grand Island Community Foundation
1811 W. 2nd Street
Suite 365
Grand Island, NE 68803
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors who have a minimum GPA of 2.5. Students must be involved in community service and preference will be given to applicants who have been involved with Girl Scouts or Boy Scouts.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: February 10
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.gicf.org

Dorothy Swanson Lewis Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Phelps County Community Foundation
424 Garfield Street
Holdrege, NE 68949
Eligibility: Applicants must plan to attend full-time and maintain a GPA of at least 3.0. Selection criteria favors graduating seniors and students pursuing a nursing degree, one in the medical sciences or in education, respectively. Awards paid in full SECOND semester of the academic year.

Amount: $700
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.phelpsfoundation.org/scholarships/

Earl & Caroline High Scholarship
Sponsor: Phelps County Community Foundation
424 Garfield Street
Holdrege, NE 68949
Eligibility: Applicants must be attending or planning to attend full-time an accredited, tax-exempt two- or four-year educational institution, working toward a terminal degree in any field and maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5. To renew the award (up to three years), students must submit annual transcripts verifying maintenance of the minimum GPA.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.phelpsfoundation.org/scholarships/

Ed Johnson Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Nebraska Coaches Association
500 Charleston Street
Suite 2
Lincoln, NE 68501
Eligibility: Selection is primarily based on demonstration of academic achievement, leadership potential, sportsmanship and citizenship. Students must be nominated by an NCA coach.

Amount: $300
Deadline: April 14
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.ncacoach.org/awards.php

Edgar Barge Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Grand Island Community Foundation
1811 W. 2nd Street
Suite 365
Grand Island, NE 68803
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors who are registered parishioners at Blessed Sacrament Church. Students must be active in the parish and a letter of recommendation from Blessed Sacrament Church is required.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: February 10
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.gicf.org

Eleanore J. Brune Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Grand Island Community Foundation
1811 W. 2nd Street
Suite 365
Grand Island, NE 68803
Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Hall County, Nebraska. Students must be nontraditional students. Preference will be given to returning adult students.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: February 10
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.gicf.org

Emily Swenson Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Phelps County Community Foundation
424 Garfield Street
Holdrege, NE 68949
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating from Bertrand High School in Nebraska and attended the school since the start of the Junior year. Students must have achieved the highest grade point average in their class. Applicants must enroll as a full time student at a post-secondary institution.

Amount: $20,000
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.phelpsfoundation.org/scholarships/

Ernest M. and Ethel L. Lepin Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Grand Island Community Foundation
1811 W. 2nd Street
Suite 365
Grand Island, NE 68803
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors of a Doniphan or Trumbull High School. Students must be ranked in the top half of their graduating class.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: February 10
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.gicf.org

Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company of Iowa
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be working toward degrees in one of the following areas of agriculture: agronomy, crop science, agricultural communications, education, journalism, extension, public relations, business management, economics, finance, sales, marketing, plant pathology, plant breeding, plant genetics, soil science, soil conservation, water conservation or public service and administration. Applicants must be residents of Arkansas, California, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia or Wisconsin. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: An application form is required.
Website: https://www.ffa.org/participate/scholarships

Fastline Publications FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants may be from Iowa or Texas and working toward two-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm and ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Applicants may also be from Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, New York, North Dakota, South Dakota, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina or South Carolina and working toward four-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm and ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: An application form is required.
Website: https://www.ffa.org/participate/scholarships

George Cowton Rotary Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Grand Island Community Foundation
1811 W. 2nd Street
Suite 365
Grand Island, NE 68803
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors of a Grand Island high school. Selection will be based on strength of application.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: February 10
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.gicf.org

George L. Watters/Nebraska Petroleum Marketers Scholarship
Sponsor: Lincoln Community Foundation
215 Centennial Mall South, Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68508
Eligibility: Applicants must be the sons or daughters of a Nebraska Petroleum Marketer and Convenience Store Association member or employee. Applicants must also be current graduating high school seniors in the top one-third of their graduating class and plan to attend a college or university in the state of Nebraska.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.lcf.org

George R. Mitchell VFW Post #1365 Agriculture Scholarship
Sponsor: Phelps County Community Foundation
424 Garfield Street
Holdrege, NE 68949
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating from Holdrege High School in Nebraska. Students must plan to enroll as a full time student in a post-secondary institution. Applicants must pursue accreditation in an agricultural field.

Amount: $200
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.phelpsfoundation.org/scholarships/

Hall County Medical Society Scholarship
Sponsor: Grand Island Community Foundation
1811 W. 2nd Street
Suite 365
Grand Island, NE 68803
Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Hall County who are interested in pursuing a career in the medical profession. Students must be entering into a graduate field of study.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: February 10
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.gicf.org

Harvey E. & Marguerite Sandstrom McDowell Scholarship
Sponsor: Phelps County Community Foundation
424 Garfield Street
Holdrege, NE 68949
Eligibility: Applicants must be planning to attend or already are attending a two-year program at least and have documented financial need. The selection committee privileges students majoring in a health field or mortuary science first before considering those pursuing other degree areas.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.phelpsfoundation.org/scholarships/

Henry and Maria Ahrens Charitable Trust Scholarship
Sponsor: Grand Island Community Foundation
1811 W. 2nd Street
Suite 365
Grand Island, NE 68803
Eligibility: Applicants must be Hall County residents who are pursuing a career in the medical field. Students entering into a graduate field of study will be given preference.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 10
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.gicf.org

Holdrege Firefighters Scholarship
Sponsor: Phelps County Community Foundation
424 Garfield Street
Holdrege, NE 68949
Eligibility: Applicants must have maintained a GPA of at least 2.0 and submit a completed FAFSA form to document financial need. Also, students' parent, step-parent or guardian must have accrued ten years of active service within the Holdrege Volunteer Fire Department or have been a member if s/he died.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.phelpsfoundation.org/scholarships/

Holdrege Memorial Homes Scholarship
Sponsor: Phelps County Community Foundation
424 Garfield Street
Holdrege, NE 68949
Eligibility: Applicants must major or plan to major in nursing, health care, human services or a field of study focused on long-term care, have maintained a minimum GPA of 2.0 and submit a written or typed one-page essay in which they discuss their intended major and its connection to their career goals.

Amount: $500
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.phelpsfoundation.org/scholarships/

Holdrege Rotary Scholarship
Sponsor: Phelps County Community Foundation
424 Garfield Street
Holdrege, NE 68949
Eligibility: Applicants must reside in Phelps County in Nebraska and be graduating seniors. Students must have earned a minimum 3.0 grade point average and show consistent involvement in their school and community. Applicants must plan to enroll full-time at a post-secondary institution. Students must submit an essay discussing tactics the Holdrege Rotary Club could employ to help build goodwill and peace.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.phelpsfoundation.org/scholarships/

Holdrege Tennis Association Scholarship
Sponsor: Phelps County Community Foundation
424 Garfield Street
Holdrege, NE 68949
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors who reside in Phelps County, Nebraska. Students must have maintained a 2.5 grade point average while participating in at least two years of a high school tennis program. Applicants must have been members of the Holdrege High School tennis program during their senior year. Students must submit a financial information form.

Amount: $500
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.phelpsfoundation.org/scholarships/

Howard F. Schroeder Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Phelps County Community Foundation
424 Garfield Street
Holdrege, NE 68949
Eligibility: Applicants must qualify as a college junior, earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and submit a completed FAFSA form (to demonstrate financial need), three letters of recommendation (only one academic reference) and an academic transcript.To support education majors who graduated from Holdrege High School (Nebraska).

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.phelpsfoundation.org/scholarships/

Howard G. and Gladys A. Eakes Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Grand Island Community Foundation
1811 W. 2nd Street
Suite 365
Grand Island, NE 68803
Eligibility: Applicants must be a child or stepchild of an Eakes Office Solutions employee. Students must be graduating seniors at any Eakes Office Solutions location. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: February 10
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.gicf.org

Ivan & Leonabelle Kipp Scholarship
Sponsor: Phelps County Community Foundation
424 Garfield Street
Holdrege, NE 68949
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll as a full-time student in any college or vocational school and submit a FAFSA form verifying financial need. If this is the sole scholarship for which the student will apply in a calendar year, s/he need submit only one recommendation letter.

Amount: $500
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.phelpsfoundation.org/scholarships/

Jami Harper Nebraska Children's Groundwater Festival Scholarship
Sponsor: Grand Island Community Foundation
1811 W. 2nd Street
Suite 365
Grand Island, NE 68803
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors from any Nebraska high school who are planning to pursue a water resources related field of study.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: February 10
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.gicf.org

Jami Harper Youth Leadership Tomorrow Scholarship
Sponsor: Grand Island Community Foundation
1811 W. 2nd Street
Suite 365
Grand Island, NE 68803
Eligibility: Applicants must be remain active in their community after their program year.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: February 10
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.gicf.org

Jennings and Beulah Haggerty Scholarship
Sponsor: Lincoln Community Foundation
215 Centennial Mall South, Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68508
Eligibility: Students must rank in the top 1/3 of their high school class. Applicants must have financial need, and they must apply for financial aid at their chosen school before contacting the Lincoln Community Foundation.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.lcf.org

Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Jimmy Rane Foundation
P.O. Box 40
Abbeville, AL 36310
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or college freshmen or sophomores who are residents of Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia or the District of Columbia. Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 for high school seniors or 2.75 for college students. Selection is based on academic excellence, community involvement, leadership skills, awards and honors and financial need.

Amount: $500-$5,000
Deadline: February 8
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.jimmyranefoundation.org

Karen A. Connick Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Grand Island Community Foundation
1811 W. 2nd Street
Suite 365
Grand Island, NE 68803
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors from the Doniphan, Giltner or Trumbull area. Selection is based on strength of application.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: February 10
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.gicf.org

Kent Nutrition Group Inc. FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be working toward a degree in one of the following fields: animal science, animal nutrition, dairy science, poultry science, equine/equestrian science, agriculture, agricultural science, agricultural business management, economics, finance or marketing and sales. Applicants must attend college in and be residents of one of the following states: Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia or West Virginia. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 8
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.ffa.org/participate/scholarships

Lansing Anderson Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Phelps County Community Foundation
424 Garfield Street
Holdrege, NE 68949
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled full-time in an accredited law college, submit three letters of recommendation and an academic transcript and maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 to continue receiving this scholarship. Former awardees may reapply.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.phelpsfoundation.org/scholarships/

Lee Magnon Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International Foundation
15835 Park Ten Place
Houston, TX 77084-5145
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate at an accredited two- or four-year college or university. Applicants must be studying engineering and/or science at their chosen school. Applicants must have permanent residence in the NACE Central Area which includes the following states: Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: January 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two recommendation forms, an academic transcript and scholarship essay questions are required.
Website: http://nace-foundation.org/programs/students/scholarships/

Lenore High Morrison Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Phelps County Community Foundation
424 Garfield Street
Holdrege, NE 68949
Eligibility: Applicants must be a graduating senior or have already graduated from high school, rank in the top 20% of his/her class while maintaining a GPA of at least 3.0, be planning to attend an accredited, tax-exempt two- or four-year educational institution and submit a one-page essay explaining their interest in the nursing field. Selection also considers service work, particularly educational, community and church activities.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.phelpsfoundation.org/scholarships/

M.J. Nelson Science Scholarship
Sponsor: Phelps County Community Foundation
424 Garfield Street
Holdrege, NE 68949
Eligibility: Applicants must reside in the Nebraska School District #44 in Holdrege. Students must be graduating from either Holdrege or Loomis public high school. Applicants must plan to be a full-time student in any post-secondary instituion. STudents pursuing a science related field will be given preference.

Amount: $500
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.phelpsfoundation.org/scholarships/

Marty Damrow Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Phelps County Community Foundation
424 Garfield Street
Holdrege, NE 68949
Eligibility: Applicants must present a strong case for possessing a solid work ethic, be currently attending or intend to enroll full-time at any technical or trade school and maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5. Selection criteria favor those enrolled in a technical or trade school.

Amount: $500
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.phelpsfoundation.org/scholarships/

MetLife Foundation FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be working toward four-year degrees in specific areas of agriculture including public service and administration, agribusiness management, range/soil science, public communications, plant or animal breeding and genetics, education, plant pathology, journalism, technology, extension, mechanization, public relations, finance, economics, sales, marketing or engineering. Applicants must also be residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin or Wyoming. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: February 8
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.ffa.org/participate/scholarships

MGMA Midwest Section Scholarship
Sponsor: Medical Group Management Association
104 Inverness Terrace East
Englewood, CO 80112
Eligibility: Applicants must be members of the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA). They must be residents of one of the MGMA Midwest Section states, namely Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota or Wisconsin. They must be undergraduate or graduate students who are enrolled in a degree program that is related to medical practice management (such as public health, business administration or health care administration). Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: May 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.
Website: http://www.mgma.com

Midwest Student Exchange Program
Sponsor: Midwestern Higher Education Compact
105 Fifth Avenue South
Suite 450
Minneapolis, MN 55401
Eligibility: Applicants must currently live in Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota or Wisconsin and wish to attend a participating school in one of these states outside their own. Other eligibility requirements vary depending on the state and school. Awards are tuition reduction for out-of-state schools in the participating region.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Students must clearly mark that they are an MSEP student when applying to the school of their choice.
Website: http://msep.mhec.org

Mike Lane Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Phelps County Community Foundation
424 Garfield Street
Holdrege, NE 68949
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll as a full-time student in any college, technical or trade school, submit a FAFSA form verifying financial need and have maintained a minimum 2.0 GPA. Selection favors current and prospective technical or trade school students majoring in aviation technology or mechanics.

Amount: $500
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.phelpsfoundation.org/scholarships/

National Defense Transportation Association, St. Louis Area Chapter Scholarship
Sponsor: National Defense Transportation Association-Scott St. Louis Chapter
Attention: Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 25486
Scott Air Force Base, IL 62225-0486
Eligibility: Preference is given to students majoring in business, transportation logistics and physical distribution or a related field. High school students must live in Illinois or Missouri. College students must attend school in Colorado, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Dakota, Wisconsin or Wyoming.

Amount: $1,500-$4,000
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ndtascottstlouis.org/

NDVA Waiver of Tuition
Sponsor: Nebraska Department of Veterans' Affairs
State Service Office
3800 Village Drive
P.O. Box 85816
Lincoln, NE 68501-5816
Eligibility: Applicants must be the children, stepchildren, spouses or widows of veterans who died of a service-connected injury or illness, became totally and permanently disabled as a result of military service or was classified as MIA or POW during armed conflict after August 4th, 1964. They must be Nebraska residents and attend a state college, university or community college.

Amount: Full tuition
Deadline: Prior to the start of any term
How to apply: Applications are available from your County Veterans Service Officer.
Website: https://veterans.nebraska.gov/

Nebraska Academy of Sciences High School Scholarships
Sponsor: Nebraska Academy of Sciences, Inc.
302 Morrill Hall, 14th and U Streets
Lincoln, NE 68588-0339
Eligibility: There are six scholarships given to Nebraska high school seniors including those who plan to study geology, earth sciences, prairie and soil conservation, climate and environmental change and business and the environment.

Amount: $300-$1,500
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. Requirements vary by the individual award.
Website: https://nebraskaacademyofsciences.wildapricot.org/GrantsandScholarships

Nebraska Actuaries Club Scholarship
Sponsor: Nebraska Actuaries Club
c/o Laura Huscroft
Enterprise Risk Management, Mutual of Omaha
3301 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68131
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. high school seniors who are planning to attend an accredited college or university located in the state of Nebraska. They must be planning to major in actuarial science, economics, mathematics or statistics and must intend to pursue an actuarial career. Applicants must have demonstrated mathematical ability. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $2,000-$4,000
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, recommendation letter and standardized test scores are required.
Website: http://n-a-c.org/

Nebraska Opportunity Grant
Sponsor: Nebraska Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education
P.O. Box 95005
Lincoln, NE 68509-5005
Eligibility: Students must be eligible for the Federal Pell Grant and attend a Nebraska postsecondary institution.

Amount: $1,225
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to apply.
Website: https://ccpe.nebraska.gov/

Nebraskans of World War II Scholarships
Sponsor: Nebraska State Historical Society Foundation
Kinnman-Oldfield Suite
128 N. 13th
Suite 1010
Lincoln, NE 68508
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors in one of the following Nebraska towns: Alda, Broken Bow, Brule, Central City, Cozad, Nelson, Gothenburg, Kearney, Lincoln, Madison, Mitchell, Ravenna, Newark, North Bend, Omaha, Palisade, Potter or St. Michael. They must have a GPA of 3.75 or higher. An essay, resume and two letters of reference are required.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available from school counselors or the Nebraska State Historical Society Foundation.
Website: http://www.nshsf.org

Norma Ross Walter Scholarship
Sponsor: Norma Ross Walter Scholarship Program
The Willa Cather Foundation
413 North Webster Street
Red Cloud, NE 68970
Eligibility: Applicants must be female high school seniors from Nebraska who intend to enter college as a first-year student and continue on to receive a major in English. Students must plan to attend an accredited college or university.

Amount: $1,250-$2,500
Deadline: January 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.willacather.org

Norman and Ruth Good Educational Endowment
Sponsor: Lincoln Community Foundation
215 Centennial Mall South, Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68508
Eligibility: Applicants must be attending a private college in Nebraska and must be in their junior or senior year. Applicants may not apply if the scholarship money is to be used for summer programs or schools that are not valid degree-granting institutions.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.lcf.org

Oratorical Contest Scholarship
Sponsor: American Legion - Nebraska
Department Headquarters
P.O. Box 5205
Lincoln, NE 68505
Eligibility: Students, current and under age twenty, must be current attendees or residents of the state where they are to participate in the contest. Students must compete at the local American Legion Post level. The winner will then move on to the district contest, with the winners advancing to the area competition. Four winners will move forward to the state finals each January. Winners will be awarded for each of these competitions, however the national scholarship awards will be awarded to the top three students in the final round of the national contest.

Amount: $1,500-$18,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: There is no application for this program.
Website: http://www.nebraskalegion.net

Orleans High School
Sponsor: Phelps County Community Foundation
424 Garfield Street
Holdrege, NE 68949
Eligibility: Applicants must reside in the area of the former Orleans School District #530. Students must be a graduating senior. Applicants must enroll in a minimum two-year program at a post-secondary institution.

Amount: $250
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.phelpsfoundation.org/scholarships/

Otis E. & Dora P. Mundell Scholarship
Sponsor: Phelps County Community Foundation
424 Garfield Street
Holdrege, NE 68949
Eligibility: Applicants must be planning to attend a post-secondary institution full-time (whether a two- or four-year program or graduate school), provide evidence of school and community involvement and/or a work record and submit documentation demonstrating financial need.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.phelpsfoundation.org/scholarships/

Patrick Family Scholarship
Sponsor: Phelps County Community Foundation
424 Garfield Street
Holdrege, NE 68949
Eligibility: Applicants must be planning to enroll in any post-secondary institution, submit documentation demonstrating financial need, have maintained a minimum 2.0 GPA and submit a 500-word essay about their educational goals and the scholarship's role in their achieving them. Students with a GED must have earned the diploma by the next academic year's fall semester.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.phelpsfoundation.org/scholarships/

Paul and Helen L. Grauer Scholarship
Sponsor: American Radio Relay League Foundation
225 Main Street
Newington, CT 06111-1494
Eligibility: Applicants must have at least a novice ham radio license, be residents and attend school in the ARRL Midwest Division (Iowa, Kansas, Missouri or Nebraska) and be undergraduate or graduate students in electronics, communications or another related field.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: January 31
How to apply: Applications are available online. Completed applications must be submitted by mail.
Website: http://www.arrl.org/scholarship-program

PHD Scholarship
Sponsor: American Radio Relay League Foundation
225 Main Street
Newington, CT 06111-1494
Eligibility: Applicants must have any class of ham radio license, be residents of the ARRL Midwest Division (Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska) and be studying journalism, computer science or electronic engineering. Applicants may also be the children of deceased amateur radio operators.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: January 31
How to apply: Applications are available online but may not be completed electronically. All completed applications must be mailed.
Website: http://www.arrl.org/scholarship-program

Phelps County Community Foundation (PCCF) Scholarship
Sponsor: Phelps County Community Foundation
424 Garfield Street
Holdrege, NE 68949
Eligibility: Participants must be a graduating senior at any Phelps County, Nebraska high school and reside in Phelps County. Students must be ranked in the top one-third of their class or earned either a 3.0 grade point average on 4.0 scale or an average of 90% out of 100%. Applicants must plan on enrolling as a full-time student in a post-secondary institution.

Amount: $500
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.phelpsfoundation.org/scholarships/

Phelps County Community Foundation Nontraditional Student Scholarship
Sponsor: Phelps County Community Foundation
424 Garfield Street
Holdrege, NE 68949
Eligibility: Applicants must have a high school degree, be 25 years old by February 28, be working on a four- or two-year degree at a rate of at least six credit hours/semester and submit a completed FAFSA form to demonstrate financial need. Awardees may reapply up to three times, but must maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA; students with an immediate family member on the selection committee are disqualified.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.phelpsfoundation.org/scholarships/

Phelps Memorial Health Center Service League Scholarship
Sponsor: Phelps County Community Foundation
424 Garfield Street
Holdrege, NE 68949
Eligibility: Applicants must have completed a minimum of one college year when they apply, submit a brief letter explaining their career interest in the medical field, three letters of recommendation (only one academic reference) and an academic transcript.

Amount: $500
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.phelpsfoundation.org/scholarships/

PMHC Miriam Fastenau Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Phelps County Community Foundation
424 Garfield Street
Holdrege, NE 68949
Eligibility: Applicants must be a dependent of a current full-time or part-time employee of Phelps Memorial Health Center who has worked at PMHC for at least one year; a graduating senior, high school graduate or G.E.D. recipient; planning to enroll full-time at a college, university, technical or vocational school program; and maintaining a GPA of at least 2.0.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.phelpsfoundation.org/scholarships/

Ray, NRP and Katie, WKTE Pautz Scholarship
Sponsor: American Radio Relay League Foundation
225 Main Street
Newington, CT 06111-1494
Eligibility: Applicants must be ARRL members with a General Class or higher Amateur Radio License. They must be residents of Iowa, Kansas, Missouri or Nebraska and should major in electronics, computer science or a related field at a four-year institution.

Amount: $500-$1,000
Deadline: January 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.arrl.org/scholarship-program

Rebman Trust Scholarship
Sponsor: Grand Island Community Foundation
1811 W. 2nd Street
Suite 365
Grand Island, NE 68803
Eligibility: Applicants must enroll in a nursing or auto mechanics program.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: February 10
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.gicf.org

Robb Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Grand Island Community Foundation
1811 W. 2nd Street
Suite 365
Grand Island, NE 68803
Eligibility: Applicants must rank among the top half of their graduating class.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: Doniphan-Trumbull High School
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.gicf.org

Robertshaw Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Grand Island Community Foundation
1811 W. 2nd Street
Suite 365
Grand Island, NE 68803
Eligibility: Students must be graduates of Doniphan-Trumbull or Giltner High School.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: February 10
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.gicf.org

Rod Smith Educational Scholarship
Sponsor: Phelps County Community Foundation
424 Garfield Street
Holdrege, NE 68949
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors of Holdrege High School in Nebraska. Students must earn a minimum grade point average of 3.0 out of 4.0. Applicants must enroll as a full-time student seeking a four-year degree in the education field.

Amount: $750
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.phelpsfoundation.org/scholarships/

Rodonna Harden Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Phelps County Community Foundation
424 Garfield Street
Holdrege, NE 68949
Eligibility: Applicants must be a resident of Phelps County, have completed one college year, be enrolled as a full-time student in an accredited college, university, technical or vocational school that qualifies as a tax-exempt institution and earned a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.phelpsfoundation.org/scholarships/

Roger D. Olson Agricultural Scholarship
Sponsor: Phelps County Community Foundation
424 Garfield Street
Holdrege, NE 68949
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled full-time in their first year in a program of at least two years in duration and submit documentation demonstrating financial need. Those students with parents serving on the selection committee are disqualified.

Amount: $500
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.phelpsfoundation.org/scholarships/

Schulz Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Grand Island Community Foundation
1811 W. 2nd Street
Suite 365
Grand Island, NE 68803
Eligibility: Applicants must rank in the top half of their graduating class.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: February 10
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.gicf.org

Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation
222 Kiewit Plaza
Omaha, NE 68131
Eligibility: Applicants must be Nebraska residents pursuing undergraduate studies at a Nebraska public institution of higher learning who have not yet earned a bachelor's degree. They must be in need of financial assistance in order to obtain education. Students must have applied for federal aid and have a 2.5 or higher GPA.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, two letters of reference and essay are required.
Website: http://www.buffettscholarships.org

Teammates Mentoring Program
Sponsor: Grand Island Community Foundation
1811 W. 2nd Street
Suite 365
Grand Island, NE 68803
Eligibility: Applicants must be currently matched mentees who have been in the program since ninth grade or younger.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: February 10
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.gicf.org

Velma Mays Scholarship
Sponsor: Grand Island Community Foundation
1811 W. 2nd Street
Suite 365
Grand Island, NE 68803
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors from Doniphan, Nebraska who are pursuing a degree in education.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: February 10
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.gicf.org

Vincent & Mildred Abrahamson Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Phelps County Community Foundation
424 Garfield Street
Holdrege, NE 68949
Eligibility: Applicants must be planning to enroll full-time at any college, technical or trade school, have earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 and provide clear evidence of leadership in extracurricular activities, including church, community service or via a job. Previous awardees may reapply.

Amount: $1,250
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.phelpsfoundation.org/scholarships/

Vocational Technical Scholarship
Sponsor: American Legion Auxiliary - Department of Nebraska
Department Headquarters
P.O. Box 5227
Lincoln, NE 68505
Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of the state of Nebraska and must be veterans or veteran connected.

Amount: $400
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.nebraskalegionaux.net

Wallace S. and Wilma K. Laughlin Foundation Trust Scholarships
Sponsor: Nebraska Funeral Directors Association
Wallace S. & Wilma K. Laughlin Foundation Trust
521 First Street
P.O. Box 10
Milford, NE 68405
Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Nebraska and must be graduating seniors at a Nebraska high school or they must be graduates of a Nebraska high school. They must be entering or current students of mortuary science, reside in Nebraska for at least three years after completing their mortuary science degree programs and intend to practice mortuary science. Selection is based on applicant interview.

Amount: At least $1,000
Deadline: June 30
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, recommendation letter and proof that all pre-mortuary science state requirements have been met are required.
Website: http://nefda.org/career-services/

William & Margaret Richards Scholarship
Sponsor: Phelps County Community Foundation
424 Garfield Street
Holdrege, NE 68949
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating from Holdrege High School in Nebraska. Students must be ranked in the top 35% of their class. Applicants must plan to enroll as a full-time student in a four-year program. Students must complete a financial information summary and demonstrate financial need. Applicants must submit an essay describing why they should be awarded the scholarship.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.phelpsfoundation.org/scholarships/

Winn Scholarship
Sponsor: Grand Island Community Foundation
1811 W. 2nd Street
Suite 365
Grand Island, NE 68803
Eligibility: Applicants must be current or former residents of Wood River, Nebraska.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: February 10
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.gicf.org

Youth Golf Scholarship
Sponsor: Phelps County Community Foundation
424 Garfield Street
Holdrege, NE 68949
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled (full-time or part-time) or plan to enroll at any college or technical or trade school and have maintained a GPA of at least 3.0.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.phelpsfoundation.org/scholarships/

Zana Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Grand Island Community Foundation
1811 W. 2nd Street
Suite 365
Grand Island, NE 68803
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduates of Grand Island High School.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: February 10
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.gicf.org