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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/

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 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ffa.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: http://www.ffa.org

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: Varies
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: http://nebraskaacademyofsciences.wildapricot.org/

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

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: http://www.ffa.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: http://www.ffa.org

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: http://www.ffa.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

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 7
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.jimmyranefoundation.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 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ffa.org

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/

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 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ffa.org

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: $1,000-$5,000
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

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: $100-$1,000
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. Requirements vary by the individual award.
Website: http://nebraskaacademyofsciences.wildapricot.org/

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: Varies
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

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

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/the-arrl-foundation

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/the-arrl-foundation

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/the-arrl-foundation

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

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://www.nefda.org