Nebraska Scholarships

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Veterinary Scholarships (member)

The Nebraska Veterinary Medical Association (NVMA) offers the NVMA Veterinary Student Scholarship to Nebraska high school or State of Nebraska-approved Home School Program graduates to complete their veterinary education.

Amount
$250–$1,000
Scholarships awarded
23 winners
Required GPA
3
Deadline
October 15
Winner announcement
December 1, 2022

Smith Diversity Scholarship

The Smith Diversity Scholarship provides five awards to graduating high school seniors and high school graduates in Nebraska who come from low-income and minority families to further their education.

Amount
$25,000
Scholarships awarded
5 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
December 15

Norma Ross Walter Scholarship

The Willa Cather Foundation provides three Norma Ross Walter Scholarships to female high school seniors from Nebraska who plan on majoring in English.

Amount
$2,000–$3,000
Scholarships awarded
3 winners
Required GPA
3
Deadline
January 31
Winner announcement
March 2023

Davis-Chambers Scholarship

The Davis-Chambers Scholarship is offered to high school seniors to pursue studies at the University of Nebraska. Applicants must be residents of Nebraska and high school graduates in Nebraska.

Amount
$2,000–$4,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
February 1

North Central Region 9 Scholarship

The scholarship is awarded to one high school senior or undergraduate student enrolled in a two- or four-year college or university within the North Central region.

Amount
$1,000–$6,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
February 1

Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation Scholarships

The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation offers this scholarship to graduating high school students or high school graduates pursuing studies at Nebraska’s public institutions. It is open to incoming college freshmen.

Amount
$200–$5,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2
Deadline
February 1
Winner announcement
April 30

Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships

The Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarship offers need-based scholarships of between $500 and $5,000 to graduating high school seniors or students currently enrolled in accredited colleges in the U.S.

Amount
$500–$5,000
Scholarships awarded
48 winners
Required GPA
3
Deadline
February 7
Winner announcement
April 2023

Marianne Beel Scholarship

The Nebraska Press Women (NPW)awards the Marianne Beel Scholarship worth $1,000 which offers scholarships to female high school seniors in Nebraska.

Amount
$500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
February 9

John Deere Scholarship

The $2,500 John Deere Scholarship is given to one Midwest US student and one diverse Midwest U.S. student enrolled in a welding engineering or weld engineering technology program annually.

Amount
$2,500
Scholarships awarded
2 winners
Required GPA
3
Deadline
March 1

Hearld and Marge Ambler Scholarship

The Community Foundation of the Ozarks offers the Hearld and Marge Ambler Scholarship of $6,000 to two college students each, pursuing business-related degree programs. Preference is given to accounting majors.

Amount
$6,000
Scholarships awarded
2 winners
Required GPA
3
Deadline
March 13

Pre-Veterinary Scholarships

The Nebraska Veterinary Medical Association offers the Pre-Veterinary Scholarships of $500 to Nebraska undergraduate students in pre-veterinary education and pursuing completion of the pre-professional program.

Amount
$500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
March 15
Winner announcement
April 2022

ISL Midwest Senior Scholarship

The Iowa Student Loan offers a $1,000 scholarship to ten students annually to assist them with college education expenses and encourage them to pursue college degrees. Recipients are picked randomly.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
10 winners
Required GPA
3
Deadline
April 29

¡Lánzate!/Take Off! Higher Education Travel Award program

The ¡Lánzate!/Take Off! Higher Education Travel Award program offers 185 $1,500 flight e-passes to undergraduate and graduate students who travel away from home to study.

Amount
$1,500
Scholarships awarded
185 winners
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
May 15
Winner announcement
July 8, 2023

Colonel Theodore A. Leisen Memorial and Training Endowment Fund

The Nebraska Section American Water Works Association offers the Colonel Theodore A. Leisen Memorial and Training Fund to three students to further their education and advance their careers in the water industry.

Amount
$500
Scholarships awarded
3 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
September 1

Dr. Joseph and Sonya Landholm Scholarship

The Nebraska Veterinary Medical Association offers Dr. Joseph and Sonya Landholm Scholarship of up to $4,500 to veterinary students and veterinary practitioners pursuing training leading to certification in veterinary acupuncture.

Amount
$4,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
September 1

Study.com September Scholarships

The Study.com September Scholarships offer 30 students in any field of study from the United States or 25 specific states a $500 scholarship each to pursue their undergraduate studies.

Amount
$500
Scholarships awarded
30 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
September 1
Winner announcement
December

Nebraska Scholarships

Located in the midwestern region of the U.S, Nebraska is known for its expansive prairies, bustling music scene, spacious farmlands, and unique cultural attractions. This state has a number of opportunities available for scholarships that are state-funded to attend both university and private institutions. Take your pick from the various scholarships that are specific to Nebraska.

Frequently asked questions

What are the top schools in Nebraska?

  • Creighton University

Creighton University ranks 115th on the list of the top national universities in the United States. The Norma Ross Walter Scholarship is a great way to fund your studies here if you’re looking to major in English.

 

  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln ranks 151st on the list of the top national universities in the United States. If you’re looking for funding, try the Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation Scholarship.

 

  • University of Nebraska Omaha

The University of Nebraska Omaha is ranked 299th among the top national universities in the United States. If you’re on the lookout for a scholarship in Nebraska, check out The ¡Lánzate!/Take Off! Higher Education Travel Award program.

Most popular majors in Nebraska?

  1. Business
  2. Finance
  3. Psychology

 

Where does Nebraska rank in education?

Nebraska ranks 20th on a list of most educated states and 14th in terms of public school systems. Read our reports on 2022 Most & Least Educated States and States with Best & Worst Public School Systems for more.