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Financing Your Education

Education is one of the most important, and possibly the first, big investment of your life. Spend some time researching scholarships as they can be a big factor in financing your years at college.

Aid Award Eligibilitysort ascending Process Renewability / Repayment
Nebraska Opportunity Grant (NOG) Maximum Award $3,000

Nebraska resident who demonstrates high need. Limited availability.

Eligible recipient names are submitted to the State of Nebraska's Coordinating Commission of Post-Secondary Education pending approval.

2 full-time semesters or 4 full-time terms per academic year

UCC Undergrad Scholarship

Must be a United Church of Christ member entering your sophomore, junior or senior year.

Download the 2014 application at www.ucc.org/scholarships

 

Rocky Mountain Alumni Scholarship $1,500

Must be a student from the Rocky Mountain area in Colorado.

Specific requirements can be found on the Rocky Mountain Alumni Chapter site.

Please visit the Rocky Mountain Alumni site for information on this scholarship.

This is a one-time $1,500 award scholarship.

Dianne Grieser Memorial Scholarship

Must be a graduate of any Lincoln public high school interested in a career in the business field.  Must be attending an institution of higher learning in the state of Nebraska.

Additional details and applications available in the Financial Aid Office.

Not eligible for renewal.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund More information is available at hsf.net

More information is available at hsf.net

Visit: hsf.net

Visit: hsf.net

Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program $5,000 up to $17,500

Loan forgiveness for individuals who teach five consecutive years and meet other criteria.

Visit: Federal Student Aid Website

Visit: Federal Student Aid Website

GreenPal Scholarship

GreenPal's scholarship is open to any graduating high school senior, college freshman or sophomore who owns and operates his/her own small business, or has put together a business plan to start a

Visit their website for application and additional information.

Scholarship is $2,000 paid equally over (4) semesters,
This scholarship will be renewed each year with a new winner. Each

Merrill Scholarship $9,000/yr

For transfer students. 24+ hours of college credit and 3.0+ cumulative college GPA

Contact the Office of Admission

3.0 GPA

Junior College Graduate Award $7,000/yr

For transfer students graduating from a two-year college.

Contact the Office of Admission.

Students must remain in good academic standing to renew this award.

Navy Health Services Collegiate Program Up to $42,000

For students interested in a health care career in the Navy.

Visit: navy.com

Visit: navy.com

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