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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 descending Process Renewability / Repayment
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.

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.

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

 

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

American Business Women's Association (ABWA) Network Chapter Scholarship

Nebraska residents in need of financial assistance who are on a non-traditional (education has been interrupted for three or more years) track to complete their 4-year degree.

Applications available here.

This scholarship is not renewable.

Alpha Delta Kappa - Alpha Iota Chapter Scholarship

Open to undergraduate students from Chase, Dundy, Frontier, Furnas, Hayes, Hitchcock or Red Willow counties in Nebraska who have completed at least their sophomore year of college majoring in the

Contact Cindy Monnaha, Scholarship Chair, at cleamonna@yahoo.com for an application.

Federal Direct PLUS (Parent) Loan Varies (Up to Cost of Attendance)

Parents who do not have adverse credit history may borrow for their dependent student. Applications are approved by the Federal Direct Loan Origination Center based on a credit check.

Apply for the FAFSA and complete Direct PLUS Loan Request and Master Promissory Note here

Begins after the loan is fully disbursed. Deferment options are available. Please contact the Financial Aid Office for further information.

Veterans United Scholarship Five bi-annual $2,000 scholarship(s)

Potential applicants must be pursuing a post-secondary degree at an accredited college or university and have a connection to the military by being one of the following:

Applicants must also submit an essay no longer than 750 words based on one of three prompts made available in the spring and fall by Veterans United Scholarship Program.

Five bi-annual $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to help pay for tuition and books.

Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund More information is available at FamiliesofFreedom.org

Provides education assistance to members of families impacted by 9-11.

Visit: families of freedom.org

Visit: families of freedom.org

Air Force ROTC Scholarship Program Varies

Provides qualified students up to full tuition, book allowance and a monthly stipend.

Visit: afrotc.com

Offers four-year, three-year and limited two-year scholarships.

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