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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
Foster Care to Success More information is available at fc 2 success.org

For students from foster home. More information is available at fc 2 success.org

Visit: fc 2 success.org

Visit: fc 2 success.org

Navy Baccalaureate Degree Completion Program Up to $54,000

For qualified students who meet Navy requirements, provides funds to help complete their education.

Visit: navy.com

Visit: navy.com

Republican Women Leadership Circle Scholarship

Female undergraduates (sophomore through senior standing) or females pursuing a Masters degree that can be applied to a political field.

Submit a one page resume containing the following information: Republican Party/political involvement, community/charitable activities, positions of leadership, honors and awards, references.

 

Excellence Funding Varies. Included in the total financial aid package as required by federal regulations and college policies.

Excellence Funding is given to students who will make an immediate impact to a program as determined by the coach for an athletic program or a director of a fine arts program.

Contact the Office of Admission or Financial Aid Office.

This scholarship will be renewed according to the requirements set forth by the director or head coach in the area of the scholarship.

Nebraska Educational Office Professionals Association (NEOPA) Varies

Eligible students must have graduated from a Nebraska high school and completed at least 4 semesters of business courses.

The candidate must complete an application and one-page biographical essay on "Why I Am Choosing an Office-Related Career or Vocation".

Complete details and applications available on their website.

Lincoln Community Foundation Varies. Up to 50 scholarships available yearly.

Each scholarship is unique and supports students of a variety of backgrounds. 

Visit: lcf.org

Visit: lcf.org

Special Recognition Merit Awards Up to $28,000 ($7,000/yr for four years)

Doane College recognizes student potential based on admittance and strives to make an education affordable. Award notice is provided at time of admittance.

Students who meet the nomination criteria should apply to Doane College.

The scholarship is renewed each year for four years.

American Chemical Society Scholars Program Information is available at chemistry.org website.

Designed to encourage African-American, Hispanic and American Indian students to pursue undergraduate degrees in the chemical sciences and chemical technology.

Visit: chemistry.org 

Visit: chemistry.org 

Federal Pell Grant Maximum Award $5,550

Awarded to undergraduate students with exceptional financial need.

Apply for the FAFSA.

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

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) Maximum Award $2,500

Awarded to undergraduate students who have not earned a bachelor’s degree and demonstrate exceptional financial need (Pell Grant eligible). Funding is limited.

Apply for the FAFSA.  

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

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