Category Archives: Scholarship Opportunities

Nebraska Press Association Foundation Scholarship

For 2016, the NPA (Nebraska Press Association) Foundation will offer up to four total (high school and college) scholarships of $2,000 each. Preference will be given to students who will be pursuing newspaper journalism education at a Nebraska university or college.  To download the application, visit or ScholarshipQuest. For more information, contact the Nebraska Press Association at or… Read more »

LEAF Scholarship Opportunities

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The Lincoln Education Association Foundation (LEAF) has two scholarships available for LPS seniors: The STAR (Student Talent & Resources) Scholarship of $1,000 is available to a senior LPS student whose parent is an LEA member, and can be used at an accredited Nebraska educational institution. The SOAR (Student Opportunity and Resources) Scholarship of $1,000 is available to a senior LPS… Read more »

Aspiring Nurse Scholarship

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Nursing Schools Almanac has just launched its second annual Aspiring Nurse Scholarship. It will award a $1,000 scholarship to an aspiring nurse who best demonstrates: + A track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics + A passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare This scholarship is open to all high school seniors who… Read more »

Independent Insurance Agents of Nebraska Foundation Scholarships

The Independent Insurance Agents of Nebraska Foundation is now accepting applications for three scholarships they are sponsoring in the amount of $1,000 each. To access directions and the application, please click here or visit ScholarshipQuest.  The scholarships will be awarded to students that choose to attend an accredited 2 or 4 year college or higher learning institute within the state… Read more »

Scholarship Reminders

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Seniors are reminded to visit ScholarshipQuest for updated local, regional & Nebraska-based scholarships. In addition, there are several national scholarship searches listed at ScholarshipQuest and the LSW Counseling Center’s website. New scholarships include: Full Sail University’s Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship $1,000 scholarship Deadline: June 1, 2016 Full Sail University’s Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship $1,000 scholarship Deadline: June 1, 2016… Read more »

Lincoln Community Foundation Scholarships

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The 2016 Scholarships at the Lincoln Community Foundation will be available at  beginning December 15th 2015.  Scholarship guidelines and online application forms will be available on this site.  Students will need to attach the first page only of the FAFSA Student Aid Report containing the Expected Family Contribution for 2016-2017 when a scholarship requires financial information.  Submitting a 2015-2016… Read more »

2016 Junior Achievement Scholarship

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The 2016 Junior Achievement Scholarships, ranging from $500 to $1,000 will be awarded to graduating seniors who demonstrate academic achievement and participation in school and community activities. The award may be used for any direct education expenses, such as tuition, books, and room/board at any accredited post-secondary educational institution, including trade school and community college, for any field of study. For… Read more »

Thumbtack Scholarship

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Thumbtack is an online marketplace that connects people with experienced local professionals to help them accomplish more than 5 million projects each year. Thumbtack is offering a $5,000 scholarship to individuals enrolling in or continuing to pursue education opportunities that enable them to: Develop skills relevant to running a small service business Master a trade that is currently offered on… Read more »

Peru State Cooperating School Scholarship

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The Peru State College Cooperating School Scholarship is available to eligible students who are planning on attending Peru State College. Criteria includes: 1) Graduating in top half of class; 2) Active in school; 3) Possess leadership qualities; and 4) Attend PSC beginning Fall 2016. The scholarship covers one-half of on-campus tuition per term; up to a maximum of 128 credit hours… Read more »