Chief Standing Bear Scholarship

The Chief Standing Bear Scholarship Committee is offering two $2,500 scholarships to American Indian students who are enrolled in a tribe and who will be attending a higher-education institution (e.g. four-year college/university, community college, tribal college, technical school, etc.) in the upcoming fall term. For more information and to download the scholarship, please click here

Deadline: April 1, 2016

Nebraska Actuaries Club & Nebraska Insurance Federation Scholarship

Two $4,000 scholarships will be awarded, with each scholarship payable in four equal installments of $1,000 per semester over the course of academic years 2016-2017 and 2017-2018. In addition, two $2,000 scholarships will be awarded for the academic year 2016-2017, payable in two installments of $1,000 per semester. Students must be entering a college or university as a freshman in the fall of 2016. The $4,000 scholarships are funded by the Nebraska Insurance Federation and will be awarded to students entering the University of Nebraska at one of its three campuses in Lincoln, Omaha, or Kearney. The $2,000 scholarships are funded by the Nebraska Actuaries Club and will be awarded to a student entering any college or university in the state of Nebraska. Each scholarship is open to students graduating from any U.S. high school. Students must major in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or Economics with an interest in pursuing an actuarial career. All applicants must have demonstrated mathematical ability and evidence of some understanding of the actuarial field. For more information and to download the application, please click here.
Deadline: March 31, 2016

USD School of Mines’ Scholarships

In order to be considered for incoming freshman scholarships at the School of Mines, prospective students must be accepted for admission no later than the first business day in February prior to the academic year they plan to attend. For admittance to the School of Mines, students are required to submit an online SD Mines admission application or a paper admission application by mail, fax or e-mail.  Regardless of how you submit your application, all incoming freshman accepted for admission on or before the first business day in February will be competitively evaluated for incoming freshman scholarships. A separate application is not required for incoming freshman students. Students interested in departmental scholarships should contact their respective department for further information.

All applicants must carefully review the admission application requirements and ensure that all required documents (including no less than an official 6th semester high school transcript or a final transcript for students that have already graduated from high school) are received by the Admissions Office by the first business day in February deadline.

UNO’s Goodrich Scholarship Program

UNO’s Goodrich Scholarship Program application deadline is Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 5:00PM (CST).  Applicants can apply online at Unofficial high school transcripts and ACT/SAT scores will still be directly uploaded by the applicant in their online Goodrich application account.

February 20, 2016 will be the last available date for the English Placement and Proficiency Exam (EPPE) to be eligible for our application process (as testing must be posted by the March 1, 2016 deadline). Please note that all applicants are required to take this free exam. 

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship

The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship is now available at www.jackierobinson.orgThe JRF application is the vehicle through which more than 3,000 talented young minority high school students apply to become JRF Scholars and carry on the civic-minded legacy of the Foundation’s namesake, Jackie Robinson. The deadline to submit the application for a Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship is February 15, 2016 by 5:00 pm ET.


To be eligible for a Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship, an applicant must:

  • Be a graduating, minority high school senior
  • Plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States
  • Show leadership potential
  • Demonstrate a dedication to community service
  • Present evidence of financial need
  • Be a United States citizen
  • Have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the Math and Critical Reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21
  • Not possess a degree from a 2 or 4-year college when applying for the scholarship

College Week Live’s Paying for College Virtual Fair

CollegeWeekLive’s annual Paying for College Virtual Fair is this Thursday, January 14th, 2016 from 2:00 to 10:00 PM EST! During the Paying for College Virtual College Fair, they can:

  • Chat live with admissions counselors from 100+ colleges and universities
  • Learn from financial aid experts on how your students can fund their education including a presentation by the US Department of Education
  • Be entered to win a $5,000 scholarship, just for researching colleges during the event

Students may sign up at sign up at For additional information, email questions to