Nebraska Scholarships

The wide-open state of Nebraska gives you plenty of room to stretch your legs, but it also gives you plenty of options for higher education. In addition to the University of Nebraska and Nebraska State College systems, the Cornhusker State features several two-year schools and private Christian colleges.

Regardless of which option you choose, chances are you’ll need some financial aid. Luckily, Nebraska offers several scholarships funded by colleges, the government and private organizations.

Popular Nebraska Scholarships

Many Nebraska scholarships are designed for those associated with the military. For example, the American Legion Auxiliary’s Vocational/Technical Scholarship is reserved for students who are connected to a veteran.

Similarly, the Nebraska Department of Veterans Affairs funds a tuition waiver for relatives of disabled and deceased veterans. If your parent or spouse was injured in the line of duty, you may be eligible for this waiver.

Institutional aid is a good source for Nebraska scholarships. The University of Nebraska – Lincoln sponsors many awards, including the $2,225 Regents Scholarship. A full list of these, along with other Nebraska scholarships, is available in our scholarship directory.

Applying for Nebraska Scholarships

It will be easier to find Nebraska scholarships to apply for if you know what you plan to study. The University of Nebraska – Lincoln sponsors departmental scholarships like the Eastman Scholarship in Mathematics, which is open to math majors only.

Another opportunity for science students is the NASA Nebraska Space Grant. This award is intended for students engaged in an activity to promote NASA’s mission. This may include research projects, independent study or professional development.

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100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Midwest Student Exchange ProgramVaries03/01/2018
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Blue & Gold Level 1 Scholarship$3,000February 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.SSU Development Foundation Diversity ScholarshipVariesJanuary 15
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Vincent & Mildred Abrahamson Memorial Scholarship$1,250February 15
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Atlanta Community Club Scholarship$500February 15
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Holdrege Firefighters Scholarship$2,000February 15
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Youth Golf Scholarship$3,000February 15
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Earl & Caroline High Scholarship$1,000February 15
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Holdrege Memorial Homes Scholarship$1,000February 15
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Mike Lane Memorial Scholarship$500February 15
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Clive E. & Charlotte E. Lantz Scholarship$500February 15
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Harvey E. & Marguerite Sandstrom McDowell Scholarship$3,000February 15
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Roger D. Olson Agricultural Scholarship$500February 15
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Phelps Memorial Health Center Service League Scholarship$500February 15
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Howard F. Shroeder Memorial Scholarship$1,000February 15
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Theodore C. & Minnie C. Swanson Memorial Scholarship$1,200February 15
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Humpert Memorial Scholarship$10,000February 15
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.M.J. Nelson Science Scholarship$500February 15
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Orleans High School$250February 15
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Holdrege Rotary Scholarship$1,000February 15
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Rod Smith Educational Scholarship$750February 15
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.George R. Mitchell VFW Post #1365 Agriculture Scholarship$350February 15
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Arnold and Olive Wallander Memorial Scholarship$3,000February 15
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Ahrens Charitable Trust Scholarship$3,000June 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Connick Memorial Scholarship$3,000March 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Doniphan Community Foundation Scholarship$3,000March 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Eakes Memorial Scholarship$3,000March 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Hall County Medical Society Scholarship$5,000June 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Mays Memorial Scholarship$3,000March 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Meedel/YWCA Scholarship$500March 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Pleasantview Public Schools Fund$3,000March 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Robb Memorial Scholarship$3,000March 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Schultz Memorial Scholarship$3,000March 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Teammates Mentoring Program$3,000March 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Youth Leadership Tomorrow Scholarship$3,000March 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Boyle Endowment for Nursing Studies$500February 15
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Out-of-State Fee Stipend$2,000January 15
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Cook Scholarship$7,000None
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.President's Out of State Scholar Award$3,000None
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.President's ScholarshipVariesJanuary 15
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Alumni Legacy ScholarshipVariesFebruary 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Global Tiger Scholarship$2,000August 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.National Scholars Award$2,000March 1 (Priority)
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Engineering Technology Scholarship$7,260
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Continue the Tradition Fee Waiver Program$6,360
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Out-of-State Merit Scholarship$10,000December 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.G. Robert Muchemore Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship$25,000January 9
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Nonresident Incentive Tuition Waiver$4,000February 1 (priority)
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Eastman Scholarship in Mathematics$4,000January 15
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.UA ScholarVariesDecember 1
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