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2018 - 2019 Scholarship Opportunities

Read each scholarship opportunity that is posted. If you meet the criteria, download the forms from this website by clicking on the actual PDF box and neatly fill out the scholarship application form, OR go to the websites listed to download/fill out the scholarship forms. Stop by the guidance counseling office if you have any questions about all that is posted here. Above all....MEET THE DEADLINES!

Click on the scholarship name in the table below to go to a description of the scholarship. The .pdf image indicates that you can click on the image to download a scholarship application. Most of the applications have been made into fillable forms, so they can be saved once information is typed on them.

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Due in OCTOBER    

Wendy's HS Heisman

Horatio Alger Association Scholarship      

 

   

     
         

 

       

Due in NOVEMBER

   

ELKS NATIONAL FOUNDATION MOST VALUABLE STUDENT (MVS) SCHOLARSHIP

Hagan Scholarship Foundation

 

     
     
     

Due in DECEMBER

   
     
     
     

Due in JANUARY

ELKS-NEBRASKA PAST EXALTED RULER’S SCHOLARSHIP

ELKS-NEBRASKA J.B. FERGUSON GOLF SCHOLARSHIP

ELKS-NEBRASKA VOCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP GRANT

     
     
     
Due in FEBRUARY

ELKS NATIONAL FOUNDATION LEGACY AWARD

Sydney Loofe Memorial Scholarship  
     
     
  Due in MARCH  
     
     
     
     
     

 

   

 

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES: 2018-2019 

Wendy's HS Heisman

Students who always ace the quiz. Who shine on the field. Who are involved in every activity and who set the example in your school and community.

Students who apply for the Wendy’s High School Heisman Scholarship are already winners! They excel in class, in sports, and in the community. Don’t miss out on your chance to apply or to support students in your school who excel. The Wendy’s High School Heisman Program is your chance to recognize well-rounded senior men and women who learn, perform, and lead on a daily basis.  Must have a cumulative high school GPA of B or 3.0 or better.

Go to: wendyshighschoolheisman.com

Submission Deadline: October 17-Application Closes

 

Horatio Alger Association Scholarship 

If integrity, determination and courage describe you- you have what it takes to be a Horatio Alger Scholar. This scholarship rewards students who possess the character to succeed in life. It helps students overcome the financial barriers of pursuing higher education. To qualify, you must have at least a 2.0 GPA and require financial assistance to attend college. (Must file out the FAFSA) 

The eligibility criteria to be considered for the Horatio Alger National & State Scholarships are as follows.

-Be enrolled full-time as a high school senior in the United States with plans to enter college no later than the Fall semester following graduation.

-Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor's degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the USA. Students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution.

-Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required).

-Be involved in co-curricular & community service activities

-Display integrity & perseverance in overcoming adversity

-Hold a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0....yes 2.0

-Be a United States Citizen

Application Deadline: OCTOBER 25   To learn more and apply, visit; scholars.horatioalger.org

 

 

FALLS CITY & NEBRASKA ELKS ASSOCIATION 

For Applications & Information to the following scholarships, go to: nebraskaelks.org

            

ELKS NATIONAL FOUNDATION MOST VALUABLE STUDENT (MVS) SCHOLARSHIP

4 Year College

Based on scholarship, leadership & financial need.

Ranging from $1,000 per year to $12,500 per year, Most Valuable Student scholarships are for students pursuing a four-year degree, on a full-time basis (minimum of 12 semester hours), in a U.S. college or university. All scholarships are in the form of certificates of award conditional upon the full-time enrollment of the winner in an accredited U.S. college or university.

Online applications:  www.nebraskaelks.org/scholarships.html

DEADLINE: One site says: Online Submission November 15

 

ELKS NATIONAL FOUNDATION LEGACY AWARD

Any senior son, daughter,stepson or stepdaughter of an Elk who has been a member in good standing for at least two years may apply. This can only be completed online  www.elks.org/enf/scholars/legacy.cfm

DEADLINE: Online Submission: FEBRUARY 1

 

ELKS-NEBRASKA PAST EXALTED RULER’S SCHOLARSHIP

Application can be found at this site: nebraskaelks.org/scholarships.html

1. Open to any high school senior.

2. The application blank must be filled out completely with all blanks filled in. All other information must be attached to the application.

3. BASIC EMPHASIS WILL BE ON NEED.

4. Be certain that the Exalted Ruler has signed and dated the application.

5. No restrictions on the type of school you will attend; I.e., may be Beauty School, Community College, Trade School, 2 or 4 year college.

6. Limited to one boy and one girl application from each lodge. In other words, each lodge may receive several entries, but must select one each to be submitted to State PER Scholarship Committee for pre-judging.

7. The enclosed application blanks will be the only ones judged. All previous forms are null and void.

8. ALL INFORMATION SUBMITTED IN THIS APPLICATION IS SOLELY FOR THE USE OF THE NEBRASKA ELKS ASSOCIATION.

9. Students may apply to only ONE Elks Lodge.

10. All applications should be returned to the local Lodge by January 15th for judging.

DEADLINE: Your completed application must be turned in to your local Elks Lodge member, Darrin Davis at Edward Jones Investments, 1619 Stone Street, by JANUARY 15

 

ELKS-NEBRASKA J.B. FERGUSON GOLF SCHOLARSHIP 

1. Complete the application blank in full. Must be signed and dated.

2. Must be a participant in high school golf and plan to participate in a college golf program.

3. May attend either a two or four year college.

4. Be certain that the Exalted Ruler has signed the application.

5. Limited to one applicant from each lodge. Each Lodge may receive several applications, but must select the best one to be submitted. All applications must be submitted to the Lodge by January 15th for judging.

Application can be found at this site: nebraskaelks.org/scholarships.html

DEADLINE: Your completed application must be turned in to your local Elks Lodge no later than January 15 OR take it to Darrin Davis by January 15

            

ELKS-NEBRASKA VOCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP GRANT

You must be a senior planning to attend a Nebraska vocational-technical program for an associate degree, diploma or certificate. 

Application can be found at this site: nebraskaelks.org/scholarships.html

Be sure your brochure is in the hands of the sponsoring Elks Lodge Chairman by January 1. Brochures received after this date cannot be accepted.

DEADLINE: This application is due at your local Elks Lodge no later than January 1or take it to Darrin Davis

 

Sydney Loofe Memorial Scholarship via the Set Me Free Project 
Applicants to the Sydney Loofe Memorial Scholarship must:
Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Demonstrate plans to attend an institution of higher learning in the areas of sociology/criminal justice, social work or cyber safety.
Eligible High Schools: Nebraska High Schools (Public or Private)
Deadline: February 15, 2019 by 5:00 PM
Award Amount: a minimum of $3,000
Go to: https://www.setmefreeproject.net/scholarship-opportunty
 

Hagan Scholarship Foundation

The Purpose of the Hagan Scholarship is to provide each recipient with the opportunity to obtain a four-year college education and graduate college debt free; and to provide a practical understanding of important life skills not typically taught as a part of the school curriculum. These life skills are taught via WorkshopsSchwab Scholar Accounts, and Study Abroad.

2018 Eligibility Requirements

Must be a U.S. Citizen.

Must attend an Eligible Public High School; see List of Eligible Public High Schools.

Must be a student in the 2019 high school graduating class.

Must have achieved a high school CGPA of 3.50 or higher.

Must have scored 23 or higher on the ACT (Composite Score); or 1,150 on the SAT.

Must enroll at an eligible four-year college/university the fall semester following high school graduation.

Must work 240 hours in the twelve months prior to the start of college.

Must complete the FAFSA in 2018 using 2017 tax return information.
FAFSA EFC must be less than $6,500.

Must apply for eligible Federal and State grants.

Must not have been convicted of a felony.

The intended recipient of a Hagan Scholarship is a high achieving, self-motivated student with high goals in need of financial assistance in order to attend college.If you meet the eligibility requirements, I encourage you to apply for a scholarship. Go to www.hsfmo.org for more information.
Deadline: November 15