2019 - 2020 Scholarship Opportunities
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|Due in April|
Kids’ Chance of Nebraska
|Community Medical Center Board of Directors Scholarship
Frontier Bank Centennial Scholarship **Deadline extended to April 13
|Due in May|
SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES: 2019-2020
Four scholarships (one of $2000 and two of $500 and several at $150) will be awarded to incoming freshmen in the majors of engineering architecture and science. Applicants will be evaluated on several factors including grades, character, involvement in school and community activities, job experience and timeliness of scholarship application. The Sooner, the better. The first step is for you to fill out your UNL/STEM application online. Representatives of Triangle will contact applicants to arrange interviews starting in March and ending in June.
Deadline is June 9
The online application is available at their website: www.triangleunl.org
This scholarship seeks to provide financial support to further the education of the children of Nebraska workers who have been severely injured, totally disabled or killed as a result of employment related injuries or occupational diseases.
For more information on scholarships and how to apply, go to www.kidschanceofne.org
Deadline: April 15
A $750 scholarship will be awarded to a student entering the field of EDUCATION. The student must be planning to teach in a classroom.
-Must provide current photo
-Fill out simple application: it asks for rank, ACT, involvement in school, church and community activities, grades, etc.
-Submit OFFICIAL HS Transcript with raised seal
-Attach 300 word letter about yourself etc.
Deadline: April 17
Please return the application with all attachments, by the Deadline, to:
P.O Box 622
Humboldt, NE 68376
The family of John H. Morehead is pleased to announce a scholarship in the amount of $5,000 to a current college student who is planning to continue his or her education at a four-year college or university for the 2020-2021 school year.
The requirements for the scholarship are as follows:
1. The applicant must be a graduate of a Richardson County high school.
2. The applicant must be currently enrolled in a 4-year college or university.
3. The applicant must have a cumulative college GPA of at least 3.0, having completed the first year of study at the 4-year college or university.
4. Graduate students are not eligible.
5. The applicant is required to submit all application materials by May 1, 2019.
The scholarship shall be awarded based on the following criteria:
• The student has proven that he or she is capable of hard work and sustained achievement through academics, work history, and involvement in activities and organizations,
• The student’s goals regarding college and life after college show evidence of good character, sound ambition, and service to others.
The scholarship application is available in the Falls City High School, Sacred Heart School, and HTRS Public Schools guidance counselor offices, or by emailing Kristine Hansen-Cain at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please submit the following. Application must be typewritten, signed and dated:
a. application form
b. completed essay questions
c. copy of high school transcript
d. official copy of college/university transcript*
e. character letter of recommendation (completed by a pastor or priest, employer, Scout leader, etc. but not a family member)
f. educator’s letter of recommendation (completed by a college professor or high school teacher)
The scholarship will be disbursed to the college or university at which the applicant enrolls. One half of the total award will be disbursed each semester.
Please mail completed application to:
6227 Underwood Ave.
Omaha, NE 68132
Community Medical Center Board of Directors Scholarship
The Community Medical Center Board of Directors sponsors two $1,000 scholarships every year. The scholarships are awarded annually to students who are graduating from a high school in Richardson County, Nebraska. Scholarships will be awarded to those entering a two or four year college with a declared major in the healthcare field, and are renewable for one year if the individual maintains a 3.0 or higher GPA and retains a major in a healthcare field.
Applications should be completed and returned to Community Medical Center,
Attn. Human Resources, PO Box 399, Falls City, NE 68355, by April 3, 2020.
The Richard & Marilyn Guilliams Trust Scholarship
The Richard and Marilyn Guilliams Trust will be awarding two $1,000.00 scholarships to graduating seniors from Falls City High School in the spring of 2020. One will be given to a male and one to a female who plan to continue their education in any two year or four year accredited college or university.
Preference will be given to students who competed in at least two sports per year of high school and have at least a 3.0 grade point average. Other considerations will be involvement in community, church, and other school activities.
The deadline for this application is Tuesday, April 15, 2020, and all completed applications should be returned to the Guidance Counselor by that date.
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: In order to be considered for a scholarship award, you must:
1. Reside in Nebraska, with special consideration given to students residing in the eastern one-third of the state;
2. Demonstrate financial need;
3. Demonstrate a likelihood of academic success in chosen field of study;
4. Attend a Nebraska-based institution of higher learning;
5. Complete and sign the Application;
6. Include a certified copy of your high school transcript;
7. Include two letters of recommendation from instructors, advisors or counselors; and
8. Include an educational commitment essay of no more than 1 page relating to the impact of a higher education
on your permanent career objectives.
9. Other factors, obstacles or extenuating circumstances of the family such as financial burden, medical
expenses, death of a parent, and/or disabilities factor into the decision-making process.
April 15 NEW EXTENDED DEADLINE: June 1
This year the Falls City Tiger Booster Club is awarding up to eight scholarships divided equally between boys and girls. Up to four Boys and four Girls will receive awards. A $400 scholarship is awarded to one boy and one girl for outstanding athletic and academic achievement. And up to six, $300 scholarships are awarded equally to boys and girls.
Eligible athletes must be seniors graduating from Falls City High this spring. They must have participated in Athletics at the Varsity level, and be in good standing with their school. Applicants currently out for a spring sport: that sport is considered complete as far as this award is concerned. Applicants must plan to enter a post-secondary school such as a College or University, Junior College, or Community College as a freshman. Most Technical schools will qualify. Applicants entering the Active Military are eligible for their award after completing their military service or tour of duty. Members of Active Reserve or National Guard may receive their award while on active reserve status and attending a post-secondary school. For athletes to receive their award from the Falls City Tiger Booster Club, they must present the club a certificate of admission from their school.
There is a 2-page application... ABSOLUTELY NO ATTACHMENTS OF ANY KIND, ALLOWED.
Deadline: April 14
This scholarship program is for students interested in attending one of Nebraska's Community Colleges to study in an automotive related field. $1500
a. be planning to attend a Nebraska Community Collegein the fall
b. applicant must plan to enroll in an automotive related field
c. get a teacher letter of recommendation
d. an interview and reference letter from a New Car Dealer is given additional consideration
DEADLINE: By APRIL 3 applicant must have met the above criteria and submission of application to Carriage House Foundation no later than April 3.
Vietnam Veterans of Nebraska Annual Scholarship (VVNESN)
This scholarship program provides financial assistance to Vietnam-era veterans, dependent children, grandchildren, orphans and widows of Vietnam veterans for costs associated with undergraduate studies at accredited educational and technical institutions. This scholarship also includes students with learning disabilities or special needs.
DEADLINE: Must be received before April 1 to Stephen J. Schawang 65211 716 Road. Falls City, NE 68355
Presented by the Local Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star
This scholarship will be awarded to two high school seniors who best exemplify good citizenship, involvement in their community & school & high moral character.
Deadline: April 15
Two scholarships in the amount of $500 each are awarded annually to one student from Falls City Sacred Heart
and one student from Falls City High School. Scholarships will be awarded to those entering a two or four year
college with a declared major in the healthcare field.
Applications should be completed and returned to FCVAS, PO Box 551, Falls City, NE 68355, by May 1
This scholarship will be awarded to students who have graduated from high school in Richardson County, who are entering a four-year college. Two scholarships, each in the amount of $1600.00 will be awarded, one to a student who intends to major in Agriculture and one to a student who intends to major in Business, both of whom are graduating seniors from a high school in Richardson County.
Applications should be completed and returned to:
Attn: Tiphanie Nekolite
1616 Harlan Street
Falls City, NE 68355
$750 Member Company employees and their dependents can apply for a college scholarship sponsored by the Lincoln Builders Bureau. Applicants must be enrolled or plan to enroll in an accredited college or trade school with a focus of construction science. Go to www.buildersbureau.com
The Falls City Area Jaycees will award one scholarship to a Falls City High Senior and one scholarship to a Falls City Sacred Heart Senior who has demonstrated leadership and community involvement. Each scholarship will be a $1000, to be used to further the student’s education. The scholarship can be used at any institution that provides education beyond high school, as long as the education consists of at least one year post high school. The Jaycees will award the scholarships to individuals who are active in the community as well as their school. The students MUST submit all application information and documentation, to the Guidance Counselor of your school. The DEADLINE for submissions is on Friday May 1, 2020. Please supply the following information to complete the application.
The Nebraska Coaches Association/Country Inn & Suites Scholarship
application deadline is April 15. This fully funded scholarship program will award eight recipients $1,000.00 after successfully completing one semester at an accredited college or university.
Application form and other information regarding the scholarship can be found at:
1) Upper 25% of class -OR- 3.75 Cumulative GPA
2) Must be at least a 2-year participant in 2 sports
3) Must have earned a varsity letter in 2 sports
4) Must include at least two letters of recommendation from high school coaches
5) ACT minimum score of 24
Kobza Dental, PC and Dr. Travis Kobza are pleased to oﬀer scholarships in the amount of $500 to graduating seniors in Falls City, Nebraska.
We encourage any senior with plans to continue their education to apply.
Senior applicants are asked to submit a typewritten, double-spaced, two page essay on ONE of the following subjects:
1. How I have made a diﬀerence in someone’s life.
2. How I have made a diﬀerence in my community.
3. How I can make a diﬀerence in the world.
Students should also submit a resume as a separate document which should include:
1. An objective regarding future area(s) of study
2. A personal history of background, accomplishments in school, academics, volunteer opportunities and extra-curricular activities
3. An explanation of financial need
Application instructions: Complete the form located at fctigers.org, attach the essay and resume (as word documents) and email to: email@example.com OR drop oﬀ completed applications to our oﬃce 1901 Chase Street, OR you may mail the required documents by APRIL 15 to:
Kobza Dental, PC
Attn: Scholarship Application Committee
PO Box 16
Falls City, NE 68355
AS USUAL: Scholarship fillable form available above. CLICK ON THE PDF BOX IN THE GRID ABOVE
a. must plan to attend either a 2 or 4 year school next fall.
b. fill out simple application
Due Date: Monday, April 13. Return your completed scholarship form to:
Jim Hill’s Paint, Glass & Flooring, 1619 Chase Street
Orris C. Hatch Memorial, 2 scholarships, $1000 each.
This scholarship will assist a graduating senior who plans to attend:
VOCATIONAL or TRADE SCHOOLS
TECHNICAL SCHOOLS or
NURSING SCHOOL (4-year college qualifies)
Basis of selection is: 1/3 scholastic achievement, 1/3 financial need and economic circumstances of applicant as expressed in application, 1/3 on: extra-curricular involvement in high school, involvement in church and community activities & content of written application.
DEADLINE: May 1
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