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ACE – Access College Early
Due: Rolling – Amount: Variable
Applicants must be enrolled in a college class, financial or special need.



Central Community College System
Grand Island

December Scholarships

Fireside Essay Competition
Due: 12/05/2018 – Amt: (5) $1,000
Fireside Catholic Publishing will recognize five Catholic High School Seniors who are “Putting their Faith into Action” daily. Only one student per school may enter. Turn your essay into Guidance by December 5th. Essay topic: How is your Religious Education Influencing your Life?

Elk’s Vocational
Due: 12/31/2018 (5pm) – Amt: varying
Graduating senior, US citizen, intending to study a vocation program. If you apply for this scholarship, you can’t apply for the Elk’s MVP. All Vocational applications should be mailed or hand delivered to the local Lodge #1195, 5113-63rd Street Columbus, NE 68601

January Scholarships

Platte Valley Cattlemen
Due: 01/11/2019 – Amt: $1,000
Eligible to receive one time, open to any individual attending college the following year, pursuing a course of study in Agriculture and residing in Platte, Butler, Colfax or Polk counties.

Rural Southwest Deanery
Due: 01/15/2019 – Amt: $250.00
Graduating Catholic female, completed application, transcript, priest evaluation and essay.

Acacia Fraternity
Due: 1/31/2019 – Amt: $1,000 & (2) $500
Incoming male freshmen at UNL, exhibiting excellence in academics, leadership skills and motivation for personal success.

Elk’s Past Exalted Ruler
Due: 01/15/2019 – Amt: (6) varying grants
Any graduating high school senior, basic emphasis is on need, be certain the exalted ruler has signed and dated the application, with students only able to apply to one Elks Lodge. Submit to 5113-63rd Street, Columbus, NE 68601.

J.B. Ferguson Golf
Due: 01/15/2019 – Amt: $500
Open to boys and girls that a part of the high school golf team and planning to participate in a college golf program. Applications must be returned to Elks Lodge #1195, 5113-63rd St Columbus, NE 68601.

SeniorAdvice Caregiver
Due: 01/15/2019 – Amt. $2,000
For students who have acted as caregiver to an adult relative in any capacity

February Scholarships

Nebraska Society of Professional Engineers
Due: 02/01/2019 (post marked) – Amt: (2) $1,500
Completed application, must be a US citizen, plan to attend an engineering program, essay, references, activities, financial information, jobs, minimum GPA/SAT/ACT scores on application.

Susan T. Buffett
Due: 02/01/2018 5pm Amt: varying
Graduating Nebraska resident, entering a Nebraska public college as a freshman, demonstration of financial need, academic merit, completed application, two recommendations, Student Aid Report, high school transcript, essay and consent form. Application opens Nov. 1st.

Nebraska Press Association
Due: 02/04/2019 – Amt: (5) $2,000
Preference will be given to students who will be pursuing newspaper journalism education at a Nebraska university or college.

Due: 02/08/2019 – Amt: $1,000
Transcript, statement, resume, references, ACT scores.

March Scholarships

Central Community College
Due: 03/01/2019 – Amt: varying
CCC admitted, completion of application, essay and recommendations.

Central Valley Ag
Due: 03/01/2019 – Amt. (20) $1,000
Students seeking Ag. degrees, complete guidelines found online.

Due: 03/13/2019 – Amt: $500
Graduate, member of Columbus United Federal Credit Union with their own primary account in good standing, proof of acceptance into an accredited college, completed application, transcript and essay.

Bonnard Shadle Memorial
Due: 03/18/2019 – Amt: $500
A graduating senior planning to major in a technical trade. Completed application and a letter of support from either faculty, family or employer. Applications should be mailed to Jean Kamrath 13947 T Road, Shelby, NE 68662.

Erna Badstieber Foundation
Due: 03/18/2019 – Amt: $1,000-2,000 (renewable up to 4 years)
Graduating senior enrolled in accredited post-secondary school, activities, volunteerism, goals, academics, transcript and completed application.

Helen Shadle Nursing
Due: 03/18/2019 – Amt. $1,000
Graduating senior admitted to a nursing program, which can be LPN, RN or BSN. Scholarship can be applied to any legitimate education cost in a nursing program, inclusive of tuition, books, housing and fees. You do not need to include a teacher recommendation, but a current transcript is requested.

April Scholarships

Davis Chambers
Due: 04/01/2019 – Amt: one-half annual commitment
Enrolled in 12 credit hours per semester at a Community College, completion of application, FAFSA, essay and transcript.

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