Currently Available Scholarships
Approximately 200 scholarships are awarded each year from funds administered by Mid-Nebraska Community Foundation. Some of these scholarships are targeted for applicants meeting very specific criteria.
Are you a graduating high school senior?
If you are a graduating high school senior, scholarship applications are available between late January and late February each year through high school counselors in our region.
Have you graduated from high school and look to futher your education?
If you have graduated from high school and are looking to further your education, scroll down to view currently available scholarships. The largest share of scholarship applications for students in college are available between late January and late February each year.
We are pleased to announce that application forms are available for the following scholarships with specific eligibility criteria:
John and Diane Poehling Scholarship
Two $3,000 scholarships are offered to college students with a background in wildlife conservation, hunting, and fishing. Applicants must be a college sophomore or higher and have a “B” grade average or better. John and Diane Poehling Scholarships may be used at any accredited college or university in Nebraska. Anyone residing in Nebraska or attending college in Nebraska may apply.
Scholarship Amount: $3,000
Deadline: November 1, 2019
JOHN RUSSELL APPLEGATE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR TEACHERS
Applicants must be either a current teacher pursuing additional postsecondary education or a current education major at the college junior or senior level pursuing a baccalaureate degree in education. Applicants must be residents of one of the following counties in West Central Nebraska: Custer, Dawson, Frontier, Hayes, Hooker, Keith, Lincoln, Logan, McPherson, Perkins and Thomas. Applicants must be pursuing an endorsement or a Master’s Degree in Education with an emphasis in one or more of the following areas: Reading, Mathematics, Science, Career Technical Education, special education, Speech Pathology, School Psychologist, World Languages, Language Arts, Music or Middle School endorsement.
Typically around 9 scholarships with a maximum of $3,000 each will be awarded each spring.
DEADLINE: March 2, 2020.