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 application 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:
Joe & Dorothy Conger Single Mom Scholarship
Applicants must be attending North Platte Community College and be a single mother caring for one or more of her minor children, be at least 19 years old and reside in Lincoln County or adjoining county in Nebraska. Applicants also must demonstrate moderate to substantial financial need. Scholarship can be used at North Platte Community College.
Scholarship amount: $1,400
Application deadline: Augest 13, 2019
Joe and Dorothy Conger "Handy-One" Scholarship
Applicants must be going into their second semester or second year of studying building and/or home maintenance vocational skills at North Platte Community College and must be a US citizen and reside in Lincoln County or adjoining county in Nebraska. He or she must have a grade point average of at least 2.8 on a 4.0 scale for the most recent school year and must demonstrate moderate to substantial financial need.
Scholarship Amount: $1,200
Application Deadline: Augest 13, 2019
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: $3000
Deadlien: November 1, 2019