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The state insect of Nebraska is the honeybee, which is a great model for students in search of some “sweet” scholarships. Work hard in school, search diligently for scholarships, and be rewarded with some free money for college or grad school. If you’re a resident of Nebraska, this list of state scholarships is the perfect place to start your search. If you don’t currently live in Nebraska but plan to attend a school in the state, such as the University of Nebraska (UN), Creighton University or Bellevue University, be sure to start your search for college dollars with this list of Nebraska scholarships, too. Check out our directory of scholarships for students in Nebraska, and apply online today! For even more scholarships, fill out a free ScholarshipExperts profile to discover your personalized list of possible awards.

AGCO BNSF Railway Foundation FFA $1,000 Scholarship

BNSF Railway is focused on making a difference in the communities where our employees live, work and volunteer. This Foundation is giving one scholarship to award to members from the following states: California, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Texas. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required.

Total: $10000

Awards: 10

Deadline: February 28, 2023

“I Want to Go to College” Writing Sweepstakes

Prizes will be awarded to 12 winners in seventh and eighth grades who will receive contributions to the Nebraska Educational Savings Trust (NEST) college savings accounts – including $2,000 for first place, $1,000 for second place, and $500 for third place. Three winners will be chosen from each of Nebraska’s three Congressional districts, and three winners will be chosen from outside Nebraska. Each Nebraska winner will receive four tickets to the May 22 Storm Chasers game at Werner Park in Papillion where they will be recognized during a brief ceremony.

Total: $2000

Awards: 12

Deadline: April 04, 2023

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Global Laureate Scholarship

International graduating high school seniors who demonstrate academic achievement and plan to attend the University of Nebraska at Lincoln are eligible for this award.

Total: $45000

Awards: 1

Deadline: May 01, 2023

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Global Ambassador Scholarship

International graduating high school seniors who demonstrate academic achievement and plan to attend the University of Nebraska at Lincoln are eligible for this award.

Total: $30000

Awards: 3

Deadline: May 01, 2023

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Global Delegate Scholarship

The number of awards offered varies annually and is dependent on the number of eligible students.

Total: $12000

Awards: 3

Deadline: May 01, 2023

Nebraska Access College Early Scholarship Program

This award is available to Nebraska High School students who demonstrate financial need and are in dual-enrollment or early enrollment programs with eligible Nebraska Postsecondary institutions.

Total: $450

Awards: 1

Deadline: June 15, 2023

KASF Mountain States Regional Chapter Scholarship

The KASF Mountain States Regional Chapter Scholarship is available for Korean-American students who reside in Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, or Wyoming. Applicants must be high school seniors, undergraduate students, or graduate students at the time of application.

Total: $5000

Awards: 1

Deadline: June 30, 2023

KASF Midwestern Region Scholarship

This scholarship is offered to Korean-American undergraduate or graduate students who are currently enrolled in college and are residents of the midwestern region of the United States as defined by the Korean American Scholarship Fund. The following states are eligible: Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.

Total: $5000

Awards: 1

Deadline: June 30, 2023

Coloradans for Nebraska College Scholarship

High school seniors or currently enrolled students may apply for this undergraduate award. Students must be residents of Colorado planning to attend the University of Nebraska.

Total: $1500

Awards: 25

Deadline: February 01

Scott Mecham BBB Student of Integrity Award

This scholarship is available for high school juniors and seniors who are residents of Nebraska, South Dakota, The Kansas Plains, or southwest Iowa. Students must be nominated by a high school principal, guidance counselor, teacher, or community leader.

Total: $2000

Awards: 12

Deadline: March 08