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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.

Sweet and Simple Scholarship

This award is open to all U.S. students who are 14 and older and who are currently enrolled (or enroll no later than fall of 2027) in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education. One scholarship winner will receive a $1,500 scholarship.

Total: $1500

Awards: 1

Deadline: February 28, 2022

Ray, NØRP, & Katie, WØKTE, Pautz Scholarship

This scholarship is open to international and U.S. students who are licensed radio amateurs (general class or higher) and members of ARRL. Students must reside in the ARRL Midwest Division area (IA, KS, MO, NE) and study electronics, computer science, or a related field.

Total: $1000

Awards: 1

Deadline: May 31, 2022

Consolidated Grain & Barge Co. Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. undergraduate students who are members of Future Farmers of America pursuing a four-year degree in selected agricultural fields and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Students must be residents of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, or Oklahoma.

Total: $1500

Awards: 2

Deadline: January 15

Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company of Iowa Scholarship

This award is available for members of the Future Farmers of America (FFA) who are residents of one of the following states: Arkansas, California, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia or Wisconsin. The applicant must plan to major in an eligible agricultural field and have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

Total: $1500

Awards: 20

Deadline: January 15

Eihusen Foundation Scholarship

This award is available for members of the Future Farmers of America. Applicants must be residents of Nebraska and plan to pursue a degree in any area of agriculture.

Total: $1400

Awards: 1

Deadline: January 15

Darling Ingredients, Inc. Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors who are members of Future Farmers of America and pursuing a four-year degree in selected agricultural fields. Students must attend a land-grant college in CO, IL, IN, IA, KS, NE, or WI.

Total: $2000

Awards: 1

Deadline: January 15

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

Lawrence ‘Larry’ Frazier Memorial Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. undergraduate students who are residents of Nebraska and graduate from a Nebraska high school. Students must contribute financially to his/her own education. It is preferred that students pursue a career in aviation, insurance or law, have experience in debate, and have participated in Boy/Girl Scouts during his/her youth.

Total: $700

Awards: 1

Deadline: March 15

Doc and Barbara Cartwright Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship is available for male U.S. undergraduate students who are American Indian or Alaskan Native with proof of enrollment or descendancy. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and attend a tribal college.

Total: $3000

Awards: 27

Deadline: May 31

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