Nebraska Opportunity Grant

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Awarded By

Nebraska Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education

Award Amount

Award amounts may vary depending funding levels. Average award amounts for the previous academic year was approximately $1,000 aannually. Awards are made annually and may be renewable. Renewability is contingent upon the institution's financial aid policy. Recipients must continue to meet the program requirements and must also re-apply each year. Students should contact the financial aid office at the participating institution for additional information.


Varies, based on the number of qualified students and the amount of funding available. In the previous academic year, approximately 14,000 awards to be disbursed.

Additional Information

The state of Nebraska provides the Nebraska Opportunity Grant (NOG) - formerly the Nebraska State Grant - to students who meet certain qualifications. Qualifications include being a Nebraska resident, attending a Nebraska postsecondary institution, and having a minimum EFC as determined by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Students must be eligible to receive a Federal Pell grant from the United States Department of Education or have an Expected Family Contribution of no more than the yearly maximum EFC for the current award year. For the current year, students must have an EFC of $6,300 or less to be considered.

Deadline Info

Additional information about this award is available from the Nebraska Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education (NCCPE) website. To apply, interested students must file the Free Application ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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