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The Nebraska Association of Fair Managers will award the Martha and Don Romeo Scholarships.They will award a $500 scholarship to one qualifying 4-H male and a $500 scholarship to one qualifying 4-H female who are seniors in the State of Nebraska and plan to attend a 2 year or 4 year college.Applicants must have exhibited their 4-H projects in a County Fair or at the State Fair within the last four years.Application information may be found at fillmore.unl.edu.Deadline is December 1, 2020.

The Warren & Velda Wilson Foundation offers several $1250 scholarships to seniors planning to attend any college or university in Nebraska, who demonstrate good citizenship, are involved in school and community activities, and have the potential for future academic success.Seniors were emailed information to their school email account.The deadline is December 11, 2020.

Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska is offering scholarships for seniors who have financial need.Additional information and the application can be found at

https://www.lfsneb.org/smith-diversity-scholarship/.Deadline is December 15, 2020.

The Foundation for Individual Rights to Education offers an essay contest with cash prizes.For additional information and to enter, go to thefire.org/resources/contest.Deadline is December 31, 2020.

The Norma Ross Walter Scholarship Program of the Willa Cather Foundation offers a scholarship to female graduates of Nebraska High Schools who are planning to enroll as English majors in an accredited college or university.Students may download the application at https://www.willacather.org/learn/scholarships.Deadline is January 31, 2021.

The Acacia Fraternity offers scholarships for incoming male freshmen at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln who display excellence in academics, have motivation for personal success with an interest in developing and applying leadership skills.For additional information and to apply, go to http://acaciaunl.org/als/.Deadline is January 31, 2021.

NMC/CAT offers $1000 scholarships/sponsorships for students planning to attend college and pursue a degree in diesel technology.Students may apply online at

nmc-corp.com/students.Deadline is January 31, 2021.

The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation provides scholarships for seniors with a minimum 2.0 GPA for tuition and fees up to $5000 per semester at any Nebraska public universities, colleges, or community colleges.Applications are available at https://buffettscholarships.org.Deadline is February 1, 2021.

The Willa Cather Foundation is sponsoring the $1000 Antonette Willa Skupa Turner Scholarship.This scholarship is intended for seniors who plan to continue their education as English or history majors.Selection is based on intellectual promise, creativity and character of the applicant. The application packet may be found at https://www.willacather.org/learn/scholarships.Deadline is February 28, 2021.

The Willa Cather Foundation is sponsoring the Antonia Scholarship.Applicants must be high school seniors who are prospective first year college students and plan to continue their education as English or history majors in accredited colleges or universities. Selection is based on intellectual promise, creativity and character of the applicant.Application information may be found at https://www.willacather.org/learn/scholarships.Deadline is February 28, 2021.

Central Community College offers scholarships for students planning to attend any of their three campuses.A listing of the scholarships and the applications may be accessed at https://ccc.awardspring.com/Home/Scholarships.Deadline is March 1, 2021.

Blue Valley Community Action Partnership (BVCA) is offering $500 scholarships for seniors who have a financial need.Priority will be given to applicants who have received assistance from BVCA and/or have volunteered with BVCA.Additional information and the application packet may be found at www.bvca.net.Deadline is March 1, 2021.

The PB&J Scholarship is for students who have experienced personal challenges that may not have allowed them to perform well academically, but who still have the drive to succeed.Additional information and the application are available at bit.ly/pbjscholarship2021.Deadline is May 31, 2021.

The Midwest Student Exchange Program is an interstate initiative that enables Nebraska students to enroll at reduced tuition levels in participating colleges in Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, and Missouri.Additional information is available at msep.mhec.org.

RHOP (Rural Health Opportunities Program) is a full-tuition scholarship opportunity designed for Wayne State College students pursuing a career in Medical Lab Science, Dentistry, Dental Hygiene, Medicine, Nursing, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, Radiography or Pharmacy and planning to practice in a rural Nebraska setting (December 1, 2020 deadline).RHOP is also offered through Chadron State College in the areas of Medical Lab Science, Dentistry, Dental Hygiene, Medicine, Nursing, Physical Therapy, Pharmacy, Physician Assistant, and Radiography (December 1, 2020 deadline). Peru State College also participates in RHOP in the areas of Medical Lab Science, Nursing, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant and Radiography (December 1, 2020 deadline).Upon successful completion of any of the listed programs, students are automatically admitted to the University of Nebraska Medical Center to continue their program of study.Students in these programs are then expected to return and practice in rural Nebraska.Additional information is available on each of the college's websites.

Chadron State College (November 15, 2020 deadline) & Wayne State College (December 1, 2020 deadline) each offer the RLOP (Rural Law Opportunities Program) for students interested in studying law. Upon successful completion of this program, students are automatically admitted to the University of Nebraska Law School to continue their program of study. Students in these programs are then expected to return and practice in rural Nebraska.Additional information is available on each of the college's websites.

The University of Nebraska at Kearney is offering the KLOP (Kearney Law Opportunities Program) for students interested in studying law.Applicants must have a 3.5 GPA and a 27 or higher ACT score.Upon successful completion of any of the program, students are automatically admitted to the University of Nebraska Law School to continue their program of study. Students in these programs are then expected to return and practice in rural Nebraska.Additional information is available on the college's websites.Deadline is November 15, 2020.

The University of Nebraska at Kearney is offering the KHOP (Kearney Health Opportunities Program) for UNK students pursuing a career in Dental Hygiene, Clinical Lab Science, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Physician Assistant, Physical Therapy or Radiology and planning to practice in a rural Nebraska setting. Upon successful completion of any of the listed programs, students are automatically admitted to the University of Nebraska Medical Center to continue their program of study.Students in these programs are then expected to return and practice in rural Nebraska.Additional information is available at http://www.unk.edu/academics/health_sciences/scholarshipprograms.php.Deadline is December 1, 2020.

The Elks National Foundation sponsors the Most Valuable Student Scholarship Contest for seniors.The selection is based on financial need, academics, activities, and leadership.Seniors may apply online at enf.elks.org/mvs.Deadline is November 15, 2020.

The Hagan Scholarship Foundation offers several scholarships for up to $5000 per semester of unmet financial need.This scholarship for high achieving seniors with meaningful work or volunteer experience and high character.Additional information is available at www.hsfmo.org.Deadline is November 15, 2020.

Perennial Public Power District is offering a $1000 per year scholarship to a student planning to attend an accredited utility line college.Applicants must reside within Perennial’s service area to be eligible for a scholarship.Additional information is available at http://perennialpower.com/about-us/utility-line-scholarship/.Deadline is January 1, 2021.