2020 Nebraska Scholarships

Nebraska is not immune from the nationwide trend of rising tuition costs. The average tuition for Nebraska universities is a whopping $11,991.00 and the total cost of attendance is $26,156.00. 55% of student graduates in Nebraska graduate with an average debt load of $26,422.00. That’s why hundreds of thousands of students in Nebraska turn either to scholarships or student loans.

These NE scholarships are available for men, women and a variety of students in Nebraska, and any Nebraska resident regardless of their interests or background. Nebraska scholarships are available for college students, for adults going back to school, and all types of NE students or NE residents, and especially targeted to help middle class families afford a top-of-the-line education. The best part about these scholarships is they are easy (many require nothing more than filling out a simple form) and they don’t need to be paid back!

While some scholarships are easy and can be completed in under 30 seconds, others require more upfront information. We’ve marked easy scholarships with a little “Easy Apply” so you can prioritize them. This is the complete list of the best scholarships for Nebraska residents.

How much total award money and scholarships are available for NE residents?

There are 236 scholarships totaling $619,069.00 available to Nebraska residents. You can easily browse through all 236 scholarships below.

How many scholarships are available for moms and single moms in Nebraska?

Moms in Nebraska are eligible for all the same scholarships as NE residents. Therefore, the 236 scholarships worth $619,069.00 mentioned above is also available to moms and single moms. In addition, however, you can check out additional scholarships for moms, which have been provided exclusively for moms and single moms, and you can find from the main scholarship search engine page.

How many scholarships are available for college students in Nebraska?

236 scholarships worth $619,069.00 are available for college students in NE. In addition, we encourage current college students in Nebraska to check scholarships by school and, specifically, colleges in Nebraska for more options. Here are links for scholarships at the 20 largest colleges in Nebraska:

Lincoln University
Fort Lewis College
Colorado Mesa University
Delaware State University
Lynn University
Palm Beach Atlantic University
Albany State University
Georgia Southern University
Piedmont College
Hawaii Pacific University
Aurora University
Anderson University
Indiana State University
Buena Vista University
Cornell College
Iowa State University
Baker University
Emporia State University
Fort Hays State University
Kansas State University

How many scholarships are available for high school seniors in Nebraska?

236 scholarships totaling $619,069.00 are available for high school seniors in NE. In addition, we encourage current high school students to check out more from the scholarship search engine.

Do I need to be a resident of NE to apply to these scholarships?

Our scholarship search automatically returns scholarships by all different types of requirements. The below scholarships are either explicitly available for Nebraska residents, or they do not require specific state residency at all and are therefore available to NE students and residents, as well as others across the country.

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Oratorical Contest Scholarship

Sponsor by American Legion - Nebraska Location P.O. Box 5205, Lincoln, NE

Applicant must be a winner of the Nebraska Department Oratorical Contest.

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$18,000.00 Open Apply Now

Beau Mitchell Memorial Scholarship

Sponsor by Colorado State University

Applicant should preferably be a non-resident student who is a former member of the Boy Scouts of America with strong moral character and an orientation toward the outdoors. Financial need required.

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- March 1 Apply Now

Sun Devil Scholarship

Sponsor by Arizona State University

Applicant must be a high school senior enrolling for the fall semester as a full-time student. Applicant will be automatically considered for the award once they have been admitted to the university.

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$6,500.00 December 1 Apply Now

Tuition Exemption Scholarship for Nonresidents

Sponsor by Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Applicant must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana, have high standardized test scores, and an excellent academic record, especially in English and math.

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$9,400.00 December 1 Apply Now

Nonresident Fee Waiver

Sponsor by Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Applicant must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana and have a commendable academic record.

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$5,300.00 December 1 Apply Now

Admissions Academic Scholarship - Non-Resident

Sponsor by University of Central Florida Location Undergraduate Admissions, Orlando, FL

Applicant must not be a Florida resident.

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$3,500.00 March 1 Apply Now

Regents Scholarship

Sponsor by University of Nebraska, Lincoln Location 14th and R Streets, Lincoln, NE

Applicant must be a graduate of a Nebraska high school.

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$2,250.00 January 15 Apply Now

Eastman Scholarship in Mathematics

Sponsor by University of Nebraska, Lincoln Location 14th and R Streets, Lincoln, NE

Applicant must be a Nebraska high school graduate.

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$4,000.00 January 15 Apply Now

Davis Scholarship

Sponsor by University of Nebraska, Lincoln Location 14th and R Streets, Lincoln, NE

Applicant must be an underrepresented minority from Nebraska.

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$1,500.00 January 15 Apply Now

UA Scholar

Sponsor by University of Alabama Location University of Alabama Scholarships, Tuscaloosa, AL

Applicant must be an out-of=state first-time freshman student with a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA and minimum composite ACT score between 30 and 31 (combined SAT Reasoning score between 1330 and 1390).

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- December 1 Apply Now

Regional Scholarship

Sponsor by Nazareth College of Rochester Location 4245 East Avenue, Rochester, NY

Applicant must be a full-time, matriculated freshmen who is a graduate from a high school outside of New York State.

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$2,000.00 February 15 Apply Now

Non-Resident Academic Full Tuition Scholarship

Sponsor by University of Utah Location Financial Aid and Scholarships Office, Salt Lake City, UT

Applicant must be a nonresident of Utah. Selection is based upon GPA, test scores, leadership, activities, and accomplishments.

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- February 1 Apply Now

Non-Resident Academic Partial Tuition Scholarship

Sponsor by University of Utah Location Financial Aid and Scholarships Office, Salt Lake City, UT

Applicant must be a high school senior who will be an entering freshman and who is not a resident of Utah. Selection is based upon scholastic record.

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- February 1 Apply Now