2020 Douglas County Scholarships

Douglas County residents suffer from the same absurd tuition prices that limit the educational attainment of Americans across the country. Despite high costs, 36% of Douglas County residents in Nebraska over the age of 25 have graduated with a professional degree - 78% have completed high school. Although these numbers match those of many other counties, there is clearly room for improvement.

It’s clear that Douglas County residents in Nebraska will continue to need help paying for college. 14,438 men and 13,663 women are enrolled in grades 9-12 while 14,104 men 17,325 women are currently undergraduates in college. College access and attainment should be a top priority, and cost should not prohibit any of these people from pursuing or completing their college education. The below scholarships are available to Douglas County residents and can help pay for school in a variety of ways. Douglas County scholarships, whether they are exclusively available to Douglas County residents or whether they are more broadly applicable, can greatly help reduce the financial burden of college. This is the complete list of the best scholarships for Douglas County residents.

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

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

How many scholarships are available for college students in Douglas County?

236 scholarships worth $619,069.00 are available for college students in Douglas County. In addition, we encourage current college students in Douglas County to check scholarships by school and, specifically, colleges in Douglas for more options.

How many scholarships are available for high school seniors in Douglas County?

236 scholarships totaling $619,069.00 are available for high school seniors in Douglas County. 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 Douglas County 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 Douglas County residents, or they do not require specific county residency at all and are therefore available to Douglas County students and residents, as well as others across the state or 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