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ACT Deadlines

Test Date Registration Deadline (Late Fee Required)
September 13, 2014 August 8, 2014 August 9 – 22, 2014
October 25, 2014 September 19, 2014 September 20 – October 3, 2014
December 13, 2014 November 7, 2014 November 8 – 21, 2014
February 7, 2015* January 9, 2015 January 10 – 16, 2015
April 18, 2015 March 13, 2015 March 14 – 27, 2015
June 13, 2015 May 8, 2015 May 9 – 22, 2015



John Baylor Test Prep 


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Compass Test Practice


New Scholarships arriving daily -

Date Due          Scholarship Amount Requirements Website    
10/2/2014 Wendy's Heisman Scholarship   Outstanding male and female students who excel in academics, athletics and leadership www.WendysHeisman.com    

AK SAR BEN/Horatio Alger Scholarship


  Financial need is considered. Must be earning  a 4 year degree www.horatioalger.org/scholarship    
10/31/2014 Coca-Cola Scholarship Foundation varies

3.0 GPA

Students who excel academically and provide service to others

Student who has overcome tremendous challenge to pursue their dreams

Coca Cola Scholarship Application


11/15/2014 Hagan Scholarship Up to $5000 per semester.**(Counselor note - this is new. Looks good - give it a try if you meet the qualifications!) Intended for high achieving students with meaningful work or volunteer experience in need of financial assistance in order to attend college. 16 scholarships will be awarded to Nebraska students. Must have 3.5 GPA and 23 ACT www.hsfmo.org    

Governors Opportunity Award (Wayne, Chadron, Peru)


1/2 tuition - 4 years.  Requirements: ACT 21-24. Essay "Why I Plan to Stay in Nebraska" www.nscs.edu    
12/1/2014 Neihardt Scholars Program (Wayne)  full tuition renewable for 4 years, room waiver and $500 annual stipend. ACT of 25, 3.5 GPA.  www.wsc.edu/scholarships    

AXA Achievement Scholarship


a winner in every state Scholarships of $10,000 + www.axa-achievement.com    

Presidential Scholarship (Wayne State College)


Full tuition - 4 years ACT of 30 or above. Must maintain a 3.0 to renew www.wsc.edu/scholarships    

Omaha World-Herald Scholarship


Full tuition renewable up to 4 years Must be a Nebr resident with ACT 25 and 3.5 GPA. www.wsc.edu/scholarships    
12/1/2014 Leadership Award (Wayne) Double occupancy room waiver for 2 years, renewable up to 4 years For students who are very active in high school leadership and plan to continue that involvement in college www.wsc.edu/scholarships    
12/1/2014 Education Matters Scholarship (Wayne) $2000 annual tuition award. Renewable up to 4 years. All students who have demonstrated academic success, have made a commitment to extensive high school involvement and other leadership and volunteer opportunities will be considered. www.wsc.edu/scholarships    

Annual and Endowed Scholarships (Wayne)


Amounts vary Individual scholarships are available for student who meet scholarship criteria. www.wsc.edu/scholarships    
11/15/2014 RHOP (Rural Health Opportunities Program)(Wayne) Full tuition while students are enrolled at WSC. Automatic acceptance to UNMC For students in rural Nebraska who desire to enter a medical field and stay in the rural area. See Guidance Office for a separate application    

Elks Most Valuable Student


  Leadership and financial need are considered www.elks.org/enf/scholars    
12/15/2014 Birkenstock Scholarship $1000.00 Birkenstock is a shoe company, so essays should be somewhat related to feet.  This winner will be chosen based on creative quality, so the more original and engaging your article, the more likely you will attract the judges appreciation.  Creative humor' writing! http://birkenstocks.sandals4less.com/blog/birkenstock-scholarship/    

UNL Scholarship Deadline


Your application to UNL serves as your scholarship application. Make sure you write your personal statement to be considered for other UNL scholarships. http://admissions.unl.edu/cost-and-aid/scholarships/freshman-resident.aspx    

Board of Trustees - Wayne, Chadron, Peru


Full tuition - 4 years ACT score of 25 and 2 letters of recommendation www.nscs.edu    
Nebraska Educational Office Professionals Association Scholarship
$500.00 for two semesters Application
3 letters of recommendation
HS transcript
See guidance office for an application    
1/31/2015 UNL Acacia Leadership Scholarship

1 - $1000

2- $500

Incoming male freshmen at UNL who display excellence in academics, motivation for personal success, with an interest in developing and applying leadership skills. http://unlacacia.acaciaconnect.org/page.php?pageid=13    
2/01/2015 Northeast Community online scholarship application due. All scholarship awards are based upon one application. Click on the link "Online Scholarship Application", create your scholarship account and follow the directions to complete the scholarship application online. www.northeast.edu/scholarships  

AXA Achievement Community  Scholarship


 Scholarships of $2000 375 winners nationwide. www.axa-achievement.com    

Darlene Rossbach Memorial Scholarship


$500 awarded to two seniors who can demonstrate the importance of voluntarism. Application consists of several essay questions based upon values.

See Guidance Office for an application




Melanie Stathman Scholarship



$500 awarded to one senior from RPS. Two letters of reference and an essay describing your goals are required This scholarship is set up as a memorial in honor of Melanie by her family. See guidance office for an application    

Omaha Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women




$500 to a Catholic Female   See guidance office for an application    

Various Farm Bureau Scholarships

Various due dates extending into late spring.


Parents must be Farm Bureau Members Nebr Farm Bureau, Kenneth Schwartz Memorial Ag Fund, Young Farmers and Ranchers See Guidance office for more  information.    

Susan Thompson Buffett Scholarship




Great Scholarship! tax records, completed FAFSA, letters of recommendation and essay required

(NOTE - this requires a great deal of time, but is worth the effort)



Students whose family income is up to $95,000 may satisfy the financial criterion and are encouraged to apply www.scholarships@stbfoundation.org    

St. Jane Frances Catholic Church Scholarship


membership in organization and essay required   See guidance office for an application    
3/15/2015 Ak-Sar-Ben Community College Scholarship

must attend a community college in Nebraska.


$1000 - financial need, essay and letter of recommendation is required See guidance office for an application    

Central Valley AG (CVA)


application is online only   www.cvacoop.com    


Melanie Strathman Memorial Scholarship



$500 --sponsored by the Lill's Ladies Softball Team For high school seniors graduating in May 2013. 2 letters of recommendation are required. Not need based. Checks made payable to the winner at the end of their first semester of college. Applications are available in the guidance office. See Scholarship Bulletin Board outside of the old gym for sample of scholarship.    

Insurance and Financial Advisors Scholarship


$250 Must show achievement, community activities and other honors, including a letter showing goals See application on bulletin board and in guidance office    


Gordon Huff Scholarship


$750 (for two seniors)

Requirements include several questions, letter of reference, and an essay


Pick up an application in the guidance office.    

Osmond General Hospital Scholarship




$250 awarded to an Osmond and Randolph student entering the field of healthcare. Must have ACT score on file and two letters of recommendation. See Guidance Office for application    

Johnny Baxter Carriage House Foundation



Must attend a community college to study in an auto related field $1000 Pick up application in the guidance office    
4/5/2015 Alumni Scholarship $300 to a boy and a girl Awarn after successful completion of one semester of college      
4/6/2015 Mark Koehler Memorial Scholarship Two $500 award winners. One selected from each Osmond and Randolph high School This scholarship will be awarded to an individual who is inspirational, hard working and of high character. Essay and letters of reference are required. Applications available in the guidance office.    

Nebraska Coop Council


online only o www.cvacoop.com    

Manzer Equipment Scholarship


For a student going to NCC majoring in Ag Diesel Tech. $750 per semester for two years, part time employment, and summer internship See guidance office for more information    
4/15/2015 James Cox Foundation Scholarship  Essay and Letter of Recommendation required $1000 Application available in guidance office    
.4/26/2015 ROAR Scholarship $200   "How do you see yourself participating in volunteer activities in your future?" - Required essay Application available in the guidance office    
.4/30/2015 First State Bank - Vernon Viergutz Scholarship $500 to a student who will attend Northeast Community College Must write an essay "The Importance of Community Bankin in Rural America Today" See guidance office for application    


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