Transfer scholarships

The following scholarships are for Northeast Community College students completing their sophomore year and planning to transfer to a four-year institution. Applications are located in the brochure kiosk outside the Financial Aid Office in the College Welcome Center unless otherwise noted. Scholarship listings are subject to change.

Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Program

This scholarship is for top community college students seeking to transfer to a 4-year institution in the fall of 2019 to complete a bachelor's degree. For more information on eligibility, the application, and deadlines, go to

Please contact the Financial Aid Office if you have any questions.

Davis-Chambers Scholarship for sophomore transfer students only


  1. Must be a graduate of an accredited high school located in the State of Nebraska
  2. Must be planning to enroll as a full-time undergraduate student at Chadron, Peru or Wayne State College in the fall of 2020
  3. Must have a 3.0 GPA
  4. Must be a resident of Nebraska
  5. Must complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  6. Must include a letter of recommendation from a community college professor or official

Applications can be downloaded at
DEADLINE: Please check the above website for deadline.

Lincoln Community Foundations for sophomore transfer students only

Information about all available scholarships can be found at

Wayne State College Presidential Transfer Scholarship for sophomores transfer students only


  1. Must be completing program requirements for an Associate Degree through Northeast
  2. Must be transferring to Wayne in the fall term after spring graduation
  3. Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

DEADLINE: March 1, 2020

Complete the Northeast Online Application