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Nebraska Career Scholarship


Northeast Community College, in a collaborative effort with the Nebraska Department of Economic Development, is offering scholarships to first-time and transfer students pursuing degrees in programs of study leading to high wage, high skill, and high demand careers. Awards up to $5,000 per school year are available. The scholarship is renewable for up to three years for students who remain eligible.

Application and Eligibility

To be eligible for funding for the 2022-2023 academic year, students must create a scholarship account and complete the online Nebraska Career Scholarship application. If you have applied at Northeast Community College for scholarships, please use the same username and password. If not, please create a new account. Once an account is created, you may complete the scholarship application. The Nebraska Career Scholarship application is available October 1, 2022. Application priority date is March 1, 2022. Final application deadline is September 30, 2022.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Apply for Admission
  • First-time student or transfer student
  • Nebraska resident
  • Enrolling in an approved program in the following areas of study:
    • Drafting
    • Electrical Construction and Control
    • Health Information Management Systems
    • Information Technology
    • Machining and Manufacturing Automation
    • Paramedic
    • Plumbing
    • Welding

Scholarship recipients will be notified by the Northeast Financial Aid Office.

Scholarship recipients must meet all the qualifications of the scholarship at the time of selection and maintain academic progress consistent with Northeast's Financial Aid Standards of Satisfactory Academic Progress policy throughout the life of the scholarship. To maintain ongoing eligibility, students must complete a career-related work experience prior to completion of their program and be enrolled in an approved program of study.

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