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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 2024-2025 academic year, you must complete the Northeast Community College Scholarship application and have a current application on file with the admission office. The Northeast Community College scholarship application is located in your My Apps Portal. Students can begin submitting applications October 1, 2023. Application priority date is March 1, 2024. Final application deadline is September 15, 2024.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Apply for Admission
  • First-time student or transfer student
  • Nebraska resident
  • Enrolling in an approved program in the following areas of study:
    • Accounting
    • Automotive Technology
    • Business Administration
    • Business
    • Business Diploma
    • Diesel Technology
    • Drafting
    • Electrical Construction and Control
    • Electromechanical Technology
    • Health Information Management Systems
    • Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning
    • Information Technology
    • Machining and Manufacturing Automation
    • Paramedic
    • Plumbing
    • Welding

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

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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