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Vocational Programs Scholarships


Dr. Leon Engelbart Memorial Scholarship for Freshmen and Sophomores


  1. Must be enrolled full-time in a vocational training program
  2. Must be a resident of Northeast's 20-county service area
  3. Must show financial need

Peter Kiewit Foundation Scholarship for Freshmen


  1. Documented financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid; Financial need is not documented until all verification requirements are reviewed and validated
  2. Ability and desire to earn a certificate or degree
  3. Must have legal status to reside in the U.S. and a be a resident of Nebraska or Western Iowa
  4. Must have been admitted to attend Northeast and be enrolled three-quarter time in a vocational degree, diploma, or certificate program for an in-demand occupation that pays at or above median wage within the region, as determined by Northeast Community College
  5. Must have a high school GPA of 2.5 or higher and maintain a 2.5 cumulative college GPA or higher
  6. You must successfully meet the Northeast Community College Financial Aid Standards for Satisfactory Academic Progress

The Craig M. and Lori A. Cook Scholarship for Freshmen and Sophomores


  1. Must be enrolled in a nursing program of study or a vocational program of study
  2. Must have a GPA of 2.5
  3. First preference is students from Northeast’s 20-county service area; Second preference is students from Nebraska

Need help or additional information?

Email the Financial Aid Office at or call (402) 844-7285 or schedule an appointment.