Nebraskans do more than play amazing football. They also attend college, and many of them need extra funding in order to do that. Scholarships are very often the only way that some students will be able to afford to pay for their college educations. Students searching for scholarships can be surprised to find that there are more available than they might have expected. In the state of Nebraska, there are certainly students who need scholarships. Student loans only pay for a limited amount of the cost, and freshmen receive less than upperclassmen. This means that to get to the point that students are eligible for more in federal student loans, which they must manage to pay for the first two years first. This can create quite a conundrum without scholarships. Quite often, students will find that different states will offer scholarships that are not offered to students or residents in any other state. In the state of Nebraska this is true like it is for anywhere else.
Students in Nebraska can apply for the Robert C. Byrd Scholarship. Students who are applying for this scholarship must be enrolled at a two or four year technical institution oruniversity. Students must also be U. S. citizen and Nebraska resident and provide a copy of enrollment acceptance. The Siefkes Scholarship is also available to students who meet the following requirements. Students must be juniors or seniors attending any college or university in Nebraska pursuing studies in education. Applicants must have a 3.8 GPA or higher. Students may also apply for the Postsecondary Education Award Program. Students who are eligible for this scholarship must contact financial aid office of respective institution for more information. Applicants need to be enrolled at a two year, four year or technical institution in the state of Nebraska, and must be a Nebraska resident.
Aspiring journalists may be eligible for the Nebraska Press Association Foundation, Inc., Scholarship. Students seeking this scholarship must be studying journalism. This scholarship is strictly for Nebraska high school graduates who are planning to enroll in a Nebraska college or university. Applicants must be a Nebraska resident with a career goal in Journalism.