College Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarship Opportunities 

Scholarships can be awarded to qualified students through many sources. The most substantial opportunities for earning scholarships are typically found through a specific college or university that has accepted your application to become a student. Be sure to explore your post-secondary institution's website and contact the financial aid office to discover what is available to you.

EducationQuest - Your Main Resource for Financial Aid Information

This is a free resource for students and families to explore all things involving financial aid including any and all questions regarding the FAFSA. You may contact EducationQuest in Lincoln and make an appointment to speak with a financial aid expert (highly recommended by the Guidance Director) and learn more from their website:

1300 O Street
Lincoln, NE
(402) 475-5222

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Additional Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarship opportunities often come through the Guidance Department. When notice of a scholarship opportunity has been received, it will be posted on the Lincoln Lutheran website in the space below. A brief descriptor and the application deadline will be listed.

Explore the scholarship opportunities listed below. Students and parents/guardians should partner together to make choices about what to apply for. If you have any questions or concerns about the legitimacy of a scholarship website or application, please contact the Guidance Director. should NEVER need to pay for scholarship services or searches.

(Lincoln Lutheran scholarships and Lutheran Education Foundation scholarships will become available in the Spring of 2‚Äč018)


  • The DomCop Scholarship.  DomCop is offering a $1000 scholarship to a deserving student who will be pursuing a career in business or technology.  Selection is based on an essay and video.  Proof of acceptance into a college or university is also required. Deadline to submit your application is November 1, 2017.   For more information and instructions for submitting your application go to:

  • National CPR Association Scholarship.  This $2000 scholarship is available to high school students who plan to enroll in a medical related college program (Dental, Medical School, Nursing, Paramedic, Pharmacy, Respiratory Therapy etc.)  Selection is based on a 500-1000 word essay that focuses on your personal thoughts about using CPR to save someone's life.  Applications should be submitted via email.  Find more information at:  Deadline to submit your essay is November 30, 2017. 

  • StudyPug Math Help Scholarship. StudyPug offers an annual $1000 cash scholarship, awarded based on the applicant’s essay on a specified math-related topic.  Applicants must be a current high school or college student who lives in the United States or Canada.  You must upload your 500 to 1000 word essay no later than December 15, 2017.  Winner will be contacted via email and must respond within 5 days to receive the award.  The cash award can be applied to any school related expense.  For essay prompt and more information about submitting your application go to:

  • Nebraska Tour Guide Scholarship.  The Zebra is offering an annual scholarship to help alleviate the financial pressure of college-bound students in Nebraska.  To apply, submit an original video (2 minutes or less) that features your favorite destination in Nebraska.  The destination is inconsequential.  It could be right here in Lincoln!  Winner(s) will be awarded $1000.  Deadline to submit your video is December 31, 2017.  Winners will be notified by email.  Applicants must be currently enrolled or planning to enroll in a college or university.  For more information and instructions for submitting your application go to:

  • 2017-18 National Honor Society Scholarship.  All senior members of NHS are eligible to apply.  Student application along with three recommendations are required.  To apply, create an account at:  If prompted, enter program key "NHS".  Complete the student portion by January 30, 2018.  Recommendations must be complete by February 5, 2018.  Semi-Finalists are named in each state.  Dollar amounts vary from $2000 to $20,000.  

  • HyVee Foundation Scholarships.  HyVee will be awarding eighty $1000 scholarships to high school students who are working for HyVee or have a parent who works for HyVee.  (6 months employment is required).  Application must be submitted via US mail and postmarked on or before February 10, 2018.  For more information and application go to:

  • Learn to Dream Scholarship. This is a needs-based scholarship for students to attend Southeast Community College in Beatrice, Lincoln, or Milford. This scholarship, funded by Union Bank and Nelnet, pays tuition and fees for up to 45 quarter credits.  Find more information and application at:

  • The Trinity Lutheran Scholarship.  Scholarships of $5000 to up to $12,000 are available to members of Trinity Lutheran Church, Lincoln who are pursuing a career in church work in the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod.  Apply at least 60 days prior to the start of the school term for which the scholarship is being requested.  Click the "Trinity Lutheran Scholarship Fund" link at the bottom of this page for more information and the "Trinity Scholarship Application" link for an application form to be turned in the the Trinity Church office.  

  • Varsity Tutors Scholarship Contest.  Varsity Tutors holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest where students write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. Entries are reviewed by Varsity Tutors at the end of the month and one winner is subsequently chosen to receive the $1,000 college scholarship. Interested students can enter the contest here:

  • Amigos Student Tuition Employment Program.  Earn up to $4000 a year for college in addition to your hourly wages by working part time at Amigos while you are in high school.  Students who commit to working between 15 and 30 hours a week can earn from $2000 to $4000 per year for college.  Can be used at any college or university.  There is no GPA or major requirement.  Graduation bonus and Prime time bonus are also available for Amigos employees ($200-$400).  For more information about earning money for college in addition to your wages by working at Amigos or to apply for a job at Amigos go to:


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