Private Scholarships

Throughout the year the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid receives information from private donors regarding scholarship programs available. Below you will find an alphabetical list of the most recent information we have received, including scholarship descriptions and application information.

401k Business Financing Scholarship (Deadline: December 15, 2014)
Offers a $1,000 scholarship award. Open to any student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at any accredited U.S. university, college or trade school.

Aaron Seever Sales Scholarship (Deadline: September 30, 2014)
Offers a $500 scholarship award and an iPad Mini. Open to any and all current students of accredited universities and colleges.

ABODO "Why Do You Love UNL?" Scholarship (Deadline: January 21st, 2014)

AES Engineers Scholarship (Deadline: October 6, 2014)
$500 - Open to high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility.

Albert K. Murray Scholarship (Deadline Varies)

AMG Structural Engineering Scholarship (Deadline: October 1, 2014)
Offers a $1,500 scholarship award. Open to full-time students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Must major in a field related to structural engineering and be involved in at least on extracurricular activity.

American Bullion Scholarship (Deadline: January 1, 2015)
Offers five (5) $500 scholarships annually.

AT&T Internet & Education Scholarship (Deadline: December 15, 2014)

Binpress Scholarship for Open Source (Deadline: May 14, 2015)
Please see website for further detail on scholarship requirements.

BistroMD Diet Delivery Scholarship (Spring Deadline: April 30, 2014, Fall Deadline: December 1, 2014)
Offers a $1,000 scholarship award. Open to graduating seniors in high school or students who are currently enrolled in an undergraduate program at an accredited institution. For enrolled college students, your graduation date must be no earlier than December 2014.

Business Community Impact Scholarship (Deadline: September 30th, 2014)

Cash Store Continuing Education Scholarship (Application Period: September 2014-October 2014)
Offers (5) individual $1,000 scholarships. Must be 25 years of age or older at the time of application and must be enrolled in full-time undergraduate or graduate study at an accredited two year or four year college, university, or vocational/technical school for the entire 2014-2015 academic year at the time of application.

CenturyLinkDeals Scholarship (Deadline: November 21, 2014)

CITIDental Boston Scholarship (Deadline: January 31, 2015)
This $500 scholarship award will be granted annually to one student who has demonstrated outstanding academic performance and merit. The application procedure requires a 1,000 word essay response to be submitted.

Clean It Supply Scholarship (Deadline: November 21, 2014)

Cliffside Malibu Student Scholarships (No Deadline - Ongoing)
Offers scholarships awards up to $8500. Please see website for more details.

COIT Clean Living Scholarship (Deadline: October 31st, 2014)
Please see website for further details on scholarship requirements.

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Leadership Institute Scholarships (Deadlines Vary)
Please see website for full description of each scholarship as well as deadlines.

Critical Systems, Inc. Breakthrough Technologies Scholarship (Deadline: September 15, 2014 - October 31st, 2014)
Please see website for full descruption of scholarship requirements.

Digital Brands Scholarship (Deadline: November 30, 2014)

EB5Investors Scholarship (Deadline: Varies)
Contact David Khim for full details: dkhim@eb5investors.com

eApplicants.com Scholarship (Deadline: May 1, 2015)
Please see website for further deatils on scholarship requirements.

eJobApplications Annual College Student of America Scholarship (Deadline: December 20, 2014)
Offers a $1,000 scholarship award. 

Empowering Women in Law Scholarship (Deadline: December 31, 2014)
Offers a $2,000 scholarship award. Must be a current female law student. Applicant will ahve successfully completed at least one semester of law school but will not yet have graduated by fall semester of 2015. Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0. For all other requirements, please visit website.

Fitness Awareness Scholarship (Deadline: Varies)

Foreclosure.com (Deadline: December 15, 2014)
Offers one $5,000 scholarship award and four $1,000 scholarship awards. Open to currently enrolled college students (excludes graduate, law, and/or high school seniors). Freshman entering Fall 2014 are eligible once they have received a student ID number. 

Global English Editing Scholarship Program (Deadline: November 21, 2014)
Offers a $1,500 scholarship award. Open to to full-time students at an accredited university in the U.S. Must maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5. Must be a citizen of the U.S. or have a valid green card.

GMR Transcription Scholarship (Deadlines: May 15, June 15, September 15 & December 15, 2014)
Offers a $500 academic scholarship. Open to currently enrolled full time students in college and maintaining a 3.0 GPA. Students are welcome to apply for the program throughout the year.

Graduate Programs Foundation (Deadline: Quarterly)
Offers a $1,000 scholarship or $1,000 toward your student loan payments from the Graduate Programs Foundation. Open to current graduate students or to those who have completed graduate school within the 5 years.

Harrison & Bodell Scouting Scholarship (Deadline: December 31, 2014)
Offers a $1,000 scholarship award to be used toward tuition, books or other school expenses. Applicant must be currently enrolled at an accredited high school, college, or university in the U.S. Must be a current or past member in good standing with the Boy Scouts of America or the Girl Scouts. Must be age 17 or older.

Hayek Fund for Future Scholars for Graduate School (Rolling basis)
Offers awards up to $300 for graduate school application fees. Open to undergraduates and recent graduates applying for full-time doctorate program to start in the 2014-15 academic year.

Hidden Triforce of Wisdom Scholarship (Deadline: December 15, 2014)
Offers a $500 annual award. Must be a graduating High School Senior or currently enrolled in an accredited college or university within the U.S.  Part-time and full-time college students are eligible. 

HotelsCheap.org Scholarship (Deadline: October 15, 2014)
Offers a $1,500 scholarship award. Open to students enrolled in a two year, four year, or a graduate program.

Insureon Scholarship
Offers (2) $2,500 scholarship awards. Please visit their website for more information.

Interior-Deluxe Scholarship Program (Deadline: October 15, 2014)
Offers a $1,500 scholarship award. Open to students enrolled in a two year, four year, or a graduate program. 

Jan Egerton and Don Smitley Mesotheolioma Scholarship (Deadline: November 24, 2014)
Offers (10) scholarships ranging from $100-$5000. Open to students in colleges and universities throughout the United States.

JustNebulizers.com Respiratory Care Scholarship (Deadline: December 31, 2014)
Offers a $1,000 scholarship award. Must be a college freshmen, sophomore, junior, senior or graduate student. Must have be a legal US resident and have a respiratory condition.

Karman Healthcare Mobility Disability Scholarship (Deadline:

Lamber-Goodnow Injry Law Team Education Scholarship (Deadline: December 1, 2014)
Offers six scholarships for different degrees, each for $1,000. See website for more details.

Liberty Scholarships
Offers several different scholarships & grants. Please visit their website for more details.

Look Twice, Save a Life Scholarship (Deadline: December 1, 2014)
Offers a $1,000 scholarship award. Open to any student who is currently attending or planning to attend college or some form of higher education.

Mhelpdesk Scholarship (Deadline: December 15, 2014)
Offers a $1,500 scholarship award. Must be enrolled as a high school senior, or a student enrolled in any undergraduate or graduate college program.

Military LowVArates Scholarship (Deadline: December 30, 2014)
Offers a $1,250 Fall 2014 semester scholarship. Open to military students currently enrolled in college or children with a mother or father serving in any branch of the U.S. Armed Forces.

Mutual of Omaha Actuarial Scholarship for Minority Students (Deadline: October 20, 2014)
Please see website for further details on scholarship requirements.

National Merit Scholarship Corporation (Deadline: September -- December; annually each year)
Please see website for further details of scholarship requirements & deadlines.

Navy Undergraduate Scholarships
Navy Nuclear Propulsion Officer Candidate Program Scholarship (Deadlines vary)
Navy Civil Engineer Collegiate Program (Deadlines vary)
Navy Nurse Candidate Program

Navy Graduate Scholarships
Navy Health Professions Scholarship Program (Deadlines vary)
Navy Health Services Collegiate Program (Deadlines vary)
Navy Financial Assistance Program

Nebraska Rural Radio Foundation Scholarship for Non-Traditional Students (Deadline: Rolling basis)
Applicant must be committed to the future of Nebraska agriculture, man or woman 25 years or older, U.S. citizen, and a 10-year resident of Nebraska.

Novus Biologicals Scholarship (Deadline: December 5, 2014)
Offers a $1,500 scholarship award. Open to students who have a major declared in a science related field.

Nursing Scholarships (Deadlines & scholarship awards vary)

P.E.O. Continuing Education Grant 
Offers a grant of up to $3,000. Must be a woman who is sponsored by a P.E.O. chapter.

Project Manager Scholarship (Deadline: December 15, 2014)
Please see website for further requirements for scholarship.

Rebates Zone Six (6) Scholarships for $1000.00 (Deadline: December 15, 2014)
Please see website for further details.

Resume Genius (Deadline: January 1 - December 15, 2014 for Spring 2015 semester)
Offers a $1,000 scholarship award. Open to both domestic and international students. Must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, in full time university education for the semester they are applying to receive the scholarship fund.

Scholar Geek (Deadline: November 15, 2014)

Scholarship.org Scholarships (Deadlines vary)

Sixt Rent A Car Scholarship (Deadline: varies)
Offers $5,000 scholarship award. Open to graduating high school seniors who plan to enroll in a full time two-or four-year university. Must have a minimum GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale.

Smile for the Future Scholarship (Deadline: February 15, 2015)
Offers a $1,000 scholarship award. Open to students attengin an accredited university or research insitution with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Must be a U.S. citizen.

Software Providers Scholarship (Deadline: September 30, 2014)

Steamer's Carpet Care Scholarship (Deadline: March 31, 2015)
Offers a $500 scholarship award. Open to students pursuing a degree from an accredited four year university.

StudentScholarships.org (Deadline varies)

TakeLessons Scholarship (Deadline: September 30, 2014)
Offers scholarships worth $1,000, $2,000, and $5,000. Open to anyone who will be enrolled in a U.S. college or univeresity between August 1st, 2014 and May 31st 2015 is eligible to apply.

The Gallery Collection Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship (Deadline: February 18, 2015)
Offers a $10,000 scholarship award. Open to students 14 years old or older. Must be enrolled in high school, college, university, or homeschool.

Veterans United Foundation Scholarship
(Spring Application Period: March 15-April 30, 2014; Fall Application Period: September 15-October 31, 2014)
Offers a $2,000 scholarship award. Must have a connection to the United States Military as outlined on the website. Must be pursuing a post-secondary degree or plan to attend a college or university the following academic year, display financial need, and maintain a cumulative 2.5 GPA.


William Gary Allen Scholarship (Deadline: October 31, 2014)
Offers a $1,500 scholarship award. Must be enrolled in an accredited university or college in the United States. Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA as well as be a full-time student. Must be a United States citizen or permanent resident. Must major in or focus on architecture, civil engineering, city planning, environmental services or related fields.

Updated August 13, 2014