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This page contains all of the scholarships our counseling office has organized for PHS students. This list changes often, so be sure to keep track of it and be aware of when these scholarships are due. Please contact our counseling office for more information on specific scholarships.

Counselors

Sabrina Ayala

High School Counselor A-L

Jim Knierim

High School Counselor M-Z
  • Seniors
National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Scholarship

SENIORS: $2,500-$10,000 scholarships, various availability

CRITERIA: Major in restaurant, food service, or hospitality related program; could have additional requirements depending on scholarship

DEADLINE: Apply online by March 15, 2024

https://nraef1.communityforce.com

  • March
  • Seniors
Oren Galloway BNSF Railroad Scholarship

SENIORS: One $1000 scholarship

Criteria: Parent currently employed or retired from BNSF Railroad, attend NE college, 2.5 GPA

Deadline: Apply online by March 31, 2024

https://thesowersclub.com/scholarships-all

  • March
  • Freshmen
  • Juniors
  • Seniors
  • Sophomores
ACF Visionary Scholarship

9TH-12TH GRADERS: Five $1000-$2500 scholarships

Criteria: Complete essay on specific topic

Deadline: June 1, 2024 but must register 2 weeks prior

  • December
  • June
  • Seniors
AKRS Jump Start Sponsorship

SENIORS: Up to full tuition and tools, number not given

CRITERIA: Plan to get John Deere Ag Tech or Ag Diesel degree at Southeast CC, Northeast CC, or Central CC

DEADLINE: Apply online by the priority deadline Feb. 23, 2024

https://www.akrs.com/s/jump-start

  • February
  • Seniors
Alpha Delta Kappa Scholarship

SENIORS GIRLS: One $750 scholarship

Criteria: 2.5 GPA, major in education, female

Deadline: March 15, 2024

  • March
  • Seniors
Alyssa Sandmeier Scholarship

SENIORS: One $1000 scholarship

Criteria: Submit creative writing original work

Deadline: March 22, 2024

  • March
  • Seniors
American Legion Auxiliary NATIONAL Scholarships

SENIORS: 

  1. A.L.A. Children of Warriors National President’s Scholarship
    Three $5,000 scholarships

    Criteria: Son, daughter, or grandchild of a veteran, 50 hours of community service, character, leadership, financial need, scholarship, complete essay

    Deadline: Apply online by March 1, 2024

http://www.legion-aux.org/scholarships

  1. A.L.A. Spirit of Youth Scholarship
    One $5,000 scholarship

    Criteria: Must have been a Junior Member of the Auxiliary for past 3 years and continue while scholarship is dispersed, 3.00 GPA, show character, leadership, Americanism, scholarship, and complete essay

    Deadline: Apply online by March 1, 2024

http://www.legion-aux.org/scholarships

  • March
  • Seniors
American Legion Auxiliary NEBRASKA Scholarships


SENIORS:

**You may apply for only ONE of these 3 scholarships:

1. A.L.A. Health Care Professional Scholarship
One $500 scholarship

Criteria: Pursue 4 year health care degree, Nebraska resident, veteran-connected, complete essay

Deadline: March 1, 2024

2. A.L.A. Career and Technical Scholarship
One $500 scholarship

Criteria: Resident of Nebraska, veteran-connected, can't be planning a nursing degree, pursue a 2 year degree or less, and complete essay

Deadline: March 1, 2024

3. A.L.A. Memorial Scholarship
One $400 scholarship

Criteria: Attend 4-year college; veteran connected; Nebraska resident; preference given to Girls State or Boys State Representative who plans to teach middle school or high school social studies

Deadline: March 1, 2024

  • March
  • Seniors
Antonia Scholarship

SENIORS: One $1000 scholarship

Criteria: Pursue degree in English or history, essay required on specific topic

Deadline: February 28, 2024 Download application online

www.willacather.org/discover/students/antonia-scholarship 

  • February
  • Juniors
  • Seniors
Anycollege.com Scholarship

JUNIORS & SENIORS: Four $1500 scholarships

Criteria: Enroll in accredited college or university

Deadline: Register online, four deadline dates: Sept. 30, Dec. 31, March 31, June 30

www.anycollege.com

  • Miscellaneous
  • Seniors
Automotive Aftermarket Scholarships

SENIORS: Multiple with various amounts

Criteria: Study accounting, business, IT, engineering, or other courses for a career in automotive field or auto, heavy duty, or collision repair technician

Deadline: Apply online at www.automotivescholarships.com/apply_online.cfm by March 31, 2024

  • March
  • Seniors
Burt and Becky Whedon Memorial Scholarship

SENIORS: One $1,620 scholarship

CRITERIA: Attend 4-year college, write essay on specific topic, leadership activities

DEADLINE: March 31, 2024 at https://nebraskamayflower.org/scholarship

 

  • March
  • Seniors
Carriage House Foundation Scholarship

SENIORS: Six $2,000 scholarships

 

Criteria: Plan to enroll in an automotive related course in a Nebraska Community College

 

Deadline: April 5, 2024

 

 

  • April
  • Seniors
Chasers Charities-Robinson Athletic Scholarship

SENIORS: Two $1,250 scholarships

Criteria: 2.5 GPA, African-American, participates in athletics

Deadline: Apply online by March 15, 2024 at www.chaserscharities.org/robinson-scholarship.html 

 

  • March
  • Seniors
Cirkled In Scholarship


SENIORS: One $2,500 scholarship

Criteria: Create account on their site

Deadline: Apply online by March 31, 2024 at www.cirkledin.com
 

  • March
  • Seniors
Conductix, Inc. Tuition Assistance Scholarship

SENIORS: One full tuition, fees, and books scholarship

Criteria: Obtain Associates degree in Machine Tool & Die at Southeastern Comm. College at Milford then work for Conductix for 3 years

Deadline: No deadline given

  • Miscellaneous
  • Freshmen
  • Juniors
  • Seniors
  • Sophomores
Create a Greeting Card Scholarship


9TH-12TH GRADES: One $10,000 scholarship


Criteria: Design the front of a greeting card


Deadline: March 1, 2024

  • March
  • Seniors
CVA Scholarship


SENIORS: Twenty $1,000 scholarships

Criteria: Pursue Ag related degree, leadership in activities, parent current stockholder or employee of Central Valley Ag, essay required

Deadline: Apply online by March 1, 2024 at www.cvacoop.com/scholarships

  • March
  • Seniors
Donald L. Parriott Memorial Scholarship

SENIORS: One $500 scholarship

Criteria: Attend vocational school and pursue a career in construction or auto trade, 2.0 GPA

Deadline: Return to Mrs. Ayala by April 15, 2023

  • April
  • Freshmen
  • Juniors
  • Seniors
  • Sophomores
Don't Text and Drive Scholarship

9TH-12TH GRADES: One $1,000 scholarship

Criteria: Write a 140-character message about texting and driving

Deadline: Apply online by Sept. 30, 2024

www.digitalresponsibility.org/dont-text-and-drive-scholarship

  • September
  • Seniors
DWS Scholarship

SENIORS: Full tuition, $2500 cash, and DWS items; number not given

Criteria: Pursue career in steel industry, trade related degree at community college, 2.0 GPA, community or extra-curricular involvement, agree to work at DWS, essay required

Deadline:  March 15, 2024

 

  • March
  • Freshmen
  • Juniors
  • Seniors
  • Sophomores
EducationQuest Scavenger Hunt Scholarship


9th-12th GRADERS: Two $500 scholarship

Criteria: Complete a profile on ScholarshipQuest and a scavenger hunt on EducationQuest website

Deadline: March 15, 2024

 

  • March
  • Seniors
Engebretson Foundation Scholarship


SENIORS: One up to $20,000 scholarship

Criteria: Minimum 28 on ACT, 3.75 GPA and/or top 5% of class, financial need, leadership potential

Deadline: March 1, 2024 Download application at www.engebretsonfoundation.org/application.html
 

  • March