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ACT Deadlines

 

 

Test Date              Registration Deadline           (Late Fee Required)

 

October 28, 2017              September 22, 2017                        September 23 - Oct 6, 2017

 

December 9, 2017             November 3, 2017                           November 4 - 17, 2017

 

February 10, 2018             January 12, 2018                           January 13 - 19, 2018

 

April 14, 2018                    March 9, 2018                                March 10 - 23, 2018

 

June 9, 2018                       May 4, 2018                                    May 5 - 18, 2018

 



 

ACT High School Code: 281 - 090

Registration Website: www.actstudent.org

Fee: $46.00



 

John Baylor Test Prep

http://www.johnbaylortestprep.com

(Contact Mrs. Julius for password)



 

Compass Test Practice

www.act.org/compass

www.testprepreview.com/compass_practice.htm




 

SCHOLARSHIPS


 

DATE DUE

SCHOLARSHIP

AMOUNT

REQUIREMENTS

WEBSITE/LINK

Oct 25

Horatio Alger Scholarship

Varies according to scholarship

Online application

check procedures

Horatio Alger Scholarship

Oct 17

North Platte Chamber Area Agri-Business Scholarship

$1,000

Students majoring in a program related to agriculture

North Platte Chamber of Commerce Agri-Business Scholarship 
Oct 2

Wendy’s High School Heisman

Varies

GPA of  3.0 or better.  Participate in at  least one sport

www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com  

Dec 15

AXA Achievement

Scholarship

Varies

$10,000 to $25,000

Seniors planning to attend college

www.axa.com/achievers

 

Varies on chosen scholarship

Nebraska State Elks

Association

Varies

Seniors planning to attend a trade school, technical school or community college

Golf Scholarship

www.nebraskaelks.org/scholarships.html

Postmark

N/A

Nebraska Rural Community Schools Scholarship

Gary Fisher Fine Arts Scholarship

$1,000 (1)

Student must be planning to major in the fine arts

www.nrcsa.net

March 1

Raymond & Laura Downs Memorial Scholarship

$750 (1)

All seniors with preference given to students planning to major in education or agriculture

Raymond and Laura Downs Memorial Scholarship
March 15

Hershey American

Legion Paul R. Martin Post #79

$300 (1)

Cumulative GPA must be a 2.0

Hershey American Legion Paul R. Martin
Varies on chosen scholarship

TeamMates Scholarships

Varies

TeamMates Mentee

https://teammates.org/for-mentees/scholarships/

March 15

Marvin & Cindy Fisher Memorial Scholarship

$750

All seniors with preference given to seniors planning to major in health sciences or agriculture

Marvin and Cindy Fisher Memorial Scholarship
Complete FASFA

Collegebound NE

Varies

Seniors Accepted to UNL, UNK, UNO

Complete the FAFSA

www.collegeboundnebraska.com

Complete FASFA

NSCS Advantage

Nebraska State College System

Varies

Attend Chadron, Peru, or Wayne State College

Complete the FAFSA

www.nscs.edu/nscs-advantage.htm

Opens Nov Complete Feb1

Susan Thompson Buffett Scholarship

Varies

Attending public college in NE

2.5 GPA in High School

 

http://buffettscholarships.org/college-scholarships

April 3

North Platte Community College

Winnie Dolph Memorial Scholarship

Varies

Must be planning to attend Mid-Plains Community College and major in nursing.

North Platte Community College Winnie Dolph Memorial Scholarship
March 15

Haven & Virginia Smith

$3,000 (1)

Hershey

Senior

Attending college in Nebraska

In essay include a paragraph about Haven & Virginia Smith.

Haven and Virginia Smith Scholarship

Postmark

March 1

Independent Insurance Agents of NE

Chet Linder Scholarship

Varies

Preference will be given to business majors

Independent Insurance Agents of NE Chet Linder Scholarship
March 1  

Hershey Public School Educational Foundation

 

$1,000 (5)

 

Seniors planning to attend a University, Junior College, Technical or Trade School

Hershey Public School Educational Foundation

Dates Vary

Nebraska State Elks Association

Amounts Vary

 

http://www.nebraskaelks.org/scholarships.html

March 15

Hershey Education

Association

Number and amount of scholarships vary  $250 - $1,000

Preference given to students majoring in education                                             

Hershey Education Association
Jan 5

Hershey TeamMates Scholarship

Varies

Students in Hershey TeamMates Mentoring Progam

TeamMates Scholarships
March

Russ Peterson Memorial Scholarship

$1,000

 

Students planning to attend college in a technical field of study such as; construction, welding, etc

March 20

Mid-Plains Mutual Aid Fire District Scholarship

$400 (2)

All students should apply

Mid-Plains Mutual Aid Fire District Scholarship

Postmark

Nebraska Press Association

Foundation

Scholarship

$2,000

Students planning to major in journalism

www.nebpress.com

 

Western Nebraska

Bank Scholarship

$500 (4)

All seniors should apply

Waiting for updates
March 16

Dawson Public Power District 2018 Stem Scholarship 

$1,500 Seniors pursuing Engineering, Accounting, GIS, Computer Programming, Physical Science, Telecommunications Dawson Public Power District Stem Scholarship
March 16 Dawson Public Power Utility Line Scholarship $1,500 Students interested in working with the utility line company Dawson Public Power Utility Line Scholarship
March 1

Lincoln County Family & Community Education  Council Scholarships

$500

Seniors planning to receive a degree in agriculture or family & consumer sciences

Lincoln County Family & Community Ed Scholarship

Refer to website

Nebraska Future Solving Program Scholarship

$200 (2)

Seniors with at least 2 years experience in FPS

http://www.nebraskafps.org/?p=867
 

Postmark

 

Mid-NE Sch

Dr. Fred & Emma Wanek Music Scholarship

$2,600

Full-time music major that demonstrates musical talent

Update in Jan.

Postmark

 

Mid-NE Sch

Brad Troyer Memorial Scholarship

$1,000

Applicants must plan to study welding

Update in Jan.
 

Postmark

 

Mid-NE Sch

North Platte Hostesses Scholarship

$500

Students attending

North Platte Community College

Update in Jan.

Postmark

 

Mid-NE Sch

North Platte Jaycees Scholarship

Varies

Grade point average of up to 3.5

Update in Jan.

 

Western Nebraska Administrators’ Education Scholarship

$500

Applicants must indicate an interest in a career in the field of education                               

Update in Jan.

Postmark

 

Mid-NE Sch

Neal R. Sones Memorial Scholarship

$550

Must have a parent employed by Union Pacific Railroad

Update in Jan.

Postmark

 

Mid-NE Sch

Brian A. Sorenson Memorial Scholarship

$650

Must be college junior, senior or graduate student

Update in Jan.

Postmark

 

Mid-NE Sch

VFW Memorial Highway 83 Scholarship

$1000

GPA of at least 2.7

Update in Jan.

Postmark

 

Mid-NE Sch

Nebraska Line Workers Scholarship

$450

Applicants planning to pursue training in utility line program in Nebraska

Update in Jan.

Postmark

 

Mid-NE Sch

John L. Martinez Memorial Scholarship

$400

Must have “C” or better grade point average

Hispanic Ancestry

Update in Jan.

Postmark

 

Mid-NE Sch

Langford Scholarship

Approx. $1,000 - Amounts and number of scholarships may vary

All students should apply

Update in Jan.
 

Postmark

 

Mid-NE Sch

Rose M. Klemm Scholarship

$400

All students should apply

Update in Jan.

Postmark

 

Mid-NE Sch

E.E. “Herb” & Marion “Bunny” Hoover Scholarship

$1,000

Number of scholarships awarded may vary

Students attending North Platte Community College

Update in Jan
 

Postmark

 

Mid-NE Sch

York & Helen Hinman Scholarship

$400

Applicants attending college in Nebraska

Update in Jan.
 

Postmark

 

Mid-NE Sch

Lincoln County Farm Bureau - Kent Boyer Memorial Scholarship

1 or 2 Scholarships

Total of

$1,400, at least $400 each

Applicants intending to major in agriculture

Update in Jan.
 

Postmark

 

Mid-NE Sch

Marie Dent Scholarship

Number & Amount Varies

Approx.

$1,000

Students seeking RN nursing degree

Update in Jan.
 

Postmark

 

Mid-NE Sch

Eagles Club - Bob Spady Scholarship

$600

Students planning to pursue career in the automotive industry

Update in Jan.

Postmark

 

Mid-NE Sch

Ralph B. & Lela L. Dailey Scholarship

$1800 (4)

All students should apply

Update in Jan.

Postmark

 

Mid-NE Sch

John Russell Applegate Scholarships for Teachers

Amount Varies (10)

Current Teacher or education major at college junior or senior level

Update in Jan.

Postmark

 

Mid-NE Sch

Nebraskaland Family & Consumer Science Scholarship

$500(1)

Majoring in or intending to major in family & consumer sciences

Update in Jan.
April 1

Leu Scholarship

$1,000 (2)

Student has to be in the top 25% of their class.  

Preference goes to students planning to major in agriculture or religious studies.

Leu Scholarship
April 30

Pink Bandana Beat Breast Cancer Scholarship

$1000

 

Graduating senior who has a parent that has battled breast cancer in past 10 years

4 year renewable

Refer to website

BBB Student of Integrity Awards Scholarship

$2,000

All students should apply

BBB Student of Integrity Awards Scholarship
March 1

Ken & Connie Niedan Scholarship

$1,000 (2)

Graduating senior must have definite plans to attend North Platte Community College

Ken and Connie Niedan Scholarship
March 1  

Fred & Lily Frels Memorial Scholarship

 

$1,000(2)

 

Must have a cumulative 3.0 gpa on high school transcript

Fred and Lily Frels Memorial Scholarship
Refer to website

Lincoln County Farm Bureau

Scholarship

 

Seniors interested in pursuing a career in agriculture

Lincoln County Farm Bureau Scholarship
Varies

American Legion Scholarships

Varies

All students should check website.

American Legion Scholarships
Refer to website

 

Nebraska School Counselor Association Scholarship

$500 (3)

All students may apply

Nebraska School Counselor Assoc. Scholarship
January 31 William B. Brandt Memorial Scholarship $2,000 (9) Students with a 3.0 and going into banking or business

William B. Brandt Memorial Scholarship Information

Application Form  (Print-out)

January 31 Acacia Fraternity

$1,000 (1)

$500 (2)

Male student wanting to attend UNL and focused on leadership. Scholarship online application
         

Postmarked by March 1

Nebraska Academy of Sciences Scholarships

(6 Scholarships listed)

$500 (2)

$100 (1)

$300 (1)

$1,000 (2)

Students who are interested in the environment, climate, conservation practices, and the business community.

Nebraska Academy of Sciences Scholarships List

Scholarship Application Summary

    

 

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