Our Opportunities

Welcome to the Wayne State College Scholarship Opportunities Homepage.

Below you will find a listing of scholarships available to students with brief information about the scholarship qualifications. To apply to scholarships which require an application, you must first sign in with the same user name and password you use to access the campus login portal. You will then have the opportunity to complete a general application and, if applicable, apply for specific scholarships.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Art & Design Scholarships
Applicant must be a first time student. Applicant must be a new freshman. Applicant must be an art major
Applicant must be a first time student. Applicant must be a new...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2020
Varies Education Matters Scholarship
All students who have demonstrated academic success, have made a commitment to extensive high school involvement, and other significant leadership...
All students who have demonstrated academic success, have made a...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2020
Varies Leadership Award
For students who are very active in high school leadership and plan to continue that involvement in college. Must maintain a 2.0 to renew.
For students who are very active in high school leadership and plan to...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2020
Varies Neihardt Scholars Program
Applicant must be a new freshman. Are you eligible to receive public benefits? Applicant must have a 25 or higher ACT. Applicant must have a 3.5...
Applicant must be a new freshman. Are you eligible to receive public...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2020
Varies Presidential Scholarship
Applicant must be a new freshman. Are you eligible to receive public benefits? Applicant must have a 30 or higher ACT. ACT Validated
Applicant must be a new freshman. Are you eligible to receive public...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2020
Varies Rural Health Opportunities Program (RHOP)
The Rural Health Opportunities Program (RHOP) is a dynamic partnership between Wayne State College and the University of Nebraska Medical Center...
The Rural Health Opportunities Program (RHOP) is a dynamic partnership...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2020
Varies Rural Law Opportunities Program (RLOP)
The Rural Law Opportunities Program (RLOP) is a dynamic partnership between Wayne State College and the University of Nebraska College of Law...
The Rural Law Opportunities Program (RLOP) is a dynamic partnership...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2020
Varies NSCS Board of Trustees' Scholarship
Applicant must be a Nebraska native. Applicant must be a new freshman. Are you eligible to receive public benefits? Applicant must have a 25 or...
Applicant must be a Nebraska native. Applicant must be a new freshman....
  • Deadline: 01/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2021
Varies A.V. Teed Memorial Scholarship
Applicant must be a math major Applicant must be a new freshman. Applicant must demonstrate financial need.
Applicant must be a math major Applicant must be a new freshman....
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Affiliated Foods Cooperative, Inc Scholarship
Applicant must be a new freshman.
Applicant must be a new freshman.
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Albert G. Carlson Memorial Music Scholarship
Applicant must be a music major
Applicant must be a music major
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Aletha Acers Steele Burgess Poetry Prize
Applicant will be selected by hand.
Applicant will be selected by hand.
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Alex and Faye Spanos Endowed Scholarship
Applicant must be enrolled full time. Applicant must be a new freshman.
Applicant must be enrolled full time. Applicant must be a new freshman.
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Alexis Ann Rohrberg Memorial Scholarship
Applicant must be a biology major Applicant must be a returning student.
Applicant must be a biology major Applicant must be a returning student.
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Alice Korth and Gale Bathke Endowed Scholarship
Applicant must be from Bloomfield Pierce or Wayne. Applicant must be an incoming freshmen.
Applicant must be from Bloomfield Pierce or Wayne. Applicant must be an...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Alice Whitt Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Applicant must be a speech communication major.
Applicant must be a speech communication major.
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Alvin E. and Edna Fauss Osburn Endowed Scholarship
Applicant must be an art or music major.
Applicant must be an art or music major.
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Anneliese Helga Cawthon Memorial Scholarship
Applicant must be a returning student. Applicant must be a graduate student.
Applicant must be a returning student. Applicant must be a graduate...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies April Wylie Riesberg Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Applicant must be a returning student. Applicant must be a sophomore junior, or senior. Applicant must be enrolled full time. Are you a member of...
Applicant must be a returning student. Applicant must be a sophomore...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Ardath Conn Scholarship
Applicant will be selected by hand.
Applicant will be selected by hand.
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Arlene S. Jones Future Teacher Scholarship
Applicant must be a student pursuing a teaching career. Applicant must be a new freshman. Applicant must be a Pell grant recipient.
Applicant must be a student pursuing a teaching career. Applicant must...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Arnie and Marge Reeg Wayne Community Scholarship
Applicant must be a graduate of Wayne High School. Applicant must be a new freshman.
Applicant must be a graduate of Wayne High School. Applicant must be a...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Arnold Emry Commitment to Education Scholarship
Applicant will be selected by hand. Applicant must be enrolled full time. Applicant must be a secondary education major.
Applicant will be selected by hand. Applicant must be enrolled full...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Art and Lyle Grone Endowed Scholarship
Applicant must be enrolled full time. Applicant must be a new freshman.
Applicant must be enrolled full time. Applicant must be a new freshman.
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Arthur and Edith Cook Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Applicant must be a returning student. Applicant must be enrolled full time. Applicant must be a US Citizen. Applicant must be an industrial tech...
Applicant must be a returning student. Applicant must be enrolled full...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Aventure Staffing Annual Scholarship
Applicant must be a Junior or Senior. Applicant must be a business or human resource major
Applicant must be a Junior or Senior. Applicant must be a business or...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Baier Business Endowed Scholarship
Applicant must be a WSC student who has achieved Junior or Senior status; minimum GPA of 3.0; First preference to Accounting majors; Second...
Applicant must be a WSC student who has achieved Junior or Senior...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Barbara K. Kanter Endowed Scholarship
Applicant must be a Business major. Applicant must be a new freshman.
Applicant must be a Business major. Applicant must be a new freshman.
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Betty Jones Lindner Scholarship
Applicant must be a student pursuing a teaching career. Applicant must be a new freshman.
Applicant must be a student pursuing a teaching career. Applicant must...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Bill and Betty Reeg Annual Scholarship
Applicant must be a returning student. Applicant must be a junior or senior. Applicant must be a first generation student.
Applicant must be a returning student. Applicant must be a junior or...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Bill and Valerie Koeber Endowed Music Scholarship
Applicant must be a returning student. Applicant must be enrolled full time. Applicant must be a music major/minor. Applicant must be a sophomore...
Applicant must be a returning student. Applicant must be enrolled full...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Bill Demke Endowed Scholarship
Applicant must be enrolled full time. Applicant must be a new freshman. Applicant must be a graduate of Emerson-Hubbard High School or a...
Applicant must be enrolled full time. Applicant must be a new freshman....
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Bloomquist-Slutz Memorial Music Scholarship
Applicant must be a new freshman. Applicant will be selected by hand.
Applicant must be a new freshman. Applicant will be selected by hand.
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Bob and Debbie Ensz Academic Endowed Scholarship
Applicant must be a graduate of Wayne High School. Applicant must be a full time student. Applicant must have completed their Freshman year.
Applicant must be a graduate of Wayne High School. Applicant must be a...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Bob and Debbie Ensz Marching Band Endowed Scholarship
Applicant must have completed their Junior year. Academic Grade Level
Applicant must have completed their Junior year. Academic Grade Level
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Bob and Marie Miller Memorial Scholarship
Applicant must be a first time student. Applicant must be a new freshman. Applicant must be a Nebraska native.
Applicant must be a first time student. Applicant must be a new...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Bob Cunningham Academic Scholarship
Applicant must be a new freshman. Applicant must have a 3.0 GPA or higher in high school.
Applicant must be a new freshman. Applicant must have a 3.0 GPA or...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Bob Keating Memorial Business Endowed Scholarship
Applicant must be a business major Applicant must be a sophomore junior, or senior. Applicant must be a graduate of a Nebraska high school.
Applicant must be a business major Applicant must be a sophomore junior,...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Bomgaars Annual Scholarship
Applicant must be a new freshman. Are you or your parent employed by Bomgaars Inc.? Applicant must have a 3.0 GPA or higher in high school.
Applicant must be a new freshman. Are you or your parent employed by...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Brad Bigelow Endowed Criminal Justice Scholarship
Applicant will be selected by hand. Applicant must be enrolled full time. Applicant must be a criminal justice major.
Applicant will be selected by hand. Applicant must be enrolled full...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Bruce and Sheri O'Neel Endowed Scholarship
Applicant must be enrolled full time. Applicant must be a first generation student. Applicant must be a graduate of Bruning-Davenport Diller-Odell...
Applicant must be enrolled full time. Applicant must be a first...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Buethe Family Endowed Scholarship
Applicant is selected by Education department. Applicant will be selected by hand.
Applicant is selected by Education department. Applicant will be...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Business Faculty Scholarship
Applicant must be a returning student. Applicant must be a Business major.
Applicant must be a returning student. Applicant must be a Business major.
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Butler Philosophy Scholarship
Applicant must be a new freshman.
Applicant must be a new freshman.
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Byron A. Russell Memorial Scholarship
Applicant must be a graduating high school seniors. Applicant must be from Knox or Cedar County. Applicant must be a new freshman.
Applicant must be a graduating high school seniors. Applicant must be...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Carhart Scholarship
Awarded to one senior from each high school in the communities with a Carhart Lumber Co store —Bloomfield, Burwell, Elkhorn Valley-Tilden,...
Awarded to one senior from each high school in the communities with a...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Carrigg Family Endowed Scholarship
Applicant must be an Electronic Media or Journalism major. Applicant must be a sophomore or above.
Applicant must be an Electronic Media or Journalism major. Applicant...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies CCC/Platte Transfer Scholarship
Applicant will be selected by hand.
Applicant will be selected by hand.
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Cecil and Opal Wriedt Memorial Scholarship
Applicant must be a new freshman. Applicant must be an industrial technology major
Applicant must be a new freshman. Applicant must be an industrial...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies CFO Systems Annual Accounting Scholarship
Applicant must be a Business Administration Accounting Major. Applicant must be at Junior standing or above. Applicant must have a 3.5 GPA or higher.
Applicant must be a Business Administration Accounting Major. Applicant...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021