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Scholarships

OPPORTUNITIES

Scholarship forms are not availble using a mobile devise. Please check out our current scholarships using desktop view. There you will have the ability to download the following PDF and Word documents for each scholarship. 

The Kearney Area Community Foundation manages over 50 scholarship funds.  The criteria for these scholarships are varied, so please take a moment to search our scholarships to determine if you are eligible to apply. 

Using the command "ctrl f" search for scholarships, your school or county.

FOR STUDENTS GRADUATING FROM ANY HIGH SCHOOL IN NEBRASKA

McKenna's Rae of Hope
Mental Health Field

McKenna's Rae of Hope
Character Scholarship

FOR STUDENTS GRADUATING FROM SPECIFIC HIGH SCHOOLS 

Amherst

Elm Creek

Troy and Kay Bauer

Aubree Joy Hubbard Memorial 

Elm Creek Public
School Foundation

Application opens October 25, 2022

Kearney Catholic/

Kearney High

Youth Leadership Kearney 

Paxton Consolidated

Vanity Fare

Ravenna

Asher Family

Class of 1948

Ravenna Cont.

Oren and Joyce Vogt

Ravenna Public School Foundation

Kenneth L. Erickson FFA 

Vernon and Beverly Reinertson

Kurt Keaschall Memorial Ravenna

Violet Wadzinski Memorial

LeRoy and Joyce Hongsermeier FFA

Elm Creek Cont.

Elm Creek Public School
Foundation Clara Marshall

Application opens October 25, 2022

Robin and Judy Marshall

Pleasanton

Pleasanton Scholarships

Shelton

Dr. A.A. Jaeke

Dwight and Lois Gangwish

Jane S. & Franklin V. Bernhard

Lance Corporal Kyle Codner

Patricia Trubl

Shelton FFA Boosters

Shelton "Paying It Forward"

Wilcox-Hildreth

Charles and Verna Lee Falk

S.T.A.N.D

Ted Headley Agricultural

FOR STUDENTS GRADUATING FROM A SPECIFIC COUNTY/CONFERENCE

Buffalo County

Arthur E. Klinkacek Promise

Charles and Jeanette Mumma

Kearney Area Chamber
of Commerce Ag Committee

Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce
Bruce Blankenship Leadership in Business

Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce
Friends of Law Enforcement

Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce

Mark Benjamin Building Opportunity

Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce

Student Leader CCC 

Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce

Student Leader UNK

Path To Success

Garden County

Blanche Thompson Memorial

Ft. Kearny Conference

Ft. Kearny Conference Future Educator

C.D. Orr and Emily Orr Scholarship

City of Oshkosh

C.J. Williams and Lena A. Williams 

Don Newth Memorial

Ferol G. and Patricia A. Carney Memorial

Garden County High School Alumni

Mary E Hehnke Educational

Richard Dunn Memorial

Ronald and Jaquelyn

Kegley (4-H)

Rock and Holt
County

Shawn Reiber Memorial

Donald Kaup Memorial
Knights of Columbus

FOR STUDENTS ATTENDING UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT KEARNEY

UNK Pi Kappa Alpha Alumni Scholarship

Roy and Doris Abood

Pauline Fulton Memorial

For UNMC Students