Students planning to attend
Southeast Community College and other institutions could be eligible for scholarships
funded by the state of Nebraska if they enroll in eligible programs of study.
Scholarships are awarded up to $5,000 per year up to three years. The deadline
to apply is June 15, 2021.
is proud to be able to offer the Nebraska Career Scholarship,” said Rachael
McLeod, Administrative Director of Resource Development. “It continues SCC’s
mission to provide dynamic and responsive
pathways to career and technical, academic transfer, and continuing education
programs that contribute to personal, community, and workforce development.”
scholarship recipients must be enrolled in an eligible Program of Study, live
in Nebraska while receiving the scholarship, carry a minimum of nine credits
per semester, and maintain a minimum 2.0 cumulative Grade-Point Average. For
the initial award, the recipient must either be a first-time student or transfer
student. Eligible Programs of Study include nursing, automotive, computer
information technology, welding, construction, dental assisting, HVAC, and many
will also have the opportunity to apply for a Career Scholarship as they
prepare to enter fields where our state has a workforce shortage,” said Gov.
Scholarship Act was introduced by Ricketts in 2020 and signed into law by the
State Legislature, creating the Nebraska Career Scholarships Program. Its
purpose is to grow the state’s skilled workforce by connecting students to
high-wage careers where there is a need.
information on the scholarship and eligibility requirements, click here: https://www.southeast.edu/nebraska-career-scholarship/