POP Scholarship

  • People Obtaining Prosperity (POP) Scholarship

    Program offers 45 credit hours of tuition (books not included). We also offer help in the area of community resources, tutoring, educational planning, registration and career exploration. If you complete the 45 credit hours with a 2.7 GPA of higher you may be eligible for further tuition assistance.

    Requirements & Qualifications

    • ESL level of 6 as a minimum
    • In Lincoln, Beatrice or Milford area
    • Eligible for Financial aid/Pell grant
    • Must be a resident of Nebraska for at least 6 months
    • Must not have received Learn to Dream scholarship
    • Must not have an Associate’s degree or higher from the United States
    • Must have registered with SCC and completed the Accuplacer
    • Must not owe SCC any back pay for previous classes
    • If current student must not be in Academic Probation
    • 180% of the Federal poverty level

    2019 Federal Poverty Guidelines

    Size of Household Current Monthly Income
    1 $1,821
    2 $2,469
    3 $3,117
    4 $3,765
    5 $4,413
    6 $5,061


    Scholarship application.

    Support and Services

    • Educational goals and plans
    • Study Skills
    • Tutoring
    • Registration
    • Career Exploration
    • Financial Assistance
    • Community Resources

    Please stop by Student Success Center for any questions regarding the POP scholarship and speak with Lindsey Berlowitz (lberlowitz@southeast.edu) or Nick Dean(ndean@southeast.edu) or call 402-437-2653/402-437-2271.

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