Nebraska Scholarships

Wilbur-Ellis Company Agricultural Division Scholarship

This scholarship provides financial assistance to students who aim to pursue a four-year degree in agronomy, crop/plant/range or soil science, business/farm/landscape/nursery/ranch or turfgrass management, horticulture, general agriculture, economics, finance, agricultural policy & management, agricultural systems management, sales, and marketing, agriscience technology, biotechnology, entomology, plant pathology or soil conservation.

BNSF Railway Company Scholarship

Funded by the BNSF Railway Foundation, this scholarship provides financial assistance to students who aim to pursue a four-year degree at an accredited four-year college in the following areas of agriculture: business management, economics, sales, and marketing or finance.

MARC Endowment Scholarship

This scholarship is offered by the Epsilon Sigma Alpha (ESA) Foundation for students in particular states to help them ease the financial burden of their education.

Nebraska ESA Endowment

One scholarship of $900 will be awarded to student in Nebraska who successfully demonstrated leadership, financial needs and scholastic ability.

Paul and Helen L. Grauer Scholarship

In line with the said pillars, ARRL is pleased to award Paul and Helen L. Grauer scholarship with the amount of $1,000 to one student of Midwest Division (Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska) who has successfully demonstrated academic achievements, financial needs, active community involvements and interest in amateur radio.

Antonette Willa Skupa Turner Scholarship

The scholarship aim to provide financial assistance to a graduate of a Nebraska high school who is planning to enroll as an English or History major at an accredited college or university. Selection is based on intellectual promise, creativity and character of the applicant.

Norma Ross Walter Scholarship

The main purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to female graduates of Nebraska high schools who plan to apply to English majors in accredited colleges or universities.

Nebraska Quarter Horse Youth Scholarship

Scholarship recipients are selected based on academic achievement, financial need and Quarter Horse members involvement, as well as the applicant’s outstanding leadership and communication skills. Ideal candidates have been a member of AQHA or AQHYA for at least one year and are from Nebraska.

ARRL PHD Scholarship

This scholarship is offered by the American Radio Relay League (ARRL) Foundation Inc. The Association was created in 1914 by Hiram Percy Maxim for radio amateurs. However this one differs in that the candidate may study journalism or electronic engineering and may not necessarily be a licensed radio amateur but may also be a child of a deceased radio amateur.

MetLife Foundation Scholarship

Funded by the Norfolk Southern Foundation through the National FFA Foundation, this scholarship provides financial assistance to students who aim to pursue a four-year degree.

Kent Nutrition Group, Inc. Scholarship

This scholarship was sponsored by the maker of Kent and Blue Seal feeds—Kent Nutrition Group Inc., through the National FFA Foundation to provide financial assistance to students who wish to attend college and pursue a four-year degree in animal nutrition, animal /dairy / poultry or equine/equestrian science, general agriculture or agricultural science, agricultural business management, economics, finance or sales & marketing.

Lee Magnon Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is supported by NACE Foundation, a nonprofit organisation, which have a vision to support education and research projects relating to the science of corrosion.

Remember Your End Goal:

The career you’re seeking can determine what scholarships you may qualify for and the likelihood of securing a job after graduating. To help you understand what opportunities are out there we have done the research to find exactly what field is hiring, and how much they are willing to pay in order to fill that position.

 

Unique To Nebraska

Top Three Positions Based Off Of Hiring

Job Title: Customer service representatives Telemarketers Computer software engineers, applications
Salary: $26145 $21445 $60005
# of Open Positions: 15470 3820 3360
Competition*: 1.6 2.4 1.5

 


Top Six Positions Based Off Of Salary

Job Title: Obstetricians and gynecologists Dentists, general Family and general practitioners
Salary: $183610 $156835 $154165
# of Open Positions: 100 510 1000
Competition*: 2 1.6 2.5
Job Title: Optometrists Physician assistants Training and development managers
Salary: $100320 $78860 $73110
# of Open Positions: 130 430 240
Competition*: 1.9 1.8 1.8

*Competition: = This row tells us which jobs are more common in Arizona, relative to the state population, compared to their popularity in every other US states. A Local Popularity Index of 1.0 matches the average across all US states; higher and lower percentages indicate the job is proportionally more or less popular here.

Nebraska Nationwide Stats

Top Three Positions Based Off Of Hiring

Job Title: Retail salespersons Customer service representatives Cashiers
Salary: $23795 $26145 $16660
# of Open Positions: 19920 15470 14070
Competition*: 1 1.6 0.9

 

Top Six Positions Based Off Of Salary

Job Title: Lawyers General and operations managers Financial managers
Salary: $92905 $89285 $83520
# of Open Positions: 1920 5870 1510
Competition*: 0.7 0.8 0.7
Job Title: Computer and information systems managers Medical and health services managers Computer systems analysts
Salary: $83410 $72430 $60230
# of Open Positions: 1540 1630 3140
Competition*: 1.2 1.6 1.3

*Competition: = Unlike the Unique To Nebraska table above, which shows where jobs in Nebraska are unusually common compared to other states, the Nebraska Nationwide Stats table lists jobs which are the most common in raw numbers in the state.