Panhandle Drug-Free Youth Scholarship

The Panhandle Drug-Free Youth Scholarship is available to Nebraska panhandle-area high school seniors who are currently involved in a local drug-free youth group. One $500 scholarship will be awarded annually.  

Floyd's Truck Center, Inc.
Brian H. Greif Memorial Scholarship

The Floyd’s Truck Center, Inc. Scholarship is offered to assist students from the following cities and surrounding areas: Scottsbluff, Gering and Sidney, NE; Cheyenne, Rock Springs, Casper and Gillette, WY; and from Rapid City and Pierre, SD, who are pursuing a major as a diesel technician at one of the accredited colleges listed. The scholarship is available to high school seniors, and to those who have previously graduated from high school.

Agri-Business Scholarship

 

For Area Graduating Seniors Pursuing Undergraduate Study in Agricultural Sciences

Bronson (Dorothy) Memorial Scholarship

 

For area high school students to attend summer camp for the study of art, music, dance or theater. Area high school students are eligible to receive Dorothy Bronson Memorial Scholarships through the summer following high school graduation. 

Fliesbach McAlister Scholarship

 

For high school seniors or junior college students who are residents of western Nebraska or eastern Wyoming, and planning to study art.  Recipients are selected by the West Nebraska Arts Center. Information about this scholarship is available by contacting the West Nebraska Arts Center at 308-632-2226.

CSScholarship

 

For graduating seniors of Scottsbluff High School. Three separate scholarships designated A, B, and C, will be awarded annually.  Applications should be submitted to the Scottsbluff High School Counseling Office. 

Jane and Chet Fliesbach Scholarship

 

The Jane and Chet Fliesbach Scholarship provides three (3) scholarships of $1,000 each ($500 per semester) to low-income Scottsbluff High School graduating seniors.  The scholarship may be used at either a two- or four-year institution.  Recipients must maintain a GPA of 2.0 or higher. 

Lemons
(Lawrence) Scholarship

 

The Lawrence Lemons $500 Memorial Scholarship is given annually to one Scottsbluff High School senior. 

Class of '66 Memorial Scholarship

 

A $500 scholarship will be given annually to a Scottsbluff High School graduating senior who is an outstanding band student. Application forms are available at the Scottsbluff High School Counseling Office or from the band director.

CSPM Scholarship

 

Available to Gering High School Seniors. Three separate scholarships are awarded each year; one $2,000 scholarship ($500 per semester for two years) is awarded to a student pursuing two-year technical or vocational training, and two $6,000 scholarships ($750 per semester for four years) are awarded to students pursuing studies at a two-or four-year college or university. 

Agri-Business

  • Jacob Jenkins (Mitchell) $2,000

  • Bailee Lake (Bayard)  $2,000

Laurie Haugen Educational Scholarship

  • Zoe Holcher / Northwestern Univ, $1,500

Panhandle Drug-Free Youth

  • Kenzey Kanno (Mitchell), $500

Clara E. Muehlberger Scholarship

  • Ian Carrier - (Mitchell) $4,000

  • Rachel Rawlings (Gering) $4,000

  • Adeline Hobbs (Mitchell) $2,000

  • Connor McCracken (Scottsbluff) $1,000

  • Karissa Benavides (Bridgeport) $1,000

  • Lauren Gasseling (Hemingford) $1,000

  • Kylie Stuart (Bayard) $1,000

  • Cade Lewis (Sidney) $1,000

  • Danielle Higgins (Dalton) $1,000

  • Jabob Horstman (Hemingford) $1,000

  • Karson Hunter (Bayard) $1,000

  • Makenna Douglas (Sidney) $1,000

  • Yarrow Corymb (UNMC) $2,000

  • Kollyn Weimer (Creighton Univ) $1,000

Lawrence & Pauline Lemons Scholarship

  • Keegan Reifschneider (Scottsbluff) $4,000

  • Ava Marez (Gering) $4,000

Atkins Bequest

  • Anna Yanke (Scottsbluff) $750

Class of '66 

  • Ashley Bair (Scottsbluff)  $500

Pre-Engineering

  • Dontae Rios (Scottsbluff) $2,000

Hispanic Advisory Committee

  • Lydia Cantu (Bridgeport) $400

  • Kenzey Kanno (Mitchell) $400

  • Ashley Bair (Scottsbluff) $400

  • Yazmin Marquez (Scottsbluff) $400

  • Annabelle Gillen (Mitchell) $400

  • Natasha Perez (Mitchell) $400

Dill Scholarship

  • Nathan Cantor (Gering) $1,000

Fliesbach / McAlister Scholarship

  • Benjamin Nollette (Alliance), $1,000

CSI Scholarship

  • Alex Stambaugh (Scottsbluff) $6,000

  • Kathryn Phillips (Scottsbluff) $6,000

  • Yazmin Marquez (Scottsbluff) $2,000

Lawrence Lemons Scholarship

  • Kaya Vonburg (Scottsbluff) $500

Jane & Chet Fliesbach Scholarship

  • Alex Stambaugh (Scottsbluff), $1,000

  • Dontae Rios (Scottsbluff), $1,000

  • Shelby Fisher (Scottsbluff), $1,000

CSPM Scholarship

  • Brock Parker (Gering), $6,000

  • Kassadie Rahmig (Gering), $6,000

Don & Dian Roth Scholarship

  • Hayden Higgins  $1,000

  • Quinton Janacek (Gering) $1,000

Floyds Truck Center Inc /

Brian H. Greif Memorial Scholarship

  • Logan Knaub (Laramie, WY) $5,000

  • Cortland Greibel (Sterling, CO) $2,500

  • Derek Capp (Belle Forsche, SD) $1,500

  • Brett Poston (Torrington, WY) $1,000

Creating a Scholarship

through the Oregon Trail Community Foundation

Creating a scholarship at the Oregon Trail Community Foundation is a great way to invest in our community through higher education.  Scholarships may be used to further education of graduates from a particular high school, students in a specific field of study, or those enrolled at a chosen institution.  For more information go to www.otcf.org or call 308-635-3393.

Lovercheck (Margaret) Scholarship

 

Available to Gering High School seniors for the study of art, music, theater, literature or journalism at a four-year institution.  The scholarship provides $500 per semester for up to four years for a student who needs financial assistance for college. 

Lovercheck (Margaret) Scholarship

 

Available to Gering High School seniors for the study of art, music, theater, literature or journalism at a four-year institution.  The scholarship provides $500 per semester for up to four years for a student who needs financial assistance for college. 

2019/20
Scholarship Winners
Clara E. Muehlberger Scholarship

 

Available to residents of the 11 panhandle counties and Goshen County in Wyoming who pursue undergraduate study in education or a health care-related field. It provides $1,000 per year for up to four years and may be used at either two- or four-year institution. The scholarships are available to high school seniors, non-traditional college students, and college upper classmen. 

Pre-Engineering
 Scholarship

Offers financial assistance to a Scottsbluff or Gering High School graduating senior who will attend Western Nebraska Community College to pursue a degree in Pre-Engineering. 

Mitchell Community Scholarship

 

$1,000 Scholarship for Graduating Seniors from Mitchell High School

Lemons
(Lawrence & Pauline) Scholarship

 

The Lawrence and Pauline Lemons Scholarship offers two $4,000 scholarships annually to students under age 30, who are graduates of any Scotts Bluff County high school.  Preference is given to lineal descendants of Harry and Mabel Wisner and Guy and Florence Lemons. 

Dill Scholarship

 

The Alan Dill Scholarship is selected by the Dill family and awarded to graduates of any Scotts Bluff County High School who attend Western Nebraska Community College.  The scholarship is worth $1,000 annually. 

Hispanic Advisory Committee Scholarship

 

Available to Scotts Bluff County residents of Hispanic heritage and American citizenship to pursue undergraduate education. Scholarships are available to high school seniors and undergraduate college students. The number and value of scholarships will vary based on annual Hispanic Advisory Committee scholarship resources.  Scholarships may be renewable. Applicants must be full-time students.

ATTENTION!

New Scholarship

Deadline is

February 15th!

ATTENTION!

New Scholarship

Deadline is

February 15th!

Scholarships

 

OTCF has many scholarships available for the graduating Senior to the Non-Traditional student returning to college. Each scholarship has it's own personality and history. Apply today!

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