Barnes & Noble Scholarship

ENTER TO WIN FREE BOOKS FOR A YEAR AND A $5,000 SCHOLARSHIP! Tell Barnes & Noble about your best, worst, funniest, or favorite experience you’ve had at a job so far. Check out the application at http://bit.ly/2ahcYsg

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“Discover Business” Scholarships

Students considering a business major or a business related advanced degree should check out http://www.discoverbusiness.us/ for links to over 900 scholarships.

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Horatio Alger Association Career & Technical Scholarship

The 2016 Horatio Alger Association Career & Technical Scholarship is open to students seeking to pursue career or technical education in a post secondary college. This program provides financial assistance to students who have financial need and have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity. Scholarship criteria also includes high school completion by spring of 2016, commitment to pursue and complete a career or technical certificate / degree, and U.S. citizenship. The Association will award 510 scholarships with a maximum award amount of $2,500 depending on the length of the program. Students may apply online by June 1, 2016 at http://application.horatioalger.org.

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2016-17 Class Sign Up

Students in grades 6-11 will be signing up for their 2016-17 class schedule in the next few days. A list of classes can be downloaded here.

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Toptal Tech Scholarship For Women

Toptal, a computer related technology company, has started a scholarship program to award 12 scholarships over the next 12 months to help young women pursue their technical career aspirations.

It is open to more than just young aspiring developers; the award applies to anyone with a passion for tech and we welcome applicants from high school who have a growing interest in STEM.

Each scholarship winner will receive a stipend, and in addition, a year of mentorship and guidance from the senior developers within our network. Here are the scholarship guidelines and application site.

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Pleasanton Local Scholarships, 2016

Pleasanton Local Scholarships: Applicants can apply for one or all of the following local scholarships, depending on eligibility. The application can be downloaded here (Word version), as well as the list of scholarships. All scholarship monies will be awarded for second semester college costs.

The Phillips Insurance Agency Scholarship
Eligibility Requirements: Must have participated in school and community activities throughout high school; be a graduating PHS senior; use this scholarship for second semester college costs; must have maintained a record of good character and citizenship; academic record; grades; goals; financial need; and leadership.
Amount: $500 used for second semester college costs.
Application Process: Applicant must complete the application form, include two letters of recommendation, include a high school transcript, and return all information to Mr. Bednar by April 20. In addition, the applicant must complete at least a one paragraph essay on the topic: “As an adult citizen, how do you plan to use your ‘volunteer efforts’ to make your community a better place to live.” To receive the scholarship money for second semester, the student must be enrolled full time (12 hours / credits or more) in an accredited, tax-exempt school, institution of higher learning.

The Ercil Philips Memorial Scholarship
Eligibility Requirements: Must have participated in school and community activities throughout high school; be a graduating PHS senior; use this scholarship for second semester college costs; must have maintained a record of good character and citizenship; academic record; grades; goals; financial need; and leadership.
Amount: $1000 used for second semester college costs.
Application Process: Applicant must complete the application form, include two letters of recommendation, include a high school transcript, and return all information to Mr. Bednar by April 20. To receive the scholarship money for second semester, the student must be enrolled full time (12 hours / credits or more) in an accredited, tax-exempt school, institution of higher learning.

The Town and Country Bank Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements: Must have participated in school and community activities throughout high school; be a graduating PHS senior; use this scholarship for second semester college costs; must have maintained a record of good character and citizenship; academic record; grades; goals; financial need; and leadership.
Amount: $500 used for second semester college expenses.
Application Process: Applicant must complete the application form, include two letters of recommendations, include a high school transcript, and return all information to Mr. Bednar by April 20. To receive the scholarship money for second semester, the student must be enrolled full time (12 hours / credits or more) in an accredited, tax-exempt school, institution of higher learning.

The Pleasanton School Staff Scholarship
Eligibility Requirements: Must have participated in school and community activities throughout high school; be a graduating PHS senior; use this scholarship for second semester college costs; must have maintained a record of good character and citizenship; academic record; grades; goals; financial need; and leadership.
Amount: $400 used for second semester college costs.
Application Process: Applicant must complete the application form, include two letters of recommendation, include a high school transcript, and return all information to Mr. Bednar by April 20. To receive the scholarship money for second semester, the student must be enrolled full time (12 hours / credits or more) in an accredited, tax-exempt school, institution of higher learning.

The Pleasanton Education Association Scholarship
Eligibility Requirements: Must have participated in school and community activities throughout high school; be a graduating PHS senior, intending to enter an education or teaching career; use this scholarship for second semester college costs; must have maintained a record of good character and citizenship; academic record; grades; goals; financial need; and leadership.
Amount: $400 used for second semester college costs.
Application Process: Applicant must complete the application form, include two letters of recommendations, include a high school transcript, and return all information to Mr. Bednar by April 20. To receive the scholarship money for second semester, the student must be enrolled full time (12 hours / credits or more) in an accredited, tax-exempt school, institution of higher learning.

The Pleasanton Community Theater Scholarship
Eligibility Requirements: Must have participated in school and community activities throughout high school; be a graduating PHS senior; use this scholarship for second semester college costs; must have maintained a record of good character and citizenship; academic record; grades; goals; financial need; and leadership.
Amount: $150 used for second semester college costs.
Application Process: Applicant must complete the application form, include two letters of recommendations, include a high school transcript, and return all information to Mr. Bednar by April 20. To receive the scholarship money for second semester, the student must be enrolled full time (12 hours / credits or more) in an accredited, tax-exempt school, institution of higher learning.

The Pleasanton Lions Club Scholarship
Eligibility Requirements: Must have participated in school and community activities throughout high school; be a graduating PHS senior; use this scholarship for second semester college costs; must have maintained a record of good character and citizenship; academic record; grades; goals; financial need; and leadership.
Amount: $500 used for second semester college costs.
Application Process: Applicant must complete the application form, include two letters of recommendations, include a high school transcript, and return all information to Mr. Bednar by April 20. To receive the scholarship money for second semester, the student must be enrolled full time (12 hours / credits or more) in an accredited, tax-exempt school, institution of higher learning.

The Business of Pleasanton Scholarship
Eligibility Requirements: Must have participated in school and community activities throughout high school; be a graduating PHS senior; use this scholarship for second semester college costs; must have maintained a record of good character and citizenship; academic record; grades; goals; financial need; and leadership.
Amount: $150 used for second semester college expenses.
Application Process: Applicant must complete the application form, include two letters of recommendations, include a high school transcript, and return all information to Mr. Bednar by April 20. To receive the scholarship money for second semester, the student must be enrolled full time (12 hours / credits or more) in an accredited, tax-exempt school, institution of higher learning.

The Pleasanton High School Band Boosters Scholarship
Eligibility Requirements: Must have participated in school and community activities throughout high school, especially instrumental music at PHS; be a graduating PHS senior; use this scholarship for second semester college costs; must have maintained a record of good character and citizenship; academic record; grades; goals; financial need; and leadership.
Amount: $100 used for second semester college costs.
Application Process: Applicant must complete the application form, include two letters of recommendations, include a high school transcript, and return all information to Mr. Bednar by April 20. To receive the scholarship money for second semester, the student must be enrolled full time (12 hours / credits or more) in an accredited, tax-exempt school, institution of higher learning.

The Faye Wendt Memorial Scholarship
Eligibility Requirements: Must have participated in school and community activities throughout high school; be a graduating PHS senior; use this scholarship for second semester college costs; must have maintained a record of good character and citizenship; academic record; grades; goals; financial need; and leadership.
Preference may be given to student who will attend UNK, majoring in education, but this preference is not mandatory. Amount: $250 used for second semester college expenses.
Application Process: Applicant must complete the application form, include two letters of recommendations, include a high school transcript, and return all information to Mr. Bednar by April 20. To receive the scholarship money for second semester, the student must be enrolled full time (12 hours / credits or more) in an accredited, tax-exempt school, institution of higher learning.

The Kurt Keaschall Memorial Scholarship
Eligibility Requirements: Must have participated in school and community activities throughout high school; be a graduating PHS senior; use this scholarship for second semester college costs; must have maintained a record of good character and citizenship; academic record; grades; goals; financial need; and leadership.
Preference may be given to student who will attend UNK, majoring in education, but this preference is not mandatory. Amount: (to be determined) used for second semester college expenses.
Application Process: Applicant must complete the application form, include two letters of recommendations, include a high school transcript, and return all information to Mr. Bednar by April 20. To receive the scholarship money for second semester, the student must be enrolled full time (12 hours / credits or more) in an accredited, tax-exempt school, institution of higher learning.

The Pleasanton Community Fund – Career Builder Scholarship
Eligibility Requirements: Must have participated in school and community activities throughout high school; be a graduating PHS senior; use this scholarship for second semester college costs; must have maintained a record of good character and citizenship; academic record; grades; goals; financial need; and leadership.
Amount: $750 used for second semester college expenses.
Application Process: Applicant must complete the application form, include two letters of recommendation, include a high school transcript, and return all information to Mr. Bednar by April 20. To receive the scholarship money for second semester, the student must be enrolled full time (12 hours / credits or more) in an accredited, tax-exempt school, institution of higher learning in Nebraska.

The FBLA Red Cross Scholarship
Eligibility Requirements: Must have participated in school and community activities throughout high school; be a graduating PHS senior; use this scholarship for second semester college costs; must have maintained a record of good character and citizenship; academic record; grades; goals; financial need; and leadership.
Amount: (undetermined) used for second semester college expenses.
Application Process: Applicant must complete the application form, include two letters of recommendations include a high school transcript, and return all information to Mr. Bednar by April 20. To receive the scholarship money for second semester, the student must be enrolled full time (12 hours / credits or more) in an accredited, tax-exempt school, institution of higher learning.

The Pleasanton United Methodist Church Scholarship
Eligibility Requirements: Must have participated in school and community activities throughout high school; be a graduating PHS senior; use this scholarship for second semester college costs; must have maintained a record of good character and citizenship; academic record; grades; goals; financial need; and leadership.
Amount: (undetermined) used for second semester college expenses.
Application Process: Applicant must complete the application form, include two letters of recommendation, include a high school transcript, and return all information to Mr. Bednar by April 20. To receive the scholarship money for second semester, the student must be enrolled full time (12 hours / credits or more) in an accredited, tax-exempt school, institution of higher learning.

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Central Community College Summer Scholarship

Central Community College is pleased to announce our Summer Scholarship for current juniors and graduating seniors. This scholarship has the following guidelines:

The award is based on application/review process.
The award is valued up to $150 dollars in the form of tuition. Fees still apply.
An application for this award is enclosed and can be duplicated. In addition, forms will be available on March 11, 2016, at CCC Admissions Offices, Learning Center locations, and on our website at: www.cccneb.edu/Summer$
Deadline to apply is April 18, 2016.
Award letters will be sent to students one week after the deadline date.
If awarded the scholarship, students will need to be registered for a summer course prior to May 19, 2016.

Important information regarding the Summer Scholarship includes:
In order to be eligible, students must attend a high school in the CCC 25 county service area.
The award does not apply to Certified Nursing Assistant (NA) or Medical Aide (CMA) courses.
Assessment results will be utilized to determine appropriate course selection. (ACT, COMPASS or ASSET)
Students can apply the scholarship toward lecture, individualized, on-line, or distance learning courses.

Please contact us at 877-222-0780, if you have any questions.

Sincerely,
Erin Lesiak, CCC Admissions

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