College Scholarship Information

 College Scholarship Opportunities:

COSLHS Guidance Page:

Young American Patriotic Art Award: Compete for a chance to earn a $15,000 scholarship. Open to all students in grades 9-12. For rules, visit Student entries must be submitted to VFW Auxiliary 6632 by the end of March each year. You can contact Kathryn Rowold at 618-282-6122 for more information.

Horatio Alger National Career & Technical Scholarship Program: Open to anyone completing high school by 2019 who is under 30 and enrolled in a 2-year or less career or technical program. Apply online at:

Concordia University Nebraska offers a minimum of $17,000 per year in scholarships and grants to graduates of Lutheran High Schools. 

Concordia St. Paul offers a minimum of $17,000 per year in scholarships and grants to students going into church work.

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign: Is offering free tuition for incoming 2019 freshmen and transfer students with a family income of $61,000. For more information

Community Banking Scholarship: Write a one-page essay for a chance to receive a scholarship of up to $4000. The scholarship is available to seniors only. A copy of the entry form and rules is available in the school office. Your entry needs to be turned in to COS by January 30. Community Banking Scholarship

Farm Credit: Thirty $2,000 scholarships are available to high school seniors with agricultural career aspirations planning to enroll in an agriculture-based college curriculum next fall. Visit the link for more information and the application form. Applications are due mid-March each year. Farm Credit Scholarship

RevenueZen: Open to seniors and current college students. Create a YouTube video explaining how you would innovate the hiring process by using social selling. The contest is an annual one. Entries are due December 15 of each year. RevenueZen Social Selling Scholarship

Red Bud Industries: Offers several scholarships and apprenticeships for those interested in careers in manufacturing. Check the links for more information. RBI Scholarships    RBI Apprenticeships

Websites to check for more scholarships:

Some scholarships are open to all students, not just seniors, it is never too early to start applying.

Student Scholarships: (This one has lots of advertising & affiliated links, read carefully before signing up for anything.)
Sallie Mae: (They provide student loans, but they also have a large section on scholarships.)
Scholarship Experts:
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