Outside Scholarships and Grants

Outside Scholarships

Scholarship Amount Deadline
Army Health Professions Scholarship Program Vary Vary
EducationQuest Foundation ScholarshipQuest Search Vary Vary
Fastweb Scholarship Search Vary Vary
Fremont Area Marine Corps League Detachment 1275 $500
General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM) Vary Vary
Sallie Mae Scholarship Search Vary Vary
Scholarship America Scholarship Search Vary Vary
United Methodist Higher Education Foundation Scholarships Vary Vary
Wells Fargo Veterans Emergency Grant Program Vary Vary
Wells Fargo Veterans Scholarship Program Vary February 28, 2019
Lincoln Public Schools Association of Office Professionals Scholarship $1,300 March 8, 2019
Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship $10,000 (200 available) March 12, 2019
Ethel M. Johnson Scholarship (Lincoln Community Foundation) $600 March 15, 2019
George & Lynna Gene Cook Scholarship (Lincoln Community Foundation) $650 March 15, 2019
Lincoln Community Foundation Vary March 15, 2019
Norman & Ruth Good Educational Scholarship (Lincoln Community Foundation) $2,500 - five awards March 15, 2019
Nursing and Respiratory Therapist Scholarship $3,000 May 15, 2019
Executive Women International ASIST (Adult Students in Scholastic Transition) scholarship Vary March 22, 2019
Lincoln Education Association - Retired Scholarship $1,000 (4 scholarships available) April 2, 2019
Lincoln Legal Professionals Association Scholarship $1,500 March 18, 2019
Lower Republican Natural Resources District Scholarship $1,000 (3 scholarships available) April 1, 2019
Nebraska Juvenile Justice Association (NJJA) 2019 Scholarship Award $500 April 4, 2019
Nebraska Legal Professionals Association Scholarship $1,250 March 31, 2019


Outside Grants

Grants, unlike loans, do not have to be repaid. Click the links below to learn more about grant programs available for eligible students pursuing a post-secondary education or visit the Federal Student Aid website for more information about grants.

Grant Amount
Federal Pell Grant Up to $6,095 per year
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) Amounts vary depending on federal appropriations
Nebraska Opportunity Grant (formerly Nebraska State Grant) Amounts vary according to state appropriations
Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education Grant (TEACH Grant) Up to $4,000 per year

Contact or visit us

Nebraska Wesleyan University
Financial Aid Office, Smith-Curtis 207
5000 Saint Paul Avenue
Lincoln NE 68504
(402) 465-2167 Fax (402) 465-2194
financialaid [at] nebrwesleyan.edu