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Coloradans for Nebraska Scholarship

The Coloradans for Nebraska is proud of the support of its members, friends, and business partners to allow them to provide scholarships to Colorado high school graduates who plan on attending the University of Nebraska. Because of the limited funding, CFN had to make hard decisions with all the quality of applications received in order to provide the scholarships to those who are most deserving.

Award Information:

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Amount: $1,500 (subject to change without any prior notice)
Number of Scholarship Awards: Check the official website for more details
Deadline: March 1st
Renewable: Recipients and non-recipients may submit an application each year if they are interested to participate in the program.
GPA: at least 2.5 or higher
Major: Check the official website for more details
Eligible Students: Colorado high school graduates

Additional Requirements:

– Must enroll at the University of Nebraska (Lincoln, Kearney, Omaha, or UNMC) as a full-time student for the entire academic year
– Maintain a 2.5 GPA in order to be eligible to receive the 2nd half of the award money
– For Student Athletes: Only student athletes who attend the University of Nebraska –Kearney can apply
– Parent’s signatures are required for applicants who are under 19 years of age
– Transcripts must be submitted each year with each application. High school transcripts will be used to verify that the applicant graduated from a Colorado high school
– Students that will be an incoming freshman at UNL of this academic year are not eligible to apply

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Application Process:

To be considered for this scholarship award, all applicants are required to submit the following:

1. Completed application form. The application must be signed and dated.
2. A minimum of three (3) recommendation letters
3. A recent photo of yourself
4. Colorado High School Transcripts and College Transcripts (if currently attending college)

Submit your applications to:

Coloradans for Nebraska (CFN)
8200 South Quebec Street #266
Centennial, CO 80112

Or scan your application and supporting materials and mail to [email protected] or fax to (720) 746-2801.
Note: It is acceptable to have separate mailings for each of the required items; however, all application materials must be received by the deadline.

Selection Process:

Finalists will be invited for an interview with members of the CFN Scholarship Committee. The scholarship recipients will be chosen based on the following criteria:

• Scholastic achievement
• Scholastic activities
• Extracurricular activities
• Career goals
• Financial need
• Recommendation letters
• Neatness and completeness of answers
• Field of study

A presentation award will be held on March 29th so Coloradans for Nebraska members can meet the Scholarship Recipients during the An Afternoon with Husker Legends/Scholarship Recipient Lunch.
Note: The CFN Scholarship Committee reserves the right to revoke the scholarship from any recipient, at any time, for any reason.

Award Disbursement:

The scholarship money will be awarded on a semester basis of $750 per semester. Recipients must maintain a 2.5 or C+ average GPA to receive the 2nd $750 for the following semester.

Contact Information:

Coloradans for Nebraska (CFN)
8200 S Quebec Street #266
Centennial, CO 80112
Voice Mail: (303) 719-4138
Efax: (720) 746-2801
Email: [email protected]

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