Outside Scholarships

Scholarships not associated with Hastings College will be posted here.

The below scholarships are for the 2022-2023 school year.

(page last updated May 16, 2022)


  • Lincoln Industries Art Scholarship - is offering a $400 scholarship for the 2022-2023 school year. Applicant must be enrolled in an art program pursuing a degree in the visual arts including architecture, ceramics, drawing, fashion, graphic design, illustration, interior design, painting, photography, sketching, video production, etc. Must be a legal resident of Nebraska, in good academic and social standing. Each scholarship recipient must submit a high-quality photograph of a piece of art they recently created. Deadline: September 15, 2022

  • Leon Bradley Scholarship Program - The American Association of School Personnel Administrators is offering two scholarships in the amount of $3,500 to assist minority candidates seeking his/her initial teaching certification endorsement. Must be in final year of completing Teaching certification/endorsement. Please complete application and review documentation required on link. Deadline: May 31, 2022

  • Monticello College Foundation Scholarship - Applicants must be female, undergraduate students, enrolled full time in the 2022-2023 school year with at least 60 earned credits or more. Applicants must also have been formally admitted in the Teacher Education Program. Special consideration will be given to students that have financial need (as determined by the FAFSA) and to students majoring in areas of teacher shortages. Amount: $1,000-$2,000 Previous recipients may reapply. The award cannot exceed full tuition when combined with recipient's current Hastings College scholarship. Deadline: May 31, 2022

  • EducationQuest Scholarship - Scholarship amounts vary ($500- $3,500). Recipients must be willing to sign a release to share some personal and financial information to the EducationQuest Foundation. Applicants must demonstrate financial need as defined by the FAFSA, be a resident of Nebraska, have US citizenship, and be enrolled at least half time as an Undergraduate student. Please be sure your 2022-2023 FAFSA is filed so that your eligibility can be confirmed. Deadline: Rolling deadline-applications reviewed as they are completed.

  • Farm Credit Services of America is offering 8 scholarships for $2,500. Applicants must be undergraduate students, enrolled full time with at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA, majoring in ANY ONE of the following: agriculture, business (finance, accounting or economics), computer science or pre-veterinary. Preference will be given to students from Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, South Dakota or Wyoming with financial need. This scholarship is non-renewable, and cannot exceed full tuition when combined with recipient's current Hastings College scholarships. Deadline: June 1, 2022

  • The Give Back Scholarship sponsored by the CE Shop will be awarding a $1,000 scholarship for the 2022/2023 school year. Applicant must be enrolled full time and students of all majors are encouraged to apply. See website for more information . Deadline: July 31, 2022

  • Citizens Bank Scholarship - No essays, no contests, no sweat. Entries for a $2,500 monthly prize roll over to the $15,000 annual grand prize. Undergrads, grads, and parents, US Citizen, no purchase necessary. Sweepstakes begin 7/1/21 and end 6/30/22. See official rules for details.

  • Leon Bradley Scholarship Program - was established to encourage more minorities or persons of color to enter the field of teaching and school leadership. The American Association of School Personnel Administrators (AASPA) will annually award up to two scholarships to assist a minority candidate seeking his/her initial teaching certification endorsement. Each scholarship given in the amount of $3,500. Applications available February 2022

  • The Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award Sweepstakes - No purchase or loan necessary. This Scholarship Award Sweepstakes is open only to residents of the US. Twelve Grand Prizes awarded. A $5,000 check made payable to the qualified institution reflected on the winner's declaration. To enter follow the links and instructions to complete and submit the registration form including a valid email address.

  • Michael Moody Fitness Scholarship - This scholarship is worth $1,500 and is to be used for the 2022-2023 school year. Applicant must be an undergraduate or graduate student who has demonstrated outstanding achievement, participation and leadership in school activities and work experience and interest in pursuing a careen in the health and fitness-related fields. Deadline: They will be accepting scholarship applications from August 1st, 2021 until 1,000 scholarship applications are submitted or August 1st, 2022, whichever comes first. See this Michael Moody Fitness link for more information and the application.

  • Rustic Pathways Scholarship Students must submit an online application form and short essay. Selected student is awarded $1,000, two runner ups will receive $250 each. 500 word essay on what kind of global impact project is most critical for you to focus on and why, and what is your plan to make that impact in the next year and beyond? Deadline: August 1, 2022

  • Attracting Excellence to Teaching Program - This is a forgivable loan in the amount of $3,000. The loan is forgiven if the student commits to becoming certified to teach in a shortage area AND teaches full time at an accredited or approved public or private school in Nebraska. Students can apply for and receive AETP loans annually. Applications are made available in October each year and are due by November 1st. Applicants must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to be eligible to apply. For more information contact the Teacher Education Department at Hastings College or the AETP web site.

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-Never pay to apply for a scholarship! Never give your Social Security number or other private information that could jeopardize your security. Don't use your favorite email (you may receive 'clutter' emails from these sources). If you experience a problem or issue with any of these websites, please advise us at hcfinaid@hasting.edu and we will remove it from our list.

Contact the Financial Aid Office at 402.461.7391 or 402.461.7435 or hcfinaid@hastings.edu.