Nebraska Career Scholarships

Looking for a high wage and high demand career? Western Nebraska Community College, in collaboration with the Nebraska Department of Economic Development, is offering scholarships awarding up to $3,500 per school year for students pursuing degrees in programs of study leading to high wage, high skill, and high demand careers. Scholarships are available to students who are:

  1. Interested in training for their Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL); OR
  2. First-time freshmen or first-time transfer students pursuing a credential (certificate, diploma, or degree) in a program of study identified as high wage, high skill, and high demand by the Nebraska Department of Labor

Eligibility Requirements

Class A Commercial Driver’s License
Students interested in scholarship support as they pursue their Class A Commercial Driver's License should contact Workforce Development directly to obtain an application to the program and for the Nebraska Career Scholarship.

First-time Freshmen or Transfer Students

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