Welcome to WNCC's General Scholarship ApplicationScholarships do not have to be repaid. Criteria may include academic performance, special talents, activity participation, financial need, community service and other factors. Funds are provided by WNCC, the WNCC Foundation, the Western Nebraska Education Endowment Association, as well as civic and community organizations and others.

View scholarships available at WNCC as listed in the WNCC Financial Guide.

  • For most scholarships, recipients must:
  • Have completed the WNCC Admissions Application, and be accepted as a WNCC student
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0
  • Be enrolled part-time (6 credit hours or more) each semester
  • Be seeking a degree, diploma, or certificate

Submission of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is encouraged to determine level of financial need for specific scholarships. Review the scholarship descriptions within the General Scholarship Application for specific scholarship qualifications. Use your WNCC User ID and password to log into the application. Click here if you need help setting up your User ID. 

The WNCC Financial Aid Office will require a thank you note addressed to the donor for most scholarships awarded.  Here are tips to help with writing your thank you note.

WNCC General Scholarship Application

ACT Scholarship

Early Admission Scholarship

Outside Scholarships

Scholarship for Success

WNEEA Degree for Free (Sidney Campus Only)

Board of Governors Scholarship Recipients