NCTA Dean's Tuition Scholarship:

 

The NCTA Dean's Tuition Scholarship is up to $4000 per year for Nebraska residents or up to $8000 per year for nonresidents. This scholarship is awarded to incoming freshmen or transfer students that graduate from high school with a 2.5 GPA or higher. Candidates should be leaders with experience, activities and talents that show a strong interest in the agriculture programs and teams promoted at NCTA. An interest form can be obtained from Tina Smith (tsmith24@unl.edu) in the NCTA Admissions Office. Students must complete the interest form and be nominated by a coach, submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (http://fafsa.gov/), complete the NCTA online admission application, meet admission requirements and submit their high school (and college) transcripts by April 1 to receive full consideration. If funds are available, students may be considered after April 1 on a first come, first complete basis.
Students must be a US citizen to be eligible.

  • The scholarship can be renewed if the minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 is maintained, enrollment is at least full time (12 hrs.) and 24 or more credit hours are successfully completed each academic year.
  • Eligibility will be reviewed once a year after spring semester and the NCTA Dean's Tuition Scholarship can be used for a total of 3 years.
  • Recipients must maintain good standing, as identified by the team or organization, at all times.
  • This scholarship is available for the academic year only. 
  • Applicants who are eligible for both the NCTA Dean's Tuition Scholarship and the NCTA Nonresident Scholarship will be awarded the scholarship which results in the highest award.

NCTA/Reinke Dean's Scholarship Information:

Reinke Manufacturing Company Inc. sponsors the NCTA/Reinke Dean's Scholarship for students that have the potential to be successful in the Irrigation Technician Program.  Please contact Scott Mickelsen, Associate Dean for an application or with questions about this scholarship at smickelsen4@unl.edu.

NCTA/Nebraska Cattlemen Scholarship Information:

Nebraska Cattlemen sponsors the NCTA/Nebraska Cattlemen Scholarship for students that plan to have involvement in the beef industry.  Please contact Vicky Luke in the NCTA Welcome Center for an application or with questions about this scholarship at vluke1@unl.edu.

NCTA Nonresident Scholarship:

The NCTA Nonresident Scholarship is $5000 per academic year and $700 for the summer session for nonresident students.  This scholarship is awarded to nonresident freshmen or transfer students that graduate from high school with a 2.5 GPA or higher.  Students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (http://fafsa.gov/), complete the NCTA online admission application, meet admission requirements and submit their high school (and college) transcripts by June 1.

  • To be eligible, a student must be considered a nonresident for tuition purposes.
  • Students must be a US citizen to be eligible.
  • The scholarship can be renewed if the minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 is maintained, enrollment is at least full time (12 hrs.) and 24 or more credit hours are successfully completed each academic year.
  • Eligibility will be reviewed once a year after spring semester and the NCTA Nonresident Scholarship can be used for a total of 3 years.
  • For summer consideration, a student must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours.
  • Applicants who are eligible for both the NCTA Dean's Tuition Scholarship and the NCTA  Nonresident Scholarship will be awarded the scholarship which results in the highest award.

Jean and Richard Rawson Scholarship:

The Jean and Richard Rawson Scholarship is awarded to incoming Nebraska resident students that graduate from high school with a 3.0 GPA or higher.  Students must complete the NCTA online admission application, meet admission requirements and submit their high school transcript to NCTA for consideration.  The Rawson Scholarship award levels are:
4.00 – 3.68 CGPA - $2500 Rawson Scholarship
3.67 – 3.34 CGPA - $2000 Rawson Scholarship
3.33 – 3.00 CGPA - $1500 Rawson Scholarship

  • The scholarship can be renewed at the corresponding award level as long as the minimum cumulative grade point average is maintained, enrollment is at least full time (12 hrs) and 24 or more credit hours are successfully completed each academic year.
  • Eligibility will be reviewed once a year after spring semester and renewal levels will be based on the cumulative GPA and hours at that time.
  • Students with a Bachelor's or graduate degree are not eligible.
  • This scholarship is available for the academic year only. 

Foundation Scholarships:

A number of scholarships are made possible through the efforts of the University Foundation and the generosity of alumni and friends of NCTA.  A committee selects these scholarship recipients each year based on the criteria established when the fund was set up.

Sharon Beebe Lytle Scholarship, Deadline to be returned to Vicky Luke in the NCTA Welcome Center is April 26, 2014

There are also hard copies that you may pick up in the NCTA Welcome Center.

Outside NCTA Scholarship Opportunities

Nebraska Rural Radio Foundation Scholarship – for scholarship information and an application go to www.nrrfoundation.com

CHS Foundation Scholarship, Deadline to be returned to Vicky Luke in the NCTA Welcome Center is April 18, 2014

Case Family Foundation Scholarship, Deadline to be returned to Vicky Luke in the NCTA Welcome Center is May 2, 2014

 

NCTA Scholarships

Approximately 95% of NCTA, first time, first degree seeking students receive some form of financial assistance including grants, low-interest loans, college work study and numerous scholarships.  Contact the NCTA Scholarships and Financial Aid Office for more information about available scholarships and financial programs. College is the ultimate investment for the future.

Academic Scholarship

The Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture Academic Scholarship and Financial Aid Program provides competitive, merit-based financial assistance to students who enroll for full-time study. These scholarships are based solely on academic achievement and promise.

Activity Scholarship

The Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture Activity Scholarship Program was created for students involved in team activities. To be considered for an Activity Scholarship, students must show excellence in their respective areas of activity. Activity scholarships may be awarded to students competing in Rodeo, Livestock Judging, and Horse Show Team. Scholarship recommendations are made by the head coach of his or her team.

Scholarship Requirements

  • High School Transcript
  • Paid Application for Admission