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May 15, 2012

NAWIC - The Greater Omaha Chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction offers annual college scholarships. To be a recipient, students must be enrolled in a construction related degree program at an accredited institute of higher education at the time of disbursement. www.nawicomaha.com

NAWIC Scholarship Announcement

November 1 and June 1 GROW - The purpose of the scholarship is to benefit women who are interested in furthering their education to advance their career opportunities. Recipient will be selected on the basis of the candidate's individual merit; commitment to pursuing additional education to better herself; and financial need. GROW Scholarship $500 - $1,000

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21st Century Librarian Scholarships - The Nebraska Library Commission awards scholarships to Nebraskans for coursework and degree programs in library studies. Scholarships are funded by state aid funding appropriated by the Nebraska Legislature, granted and administered by the Nebraska Library Commission and through the Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act and the Librarians for the 21st Century Program. Nebraska Library Commission Varies
Varies P.E.O. Educational Loan Fund - The P.E.O. Educational Loan Fund makes loans available to qualified women who desire a higher education and are in need of financial assistance. A woman is eligibile to receive consideration for a loan if: 1) She is recommended by alocal chapter of the P.E.O. Sisterhood, 2)She is a citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States or Canada, and 3) She is a high school graduate (or equivalent). www.peointernational.org

P.E.O. Educational Loan Fund Information

Varies P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education - This grant program provides financial assistance to women whose education has been interrupted and who find it necessary to return to school to support themselves and/or their families. They must demonstrate a need for financial assistance with their educational expenses to improve their marketable skills for employment. A woman is eligible to apply for a grant provided she: 1) is sponsored by a P.E.O. chapter, 2) is a citizen of the U.S. or Canada, 3) has had at least 24 consecutive months as a non-student sometime in her adult life, 4) is within 24 consecutive months of completing her educational goal, 5) is not enrolled in a doctoral degree program, e.g., educational, law, medical or clinical, 6) and is enrolled in an educational p[rogram leading to employment or job advancement. www.peointernational.org

P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education Information

Various deadlines Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society - Various scholarships available. Visit the Phi Theta Kappa website for more details. Varies
Various deadlines Lincoln Community Foundation - The Lincoln Community Foundation is a nonprofit community resource that helps people extend the power and impact of individual charitable giving. The Foundation currently manages approximately 70 different scholarship funds, which have been established by caring donors who have acommitment to higher education adn wish to rpovide opportunities and assistance to students who want to further their education. Visit the Lincoln Community Foundation's website for more information about scholarship opportunities. www.lcf.org $500 - $2,000
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