College Level Students

Adams Land & Cattle, LLC College Level Scholarship, $1,000

  • Must have graduated from a Custer County high school or a high school in a contiguous county.
  • Must have a cumulative 3.0 college GPA. Verification is required.
  • Must be a full-time college student enrolled at a Nebraska school pursuing an undergraduate degree.
  • Scholarship will be paid out second semester.
  • May reapply in successive year if still enrolled in college. Maximum of two years.

Adams Land & Cattle, LLC Scholarship for Mid-Plains Community College—Broken Bow Campus, $1,000 

  • Graduating senior from Custer County high school OR a graduate from a Custer County high school currently attending Mid-Plains Community College – Broken Bow campus.
  • Must attend Mid-Plains Community College—Broken Bow Campus.  
  • Must have a 2.5 High School GPA.
  • Scholarship will be paid the second semester of freshman year.   

AgLand ATV College Mechanical Scholarship, $1,000

  • Must be a graduate of a Custer County High School.
  • Must be pursuing a career as a mechanic, welder, or pursing a degree in an agriculture related field.
  • If no college applications are received, it may be awarded to a Custer County high school senior.

Roscoe & Marguerite Bristol Scholarship

(2) Two scholarships at $1,000 each: 1 for a Senior, 1 for college Junior

  • Must be a Senior at Ansley Public High School OR must be an Ansley graduate entering Junior year of college. 
  • Must attend an accredited Nebraska Institution (technical, 2 year/associate or 4 year/bachelor). 
  • Scholarship will be paid out during the fall semester. 
  • Senior recipient may reapply as a college Sophomore for their Junor college year.

Custer County Home Extension Scholarship, $300 

  • Must have graduated from a Custer County high school. 
  • Third year or above student at a Nebraska post-secondary school. 
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

Norm Custer Memorial & Jan Custer Scholarship, $500

  • Must be a Custer County High School graduate.
  • Student entering their sophomore year of college.
  • Must be on the college golf team.

Joan Downey RN Memorial Scholarship, $1,000 

  • Must have graduated from a Custer County high school. 
  • Must be currently in college and entering Junior or Senior year. 
  • Must be enrolled in a RN Nursing program.

Steven Douglas Metcalf Memorial Medical Scholarship, $500

  • Must be entering the field of medicine to become a medical doctor, dentist, nurse, physician’s assistant, or nurse practitioner.
  • Must have a 3.5 college GPA.
  • Graduate of a Custer County high school.
  • Must currently be enrolled in college, entering junior or senior year.

EZ IT Solutions Information Technology Scholarship, $1,000

  • Available to Custer County high school seniors or Custer County high school graduates currently enrolled in college.
  • Must be pursuing an undergraduate degree or technical degree in Information Technology or related field.
  • On a page separate from the Biographical Narrative, please address the following two questions: (1) Why are you pursuing a degree in the Information Technology field?   (2) What have you done to prepare yourself for the Information Technology field?

Sharon Elaine Millsap Memorial Scholarship, $1,000

  • Must be pursuing a degree in special education.
  • Preference will go to a student with financial need.
  • Must be a college student that graduated from Custer County High School.

Jeanne M. Mohatt Memorial Scholarship, $1,000

(2) Two scholarships at $1,000 each

  • Former Broken Bow High School graduate. 
  • Currently enrolled in an accredited Nebraska university or college. 
  • For students entering their Junior year of studies. 
  • Preference given to students in the following degree areas: Journalism, English, Political Science, or Education.

Nebraska State Bank Business Scholarship, $1,000

  • Must be a senior at a Nebraska high school or must have graduated from a Nebraska high school.
  • Preference given to students in the following degree areas: Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or Business Management. 

Nebraska State Bank College Scholarship, $1,000

  • Must have graduated from a Nebraska high school.
  • Must be a college student entering their second year or above.
  • Must include in biographical narrative how student has taken a leadership role in college.

Nebraska State Bank Youth Leadership Custer County Scholarship, $1,000

  • Must be a current or past participant in Youth Leadership Custer County.
  • Must write an essay on how you benefited by participating in Youth Leadership Custer County.
  • Letter of recommendation from someone you worked with during YLCC.
  • High school and college students are eligible. 

Dr. Duane Rice Memorial & Joanne Rice Scholarship, $2,500 

  • Former graduate of Custer, Blaine, Thomas, or Cherry County high school. 
  • Applicant has gained admittance into Veterinary Medicine program. 
  • (Or) if there is no qualified Vet Medical student, then a student entering Junior year in Agriculture and Natural Resources. 

Lorraine E. Still Scholarship, $300 

  • Must be a Senior at a Custer County high school or a student residing in Custer County attending school in a contiguous county. 
  • Also available to any Freshman, Sophomore, or Junior currently enrolled in a two- or four-year degree program. 
  • For a two- or four-year degree in Consumer and Family Science, Art Education, or Nursing.

TEAM Physical Therapy Scholarship

(2) Two scholarships at $500 each 

  • Must be a graduating senior from a high school in the following counties: Custer, Dawson, Loup, Blaine, or Garfield.
  • Applicant may be a student currently enrolled in college and majoring in Physical Therapy.
  • Must specify in biographical narrative why you want to become a physical therapist.
  • Must observe at a TEAM Clinic for 10 hours.
  • Field of study: Pre-Physical Therapy.
  • GPA: 3.5.
  • Past recipients are eligible for reconsideration upon application.

Tiffany Theater Scholarship, $500

  • Must be a current or former employee at the Tiffany Theater.
  • Student can be a high school senior or currently enrolled in college.
  • Employee must have been in good standing.
  • Must have been employed at Tiffany Theater for at least one year.

Ransom Varney Memorial Pharmacy Scholarship, $1,500

  • Must be a graduate of a Custer County High School.
  • Student must currently be enrolled in the pharmacy program at Creighton University or University of Nebraska Medical Center.

Dr. Clyde W., Ethelyn E. Wilcox & Carol Ann Wilcox-Stiff Memorial Scholarship, $1,000

  • Graduate of a Custer County high school. 
  • GPA of 3.0 or above.
  • GPA of 3.0 must be maintained and will be verified before scholarship is awarded.
  • Second year or above student of Medicine, Nursing, Journalism, Theatre, or Architecture.

Shirley M. Wood Memorial Scholarship, $400 

  • Graduate of a Custer County high school. 
  • Non-traditional student. 
  • Enrolled at Mid-Plains Community College Broken Bow campus. 
  • Must be currently enrolled in the Nursing program.

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Scholarship Deadline

All scholarship applications are due FEBRUARY 1!


Important Instructions

  • Multiple scholarships require additional information after you submit your online application.  We encourage all students to submit their application prior to January 15th to allow sufficient time to complete any supplemental information required.