>Scholarships

Each spring the Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce awards scholarships to area high school students who have met the requirements to graduate.  The Business & Education and the Agriculture Committees work hard throughout the year to raise funds to sustain each scholarship.

Applications are available on January 1 of each year and the deadline is the end of March. Please see the applications below for the specific deadline date. The Chamber scholarships are as follows:

  • $1,700 Mark Benjamin Building Opportunity Scholarship will be awarded to a student planning on attending a two-year college or trade school to pursue a career in the construction trades industry
  • Two $1,200 Agriculture scholarships will be awarded to students from Buffalo or Kearney Counties who are planning on pursuing a career in Agriculture 
  • $750 Student Leader Scholarship will be awarded to a student planning to attend University of Nebraska Kearney 
  • $350 Student Leader Scholarship will be awarded to a student planning to attend Central Community College-Kearney Center

There is also a Youth Leadership Kearney scholarship awarded each spring.  You can find more details on the Leadership Kearney page.

For more specific guidelines, please download the scholarship guidelines below.  For more information, contact Shanna Schulte at (308) 237-4671 or sschulte@kearneycoc.org.
 

Mark Benjamin Building Opportunity Scholarship

 

Mark Benjamin Building Opportunity Scholarship Guidelines

Mark Benjamin Building Opportunity Scholarship Application


Business & Education - Student leader scholarship

 

Central Community College Student Leader Scholarship Guidelines

University of Nebraska at Kearney Student Leader Scholarship Guidelines

Student Leader Scholarship Application

 

Agriculture scholarship

 

Agriculture Scholarship Guidelines

Agriculture Scholarship Application

 

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