Each spring the Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce awards scholarships to area high school students who have met the requirements to graduate. Chamber committees work hard throughout the year to raise funds to sustain each scholarship.
Applications are available in January of each year and the deadline is March 15th. The Chamber scholarships are as follows:
$1,500 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 $1,100 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 .