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Freshman Student Scholarships
 
NSCS Advantage

Introducing a program from the Nebraska State College System that guarantees first-time freshmen students who qualify for a federal Pell Grant will pay no tuition at Peru State College for the 2013-2014 academic year. read more


To be considered for academic scholarships the student must complete and submit the following:

  • Application for Admission and Scholarships
  • Official ACT/SAT scores
  • Official high school transcript(s) and/or college transcripts

 


Board of Trustees Scholarship

Award Amount: Full in-state, on-campus tuition waiver renewable for four years
Deadline: January 15
Eligibility:
  1. Nebraska high school graduate & resident
  2. Enrolling for the first time at a post-secondary institution
  3. Minimum ACT of 25 or SAT of 1700
  4. Submit one letter of recommendation with the scholarship application to the Nebraska State College System Office
  5. Scholarship application can be found at www.nscs.edu

Cooperating Schools Scholarship

Award Amount:

Half on-campus tuition waiver renewable for four years

Deadline: Rolling Award Date
Eligibility:
  1. Recommendation by your High School Counselor
  2. Rank in the top half of your graduating class
  3. Service to your high school and leadership qualities
Recommendation Form:

 

Online Form/Submission | Hard Copy/Paper Version

   
Eligible Schools: Eligible schools will be contacted or you can ask your admissions representative.

Campus Citizen Award

Award Amount: $2,000 tuition waiver each year for two years
Deadline: January 15
Eligibility:
  1. 2.75 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale
  2. 20 or above on ACT / 1440 or above on SAT
  3. Contract to live on campus
  4. Register for and complete a minimum of 12 hours per semester on campus
  5. Opportunity to increase your award amount to $3,000 for the second year (talk to your admissions representative for details)

Governor's Opportunity Award

Award Amount: Half on-campus tuition waiver renewable for four years
Deadline: December 1
Eligibility:
  1. Nebraska high school graduate
  2. 21-24 ACT score or 1500-1650 SAT score
  3. Essay addressing why you plan to stay in Nebraska and how you will contribute to the state's economy
  4. Submit essay and scholarship application to the Nebraska State College System Office
  5. Scholarship application can be found at www.nscs.edu

Early Entry Award

Award Amount: $50 for each credit hour of early entry taken through PSC while in high school.
Eligibility:
  1. Student must enter Peru State immediately following high school graduation.
  2. Must participate in early entry through Peru State and your high school
  3. Student must enroll in a minimum of 12 on-campus credit hours per semester during first and second year

Athletic Scholarships

Award Amount: Coach's Discretion
Information:

PSC athletic teams offer scholarships in the form of tuition and room waivers to program participants for each of the eight athletic teams as well as cheerleading. Interested student athletes should contact the head coach for the sport of interest at 402-872-2350 or email athletics@peru.edu.


Art Scholarships

Award Amount: Amount Varies
Information:

Scholarships in the form of tuition waivers are available for students who major in art.  Demonstrated ability and department needs determine award recipients and amounts. A portfolio is required.  For additional information, contact the Art Department at 402-872-2271 or btrail@peru.edu.


Music Scholarships

Award Amount: Amount Varies
Information:

Music participation scholarships in the form of tuition waivers are available to participants in instrumental and vocal music organizations. An audition is required.  Award amounts are determined by demonstrated ability, musicianship and department needs. Music participation scholarships are available to all college students. To arrange an audition or for additional information, contact the Department of Music at 402-872-2237 or btrail@peru.edu.


PSC Foundation Scholarships

Scholarship List: Full Foundation Scholarship Listing

Scholarship Websites:

FastWeb http://www.fastweb.com/
EducationQuest https://www.fes.org/scholarquest/s_login.asp
Scholarships http://www.scholarships.com/