Northeastern: Freshman General Scholarship

Award Amount
150-10000
Deadline

This one general freshman application puts you in the running for numerous scholarship opportunities through our NJC Foundation & other donors.

This application will require high school transcripts, a resume, and essay questions.

APPLY NOW!

Adam Ginther Memorial

This award can be up to $5,000 to a freshman student enrolled in one of the following majors: Animal Science, Crop & Soil Science/Agronomy, Production Agriculture, or Ag-Education. Preference is given to active 4-H/ FFA members and students that participated in leadership or community service activities such as livestock showing, farming, or youth ministry/ church groups.    

Al & Lois (Waitley) Leckler Memorial

This $2,000 scholarship is awarded to first-year students that have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Priority is give to students from the following Colorado or Nebraska counties: Logan, CO; Morgan, CO; Sedgwick, CO; Phillips, CO; Washington, CO; Yuma, CO; Kimball, NE; Cheyenne, NE; Deuel, NE.

Andi Whitlock Memorial

One $500 award will be made to a worthy NJC student planning to major in the field of emergency medical services or nursing. Applicants must be from Northeast Colorado or Western Nebraska. Preference will be given to applicants from North Central League Schools (Fleming, Peetz, Prairie, Briggsdale, Grover, and Weldona).

Andy & Theda Anderson

This scholarship is awarded to just two students in the amount of $500 each. Recipients must be full-time students at Northeastern, and be a declared major in art with a minimum 3.0 GPA. 

Anna C. Pettys & Dorothy J. Corsberg

This award is given annually to a resident of either Logan or Morgan County who aspired to a degree in education, journalism, or humanities. Award is renewable for the sophomore year if a recipient maintains a minimum 2.0 GPA

Armilda W. Dowis Memorial- Save the Site

This is a $1,000 scholarship awarded to a female graduate of high school from Logan, Phillips, Sedgwick, Yuma, Washington, or Morgan county. Applicant must have minimum 3.0 GPA for consideration, and preference is given to science majors. Grantees are selected by the NJC foundation and board members of Save the Site

Auto Tech Club

This $250 scholarship is awarded to freshman student enrolled in the automotive technology program at Northeastern. Must have high school GPA of 2.5 of higher. Award winners are chosen by Northeastern's Automotive Technology department. 

Barbara F. Kaiser Memorial

This $500 award is given to a female business student that resides in the local 5-county service area.  Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. 

Big Iron Cal West Memorial

This $1,000 scholarship is awarded to students majoring in Agriculture Business, Agriculture Production, or Ag-Diesel Mechanics. Eligible students must have a minimum 2.5 GPA.

Brickel Brothers

This $1,000 scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in agriculture and who demonstrates financial need. 

Business & Professional Women of Sterling

This $500 award is given to female business students from the local 5-county service area. Eligible students must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, and intend to major in business or another professional program such as Cosmetology. 

Carl Fonte

This is a $500 scholarship awarded to a freshman majoring in agriculture or agriculture science with an emphasis in conservation and/or natural resources

Charles & Phyllis Kreager Memorial

This $500 award is given to a freshman student who expresses serious interest in the visual arts as a major field of study. Preference will be given to a graduate of any high school located in Logan County. This award may be renewable for sophomore year, if student maintains a minimum 2.0 GPA.

COSI

The Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative provides Colorado students with awards to aid them in their pursuit of a college degree. Eligible recipients must be from our local 5-county service area, and must have a completed FAFSA with a qualifying EFC (Estimated Family Contribution). Award amounts will vary. *Your Freshman General Application will put you in the running for COSI funds if you meet eligibility requirements* 

Courtenay & Lucy P. Davis 

This $500 scholarship is awarded to a full-time freshman student, at the discretion of the scholarship committee.

Darryl W. Rhodes Farm Credit Scholarship

This $2,500 scholarship is awarded to one or more full-time student enrolled in an agriculture program at Northeastern. Recipient must demonstrate financial need, be a resident of Colorado, and maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Denver Agriculture & Livestock Club

This $1,000 scholarship is awarded to a freshman or sophomore student majoring in Ag Production or Ag Education. The recipient must maintain a 2.5 GPA.

Donald E. Harley Memorial

This award is up to $3,000 for students majoring in an engineering field, or another similar major. Eligible recipients must maintain a minimum 3.2 GPA, and preference is given to students that demonstrate a financial need.

Earl Franklin, Sr. Memorial

This $250 award is given to freshman students enrolled in the automotive tech program. 

Fort Morgan Retired School Employees

This scholarship is awarded to a full-time freshman student at the discretion of the scholarship committee. 

Gerald Roth Memorial

This award is available to any local high school graduate who enters the NJC Automotive Technology Program. It is a $250 amount to be split between fall and spring semesters at Northeastern. This scholarship is for freshman year recipients only.

Helen K. & Arthur E. Johnson Memorial

This $500 scholarship is awarded to a freshman student at the discretion of the scholarship selection committee.

HOPE

This NJC Foundation scholarship is awarded to students graduating from our local 5-county service area to students that have a minimum 2.5 high school GPA.  Eligible students must attend NJC full-time immediately after graduating high school. This award is $500 per semester, for up to 4 semesters max as long as student maintains the eligibility requirements. *Your Freshman General Application will put you in the running for this HOPE scholarship if you meet eligibility requirements*

Jack & Florence Annan

This $500 scholarship is awarded to a freshman student enrolled full-time in any field of study. The recipient will be a student in good standing that exhibits strong leadership qualities. 

Jack Petteys Memorial

These $300 awards are given to full-time freshman students from the following local counties: Kit Carson, Lincoln, Logan, Morgan, Phillips, Sedgwick, Washington, Yuma. Students that graduate from Brush high school are also eligible. 

James William Robirds Memorial

This $3,000 scholarship is awarded to students planning to major in an Engineering field. Students must have a minimum 2.5 GPA.

Jesse Samber 4-H Memorial

This $1,000 scholarship is awarded to full-time students enrolled in any major of study. Eligible students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and preference is given to those who have participated in the Northeast Weld County Fair. Selected recipients will show involvement in a variety of activities through their high school or other organizations, and preference is given to those that have a passion to help make their community a better place through service. 

Judy McCall Memorial

This $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a freshman student majoring in Agriculture Education. Recipient will be chosen by the NJC Ag Dept.

Justin Covelli Memorial

The $1,000 scholarship will be given to students from Morgan county who have declared their major in Agriculture Business and possess a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Karl Falch Memorial

A fund of the late Karl Falch, Judge of the Municipal Court of Sterling for many years, provides several scholarships to entering minority freshman each year. Recipients must be residents of Colorado. Applicants should state their qualifications, education plans, and financial need, although documentation of need is not required. This scholarship may be renewed for the second year with a minimum 2.0 grade average is maintained. 

Kasey Jo Walker Warner

This $1,000 award is given to students majoring in Agriculture, Science, or Education. Preference is given to those majoring in Ag Business, Farm & Ranch Management, Ag Education, or Science Education. Recipients must have graduated from one of the following schools: Logan County, CO or Furnas County, NE high school; or from Prairie, Pawnee, Briggsdale, or Akron high schools in Colorado. 

Keith and Nell Propst Memorial

This scholarship will award $5,000 per semester for up to four semesters. There may be up to 4 recipients awarded per year. Recipients will be students majoring in Agriculture of Humanities, and preference will be given first to students from Logan and Washington Counties of Colorado. Recipients must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA, commit to graduating from Northeastern, and demonstrate a financial need. For agriculture students, active experience in FFA and 4-H will be viewed as a positive asset. For students majoring in Humanities, active experience in the Nell Propst Essay Contest, and/or participation in speech or other theatre activities will be viewed as a positive asset. Preferred applicants will have integrity, leadership skills, strong moral character, and community involvement. Application process may include an interview with the scholarship committee.

Kenneth E. & Theda C. Anderson Business

This award up to $1,000 is given to students majoring in Business, specifically those majoring in either an A.A in Business or A.A.S in Business.  Eligible students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

LEARN

These scholarships (two of them) are awarded each year. The recipient must be of Hispanic/ Latino ethnicity, and must be a resident of Northeastern's five-county service area (Logan, Phillips, Sedgwick, Yuma or Washington). A minimum 3.0 GPA is required, and preference for one of the recipients is given to an eligible Sterling High School student.

Lena Irelan- Whittier Memorial

First priority given to a freshman majoring in mathematics or science, including Pre Medicine, and Pre-Veterinary Medicine, and those with the intent of pursuing careers in education or scientific research. Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA.

Marcus R. McClanahan Memorial

This $1,000 award is given to a First Generation college student from Colorado, South Dakota, Nebraska, or Wyoming. 

Mary Johnson Linvill Trust

The interest form this trust is awarded yearly to an NJC student based on need. This scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman based on the discretion of the NJC Foundation Scholarship Committee.

Northeast CO Bull Test Association & Great Western Beef Expo

This $1,000 scholarship is awarded to a student pursuing an agriculture degree or a career in beef production. Student must have a minimum 3.0 school GPA.

National Western Stock Show

NJC participates in the National Western Stock Show Scholarship program. Applicant must have participated in the National Western during the annual January Show. Recipients must major in Agricultural Science, Rural Medicine, or Veterinary Medicine.

O'Connell- Towne

This scholarship was established in 1997 by Robert and Charlotte O'Connell. Applicants must be residents of Logan County and must possess a minimum 3.0 high school GPA. This award may be renewed for the sophomore year based on satisfactory academic performance.

Pathways 

This scholarship was set up by the NJC Foundation Board to assist Colorado students with the expense of college. Eligible applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA & attend NJC full-time. Award amounts will vary. *Your Freshman General Application puts you in the running for the Pathways scholarship if you meet the eligibility requirements*

Raymond Sauter

This scholarship is available to students who have demonstrably excelled in their academic endeavors. Financial need may be considered but is not mandatory, and documentation is not required, Applicants must be residents of Colorado

R. Don Hagemeier

This is a $300 scholarship awarded to a freshman student planning to major in cosmetology.

R. Don Hagemeier, Jr. Memorial

This is a $300 scholarship awarded to a freshman student planning to major in automotive or diesel technology.

Russ Johnson Music

This is a $1,000 scholarship awarded to a full-time student active in the Northeastern Music program. Eligible applicants must maintain a 2.5 GPA or higher

Thomas J. Guthrie Memorial

This $200 annual award is granted to a graduate of Brush High School attending Northeastern and majoring in agricultural business. This scholarship is awarded on the basis of both scholarship and need. This award is renewable with an acceptable cumulative GPA.

Towne Foundation

This scholarship was established in 1997 with a gift from the Towne Foundation. An annual award of $500 is made to a new freshman NJC student at the discretion of the scholarship committee.

The application will require high school transcripts, resume, and essay questions.

APPLY NOW!