Career Scholarships

Chadron, Peru, and Wayne State have $1 Million in scholarships available to students interested in high-demand careers. 

The Career Scholarship program offers Chadron, Peru, and Wayne State students to attain their degrees at an affordable cost while also providing career experience through internships and other experiential learning opportunities. Scholarships can range from $2,000 - $10,000 per year that can cover tuition, fees, room, and board expenses. The scholarship is renewable for up to four years for students who remain eligible. 

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Chadron State Programs

Chadron State College offers several bachelor's degree completion programs that are eligible for the Career Scholarship Program: 

  • Business Administration
  • Communication
  • Education
  • Justice Studies
  • Rangeland Management

Learn about all of the options available through the Career Scholarship at Chadron State. 

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Peru State College

Peru State Programs

Peru State offers multiple options and concentrations under these degree programs as a part of the Career Scholarship Program:  

  • Business Administration
  • Criminal Justice
  • Education

Interested in learning more about the Career Scholarship Program at Peru State? 

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Wayne State College

Wayne State Programs

The Wayne State Career Scholarship offers so many opportunities. You can study:

  • Computer Information Systems
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice
  • Education
  • Engineering Technology
  • Industrial Technology
  • Communication
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Career Scholarships Provide Opportunities for Students

The Career Scholarship Program will provide a total of $1 million in scholarships to be awarded to Chadron State College, Peru State College, or Wayne State College students who are pursuing careers in critical workforce areas.  Eligible students can choose from a wide range of majors, including rangeland management, computer information systems, industrial technology, education, criminal justice, business administration, and communication, and participate in one or more program-embedded internships with participating employers. The investment made by the State of Nebraska will provide affordable access to a four-year college education, and decrease debt for students in the program.  

Eligibility Requirements

  • ACT Score of 18 or higher
  • First-Time Freshman or Transfer Student
  • Enrolled in an approved program in the following areas of study:
    • Business Administration
    • Communication
    • Computer Information Systems
    • Criminal Justice
    • Education
    • Industrial Technology
    • Rangeland Management
       

"Wayne State has provided me an affordable education and many experiences that will provide me a promising future." -- Kevin Anderson

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