Financial Aid

Each of the colleges will review the FAFSA submitted by the students receiving a Pell Grant to determine the difference and apply that toward the student’s bills.

The Nebraska State College Guarantee

The Nebraska State College System Guarantee offers a way for Chadron State, Peru State, and Wayne State to serve students, area communities, and the state of Nebraska. The NSCS Advantage guarantees that on-campus first-time freshmen and transfer students who receive federal Pell Grants will pay no tuition at Chadron, Peru, or Wayne State College.  The award is renewable for up to four years.

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The Nebraska State College System works to keep our institutions affordable for students and families.

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NSCS Scholarships

The Nebraska State College System offers three system-wide scholarships including the Board of Trustees Scholarship, Governor's Opportunity Award and the Davis- Chambers Student Scholarship.

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