About the Scholarship

The Nebraska Opportunity Grant is awarded by the Nebraska Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education (NCCPE), a business institution that enables the public and businesses to do safe and efficient businesses with the government.

The Nebraska Opportunity Grant offers financial assistance to the U.S. students to complete their further studies in Nebraska. This program helps the eligible candidates to get into the college/university of their choice and enter a program suitable to them, with no financial barriers.


How to Apply?

The materials required to apply for the Nebraska Opportunity Grant are:

  • a completed application, which can be found online on the official website of NCCPE
  • a completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which can be found online on the official website of FAFSA
  • Additional documents, as requested by the respective college/university

The mentioned materials must be submitted to the mentioned address.


Scholarship Amount

The Nebraska Opportunity Grant provides monetary rewards up to $4000 each, every year.

The number of rewards and award amounts depends upon the fund availability and the total number of eligible candidates.


Deadline Information

The Nebraska Opportunity Grant can be applied for any time, all-around the year.


Eligibility Criteria

The applicants applying for the Nebraska Opportunity Grant must be:

  • a U.S. high school senior or older.
  • a resident of Nebraska.
  • a U.S. citizen or an eligible non-citizen.
  • eligible to receive a Federal Pell grant or have an Expected Family Contribution of no more than the yearly maximum EFC of $6300, as determined by the State of Nebraska.
  • enrolled in an undergraduate program at a participating Nebraska public or private postsecondary institution.

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