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Nebraska Scholarships

Nebraska /nəˈbræskə/ (listen) is a state that lies in both the Great Plains and the Midwestern United States. It is bordered by South Dakota to the north, Iowa to the east and Missouri to the southeast, both across the Missouri River, Kansas to the south, Colorado to the southwest and Wyoming to the west. It is the only triply landlocked U.S. state. Nebraska's area is just over 77,220 square miles (200,000 km2) with almost 1.9 million people. Its state capital is Lincoln, and its largest city is Omaha, which is on the Missouri River.

Indigenous peoples including Omaha, Missouria, Ponca, Pawnee, Otoe, and various branches of the Lakota (Sioux) tribes lived in the region for thousands of years before European exploration. The state is crossed by many historic trails and was explored by the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

Nebraska was admitted as the 37th state of the United States in 1867. It is the only state in the United States whose legislature is unicameral and officially nonpartisan.

Nebraska is composed of two major land regions: the Dissected Till Plains and the Great Plains. The Dissected Till Plains is a region of gently rolling hills and contains the state's largest cities, Omaha and Lincoln. The Great Plains occupy most of western Nebraska, characterized by treeless prairie, suitable for cattle-grazing. The state has a large agriculture sector and is a major producer of beef, pork, corn and soybeans. There are two major climatic zones: the eastern half of the state has a humid continental climate (Köppen climate classification Dfa), with a unique warmer subtype considered "warm-temperate" near the southern plains like in Kansas and Oklahoma which have a predominantly humid subtropical climate. The western half has a primarily semi-arid climate (Koppen BSk). The state has wide variations between winter and summer temperatures, decreasing south through the state. Violent thunderstorms and tornadoes occur primarily during spring and summer, but sometimes in autumn. Chinook winds tend to warm the state significantly in the winter and early spring.

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Nebraska College Scholarships

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Intel PhD Fellowship Program

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Intel PhD Fellowship Program

Intel Foundation

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Arkansas Health Education Grant Program

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Arkansas Health Education Grant Program

Arkansas Department of Higher Education

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Matching Nebraska Colleges

University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Four or more years; Public; $22,425 average out-state tuition; $7,125 average in-state tuition
University of Nebraska at Omaha
Four or more years; Public; $18,644 average out-state tuition; $5,954 average in-state tuition
Creighton University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $37,086 average out-state tuition; $37,086 average in-state tuition
Union College
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $21,970 average out-state tuition; $21,970 average in-state tuition
University of Nebraska at Kearney
Four or more years; Public; $12,533 average out-state tuition; $5,753 average in-state tuition
Metropolitan Community College Area
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $4,343 average out-state tuition; $2,745 average in-state tuition
Wayne State College
Four or more years; Public; $10,320 average out-state tuition; $5,160 average in-state tuition