Hastings Area Chamber of Commerce

Scholarships

AGRI-BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIPS

Scholarship deadline:  March 16th, 2018

1. Students eligible for this award are: Any high school student in his/her senior year who averages a "C" grade or equivalent and planning a major in any agriculture field (Ag Econ., Animal Science, Ag us., Agron., etc.). The student must attend an accredited 2 or 4 years college approved by the state wherein located. The counties eligible for this award are Adams, Clay, Nuckolls and Webster, Doniphan-Trumbull school, Giltner School.  

2. Include:

a. a color photo of yourself,

b. a transcript of your high school grades

c. two letters of recommendation with application.

3. Recipient will receive a one year scholarship of $500.00

4. Scholarship money will be paid directly to the school after you have successfully completed one semester maintaining a "C" average or equivalent. It will be used towards your second semester tuition. The student must present the Hastings Area Chamber of Commerce with a copy of their transcript or grade sheet as proof of enrollment and grade average. This can be done during the break between first and second semester. This can be taken to or mailed to the Hastings Area Chamber of Commerce, 301 South Burlington, Hastings, NE 68901.

5. There shall be an awards committee selected by the Hastings Chamber Ag Committee. The board will have full and complete powers respecting the granting of funds and final decision of the awards. The Hastings Chamber is looking forward to this program.

All applications must be received or postmarked by March 16, 2018. The winner will be announced at the end of April. The winner will be recognized at the annual Ag Appreciation Barbecue in November, attendance is not required.

TO COMPLETE AN AG SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION, CLICK HERE!

 

WHOOPERS AND HOOPERS SCHOLARSHIPS

Whoopers & Hoopers Hastings Invitational
Basketball Tournament Scholarship Program
**OPEN TO ALL SENIOR STUDENTS (athletes and non athletes)**
Scholarship Deadline: January 5, 2018 

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION:
Two (2) $500 scholarships will be awarded to two students in March 2018. Student must complete scholarship criteria and submit the scholarship application by the January 5, 2018 deadline. An independent judging panel screens all scholarship applications, and judges' decisions are final. Scholarship check will be paid directly to the college of the recipient in the fall of 2018. An alternate will be named if the original recipient does not attend college in the fall. Scholarship winners will be required to help work at the 3 Point/Slam Dunk Contest after being presented the scholarship at the event Saturday, March 17, 2018.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:
Scholarship Application must be postmarked by January 5, 2018. The two (2) scholarship recipients will be notified by March 2015. The scholarship will be presented to the recipients at the 3 Point/Slam Dunk Contest at the 2018 Whoopers and Hoopers Tournament, Saturday, March 17, 2018.

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION:
1. You must be a senior student at one of the participating facilities of the Whoopers and Hoopers Basketball Tournament.
2. You must be attending college in the fall of 2018.
3. Complete this form. Two (2) $500 scholarships are available.
4. Attach to this form one page, typed three (3) or more well written paragraphs. Paragraphs must include, in your own words:
a. Something about yourself
b. Why you want to be a recipient of this scholarship
c. Your goals and future plans
d. Your need for financial assistance
e. Any other abilities you have that were not previously mentioned in this application
5. One (1) letter of recommendation (reference) from one (1) individual who has been an instructor or supervisor of the applicant. Letters must be sealed in envelopes by recommendation letter writer, and mailed with this scholarship application.
6. Current photo of applicant
7. Completed application must be postmarked by January 5, 2018.

Return Completed Scholarship Application to:
Whoopers & Hoopers Scholarship
Hastings Chamber of Commerce
301 S Burlington
PO Box 1104
Hastings, NE 68902-1104

Print an application for Whoopers and Hoopers Scholarship

DIPLOMATS SCHOLARSHIP

Diplomat Scholarship
Hastings Chamber of Commerce
Scholarship Deadline: 5:00 p.m. January 5, 2018

The Program:

In 2000 the Hastings Chamber of Commerce Diplomat Council established the Diplomat Scholarship. This scholarship is designed specially for those individuals who currently are a senior enrolled student in and around the community of Hastings or non-traditional student living in the surrounding communities of Hastings. The scholarship is designed for those who are in need of some form of financial assistance in their undergraduate studies. The scholarship will be awarded to students planning to attend college in the state of Nebraska.

Diplomat Purpose and Function:

The Hastings Chamber of Commerce Diplomat Council was organized for the purpose of service as a council of the Hastings Area Chamber of Commerce. The basic functions of the Diplomats are: acknowledge existing Chamber members through Operation Thank You; recognize business anniversaries; assist with all Chamber activities as requested.

How It Works:

One (1) $500 scholarships will be awarded to one individual attending an Adams County High School. Student must complete scholarship criteria and submit the scholarship application postmarked by the January 5, 2018 deadline. An independent judging panel screens all scholarship applications, and judges' decisions are final. Scholarship check will be paid directly to the College of choice during 2018-2019 School year.

Application materials are judged on the following criteria:

1. Initial screening – Read student's paragraph about themselves as stated in Scholarship Application item #3. Make sure these paragraphs cover all the points requested in item #3. If these points are not covered the
application will not be considered.

2. Letter of recommendation, as stated in Scholarship Application item #4 (specific qualities.)

3. Extra-curricular and community activities as stated in Scholastic Data item #3.

Application Deadline:

Scholarship Application must be post marked by January 5, 2018. The one (1) scholarship recipient will be notified in February. A check in the amount of $500 will be sent directly to the recipient's college, after the student presents us with his/her registration form or student ID. The scholarship will be credited to the student's account upon endorsement by both the student and school during the 2018-2019 school year.

Print an application for Diplomats Scholarship

Return Completed Scholarship Application to:
Diplomat Scholarship
Hastings Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 1104
Hastings, NE 68902-1104

BUILDERS BUREAU

CENTRAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE
HASTINGS CAMPUS

SELECTION PROCEDURES

The Hastings Campus Scholarship Committee, composed of representatives from the general education, business, transportation and industry, and health areas, admissions, administration, and support, will select recipients based on the criteria listed below.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

1. Must be a graduate of Adams Central High School, Hastings Public High School, St. Cecilia Catholic School and/or an Adams County Resident.
2. Must be planning to attend the Hastings Campus of CCC.
3. Must maintain a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA or "C" average.
4. Must have all scholarship application requirements on file by deadline.
5. Must be studying in the following fields: Construction, Electrical, or HVAC

AWARD AMOUNTS

One annual award of $500.

CRITERIA FOR SELECTION

1. Meet all of the criteria listed above under "Minimum Requirements".
2. Grade point average compared with other applicants.
3. Standardized test scores compared with other applicants.
4. Involvement in school or community activities.
5. Accomplishments or awards.
6. Employment experience.
7. Quality of personal statement.
8. Recommendations. 

DATE DUE:  YEARLY BY JANUARY 15TH

 

 

 

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