Nebraska Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)  

High School Student

Scholarship Application


Nebraska CEC annually awards two $500 scholarships, two Nebraska high school seniors.  The scholarships shall be awarded to the two most qualified applicants, as determined by the Nebraska CEC Scholarship Selection Committee. 


All scholarship applications must be postmarked by March 31, 2015.  The scholarship recipients will be mailed an official award letter and the names will be announced on the NE CEC website by May 15, 2015.  Scholarships shall be effective for the following fall semester. Checks shall be issued to the student and mailed to the recipient by May 15, 2015.  It shall be the responsibility of the recipient to advise Nebraska CEC of a current mailing address.  . 


Award Criteria:

Applicants must be a current high school senior with a verified disability according to Nebraska Title 92, Rule 51.  The award will be based upon criteria set forth in the student application along with information submitted by school faculty member and guidance counselor.

Please see attached word document or PDF for more information, the rubric for filling out the application and the application.As always,feel free to contact us with any questions