UNK is offering first-year and transfer students who enroll in health care, engineering and math at the regional campus scholarships from its $140,000 allocation of the total funds.
Students who score 28 or higher on the ACT can receive up to $25,000 per year, while transfer students and those who score between 20 and 27 on the ACT can receive up to $10,000 per year.
The Nebraska Career Scholarships Act also provided $1 million to the Nebraska State College System, where students can apply for scholarships ranging between $2,000 and $10,000.
To qualify, students must have scored an 18 or higher on the ACT college entrance exam, be a first-time freshman or transfer student, and be enrolled in approved program for high-demand career fields:
* At Chadron State, those programs include business administration, communication, education, justice studies, rangeland management.
* At Peru State, students can be enrolled in programs like business administration, criminal justice, education.
* At Wayne State, the qualifying programs include computer information systems, computer science, criminal justice, education, engineering technology, industrial technology, communication.
Interested students can find more information and links to apply at nscs.edu/career-scholarship.