JAG Nebraska Announces Two Scholarships

Thanks to the generosity of two of our educational partners, Metropolitan Community College (MCC) and Central Community College (CCC), there are now two scholarships available for students who have participated in JAG Nebraska:

Metropolitan Community College (MCC) JAG Nebraska Scholarship

Scholarship Terms:

  • Eligible students are any JAG Nebraska participant who graduates from high school and begins their education at MCC in the fall following their high school graduation.
  • Each student will receive a $1,500 scholarship paid out over their first three (3) quarters at MCC ($500 per quarter).
  • The scholarship can be applied toward tuition and facility fees only.
  • Students need to register for at least 6 credit hours per quarter and remain in academic good standing to retain the scholarship.

Selection Criteria:

  • Students who participated in the JAG Nebraska program will automatically receive the scholarship if they apply.
  • Interested students must apply for the scholarship at mccneb.edu/scholarships and indicate their participation in the JAG Nebraska program.

About Metropolitan Community College

Metropolitan Community College is a comprehensive, full-service public community college supported by the taxpayers of Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy and Washington counties. Its purpose is to provide high quality educational programs and services, primarily in career preparation and general education, to people of all ages and educational backgrounds.

MCC offers more than 100 one- and two-year career programs in business administration, computer and office technologies, culinary arts, industrial and construction technologies, nursing and allied health, social sciences and services, and visual and electronic technologies, as well as academic transfer programs. General support courses, classes for business and industry and continuing education courses also are important parts of the College’s service to the community.

MCC’s 16 campuses, centers and locations are as diverse as our students. Take classes at one location, or several. Main campuses offer a full array of student support services. Learn more at mccneb.edu

Central Community College JAG Tuition Waiver Scholarship

Scholarship Terms:

  • Eligible students are any JAG Nebraska participant who graduates from high school and begins their education at CCC in the fall or spring semester following their high school graduation.
  • Each student will receive a $1,500 tuition waiver scholarship paid over their first three (3) semesters at CCC ($500 per semester).
    • Summer will be considered as one of the semesters if the student opts to enroll.
  • The scholarship can be applied toward tuition only.
  • Students need to register for at least 6 credit hours per semester and remain in academic good standing to retain the scholarship.

Selection Criteria:

  • Students must be seeking a degree or other award at CCC (associate, diploma, certificate).
  • Interested students must complete the CCC scholarship application at ccc.awardspring.com and indicate they participated in the JAG Nebraska program.
  • Students must be attending a CCC campus or center location.
    • If a student is attending online only, they may request an exception by submitting a request to the Area Wide Director of Financial Aid at rebeccadobry@cccneb.edu.

Scholarship Renewal Requirements:

The scholarship is renewable for up to three (3) semesters or to completion of program, whichever comes first.

Students must meet academic progress standards to continue receiving the scholarship. Standards of academic progress are:

  • Maintaining a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher
  • Completing at least 67% of all attempted credit hours

About Central Community College

Central Community College (CCC) is a multi-campus community college serving a 25-county area in central Nebraska – approximately 14,000 square miles with a population of more than 300,000.

CCC offers 37 career and technical education programs with a focus on degree, diploma and certificate programs requiring two years or less to complete. The college also offers an academic transfer program for students who want to complete the first two years of a bachelor’s degree before transferring to a four-year college or university.

The central administration office is in Grand Island, with three main campuses located in Columbus, Grand Island and Hastings and educational centers in Holdrege, Kearney, Lexington and Ord. CCC also uses a variety of distance learning techniques to provide educational services in some 90 communities in its service area. Learn more at ccneb.edu.