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Non-Traditional Student Scholarship Application

Non-Traditional Student Scholarship Application

Merrick Foundation, Inc. will accept scholarship applications from non-traditional college students year round. The applications will be reviewed and awarded to eligible students in June and November.

Important: The information on this application cannot be saved, therefore, please allow some time to complete the application in full. Once this application has been submitted, it cannot be changed.


Non-Traditional Student Scholarship Application

1) Applicant must have had a break between high school and college or between colleges.
2) Applicant must have a Merrick County address or graduated from a Merrick County high school within the last five years.
3) Two references must send a letter to the below address. References cannot be family members.
4) If applicant has received this scholarship previously, a transcript of coursework completed must be provided to the below address.

          Merrick Foundation, Inc.
          1532 17th Ave., Suite B
          Central City, NE  68826

Personal Data:
First Name
Last Name
For example, ###-##-####.
Address Line 1
Address Line 2
Postal Code
If mailing address is a P.O. Box, please also list physical address.
Written Statement:

In the box below, please include a statement covering the following points.
Please limit your answer to 350 words or less.

1) Reason for returning to college, including how your continued education will improve your life and contribute to your community.
2) Financial need for this scholarship.
3) College attending, course of study, and annual cost.

All Applicants:

Email Disclosure: All information submitted in this application is complete and accurate to the best of my knowledge. I understand that by signing this disclosure, I am giving my permission for Merrick Foundation, Inc. to use the information at its discretion for publicity purposes.

Please type the last 5 digits of your Social Security Number to verify you have read and understand the above Email Disclosure.

For your records, it is recommend you print out the above application before hitting "Submit". 

Contact Information:

Merrick Foundation, Inc.
1532 17th Ave., Suite B
Central City, NE 68826
(308) 946-3707
General Information:


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