Education grants are government grants for students or teachers who are looking to complete or expand their level of education. The department of education in Nebraska has a budget of $3,457,339,806.00 a year in just elementary and secondary education. Students enrolled in Nebraska schools can look into education grants in addition to scholarships. In fact, students can look at education grants as scholarships government from their local government.

Of all the people in Nebraska, over 89.80% have high school diplomas, over 27.40% have post secondary degrees, and over 8.80 have at least 1 graduate school degree. Education expense in Nebraska is not cheap. Although there are student loans available, students should look into education grants first. Unlike loans, students do not have to pay back the amount they receive in grants.

Teachers in Nebraska need to constantly stay on top of new materials. Most teachers need to study part-time while teaching full-time at their regular day jobs in schools. The cost to study part-time can be expensive in Nebraska. For example, for elementary school teachers, with an average salary of $44,968.00, it can be hard for them to come up with the tuition fees to study part-time. Vice versa with Nebraska's secondary school teachers, who have an average salary of $44,968.00.

Applying for Education Grants

Whether if you are a college or graduate student, or a teacher or professor who is looking to pursue higher education, you can apply for Nebraska Education Grants by submitting a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The Office of FAFSA in Nebraska ensures all eligible residents in Nebraska can benefit from federally funded financial aid for education.

To apply for education grants in Nebraska, contact Nebraska financial aid agencies.

Recent State Funding Opportunities

Below is a list of opportunities recently published in the local state:

Funding Number Funding Title
O OJJDP 2021 30002 OJJDP FY 2020 and 2021 Nonparticipating States: American Samoa (2020), Connecticut (2020 and 2021), Nebraska (2020 and 2021), New Mexico (2020), Texas (2020 and 2021), Wyoming (2020 and 2021), and Virgin Islands (2020) Solicitation
USDA NRCS NE CCA 21 NOFO0001076 Conservation Collaboration Cooperative Agreements Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Announcement for Program Funding – NEBRASKA
HHS 2021 ACF OHS CH R07 1878 Head Start/Early Head Start Grantee -- Communities in the state of Nebraska
USDA NRCS MULTI CCG 20 GEN0010740 Conservation Collaboration Grants or Agreements Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Announcement for Program Funding – MONTANA, NEBRASKA, NORTH DAKOTA, and SOUTH DAKOTA
NPS NOIP20AC00175 Operation of the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Trail and Visitor Center at Nebraska City, NE - LECL
HHS 2020 ACF OHS HP R07 1722 Early Head Start Expansion and Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership Grants - Douglas County, Nebraska
F19AS00236 Nebraska Game and Parks Commission Conservation and Environmental Tool
USDA NRCS MULTI STATE CENTRAL 19 01 Conservation Collaboration Grants or Agreements Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Announcement for Program Funding – MINNESOTA, NEBRASKA, NORTH DAKOTA, SOUTH DAKOTA, and KANSAS
HHS 2019 ACF OHS CH R07 1428 Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- Antelope, Burt, Cedar, Cuming, Dakota, Dixon, Knox, Madison, Pierce, Stanton, Thursday, Washington, and Wayne Counties, Nebraska
BOR GP 18 N013 Nebraska Aquatic Invasive Species

 

Education Grants in Local States

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Grant application guides and resources

It is always free to apply for government grants. However the process may be very complex depending on the funding opportunity you are applying for. Let us help you!

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