Shell Creek Watershed Scholarship

The Lower Platte North Natural Resources District offers two $1,000 scholarships for graduating seniors in the Shell Creek Watershed Monitoring Program who plan to pursue higher education relating to science or natural resources.

To qualify for a scholarship, applicants must:

Applications will be evaluated by NRD staff and representatives from Newman Grove Public Schools and Schuyler Public Schools. The final award decision will be made by the Lower Platte North NRD Board of Directors.

Scholarship recipients will receive ½ of the scholarship upon commencement of their first term, with the remainder being issued upon proof of successful completion of the first term with a GPA of B/3.0 or above. If a scholarship recipient fails to attend an accredited two- or four-year college or university or does not complete their first term with a GPA of at least B/3.0, scholarship funds may be directed to an alternate.

Please fill out all information requested below to apply. Provide supporting documents where requested; if you are unable to upload supporting documents using the form, you may email them to or send them to Lower Platte North NRD, PO Box 126, Wahoo NE 68066. All supporting documents must be submitted before the application deadline.

If you have questions, contact us at or (402) 443-4675.

Shell Creek Watershed Scholarship Application Form

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Wahoo, NE 68066
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