Nebraska District LCMS Nebraska District Office
Student Aid

Nebraska District financial support is available to anyone preparing for full-time service in the church. Applicants must be enrolled at a Concordia University System school or Concordia Seminary at   Fort Wayne or St. Louis, demonstrate financial need, and have completed their FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). The Concordia University System consists of the 10 LCMS-operated universities located in Ann Arbor, Mich.; Austin, Texas; Bronxville, N.Y.; Irvine, Calif.; Mequon, Wis.; Portland, Ore.; River Forest, Ill.; St. Paul, Minn.; Selma, Ala.; and Seward, Neb. Application forms may be printed from the link at the right or requested from the universities and seminaries. The deadline for completing the application process is May 1 for the first semester and December 1 for the second semester. Only one application is needed per academic year.

The LWML Nebraska North provides scholarships for students preparing for careers in full-time church work on the basis of residence in the LWML North region, financial need, and full-time enrollment in the Concordia Education System. The Nebraska District Student Aid Committee administers these grants, and the application is the same as the District Aid Application Form. Forms may be obtained from the link at the right or from the financial aid offices of the universities and seminaries, with May 1 and December 1 deadlines.

The LWML Nebraska South offers assistance to students from the LWML Nebraska South region who are going into full-time church work. Information and applications may be obtained from the student’s local LWML society, at, or from Charlene Albertson, 506 Apollo Rd, McCook, NE 69001 or 308-737-1057. Completed applications are due June 1.

The Nebraska District Lutheran Laymen’s League (LLL) provides scholarships for students studying for full-time church work, including pastor, DCE, DCM, deaconess, liturgical arts, and education. Applications for the current school year are now available. For applications, click the link on the right or contact: Burnell and Virginia Von Seggern, 87127 512th Ave., Orchard, NE 68764; 402-655-2254 or 402-360-4060; Application deadline is May 22.

The Gil and Blondie Vogt Scholarship Fund is designed to assist Nebraska students preparing for LCMS church vocations at any LCMS university or seminary. Requests for information or applications should be sent to Pat Hofer at or 402-981-4716. Application deadline is April 15.

Online Application Form
Thrivent Financial For Lutherans
LLL Application Information

Elementary/High School Tuition Assistance

Candi Menze, Education Assistant
Tuition Assistance

The Nebraska District LCMS has established a fund for the purpose of assisting families to pay tuition costs for students who wish to attend elementary or secondary schools operated by congregations and recognized service organizations of the Nebraska District LCMS. Qualified schools may apply for consideration of use of those funds.

Applications must be received in the District Office by June 1 of the approaching school year. Awards will be announced by August 1 of the same year.

District Tuition Assistance (K-12)
Information Letter
Distribution Guidelines
Application Form
Annual Report
Candi Menze, Education Assistant
PO Box 407 • 152 S. Columbia Ave. • Seward NE 68434 • Phone 1-888-643-2961 • Fax: 1-402-643-2990
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