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; Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne; or Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. Applicants must demonstrate financial need, and have completed their FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). The Concordia University System consists of the 9 LCMS-operated universities. 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.

There are also several other scholarships offered through various groups in the Nebraska District. Click on the plus sign to read more:

LWML Nebraska North Scholarships
LWML Nebraska South Scholarships
The Nebraska District Lutheran Laymen's League Scholarships
The Gil and Blondie Vogt Scholarship Fund


If you would like more information on which of the Concordia University System schools offer a program of study for the church work in which you are interested, that information can be found here.


Tuition Assistance (K-12)

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.

Tuition Assistance Documents


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