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The Hastings Family YMCA annually awards a College Scholarship to selected full-time student(s).  To be considered for the scholarship award, please follow guidelines below.

Scholarship Guidelines:

  • Fully complete the Scholarship Application.  Applicants must be a Hastings YMCA Member or dependent of a Hastings YMCA Member.
  • Applicants must be enrolled or plan to be enrolled as a full-time student (minimum of 12 semester credit hours) at a Nebraska College and maintain a 2.5 Grade Point Average or above.
  • High School and College Students must provide a current school transcript.
  • Applicants must provide two recommendations (forms provided), and must be from school faculty, employers, co-workers or other individuals that have the ability to attest to qualifications.  (Please do not submit recommendations from family members.)
  • Applicants must provide current academic standing record.
  • Completed scholarship application should be submitted to:

YMCA Scholarship Selection Committee

1430 W. 16th St.

Hastings, NE 68901

Application deadline is March 5, 2018. Please contact Gwen Ruppert at 402-463-3139 or e-mail with questions.

Rating Scale for Selection:

  • Level of Need – 15 Points
  • Personal Statement Reflects Potential – 10 Points
  • Goal Statement is Clear and Concise – 5 Points
  • References – 10 points
  • School, Community & Church Activities – 10 Points

Download and fill out the scholarship application below. Once complete, bring to either YMCA locations or email to