High Demand Jobs Scholarship

Category: GO! Work

The Phelps County Development Corporation, in partnership with the Phelps County Community Foundation, offers a High Demand Job Scholarship. The condition of this scholarship is that you return to Phelps County post education and fill one of our High Demand Jobs for a minimum of one year for every $1,000 awarded.

Phelps County High Demand Jobs Include: Welders, Machinist, Manufacturing Technicians, Electricians, Plumbers, Masonry, Nursing, Dietary Specialists, Deisel Mechanics, CDL, and more!


  • High School Graduate or GED equivalent
  • Enrolled(at least half time) in any college, technical, or trade school
  • Min. 2.0 GPA
  • Pursuing training or education in one the following industries: Manufacturing, Agriculture, Construction Trades, Nursing, Transportation and Mechanics


To apply visit the Phelps County Community Foundation website or contact PCDC at (308) 995-4148   Applications are available begining December 1st of each year.

Plus, we have many local continuing education options to acheive training in one of these areas.

Learn more HERE