Scholarships & Contests

NEST offers scholarships, contests, and drawings

Check periodically to see the latest opportunity to save more.

"NEST 5/29 Day at the Ballpark 529 Day Giveaway"

Join us May 29 for 5/29 Day at the Ballpark! To honor the NEST 529 College Savings Plan, the celebration will take place at Haymarket Park during the Lincoln Saltdogs versus Sioux Falls Canaries baseball game. During the 7th inning, two lucky winners will be selected to receive $529 to contribute to a new or existing NEST account. Stop by our table in the stadium on 5/29 to sign up. We hope to see you there!

Giveaway’s Rules and Prizes

“Why I Want to Go to College” Writing Sweepstakes

Seventh and eighth grade students in the U.S. can enter the 19th annual “Why I Want to Go to College” writing sweepstakes sponsored by the Nebraska Educational Savings Plan Trust and the Omaha Storm Chasers Baseball Club.

Sweepstakes details:

  • Open to seventh and eighth grade students.
  • All essays must be post-marked by Thursday, April 1, 2021.

For more information on the sweepstakes rules and prizes:

  • The Nebraska State Treasurer’s Office website.

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