You give. We give. It all adds up to greater savings.

We don't just talk the talk. The NEST Advisor Plan is committed to doing our part to help more children achieve their dreams of a college education. We offer scholarships, contests and drawings regularly — check back often to see the latest opportunities to save more.

Current NEST Advisor scholarships, contests and bonuses

Fall Festivities $1000 Photo Drawing

Share your fall festivities photos with us. From apple picking to trick-or-treating, submit your photo of a child 12 years old or younger by November 10, 2018 to be eligible for a drawing to win a $1,000 NEST College Savings Plan contribution.

Click here to enter.

Click here for official rules.

Dear Grandchild Drawing

Writing a letter could win a gift they'll never outgrow. Write a letter to your grandchild, great niece or nephew, explaining your hopes and dreams for them and why higher education will be important. Share it with us between September 4 and November 30, 2018 for a chance to be drawn as one of ten (10) winners of a $529 scholarship.

Click here for official rules.

2018 Completed Scholarships

  • Back to School Fun Photo $2,000 Drawing
  • Read to Win
  • Big Dreams $20K Giveaway
  • NEST on the Farm $1,000 Fun Photo Drawing
  • Draw Your Dreams
  • "Why I Want to Go to College" Writing Contest 

2017 Completed Scholarships

  • Nebraska NEST Birthday Babies
  • $100 Young Beneficiary New Account Bonus
  • Dear Grandchild Drawing
  • Big Dreams $20K Giveaway
  • NEST College Savings Celebrates Nebraska 150th Anniversary
  • Kids Savings Program $25 Bonus
  • Why I want to go to college
  • NEST on the Farm Fun Photo $1,000 Drawing
  • Big Dreams $20K 2017
  • Draw Your Dreams 2017

2016 Completed Scholarships:

  • Dear Grandchild 2016
  • Fantastic Future Me Tour Bonus and Drawings
  • Young Beneficiary New Account Drawing
  • Big Dreams $20K 2016
  • $100 AIP Bonus
  • Draw Your Dreams 2016
  • Big Dreams $20K Giveaway
  • NEST on the Farm Fun Photo $1,000 Drawing
  • Why I Want to Go to College Essay Contest
  • Young Beneficiary New Account $100 Bonus

2015 Completed Scholarships:

  • Fantastic Future Me Tour Bonus and Drawings
  • Draw Your Dreams
  • Big Dreams $10K Giveaway
  • AIP Bonus
  • $100 Bonus for Kids 8 and Younger
  • Dear Grandchild
  • NEST Read to Win $529 Drawing
  • NEST on the Farm Fun Photo $1,000 Drawing
  • Teach Children to Save $529 Drawing
  • Teddy Bear Weekend Drawing
  • Baby Love Essentials Drawing
  • Why I Want to Go to College Essay Contest

Rewards:

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Upromise®: Help turn everyday purchases into money for college

Upromise1 is a free to join rewards program that can turn everyday purchases - from shopping online to dining out, from booking travel to buying groceries - into cash back for college. A percentage of your eligible spending will be deposited into your Upromise account. You can link your Upromise account to your NEST Direct Plan account and have your college savings automatically transferred.

Click here to learn more about Upromise

 

Upromise is an optional service offered by Upromise, Inc., is separate from the Plan and is not affiliated with First National Bank of Omaha or the State of Nebraska. Transfers from Upromise to a Plan account are subject to a $25 minimum. Terms and conditions apply to the Upromise service. Participating companies, contribution levels and terms and conditions are subject to change at any time without notice. Upromise is a registered service mark of Upromise, Inc.