Our Opportunities

Welcome to the Lincoln Community Foundation Scholarship Opportunities Homepage.

Application deadline is Thursday, March 15. Scholarships requiring letters of recommendation are “Apply To” opportunities. Students must click on the Apply To button of the specific scholarship to find the location to supply the name and e-mail address of the recommenders, who are then sent an automatic message to supply a reference on your behalf directly in the system.

Below you will find a listing of scholarships available to students with brief information about each scholarship and its qualifications. You have the opportunity to complete a general scholarship application that will be matched automatically with our available opportunities. After submitting the application, you may see other “Apply To” opportunities for which you* may be eligible. These opportunities require additional documents, specials essays or letters of recommendation. *When you click on the “Apply To” button of an opportunity you will see additional fields to answer questions, upload documents and fill in the names and addresses of your references. References will automatically receive a link to write a letter of reference directly within the system. Please check each scholarship’s criteria to verify that you are truly eligible.
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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$500 Ahlswell Scholarship
The Ahlswell Scholarship was created in 2014 by Gary and Deb Fisher Ahl in honor and beloved memory of Deb Fisher Ahl’s ancestors and other members...
The Ahlswell Scholarship was created in 2014 by Gary and Deb Fisher Ahl...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$1,500 (3 Awards) Alfred & Esther Eggerling - Midland University Scholarship
The Alfred and Esther Eggerling-Midland Scholarship was established in 1993 by Alfred and Esther Eggerling. The Eggerlings devoted their lives to...
The Alfred and Esther Eggerling-Midland Scholarship was established in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500 (3 Awards)
Ended
$1,500 (2 Awards) Alfred & Esther Eggerling SCC-Milford Scholarship
The Eggerling-Southeast Community College-Milford Scholarship was established in 1993 by Alfred and Esther Eggerling. The Eggerlings devoted their...
The Eggerling-Southeast Community College-Milford Scholarship was...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500 (2 Awards)
Ended
$1,000 Anonymous Scholarship
The Anonymous Scholarship was established by two individuals in 1996 to benefit students in Thayer County, Nebraska. These individuals wanted to...
The Anonymous Scholarship was established by two individuals in 1996 to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,500 (2 Awards) Arnold White Memorial Scholarship
The Arnold H. White Memorial Scholarship was established in 2004 by Mr. White’s estate. Arnold H. White was a generous community citizen of...
The Arnold H. White Memorial Scholarship was established in 2004 by Mr....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500 (2 Awards)
Ended
$1,467.45 Brenda Brown DeSatnick Memorial Scholarship
The Brenda Brown DeSatnick Memorial Scholarship was established in 2005 to honor the life of Brenda Brown DeSatnick. To apply, you must be a female...
The Brenda Brown DeSatnick Memorial Scholarship was established in 2005...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,467.45
Ended
$1,000 Cecile Meyer Frampton/Cornhusker Bank Scholarship for LNE
The Cecile Meyer Frampton/Cornhusker Bank Scholarship for Lincoln Northeast HS was created by Cornhusker Bank in 1999 to honor the life of Cecile...
The Cecile Meyer Frampton/Cornhusker Bank Scholarship for Lincoln...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,000 (4 awards) Charles & Orene Hinds - Odell, Nebraska, High School Scholarships
The *Charles and Orene Hinds – Odell, Nebraska, High School Scholarship *was established in 1990. Charles once reflected, “Orene and I did not...
The *Charles and Orene Hinds – Odell, Nebraska, High School Scholarship...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000 (4 awards)
Ended
$500 Charles E. Jones Scholarship
The Charles E. Jones Scholarship was established in 1989. The late Charles E. Jones spent his life in school. A graduate of Cardozo High School...
The Charles E. Jones Scholarship was established in 1989. The late...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$900 Charles H. & Esther P. Miller Scholarship
The Charles H. and Esther P. Miller Scholarship was established in 2002. Born on a farm in Otoe County, Charles attended Elmwood Public Schools...
The Charles H. and Esther P. Miller Scholarship was established in 2002....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $900
Ended
$2,500 Chief Standing Bear Scholarship
The Chief Standing Bear Scholarship was created in 2017 to support post-secondary education for American Indian students enrolled in a tribe and...
The Chief Standing Bear Scholarship was created in 2017 to support...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
Ended
$1,500 (2 Awards) Colleen Farrell Gerleman Scholarship
The Colleen Farrell Gerleman Scholarship was established in 1993 by Ms. Gerleman to benefit Lincoln students. Colleen Farrell Gerleman was an...
The Colleen Farrell Gerleman Scholarship was established in 1993 by Ms....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500 (2 Awards)
Ended
$650 CPCU-Lawrence "Larry" Frazier Memorial Scholarship
The CPCU-Lawrence “Larry” Frazier Memorial Scholarship was established in 1998 by the Nebraska Chapter Charter Property Casualty Underwriters...
The CPCU-Lawrence “Larry” Frazier Memorial Scholarship was established...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $650
Ended
$450 Dale E. Siefkes Memorial Scholarship
The Dale E. Siefkes Memorial Scholarship was established in 1996. Dale Siefkes had a passion for education. His wife, Viola, wanted to establish...
The Dale E. Siefkes Memorial Scholarship was established in 1996. Dale...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $450
Ended
$600 Dayle Wood Memorial Scholarship
The *Dayle Wood Memorial Scholarship *was established in 1988. Dayle Wood was an outstanding young man whose life was tragically cut short in 1962...
The *Dayle Wood Memorial Scholarship *was established in 1988. Dayle...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $600
Ended
$2,000 Dick & Chris Draper Scholarship
The Dick and Chris Draper Scholarship was established by the Draper family to benefit young people in Elgin, Nebraska. The Draper family has...
The Dick and Chris Draper Scholarship was established by the Draper...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000
Ended
$1,500 (Multiple Awards) Duncan and Lillian McGregor Scholarships
The Duncan E. McGregor & Lillian M. McGregor Scholarships were established at the Lincoln Community Foundation to benefit students from six...
The Duncan E. McGregor & Lillian M. McGregor Scholarships were...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500 (Multiple Awards)
Ended
$1,200 Ernst Walter Nennemann Memorial Scholarship
The Ernst Walter Nennemann Memorial Scholarship was established by the late Hugo and Thelma Aspegren of Lincoln to remember Thelma’s father, Ernst...
The Ernst Walter Nennemann Memorial Scholarship was established by the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,200
Ended
$500 Ethel M. Johnson Scholarship
The Ethel M. Johnson Scholarship was established in 1986 to benefit students at Nebraska Wesleyan University in Lincoln, Nebraska. Ethel M....
The Ethel M. Johnson Scholarship was established in 1986 to benefit...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$450 Evelyn Reid Scholarship
The Evelyn Reid Scholarship was funded in 2017 to award students from Freeman Public High School in Adams, NE and Malcolm Public HS. There is a...
The Evelyn Reid Scholarship was funded in 2017 to award students from...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $450
Ended
$1,500 (Multiple Awards) Florence Turner Karlin Scholarship
The Florence Turner Karlin Scholarship was established in 2003. Florence was a graduate of Trumbull High School. She attended Kearney State...
The Florence Turner Karlin Scholarship was established in 2003. ...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500 (Multiple Awards)
Ended
$5,000 (3 Awards) From the Class of 1935, Edward T. Hodge Scholarships
The From the Class of 1935, Edward T. Hodge Scholarship was established in 2006 by Mr. Hodge’s estate. Edward T. Hodge was a graduate of Wakefield...
The From the Class of 1935, Edward T. Hodge Scholarship was established...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $5,000 (3 Awards)
Ended
$1,000 (2 Awards) Gabby Matthes Memorial Scholarship
The Gabby Matthes Memorial Endowed Scholarship was established in 2011. Two scholarships will be awarded each year—one to a Freeman High School...
The Gabby Matthes Memorial Endowed Scholarship was established in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000 (2 Awards)
Ended
$500 George & Lynna Gene Cook Scholarship
The *George and Lynna Gene Cook Scholarship *was established in 1999 by the Cooks. George and Lynna Gene have been active in the field of...
The *George and Lynna Gene Cook Scholarship *was established in 1999 by...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$1,000 George A. Frampton/Cornhusker Bank Scholarship for LHS
The George A. Frampton/Cornhusker Bank Scholarship for Lincoln High School was created by Cornhusker Bank in 1999 to honor the life of George A....
The George A. Frampton/Cornhusker Bank Scholarship for Lincoln High...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$2,500 (4 Awards) Gladys D. Goodson Scholarship
The Gladys D. Goodson Scholarship was established in 2008 with funds from the Gladys D. Goodson estate. Gladys Goodson was born in Thayer County,...
The Gladys D. Goodson Scholarship was established in 2008 with funds...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500 (4 Awards)
Ended
$950 Grace Birkby Nennemann Memorial Scholarship
The Grace Birkby Nennemann Memorial Scholarship was established by the late Hugo and Thelma Aspegren of Lincoln to remember Thelma’s mother, Grace...
The Grace Birkby Nennemann Memorial Scholarship was established by the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $950
Ended
$2,500 Harley J. Bair Rotary Scholarship
The Harley J. Bair Rotary Scholarship was established in 2012 for current graduating seniors of a public or private high school in Lincoln,...
The Harley J. Bair Rotary Scholarship was established in 2012 for...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
Ended
$1,250 Harold W. and Alice Kohtz Eberhard Scholarship
The Harold W. and Alice Kohtz Eberhard Scholarship was established in 2008 by a generous gift from Alice Eberhard’s estate. To apply, you must be a...
The Harold W. and Alice Kohtz Eberhard Scholarship was established in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,250
Ended
$600 Haymarket Gallery Emerging Artists Scholarship
The Haymarket Emerging Artists Scholarship was established in 1996. Lincoln has long been recognized as a community filled with creative people,...
The Haymarket Emerging Artists Scholarship was established in 1996. ...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $600
Ended
$1,250 (2 Awards) Henry J. & Pauline M. Armstrong Scholarship
The Henry J. and Pauline M. Armstrong Memorial Scholarship honors Henry and Pauline Armstrong, lifelong residents of Nebraska. Henry graduated...
The Henry J. and Pauline M. Armstrong Memorial Scholarship honors Henry...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,250 (2 Awards)
Ended
$1,500 James M. & Martha J. Perry Agricultural Scholarship
The James M. and Martha J. Perry Agricultural Scholarship was established in 1997 by Gladys J. Perry, to honor and recall the lives of her late...
The James M. and Martha J. Perry Agricultural Scholarship was...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500
Ended
$600 Jane T. Anderson Scholarship Fund
The Jane T. Anderson Scholarship was established by her husband, A. Douglas Anderson, to honor her life. Jane was active in art education...
The Jane T. Anderson Scholarship was established by her husband, A....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $600
Ended
$600 Jefferies-Park Scholarship
The Jefferies-Park Scholarship was established in 1988 by Evelyn Jefferies-Park. Ms. Jefferies-Park realized at an early age the value and...
The Jefferies-Park Scholarship was established in 1988 by Evelyn...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $600
Ended
$1,500 (4 Awards) Jennie (McDowell) and Harlan Layton Scholarship -Mount Ayr, Iowa
The *Jennie (McDowell) and Harlan Layton Scholarship *was created in 2015 after Harlan passed away. Harlan was born in Decatur, Iowa and graduated...
The *Jennie (McDowell) and Harlan Layton Scholarship *was created in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500 (4 Awards)
Ended
$2,000 (3 Awards) Jennie (McDowell) and Harlan Layton Scholarship-Creston, Iowa
The *Jennie (McDowell) and Harlan Layton Scholarship *was created in 2015 after Harlan passed away. Harlan was born in Decatur, Iowa and graduated...
The *Jennie (McDowell) and Harlan Layton Scholarship *was created in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000 (3 Awards)
Ended
$2,000 (3 Awards) Jennie (McDowell) and Harlan Layton Scholarship-Lancaster Co NE
The Jennie (McDowell) and Harlan Layton Scholarship was created in 2015 after Harlan passed away. Harlan was born in Decatur, Iowa and graduated...
The Jennie (McDowell) and Harlan Layton Scholarship was created in 2015...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000 (3 Awards)
Ended
$2,000 (3 Awards) Jennings B. & Beulah G. Haggerty Scholarship
The Jennings B. and Beulah G. Haggerty Scholarship was established in 1996. Despite never finishing school and experiencing a very tough life in...
The Jennings B. and Beulah G. Haggerty Scholarship was established in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000 (3 Awards)
Ended
$1,000 (Multiple Awards) John Breslow Scholarships
The John Breslow Scholarship was created in 2007 to provide educational funding for Linweld employees and their dependents. After 2011, it...
The John Breslow Scholarship was created in 2007 to provide educational...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000 (Multiple Awards)
Ended
$400 Leonard F. Hartwig Scholarship
The Leonard F. Hartwig Scholarship was established in 2005. Leonard graduated from Cortland High School and received his undergraduate degree from...
The Leonard F. Hartwig Scholarship was established in 2005. Leonard...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $400
Ended
$500 Lincoln AMA Emerging Marketer Scholarship
The Lincoln AMA Emerging Marketer Scholarship was created in 2016 to reward undergraduate students expressing an interest in a career involving...
The Lincoln AMA Emerging Marketer Scholarship was created in 2016 to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$8,000 (divided between two (2) years) Louis C. & Amy E. Nuernberger Memorial Scholarship
The Louis C. and Amy E. Nuernberger Memorial Scholarship Foundation was established in 1994 to recall and honor the lives of Louis and Amy...
The Louis C. and Amy E. Nuernberger Memorial Scholarship Foundation was...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $8,000 (divided between two (2) years)
Ended
$2,000 (3 Awards) Margaret & Max Pumphrey Scholarship
The* Margaret and Max Pumphrey Scholarship* was established in 1980 by Max Pumphrey, a well-respected and admired teacher in the Lincoln Public...
The* Margaret and Max Pumphrey Scholarship* was established in 1980 by...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000 (3 Awards)
Ended
$1,000 Margaret C. Stednitz Scholarship
The Margaret C. Stednitz Scholarship was established in 1991. Margaret Stednitz was a well-remembered and cherished teacher. She grew up in...
The Margaret C. Stednitz Scholarship was established in 1991. Margaret...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$2,500 (3 Awards) Medical Research Scholarships
The Medical Research Scholarship was established in 2005 by the Medical Research Foundation, Inc. To apply, you must have completed the appropriate...
The Medical Research Scholarship was established in 2005 by the Medical...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500 (3 Awards)
Ended
$1,500 Miriam Croft Moeller Citizenship Award
The *Miriam Croft Moeller Citizenship Award *was established in 1997. Miriam Croft Moeller was an ardent believer in supporting one’s community...
The *Miriam Croft Moeller Citizenship Award *was established in 1997. ...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500
Ended
$2,500 (4 Awards) Norman and Ruth Good Educational Scholarships
The Norman and Ruth Good Educational Endowment Scholarship was established in 1984. Norman and Ruth Good were philanthropists their entire lives...
The Norman and Ruth Good Educational Endowment Scholarship was...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500 (4 Awards)
Ended
$700 Pauline & Sanford Saunders Scholarship
The *Pauline and Sanford Saunders Scholarship *was established in 1990 by Alice Saunders as a way to remember her parents, Pauline and Sanford. ...
The *Pauline and Sanford Saunders Scholarship *was established in 1990...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $700
Ended
$500 Phil Heckman Scholarship
The Phil Heckman Scholarship was established in 1994 to honor the service of Phil Heckman to the Lincoln Community Foundation. Dr. Heckman was...
The Phil Heckman Scholarship was established in 1994 to honor the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$5,000 PINC (Poverty Is Not a Choice) Scholarship
The PINC Scholarship is awarded in recognition that Poverty Is Not a Choice. It is named after a documentary of the same name which received the...
The PINC Scholarship is awarded in recognition that Poverty Is Not a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $5,000
Ended