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
$1,250 (3 Awards) Ralph & Jean Cuca Scholarship
The Ralph and Jean Cuca Scholarship was established in 1998 to benefit graduating seniors from the public high schools in Lincoln. Ralph Cuca was...
The Ralph and Jean Cuca Scholarship was established in 1998 to benefit...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,250 (3 Awards)
Ended
$1,200 Ralph and Irene Gray Scholarship for Brunswick, NE
The *Ralph and Irene Gray Scholarships for Page and Brunswick, NE *were established in 2012 after the death of Irene. Ralph was born in Page and...
The *Ralph and Irene Gray Scholarships for Page and Brunswick, NE *were...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,200
Ended
$900 Ralph and Irene Gray Scholarship for Page, NE
The *Ralph and Irene Gray Scholarships for Page and Brunswick, NE *were established in 2012 after the death of Irene. Ralph was born in Page and...
The *Ralph and Irene Gray Scholarships for Page and Brunswick, NE *were...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $900
Ended
$1,000 Richardson Family Scholarships
The Richardson Family Scholarship were established in 1989. In 1950, Harry Richardson was appointed postmaster of Broken Bow, Nebraska, by...
The Richardson Family Scholarship were established in 1989. In 1950,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$400 Robert W. & Shirley T. Hadfield Scholarship
The Robert W. and Shirley T. Hadfield Scholarship was established in 2006 to benefit graduating seniors from Lincoln High School and Norris High...
The Robert W. and Shirley T. Hadfield Scholarship was established in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $400
Ended
$650 Smile Out Loud Foundation Scholarship
David Staenberg established the Smile Out Loud Foundation Scholarship in 2015 to support post-secondary education for students with dyslexia. ...
David Staenberg established the Smile Out Loud Foundation Scholarship in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $650
Ended
$1,000 Thelma Nennemann Aspegren Memorial Scholarship
The Thelma Nennemann Aspegren Memorial Scholarship was established by her husband, Hugo, to honor her life. Thelma graduated from the Hamburg,...
The Thelma Nennemann Aspegren Memorial Scholarship was established by...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,500 (2 Awards) Thomas C. Woods, Jr. Scholarship
The *Thomas C. Woods, Jr. Scholarship *was established in 1991 by the family of the late Thomas C. “Chip” Woods, III, and the Lincoln Telephone and...
The *Thomas C. Woods, Jr. Scholarship *was established in 1991 by the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500 (2 Awards)
Ended
$1,700 United Church of Christ of Elgin Scholarship
The United Church of Christ of Elgin Scholarship was established in 1980 with proceeds from the dissolution of the United Church of Christ in...
The United Church of Christ of Elgin Scholarship was established in 1980...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,700
Ended
$450 Virgil and Darlene Roush Scholarship
The Virgil and Darlene Roush Scholarships were established at the Lincoln Community Foundation to benefit students from five communities in central...
The Virgil and Darlene Roush Scholarships were established at the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $450
Ended
$2,000 (2 Awards) Wayne J. & Wanda M. Lillich Scholarship
The Wayne J. and Wanda M. Lillich Scholarship was established in 1996. The Lillichs wanted to give something back to the community in which they...
The Wayne J. and Wanda M. Lillich Scholarship was established in 1996. ...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000 (2 Awards)
Ended
$1,000 (2 Awards) William B. & Virginia S. Rolofson Scholarship
The William B. and Virginia S. Rolofson Scholarship was established in 2005. William (Bill) and Virginia both attended Belmont Elementary and...
The William B. and Virginia S. Rolofson Scholarship was established in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000 (2 Awards)
Ended
$2,000 (2 Awards) William Ray Judah Scholarship
The William Ray Judah Scholarship was established in 1986 by Mrs. Del Judah in honor of her late husband. William Ray Judah loved young people and...
The William Ray Judah Scholarship was established in 1986 by Mrs. Del...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000 (2 Awards)
Ended
Varies - $500 Minimum Award A.B. and M.R. Noel Endowed Scholarship
The A.B. and M.R. Noel Scholarship was established in 2008 to benefit graduates of Wood River Rural High School in Wood River, Nebraska. It is...
The A.B. and M.R. Noel Scholarship was established in 2008 to benefit...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies - $500 Minimum Award
Ended
$1,500 (2 Awards) Marian Othmer Schultz Scholarship
The Marian Othmer Schultz Scholarship was established in 1995. During her life, Marian Othmer Schultz loved the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and...
The Marian Othmer Schultz Scholarship was established in 1995. During...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500 (2 Awards)
Ended