Our Opportunities

Welcome to the Lincoln Community Foundation Scholarship Opportunities Homepage

If you are looking to apply for a grant, please click on “Grant” in the drop-down menu under the Opportunities tab.

The online scholarship application will open on December 15, 2021. Below you will find a listing of scholarships available to students along with brief information about each scholarship and its criteria.

PLEASE READ BEFORE CREATING AN ACCOUNT.

Returning applicants and Renewal recipients: If you have created an account in previous years, please click “Sign In” and enter your username (email) and password. Then you will be able to begin a new application for the current scholarship cycle. Renewal applications will not be available until February.
New applicants: If this is your first visit to this page, click “Sign Up” to begin. Scholarship applicants, when creating your account, please do NOT use your high school email address – use an address that you will check frequently and use in college. After you provide your email address as your username and create a password, click “Sign Up” at the bottom of the form. You will receive a confirmation e-mail with a link. Click on the link and then click “Apply.” Then you may begin your application form, save it and come back to it at any time to edit/update until the deadline. Each time you return to the site you will click “Sign In.”

A current transcript and first page of the FAFSA report with your EFC (Expected Family Contribution) are required for all applications. FAFSA reports denoted as Confirmed will not be accepted. They must read" Processed Information" or "Approved Form.”

After submitting your General Application, you will automatically be matched to those scholarships for which you are fully eligible. You will see tiles for these scholarships on the “My Applications” tab. After submitting your General Application, be sure to go to the Opportunities tab on your account to see additional “Recommended” scholarship opportunities for which you may be eligible but require additional information.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$600 (1 Award) Leonard F. Hartwig Scholarship
The Leonard F. Hartwig Scholarship was established in 2005. Leonard...
Deadline03/15/2022
$1,000 (1 Award) Lincoln AMA Emerging Marketer Scholarship
The Lincoln AMA Emerging Marketer Scholarship was created in 2016 to...
Deadline03/15/2022
$2,000 (3 Awards, may be renewed with full reapplication) Linda Herman Scholarship
Linda, a native of Lincoln, Nebraska, lost her father at age ten and...
Deadline03/15/2022
$8,000 (1 Award, divided between two (2) years) Louis C. & Amy E. Nuernberger Memorial Scholarship
The Louis C. and Amy E. Nuernberger Memorial Scholarship Foundation was...
Deadline03/15/2022
$2,000 (5 Awards, renewable up to 4 years if criteria continue to be met) Margaret & Max Pumphrey Scholarship
The Margaret and Max Pumphrey Scholarship was established in 1980 by Max...
Deadline03/15/2022
$1,500 (1 Award, funded in sophomore year) Margaret C. Stednitz Scholarship
The Margaret C. Stednitz Scholarship was established in 1991. Margaret...
Deadline03/15/2022
$2,500 (3 Awards, renewable up to 4 years with verification of enrollment and major) Medical Professional Student Scholarship
The Medical Research Scholarship was established in 2005 by the Medical...
Deadline03/15/2022
$600 (1 Award) Mic and Mary Wobig Scholarship
The Mic and Mary Wobig Scholarship was established in 2018. To apply,...
Deadline03/15/2022
$2,000 (1 Award) Miriam Croft Moeller Citizenship Award
The *Miriam Croft Moeller Citizenship Award *was established in 1997. ...
Deadline03/15/2022
$2,000 (5 Awards, renewable up to 4 years if criteria continue to be met) Norma Somerheiser Scholarship
The Norma Somerheiser Scholarship was created in 2018 after her death on...
Deadline03/15/2022
$2,000 (4 Awards, renewable for 1 additional year if received in sophomore year) Norman and Ruth Good Educational Scholarships
The Norman and Ruth Good Educational Endowment Scholarship was...
Deadline03/15/2022
$2,500 (2 Awards) Pauline & Sanford Saunders Scholarship
The *Pauline and Sanford Saunders Scholarship *was established in 1990...
Deadline03/15/2022
$800 (1 Award) Phil Heckman Scholarship
The Phil Heckman Scholarship was established in 1994 to honor the...
Deadline03/15/2022
$3,000 Minimum Award (1 Award, may be renewed with full reapplication) PINC (Poverty Is Not a Choice) Scholarship
The PINC Scholarship is awarded in recognition that Poverty Is Not a...
Deadline03/15/2022
$1,500 (4 Awards) Ralph & Jean Cuca Scholarship
The Ralph and Jean Cuca Scholarship was established in 1998 to benefit...
Deadline03/15/2022
$2,000 (1 Award) Ralph and Irene Gray Scholarship for Brunswick, NE
The *Ralph and Irene Gray Scholarships for Page and Brunswick, NE *were...
Deadline03/15/2022
$1,500 (1 Award) Ralph and Irene Gray Scholarship for Page, NE
The *Ralph and Irene Gray Scholarships for Page and Brunswick, NE *were...
Deadline03/15/2022
$500 (1 Award) Robert W. & Shirley T. Hadfield Scholarship
The Robert W. and Shirley T. Hadfield Scholarship was established in...
Deadline03/15/2022
$1,000 (4 Awards, renewable up to 4 years if criteria continue to be met) Telephone Pioneer Association and Museum Scholarship
The Lincoln Telephone Pioneer Association and Museum Scholarship was...
Deadline03/15/2022
$1,000 minimum (1 - 2 Awards) Thelma Nennemann Aspegren Memorial Scholarship
The Thelma Nennemann Aspegren Memorial Scholarship was established by...
Deadline03/15/2022
$1,250 (3 Awards, renewable up to 4 years if criteria continue to be met) Thomas C. Woods, Jr. Scholarship
The Thomas C. Woods, Jr. Scholarship was established in 1991 by the...
Deadline03/15/2022
$2,000 (1 Award) United Church of Christ of Elgin Scholarship
The United Church of Christ of Elgin Scholarship was established in 1980...
Deadline03/15/2022
$600 (1 Award per school listed in description) Virgil and Darlene Roush Scholarship
The Virgil and Darlene Roush Scholarships were established at the...
Deadline03/15/2022
$2,000 (2 Awards) Wayne J. & Wanda M. Lillich Scholarship
The Wayne J. and Wanda M. Lillich Scholarship was established in 1996. ...
Deadline03/15/2022
$1,000 - $2,000 (Varies) William B. & Virginia S. Rolofson Scholarship
The William B. and Virginia S. Rolofson Scholarship was established in...
Deadline03/15/2022
$1,500 (3 Awards, renewable up to 4 years if criteria continue to be met) William Ray Judah Scholarship
The William Ray Judah Scholarship was established in 1986 by Mrs. Del...
Deadline03/15/2022
$1,500 (1 Award) Richardson Family Scholarship
The Richardson Family Scholarship was established in 1989. In 1950,...
Deadline03/31/2022
$1,600 (2 Awards) Marian Othmer Schultz Scholarship
The Marian Othmer Schultz Scholarship was established in 1995. During...
Deadline04/10/2022