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 Telegraph Company (LT&T, formerly Aliant, then Alltel). The scholarship honors Thomas C. Woods, Jr. and the contributions he made to LT&T and the community as a whole. The Woods family continues to be generous servants to the Lincoln community and are involved in various organizations throughout the city of Lincoln.

To apply, you must be a current graduating senior of a public or private high school in the following counties in Nebraska: Adams, Butler, Cass, Clay, Fillmore, Gage, Hamilton, Jefferson, Johnson, Lancaster, Nemaha, Nuckolls, Otoe, Pawnee, Polk, Richardson, Saline, Saunders, Seward, Thayer, Webster and York. Preference will be given to dependents of former Aliant/Alltel employees. Applicants must demonstrate academic success and must be pursuing undergraduate studies at any university or college in the United States. Financial need will be considered when awarding this scholarship.

This scholarship may be renewable for up to 4 total years. Previous recipients must complete a renewal application, submit their college transcript(s) and proof of enrollment, and maintain a GPA of 2.5 or greater.

$1,250 (2 Awards, renewable up to 4 years if criteria continue to be met)
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please indicate the Nebraska county of your permanent address.
  2. Aliant/Alltel relationship
    • 1. Are you a dependent of a former Aliant/Alltel employee?
    • 2. Name of former Aliant/Alltel employee. (Type n/a if not applicable)
    • 3. State your relationship to a former Aliant/Alltell employee. (Type n/a if not applicable)