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 through good works, volunteerism and financial support. She also believed in the power of young people and how important education is to the future of our community and nation. Wishing to help students fulfill their educational goals, Miriam established this scholarship to benefit students from Lincoln high schools who demonstrate a keen interest in citizenship, community betterment and leadership.
To apply, you must be a current graduating senior of a public or private high school in Lincoln, Nebraska and uphold a keen interest in citizenship and actively participate and demonstrate enthusiasm for community betterment and leadership. The applicant must be pursuing full-time undergraduate studies at an accredited, qualified two-year or four-year college or university . The applicant need not excel academically or maintain specific grade point average, however must meet minimum standards for college admission.
REQUIRED WITH APPLICATION:
1. High school transcript(s) (copies of transcripts are acceptable).
2. Two (2) letters of recommendation (no more than one year old). Letters must be written by teachers, counselors, case workers, clergy, employers, neighbors, etc. (letters from family members are not acceptable).
3. Special Essay: Explain your interest in citizenship and your participation in community betterment and leadership. Your essay should be no more than 500 words and be typed on no more than 1 attached page.