Lincoln Education Association Foundation (LEAF) Scholarships

 
The Lincoln Education Association Foundation (LEAF) is offering LPS seniors the opportunity to apply for the SOAR and STAR scholarships. For more information, please visit the LEA website at www.lincolneducationassociation.org or contact Emily Sears at 402-489-7500 or emily.sears@nsea.org.
SOAR Scholarship
The Lincoln Education Association Foundation (LEAF) is offering a scholarship of $1,000 to a senior who has attended at least his/her senior year and is a graduate of a Lincoln Public Schools high school. This scholarship is awarded to a student who shows an interest in continuing their education at an accredited Nebraska educational institution. The scholarship will be paid to the institution after the completion of the first grading period.
Deadline: April 15th
The Lincoln Education Association Foundation (LEAF) is offering a scholarship of $1,000 to a child of an LEA member. The child must have attended at least his/her senior year and be a graduate of a Lincoln Public Schools high school. This scholarship is awarded to students who show an interest in continuing their education at an accredited Nebraska educational institution.
The scholarship will be paid to the institution after the completion of the first grading period.

Nebraska Coaches Association/Country Inn & Suites Scholarship

The Nebraska Coaches Association/Country Inn & Suites Scholarship has an application and additional information available at http://www.ncacoach.org/lincolninnsuites.php.  This fully funded scholarship program will award eight recipients $1,000 after successfully completing one semester at an accredited college or university.  District I & II will have two scholarships awarded within each district.  Districts III – VI will have one recipient in each district.

Deadline: April 27, 2015

 

Scholarship Criteria:

1) Upper 25% of class –OR-3.75 Cumulative GPA

2) Must be at least a 2 year participant in 2 sports

3) Must have earned varsity letter in 2 sports

4) Must include at least one letter of recommendation from a high school coach

5) ACT minimum score of 24

 

Scholarship winners will be announced in early May.