LCF MISSION STATEMENT

The Lexington Community Foundation exists to encourage and strengthen philanthropy in order to provide a permanent source of funding for opportunities to improve the quality of life, strengthen the sense of community, benefit future generations in Lexington, Nebraska.

HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS FOR 2-YEAR PROGRAMS

Alumni Scholarship

Description: Consideration for this scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior of Lexington High School who plans to enroll as a full-time student at any university, state college, community college or technical school within the State of Nebraska. The award is created to give tribute to the faculty and staff that help shape the futures of all Lexington High School students, and to encourage the recipients of this award to one day return the favor and give back as much as they can, whenever the opportunity may arise.
Amount Awarded: $1,000 ($500 for two semesters)
Availability: One award given each year.



Ann Crawford Alexander Memorial Scholarship

Description: The Ann Crawford Alexander family has created this scholarship in loving memory of Ann. Consideration for this scholarship will be given only to a Lexington High School graduate, graduating senior or home-school graduate from the Lexington community. Applicant must have a 3.0 GPA or above and be enrolled for a minimum of 12 credit hours.
Amount Awarded: $1,000 ($500 for two semesters)
Availability: One award given each year.



Athea Roberts Memorial Scholarship

Description: Any graduate or graduating senior of Lexington High School who is pursuing a degree at any university, college, trade school or community college may apply. Must state how music has shaped them as a person, show qualities of good character and leadership skills, be involved in school and community activities.
Amount Awarded: $750
Availability: One award given each year.



Brian D. Eilers Memorial Scholarship

Description: Scholarship will be awarded to a graduate or graduating senior of a Dawson County High School. Eligibility emphasis will be placed on the recipient being an employee, or a past employee, a student that has either a parent(s) or a grandparent(s) that work/have worked for Eilers Machine & Welding, Inc.
Amount Awarded: $1,000 ($500 for two semesters)
Availability: One award given each year.



Class of '77 Scholarship

Description: Consideration will be given to a graduating senior demonstrating good character, leadership, academic achievement, financial need, has participated in extra-curricular and community activities AND has at least one parent who is a graduate of Lexington High School or St. Ann’s High School.
Amount Awarded: $500
Availability: One award given each year.



Francelene Skinner Scholarship

Description: Applicant must be a Lexington High School graduating senior who will be attending a trade school, technical school or community college within the State of Nebraska.
Amount Awarded: $500
Availability: Two awards given each year.



Gary Shubert Memorial Scholarship

Description: Consideration for this scholarship will be given to any student who will be graduating from Lexington High School that has been involved in track or cross-country. Applicant must show qualities of dedication and good citizenship, and must have demonstrated an outstanding effort in their sport.
Amount Awarded: $750
Availability: One award given each year.



LCF Central Community College Scholarship

Description: This scholarship will be awarded to a Lexington High School graduating senior who plans full-time enrollment at Central Community College. Consideration for the scholarship will be given to any graduating senior who ranks in the upper 1/2 of their class.
Amount Awarded: $600
Availability: One award given each year.



Lexington Optimist Club Service to Youth Scholarship

Description: Scholarship will be awarded to a Lexington High School senior who enrolls in any two year community college, technical school or trade school. Preference for the scholarship will be given to any applicant that demonstrates service to youth through community involvement, academic achievement AND has a relative active in the Lexington Optimist Club.
Amount Awarded: $1,000
Availability: One award given each year.



Liz Richardson Community Service Award

Description: A scholarship will be given each year to any Lexington High School graduating senior, who ranks in the upper 1/3 of their class, shows qualities of good character, leadership, academic achievement, and shows outstanding community activities of at least 50 hours per school year.
Amount Awarded: $1,000
Availability: One awarded given each year.



Neal Kohl Scholarship

Description: This scholarship will be awarded to any student who will be graduating from Lexington High School and is pursuing a degree from a technical school. Applicant must show qualities of good character, leadership skills and should be involved in the community.
Amount Awarded: $500
Availability: One award given each year.



Norall Scholarship

Description: Scholarships are awarded each year to students that have graduated from a Dawson County high school and who are enrolled or enrolling in a U. S. College. Consideration will be given to medical courses of study and to those students who plan to return to Dawson County upon the completion of their education.
Amount Awarded: Past Award Ranges have been Graduate Student- $500 to $2,500 per year; Undergraduate Student- $300 to $1,500 per year
Availability: The number and amount of each scholarship will vary due to the annual earnings of the trust, as well as, due to the nature of the annual applicants as to educational program levels, financial needs and academic levels.



Robert & Barbara Wade Community College Scholarship

Description: This scholarship will be awarded to a graduating Lexington High School senior who plans to attend a community college or trade school within the State of Nebraska. Consideration may be given only to a graduate who ranks in the upper 1/2 of their class.
Amount Awarded: Up to $1,000 ($500 for two years)
Availability: One award given each year.
Renewable: The scholarship award is renewable for up to two years.



Ronald Bossung Memorial Scholarship

Description: Consideration for the scholarship will be given to any student who will be graduating from Lexington High School. The applicant must show qualities of good character and leadership skills and be involved in the community. The applicant shall also be pursuing a degree from Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis.
Amount Awarded: $1,000 ($500 each year for up to two years)
Availability: One award given each year.



TeamMates Scholarship

Description: Consideration given to any Lexington High School graduating senior pursuing a post-secondary education, who has actively participated in the TeamMates of Lexington program through his/her senior year.
Amount Awarded: The amount of the scholarship will be determined by the number of students submitting a qualified application.
Availability: All qualified applicants will receive a scholarship.
Renewable: A separate renewal scholarship application is established for possible continued support.



Warren & Leta Batie Scholarship

Description: Consideration given to any Lexington High School graduating senior who plans to attend any university, state college or tech school. Applicant must have demonstrated qualities of good character, community service and leadership.
Amount Awarded: Up to $2,000 ($500 each year, for up to four years)
Availability: One award given each year.



INCOMPLETE OR LATE APPLICATIONS WILL
NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Please review the scholarship description carefully for the application deadline and the complete list of requirements.

2018 – 2019
Scholarships

Download, complete and submit the scholarships that fit your secondary education plans. If you have any questions or need assistance please send an email to jawnakuck@lexfoundation.com