Congratulations to all of the 2019 scholarship award winners!
The scholarship deadline has passed for this year. Applications will be available again in January 2020.
Generous donors to the Lexington Community Foundation have established more than $850,000 in scholarship funds that benefit students in Lexington, Dawson County and across the state of Nebraska.
For questions about Lexington Community Foundation’s scholarships, please contact our Scholarship Chairperson by email or contact the foundation office at (308) 324-6704.
Words of Appreciation
"I am deeply honored to have been chosen for this award that pays tribute to the late Pat Ruppe. The bestowment from the Ruppe's and the Lexington Community Foundation is highly analogous of my hometown's importance in my life and its continued impact on my future."
"It is people like you who inspire me to pursue the best that I can be."
"Your backing of programs at Lexington High School is truly commendable. I am so grateful for your support and generosity towards me and my peers."
“Thank you so much for believing in me…I have set a goal to go to college and this has helped me achieve it… You have restored my faith in my efforts and dream. Thanks to you I will be attending UNK this fall.”
“I am humbled by your generous support and investment in my future…I plan to work toward a degree in landscaping and design. It is my career goal to one day have an exciting job owning my own business. This scholarship will help me make this dream a reality.”
"Thank you so much for selecting me to receive this scholarship. It will help me reach my goal of being a special education teacher and changing little lives. I hope to come back to Lexington and give back to this amazing community."
“A weight will be lifted off my shoulders as I attend nursing school. I promise to make you proud as I attend mission trips as a nurse in the future.”
"This opportunity allows me more time to focus on studies and less on work...You are helping me prepare for my future as well as allowing me time to make myself more competitive to school selection committees. Thank you!"
"I am honored to pay tribute to your family and greatly appreciate your generous support toward my future. Thank you."