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2017 - 2018 Scholarship Opportunities

Read each scholarship opportunity that is posted. If you meet the criteria, download the forms from this website by clicking on the actual PDF box and neatly fill out the scholarship application form, OR go to the websites listed to download/fill out the scholarship forms. Stop by the guidance counseling office if you have any questions about all that is posted here. Above all....MEET THE DEADLINES!

Click on the scholarship name in the table below to go to a description of the scholarship. The .pdf image indicates that you can click on the image to download a scholarship application. Most of the applications have been made into fillable forms, so they can be saved once information is typed on them.

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Due in MARCH    

The Douglas E. Cochran Scholarship Fund

SENCA Community Leadership Scholarship
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Tanner Shelby Merz Memorial Scholarship
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Dale E. and Eilleen M. Heineman Scholarship
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Masonic Lodge #9 of Falls City
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Charles W. Herbster Foundation Scholarship
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Oxbow Animal Health Scholarship Program

The Salvation Army's D.J. Hero Award $10,000 Nebraska School Counselor Association Scholarship
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Business Bureau Student Integrity Awards   

The Robert W. Brightfelt Triangle Fraternity Scholarships Eastern Star Scholarship
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Falls City Volunteer Fire Department Scholarship
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Falls City Tiger Booster Club
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Southeast Nebraska Communications Edwin S. Towle III Memorial Scholarship $2000
 
   

Falls City Rotary Club's Scholarship
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Wilber Roesch Math Scholarship
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Falls City Rotary Club’s Gale Marsh Memorial Scholarship
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F&M Bank Scholarship
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Falls City Educational Foundation Vocational School or 2-year College
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Falls City Educational Foundation 4-year College/University
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Bank On Challenge

Downey Family Scholarship
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Albert Rieschick and Family Scholarship
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Kathryn Bartek Memorial Scholarship
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Reserve Officers' Training Corps Scholarship
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The Nurse Scholarship
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The Governor A. J. Weaver Family Scholarship
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Iota Chapter Of Delta Kappa Gamma (DKG) Women in Education Scholarship  Inserted Image The Teacher Scholarship
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Cabela's Bass Pro Shops Women in Leadership Scholarships

       
         
     
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Guilliams Trust Scholarship
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Falls City Area Jaycees Scholarship
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Easton J Vonderschmidt Memorial Scholarship
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Pink Bandana Scholarship 

Southeast Nebraska Association of Retired School Personnel
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Pee Wee Erwin Music Scholarship
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Johnny Baxter Carriage House Foundation/Auto

Community Medical Center Board of Directors Scholarship
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Mina Stalder Fine Arts Scholarship
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The James M. Cox Foundation
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  Frontier Bank Centennial Scholarship
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Due in MAY

   

John H. Morehead Memorial Scholarship
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SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES: 2017-2018 

Falls City Area Jaycees Scholarship

The Falls City Area Jaycees will award a scholarship to a FCHS senior who shows leadership and community involvement. It will be a $1000.00 scholarship to be used to further the student’s education. It can be used at any institution giving an education beyond high school as long as the education consists of at least one year of schooling.

The Jaycees will award the scholarship to an individual who is active in the community and their high school. Students MUST submit all application information & documentation via email to: fallscityareajaycees@gmail.com. Applications are available in the guidance office & on the fctigers.org website.... click the red pdf. box in the grid above.

DEADLINE: April 1

 

This scholarship is for dependent students of former or current Ames Company employees. The name of the scholarship is:

The Douglas E. Cochran Scholarship Fund
Dependents of former or current employees of the businesses that comprised the former Ames Company and its subsidiaries prior to 1999 (when company merger occurred), with preference given to students with an Ames Company affiliation.

Selection based on financial need, academic achievement, leadership abilities and activities. Scholarship assistance is not intended for advanced degrees, such as a Master’s degree or doctorate degree.

Minimum 2.5 GPA.

Access Online Application Form at: www.pacfwv.com

Deadline:  March 1

 

SENCA Community Leadership Scholarship
Southeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership (SENCA) established the SENCA Community Leadership Scholarship in 2012 to provide six (6) annual scholarships in the amount of $400 for students who demonstrate a commitment to being a leader in their community. Eligible students are in the graduating class of 2018 and live in Cass, Johnson, Nemaha, Otoe, Pawnee and Richardson counties.

Selection criteria that will be considered include:

High School Cumulative GPA

ACT Cumulative Score (If Applicable - Not Required)

Involvement in School and Community Activities

Past or Current Participation in SENCA Programs

Essay (Of no more than 500 words)

Scholarship form requires signature of school official, certifying GPA and ACT score

Scholarship Deadline: Complete scholarship materials must be postmarked March 15


Tanner Shelby Merz Memorial Scholarship
We are pleased to announce that we will be offering six (6) Tanner Shelby Merz Memorial Scholarships. These scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors: $500.00 scholarship to one male and one female from Falls City High School, $300.00 scholarship to one male and one female from Falls City High School and one $500.00 scholarship and one $300.00 scholarship to a male or female from Falls City Sacred Heart.
The scholarships will be awarded to seniors planning on attending a college, university, community college or vocational school to pursue their education.
Academic qualification, work ethic, attitude, ambition, integrity, leadership abilities and sportsmanship will be considered in selecting the scholarship winners along with “financial need.” Special attention will be given to the “financial need” of the applicant and will not necessarily be based on class rank or ACT scores.
Interested seniors need to fill out a scholarship application form available through the Falls City High School’s website, www.fctigers.org, or the Guidance Counselor’s Office. Completed applications should be returned to the Guidance Counselor by March 16

 

Dale E. and Eilleen M. Heineman Scholarship

Two scholarships for $1500.00 will be offered to graduates of any Richardson County Nebraska High School who will be enrolled in a College or University program in medicine or other health care field in the Fall of 2018.  This includes those in a graduate program.  

Completed applications should be returned by March 20 to any Richardson County Nebraska High School Counselor’s Office, or may be mailed to Heineman Scholarship, C/O Richardson Foundation, Inc., P.O. Box 161, Falls City, NE 68355 or e-mailed to: kotts@sentco.net

 

John H. Morehead Memorial Scholarship

The family of John H. Morehead is pleased to announce a scholarship in the amount of $5,000 to a current college student who is planning to continue his or her education at a four-year college or

university for the 2018-2019 school year.

The requirements for the scholarship are as follows:

1. The applicant must be a graduate of a Richardson County high school.

2. The applicant must be currently enrolled in a 4-year college or university.

3. The applicant must have a cumulative college GPA of at least 3.0, having completed the first year.

4. Graduate students are not eligible.

5. The applicant is required to submit all application materials by May 1, 2018.

The scholarship shall be awarded based on the following criteria:

1.  The student has proven that he or she is capable of hard work and sustained achievement through academics, work history, and involvement in activities and organizations.

2. The student’s goals regarding college, and life after college show evidence of good character, sound ambition, and service to others.

The scholarship application is available in the Falls City High School, Sacred Heart School, and HTRS Public Schools guidance counselor offices, or by emailing Kristine Hansen-Cain at khansencain@mac.com

Please submit the following.  Application must be typewritten, signed and dated:

 

  1.      application form
  2.      completed essay questions
    c.   copy of high school transcript

    d.   official copy of college/university transcript*
    e. character letter of recommendation (completed by a pastor or priest, employer, Scout leader, etc. but not a family member)
    f. educator’s letter of recommendation (completed by a college professor or high school teacher)The scholarship will be disbursed to the college or university at which the applicant enrolls.  One half of the total award will be disbursed each semester.  

Please mail completed application to:

Kristine Hansen-Cain

6227 Underwood Ave.

Omaha, NE  68132

*Please mail official college transcript as soon as it is available in May or June 2018.

 

Oxbow Animal Health Scholarship Program
Nebraska High School Senior - Animal Interest $500 Scholarship

Are you interested in pursuing a career in the pet industry?  Do you want to work in the field of animal health and nutrition?

The companion animal (pet) industry is expanding rapidly all around the world. Career opportunities in animal health, animal nutrition, marketing, publishing, and pet food manufacturing are increasing every year.

Oxbow’s Nebraska High School Senior Scholarship is for graduating high school seniors with a strong interest in pursuing a career in the companion animal industry.
Applications must be postmarked by March 2
Go to: oxbowanimalhealth.com for more information & the application

Richard & Marilyn Guilliams Trust Scholarship- Two $1000

Two $1000 scholarships will be awarded. One will be awarded to one male & the other to one female who plan to continue their education in any 2 or 4 year accredited college/university. Preference will be given to students who competed in at least 2 sports per year and have a 3.0 GPA. Other considerations include involvement in community, church & other school activities.

Deadline: April 17

 

Business Bureau Student Integrity Awards: Awarding Twelve, $2000 Scholarships

This scholarship recognizes high school students that personify values, leadership & integrity.  Emphasis is placed on ethical behavior community service, academic accomplishments and personal integrity--humility, courage, compassion & respect for their peers, teachers & community.

For the application, go to: bbbinc.org

BBB and its Foundation look forward to rewarding students from Nebraska for upholding high ethical standards.

Deadline: March 9

 

Easton J Vonderschmidt Memorial Scholarship

2018 Value:  $500 - Non-Renewable
Easton was a 16-yr old, incoming junior at Falls City Sacred Heart, when he tragically died in a car accident in July 2017.  Easton was an outstanding young man who exemplified many qualities, largely character.  Easton’s character was distinctive to him.  He was respectful in ALL situations.  He showed compassion towards others, and had great faith and integrity.  Easton was sincere, had self-control, and perseverance.  He never gave up, and was always loyal to his faith, family, and friends.  Aside from character, Easton participated in many school activities such as Football, Basketball, Track, Helping Hands, Publications, and Youth Group.  All while maintaining a 3.6 GPA.  Easton was an active member and altar boy at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church.  Easton gave back to his community by coaching summer recreation ball teams, co-teaching bible school, and volunteering at many activities in town.  He was elected Class Treasurer for his upcoming junior year.
Students will be judged on the following components:
Character - Obtain 2 letters of recommendation.  One from a teacher who is able to attest to your character.  One from a coach, principal, boss, etc.  Someone outside of the classroom, who knows your character well.
Academics - Please attach a copy of your transcript stating your GPA of 3.5 or higher and your class standing/rank.
School Activities - On a separate sheet of paper, please list your school activities in the following two areas:  Non-Athletic and Athletic (include the number of years participated).
Leadership/ Service - On a separate sheet of paper, please list your community activities, service projects, and organizations in which you have participated, and an approximate amount of time, with a brief explanation of your job or contribution to the activity/organization.
Essay - Write an essay, approximately 300-500 words, on what character is to you, and how your character will affect your ability to succeed after high school.
A senior attending Falls City High School.
Registered to attend a 2-year or 4-year accredited college or university (the award will be given following the 1st proven semester, trimester, or quarter of academic performance).
Complete the attached application. (Click on pdf box in above grid)
Applications will start being accepted on March 1, 2018 and need to be turned in by April 1, 2018.

****This award is given to one Senior who best exemplifies the qualities of character, academics, service, and leadership during their time at Falls City High as Easton did.  This student should demonstrate an ability to succeed post high school.

Pink Bandana Scholarship

Applicant must be a senior in a Nebraska high school who is planning to enroll in a 2 or 4-year college next fall.

The applicant must be a student who has been diagnosed with breast cancer, OR a student who has a parent or legal guardian that has been diagnosed with breast cancer within the past 5 years.

More information and application available at: www.pinkbandana.org or www.facebook.com/pinkbandanainc

Deadline: April 1
 

The Salvation Army's D.J. Hero Award $10,000

This Scholarship is unique as it honors the “unsung hero” who has overcome adversity and demonstrated leadership in commitment to his/her community.

All applicants must be nominated by an adult who is not relative & nominee's must write an essay. The essay must explain why they qualify to receive this very special recognition & scholarship.

Nominating adults can access the application at: www.SalArmyOmaha.org         

Students may ask an adult to nominate them.

1-Describe in detail how you demonstrated maturing and/or courage by acting independently.

2-Explan in specific detail how the nominee overcomes challenges/adversity.

3-Identify the following: (a) personal goals of the nominee, (b) the nominee's greatest achievement in life & (c) how he/she expresses enthusiasm for life.

4-Demonstrate commitment to others & the community & leadership roles in service to community.

DEADLINE: postmarked by March 5

 

Southeast Nebraska Association of Retired School Personnel
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 $500 scholarship will be awarded to a student entering the field of EDUCATION.

-must provide current photo

-fill out simple application: it asks for rank, ACT, involvement in school/community activities, grades...

-must write 300 word essay about yourself etc.

Deadline: April 21

Please return the application with all attachments, by the Deadline, to:

            Sharon Bogle

            P.O Box 374

            Humboldt, NE 68376
 

Masonic Lodge #9 of Falls City

The Masons of Falls City Lodge #9 will be giving away TWO scholarships.

(Scholarship form available on guidance website: www.fctigers.org)

a. complete a very simple application form

b. write a brief letter/statement about yourself, present and future.

c. good for attending either a 2 or 4-year school or vocational school

DEADLINE: March 15, my office

 

Charles W. Herbster Foundation Scholarship; Fill out the Application Form AND the Release of Information Form; There are TWO pdf boxes above to click on. One is the application, the other is the release form.

Charles W. Herbster, third-generation resident of Falls City, Neb., and graduate of Falls City High School, is proud to offer three scholarships of $2,000 to the high school graduates of Falls City High School and Falls City Sacred Heart School. As a local farmer and businessman of successful farms and companies located in Falls City, Neb., Kansas City, Mo., Shakopee, Minn., and Berryville, Va., Charles W. Herbster knows the importance of an education and supports the academic development of our nation’s future leaders by offering financial support to students pursuing a two- or four-year degree.

Eligibility Requirements:

• Student attending Falls City High School or Falls City Sacred Heart School.

• Recipients may not be awarded more than one scholarship per academic year.

• Academic scholarship may be used for tuition and fees only. This may include books if paid for through a university charge account.

• Students must be enrolled in, or enrolling in, a two- or four-year degree program.

• Students must be a citizen of the United States of America to be eligible for the Charles W. Herbster Foundation Scholarship. International students studying in the United States are not eligible.

• Scholarship recipients will be selected on the basis of career vision and goal as well as leader and community involvement.

• Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.

• All applicants must submit a completed application, cover letter outlining what the applicant is submitting, two letters of recommendations (from a teacher, supervisor at a job or volunteer position), high school transcripts, high-resolution digital photo, essay detailing why the applicant should be considered for the Charles W. Herbster Foundation Scholarship and a completed Release of Information Form.

Deadline: March 2

Fill out the Application Form AND the Release of Information Form; There are TWO pdf boxes to click on. One is the application, the other is the release form.

 

Pee Wee Erwin Music Scholarship -$500 

This $500 scholarship will be given to a graduating senior who is enrolled in a Richardson County high school or reside in Richardson county.
The student must plan to enroll in a four-year college and major or minor in ANY music-related field.

This scholarship honors the late Pee Wee Erwin, Falls City native and great jazz musician. The scholarship is administered by the Stalder Foundation

DEADLINE: April 1- Mail completed application to Frontier Bank c/o Cassondra Goff1616 Harlan Street, Falls City, NE 68355
 

Mina Stalder Fine Arts Scholarship- $1000

One thousand dollars will be awarded to a graduating senior who is a resident of Richardson County or is attending a Richardson County School and plans to attend a

4 year college or university. The areas of study include art, music, theater, dance and creative writing.
Qualifications for selection will include school, community, church involvement, financial consideration, attitude and personal goals.

DEADLINE: April 1- Mail completed application to Frontier Bank c/o Cassondra Goff

1616 Harlan Street, Falls City, NE 68355

 

The Robert W. Brightfelt Triangle Fraternity Scholarships- UNL/STEM Careers

Triangle is a national fraternity on 43 campuses nationwide and is unique in that it only recruits members who are engineers, architects and scientist (defined as chemistry, physics, math, computer science & closely related fields. The UNL chapter is looking to support many more STEM students for the next academic year.

A few scholarships (one of $2000 and two of $500 & several at $150) will be awarded to incoming freshmen in the majors of engineering, architecture and science. We are looking for students with demonstrated academic excellence, character, community involvement and organizational leadership as selection criteria. All applicants will be contacted to arrange for preferably an in-person interview starting in March and ending June 5. Alternatively, we may arrange a phone interview. We intend to announce the scholarship recipients in mid June. Joining Triangle is not required to receive a scholarship and no invitations to join Triangle will be made before scholarship recipients are announced. These scholarships are thru U of N Foundation and will be given as credit to your account with UNL in fall 2018.

The sooner the application is submitted the better for your online application which is available at on-line at the following website: www.triangleunl.org

 

Johnny Baxter Carriage House Foundation/Auto

This scholarship program is for students interested in attending one of Nebraska's Community Colleges to study in an automotive related field.

a. be planning to attend a Nebraska Community College in the fall

b. applicant must plan to enroll in an automotive related field

c. get a teacher recommendation

d. an interview and reference letter from a New Car Dealer is given additional consideration

DEADLINE: APRIL 6

 

Community Medical Center Board of Directors Scholarship

Two scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each are awarded annually to students who are graduating from a high school in Richardson County, Nebraska or State Approved Home School. Scholarships will be awarded to those entering a two or four year college with a declared major in the healthcare field. Scholarship winners will be eligible to renew the scholarship for one additional year if they maintain a 3.0 GPA and retain a healthcare major.

Applications should be completed and returned to Community Medical Center, Attn. Human Resources, PO Box 399, Falls City, NE 68355, by April 3
 

Nebraska School Counselor Association ScholarshipThree $500 Scholarships

You must plan to attend college next fall and write an essay that describes how a school counselor or school counseling program assisted you to plan/decide/resolve/grow in an area of your life. Topics may come from ANY related Pre-K-12 experience and are not limited to only the college/career planning process.
March 30

 

The James M. Cox Foundation- $1000.00

The Trustees of the James M. Cox Foundation would like to inform you of some of the broad parameters we use in determining which applicants will be awarded scholarships.

The student must be a 2018 high school graduate with an academic record that indicated he/she will be successful in the field of higher education he/she has chosen. Students completing a GED are also eligible.

The Scholarships are awarded on the basis of need, and therefore, we request that a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) must be completed. (Make sure the FAFSA obtained is for the 2018-2019 year.

In addition to factors reflected in the FAFSA we pay particular attention to the parent’s Adjusted Gross Income, the number of dependents on the tax return, and the total number of dependents who will be attending an institution of higher education in 2018-2019.

Essays and letters of recommendation are also considered.

We consider other factors, obstacles or extenuating circumstances that a family may be experiencing such as financial burden, medical expenses, death of a parent and/or disabilities in making our decisions.

Postmark Deadline: April 17

 

Eastern Star Scholarship

Presented by the Local Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star

This scholarship will be awarded to a high school senior who best exemplifies good citizenship and high moral character.

Deadline: March 30

 

Falls City Volunteer Fire Department Scholarship

(Scholarship fillable form available on guidance website: www.fctigers.org)

a. must plan to attend either a 2 or 4 year school next fall.

b. fill out simple application

Deadline: March 23

 

Falls City Tiger Booster Club

This year the Falls City Tiger Booster Club is awarding up to eight scholarships divided equally between boys and girls. Up to four Boys and four Girls will receive awards. A $400 scholarship is awarded to one boy and one girl for outstanding athletic and academic achievement. And up to six, $300 scholarships are awarded equally to boys and girls.

Eligible athletes must be seniors graduating from Falls City High this spring. They must have participated in Athletics at the Varsity level, and be in good standing with their school. Applicants currently out for a spring sport: that sport is considered complete as far as this award is concerned. Applicants must plan to enter a post-secondary school such as a College or University, Junior College, or Community College as a freshman. Most Technical schools will qualify. Applicants entering the Active Military are eligible for their award after completing their military service or tour of duty. Members of Active Reserve or National Guard may receive their award while on active reserve status and attending a post-secondary school. For athletes to receive their award from the Falls City Tiger Booster Club, they must present the club a certificate of admission from their school.

There is a 2-page application... ABSOLUTELY NO ATTACHMENTS OF ANY KIND, ALLOWED.

Deadline: March 30

 

Falls City Rotary Club's Scholarship
The Falls City Rotary Club will be awarding Scholarships this spring to three graduating seniors from the two High Schools in Falls City who plan to enroll at a four-year College or University program with the intention of earning a Bachelor's Degree in some field of study.  Two Scholarships will be for $350.00 each and the third will be for $400.00.  Only one application form is needed to apply for all three of these scholarships.  No student will receive more than one scholarship.

The selection for all scholarships will be based on the applicants' academic achievements, involvement in school and community activities, and the quality and content of the application.  Interested seniors need to fill out a scholarship application form available through the Falls City High School’s website or the Guidance Counselor’s Office.  

DEADLINE: The completed applications must be return to the Guidance Counselor by Monday, March 19

 

Wilber Roesch Math Scholarship - as awarded through the Falls City Rotary 

An $800.00 Wilber Roesch Math Scholarship will again be awarded to a graduating senior from Falls City High School who plans to enroll at a four-year College or University with their goal to obtain a Bachelor's Degree.  Preference will be given to those students who plan to either teach math at the middle school, high school or college level, OR plan to enter a career field that requires quite a few math courses (Ex. Engineering, Architecture, Accounting, Computer Science, etc.).  A specific Wilber Roesch Math Scholarship application form must be filled out to apply for this scholarship.

The selection for all scholarships will be based on the applicants' academic achievements, involvement in school and community activities, and the quality and content of the application.  Interested seniors need to fill out a scholarship application form available through the Falls City High School’s website or the Guidance Counselor’s Office.  

DEADLINE: The completed applications must be return to the Guidance Counselor by Monday, March 19

 

Falls City Rotary Club’s Gale Marsh Memorial Scholarship- Technical School or Community College Scholarship

New this year, Rotary will be awarding a $2,000.00 scholarship in memory of Gale Marsh.  This scholarship will be paid out over a 2-year period ($1,000.00 each year), with payments being made directly to the school at the appropriate time.  This scholarship will also be offered to graduating seniors from the two High Schools in Falls City, who have as their goal the desire to pursue a career in one of the following trades: carpentry; plumbing; electrical; welding technology; diesel-ag equipment service technology; building construction technology or agriculture business and management technology.  It is desired that the student currently has a cumulative GPA of at least a 3.0 and must maintain a GPA of at least 3.0 to receive all future scholarship funds. A specific Gale Marsh Memorial Scholarship application form must be filled out to apply for this scholarship.

The selection for these scholarships will be based on the applicants' academic achievements, involvement in school and community activities, and the quality and content of the application.  Interested seniors need to fill out the appropriate scholarship application form available through the Falls City High School’s website or the Guidance Counselor’s Office.  The completed applications must be return to the Guidance Counselor by Monday, March 19

 

Frontier Bank Centennial Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded to students who have graduated from high school in Richardson County, who are entering a four-year college. Two scholarships, each in the amount of $1550.00 will be awarded, one to a student who intends to major in Agriculture and one to a student who intends to major in Business, both of whom are graduating seniors from a high school in Richardson County.

Applications should be completed and returned to:

Frontier Bank

Attn: Tiphanie Nekolite

1616 Harlan Street

Falls City, NE 68355

Deadline: April 1

 

Southeast Nebraska Communications Edwin S. Towle III Memorial Scholarship $2000

SNC is pleased to announce that we are offering the Edwin S Towle Scholarship to graduation seniors who have a 245, 883, or 801 Landline phone with Southeast Nebraska Communications.

The scholarship is in the amount of $2000. 

All forms (Students and Educators forms) are located on the SNC website at:

http://sentco.net/about/scholarship/scholarship-application-form

The applications are due on Wednesday, March 15th 
 

F&M Bank Scholarship  $1000

F&M Bank is pleased to announce they will be awarding a $1000 to a graduating senior who will be attending a college or trade school in ANY field of study.  

(Fillable Scholarship form available on guidance website: www.fctigers.org)

DEADLINE: March 30, return it to the guidance office

Bank On Challenge

Whether its buying a house, startup money for your first business, or a loan for farm equipment, banks help families through both the tough times and good. And we want to hear your story.Introducing the Bank On Nebraska Challenge. To enter, students must simply submit a video no longer than 60 seconds in length at www.BankOnNE.com that explains how their bank helped their family or community. Heres whats up for grabs:
-Five finalists will receive a MacBook Air and a $529 scholarship
-The home schools of the five finalists will receive $529 in unrestricted funds to help with school
supplies.
-A $2,000 scholarship to the producer of the winning video (determined by an online vote).
-$2,000 to the winner's school.
-A $1,000 scholarship for the funniest video (chosen by a committee).
-10 participants will be randomly selected to win a $100 VISA gift card.

Brought to you by your Nebraska banks.

Contest details and submission guidelines at BankOnNE.com.

 

Falls City Educational Foundation Vocational School or 2-year College

The Falls City Educational Foundation will be offering the following Scholarships this spring to graduating seniors from Falls City High School who plan to continue their education this fall by attending a Vocational School or 2-year College: ONE application form for these 6. Go to: fctigers.org  --- 2017-2018 Scholarship Opportunities

The Falls City Educational Foundation will be offering the following Scholarships this spring to graduating seniors from Falls City High School who plan to continue their education this fall by attending a Vocational School or 2-year College:

         $3,200.00 “William and Genevieve Margrave Memorial Scholarship”

         $2,000.00 “Rod & Janis Vandeberg Memorial Scholarship”

         $1,600.00 “The Falls City High School Alumni Association Scholarship”

         $1,500.00 “The Downey Family Scholarship”

         $1,000.00 “The Virgil J. Gerlt Memorial Scholarship”

The selection for these scholarships will be based on the applicants’ academic achievements, involvement in both school and community activities, and the quality and content of the applications.

Interested seniors need to fill out a scholarship application form available through the Falls City High School website or the Guidance Counselor’s Office.  Completed applications should be returned to the Guidance Counselor by March 26, 2018.  Only one application is needed to apply for all these scholarships.  No student will receive more than one scholarship. 
 

Falls City Educational Foundation 4-year College/University

The Falls City Educational Foundation will be offering the following Scholarships this spring to graduating seniors from Falls City High School who plan to continue their education this fall by attending a 4-year College/University:

   $3,000.00  “The Ralph and Erna Baker Scholarship”

   $1,000.00  “The John S. and Ethel Boswell Memorial Scholarship”

   $2,000.00  “The Brenner Twins Memorial Scholarship”

   $1,600.00  “The Falls City High School Alumni Association Scholarship”

      $500.00 “The Delpha Yoder Findley Memorial Scholarship”

    $1,000.00 “The Virgil J. Gerlt Memorial Scholarship”

    $1,000.00 “The Dorothy M. Haws Family Scholarship”

    $1,200.00 “The Harriett Hunker Scholarship”

      $800.00 “The Carol Kentopp Hunter Memorial Scholarship”

    $3,200.00 “The William & Genevieve Margrave Memorial Scholarship”

   $2,500.00 “The Scott Schock Memorial Scholarship”

   $1,000.00 “The Dr. Duane Stehlik Scholarship”

   $1,200.00 “The Ralph W. Sympson Memorial Scholarship”

      $700.00 “The Teachers Memorial Scholarship”

   $1,000.00 “The Donna Weinert Memorial Scholarship”

The selection for these scholarships will be based on the applicants’ academic achievements, involvement in both school and community activities, and the quality and content of the applications.  Several of these scholarships give preference to students going into certain fields of study, such as Business Administration; Education to major in political science or English, or to teach science.  So if you have decided on a field of study, be sure to complete that part of the application. Some scholarships have preference for working part time during high school so you might want to note this in your letter.

Interested seniors need to fill out a scholarship application form available through the Falls City High School’s website or the Guidance Counselor’s Office.  Completed applications should be returned to the Guidance Counselor by March 26, 2018.  Only one application is needed to apply for all these scholarships.  No student will receive more than one scholarship. 

 

Downey Family Scholarship

Awarded through the Falls City Educational Foundation

The Falls City Educational Foundation is pleased to announce again this year that a generous donation was made to the Foundation by the Downey Family for the specific purpose of awarding a $3,500.00 "DOWNEY FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP"
this spring. 
This scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior of Falls City High School who plans to attend a college, university, community college or vocational school to pursue some area or field of study.

Academic qualification, work ethic, attitude, ambition, integrity, leadership abilities, will be considered in selecting this scholarship winner, along with financial "need".  Particular attention will be given to the financial "need".  Class rank shall not inhibit this application.

Interested seniors need to fill out a scholarship application form available through the Falls City High School’s website or the Guidance Counselor’s Office.  Completed applications should be returned to the Guidance Counselor by March 26, 2018.

 

Albert Rieschick and Family Scholarship

Awarded through the Falls City Educational Foundation
The Falls City Educational Foundation is pleased to announce The Albert Rieschick and Family Scholarship has been established for the purpose of awarding a $1,000.00 scholarship this spring to a Falls City High School graduating senior who plans to major in an agricultural related field.  Applicant can attend 1) a 4-year college or university; 2) a 2-year community college; or 3) a technical school. 

Academic qualification, work ethic, attitude, ambition, integrity and leadership abilities will be considered in selecting this scholarship winner with special emphasis being paid to candidates who have been involved in both school and community activities and service. 

Interested seniors need to fill out a scholarship application form available through the Falls City High School’s website or the Guidance Counselor’s Office.  Completed applications should be returned to the Guidance Counselor by March 26, 2018.

 

Kathryn Bartek Memorial Scholarship

Awarded through the Falls City Educational Foundation
The Falls City Educational Foundation is pleased to announce this year that in memory of Kathryn Bartek, her husband, Thomas Bartek, and Family, have established an endowment fund with the Falls City Educational Foundation for the purpose of awarding a $1,000.00 “Kathryn Bartek Memorial Scholarship” this spring to a Falls City High School graduating senior who plans to attend either 1) a 4-year college or university; 2) a 2-year community college; or 3) a technical school.  The scholarship will not be limited to any field or area of study.

Academic qualification, work ethic, attitude, ambition, integrity and leadership abilities will be considered in selecting this scholarship winner with special emphasis being paid to candidates who have been involved in both school and community activities and service. 

Interested seniors need to fill out a scholarship application form available through the Falls City High School’s website or the Guidance Counselor’s Office.  Completed applications should be returned to the Guidance Counselor by March 26, 2018.

 

Reserve Officers' Training Corps Scholarship

Awarded through the Falls City Educational Foundation
The Falls City Educational Foundation is pleased to announce a scholarship has established with the Falls City Educational Foundation for the purpose of awarding the $4,000.00RESERVE OFFICERS’ TRAINING CORPS (ROTC) SCHOLARSHIP”  this spring to a Falls City High School graduating senior who plans to attend a 4-year college or university with an ROTC program and who plans enroll in such program.  The scholarship will be given at the rate of $1,000.00 per year for up to 4 years as long as the recipient remains in the ROTC program.  Registration showing ROTC enrollment will be required each year prior to release of any funds.

Academic qualification, work ethic, attitude, ambition, integrity and leadership abilities will be considered in selecting this scholarship winner with special emphasis being paid to candidates who have been involved in both school and community activities and service. 

Interested seniors need to fill out a scholarship application form available through the Falls City High School’s website or the Guidance Counselor’s Office.  Completed applications should be returned to the Guidance Counselor by March 26, 2018.

 

The Governor A. J. Weaver Family Scholarship

for Sophomores, Juniors or Seniors in a 4-year College or University

Awarded through the Falls City Educational Foundation

The Falls City Educational Foundation will be offering a $1,500.00 Governor A. J. Weaver Family Scholarship this spring to a graduate of Falls City High School who will be entering their Sophomore, Junior, or Senior year in a 4-year College or University and having declared a Major in:

 

                                                      Music                                                   Photography

                                                      Animal Husbandry                              Journalism

                                                      Library Science                                    Political Science

                                                      Civil Engineering                                 Prelaw

If you have a family member, a friend, or know of someone who graduated from Falls City High School who will be a Sophomore, Junior or a Senior this coming year and is Majoring in one of these areas of study, please pass the information on to them about this scholarship.

The selection for the scholarship will be based on the applicants' academic achievements, involvement in both school and community activities, and the quality and content of the applications.  Interested students need to fill out a scholarship application form available through the Falls City High School’s website, the Falls City High Guidance Counselor’s Office or by contacting Michael R. Dunn, Scholarship Chairman of the Foundation, PO Box 447, Falls City.  His phone number is (402) 245-4486.  The completed applications should be returned to either the Guidance Counselor or Mr. Dunn by March 26, 2018.

 

The Nurse Scholarship

for Juniors or Seniors in a 4-year College or University

Awarded through the Falls City Educational Foundation

The Falls City Educational Foundation will be offering a $5,000.00 NURSE Scholarship this spring to a graduate of Falls City High School who will be entering their Junior, or Senior year in a 4-year College or University and having declared a Major of a Bachelor of Science of Nursing.

If you have a family member, a friend, or know of someone who graduated from Falls City High School who will be a Junior or a Senior this coming year and is Majoring in this area of study, please pass the information on to them about this scholarship.

The selection for the scholarship will be based on the applicants' academic achievements, involvement in both school and community activities, and the quality and content of the applications.  Interested students need to fill out a scholarship application form available through the Falls City High School’s website, the Falls City High Guidance Counselor’s Office or by contacting Michael R. Dunn, Scholarship Chairman of the Foundation, PO Box 447, Falls City.  His phone number is (402) 245-4486.  The completed applications should be returned to either the Guidance Counselor or Mr. Dunn by March 26, 2018.

 

The Teacher Scholarship

for Juniors or Seniors in a 4-year College or University

Awarded through the Falls City Educational Foundation

The Falls City Educational Foundation will be offering a $5,000.00 TEACHER Scholarship this spring to a graduate of Falls City High School who will be entering their Junior, or Senior year in a 4-year College or University and having declared a Major of a Bachelor of Science in Education and who plans to seek a career in Secondary Education.

If you have a family member, a friend, or know of someone who graduated from Falls City High School who will be a Junior or a Senior this coming year and is Majoring in this area of study with this career goal, please pass the information on to them about this scholarship.

The selection for the scholarship will be based on the applicants' academic achievements, involvement in both school and community activities, and the quality and content of the applications.  Interested students need to fill out a scholarship application form available through the Falls City High School’s website, the Falls City High Guidance Counselor’s Office or by contacting Michael R. Dunn, Scholarship Chairman of the Foundation, PO Box 447, Falls City.  His phone number is (402) 245-4486.  The completed applications should be returned to either the Guidance Counselor or Mr. Dunn by March 26, 2018.

 

Iota Chapter Of Delta Kappa Gamma (DKG) Women in Education Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded to a female student entering the field of education.

Deadline: March 15-Return applications Karen Boatright, 2403 Stone Street, FC

 

 

Cabela's Bass Pro Shops Women in Leadership Scholarships

The Harry and Reba Huge Foundation is pleased to announce the 2018 Cabela’s Bass Pro Shops Women in Leadership Scholarships, available to female seniors graduating from Nebraska and Missouri Ozarks region* high schools. Applications are now being accepted for these $10,000 scholarships. The deadline to apply is March 7, 2018. The application form and instructions can be found on our website http://www.thehugefoundation.org/scholarships/

Through the generous support of Cabela’s Inc. and Bass Pro Shops, the Huge Foundation awards scholarships to top female applicants from Nebraska and Missouri Ozarks region high schools.