Scholarship Opportunities

Read each scholarship opportunity that is posted. If you meet the criteria, download the forms from the included website links. Stop by the counseling office if you have any questions about all that is posted here. Above all....MEET THE DEADLINES!

Horatio Alger

Horatio Alger Association Scholarships:

4 types of scholarships (Different Deadlines)

State Scholarships, Career & Technical Scholarships, Targeted Scholarships & National Scholarships

 As one of the nation's largest need-based college scholarship programs, the Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs specifically assist high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives. While many programs are directed primarily to recognizing academic achievement or leadership potential, the Horatio Alger Association seeks students who have exhibited determination, integrity, and perseverance in overcoming adversity, as well as have critical financial need.

The CTE application is now open with a priority deadline on June 15, 2022.

Scholarships will be awarded on a rolling basis throughout the spring and summer.


The John H. Morehead Memorial Scholarships

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 2022-2023 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 of study at the chosen 4-year college.
4. Graduate students are not eligible.
5. The applicant is required to submit all application materials by June 1, 2022.

 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 students’ goals regarding college and life after college show evidence of good character, sound ambition, and service to others.

 Application must be typewritten, signed, and dated. Please submit the following:
a. Application form.
b. Completed essay questions.
c. Copy of high school transcript.
d. Unofficial copy of college/university transcript (notify the school to send official copy when it becomes available).
e. Character letter of recommendation (completed by pastor, priest, employer, scout leader or other, but not a family member).
f. Educator’s letter of recommendation.

 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

 Please mail completed application to:
Kristine Hansen-Cain
6227 Underwood Ave.
Omaha, NE 68132

JHM Application