To apply for the Margaret & Max Pumphrey Scholarship, applicants must be a current graduating senior or a former graduate of a high school in Lancaster County. It is preferred that applicant plan to attend an accredited two-year or four-year university or college in Nebraska. The applicant must demonstrate financial need and must apply for student financial aid at the institution he/she will be attending before approaching the Lincoln Community Foundation for assistance. Recipients of this scholarship may continue receiving funding in subsequent years (up to 4 consecutive years), provided they continue to meet the aforementioned criteria.
The Lincoln Community Foundation is a catalyzing force that seeks to create a better future for our community. Improving our city goes beyond making grants that advance charitable activities and helping donors make charitable gifts to support local nonprofit organizations. Generous donors to Lincoln Community Foundation have established more than 90 scholarship funds that benefit students in Nebraska. Applications run from the middle of December until the due date.