To apply for the Thomas C. Woods, Jr. Scholarship, applicants must be a current graduating senior of a public or private high school in eligible Nebraska counties. Preference will be given to dependents of former Aliant/Alltel employees. Applicants must demonstrate academic success and must be pursuing undergraduate studies at any university or college in the United States. Financial need will be considered when awarding this scholarship. This scholarship may be renewable for up to 4 total years. Previous recipients must complete a renewal application, submit their college transcript(s) and proof of enrollment, and maintain a GPA of 2.5 or greater.
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.