To apply for the Jennie (McDowell) and Harlan Layton Scholarship-Lancaster Co, applicants must be a current graduating senior of a public school in Lancaster Co (or a GED recipient), be planning to attend any 2 or 4- year qualified nonprofit college, demonstrate financial need, preference for a B average (3.49 or below on a 4.0 scale), yet meet post-secondary admission minimum standards. Besides completing the application, applicants must also submit their transcripts and the first page of their FAFSA report. The number of available awards and dollar amounts will vary.
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.