To apply for the David Staenberg Dyslexia Scholarship, applicants must: be a current graduating senior of a public or private high school in Lancaster County in Nebraska; plan to attend any accredited two-year or four-year university or college; and must demonstrate a confirmed condition of dyslexia. Besides completing the application, applicants must also: submit their transcripts; submit a recommendation letter and a reference from a professional verifying the dyslexia diagnosis; and submit a personal essay.
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.