To apply for the Margaret C. Stednitz Scholarship, applicants must be a current graduating senior of Lincoln Northeast High School in Lincoln. The applicant must demonstrate scholastic achievement and intend to continue their education. The applicant must also demonstrate financial need. This scholarship is not awarded until the recipient completes one full year of college with continued evidence of scholarship application and achievement. This is currently defined as maintaining a grade point average of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale.
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.