Colleen Farrell Gerleman Scholarship

The Colleen Farrell Gerleman Scholarship was established in 1993 by Ms. Gerleman to benefit Lincoln students. Colleen Farrell Gerleman was an active and valuable member of the Lincoln Community Foundation’s Educational Assistance Committee (EAC) for more than 15 years. The EAC was a volunteer committee that assisted the Foundation in selecting scholarship recipients. As a result of her experience on the committee and meeting hundreds of worthy young people, she established this scholarship fund.


To be eligible for this award, applicant must meet the following criteria:
- Applicant must be a current graduating senior of a public or private high school in Lancaster County, Nebraska - OR - must have been awarded a Gerleman Scholarship in a previousyear and is reapplying for such award
- Applicant must also demonstrate academic success in high school and/or college studies and must be pursuing undergraduate studies at a university or college in Nebraska
- Applicant must demonstrate financial need as determined by the institute's cost of education minus expected family contributions and other financial aid the applicant may be receiving; it is recommended that the applicant apply for student financial aid at the institution he/she will be attending before approaching the Lincoln Community Foundation for assistance

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