Margaret C. Stednitz Scholarship

The Margaret C. Stednitz Scholarship was established in 1991. Margaret Stednitz was a well-remembered and cherished teacher. She grew up in Beaver Crossing, Nebraska, and graduated from UNL. She taught English and music in Curtis and Eagle, Nebraska, and later at Irving Junior High and Lincoln Northeast High School. Margaret retired from Lincoln Northeast and involved herself in several community organizations. She dedicated her life to music and education and wished to pass on her passion for learning to students who dream of achieving a college degree.


To be eligible for this award, applicant must meet the following criteria:
- Applicant must be a current graduating senior of Lincoln Northeast High School in Lincoln, Nebraska
- Applicant must demonstrate scholastic application and achievement and intend to continue his/her education
- Applicant must demonstrate financial need as determined by the institution's cost of education minus expected family contributions and other financial aid the applicant may be receiving

Scholarships are 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.

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