Harry & Lenora Richardson-Nebraska Branch of the National League of Postmasters
The Harry and Lenora Richardson—National Association of Postmasters of the United States (NAPUS) Scholarship was established in 1989. Appointed by Harry S. Truman in 1950, Harry Richardson of Broken Bow, Nebraska, honorably served as the postmaster of Broken Bow for 37 years before retiring in 1987. Life-long residents of Broken Bow, Harry and his wife Lenora dedicated their lives to their family and community. They were the parents of four children and became benefactors to hundreds of students who have reaped the rewards from the Richardsons’ generosity. Lenora passed away in 1996, and Harry followed her in 2004.
To be eligible for this award, applicant must meet the following criteria:
- Applicant must be the child, grandchild of a League member
- Applicant must be a current graduating high school senior - OR - first-year college student
- Applicant must attend a college or university in Nebraska
- Applicants will be selected based upon eligibility, grade point average and contributions to school and community activities