To apply for the George and Lynna Gene Cook Scholarship, applicants must be a current graduating senior or a former graduate of any high school in Nebraska or have successfully completed the GED. Former recipients of the George and Lynna Gene Cook Scholarship may apply. The applicant must have attained a GPA of 3.0 or the equivalent on a 4.0 scale and be pursuing a degree in ministry or education at any qualified college or university in the United States.
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.