To apply for the Jennings B. & Beulah G. Haggerty Scholarship, applicants must be a current graduating senior (or GED recipient) of a public or private high school in Lincoln and rank in the top 1/3 of their graduating class. It is preferred that the applicant plan to attend an accredited two-year or four-year university or college in Nebraska. The applicant must demonstrate financial need. (Applicant must apply for student financial aid at the institution he/she will be attending before approaching the Lincoln Community Foundation for assistance.) The number of available awards and dollar amounts will vary.
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.