To apply for the Jefferies-Park Scholarship, applicants must be a current graduating senior from Ord High School in Ord and be in the top 15% of their graduating class. Applicants must attend a college in a program leading to a four-year degree or more. Financial need shall only be used as a tie-breaker in the selection process. Besides completing the application, applicants must also submit their transcript, list a professional reference, and write a personal essay.
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.