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Nebraska: Charles & Orene Hinds – Odell, Nebraska, High School Scholarships


The Lincoln Community Foundation is seeking applications for the Charles & Orene Hinds – Odell, Nebraska, High School Scholarships program.

Donor Name: Lincoln Community Foundation

State: Nebraska

Village: Odell

Type of Grant: Scholarship

Deadline (mm/dd/yyyy): 03/15/2022

Grant Size: $1,200


The Charles and Orene Hinds – Odell, Nebraska, High School Scholarship was established in 1990.

Funding Information

$1,200 (5 Awards, renewable up to 4 years if criteria continue to be met)

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible to apply applicants must be a current graduating senior who resides in townships that were included in the former Odell High School district (Diller-Odell High School currently). Applicants must demonstrate scholastic application and achievement with the intention of pursuing postsecondary education. For this scholarship, scholastic application is defined as achieving a GPA of 2.75 or better on a 4.0 scale. You must be planning to attend an accredited 2- or 4-year college or university and be a full-time student. Financial need will only be utilized as a tie-breaker in the selection process. The essential criterion is performance, and preference shall be given to those applicants who do not have a history of drug, alcohol or tobacco use. Selection committee is authorized to disqualify applicants based upon known alcohol or substance use. Recipients may renew this scholarship for a period of up to 4 years total, provided they maintain a 2.75 GPA. To receive subsequent scholarship awards, previous recipients must annually submit a renewal application provided by Lincoln Community Foundation and their cumulative college transcript(s).

Required with Application

  • High school transcript(s) (copies of transcripts are acceptable).
  • Special Essay: 1) Describe your future plans and a brief overview of your long-range academic or vocational goals; 2) Describe your attitudes and beliefs related to drugs and alcohol. How have these beliefs impacted your high school experience? Your essay should be no more than 500 words.
  • Two (2) references’ e-mail addresses. References will be notified to fill out an online form. References must be teachers, counselors, case workers, clergy, employers, neighbors, etc. (references from family members are not acceptable).
  • First page of your FAFSA Report.

For more information, visit Charles & Orene Hinds – Odell, Nebraska, High School Scholarships.

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