Charles E. Jones Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$600

Awarded

Application Deadline

March 15

Friday
Awarded By:

Lincoln Community Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must live within Lancaster County, Nebraska.
  3. Must graduate from Lincoln High School in Lincoln, Nebraska, and have attended the school for two years or more.
  4. Must be ranked in the top half of graduating class.
  5. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  6. Must be a high school senior at time of application.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This award is available for high school seniors who are residents of Lancaster County, Nebraska, and who have attended Lincoln High School in Lincoln, Nebraska, for two years or more. Students must also be ranked in the top half of their class.

Application requirements for the Charles E. Jones Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Personal statement
  • Recommendation letters (3)
  • Official Transcript
Additional Information: The applicant must have attended Lincoln High School for two years or more, and participated in two extracurricular activities or more during his/her junior and senior years at Lincoln High School. The applicant must also demonstrate financial need, and evidence of growth in citizenship while attending Lincoln High School. The applicant must plan to enroll at a two- or four-year public or private college or university, and demonstrate potential for completing a postsecondary degree program.

Award Amount: $600 annually, non-renewable. This amount may vary from year to year.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $600.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, March 15

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, March 15

Applications and information are available online at the Lincoln Community Foundation website. In addition to the completed online application, students must submit: three letters of recommendation; a copy of all high school and college transcripts for courses completed so far; and a copy of the applicant's financial information that includes the Expected Family Contribution number from the student's SAR report. The SAR is obtained by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), and may be accessed at http://fafsa.ed.gov. All applications and supporting materials must be submitted online by the deadline date.
Contact: Sonya Brakeman
Address: Lincoln High School Counseling Center 2229 J St. Lincoln, Nebraska 68510

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