Purpose:

To provide financial assistance for two graduating Omaha Public Schools seniors who attended Castelar Elementary School.

Amount:

Two –  $300 checks payable to an educational institution of recipient’s choice.  Verification of enrollment should be sent to the Omaha Public Schools Foundation for payment directly to the institution.

Eligible Recipients:

Two graduating seniors from an Omaha Public Schools High School who attended Castelar Elementary School for a minimum of three years. 

Selection Criteria:

  1. Student must submit the PTO Common Scholarship Application with all of its requirements.
  2. Student must submit a letter of recommendation from a teacher or school administrator.
  3. Student must submit a current transcript.
  4. Student must submit a short essay answering the questions, “What I remember most about my elementary school experience? ” and “Why do I want to further my education?”

Selection Procedure:

Please send required information on potential scholarship recipients to: 

Toba Cohen-Dunning, Executive Director
Omaha Public Schools Foundation
3861 Farnam St.
Omaha, NE 68131

Final recipients will be chosen by the Scholarship Committee of Castelar Elementary PTO. 

Administered by:

Omaha Public Schools Foundation

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