Purpose:  $500.00 scholarship is awarded to a student who attended Boyd Elementary School. Payable to an educational institution of recipient’s choice. Verification of enrollment should be sent directly to the Omaha Public Schools Foundation for payment directly to the educational institution.

Eligible Recipients: A graduating senior who attended Boyd Elementary. Must have a 3.5 GPA.

Selection Criteria:

1. Student must submit the Arlene E Lindquist Scholarship Application with all its requirements.

2. Student must submit 2 letters of recommendation from teachers or school administrators.

3. Student must submit a current transcript and financial information.

4. Student must submit a short essay. Essay is to focus on their positive experiences at Boyd Elementary and describe how important this scholarship is to you. Student must also list field of study and which college(s) they are applying to.

Final recipients will be chosen by the scholarship funders which is the 1st Boyd Kindergarten class, ’61-‘62.

Administered By:

Omaha Public Schools Foundation
Toba Cohen-Dunning, Executive Director
3861 Farnam St.
Omaha, NE 68131
402.502.3032

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