Student Scholarships

OPS Students,

Are you an upcoming graduate interested in learning more about Omaha Public Schools Foundation scholarship opportunities?

Please contact your high school counselor and/or scholarship committee for information on how to apply, how you can qualify, and required deadlines.

The Omaha Public Schools Foundation strives to raise new scholarship dollars each year to provide optimal funding for Omaha Public Schools graduating seniors the opportunity to pursue post-secondary education, while growing established endowments.  #OPSFpossible

Damon D. & Mary E. Laaker Scholarship

Purpose: To provide a scholarship for an OPS senior from North, Central or South High Schools to a student who demonstrates a strong work ethic and compassion for others. Eligible Schools: North, Central or South High Schools  Selection Criteria: Character/Citizenship...

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The Allee Willis Artist Scholarship

Allee Willis was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, and was gifted in both visual and performing arts. Her songwriting hits included September, In The Stone, and Boogie Wonderland for Earth, Wind and Fire, and hits for such artists as Rita Coolidge, Sister Sledge,...

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Arlene E. Lindquist Scholarship

APPLICATION – Due Date March 8, 2022 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...

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Beals Elementary PTO Scholarship

Purpose:    To provide one time financial assistance, for an Omaha Public Schools senior, who attended Beals Elementary for their elementary school education. Amount:   $500 or if two scholarships are awarded, $250 payable to an educational institution of recipient’s...

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Benson Skills USA Scholarship

About the Scholarship SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. We help each student excel. A nonprofit national education association, SkillsUSA serves middle-school, high-school and...

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Brian Slobotski Memorial Scholarship

Purpose: This scholarship is in memory of Brian J. Slobotski, a 2010 Omaha North High graduate, who despite his limited mobility due to Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy was able to inspire individuals to overcome their own challenges and make a positive impact on the...

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Castelar Elementary PTO Scholarship

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...

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