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    Dick & Chris Draper Scholarship

    Offered by Lincoln Community Foundation

    Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated May 2, 2024
    2 awards worth

    $2,500

    Grade level

    High School Senior

    Expected deadline:

    This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

    March 2025

    Scholarship Overview

    Are you a college-bound high school senior who has attended Elgin Public High School or Elgin Pope John XXIII Central Catholic High School in Elgin, Nebraska for all four years of high school? If so, consider applying for the Dick & Chris Draper Scholarship! Each year, the scholarship awards $2,500 each to one graduating senior from Elgin Public High School and one senior from Elgin Pope John XXIII Central Catholic High School. To be considered, applicants must also hold a minimum 3.25 GPA and submit the email addresses for three potential references. The scholarship was established by the Draper family, who “were firm believers that the way to success is through education.” If you wish to honor the Drapers’ legacy and generosity and continue your education beyond high school, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.

    About Lincoln Community Foundation

    The Lincoln Community Foundation, since 1955, has facilitated positive change for the common good through partnerships and collaboration. They serve as a faithful steward for many types of philanthropic gifts to help donors create lasting legacies of giving, and represent a community foundation’s commitment to go above and beyond federal and state law requirements to demonstrate accountability and excellence to communities, policymakers, and the public. The success of Lincoln Community Foundation is measured by the quality of life achieved for people today and generations to come. Foundation members envision Lincoln, Nebraska as a community where everyone is thriving and working together to build a better tomorrow.

    Eligibility information

    This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

    Grade Level

    High School Senior

    Minimum GPA

    3.25

    State

    Nebraska

    City

    Elgin, NE

    Miscellaneous

    Applicants must be a current graduating senior of Elgin Public High School or Elgin Pope John XXIII Central Catholic High School, having completed all four years of high school at one or both schools.

    Application information

    To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

    Letter of Recommendation

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