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Offered by Willa Cather Center
Are you a female high school senior from Nebraska planning to study English at university? If so, consider applying for the Norma Ross Walter Scholarship! The scholarship is open to female high school seniors who plan to enroll in accredited universities as English majors and are from Nebraska. The scholarship is funded by the Willa Cather Foundation, a non-profit organization formed in 1955. The foundation vows to continue Cather’s legacy and support the next generation of writers. Since 1987, this scholarship in particular has honored Norma Ross Walter, who served as a Navy Wave during the Second World War and as a career newspaper editor in California. Each year, three scholarships worth up to $3,000 are awarded to eligible applicants with a passion for the written word. If you are looking for some help funding for your English degree at university, we encourage you to apply!
This scholarship is open to college-bound, female high school seniors who plan to continue their education as English majors in accredited colleges or universities. Applicants must also meet the below eligibility requirements.
High School Senior
To apply for this scholarship, mail your online application and the below application materials to the following address: Norma Ross Walter Scholarship Program, Willa Cather Foundation, 413 North Webster Street, Red Cloud, Nebraska 68970.
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