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Byron & Bessie Wightman Scholarship

Lexington Community Foundation

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Scholarship Overview

This scholarship is for undergraduate sophomores and juniors in Nebraska. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must have completed at least 30 hours at an accredited four-year college and have a 3.2 GPA. Applicants must have a strong academic record (45%) and demonstrate financial need (40%). Preference will also be given to applicants who are interested in teaching in Lexington's dual-language elementary program (10%); applicants who are interested in a career in public service and have a demonstrated history of volunteerism (5%); or applicants who have received freshmen Foundation Scholarships (5%). At least one of the two scholarships will be awarded to a minority student.

How easy is it to apply?

Not too bad

This scholarship's application process may have items such as essays that could take a couple hours.

How much competition is there?

Relatively little!

This scholarship has a relatively low number of applicants.

Contact Information



Deadline: Apr 1
Average Award: $500
Awards Granted: 1
Renewable: This scholarship is renewable


GPA: Is this you?
  • 3.2
Financial Need: Is this you?
    Financial need will be considered.
Class Year: Is this you?
  • College sophomore
  • College junior
Home State: Is this you?
  • Nebraska
Location: Is this you?
  • Dawson County

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