Scholarships

 

For Graduating Seniors

Sorensen Family Scholarship

This scholarship will award $3,000 to one or possibly two seniors planning to attend a four-year college or university. Selection will be made considering significant academic progress from their freshman year to their senior year. Applicants should have a minimum GPA of 3.0 during the first semester of their senior year and have demonstrated a broad range of extracurricular involvement. Students with a legitimate financial need will be given priority. This application should also include a one page hand written summary detailing the student’s desire to attend a college or university and how Kearney Catholic High School has prepared them for post secondary education. 

Sorensen Family Scholarship Application.docx


Star Merit Scholarship

This scholarship will award $1,000 to a graduating senior planning to attend a four year, out-of-state, private college or university. The purpose of this scholarship is to challenge KCHS graduating seniors in their educational perspective beyond the state of Nebraska.

Star Merit Scholarship Application 2017.doc


Robin and Judy Marshall Scholarship

The purpose of the Robin and Judy Marshall Scholarship is to impact the life of one Kearney Catholic High School graduate senior each year with a significant scholarship to assist in their continuing education at a four year college or university of their choice. The $2,000 tuition scholarship will be paid directly to the four year college or university of the recipient’s choice at the beginning of the second semester of college.  The college student must be full-time.

 

The recipient must have a 3.5 grade point average and will be selected on the criteria of progress, perseverance, determination and dedication. The recipient should have demonstrated a broad range of extra curricular involvement and leadership during their high school years. Students with a legitimate financial need will be given some priority. No member of the Marshall family is eligible to receive the scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded without regard to race, creed, and physical limitations. Interested students must submit a Robin and Judy Marshall Scholarship application and application requirements as listed.



Robin and Judy Marshall 2017 Scholarship Application.docx


Steve Calleroz Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Kearney Catholic Activities Association to memorialize the life of Steve Calleroz by recognizing outstanding Kearney Catholic students with a $500 scholarship to further their education at a four year college or university. Special consideration will be given to students who participated in activities surrounding the curriculum at Kearney Catholic High School.

Steve Calleroz Scholarship Application.docx


Anita Nickman Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship will award $500 to a senior planning to attend the University of Nebraska at Kearney. The applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and cannot receive more than 3 other scholarships to be eligible.

Anita Nickman Kearney Catholic Foundation Scholarship Application.docx


Mike Fleshman Memorial Scholarship

This $250 scholarship was created to memorialize the life of Mike Fleshman and his involvement and belief in the Knights of Columbus.  The Mike Fleshman Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to a High School graduating senior dependent of a current or deceased Knight in good standing who plans to enroll in a four year college or university in the fall term immediately following their graduation. 

Fleshman Memorial Scholarship Application 2017.doc


NP Realty Inc Scholarship

The NP Realty Scholarship was created by Tim and Nancy Norwood, NP Realty, and will be presented annually to impact the life of one Kearney Catholic High School graduating senior with a $500 scholarship to assist in their continuing education at the University of Nebraska at Kearney.  Interested students must submit a NP Realty Scholarship application.  The application will also include a one page typed essay titled “Why Homeownership is Important to Improving a Person’s Quality of Life”.  The essay will be the main criteria in the selection process.

NP Realty Scholarship - KCHS.doc


Angie Hauserman Good Sportsmanship Award

This $250 scholarship was created by Angie's parents to recognize the graduating students at Kearney Catholic High School who exemplify the sportsmanship attitude that Angie Hauserman demonstrates for the students at Kearney Catholic.  The scholarship will begin awarding a graduating member of the Class of 2013 who demonstrates a good fan - or supporting team member - attitude.  Interested students will complete the Angie Hauserman Scholarship application on time to become eligible for the award.

Angie Hauserman Kearney Catholic Foundation Scholarship Application.docx


Sharon Franzen Memorial Scholarship

The Sharon Franzen Memorial Scholarship was created by Mrs. Franzen’s loving husband in her honor and dedication to her number of years teaching and as a Counselor in the Omaha Public School System.  This scholarship will award $1,000 to a KCHS senior who plans to attend the University of Nebraska at Kearney.  Criteria will include participation in extra curricular activities while being dedicated to their high school curriculum as well as a financial need.    



Sharon Franzen Memorial Scholarship Application.docx


Zaruba Family Scholarship

The Zaruba Family Scholarship was created in honor of Gary and Mary Zaruba and their belief in education.  A Kearney Catholic High School senior will be chosen annually to receive the $500 college scholarship based on the information provided on the scholarship application and their financial need.  The recipient must be a full-time art or education major and must complete the Zaruba Family Scholarship application by the April 1st deadline.

Zaruba Family Scholarship Application.docx


Arram Family Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship was created in loving memory of Hanny Essam Arram and Alia Joy Arram by the Arram Family Foundation.  The $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a KCHS graduating senior who plans on attending a 4-year college, university or community college in the fall immediately following their graduation.  It will be paid directly to the educational institution of the recipient’s choice at the beginning of the second semester of college as long as they are a full time student.  Criteria for selection is as follows:  applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.0, have participated in extra-curricular activities as well as community involvement, and has experienced a hardship or tragedy during their life.  The recipient will be chosen based on their attitude, perseverance, determination and passion as displayed in their scholarship application that includes a two page summary and questionnaire. 



Details

Arram Family Foundation KCHS 2017 Application.docx


KCHS Tuition Assistance Applications-

Selection based on application information and financial need.   



Sister Anne Catherine Tuition Scholarship

The Sister Anne Catherine Scholarship was established in February, 2007 by the family of Ben R. Homan in memorials in honor of Ben R. Homan. An annual $500 tuition assistance scholarship will be awarded in Sister Anne Catherine’s name recognizing outstanding Kearney Catholic High School students active in the Middle School’s math and science programs.  This scholarship will be in the amount of $500 and awarded annually to a Kearney Catholic High School 6th 7th, or 8th grade student who excels in the math and science programs. 

Details

Sister Anne Scholarship Applcation 2017.doc


Howard “Bud” Connell Memorial Leadership Scholarship

This scholarship will be in the amount of $400 and awarded to a senior-to-be. It will be awarded to a student who demonstrates hard work, dedication, perseverance, honesty, integrity, and strong family values. The applicant must have attended KCHS for the past 3 consecutive years and maintained a 2.5 GPA. In addition, the applicant must have exhibited leadership qualities through extra curricular and community activities. Special consideration will be given to those who have held a part-time job while completing their high school education.



Details

Connell Scholarship Application 2017.doc


CHI Good Samaritan Hospital Scholarship

This scholarship will provide tuition assistance to incoming or currently enrolled needy, students at Kearney Catholic High School. The criteria are that the student must be an incoming or currently enrolled student at KCHS and the recipient must be willing to spend time at the hospital in order to become oriented to the health field. The scholarship is based on need, leadership, extracurricular involvement and academic potential including plans to take a foreign language during their high school years.

CHI Health Good Samaritan Tuition Assistance Application 2017.doc


Atanacio and Josephine Carranza Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship will be in the amount of $250 and an incoming or currently enrolled Hispanic student at KCHS. In addition, the applicant must be Catholic. The awarding of the scholarship is based on need, academic potential, and grade point average (if previously enrolled at KCHS).



Details

Carranza Scholarship Application 2017.doc


Julie A. Sorensen Scholarship

The Julie A. Sorensen Scholarship was established in January 2010 to recognize, memorialize and honor the amazing life of Julie A. Sorensen by annually providing a $500 tuition assistance to a prospective Kearney Catholic High School 6th grader to enable them to attend Kearney Catholic based on desire and financial need.

Julie Sorensen Scholarship Application 2017.doc


The Knights of Columbus Scholarship

This scholarship will provide tuition assitance to an incoming or currently enrolled KCHS student based on financial need.

Knights of Columbus Scholarship Application 2017.doc


The Jerry Liveringhouse Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is in the amount of $500 and will be awarded to an incoming or currently enrolled KCHS student based on financial need.

Jerry Liveringhouse Scholarship Application 2017.doc


Prellwitz Family Scholarship

Three $500 scholarships will be awarded to incoming 6th grade KCHS students with financial need. The applicant must be Catholic at the time of application.

Prellwitz Family Scholarship Application 2017.doc


Younes Family Scholarship

Four scholarships in the amount of $500 each will be awarded to incoming 6th grade students who need financial assistance to enroll in the school. The awarding of the scholarships are based on need.

Details

Younes Family Scholarship Application 2017.doc


Bob Buettner Tuition Assistance Fund

The Bob Buettner Tuition Assistance recipients will be awarded annually to Catholic students who demonstrate a true desire to receive their education in a faith based environment but have a financial need.  Up to three students enrolled at Kearney Catholic may receive the annual assistance based on the information provided on their Bob Buettner tuition assistance application that is turned in by May 1st.

Bob Buettner Tuition Assistance Application 2017.doc



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