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The scholarship will be paid through the Grand Island Public Schools Foundation to the appropriate educational institution per scholarship eligibilities defined in the guideline. Scholarships larger than $500 will be split into equal semester payments. The student must provide proof of enrollment (class schedule) and student number to the Grand Island Public Schools Foundation for scholarship distribution. Proof of enrollment is needed for each semester covered by scholarship terms.

Between July 1 - August 15, 2020 please send the following enrollment information from the post-secondary institution you are attending to Kari Price via email to kprice@gips.org, in person at GIPS Administration Building (123 South Webb Road) or via mail to GIPS Foundation, PO Box 4904, Grand Island, NE 68802.

  • Name and address of Financial Aid Office
  • Class schedule
  • Student ID number

Scholarship application process is closed.


Scholarship Guidelines

The Grand Island Public Schools Foundation has 102 scholarship guidelines that provide over 160 scholarships for the Class of 2020.


Important Dates

December 1, 2019 - Scholarship Application OPEN

January 22, 2020 - Bob Hamblet Scholarship to Northwestern University Scholarship Application DUE

February 12, 2020 - Scholarship Application CLOSED

Late March 2020 - Scholarship offer letters mailed

Middle April 2020 - Scholarship student and donor packets mailed

April 30, 2020 - Online Academic Honors Celebration

July 1 - August 15, 2020 - Claim Scholarship


Initiative Points - Submit by date
  • 10 points - January 15
  • 8 points - January 22
  • 6 points - January 29
  • 4 points - February 5
  • 2 points - February 12

2020 Academic Honors Students Celebrated

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Scholarship Awards


Bueno Aldo

GISH Athletic Booster Club Scholarship

Mya Andazola

Lester Husted Memorial Scholarship

Bethany Argueta Lopez

Lucile C. Martin Dream Scholarship

Lexus Ascencion

Marie Knickrehm Board of Education Scholarship

Jenna Banzhaf

West Lawn PTO Scholarship

Margaret Bourland

Grand Island Senior High Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFJROTC) Scholarship
Herb and LaNita Roeser Scholarship

Erin Brockmeier

Kaufmann-Cummings Trust Scholarship

Whitney Brown

VFW Post 1347 Scholarship

Aaron Bundy

Lucile C. Martin Dream Scholarship

Ashtyn Cheetsos

Dodge PTO Scholarship

Zachary Claassen

Grand Island Senior High Band Scholarship

Kelly Contreras

Lucile C. Martin Dream Scholarship

Maria Cotom Pacheco

P.E.O. Chapter EZ Scholarship

Sarah Dankert

Lucile C. Martin Dream Scholarship

Ana De Orta

Patty and Mike Kneale Education Scholarship

Broc Douglass

Dream Big, Work Hard, Stay Humble Sam Foltz Memorial Scholarship

Korbin Drage

Dramco Tool Company Scholarship
Gene Haas Foundation Scholarship

Hunter Dubas

Harder Family Education Scholarship

Rodrigo Fajardo

Mr. Allen Covault Scholarship

Isaac Fausett

Eakes Family Career Pathways Scholarship

Kevin Fierro-Chavez

Mr. E.A. Kral Scholarship

Michaela Folkers

Dwaine and Carol Kubicek Grand Island Concert Association Scholarship

Alexander Francisco Gonzalez

Lucile C. Martin Dream Scholarship

Alma Garcia

Patty and Mike Kneale Education Scholarship

Andres Gonzalez

Gene Haas Foundation Scholarship

Turner Griffin

Kaufmann-Cummings Trust Scholarship

Joshua Grosvenor

Kaila Vanicek Memorial Scholarship

Brandy Guerrero

Gaylord 'Pete' Peterson Memorial Scholarship
Brian Anthony Stecher Memorial Scholarship

Tori Hale

ABCDD Girls Softball Scholarship
GISH Athletic Booster Club Scholarship

Dylan Hartford

GISH Athletic Booster Club Scholarship

Samantha Hansen

Gabby Ayala Memorial Scholarship
Stolley Park PTA Scholarship

Shelby Hees

Kaufmann-Cummings Trust Scholarship

Jenny Hernandez

Lucile C. Martin Dream Scholarship

Ronal Hernandez

Grand Island Senior High Band Scholarship

Mackenzie Hill

Live Well Physical Therapy Scholarship

Jordan Hofeldt

Mr. James Cassey Scholarship

Jerianna Hostetler

Bob & Marge Sorensen Family Scholarship

Grace Johnson

Martin Family Foundation Scholarship

Kamryn Kier

GISH Fine Arts Booster Club Scholarship

Wyatt Kohles

William 'Bill' Degen, Sr. and Mary Ann Degen Scholarship
Harris Family Grand Island Concert Association Scholarship
Blaine Kyle Morrow Memorial Scholarship
Wasmer PTA Scholarship

Jacob Kosmicki

Bob Hamblet Northwestern University Scholarship

Madison Lane

Jack & Lucile Martin Scholarship Program

Blake Leiting

Central Nebraska Home Builders - Jim Roth Memorial Scholarship

Doug Lewandowski

Burger King - Grand Island Scholarship

Uri Lopez

Henry A. Bartenbach Scholarship

Priscila Lopez Rafael

David & Helen Young Scholarship

McKenna Marsh

Grand Island Senior High Class of 1973 Scholarship
Jeffries Family Scholarship

Kate McFarland

Dakota Karn Memorial Scholarship

Elizabeth Miller

GISH Student Council Scholarship

Lindsay Montanez Acuna

Lucile C. Martin Dream Scholarship

Alexis Moslander

ABCDD Girls Softball Scholarship

Eric Nguyen

Mae T. Clark Scholarship

Natalia Ortega

Wasmer PTA Scholarship
Dr. Joe & Bonnie Watkins Scholarship

Jacqueline Osborne

Grand Island Senior High Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFJROTC) Scholarship
Kaufmann-Cummings Trust Scholarship

Ashley Parra Valencia

Apfel Family Scholarship

Ryan Pebeck

Lucile C. Martin Dream Scholarship

Karina Pedroza Sotelo

Lonny W. Willis Memorial Scholarship

Zane Puncochar

Dramco Tool Company Scholarship
Gene Haas Foundation Scholarship

Grace Reiman

Grand Island Concert Association Patron of Music Scholarship

Nyayien Rial

Cohn Family Scholarship
Seedling Mile PTA Scholarship

Byron Rustrian Rivas

Grand Island Senior High Class of 1964 Scholarship

Abby Schneckloth

Grand Island City Singers Scholarship
Pat Nichols Memorial Grand Island Concert Association Scholarship

Bryan Schneider

American Legion Post 53 Scholarship

Kyle Sextro

Jack & Lucile Martin Scholarship Program

Samuel Skalberg

Jeremy J. Buckner Memorial Scholarship
John Haberman Scholarship - Fine Arts Booster Club
Jim & Maureen Kahrhoff Scholarship
Jack Learned Memorial Grand Island Concert Association Scholarship
Tony Rischling Memorial Scholarship

Jehron Soto

Mr. William Smith Scholarship

Keagan Sutton

Doug Beran Memorial Scholarship

Carlos   Tavira

Apfel Family Scholarship
Joel Family Scholarship

Elise Vahle

Kaufmann-Cummings Trust Scholarship

Candelaria Vargas Paiz

Lucile C. Martin Dream Scholarship

Sierra Voglewede

Kaufmann-Cummings Trust Scholarship

Kensey Wadas

Dream Big, Work Hard, Stay Humble Sam Foltz Memorial Scholarship

Addison Werner

Emilio DeLeon Memorial Scholarship

Desiree Westphal

Charles R. and Bessie E. Frith Scholarship

Cassandra Wing

Nicholas Jay Galvan Memorial Scholarship
Higgins Family Scholarship

Jaime Zamarripa

Sharon Garrison 'Grandma G/Bama' Memorial Scholarship
Jefferson Elementary PTO - Dawn Stobbe Memorial Scholarship
 

Academic Aristocrat Scholarships


Samuel Aguilera Robledo

Philip J. Harvey Scholarship

Jenna Banzhaf

Academic Aristocrat Scholarship

Margaret Bourland

Mercedes Augustine Scholarship

Erin Brockmeier

Eakes Family Scholarship

Ashtyn Cheetsos

William W. Marshall, III Memorial Scholarship
Home Federal Bank Scholarship

Kelly Contreras

Academic Aristocrat Scholarship

Maria Cotom Pacheco

Academic Aristocrat Scholarship

Genevieve Czaplewski

Margaret Hornady David Scholarship

Ana De Orta

Wiegand Family Scholarship

Rodrigo Fajardo

Marie Knickrehm Memorial Scholarship

Kevin Fierro-Chavez

Geddes-Bryant Family Scholarship

Alexander Francisco Gonzalez

Academic Aristocrat Scholarship

Caleb Francl

Marvin D. Maurer Scholarship

Danielle Goscha

Jack R. Cory Memorial Scholarship

Joshua Grosvenor

Maxine Bielfeldt Memorial Scholarship

Brandy Guerrero

Board of Education Scholarship

Tori Hale

Academic Aristocrat Scholarship

Samantha Hansen

Dick and Dorothy Spelts Scholarship

Shelby Hees

Marie Knickrehm Memorial Scholarship

Jenny Hernandez

Academic Aristocrat Scholarship

Ronal Hernandez

Academic Aristocrat Scholarship

Emma Hilderbrand

Bobby Reynolds Scholarship

Mackenzie Hill

Marie Knickrehm Memorial Scholarship

Luke Hoos

Dr. Stanley Urwiller Scholarship

Jake Inthavongsa

William and Esther Shaffer Scholarship

Grace Johnson

William & Ferne Marshall Scholarship

Wyatt Kohles

Gerald D. Bryant Scholarship

Jacob Kosmicki

Dorothy N. Maurer Scholarship

Madison Lane

Marie Knickrehm Memorial Scholarship

Blake Leiting

Marie Knickrehm Memorial Scholarship

Uri Lopez

Academic Aristocrat Scholarship

Rachel Mankin

Academic Aristocrat Scholarship

McKenna Marsh

Brostrom Family Scholarship
Home Federal Bank Scholarship

Annaline McCoy

Dr. Stanley Urwiller Scholarship

Ace McKinnis

Maurer Family Scholarship

Alyssa Meyer

Kahrhoff Family Scholarship

Elizabeth Miller

Academic Aristocrat Scholarship

Vanessa Mosqueda Ramirez

Bernard and Joann Kisner Scholarship

Karleigh Mulinix

Academic Aristocrat Scholarship

Eric Nguyen

Academic Aristocrat Scholarship

Natalia Ortega

Marjorie Curtin Scholarship

Jacqueline Osborne

Dr. Stanley Urwiller Scholarship

Karina Pedroza Sotelo

Lillian & Mildred Willman Scholarship

Katlyn Pool

Theodora Baumann Scholarship

Anna Pracheil

Marie Knickrehm Memorial Scholarship

Raul Ramirez-Galindo

Brosz Family Scholarship

Anna Rose

Academic Aristocrat Scholarship

Byron Rustrian Rivas

Dr. Stanley Urwiller Scholarship

Edwin Salas

Maxine Bielfeldt Memorial Scholarship

Hady Santos Cotom

Academic Aristocrat Scholarship

Kyle Sextro

Academic Aristocrat Scholarship

Jehron Soto

Grand Island Senior High Class of 1977 Scholarship

Keagan Sutton

Albert and Grace Hehnke Scholarship

Elise Vahle

Louis and Mabel Gerdes Scholarship

Alex VanNatta

Marie Knickrehm Memorial Scholarship

Candelaria Vargas Paiz

Eakes Family Scholarship

Sierra Voglewede

Marie Knickrehm Memorial Scholarship

Stacy Wells

Joyce and Marval Hornady Scholarship

Cassandra Wing

Duane D. Curtin Scholarship

Jaime Zamarripa

Marie Knickrehm Memorial Scholarship

Hannah Zaugg

Academic Aristocrat Scholarship


Frequently Asked Questions

Have a question about scholarships? Email us at foundation@gips.org or click on a FAQ below.


Scholarship Application Overview


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