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Scholarship Guidelines

Charles R. and Bessie E. Frith Scholarship (2)

Scholarship Essay Required

Charles and Bessie Frith have created this annual scholarship for deserving young men and women who are graduates of Grand Island Senior High School. The scholarship is intended for students who are hard working and need the additional support to realize their college ambitions.

Amount and Terms

  • $10,000 x 4 years

Number of Scholarships

  • 2


  • Must be a graduate of Grand Island Senior High
  • Must demonstrate financial need by qualifying for the free or reduced school lunch program
  • Must have the ability to succeed in college, however, an honor roll grade point average is not necessary.  A 2.0 or 3.0 grade point average is acceptable
  • Must demonstrate ability to work hard for desired goals
  • Must demonstrate good character and citizenship
  • Must attend a public Nebraska trade school or University.  Examples: Central Community College, Southeast Community College, University of Nebraska, Peru State College, Wayne State College, etc. 

Essay Question

  • How will furthering your education help you in your chosen career? (Max 500 words)


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