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Scholarship Guidelines

Melvin Sems Memorial Scholarship

The family of Melvin Sems offers one scholarship to graduating seniors with a demonstrated interest in the field of Technical Sciences. Mel Sems was a 1960 graduate of Grand Island Senior High. Mel worked in the trades all his career, the majority of years were spent at Dramco Tool Co.

Amount and Terms

  • $500 x 1 year

Number of Scholarships

  • 1


  • Must be a graduate of Grand Island Senior High, Grand Island Northwest, Heartland Lutheran or Grand Island Central Catholic
  • Must attend Southeast Community College (Milford), or Central Community College (Hastings).
  • Must be pursuing a degree, certificate, or diploma in Manufacturing Technology or Machining (Machine Tool Technology).
  • Must have a GPA meet or exceed a 2.5 GPA


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