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Scholarship Guidelines

Mr. William Smith Scholarship

In honor of Mr. William Smith, and on behalf of the Class of 1973, graduate Doug Frey offers this two-year scholarship. Frey is a member of the prestigious Grand Island Senior High Hall of Honor. He is grateful for the fine teachers who were success builders in his life. Specifically he notes that collectively his teachers at Grand Island Senior High School provided both the sciences and the arts, balancing the head and the heart in life. “I am forever indebted and grateful to them for their contribution to my success and to many others, making a better world through their efforts.” This scholarship is intended for students who have an exceptional work ethic and have worked hard outside the classroom in a part time or full time job while going to school. 

Amount and Terms

  • $2,500 x 2 years

Number of Scholarships



  • Must be a graduate of Grand Island Senior High or surrounding area (Grand Island Central Catholic, Grand Island Northwest, Heartland Lutheran, Adams Central, Arcadia, Aurora, Central City, Central Valley, Centura, Doniphan-Trumbull, Elba, Fullerton, Giltner, Hampton, Hastings, Heartland Community High School, High Plains, Litchfield, Loup City, Nebraska Christian, Ord, Palmer, Ravenna, Shelton, St Paul, St Cecilia, Wood River Rural High, York, or home school)
  • Must be pursuing a degree in engineering or accounting
  • Preference shall be given to students who get ‘good’ grades
  • Preference will be given to students who plan to attend a Division 1 University


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