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Scholarship Guidelines

Theodora Baumann Scholarship

Theodora “Teddy” Baumann is fondly remembered as a woman with an astute business mind. She attended the Katherine Gibbs Secretarial School in Boston, MA and worked for a large company in Chicago, before moving back to Grand Island. She was very interested in youth and education and had a knack of making everyone in her presence feel comfortable. She was a strong supporter of opportunities for young women and was among the first investors in the Academic Aristocrat Scholarship program. 

The Academic Aristocrat Scholarship program offers scholarships for qualifying students who graduate Summa Cum Laude or Magna Cum Laude of their class at Grand Island Senior High.

Amount and Terms

  • $900/varies x 1 year

Number of Scholarships

  • 1


  • Must be a graduate of Grand Island Senior High
  • Must be ranked Summa Cum Laude or Magna Cum Laude of the graduating class
  • Business Major preferred
  • Must be a female


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