Nebraska academy of sciences scholarship application summary



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NEBRASKA ACADEMY OF SCIENCES

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION SUMMARY

Scholarships sponsored by the Nebraska Academy of Sciences, Inc. require the completion of this Application Summary. In addition, scholarship applications require some written information, usually in the form of an essay referring to the particular scholarship –each is somewhat different in its requirements. Supporting information is also necessary, such as a list of the applicant’s activities and related accomplishments, testimonial letters from 2-3 supervisors or teachers, grade reports, etc. Please refer to the scholarship description for specific requirements. Typed material is preferred but clear handwriting is acceptable.



Applicant’s name ___________________________________


Applicant’s address ___________________________________

___________________________________


Email address ___________________________________

School name ___________________________________


School address ___________________________________

___________________________________


Teacher’s name ___________________________________


Parent(s) or Guardian(s) ___________________________________

Student Contact Phone ___________________________________


Scholarship name ___________________________________

Essay or research title ___________________________________




This form may be duplicated as necessary.
The deadline for all scholarships is March 1. All materials should be sent to:
NEBRASKA ACADEMY OF SCIENCES, INC.

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

P.O. BOX 880339

LINCOLN, NE 68588-0339

402/472-2644

Scholarships for High School Seniors


Sponsored by the Nebraska Academy of Sciences

Deadline of March 1 for all scholarships

All recipients of awards are honored at the annual Nebraska Academy of Sciences banquet in April.


Loren Eiseley Memorial Scholarship ($500)

Loren Eiseley was a scientist, author, and one of Nebraska’s great twentieth century naturalists. This scholarship is available to any Nebraska high school senior who has been accepted to an accredited college or university. The student must submit the following:


1. ___ 800–1,000 word essay that discusses Eiseley’s message of compassion for all organisms and humanity’s place in the universe

2. ___ Teacher recommendations

3. ___ Scholastic achievements

4. ___ List of at least two Eiseley essays read by the applicant

5. ___ Evidence of having been accepted to an accredited college or university

Marie and Howard J. Taylor Scholarship ($100)

Available to any Nebraska high school senior with a special interest in the geology of Nebraska and the study of geology. The student must submit the following:




  1. ___ An essay that demonstrates an interest in the geology of Nebraska and the study of geology.

  2. ___ Teacher recommendations

  3. ___ Scholastic achievements

  4. ___ Evidence of the applicant’s intention to enter a Nebraska college or university.

Lincoln Gem and Mineral Scholarship ($300)

Available to any Nebraska high school senior with a special interest in the earth sciences. The student must submit the following:




  1. ___ An essay that demonstrates an interest in the earth sciences.

  2. ___ 2 teacher recommendations

  3. ___ Scholastic achievements

  4. ___ School and community activities related to earth sciences and special awards

  5. ___ Evidence of acceptance to a Nebraska college or university

Marian Schultz Memorial Environmental Scholarship ($1,000)

Available to any Nebraska high school senior with special interest in prairie and soil conservation. The student must submit the following:




  1. ___ Evidence of prairie and soil conservation practices using field experience or an 800–1,000 word essay that demonstrates the

applicant's understanding of the topic

  1. ___ Teacher recommendations

  2. ___ Scholastic achievements

  1. ___ Evidence of acceptance at the University of Nebraska as a full-time student

Marian O. and Bertrand Schultz Scholarship ($1,000)

Available to any Nebraska high school senior with an interest in climate and environmental change. The student must submit the following:




  1. ___ 800–1,000 word essay that discusses environmental changes that have taken place since the 1880’s in the central Great Plains

(with an emphasis on Nebraska)

  1. ___ Teacher recommendations

  2. ___ Scholastic achievements

  3. ___ Evidence of acceptance at the University of Nebraska as a full-time student

Robert S. Kubicek Memorial Scholarship ($500)

Available to any high school senior from Nebraska or Henry County High School (Paris, TN) or Colegio San Felipe High School (Arecibo, Puerto Rico) with an interest in business and the environment. The student must submit the following:




  1. ___ 800–1,000 word essay on the responsibilities of the business community to its surrounding environment

  2. ___ Teacher recommendations

  3. ___ Scholastic and community achievements

  4. ___ Evidence of acceptance to an accredited college or university


Send applications to, or request further information from, the Nebraska Academy of Sciences

P.O. Box 880339, Lincoln, NE 68588-0339


(402) 472-2644

e-mail: nebacad@unl.edu

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