Quick Scholarship Descriptions -
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Lindberg Northeast Community College
Scholarship

Applicant must be a current graduating senior
who is attending a West Point High School that
is approved and accredited by the State
Department of Education. Applicant must be
seeking continued education at Northeast
Community College as a full-time student.
Scholarship value is $500.00.

The Allison Roeber Memorial Scholarship

Applicant must be a current graduating senior
who is attending a West Point Area High School
that is approved and accredited by the State
Department of Education. Applicant must be
seeking continued education at a university,
college, or technical school of applicant’s choice
and pursuing a degree in the field of Child
Protection.

  • Health Care
  • Law Enforcement
  • Social Work
  • Elementary Teacher
  • Any other child protection education

Each scholarship has a value of $500.  Five
scholarships are awarded.  The Allison Roeber
Scholarships are endowed with money from the
Allison Pathway Fund and the Lester Fuhrman
Estate.  The scholarships are designed to help
further area students’ education in a field of
study that will be benefiting or helping children.

The Hank and Mona Stalp Scholarship

Applicant must be a current graduating
senior who is attending a Cuming County
High School – Bancroft-Rosalie, Central
Catholic, West Point-Beemer, or Wisner-
Pilger that is approved and accredited by
the State Department of Education.
Applicant must be seeking continued
education at a Nebraska university, college,
technical or trade school of applicant’s
choice.

The Gwen F Kaup Memorial Scholarship

The applicant must be seeking continued
education through a certificate program,
trade school, college or university.  
Applicant must be a current graduating
senior who is attending a West Point-
Beemer Junior Senior High School.
Scholarship value is $1000.00. The Gwen F.
Kaup Memorial Scholarship was created
with funds from her family. Gwen was a 1975
graduate of West Point High School and
worked in the West Point Community.

Butterfly Angels for Education
Scholarship 2016

The applicant must be seeking continued
education through a certificate program,
trade school, college or university.  
Applicant must be a current graduating
senior who is attending a West Point High
School. Scholarship value is $500.00. One
each will be awarded to a graduating senior
from Guardian Angels Central Catholic and
West Point-Beemer Junior Senior High
School. Butterfly Angels for Education
Scholarships were created in memory of Lola
Persson (mother) and Gwen Kaup
(daughter) who both lived and worked in the
West Point Community.
Scholarships
Seven named scholarships are offered to area students. The
scholarships are:
Scholarship application packets have been provided to the area schools
for students to complete. To assist applicants in obtaining the
application packets, including instructions, just click on the named
scholarship above.
Grant Opportunities - Funding Qualifications
Grants are only made to organizations whose beneficiaries are residents of West
Point, Nebraska or to those communities considered West Point Area.

Grants are not made to individuals.

Grants are restricted to private nonprofit or public tax exempt organizations for
purposes defined under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

The Foundation does not have a staff discretionary fund.

While the West Point Community Foundation does fund some post-secondary
programs through scholarships, it does not fund Kindergarten through 12th grade
education.

Proposals that are turned down may not be considered again for one year.

Requests for the following types of projects are discouraged:
  • Annual fund drives
  • Benefit events
  • Camps
  • Commercial and business development
  • Medical research
  • Sporting activities
  • Endowments other than for the development of community foundations
  • Theatrical productions, including motion pictures, books, and other artistic
    or media projects
  • Historical preservation, museums and interpretive centers
  • Conservation projects

A Grant request form is available by
clicking here.

If you wish to provide funding for a scholarship, please contact any of the
Foundation Directors.

Quick Scholarship Descriptions

ARC - Elkhorn Valley Scholarship for a Graduating Senior seeking a degree
including a Special Eduation Endorsement
The applicant must plan on obtaining a college degree which includes a Special
Education Endorsement, and must be a successful graduate of a Cuming County
High School.

ARC - Elkhorn Valley Scholarship
The applicant must plan on obtaining an Associate Degree from an accredited junior
college, and must be a successful graduate of a Cuming County High School with at
least part of the student's class attendance being in the form of special education, or
resource room classes.  In addition the student MUST have a current IEP in place.

The Russ Herman Memorial Scholarship
The applicant must be seeking continued education at a university, college, or
technical school pursuing a degree in the field of journalism.  Applicant must be a
current graduating senior who is attending a West Point High School that is
approved and accredited by the State Department of Education. Scholarship value is
$500.00. The Russ Herman Memorial Journalism Scholarship was created with
funds from the Russ Herman Estate; Herman was a long-time journalist and radio
announcer in the West Point Community.
West Point Community Foundation