Scholarship Information

Bird City Century II Development Foundation Scholarship Fund 

The Business Development Scholarship is a scholarship program offered to individuals wishing to expand their education, and live and work in Bird City. This scholarship is based upon financial need and a commitment to return to Bird City, fulfilling our goal to enhance the business community of Bird City.

Brianna Linin Memorial Scholarship Fund 

The Brianna Linin Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in memory of Brianna Danae Linin, who was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor which claimed her life when she was just five years old.  A local fundraising event, Goodland’s Got Talent, has been an annual memorial to her and her legacy, with proceeds each year going into this scholarship fund.  The first scholarships awarded from this Fund were to 2017 graduates of Goodland High School, Brianna’s classmates.  A perpetuating scholarship will continue in years beyond. Applications are due each year by April 1 for consideration.

Della Connell Scholarship 

The Della Connell Scholarship Fund was established to assist Norton High School graduating seniors with continuing their higher education. This scholarship is set-up as a two-semester payout with the opportunity to apply for a second year renewal.

  • Della Connell Scholarship Application – check back in 2019 for application
Edgar and Mabel Robertson Scholarship 

The Robertson Scholarship is a memorial scholarship made available to Cheylin graduating seniors with primary emphasis being community service. This scholarship is paid to recipients over 2 years (4 semesters), providing a 2.5 cumulative GPA is maintained.

Flora Elizabeth Boutz Edwards Endowment Scholarship

The Flora Elizabeth Boutz Edwards Endowment Scholarship was first made available to 2017 graduates of Decatur Community Schools in Oberlin. This permanent scholarship will continue to support Decatur Community Schools annually through the generous benefit and forward thinking efforts of Ms. Edwards. This scholarship is paid out over a two-semester payout.

  • Flora Elizabeth Boutz Edwards Endowment Scholarship Application – check back in 2019 for application
Opal and Adolph Harris Estate Scholarship Fund for Hill City USD 281 

The Opal and Adolph Harris Estate Scholarship Fund for Hill City USD 281 has been established to benefit graduates of Hill City USD 281, or students who are home-schooled and live within the Hill City School District.  Special consideration will be given to students from the Penokee and Morland areas of the district.  Two scholarships will be awarded in the amounts of $1,500 each; paid over the course of two semesters.

Opal and Adolph Harris Estate Scholarship Fund for Hoxie USD 412 

The Opal and Adolph Harris Estate Scholarship Fund for Hoxie USD 412 has been established to benefit graduates of Hoxie USD 412, or students who are home-schooled and live within the Hoxie School District.  Two scholarships will be awarded in the amounts of $1,750 each; paid over the course of two semesters.

Wingfield Scholarship Fund 

The Wingfield Scholarship, established by Owen and Phyllis Wingfield, is a 4-year scholarship made available to Cheylin graduating seniors who wish to continue their education, but need some financial assistance in doing so. Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA to be considered.