ALL EAST BUTLER FOUNDATION HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS
SEE GUIDELINES BELOW: 1. The scholarship checks from the Foundation will be made in one payment payable to the student and the college they are attending and the checks will be mailed directly to the college.
2. Applications must be completed by April 1, (Graduation Year). Deadline for claiming the scholarships would be March 1 following the year of graduation.
3. Scholarship funds will be distributed upon proof of first quarter or first semester college grades with a minimum GPA of 2.5. An official transcript must be mailed to:
East Butler Foundation
PO Box 54
Brainard, NE 68626
4. One official transcript will satisfy the requirements for any additional scholarships for which you are qualified.
5. It is strongly suggested you notify the Foundation of the submission of your official transcript by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Failure to do so may result in disqualification.
6. If any of these criteria are NOT met, you will be disqualified. NO EXCEPTIONS WILL BE MADE.
East Butler Common Application
The following common application, along with any supplements, is required for the scholarships listed below. These scholarships are available for East Butler high school seniors that plan to attend a 2-4 year college, unless otherwise stated. The common application, along with required supplemental applications, needs to be filled out, printed off and submitted to the School Counselor by April 1st.
The criteria for eligibility for each of the scholarships are as follows:
2. Grade Point Average in the top ½ of class
Foundation Brick Scholarship
1. Two $250 Scholarships, Two Alternates
2. Priority will be given to those students whose intended field of study will be in the “building trades” (i.e. carpenter, electrician, engineer, etc.) or fields that often receive training at a trade school.
2. Cannot exclude anyone who has already received an EBF Scholarship
3. Applicant(s) are asked to create a video, no longer than 10 minutes in length, which best represents the theme, “It’s a Good Time To Be a Tiger Because…” Areas to be highlighted are (but not limited to):
Service Projects (ex. Food Drive, Pink Out, FBLA Toy Drive)
____ Foundation Scholarship ____ Dean R. Rolfsmeier Scholarship (Senior)
By completing this common application, you will be eligible for consideration of the
EBF-It’s a Good Time To Be a Tiger Scholarship.
Be aware that there are supplement applications that need to be filled out and attached to this common application.
Father’s Occupation & Employer:
Mother’s Occupation & Employer:
Number of Siblings & Ages:
Class Rank: of Cumulative GPA:
What School do you plan to attend next year?
What is your intended Field of Study?
Why did you pick this field of study?
List your school activities:
List your community and volunteer activities:
List any special honors you have won, either in or out of school:
I certify I understand all requirements for submitting an application, and any supplements, for the East Butler Foundation Scholarships. I understand that legal offenses may be grounds for loss of these scholarships. My application data has been reviewed and is complete and accurate to the best of my knowledge. I understand that I must be in good standing per the school policy guidelines.
What are your biggest challenges and how do you plan to meet them?
What life experiences have had the greatest effect on your thinking and why?
COMMENTS OF HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL, SCHOOL COUNSELOR, OR TEACHER
1. Please identify the strengths of this applicant:
2. Please identify any limitations or concerns you might have about this applicant:
3. Please identify any other pertinent information to help in the assessment of this applicant’s ability to make effective use of this scholarship to further his or her life goals:
Signature of recommender: __________________________
Information on this application will remain confidential. Please return to School Counselor. Thank you for your assistance.
MARI PESEK MATH & SCIENCE SCHOLARSHIP
Please list all Science courses you have completed at East Butler:
Please list all Math courses you have completed at East Butler:
Why should you be chosen for this scholarship and how do you plan to use it?
Good Character is a requirement of this scholarship. A letter of recommendation is required from your High School Principal to verify this (legal offenses could be grounds for loss of this scholarship.) Please ask your principal to send a letter of recommendation to the School Counselor on your behalf.
ARTHUR & VIRGINIA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
PLEASE ONLY USE THE SPACE PROVIDED FOR EACH ANSWER, NO ATTACHMENTS ARE PERMITTED
Personal Statement (Tell us a little about yourself)
Describe your service and volunteer experience, and leadership involvement in high school. Include any and all aspects of academic extracurricular groups, clubs and activities within your past four years that you have been a part of that would illustrate your efforts and accomplishments.
ARTHUR & VIRGINIA HOFFBAUER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP SUPPLEMENT page 2 Describe any non-school service and volunteer experience and leadership involvement during the last four years. Include any and all church groups, organizations and events that were not school related.
________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Describe involvement in any other special events not stated above. Examples: Coat or toy drives, park clean up, Special Olympics, food drives, visits to nursing homes, etc.
______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Think of a person who has influenced you for their leadership and humility characteristics. What qualities does this person have that you admire? If you don’t know of a person like this, what qualities would you look for in someone that could be a great role model for young leaders?
THE GERALD & PHYLLIS SWANDA-EBF MATCHING FUNDS SCHOLARSHIP SUPPLEMENT Please have your guidance counselor list the change in your GPA for your Junior to Senior Year?
GPA Change: __________
Guidance Counselor Signature: _______________________________________
Please submit a 50 word essay titled “Why I am going to a Tech/Trade School”
Submit a one page, double spaced, typed essay which answers the following questions:
How do you feel you can better the industry in the field of study you have chosen?
What are your 5 year, 10 year, and 20 year goals in the field you have chosen?
Describe a life experience that has shaped you into the person you are today.
What are your plans to be a contributing member of our society?
Self-motivation, self-discipline, and an eagerness to be the best you can be are all requirements of this scholarship. These are the characteristics that will take you far in life.
Submit a letter of recommendation from a faculty member or teacher that supports these characteristics in you. EAST BUTLER FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
SUPPLEMENT Write a 50 word essay on why you should receive this scholarship.
EAST BUTLER BRICK SCHOLARSHIP
Write a paragraph entitled “I Can Build a Better World”
EAST BUTLER FOUNDATION GOLF SCRAMBLE SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship is a scholarship with eligibility to be determined by one of the two following criteria:
1. _____Qualify for free/reduced lunch program (verified by school bookkeeper)
2. _____Pell eligible (must include copy of SAR report showing Pell eligibility.)
Write a brief explanation of reasons for applying for this scholarship and why you feel you would represent this organization well.
FIRST NEBRASKA BANK SCHOLARSHIP
Write a one page essay titled
“What does having a bank in my community mean to me.”
PEKAREK AG-EBF MATCHING FUNDS SCHOLARSHIP
Please list at least 2 Extra-Curricular Activities throughout your last 2 years completed at East Butler:
Essay: Submit a one-page, double-spaced, essay which demonstrates your passion for agriculture, through your ag experiences (i.e. What ag experiences have you had, Farm hand, greenhouse work, land judging, raising livestock, internships, FFA). Describe your career and or/education goals. Predict how achieving these goals will help you make an impact in the future
Submit a letter of recommendation from one person who has worked with you in your ag experiences.
EAST BUTLER FOUNDATION VIDEO SCHOLARSHIP
Applicant(s) are asked to create a video, no longer than 10 minutes in length, which best represents the theme, “It’s a good time to be a tiger because…” Areas to be highlighted are (but not limited to):
Service Projects (ex. Food Drive, Pink Out, FBLA Toy Drive)
Interviews with Administration
Interviews with Faculty, Staff, and Students
INTERVIEW-EBF MATCHING FUNDS SCHOLARSHIP
Interview Maximum Time is 10 Minutes
This supplement should be printed off and included in your submitted scholarship application package with the following questions left unanswered. (These questions are grading material for the Foundation Board during the interview.) Additional questions may be asked.
Give us your background
Tell us your plans after graduation
What are your strengths and how do you plan to use them in your chosen field?
DEAN ROLFSMEIER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Please explain the reasons for applying for this scholarship and why you feel you would represent the East Butler Foundation and East Butler School well (minimum 100 words)
The East Butler Foundation encourages volunteerism, service to others, and giving back to one’s community. Certainly, Mr. Rolfsmeier is a fine example of this. Please describe your volunteer activities at school and in your community.