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Christ Child Society of Omaha Academic Scholarship Program

Christ Child Society of Omaha’s Scholarship Program is designed to empower parents who have significant financial need, helping them achieve their academic goals, and putting their families on the path toward independence and success. 

The following scholarship award levels are available:

1. $5,000 for applicants pursuing four-year degrees. This award level may be renewed up to three times.

2. $2,500 for applicants pursuing two-year degrees. This award level may be renewed one time.

To be considered for a Fall 2022 award, applications must be submitted by April 8, 2022.  (Applications will be accepted in August/September 2022 for Spring 2023 awards.)


2022 Eligibility and Application Process

The following requirements must be met to be considered eligible for a scholarship:

The Candidate must obtain a high school diploma or GED before applying for the scholarship.
The Candidate must have primary responsibility for their child(ren)’s care and the child(ren) must live with the Candidate.
The Candidate must provide proof of enrollment in, or acceptance to, an undergraduate degree program or vocational training program.
The Candidate’s scholarship nomination or endorsement must come from a certified Christ Child Society of Omaha participating agency (see list below).
The Candidate must work with the certified, nominating/endorsing agency to complete the scholarship application form. (Applications are only accepted from a certified agency representative on the Candidate's behalf.)

If the eligibility requirements are met, then the application process requires:

The certified agency submits the application, including the Candidate's personal educational/professional goals statement, via online form.
Christ Child Society of Omaha accepts the Candidate’s application only from the certified agency.
Christ Child Society of Omaha Scholarship Committee reviews all applications and makes award recommendations.
Scholarship award recipients for Fall 2022 will be notified no later than May 1.

Certified Agencies (as of March 2022) include:

  • Bellevue University
  • Bethlehem House
  • Carole’s House of Hope
  • Child Saving Institute
  • College of Saint Mary
  • Heartland Family Services, Family Works Program
  • Mater Filius 
  • Methodist College 
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha

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