Scholarship Information

Omaha Schools Foundation

Alfonza W. Davis Middle School - SOAR ABOVE SCHOLARSHIP

Purpose:                        To provide a one-time scholarship assistance for no more than two Omaha Public School seniors that attended and earned their wings at  Davis Middle School.

Amount:                        $350.00 payable to an educational institution of recipient's choice. Verification of enrollment should be sent directly to the Omaha Public Schools Foundation for payment directly to the educational institution.

Eligible Recipients:     2 graduating seniors from an Omaha Public High School who attended for at least one year and earned their wings at Alfonza W. Davis Middle School.

Selection Criteria:      1. Student must submit the Davis Scholarship Application with all its requirements.

                                        2. Student must submit a letter or recommendation from a teacher or school administrator.

                                        3. Student must submit a current transcript.

                                        4. Student must submit a short essay (max. 3 paragraphs). Essay is to focus on one of the Six Soar Above = 

                                            Tuskegee Pillars. Student should focus essay on how one of the six pillars played a role in his/her education

                                            preparation and his/her future college endeavors. Aim High, Be Ready To Go, Expect To Win, Use Your

                                            Brain, Never Quit, Believe In Yourself.

Selection Procedure:  Please send required information on potential scholarship recipients to: Toba Cohen-Dunning, Executive Director, Omaha Public School Foundation. All items must be received by March 8, 2019. Final recipients will be chosen by the Scholarship Committee of the Alfonza W. Davis Middle School.

Administered By:          Omaha Schools Foundation


For more information go to:    https://omahapublicschoolsfoundation.org/    or contact your high school counselor.