Scholarship Funds

  • Jason Barrett Memorial Scholarship - one $500 scholarship is available to a current graduating senior at York High School, who is involved in high school athletics, and plans to attend a vocational school.

  • Carol L. Bittinger Scholarship – one scholarship will be available to a current graduating senior who resides in York County pursuing enrollment in the study of medicine, nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, or any other health-related course of study.  Amount may vary.

  • Steve Block Memorial Scholarship - one $1,000 scholarship is available to current graduating senior at York High School who plans to pursue enrollment in industrial technology, architecture or engineering.

  • Lance J. Boyle Memorial Scholarship - one $1,000 scholarship is available to a current graduating senior at York High School who is a member of the York Chapter of FFA and plans to attend a technical school and pursue a degree in agriculture.

  • Kathleen Dougherty-Bartizal Scholarship – one $6,000 scholarship is available to a current graduating senior at York High School who plans to major in a field related to the environmental sciences. If no one applies in the field of conservation and natural resources, the scholarship will be open to a student going into the field of education.

  • Drive for Your Goal Scholarship – one or two $1,000 scholarships are available to current graduating seniors from York High School who have participated in at least one sport.

  • Harold Elkins Memorial Golf Scholarship – one scholarship is available to a current graduating senior boy at York High School who is a member of the York High School golf team. Amount may vary.

  • Beth Ellis Memorial Scholarship -- one $500 scholarship is available to a current graduating senior girl at York High School who has participated in at least two high school sports.

  • Forever a Duke Scholarship – one $1,000 scholarship or two $750 scholarships will be available to a current graduating senior from York High School who is at least a second-generation graduate of York High School and who has been active in the fine arts during high school.

  • R.A. & Lena Freeman Scholarship – one $1,000 scholarship is available to a current graduating senior at York High School, who plans to attend a technical school and major in a field related to foundry work.

  • Raymond “Butch” Gray Memorial Scholarship - one scholarship is available to a current graduating senior at York High School who plans to attend a technical school in Nebraska and major in welding, metal fabrication or machining. Amount may vary.

  • Adam James Hansen Memorial Scholarship - one $500 scholarship is available to a current graduating senior at York High School who plans to pursue a degree in Computer Technology/Programming or computer Science.

  • Hirschfeld Family Scholarship -- one $500 scholarship will be available to a current graduating senior from York High School who is has participated in or has been an active member of 4-H or FFA in York County. The applicant must be pursuing enrollment in an agricultural major.

  • Greg Holoch Memorial Scholarship – two $1,000 scholarships are available to current graduating seniors from York High School who plan to major in Building Trades.

  • Alfred & Verna Holthus Scholarship - one $1,000 scholarship is available to a current graduating senior at Bertrand High School.

  • Holthus Family Scholarship - $1,000 scholarships are available to current graduating seniors at York High School.  The number of scholarships available may vary.

  • Kendell Holthus Memorial Scholarship - one $2,000 scholarship and one $1,000 scholarship are available to current graduating seniors at York High School who plan to major in Business Finance/Banking or Medical Field.

  • Vivian Hoyle Nursing Scholarship - one scholarship is available to a current graduating senior at York High School who plans to major in nursing. Amount may vary.

  • Hying Family Scholarship – one $1,000 scholarship will be available to a current graduating senior from York High School that has shown excellence in academics and activities throughout their high school career.

  • Ray Korbelik Memorial Scholarship - one scholarship is available to a current graduating senior at York High School who plans to attend a technical school with a building emphasis.   Amount may vary.

  • Kristopher & Jennifer Kunze Scholarship - one scholarship is available to a current graduating senior at York High School who has participated in at least two varsity sports, and plans to major in Engineering or Nursing.  Amount may vary.

  • Labart Scholarship – one or more scholarships will be available to students enrolled at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, to become a physician. Students must have resided in York County at time of high school graduation. Amount may vary. 

  • Levitt Family Scholarship - one $1,000 scholarship is available to a current graduating senior at York High School who plans to attend a public or private Nebraska technical school or college.

  • Dorothy & Howard May York College Scholarship - one or two scholarships are available to current York College students.  Amounts may vary.

  • Dorothy & Howard May York High School Scholarship - one or two scholarships are available to current graduating seniors at York High School who plan to attend a Nebraska college or university.  Amounts may vary.    

  • Arthur H. & Belle L. Merrill Scholarship - one scholarship is available to a current graduating senior at York High School who plans to pursue a degree in education. Amount may vary.

  • Tom & Carole Miller Scholarship – one $500 scholarship is available to a current graduating senior from York High School who is pursuing enrollment in a technical school or community college.  The scholarship award will alternate each year between a girl or boy recipient.

  • Chris Nelsen Memorial Scholarship for Agriculture & Agronomy - one scholarship will be available to a current graduating senior from York, Frontier or Lincoln Counties who plans to pursue a degree in Agriculture or Agronomy, or a current college student who majors in Agriculture or Agronomy.  Amount may vary.  

  • JoDelle A. Obermier Memorial Scholarship - one $1,000 scholarship is available to a current graduating senior who attends a York County High School or attends Cross County High School but resides in York County.  

  • Peterson Family Scholarship - one $500 scholarship is available to a current graduating senior at Cross County High School who must reside in York County.

  • Loren A. & Erma E. Pieper Scholarship - one $500 scholarship is available to a current graduating senior at York High School who plans to pursue a degree in plumbing/heating/air conditioning.

  • Kenneth C. & Joyce H. Rhoades Memorial Scholarship - one scholarship is available to a current graduating senior at York High School who plans to pursue a degree in elementary education or agriculture. Amount may vary.

  • Harold & Ginny Rosenau Fine Arts Scholarship – one $500 scholarship is available to a current graduating senior from York High School who plans to major in music, art or drama.

  • Rob & Carol Schardt MMM Scholarship – one $2,000 scholarship is available to a current graduating senior from York High School who has excelled at and is pursuing a post-secondary education in Math, Medicine, and/or Music.

  •  Rosemary Stahr Memorial Scholarship - one $250 scholarship is available to a current graduating senior girl and one $250 scholarship is available to a current graduating senior boy at York High School. They must have participated in York High School soccer for at least two seasons.

  • Natalie Teegerstrom Schlegelmilch Memorial Scholarship – one $500 scholarship is available to a current graduating York High School senior, who participated in sports and community involvement, pursuing enrollment in the Medical Field.

  • Eunice M. Troester Scholarship – one $3,000 scholarship is available to a current graduating York High School senior AND one $3,000 scholarship is available to a current graduating Hampton High School senior pursuing a major in Agriculture, Medicine or Allied Health Field.

  • Winsor Tucker Scholarship - the number and amount of scholarships vary. Scholarships are available to current graduating seniors who attend a York County School or any other school district that includes York County property.  The applicant must reside in York County.  Scholarships are renewable for four years. This scholarship has a separate application and supporting documents.

  • Maurie Van Nostrand Memorial Scholarship - one $500 scholarship is available to a current   graduating senior at Cross County High School who must reside in York County.

  • Robert L. & Verna M. Wolfe Scholarship – one scholarship will be available to a current graduating senior at York High School who plans to pursue a degree in Business or Education. Amount may vary.

  • Wood Family Future Science Educator Scholarship – one $500 scholarship is available to a current graduating senior from York High School pursuing enrollment with the intent of teaching Science at the secondary level.

  • Wood Family Student of the Arts Scholarship – one $500 scholarship is available to a current graduating senior from York High School pursuing the study of Fine or Performing Arts.