Goscha scholarship fund accepting applications


March 18, 2021

The Lawrence Goscha Scholarship Fund, an affiliated fund of the Nebraska Community Foundation, has established scholarship opportunities for area high schools and their graduates.

These schools include Clearwater, Orchard, Elgin Public, Ewing, Neligh-Oakdale, Pope John XXIII Central Catholic and Wheeler Central.

Scholarships in the amount of $3,750 will be awarded to successful applicants. Graduating seniors and those graduates in his or her second or subsequent year of post-secondary education are encouraged to apply.

For an application or more information, contact the local school’s guidance counselor.

Lawrence Nicholas Goscha was born Nov. 13, 1925, near Clearwater, one of 13 children in his family. He attended country grade school and graduated from Clearwater High School in 1942. 

For most of his adult life, Lawrence farmed with his brother in Antelope County. His Catholic faith and education were important to Lawrenc, and it was his wish that he would give area youth an opportunity to further their education, particularly in the area of agriculture. Lawrence loved the land and was a lifelong learner. These scholarships will honor his memory.


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