The Nebraska Czechs of York provide a $300 scholarship every year to a senior in high school.
Selection is based on academic achievement, community involvement, participation in school and extra-curricular activities, employment history, leadership skills and involvement in keeping the Czech heritage alive.
Download the scholarship application here: 2017 ScholarshipApplication.pdf
Past winners are:
2015 - Josie Lee from York
2014 - Alex Johnathon Maresh from York
2013 - Emilie Rose Turek from York
2012 – Courtney Pendleton of Geneva, Fillmore Central High School
2011 – Eleanor Cerveny of Aurora, Aurora High School
2010 – Whitney Brooke of Benedict, Cross County High School
The 2016 Nebraska Czechs of York Scholarship was awarded to Tayma Sebek from Hampton High School. Her parents are Greg and Dawn Sebek of rural Hampton. Tayma will attend Doane College to pursue a degree in Elementary Education and endorsements in coaching and junior high English. Pictured with Tayma are Nebraska Czechs of York President JoAnn Kuester, left, and club scholarship chairman Jean Lamp.