To provide financial assistance for two graduating Omaha Public Schools seniors who attended Castelar Elementary School.


Two –  $300 checks payable to an educational institution of recipient’s choice.  Verification of enrollment should be sent to the Omaha Public Schools Foundation for payment directly to the institution.

Eligible Recipients:

Two graduating seniors from an Omaha Public Schools High School who attended Castelar Elementary School for a minimum of three years.

Selection Criteria:

  1. Student must submit the PTO Common Scholarship Application with all of its requirements.
  2. Student must submit a letter of recommendation from a teacher or school administrator.
  3. Student must submit a current transcript.
  4. Student must submit a short essay answering the questions, “What I remember most about my elementary school experience? ” and “Why do I want to further my education?”

Selection Procedure:

Final recipients will be chosen by the Scholarship Committee of Castelar Elementary PTO. The award will be forwarded to the recipient’s college of choice upon receipt of proof of enrollment and a “Thank You” note directed to the donor. 

Administered by:

Omaha Public Schools Foundation

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