What the LEAF awards each year. . .
One LEAF STAR scholarship of $1,000 is available to a senior in LPS of an LEA member for use at an
accredited Nebraska educational institution. $1,000
One LEAF SOAR scholarship of $1,000 is available to a senior in LPS for use at an accredited
Nebraska educational institution. $1,000
Four Certificated Professional Grants of $250 each are available to LEA certificated members for
use in their assignment for special projects and other creative endeavors. $1,000
Unknown number of Catastrophic Assistance Grants of $250 (Available to LEA members for a
catastrophic situation in their personal lives-- medical care, damage of home and personal property,
economic hardship, etc.). (Estimate) $1,500
One Christa McAuliff Scholarship of $500 is available to LEA certificated or classified members for
study, research, academic improvement, projects or graduate study. $ 500
At least one, possibly more, Barbara Buckingham Patronsky Scholarship of $500 each is available
to LEA teacher members to broaden his/her horizons, especially if the activity involves travel.
(Funded by Mr. Patronsky.)
Committed Future Teacher Scholarships will be paid until August 2013. $2,000
The LEA Foundation Fundraiser has netted nearly $5,000 over the past few years. This amount and
payroll deductions have helped cover the scholarships and grants. Won’t you consider contributing
to the Fundraiser and/or to the Foundation through Payroll deduction? A Payroll deduct form is
available by clicking here. Return the form to the LEA Office, via inter-school mail or to 4920 Normal
Blvd., 68506. Thank You for your support!!
The LEAF Board of Directors: Jenni Absalon, Karen Dress, Marge Keep, Deb Rasmussen, Skyler
Reising, Dan Studer
Additional scholarship information and applications may be accessed by clicking here.
Q: Why contribute to the Foundation?
A: LEA FOUNDATION Scholarships and Grants!