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AMBITION IS THE FIRST STEP TOWARDS

SUCCESS

Scholarships Now Available

ABOUT ME

The Story of John Newquist

We all meet wandering souls in our lifetime. John was one of them. In 1994, an older man wearing bib overalls came into Reiman's Body Shop in O'Neill, NE. For some reason, he came everyday since that day. Maybe he felt like he found friends, or he felt safe, or he knew he would finally have a family that he could spend time with.  What unfolded the last years of his life really is a tribute to a man who had a kind soul with his own story and all his treasures in a rusty old popcorn tin.

This is his story that he told on Christmas Eve, years ago...

ABOUT ME

About

Application requirements

The John Newquist Educational Foundation was established to provide annual scholarships for TRADITIONAL AND NON-TRADITIONAL students. This scholarship will assist with educational costs, including:  tuition, fees, books, tools & equipment, and room & board for college students who meet the following criteria:
 

        1. Must be a high school graduate from any school in Nebraska or in the County of Gregory, Tripp, or                       Charles Mix in South Dakota.

       2. Must be a citizen of the United States.

       3. Have completed at least one year of post secondary education at an accredited Community College,                      College or University. High school dual credits do not qualify as first year.

       4. Enrolled in a technical or any program or on course to receive a degree from a two-year vocational school            or four year college or university in any field of study.

       5. Must not have ever been convicted of a felony.

       6. Must pass with a minimum of a "C" or 2.0 cumulative grade point average.

       7. Must provide a past and present work history. Please provide a copy of W-2 or 1099. No applicant shall                be under consideration who has not previously been employed during applicant's lifetime.



All scholarship money distributed from the The John Newquist Educational Foundation shall be forwarded to and will be disbursed by the financial aid department of the school the recipient attends or paid directly to any vendor for required tools, equipment, supplies, etc., the recipient needs in education classes.

Yearly scholarship amounts vary, awards are based on the applicants work history.

Scholarship recipients will receive an email notification of award.

   NEW APPLICANT AND RENEWAL APPLICANT SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINES:  

  - Fall semester ONLY applications must be received by April 1st of current year.

 - Fall/Spring semesters divided equally must be received by April 1st of current year.

ALL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS

MUST BE MAILED AND RECEIVED BY DEADLINE DATES

SEND TO:

JANE REIMAN

87183 WEST 10TH

O'NEILL, NE 68763

   RENEWAL APPLICATION INFORMATION:  

        - The Scholarship is renewable and applicants may reapply every year.

        - Applicant must include transcripts of previous two semesters grades.

                * This does not apply to new non-traditional applicants that have not attended college                   for the last five years or more.

        - Applicant must mark on scholarship application which semester they are applying for. Checks are mailed directly to the college and they will disburse amounts as requested. The student may lose the scholarship and not receive payment for the second term if he/she fails to complete the first term, or for not attaining a Grade Point Average of “C” or 2.00 for the first term.

        - The scholarship committee reserves the right and the discretion to award any amount or amounts it so determines and said scholarship may be renewable and/or terminable after the first year.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, any scholarship award hereunder shall not cause the recipient’s total scholarship awards, including scholarships from other sources, to exceed the recipient’s estimated cost of attending college, which includes but is not limited to costs of tuition, tools and equipment, books, room and board.

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