LEA Foundation

What the LEAF awards each year. . .

One (or more) 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.
One (or more) LEAF SOAR scholarship of $1,000 is available to a senior in LPS for use at an accredited Nebraska educational institution.

Up to 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.    

Catastrophic Assistance Grants of $250 (or more depending upon the need and availability of funds are available to LEA members for a catastrophic situation in their personal lives– medical care, damage of home and personal property, economic hardship, etc.).  

One (or more) Christa McAuliff Scholarship of up to $2,000 is available to LEA certificated or classified members for study, research, academic improvement, projects or graduate study.

One or more, Barbara Buckingham Patronsky Scholarship of $500 is available to LEA teacher members  to broaden their horizons, when the activity involves travel. (Funded by Mr. Richard Patronsky.)

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.

Please consider contributing 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:  Rita Bennett, Karen Dress, Marge Keep, Skyler Reising, and Dan Studer

Additional scholarship information and applications may be accessed by clicking here.