Ashlie Rose Armstrong
Ashlie graduated from Papillion LaVista High School. She is planning on attending the University of Nebraska at Kearney to become an Occupational Therapist.
We present an annual $500 Scholarship to amputees or their immediate family members who are engaged in Post-Secondary education.
The Omaha Amputee Golf Association Scholarship Fund has been established to provide financial assistance for post-secondary training, who is an amputee or an immediate family member of an amputee. This includes children, grandchildren or stepchildren of an amputee.
A Scholarship(s) will be awarded annually and will be judged on the following criteria: Academic Excellence, Leadership and Community Service.
- Be an amputee of one or more major limb/joint(s). An immediate family member of an amputee including children, grandchildren or stepchildren of an amputee.
- Be accepted or enrolled in an accredited post-secondary institution.
- Submit a completed application by May 1st of the award year. The applicant must include a transcript (high school or college), a personal resume, two letters of reference, and a statement (100 words or less) concerning your intent to continue your education.
- Active members of the Omaha Amputee Golf Association will receive preferential treatment. (Membership can be achieved by playing in the annual golf tournament).
The scholarship(s) will be awarded annually, not to exceed four (4) years. To receive a subsequent award, the recipient must maintain a GPA of 2.5 or better on a 4-point scale. The Omaha Amputee Golf Association Board of Directors will select the recipient(s), based on the above criteria, and manage the scholarship process. Re-application is required each year. When re-applying, the application form needs to be submitted, no need to re-submit the transcript, resume, letters of reference, or statement letter.
The scholarship is supported by proceeds of the Omaha Amputee Golf Association Tournament and by private donations. This scholarship will be presented at the Saturday evening banquet which is held in conjunction with the tournament. The recipient will be asked to attend this banquet.
Acceptance of this scholarship shall in no way prevent the recipient from accepting additional loans, grants or other scholarships.
Payment can be made either to the recipient or paid directly to the accredited institution.
Payment will be made the following fall semester after a copy of the recipient’s fall grades are sent to the board verifying he/she has maintained at least a 2.5 GPA on a 4-point scale. A copy of the grades must be received before February 15th or the recipient will not receive the scholarship payment for that year.
- 2014 - Dale Stogdill Jr