Scholarship Information

  • Omaha Schools Foundation

    Alfonza W. Davis Middle School - SOAR ABOVE SCHOLARSHIP

    Purpose:  To provide a one-time scholarship assistance for no more than two Omaha Public School seniors that attended and earned their wings at  Davis Middle School.

    Amount:  $350.00 payable to an educational institution of recipient's choice. Verification of enrollment should be sent directly to the Omaha Public Schools Foundation for payment directly to the educational institution.

    Eligible Recipients:   2 graduating seniors from an Omaha Public High School who attended for at least one year and earned their wings at Alfonza W. Davis Middle School.

    Selection Criteria:     

    1. Student must submit the Davis Scholarship Application with all its requirements.

    2. Student must submit a letter or recommendation from a teacher or school administrator.

    3. Student must submit a current transcript.

    4. Student must submit a short essay (max. 3 paragraphs). Essay is to focus on one of the Six Soar Above = 

    Tuskegee Pillars. Student should focus essay on how one of the six pillars played a role in his/her education

    preparation and his/her future college endeavors. Aim High, Be Ready To Go, Expect To Win, Use Your

    Brain, Never Quit, Believe In Yourself.

    Selection Procedure:  Please send required information on potential scholarship recipients to: Toba Cohen-Dunning, Executive Director, Omaha Public School Foundation. Final recipients will be chosen by the Scholarship Committee of the Alfonza W. Davis Middle School.

    Administered By:  Omaha Schools Foundation


    For more information go to:    or contact your high school counselor.