To provide financial assistance to a student seeking post-secondary education in the memory of Wanda M. Clarke, an Omaha Public School science teacher and administrator, who died of cancer on August 3, 2011. Preference will be given to a student who intends to declare a major in Science or Science Education.


School: Omaha South High School


  1. Recipient must demonstrate financial need;
  2. Recipient must be academically able to succeed in college; and
  3. Recipient must intend to major in science.

Selection Process:

 Selection will be made by the South High School Principal and the school's scholarship committee, with input from the science curriculum specialist. Amount will be payable to the college or university upon the Omaha Schools Foundation's receipt of verification of enrollment from the institution chosen by the recipient.

Amount: $1,000.00

Scholarship is renewable for a second year if the recipient has maintained a GPA of 3.0 or better.  Transcripts must be sent to the Omaha Schools Foundation for verification.

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Omaha Schools Foundation

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