The Genoa U.S. Indian School Foundation is offering a $1,000 scholarship.  We are pleased to provide a scholarship to a descendant of a Genoa U.S. Indian School student. Since the focus of the Genoa School was to provide an education for Native Americans, we feel a duty to try and help descendants of former students by offering a scholarship to a descendant so they might further their education.

The cover letter and application may be obtained by e-mailing the following address or by writing to the Genoa Indian School Foundation. Box 382, Genoa NE 68640. Included in this mailing is a copy of the scholarship application.  Please share this with any descendant that you feel would benefit from this scholarship. The Deadline for application is June 15th, 2017. For more information, please e-mail at (please note scholarship on e-mail subject line) or call 402-993-6055. Encourage the students to write several pages on the application.


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Genoa U.S. Indian School Foundation                                       Wolfe Family Scholarship

             For Native American direct descendents

              of  Genoa U.S. Indian School Students



The Native American students who attended the Genoa U.S. Indian School contributed to the history of Genoa, of Nebraska and the United States through their presence, language and culture. In recognition of the contributions of these students made the Genoa U.S. Indian School Foundation and the children of Dale and Alice Wolfe (Dale was a former student) are offering a $1,000.00 scholarship ($500 per semester). The $1,000 scholarship will be distributed in August for the 1st semester and in January for the 2nd semester (after a copy of the 1st semester grades have been received).


The student must be accepted in an accredited program of higher education and provide copy of last semester’s grades.

The student must be a descendant of a Genoa Indian School student and able to provide documentation.

The student must be an enrolled tribal member and able to prove tribal affiliation.

The student must express an interest in the history of the Genoa Indian School.

To receive second half of scholarship money, the student must maintain a B average.

The completed application form must be returned by June 15, 2017, with the winner to be announced in August.  The scholarship recipient will receive the first semester check at the annual Genoa Indian School Reunion in August  or the next month if unable to attend.