The Josephine Frisbie Scholarship

The FFFAA has created the “Josephine Frisbie Scholarship” for members, their children and grandchildren. Josephine Frisbie, born in Red Cloud, Nebraska in 1906 was an English teacher in the Omaha School District, and nationally known as an educator. She generously bequeathed funds to be used towards a
FFFAA scholarship program. The scholarship will be for $1000.
Scholarship requirements:

  • Applicants must have been admitted to an undergraduate college, community college or technical school with the intention of receiving a degree from their chosen program.
  • Grade Point Average of 3.0 or higher
  • A list of High School extracurricular activities, public service activities and any awards
  • 4 letters of recommendation from current teacher, counselor or non-relative
  • Must be an FFFAA member or a direct descendant (child, grandchild) of an FFFAA member in good standing
  • Copy of Letter of Acceptance from accredited college or trade school
  • An essay no longer than 750 words to include:
    An introductory paragraph
    An adult mentor that that inspires you or whom you would like to emulate.
    The main body of the essay should speak to how your educational goals will help advance your community directly and society as a whole.
  • Application and required materials due April 30, 2018

For more information contact Dale Hull at or Ted Yungclas at
Click here for Scholarship Application form

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