the afo scholarship program
High School Students of French
The Alliance Française d’Omaha (AFO) offers a scholarship program to encourage you to deepen your interest in the French language and culture during your high school years.
We will award at least 5 scholarships of $500 each
Plus! Every eligible applicant will be given a free one-year membership to the Alliance Francaise d’Omaha.
Talk with your parents and teacher about this opportunity.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Who may apply?
Must be 16 years or older by October 15th of the current year.
Has completed a minimum of 2 years of high school French
Currently is studying French at an Omaha-area high school (or a school within a 25-mile radius of Omaha)
Will be enrolled in French at the time of selection
BON COURAGE AND BONNE CHANCE À TOUS!
THE 2018-2019 AFO SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM WAS A BIG SUCCESS!
"FÉLICITATIONS: TO THIS YEAR'S RECIPIENTS & THEIR TEACHERS!
Scholarship Winners, their parents and teachers:
Victoria Fleming - Duchesne Academy
Parents: Ed and Lynn Fleming, Teacher: Jeanette Solberg
Evangeline Mason - Duchesne Academy
Parents: Danny and Christina Mason, Teacher: Jeanette Solberg
Owen Sumter - Papillion LaVista,
Parents: Brad and Angie Sumter, Teacher: Dianne Halligan
Victoria Swanson - Elkhorn South
Parent: Carole Swanson, Teacher: Amanda Henry
Ha Le Thi Xuan - Papio-LaVista,
Parents: Hai Le and Huyen Nguyen, Teacher: Dianne Halligan
Goals of Alliance Française d’Omaha
To reach out to the community with our mission to promote French language and culture.
To spark lifelong interest in the French language and culture among young people.
To support the efforts of area French teachers.
To increase the visibility of the AFO and its many activities.
Note: Family and relatives of board members, officers, contractors or employees of AFO are NOT eligible to apply for or receive a scholarship.