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Terese Svaboda Cultural Heritage Scholarship 

Youth for Greater Good administers the application process for the Cultural Heritage Scholarship founded and funded by New York Times Bestselling author and Nebraska Native Terese Svaboda. This one time scholarship is intended for South Sudanese seniors in Nebraska with plans on attending a trade/vocational, 2 year or 4 year college. A simple literary based applications opens every February and deadline to apply is May with selections being made and announced later that summer. Each student can earn up to $1,000 towards their tuition. 

Scholarship Recipients 


*Titchiang Dap- $750

University of Nebraska- Omaha 


*Nyajuok Pal - $1,000

Florida A&M University 

*Nyanhial Wiyual - $1,000

University of Nebraska - Lincoln

*Nyagour Duang - $1,000

University of Nebraska- Lincoln 


* Elizabeth Bichiok - $1,000 - University of Nebraska-Omaha

* Lam Kuany - $1,000 -

Cowley Community College

* Nyajimma Put - $1,000

Iowa Central Community College

Nyawec Reath - $1,000

University of Nebraska Omaha

Application for class of 2023 will be posted on here when made available. 
For any questions or want to be notified when application goes live contact us at:

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