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Bernard Hogan Memorial Scholarship

Thank you for your interest in the Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., Bernard Hogan Memorial Scholarship. Please carefully review the scholarship information and your completed application before submission. You are responsible for submitting all required information in one complete package. Applications without all required supporting documentation will not be considered.


This scholarship was created to assist African American males attending colleges and universities in Nebraska with the cost of tuition, books, room and board. To be eligible students must have maintained a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA, plan on attending a (2) two or (4) four year post-secondary institution in Nebraska and have demonstrated Service for Humanity.


The following materials must accompany each scholarship application:

∑ Unofficial High School or College Transcript.
∑ Resume and Wallet Size, Digital Photo.
∑ Two (2) Letters of Recommendation
 High school teacher, college faculty or faculty member who can attest to the
applicant’s high level of scholarship.
 Community leader, college faculty or staff member who can attest to the applicant’s
achievements in community service.
∑ 250 word statement describing your educational goals and career aspirations.
∑ 250 word statement describing why service for humanity is important.

Please submit the online form linked below to complete the scholarship the application process.

*** Bernard Hogan Memorial Scholarship Application (2022) ***


All applications must be postmarked by April 15, 2022. All applications postmarked following that date will not be accepted.  The winner(s) of the scholarship will be notified by May 1, 2022.


The winner(s) of this scholarship will receive a one-time disbursement of at least $500.00 to be used for expenses including tuition, books, room and board. The check will be made out to the scholarship recipient and the office to which the money is to be applied such as the university bookstore or the business office. Once the award recipient has been chosen he will have the opportunity to identify where the scholarship will be applied.

Awards will be issued accordingly after August 1st for the ensuing academic year.

Past Scholarship Recipients

Phi Beta Sigma Scholarship Recipients

Since the inception of our scholarship program, the Nebraska Sigma Zeta Education Foundation, Inc. and Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity have awarded scholarships to many deserving students. Please review our award gallery below.
Scholarship RecipientAmount AwardedYear Awarded
Zaiid Liwaru500.002013
Camden Johnson500.002014
Justin Jackson500.002014
DeValon C. Whitcomb500.002015
O.P.S. C.A.C.E. Scholarship Sponsor1000.002015
O.P.S. C.A.C.E. Scholarship Sponsor1000.002016
O.P.S. C.A.C.E. Scholarship Sponsor
(Ali Ali)
O.P.S. C.A.C.E. Scholarship Sponsor
(Isaiah Butler)
Shawn Woods500.002018
Niyonkuru Fulgence500.002018
Trae Brown1000.002019
Adham Westrbrook1000.002021
Total Scholarship Dollars Awarded Since Inception:$9000.00

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