Foundation Oren Galloway BNSF Scholarship

Amount:  $1000

Deadlines:  March 31 of Each Year for High School Seniors or November 30 of Each Year for Continuing Education Students The Sowers Club of Nebraska Foundation may award a limited number of scholarships annually to deserving High School Senior and/or Continuing Education Students during their HS Senior, Freshman, Sophomore and/or Junior College Years.  This award can only be won once.  Individuals must meet the following qualifications to be considered.

  1. Must be an employee or have a parent or grandparent that worked for or else retired from Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Railroad. 
  2. Must be a U.S Citizen and a Resident of Nebraska.
  3. Must be planning to attend or continue attending an institution of higher learning in Nebraska on a full-time basis.
  4. Any major of study.
  5. Must have at least a 2.5 High School or College GPA.
  6. Must submit a fully completed and typed application form, including:
    • Requested personal information
    • College and/or High School Grade Transcripts
    • Listing of Extracurricular Activities, Awards & Recognition
    • Listing of Community Activities, Awards & Recognition
    • Employment History of Summer and/or Part-time Jobs
    • Statement of Financial Need and Listing of Other Scholarship Applications/Awards
    • Essay of Post-Education Career Plan
    • 3 or More Letters of Recommendation
    • Be Willing to Attend Our Disbursement Function and Dinner in December to Be Recognized by the Foundation
    • Submit a single PDF file of the completed application form and all attachments to by March 31 or Nov 30

Oren Galloway BNSF Scholarship Application

Please direct questions to or call 402-438-2244