Lucile E. Wright Scholarship

  • Maximum Amount
  • Application Deadline
    April 05, 2024
  • Number Of Awards
  • Contact
    Scholarship Committee
    University of Nebraska, College of Education and Human Sciences
    105 Home Economics
    Lincoln, NE 68583
  • Website Address
  • Scholarship Description
    To be eligible to apply for the Lucile E. Wright Memorial Scholarship, applicants must be seeking a degree in nutrition, dietetics or food service management and be enrolled in the College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Nebraska. Applicants are required to complete the Lucile E. Wright Memorial Scholarship Application Form and submit the form to the UNL College of Education and Human Sciences office. Applications must be postmarked or delivered by the specified due date.

    The Lucile E. Wright Memorial Scholarship was established by Lucile Wright to benefit students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Lucile dedicated her life to home sciences and dietetics. In 1940, she pursued her Masters degree in institution management. During World War II, Lucile served as an inspector and grader of processed fruits and vegetables for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. At the end of the war, Lucile became the head dietitian at Vanderbilt University. She later served as manager of food services at Gold’s department store in Lincoln through the 1950s and 1960s.

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