SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM MISSION

To inspire and support the young men & women of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands by recognizing their individual talents and promoting an environment where they will accomplish their goals and achieve success through post-secondary education, internships and mentoring.

Civicore Login
Civicore Profile

Please contact your Club Teen Director to establish Civicore Login. Click here, to watch the Civicore & Scholarship Application Workshop.

JYOY/YOY Programming
Junior Youth of the Year/ Youth of the Year Programming
Reference Form
Reference Letter Form

Filling out a reference form for a scholar.

Essay Contest 2021
Junior Youth of the Year/ Youth of the Year Submission Materials
Download YOY Application HereDownload JYOY Application Here

Program Perks

  1. Professional one-on-one counseling regarding:
    • School selection
    • Career choices
    • Cost of college
    • Financial Aid
  2. On campus follow-up visits
  3. Connections to professionals in your field of interest
  4. Recognition at annual BGCM Scholarship Luncheon
  5. All scholarships are renewable up to 4 years

Scholarship Towards

  1. 4 year University
  2. Community College
  3. Trade School
  4. Vocational School
  5. Barber School
  6. Cosmetology School

Earn up to $10,000 per year

Requirements

  1. Active club membership (minimum membership period is September 1st of senior year)
  2. Updated Civicore profile
  3. Club involvement and program participation
  4. Community service
  5. Club leadership
  6. Participate in Youth of the Year Program

Club Connects Members to Internships

Where members have interned:

  • Burlington Capital
  • Holland Basham Architects
  • Kiewit Corporation
  • Silverstone Group
  • Union Pacific
  • UNMC
  • Woodmen
  • Yahoo!

Scholarship Available

  • CenturyLink
  • Hawkins Family Scholarship
  • A.V. Sorenson
  • Charles E. & Florence Lakin Good Citizen Scholarship
  • Morton A. Richards Scholarship Fund
  • G. Robert Muchemore Foundation
  • Officer Tye Pratt Memorial Scholarship
  • Metropolitan Community College Scholarship
  • Boys and Girls Club of the Midlands Scholarship
  • Paul Stella Memorial Scholarship
  • Heider Family Scholarship
  • Corporal Shane Kielion Memorial Scholarship
  • Fred Arkoosh Jr. Memorial Scholarship
  • John & Harriet Wiebe Good Citizen Scholarship
  • Officer Kerrie Orozco Memorial Scholarship
  • RaeLynn Preston Memorial Scholarship

BECOME A MEMBER

Membership Benefits

  • Free Food
  • Fieldtrips
  • College Tours
  • College & Career Fair
  • Teen Work Program
  • Mentoring
  • College & Career Planning
  • ACT Prep
  • Computers
  • Gym and Basketball
  • Swimming Pool
  • Weekend Hours
  • Ping-Pong and Pool Tables
  • Video Games
  • Music Recording Studio

Teen Club Locations

North Omaha Club
2610 Hamilton St.
Omaha, NE 68131
402-342-2300

South Omaha Club
5051 South 22nd St.
Omaha, NE 68107
402-733-8333

Westside Club
1414 Robertson Dr.
Omaha, NE 68114
402-932-6477

Carter Lake Club
4101 North 17th St.
Carter Lake, IA 51510
712-347-5687

Council Bluffs Club
815 North 16th St.
Council Bluffs, IA 51501
712-256-5603

Mount View Club
5322 North 52nd St. #002
Omaha, NE 68104
402-208-3833

Choose your location, visit the CLUB and become a member today!

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Jermaine Jones

Chief Career Navigation Officer

Please Contact:

Jermaine Jones

jjones@bgcomaha.org   |   402-342-1600

A former North Omaha Club member and scholarship recipient, Jermaine Jones has a rich history with the Clubs and the Omaha community. After working in various positions in insurance and youth serving organizations, Jones returned home to the Clubs in January of 2016 to serve in his current role as Chief Career Navigation Officer. He is passionate about working with the Club members and aims to guide them towards their academic and career goals. His logic for success focuses on educating college bound Club members about the importance of obtaining a post secondary education without racking up student debt.

Jermaine received his bachelor’s degree in Sociology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a Masters Degree in Educational Leadership from Doane College. In the past, Jermaine has worked at Avenue Scholars Foundation where he served as a College and Career Advisor for 5 ½ years, working with hundreds of area high school Juniors, Seniors, and college students.