Carl and Lerlene Hamilton Oehler Memorial Scholarship

This memorial scholarship was funded to honor Lerlene Hamilton Oehler, a gifted teacher, and her husband Carl Oehler, who was a successful rancher and civic leader. Together they shared a deep respect for the power of education.

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February 8, 2024


Applicant must be a current graduating student from Harper High School. Applicant must be in top quartile of their graduating class. Applicants can reapply for 3 consecutive years, given they maintain a minimum of a 3.0 GPA. A letter outlining continued need and qualification, as well as a transcript from the prior year are required.

Selection Criteria

Selection is based on academic and extracurricular achievement, as well as financial need. Recipient must be accepted full-time into an accredited college or university, public or private, before award decisions. The scholarship award is null and void if not accepted within one year of award date.

Type of Student

Graduating High School Senior

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