We are privileged to offer this scholarship to honor the life of Sydney Loofe. We want to thank the Loofe family for allowing us to honor Sydney in this way. 

Eligibility & Dates

Applicants to the Sydney Loofe Memorial Scholarship must:​

  • Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher

  • Eligible High Schools: Nebraska High Schools (Public, Private or Exempt)

  • Demonstrate plans to attend an institution of higher learning that will make an impact on the community in the interest of safety, and the desire to protect the vulnerable in the areas of:

    • Countering human trafficking

    • Online safety

    • Cyber security 


This list is not comprehensive. The individual must be able to demonstrate in their essay how their degree can make a difference in the lives of others.

  • Deadline: March 19, 2021 by 5:00 PM

  • Award Amount: $4000

How To Apply

The application can be downloaded with the link in the top right corner. Directions on how to submit the application will be enclosed. 

  • Submission may be sent via email to in PDF format or via snail mail at 11620 M Circle Omaha, Nebraska 68137.

  • All materials must come in one email or one envelope.

  • Students should attach their resume. Optional additional attachments of activities page or list of awards is also accepted.

  • Students should attach their transcript.

  • A complete application will include a cover page with name, school, desired undergraduate degree, email address and home address.

  • Please pay attention to the essay guidelines, as described on the application.

Additional Requirements

  1. Two letters of recommendation from a teacher, counselor, coach or supervisor.

  2. A completed application form.

The scholarship will be awarded in May 2021. The Set Me Free Project will hold a celebratory event to award the scholarship, and the student receiving the scholarship should attend, family and friends are welcomed.


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Nebraska Office (402) 521-3080

Iowa Office (515) 612-9300 

11620 M Circle, Omaha, Nebraska 68137


©2020 by The Set Me Free Project. 

The Set Me Free Project is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation.

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