IOWA PROFESSIONAL GOLFERS’ ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
The Iowa PGA Foundation, the charitable arm of the Iowa PGA Section of America offers an annual scholarship opportunity in memory of one of our members – Charlie Burkhart. The purpose of this scholarship is to assist students in furthering their education. It is open to any graduating high school seniors or previous graduate residing within the Iowa PGA Section or the state of Iowa.
At least one high school graduate will be the 2021 recipient of $1,500 per year for four years at college or university of their choice. Other previously graduated applicants will be reviewed with additional scholarships awarded when possible. Please see the Charlie Burkhart Scholarship Application for full details.
Scholarship winners are selected on the basis of their interest and activity in golf, the potential for future contributions to the game, leadership skills/community involvement, then on their academic/professional ability and financial need. Please note that applicants must email/mail completed application to the scholarship committee on or prior to June 18, 2021.
MERCY ONE SCHOLARSHIP
The Friends of Waterloo Medical Center and the Friends of Cedar Falls Medical Center Scholarships were established to assist graduating high school students who have the desire to pursue a career in the health related field of study or post-secondary students currently enrolled in a health-related program. Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academics, financial need and community involvement. These scholarships, to be awarded in May 2021, must be used in the 2021-2022 academic year and will be paid directly to the institution in which the student will be enrolled full time.
Qualifications and Application Procedure
All procedures must be filled to have application considered.
- Must be from Benton, Black Hawk, Bremer, Buchanan, Butler, Fayette, Grundy, or Tama County.
- Must be a graduating high school student planning to pursue a career in the health-related program or post-secondary student currently enrolled in a health-related program.
- Qualifying health-related careers include: medical or dental curriculum (including pre-med and pre-dental), nursing, dental hygiene, medical/clinical laboratory technology, dental technology, radiology technology, medical transcription, health information technology, medical office services, surgical technology, ultrasound technology, pharmacy, respiratory therapy, and physical therapy.
- Must have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better (on a 4.0 scale)
- Complete application form in detail. Include name on all documents. Do not staple any documents.
- Submit two letters of recommendation from individuals not related to you. Must be included in packet.
- Submit 300 word essay about yourself, including honors, sports, work, community service, why you are choosing a health-related career and reason you feel that you and/or your family need financial assistance.
- Submit a five year plan to achieve your goal.
- Request official copies of all high school and college transcripts to be sent to MercyOne Waterloo Foundation. (If you graduated high school within the past three years, we need both high school and college transcripts.)
- Please send a high-resolution electronic image of applicant. Photograph cannot be taken by cell phone. If using a professional picture, we will need the copyright release from the photographer. Submit photo by email to email@example.com.
- Submit only one application. You will not receive any confirmation the application has been received.
Completed applications must be postmarked or received at the address below by March 5, 2021 to be considered.
MercyOne Waterloo/Cedar Falls Scholarships
MercyOne Waterloo Foundation
3421 West Ninth Street
Waterloo, IA 50702
MUST PICK UP APPLICATION FROM MRS. HENRY IN GUIDANCE OFFICE
CEDAR AREA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS SCHOLARSHIP
Applications must be received no later than March 12, 2021.
- $500.00 scholarships are awarded for one academic year. Students may reapply for subsequent awards.
- Applicants must apply and be admitted to an accredited University, College, Community College, Trade School or school of Higher Learning in the state of Iowa. These are expanded guidelines.
- A minimum 2.0 grade point (based on 4.0 system) is required.
- Applicants must have attended Linn County, Benton County, or Jones County High School and be a citizen of the United States.
Selection of awards based on: Financial need/Hardship, community involvement, special circumstances, academic plans and goals. Not a merit based scholarship.
- Scholarship checks are written and distributed directly to students upon verification that the student has registered for fall semester. It is the responsibility of the recipient to submit this information to the scholarship committee prior to the recipient luncheon in July.
- Applications are available from school counselors and may be printed or filled out at crrealtors.org/scholarship-program.
- Completed applications can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.(Please save a copy to computer, open, and fill in all areas. If application opens in browser, content will not be saved.) Applications may also be mailed to
CRAAR Scholarship Committee
1860 1st Avenue NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
- Please direct all questions to the committee at email@example.com.
FIRST FRIDAY BREAKFAST CLUB
2020-2021 Academic Year
Application Due Date:
March 16, 2021
The First Friday Breakfast Club (FFBC) is an educational, non-profit group for gay, bisexual and transgender men. Monthly meetings provide members and guests an opportunity for education on community affairs from local, state and national opinion leaders and provide them with positive images of the gay community.
As a part of its educational program, FFBC awards $3,000 scholarships to Iowa high school seniors who havedemonstrated leadership in efforts toincrease education and understanding of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues and reduce homophobia in their schools and/or communities.
An applicant must be a resident of Iowa and plan to pursue post-secondary education. Scholarships are awarded without regard to gender, race, religion, creed, marital or employment status or gender/sexual orientation of the prospective recipient or his/her relatives. Additionally, there is no restriction on the type or location of the educational institution where post-secondary education is pursued.
Applications and transcripts must be postmarked no later than March 16, 2021. The FFBC Scholarship Award Committee will notify recipients by no later than May 1, 2021.
SFM Foundation Scholarship Opportunity
The SFM Foundation/Kids Chance provides scholarships to students whose parents were killed or seriously injured in workplace accidents while working for Minnesota or Iowa employers.
Application form is available at www.sfmfoundation.com
At up to $10,000 per year, for up to five years, these scholarships are substantial enough to make a real difference for students. SFM Foundation was created in 2008, an to-date, we have awarded over $2.4 million in scholarships.
If you have any questions, give them call at (855) 621-2076 or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline is March 31st, 2021
Benton Mutual Insurance Association Scholarship
To be eligible for consideration, applicants PARENTS or GUARDIANS must be Policyholders of Benton Mutual Insurance.
Please pick up a copy of the scholarship application from Mrs. Henry in the Guidance Office.
Application Deadline is April 1st, 2021
BLUE CREEK SPRINGTIME MONARCHS
(Benton County Chapter of the NWTF)
Write a brief essay describing your commitment to conservation and preserving our hunting heritage. Essay must be typed, double-spaced and should not exceed three pages. Essay must include:
- Why you will be a good investment if you are awarded this conservation scholarship
- Any experiences and background that demonstrate your dedication to conservation and the preservation of our hunting heritage
- Why is hunting important to you and your family?
- Students should be graduating seniors with a 3.0 on 4.0 scale or equivalent grade point average.
- Students must be pursuing a degree at an accredited institution of higher education (i.e. Junior College, Community College, Technical College, College or University).
- Students must support the preservation of the hunting tradition and actively participate in hunting sports. A copy of current hunting license is required.
- Students must hold a current NWTF membership.
- Students must be involved in school activities (i.e. FFA, Ecology Club, Science Club, Beta Club, Student Council, etc.).
- Students must demonstrate ability as a leader among his or her peers.
- Students must demonstrate community leadership and/or involvement (i.e. Scouting, 4-H, civic group or club,
- Students must submit an essay exhibiting dedication to conservation (see application).
PLEASE SEE MRS. HENRY IN THE GUIDANCE OFFICE FOR APPLICATION
USA Communications College Scholarship
USA Communications of Shellsburg supports the continuing education of the high school seniors whose parents are a member of Farmers Mutual Telephone Cooperative of Shellsburg and have their service in the Shellsburg, Benton Township, Urbana or Alburnett exchange.
- Be graduating high school senior;
- Receive his/her service from USA Communications in the following communities / prefixes Shellsburg – 436, Benton Township – 453, Urbana – 443 or Alburnett – 842; and,
- Successfully complete the first semester in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university, or vocational- technical school.
How to Apply
- Complete the scholarship application in full.
- Prepare a typed 300-word essay that addresses the following:
- Explain why the services provided by USA Communications are important to you and/or members of your family; and,
- Tell us where you plan to work and how you plan to give back to your community once you start your career.
- Have a high school teacher or counselor complete the attached Educator’s Recommendation form.
- Submit one letter of recommendation from a local community leader, elected official or local business representative.
- Include your most recent grade transcript (all seven semesters must be included.)
- If available, include test scores and/or class rank with transcript.
Please pick up a scholarship application from Mrs. Henry in the Guidance Office or You can find it online.
Applications must be received/postmarked by April 1, 2021
℅ Scholarship Application
PO Box 389
Shellsburg, IA 52332
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