Western Dubuque High School at Epworth
Address: 302 5th Ave. SW | Epworth , IA 52045
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2017-18 Scholarship Applications! If you have any questions on a scholarship, please contact Becky in the Counseling Office!  Be sure to check eligibility & deadlines!

Local scholarships (Tri-State Area) marked “LOCAL” for easier locating.

Outdated scholarships are marked “OUTDATED” – a scholarship marked “TBA” hasn’t released their updated application.

Scholarship names in “GREEN are active scholarships.

 
THESE WERE UPDATED ON 9/19/17. 
 
Scholarships "Listed in Alphabetical order"
 
ACACIA LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP (Iowa State) - OUTDATED
Deadline:  April 1, 2017
Award:  Up to (15) maximum value $1,000 scholarships
 
Must be a male graduating senior and must be attending Iowa State.  Preference for the awarding of the scholarships is given to students associated with the fraternity.  Must submit two letters of recommendation, a one page letter explaining your collegiate goals you hope to achieve by attending Iowa State, an official high school transcript, and a photocopy of your most recent ACT or SAT test.
 
Applications available in the Counseling Office
 

ACACIA LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP (University of Iowa) - OUTDATED
Deadline:  March 30, 2017
Award:  Up to $10,000 in scholarships
 
Must be a male high school senior planning on attending the University of Iowa.  Preference for the awarding of the scholarships is given to students associated with the fraternity.  Must submit two letters of recommendation, a one page letter explaining your collegiate goals while attending U of Iowa, an official high school transcript, and a photocopy of your most recent ACT or SAT scores.
 
 
ALL IOWA OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP - OUTDATED
Deadline:  Completion of the FAFSA by March 1st
Award:  Not determined yet
 
Must be an Iowa resident and attend an eligible Iowa college or university.  Be a first-time college freshman in the fall of 2017.  Enroll for a least 3 semester hours (or the trimester or quarter equivalent) in a program leading to an undergraduate degree.  Complete the FAFSA and Iowa Financial Aid Application by March 1 for priority consideration.  Have an eligible Expected Family Contribution (EFC) on the 2017-18 FAFSA (the 2016-17 eligible EFC was $0-$8368)
 
 

AMERICA'S FARMERS GROW AG LEADERS - OUTDATED
Deadline:  February 1, 2017
Award:  $1,500 scholarship
 
Must be a high school senior and a member of FFA.  Must plan to attend a post-secondary school in the U.S. as a full-time student.
 
Apply online at:  http://www.ffa.org/scholarships 
 
 
AMERICAN LEGION - LOCAL- OUTDATED
Deadline:  April 7, 2017
Award:  3 - $300 scholarships
 
Must be a high school senior and a resident of the second district (Dubuque, Jackson, Clinton, Scott, Linn, and Jones).  Must plan to enroll in a school in the State of Iowa.  You do not have to be related to a member of the American Legion or Auxiliary.
 
Applications available in the Counseling Office
 

AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY 2ND DISTRICT - LOCAL - OUTDATED
Deadline:  March 15, 2017
Award:  Unknown
 
Must be a high school senior and be a resident of the second district (Dubuque, Jackson, Clinton, Scott, Linn and Jones).  Must plan to enroll in a school in the State of Iowa and be a immediate family member of a member of the American Legion or Auxiliary.
 
Applications available in the Counseling Office
 
AUTO TECH SCHOLARSHIP - OUTDATED
Deadline:  April 30, 2017
Award:  $250 to one WDHS senior
 
Must be a high school senior pursuing a career in the automotive industry.
 
Apply online @ http://autotechiowa.com 
 

AXA ACHIEVMENT SCHOLARSHIP - OUTDATED
Deadline:  December 15, 2016
Award:  $10,000 or $25,000 scholarships
 
Must have ambition & drive, determination to set & reach goals, respect for self, family, & community, and ability to succeed in college.
 
 

BEST MATTRESS REVIEWS SLEEP SCHOLARSHIP - OUTDATED
Deadline:  May 19, 2017 
Award:  $1,000 scholarship
 
Must be a high school senior and a U.S. citizen.  Must carry a minimum 3.0 GPA.  Must create a short video no more than 4 minutes in length and answer 9 questions using a google word doc.
 
 

BURGER KING SCHOLARS PROGRAM - OUTDATED
Deadline:  December 15, 2016
Award:  Up to $50,000 in scholarships
 
Must be a high school senior with a cum GPA of 2.5 or higher.  Must plan to enroll in a two or four year college, university, or vocational-technical school.
 
 
CATHOLIC ORDER OF FORESTERS
Deadline:  November 30, 2017
Award:  $600
 
Must be a high school senior and an insured member in good standing for a least two years.  Must be attending or planning to attend an accredited college, university, technical or trade school.
 
Applications available in the Counseling Office 
 
CATHOLIC ORDER OF FORESTERS FRATERNAL SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline:  October 31, 2017
Award $5,000
 
Must be a high school senior and an insured member. 

CHILDREN'S CANCER CONNECTION EMPOWERING SCHOLARSHIP - OUTDATED
Deadline:  May 26, 2017
Award:  Scholarships ranging from $500 to $5,000
 
Applicant must be directly affected by childhood cancer (including individuals who currently have or have had cancer before age 18 or a sibling of that individual).  Applicant must be within Children's Cancer Connection service area.  Applicant must attend or plan to attend an accredited two or four year institution.  Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5.
 
Applications available in the Counseling Office
 

CHRISTINA HIXSON OPPORTUNITY AWARD (ISU) - OUTDATED
Deadline:  January 15, 2017
Award:  Estimated value of more than $16,000 over eight semesters
 
Student must demonstrate financial need as determined by filing the FAFSA.  Students must have faced challenges or personal and/or financial hardship.  Must be a resident of Iowa and must be admissible to ISU.  Students must possess the potential to succeed.
 
 
CLARENCE GRIEP SCHOLARSHIP - LOCAL - OUTDATED
Deadline:  April 8, 2017
Award:  $250 to one WDHS senior
 
Must be a high school senior.  Must be a resident of Dubuque County who plans to attend any public or private college.  Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5.
 
Applications available in the Counseling Office
 

DELAWARE COUNTY PORK PRODUCERS - LOCAL - OUTDATED
Deadline:  April 7, 2017
Award:  $500 scholarship
 
Must be a high school senior that is a resident of Delaware County.   Must be enrolling in a 2- or 4- year accredited college or university pursuing a career in Agriculture or related field.  Must maintain a 2.75 GPA during the 1st semester of college.
 
Applications available in the Counseling Office 
 

DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN SCHOLARSHIP - LOCAL - OUTDATED
Deadline:  March 31, 2017
Award:  2 ~ $500 scholarships
 
Must be a high school senior and a resident within Delaware County.  Must submit two letters of recommendation and write a 500 words or less essay on "Why I am Proud to be an American."
 
Applications available in the Counseling Office
 

DELAWARE FARM BUREAU - LOCAL - OUTDATED
Deadline:  March 1, 2017
Award:  Up to $4,000 in scholarships
 
Must be a high school senior and a on/daughters of a Delaware County Farm Bureau members.  Must be accepted by an accredited college, university, or community college.  Must maintain a GPA of 2.5 throughout college career and be pursuing a degree in agriculture to qualify for the four-year renewable scholarship. 
 
Applications available online at:  http://www.iowafarmbureau.com 
 

DISCOVER COLLEGES.COM SCHOLARSHIPS (R)
Deadline:  N/A
Award:  $2,500 random scholarships for those that register 
 
Apply online at:  www.discovercolleges.com
 

DISTINGUISHED YOUNG WOMEN - OUTDATED
Deadline:  November 1, 2016
Award:  Over $200,000 in cash scholarships as well as university-provide scholarships
 
Must be a female high school senior.  Participants should be prepared to compete in all of the following categories:  Scholastics (25% of overall score), Interview (25%), Talent (20%), Fitness (15%), and Self-Expression (15%).
 
 

DUBUQUE AREA LABOR-MANAGMENT COUNCIL - LOCAL - OUTDATED
Deadline:  April 1, 2017
Award:  Up to 7 grants of $1,000
 
Must intend to become employed in either Dubuque, Jo Daviess, or Grant counties following completion of your education program.  Must be a immediate family member of individuals who are members of unions or who work for employers belonging to the DALMC, individuals employed at corporate sponsors of Summerfest Dubuque, eligible for assistance und the Workforce Investment Act or National Guard and Reserve personnel who have served.  One letter is required to document conduct and attendance history.  Two letters of recommendation and GPA is not considered (B & C students are encouraged to apply).
 
 

DUBUQUE BANK AND TRUST - LOCAL - OUTDATED
Deadline:  April 15, 2017 
Award:  $500 to one WDHS senior
 
Conditions of the award are:  scholastic achievement; qualities of leadership and personal character;  contributions to civic and/or community and/or church activities; financial need; satisfactory completion of the scholarship award application and essay.
 
Applications available in the Counseling Office
 

DUBUQUE COUNTY RIGHT TO LIFE - LOCAL - OUTDATED
Deadline:  March 24, 2017
Award:  Up to $10,000 in scholarships
 
Must be a high school senior and plan to attend college.  Must write an essay (5-10 minutes) on the theme, "Pro-Life until the End", and also provide evidence of service to the cause of protecting human life in the form of logged service hours and a recommendation letter describing the student's commitment to some aspect of Dbq County Right to Life's mission.  Finalist chosen must participate in a speech contest on April 15th in Dubuque.
 
Application available in the Counseling Office 
 
DUBUQUE MARINE CORPS LEAGUE - LOCAL
Deadline:  March 1, 2018
Award:  $400 scholarship 
 
Must be a high school senior.  Must be in the upper 1/2 of your class, must be of sterling character (possess good morals, be honest, be free from drugs and tobacco) and be a dedicated student with a passionate desire to go to college.  Must write a personal essay on your thoughts about the statement "Freedom is not free", and have a signed letter of recommendation from a faculty member.
 
Applications available in the Counseling Office
 

DUBUQUE SOIL & WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT - LOCAL - OUTDATED
Deadline:  February 17, 2017
Award:  Scholarships in the amounts of $4,000, $3,000, $2,000 on the state level , and $600 on regional level.
 
Must be a high school senior and must be entering into an Agricultural or Natural Resources field.
 
Apply online at:  http://www.cdiowa.org  and the application is under Iowa Soil and Water Conservation Districts and then Resources for Districts.
 

DUPACO R.W. HOEFER FOUNDATION COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP - LOCAL - OUTDATED
Deadline:  March 31, 2017
Award:  Ten - $2,000 scholarships
 
Must be a high school senior and a member of Dupaco and planning on attending an accredited community college, trade school, technical college or university.  Applications will be judged on scholastic standing, extracurricular activities, financial need and a creative piece.  There are two options on the creative piece, you may choose only one:  Written essay or Creative video.
 
Applications available online at:  http://www.dupaco.com/scholarships 
 

DUTRAC COMMUNITY CREDIT UNION - LOCAL - OUTDATED
Deadline:  March 24, 2017
Award:  Up to 7 (4-$500 and 3-$1,000) non renewable scholarships 
 
Must be a high school senior and have an account established and be a "member in good standing" at DuTrac. Must be accepted as a incoming freshman at an accredited community college, trade school, technical college or university.  Must write a minimum 500 word essay.
 
 
 
DYERSVILLE FEDERATED WOMAN'S CLUB - LOCAL - OUTDATED
Deadline:  April 3, 2017
Award:  One WDHS student will receive $500
 
Must be a high school senior and must have three references.  Winners will be chosen based on a variety of factors, including academic success, extracurricular activities and need.
 
Applications available in the Counseling Office
 

ELKS NATIONAL FOUNDATION "MOST VALUABLE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP - OUTDATED
Deadline:  November 30, 2016
Awards:  500 Four-Year Awards ranging from $4,000 to $50,000
 
Any high school senior who is a US citizen is eligible and need not be related to a member of the Elks.
 
Apply online at:  http://enf.elks.org/mvs
 

FFA SCHOLARSHIP (BODENSTEINER IMPLEMENT) - OUTDATED
Deadline:  February 1, 2017
Award:  2 ~ $2,000 scholarships
 
Must be a high school senior, a member of FFA and plan to attend a post-secondary school in the U.S. as a full-time student.
 
Apply online at:   http://www.ffa.org/scholarships
 
FIDELITY BANK AND TRUST - LOCAL - OUTDATED
Deadline: March 31, 2017
Award: 16 ~ $500 scholarships
 
Must be a high school senior and a customer of Fidelity.  Must maintain a "C" average or better and must be attending a accredited vocational school or college full-time in the fall of 2017.  You must write a 200-400 word essay describing your need/want for this scholarship.
 
Stop by Fidelity to pick up an application
 

FINLEY NURSING SCHOLARSHIPS - OUTDATED
Deadline:  March 15, 2017
Award:  Several Scholarships
 
Must be a high school senior with plans to pursue a nursing career.  Must attend an accredited nursing school and pursue ADN, BSN, MSN, or nurse practitioner degree.
 
Applications available online at:  http://www.unitypoint.org/dubuque/scholarships.aspx 
 

FIRST FRIDAY BREAKFAST CLUB - OUTDATED
Deadline:  March 15, 2017 
Award:  Several $3,000 scholarships
 
 Must be a high school senior, a resident of Iowa and planning to pursue post-secondary education.  Must be able to demonstrate activities that have helped reduce homophobia in your school and/or community.  Awards are made without regard to gender orientation, gender identity race, religion, or creed.
 
Applications available in the Counseling Office 
 

1ST GATEWAY CREDIT UNION SCHOLARSHIP - OUTDATED
Deadline:  February 17, 2017
Award:  3 ~ $300 scholarships
 
Must be a high school senior and attending a college or vocational school on a full-time basis.  Must have been a 1st Gateway Credit Union for at least six months prior to scholarship deadline.  Must write a 300-500 word essay on this topic:  "In addition to scholarships how do you plan to finance the rest of your education?  How can a credit union help you?"
 
Apply online at:  http://www.1stgateway.org 
 
GREAT CLIPS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM - OUTDATED
Deadline:  March 31, 2017
Award:  Over $100,000 in scholarships
 
Must be a  high school senior planning on attending a school for cosmetology. 
 
 
HORATIO ALGER ASSOCIATION - OUTDATED
Deadline:  June 15, 2017
Award:  1020 scholarships up to $2,500
 
Must be a high school senior seeking to pursue career or technical education in a post-secondary environment.  Must be a student with financial need and have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity.
 
 

HY-VEE - LOCAL
Deadline:  February 10, 2018
Award:  80-$1,000 scholarships
 
Must be a high school senior working for Hy-Vee or a son/daughter of a full-time or part-time Hy-Vee employee.  Must write a personal statement describing a time when Hy-Vee made a difference in your life.
 
Apply online at:  https://www.hy-vee.com/company/scholarships/default.aspx or applications are available in the Counseling Office 
 

IOWA ASSOCIATION OF BUILDING OFFICIALS - OUTDATED
Deadline:  April 14, 2017
Award:  One 4-year program student will receive $500 annually up to 4 years.  One 2-year program student will receive $500 annually up to 2 years.
 
Must be a high school senior and plan on attending college in the building field (i.e.:  Architectural, Construction Engineering, Design and Drafting etc...).  Must write a one-page essay about your goals relating to building inspection or construction-related professions.
 
Applications available in the Counseling Office 
 

IOWA AUTOMOBILE DEALERS FOUNDATION FOR EDUCATION - OUTDATED
Deadline:  March 1, 2017
Award:  15 ~ $3,000 scholarships
 
Applicant must have an interest in pursuing a career in the automotive industry or a related field; and preference will be given to applicants who plan to attend an Iowa College or University.  A cover letter detailing your career goals and interest in pursuing an automotive career, a letter of recommendation from a high school teacher or counselor, and a copy of your EFC (Expected Family Contribution) from the FAFSA form. 
 
Applications available in the Counseling Office 
 
IOWA NEWSPAPER FOUNDATION
Deadline: February 9, 2018
Award:  Nine scholarships totaling $8,200
 
Must be preparing for a career in the newspaper industry
 
Apply online at:  https://INAnews.com
  
IOWA SCHOOL COUNSELOR ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP - OUTDATED
Deadline:  January 15, 2017
Award:  TBA
 
Must be a high school senior.  Must submit a 250 word essay about a school counselor who made a difference during your k-12 career. 
 
Apply online at:  http://goo.gl/1b8A6C 
 

IOWA STUDENT LOAN
There are several program - please note dates open.
**Save Now, Save Later:  College Savings Plan Parent Giveaway 
Dates open:  Sept. 5 - Oct. 22
Award:  50 ~ $1,000 deposits into College Savings Iowa accounts
 Requirements:  Visit the new Parent Handbook guide for important college financing information and enter contact information to register
Start at:  www.IowaStudentLoan.org/SaveNow
 
**Iowa Financial Know-How Challenge:  Senior Scholarship
Dates Open:  Oct. 23 - Feb 16
Award:  30 - $2,000 scholarships plus $500 to each recipent's high school
Requirements:  Register online and then follow emailed instructions to complete two online components and a related assessment.  Essays may be required as a tiebreaker.
 
 **College Funding Forecaster Giveaway
Dates Open:  March 5 - May 11
Award:  Weekly drawings for educational expense awards plus two college scholarships for high school seniors attending college in fall 2018
Requirements:  Complete the College Funding Forecaster tool to estimate total college costs over four years and enter contact information to register.
   

JAMES T. KONZEN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - LOCAL - OUTDATED
Deadline:  April 10, 2017
Award:  $300 to one WDHS senior
 
Must be a senior and an Iowa resident.  Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0.  Must be involved in the community and school some how.  Must complete an application and submit all required attachments, including a writing sample.
 
Applications available in the Counseling Office
 

JOSEY (MOLONY) & RAY FEENEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - LOCAL - OUTDATED
Deadline:  April, 15, 2017
Award:  Two - $2,500 scholarships
 
Must be a 4-H Club member in Dubuque County and a high school senior.  Must plan to attend a two-year or four-year college or university.
 
Applications available in the Counseling Office 
 
K & K LOGO DESIGN - LOCAL - OUTDATED
Deadline:  April 1, 2017
Award:  One scholarship will be awarded to a WDHS senior
 
In order to qualify, a student must be in their senior year of high school and have a minimum GPA of 3.0.  Submit a short 250 word essay.
 
See K & K's website for more information:  http://www.kklogo.com
 

LEROY BONES MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - OUTDATED
Deadline:  June 30, 2017
Award:  Unknown
 
Must be a high school senior.  Must have a parent or direct descendant of a service connected veteran suffering from a disease or injury recognized by the Dept. of Veterans Affairs or military as having been incurred or aggravated by military service which terminated with an honorable discharge, or who is in receipt of military disability retirement pay or, have a parent who is deceased and was rated with a service connected disability at time of death.
 
Applications available in the Counseling Office 
 

LYNN WESTHOFF MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - LOCAL - OUTDATED
Deadline:  April 14, 2017
Award:  One WD Senior will be awarded a scholarship.  Amount yet to be determined.
 
Must be a high school senior planning to attend a 2 or 4 year college to pursue a degree in accounting or business field.  Must write a brief essay and submit 2 letters of recommendation.
 
Applications available in the Counseling Office 
 

MASONRY INSTITUTE OF IOWA FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM - OUTDATED
Deadline:  March 10, 2017
Award:  $500 scholarship
 
Must be a high school senior and planning on attending a college in Iowa with a program related to construction/architecture/engineering/masonry field.
 
Applications available in the Counseling Office 
 

THE MOLONY FOUNDATION NURSING SCHOLARSHIP - OUTDATED
Deadline:  April 15, 2017
Award:  Two - $2,500 scholarships
 
Must be a high school senior pursuing a career in nursing.  Must attend an accredited two or four year college.  Must submit one letter of recommendation with application submission.
 
Applications available in the Counseling Office 
 

KEEP IOWA BEAUTIFUL - OUTDATED
Deadline:  January 6, 2017
Award:  Up to 5 - $1,000 scholarships
 
Must be a high school senior.  Must be enrolling in an Iowa College or University to major in community enhancement or environmental areas of study.  Must possess a strong background in community service and/or community enhancement.  Must write a 300-500 word essay explaining why you are applying for this scholarship.
 
  
MATTHEW SHEPARD SCHOLARSHIP OUTDATED
Deadline:  March 1, 2017
Award:  Up to $40,000 over 4 years
 
Must be an openly LGBT Iowa high school senior.  Must have a GPA of 3.0 or better, an ACT score of 22 or better and must be attending Iowa State, University of Iowa, or UNI.  Demonstrable LGBT activism and community service, and a history of high moral and ethical standards and conduct.
 
 
MEDIACOM WORLD CLASS SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline:  February 16, 2018
Award:  55 - $1,000 scholarships
 
Must be a high school senior and live in an area serviced by Mediacom.  Must plan on attending an accredited post-secondary institution.  Must include a 400-500 word essay on leadership, a official copy of your high school transcript, and two school references. 
 
Application available online at:  www.mediacomworldclass.com 

MENSA SCHOLARSHIP - OUTDATED
Deadline:  January 15, 2017 
Award:  Several scholarships ranging from $300 to $1,000 
 
Must be a high school senior planning to enroll in an accredited educational institution for the 17-18 academic year.  Must write an essay of 550 words or less describing your academic or career goals.
 
 
 
MERCY MEDICAL CENTER DYERSVILLE AUXILIARY - LOCAL - OUTDATED
Deadline:  April 17, 2017
Award:  $400 Scholarship
 
Must be a high school senior going into the healthcare field.  $400 will be paid at the beginning of the second semester after successful completion of the first semester.  You will need to submit the following:  need for financial assistance, other financial assistance you anticipate receiving, participation in extra-curricular activities, honors you have received, and reason for entering this field of training.
 
Applications available in the Counseling Office 
 

MERCY MEDICAL CENTER NURSING SCHOLARSHIP - LOCAL - OUTDATED
Deadline:  March 24, 2017
Award:  $500 Scholarship
 
Must be a graduating senior and must be accepted by a 4-year college/university or community college pursuing a career in nursing.  Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0.  Must write a 200-300 words personal essay describing why you have decided to pursue a career in nursing.  Must provide two letters of recommendation.
 
Applications available in the Counseling Office or online at: http://www.mercydubuque.com/student-scholarships 
 
MILROY'S - OUTDATED
Deadline:  March 31, 2017
Award:  $2,500 scholarship
 
Must be a high school senior and have applied to a college or university for fall 2017 admissions.  Must have two letters of recommendation.  Must write a 500 words or less essay describing your educational, career, and life goals, and explaining why you feel the FORMAL EDUCATION scholarship program of Milroy's should help you achieve them by investing in your education.
 
Applications available in the Counseling Office 
 

MORRISON TECH
Deadline:  See Becky in the Counseling Office
Award:  $1,000 awarded to a WD student
 
Must plan on attending Morrison Tech in the fall of 2018
 
To apply see Becky in the Counseling Office 
 
NICC ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY SCHOLARSHP - OUTDATED
Deadline:  May 26, 2017
Award:  Up to $6,000
 
The award can be granted anytime throughout the five semesters of the Engineering Technology program.  Must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA.
 
Applications available in the Counseling Office 
 

NICC SCHOLARSHIPS - LOCAL
 
NICC has several school based scholarships on their website at:
 

NATIONAL FARMERS SCHOLARSHIP - OUTDATED
Deadline:  March 2, 2017
Award:  3 ~ $1, 000
 
Must be a high school senior.  Must be majoring in an agricultural field at an accredited college or university.  Must write an essay between 850 and 1200 words on a certain topic listed on the application.
 
Applications available in the Counseling Office
 

PAT AND VERLA HORSFIELD SCHOLARSHIP - LOCAL - OUTDATED
Deadline:  April 17, 2017
Award:  $500 to one WD senior
 
Must have a excellent work ethic; Overcome challenges in life; Great interpersonal skills; Positive leader.  Must submit a 500 words or less essay explaining how you exemplify the above qualities.  Must submit two personal references.
 
Applications available in the Counseling Office
 

PEARL HULK FALK SCHOLARSHIP (University of Iowa)
Deadline:  May 1, 2018 
Award:  Several $800 scholarships 
 
Must be of Protestant faith and a resident of the State of Iowa.  Must be a full-time student at the University of Iowa in the fall of 2018.
 
Applications available in the Counseling Office 
  
RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE OUTDATED
Deadline:  January 18, 2017
Award:  Four scholarships will be awarded
 
Must be a high school senior who are eligible to attend an accredited two- or four-year college, university.  Live in a participating RMHC Chapter's geographic area.
 
Apply online at:  http://aim.applyists.net/RMHC 
 

SUE BAUSCH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - LOCAL
Deadline:  February 1, 2018
Award:  Two - $1,000 Scholarships
 
Must be a high school senior.  Must submit a 500 word essay addressing:  How has domestic violence impacted your life thus far?  and/or How do you anticipate taking a stand against domestic violence in the future?  Must submit one recommendation letter from a non-family member.
 
Applications available in the Counseling Office 
  
THE SLEEP JUDGE STATE OF SLEEP SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline: October 30th each year
Award:  One $1,500 scholarship
 
 Must be a high school senior, planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. or Canadian post-secondary institution and carry a minimum 3.00 GPA.  Must create a short video (no longer than 5 minutes) answering the question "How has technology affected our sleep for better or for worse?"
 
Apply online at:  www.thesleepjudge.com
 

SMF FOUNDATION - OUTDATED
Deadline:  March 31, 2017
Award:  Up to $10,000
 
Must be the natural, adopted, step-child or full dependent of a worker injured or killed in a work-related accident during the course and scope of employment with a Minnesota, Wisconsin, or Iowa based employer and entitled to receive benefits under the Workers Compensation Act.  Must be pursuing a primary college or university degree or vocational education for any accredited school.  Must demonstrate financial need. 
 
Applications available online at:  https://sfmfoundation.com
 

STATE FARM GOOD NEIGHBOR SCHOLARSHIP - OUTDATED
Deadline:  March 2, 2017
Award:  50-$2,500 scholarships
 
Must be a high school senior and plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two or four year college.  Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 to 3.20.  Must demonstrate financial need. ONLY THE FIRST 700 APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.
 
 

UNI "The Sally Gearhart Strottman Memorial Scholarship" - OUTDATED
Deadline:  January 15, 2017
Award:  $10,000 scholarship renewable 4 years
 
Must be a high school senior planning on attending UNI for elementary education.  Must have an ACT score of 26 or greater or RAI of 325 or greater.  Must be involved in extracurricular activities, which may include volunteer service.  Must provide two letters of recommendation and complete an essay on why you are interested in pursing a degree in elementary education.
 
Apply online at:  http://www.uni.edu/finaid
 

UNITED STATES JCI SENATE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP - OUTDATED
Deadline:  January 20, 2017
Award:  Several $1,000 scholarships
 
Must be a high school senior.  Must plan to continue your education at a accredited post-secondary college, university, or vocational school.
 
Application available in the Counseling Office
 
UNITY POINT SCHOLAR ATHLETE OF THE YEAR - OUTDATED
Deadline:  May 12, 2017
Award:  Grant up to $2,000
 
One senior female student athlete and one male senior student athlete will be awards the grant.  Applicants must demonstrate academic excellence, participation in athletics and service to their community.  To apply, students should download, complete and submit the application to the high school principal.  The principal will review the applications and choose one final applicant.
 
Applications available online at:  
 

VICTORY FORD FUELING YOUR FUTURE SCHOLARSHIP - LOCAL - OUTDATED
Deadline:  April 7, 2017
Award:  $500 scholarship to one WDHS senior
 
Must be enrolled in or currently taking automotive classes and want to further your education in the automotive industry.  Must provide a transcript, letter of recommendation from your teacher, 10 hours of job shadowing, and a short essay describing your job shadowing experience.
 
Applications available in the Counseling Office 
 

VICTORY FORD FUELING YOUR EDUCATION - LOCAL - OUTDATED
Deadline:  April 7, 2017
Award:  $500 to one WDHS senior
 
Must be involved in at least one extracurricular activity.  Must supply a list of current and past extracurricular activities, a transcript, letter of recommendation from a teacher, 10 hours of job shadowing, and a short essay.
 
Applications available in the Counseling Office 
 

WARREN A. MORROW MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - OUTDATED
Deadline:  February 3, 2017
Award:  1st place $1,500, 2nd place $1,000, 3rd place $750, 4th place $500
 
Must be a high school senior and a member in good standing at an Iowa Credit Union.  Must complete the online application and answer one question with no more that 500 words.
 
 

WENDY'S HIGH SCHOOL HEISMAN 
Deadline:  October 2, 2017
 
Must be a high school senior, have a least a "B" grade average, and participated in at least one high school sponsored sports listed on the application.  All applications need to be confirmed by your school counselor.
 
  

WD DISTINGUISHED ALUMNUS SCHOLARSHIP - LOCAL - OUTDATED
Deadline:  April 14, 2017
Award:  $500 to one WDHS senior
 
Must be a senior, have a GPA of at least 2.5 and be accepted to a 2-or 4-year school.  Must have overcome an unusual or difficult obstacle.
 

WD FACULTY SCHOLARSHIP - LOCAL - OUTDATED

Deadline:  April 17, 2017
Award:  TBD 
 
Must be a high school senior and describe in 100 words or less why you deserve this scholarship from the WDHS Faculty.
 
Applications available in the Counseling Office 
 
WD YOUTH FOOTBALL AND CHEER PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIP - LOCAL - OUTDATED
Deadline:  April 28, 2017
Award:  Two $1,000 scholarships to two WD seniors
 
Must be a high school senior who was a member of the WDYF or Cheer program for a least 2 years.  Must be in good standing at WDHS as well as in good standing with WDHS Athletic Dept.  Must have participated in a least 2 years of high school football or cheerleading. 
 
Applications available in the Counseling Office
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

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