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General Scholarships

 

Abbott Mayer Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year

  • Must have a minimum 2.0 grade point average.
  • Must demonstrate financial need. 

 

Area of Greatest Need for Student Assistance Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year

  • Must have a minimum 2.0 grade point average.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

American Business Women’s Association Scholarship
Amount: Up to $500 per year

  • Preference given to a returning adult student (25 years of age or older).
  • Must be a full-time, second-year student.
  • Must be a resident of Linn County, Iowa.
  • Must have a minimum 3.5 grade point average.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

B.A. and Margaret Ann Jensen Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year 

  • Must be a resident of Iowa.
  • Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average.
  • Preference given to students enrolled in Construction Management, Practical Nursing, Associate Degree Nursing or be pursuing an A.S. degree with career interest in nursing.
  • Preference given to a returning adult student who is attending Kirkwood to enhance or develop career goals.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

B.W. Carpenter Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year

  • Must be a graduate of Marion High School.
  • Must be enrolled full-time in a credit program at Kirkwood.
  • Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Ballantyne Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year

  • Must be enrolled full-time. 
  • Must be a second-year student or have completed one semester at Kirkwood within the past 18 months. 
  • Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average.

 

Bank of the West Scholarship
Amount: $500 per year

  • Must be attending classes at the Resource Center.
  • Must have completed the College Prep courses and enrolled in developmental course work including basic writing, essential reading, basic math and academic prep.
  • Available to students with an income level that is at least 80% below the median household income.

 

BankIowa Scholarship
Amount: $500 per year

  • Must be a resident of Benton, Cedar, Iowa, Johnson, Linn or Washington County.
  • Must have a minimum 3.5 grade point average.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Barbara Ann Francis Young Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year

  • Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average.
  • Preference given to women who are at risk and who have had physical, emotional and financial challenges to overcome in achieving their goals (indicate how you meet the criteria).
  • Preference also given to women who were out of the workplace and need significant retraining in order to improve their job skills (must indicate how you meet the criteria).
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Bernard J. and Catherine H. Campion Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year

  • Must be a recent high school graduate with preference given to Regina High School or other Catholic high school graduates in Iowa.
  • Must have a minimum 2.0 grade point average.
  • Must demonstrate a focus in vocational training, a commitment to their program, a desire to continue education, and willingness to work in chosen career path.

 

Bert and Suzanne Katz Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year 

  • Preference will be given to an employee of the city of Marion or to a family member of a Marion city employee (must indicate how you meet the criteria).
  • Consideration also given to students not affiliated with the city of Marion who are enrolled full- or part-time in any credit program at Kirkwood, but award will then be based on demonstrated financial need.
  • Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average.

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Betty Winokur Scholarship
Amount: Up to $1,000 per year

  • Must be a resident of Benton, Cedar, Iowa, Jones, Johnson, Linn or Washington County.
  • Must have a minimum 3.0 grade point average.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Billy Sanders Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year

  • Must be enrolled full-time with preference given to the spouse or child of a current employee of Cedar River Paper Company. (indicate how you meet the criteria).
  • Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average.
  • Preference given to students who have overcome barriers, divorce, loss of job, etc. to achieve their educational goals.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Bimm Ridder Sportswear Scholarship
Amount: $500 per year 

  • Must have a minimum 2.0 grade point average.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Bob and Joye Davidson Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year 

  • Must be a resident of Iowa.
  • No minimum grade point average required, but it will be considered.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

  

Carl and Doris McClain Family Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year

  • Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average.
  • Preference will be given to a student who is a single parent or from a single-parent home.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Cecile Clark Memorial Scholarship
Amount: Up to $1,000 per year

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the U.S., residing in Iowa.
  • Must be a non-traditional, returning student.
  • Must have a minimum 2.8 grade point average.
  • Must demonstrate leadership abilities through participation in community service, part-time employment, or other extracurricular activities.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Cedar Rapids Kiwanis Scholarship
Amount: $500 per year 

  • Must demonstrate service work to the community.
  • Must have a desire to continue education.

 

Cedar Memorial Advance Scholarship
Amount: $1,000 per year 

  • Must be enrolled in Kirkwood's / Mt Mercy Advance program

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Cedar Rapids Softball Hall of Fame Scholarship
Amount: $1,000 per year 

  • Must be a first-year student of Kirkwood's softball team.
  • Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average.
  • Must be a graduate of a Cedar Rapids area metro high school.
  • Preference given to a student with financial need.

 

Chad Skogman Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year

  • Preference given to minority students.
  • Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Cheerleading Leadership Scholarship
Amount: $500 per year

  • Must be a member of the Kirkwood Cheerleading Squad.
  • Must demonstrate strong leadership skills both on and off the team.
  • Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average.

 

Cheryle Watts Mitvalsky Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year 

  • Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average.
  • Preference given to students who indicate and represent leadership skills within their community.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Children of Local 125 Plumbers and Pipe Fitters of Cedar Rapids Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year 

  • Must have a minimum 2.0 grade point average.
  • Must have a letter or other official notification that you are the son or daughter of a union member.
  • Application deadline is June 2013.

Sponsor Contact: Business Manager, Local 125, 1839 16 Avenue SW, P.O. Box 1091, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404-1091, 319-365-0413.

 

Chris and Suzy DeWolf Family Scholarship for Big Brothers Big Sisters
Amount: $2,000 per year

  • Must be recommended by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cedar Rapids and East Central Iowa.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.
  • Must have a minimum 2.0 grade point average.
  • Must be a graduate of a high school in Linn County, Iowa, with preference for Cedar Rapids Community School District graduates.

 

Chris and Suzy DeWolf Family Study Abroad Scholarship
Amount: $2,000 per year

  • Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average.
  • Must submit two faculty recommendation forms.
  • Must complete a study abroad application.
  • Must be a full-time Kirkwood student status or degree-seeking part-time student.  Must be enrolled the semester prior to the program dates.
  • Alumni are not eligible for scholarships unless the program falls immediately after the last term that person was enrolled at Kirkwood.
  • Must be a graduate of a high school in Linn County, Iowa, with preferences for Cedar Rapids Community School District graduates.

 

Conrad Gregg Scholarship
Amount: $1,000 per year

  • Must be a first-year student for initial award.
  • Preference given to a resident of Muscatine County.
  • If continuing as a student, you must reapply to receive an additional award for second year of study.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

CRST International Paul Shawver Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year

  • Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average.
  • Must be enrolled in a two-year degree program with the intention of completing a four-year degree.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

David & Ann Bunting Scholarship
Amount: $500 per year

  • Must be a resident of Iowa.
  • Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average.
  • Must be a graduate of Kirkwood’s Adult High School or GED program or Kirkwood’s Alternative High Schools and reference this in summary. 
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

David H. Jensen Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year

  • Must be an Iowa resident from Benton, Cedar, Iowa, Johnson, Jones, Linn or Washington County.
  • Preference given to a returning adult student who is attending Kirkwood to enhance or develop career goals.
  • Must have successfully completed one semester at Kirkwood.
  • Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average.
  • Must be enrolled in Agricultural Sciences, Allied Health, Business and Information Technology, Industrial Technologies, Hospitality Arts or Nursing.
  • Must demonstrate a desire to continue your education and a willingness to work. 
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Don and Phyllis Canfield Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year

  • Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

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F & M Bank Scholarship
Amount: $500 per year

  • Must reside in Linn County.
  • Must have completed at least one semester at Kirkwood.
  • Must maintain a minimum 3.0 grade point average.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Falconio Famiy Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year

  • Must be of at least 50% Italian descent (reference as to how you meet this requirement must be included in summary).
  • Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Francis J. Pruss Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $1000 per year

  • Must be enrolled full-time.
  • Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Frank W. Jacobs Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year

  • Must be enrolled in a career program in Industrial Technologies, Business & Information Technology, Hospitality Arts, Allied Health, Agricultural Sciences or Nursing.

 

Frank Lionberger Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $300 per year

  • Must be pursuing an A.A. degree with career interest in English.
  • Must have a minimum 3.0 grade point average.
  • Must be a full-time student.

 

Fred & Bev Timko Family Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year

  • Must have a minimum 3.0 grade point average.
  • Must have participated in Project START and completed his or her Project START eligibility.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Fred L. Schuchmann Scholarship
Amount: $750 per year

  • No minimum grade point average required, but it will be considered.
  • Preference given to a recent Starmont High School graduate. 
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Gary Rozek Endowed Golf Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year 

  • Must be a full-time student.
  • Must be a participant of Kirkwood’s golf program.
  • Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average.

 

Great America Leasing Corporation Project FINISH Scholarship
Amount: $1,000 per year 

  • Must have a minimum 2.75 grade point average.
  • Must have participated in Project START and completed your Project START eligibility.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Hal Dane/Kiwanis Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year

  • Must maintain a minimum 2.5 grade point average.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

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Henry and Mildred Meyer Scholarship
Amount: $2,500 per year

  • Must be a Clear Creek Amana High School graduate.
  • Must have a minimum 3.0 grade point average.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Howard Ellson Memorial Child Care Endowed Scholarship

Amount: Varies per year.

  • Must use award for child care expenses.
  • Must specifically state that your child or children are enrolled or accepted in a local daycare center.

 

Hy-Vee Scholarship
Amount: $500 per year

  • Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average.
  • Must indicate if they are a current or former employee of Hy-Vee or Hy-Vee Drugstore, as preference will be given to those applicants.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

I.G.D. Industries Endowed Scholarship
Amount: $1,000 per year

  • Must be a single parent (indicate how you meet the criteria).
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

J. Paul and Ruth Frazier Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year

  • Award to multiple African-American or Native American students.
  • Must be enrolled in Agricultural Sciences, Allied Health, Business and Information Technology, Industrial Technologies, Hospitality Arts or Nursing.
  • Students enrolled in Arts and Sciences or Career Transfer programs are not eligible for this award.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Jack and Jackie Roland Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year

  • Must be residents of Iowa.
  • Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average. 
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Jefferson Davis Associates Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year

  • Must be a non-traditional student.
  • Must have a minimum 2.0 grade point average and defined career goals. 

 

John and Cynthia Bloomhall Designated Education Fund
Amount: Up to $2,000 per year

  • Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average.
  • Preference given to students from families who resided in west side Cedar Rapids neighborhoods that were adversely affected by the 2008 floods. (Must indicate how you meet the criteria.)
  • Preference for students enrolled in Agricultural Sciences.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

John and Lauree Gerber Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year 

  • Must be a resident of Iowa. 
  • Must have a minimum 2.8 grade point average.
  • Preference will be given to a student in the Project START program or a returning adult student.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

John and Mary Vernon Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year

  • Must be enrolled in any credit program.
  • Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average.
  • Must be a resident of Iowa.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

John P. and Jean W. Ferring Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year

  • Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average.
  • Preference given to a single parent.
  • Must have intention to complete a four-year degree.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Jordan Heusinkveld Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year

  • Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

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Kenneth Wirth Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year 

  • Must be enrolled in Agricultural Sciences, Allied Health, Business and Information Technology, Industrial Technologies, Hospitality Arts or Nursing.
  • Must be 35 years of age or older.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Kiddie Korner Scholarship
Amount: $500 per year

  • Must have previously been incarcerated or be a family member of someone who was incarcerated through the Iowa Department of Corrections system (or community corrections system).
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED.
  • Must have a minimum 2.0 grade point average.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Kim S Muhl Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year

  • Must be a second-year participant on women's basketball team.
  • Must have a minimum 2.0 grade point average.

 

Kirkwood Board of Trustees Scholarship
Amount: $500 per year

  • Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average. 
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Kirkwood General Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year

  • Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Kirkwood Study Abroad Scholarship
All Kirkwood students are eligible to apply for a Study Abroad scholarship to participate in a Kirkwood Study Abroad program.  Scholarships are $1,000 for short-term programs, $1,500 for GEN programs and $2,000 for semester programs.

  • Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average.
  • Must submit two faculty recommendation forms.
  • Must complete a study abroad application.
  • Must be a full-time Kirkwood student status or degree-seeking part-time student.  Must be enrolled the semester prior to the program dates.
  • Alumni are not eligible for scholarships unless the program falls immediately after the last term that person was enrolled at Kirkwood.

Print and submit the Study Abroad application form to the International Programs office.  The application includes the scholarship application.

 

Kirkwood Tower Scholarship
Amount: $1,000 per year 

  • Must be enrolled full-time in any credit program.
  • Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Kirkwood Village Scholarship
Amount: $1,000 per year 

  • Must be enrolled full-time in any credit program.
  • Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Leaders for Tomorrow Scholarship
Amount: $2,000 per year

  • Must be enrolled full-time.
  • Must have a minimum 3.0 grade point average.
  • Must demonstrate strong leadership qualities. At least one community and two high school leadership experiences are required during junior and/or senior years.
  • Must maintain a 2.5 grade point average.
  • Must submit transcript, essay and two references.

This scholarship closes March 15, 2013, and this specific application is required.

 

Lee Liu Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year

  • Must have a minimum 2.0 grade point average.
  • Must be enrolled in Agricultural Sciences, Business & Information Technology, Allied Health, Hospitality Arts, Industrial Technologies, Nursing or a Career Transfer program. 
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

  

 Linn County King’s Daughters and Sons Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year

  • Must be an Iowa resident.
  • Must be enrolled in at least nine credit hours in any credit program.
  • Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average. 
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Loggins Area of Greatest Need Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year 

  • Must have a minimum 2.0 grade point average.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Lois Gerner Schuchmann Scholarship
Amount: $750 per year 

  • No minimum grade point average required, but it will be considered. 
  • Must be a recent Benton Community High School graduate.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

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Margaret Wells Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year 

  • Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average.

 

Marlin B. & Gail F. Cox Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year

  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Mary M. Huffman Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year

  • Must have a documented learning disability.
  • Must be actively working with services/programs in the Learning Services department.
  • Must have a minimum 2.0 grade point average.

 

Mary Jean Palmer Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year 

  • Must be participating in a Study Abroad trip sponsored by Kirkwood Community College.

 

Mary Wilson Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $300 per year

  • Must be pursuing an A.A. degree with career interest in English.
  • Must have a minimum 3.0 grade point average.

 

Merv and Ginny Cronbaugh Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year

  • Must be a returning adult with preference given to an individual 30 years of age or older.
  • Must be an Iowa resident. 
  • Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average. 
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

M.J. Bartelme Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $250 per year

  • Must have a minimum 2.0 grade point average.
  • Preference given to a returning adult student.
  • Must have served in the military or National Guard. 
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Michael & Janice Gould Area of Greatest Need Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year

  • Must have a minimum 2.0 grade point average.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Michele Boyer Scholarship
Amount: $500 per year

  • Must be a single parent.
  • Must have a minimum 3.0 grade point average.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Michelle Starcevich Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year

  • Must be a participant in one of Kirkwood's athletic programs.
  • Must have a minimum 2.0 grade point average.

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Mike Calloway Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $1,000per year

  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Mildred Joslin Scholarship
Amount: Up to $1,200 per year

  • Must be a 2013 graduate of Jefferson High School in Cedar Rapids. Each year, on a rotating basis, applicants from the designated Cedar Rapids high schools will be considered for this award.
  • Must be a full-time student.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Monday League Club Scholarship
Amount: $600 per year

  • Preference given to two female students with defined career goals.
  • Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average.
  • Recipient will be expected to attend and speak at a Monday League Club meeting.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Nadine V. Wax Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year

  • Preference given to a first-year student.
  • Must be a resident of Iowa with preference given to students from either Benton or Linn counties. 
  • Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Nielsen Family Endowed Scholarship
Amount: $2,000 per year

  • Must be a second-year student and participant in one of Kirkwood's athletic programs.
  • Must demonstrate strong leadership skills on and off the basketball court. 
  • Must have a minimum 2.0 GPA

Contact the Athletic department at 319-398-4909 for more information or an application.

 

Norm and Marian Nielsen Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year

  • Must be a returning adult with a minimum 2.5 grade point average.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

OPN Architects, Inc Project FINISH Scholarship
Amount: Up to $2,500 per year 

  • Must have a minimum 2.75 grade point average.
  • Must have participated in Project START and completed his or her Project START eligibility.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Pat and Sandi Cobb Designated Fund
Amount: Varies per year 

  • Designated for area(s) of greatest need.

 

Paul and Rebecca Shawver Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year 

  • Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Paul and Rebecca Shawver Area of Greatest Need Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year 

  • Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship
Amount: $1,000 per year 

  • Must be a second-year student.
  • Must be a member of Phi Theta Kappa.
  • Must maintain a minimum 3.5 grade point average.

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Presidential Scholarship
Amount: $5,000 per year

  • Available to Iowa high school seniors who plan to attend Kirkwood full-time in the fall following graduation. 
  • Must have a minimum ACT score of 25.
  • Must have a minimum 3.5 high school grade point average.
  • Must maintain a 3.25 grade point average.
  • Must submit specific application, transcript, essay and two references.

This scholarship closes March 15, 2013, and this specific application is required.

 

Project FINISH Endowed Scholarship
Amount: $1,000 per year

  • Must have a minimum 3.0 grade point average.
  • Must have participated in Project START and completed his or her Project START eligibility.
  • Must have financial need.

 

Project FINISH Endowed Scholarship
Amount: $1,000 per year

  • Must have a minimum 3.0 grade point average.
  • Must have participated in Project START and completed his or her Project START eligibility.
  • Must have financial need.

 

Purple Heart Scholarship
Amount: Up to Full Tuition and books

The Purple Heart Scholarship was established to honor and support wounded warriors who have received the Purple Heart.  The scholarship is available to one recipient per Purple Heart:  the veteran, his/her spouse, or child.

  • Must have a minimum 3.0 grade point average.
  • Must provide documentation of receipt of Purple Heart.

 

Raining Rose Scholarship
Amount: $1,000 per year 

  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Returning Adult Student Scholarship
Amount: $500 per semester 

  • Student must be a returning adult student, 24 years of age or older.
  • Student must complete a Kirkwood scholarship application.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Robert & Cornelia S. Day Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year 

  • Must be a resident of Iowa.
  • Must show academic achievement, with a minimum 2.5 grade point average. 
  • Must demonstrate financial need.
  • Preference given to students from Washington County; however, all applicants meeting the above criteria will be considered.

 

Ruth M. Altermatt Scholarship
Amount: $1,000 per year 

  • Must be enrolled in Culinary Arts, Paralegal, Business Administration, Agriculture Business, or Liberal Arts.

 

Samuel J. Kirkwood Tribute Scholarship
Amount: $2,000 per year

  • Must be a second-year student.
  • Must have a 3.0 grade point average.
  • Must indicate your current leadership activities within the community.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Samuel S. Johnson Family Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year 

  • Must be a resident of Iowa.
  • Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average. 
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Shuttleworth & Ingersoll PLC Endowment for Area of Greatest Need Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year 

  • Must have a minimum 2.0 grade point average.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Southslope Cooperative Communications Scholarship
Amount: $1,000 per year 

  • One family member must be a member of the Southslope Cooperative Community.
  • Must be a second-year student.
  • Must have a minimum 2.0 grade point average.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Stamats Communications, Inc. Scholarship
Amount: $1,000 per year 

  • Must be a dependent child of a current employee of a Stamats Communications, Inc.
  • Must be a full-time student.
  • Contact Joann Binzen at Stamats Communications, Inc for more information.

 

Steve Mrstik Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $1,000 per year 

  • Must be a returning adult student who is changing careers (indicate how you meet the criteria).

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Student Athletic Scholarships
Amount: Varies per year 

  • Must have a minimum 2.0 grade point average.
  • Must be a participant in one of Kirkwood’s athletic programs.

 

Student of Color Scholarship
Amount: $1,000 per year

  • Must maintain a minimum 2.0 grade point average.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen and a student of color.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Student Life Scholarship

Amount: $500 per year

  • Must be a second-year student.
  • Must demonstrate past involvement and plans for continued involvement in one or more programs sponsored by Student Life (must indicate how you meet the criteria).
  • Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average.

 

Terry Moran Honors Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year 

  • Must be participating in an honors project.

For more information on the scholarship, please contact Professor Peter Jauhiainen, 319-398-5709.

 

Theodore F. Feder Scholarship Endowment Fund for Educational Assistance to Deserving Students
Amount: Varies per year

  • Must have a minimum 2.0 grade point average. 
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Tim J. Meyer Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year

  • Must have a minimum 2.0 grade point average. 
  • Must be a graduate of Clear Creek Amana or English Valleys school districts.
  • Must submit a typed, one-page statement on your need for the scholarship and how it will assist you in attaining your educational goals.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Transamerica Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year

  • Must be a single parent (indicate you meet the criteria).
  • Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average.
  • Must reapply for one additional year of support.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Trecek Family Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year

  • Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

United Fire & Casualty Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year

  • Must participate in the Four Oaks Cornerstone program.
  • Must submit an application and summary page.
  • Must be enrolled full-time.
  • Must have a minimum 2.0 grade point average.
  • Contact Student Development at (319) 398-5471 for more information.

 

Unity Scholarship
Amount: $500 per year. 

  • Preference given to a gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender student, or one of his or her allies, who has done significant things to reduce the level of homophobia in his or her school or community.
  • Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average.
  • Must mention how you qualify for this scholarship in the summary of your application.

 

U.S. Bank Scholarship
Amount: $2,000 per year 

  • Must be a single parent or returning adult student enrolled or accepted for enrollment at Kirkwood (indicate how you meet the criteria).
  • Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Veteran's Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year

  • Must be in the top 10% academically of the Veterans who attend Kirkwood.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

VFW Men's Unit Post #788 Scholarship
Amount: $500 per year

  • Must be a veteran.
  • Must have a minimum 2.0 grade point average.

 

Virgil & Jean Kula Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $300 per year

  • Must be enrolled in a career program.
  • Must be a graduate of Monticello, Anamosa, or North Linn High School.
  • Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Walter A. and Ida K. Kansky Memorial Fund Scholarship

Amount: $1,000 per year

  • Must be a graduate of an Iowa high school in Linn County.

 

Waypoint Tribute to Women Scholarship
Amount: $500 per year

  • Must be a nontraditional, female student.
  • Must be a single parent with special preference given to women with domestic violence or homelessness issues (must indicate how you meet the criteria).
  • Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average.
  • Recipient will be expected to attend and speak at the Tribute to Women recognition dinner in the fall.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

Wells Fargo Bank Scholarship
Amount: $1,000 per year 

  • Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average.
  • Must be a resident of Linn or Benton counties.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

William and Barbara Hennings Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies per year

  • Preference given to students enrolled in Agricultural Production Management, Practical Nursing, Associate Degree Nursing or be pursuing an A.S. degree with career interest in nursing. (Consideration will also be given to students not enrolled in these programs.)
  • Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

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