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2018 Local Scholarships (Clarinda/Page County)

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The following are scholarships offered by local businesses, families, clubs and organizations. 

 

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General Scholarship Description

 

Annette Nelson Memorial Scholarship -   CRHC Aux.

This scholarship was established in 2017 to honor the life of Annette Nelson and to continue her legacy of service, generosity, and her love of sports. The Annette Nelson Memorial Scholarship is an annual award that focuses on recognizing ambitious, driven, and goal-oriented individuals with a background of consistent civic involvement or community service, and a love of playing or supporting any high school sports program.

The recipient will receive a one-time award of $1,000 facilitated through the Clarinda Regional Health Center Auxiliary, a program Annette loved and devoted much of her time, to a graduating senior from Clarinda Community High School.

DUE: APRIL 15, 2018 to Clarinda Regional Health Center.

Clarinda Regional Health Center Auxiliary Scholarship Applicant must be an employee of CRHC; a family member of someone employed by CRHC; a CRHC Auxilian; a family member of a CRHC Auxilian; or have participated in the CRHC VolunTeen program.

State Grants & Scholarships

Grant and scholarship funds are available to assist students in paying educational expenses. Unlike student loans, scholarships and grants are considered gift aid and do not need to be repaid. Below is a list of state of Iowa grants and scholarships available to Iowans.  Because each program is different, it is important to read and understand their specific eligibility requirements and application deadlines.  Additional programs are available through the federal government and private sources. 

Iowa Federal Aid Application

Although applying for state financial aid requires effort on your part, it has never been easier. By completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), you will apply for most federal, state, and institutional scholarships, grants, and work study programs. Some state grant programs require a separate application which you can complete through the Eligibility Wizard. This single application will allow you to apply for multiple state programs. Please be aware of the individual application deadlines surrounding the state scholarship and grant programs.

American Legion Auxiliary Scholarship

Any graduating senior enrolled in a post-high-school program at IWCC
(Clarinda Campus) may apply.

American Legion Sergy Post 98 Scholarship

The Scholarhship will be awared to an applicant that has a parent, grandparent or sibling that served in the United States military. The applicant must be attending a college or vocational school and have have a cumulative grade point of 2.0 or higher

Bank Iowa Spirit of Chandy Scholarship

Due March 5, 2018 - Scholarship recipients will be selected on the basis of academics, character, leadership, honors/awards received and participation in school and community activities, as well as involvement in the activities Chandy was passionate about (swimming, biking, running and flying). 

Bill O'Riley Business Scholarship

The Bill O’Riley Scholarship will award $500.00 scholarships to two Clarinda High School graduating seniors (one male and one female) planning to pursue a degree in business at Northwest Missouri State University.

Cardinal Theatre Patron Scholarship

Applicants must be a graduating senior who has been accepted in a college,
university, conservatory, or training program majoring in theatre arts.

Cathy Hookham Memorial Scholarship

The Cathy Hookham scholarship will be awared to an applicant that has a minimun GPA of 2.3, are or were active in extra-curricular activities such as band, drama, sports and vocal music and who have shown resourcefulness and independence in their school activities that would demonstrate an ability to be self-motivated, to think independently of faculty, administrators and their peers, but who are also responsible citizens.

Charles Hockenberry Foundation Scholarship

The Charles Hockenberry Foundation is a private charitable foundation established to make grants and awards to, or on behalf of, physically, mentally, or eonomically disadvantaged children residing in Page County, Iowa.

Dealine for sumbmission to HS Counselor is March 15th for group mailing.

CHS Class of 1954 Scholarship

The alumni of the Clarinda High School Class of 1954 will award a scholarship to a Clarinda High School graduating senior or post-graduate who is pursuing a degree in higher education, with special consideration based on need, scholarly achievement, character and reputation.

CHS Class of 1965 Scholarship

The alumni of the Clarinda High School Class of 1965 will award a scholarship to a Clarinda High School graduating senior who is pursuing a degree in higher education planning to attend Iowa Western Community College - Clarinda Campus.

Clarinda Community Theatre Jolly Ann Davidson Scholarship

The applicant is an area high school senior who has participated in his/her school theater program, and/or any high school senior who has participated in a Clarinda Community Theatre production. The applicant plans to participate in theater programs in college, and/or in amateur or professional theater.

Clarinda Community Theatre Bob Tunnicliff Memorial Scholarship

The applicant is an area high school senior who has participated in his/her school theater program, and/or any high school senior who has participated in a Clarinda Community Theatre production, with particular focus in any aspect of technical assistance, (e.g. directing, stage managing, lighting, sound, set design or construction, props, costuming, etc.)

Clarinda Foundation (Egnineering-Agriculture) Scholarship

The Clarinda Foundation (Engineering – Agriculture) Scholarship Fund was established to provide tuition aid for the post-secondary education of a CHS graduating senior that plans to enroll in an accredited trade/vocational school, community college or university in the field of engineering or agriculture with special consideration based on need, scholarly achievement, character and reputation. The Foundation will make an annual scholarship award from the fund of $1,000 as long as the fund balance permits.

Clarinda Kiwanis Scholarship

The Clarinda Kiwanis Club will award a scholarships to two Clarinda High School graduating seniors who plan to attend Iowa Western Community College Clarinda Campus (IWCC) for the school year following their graduation.

Clarinda Optimists Scholarship

Graduating senior of Clarinda High School; GPA = 3.0; Attending college or university

Clarinda Veterans Scholarship

The Clarinda Veterans Scholarship Fund was established by a group of local veterans to provide tuition aid for the post-secondary education of a Clarinda or South Page graduating senior that plans to enroll at an accredited technical/vocational school or college and is a descendent (sibling, child, grandchild or great-grandchild) of a U.S. veteran with special consideration based on need, scholarly achievement, character and reputation

Darrell & Mary Hutchinson Vocational Scholarship

The Darrell and Mary Hutchinson vocational scholarship will be awarded to a Clarinda High School graduating senior planning to continue his/her education toward a vocational career

Dorothy J. Salomon Memorial Scholarship

The Dorothy J. and Harry Salomon Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to a Clarinda High School graduating senior or a post-graduate of Clarinda or New Market High School who is pursuing a degree in higher education at an accredited college or university. Special consideration will be based on need, scholarly achievement, character and reputation

Ethel Brockman Nursing Scholarship

The Ethel Brockman Nursing Scholarship will be awarded to a Clarinda High School or South Page High School graduating senior planning to pursue a degree in higher education with the intent to become a registered nurse.

Evelyn Herzberg Educational Scholarship

To qualify for a scholarship the applicant must be a graduating senior of Clarinda Community High School and shall have a cumulative GPA no less than 3.0.

FCCLA - Candee Crain Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship will be awared to a Clarinda High School senior or a Clarinda High School graduate who plans to enroll in or who is presently enrolled in a post-high school Family Consumer Sciences related program.

George McNees Memorial Scholarship

Applicant must be a graduating senior of Clarinda Community High School and eligible for enrollment in an accredited college or university and pursuing a degree in higher education with a major in agriculture or business.

Glenn Miller Scholarship Competition

Scholarships will be awarded to graduating high seniors and first year college students who intend to make music a central part of their future.  Those who have entered as high school seniors are eligible to compete again as college freshmen, unless they have been previous first place winters.

Glenn Miller Music Prize Scholarship

Graduating seniors from Clarinda Community High School planning to continue education at a post-high school institution, but not necessarily intending to have a field of music as a major field of post high school study.

Glenn Miller VFW Scholarship

The Glenn Miller Veterans of Foreign Wars Scholarship will award two $500 scholarships to Clarinda High School or South Page High School graduating seniors who are descendants of a veteran of a foreign war and who are pursuing a degree in higher education, with special consideration based on need, scholarly achievement, character and reputation.

Harold and Dale McKinley Education Scholarship

The Harold & Dale McKinley Education Scholarship will be awarded to a Graduate of the Clarinda High School or South Page High School, who is entering his/her junior or senior year in an accredited college or university and pursuing a major in primary or secondary education, with special consideration based on need, scholarly achievement, character and reputation. 

Helen Hawley O.E.S. Music Award
  • High School Seniors graduating from Clarinda, Sidney, Shenandoah or South Page schools.
  • A good overall academic record with a G.P.A. no less than 2.75 on a 4-Point scale.  Please have the counselor or principal verify this G.P.A. with his/her signature.
  • An outstanding record of participation in high school musical activities, including instrumental, vocal, musical theater, or community musical activities.  Leadership in one or more areas of music will count extra.
  • A desire to make music an important part of your adult life

Hugh Loudon Agricultural/Business Scholarship

Hugh Loudon Agriculture/Business Scholarship will be awarded to a Clarinda High School graduating senior planning to pursue a vocation in agriculture or business.

Iowa Western Scholarship

Awarded to students attending Iowa Western Community College - any campus. Iowa Western Foundation Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic achievement, involvement and/or financial need.

Iowa Western Foundation Scholarships

Awarded to students attending Iowa Western Community College - any campus. Iowa Western Foundation Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic achievement, involvement and/or financial need.

Mary Montgomery Memorial Scholarship

The Mary Montgomery Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to a woman who is a graduating senior or a post-graduate student who is a member of or affiliated with the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Clarinda and is pursuing a degree in higher education at an accredited college or university.

Masonic Lodge Scholarship

Enrolling in a college or university

Maxine S. Loudon Scholarship

 The Maxine S. Loudon Scholarship will be awarded to a Clarinda High School senior planning to obtain a degree in secondary education with an emphasis in the humanities.

Norm Mier Memorial Scholarship

The Norm Mier Memorial Scholarship will award a scholarship to a Clarinda High School graduating senior who is pursuing a degree in higher education (college, university or trade schools).

Page County Cattlemen Scholarship

The Page County Cattlemen are awarding scholarships to any high school senior in Page County whose family is a member of the Page County Cattlemen’s Association.  The student can be entering college for any field of study.  The dollar amount will be determined based off of the number of applicants.

Kolleen McGargill Foundation Scholarship

1. Must be a senior in high school in good standing. 

2. Must have a G.P.A. of 2.50 or higher.

3. Must LIVE IN Fremont or Page County, Iowa.

Scholarship is due March 20, 2016

Page County Farm Bureau

Page County Farm Bureau is offering two $1000 scholarships to students pursuing a degree from a 4-year college/university, community college or technical program.  The student must be a son or daughter of a Page County Farm Bureau member, or an adult member themselves.

Patsy Martin Scholarship

The Patsy Martin Scholarship will award a scholarship to a Clarinda High School graduating senior who is pursuing a degree in English, particularly teaching or writing. 

Ralph & Gladys Borden Memorial Scholarship

The 4-year renewable Ralph & Gladys Borden scholarship is awarded to two graduating high school seniors who reside in the boundaries of the former New Market School District. The scholarship is renewable for up to a total of eight (8) semesters based on the student’s continued college performance and funds available from the endowment left by the estate of Ralph Borden. 

Click here for: New Market School District Map

Robert & Irene Renshaw Education Scholarship

The Robert and Irene Renshaw Education Scholarship will be awarded to a Clarinda High School graduating senior who plans to continue his/her education at a four-year college majoring in education.

Robert & Irene Renshaw Vocational Scholarship

The Robert and Irene Renshaw Vocational Scholarship will be awarded to a Clarinda High School graduating senior who plans to pursue a vocational certificate at a qualified vocational school.

Scrap Happy Quilt Guild Scholarship

Entering program relating to art, design or textiles (offered every three years, last offer was 2013)

Southwest Iowa Educational Foundation Scholarships

This website has several  SWI scholarships. Please read through them and follow their criteria for application as it is different from the criteria listed above. 

Swisher Family Vocational Scholarship

The Swisher Family Vocational Scholarship will be awarded to a Clarinda High School graduating senior planning to continue his/her education toward a vocational career

Taylor County Farm Bureau

Taylor County Farm Bureau and Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) are offering scholarships to students of Taylor County Farm Bureau members.  Applications with official transcripts and reference letters are due to the Taylor County Farm Bureau office at 607 Pollock Blvd., Bedford, IA 50833 by March 1, 2017.

Vernon J. Baker Educators' Scholarship

The Vernon J. Baker Scholarship will be awarded to a Clarinda High School graduating senior (or seniors) planning to pursue a degree in higher education at an accredited college or university. 

Wallin Plumbing & Heating Scholarship

(Not offered in 2017)

Greg Wallin of Wallin Plumbing & Heating, Inc., will award one $1,000 scholarship to a Clarinda High School graduating senior or post graduate who is planning to continue their study in the area of heating, ventilating, air conditioning or plumbing at a trade school or community college.

Thank you to the families, businesses, clubs and organizations

who give scholarships to our students!!!

 

 

 

 

 

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