The Waterloo Community Foundation announces that applications are now being accepted from area high school seniors for twelve scholarships:
DAVE AUMER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP – A $500 renewable award to a graduating senior of the Waterloo Warriors hockey team. It is renewable for up to 3 consecutive years.
DENAE NASH SCHOLARSHIP – This $1,000 scholarship is awarded to a student enrolled at East, West, or Expo High School, and planning to attend post-secondary vocational technical school or community college full-time to pursue a skilled trade. It is renewable for up to 1 consecutive year following renewable procedures.
DR SAM CHRISTENSEN SCHOLARSHIP – A $500 scholarship awarded to a student who is a resident of Waterloo, Iowa, attending East, West or Expo with a minimum 3.0 GPA, and planning to attend the University of Iowa full-time. Preference will be given toward applicants pursuing a career in health or education and demonstrating financial need. The scholarship can be renewed for up to 3 additional years.
HUBERT AND GEORGIA ROSSIN SCHOLARSHIP – A $2,500 award to a student at a Waterloo public or parochial school that has been or is currently residing in a foster care home.
LIZ CROWLEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP – Two $1,000 awards to students at East, West or Expo pursuing a degree in education and planning to attend an accredited post-secondary institution.
PROFESSIONAL OFFICE SERVICES, INC (POS) CORPORATE SCHOLARSHIP – $1,000 post-secondary scholarships offered to dependents of full-time POS employees at each plant location. Students must be the dependents of full-time employees at POS and must be pursuing a degree at an accredited post-secondary educational institution.
RICK AND DEBBIE MORRIS FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP – A $1,000 award to a student maintaining a 3.5 GPA at West High School and pursuing secondary education at an institution in Iowa. Eligible students will show involvement in extra-curricular activities, volunteer service, and/or work experience and special consideration will be given to those who have held or currently hold positions of leadership.
TODD BREKKE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP – A $1,000 award to a student at East, West, Expo or a Waterloo Warriors hockey team member and pursuing a career in industrial or graphic design or a skilled trade area such as auto repair/mechanics, welding or carpentry.
TYLER GREENE SCHOLARSHIP – A $2,500 renewable scholarship awarded to a student at Waterloo public or parochial schools, Cedar Falls High School or Waverly Shell Rock High School demonstrating an understanding of Ability Awareness and Inclusion. This scholarship is renewable for up to 3 consecutive years. Preference will be given to applicants from Waterloo West High School.
VGM CORPORATE SCHOLARSHIP – $1,500 scholarships available to VGM student employees and students of full-time employees. Eligible students are graduating from high school and planning to pursue a degree at an accredited post-secondary institution and maintaining a minimum 3.0 GPA.
WEST HIGH CLASS OF 1962 SCHOLARSHIP – A $1,000 award to a student graduating from West High School pursuing post-secondary education at public institution in Iowa and is renewable for 1 year. Eligible students must maintain a minimum 3.3 GPA and show involvement in extra-curricular activities, volunteer service, or work experience. Preference will be given to applicants with financial need.
YOUTH IN ACTION VOLUNTEERISM SCHOLARSHIP – A $1,000 award to a student at East, West or Expo pursuing a career in the field of education or science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM), enrolling at a public college in Iowa as a full-time student. The student should demonstrate 30 hours of volunteer service to the community in the prior 12 months.
Applications are available online at https://www.wloocommunityfoundation.org/scholarships and must be received by 11:59 PM on March 14, 2024.