Wanda Martinez Scholarship Fund

A scholarship established in honor of Wanda Martinez. This $2,000 scholarship is awarded to a student identifying as a person of color, graduating from a public or private high school in Waterloo, attending a 2 or 4-year post-secondary institution full-time, and demonstrates a clear goal for their future. There are many strategic ways to maximize … Read more

EAA 227 Young Pilot Program

This scholarship is established for young pilots pursuing their Private Pilot’s License at an accredited pilot training program at the Waterloo Airport, Independence Airport, Oelwein Airport, or Waverly Airport. This scholarship shall award $1,000 to eligible candidates, as long as there are sufficient assets in the Fund. A maximum of 5 awards can be offered … Read more

West High Class of 1962 Scholarship Fund

The West High School Class of 1962 Scholarship is awarded to a West High School student pursuing advanced education and renewable for one year. Applicants must be enrolled in a 2 or 4 public year institution in Iowa, have a minimum 3.3 grade point average, and show involvement in extra-curricular activities, volunteer service, or work. … Read more

Dr. Sam Christensen Scholarship Fund

A scholarship for Waterloo students established in memory of Dr. Sam Christensen. He was affectionately called “Dr. Sam” by all who knew him. Dr. Sam practiced pediatric dentistry in Waterloo until his retirement and deeply cared for Waterloo and the Cedar Valley. There are many strategic ways to maximize giving using your currently held assets. … Read more

Youth In Action Volunteerism Scholarship Fund

The scholarship was established to recognize volunteerism in students. One $1,000 scholarship will be awarded annually to help with the cost of advanced education for students graduating from West High, East High, or Expo and attending full-time at the University of Iowa, University of Northern Iowa, Iowa State University or an Iowa community college. Eligible … Read more

VGM Scholarship Fund

VGM Group, a Waterloo-based company that offers professional services to help business customers grow and sustain their competitive advantage, offers scholarships to high school seniors who are children of full-time employees at VGM Group or active employees at VGM. Eligible students are graduating from high school and planning to pursue a degree at an accredited … Read more

Tyler Greene Scholarship Fund

In memory of Tyler Greene, this scholarship fund awards a renewable scholarship to students who demonstrate, through extracurricular activities, volunteer work, or general behavior, an understanding of Ability Awareness and inclusion. Ability Awareness is the skill of recognizing that what someone CAN do is more important than what they can’t do. Tyler had cerebral palsy … Read more

Todd Brekke Memorial Scholarship Fund

This scholarship was established in honor of Todd Brekke. An annual scholarship will be awarded to a student who has similar talents that Todd possessed. Eligible students will be enrolled at East, West, or Expo High School. They are planning to attend post-secondary school full-time, and pursuing a career in the arts (computer graphics, painting, … Read more

Rick and Debbie Morris Family Scholarship

The scholarship is established for purpose of helping with the cost of advanced education for students at West High School in Waterloo, Iowa. One scholarship will be awarded annually to an eligible applicant in the amount of $1,000. Eligible applicants will be attending an institution in Iowa full-time, maintaining a 3.5 GPA, and show involvement … Read more

POS Corporation Scholarship Fund

This fund provides post-secondary scholarships for dependents of full-time employees at Professional Office Services. There are typically five $1,000 scholarships issued annually. There are many strategic ways to maximize giving using your currently held assets. Gifts from your IRA, stock, corn/grain, or estate make a lasting impact in our community, not only today but for … Read more