2017-2018 Foundation Scholarships

Click here to download the 2017-2018 Foundation Scholarship Application

*Scholarships are due May 31st, 2017 unless otherwise noted

Abby Jean Nursing Scholarship

$500 per semester for three semesters (fall, spring, summer) awarded to a student attending (full-time) at Iowa Central Community College. Applicant must be in the Nursing program and have a 3.0 GPA. Recipient must also maintain a 3.0 GPA and attach an additional letter with application stating why this scholarship is important in pursuing a nursing career and why you have selected the nursing field.

Academic Foundation Scholarship

Awarded to Valedictorians (Full Tuition), Salutatorians ($3,000), and students with 3.75-4.00 GPA ($800) and 3.25-3.74 GRA ($600).

Activity Scholarship

For talented students in the arts, drama and music. Determined by activity director.

Agriculture Endowed Scholarship

Awarded to full-time agriculture students attending Iowa Central Community College. First year students must have a 2.5 GPA, the GPA requirement for second year students is 2.75. The amount of the scholarship is $750 unless the student holds an Iowa FFA degree, the scholarship amount is $1000. Financial need is not a consideration. Scholarship can be used for tuition, fees, books, and supplies.

Alfred & Maurine Baird Scholarship - $2,000

Awarded to four students attending (at least half-time) Iowa Central Community College. This scholarship is intended for the nontraditional student (must be at least 21 years of age) and must be a resident of the Webster City School District. Recipient must also demonstrate financial need. This scholarship is renewable for a second year if the recipient maintains a 2.0 cumulative GPA, demonstrates progress toward completion of his or her educational objective, and maintains status as enrolled at least half-time.

Alice Granger Scholarship (2nd Year Students)

$500 to an Iowa Central student who continues his/her education at the University of Iowa.

Arthur L. Klein Memorial Scholarship

$500 scholarship to a full time student with a GPA of 2.5 or better. First preference to music major, but not required. Student must be full-time and attending the Fort Dodge Campus. Student to write a short essay on why music is important to me.

Arvis Hair Memorial Scholarship - $1000

Awarded to three Iowa students attending (full-time) Iowa Central Community College. Must be a nursing student accepted in the Nursing Program.

Athletic Scholarship

Determined by head coaches.

Bob Kordik, Jr. Scholarship - $2,000

Awarded to one full-time student in each of the following programs - Diesel Technology, Welding Technology, Ag Technology, Electrical Mechanical Technician, and HVAC. Applicant must have a 2.5 GPA and be from Iowa. Two scholarships ($300 for tool belt and $200 for tuition) are also awarded to students going into the Carpentry program.

Bonnie Kirkberg Van Gundy Scholarship - $1,000

Awarded to two first year students attending (full-time) Iowa Central Community College in a medical field. Recipient must have a 2.5 average GPA and demonstrate financial need. Scholarship may be renewed for a second year with satisfactory academic progress. (Need to reapply).

Bruce Holm NATA Scholarship - $500

Awarded to two students attending Iowa Central Community College. Recipient must enrolled in the Fire Science/EMS courses of study with a 2.5-3.0 GPA.

Bud, Bill, and Eleanor Lamb Scholarship - $200 (2nd Year Students)

Awarded to a second year student attending Iowa Central Community College. Student must be in the field of Humanities (music, theatre, or visual art studies majors).

Buena Vista Regional Medical Center Endowed Scholarship - $1250

Awarded to a student attending (full-time) Iowa Central Community College. Student must be in the Health Care field and be a resident of Buena Vista, Sac, Ida, Pocahontas, Clay, or Cherokee County.

Caladrine Scholarship - $950

Awarded to a student attending (full-time) Iowa Central Community College. Must be a Fort Dodge Senior High graduate, maintain a 3.0 GPA, and demonstrate financial need.

Congregation Beth-El Scholarship - $550

Awarded to two students attending (full-time) Iowa Central Community College. Must be a St. Edmond or Fort Dodge Senior High graduate, maintain an average GPA, and demonstrate financial need.

Dale and Donna Decker Transportation Scholarship

Awarded to students enrolled in the diesel, logistics, accounting, semi-truck driving, or CNT programs at Iowa Central. Satisfactory academic standing, good moral character, and financial need are all considered.

Application deadline is May 1, 2017.

Dale Hillyer Memorial Scholarship - $1500 (2nd Year Students)

Awarded to a second year full-time student pursuing an agricultural degree who demonstrates financial need and has a 2.5 GPA or higher. A letter of recommendation from an Iowa Central Agriculture Instructor is also required.

Decker Family Endowed Scholarship

Available to students in the diesel or logistics program. Could be required to complete a 240 hour paid internship at Decker Truck Line, Inc. Application deadline is May 1, 2017.

Decker Truck Line, Inc. Scholarship

Eligible applicants will be Decker Truck Line employees or their families. Applicant must complete the Decker Truck Line Inc. scholarship application to be considered. Application deadline is May 1, 2017.

Departmnet/Program Scholarship - $100-$300

Determined by Department Head/Program Coordinator.

Deryl Hamann Family Scholarship - $1,000 (2nd Year Students)

Eligible applicants will be Decker Truck Line employees or their families. Applicant must complete the Decker Truck Line Inc. scholarship application to be considered. Application deadline is April 1, 2016.

Dr. Mary Sula Linney Endowed Scholarship - $1,200

Awarded to a student attending Iowa Central Community College. Recipient must be a student in the arts: Art, English, Speech, Literature, Modern Language, Music, Social Science, or Theatre.

Dr. Martin Scholarship - $800

This scholarship is awarded to a male student of good character, good scholastic ability and excellent athletic ability who plans to enroll at Iowa Central Community College.

Earl and Pauline Underbrink Scholarship - $750

Awarded to a student attending (full-time) Iowa Central Community College. Recipient must be an Area 5 resident (Buena Vista Co. Calhoun Co. Greene Co. Hamilton Co. Humboldt Co. Pocahontas Co. Sac Co. Webster Co. Wright Co.).

Esther Halligan Sheker Nursing Scholarship - $500 (2nd Year Students)

Awarded to a second year nursing student attending Iowa Central Community College. Recipient must have a 3.0 GPA or higher and be an Area 5 resident (Buena Vista Co. Calhoun Co. Greene Co. Hamilton Co. Humboldt Co. Pocahontas Co. Sac Co. Webster Co. Wright Co.). First preference will be given to a resident of Webster County.

Farm Credit Services of America Scholarship - $1,000 (2nd Year Students)

Awarded to two second year students attending (full-time) Iowa Central Community College majoring in an agricultural related field with an academic standing of 3.0 GPA or higher preferred. Student must use his/her major in the chosen field to serve their rural community and perhaps return to the farm or ranch. Preference will be given to residents of Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota, or Wyoming.

First American Bank Scholarship - $850

$425 per semester for four full-time students pursuing a business/agricultural degree who demonstrate financial need and have a 2.5 GPA.

Fort Dodge Board of Realtors Scholarship - $500

Awarded to a student attending (full-time) Iowa Central Community College. Recipient must be a St. Edmond or Fort Dodge Senior High graduate.

Fort Dodge Coin Club Scholarship - $750

Awarded to a student attending Iowa Central Community College. Recipient must be a US citizen who is an Iowa resident.

Fort Dodge Senior High Class of 1940 Scholarship - $1,200

Awarded to a Spring graduate of Fort Dodge Senior High School planning to attend (full-time or part-time) Iowa Central Community College. Recipients must have a 2.5 GPA or higher and demonstrate financial need.

Fort Dodge Women's Club Scholarship - $2,000

Awarded to two students attending (full-time) Iowa Central Community College. Recipient must be a traditional/non-traditional female student who resides in Webster County and is enrolled in a Health Science program or the Science or Education fields.

Greg "Beamer" Winn Scholarship - $500

Awarded to two students attending (full-time) Iowa Central Community College. Recipient must enrolled in the Automotive Technology or Auto Restoration program and have a 2.5 GPA. Preference will be given to residents of Iowa.

Hopper and Pearson Family Scholarship (Renewal Available for 2nd Year Students)

$500 awarded to two first year students attending (full-time) Iowa Central Community College. Must be an Area 5 resident (Buena Vista Co. Calhoun Co. Greene Co. Hamilton Co. Humboldt Co. Pocahontas Co. Sac Co. Webster Co. Wright Co.) and must have an academic standing of 3.0 GPA or higher. Scholarship recipients may renew for a second year scholarship upon application. Student must maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA to apply for the second year scholarship. ($625 per semester)

Iowa Central Carpentry Endowed Scholarship - $800

Awarded to two students attending (full-time) Iowa Central Community College. Recipients must be Carpentry majors with a 2.5 GPA. Scholarships will be awarded to one female and one male student.

Iowa Central Housing Scholarship

Awarded to Valedictorians ($1,000), Salutatorians ($800), and students with 3.75-4.00 GPA ($400) and 3.25-3.74 GPA ($300).

Iowa Central Industrial Technology Foundation Academic Scholarship

Awarded to applicants with 2.5-3.24 GPA who are enrolled in an industrial technology program at Iowa Central. ($250 each semester)

Jerry Patterson Kiwanis Scholarship - $500

Awarded to an Iowa Central athlete with a 2.5 or higher GPA. Jerry was a long time active member of the Fort Dodge Noon Kiwanis Club involved in service projects and community service. He has made the Fort Dodge community a better place through his involvement and significant work in promoting sports especially through his love of baseball. Preference will be given to a softball/baseball player from Iowa Central’s nine-county region. $250 per semester.

John and Eva Amond Scholarship - $1,000

Awarded to student who is pursuing a music/art degree.

John King Scholarship - $325

Awarded to a student attending (full-time) Iowa Central Community College. Recipient must be a Science major or enrolled in a Health Science program.

Jolyn Frederickson Nursing Scholarship - $750

This scholarship is awarded to a nursing student studying at the Webster City campus who is full-time. The student must have a GPA of 2.00 or better

Jordan Ulicki Memorial Scholarship - $500

Awarded to one full-time or part-time student who attends Iowa Central Community College in the Fire Science/EMS program and demonstrates financial need. Recipient must perform a minimum of 16 documented hours of voluntary community service which will enhance the student experience - must receive their certification in field of study.

Judy K. Rathke Business Education Scholarship - $200

Awarded to a non-traditional student in Business or Office Technology programs attending Iowa Central Community College. Must have at least a 2.5 GPA and the scholarship dollars must be used for tuition, fees, and books.

Justin Anthony Bradley Memorial Soccer Scholarship

$200 Fall semester only for books to an Iowa Central Men’s Soccer student attending (full-time) Iowa Central Community College. Recipient must have been a Fort Dodge Senior High School boys soccer participant who plays for the love of the game and is involved in a Christian youth group.

Larry Boyd Math Scholarship - $500

Awarded to two students attending Iowa Central Community College majoring in math or education. Recipient must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Larry Pederson Baseball Scholarship

Awarded to a baseball player(s) on the Iowa Central Triton Baseball Team attending (full-time) Iowa Central Community College. Recipient must also have 2.0 GPA.

Lynnette Nickell Memorial Scholarship - $500

Awarded to one student attending (full-time) Iowa Central Comunity College in the Administrative Specialist or Business programs. Preference may be given to a high school senior from Eagle Grove High School. Recipient must also have 2.0 GPA.

MAGWEED of Fort Dodge Scholarship - $500 (2nd Year Students)

Awarded to a second year Biology or Criminal Justice major from Webster County. Recipient must have a minimum 2.0 GPA.

Mark J. Smith Endowed Scholarship - $1,050

Awarded to two students attending (full-time) Iowa Central Community College. Recipient must have a 3.0 GPA, demonstrate financial need and first consideration will be given to students of single family households (designate on application).

Mason Cando Scholarship - $1,500 (2nd Year Students)

Awarded to two students attending Iowa Central Community College. Preference will be given to students enrolled in Electrical Technologies, then Ag Technology or Carpentry who show financial need. Recipient must have a 2.5 GPA.

Melanie Rozales Underbrink Scholarship - $700

Awarded to two students attending (full-time) Iowa Central Community College. Recipient must be a Music major, have a 3.0 GPA, and be an Area 5 resident (Buena Vista Co. Calhoun Co. Greene Co. Hamilton Co. Humboldt Co. Pocahontas Co. Sac Co. Webster Co. Wright Co.). Applications must also have a Letter of Recommendation from the Music Department.

Melvin V. and Clara E. Samuelson Scholarship - $1,000 (2nd Year Students)

Awarded to a second year student or student with 30 or more credit hours attending Iowa Central Community College majoring in education. Recipient must maintain a 2.5 GPA and demonstrate financial need. First preference will be given to students from Buena Vista County.

Mercer Sophomore Culinary Scholarship - $500 (2nd Year Students)

This scholarship is awarded to a second year culinary student who has differentiated him/herself in the classroom, in hours of community service, and in mastering culinary techniques. Scholarship is awarded by the Culinary instructors.

Merle and Delores Kudej Scholarship - $2,000 (2nd Year Students)

Awarded to five second year students with a GPA of 2.5 or better. Recipient must possess high moral standards and be of good character. Must demonstrate financial need.

Milton and Ila Will Memorial Scholarship - $1,000

Awarded to seven students attending (full-time) Iowa Central Community College. Recipient must be a resident of Webster County.

Mitch Sterns Wrestling Scholarship - $250

Awarded to an Area V student wrestler.

Multi-Cultural Scholarship

Awarded to four students attending Iowa Central Community College. Students must fall under the New Iowan definition. That is, an immigrant who has been in Iowa no more than 5 years and in the United States no more than 7 years. The student should demonstrate financial need and the desire to prepare himself or herself for the Iowa workforce. Preference will be given to those students entering the Health Sciences, Industrial Technologies, Social Services, Agriculture or Law Enforcement fields of study.

National Council on Youth Leadership Scholarship

Based on North Central Iowa Chapter membership NYCL membership.

Nurses Supporting Nursing Scholarship - $400 (2nd Year Students)

Awarded to one second year nursing student attending Iowa Central Community College. Must have a cumulative 2.5 GPA or higher, submit 3 letters of support, a letter from the applicant addressing goals, accomplishments, obstacles to completing education, why applicant chose nursing, why applicant is deserving of the scholarship, how applicant would benefit from the scholarship.

O.N. Emerson/Friends of Wright County Scholarship - $650

Awarded to two students attending (full-time) Iowa Central Community College. Recipient must have attended high school in Wright County and demonstrate financial need.

Opal S. Schipull Scholarship - $550

Awarded to a student pursuing a degree in elementary education. Must demonstrate financial need and have a 2.5 GPA or higher.

Paul McCarville Scholarship - $275

Awarded to a student from Webster County who attends Iowa Central Community College and demonstrates financial need.

Paul Shupe Scholarship -$575 (2nd Year Students)

Awarded to Outstanding Female/Male Athlete (must be returning sophomore). GPA and leadership skills will be considered.

Robert L. Sheker Scholarship - $500

Awarded to a student attending Iowa Central Community College majoring in engineering, pharmacy or education. Recipient must maintain an average GPA, demonstrate financial need, and be an Area 5 resident. First preference will be given to a resident of Webster County.

The Stablish Foundation Scholarship - $2,000

Awarded to seven Eagle Grove students continuing their education at Iowa Central Community College.

Steiner Family Scholarship - $1,500

Awarded to a Fort Dodge Senior High School graduating senior planning to attend (full-time) Iowa Central Community College. Recipient must maintain a 2.5 GPA to retain the scholarship each semester. Financial need will be considered when awarding scholarship. (Family awards)

Stewart Memorial Hospital Scholarship - $725

Awarded to one student attending Iowa Central Community College. First preference to be a student (from Calhoun County) enrolled in the Health Care field with a GPA of 2.0 or higher.

Student Merit Scholarship - $100-$300

Based on leadership, character and community involvement.

Sulzbach Scholarship - $1,000

Awarded to two full or part-time students attending Iowa Central Community College. Students must be in the Bioscience or Health Sciences fields and have a 3.0 GPA or above. Preference will be given to students with need who are planning to work in the Fort Dodge area.

Tamara Louise Vesey Taylor Memorial Scholarship - $1,000

Awarded to a full or part-time student attending Iowa Central Community College. Student must be enrolled in the Baking and Pastry Arts program and have a 2.5 GPA or above. First preference will be given to a graduate of Fort Dodge Senior High or Iowa resident.

Terry Condon Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to a full-time student attending Iowa Central Community College who is majoring in Agriculture or Diesel Technology and has a 2.5 GPA or above. $200 per semester

Tom and Norma Schmoker Scholarship - Tool Belts

Awarded to a Carpentry student attending Iowa Central Community College. Recipient must be a resident of Fort Dodge.

Trinity Regional Medical Center Scholarship - $1,150

$575 per semester to four students pursuing a career in the Health Sciences field with a 2.00 GPA or higher.

Webster County Farm Bureau Agriculture Scholarship - $1,000

Awarded to a Webster County resident going into any one of the agriculture related fields at Iowa Central. Recipient must be a full-time student and have a 2.75 GPA.

William G. Smith Endowed Scholarship - $1,100

Awarded to seven students attending Iowa Central Community College that are also pursuing a 4-year degree. Recipient must have a 2.5 GPA and preference will be given to residents of Iowa and students that demonstrate financial need.

Women in Industry Scholarship - $500

Awarded to two female students attending (full-time) Iowa Central Community College who are pursuing a career in industry. Recipients must be enrolled in an Industrial Technology program or the Biotechnology program with a 2.5 GPA.

AG Processing, INC. Scholarship

Awarded to two students attending (full-time) Iowa Central Community College. Recipient must be currently enrolled in Biofuels Technology, Biotechnology, Industrial Business, Industrial Electrician, Industrial Mechanics, Maintenance Electrician, Manufacturing Technology or Sustainable Energy. Recipient must also have a 2.5 high school GPA or a 2.5 cumulative Iowa Central GPA at the time you apply and also demonstrate a desire to succeed in this field and to seek employment in Iowa. Submit a narrative along with the scholarship application form summarizing your interest in the Agriculture industry, why you chose the program you enrolled in and your career goals in that field.

C&S Products Company Scholarship - $1,000

Must be a Maintenance Electrician/Electrical Technology student, maintain a 3.00 GPA,
and be enrolled as a full-time student at Iowa Central, Fort Dodge campus. Student will be required to fulfil a 240-hour compensated internship or similar compensated hours working at C&S Products as mutually agreed upon. The top five candidates are selected by Iowa Central, with C&S Products interviewing candidates for final selection.

Julian and Frances Hogan Academic Scholarship - $1,000

Must be a St. Edmond or Fort Dodge Senior High graduate, maintain a 3.00 GPA during previous two semesters of high school, demonstrate financial need, be enrolled as a full-time student at Iowa Central, Fort Dodge campus, must use the scholarship dollars for tuition and fees first. Applicant must complete the Foundation Scholarship Application and the Julian and Frances Hogan Academic Scholarship Application to be considered.

Koch Fertilizer L.L.C. Scholarship (2nd Year Students)

16 scholarships will be awarded. The Scholarship Program provides the College’s students with an opportunity to advance their education at the College while gaining valuable knowledge about potential careers in process technology, electrical/mechanical technology, or industrial mechanics. Applicant must have a 3.00 GPA or higher and will need to submit a letter of recommendation from an instructor, supervisor or other person not related to them, and provide an essay on why they are interested in this career (250 word maximum).

Click here for full details on this scholarship.

Schnurr & Company, LLP Endowed Scholarship

Awarded to up to four first-year students, four second-year students, and four continuing degree students attending Iowa Central Community College. Applicants must be enrolled full-time (12 credit hours or more in the Accounting Associate major -ACC.AS) or part-time (9 credit hours or more in the Numbers at Night major – ACCN.AS) and have a 3.0 or above GPA. Scholarships can be renewed upon meeting the criteria. Applicants who graduate from Iowa Central can apply for a scholarship to continue pursuing an accounting degree at a four year college. (Scholarship will be paid directly to the college/university upon proof of enrollment.)

William Greehey Scholarship

Awarded to first or second year first-generation college students or first-generation veterans with unmet need who are seeking an associate’s degree or are in a diploma program offered at Iowa Central with a 2.5 GPA or higher. First preference will be given to Iowa students. $500 per semester for students enrolled in 6-12 hours and $1000 per semester for students enrolled in 12+ hours.

Click here to download the William Greehey Scholarship Application