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Lawrence and Marilyn Matteson Foundation Scholarships

Community Foundation of the Great River Bend

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Scholarship Overview

Scholarships will be awarded to graduating high school seniors and high school graduates pursuing studies in health sciences, technology or trades. Adult applicants must live within the following school district areas and eligible high school seniors must attend the following high schools: Central Lee, Danville, Fort Madison, Keokuk, Mediapolis, Mount Pleasant, New London, Waco, Wapello, and Winfield, or be home-schooled and living in any of these school districts. Applicants must have at least a 2.0 GPA but not more than a 3.5 GPA. (GPAs of more than 3.5 are allowed, if necessary, to award sufficient scholarships under this program.) Selection criteria include financial need, personal character, and career goals, evaluated by a written essay, school activities, community and personal activities, and work experience. Preference will be given to students seeking a two-year degree or completion of a certificate program in one of these areas. Consideration will also be given to students who are seeking a four-year degree in the same fields.

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This scholarship's application process should probably take a very short time.

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Average Award: $2,000
Awards Granted: 12
Renewable: This scholarship is renewable
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