Scholarships


Support For Our Students. Support For Our Future.

Accessible education is the cornerstone of the Scott mission. A scholarship is more than financial aid - it may determine whether a student can attend college. The Scott Foundation awarded more than $76,000 in scholarships in 2013.

Scholarship Deadlines

  • Fall: March 1
  • Spring: November 1

Scholarship Application (online)

Scholarship Application (PDF)

Scholarship Reference Form (PDF)

Some Scott scholarships are based on academic excellence. Most are based on factors such as financial need, community involvement, leadership, program or area of study, or other requirements.

A scholarship committee composed of Scott faculty and staff, representing multiple areas of the college, screens the applications. For specific scholarships, academic department scholarship committees choose recipients.

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Listed are the scholarships available to applicants, eligibility criteria is listed under each scholarship heading.

 

A B C D E F G H I J K L M
N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

A
Administrative & Office Support (Spring)
African American (Fall)
AITP - Information Technology (Fall)
Alex "Cano" Rocha Memorial (Fall)
Allan J. MacDonald Memorial (Fall)
American Business Women's Association (Fall)
American Legion of Iowa Foundation (Spring)
Auto Collision Repair (Fall)
C
Car Show (Fall)
Car Show - HS Seniors (Fall)
Chuck Mooney/ William Stradt Bettendorf Noon Rotary(Fall)
Courtney & Otavio Hegouet (Fall & Spring)
Culinary Arts Scholarship (Spring)
D
Danielson Motor Company Scholarship (Spring)
David A. Claeys Memorial (Spring & Fall)
David F. Krein Honors (Fall)
Dean Parsons Environmental Club (Fall)
Deserving Student
Diesel Technology (Fall)
Dolores (Dee) Meyer Memorial
Dorothy M. Miller Memorial (Fall)
Dr. Duane "Andy" Anderson Memorial (Fall)
Dr. L.J. Twyner Memorial (Fall)
E
Ellis Vetter Memorial (Fall)
Electroneurological Diagnostic Club (Spring)
English as a Second Language (Fall & Spring)
Event Management Unlimited (Spring)
F
Faculty & Friends Honors
Fejervary Trust (Fall)
First-Generation College Student (Fall & Spring)
Frank & Kara Mitvalsky Pre-Law (Fall)
G
Gary Lynch Memorial (Fall)
Gloria McJunkins Memorial (Spring)
Gregory E. Huffman Memorial (Fall)
H
Harry J. & Nellie B. Griffith Memorial (Fall & Spring)
Hawkeye Paving Corporation Diesel Technology (Fall & Spring)
Health Information Technology (Spring)
Health, Safety & Environmental Technology (Fall & Spring)
HOPE Memorial (Fall)
Hospitality Management (Spring)
I
Information Services (Fall & Spring)
Interior Design (Fall)
Interpreter Training Program (Spring)
Iowa Quad Cities Rotary (Fall)
J
Jacob “Cakes” Grabbie Memorial (Spring)
James & Jeralee Mannhardt (Fall)
Jeff Kosman Memorial (Spring)
Jim Hester Memorial (Fall)
John & Mary Blong GED (Fall)
Judy Nelson Memorial (Fall)
K
Kahl Educational Center (Fall & Spring)
Kiran Bavikatte Foundation Nursing (Fall)
Kiran Bavikatte Honors Memorial (Fall)
L
Lois Suiter O’Malley Interior Design (Spring)
Lujack’s Auto Technology(Fall)
M
Margaret Brodersen Memorial (Fall)
Mark Ubelhor Memorial (Fall)
Mary Jean & James Gallagher (Spring)
Mary L. Burbridge (Fall)
Melissa Davis Memorial - Transportation Technologies (Fall)
N
National Active and Retired Federal Employees (Fall)
Native American (Fall)
Newton Pre-Engineering (Fall)
Nicholas Germain Memorial Welding (Fall)
Nursing Faculty (Fall & Spring)
Nursing Program - Women (Fall)
Nyle & Teresa Paper Academic Achievement (Fall)
P
Pacia Sauer Memorial (Fall)
Pathak Memorial (Spring)
Paul N. Lensmeyer Memorial (Fall)
Phi Theta Kappa (Fall & Spring)
Presidential Scholarship (Fall)
President's Cabinet Diversity (Fall)
Q
QC Chapter of Occupational Health Nurses (Spring)
Quad City Leadership Alumni United (Fall & Spring)
R
Randy James HVAC (Fall)
Ray & Connie Allen Accounting(Fall & Spring)
Rich & Carol Quinn Honors (Fall)
S
Sam Stone Memorial (Fall)
Science Faculty (Fall)
Scott & Ellen Van Vooren Nursing (Spring)
Stewart Health Professional (Fall)
Student Development (Fall)
Student Involvement Award (Spring)
T
TRIO Support (Fall)
V
Vernice "Kay" Kranzler (Spring)
W
Wentland Health Career (Spring)
Winegar Student Support (Fall)
Women's Advancement Scholarship (Fall)
World Class Industries Manufacturing (Fall)

 


American Business Women's Association (ABWA)

Intent: This scholarship was established by the American Business Women’s Association, Three Bridges Chapter and is designed to recognize and assist students with their educational expenses.

Award:
2 - $1,000 Fall/Spring split
Will be awarded $500 for fall to two students with $500 carried over to spring semester for the same students, providing the guidelines continue to be met.

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Be full-time in their second year of study working toward a bachelor degree in any field of study at Scott Community College – Belmont campus.
  • Have a GPA of 2.5 or above (based on a 4 point system) Grades will be sent to ABWA representative, Barbara Humiston, 2128 E. 38th Street, Davenport, IA 52807 at the end of each semester.
  • Students who receive the ABWA Scholarship are required to attend a future ABWA meeting during the Fall award semester.
  • Scholarship may be used toward tuition and books only.
  • Financial need is NOT to be considered for award.

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Administrative and Office Support (AOS)

Intent: This scholarship was established by the Management Support Systems and interested staff members for the purpose of recognizing potential leaders in the field of Management Support.

Award:
2 - $300 scholarships awarded for spring

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Have completed 12 credit hours in the Administrative and Office Support Program at Scott Community College.
  • Show academic promise.
  • Demonstrate financial need.
  • Have at least one of the three references from full-time Administrative and Office Support faculty member.

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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African American

Intent: This scholarship is supported by faculty and staff interested in encouraging African Americans to enroll in Scott Community College.

Award:
1 - $300 fall semester scholarship

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Be African American and indicate African American racial/ethnic origin on the SCC application for admissions,
  • Show academic promise, and
  • Demonstrate unmet financial need.

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) - Information Technology Majors

Intent: This scholarship fund is intended to assist students whose income prohibits them from receiving substantial financial assistance, but who may have circumstances that make it hard to fund a college education.

Awards:
1 - $300 Fall award
Awards will be applied to tuition and fees first, any remainder may be used for books.

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Be currently enrolled in the Microcomputer Information Technology program with a minimum of 15 credit hours earned,
  • Earned a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Be an active AITP member,
  • Have unmet financial need, and
  • Submit two favorable MIT faculty references.

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Allan J. MacDonald Memorial - (first) Education or (second) Library Science

Intent: This scholarship fund was established by Alice Nielsen, Humanities instructor, in memory of Allan J. MacDonald, former college employee who taught elementary school and who directed the SCC library.

Award:
1 - $250 fall award

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Students must have maintained a 3.0 grade point average, either at the college level, or if they are recent high school graduates, their high school transcript must reflect a cumulative 3.0
  • Nontraditional students as well as those just coming to SCC from high school are eligible to apply
  • First preference is given to students who plan to enter the elementary education field and who have declared Education as their program concentration
  • Second preference is given to students who indicate in the scholarship application essay that they plan to continue their education as library science majors
  • Preference is to be given to male students
  • The recipient is expected to meet with the donor once per semester

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Alex "Cano" Rocha Memorial  

Intent: This scholarship was established in August 2014 by the Robert & Blenda Ontiveros Family Foundation in loving memory of Uncle Alex, who was a role model and business partner.  

In 1979, Alex joined Robert in forming the R&O Specialties, Inc., one of the first Outsourcing Companies in the Quad Cities, and is now the Supply Chain Division of Group O.  Through all the hardships of starting a new company and having limited resources, Alex demonstrated resourcefulness in building a 300,000 sq. ft. space into a thriving manufacturing facility serving the paint and packaging needs for several large fortune 500 companies.  

Alex had no formal education but he did join the Marine Corp.  As soon as he left high school; and through his hard work and love of family, Alex lived the kind of life we all only dream of, exemplifying the Hispanic Culture of Hard Work and never complaining.  He always had a positive attitude, even when his beloved “Hawkeyes” we not winning, he always stayed positive.  We all have been made better from having Alex around, and mostly for being Uncle Alex.

Award:
In Fall 2015, an initial $5000 will be awarded ($1000 to 5 students).  In the following years in the fall the earning from this endowment (as distributed by the SCCF Spending Policy) will be awarded to five students for tuition, fees, tools and/or books.

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Must be enrolled in one the following trades programs:  Auto Technologies, Auto Collision Repair, Diesel Technology, HVAC, Culinary Arts or Welding
  • Must have and maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Must demonstrate a strong community commitment to the Quad Cities through volunteer service and/or community activities
  • Must demonstrate unmet financial need.

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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American Legion of Iowa Foundation

Intent:This scholarship was established for students that have served in the Armed Forces, this scholarship is supported by the American Legion of Iowa Foundation. Presented by Mr. George Raes, American Legion 2nd District of Iowa, Post #238, DeWitt, IA.

Award:
2 - $500

Criteria for Awarding:
Students must meet the following criteria to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • Be a veteran of the Armed Forces and have indicated such on the scholarship application
  • Enrolled full- or part-time
  • Show academic promise

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Auto Collision Repair

Award: 1 - $300 Fall award

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Demonstrated academic promise
  • Student has an unmet financial need
  • Must be enrolled full-time
  • Enrolled in the Auto Collision Repair Program
  • Student must submit a reference from at least one SCC ACR instructor.

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Car Show

Intent: The first auto show, Cruisin' into the Valley, was held September 1992. Profits from the event were used to establish scholarships for SCC students enrolled in HVAC, Auto Collision Repair, Auto Technology, and Diesel Technology. Coordinators of the event were Lisa Brown and Mike Jund.

Award:
8 Fall and Spring awards of $250 to 2 students each in the HVAC, ACR, Auto Tech, or Diesel Tech programs. To be used for tuition and fees. Any other use of scholarship money will be approved by the Foundation Office.

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Full-time students who have completed 12 credit hours in the previous semester.
  • GPA of 2.0 or better earned at SCC in one of the programs listed above.
  • Financial need.
  • Two references from instructors in the program in which the student is enrolled.

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Car Show - High School Seniors

Intent:
The first auto show, Cruisin' into the Valley, was held September 1992. Profits from the event were used to establish scholarships for SCC students enrolled in HVAC, Auto Collision Repair, Auto Technology, and Diesel Technology. Coordinators of the event were Lisa Brown and Mike Jund.

Award:
1 - $500 fall scholarship

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Must be a current high school graduate from the year which the award is being given,
  • Must be entering the Auto Collision Repair program,
  • Must be enrolling full time,
  • Academic promise and financial need may be considered.

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Chuck Mooney/William Stradt Bettendorf Noon Rotary

Intent:
This scholarship is sponsored by the Bettendorf Noon Rotary to provide assistance for tuition and/or books for students in any program at Scott Community College.

Award:
$1000 Fall/Spring split
Will be awarded $500 for fall to one student with $500 carried over to spring semester for the same student, providing the guidelines continue to be met

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Must be enrolled full-time (12 semester hours or more)
  • Must include one written recommendation from a college or high school faculty member and one written recommendation from an individual external to SCC
  • Must have demonstrated need
  • Students who recieve the Bettendorf Noon Rotary Scholarship are required to attend at least one Bettendorf Noon Rotary meeting during the Fall award semester
  • Preference will be given to an individual who graduated either from Bettendorf, Pleasant Valley or Rivermont High School
  • Preference will also be given to an individual who demonstrates academic achievement and participation in extra-curricular or community activities

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Courtney & Otavio Hegouet

Intent: In November 2008, Otavio Hegouet, an SCC alumnus, and his wife, Courtney, established this scholarship. While attending Scott Community College between 2000 and 2003, Otavio recalled fondly the value he received from his sport scholarship and from working at the college switchboard. However, he remembers those students who were not as fortunate to whom he and his wife would like to honor through the establishment of this scholarship.

Award:
1 - $500 award Fall
1 - $500 award Spring

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Have an EICC or high school GPA of 3.0 or higher of GED score of 2400 or higher
  • Be a single parent
  • Be enrolled full-time. May be awarded to a part-time student at the discretion of the Scholarship Committee.
  • Work outside the home at least 20 hours per week
  • Student having a break of more than one year between high school and entering SCC must provide a high school transcript
  • May be enrolled in any program at Scott Community College

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Culinary Arts Scholarship

Intent:
In 2009 & 2010, a culinary contest was held between area chefs as a fundraiser for Scott Community College, the event was called the Scott Community College Home Grown Iron Chef Competition. Two chefs competed in the preliminary rounds for four weeks at the local farmers market. The chefs had to create a dish for judging using locally grown produce and a mystery protein. In the end the four weekly winners faced-off in a Final Showdown. In 2009 the overall winner was Chef Eran Salzmann and in 2010 Chef Aaron McMahon prevailed as the Scott Community College Home Grown Iron Chef Runner-up.

Both chefs began this scholarship using the prize money they received and they each personally continue to support this scholarship annually. The goal of this scholarship is to support students enrolled in the culinary arts program and to help them enrich our communities with high quality cuisine.

Award: 1 - $500 Spring Award

Criteria for Awarding:
Students must meet the following criteria to be eligible for this scholarship:

  • Must be enrolled in the Culinary Arts program; second year student
  • Must have a 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Must be working in the Culinary Arts field while attending classes

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Danielson Motor Company Scholarship

Intent:
This scholarship was established by Janet Coogan, Dean of Instruction and the proud daughter of Chester (Chet) Danielson and her husband Patrick Coogan on Father’s Day 2013. Janet proudly presented the establishment of this scholarship to her dad who she describes as generous, loyal, caring, community-minded, and compassionate. The Danielson family has a rich history in Fairfield, Iowa and Janet wanted to honor her family’s legacy by establishing a scholarship that could help students in the Auto Tech, Diesel Tech and Auto Collision Repair Programs at Scott Community College.

Danielson Motor Company was a family business started in 1919 by Janet’s grandparents, Frank and Martha Danielson. It was a family operation with Frank serving as CEO, Martha as the Bookkeeper, Chet as Sales Manager and Janet’s Uncle Chuck as the Service Manager. When Frank passed away the business was turned over to Chet. Chet served as the General Manager and finally CEO during his 49 years of service to Danielson Motor Company and he retired in 1995. During this 49 years, Chet and the family-owned dealership were recognized by the local community, AAA motors and Chrysler for their outstanding service and commitment.

Because of this scholarship a deserving student will receive the support they need to make their dreams in the auto industry a reality.

Award: 1 - $500 Spring semester award for tuition, fees, tools and/or books

Criteria for Awarding:
Students must meet the following criteria to be eligible for this scholarship:

  • Must have successfully completed 12 credit hours in one of the following programs:
    Auto Tech, Auto Collision Repair, or Diesel.
  • Must demonstrate unmet financial need

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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David A. Claeys Memorial

Intent: This scholarship was established by the family and friends of David A. Claeys. David became a faculty member at Scott Community College in 1977. He continued his career at SCC serving as Division Head of Arts & Science and Director of Palmer Campus in 1979, Associate Dean of Arts and Sciences (1980), Dean of Academic Affairs (1985), Dean of the College (1990), Executive Director of Technology (1995), then President of SCC and Vice Chancellor of Technology from 2001 until his retirement in 2005. David positively impacted the lives of many students while at SCC and it is the objective of this scholarship to continue his legacy.

Award Amount/Terms:
3-$500 Spring and 3-$500 Fall awards in 2014
To be applied to tuition, fees and/or books

Criteria for Award:
Students must meet the following criteria to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • Must have and maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • Must demonstrate a commitment to completion through their goal statement and academic standings

Award Procedures: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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David F. Krein Honors

Intent: In 2013, retired SCC instructor, Dr. David Krein established this scholarship in support of students in the Honors Program.  Dr. Krein along with his fellow instructor Dan Morgan helped to start the Honors Program at Scott Community College in 1996.  His passion for the Honors Program and the students he instructed remains yet today in the hallways of Scott Community College.

Award Amount/Terms:
The earning from this endowment (as distributed by the SCCF Spending Policy) will be awarded in the Fall to a student for tuition, fees, tools and/or books.

Criteria for Award:
Students eligible for this scholarship must:

  • Be a second year student in the Honor’s Program
  • Show academic promise to compete their degree/certificate program in one of the following Social Sciences:
    • Anthropology
    • Criminal Justice
    • Economics
    • Geography
    • History
    • Political Science
    • Sociology/Psychology

Award Procedures: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Dean Parsons Environmental Club

Intent: This scholarship was established by SCC Environmental Club students in honor of the late Dean Parsons, a student, friend, and club member. The purpose is to assist students who have expressed an interest in environmental studies. (The SCC Environmental Club has promoted and supervised safe environmental processes; recycling of materials; tree, flower, and shrub plantings; Mississippi River cleanup; and prairie grass plantings.)

Award:
2 - $250 awards each fall

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Must be pursuing a career in environmental education, biology, or ECAT (Environmental Compliance and Technology)
  • Must be a full-time student
  • Must have earned at least 24 semester hours of college credit with successful completion of 4 hour environmental science course

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Deserving Student

Intent:In 2011, the SCC Foundation established this general scholarship to help deserving students who have financial need, show academic promise, and demonstrate a commitment to completion in their chosen field of study.

Award:
The number of awards and amount to be awarded will be determined and approved by the SCCF Board of Directors annually. Support will be provided toward a student for tuition, fees, tools and/or books.

Criteria for Awarding:

Students eligible for this scholarship must:

  • Have successfully completed the prior semester with a 2.5 GPA or greater.
  • Show academic promise to compete their degree/certificate program
  • Have financial need
  • Perform up to 20 hours of volunteer work per semester for the Foundation Office

Procedure:Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Diesel Technology (Formerly VICA)

Intent: This scholarship was established by the VICA Club of Scott Community College and faculty members.

Award:
1 - $500 fall award

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Full-time students enrolled in Diesel Technology.
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better earned at SCC in Diesel.
  • Two references from instructors in the program.
  • Success in the program and potential success in the field.

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Dolores (Dee) Meyer Memorial

Intent: Dee Meyer was the secretary and treasurer of Gene Meyer Oil co., Davenport for 25 years, a business she and her husband Gene owned and operated. In loving memory of Dee, Gene and his family established an endowment in support of an annual Scott Community College scholarship. This scholarship is intended to benefit students in the degree seeking areas of Math, Science and Engineering.

Award:
Annual interest earned from the endowment will be awarded to a student for tuition, fees, tools and/or books

Criteria for Awarding:
Students must meet the following criteria to be eligible for this scholarship:

  • Must be enrolled with a completion interest in Math, Science or Engineering
  • Must have a GPA of 3.0 or greater

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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The Dorothy M. Miller Memorial

Intent: This scholarship fund was established to honor the memory of Dorothy M. Miller by her husband and family. It is intended to encourage young people by challenging them to commit to the work and study involved with seeking a post secondary degree or certification and becoming a life-long learner.

Award:
$1,000 Fall split F/S/F/S
To be awarded as $250 per semester for four semesters

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Have graduated from an area high school in the top 60% of their class, or have attained a GED Composite Test Score through EICC of 2500 or higher,
  • Be enrolled in 12 credit hours,
  • Show academic promise.

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Dr. Duane “Andy” Anderson Memorial - for Education

Intent: This scholarship pays tribute to former University of Iowa professor and community college advocate Dr. Duane A. Anderson

Award:
1 - $250 fall award

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Show academic promise and/or commitment to the field of education, and
  • Demonstrate unmet financial need
  • Preference will be given to incoming freshman of non-traditional age.

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Dr. L.J. Twyner Memorial

Intent: This scholarship fund was established to honor the memory of Dr. L.J. Twyner by his daughter, Dr. Kathleen Twyner-Coley and family. Dr. L.J. Twyner was a dentist in Davenport, Iowa for more than 40 years and an active member of his community. He was a member of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, or NAACP, from which he received an award for outstanding community service in 1977. He was honored in 1989 by United Neighbors Inc. for his many years of service to the community as a member of the Davenport School Board. In November 1990, he received an award and special thanks from the Davenport Education Association for his commitment to Davenport public schools. He served on the Iowa Civil Rights Commission in the mid-1970s and also received honorary recognition from both the League of Latin American Citizens, or LULAC, and the Davenport Chamber of Commerce. The Dr. L.J. Twyner Memorial Scholarship will honor his life and seek to help support others who want to pursue a higher education career in dentistry.

Award:
$500 Fall

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Must be enrolled full-time in the Dental Assisting Program, Pre-Dental Hygienist Program or must have declared a Pre-Dentistry major.
  • Must have a 2.75 GPA or higher; if an incoming student, a 2.75 high school GPA is required.
  • Must be active in the community through volunteer projects, athletics or academic clubs.
  • Must demonstrate unmet financial need.
  • Must indicate African-American origin on their Scott Community College admissions application.

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Ellis Vetter Memorial Endowment

Award: 1 - $250 Fall award

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Demonstrated academic promise
  • Show financial need
  • Full or part-time student
  • Preference given to children of farm families, rural residents and residents from Calamus, Wheatland, or Lost Nation.

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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The Electroneurological Diagonstic Club - In Memory of Tracy Rutherford

Intent: This scholarship is sponsored by the END Club and the parents of Tracy Rutherford who was an Electroneurodiagnostic student before her tragic death.

Award:
1 - $250 Spring award

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Be of nontraditional age and currently enrolled in the Electroneurodiagnostic program,
  • Completed the first semester,
  • Show academic promise, and
  • Demonstrate financial need.
  • Preference will be given to students who are members of the END Club.

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.
The college scholarship awarding committee will make the selection and will confer with the END Club sponsor, Deb Hahn, as to club membership.
NOTE: Mrs. Alayne Rutherford of 2410 Kingsbury Dr., E. Moline, IL, 61244 should be contacted if there is a presentation of the award to the recipient. The Executive Director, Judi Holdorf, will serve as the liaison between the college and the Rutherfords.

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English as a Second Language

Intent: This scholarship fund was established by the faculty, staff and administration of SCC. It is intended to recognize and reward ESL students who show leadership, positive attitude, dependability, and demonstrate a likelihood of success.

Award:
1 @ $500 for spring semester

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours of ESL
  • Demonstrate academic promise,
  • Show financial need, and
  • Be a community-based resident of Iowa.
  • Preference will be given to students who are involved in some activity outside the ESL classroom that would promote the use of English such as campus clubs, community organizations, and employment.
  • References submitted with the application must be from ESL faculty.

Procedure: Students should apply using the standard scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired online at www.eicc.edu/scholarships. All scholarship materials must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college Scholarship Committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Event Management Unlimited

Intent: In 2011, Patrick Frese, owner of Event Management Unlimited and adjunct instructor at SCC established a scholarship in support of Scott Community College Event Management student(s). Mr. Frese has worked in event planning for more than 20 years and he’s hopeful this scholarship will help others with likeminded goals in event management.

Award:
First award will be: Spring 2013 for 1- $1000 or 2-$500 awards for tuition, fees, tools and/or books.

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Must be enrolled in the Event Management Certificate program
  • Must have a GPA of2.5 or greater
  • Must have completed Event Internship 1- HMC 514 & Event Internship II – HCM 515

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Faculty & Friends Honors

Intent: This scholarship was established by the faculty and staff of the Scott Community College through their contributions to the SCC Foundation. The college is committed to academic excellence and offers stimulating and challenging opportunities for those wishing to optimize their educational experience. This prestigious award is intended to recognize the academic achievements of current SCC students participating in the Honors program.

Award:
Amount to be determined. Awarded for Fall semester.

Criteria for Awarding:
Students must meet the following criteria to be eligible for this scholarship:

  • Be currently enrolled full or part time at SCC
  • Achieve and maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Be accepted and participating in the Honors Program
  • Provide two recommendations from SCC faculty

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Fejervary Trust

Intent:The intent of this scholarship is to assist students who are majoring in agricultural related professions. These professions can include but are not limited to diesel mechanics to perform work on farm equipment, horse science, or farm management. Through the Fejervary Trust, two students who meet the criteria will receive a scholarship totaling $3,000 to split between the fall and spring semesters ($1,500 per semester). Each student will receive the spring portion if they continue to meet the set criteria.

Award:
Two - $3000 Fall/Spring split awards to deserving students for tuition and books.

Criteria for Awarding:
Students must meet the following criteria to be eligible for this scholarship:

  • Recipient must be enrolled full-time
  • Recipient must indicate on their scholarship application career goals that support the Agriculture Industry
  • Recipient must show academic promise in their course work that supports their Agriculture career goals
  • Recipient shall be a resident of Scott County, Iowa
  • Preference given to applicants with demonstrated financial need

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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First-Generation College Student (for Arts & Sciences Students)

Intent: This scholarship was established by Cindy Bottrell, associate dean of arts and sciences, and associate director of the Advanced Technology Environmental Education Center, to assist first-generation college students (neither parent has earned a four-year college degree) enrolled in arts and sciences at Scott Community College.

Award:
$300 Fall & $300 Spring

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Must be enrolled in Arts and Sciences
  • Must be a first-generation college student (neither parent has earned a four-year college degree)
  • Must have completed one semester at Scott Community College and have earned a 2.5 grade point average
  • Must not be eligible for Pell award (federal financial aid)

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Frank & Kara Mitvalsky Pre-Law

Intent: Frank Mitvalsky, an attorney and a Scott Community College Foundation Board Member, and his wife Kara established this scholarship in 2008. This scholarship is to honor Frank’s passion for law and is intended to assist students working toward a Pre-Law AA degree.

Award:
1 - $500 award each fall.

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Student must have a Pre-Law major
  • Must have complete one of the following classes: American National Government, U.S. History through 1877, or Sociology
  • Must have and maintain a 3.0 GPA
  • Must demonstrate unmet financial need

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Gary Lynch Memorial

Intent: This scholarship is sponsored by the North Scott Rotary to provide assistance for tuition and/or books for students enrolled in any applied technology program at Scott Community College. A nontraditional student is an individual who has been out of high school for several years and is just returning to college. The scholarship name was changed in 2013 to honor a dedicated North Scott Rotarian, Gary Lynch.

Award:
2 - $1,000 Fall/Spring split

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Must be enrolled full-time (12 semester hours or more)
  • Must include one written recommendation from a college faculty member and one written recommendation from an individual external to SCC
  • Must have demonstrated need
  • Students who receive the North Scott Rotary Scholarship are required to attend at least one North Scott Rotary meeting during the award semester
  • Preference will be given to a nontraditional student who has been out of high school for several years and is returning to college to learn a new career or to upgrade his/her skills
  • Preference will be given to an individual who graduated either from North Scott High School or Davenport North High School
  • Preference will be given to a student attending Fall & Spring semester

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Gloria McJunkins Memorial

Intent: This scholarship was established by the family, friends and colleagues of Gloria McJunkins who served as the minority outreach specialist at Scott Community College.

Award:
1 - $250 spring scholarship

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Have unmet financial need.
  • Is a member of a minority.
  • Maintains a C grade average in high school.
  • Has completed a minimum of one semester at Scott Community College with a 2.50 grade average.
  • Be enrolled at SCC full-time (12 semester hours or more).

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Gregory E. Huffman Memorial Award For Students enrolled in the HVAC Curriculum at Scott Community College

Intent: This scholarship is established in the loving memory of a well known and well liked former SCC student, Greg Huffman, whose untimely death in ATV accident cut short his career in HVAC at Holmes Heating and Air Conditioning as well as his friendships with other students and his teachers. Greg will be remembered for his love of fast cars, loud music and for football. He graduated from North Scott High School and Scott Community College. The award is to assist others in the HVAC program that share his interests and are the same sort of ‘people person’ that everyone remembers that Greg was. It may be used for tuition, books, tools or other class related expenses.

Award:
One recipient to receive $125 for fall semester and $125 for spring semester for an annual total of $250.

Criteria for Awarding:

  • A student shall have completed one half of the degree requirements and be actively seeking their degree in HVAC from Scott Community College.
  • A positive recommendation from an HVAC instructor must accompany the scholarship application.
  • A student shall be academically in good standing at the time they apply.
  • A preference will be given to students who have unmet financial needs, and may be finding it difficult to complete their classes in a timely fashion.

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Harry J. and Nellie B. Griffith Memorial Fund

Award:
8 - $1,000 Fall (Fall/Spring split)
5 - $500 Spring

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Full or Part-time student
  • Enrolled in any program
  • Preference: Residents of Wilton, IA or within a 25 mile radius of Wilton (Excludes Bettendorf and Pleasant Valley)

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Hawkeye Paving Corporation - Diesel Technology

Intent: In 2009, this scholarship was established by Glen and Teresa Perkins of the Hawkeye Paving Corporation to assist students who are studying in the Diesel Technology program at Scott Community College

Award:
1 - $500 Fall
1 - $500 Spring
(May be same individual or two different students)

Purpose: Priority is for the award to be applied to tuition first, but it also may be used for books/tools.

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Must be a new student entering the Diesel Technology program or a current student in the Diesel Technology program
  • Must be enrolled full-time or part-time (6 hours or more)

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Health Information Technology

Intent: This scholarship was established by Barbara Foster, Health Information Technology instructor, to assist HIT students with their educational expenses at SCC. The award is to be used for tuition first, followed by books or supplies.

Award:
1 - $300 Spring Semester Award

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Students should have successfully completed one semester of study
  • Students may be enrolled either full- or part-time
  • Students have demonstrated academic promise and the potential to succeed in the HIT field

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Health, Safety and Environmental Technology

Intent: This scholarship fund was established by SCC faculty and Advanced Technology Environmental and Energy Center staff. It is intended to provide recognition and financial assistance to students committed to the career field of Health, Safety and Environmental Technology (HSET).


Award:

1 - $500 Fall award and
1 - $500 Spring award
($500 scholarships will be awarded as long as fund balance is adequate to support that amount. If balance falls below $1,000, the scholarship will be reduced to $300.)
To be applied to tuition first, then books.

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Be a currently enrolled full- or part-time student with a declared Health, Safety and Environmental Technology major
  • Show a commitment to the field
  • Demonstrate unmet financial need

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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HOPE Memorial

Intent:
In 2010, this scholarship was created by the Gangopadhyay family to give HOPE to a deserving student. It is the intent of this scholarship to assist a Scott Community College student with a declared major in Pre-Engineering, Biology, Chemistry, or Physics.

Award:
$500 Fall scholarship

Criteria for Awarding:
Students must meet the following criteria to be eligible for this scholarship:

  • Preference given to a student with a declared major in: Pre-Engineering, Biology, Chemistry, or Physics.
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Show academic promise

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Hospitality Management

Intent:
In 2011, Diane Stanley was recognized by the Scott Community College Foundation as the 2011 Distinguished Staff Member. With this recognition Diane was given $250 to use anywhere within the college. Diane chose to direct her $250 to create a Hospitality Management Scholarship. To reach the required $500 minimum scholarship award, two of the Hospitality Management Advisory Committee members, Dan Hance & Pat Frese contributed the remaining funds needed..

Award:
$500 Spring for tuition, fees and/or books

Criteria for Awarding:
Students must meet the following criteria to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • Must be enrolled in the second year of the Hospitality Management Program
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Show academic promise

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Information Services

Intent: This scholarship is supported by the staff of Information Services. It was created to provide tuition assistance to students who are not likely to receive other financial aid or scholarships. An average student with an average income and a commitment to their program would be just as desirable as any other student.

Award:

1 - $350 Fall semester
1 - $350 Spring semester

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Have completed half (34 credit hours) of the Microcomputer Information Technology program with a minimum GPA of 2.0. Hours earned do not have to be from SCC.
  • Full- and part-time students can be considered.
  • Financial need is not a criterion.
  • Students should not be judged on who has a better GPA, but instead, on their commitment to the program and likelihood of becoming successful on the job. Discriminating factors should therefore be their goal essay and their references.

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Interior Design

Intent: This scholarship was established by instructors Wynne Schafer and Kimberly Darling and by area businesses to assist students in the SCC Interior Design program.

Award:
$250 One Award for each fall
Priority is for the award to be applied to tuition first, but it may also be used for books or required materials.

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Must be enrolled 12 hours or more in the Interior Design program
  • Must be a second-year student
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Interpreter Training Program

Intent: This scholarship was established in 2012 by Harold “Buddy” & Elizabeth Huntley in support of the Interpreter Training Program (ITP). Elizabeth began teaching ITP at Scott Community College in 1995. Both Buddy and Elizabeth have a deep compassion for this program, the students and the Deaf community.

Award:
$500 Spring award

Criteria for Awarding:
Students eligible for this scholarship must:

  • Completed 24 credit hours in ITP & be enrolled in ITP courses for the Spring semester
  • Have a GPA of 3.0 of greater
  • Provide one reference from an instructor in the ITP at Scott Community College
  • Be involved in the college’s ITP club and the Deaf community

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Iowa Quad Cities Rotary

Intent: This scholarship was established in 2013 by the Iowa Quad Cities Rotary in support of a deserving Scott resident attending full-time in a certificate, diploma or degree program at Scott Community College. 

Award: 
1-$1000 Fall awards
To be applied to tuition, fees and/or books

Criteria for Awarding:
Students must meet the following criteria to be eligible for the scholarship:Must be a Scott County resident

  • Demonstrates academic achievement with a 2.5 GPA or greater
  • Demonstrates financial need
  • Must have completed 12 academic credit hours
  • Must have two references from instructors
  • Recipient will be required to attend a Iowa Quad Cities Rotary presentation ceremony and a press release/photo will be shared publically by Iowa Quad Cities Rotary.

 

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Jacob “Cakes” Grabbie Memorial

Intent: This scholarship was established in loving memory of Jacob “Cakes” Grabbie. Jacob was a talented, charming, outgoing, third year Culinary Arts student at Scott Community College. His dreams of becoming a chef were not achieved but his passions will live on through this scholarship in support of Culinary Arts students.

Award:
2-$500 Spring 2014
To be applied to tuition, fees and/or books

Criteria for Awarding:
Students must meet the following criteria to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • Must be enrolled in the Culinary Arts program
  • Must have and maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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James and Jeralee Mannhardt

Intent: This scholarship was created on November 20, 2009 by James and Jeralee Mannhardt through an endowment established with the Community Foundation of the Great River Bend. Selection of recipient will be based on need, merit, and recommendation in that order. One male and one female student will be selected to receive the scholarship.

Award: 2 - $500 Fall Awards

Criteria:

  • Eligible students will be selected from those attending Scott Community College
  • Financial need will be a major criterion for the scholarship. 50% of the decision on choice of a recipient will be determined by need. The applicants will be evaluated on need, based upon federal student aid criteria and verified by a financial aid form (FAF) or a family financial statement (FFS), which are available from the high school offices.
  • 25% of the decision on choice of a recipient will be determined by merit evaluated by school activities, community and personal activities, and work experience.
  • 25% of the decision on choice of a recipient will be determined by the recommendation of a counselor or teacher that the student would benefit by having scholarship support.
  • The applicants shall have at least a 2.0 grade point average on a 4.0 grade point average scale (or an equivalent average).
  • The student must be a full-time student enrolled for the purpose of earning credits for an Associate’s degree or program certificate.

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship application may be acquired online at eicc.edu/scholarships. All scholarship materials must be received by the posted deadline dates (April 1st and November 1st of each year). The college scholarship review committee will make selections and recipients will be notified by letter.

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Jeff Kosman Memorial (formerly the Radiology Technology)

Intent: This scholarship fund is intended to assist second-year radiologic technology students with the costs of their education.

Award:
$300 Spring Award

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Be currently enrolled as a full-time second-year radiologic technology student.
  • Earned a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0 in cumulative radiography courses.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to the radiologic technology program and the profession through the written portion of the scholarship application.
  • Demonstrate unmet financial need.

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Jim Hester Memorial

Intent: This scholarship is supported by individuals interested in encouraging African American students to achieve a certificate or degree at Scott Community College. Jim Hester was a tireless civil rights advocate and an active member of the community serving on the Davenport School Board from 1994-2002.

Award:
$500 for Fall 2010 (pending donor support)

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Be African American and indicate African American racial/ethnic origin on the SCC application for admissions,
  • Must have a 2.5 or higher GPA from Scott Community College or their high school,
  • Must list on scholarship application activities within the community through volunteer projects, athletics, or academic clubs in which they do or have participate(d)
  • Must demonstrate unmet financial need.

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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John & Mary Blong GED

Intent: Established by John and Mary Blong this is a donor designated fund in the Community Foundation of the Great River Bend.

Award:
$1,500 annually
Beginning with award process for Fall 2008.
Three $500 scholarships will be awarded – one each at Clinton, Muscatine and Scott Community Colleges
annually through the three college Foundations.

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Iowa resident.
  • Earned a G.E.D. through .
  • Earned a G.E.D. in the April 1- March 31 timeframe preceding the April 1 scholarship application deadline.
  • Minimum G.E.D. score of 2500
  • Preference given to demonstrated financial need, but not required.
  • Use of award is not limited to tuition may be used for books, fees or other expenses.

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Judy Nelson Memorial

Intent: : This scholarship was created in April 1995 by Molly Jungk, 1995 Outstanding Staff Member, through the use of the award stipend. Upon Judy Nelson's death, a memorial fund was established by Judy's family, friends, and colleagues. Judy was a dedicated staff member at Scott Community College and always performed her job with the student foremost in mind. She was a caring, nurturing, and encouraging person who went out of her way to be helpful. The award recipient should be the person who most reflects Judy's memory.

Award:
4- $2,500 Fall/Spring split
Will be awarded $1250 for fall to two Nursing/Allied Health students and to two Manufacturing students with $1250 carried over to spring semester for the same students, providing the guidelines continue to be met. Scholarship funds may be used to support tuition, books and other education-related expenses.

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Must be a second-year student in one of the following programs:
    • Nursing
    • Allied Health:
      • Pre-Chiropractic
      • Physical Therapy
      • Cancer Information Management
      • Electroneurodiagnostic Technology
      • Health Information Technology
      • Radiology Technology
      • Surgical Technology
      • Dental Assisting

    • Manufacturing:
      • Welding
      • Electromechanical Systems
      • Mechanical Design Technology
      • Computer Aided Design
      • CNC Machining
      • Mechanical Design
      • Logistics/Supply Chain Management
      • Renewable Energy Technician

  • Must have and must maintain a 3.0 GPA.
  • Must demonstrate unmet financial need.
  • Must show volunteerism and/or involvement in school, community, or other organizations.

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Kahl Educational Center

Intent: Established by staff at the Kahl Educational Center, this scholarship is to assist non-traditional students, particularly those who have been recently displaced by their employer; who are returning from the military; or who have earned their GED from the Career Assistance Center.

Award:
$150 Fall and $150 Spring

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Be a non-traditional student, one who has earned their GED from the or one who graduated from high school more than two years prior to starting coursework for a post secondary degree or certification.
  • Be a student who is registering for at least six credit hours per semester at Scott Community College.
  • Be a student in good standing at Scott Community College at the time they draw on the award.
  • Be a student who shows academic promise.

Preference: A student who was displaced by a reduction in force at their previous employer or a student who is starting their post secondary education after returning from active military service.

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Kiran Bavikatte Nursing Program Memorial

Intent: This scholarship is sponsored by the Kiran Bavikatte Foundation to provide tuition and books for a Scott Community College first-semester nursing student with financial need.

Award:
$1,000 Fall/Spring split

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Be first semester nursing student.
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Show academic promise
  • Show financial need
  • Continue to meet the above criteria to receive the spring portion of this award.

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Kiran Bavikatte Honors Program Memorial

Intent: This scholarship is sponsored by the Kiran Bavikatte Foundation to provide tuition and books for a Scott Community College first-semester nursing student with financial need.

Award:
$1,000 Fall/Spring split

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Be first semester nursing student.
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Show academic promise
  • Show financial need
  • Continue to meet the above criteria to receive the spring portion of this award.

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Lois Suiter O’Malley Interior Design

Intent: In 2009, this scholarship was created by members of the Suiter family as a birthday gift to Lois Suiter O’Malley. Lois is a semi-retired professional interior decorator and former teacher. She has been a long-time supporter of the interior design instructors and of the interior design program at Scott Community College. The goal of this scholarship is to support students enrolled in the interior design program to help them achieve their dreams.

Award:
$500 Spring

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Must be enrolled in the interior design program.
  • Must have a 2.5 GPA or higher; if an incoming student, a 2.5 high school GPA is required.
  • Must demonstrate unmet financial need.

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Lujack’s Auto Technology

Intent: This scholarship fund was established by Lujack’s in 2010 in support of the students in the Auto Technology program at Scott Community College. Lujack’s was established in 1954 and has expanded over the years to 14 franchises on a 50-acre campus. With over 300 employees it is the largest dealer in the state of Iowa. The management team at Lujack’s realizes the importance of hiring good, educated employees for their service departments and decided to start the Lujack’s Auto Technology Scholarship to assist students who may need some financial assistance.

Award:
1- $1,500 Fall/Spring split
Will be awarded $750 for Fall to on student with $750 carried over to Spring semester for the same student, provided the guidelines continue to be met.

Criteria for Awarding:
Students must meet the following criteria to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • Demonstrated academic promise
  • Student has an unmet financial need
  • Must be enrolled full-time
  • Enrolled in the Auto Technology Program
  • Student must submit a reference from at least one SCC Auto Tech instructor.

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Mark Ubelhor Memorial

Intent: This scholarship was established in 2012 by friends and family of Mark Ubelhor. Mark was a math instructor at Scott Community College for nearly thirty years. He was best known on campus for his unique and valuable teaching style and his love for technology. He loved teaching and students loved him as a teacher. This scholarship has been established to help support students majoring in mathematics.

Award:
1-$1000 Fall award

Criteria for Awarding:
Students must meet the following criteria to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • Be majoring in Mathematics
  • Have a GPA of 3.0 or greater
  • Show financial need

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Margaret Brodersen Memorial Honor

Intent: This scholarship was established by the family, friends, and colleagues of Margaret Brodersen who served as librarian at Scott Community College. The award will honor a graduating senior whose quest for knowledge best emulates Margaret Brodersen’s unquenchable curiosity for education.

Award:
1-$300 Fall, depending on interest earned from the endowment.

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Must be current high school graduate from the year which the award is being given.
  • Must be enrolling full-time
  • Must demonstrate academic success as evidence in a high school transcript or through other high school academic honors or academic recognition.
  • Financial need is not a criterion for awarding.

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Mary Jean & James Gallagher

Intent: This scholarship was established by RuthAnn Gallagher, in honor of her parents, to provide assistance to any Scott Community College student with need.

Award:
1- $350
Priority is for tuition use first, but may also be used for books

Criteria for Awarding:

  • May be a full or part – time student at SCC
  • May be enrolled in either arts and science or applied technology
  • May be awarded with Scholarship Committee’s discretion to any student with need

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Mary L. Burbridge NonTraditional Student

Intent:
This scholarship was established by Scott Community College faculty member Stephanie Whitmer in the recognition of her grandmother Mary L. Burbridge. The scholarship is designed to assist liberal arts students with their educational expenses.

Award:
1 - $300 Fall Award

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Be majoring in an Arts and Sciences program at SCC
  • Be a nontraditional student
  • Come from a farm family
  • Demonstrate unmet financial need

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Melissa Davis Memorial - Transportation Technologies

Intent: This scholarship was established in recognition of former student Melissa Davis, who died in 1995. The scholarship is funded by SCC faculty and staff. The scholarship award is to be applied to tool purchases first, followed by tuition needs or books.

Award:
1 - $250 fall award

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Intend to enter one of the Transportation Technologies programs: Automotive Technology; Auto Collision Repair; Diesel Technology; or Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC)
  • Be enrolled full- or part-time
  • Show academic promise and/or commitment to their chosen field and career
  • Demonstrate unmet financial need
  • Preference will be given to women, then to a freshman of non-traditional age.

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Davenport Chapter 279

Intent: This scholarship is supported by the members of Davenport Chapter 279 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees.

Award:
1 - $500 scholarship awarded for the fall semester

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Show academic promise,
  • Demonstrate financial need.
  • Preference will be given to students who are descendants of current or retired federal employees. Student should check the appropriate line on the scholarship application form.
  • Full and part-time students are eligible.
  • New and current students are eligible.
  • Transfer and career students are eligible.

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Native American

Intent: This scholarship was established by Scott Caulpetzer to encourage Native Americans to pursue a college education at Scott Community College.

Award:
1 - $250 Fall award

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Be Native American or have at least one parent or grandparent who is/was Native American, registered with a tribe, and provide paper work showing tribal registration,
  • Enroll in at least 6 credit hours for the semester the award is to be given,
  • Show academic promise, and
  • Demonstrate unmet financial need.

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Newton Pre-Engineering

Intent:
In 2010, this scholarship was created by Jerry & Jeannie Newton. At the time the scholarship was started, Jerry Newton served on the Scott Community College Foundation board. It is the intent of this scholarship to assist a Scott Community College student with a declared Pre-engineering major.

Award: $500 Fall

Criteria for Awarding:
Students must meet the following criteria to be eligible for this scholarship:

  • Preference given to a student with a declared Pre-engineering major
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Show academic promise

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Nicholas Germain Memorial Welding

Intent: Nick was a passionate and creative, self-guided individual whose competitive nature drove him to excel in everything he took interest in. Early in his High School education Nick chose welding as his career path. He proved to be an exceptional student and truly enjoyed learning as much as he could about the welding field. Shortly after graduating from West High School, Nick found employment at Seaberg Industries in Rock Island, IL. Even as a full time employee, Nick continued his welding education through Scott Community College. This scholarship will be awarded to like-minded students, who display genuine determination and ability in the welding field.

Award:
Two - $500 Fall awards to deserving students for tuition and books.
First endowment award to be made in Fall 2012

Criteria for Awarding: Students must meet the following criteria to be eligible for this scholarship:

  • Incoming High School student who has completed or who is enrolled in the Davenport Schools District Vocational Welding course
  • Must have a 2.00 GPA or higher
  • Must declare a Welding (for credit) major
  • Must poses an ability to learn hands-on and have an interest in vocational training

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Nursing Faculty

Intent: This scholarship was established by nursing faculty to assist committed nursing students in the pursuit of their career goals.

Award:
2 Fall awards and 2 Spring awards

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Be formally accepted into the first- or second-year program (first-year students must be registered for NURS120: Nursing Fundamentals, second-year students may be registered for any second-year class)
  • Demonstrate academic promise (minimum GPA for the program is 2.0)
  • Demonstrate a commitment to their professional goals and a likelihood of attainment of their goals through the written portion of the scholarship application.

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Nursing Program - Women with Financial Need

Intent: This scholarship is supported by the Duncan J. Cameron Family Foundation Fund. The intent is to assist first-semester female nursing students with financial need.

Award:
$1,000 annually
($500 Fall semester/$500 Spring semester)

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Non-traditional female student
  • Be first semester nursing student
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • Show academic promise
  • Show financial need
  • Continue to meet the above criteria to receive the spring portion of this award.

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Nyle & Teresa Paper Academic Achievement Scholarship

Intent: This scholarship was established in 2013 by Nyle and Teresa Paper. The intent of the scholarship is to recognize and reward rural Scott County high school students for their high academic achievement.

Award:
1 - $500 Fall award

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Be an incoming high school senior
  • Must have a High School 3.0 GPA and 25 ACT
  • Enroll for 12 credit hours or more during their first semester   
  • First preference given to a student of a family farm or a student living on a farm
  • Second preference  given to a STEM program major
  • Third preference given to a Scott County resident

 

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Pacia Sauer Memorial

Intent: This scholarship was created by the family, friends, and colleagues of Pacia Ann Sauer as a tribute to her. Pacia was board secretary and assistant to the chancellor of Eastern Iowa Community College District where she was employed for 25 years. She was a member of the Asbury United Methodist Church, the church women's group, the Davenport Chamber of Commerce - Women's Division, and former member of the Bettendorf Symphony. She had been active in the Bettendorf Community Theater, and her hobbies included writing poetry, camping and music. The intent of the scholarship is to reward and assist mature students that have returned to formal education in order to improve their lives.

Award:
$500 Fall

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Be at least 28 years of age
  • Have earned 6 or more credit hours at
  • Have a 2.25 GPA or better
  • Show commitment to continuing their education
  • Financial need is NOT a criterion for awarding

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Pathak Memorial

Intent: This scholarship is supported by Bhaswati Gangopadhyay and family to encourage students to excel in academics.

Award:
1 - $325 spring semester scholarship

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Be a fulltime student
  • Have a B average
  • Demonstrate financial need

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Paul N. Lensmeyer Memorial Scholarship

Intent: This scholarship was established in June 2013 by the Iowa Quad Cities Rotary in support of the organization’s longtime member and friend, Paul N. Lensmeyer. This scholarship will support a deserving Scott resident attending full-time in a certificate, diploma or degree program at Scott Community College.

Award:
1-$1000 Fall awards
To be applied to tuition, fees and/or books

Criteria for Awarding:
Students must meet the following criteria to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • Must be a Scott County residents
  • Demonstrates academic achievement with a 2.5 GPA or greater
  • Demonstrates financial need
  • Must have completed 12 academic credit hours
  • Must have two references from instructors
  • Recipient will be required to attend a Iowa Quad Cities Rotary presentation ceremony and a press release/photo will be shared publically by Iowa Quad Cities Rotary.

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Phi Theta Kappa

Intent: Phi Theta Kappa

Award:
$250 Fall and $250 Spring

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Recipient must be a member of the Beta Zeta Epsilon Chapter of PTK in good standing.
  • Recipient must have at least 10 service hours in PTK or in a not-for-profit agency. If it is from a not-for-profit agency, a letter of support is needed from that agency certifying the recipients service.
  • Recipients may be PTK Officers.

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Presidential

Intent: This scholarship is supported by the staff and administration of the President’s Office and a staff member of Media Production to honor SCC President L.E. Stone, Ph.D.

Award:
1 - $500 scholarship each fall and spring semester

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Have completed one semester and enrolled in 10 credit hours or more,
  • Be named to the President’s List with a 4.0 GPA,
  • Not receiving a Pell Grant.
  • Preference will be given to a student who has been on the most consecutive President’s Lists. For example, if two people meet the above criteria, but one has been on the President’s List twice and the other on the list three times, the student who was named to the President’s List three times would receive preference.

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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President’s Cabinet Diversity

Award: One student will receive $250 for the Fall semester and $250 for the Spring semester for a total of $500. Award will be applied to tuition.

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Be an incoming high school senior
  • Be African American and indicate African American racial/ethic origin on the Scott Community College application for admission
  • Preference shall be given to a male student
  • Show academic promise

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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QC Chapter of Occupational Health Nurses

Intent:
This scholarship was established by the Quad City Chapter of Occupational Health Nurses. It is intended to assist a non-traditional Nursing student with tuition, books, or supplies. This scholarship is awarded in memory of Scott Community College nursing student Abby Vermeire.

Award: $500 Fall

Criteria for Awarding:
Students must meet the following criteria to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • Formally accepted into the Nursing program at Scott Community College.
  • Be a non-traditional student 24 years of age or older
  • Be registered full- or part-time.
  • Maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • To be awarded to a male or female student
  • Must demonstrate financial need and does not meet other financial opportunities
  • Will be applied to tuition first, and then books and supplies.

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Quad City Leadership Alumni United (QCLAU)

Intent:
In 2012, the Quad Cities Leadership Alumni United (QCLAU) established this scholarship in support of their organizational mission of improving and enhancing the quality of life in the QCA. The QCLAU consists of community-minded individuals who are graduates of local leadership programs in both Iowa and Illinois.

Award:
$500 Fall & $500 Spring

Criteria for Awarding:
Students eligible for this scholarship must:

  • Show academic promise to compete their degree/certificate program
  • Have financial need

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Randy James HVAC

Intent: In 2011, Scott Community College HVAC graduate, Randy James established a scholarship in support of Scott Community College HVAC students. As a prior scholarship recipient himself, Randy understood the value of paying it forward. His goal for the scholarship is to help others with similar ambitions achieve their dreams.

Award:
First award will be: Fall 2012 for 2-$500 awards for tuition, fees, tools and/or books

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Non-traditional student enrolled in the HVAC program. Preference given to a second year student, but may be award to a first year student.
  • Must have a GPA of 2.5 or greater
  • Must have one reference from HVAC faculty

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Ray & Connie Allen Accounting

Intent: In 2007, this scholarship was created by Ray & Connie Allen, husband and wife both accountants in the Quad Cities. In honor of their profession, they have established a scholarship for Scott Community College students working toward a Business Administration degree with a concentration in Accounting.

Award:
1 - $300 Fall semester
1 - $300 Spring semester

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Must have a Business Administration major with a concentration in Accounting
  • Must have completed Accounting I
  • Must have and must maintain a 3.0 GPA
  • Must demonstrate unmet financial need

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Rich & Carol Quinn Honors Program

Intent: This scholarship is sponsored by Rich Quinn in memory of his wife, Carol. This scholarship provides funding for tuition and books for Scott Community College students who are Honors Program participants. The Honors Program provides students excellent opportunities to network, become more involved in the community, and overall become well-rounded student leaders sought by both academia and the world of work.

Award: 1- $1000 Fall/Spring split

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Must have completed one successful semester of study at SCC
  • Be accepted into the SCC Honors Program (have a grade average of 3.5 or above and have provided two faculty recommendations)
  • To be eligible for the second installment of the scholarship, students must have successfully completed their first honors semester and have a minimum of 3.2 grade average
  • Full- or part-time students are eligible

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Sam Stone Memorial - English and Education

Intent: This scholarship was created and is being maintained by the colleagues of Sam Stone. Prior to his death in 1994, Mr. Stone was a dedicated English faculty member who retired in 1993 after 13 years of serving students at Scott Community College.

Award:
1 - $300 fall award

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Have 24 credit hours earned at SCC,
  • With a 3.5 GPA or better,
  • Majoring in English or Education, and
  • Provide two English and/or Education faculty references.
  • Financial need is NOT a criterion for awarding.

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Science Faculty

Intent: This scholarship is supported by the science faculty of Scott Community College to encourage and recognize academically promising students who plan to pursue a bachelor of science degree.

Award:
1 fall award of $250
The award will be used for tuition and fees only. If tuition and fees are less than the award amount, students may use the remainder to purchase books at the SCC Bookstore.

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Be majoring in Physical and/or Biological Sciences (specifically students majoring in Biology 15711, Chemistry 15721, or Physics 15731).
  • Have completed 24 credit hours.
  • Have a GPA of 3.5.
  • Be full- or part-time.
  • Submit two of the three references from SCC science faculty.
  • Financial need is NOT a consideration for receiving this scholarship.

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Scott & Ellen Van Vooren Nursing

Intent: This scholarship was established in November 2009 by Scott & Ellen Van Vooren with the intent to assist a Scott Community College nursing student. At the time the scholarship was started Scott Van Vooren had served on the Scott Community College Foundation board for over 20 years. From 2008-2010, he was the Scott Community College Foundation Board President. Through this continued gift the Van Vooren’s will continue to support the college and to provide scholarship support for a student in need well beyond his term limits on the Scott Community College Foundation.

Award:
$500 Spring

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Formally excepted in to the Nursing program at Scott Community College.
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • Show academic promise
  • Show financial need
  • Must provide one reference from Nursing faculty member

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Stewart Health Professional

Intent: This scholarship was created in 2010 by Scott Community College Foundation Board member Mary Stewart and her husband Dr. James Stewart. The intent of this scholarship is to assist a Scott Community College student pursuing a career in Health Care with tuition, fees, and/or books.

Award:
$500 Fall semester

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Preference given to a student declaring an Allied Health major
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Show academic promise
  • Show financial need

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Student Development

Intent: This scholarship is funded by the staff and administration of the Student Development areas. It’s purpose is to recognize good academic performance and provide tuition assistance for students who are not eligible for Pell Grants.

Award:
2 - $250 Fall awards

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Have completed one semester of at least 6 credit hours
  • Minimum GPA of 2.0.
  • Be enrolling for at least 6 credit hours.
  • Not receiving a Pell Grant.

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Student Involvement Award

Intent: This scholarship was established by the SCC Student Government Association.

Award:
1-$500 Spring award

Criteria for Awarding:
Students eligible for this scholarship must:

  • Full or part-time student.
  • Must be involved in a Student Government Association, campus club, athletics, drama, Honors, Phi Theta Kappa or other student organizations.
  • Preference should be given to the student with the most extra-curricular involvement.

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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TRIO Support

Intent: This scholarship fund was established by TRIO staff to further assist students who are participating in the TRIO program. The purpose of the TRIO program is to improve grade point averages, retention rates, and transfer rates of students who are first generation college students, low income or have a physical or learning disability. Scholarships are intended to assist students who are actively participating and academically progressing, but are facing challenges with their return to college.

Award:
Fall award for $250

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Complete one semester as TRIO students at SCC before applying,
  • Be actively participating in the TRIO program and confirmed through TRIO staff references,
  • Submit two references, including at least one reference from TRIO program staff,
  • Show academic promise, and
  • Be addressing challenges or obstacles in attending or returning to college as demonstrated through the essay portion in the scholarship application form.

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Vernice "Kay" Kranzler Cancer Information Management Memorial

Intent: This scholarship was established in the memory of Vernice “Kay” Kranzler who passed away on December 5, 2007 after a lengthy and challenging battle with cancer. Kay never was able to get a college degree for herself, but she greatly admired her children for their educational accomplishments. She saw the financial struggles her daughter endured as a non-traditional physician assistant and it is only fitting that her legacy live on by helping deserving Scott Community College students in the Cancer Information Management program.

Award:
$500 Spring

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Be enrolled in the Cancer Information Management program at Scott Community College.
  • Show academic promise and the ability to succeed in their career field.
  • Demonstrate unmet financial need
  • Be a non-traditional student (graduated high school 5 years prior to application date)
  • Be enrolled full- or part-time.

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Wentland Health Career

Intent: In 2011, this scholarship was created by Jason & Megan Wentland. Jason served on the Scott Community College Foundation Board and Megan took classes at Scott and graduated from St Ambrose with a degree in Physical Therapy. It is the intent of this scholarship to assist a Scott Community College student with a declared major in any of the health related fields.

Award:
$500 Spring

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Preference given to a student with a declared major in any of the Allied or Pre-Allied Health related fields:
    • Dental Hygiene
    • Nursing
    • Physical Therapy
    • Pre-Chiropractic
    • Cancer Information Management
    • Dental Assisting
    • Emergency Medical Services
    • Electroneurodiagnostic
    • Health Information Technology
    • Radiology Technology
    • Surgical Technology
    • Massage Therapy

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
  • Show academic promise.

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Winegar Student Support

Intent:
This scholarship was established in 2012 by Dennis and Jo Ellen Winegar in support of a deserving single parent majoring in Business or Administrative Office Support. Dennis Winegar is a Business adjunct instructor and Jo Ellen Winegar is a retired Administrative Office Support instructor. At the time of the establishment of this scholarship, Dennis and Jo Ellen had taught for a combined total of more than forty years for Eastern Iowa Community Colleges. Their love for education will forever live on through this scholarship.

Award:
$500 fall award

Criteria for Awarding:

  • Students eligible for this scholarship must:
  • Be a single parent (male or female)
  • Be majoring in Business or Administrative Office Support
  • Have successfully completed one semester
  • Have a GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Show financial need

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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Women's Advancement Scholarship

Intent:
Established by the Scott Community College Foundation Women’s Giving Network, this scholarship is to support a non-traditional female student beginning a college education.

Award:
1 student - $1,000 Fall award

Criteria for Awarding:
Students eligible for this scholarship must:

  • Must be a non-traditional student returning to school
  • No previous post-secondary degrees or credits
  • Show financial need
  • Preference to a female student
  • Recipient is required to attend the Women’s Giving Network annual Spring luncheon/dinner


Procedure: Students must apply using the standard scholarship application found at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation.  Application and references must be received by the deadline dates on the application.  Materials will be reviewed by the college scholarship review committee.  Recipient will be notified of award by letter.

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World Class Industries Manufacturing

Intent:
In 2012, World Class Industries established this general scholarship to help deserving students who have financial need, show academic promise, and demonstrate a commitment to completion in their chosen manufacturing field of study.

Award:
The earning from this endowment (as distributed by the SCCF Spending Policy) will be awarded to a student for tuition, fees, tools and/or books.

Criteria for Awarding:
Students eligible for this scholarship must:

  • Show academic promise to compete their degree/certificate program in one of the following manufacturing programs:
    • Electromechanical Systems
    • Logistics / Supply Chain Management
    • Mechanical Design

Procedure: Students should apply using the regular SCC scholarship application form and procedures. Scholarship applications may be acquired on-line at www.eicc.edu/sccfoundation. Applications must be received by deadline dates listed on the application form. The college scholarship committee will review applications and notify the recipient by letter.

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