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City High Scholarships

These are scholarships available to our seniors only!! One Application for all of the scholarships listed below will be available in the Guidance Office beginning Wednesday, February 5th. The application and any supporting materials, must be returned to the Guidance Office by 4:15 PM on Friday, March 8, 2024.

**scholarships with separate applications

**2024 Altrusa of Iowa City Scholarship
The Altrusa Club of Iowa City has been providing scholarships for nearly 40 years and this year we are pleased to note that we will be awarding 4 - $1,000 scholarships for young women who are seeking to further their education after high school. This application is open to those attending any of one of the high schools in Johnson County, Iowa.  Applicants must complete the form and provide the necessary materials as noted, including 3 letters of recommendation with at least one from a school administrator, teacher/faculty or coach and one from a community figure as outlined in the information.

Arthur B Cornwall Scholarship
$2,000 scholarship to a City High School senior who plans to continue their education at a college, trade, or vocational school. The recipient should not be in the top 25% of their class (GPA under 3.9) and should be a person of good
character who shows promise.

Bud Williams Cross Country Scholarship: Two scholarships (one male, one female) for senior cross-country members. Academics are also considered. Students must complete freshman year Cross Country season in good standing to receive the award.

Candace Wiebener Excellence Scholarship: The scholarship is for a student
who has demonstrated high levels of excellence, discipline, dedication, and excellence in academics.

City High Scholarship: Amount to be determined. City High graduating senior with excellent academics and character.

City High Alumni Scholarship: Anticipated there will be three (3) scholarships for graduating City High seniors. Based on service to and positive impact on school and community, extracurricular activities, and academics. In addition to the application, students must submit a one-page essay on, “How I have positively impacted my community through my involvement in service-oriented activities”.

**Christian Green ’94 Choral Music Scholarship
This scholarship is designed to recognize a senior member of Concert Choir or Chamber Choir who most exemplifies the character of Christian, including: spunk, inquisitive, creative, great sense of humor, and who contributes to a positive, up-lifting atmosphere in the classroom.

David Braverman Community Service Scholarship:  $1000 scholarship for a senior who has excelled in community service. In addition to this application, students must include one letter of recommendation from an agency where they have participated in community service. Students must also write a short half-page paragraph describing how their community service has affected their lives.

Don Gatens Memorial Scholarship: $400 scholarship. Based on athletic participation, academics, community involvement – financial need may be considered.

**Doug Robertson Scholarship
To provide one annual scholarship award of $750 to a graduating senior whose health has presented additional challenges during high school. The scholarship may be used by the student to continue their post-secondary education on a full or part-time basis at a community college, technical school, or
four year college or university.

**DPO Scholarship Application
For students planning a career in teaching. The Iowa City Community Schools District Wide Parent Organization (DPO) Scholarship was established in 1954 in honor of Kate Wickham, who taught in the Iowa City Schools from 1902 to 1939. These scholarships are made possible by donations from Parent Teacher Organizations, individuals, and area groups in honor of named individuals who
have contributed to our schools. The dollar amount and number of scholarships awarded depends on the number of honorees with recent awards ranging from $600-1000. Scholarship recipients are honored at a DPO honoree reception typically held in April.

**DPO Application Link

**Dr. Greg Grove Musician-Athlete Scholarship
The Greg Grove Musician/Athlete Scholarship is designed to honor students for involvement in both music and athletics during their time at City High, recognizing the extraordinary amount of time and commitment required to represent City High in both arenas simultaneously.

Emma Nugent Memorial Scholarship Fund: $500 award. Students must
include one essay, described below. Emma Nugent embodied a positive attitude and support of others. Whether it was on the volleyball court, in band, academics, youth group, ambassadors, or tennis she always had a can-do positive attitude and supported everyone around her. She was always willing to help out whether it was leaf-raking with her youth group, peer-mentoring in volleyball practice, section leading for the flutes, helping a classmate with an
assignment, and so much more. Emma was there for people in need and was a very loyal friend with a level head on her shoulders. She was the one her peers went to for solid advice. Her days were packed and full with fun, sports, music,art, youth group, service, and academics.

For this essay, choose at least three of the words in the above list that describe you, giving specific examples for each. Suggested length 250-500 words. Award amount $500, one available per year..

Gary Garton Memorial Scholarship: $1000 scholarship for City High  graduating senior who plans to pursue a science or science education major in college. Based on academic achievement, extra-curricular activities and financial need (FAFSA copy required).

ICCSD Administrators’ Scholarship:  Scholarship for students planning to pursue a major and career in Education. $300 Award. 

Janie Yates Theater/Drama Scholarship
$350 Scholarship for City High graduating senior who plans to pursue a theater/fine arts or theater production major in college.

John Raffensperger Scholarship:  Scholarships for a senior Men’s Track Team
member. Selection based on a student athlete who has made a significant contribution to the team, academic achievement, citizenship, financial need, and plans to attend a two-year or four-year college.

Kathy Riddle Memorial Scholarship:  One scholarship – amount to be
determined – for a senior Girls Basketball Team member. Selection based on a student athlete who has made a significant contribution to the team, academic achievement, citizenship, and plans to attend a two-year or four-year college.

Larry Brown Scholarship
Awarded to a senior that qualifies for FRL, 3.25 GPA, and plans to attend the University of Iowa.

Leman Family ScholarshipAwarded to two graduating seniors ($500 each) who are interested in using business to craft a better world.  Interested students must submit a short (1 page) essay on how you plan to use industry and enterprise to make a difference.  **Not exclusive to Business majors. All majors will be considered.

Lillios/Schlütter Family Scholarship
Awarded to a graduating senior attending college as a first-generation student who has demonstrated a commitment to and leadership in social justice through high school activities or work in their local community. Interested students must submit a 1-2 page essay that demonstrates how they have shown leadership in social justice in high school or in their local community and
how they hope to continue this commitment through their college years.

Marjorie Anderson Smith Business Scholarship
Two scholarships – amount to be determined. Plan to pursue a business-related major at a four-year or two-year college. Based on academics, activities, character, financial need (may be considered).

Marty Cory Scholarship:  The scholarship is for a student who is planning to study science, technology, or attend a trade school to become an electrician. Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded annually.

Noah Weaver Excellence in Community Scholarship
One time $300 scholarship for a City High graduating senior who has exhibited a strong commitment to community service throughout high school and aspirations to continue similar work after graduation. Students must include a letter of recommendation from a faculty or community member and submit a short essay (1000 words max) showcasing their experiences in community service thus far and their desire to continue similar initiatives at the collegiate level. Attempt to answer the following question: What does community service mean to you?

Robert P. Stack Memorial Scholarship: Amount to be determined. Plan to attend and be admissible to the University of Iowa. Based on academics, activities, volunteer/service, character, future potential – financial need will be considered.

Sidney and Janice Tribbey Family Scholarship: $1000 scholarship for a senior planning to attend the University of Iowa. Based on demonstrated academic excellence (college prep curriculum, GPA, standardized test scores).

Skylar Moss Foundation Scholarship
$1000 scholarship for a male, multi-sport athlete, must have a 2.75 or higher GPA, demonstrate leadership at school or in the community, demonstrate good behavior/character, and plan to attend a 2 or 4 year college/university.

The Hirt Scholarship
The amount for the scholarship is equivalent to the FULL tuition cost of in-state full time undergraduate tuition at the University of Iowa. Open to ANY accredited college, university or trade/vocational school. This scholarship is

**The James W Hughes Distinguished Citizenship Award
The James W. Hughes Distinguished Citizenship Award recognizes graduating City high seniors who demonstrate a commitment to good citizenship. At minimum one annual award.

The Little Hawk Promise Scholarship:  $1,100 scholarship for a City High school graduating senior who plans to attend Kirkwood Community College. Scholarship provides financial assistance for tuition, fees, books, and other college-related expenses. Financial need will be considered to the extent this scholarship will make the student's post high school education more likely.

**The Mary and Moriah Reiman Scholarship
The Mary and Moriah Reiman Scholarship is awarded annually to a City High School, West High School or Liberty High School female senior student in memory of Mary and Moriah Reiman. Mary Reiman was an active member of the PEO Sisterhood through which this scholarship is administered.  Moriah, her daughter, was a graduate of West High School.  Both died as a result of an automobile accident in 2005.  For the 2021-22 academic year, the scholarship will be awarded to assist the student with her education beyond high school at a two or four-year college and will be in the amount of at least $1,000.  It will be paid to the school in the second semester.