Scholarship Funds Open Doors for Jackson County Students
Guttenberg native Logan Bries is currently pursuing a business degree at the University of Dubuque. Like many students, he didn’t want cost to prevent him from attending the college of his choice.
“When you go to college, you know it’s going to be really expensive,” he says. “A lot of people don’t end up going to college because they can’t afford it.”
Throughout the service region of the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque (CFGD), endowed scholarship funds like Clayton Ridge Dollars for Scholars are providing a much-needed financial boost for students like Logan, allowing them to focus more on their education and less on their bank accounts.“I’m in Student Government, so Clayton Ridge Dollars for Scholars helped me focus more on that and helping other students instead of worrying about what’s going to happen to me financially and how I’m going to have to pay for next semester,” says Logan.
Endowed scholarship funds are invested and pay out 5% annually to provide a reliable source of support for students today and tomorrow. Donors who support an endowment fund at the Community Foundation may also be eligible for the Endow Iowa 25% State Tax Credit.
“This scholarship has been a lot of help,” adds Logan. “It pushed me towards a place where I wanted to go.”
In Jackson County, the Community Foundation of Jackson County supports the following scholarship funds (as of May 1, 2017):
|Arthur & Ruth Carstensen-Youtz Memorial Scholarship||Give Now|
|Barry Watters Citizenship Award Endowment||Give Now|
|Bellevue Rotary Scholarship||Give Now|
|Bill & Audrey Upmeyer Scholarship||Give Now|
|Broman Family Fine Arts Scholarship||Give Now|
|Caecilia McDermott Scholarship||Give Now|
|David L. Ringen Scholarship||Give Now|
|John A. "Doc" Broman Athletic Scholarship||Give Now|
|Fern & Norm Hinke Scholarship||Give Now|
|Gertrude Behne Memorial Scholarship||Give Now|
|Grace Tubbs Memorial Scholarship||Give Now|
|Harlan & Helene Ruff Scholarship||Give Now|
|Jackson County Realtors Scholarship Fund||Give Now|
|James Hughes Scholarship||Give Now|
|Ken Mallas Maquoketa Class of 1961-66 Memorial Scholarship||Give Now|
|Koski-Preston American Legion Scholarship||Give Now|
|Laurabelle Mae Rutenbeck Scholarship Fund||Give Now|
|Laurie Petersen Excellence in Music & Citizenship Award||Give Now|
|Leo and Madeline Hughes Memorial Fund Scholarship|
|Linda Hughes Memorial Scholarship Fund||Give Now|
|Luke Osterhaus Scholarship||Give Now|
|Maquoketa Community Class of 1979 Scholarship||Give Now|
|Mary Ann Trevathan Scholarship||Give Now|
|Mary Helen Merriam Stewart Scholarship||Give Now|
|Olive Kendall Opportunity Award||Give Now|
|Penrose Scholarship||Give Now|
|Piano Festival Scholarship||Give Now|
|Travis Gerardy Scholarship||Give Now|
|Verda McLendon Scholarship||Give Now|
|W. John & Elvira Koski Scholarship||Give Now|
|Wilson & Hazel Cornelius Scholarship||Give Now|
Do you live in the Jackson County Area? Learn more about CFJC scholarship funds at www.dbqfoundation.org/cfjc.
To explore other scholarship funds in the rural service region of CFGD, visit www.dbqfoundation.org/affiliates.
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