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Scholarships awarded are to be used at Southwestern Community College for the 2016-2017 academic year. Scholarships are awarded based on many criteria. The information you provide will allow us to best evaluate your fit for appropriate scholarships.

Education Foundation scholarship applications will be accepted until December 1, 2016, at 5 p.m. CST

Applications will not be considered complete until all required elements are submitted. Required items for these applications:

  • Submission of the form below
  • Creative writing essay - The writing assignment is as follows:

What are the most important issues your field is facing today?

  • ONE recent (within last six months), signed letter of reference from ONE of the following examples: a high school faculty or staff member, college faculty or staff member, community or business leader, or an employer.

All letters of reference must be on company or school letterhead and dated within the last six months. Any submitted items that do not meet these criteria will not be accepted making your application incomplete.

To help expedite the scholarship application process, you will be given the opportunity to submit scanned versions of these items at the bottom of this form. Items may be later submitted via e-mail, in person, or by mail. Your scholarship application will not be complete until these items have been submitted. No incomplete or late applications will be accepted.

Scoring of the scholarship applications will be based on grammar, academics, community involvement, educational goals, and the essay.

E-mail items to:
Bring items to

SWCC Administration Center
Creston Campus

Mail items to: Caitlyn Maitlen
SWCC Education Foundation
1501 W. Townline St.
Creston, IA  50801

If you have any questions concerning this application or the status of your submitted application, please call or e-mail Caitlyn Maitlen at 641.782.1453,

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