Below is a list of all of the scholarship opportunities available through the Southwestern Community College Education Foundation. More information and the scholarship application link can be found on the SWCC Scholarship Page.

LaVerne Anderson Endowment

Restrictions:  Student majoring in agriculture with intention of transferring to Iowa State University. Award will be given to a freshman student in their spring semester. 

Selection by: Outside Selection

Donor: LaVerne Anderson Endowment

Erling F. Bangston Memorial

Restrictions:  School of Music Vocations student studying professional music. 

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Erling F. Bangston Memorial

Robert Beecher Memorial

Restrictions:  Must be a freshman student from Creston High School with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher majoring in arts and sciences or music.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Robert Beecher Memorial

Betts & Beer Construction

Restrictions:  Must be enrolled in carpentry and building trades.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Betts & Beer Construction  

Bluegrass Board of Realtors

Restrictions:  Must be a graduating senior.  Student must be a legal resident of one of the following counties:  Adair, Adams, Ringgold, Taylor, or Union.  Must have a grade point average of 2.0 or higher.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Bluegrass Board of Realtors

Russell & Sharon Booth Family Endowment

Restrictions:  Union County student in their second year as a Southwestern student.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Russell & Sharon Booth Family Endowment

June Bower Endowment

Restrictions: Must show financial need.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: June Bower Endowment

Burlington Northern Endowment

Restrictions: Student must show financial need. Preference given to Burlington Northern Railroad employees, their spouses and children.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Burlington Northern Endowment

Donald & Beverly Butler Endowment

Restrictions: Must be from the Creston Community School District, enrolled in carpentry, or completing a transfer program toward a four-year engineering program. Must enroll with and maintain a 2.5 grade point average.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Donald & Beverly Butler Endowment 

Cardinal IG

Restrictions:  Information technology systems networking student from Adair County.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Cardinal IG

Ed Carlson Memorial Endowment

Restrictions:  Must be a sophomore student in good standing from Creston.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Ed Carlson Memorial Endowment

Charlotte Carter-Clark Memorial

Restrictions:  Must be a nursing student, non-traditional aged student. Preference given to a student changing careers or entering the workforce for the first time. 

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Charlotte Carter-Clark Memorial

Clarke County Development Corporation Endowment

Restrictions:  Must be a Clarke County resident.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Clarke County Development Corporation Endowment

Clarke County State Bank Endowment

Restrictions:  Must be a Clarke County resident.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Clarke County State Bank Endowment

Class of 1933 Endowment

Restrictions:  Must be a Creston graduate with financial need and major in education.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Class of 1933 Endowment

Ron 'Fox' Clinton Memorial

Restrictions:  Region XIV graduate with preference given to a softball, volleyball or basketball student-athlete. 

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Ron 'Fox' Clinton Memorial

John Coen Memorial Endowment

Restrictions:  None.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: John Coen Memorial Endowment

Vicki Connelly Welding Scholarship

Restrictions: Welding student with financial need.  Preference given to a resident of Union County. 

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Vicki Connelly Welding Scholarship

Dwight & Marilyn Conover Endowment

Restrictions:  None.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Dwight & Marilyn Conover Endowment 

Creston American Legion Auxiliary 

Restrictions:  Must be a veteran, member of the veteran's immediate family (such as a spouse, grandfather, mother), or a direct descendant of a veteran. No age requirement. Can be a traditional student, transfer student or current SWCC student. Also consider community service, financial need, satisfactory academic progress, and work experience. Spring semester award. 

Selection by: Outside Selection

Donor: Creston American Legion Auxiliary

Creston Eagles Union County

Restrictions:  Must be a member of #1398, or a son, daughter, grandchild, or other dependent of a member.  Must be a resident of the state of Iowa and a full-time student.

Selection by: Outside Selection

Donor: Creston Eagles Union County

Creston Kiwanis Club

Restrictions:  Preference given to dependent or relative of a Kiwanis member. Include all qualifying Creston High School graduates.

Selection by: Outside Selection

Donor: Creston Kiwanis Club

Creston Lion’s Club

Restrictions: Applicant must be a graduate of Creston High School in the spring of the same year.  Someone of good academic record and involved in the community.

Selection by: Outside Selection

Donor: Creston Lion’s Club

Creston Rotary Club

Restrictions: Creston Community High School graduate.

Selection by: Outside Selection

Donor: Creston Rotary Club

Creston Volunteer Fire Department/Gill Crigger Memorial 

Restrictions:  Student must be a resident of one of the following school districts:  Bedford, Central Decatur, Clarke, Clearfield, Corning, Creston, Diagonal, East Union, Lamoni, Lenox, Mormon Trail, Mount Ayr, Murray, New Market, Nodaway Valley, Orient Macksburg, Prescott, Red Oak, Stanton, and Villisca.   Must have a grade point average of 2.0 or higher.

Selection by: Outside Selection

Donor: Creston Volunteer Fire Department/Gill Crigger Memorial

Eric Crittenden Memorial Endowment 

Restrictions:  Must be a Creston High School graduate within the last three years.  Students within Region XIV are also eligible to receive this award. Must maintain a 3.0 grade point average.

Selection by: Outside Selection

Donor: Eric Crittenden Memorial Endowment

Cromwell Men’s Ecumenical

Restrictions:  Church member involved in church, school, and community activities.  Must be a recent graduate of high school, live within a 20-mile radius of Cromwell, be a full-time college student, and plan to obtain an associate degree or complete a career and technical education program at Southwestern.  Must have a grade point average of 2.0 from high school and maintain a minimum grade point average of 2.0 during their first semester at Southwestern or second semester scholarship will not be awarded.

Selection by: Outside Selection

Donor: Cromwell Men’s Ecumenical

Connor Cares/Butch Eaton Memorial Endowment

Restrictions: Nursing students that reside within Region XIV preferred.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee with donor verification

Donor: Connor Cares/Butch Eaton Memorial Endowment    

Robert Edson Memorial Endowment

Restrictions:  Music Major.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Robert Edson Memorial Endowment

Electrical Scholarship

Restrictions:  Student must be a sophomore studying in the electrical technology program. Scholarship will be awarded during the summer session.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Electrical Technology Program 

Employers Council of Iowa Scholarship

Restrictions:  Awarded to SWCC student who received High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED) preferably through Southwestern's Adult & Continuing Education Program.

Selection by: Outside Selection

Donor: Employers Council of Iowa 

Gene Evans Memorial Scholarship

Restrictions:  Student must be a sophomore majoring in science, which includes: healthcare, physics, chemistry and science education. 

Selection by: Outside Selection

Donor: Gene Evans Memorial Scholarship

G.L. Evans Memorial Endowment

Restrictions:  Must be enrolled in the automotive repair technology program.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: G.L. Evans Memorial Endowment

Mickey Finn Memorial

Restrictions: Must be a first-year student enrolled in the carpentry & building trades program from Creston Community High School.

Selection by: Outside Selection

Donor: Mickey Finn Memorial

Trevor Frederickson Memorial Scholarship

Restrictions:  Two separate scholarships awarded annually. Must be enrolled in the automotive repair technology program or a student-athlete participating in Southwestern's baseball program. 

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Trevor Frederickson Memorial Scholarship

Murphy Fry Memorial

Restrictions:  Must be a traditional student from one of the following school districts: Creston, Lenox, and Bedford.

Selection by: Outside Selection

Donor: Murphy Fry Memorial

Wayne & Elaine Gidley Memorial Endowment

Restrictions:  Preference given to a second-year nursing student, Creston Community High School graduate, and employee or dependent of an employee of the Burlington Northern Railroad.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Wayne & Elaine Gidley Memorial Endowment

Larry Gile Memorial

Restrictions:  School of Music Vocations student that demonstrates financial need. Spring semester award as long as the student has a GPA of 2.50.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Larry Gile Memorial

Greater Anesthesia Services of Southwest Iowa

Restrictions:  Resident of Osceola, Audubon, Mount Ayr, or Creston. Student must be majoring in a health-related field.

Selection by: Outside Selection

Donor: Greater Anesthesia Services of Southwest Iowa

Fannie Grinnell Memorial Endowment

Restrictions:  Involved with music, must be excellent on the keyboard.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Fannie Grinnell Memorial Endowment

Mardelle Harris Scholarship 

Restrictions: Students majoring in pre-nursing or nursing. 

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee with donor verification

Donor: Mardelle Harris Scholarship 

Geraldine Hessel Trust

Restrictions: Student majoring in education or music. 

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee 

Donor: Geraldine Hessel Trust

Walter & Alice Hudson Memorial Endowment

Restrictions:  To be awarded to a nursing or music students from Ringgold County.

Selection by: Outside Selection

Donor: Walter & Alice Hudson Memorial Endowment

Claudia Huntington

Restrictions:  Lenox or Mount Ayr High School Graduate. Preferred major of either Nursing or Automotive.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Claudia Huntington Family

Helen Donelson-Ide Memorial Endowment

Restrictions:  Music major.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Helen Donelson-Ide Memorial Endowment

Helen Hintz-Ide Memorial Endowment

Restrictions:  Music major.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Helen Hintz-Ide Memorial Endowment

ISSB - David R. Driskell Endowment

Restrictions:  Must take classes toward an associate of arts degree or business major and be a Creston area high school graduate, which includes the following counties:  Adams, Adair, Ringgold, Taylor, and Union.  Must be 25 years of age or younger.  Student is to have a 3.0 GPA the first semester before awarding the spring semester. 

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: ISSB - David R. Driskell Endowment

ISSB - Shirley Ray Emerson Endowment

Restrictions:  None, but student is to have a 3.0 GPA the first semester before awarding for the spring semester.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: ISSB - Shirley Ray Emerson Endowment 

ISSB - Joseph G. Knock Endowment

Restrictions:  Must take classes toward an associate of applied arts degree or music major and be a Creston area high school graduate, which includes the following counties:  Adams, Adair, Ringgold, Taylor, and Union.  Must be 25 years of age or younger.  Student is to have a 3.0 GPA the first semester before awarding the spring semester.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: ISSB - Joseph G. Knock Endowment 

ISSB - Karl & Jan Knock Endowment

Restrictions:  None, but student is to have a 3.0 GPA the first semester before awarding the second half.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: ISSB - Karl & Jan Knock Endowment 

John Kang Memorial Endowment

Restrictions: Music major

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: John Kang Memorial Endowment

Doug Kirchner Memorial Endowment

Restrictions: None.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Doug Kirchner Memorial Endowment

Bill Krejci Endowment

Restrictions: Baseball student-athlete who demonstrates financial need. 

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Bill Krejci Endowment

Lesan Family Endowment

Restrictions:  Must be a Union County resident enrolled in the nursing program.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Lesan Family Endowment

Kirk Levine Memorial Endowment

Restrictions: Current Creston Community High School graduate with preference given to graduate of St. Malachy

Selection by: Outside Selection

Donor: Kirk Levine Memorial Endowment

LifePoint HSED Scholarship 

Restrictions:  For those who are unable to afford pursuing their High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED). 

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: LifePoint HSED Scholarship

Clare Lininger Memorial Endowment

Restrictions:  Student majoring in education.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Clare Lininger Memorial Endowment

Shirley & Raymond F. Lischer Endowment

Restrictions:  None.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Shirley & Raymond F. Lischer Endowment

Long Vocal Music Memorial Endowment

Restrictions:  Vocal music student.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Long Vocal Music Memorial Endowment

Merlin & Ann Magneson Scholarship

Restrictions:  Must be a Stanton or Clarinda High School graduate.

Selection by: Outside Selection

Donor: Merlin & Ann Magneson Scholarship 

Phil Mattson Memorial 

Restrictions:  Student majoring in professional music through Southwestern's School of Music Vocations. 

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Phil Mattson Memorial

Nina Royce McGraw Memorial Endowment

Restrictions:  Must be a Union County resident enrolled in a health-related major.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Nina Royce McGraw Memorial Endowment

Edward Metz Memorial Scholarship

Restrictions:  Student must demonstrate financial need. 

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Edward Metz Memorial Scholarship

Mike Monday Memorial Endowment

Restrictions:  Instrumental music student.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Mike Monday Memorial Endowment

Jesse C. Morse Scholarship

Restrictions: Student is majoring in criminal justice. 

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Jesse C. Morse Scholarship 

Helen Murphy Endowment

Restrictions:  Nursing major.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Helen Murphy Endowment

Mrs. T.D. Murphy Nursing Endowment

Restrictions:  Nursing major.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Mrs. T.D. Murphy Nursing Endowment

Naven Trust Endowment

Restrictions:  Must be a graduate of Southwest Valley, Lenox or Creston schools and a second-year student.  Preference given to elementary education major.

Selection by: Outside Selection

Donor: Naven Trust Endowment

Peak Family Endowment

Restrictions: Student must demonstrate financial need and be majoring in education or family & consumer science.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Peak Family Endowment

Jim Peak Endowment

Restrictions: Student must demonstrate financial need and be a nursing major

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Jim Peak Endowment   

Mary Louise Petznick Music Endowment

Restrictions:  Must be a graduate of an Iowa high school with a major in either vocal music or piano.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Mary Louise Petznick Music Endowment

Jerry Phelps Memorial 

Restrictions:  Awarded to SWCC student who received High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED) preferably through Southwestern's Adult & Continuing Education Program.

Selection by: Outside Selection

Donor: Jerry Phelps Memorial 

Jennifer A. & Philip A. Pohren Endowment

Restrictions: Students majoring in Elementary education are given preference; otherwise, education major.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Jennifer A. & Philip A. Pohren Endowment

Polson Accounting

Restrictions:  Sophomore student, grade point average of 3.0 or higher, accounting major or very strong interest in accounting.  Plans to continue to a four-year institution.  Residence is within a 50-mile radius of Creston.

Selection by: Outside Selection

Donor: Polson Accounting

Bob Pringle Memorial 

Restriction:  To be determined. 

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Bob Pringle Memorial

Dr. Richard L. and Marilyn E. Provost Endowment

Restriction:  Must be a full-time student, have 24 credit hours or more with a 3.5 GPA. Student must demonstrate financial need and preference will be given to a military veteran (proof of honorable discharge) in case of tie on GPA, must show proof of United States Citizenship.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Dr. Richard L. and Marilyn E. Provost Endowment

Allen Rager Scholarship

Restriction: Student majoring in business that has a 3.0 GPA or less. 

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Allen Rager Scholarship

Nile Ramsbottom Endowment

Restriction: Student must maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA while obtaining an associate of applied science degree in business administration. Student must demonstrate financial need while also maintaining part-time employment.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Nile Ramsbottom Endowment

Erin Lindsay Reid Memorial Endowment

Restrictions:  Music major. Must be a sophomore.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Erin Lindsay Reid Memorial Endowment

Kara Riepe Memorial Endowment

Restrictions:  Outstanding art student.  Must show financial need.

Selection by: Outside Selection

Donor: Kara Riepe Memorial Endowment

H.G. Russell Memorial Endowment

Restrictions:  Must be a Decatur County resident of good character.

Selection by: Outside Selection

Donor: H.G. Russell Memorial Endowment

Bill & Eleanor Sandholm Endowment

Restrictions:  Must live in Board of Directors District One, which includes:  Orient, Bridgewater, Fontanelle, Greenfield, Fisk, Zion, Hebron, Macksburg, or Afton.  Must show financial need.

Selection by: Outside Selection

Donor: Bill & Eleanor Sandholm Endowment

Rita Schroeder Endowment

Restrictions: Volleyball student-athlete. 

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Rita Schroeder Endowment

Sharp Family Memorial

Restrictions: To be determined. 

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Sharp Family Memorial 

Lowell & Betty Sharp Endowment

Restrictions: Traditional aged student from Decatur, Clarke, Fremont Mills, Montgomery, Adams, Taylor, Ringgold, Cass, Union or Page counties. Will be awarded in the fall semester only & is to be applied to tuition cost only. Renewable with a 3.0 GPA.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee with donor verification 

Donor: Lowell & Betty Sharp Endowment

Martin Shawler Memorial

Restrictions:  Automotive Repair Technology student coming from the Midwest, with a preference to someone from Southwest Iowa. Award to be given during the summer semester. 

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee with donor verification

Donor: Martin Shawler Memorial

Lynn Sickels Memorial Endowment

Restrictions:  Any student from Creston or Mount Ayr school districts. 

Selection by: Outside Selection

Donor: Lynn Sickels Memorial Endowment

SIKHS Serving America, Inc. Endowment

Restrictions: Must be majoring in nursing or health-related field.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: SIKHS Serving America, Inc. Endowment

Coral V. Smith Memorial Endowment

Restrictions: Student must be majoring in nursing. Preference given to a non-traditional student.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Coral V. Smith Memorial Endowment

Don & Lois Smith Endowment

Restrictions: Must be carpentry and building trades major.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Don & Lois Smith Endowment

Paul Bernard Somers Endowment

Restrictions: None.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Paul Bernard Somers Endowment

Sonntag Development, LLC.

Restrictions: Preference to be given to nursing students from Anita or the surrounding areas. 

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Sonntag Development, LLC. 

Merle Sorensen Memorial Endowment

Restrictions:  Preference given to graduate from Stanton High School.  Awarded second semester after the student successfully completes the first semester with a 2.5 GPA.

Selection by: Outside Selection

Donor: Merle Sorensen Memorial Endowment

Southwest Iowa Homebuilders Alliance

Restrictions:  Must be enrolled in carpentry and building trades.

Selection by: Outside Selection

Donor: Southwest Iowa Homebuilders Alliance

Mr. & Mrs. A.P. Speelman Endowment

Restrictions:  To be applied toward tuition to assist a worthy student who might not attend otherwise.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Mr. & Mrs. A.P. Speelman Endowment

Speelman/Strauss Male Nursing Endowment

Restrictions:  Must be a male student majoring in nursing.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Speelman/Strauss Male Nursing Endowment

Barb Stephens Scholarship Endowment

Restriction: Awarded to SWCC student who received High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED) preferably through Southwestern's Adult & Continuing Education Program.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Barb Stephens Scholarship Endowment

Dr. Steve & Dee Ann Stults Endowment

Restrictions:  Student with a math or science major.  Grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Dr. Steve & Dee Ann Stults Endowment

SWCC Educational Talent Search (ETS)

Restrictions:  Must be a graduating high school senior who was a participant in the SWCC ETS program at an Area XIV high school. These schools include: Bedford, Central Decatur, Clarke, Creston, Diagonal, East Union, Lenox, Mount Ayr, Murray, Orient, and Southwest Valley.

Selection by: Outside Selection

Donor: SWCC Educational Talent Search (ETS)

SWCC Student Support Services (SSS)

Restrictions:  Must be a participant of the Student Support Services (SSS) program.

Selection by: Outside Selection

Donor: SWCC Student Support Services (SSS) 

SWCCEA Endowment

Restrictions:  Must be a returning sophomore student with 28 or more credits.  Awarded to one career & technical education student and one arts and science student.

Selection by: Outside Selection

Donor: SWCCEA Endowment

Bill Taylor Endowment

Restrictions:  To be determined. 

Selection by: To be determined. 

Donor: Bill Taylor Endowment

David & Mary Lou Taylor Endowment

Restrictions:  Needy and deserving students to further their education.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: David & Mary Lou Taylor Endowment

The Gene Tallman Scholarship

Restrictions: Creston graduate that demonstrates financial need.

Selection by: Outside Selection

Donor: The Gene Tallman Scholarship

Austin B. & Jo Ann Turner Endowment 

Restrictions: Preference given to Southwest Valley High School graduates. Fall semester award to be divided between fall and spring semesters. 

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Austin B. & Jo Ann Turner Endowment

Tyler Insurances Services, Inc.

Restriction:  Preference given to a student majoring in business.

Selection by: Outside Selection

Donor: Tyler Insurances Services, Inc.

UARCO Inc. Endowment

Restrictions:  Southwest Valley High School graduate.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: UARCO Inc. Endowment

Union County Business

Restrictions:  High school senior from Creston majoring in Business.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Union County Business

Union County Federated Women’s Club

Restrictions:  Must be a female student from Union County.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Union County Federated Women’s Club

Van Arkel Memorial Endowment

Restrictions: Major related to nursing, physical or biological science field.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Van Arkel Memorial Endowment

Veterans of Foreign Wars

Restrictions:   Veterans or dependents of veterans who live in one of the following:  Bedford, Central Decatur, Clarke, Clearfield, Corning, Creston, Diagonal, East Union, Lamoni, Lenox, Mormon Trail, Mount Ayr, Murray, New Market, Nodaway Valley, Orient Macksburg, Prescott, Red Oak, Stanton, and Villisca.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee with VFW verification

Donor: Veterans of Foreign Wars

Wichart Family Endowment

Restrictions: Non-traditional student that shows financial need.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Wichart Family Endowment 

Merlin Wilkins Memorial Scholarship

Restrictions:  Arts and science transfer student with a 3.0 GPA or higher and demonstrates financial need.

Selection by: SWCC Education Foundation Selection Committee

Donor: Merlin Wilkins Memorial Scholarship