Fill this out to reflect your involvement throughout high school.  Share with adults writing letters of recommendation for you.  When scholarships ask for school involvement, simply type "see attached resume" and attach a copy of your personalized WHS Scholarship/Recommendation Resume.

Every Scholarship That Has Come To Mrs. Wilkinson's Office

Automatic money for meeting specifications (no application required)

  • Cook Plumbing Apprenticeship program - student pays for first year of trade school, Cook Plumbing pays for years 2, 3, and 4, then reimburses student for year 1 tuition upon attainment of journeyperson license
  • Eastern Iowa Union Apprenticeships:

Training Experiences
  • AmeriCorps/NCCC/FEMA: 10-month commitment (can be repeated), no prior experience necessary, earn $6,095 plus biweekly stipend

Iowa 2-year, vocational, trade, and community Colleges
  • Kibbie Grant: up to half tuition covered for qualifying programs at Iowa community colleges
  • The John Deere Tech program, offered through Northeast Iowa Community College, has partnered with Sinclair Tractor to offer $5000 in tools and $15,000 in tuition reimbursement. Participating students will be employed by Sinclair Tractor for 36 months upon completion of schooling to receive full financial repayment.  Sinclair Tractor will also donate $1000 to the student's high school FFA program!
  • Ford Asset program at DMACC: earn your degree while earning money as a Ford technician

Iowa Regents Universities

Iowa Private Colleges and Universities
  • Iowa Tuition Grant: up to $5650 annually in grant money to attend a variety of private colleges in Iowa
  • William Penn Religious Life Scholarship: need-based, do not need to be a Quaker
  • William Penn University offers the Iowa Pride Scholarship to Iowa high school graduates with a 3.0 GPA, FAFSA filing complete, who enroll at WPU as a full-time student the fall following high school graduation.  Scholarship is renewable by maintaining a 2.7 GPA and submitting the FAFSA annually.
  • William Penn University Athletic Bands Scholarship: $10,000+ awarded per student per year to play in WPU Marching Band and one ensemble - Pep Band, Winter Percussion, Winter Guard (contact Terry DeJong, Director of Athletic Bands, at 641-660-8620 or
  • Graceland University: the Iowa Scholars Program awards financial aid packages covering full tuition for 4 years, as well as be assigned an alumni career mentor.  Students must graduate high school in Iowa with a 3.0 cumulative GPA and score 21 or higher on the ACT.  Application must be completed by December 3, 2018, FAFSA must be filed by February 1, 2019, $200 deposit must be submitted by May 1, 2019, and student must enroll full-time and live on campus.
  • Mt. Mercy University Catherine McAuley Scholarship Program: awards full tuition scholarship, renewable for 4 years, to students who qualify.  A stipend to cover book expenses the first year is also possible.

Other Colleges and Universities
  • South Dakota State University Balanced Man Scholarship: from Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity, for males who show balance in academics, athletics, and leadership
  • Western Colorado University Rady Merit Scholarship: for students with 3.5 GPA, ready for Calculus, and majoring in Computer Science or Mechanical Engineering


State of Iowa




For Underclassmen

Additional Scholarship Search Tools

Local Scholarships, Winners Announced at Awards Night (May 22, 2019)
  • If the application is a PDF, please TYPE all information, print, then submit as directed
  • Please fill out all applications completely, honestly, and in a timely fashion
  • Unless noted, submit application to Mrs. Wilkinson by the indicated due date
  • See video below for guidance in downloading, saving, completing, and submitting scholarships:


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Scholarship NameDescription/NotesSpring 2020 due dateOriginal Due Date
Scholarship NameDescription/NotesSpring 2020 due dateOriginal Due Date
Ed & Phyllis Begunck scholarship for students who have, and will continue to, participate in music May 5, 2020 March 13, 2020 
Friends of Marengo Haunted Barn scholarship special consideration for students who have volunteered with the Haunted Barn May 5, 2020 April 10, 2020 
Health Careers Scholarship GREAT opportunity for students wishing to work as nurses or med techs at Compass Memorial Hospital  April 1, 2020 
Iburg-Poulson Scholarship (VFW Post #8797 and Auxiliary) a relative must be, or have been, a member of VFW Post 8797 or Auxiliary May 5, 2020 May 1, 2020 
Iowa County Cattlemen's scholarship for ag majors  April 1, 2020 
Iowa County Farm Bureau family must be Farm Bureau members, and application must be turned in to the Iowa County Farm Bureau office  March 12, 2020 
Iowa Farm Bureau Federation family must be Farm Bureau members, and application must be turned in to the Iowa County Farm Bureau office  February 28, 2020 
Joel & Barb Schaefer Memorial Scholarship application is online, so no need to print and submit  April 17, 2020 
Joel Widmer Scholarship for senior baseball and softball players May 5, 2020 April 3, 2020 
Kiwanis Scholarship for all seniors, especially if plans include serving children and/or the community May 5, 2020 April 3, 2020 
Knights of Columbus Scholarship must be a member of St. Mary's Parish in Williamsburg May 5, 2020 April 10, 2020 
Leonard J and Judy Carney Book Scholarship for students playing a sport in college May 5, 2020 April 3, 2020 
Linda Schaefer scholarship for students pursuing a major related to music May 5, 2020 March 13, 2020 
Mary R. Welsh scholarship must be attending a 4-year college or university in Iowa May 5, 2020 April 3, 2020 
PEO Scholarship for females with 3.0 GPA or higher May 5, 2020 April 3, 2020 
Prairie Mutual Insurance for customers of Grimm or Heitmann Insurance May 5, 2020 April 20, 2020 
R.O.T.E. application EVERY SENIOR should complete this application! Submit digitally to Mrs. Wilkinson May 5, 2020 April 3, 2020 
R.O.T.E. criteria No need to print! This document only explains the variety of scholarships and their criteria available through R.O.T.E.   
Ruth Grafft AYSO scholarship must be mailed in - do not submit to Mrs. Wilkinson  April 1, 2020 
Stellapolis Masonic Lodge scholarship note the early deadline!  March 6, 2020 
Swigart Scholarship EVERYONE SHOULD APPLY! Submit application digitally to Mrs. Wilkinson May 5, 2020 April 3, 2020 
Thomas L. and Mable Grace Jones scholarship all seniors may apply May 5, 2020 April 3, 2020 
WEA scholarship For students intending to major in Education and/or children of WEA members May 5, 2020 April 3, 2020 
Williamsburg Yacht Club all seniors may apply May 5, 2020 April 3, 2020 
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