Moline Foundation announces scholarship application deadlines


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Posted Online: Jan. 21, 2013, 3:13 pm
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Press release submitted by The Moline Foundation


Nine scholarships are now offered through the Moline Foundation. The following is a list of scholarships, criteria and deadlines:

1. Srikanth Yerra Scholarship – Due Friday, March 1, 2013
$500 non-renewable
Must live within Moline School District No. 40 boundaries
Graduate of Class of 2013 or Community College student preparing to transfer to a 4 year college
Minimum 3.5 grade point
Based on financial need, potential for future personal achievement
Submit: Transcript, 3 letters of reference, brief essay about yourself (200 words)

2. Lee McAllister Scholarship – Due Friday, March 1, 2013
$1,000 non-renewable
Graduate from Moline High School Class of 2013, plan to major in education
Minimum 2.75 grade point
Based on financial need, potential for future personal achievement, abilities, school & community activities and strong academic record
Submit: Transcript, 3 letters of reference, brief essay (200 words on "Why are you entering the field of education?")

3. Moline High School Class of '59 Scholarship – Due Friday, March 1, 2013
Amount and number of awards determined annually
Graduate from Moline High School Class of 2013
Minimum 2.8 grade point
Based on service-oriented activity in place of worship, school, or community
Submit: Transcript, brief statement (1-2 paragraphs) "What do you anticipate your life to be like in 50 years?"

4. Clement T. Hanson/Butterworth Center Arts Scholarship ** – Due Friday, March 1, 2013
Three $1,500 four year scholarships renewable based on continued financial need and scholastic achievement (Total: $6,000)
Two $2,000 four year scholarships renewable based on continued financial need
and scholastic achievement (Total: $8,000)
Must live within Moline School District No. 40 boundaries
Graduate from Class of 2013 or Community College student
preparing to transfer to 4 year university
Minimum 2.5 grade point
Based on financial need, potential for future personal achievement, and personal interview
Submit: Transcript, 3 letters of reference, brief essay about yourself (200 words or less)

** Two scholarships share same application. Emphasize arts and music involvement if you wish to be considered for the Butterworth Center Arts Scholarship.

5. Dolores A. Hulse-DiIulio Scholarship – Due Friday, March 1, 2013
$1,000 renewable (eligible to reapply annually and compete with incoming freshmen candidates and other previous scholarship recipients)
Must be a female and graduate of Class of 2013 at Moline High School
Must intend to pursue a bachelor's degree on a full-time basis in the fields of chemistry, physics, engineering, or pre-medicine.
Must attend a public university or college located in Illinois
Applicant must be in upper one-fourth of class
Based on desire to achieve, abilities, strong academic record, potential for future personal achievement, and letters of reference
Submit: Transcript, 3 letters of reference, brief essay (200 words or less) "Why are you entering your chosen field of study?"

6. Maggie Webb Scholarship – Due Friday, March 1, 2013
Amount and number of awards to be determined annually
Must be graduating senior from Moline High School Class of 2013
Minimum 2.8 grade point
Based on community involvement (with at least one service oriented activity in place of worship, school or community) and essay
Submit: Transcript, Essay (2-3 pages long, double spaced) "If you were to leave
this earth tomorrow, what would be your legacy?"

7. Lee Womack Scholarship – Due Friday, March 1, 2013
Amount and number of awards to be determined annually
Must be graduating senior from Moline High School Class of 2013 with planned major in Education. Special preference will be given to applicants planning to major in Special Education
Minimum 3.0 grade point
Based on community involvement (with at least one service-oriented activity in place of worship, school or community), and letter
Submit: Transcript, Letter (state why you want to obtain an Education degree and your goals and how you feel this would be an asset to you and the community), three letters of recommendation

8. Stan Woods Scholarship – Due Friday, March 1, 2013
$1,000 scholarship annually non-renewable
Must be graduating senior from Moline High School Class of 2013
Minimum 3.0 grade point
Based on community involvement and leadership, academic achievement and essay ("Explain what you have done to make your community a better place to live and give an example or one or more of specific projects that have
benefited from your involvement.")
Submit: Transcript, essay, and three letters of recommendation

9. D.A.R.E. Scholarship – Due Friday, March 1, 2013
Three $1,000 scholarships will be awarded in 2013
Must be graduating senior and living in the boundaries of Moline School District No. 40
Applicant must be a former student of the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) Program
Minimum 3.0 grade point
Based on academic merit, good citizenship, attendance, active involvement in school and community, and essay (300 words or less) "About good choices you have made in your life. Choose an activity you have been involved in and describe how it has impacted your life."
Submit: Transcript, essay, and three letters of recommendation


All application are online on the Moline Foundation website. Please check the Moline Foundation website: www.molinefoundation.org or contact Linda Daily at (309)764-4193 if you have further questions.

The Moline Foundation, founded in 1953, is a community foundation which provides grants to health, human services, education, community development, the arts and other charitable organizations which benefit the citizens of Moline and the surrounding area. The Moline Foundation receives and administers charitable gifts for all citizens in a seven county region including Rock Island, Henry, Mercer, Warren, Henderson and McDonough in Illinois and Scott County in Iowa.






















 



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