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Dearrel Bates Memorial Scholarship

Community Foundation of the Great River Bend

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Scholarship Overview

This scholarship is for high school seniors graduating from a MAC Conference high school, excluding Burlington, Iowa (includes Bettendorf, Clinton, Assumption, Davenport Central, Davenport North, Davenport West, Muscatine, North Scott, and Pleasant Valley). To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be full-time students working toward a bachelor's degree in sports communication, sports management, or journalism. Financial need is the main criteria (50%) and applicants must have at least a 2.5 GPA. Merit will be evaluated by school activities, community, personal, and work experience (25%).

How easy is it to apply?

Not too bad

This scholarship's application process may have items such as essays that could take a couple hours.

How much competition is there?

Relatively little!

This scholarship has a relatively low number of applicants.


Deadline: Feb 17
The deadline for this scholarship has passed.
Average Award: $750

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GPA: Is this you?
  • 2.5
Class Year: Is this you?
  • High school senior
Home State: Is this you?
  • Iowa
College Major: Is this you?
  • Advertising
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Communication and Media Studies, Other
  • Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Health Communication
  • Journalism
  • Journalism, Other
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Organizational Communication, General
  • Photojournalism
  • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Sports Communication
High School: Is this you?
  • Assumption High School
  • Bettendorf High School
  • Central High School
  • Clinton High School
  • Muscatine High School
  • North High School
  • North Scott Senior High School
  • Pleasant Valley High School
  • West High School

$1000 Cappex "No Essay" Monthly Scholarship

    Act now as the deadline for this scholarship is April 30, 2014

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