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Iowa-Illinois Regional Auto Show Scholarship

Community Foundation of the Great River Bend

Application Information

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Scholarship Overview

This scholarship is for students residing in Cedar, Clinton, Des Moines, Jackson, Scott, Muscatine, Johnson, Washington, Louisa, Van Buren, or Lee Counties in Iowa; or Carroll, Rock Island, Mercer, Knox, Henry, Jo Daviess, or Whiteside Counties in Illinois. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must have worked or had a relative work at a new car dealership located within the above counties not less than one year ago. Applicants must plan on attending either a two- or four-year college or university, or an automotive technical trade school. Applicants must submit a short essay (one page, double spaced) discussing future aspirations and/or aims. Financial need is a factor for consideration. Other factors to be considered would include, but are not limited to the applicants' participation in extracurricular activities, athletics, volunteer, and work experience; other financial awards received; and academic achievement. Applicants must submit a letter of recommendation from someone employed at the sponsoring dealership, preferably an owner, officer, or general manager of the dealership. Online scholarship applications are due January 8, 2014; hard copy applications must be submitted to a counselor by January 3 and it must be received by the foundation by January 8.

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.

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Details

Deadline: Jan 3
The deadline for this scholarship has passed.
Average Award: $5,000

Requirements

Class Year: Is this you?
  • High school senior
  • College freshman
  • College sophomore
  • College junior
  • College senior
Home State: Is this you?
  • Iowa
  • Illinois
Location: Is this you?
  • Cedar, Clinton, Des Moines, Jackson, Scott, Muscatine, Johnson, Washington, Louisa, Van Buren, or Lee Counties in Iowa; or Carroll, Rock Island, Mercer, Knox, Henry, Jo Daviess, or Whiteside Counties in Illinois
Employer: Is this you?
  • Car Dealership

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