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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.

Contact Information



Deadline: Feb 17
Average Award: $750


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?
  • Journalism
  • Communication and Media Studies, Other
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Advertising
  • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Photojournalism
  • Journalism, Other
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Sports Communication
  • Organizational Communication, General
  • Health 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

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