Scholarships

Read Me – Important Scholarship Information

Applications for the Keokuk Community School Foundation Scholarships are now available.

Purpose:   To recognize a deserving Keokuk High School Senior(s) planning to enroll full-time in an accredited technical, community, or four-year college or university.

Eligibility requirements:   The scholarships shall be granted to individuals based upon their financial need, motivation to learn, evidence of work commitment, and contribution to the community.

Procedures:   The Selection Committee, with approval of the Keokuk Community School Foundation Board, shall determine the number of scholarships and the amount of each scholarship.

The Keokuk Community School Foundation is proud to provide several different scholarships, totaling approximately $30,000, to 2020 graduates of Keokuk High School who plan on continuing their education.

The recipients of the following scholarships/awards will have a check from the bank sent directly to their designated college which will be applied to their school account.

David Mathews Scholarship – $8000 – Recipient must attend Iowa State and plan to major in a STEM field.

Donald Webb Scholarship – $2500 – Two scholarships are given. No criteria. Renewable one time for $1000.

KCSF Scholarship – $2500 – Two scholarships are given. No criteria.  Renewable one time for $1000.

Dr. Karen Wolfmeyer Scholarship – $1000 – Recipient is a female with the highest GPA for her high school career (9-12). If there is a tie, it should be given to the girl who is the first in her family to attend college.

Phoenix Scholarship – $2000 – Maximum of three scholarships given. Recipients are students who show potential and have endured and overcome a hardship(s) in their lives. (illness, homelife etc)

Martha Camp Barrows Scholarship – $1000 – Recipient must plan to attend University of Iowa

Joan Schleier Art Award – $500 – Recipient is a senior art student selected by the HS art teacher.

Evie Hogan Award – $750 – No criteria

Marie Conner Business Award – $500 – Recipient is a senior business student selected by the business teacher.

By completing the application below, the student will be considered for all of the Keokuk Community School Foundation scholarships. Once the on-line form has been completed, the user will be allowed to print the completed form. The form must be completed and printed in the same session. Consideration will only be given to typed applications.

The Keokuk Community School Foundation Scholarship application

Mail completed application to:
Keokuk Community School Foundation, P.O. Box 431, Keokuk, IA 52632
Deadline: April 13, 2020 (postmark)


In addition, the Dr. Bill & Jody Cameron Scholarship is a $2500 scholarship offered to a former KHS graduate that has declared an education major and completed 1-2 yrs of post secondary education. See links below.

Once the on-line form has been completed, the user will be allowed to print the completed form. The form must be completed and printed in the same session. Consideration will only be given to typed applications.

The Dr. Bill and Jody Cameron Scholarship application

Mail completed application to:
Keokuk Community School Foundation, P.O. Box 431, Keokuk, IA 52632
Deadline: April 13, 2020 (postmark)


If any designated recipient is prevented from enrolling for the intended semester or otherwise leaves school temporarily, through circumstances beyond his or her control as determined by the Selection Committee, the scholarship may be held for a period of two years.

The Selection Committee will notify the recipients and inform them that they are responsible for requesting their respective school or educational institution to send the Scholarship Committee verification of enrollment for the year for which the award was granted. The Selection Committee will then authorize the Treasurer of the Keokuk Community School Foundation to issue a check to the recipient’s institution in the name of the recipient.

Criteria, award, and procedures will be periodically evaluated and/or changed by the Selection Committee with approval of the Keokuk Community School Foundation Board of Directors.

Recipients 2019

  • Donald Webb Scholarship – $2500 – Philip Dunlap and Alex Wolter
  • Keokuk Community School Foundation Scholarship – $2500 – Sydney Schafer and Corgan Ball
  • Dr. Karen Wolfmeyer Award – $1000 – Kendall Watson
  • Evie Hogan Award – $750 – MacKenzie Northup
  • Phoenix Award – $2000 – Hailey Watson, Elizabeth Englebrecht and Shelby Haage
  • David Mathews Scholarship – $8000 – Cassidy Abfalter-Dial
  • Martha Camp Barrows Scholarship – $1300 – Sadie Belba
  • Norman Award – $250 – Ivy Boddicker
  • Joan Schleier Art Award – $500 – Brianna Crowell
  • Marie Connor Business Award – $500 – Andrew Hartrick
  • Dr. Bill and Jody Cameron Memorial Scholarship – $2500 – Reade Reiter
Back row (left to right): Philip Dunlap, Alex Wolter, Sydney Schafer, Corgan Ball, Hailey Watson, Cassidy Abfalter-Dial, Sadie Belba, Ivy Boddicker • Front row (left to right): MacKenzie Northup, Kendall Watson, Elizabeth Englebrecht, Shelby Haage, Brianna Crowell • Absent: Andrew Hartrick

Recipients 2018

  • Norman Award – $250 – Gavin Congdon
  • Joan Schelier Art Award – $500 – Tayden Seay
  • Marie Conner Business Award – $500 – Nicholas Payne
  • Evie Hogan Award – $750 – Maddison Miller
  • Dr. Karen Wolfmeyer Scholarship – $1000 – Evylin Merydith
  • Donald Webb Scholarship – $2500 each – Daniel Rubio, Justin Walte
  • Keokuk Community School Foundation Scholarship – $2500 each – Jakayla Hall, Sydni Skinner
  • Phoenix Award – $2000 each – Jayme Bode, Jared Knox, Avory Osbon
  • Dr. Bill & Jody Cameron Memorial Scholarship – $2500 – 2017 KHS Graduate Makenzie Pezley
  • David Mathews Memorial Award – $8000 – 2017 KHS Graduate Jacob Kite

Recipients 2017

  • Evie Hogan Award – $750 –  Brittany Evermon
  • Joan Schleier Art Award – $450 –  Haley Benson
  • Norman History Award – $250 –  Austin Derr
  • Marie Conner Business Award – $500 – Kortney Calhoun
  • Dr. Karen Wolfmeyer Award – $600 – Madison Ette
  • David Mathews Award – $2000 –  Elizabeth Potratz
  • Donald Webb Scholarship – $2500 each – Isaac Dunlap & Jarrett Johnston
  • KCSF Scholarship – $2500 each – Allison Herr & Tashia Lilly
  • Blindside Award –$2000 each – Haley Benson, Sujata Buerklin, & David Williams
  • Dr. Bill & Jody Cameron Memorial Scholarship – $2500 – Riley Roth

Recipients 2016

  • Dr. Karen Wolfmeyer Scholarship – $600 – Kendall Rose
  • Evie Hogan Award – $750 – Avery Wilson
  • Joan Schleier Art Award – $400 – Maia Jenkins
  • Norman History Award – $250 – Michael Glasscock
  • Marie Conner Business Award – $500 – Eli Riddle
  • Donald Webb Scholarship – $2500 each – Donovan Logsdon & Chandler Sanders
  • KCSF Scholarship – $2500 each – Trinity Jeffers & Shelby Milligan
  • Blindside Award – $2000 each – Autumn Cochran, Samantha Congdon & Griphen Jeffers
  • Dr. Bill & Jody Cameron Memorial Scholarship – $2500 – Austin Hartrick (2012 KHS graduate)

Recipients 2015

  • Dr. Bianca Hendricks-Myers Award – Lakyn Boltz – $500
  • Dr. Karen Wolfmeyer Scholarship – Kelsey Stamper – $600
  • Doris Kies Memorial Scholarship – Mercedes Hawkins – $2000
  • Evie Hogan Award – Megan Sigmund – $750
  • Joan Schleier Art Scholarship – Kelsey Stamper – $400
  • David Mathews Memorial Scholarship – Erin Otte – $300
  • Marie Conner Award – Maddie Reichman – $500
  • Donald Webb Scholarship – Gage Hawkins & Nick Long – $2500 each
  • Keokuk Community School Foundation Scholarship – Lakyn Boltz & Maddie Reichman – $2500 each
  • Dr. Bill & Jody Cameron Memorial Scholarship – Austin Hartrick – $2500

Recipients 2014

  • Donald Webb Scholarship – $2500 each to Kohl Farmer and Shawn Haage
  • Keokuk Community School Foundation Scholarship – $2500 each to Taylor Dunn and Hope Wrieden
  • Keokuk Community School Foundation Blindside Award – $2000 each to Taylor Lemon and Kirbey Sanders
  • Marie Conner Award – $500 to Kevin Clark
  • Dr. Karen Wolfmeyer Award – $600 to Malorie Maerz
  • Evie Hogan Award – $800 to Brandt Ames
  • Dr. Bianca Hendricks Myers (’00) Award – $300 to Alexis Hawkins
  • Joan Schleier Art Award – $350 to McKenzie Berquam
  • Dr. Bill & Jody Cameron Education Scholarship – $2500 to 2012 KHS graduate Ashley Love

Recipients 2013

Donald Webb Scholarship
Jackson Maddox – $2500
Korbin Johnson – $2500

Keokuk Community School Foundation Scholarship
Courtney Otte – $2500
Samantha Schwab – $2500

Keokuk Alumni Give Back Scholarship
Trenton Humphrey – $10,000

KCSF Blindside Award
Moman Nasir – $2000
Christian Morris – $2000

Dr. Bill & Jodie Cameron Memorial Scholarship – Rachel Elder – $2500

Bianca Hendricks-Myers Award – Chelsea Deyo – $300

Joan Schleier Art Award – Kendall Woolf – $300

Marie Conner Award – Ryan Dean – $500

Evie Hogan Award – Brittney Benedict – $750

Recipients 2012

Donald Webb Scholarship
Michael Bartels – $2500
Tanner Walden- $2500

Keokuk Community School Foundation Scholarship
Marlee Washburn – $2500
Regan Zetterlund- $2500

KCSF Blindside Award
Abigail Frank – $2000

Dr. Bill & Jodie Cameron Memorial Scholarship – Rachel Elder – $2500

Bianca Hendricks-Myers Award – Hope Seyb – $500

Joan Schleier Art Award-Brent Hunter – $300

Marie Conner Award – Ryan Kemp – $500

Evie Hogan Award – Mollie Martin – $750

Recipients 2011

Donald Webb Scholarship
Logan Boltz – $2500
Kyle Messer- $2500

Keokuk Community School Foundation Scholarship
Angelina Galbreath – $2500
Kayla Hays – $2500

KCSF Blindside Award
Amslee Bollin – $2000
Amber Wolff – $2000

KHS Alumni Give Back Scholarship-Kelly Krueger – $10,000

Bianca Hendricks-Myers Award-Shelsey Stanley – $300

Joan Schleier Art Award-Brent Hunter – $300

Marie Conner Award
Summer Hardy – $500
Colby Tate- $500

Recipients 2010

Donald Webb Scholarship
Elijah Seay, $2500.00
Eric Tadlock, $2500.00

Keokuk Community School Foundation Scholarship
Kelsey Johnson, $2500.00
Hannah Piersee, $2500.00

Keokuk Community School Foundation Blind Side Scholarship
Caleb Sackett, $2000.00
Chelsie Runge, $2000.00

Marie Conner Award
Megan Adams, $500.00
Emily Clark, $500.00

Recipients 2009

Donald Webb Scholarship
Luke Davis, $2500.00
Kristopher Hopkins, $2500.00

Keokuk Community School Foundation Scholarship
Nicole Kelly, $2500.00
Kelsey Payne, $2500.00

Marie Conner Award
Michael Daughters, $500.00
Lindsay Nash, $500.00

Recipients 2008

Donald Webb Scholarship
Evan Isaacs, $1500.00

Keokuk Community School Foundation Scholarship
Kelsey Johnson, $1500.00
Natalie Meyers, $1500.00
Amanda Winn, $1500.00

Marie Conner Award
Derek Nash, $500.00
Jeff Murray, $500.00