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 8, 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 8, 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 2020

  • Donald Webb Scholarship – $2500 – Brent Merydith and Jensen Broadwell
  • Keokuk Community School Foundation Scholarship – $2500 – Jenna Summers and Rylee Johnson
  • Dr. Karen Wolfmeyer Award – $1000 – Isabelle Vandenberg
  • Evie Hogan Award – $850 – Hannah Brewer
  • Phoenix Award – $2000 – Maggie Martin, Ethan Koehler, Rory Zetterlund
  • David Mathews Scholarship – $8000 – Rodger Bryant
  • Martha Camp Barrows Scholarship – $1425 – Madeline Guy
  • Joan Schleier Art Award – $500 – Olivia Smith
  • Marie Connor Business Award – $500 – Megan Giesler
  • Dr. Bill and Jody Cameron Memorial Scholarship – $2500 – Reade Reiter

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