Webster City Community Schools

Bright Scholars of Iowa

The goal of the Bright Scholars of Iowa Award is to help brigh young Iowans with limited financial means earn a college degree and move on with their careers free of college debt.

The Bright Foundation in Des Moines offers full-ride scholarships to any of Iowa's three Regent universities (University of Iowa, Iowa State and University of Northern Iowa), and partner community college. For full information on criteria and how to apply go to the Bright Scholars of Iowa website at www.brightscholarsofiowa.org.

For questions, please contact:

Bright Foundation, 3900 Ingersoll Ave., Suite 302, Des Moines, Iowa  50312


To be eligible for a Bright Scholars of Iowa Award, a student must be accepted by one of the three state universities (Iowa State, Iowa, UNI) , as well as meeting the following criteria:

  • Current senior attending an Iowa high school
  • Outstanding academic achievement (top 10% or equivalent of high school graduating class, or ACT of 28 and above, or for regent university applicants 299 and higher RAI (Regents Admission Index).
  • Demonstrate a commitment to learning and community service, as well as success in the face of adversity
  • Qualify for a Pell Grant as determined by filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Maintain full-time enrollment

Preference is given to students whose parents have not graduated from an accredited four-year college or university.

Amount of the scholarship is equal to the cost of attendance, less other gift aid (including Pell Grants, institutional grants and scholarships, and private scholarships).

This award is renewable for up to three years, providing the student maintains a 2.50 cumulative GPA.  Amount of the award each subsequent year is based on the same formula as the initial reward.

As a part of the application process, the student must submit an essay describing his or her success in the face of adversity.  A summary of high school and community service activities, including leadership roles, is also required.

Award recipients will submit a summary of their year’s college experience to the Bright Foundation at the end of each academic year.




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Last Updated on Sunday, 22 January 2017 20:17

Annual Notice of Nondiscrimination

The Webster City Community School District offers career and technical programs in the following areas of study: Family Consumer Science, Industrial Technology, Business Education , Vocational Agriculture,  Project Lead the Way, Manufacturing, Auto, and Construction.

It is the policy of the Webster City Community School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and its employment practices.  There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination.  If you have questions or a grievance related to this policy please contact the district’s Equity Coordinator, Dr. Mandy Ross, Superintendent, 820 Des Moines St. Webster City , IA 50595, 515-832-9200, mandy_ross@webster-city.k12.ia.us

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