Webster City Community Schools

Governor Terry E. Branstad Iowa State Fair Scholarship

Scholarship Amount:  $500.00 - $1,000.00
Date Due:  March 1st

Applications will be considered incomplete unless ALL required documents and letters of reference are received by March 1.

The Governor Terry E. Branstad Iowa State Fair Scholarship recognizes outstanding Iowa high school seniors who have actively participated in the Iowa State Fair. Up to four scholarships, ranging from $500 to $1,000 are awarded each year. Scholarships are awarded for the recipient's first year of college only.

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Eligibility criteria:

High school seniors who will graduate with the class of 2013 are eligible for the Governor Terry E. Branstad Iowa State Fair Scholarship if they meet the following criteria:
  • Actively participate in the Iowa State Fair (past or present);
  • Be a graduating senior from an Iowa high school; and
  • Plan to enroll at an Iowa college or university

The selection committee will consider the following criteria and percentage factors for selection when reviewing the applications:

  • Exhibits/Performances/Participation in the Iowa State Fair (20%)
  • Financial Need (20%)
  • Essay explaining the impact the Iowa State Fair has had on your life (15%)
  • Extra curricular and community activities (15%)
  • Community Service/Volunteerism (15%)
  • Class rank and GPA (10%)
  • Letters of reference (5%)

Required applications:

Required documents:
  • Additional documents required for submission of the scholarship [Required Documents]
  • 3 letters of reference

Important dates:

  • The Iowa Financial Aid Application will be available January 1 through March 1.
  • FAFSA and Iowa Financial Aid Application deadline is March 1.

Last Updated on Monday, 04 February 2013 14:46

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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