Muscatine High School Scholarships
These scholarships are available to MHS seniors applying online.
For a list of 2018 scholarships click on 2018 MHS Scholarship List.
Helpful materials and examples for applying students:
- For an example of the 2017-2018 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), please click on FAFSA 2017-2018.
- For an example of a Student Aid Report (SAR), please click on this example of an SAR.
- For more information on accessing your Expected Family Contribution (EFC) and SAR, please click on how to access your EFC and SAR.
Muscatine High School graduating seniors may complete this online application to apply for all scholarships listed above to which they may be eligible. Set up your account and start the application process by clicking the green button:
Scholarships Secure Opportunities for Students
Have you ever considered establishing a scholarship fund on behalf of yourself, your family or even your business? By partnering with the Community Foundation of Greater Muscatine, we can make your dreams of supporting local youth through scholarships a reality. Establishing a scholarship endowment allows the donor to make tax-deductible gifts to the fund, as well as being eligible to receive the Endow Iowa Tax Credit. Whether you are interested in offering a scholarship to students at a specific high school or to all eligible students in Muscatine County, your partners at the Community Foundation can work with you to make it happen. Below is a list of some standard services provided when you establish a scholarship fund with us:
- Legally accept and acknowledge charitable contributions to the fund
- Provide donors with relevant charitable tax-deductible information
- Create scholarship and award criteria
- Review scholarship awarding criteria with local high school guidance departments
- Keep appropriate records for all scholarship recipients including enrollment verification and academic good standing
- Manage renewable scholarships by processing the payments to colleges over multiple years
- Process approved expenses from the fund – writing and distributing scholarship payments directly to colleges or universities
- Undertake an annual audit for all funds and file Federal Form 990
- Submit Endow Iowa Tax Credit applications for donors
Contact Judi Holdorf, Executive Director at 563-264-3863 for additional information or to establish a scholarship fund.
Community Foundation of Greater Muscatine Scholarship Funds
Brant W. Bruhn Memorial Scholarship Fund
The Brant W. Bruhn Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in 2016 to honor Brant’s memory and his lifetime love of sports. Brant could often be found volunteering his time to umpire baseball and softball games, refereeing basketball and even coaching Muscatine High School football. This scholarship fund is awarded annually to a Muscatine High School graduating senior who has participated in high school sanctioned sports and demonstrates involvement in volunteer activities during their high school careers.
Micaela L. Brunson Memorial Scholarship Fund
The Micaela L. Brunson Memorial Scholarship Fund has been established in memory of Micaela Brunson to provide a scholarship to a graduating senior from Muscatine High School whom plans to attend post-secondary education in the field of a helping profession. Such as, but not limited to, pre-medical, nursing, teaching or counseling. The student will also demonstrate volunteer experience during their high school career.
Franicis E. & Patricia A. Carroll Memorial Scholarship Endowment
Francis and Patricia Carroll lived on a family farm in rural Louisa county where they raised 11 children. Sadly, Francis died while several of the children were still quite young. As the sole provider for the family, Patricia kept the family together where all the children grew to thrive despite difficult circumstances. In honor of their mother, the Carroll children created this scholarship endowment to provide a scholarship for a graduating senior from Louisa-Muscatine High School and a scholarship for a nontraditional student attending Muscatine Community College.
Dianne R. Dalbey Memorial Scholarship Endowment
Through her bequest, Mrs. Dalbey created a scholarship fund to encourage MHS students to pursue careers as nurses or emergency medical techs.
Frank and Carrie Townsend and Ruth Townsend Scholarship Fund (est. Feb, 2016)
This scholarship is made possible through the bequest of Herbert (Herb) L. Townsend and the Herbert L. Townsend and Nancy M. Townsend Foundation. Herb was a lifelong resident of Wilton where he was a farmer, businessman and entrepreneur. His generosity will help many students in the Wilton Community School District attend, and be successful, in their pursuit of higher education.
Larry Fullington Memorial Scholarship
Celebrating the life of Mr. Larry Fullington, this scholarship was created from Mr. Fullington’s estate. He retired from his position as janitor with Muscatine Community School District after 21 years. This scholarship is awarded to a Muscatine High School senior who has attended Jefferson Elementary School or SS. Mary Mathias and participated in school sanctioned sports.
Leah L. Maurer Memorial Scholarship Endowment
This endowed fund honors the memory of this caring and giving woman. Her love of learning was evident as Director of Program Development with the Sylvan Learning Corporation.
Muscatine Masquers Scholarship Fund
The Muscatine Masquers has a long history of promoting theater performances in Muscatine County. This new scholarship fund will support a deserving Muscatine Community College student who is active in theater.
Muscatine County Soil and Water Conservation District’s Ralph L. Kirchner Memorial Scholarship
Created through the bequest of Ralph L. Kirchner, the Muscatine County Soil and Water District established this scholarship fund. Mr. Kirchner, a 25-year board member of the Conservation District wanted to create opportunities for students to pursue conservation or ag-related careers. The annual scholarship is open to Muscatine County high school students.
Temp Associates & RJK, Inc Scholarship Fund
In 1986, Bob and JoAnn Jensen opened Temp Associates, staffing service in Muscatine. Today there are six other locations across eastern Iowa. Through their generosity, they created a new Temp Associates Scholarship Fund, from which a renewable scholarship will be awarded annually to a Wilton High School student displaying good citizenship and character.
Toyota of Muscatine Advised Charitable Fund
Created through a gift from our local Toyota dealer, this community-minded business is involved in community and youth development.
West Liberty Youth Dream Catchers
Founded in 2004 by Dr. Carol Moreno, the mission of the West Liberty Youth Dream Catchers is to empower youth ages 8-18 through mentoring and scholarship to attain post-secondary education. Their wish is to give opportunity to students that will be the first in their family to attend college, and provide them with skills they need to succeed.
Whetstine Family Scholarship Endowment Fund
In memory of Rebecca and Gerald Whetstine, this fund provides camp and post-secondary education scholarships to youth members of the United Methodist Church of Wilton.