Glenn and Mary Wendler Scholarship

Application Information

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Amount
Awarded

$500

Awarded

Application Deadline

February 28

Friday
Awarded By:

Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: The number of awards offered varies annually based on funding.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a high school senior at the time of application.
  3. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  4. Must be a graduate of a Clear Creek-Amana, Linn County or Iowa County high school in Iowa.
  5. Must plan to pursue a career in engineering, architecture or construction.
  6. Must be accepted as a full-time student.
  7. Must plan to enroll or be enrolled at an accredited vocational school, community college, college or university in Iowa.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: High school seniors graduating from Clear Creek-Amana, Linn County, or Iowa County high schools in Iowa are eligible for this award. Students must be planning to pursue a career in engineering, architecture or construction, and must plan to attend an Iowa college.

Application requirements for the Glenn and Mary Wendler Scholarship are:

  • Personal statement
  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Recommendation letters (2)
  • FAFSA
  • EFC Statement
Additional Information: Eligible students must demonstrate financial need.

Award Amount: $500 annually, non-renewable. The award amount may vary according to the funding available for each year.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $500.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, February 28

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, February 28

The application deadline date has not yet been finalized for this year, but is expected to remain the same as last year. The deadline date shown here is tentative based on last year's date. Please check back in December for a refreshed application deadline date. Applications are available online from the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation (GCRCF) website Please note: Students may apply for all GCRCF scholarships for which they are qualified, but must submit a separate application for each. As part of the completed application, the student must provide a statement of goals that is 250 words or less. The statement must include: the student's educational, career, and employment goals; future plans and how these plans will help him/her to achieve his/her goals; information about any circumstances of a personal, cultural, or financial nature that he/she has had to face; and an explanation of how the information in the statement explains how he/she fits the specific criteria for the scholarship. In addition to the completed application, the student must submit his/her latest academic transcript, an academic letter of reference, and a non-academic letter of reference. The student must also submit a copy of his/her Statement of Estimated Family Contribution (EFC). The Statement of EFC is generated by filing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). The FAFSA is available online at www.fafsa.ed.gov, at college financial aid offices, and at high school guidance offices. An original plus five copies of all application materials (with the exception of the Statement of EFC) must be submitted for each scholarship for which the student wishes to be considered. The materials must be postmarked or hand-delivered to the mailing address provided by the deadline date. Applications received after the deadline date will not be considered.
Contact: Rochelle Naylor
Address: 324 Third St. S.E. Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401

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