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February 05, 2021

2023 Local Scholarships (South Page HS/Page County/Regional)

Scholarships in Highlighted Cells in Blue have been updated for the 2023 year.

By Almelien, Shannon

Local Scholarship Submission Information

Clarinda Foundation Local Scholarship Application Form 2022-2023

SPHS Local Application Form

The following are scholarships offered by local businesses, families, clubs and organizations. 


Click on Scholarship Title for full Criteria

General Scholarship Description

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Popular College/University Scholarship Pages

Scholarship Spreadsheet 


The list of scholarships provided below have been compiled by the school counselors in southwest Iowa. Updates are made as schools receive information throughout the year. 

South Page Booster Club Scholarship

Any SPHS senior is eligible, please fill out SPHS local application, booster club selects recipients. 

South Page Foundation Scholarship

$500 Scholarship. Any SPHS senior is eligible, Please complete foundation application (essay). The Foundation will select recipient. 

South Page Amity Hall Scholarship

$100 Scholarship. Any SPHS senior is eligible, Please complete SPHS Local Application Form.  One Male and One Female will be selected. The representative of SPHS will select recipients.

Partners in Exceptional Care Scholarship

Applicant must be an employee of CRHC; a family member of someone employed by CRHC; a PEC member; a family member of a PEC member; or have participated in the CRHC Volunteen program.


DUE: April 15, 2023 to Clarinda Regional Health Center.

State Grants & Scholarships

Grant and scholarship funds are available to assist students in paying educational expenses. Unlike student loans, scholarships and grants are considered gift aid and do not need to be repaid. Below is a list of state of Iowa grants and scholarships available to Iowans.  Because each program is different, it is important to read and understand their specific eligibility requirements and application deadlines.  Additional programs are available through the federal government and private sources

Send to listed recipient

Iowa Federal Aid Application

Although applying for state financial aid requires effort on your part, it has never been easier. By completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), you will apply for most federal, state, and institutional scholarships, grants, and work study programs. Some state grant programs require a separate application which you can complete through the Eligibility Wizard. This single application will allow you to apply for multiple state programs. Please be aware of the individual application deadlines surrounding the state scholarship and grant programs.

Linda Armstrong and Charles Keppard Scholarship

The purpose of the scholarship is to provide tuition aid for the post-secondary education for a graduating senior from any school district within Page, Mills, Montgomery, and Pottawattamie counties in Iowa and Cass, Nemaha, and Sarpy counties in Nebraska.

  1. Applicants must be planning to attend a trade/vocational school or community college in the Skilled Construction Trades which may include but are not limited to electrician, plumber, carpenter, welder, brick layer/stone mason, drywall, sheet metal, iron worker, pipe-fitter as well as general contractor supervisor/management positions.

  2. Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.

DUE: March 15, 2023 to Mrs. Almelien.

American Legion Scholarship

A scholarship of $1000 will be awarded by the American Legion Sergy Post 98.

  • An applicant must be a high school senior who plans to enroll in a college or trade school.  The applicant must have a grandparent, parent, or sibling who is enlisted or has received an honorable discharge from any branch of  military.           
  • The deadline for submitting the application is March 30, 2023.  Send the completed application to American Legion Sergy Post 98, 107 W Washington, Clarinda, IA 51632.
American Legion Auxiliary Scholarship

Any graduating senior enrolled in a post-high-school program at IWCC
(Clarinda Campus) may apply.

DUE: March 15, 2023 to Mrs. Almelien.

Bank Iowa Spirit of Chandy Scholarship

Due to Bank Iowa - Scholarship recipients will be selected on the basis of academics, character, leadership, honors/awards received and participation in school and community activities, as well as involvement in the activities Chandy was passionate about (swimming, biking, running and flying).


Local Scholarship Application is not required for this scholarship. Please use the provided form. 

Charles Hockenberry Foundation Scholarship

Application Information Letter

The Charles Hockenberry Foundation Board plans to award $1,000 scholarships to individuals in the 2023 South Page High School graduating class.  Please note that an award will be given if there are enough qualified applicants that demonstrate a need under the Foundations guidelines.  Applicants must demonstrate their commitment to further their education while facing a significant obstacle (financial, physical, or mental disadvantage); or document how they have overcome a major challenge mentioned above to get to where they are today.

DUE: MARCH 15, 2023 - To Charles Hockenberry Foundation (read letter for info)

Charles and Lillie Tomlinson Educational Scholarship

The purpose of the scholarship is to provide tuition aid for the post-secondary education for graduating senior from any school district within Page or Taylor Counties that has a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher, with special consideration based on need, scholarly achievement, character and reputation.

DUE: March 15, 2021 to Mrs. Almelien or Clarinda Foundation 

Clarinda Veterans Scholarship

The Clarinda Veterans Scholarship Fund was established by a group of local veterans to provide tuition aid for the post-secondary education of a Clarinda or South Page graduating senior that plans to enroll at an accredited technical/vocational school or college and is a descendent (sibling, child, grandchild or great-grandchild) of a U.S. veteran with special consideration based on need, scholarly achievement, character and reputation.

DUE: March 15, 2023 to Mrs. Almelien or Clarinda Foundation

Ethel Brockman Nursing Scholarship

The Ethel Brockman Nursing Scholarship will be awarded to a Clarinda High School or South Page High School graduating senior planning to pursue a degree in higher education with the intent to become a registered nurse.

DUE: March 15, 2023 to Mrs. Almelien or Clarinda Foundation

Farm Bureau - Iowa

  • IFBF will award 27 graduating high school seniors from Iowa (three from each of IFBF’s nine districts) a $2,500 scholarship, renewable for four years (up to $10,000 per recipient).to sons and/or daughters of Iowa Farm Bureau members. 

  • Students must be pursuing the completion of a two-or four-year undergraduate degree in an occupational area of agriculture and/or agribusiness as listed in the guidelines with the application form. The online application can be found at www.iowafarmbureau.com under Member Benefits then Scholarships & Grants.  The student will need to login with their parent’s login information if they have one, and if not they will need to set up username and password to login.  

  • Friday, February 3, 2023 is the deadline to apply for Farm Bureau scholarships. For more information, contact the Iowa Farm Bureau Community Resources department at (515) 225-5461.    

Hensleigh Memorial Scholarship

The Hensleigh Memorial Scholarship has been established by the family of Albert D. Hensleigh and Eula Fern Bair Hensleigh. The purpose of the scholarship is to provide funds to graduating seniors from the South Page Community School District. 


In keeping with the Hensleigh Family's desire to provide a scholarship that is "based upon academics, character, and service to one's church," applicants will complete the local scholarship application as well as a Christian Service Profile to be completed by the students and his or her pastor.


DUE: March 15, 2023 to Mrs. Almelien

Page County Farm Bureau


PCFB Scholarship Information


Farm Bureau Application

  • Page County Farm Bureau is offering a $500 scholarship to students pursuing a degree from a 4-year college/university, a community college, or technical program.  The student must be a son or daughter of a Page County Farm Bureau member.  The Page County Farm Bureau scholarship application and eligibility guidelines are attached.  The Page County Farm Bureau application must be used to apply for the county scholarship as it is different and has different guidelines from the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation state scholarship. 

  • DUE: Friday, February 3, 2023 is the deadline to apply for Farm Bureau scholarships. For more information, contact the Clarinda Iowa Farm Bureau Community Office

Taylor County Farm Bureau


TCFB Scholarship Information


Farm Bureau Application

  • Taylor County Farm Bureau is offering a $1000 scholarship.  Taylor County Farm Bureau uses the same eligibility guidelines and application form as the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation scholarships (see above listing).  Only one form is needed to apply for both the county and  state scholarships.

  • Both Taylor County Farm Bureau and Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) are offering scholarships to students of Taylor County Farm Bureau members.  Completed applications with transcripts, reference letters, and a copy of the front page of FAFSA report are due to the Taylor County Farm Bureau office at 607 Pollock Blvd., Bedford, IA 50833 by 

  • Due By: Friday, February 3, 2023 is the deadline to apply for Farm Bureau scholarships. For more information, contact the Bedford Iowa Farm Bureau Community Office

Glenn Miller Scholarship Competition

Scholarships will be awarded to graduating high seniors and first year college students who intend to make music a central part of their future.  Those who have entered as high school seniors are eligible to compete again as college freshmen, unless they have been previous first place winters.

DUE: March 15, 2023 to Mrs. Almelien 

Helen Hawley O.E.S. Music Award


  • High School Seniors graduating from Clarinda, Sidney, Shenandoah or South Page schools.

  • A good overall academic record with a G.P.A. no less than 2.75 on a 4-Point scale.  Please have the counselor or principal verify this G.P.A. with his/her signature.

  • An outstanding record of participation in high school musical activities, including instrumental, vocal, musical theater, or community musical activities.  Leadership in one or more areas of music will count extra.

  • A desire to make music an important part of your adult life

Iowa College Aid - Last Dollar Scholarship

The Last-Dollar Scholarship is available to:

NEW HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES who enroll in a qualified program of study full-time or enroll in an eligible program part-time along with an approved work-based learning program for the fall immediately following high school graduation, apply for all other available state and federal grants and scholarships, and meet ongoing requirements.

ADULT LEARNERS (age 20 and older) who enroll in a qualified program of study full-time or part-time, apply for all other available state and federal grants and scholarships, and meet ongoing requirements.

Iowa Western Scholarships

Awarded to students attending Iowa Western Community College - any campus. Iowa Western Foundation Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic achievement, involvement and/or financial need.

Masonic Lodge Scholarship

Enrolling in a college or university

DUE: March 15, 2023 to Mrs. Almelien

Harold & Dale McKinley Education Scholarship


This scholarship is to be awarded to an individual that graduated from either Clarinda or South Page and will be enrolled in their junior or senior year of college pursuing a major in primary or secondary education

DUE: March 15, 2023 to Mrs. Almelien or Clarinda Foundation.

Page County Cattlemen Scholarship

The Page County Cattlemen are awarding scholarships to any high school senior in Page County whose family is a member of the Page County Cattlemen’s Association.  The student can be entering college for any field of study.  The dollar amount will be determined based off of the number of applicants.

DUE: March 30, 2023 to Mrs. Jennifer Dammann, Page County Cattlemen Chair

Kolleen McGargill Foundation Scholarship

1. Must be a senior in high school in good standing. 

2. Must have a G.P.A. of 2.50 or higher.

3. Must LIVE IN Fremont or Page County, Iowa.

4. Requires Counselor Signature

CCSD/SPSH Students - Scholarship is due March 15, 2023 to Mrs. Almelien for Mass Mailing.

Southwest Iowa Educational Foundation Scholarships

This website has several  SWI scholarships. Please read through them and follow their criteria for application as it is different from the criteria listed above. 

Southwest Iowa Rural Electric Cooperative Scholarship

The recipient shall be enrolled in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited college, university, or vocation / technical school. Southwest Iowa REC will give 12 $500 scholarships and two $1,000 scholarships for any student attending Lineman College or other electrical trade programs. See Scholarship Rules

DUE: Postmarked on or before March 1, 2013 to Designated Office

Thank you to the families, businesses, clubs and organizations who give scholarships to our students!!!

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