The University of Iowa


DeWitt Area Community Foundation

Also known as LincolnWay Community Foundation, an affiliate of the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque.

LincolnWay Community Foundation assists in charitable projects and programs that contribute to the quality of life in rural Clinton County, Iowa. The Foundation provides grants,...

Application Deadline 

Applications available February 1; applications due March 1; awards announced month of April.

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Cromer (George M.) Scholarship Fund

George M. Cromer was a Clinton County farmer and Iowa State University graduate (class of 1917). Mr. Cromer established a scholarship that is for Central Clinton Community School District graduates with preference given to members of the First Congregational United Church of Christ, DeWitt and...

Application Deadline 

Recipients of the George M. Cromer scholarship fund shall be required to be residents of Clinton County, Iowa at the time of their selection to receive such benefits. Further consideration will be made as to:

  • The character of the individual
  • The intelligence of the individual, which shall be above average
  • The scholastic record of the individual

Special consideration will be given to deserving graduating students of Central Community High School, DeWitt, Iowa, who rank in the upper one-half of their graduating class, or any student who has previously graduated there from in the upper one-half of their class and who is, or plans to enroll in a college, university, religious school or seminary for the study of philosophy of religion or theology qualifying such student for the ministry, priesthood, or other church-related professions as social workers, counseling service, missionaries, or any other profession in the general religious endeavors in assisting mankind and spreading the word of God. Members of the United Church of Christ of DeWitt, Iowa will be given special consideration, however the scholarship fund shall not be limited to members of this church, but also members of other churches in DeWitt.

Applications should include a written description of academic history, personal references, and extra-curricular activities. 

Download application at link provided. Applications due April 1 of each year.

Lawlor Family Charitable Trust

Application Deadline 

Applications should be addressed to: DeWitt Bank Trust, PO Box 260, DeWitt, IA 52742; Phone: 563-659-3211

Applications are judged from interviews with the organization applying for a grant.

Submission deadline: Applications may be made at anytime

Gill (Regina J.) Scholarship Fund

Support only for the Jesus Christ-Prince of Peace Foundation, Clinton, Iowa.

Application Deadline 

Applications should be addressed to: Jesus Christ-Prince of Peace Foundation, 1105 LaMetta Way, Clinton, IA 52732; Phone: 563-242-3311

This organization does not accept applications - scholarships are awarded by the prince of Pease Foundation

Submission deadline: N/A

Verfaillie (Martha Seeser) Trust

Scholarship awards paid to college or university where graduating students will attend.

Application Deadline 
Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Send letter to trustee as indicated below. Applications due May 13 of each year. 

Application address:
Barbara Griswold-Rhoades
23109 Cattail Rd.,
Fulton, IL 61252

Telephone: 563-243-1243