The University of Iowa

Cromer (George M.) Scholarship Fund

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Telephone Number 
(563) 659-3211
P.O. Box 260
DeWitt, IA 52742-0260
United States

Grant Information

Application Deadline 

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 students who are planning to study for Christian religious work. This fund is available to post-graduate students and graduating seniors.

Sample Grants 

Scholarships range from $500 to $1000.

Application Information 

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.


Eligible recipients must be graduates of Central Community High School and born in Iowa.


Roger Hill (Trust Office)

Dan Peterson (Advisor)

John Peavey (Advisor)

Grant Sizes: 
$500, $1,000


Date of latest financial data 
Dec 2018
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