The Linn-Mar School Foundation is proud to work with the community and private donors to offer scholarships to graduating seniors. The scholarships may be in memorial of a Linn-Mar graduate or staff member, or a community member wanting to give back to students. This is such an exciting time in our students’ lives and we are happy to offer an avenue to help them with their financial needs.
To apply for available scholarships, click the scholarship link below (taking note of other criteria needed), complete the application and upload required documents. Please note you are able to apply for multiple scholarships, although, you must apply for each scholarship separately. All respondents must establish a login and apply online.
Scholarship applications will open on Tuesday, November 1st and will close on Friday, January 13th. The scholarship selection committee will discuss applications and selections will be made by the end of February 2023. The recipient of the awarded scholarship will be notified by email and post mail shortly after the selection has been made. The date of Senior Recognition Night, where these scholarships will be announced and celebrated, will be noted in this correspondence. Please also note, seniors awarded scholarships will need to provide a written thank-you to the donor or donor’s family, complete an on-line informational sheet, and in August of 2023 will need to provide proof of enrollment before payment of the awarded scholarship will occur.
|Scholarship||GPA||Reference Required||Other Criteria|
|Aggarwal Family Scholarship||3.0+||Yes (3 Letters)||Financial Need|
|Dayton & Marilyn Sippy Scholarship||2.5-3.25||Yes (2 Letters)|
|Dennis Selness Memorial Scholarship||Yes (3 Letters)||Must be an active member of FFA and pursing a career in natural resources or agriculture|
|Gerald Senninger Trojan Lodge #548||3.0+||Yes (2 Letters)||Involvement in co-curricular activities or community service. This is offered every other year. Next year to be awarded is 2024.|
|Harper Leah Memorial Scholarship||2.5+||Yes (2 Letters)||Financial Need|
|Heather Merschbrock Memorial Scholarship||N/A||Yes (2 Letters)||Education Major|
|John & Marie AbouAssaly Scholarship||3.5+||Yes (3 Letters)||Volunteering and leadership focus|
|John & Peg Slusher University of Iowa Scholarship||3.0+||Yes (2 Letters)||Must be attending University of Iowa|
|John Anderson Memorial Scholarship||3.0+||Yes (2 Letters)|
|Kiwanis Club of Marion Endowed Scholarship||N/A||Yes (3 Letters)|
|Laurie Smith Fine Arts Scholarship||3.0+||Yes (2 Letters)||Must be involved in Fine Arts|
|Lea Jost Nursing Scholarship||3.0+||Yes (2 Letters)||Nursing Major|
|Linn-Mar Student Council Scholarship in Honor of Selena Apodaca and Bella Severson||2.75+||Yes (2 Letters)||Must have signed the Hands-Free pledge and obtain 20 additional pledges|
|Marion Firefighters Association Scholarship||2.5+||Yes (2 Letters)||Must be pursuing a degree in Fire Science and/or EMT/Paramedic|
|Melissa Ann Brendes Memorial Scholarship||3.0+||Must be involved with dance|
|Milton B. and Onalee Arnold Memorial Scholarship||3.0+||Yes (2 Letters)|
|Morris F. Neighbor Scholarship||3.25+||Yes (3 Letters)|
|Nick Wilwert Boys Tennis Scholarship||3.0+||Yes (2 Letters)||Must be involved in boys tennis|
|Paula Grady Memorial Scholarship||N/A||Yes (2 Letters)|
|Ryan Driscoll Memorial Scholarship||3.0+||Yes (2 Letters)|
|Steven J. Colton Memorial Band Scholarship||3.0+||Yes (2 Letters)||Must be pursuing a career in instrumental band (education or performance)|
The Linn-Mar School Foundation also offers scholarships that are by nomination only. These donors have requested that school staff identify students that fit the criteria for their awards. These are the Kyle Goodell Memorial Scholarship and the James E. Purtell Award.
|James E. Purtell Award||By nomination only|
|Kyle Goodell Memorial Scholarship||By nomination only|