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THE QUAD CITY REGIONAL AUTO SHOW OFFERS STUDENTS WITH TIES TO NEW CAR DEALERSHIPS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMS FOR BOTH COLLEGE STUDENTS AND TRADE SCHOOL STUDENTS.

THE QUALIFICATIONS ARE BELOW – THERE IS A DIRECT LINK TO THE APPLICATION PAGE

FOR MORE INFORMATION:  CONTACT THE QUAD CITIES COMMUNITY FOUNDATION – PHONE 563- 326-2840

AUTO SHOW TO DATE HAS AWARDED $581,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS

$50,000 in Scholarship money was given in February, 2021 by The Quad City Regional Auto Show.     Ten students each received $5,000

APPLICATION PROCESS OPENS NOVEMBER 1, 2021 – JANUARY 16, 2022 FOR THE 2022 SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS

Each year at least one scholarship will be awarded to an individual planning to attend a

2-year or 4-year college or university.

 

REQUIREMENTS AND SELECTION CRITERIA

  • Applicant must attend or plan to attend a 2-year or 4-year college or university.
  • Applicant will have a (step)parent, guardian, or (step)grandparent working “full time” at a new car dealership for more than one year or the applicant has been working “full or part time” at a new car dealership for more than one year located within the counties listed.
  • Applicant must not have previously received       an Auto Show Scholarship.
  • Criteria to be considered include, but are not limited to, the applicant’s participation in extracurricular activities, community service, work experience, and academic achievement. Academic             achievement is secondary to the essay, school activities, community activities and work history.
  • Two letters of recommendation are required: one from someone employed at the sponsoring dealership (preferably an owner, or general manager of the dealership) and the second from a reference of the applicant’s choosing. See the application link below for specific content requirements for the letters.

 

THE APPLICATION PROCESS

Applications for the Quad City Regional Auto Show Scholarship are to be completed online at:

www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=qccfscholarships      APPLICATION DEADLINE IS JANUARY, 2022

Each year at least one scholarship will be awarded             to an individual planning to attend an Automotive/Technical Trade School.

 

REQUIREMENTS AND SELECTION CRITERIA

  • A current senior level high school student or a recent graduate of high school
  • Applicant must attend or plan to attend an Automotive Technical/Trade School.
  • Applicant must not have previously received an Auto Show Scholarship.
  • Main selection criteria are an essay that discusses the applicant’s interest in pursuing a career in the automotive industry. Other factors to be considered include, but are not limited to, the applicant’s participation in community service, extracurricular activities, work experience, and academics.
  • One letter of recommendation is required from a reference of the applicant’s choosing (cannot be a relative of the applicant). This letter should include the following information for the applicant to be considered for this award: 1) How the writer knows the applicant and, 2) the applicant’s experience with,  and future interest in, the automotive trades.

 

THE APPLICATION PROCESS

Applications for the Quad City Regional Auto Show Scholarship are to be completed online at:      www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=qccfscholarships     APPLICATION DEADLINE IS JANUARY, 2022

SCHOLARSHIP RESIDENCY QUALIFICATIONS FOR BOTH SCHOLARSHIPS:

  • Residency in the Illinois counties ofBureau, Carroll, Henderson, Henry, Jo Davies, Knox, Mercer, Rock Island, Warren and Whiteside,

and the Iowa counties of Cedar, Clinton, Des Moines, Henry, Jackson, Louisa, Muscatine and Scott.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:

The Quad Cities Community Foundation Phone: (563) 326-2840

Previous Winners

SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

CLASS OF 2021

James Byrd

Galva High School

Bawi Cuan

Scott Community College

Matthew Krogstad

Louisa-Muscatine High School

Pablo Ledezma

West Liberty High School

Abigail Grems

Orion High School

Kalista Merrill

United Township High School

Mercedes Mitchell

Moline High School

Kinsey Newman

North Scott High School

Jenna Pauley

Alleman High School

Jessica Pauley

Alleman High School

CLASS OF 2020

Colin Bishop

Sherrard High School (Sherrard, IL)

Christopher Boone

Pleasant Valley High School (Pleasant Valley, IA)

Abigail Clapper

Quad City Christian High School

Eve Deery

Notre Dame High School (Burlington, IA)

Christine Grems

Orion High School (Orion, IL)

Haley Heeren

Kewanee High School (Kewanee, IL)

Margaret Honeycutt

Rock Island High School (Rock Island, IL)

Blake Lindsly

Central DeWitt High School (DeWitt, IA)

CLASS OF 2019

Spencer Clapper

Moline High School (Moline, IL)

Stephanie Collis

Orion High School (Orion, IL)

Ethan Earl

Sherrard High School (Sherrard, IL)

Evita Fazliu

United Township High School (East Moline, IL)

Hannah Gilson

Maquoketa High School (Maquoketa, IA)

Stephen Granato

Home School

Kyle Guenther

Bellevue High School (Bellevue, IA)

Cody Hagloch

Mercer County High School (Aledo, IL)

Hailey Kelley

Davenport North High School (Davenport, IA)

Andrew Minas

Orion High School (Orion, IL)

Logan Murley

Rockridge High School (Rockridge, IL)

Chase Spragg

Rock Island High School (Rock Island, IL)

Kayla Stevens

Pleasant Valley High School (Pleasant Valley, IA)

Tara Wilden

Central DeWitt High School (DeWitt, IA)

CLASS OF 2018

Madison Anderson

Marquette Catholic High School (Maquoketa, IA)

Trey Bishop

Sherrard High School (Sherrard, IL)

Tyler Bruggenwirth

Fulton High School (Fulton, IL)

Courtlin Gustafson

Wethersfield Senior High (Kewanee, IL)

Alec Hafeman

East Dubuque High School (East Dubuque, IL)

Madison Koustas

Geneseo High School (Geneseo, IL)

Abigail Rusch

Clarke University (Dubuque, IA)

Lauren Till

Marquette Catholic High School (Maquoketa, IA)

Madeline Hopkins

Davenport Central High School (Davenport, IA)

Grace Lynch

University of Iowa Freshman (Iowa City, IA)

Bailey Roselieb

Annawan High School (Annawan, IL)

Conner Schnoor

Maquoketa High School (Maquoketa, IA)

Kendal Newman

North Scott High School (Eldridge, IA)

Olivia Pauley

Moline High School (Moline, IL)

Jacob Till

Bellevue High School (Bellevue, IA)

Brittany Winter

Galena High School (Galena, IL)

CLASS OF 2017

Samantha Anderson

Marquette Catholic High School (Maquoketa, IA)

Clayton Corken

Sherrard High School (Sherrard, IL)

Nicole Deerberg

North Cedar High School (Clarence, IA)

Tommi Geigle

Davenport West High School (Davenport, IA)

Tyler Jakubowski

West High School (Davenport, IA)

Oliviana Kramer

Davenport Central High School (Davenport, IA)

Matthew Lindsly

Central DeWitt High School (DeWitt, IA)

Peter Mills

Pleasant Valley High School (Pleasant Valley, IA)

Mckenzi Mitchell

Moline High School (Moline, IL)

Cole Montgomery

Davenport Central High School (Davenport, IA)

Ethan Morrow

Mercer County High School (Aledo, IL)

Bryce Pairrett

Davenport North High School (Davenport, IA)

Rachel Spragg

Rock Island High School (Rock Island, IL)

Alex Williams

Geneseo High School (Geneseo, IL)

Vince Klauer

Orion High School (Orion, IL)

Deric Schmelzer

Rockridge High School (Rockridge, IL)

Dalton Stahl

United Township High School (East Moline, IL)

CLASS OF 2016

Megan DeRiemacker

Davenport West High School (Davenport, IA)

Kristi Heinberg

Muscatine High School (Muscatine, IA)

Tyler Hill

United Township High School (East Moline, IL)

Taylor Miller

Annawan High School (Annawan, IL)

Hunter Pauley

Moline High School (Moline, IL)

Bailey Pribyl

Bettendorf High School (Bettendorf, IA)

Conner Ruge

Bettendorf High School (Bettendorf, IA)

Alish Stropes

Erie High School (Erie, IL)

Riley Till

Bellevue High School (Bellevue, IA)

Erica Timmerman

Marquette Catholic High School (Bellevue, IA)

CLASS OF 2015

Dylan Deerberg

North Cedar High School (Stanwood, IA)

Abby Fuegen

Easton Valley High School (Preston, IA)

Matthew Gray

United Township High School (East Moline, IL)

Brooke Hicks

Wethersfield High School (Kewanee, IL)

Rachel Lindsly

Central Community High School (DeWitt, IA)

Maria Nation

Mercer County High School (Aledo, IL)

Alexis Pairrett

Davenport North High School (Davenport, IA)

Bruce Patrick

Davenport Central High School (Davenport, IA)

Kailey Potter

Calamus Wheatland High School (Wheatland, IA)

Molly Rogers

United Township High School (East Moline, IL)

Blake Roselieb

Annawan High School (Annawan, IL)

Brooke Thompson

Moline High School (Moline, IL)

Lucas Thul

Central Community High School (DeWitt, IA)

Tyler Williams

Geneseo High School (Geneseo, IL)

CLASS OF 2014

Taylor Biship

Muscatine High School (Muscatine, IA)

Scott Feeney

Galena High School (Galena, IL)

Aaron Gehrke

Davenport Central High School (Davenport, IA)

Angela Minas

Orion High School (Orion, IL)

Scott Stueland

Tipton Community High School (Tipton, IA)

CLASS OF 2013

Jacob Arnold

Annawan High School (Annawan, IL)

Alexandra Gustafson

Galva High School (Galva, IL)

Katherine Hopkins

Davenport Central High School (Davenport, IA)

Jonelle Humphrey

Galva High School (Galva, IL)

Madison Ruge

Bettendorf High School (Bettendorf, IA)

Alex Timmerman

Bettendorf High School (Bettendorf, IA)

CLASS OF 2012

Hannah Deery

Notre Dame High School (Burlington, IA)

Kyle Hoffman

Orion High School (Orion, IL)

Sienna Klauer

Davenport Central High School (Davenport, IA)

Paige Klinck

Galesburg High School (Galesburg, IL)

Benjamin Kuhn

Galena High School (Galena, IL)

Jacklyn Nation

Mercer County High School (Aledo, IL)

Elizabeth Penrose

Bettendorf High School (Bettendorf, IA)

Amy Rogers

United Township High School (East Moline, IL)

Kylie Sterk

Clinton High School (Clinton, IA)

Christine Walsh

Davenport North High School (Davenport, IA)

CLASS OF 2011

Haylea Ehredt

Rock Falls High School (Rock Falls, IL)

Andrew Graves

River Ridge High School (Elizabeth, IL)

Kairee Graves

River Ridge High School (Elizabeth, IL)

Michael Hafeman

East Dubuque High School (East Dubuque, IL)

John Hopkins

Davenport Central High School (Davenport, IA)

Rachel Timmerman

Marquette Catholic High School (Maquoketa, IA)

CLASS OF 2010

Francesca Byczynski

Rock Island High School (Rock Island, IL)

Celine Hartman

Rock Falls High School (Rock Falls, IL)

Mitchel Heiar

Sherrard High School (Sherrard, IL)

Owen Pomije

Rock Island High School (Rock Island, IL)

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