PV Foundation Scholarships


A detailed description of each of the scholarships offered to Pleasant Valley seniors by the Pleasant Valley Educational Foundation (PVEF) can be found below.

 

PV Scholarship Application

 

PLEASE NOTE: The foundation intends for the scholarships awarded to be applied to the academic school year immediately following graduation from Pleasant Valley. Any variation from this expectation must be approved by the foundation board and be based on unique circumstances. Applications will be open until February 15th. There are currently 100+ scholarships being awarded to graduating seniors from Pleasant Valley Community High School and are listed below with their main criteria and requirements.

 

All applicants need to demonstrate the characteristics of the New Leaders’ Scholarship Program: academic preparation, interpersonal skills, professional behaviors and community mindedness. Please be aware that some scholarship search committees check social networking profiles as a reference. (It is only possible to receive one PVHS scholarship, although a senior may apply for multiple scholarships.)


Service And Leadership Scholarships

  • Member of a military/veteran’s family
  • A person of good character
  • Loyalty and good work ethic

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  • Science faculty will select the senior applicant who best exemplifies the characteristics of the New Leaders’ Scholarship Program

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  • GPA acceptable for college admission, and likely success at chosen institution
  • Demonstrates how student has "done what is right" in their life, even when faced with a difficult decision

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  • GPA satisfactory for college admission
  • Demonstrates the important values of friendliness, helpfulness, integrity, dedication and community involvement during their high school years

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  • 2 scholarships to be awarded
  • Demonstrates leadership, academic success and a spirit of willing service to others
  • GPA satisfactory for college admission

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  • $500 Scholarship
  • Must have played baseball within the Bett/PV Youth Program (including Diamond Kings and/or Colt) for a minimum of six years
  • Plans to attend an accredited college or technical school

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  • Information Technology and computer applications/programming faculty will select the senior applicant who best exemplifies the characteristics of the New Leaders’ Scholarship Program

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  • GPA satisfactory for college admission
  • Exemplify the work ethic, spirit, and total effort that define Brett’s success

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  • Must have attended Bridgeview
  • Best exemplify the characteristics of the New Leaders’ Scholarship Program

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  • GPA satisfactory for college admission
  • Sought to make a difference in their service to others - through community, school or church
  • Involved in student activities

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  • Demonstrate loyalty and a good work ethic in the classroom and beyond
  • Be a well-rounded person of good character

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  • Each applicant must have attended Cody
  • Best exemplify the characteristics of the New Leaders’ Scholarship Program

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  • Completed majority of his/her K-12 education in the Pleasant Valley School District
  • Provide an evidence-based commitment to the following characteristics: scholarship, leadership, character and service

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  • Enrolled in Pleasant Valley Community Schools no later than 7th grade with continual enrollment through their senior year with a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Demonstrates the ability of being a self-directed learner, responsible citizen, and a team player with all people

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  • Plan to pursue a 4 year degree program at an educational institution in the state of Iowa.

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  • Demonstrate persistence and tenacity in the classroom and beyond
  • Shows initiative or entrepreneurial drive
  • Is a well-rounded person of good character

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  • Has an interest in Science/Medicine
  • Greatest financial need

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  • Scholarship One: Student planning to major in Engineering
  • Scholarship Two: Student planning to major in Biological Sciences

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  • English faculty will select the senior applicant who best exemplifies the characteristics of the New Leaders’ Scholarship Program

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  • Family & Consumer Sciences faculty will select the senior applicant who best exemplifies the characteristics of the New Leaders’ Scholarship Program

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  • Demonstrated academic success despite of an obstacle in her/his life
  • Has worked toward service to others and towards understanding and helping people of all cultures and faiths

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  • Must have attended Hopewell Elementary
  • Senior applicant who best exemplifies the characteristics of the New Leaders’ Scholarship Program

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  • Be in good standing relative to attendance and discipline records
  • Preference given to a student interested in agricultural or manufacturing careers and/or who plans to pursue military service or whose parents are active or retired military

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  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Four-year participant in athletics and a participant in a high school or community music program

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  • Plans to pursue a career in the helping and/or advocacy profession
  • Be community-minded and show evidence of service learning experience that is consistent with the intent of this scholarship

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  • Demonstrate good citizenship, honesty, and integrity
  • Planning to attend a community college or vocational institution

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  • Has gone beyond the community service requirements for graduation
  • Special consideration for applicant with greatest financial need
  • Special consideration for an applicant who has served those with sight and/or hearing impairments

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  • Industrial technology faculty will select the senior applicant who best exemplifies the characteristics of the New Leaders’ Scholarship Program

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  • Be an active participant in a significant number of expressive arts (performing or visual)
  • Have a “B” average

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  • Student must attend University of Iowa or Truman State University
  • Student will have a GPA of at least 3.0
  • Participated in PVHS extra-curricular activities

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  • Students do not apply – nominated by administration/counselors

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  • Math faculty will select the senior applicant who best exemplifies the characteristics of the New Leaders’ Scholarship Program

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  • GPA satisfactory for college admission
  • Plans to pursue a career related to study of musculoskeletal health; i.e., rehabilitative medicine

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  • $500 Scholarship
  • Plans to attend a vocational school or college with special consideration given for financial need

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  • The faculty of instrumental music, vocal music, art, and drama along with a representative from respective booster clubs, will select the senior applicant who best exemplifies the characteristics of the New Leaders’ Scholarship Program

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  • Must have attended Pleasant View
  • Senior applicant who best exemplifies the characteristics of the New Leaders’ Scholarship Program

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  • Senior applicant who best exemplifies trustworthiness, responsibility, caring, citizenship, fairness, and respect

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  • High-achieving senior applicant in Math and Science based on GPA and SAT/ACT scores

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  • Interest in pursuing career with Special Education focus
  • Show immense dedication to education and extracurricular activities

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  • Must have attended Riverdale Heights
  • Senior applicant who best exemplifies the characteristics of the New Leaders’ Scholarship Program

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  • Planning on pursuing post-secondary education/training

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  • Social Studies faculty will select the senior applicant who best exemplifies the characteristics of the New Leaders’ Scholarship Program

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  • A GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Be a positive role model in the community

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  • Stand out in his/her service to others and the community
  • Plan to pursue education at Scott Community College

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  • Senior member of PVHS Band
  • Demonstrated leadership, spirit and dedication
  • Positively impacts the band and the community at large

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  • Not willing to settle – committed to always wanting to do better
  • Students do not apply – nominated by administration/counselors

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  • Going above and beyond what is expected
  • Students do not apply – nominated by administration/counselors

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  • 3 scholarships to be awarded
  • Students do not apply – nominated by iHope Initiative/administration/counselors

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  • Overcome adversity at some point during their high school career
  • Students do not apply – nominated by administration/counselors

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  • Preference given to a STEM-related career including education
  • Involved in the PVCSD Robotics Program as a participant and with preference given to a Peer Coach

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  • A student of upstanding character who has gone above and beyond to foster a spirit of inclusion and respect

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  • GPA satisfactory for college admission
  • PVHS senior who plans to pursue a career in athletic administration, physical therapy, sports medicine, or athletic training

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  • Member of the National Honor Society
  • Challenged one’s self with core courses the entire senior year
  • Is an active participant in a significant number of performing arts, sports or other school activities along with being a community volunteer

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  • Be involved in school, community or a job
  • Hardworking student in classroom and out; and a student of good character

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  • Demonstrates values of character and kindness
  • Plan to attend college or vocational school

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MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPS

  • Be a graduating senior from PVHS
  • An interest in any automotive-related career; i.e., collision repair, automotive tech, heavy equipment or truck-driving school OR an interest in a business degree
  • One letter of recommendation from a community or church member

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Carl D. Schillig Memorial Scholarship (Est. 1998)

  • $1,000 per year over a four-year period
  • Minimum GPA of 2.3
  • Active in numerous school, community and church activities

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  • Be a graduating student from Pleasant Valley High School
  • A GPA of 2.75 or above
  • A career goal of being in the health care field. This would include careers as a physician, nurse, medical technician, physical therapist, nutrition, music therapy, child life therapy, respiratory therapist, occupational therapist, speech pathologist, etc.
  • May attend a 2 year or 4 year degree program

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  • Senior applicant who best exhibits the qualities of hard work, dedication, and sportsmanship

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  • Attended Edison Academy through senior year or attended PVHS having experienced an obstacle in his/her life that made graduation a challenge

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  • Plans to pursue a certificate program at a vocational school, trade school or pursue a 2-year degree at a community college
  • Overcame an obstacle that made high school challenging

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  • Has completed a minimum of grades 7-12 in the Pleasant Valley Community School District
  • Minimum GPA of 2.75
  • Has played the same sport all four years of high school and made some contribution (on the field or off, through practice and/or games) to the success of the team

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  • Student must display the following characteristics on a daily basis: hardworking, positive, determined
  • Student must be planning to purse post-secondary education (trade school, community college, or university)

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  • Minimum GPA of 3.5
  • Participated in at least one sport each year while attending PVHS

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  • Students do not apply - nominated by administration/counselors

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  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Plans to pursue a post-graduate degree in a field of patient-oriented medicine

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  • Preference given to someone majoring in English or a related course of college study
  • Plans to pursue a career in education

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  • Participated in Band all four years
  • Plans to continue studying and/or participating in music with the intention of using music to enrich the lives of others throughout his/her adult life
  • GPA satisfactory for college admission

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  • Participated in Orchestra all four years
  • Plans to continue studying and/or participating in music with the intention of using music to enrich the lives of others throughout his/her adult life
  • GPA satisfactory for college admission

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  • Participated in Vocal Music all four years
  • Plans to continue studying and/or participating in music with the intention of using music to enrich the lives of others throughout his/her adult life
  • GPA satisfactory for college admission

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  • Financial need
  • Strong academic performance
  • Plans to attend a 2-year or 4-year school whose cost is similar to one of the three state schools

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  • Minimum GPA of 3.75
  • Plans to pursue a career in a health-related field

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  • 2 scholarships to be awarded
  • Plans to pursue a career in a business or IT related field
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Participated in at least one sport each year

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  • Involved in multiple athletic activities during high school years
  • Plan to attend a college or vocational school upon graduation

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  • Displays a positive attitude, leadership skills, good character, and strong work ethic
  • GPA satisfactory for college admission

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  • Plans to pursue a career related to working with mentally and/or physically handicapped individuals or mental health care
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 and ACT score of 21

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  • Minimun GPA of 2.5
  • One extra-curricular activity inside/outside of school

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  • Plans to attend a vocational school or college upon graduation
  • No minimum GPA required

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  • Planning to pursue a 2 year degree or certificate program at a vocational school or community college

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  • Student must display these characteristics: positivity, selflessness, and determination
  • Student plans on pursuing post-secondary training

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  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Is a leader and positive role model

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  • be a Pleasant Valley High School senior female athlete
  • views from a lens of “what’s best for my team”
  • Students do not apply -- nominated by Activities Director and Guidance Department

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  • Student planning to attend one of the three public universities in Iowa
  • Hoping to major in Education with the goal of becoming a teacher

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  • Plans to attend University of Iowa, Iowa state University or University of Northern Iowa
  • GPA satisfactory for college admission
  • Displays Paul's chracteristics of community involvement and "Listening, caring, doing what's right"

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  • $500 per year over a two or four-year period
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Shown involvement in community, church and school activities

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  • Member of the National Honor Society
  • Challenged one’s self with core courses the entire senior year
  • Is an active participant in a significant number of performing arts, sports or other school activities along with being a community volunteer

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  • Plans to attend a two or four-year institution in the State of Iowa or enter into a local apprenticeship program
  • Exemplifies the spirit of hard work, positive attitude, and service to the community

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  • Plans to attend a 4-year college with a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Involved in extra-curricular activities with special consideration given to someone who has overcome an obstacle

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  • Plans to pursue an engineering degree at Iowa State University
  • Positive attitude on life and great work ethic

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  • Senior applicant has one of the highest cumulative GPA after seven semesters of course work

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  • Be a graduating student from Pleasant Valley High School
  • Plan to pursue a career within education
  • GPA of 2.5 or above

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  • Be a graduating student from Pleasant Valley High School
  • Plan to pursue a career within medicine
  • GPA of 2.5 or above

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Foundation Contact


Hannah Thomsen
PVEF Secretary
E: thomsenhannah@pleasval.k12.ia.us
P: (563) 332-5550
525 Belmont Road
Bettendorf, IA 52722