Apply at the Counselor’s Office at Kennedy High School:

Reeder Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Graduating from Jefferson, Kennedy, Metro, or Washington
  • Planning to attend a fully accredited nonprofit or public college, university, vocational, or technical school

Amount: $1,000, renewable for one additional year


  • Financial need
  • Demonstrated strong ethics and high moral character

Lavenz Memorial Incourage Scholarship

Eligibility requirements:

  • Graduating from Cedar Rapids Kennedy High School (or a recent Kennedy graduate forced to postpone additional education due to medical hardship)
  • Planning to attend a fully accredited nonprofit or public college or university in the state of Iowa

Amount: $400


  • First: medical (or other significant) hardship
  • Second: personal commitment to education goals
  • Third: use of personal experience to impact other young adults affected by similar hardships
  • Fourth: financial need

Drew Wall Scholarship

Eligibility requirements:

  • Member of the school’s men’s golf team.

Amount: $800


  • Strong character
  • Academic achievement
  • Service to the community
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