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Klea Shipman

WAVERLY — Trinity United Methodist Church is now accepting applications for 2018 Klea Shipman College Scholarships for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Applicants must be residents of Bremer County or currently attending a Bremer County high school.

Those students who exhibit dedication to service will be given preference in the scholarship selection process. Other factors are financial need, past community and church activities as well as academic achievements.

The scholarship fund is administered by a special committee of the church. Several scholarships ranging from $100 to $1,000 will be awarded to as many applicants as possible based upon the funding available.

Applications are available at all Bremer County high school guidance counselor offices and through emailing Judy Strotman, scholarship chair ( or Trinity United Methodist Church (

Applications must be submitted by March 31.

Alliant Energy

CEDAR RAPIDS — Alliant Energy is seeking applications for its 2018 Innovation Scholarships.

Twenty-five $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to the winners.

To qualify, applicants must be age 24 or younger and a dependent child of a current customer, or current customers themselves, of one of Alliant Energy’s utility subsidiaries (Interstate Power and Light or Wisconsin Power and Light).

Award selection is based on the submission of a 300-word essay about an innovative idea to solve a problem within the student’s community using science, technology, engineering or math. Other selection criteria include participation in a leadership role in community service activities and volunteer work, academic grade point average and standardized test scores.

Application deadline is Feb. 15. For more information or to apply, go to


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