The Moline Foundation 2023 Scholarships Awards
Over $61,000 in scholarships will be distributed in the Spring of 2023. Donors started these awards to help you complete your post-secondary education, whether you chose a certificate, degree, or apprenticeship.
You will be entered automatically into the scholarships you qualify for depending on your answers. Please be sure to answer everything. The application process opens on November 1, 2022. The deadline is February 15, 2023. Click HERE for information about applications.
Chapman Family Scholarship
The Chapman Family Scholarship is devoted to supporting worthy Rock Island High School graduates on their life's journey, allowing them to be self-sustaining and contribute to society.
Chris "Spey" VanSpeybroeck Memorial Scholarship
Chris VanSpeybroeck died of meningitis at the early age of twenty-one. The Chris "SPEY" VanSpeybroeck Memorial Fund’s mission is to educate families and others about bacterial meningitis and preventative approaches to the disease.
Clement T. Hanson Scholarship
A Moline businessman and community leader, Clement T. Hanson was widely respected for his exemplary business ethics and a visionary executive in human rights and participative management in corporate life.
The D.A.R.E. vision is a world in which students everywhere are empowered to respect others and choose to lead lives free from violence, substance abuse, and other dangerous behavior.
Dennis Armstrong Scholarship (One-time scholarship available in 2023)
Dennis Armstrong graduated from MHS class of 1959. His love for bass fishing inspired this scholarship for any member of the Moline High School Bass Fishing Club.
Dolores A. Hulse-DiIulio Scholarship
Providing funds to a female student who plans to pursue a bachelor’s degree in chemistry, physics, engineering, or medicine. Mrs. Hulse-DiIulio was a chemistry teacher at Moline High School for 36 years, she had always wanted females to believe that the field of science was for them not just for men!
Doug Reynolds Rotary Scholarship
Doug Reynolds recognized the need for education and a prosperous community with a high quality of life. He worked as part of the East Moline Rotary as an agent promoting community change.
Hazel Van Arsdale Memorial Scholarship
Hazel F. Van Arsdale strongly believed in the importance of music. She taught music in elementary and secondary education for 36 years. She ensured all her students knew every verse of our patriotic hymns.
Ina Duncan Banks Memorial Scholarship
Providing funds to a Rock Island County female resident with two years of undergraduate work completed. All who knew Ina Duncan Banks were impressed with her professionalism, courage, and humanity.
Jack Dye Scholarship
A well-known teacher in Moline and Aledo, IL, Jack Dye coached basketball, golf, and tennis. He enjoyed the daily challenge of engaging students in timely discussions about the social sciences.
Lee McAllister Memorial Scholarship
Mr. Mac loved his students, loved teaching, and coaching, and loved living in Moline. This scholarship honors his desire to help young people pursue education and become productive members of their community.
Lee Womack Scholarship Fund
Lee Womack’s first love was teaching and talking to the students about life. He always said, "You can do anything you want to do, but good things don't come easily. To do it right, you have to work hard."
Maggie Webb Scholarship
Maggie Webb died in December 2007 in a tragic mass shooting. She was a 2001 Moline High School graduate and is remembered for the multiple high school activities she loved including Contemporaries, Girls' Basketball, and Dad's Club Softball.
Martin Ryan Agriculture Scholarship
Honoring this lifelong crop and livestock owner of Ryan Farms (Viola, Illinois). This scholarship is inspired by Martin’s belief in education and opportunity in advanced agriculture techniques and technology. Award will go to a student from Western Illinois interested in the industry of agriculture.
Moline High School Class of ’59 Scholarship
The MHS Class of 1959 Scholarship assists, encourages, and benefits deserving students who are interested in self-improvement and further learning, to become more productive and contributing citizens.
Moline High School Class of ’65 Scholarship
The MHS Class of ’65 Scholarship helps MHS graduates who seek to better themselves and contribute to society.
Moline Kiwanis Charitable Foundation Scholarship
Moline Kiwanis seeks to encourage young people to reach out to the wider community and provide volunteer service.
Ron Inskeep Scholarship
A 1968 graduate of Moline High School and an avid baseball fan, Ron’s love for the sport reached players including his sons and brothers. In honor of him and his passion, this will be awarded to an MHS Maroon baseball player.
Sherrard Academic Foundation Scholarship
The Sherard Academic Foundation and the Alan Holdsworth Scholarships encourage students to continue their education past high school.
Srikanth Yerra Memorial Scholarship
Srikanth Yerra, a 2005 graduate of Moline High School, participated in tennis and basketball. His philanthropic spirit led him to donate blood, work at the hospital after school, and work at the Moline Public Library during the summer.
Stan Woods Scholarship
A teacher, guidance counselor, and dean of students spanning 38 years, Stan’s enthusiasm for life, love for learning, and genuine compassion for students were a part of his daily life at Moline High School.
Vietnam Veterans Scholarship/Assistance for Veterans Chapter 299
Applications will be accepted for this scholarship from November 11, 2022, closing on February 28, 2023
Chapter 299 thanks our veterans for their service protecting our country. This scholarship works to help veterans with 180 days of active service get post-secondary credentials to go on to a productive life after the military.