With a generous donation from the Matteson Family, The Keokuk Area  Community Foundation and The North Lee Community Foundation established The Matteson Scholarship in 2020 to award scholarships to graduating high school seniors and high school graduates pursuing studies in Agriculture, Health/Medical Sciences, Nursing, Engineering, Information Technology or Trades.


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Scholarship Guidelines

Scholarship Guidelines

Students and Working Adults



Am I eligible to for a Matteson Scholarship?  When do I get my scholarship check? How do I apply? Do I need a letter of reference? All of these questions and more are answered in The Matteson Scholarship Frequently Asked Questions...

The Keokuk Area Community Foundation the North Lee County Community Foundation, and The Matteson Family are committed to providing scholarships to Southeast Iowa students and working adults.

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To be eligible for The Matteson Scholarship, students and working adults must live in the Iowa Counties of Lee, Des Moines or Henry. The Matteson Scholarship also accepts scholarship applications from graduates of Wapello Senior High in Louisa County. 


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