Photographer: William Benson of Carroll, IA
Scholarship Opportunities for Iowa High School Students
Keep Iowa Beautiful will award three $1,000 scholarships to Iowa high school seniors who plan to enroll in an Iowa college or university.
“KIB seeks to foster positive values in younger generations and reinforce them in older generations. We encourage respect for home, neighborhood, community and state,” said Kevin Techau, KIB Executive Director.
The scholarships are in honor of three pioneers in KIB’s 20-year history
Through Bob’s leadership, KIB’s Litter-Free School Campus program was started in NW Iowa. His dedication to young people and environmental concerns was a driving force encouraging young people to help improve their community.
The Byers scholarship is supporting high school students who plan to enroll and study environmental science, community development, landscape architecture or architecture (historical emphasis) or community planning and sustainability.
KIB Founding Board Member
Bill started an advertising agency that became the largest agricultural advertising agency in the world.
The Fultz scholarship will be awarded to a senior planning on studying communications, public relations and/or marketing.
KIB Founding Executive Director
Gerry’s career spanned 50 years of making Iowa a better place to live, work and raise a family.
The Schnepf scholarship will be awarded to a senior who has a record of community service and a desire to continue to support and contribute to the enhancement of the place they live and work. College programs could include community & regional planning and volunteer management.
The scholarship application form is currently closed. Please check back later for more information.
2021 Byers Environmental Scholarship Recipient
Hometown: Des Moines
College: Grinnell College
Major: Environment microbiology
2021 William J. Fultz Communications & Marketing Scholarship Recipient
College: Iowa State University
2021 Schnepf Community Service Scholarship Recipient
College: University of Northern Iowa
Major: Nonprofit Leadership and Environmental Sustainability