Col. V. Thomas Considine Scholarship

Application Available: November 1
Application Deadline: February 1
Final Determinations: April 15

BACKGROUND: This scholarship fund was established in 2001 by family and friends in loving memory of Col. V. Thomas Considine.

PURPOSE: The purpose of the scholarship program is to assist graduating high school seniors in their pursuit of a post-secondary education at a college/university or vocational/technical institute to obtain a trade, associate, or academic degree.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: Graduating high school seniors who (1) are children or other legal dependents of a currently active member of the 185th Iowa Air National Guard unit headquartered in Sioux City, Iowa; (2) are children or other legal dependents of a retired member of the 185th; (3) are a member of the 185th Iowa Air National Guard; (4) have enlisted in the 185th Iowa Air National Guard prior to this scholarship application’s due date of February 1.

SELECTION CRITERIA: Selection of recipients is based on such factors as scholastic performance while in high school, school and/or community service activities, work history, and essay evaluation.

SCHOLARSHIP AWARD: $500, not renewable.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Application must be received by the February 1 deadline and must include the following:

• Completed online application
• Essay
• Official high school transcript

This scholarship is a part of the SCF common application.  Click here to apply.