Dr. Roger F. & Anita R. Wendt Memorial Scholarship

Dr. Roger F. and
Anita R. Wendt

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

BACKGROUND: The Dr. Roger F. and Anita R. Wendt Memorial Scholarship is administered by the Siouxland Community Foundation headquartered in Sioux City, Iowa. This scholarship fund was established in 2011 by family and friends in loving memory of Anita and Dr. Wendt. He spent 9 years as a teacher in the Sioux City Community School District and 35 five years in administration. He proudly served the students and their families for 44 years before retiring in 2002. After retirement, Roger was elected a State Representative and Anita acted as his clerk. Anita was an active community member until her death in 2018. With Anita family and friends always came first but she valued education at all levels.

PURPOSE: The purpose of the scholarship program is to assist seniors graduating from Sioux City public high schools in their pursuit of a post-secondary education at an accredited college/university in the field of education.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: Applicants must be graduating seniors from East, North, or West High School in Sioux City, Iowa; have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0; and must be pursuing a degree in the field of education.

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

SCHOLARSHIP AWARD: $1,000, 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.