Current Scholarships Available

Applications for scholarships are available from the guidance counselors in each school district or by contacting the foundation.


Dwaine Burley Memorial Scholarship

Established by Marilyn Burley in 2008 in memory of her husband, a long-time Wayne County farmer Dwaine Burley killed in a farm accident in 2006. This scholarship is for a graduate of Seymour or Wayne High Schools who intends a career in agriculture, someone with a caring spirit for community, land and livestock.

Eligibility & Selection Information | Deadline: April 1
Please contact school counselors for an application

Raymond Conner Memorial Scholarship

Dorothy Conner instituted this scholarship in 2005 to honor her deceased husband, Raymond. It is an annual scholarship to be awarded to someone who has faced adversity in their young life. If the recipient meets the scholarship requirements, it can be renewed for a maximum of four years.

Eligibility & Selection Information | Deadline: April 1
Please contact school counselors for an application

FFA Wayne Community Schools Scholarship – (Non-Endowed)

This scholarship is awarded annually to a senior member of the FFA at Wayne Community Schools to be used as they pursue a career in the agricultural field.

Deadline: April 1
Please contact school counselors for an application

Dr. Keith A. Garber Scholarship – (Non-Endowed)

Originally established by the medical staff in Wayne County Hospital-this scholarship was re-named in 2008 to honor Dr. Keith Garber. Dr. Garber was a family physician in Corydon for more than 40 years. The recipients will be a students seeking a career in the healthcare field. It is the hope of the medical staff that the recipients will consider returning to Wayne County upon completion of their professional education.

Eligibility & Selection Information | Deadline: April 1
Please contact school counselors for an application

Junior & Clarabelle Henderson Scholarship

Junior, a farmer in northern Wayne County, and Clarabelle, a retired Wayne Community school teacher, established this scholarship in 2007. The scholarship is renewable for up to four years if the student shows motivation to complete their degree in a timely manner.

Eligibility & Selection Information | Deadline: April 1
Please contact school counselors for an application

Kenneth Ireland Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established in memory of Ken Ireland, a longtime pharmacist and community leader in Corydon. It will provide a $1000.00 scholarship annually for a Wayne Community High School senior entering a health care field with preference given to a student attending the University of Iowa.

Eligibility & Selection Information | Deadline: April 1
Please contact school counselors for an application

Corydon Lions Scholarship Fund

This scholarship was established to help endow a qualified Wayne County High School senior. The recipient must have a graduating grade point that will be acceptable by a recognized Jr. College, Trade School, or University and must be a Wayne County resident.

Deadline: April 1
Please contact school counselors for an application

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Ernest Carmen Moser Scholarship

Ernest Carmen Moser wished to award a size able scholarship, specifically designed to be renewed every year for four years. The recipient must attend the University of Iowa and be a graduate of a Wayne County high school. Mr. Moser was a graduate of Humeston High School, found success in his adult life and returned to reside in Wayne County during his retirement.

Eligibility & Selection Information | Deadline: April 1
Please contact school counselors for an application

Bob Mumma Memorial Scholarship

Long-time Lineville businessman, Bob Mumma, wished to establish a scholarhsip for a graduate of a Wayne County high school. The scholarship was originally for Lineville-Clio graduates, but is now for eligible students of succeeding school districts. Preference is given for students in southern Wayne County.

Eligibility & Selection Information | Deadline: April 1
Please contact school counselors for an application

Richard Pyner Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Dick’s wife, Marj, and his family with memorial gifts from friends, relatives, co-workers and former students. Mr. Pyner was an educator all of his adult life – teaching, coaching and be a principal for 29 years. Forty of Mr. Pyner’s education years were in Wayne County. He felt h3ly about public school education and the recipient of this scholarship should intend on pursuing a teaching career.

Eligibility & Selection Information | Deadline: April 1
Please contact school counselors for an application

W-S Scholarship

Two graduating seniors from Wayne Community School and two graduating seniors from Seymour Community School will each be eligible for a $1000 scholarship annually. These are intended to be need based scholarships for deserving students to encourage them to continue their education.

Eligibility & Selection Information | Deadline: April 1
Please contact school counselors for an application