Who Can Apply:
- Mark D. Schwarck was a beloved husband, father, brother, son and educator who touched the lives of many and passed away too soon.
- In his life, Mark made a positive impact on the world as a champion for the underserved. As a single parent, Mark had to personally overcome adversity in order to obtain his degree so he could become a teacher and help others.
- This scholarship aims to honor the memory of Mark D. Schwarck by supporting students who have encountered barriers in their pursuit of higher education.
- Any high school senior or undergraduate from Iowa may apply for this scholarship if they have overcome adversity, including being a single parent, the child of a single parent, an immigrant, a first-generation student, a survivor of an adverse childhood experience, etc. Underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply.
Submission: To apply, tell us about yourself, what challenges you have overcome in order to achieve your educational goals, and how you plan to make a difference.
Deadline: December 11, 2023