The Community Foundation of Jackson County, an affiliate of the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque, is now accepting 2019 scholarship applications from high school students in Jackson County.

Scholarships are available to students attending high school in Bellevue, Easton Valley, Maquoketa, Marquette Catholic, Midland, and Northeast.

The Community Foundation administers many scholarship funds with various criteria. Students may qualify and apply for multiple scholarships. Applicants should be sure to demonstrate how they meet the criteria each scholarship sought and include all requested materials. 

All Jackson County scholarship applications are due March 11. For eligibility criteria and application instructions, visit

All scholarship applications are available online through the Community Foundation’s online scholarship system. For questions about scholarship opportunities please see the frequently asked questions or contact Katie Decker at, Wendy Sweeney at, or call 563-588-2700.

Scholarships are made possible by donors who establish endowment funds at the Community Foundation of Jackson County. The Community Foundation is a charitable organization that administers funds to benefit its community and improve the lives of people in Jackson County. For more information, visit

The Community Foundation of Jackson County was established in 1982 as the Maquoketa Area Foundation to help individuals throughout Jackson County make a positive impact on the communities they care about. In 2012, it joined the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque as an affiliate foundation.