Berta Freshman Scholarship - QC IA Davenport-Bettendorf Branch/AAUW (American Association of University Women)

Given by: QC IA Davenport-Bettendorf Branch/AAUW (American Association of University Women)

Application for 1- $500 for Calendar Year 2020

Applicants must be female residents of Scott County

Application Deadline: February 28, 2020

Notification by: March 23, 2020
Awarded at Outstanding Women in the Community / Heritage Celebration May 16, 2020
Recipients must be present to receive the Award and complete additional acceptance forms by May 31, 2020. Failure to complete the acceptance form can result in the loss of this award.

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The Berta Freshman Scholarship is named in honor of Catherine Berta, a longtime QC IA Davenport- Bettendorf Branch/AAUW member and scholarship committee chair. She had been Branch president, a member of AAUW for 48 years, a member of the Iowa State Board, a delegate to several state and national AAUW conventions and a member of both the Branch literature and antique study groups.
Funding for the scholarship has been raised by Branch members and the Berta family’s designation of memorial gifts in her name. The scholarship will be paid out in September of the scholarship year. The Berta Freshman Scholarship is one part of the Branch’s 501c(3) Charitable Trust Umbrella Fund established in 1972.

Questions concerning the application are addressed to the Chairperson: Joan Marttila at 563-349-1034 or