Scholarships and Grants

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Rock Island Kiwanis College Scholarship

For nearly 100 years, the Kiwanis Club of Rock Island has been serving children. One such way is through our Kiwanis Club of Rock Island Scholarship program, where traditionally $3,000 in NON-RENEWABLE College Scholarship funds have been awarded annually to students committed to furthering their education by attending an accredited college or vocational training institution of higher learning.

Scholarships are awarded on the final Monday in April of each year. Scholarship applications are due no later than last day of February of each year.

Scholarship applications are accepted only via email to

Scholarship Application

Rock Island Kiwanis Grants



1. Is there a perceived need for the Funds requested?
2. What is the impact on the public, the project itself and to the Club if this request is Funded?
3. Projects serving Rock Island residents will have priority over other funding requests.
4. Priorities for funding are:

  • Children & Youth
  • Literacy
  • Economically Challenged
  • Serving Developmentally Disabled
  • Health & Wellness

Grants are awarded the final Monday of April and the final Monday of November. Grant applications are due either the last day of February for the April grant cycle, or the last day of September for the November grant cycle. Grant applications are accepted only via email to

Grant Request Guidelines

Grant Application