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The Eric Pardall Memorial Scholarship is a scholarship fund of North Lee Community Foundation and the Keokuk Area County Community Foundation. Every year, The Eric Pardall Memorial Scholarship is awarded to high school seniors, college students, continuing education students and students pursing a new career. The student MUST BE PURSING STUDIES in agriculture, automotive/diesel repair, construction, engineering, healthcare/medical/nursing or any trade.


The student must live or have a permanent address in Lee County, and/or be a graduate of Central Lee High School, Fort Madison High School or Holy Trinity Catholic Schools.  


The Eric Pardall Memorial Scholarship is a renewable scholarship for 4 years. Each Eric Pardall Memorial Scholarship is $2,500.00 a year for four years. To receive a renewal, the student must maintain adequate progress towards completion of a degree and submit a Eric Pardall Memorial Scholarship Renewal Application.


Applicants must have at least a 2.0 GPA but not more than a 3.5 GPA (C average). A GPA of 3.5 and higher will be considered but special circumstances must be met under this program. Selection criteria will include financial need, personal character, and career goals. Preference will be given to students seeking a two-year degree or completion of a certificate program.

The Eric Pardall Memorial Scholarship will open on January 2, 2024. Deadline to complete the online application is April 17, 2024. If you are a high school student and are selected for Eric Pardall Memorial Scholarship, you will be notified at your high school’s award ceremony, typically in May. For all other applicants, if you were selected for a scholarship, you will be notified via email in early June. Every applicant will know the results of their application-successful or otherwise-by email in mid-June.


Each student who is awarded a scholarship will be sent an email between June 15 to June 30 with instructions on how to accept the award. You must submit the following: proof of enrollment and a thank you letter to the Pardall Family. You have the option of submitting a photo that can be used when North Lee Community Foundation announces the scholarship recipients. As a scholarship recipient, you will not be receiving a check.


The Eric Pardall Memorial Scholarship award check will be issued to your college/university with a cover letter from North Lee Community Foundation. If you’ve submitted your scholarship acceptance materials on time and correctly, your check will be issued in July and sent directly to the college/university.


For more information on applying for scholarships, please contact us!


Philip Ricketts



The 2024 Eric Pardall Memorial Scholarship Deadline is April 17, 2024.

Eric Pardall Memorial Scholarship

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