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The application program will be available again in January 2024. Please return then to view the updated Eligibility and Awards for the 2024-25 academic year!


If you are an applicant who would like to discover more scholarship opportunities you might qualify for, please continue to the Scholarship America Hub and sign up!

Roquette Community Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

Roquette has established a scholarship program to assist students who plan to continue their education in college.

This program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarships and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Eligibility for individual programs is determined at the sole discretion of the sponsor, and eligible applications are reviewed by Scholarship America’s evaluation team. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability, or national origin.

Applicants to the Roquette Community Scholarship Program must meet all the following criteria:

  • Be current high school seniors attending one of the following schools:
    • Central Lee High School (Donnellson, IA)
    • Keokuk High School (Keokuk, IA)
    • Geneva High School (Geneva, IL)
    • Hamilton High School (Hamilton, IL)
    • Waukegan High School (Waukegan, IL)
    • Clark County High School (Kahoka, MO)
  • Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college or university for the entire upcoming academic year.
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent).
  • Plan to pursue a degree in one of the following areas of study:
    • Nutrition and/or health
    • Agriculture or environmental sustainability
    • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics)


If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $1,000 award. Up to six (6) awards will be granted.

Awards may be renewed for up to three additional years or until a bachelor’s degree is earned, whichever occurs first. Renewal is contingent upon satisfactory academic performance in a full-time course of study and continuation of the program by Roquette.

Awards are for undergraduate study only.

Recipients will also have priority consideration for a future internship with Roquette, if interested.

All applicants will be notified in April. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients.

Payment of Scholarships
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Roquette. Payment is made in August to the school for the student’s account.

Selection of Recipients

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:

  • Academic record
  • Demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities
  • Work experience
  • A statement of educational and career goals and objectives
  • Unusual personal or family circumstances
  • An online recommendation

Financial need is not considered.

Provided qualified applications are received, an attempt will be made to grant one (1) award at each participating school.

Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of Roquette play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

As part of your application, you must upload the following document:

  • A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course and term in which each course was taken.

NOTE: If you are providing SAT or ACT test scores, and those scores are not listed on your high school transcript, you will need to upload a copy of your test score report(s) separately.

One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than March 1, 2024 3:00 pm Central Time.

Your application is not considered complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically.

Roquette has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you to the Scholarship America Student Hub!

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