Regina graduating seniors must complete the online application no later than April 15, 2024. Any applications received after that date will NOT be considered. All applications MUST be submitted online.
John and Margaret Allen Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2022 with memorial donations after the death of long-time Regina High School teacher, John Allen, “Mr. A.” John’s wife, Margaret, worked in the Regina Elementary and Preschool for many years and passed away in 2018. Their three sons are Regina grads, Chris ’85, Mark ’87, and Andy ’96. Mr. and Mrs. Allen made an impact on the lives of many Regina students. They continue to make an impact through this scholarship awarded annually to a Regina senior who will pursue a degree in teaching.
David Braverman Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 1987 to honor the memory of Mr. David Braverman, who immigrated to the United States from Russia when he was 17 and did not speak English. He and his brother became owners of grocery stores, which eventually grew into the current Hawkeye Food Systems, Inc. of Coralville. The selection criteria include grade point average (2.75 or higher), verified enrollment in an accredited college or university, a recommendation of a Regina faculty member, and community service.
Bob Brown Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2004 by Regina parents and other supporters in honor of the legendary Regina track and cross-country coach Bob Brown ‛60 for his motivational and inspirational actions on and off the track and field. The recipient of this scholarship must be a graduating senior pursuing further education at a four-year college/university; a GPA of 3.0 or better; proven *financial need; involvement in school, parish or community service and participation in two or more varsity sports during their high school career.
Maxine Denson Scholarship
Given for the first time in 2010, this scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior who would like to continue his/her education at a community college, with preference given to a student who wishes to major in the culinary arts. Mrs. Denson would like to assist a Regina student further their education regardless of GPA, with demonstrated *financial need as a major criterion for award.
Kathleen Dore Scholarship for Women Leaders
Kathy Dore ‛68 has received distinguished alumni honors at both Regina and the University of Iowa and was named as one of the Power 100 Women in the Entertainment Industry. She is the immediate past president of TV and radio for CanWest Media Works (Toronto) and former president of Bravo Network (New York City). Kathy has been an energetic participant in minorities‛ and young women‛s internship and mentoring programs. Therefore, Kathy designated the recipient of this award to be a young woman who is a graduating senior, who has demonstrated the qualities of leadership, scholarship, and compassion throughout her high school years, and who plans to major in business.
Brendan Fisher Memorial Scholarship
The recipient of this scholarship memorializing Brendan Fisher, a 2000 Regina graduate and 2004 Marquette University graduate, must be a graduating senior attending a Jesuit university or college in the fall (must show verification of enrollment at the college). Preference will be given to a student attending Marquette University. Other selection criteria are based on involvement in interscholastic athletics and/or school activities and community service. Applicants must provide a brief statement of why they chose to attend a Jesuit college.
Robert H. and Marian Gaffey Scholarship
Mr. and Mrs. Gaffey have children and grandchildren who are Regina alumni and also grandchildren who are current Regina students. The recipient of this scholarship must show verified enrollment in a vocational program, a community college, or a four-year college or university. The primary selection criterion for this award is for the applicant to have overcome some non-financial, personal challenge. The applicant should also include evidence of participation in school, parish, or community activities. The essay portion of the form must detail the personal challenge overcome by the student.
Margaret and Leonard Gough Scholarship
Margaret and Leonard “Bud” Gough have been advocates of quality Catholic education for many years. The couple‛s three daughters and one granddaughter are all Regina graduates. The Goughs highly desire to help a Regina graduating senior continue his/her Catholic education during his/her college years by awarding this scholarship to a recipient who will attend a four-year Catholic college/university in the fall. *Financial need is also a primary concern for this award.
Priscilla C. and Bruce W. Hubbard Scholarship
The Priscilla C. and Bruce W. Hubbard Scholarship is given in honor of their only granddaughter, Meredith Shive, a 2007 Regina graduate. Through this scholarship, the Hubbards, both graduates of Northwestern University, are recognized for their belief in personal development through post-secondary education and self-expression in the fine arts. The recipient of the Hubbard scholarship will be a graduating senior seeking a baccalaureate degree at a four-year college or university outside of the confines of the Iowa City corridor area. Award preference will be given to a senior student majoring in fine arts; with secondary consideration for those seeking a degree in English or literature. Applicants must have a GPA of at least 3.0, have contributed in the visual or performing arts (includes dance team) while a Regina student; and have been active in one or more of their various communities (parish, school, at-large).
Dr. Rita Krause Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established to perpetuate Dr. Krause‛s love for the medical field. At the time of her death, she served as the University of Iowa Women‛s Basketball team physician and was a board certified pediatrician at the University of Iowa. The recipient of this scholarship must plan on majoring in a pre-medicine, nursing, biology or other health science curriculum in a post secondary vocational program, community college or four-year college or university. Selection criteria are based on academic performance (3.0 or better GPA); involvement in school and parish activities and community service.
Grandma Jean McCoy Scholarship
This scholarship was established to honor Jean McCoy and her involvement at the Regina Catholic Education Center. Jean McCoy is the loving grandmother of five Regina graduates and six current Regina students. The recipient of this scholarship must be a graduating senior pursuing a post-secondary degree at a four-year college. Additional requirements for applying include a minimum GPA of 3.0 or better, and involvement in school, parish, or community service. Preference will be given to female students who participated in any high school athletic sport.
Robert L. Sheker Memorial Award
This award has been given since 1978. Mr. Sheker maintained life-long standards for excellence in carpentry and communications. Thus, his family felt it was of utmost importance to award this scholarship to a graduating senior on the basis of *financial need, interest in and further academic pursuit of vocational training, business courses, or health-related field at a technical, vocational, or community college.
*Financial need is shown by qualifying for Regina’s Financial Aid through the School Tuition Organization (STO) of Southeast Iowa.