Download Scholarship Application PDF or fill out form below.


Scholarship requests for the fall semester must be submitted by June 1st and spring semester requests must be submitted by November 1st.


The Ann Smeltzer Charitable Trust scholarship ($1,000 per semester) is awarded to individuals pursuing degrees in art, music, literature, English, speech, modern language, dance, theater, history, social sciences, environmental sciences, agriculture, and conservation/natural resources management. Applicants must be residents of Webster, Buena Vista, or Palo Alto counties in Iowa. Applicants must also be a current college student, graduate student, pursing a PhD or have completed at least one year of college coursework post high school. Special consideration will be given to upper classmen, non-traditional students, and college graduates seeking professional improvement/education.

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  • Please attach an official copy of your high school transcript as well as an official copy of your college transcript.
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  • Please attach an official copy of your college transcript(s).

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  • I certify that the information on this application is complete and correct.
  • Please note that a signature is required for this application to be processed.
  • Please mail a copy of this application and all pertinent paperwork to:
    Ann Smeltzer Charitable Trust
    c/o Scholarship Applications
    PO Box 791
    Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501-4245