Benton Community High School Class of 2023 Application Open Through March 19, 2023

The 2023 scholarship application will be open Wednesday, Dec. 19 through midnight, Sunday, March 19, 2023. (For complete directions, download the step-by-step application guide.

BSF claim form

Current BSF scholarship recipients, click here to download the Benton Scholarship Foundation Claim Form.

This form, along with updated transcripts, is needed in order to claim your scholarship. Please send these documents to: 

BSF -- c/o Carrie Newton, Treasurer, PO Box 129, Van Horne, IA 52346

Benton Community High School Class of 2022 Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to the class of 2022! The foundation was honored to present the following at the senior awards ceremony on May 11. 

124 - scholarships awarded with the generous donations of families and businesses who are committed to the success of our students

$97,250 - awarded to help BC seniors with their higher education goals

Thank you to the many individuals, families and businesses who continue to support our mission to help ease the cost of higher education for Benton graduates each year. 

Class of 2022 Benton Scholarship Foundation Awards video announcement 

Class of 2022 Benton Scholarship Foundation Awards Program


Benton Scholarship Foundation Facts

As of 2022, the Benton Scholarship foundation has awarded over $1 million to Benton Community graduates.

Our first scholarship of $150 was awarded in 1991. Since then, 1,694 scholarships valued at $1,090,200 have been presented.

Thank you to all who have donated to the foundation over the past 32 years.

The Benton Scholarship Foundation is a non-profit organization founded in 1990. Our mission is to help provide higher education for Benton Community graduates through the generous donations from businesses, patrons, and friends of Benton Community in the form of scholarships.

Our Community

We serve the rural Iowa communities of Atkins, Blairstown, Elberon, Keystone, Newhall, Norway, Van Horne, and Watkins.