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Young Scholars

Are you a Waterloo student looking for funding?

The Young Scholars Grant program provides students funding to pursue academic interests outside the classroom. Read through the “Young Scholars Grant Guidelines” to make sure your project or program aligns with our mission.  It will also help you understand how our process works.

Young Scholars Deadline: March 1, 2022


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Grant Guidelines: 

Waterloo Student

Applicants must be a student(s) of the Waterloo Community School District.

Facility Requests

Facilities requests must follow guidelines outlined by Operation Services. Click here to see guidelines.


Funding may only be used to support academic opportunities.

Student Completion

The application must be completed by the student(s), not a teacher or parent.



Technology requests must follow guidelines outlined by the WCSD Tech Dept. Click here to see the guidelines.

Follow WCSD


Applications must follow all criteria as outlined by WCSD Policy 701.9. Click here to see policy.

**Note that all grants must be approved by the WSF Board of Directors. It may take up to two months to get projects/programs approved. Please contact us with any questions.

*Click here for written out guidelines*


Wanting to apply for our funds? 

We want to process to be straightforward and streamlined so you can spend it where it counts, in the classroom.  Just follow these steps to request funding:


Double-check that your project or program meets the eligibility requirements by reading the Young Scholars Grant Guidelines.

Click here to see the guidelines. 


Complete this short Funding Request Form.


The WSF Office will review your funding request form and provide feedback within two weeks.


Fill out our “Young Scholars Grant Application”. Click below to start the application.

Questions?  Contact our office!  We are happy to answer questions about the eligibility requirements and application process.

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