In 2017 Gems of Hope will award up to 10, $1000.00 scholarships to Corridor high school seniors. For 2017, thanks to the generous support of our community, particularly the 100+ Corridor Men and Women Who Care organization, Gems will make its most significant impact to date with the “Gifts of Education” Scholarship Program. 

The deadline to submit an application for the 2017 scholarship fund (Corridor seniors) is April 7, 2017 by 4:00pm CST. Download the scholarship application form now! 


Muscatine High School seniors, download your application now!

Gems of Hope is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 “Gifts of Education” scholarships.

The winners awarded include:  The program is supported by grants, donations and fundraising efforts conducted by Gems of Hope and the Gems of Hope Youth Advisory Board. Gems awarded eight, $750.00 scholarships to area high school seniors. The recipients have been personally affected by cancer, meaning the student has been previously diagnosed with cancer or has had an immediate family member who has had cancer (sibling, mother, or father).

Samantha Kragel     Linn-Mar High School

Gabbie Meiss            Linn-Mar High School

Jared Eivins              Jefferson High School

Erin Kuba                  Jefferson High School

Rebekah Ruley         Washington High School

Jessica Alderson      Vinton-Shellsburg High School

Paige Janney            Xavier High School

Connor Ties             Xavier High School


2016 Scholarship winners