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2024 Dubuque County Right to Life (DCRTL) Scholarship Guidelines and Application

Available to:

Graduating high school seniors who plan to attend college.

Scholarship Amount:

Up to $10,000 is available to be awarded between the applicants, at the discretion of the judging committee.


  • Students must submit a written copy of an original speech (5-10 minutes in length) on the topic “Advancing Pro-Life Ideas to Next Generations: Goals and Strategies”
  • Students must submit evidence of service hours logged in the cause of protecting human life.
  • Students must submit one (1) recommendation letter describing individual commitment to some aspect of the DCRTL mission.

Finalists will be chosen on the quality of the written speech. If chosen as a finalist, the student must be available to participate in a speech presentation on Saturday, March 30, 2024, from 9 AM-12 PM, at the DCRTL office, 2205 Carter Road, Dubuque, Iowa.


The Application, Written Speech, Log of Service Hours, and Recommendation Letter must be uploaded to the DCRTL website.


Submissions of the Application, Written Speech, Log of Service Hours, and Recommendation Letter are due by Monday, February 26, 2024, at 11:59pm CST.

Finalists will be notified of their status and are expected to participate in a presentation of speeches on Saturday, March 30, 2024 at the DCRTL office.


The scholarship selections of the judging committee are final. We appreciate and look forward to reviewing all submissions!

Please complete the application below:

Scholarship Form
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Please attach your essay, service hours, and letter of recommendation here
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Dubuque County Right To Life, Inc.

2205 Carter Road
Dubuque, Iowa 52001

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