2018 Scholarship applications are now available.

We expect to be awarding approximately $246,000 in scholarships to this and prior year’s recipients. Each of the twenty scholarships for 2018 will be at least $12,000 – providing $3,000 per year for four years. There are also two named scholarships – one for $14,000 and one for $16,000.

Winners will be Cape Coral residents and will be contacted personally by the scholarship committee.

Please read and review all the instructions as they have been updated for 2018

Starting with the 2012-2013 school year,  an additional scholarship has been added, the Lubins Scholarship. Please see the Lubins scholarship application for the qualifications requirements.

Applications are available now from this web site and will be available  from high school guidance counselor offices, Kiwanis of Cape Coral Thrift Stores, or you may download the appropriate form below.

Regular Scholarship

Regular Scholarship application

Lubins Scholarship

 Lubins Scholarship application

All Applications must be signed, completed and mailed by February 28, 2018 along with

  • Official copy of High School Transcript
  • Copy of SAT or ACT test scores
  • Letters of recommendation from three non relatives
  • Copy of the FAFSA Student Aid Report

Chairman of the Scholarship Committee, Ron Kemper


Additional Members of the scholarship committee include: Robert Day, Eric Feichthaler, Lynne Kemper, Betty Nelson, Susan Rolfe, Richard Rolfe, Al Piotter, and Del Sawyer

“The club also has been helping to send students to college with its scholarship program for 50 years. Dr. Ralph Ackerman organized the scholarship fund for 25 years and we will award a special scholarship in his honor.”

 Our scholarship recipients for are attending the following schools:

American University
Arkansas State University
Burlington County College
Duke University
Flagler College
Florida Gulf Coast University
Florida State University
Florida Southern College
Florida Southwestern State College (formerly Edison)
Florida Institute of Technology
Florida International University
Georgetown University
International Academy of Merchandising and Design
Johns Hopkins University
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Nova Southeastern University
Purdue University
Technical University of Berlin, Germany
University of Alabama
University of Connecticut
University of Central Florida
University of Florida
University of South Florida
Vanderbilt University


David Hermann, a former recipient of a $5,000 Kiwanis scholarship, recently handed the club a check for $20,000 and, because of his donation, they were able to provide scholarships to two additional students.”


All of the Kiwanis scholarship recipients are characterized by determination, altruism, and hope for the future.  They are exemplary spokespersons for the Kiwanis mission to “change the world – one child and one community at a time.”

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