The scholarship covers the entire cost of tuition, books and college fees. We do ask that you apply for federal financial aid but no loans are required for scholarship recipients.
DWC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. An AA degree from DWC can be used to transfer to other four-year colleges or universities after graduation.
You will have the opportunity to study in a multicultural environment and develop the skills needed to collaborate effectively in today’s global society.
While the primary goal of DWC is to educate young men interested in becoming a Divine Word Missionary priest or brother, the college welcomes students who have a variety of academic aspirations. Currently, our student body includes women religious, diocesan priests and seminarians.
U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident
Live within one of the following counties:
Iowa: Delaware, Dubuque, Clayton, Jackson or Jones
Illinois: Jo Daviess
High school graduate (or equivalent)
High school GPA of 2.5 or higher
ACT score of 19 or higher; or SAT score of 1000 or higher
Ability to commute daily for classes (housing not provided)
Maintain a 2.5 GPA each semester
Two hours community service each week at DWC
Students must comply with college policies and expectations as outlined in the Student Handbook
Len Uhal, VP for Admissions