The Cari Farver Memorial Scholarship at Iowa Western Community College

About the Scholarship How to Donate

Helping technology students, like Cari

The Cari Farver Memorial Scholarship was established to keep Cari's memory and her legacy of kindness alive by supporting students attending Iowa Western Community College in pursuit of a career in information technology.

Awarded Yearly

The scholarship is set to be awarded to one student each year beginning in 2020.

Amount: $1000

The initial award for this scholarship is $1000. This amount may be increased if sufficient funding is secured.

Selection Criteria

Any student, traditional or not, enrolled to take IT courses at IWCC is eligible. IWCC manages the application and selection process.

Toward a Permanent Endowment


$12,000 of $25,000 Raised
as of April 2020

Fund established with the Pottawattamie County Community Foundation in May 2019.

Direct funding secured to award the scholarship until the endowment goal is reached.

Accepting donations to fully fund the endowment so the scholarship is awarded in perpetuity.

Remembering Cari Farver

Cari Farver was a vibrant, talented, and caring person. Her friends and family remember her courageous spirit and love of life fondly. Although Cari's life ended abruptly, her indomitable spirit lives on in the hearts and minds of those who knew her best.


And now, Cari's passion for helping others is celebrated in the form of a scholarship fund at the Pottawattamie County Community Foundation. Each year, the scholarship will benefit an information technology student studying at Iowa Western Community College.