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Millane Trustees Award $52,820 in Grants & Scholarships  

We are pleased to announce the 2024 recipients of the Joseph & Catherine Millane Scholarships and Grants.  

 The Millane Scholarship program supports Jefferson County students who are pursuing a degree in agriculture or health care. “Joe and Catherine Millane left a wonderful legacy by creating an endowed scholarship for students in Jefferson County,” said Amy Nossaman, Grants Program Manager. The scholarship is a progressive scholarship totaling $16,000 over four years; $1,000 in the 1st year, $2,500 in the 2nd, $5,000 in the 3rd, and $7,500 in the 4th and final year.  

Three Jefferson County students have been named recipients of the 2024 Millane Scholarship.  

The Millane Care Facility Program Assistance provides grants to assist nursing care facilities in Jefferson County, Iowa, and to provide activities and entertainment to its residents.  

 The Millane Endowment is administered by the Legacy Foundation. Scholarship applications and Care Facility Program Assistance applications are accepted each year from December 1 to March 31. To learn more about this program visit