Scholarships 2018-19
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The Sally Gearhart Memorial Scholarship In Elementary Education - UNI
12/1/2020$10,000YesThe University of Northern Iowa College of Education is excited to offer once again the Sally Gearhart Strottman Memorial Scholarship in Elementary Education. This scholarship is an amazing opportunity for a high school senior, in the counties listed below, who wishes to pursue a degree in elementary education. One new student each year is selected and will receive a $10,000. Allamakee, Black Hawk, Bremer, Buchanan, Butler, Cerro Gordo, Chickasaw, Clayton, Delaware, Dubuque, Fayette, Floyd, Franklin, Grundy, Hardin, Howard, Mitchell, Winneshiek and Worth
NFIB Young Entrepreneur AwardsTBD$2,000(95), $10,000(3), $15,000(1), $25,000(1)Other CriteriaThe National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Young Entrepreneur Foundation is pleased to announce NFIB Young Entrepreneur Awards. The awards are open to any graduating high school senior entering their freshman year at an accredited (not for profit) two- or four-year university, college or vocational/technical institute. The scholarship program’s goal is to raise awareness among the nation’s youth of the critical role that private enterprise and entrepreneurship play in the building of America. The 100 awards will be given valued between $2,000 and $15,000.
Christina Hixon Opportunity Award12/15/2020Half-TuitionNeed-BasedYesThe Hixson Opportunity Award is a half-tuition grant (estimated value of more than $17,000 over eight semesters) to be used at Iowa State University. One hundred high school seniors from across Iowa will receive the award each year. Ideally, recipients will represent each county in the state. If you are a high school senior who demonstrates potential in ways that go beyond class rankings and test scores, you may wish to apply.
GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program1/3/2020$10,000
YesHonoring the legacy and character of our nation’s 40th President, the GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program rewards college-bound students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship with financial assistance to pursue higher education.
United States JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship Application1/11/2019$1,000Other CriteriaEach year, the U.S. Junior Chamber International (JCI) Senate Foundation grants $1,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors who plan to continue their education at accredited post-secondary colleges, universities or vocational schools.
Keep Iowa Beautiful - Byers Environmental Scholarship1/4/2020$1,000
Specific Field of Study
YesKeep Iowa Beautiful is excited to award up to five (5), $1,000 scholarships to Iowa high school seniors in 2018! Students across Iowa enrolling in an Iowa college or university to major in community enhancement or natural resources/environmental areas of study are eligible.
Iowa School Counselor Association High School Senior Scholarship1/4/2019TBDOther CriteriaFor 12th grade students attending a high school in Iowa
Applicants must submit a 500 word (maximum) essay about a school counselor who made a difference during their K-12 career.
Bright Scholars of Iowa3/1/2020VariesNeed-BasedYesAre you a top student attending an Iowa high school who lacks the financial means to attend college? You may qualify for a scholarship that may allow you to graduate debt-free from selected Iowa universities or community colleges. To be eligible for a Bright Scholars of Iowa Award, a student must be accepted by one of the three state universities (Iowa State, Iowa, UNI) or these community colleges (Indian Hills, Southwestern Iowa), as well as meeting the following criteria:
The Sally Gearhart Memorial Scholarship In Elementary Education - UNI12/1/2019$10,000
Specific Field of Study
Other Criteria
YesThis scholarship is an amazing opportunity for a high school senior, in the identified counties*, who wishes to pursue a degree in elementary education. One new student each year is selected and will receive a $10,000 scholarship award.
The Strayer-Rairden Scholarship in Physics- University of Iowa1/31/2020$1,000
Specific Field of Study
YesThe Department of Physics and Astronomy awards one $1000 grant each year, renewable for up to three (3) successive years following the initial award, to an entering freshman from the state of Iowa. This person is selected by the Department of Physics and Astronomy as the state's best qualified applicant who matriculates at the University of Iowa and has declared physics or astronomy as their major. This scholarship is awarded on the basis of academic merit, not financial need.
Iowa 4-H Foundation Scholarship Opportunities2/1/2019$500-$3500Other CriteriaDesigned to encourage Iowa 4-H members to continue their education beyond high school, our current scholarship program offers over 90 scholarships worth more than $100,000. Scholarships range in value from $500 to $10,000.
New Century FS Scholarship2/1/2019$1,500Other CriteriaThe primary goal of the program is to encourage area students to prepare for a career in agriculture or agribusiness. This scholarship program is designed to provide college financial assistance to dependents of New Century employees or customers.
SME Prime Foundation Scholarship2/1/2020VariesMerit-BasedYesSME Education Foundation scholarships provide financial support to students pursuing a degree in an engineering discipline closely related to manufacturing or a technology field of study related to manufacturing. We require all students who want to apply for a scholarship to be registered first. If you have never registered to apply for a scholarship you are encouraged to register today to receive an automatic notification when the application opens in November.
Grand Lodge of Iowa, A.F. & A.M.2/1/2019VariesMerit-BasedThe scholarships are designed to assist graduating seniors in pursuing a post-secondary education in any state at an accredited institution which provides a two or four year college program. The scholarships may be used for any bona fide school related expense such as tuition, fees, and books.
Iowa National Guard Officers Auxiliary Scholarships2/1/2019$1,000Other CriteriaWe are pleased to announce that the 2018 INGOAux Scholarship application is now available. If you know of an Iowa National Guard family with a child that will be graduating this spring (early semester grads can apply, too) please pass this information on to them. Two $1,000.00 scholarships will be awarded at our annual meeting in 2018.
Veridian Scholarship Credit Union Scholarship2/16/2020$2,000Merit-BasedYesVeridian Credit Union® is offering scholarships to encourage students to increase their financial education. College students can earn a scholarship by showing how they are financially responsible.
Warren A. Morrow Memorial Scholarship2/8/2019$1,500, $1,000, $750, $500Other Criteria
The Iowa Credit Union Foundation's (ICUF) 2019 Warren A. Morrow Memorial Scholarship is now open. Encourage your membership to apply. ICUF will award $11,500 in scholarships to high school seniors and graduates.ach applicant will be asked to answer the following questions: Financial experiences, both positive and negative help shape our overall financial understanding and well-being. Share a financial lesson, event or experience that has influenced you or your family personally. If relevant share how your credit union played a role. With this experience(s) in mind, how do you plan to utilize your credit union during college and into your future?
Iowa Newspaper Foundation2/14/2020VariesMerit-BasedYes
The Civilian Conservation Corps/Prisoner of War Recereation Hall & MuseumThis is the scholarship for you if you are a hard working students and are interested in community service and local history. Contact to ask about volunteer opportunities that could lead to a scholarship! This is in Eldora, IA
Hy-Vee Foundation Scholarship2/10/2020$1,000Merit-BasedYesAt Hy-Vee, we believe in cultivating the future. Since 1969, we’ve awarded scholarships to both high school and college students through the Hy-Vee Foundation. Hy-Vee scholarships include $1,000 awarded to high school seniors and college students - for a total of $80,000 awarded in scholarship monies. The scholarship award is payable in a lump sum to be applied to normal college expenses including tuition, room and board, book purchases and rentals. (Fees refundable to the student as well as entrance or application fees are not covered.)
Daughters of the American Revolution2/15/2020$5,000 each year for up to four consecutive yearsMerit-BasedYesAll applicants must be citizens of the United States and must attend or plan to attend an accredited college or university in the United States. DAR chapter sponsorship is not required; however, a chapter or state chairman may work with the applicant to put the information together to send to the DAR Scholarship Committee.
Alliant Energy Innovation Scholarship Program2/15/2019$1,000
Specific Field of Study
To encourage innovation and creative problem solving, Alliant Energy offers a scholarship program for students pursuing a career in business, applied sciences, technology, engineering and math fields upon graduation. The program is administered by Scholarship Management Services, a division of Scholarship America. Scholarship Management Services is the nation's largest designer and manager of scholarship and tuition reimbursement programs for corporations, foundations, associations and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to the actual or perceived race, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, gender, or sexual orientation of any applicant.
Other Criteria
Each year, AFA holds a Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness Scholarship Essay Contest which asks high school seniors to describe how Alzheimer’s disease changed or impacted their lives. Whether they’ve had a loved one with the disease, volunteered or worked as a caretaker or are just passionate about the cause, the next generation of leaders in the fight against Alzheimer’s have a story to tell. We want to hear yours!
Sturgis Falls Scholarship2/15/2020$1,500
Black Hawk County
YesThe Sturgis Falls Celebration Board of Directors annually selects three deserving high school seniors from the metropolitan area to receive $1,500.00. The scholarship is aimed at promoting educational opportunities for students who will be attending an accredited college, university or trade school.
Mediacom World Class Scholars Scholarship2/15/2020$1,000Merit-BasedYesJust like most families, the Mediacom family believes in the importance of higher education. As a corporation with strong community roots, we wanted to support, in some way, the higher education of our customers. For this reason, we formed World Class – The Mediacom Scholarship Program to help graduating high school students with their college expenses, such as tuition and books. Through the World Class program, Mediacom awards $1,000 scholarships to winning applicants.
Iowa Financial Know-How Challenge: Senior Scholarship2/22/2019$2,000Other CriteriaThe Iowa Financial Know-How Challenge: Senior Scholarship is a chance for 30 Iowa high school seniors to earn $2,000 for college, all while learning important financial literacy skills.
The Christopher's Poster Contest2/18/2020$1,000, $500, $250; $100Other CriteriaYesHigh school students (Only students living in United States are eligible to enter) in grades 9 through 12 are invited to enter our annual Poster Contest for High School Students by creating a poster interpreting the theme One Person Can Make a Difference
Dupaco College Scholarship2/26/2019$2,000Other Criteria
Iowa Scholarship for the Arts3/1/2019$1,500
Specific Field of Study
The Iowa Scholarship for the Arts supports the development of outstanding high school seniors who excel in the arts and are enrolled in accredited educational programs leading to careers in the arts.
Iowa PTA Scholarship3/1/2020$500Other CriteriaYesIowa PTA's H.L. Taylor Scholarship Program was created in honor of Harold L. Taylor, a longtime employee of the Iowa PTA. The H.L. Taylor Scholarship Program continues to award scholarship grants to deserving Iowa students.
All Iowa Opportunity Scholarship3/1/2020VariesNeed-BasedYes
Grundy County Farm Bureau ScholarshipGeneral scholarships are awarded based on the application of high school seniors and college students. The applicant must be a member of the Grundy County Farm Bureau, or a dependent of the GCFB.
Governor Terry E. Branstad Iowa State Fair Scholarship3/1/2019Up to $5,000Need-BasedThe Governor Terry E. Branstad Iowa State Fair Scholarship recognizes outstanding Iowa high school seniors who have actively participated in the Iowa State Fair. Up to four scholarships, ranging from $500 to $1,000 are awarded each year. Scholarships are awarded for the recipient's first year of college only
Grand Lodge of Iowa MCEC Technical Scholarship3/1/2020VariesOther CriteriaYesThe Grand Lodge of Iowa, A.F. & A.M., located at 813 First Avenue SE, Cedar Rapids, is pleased to offer the “Mark Earl and Esther Ruth Spencer Technical Scholarship”. Scholarships will be awarded to a number of graduating Iowa high school seniors who plan to enroll in a mechanical or trade course of study at an accredited Iowa Community College. The scholarship may be used for any bona fide school related expenses such as tuition, fees, books, and tools.
ICAN Outstanding Student Scholarship Honoring Steve Loven3/1/2019$250Other CriteriaThis scholarship is designed to recognize students who will be attending a two- or four-year institution in Iowa and have worked to prepare for their post-high school endeavors through career and college readiness programs with both their school counselor and the Iowa College Access Network
Iowa Automobile Dealers Foundation for Education Scholarship3/1/2019$2,500
Other Criteria
The IAD Foundation will award scholarships each spring. Applicants must be committed to pursuing automotive-related studies at a two- or four-year post-secondary institution and must demonstrate satisfactory performance in those studies
Iowa Farm Bureau Federation Scholarship Program2/28/2019$1,000Other CriteriaYesThis scholarship is for sons and daughters of Iowa Farm Bureau members. To qualify, applicants must be accepted by or be enrolled as freshmen, sophomores, or juniors at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or community college. Applicants must be high school graduates or have an expected graduation date of spring 2016. Applicants must be working toward a degree in an occupational area of agriculture and/or agribusiness.
Iowa's Matthew Shepard Scholarship3/1/2019$9,000, $10,000Need-BasedIowa's Matthew Shepard Scholarship Program works with highly motivated students who are interested in advice and assistance from adult mentors to accelerate their academic experience and performance, improve their adjustment to professional standards of behavior, goals, ethics and success and out-perform their age group in transitioning to adult leadership roles. Scholarship awards are based on academic aptitude, academic achievement, community service and financial need
Marine Corps League, NE Detachment 1241 Scholarship3/1/2020$500Other CriteriaYesThe Marine Corps League, NE Iowa Detachment 1241, Waverly, Iowa is offering 1 scholarship in the amount on $500 to a worthy local student
ISM Supply Management - Eastern Iowa Affiliate Scholarship3/2/2019$1,000Other CriteriaISM – Eastern Iowa, Inc. is an organization based upon procurement and supply
management, it is not the intent of this scholarship to focus on business studies. ISM – Eastern Iowa, Inc. encourages a thorough understanding of business practices, concepts, principals, and ethics;however, it is not a requirement of this scholarship to be a business major.
Elevate Scholarship Program3/2/201915 - $500
Specific Field of Study
Other Criteria
Elevate Advanced Manufacturing promotes great careers in advanced manufacturing. In 2018, Elevate is offering (15) $500 scholarships to Iowa high school seniors interested in studying a manufacturing-related career at one of Iowa’s 15 Community Colleges – 1 award will be made per college region
Charles Nicolay Educational Foundation Scholarship3/2/2019VariesOther CriteriaFounded in 1975, the Masonry Institute of Iowa provides service, leadership, education, and promotion in support of the masonry field statewide. Institute members include bricklayers, laborers, mason contractors, brick and block manufacturers and distributors, cement companies, masonry product suppliers, architects, and engineers – all working together to build a better Iowa.
Kenneth G. Meyerhoff Memorial Scholarship3/4/2019$500, $800Other CriteriaFor graduates from accredited high schools. Scholarship awards are issued on two levels in the amounts of $500 and $800. These amounts may be applied toward tuition and/or room and board at the college, university or technical- vocational school of your choice. Scholarship awards are renewable and may be applied for on a yearly basis. All information provided shall be confidential.
The Community Foundation of NE Iowa3/6/2019Varies
Other Criteria
In 2017, 283 scholarships totaling nearly $400,000 were awarded, providing critical help to students. With awards ranging from $250 to $60,000, our scholarships help countless young people, and adults returning to college, overcome the obstacles that stand between them and education that can lead to a brighter future. Community Foundation scholarships are offered annually for high school and college students, as well as adults returning to college. Most scholarships are for one year, but some are 2-year, some 4-year, and some are renewable. Each scholarship may have its own eligibility requirements, but there is only one common application to complete.
Iowa Women in Natural Resources (IWINR)11/15/2018(1) $500Must be Enrolled in or plan to enroll in an Iowa University, college, or community college. Must be pursuing a career in a natural resources field. Must be currently working on a conservation project or are planning to work on one. Must present that project at IWINR's annual conference (location TBA), must be 20 minutes long, Details and flexibility related to presentation format and travel to be discussed with the successful applicant. Selected applicant notified by 12-15-18
Hoover Uncommon Student Award - JRs3/15/2019Up to $6500Other CriteriaAward for juniors attending an Iowa high school or home school program only. Grades and test scores are not evaluated. Applicants are chosen on the basis of submitted project proposals. Those chosen to complete their project and make a presentation receive $1000. Three are chosen for $5000 awards.
The Darryl Jahn Scholarship - Iowa State University1/11/2020 OR 3/30/2020$2,000
Lutheran Faith
ISU Enrollee
YesThe Alumni of Beta Sigma Psi Lutheran fraternity will be awarding three $2,000 scholarships to Lutheran gentlemen entering Iowa State University in the fall of 2018. Applicants will be evaluated on their scholastic achievement and active participation in their communities and churches. Applications posted prior to January 11th, 2020 will be eligible for all three scholarships. If you are not selected for the first scholarship, however, and turned in an early application, your application will be reviewed for the second and third scholarships. Applications posted after January 11th but before March 30th, 2020 will be eligible for two of the three scholarships. Applications posted after March 30th but before July 1st, 2020 will be eligible for the last scholarship. Beta Sigma Psi is founded on three "S's": Spiritual, Scholastic, and Social. Beta Sigma Psi wishes to reward students exhibiting strength in these areas.
Club Les Dames’ Mary McLeod Bethune & Dixon/Dorris Scholarships VariesAfrican American Male or Female
2.25 GPA Minimum
The members of Club Les Dames are pleased you have decided to apply for the Mary McLeod Bethune and Dixon/Dorris Scholarships. The scholarships may be used by African-American male or female students for any accredited post-secondary education, i.e., business school, technical school, cosmetology, community or junior college or four-year college/university.
University of Iowa ACACIA Leadership Scholarship$500-10,000Other CriteriaThe ACACIA Leadership Scholarship is designed to identify and reward outstanding high school seniors who have demonstrated their ability to excel in the fields of academics, extra-curricular school activities, and human service. The scholarship is available to any male, graduating senior from an accredited high school who attends The University of Iowa.
James Warren Smith Scholarship$500Need-Based
Mal Duncan "4 for 40" Scholarship(5) $500African-American Student from Cedar Falls or Waterloo
Admitted to 4 Year College
To encourage and support African American students to pursue college degrees in the fields of mathematics and natural science (ie. engineering, medicine, etc.)
THE DIANE ALBERTSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP$500Planning to enroll as full-time student for 2018-2019The Diane Albertson Memorial Scholarship is being offered by the Iowa Recycling Association in memory of Diane Albertson – friend, colleague and advocate of environmental protection. The scholarship will be awarded to one or more students with a demonstrated interest in environmental action, especially as related to recycling and waste reduction. The number of scholarship awards is based on the availability of funds.
Milroy's Formal Wear Scholarship$500Other CriteriaMilroy's Formal Wear is awarding scholarships totaling $3,500 to local students. Recipients will be chosen based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities, and volunteer service in their community. Every Milroy's location will guarantee a winning scholarship
Learning Disabilities Association of Iowa Scholarship$1,000Other CriteriaEvery year, the Learning Disabilities Association of Iowa awards scholarships to Iowa seniors who will enroll in a post-secondary (college, vocational, or fifth-year) educational program in the fall of 2017.
Phi Delta Kappa Prospective Educator ScholarshipsVaries
Specific Field of Study
Other Criteria
The PDK Educational Foundation awards more than 30 scholarships each year to prospective educators, with awards ranging from $500 to $2000. These scholarships are funded through the generosity of donors. PDK uses one application for all Prospective Educator Scholarships.
Ann Griffel Scholarship$2,000Other CriteriaThe Iowa Golf Association Foundation (IGAF) was established to preserve the game and develop more programs to promote the future of golf in Iowa. The IGAF awards $2,000 Ann Griffel Scholarships to Iowa high school senior girls who intend to further their education at an Iowa institution of higher learning, whether a college, university or trade school.
Herman Sani Scholarship$2,000Other CriteriaThe purpose of this scholarship is to assist Iowa Students to further their education. Today, 154 college-bound students have been awarded this four-year scholarship. The Iowa Golf Association Foundation administers and maintains the Herman Sani Scholarship Program. Each recipient receives $8,000 ($2,000 per year) over a consecutive four-year period as long as the student is making reasonable academic progress
Catholic Daughters of the Americas Court Castile #49$750Catholic Faith
Two $750 college scholarships to deserving senior high school girls of the Catholic faith. Deteremined by content, grammar, clarity of response, neatness of your application and essay. Service to school, community and parish.
Veridian 2016 ArtShare Scholarship4/14/2019$2,000
Specific Field of Study
The ArtShare Scholarship supports the development of outstanding high school students who excel in the arts and who plan to pursue educational programs leading to a career in the arts. This includes, but is not limited to, Art Education, Art History, Ceramics, Design, Jewelry and Metal Arts, Painting and Drawing, Photography, Printmaking, and Sculpture. Veridian Credit Union will award one $2,000 scholarship
Abdel Kader Education Project$1,000 & $500Other CriteriaAbdelkader Education Project (AEP) promotes cultural literacy, civility and respectful engagement between all people through education and outreach drawing on Emir Abdelkader’s life story and values – courage, integrity, intellect, humility and compassion – that transcend culture and faith traditions.
Leo H. Grether Memorial Scholarship$2,500Enrolling as Vocal Music Ed MajorScholarship provided through the Iowa High School Music Association awarded to a student planning to enroll in post secondary education and major as music education major with a vocal emphasis.
Alive and Running Scholarship$1,000Service-Based
Alive and Running is a volunteer driven 5K Run/Walk event held in Dunkerton, Iowa to raise
money and awareness for suicide prevention. The Alive and Running Fund will award a
scholarship to a 2018 High School graduating senior or Current College Student to fund
educational costs at a college, university, vocational, or trade school. The award is to recognize
and support an individual who has made a positive contribution to the state of Iowa.
The Pearl Hull Falk Scholarship5/1/2019$800-Protestant Faith
-Plans to Attend University of Iowa -Resident of the State of Iowa
MidWestOne Bank in Iowa City administers the Pearl Hull Falk Trust which provides funds for the Pearl
Hull Falk Scholarship. Prior to her death in 1965, Pearl Hull Falk resided in Iowa City where
her husband was a prominent banker during the early 1900’s. The trust was established
under the Last Will and Testament of Mrs. Falk to provide annual scholarships to needy and
worthy students attending the University of Iowa.
Robert D. Blue Scholarship$500-$1000Need-BasedYoung people today face many challenges as they begin their search for colleges. The rising cost of tuition is an additional challenge. Our goal is to provide financial assistance to Iowa students who deserve to be recognized. The Robert D. Blue Scholarship awards students who demonstrate literary and scholastic ability; exhibit qualities of truth, courage, and fellowship; and display moral force of character. This scholarship's funding comes from the Iowa Centennial Memorial Foundation's interest earnings; thus, the number and amounts of scholarships awarded vary from year to year. These amounts awarded have varied from $500 to $1000.
Children’s Cancer Connection Empowering Scholarships$500-$5000Directly affected by childhood cancer
Plans to attend 2 or 4 year college
Minimum GPA of 2.5.
Since 1988, Children’s Cancer Connection has focused on the mission of enhancing the lives of children and their families affected by childhood cancer. The Ockenfels Family Foundation strives to be a caring member of the childhood cancer journey by sponsoring Children’s Cancer Connection Empowering Scholarships. Children’s Cancer Connection Empowering Scholarships include book reimbursement scholarships and tuition assistance scholarships in values from $500 to $5,000.
Iowa PGA Charlie Burkart$1,500
Other Criteria
The Iowa PGA Foundation annually awards a college scholarship in memory of Charlie Burkart, PGA member for 49 years and head professional at the Elmcrest Country Club in Cedar Rapids for 48 years. The purpose of the scholarship is to assist students in furthering their education. At least one high school graduate will be the 2018 recipient of $1500 per year for four years. Other previously graduated applicants will be reviewed with additional scholarships awarded when possible. Scholarship winners are selected on the basis of their interest and activity in golf, the potential for future contributions to the game, leadership skills/community involvement, then on their academic/professional ability and financial need.
Education and Training Voucher (ETV) GrantContinuous$5,000Need-BasedThe Education and Training Voucher (ETV) Grant provides awards of up to $5,000 per year to students who age out of foster care and students who are adopted after age 16. Grant awards are sent directly to the college or university and can be used to pay for tuition/fees, room/board, book/supplies and personal/living expenses. Priority application deadlines for students is March 1.
Scholarship Trust for the Hearing ImpairedContinuousVariesOther Criteria
University of Iowa Scholarship PortalContinuousVaries
Other Criteria
All scholarship deadlines differ, the earliest deadline is 12/1 extending to mid-February. The University of Iowa has hundreds of scholarship opportunities available. Many of the scholarships listed in this section only require you to complete our general scholarship application. However, some scholarships require additional information from you to determine your eligibility (those opportunities have a visible “Apply” button listed). After you complete the general scholarship application, you may be presented with “Recommended” opportunities for which you might be eligible. The recommended opportunities can be a combination of general scholarships (open to all students) and departmental scholarships (restricted to students within a specific major or field of study). Scholarships may be recommended to you at different times throughout the year as applications become available, so we suggest visiting the Iowa Scholarship Portal often.
Iowa Department of AMVETS$2,000Other Criteria
Forever YoungMemorial Scholarship$1,000
Specific Field of Study
Other Criteria
The Forever Young Memorial Scholarship Fund memorializes Kelsey Lee and Lindsay Nichols. This scholarship fund has been established to assist at least two students annually who are interested in pursuing an education in a Health Science field.
Simon Estes Foundation Scholarship$500Need-BasedUnavailable as of 2016
The Phyllis R. Johnson Scholarship$800Need-BasedNo information provided for 2018
Central Iowa Mensa Education and Research Scholarship1/15/2019Ranging from $500-$2,500YesThe only eligibility requirements are that the applicant will be enrolled in a degree program in an accredited American institution of post-secondary education in the 2019-2020 academic year, and that the applicant is a citizen or a permanent resident of the United States. For the general awards, the applicant need not be a member of Mensa nor qualified for Mensa. The general awards are unrestricted regarding age, race, gender, major, GPA, financial need, etc.; some special scholarships do have specific criteria.
Awards will be made on the basis of an essay of fewer than 550 words, which describes the applicant's career, vocational, or academic goal toward which the scholarship is to provide aid. Entries will be judged and awarded at three levels: local, regional, and national.
One Iowa North Scholarship$1,000Other Criteria
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Eastern Iowa ScholarshipOther Criteria