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 Scholarship: Raise.Me Micro-Scholarship Program


· Application available for 9th-12th grade, but awards not given until verification of achievements at the end of senior year

Amount: Each college/university that participates offers different awards for different achievements.

Deadline: Varies by college/university

Start your profile today at Raise.Me!  

Scholarship: Iowa Foster Care Grant


Students who age out of Iowa's foster care system, age out of the Iowa State Training School, or who are adopted from foster care after the age of 16 may qualify for the All Iowa Opportunity Foster Care Grant program. This grant can be used for any college expenses including tuition, fees, books and supplies, dorms and off-campus housing, meal plans, transportation, and personal living expenses.  For the application and more information, click here.

Amount: Up to $9,000 each year

Deadline: Application available Jan. 1st through Dec. 1st each year


Sigma Phi Epsilon Balanced Man Scholarship at UNI
Qualifications: Attend UNI
Amount: $250-1500
Deadline: None Listed


Scholarship:  Pearl Hull Falk Scholarship    


·        Be of the Protestant faith.

·        A resident of Iowa.

·        Plan to attend Univ. of Iowa.

Amount:  $800 

Deadline:  May 1, 2018

Pearl Hull Falk App 2018

Scholarship: Robert D. Blue Scholarship


· Graduating senior from Iowa and planning to attend an Iowa college or university

· High School GPA and financial need considered

Amount: $500-$1,000

Deadline: May 10, 2018

Apply at : http://www.rdblue.org/scholarship/

Scholarship:  William Power Charitable Trust


·        Seniors in Jasper County high schools.

·        Have filed for FAFSA.

·        Based not primarily upon academic excellence, but upon need for scholarship.

Amount:  To be determined.

Deadline:  May 31, 2018

 Scholarship:  Grand Lodge of Iowa – MCEC Technical Scholarships


·        Iowa high school senior.

·        Plan to enroll in a mechanical or trade course of study at an accredited Iowa Community College.

Grand Lodge of Iowa MCEC 2018

Amount:  TBD

Deadline:  March 1, 2018


 Scholarship:  Big Sun Scholarship


·        Be a high school athlete.

·        Be a graduating senior

·        Plan to enroll full-time at an accredited 2 or 4 year college or university.

·        Apply at www.bigsunathletics.com

Amount:  $500

Deadline:  June 18, 2018

 Scholarship:  Iowa Pork Foundation


·        Iowa resident planning to enroll in the fall of 2008 at any 2 or 4 year institution in Iowa.

·        Major in an ag related field with an emphasis on swine production.

·        Maintain a 2.5 GPA.

·        Apply at: 

            Iowa Pork Foundation

Amount:  $1,500

Deadline:  April 1, 2018                                       


Scholarship:  Consumers Energy Academic Scholarship


·        Dependent children of Consumers Energy cooperative members who are seniors.

·        Plan to enroll full-time in an accredited 2 or 4 year college, university or vocation/technical school.

·        Apply on line at https://www.consumersenergy.net/content/scholarship-program 

Amount:  $1000

Deadline:  March 9, 2018


Scholarship:  Winter Dance Party Scholarship


·        Be a graduating senior from an Iowa high school.

·        Be enrolling in a college as a music major.

·        Applications are available in the NHS Career Center.

Amount:  $500

Deadline:  April 1, 2018


Scholarship:  Des Moines Officials Association Scholarship



·        Must be a senior at a high school within Polk, Dallas, Boone, Story, Jasper, Marion, Warren or Madison counties.

·        Participate in football or basketball for at least their senior season.  Should exhibit characteristics of leadership and sportsmanship.

·        Must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA at the time of application. ( A copy of your transcript must accompany your application.)

·        Student shall be of outstanding character, be a total team player, demonstrate the highest level of sportsmanship during their career, be a leader on and off the field/floor, and serve as a role model for all students in their high school.

·        Application must have two letters of reference.  These letters can come from any coach, school administrator, or faculty member.

·        Student must attach a 150-300 word essay of their understanding of what it takes to exemplify good sportsmanship and be a leader. 

·        Must have applied at a qualified post secondary educational institution for the 2014-2015 academic year.


Amount:  $500


Deadline:  March 31, 2018

2018 DMOA Application 



Scholarship:  Iowa’s Matthew Shepard Scholarship


·        High school seniors who are openly lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender.

·        Applicants should have a GPA of 3.0 or better, an ACT score of 22 or better, demonstrate LGBT activism and community service and a history of high moral and ethical standards and conduct.

·        Apply on-line at Matthew Shepard Scholarship

Amount:  $500 up to $40,000

Deadline:  March 1, 2018



Scholarship:  Iowa Automobile Dealers Foundation for Education


·        Committed to pursuing automotive-related studies, such as technician training, body shop/collision repair, diesel, new vehicle sales, parts sales, accounting or business administration.

·        Preference will be given to applicants who plan to attend an Iowa college or university.

Amount:  15 $2,000 scholarships.

Deadline:  March 1, 2018



Scholarship:  Foundation for Rural Service


·        Be a graduating high school senior.

·        Live in the Kellogg telephone service area of 641-526.

·        Have at least a C grade point average.

·        Be accepted to an accredited 2 or 4 year college, university, or vocational-technical school.

·        Express an interest to return to a rural community following graduation.

·        Apply at Foundation for Rural Services


Amount:  30 $2,500 Scholarships

Deadline:  March 1, 2018


 Scholarship:  Mothers of Multiples Scholarship


·        Must be a high school senior and resident of Iowa.

·        Must be a multiple birth student ( twin, triplet or higher)

·        Grade point average of 3.0 or higher and plan to attend a college, university of trade school.

·         Please mail completed applications to:

Des Moines Mothers of Multiples

Attn: Scholarship Committee

PO Box 8205

Des Moines, IA 50301

Amount:  $500

Deadline:  April 1, 2018

Mothers of Multiples application 

Scholarship:  DMACC Foundation


·        Plan to attend DMACC fall 2018.

·        Minimum of a 2.0 GPA.

·        Appy at: https://dmacc.edu/foundation/Pages/application.aspx

 Amount:  Various

 Deadline:  March 2, 2018 at 4pm


Scholarship:  Skiff Medical Center Auxiliary


·        Student pursuing an education in nursing and other health-related careers.

·        Must live in Jasper County.

Amount:   Scholarships ranging from $500 to $1,000.

Deadline:  March 29, 2018



Scholarship:  Newton Elks Lodge


·        NHS senior.

·        Have taken the ACT or SAT.

Amount:  $500

Deadline:  April 20, 2018


Scholarship:  Michael White Memorial Scholarship


·        Must be a graduating senior in the spring of 2018 from NHS or WEST Academy.

·        Must be going into special education of a related field of study or with special needs children.

Amount:  $500

Deadline:  April 22, 2018

 Scholarship:  NCEA (Newton Community Education Association)


·        NHS senior.

·        Pursue a career in education.

Amount:  $500

Deadline:  April 19, 2018

-Applications must be typed  

Scholarship:  Princess Scholarship


·        Newton High School senior graduating in the spring of 2016.

·        Must be ranked in the top half of your graduating class.

·        Must be planning to attend a 2 or 4 year school.

·        Must complete a narrative of 200 words or less describing which PBIS characteristic you best emulate.

Amount:  $500

Deadline:  April 14, 2018

Scholarship:  Abbott & Fenner


Amount:  $1000

Deadline:  June 14, 2018

 Scholarship:  Elevate Iowa


·        High school senior

·        Plan to study a manufacturing career at one of Iowa’s 15 community colleges.

·        Apply at: www. http://www.elevateiowa.com/about/elevate-scholarship-program

Amount: (15) $500 scholarships

Deadline:  March 2, 2018



 Scholarship:  First Friday Breakfast Club


·        Be an Iowa high school senior and plan to pursue post-secondary education.

·        Have participated in efforts to reduce homophobia and increase awareness and tolerance of gay and lesbian issues in his or her school or community.

·        Applications at www.ffbciowa.org

Amount:  $3,000

Deadline:  March 15, 2018

Scholarship:  Dollars For Scholars


·        NHS senior planning to attend an accredited vocational/technical, two or four year college or university. 

·        Apply at http://newtonia.dollarsforscholars.org/

Before starting the application, please read through the overview and the tip sheet for special instructions.

Amount:  $500 - $1,000

Deadline:  March 22, 2018

 Scholarship: Delta Kappa Gamma, Zeta Chapter


·        Female high school senior in Jasper County

·        Plan to major in elementary or secondary education.

Amount:  $300

Deadline:  April 10, 2018


Scholarship:  Charlie Burkhart


·        Graduating senior who is a resident of the state of Iowa.

·        Have interest and activity in golf and the potential for future contributions to the game.

·        Academic ability and financial need.

Amount:  $4,000 over a four-year period.

Deadline:  June 15, 2018 
Apply at: Charlie Burkart

Scholarship: B. Davis Scholarship


· Be a junior or senior in high school

· Plan to attend a college or university

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: May 22, 2018



Scholarship: Advantage Credit Union


  • High school senior must be a member of Advantage Credit Union and be in good standing
Application Details


Amount: $1000

Deadline: March 30, 2018


Scholarship: Cardinal Memorial 
- Must be a graduating senior from Newton High School
-Must be ranked in the top half of the graduating class
-Must be plannning to attend a two or four year school
-Must complete a narrative describing their lastingCardinal Legacy.  This must EXCLUDE sports and activities.
Deadline: April 14, 2018

Iowa School of Beauty
-Complete and Iowa High School scholarship application.
-Complete an enrollment application.
-Complete an interview at Iowa School of Beauty.
-Submit most up to date transcript. 
Amount: $2500

La James International College
-Be a graduating high school senior
-Apply at La James International College
-Fill out FAFSA
Amount: $1500
Deadline: TBD 

 Consumers Energy Line Worker Scholarship


· Any applicant enrolling in a Powerline/Lineworker program.

· Recipients must be enrolled in a lineworker program and begin school within 12 months. In the event the lineworker program is full and the college of choice is maintaining a student waiting list, the recipient must provide proof in writing in order to hold funds for the next open enrollment period.

· This scholarship is limited to Iowa residents.

· Preference will be given to Consumers Energy members of Iowa.

· Appy at: https://www.consumersenergy.net/content/scholarship-program

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: March 9, 2018

Clemon-Maki Insurance Scholarship
 Objective: To provide a monetary source of $1,000 to a Newton senior, graduating in the spring of 2018.


Scholarship requirements:

1. Must be a graduating senior from Newton High School

2. Must have a 2.0 GPA or higher

3. Must be planning to attend a two or four year school

4. Must complete a narrative describing their character.

 Clemon Maki Application


Beauty & Wellness Scholarship 

  The Beauty + Wellness Scholarship for Women and each quarter we award $1,000 + a care package filled with healthy organic goodies to young women who are striving to maintain their health and wellness as they pursue their higher education goals.

  • Award: $1,000
    • Quarterly Deadlines: January 1March 31stJune 30th, and September 30th every year
    • Eligibility:
        + Must be a graduating high school senior, current college undergraduate, or current graduate student at a 4-year, 2-year, vocational, or technical school in the United States.
        + Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
        + Must identify as female.
        + We welcome all majors and GPAs to apply!


Scholarship:  AES Engineers Scholarship


=        Must be a senior graduating in 2018

=        Must submit an essay on of two topics that appear on the scholarship page of the website.

=        Applications available at http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.php

Amount:  $500

Deadline:  October 6, 2018

Schuchmann Family Scholarship


Scholarship:  Schuchmann Family Scholarship    


=        Be a current or former NHS Success program participant

=      Write a one page essay that includes your name, college plans, career goals, and how you have pushed yourself throughout high schoool to achieve graduation despite obstacles. Submit essays to your school counselor or Abby Lamont.

Amount:  $250

Deadline:  April 20, 2018

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