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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: ClaimAid Star Student Scholarship of Iowa


· Be a graduating senior with an IEP/special education services.

· Plan to attend a college or university

Amount: $2,000

Deadline: January 15, 2018

Scholarship: ClaimAid Special Education Teacher Scholarship of Iowa


· Be a graduating senior

 · Plan to teach special education

· Plan to attend a college or university

Amount: $2,000

Deadline: January 15, 2018

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:  Des Moines Women’s Club


·        Be a high school senior in Boone, Dallas, Jasper, Madison, Marion, Polk, Story, or Warren County.

·        Scholarships are awarded in the categories of Art, Literature, Vocal and Instrumental Music, Drama, Dance and Special Education, STEM.

·        Apply on-line at www.desmoineswomensclub.com

Amount:  $1000-$2,000 each

Deadline:  January 19, 2018



Scholarship:  Mediacom


·        Plan to attend any 2 or 4 year accredited college, university, technical or vocational school within the United States.

·        Have shown academic achievement by GPA and class ranking.

·        Have shown leadership in school activities and/or community activities.

·        Get an application in the Career Center or log on to www.mediacomworldclass.com.

Amount:  60 scholarships of $1,000

Deadline:  February 16, 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:  Grand Lodge of Iowa A.F & A.M Scholarship


·        The principal criterion is service to school and community with special emphasis upon leadership roles in these areas.

·        Plan to attend a 2 or 4 year college or vocational training.

·        Complete an application and personal interview.

Amount:  60 scholarships at $2,000 each.

Grand Lodge of Iowa Application 2018

Deadline:  February 1, 2018


Scholarship:  Hy-Vee Foundation Scholarship


·        High school senior that is working for Hy-Vee or subsidiary who began employment in or before September 15, 2016 or a high school senior son and or daughter of a full, regular or part-time Hy-Vee or subsidiary employee who has a minimum of six months employment as of September 15, 2017.

·        Must be enrolling in college for the first time and be planning to attend an accredited two year school being that they will then further their schooling at a four year school to obtain their bachelors degree.

·         Must take the ACT.

Amount:  $1000

Deadline:  February 10, 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:  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:  Iowa State Univ.-H.S. Ostlin Memorial


·        Have an offer of admission to Iowa State University prior to December 1.

·        Preference is given to engineering majors.

·        Selection is based upon academic excellence.

·        Be a resident of Dallas, Jasper, Marion, Marshall, Polk, Story or Warren County.

·        File a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) prior to Dec. 1, 2016.

·        Applications available at www.financialaid.iastate.edu/scholarships



Amount:  $1,000 renewable for 3 additional years.


Deadline:  December 1, 2017

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:  Abbott & Fenner


Amount:  $1000

Deadline:  June 14, 2018


Scholarship:  Mensa Foundation



·        Plan to attend an accredited U.S. institution of post-secondary education.

·        Awards will be made on the basis of an essay of fewer than 550 words, which describes your career, vocational, or academic goal.

·        Apply on line at  http://www.mensafoundation.org/scholarships/

Amount:  $300 to $1,000

Deadline:  January 15, 2018



Scholarship:  Iowa Newspaper Foundation


·        Seniors preparing specifically for newspaper careers.

·        Majors include journalism, communications, mass communications, photojournalism, graphic design, marketing or public relations at a college or university in Iowa, Illinois or Wisconsin.

·        Apply online at  www.INAnews.com   

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

Deadline:  February 9, 2018

Scholarship: Iowa Financial Know How Challenge Senior Scholarship


· Be a graduating senior

· Plan to attend a college or university

Amount: $2,000 will be given to 30 Iowa seniors

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


Strayer-Rairden Scholarship in Physics
  •  Resident of Iowa
  • Attend the University of Iowa to major in physics or astronomy
Amount: $1000 (Renewable)
Applications should be mailed to:
Professor Frederick Skiff, Chair
Department of Physics and Astronomy
203 Van Allen Hall
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1479 
 Deadline: January 31, 2018

Wells Fargo Scholarship Program for People with Disabilities
 Wells Fargo is providing renewable scholarships of up to $2,500 for full-time students and up to $1,250 for half-time students. Applicants must:
  • Have an identified disability (defined as someone who has, or considers themselves to have, a long-term or recurring issue that impacts one or more major life activity)
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Be a senior who plans to attend an accredited two or four year college
Deadline: January 17, 2017 or until 700 applications are submitted (whichever comes first) 
United States JCI Senate Foundation

United States JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship


-Must be a high school senior
-Plan to continue your education at an accredited college, univeristy or vocational school.
-Award must be used in the first year of full-time study. 
Amount: $1000 
United States JCI app 2018

ISU-Christina Hixson
 -Student plans to attend Iowa State University
-Student has face some personal and/or financial hardship. 
-Posesses the potential to succed.
-Demonstrates the financial need by filing the FAFSA.
-Must be a resident of Iowa. 
-Apply at:  www.hixson.dso.iastate.edu/ 
Deadline: January 1, 2018
Amount: $16,000 

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 

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 -Must be enrolled full-time at an accredited two-year or four-year university, community college or junior college, or a graduate degree program.
-This scholarship is offered nationwide to United States citizens.
-Students must be in academic “Good Standing” and have a minimum Grade Point Average of 3.0 or higher to be eligible.
Apply at:  http://www.mybesthostingreview.com/scholarship/

Redfin Scholarship 
 Redfin is the next-generation real estate brokerage, combining its own full-service agents with modern technology to redefine real estate in the customer's favor. This $2,500 scholarship is a way for Redfin to help one student on his or her journey through higher education. We are looking forward to reading each submission!For the November 1, 2017 to January 31, 2018 session, answer the following question in 300-500 words:
Technology and big data are disrupting nearly every facet of our lives. Amazon disrupted the retail industry, Uber disrupted the taxi industry, and Redfin has disrupted real estate. What industry do you think will be disrupted next, and why?
Amount : $2500
Deadline: January 31, 2018
Apply at: https://www.redfin.com/resources/scholarship 

 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!


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