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Senior Scholarship Packet

Available Scholarships

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 24, 2024

Star Student link

Scholarship:  Iowa State Univ. – Christina Hixson Awards



·        Plan to attend Iowa State University.

·        Students must have faced challenges of personal and/or financial hardship.

·        Possess the potential to succeed.

·        Demonstrate financial need as determined by filing the FAFSA.

·        Must be a resident of Iowa.

·        Applications available online at Christina Hixson Application



Amount:  Half tuition to ISU.


Deadline:  January 3, 2024

Scholarship:  Pearl Hull Falk Scholarship



  • Be of the Protestant faith.
  • A resident of Iowa.
  • Plan to attend Univ. of Iowa.

Pearl Hull Falk

Amount:  $5000


Deadline:  May 1, 2024

Scholarship:  DMACC Foundation



  • Plan to attend DMACC fall 2022.
  • Minimum of a 2.0 GPA.
  • Apply on-line at: DMACC Foundation

Amount:  Various

Deadline:  March 1, 2024

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.

William Power Application 2024

 Amount:  To be determined.


Deadline:  March 15, 2024

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 Des Moines Women's Club


Amount:  $1,000-$2,000 each


Deadline:  January 26, 2024

Eligibility requirements:

  • College-bound student accepted or enrolled as an undergraduate student (for at least 6 credit hours per semester) as of September 1, 2024, at an eligible, accredited two- or four-year U.S. brick-and-mortar or online college or university (specifically excluding trade and vocational schools).


  • Undergraduate student enrolled (for at least 6 credit hours per semester) as of September 1, 2024, at an eligible, accredited two- or four-year U.S. brick-and-mortar or online college or university (specifically excluding trade and vocational schools).


  • 18 years or older OR if I am 17 years of age, my parent/guardian is aware that I am registering for this scholarship and will be available to accept the prize on my behalf, should I become a scholarship winner.
  • US Bank Scholarship

Amount: TBD

Deadline: October 30, 2023

Scholarship Criteria

Our belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by an evaluation of the essays that are submitted.

Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility.

You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible.

How to Apply

Students must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words in answer to the following question:

When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey?

AES Engineering Scholarship

Amount of award: $500.00
Deadline for entry: October 8, 2023

Submit essay to


To be eligible, a student must be:

  • A high school senior expecting to receive a high school diploma during the current academic year.
  • An active member in good standing of a National Honor Society chapter, meeting all membership requirements and obligations of the local chapter.
  • An NHS student account holder, verified by the NHS chapter adviser.
  • Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. college or university.
  • NHS Application

Amount: TBD

Deadline: November 30, 2023


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

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