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Senior Scholarship Packet

Available Scholarships

Schuchmann Family Scholarship


-Be a graduating senior from NHS in the spring of 2024

-Write a 150 to 200 word essay: "How will you make the world a better place"?

-Essays must be submitted to

Amount: TBD

Deadline: April 29, 2024

Scholarship:  American Legion Post 111



  • Newton High School senior.
  • Pursue a postsecondary education that provides a 2 or 4 year college program or vocational training including area colleges.

Scholarship Application 2024 American Legion Post 111

Amount:  $500


Deadline:  May 6, 2024                                

Scholarship:   Pella Cooperative Electric Scholarship



  • Complete the application and return it by April 26, 2024 to PO Box 106, Pella, IA 50219.
  • Applicant must currently be a high school senior with three and one-half years, or the equivalent in hour credits, of high school.
  • Applicant must carry a minimum 3.0 grade point average.
  • Scholarship applicants' parents or guardians must be members of Pella Cooperative Electric (those who receive electric service from us).


Pella Cooperative Scholarship


Amount:  $1,000


Deadline:  April 26, 2024



Future Ready Iowa Last-Dollar Scholarship

Covers Tuition for Many High-Demand Career & Technical Areas

The Last-Dollar Scholarship is available to:

- Students who recently completed an Iowa high school diploma, a homeschool program, or high school equivalency diploma, OR students (age 20 and older) 

- Enroll at least part-time in an eligible program of study Apply for all other available state and federal grants and scholarships Meet ongoing requirements 

- Have an Expected Family Contribution at or below $20,000

Last Dollar Scholar Application

Deadline: June 28, 2024

Deadline and Eligibility


The A&F Scholarships are available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution.

Application Procedure for 2024

To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay on the topic below. The essay should be between 500 and 1000 words. Your submissions must be sent to us by email at:


Describe your educational career and life goals. Explain your plan for achieving these goals. Include your degree/major, why you selected it, and how this degree/major will help you achieve your goals.

Deadline: June 10, 2024 

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.

Charlie Burkart Scholarship

Amount:  $6,000 over a four-year period.


Deadline:  June 18, 2024                               


Scholarship:  Pureland Vocational and Skilled Trade Scholarship



Requirements:  A typed one-page essay about:

  • How your chosen trade or field is important in today’s society, and
  • Why this is the trade you want to be in 
  • High school transcript or GED
  • One letter of recommendation from a non-family member
  • A completed application : Pureland Vocational and Skilled Training Scholarship

Deadline: May 1, 2024

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