Iowa Scholarships

Looking for Iowa scholarships may not be as comprehensive as simply conducting a search for scholarships and seeing what is available, but we will try to help if we can. Below are some of the scholarships we found, specific to Iowa, but there may be a lot of other scholarships available to you that have nothing to do with geotargeting. Make sure you conduct a scholarship search, too. It's absolutely free and there are millions of scholarships out there. You could qualify for tens, maybe over a hundred of them. Now, back to the Iowa scholarships. The scholarships below will give you an idea of the opportunities that may be found at Scholarships.com. To get the full benefit of our free services and for additional information about Iowa scholarships and awards based on different search criteria, you should conduct a free college scholarship search at Scholarships.com.

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Brian Pearson Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/6/2023
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Brian Pearson Memorial Scholarship recognizes outstanding athletes from Iowa. One $1,000 scholarship annually will be awarded to one male and one female Iowan. Throughout the selection process, the degree of participation in the Iowa Games will be given consideration, as well as the applicant’s display of character. Eligible recipients for the scholarship are those students who will be in [...] More

Hawkinson Foundation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Hawkinson Foundation Scholarships have been awarded each year to undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate a commitment to peace and justice. The Hawkinson Foundation defines peace and justice broadly. Past scholarship recipients have worked on international healthcare, LGBT equality, Native American rights, domestic violence, human rights, and health disparities in low-income [...] More

Herbert Hoover Uncommon Student Award

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2023
  • Amount: $11,500
  • The Herbert Hoover Uncommon Student Award is for Iowa high school juniors. The program annually identifies and honors up to 15 Iowa high school juniors who propose and then accomplish a project of their own choosing and design. Grades, test scores, essays and financial need are not evaluated. To apply, students must be juniors in an Iowa high school or home schooled program in the spring of the [...] More

Iowa Financial Know-How Challenge: Senior Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2023
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Iowa Financial Know-How Challenge: Senior Scholarship awards a $1,000 college scholarship to 50 Iowa high school students. Participants experience two online tools to help them understand ways to reduce borrowing to pay for college and receive emailed tips on planning and paying for college. There are no financial need, minimum grade point average or class rank requirements for the Iowa [...] More

Iowa Funeral Directors Association (IFDA) Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Iowa Funeral Directors Association awards several scholarships each year to legal residents of Iowa who intend to practice funeral service in Iowa upon graduation.

    Students must have completed two years and accumulated 60 credits, with at least one term or semester remaining in his/her program. Applicants must also be enrolled in and attending a program in funeral service or mortuary [...] More

Iowa Scholarships for the Arts

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: $1,500
  • Iowa Scholarship for the Arts is a $1,500 scholarship to help support student's future arts education. Applicants must be outstanding Iowa high school seniors who excel and demonstrate a commitment to pursuing an education and career in the arts. Applicants must also plan to attend college in Iowa and major in the fine arts. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship [...] More

Iowa UMF College Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • Iowa United Methodist Foundation offers thousands of dollars in scholarships and grants every year to students who demonstrate academic and community excellence and have maintained a faithful membership with the United Methodist Church. Applicants for this scholarship must intend to attend a United Methodist college. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

Iowa UMF Seminary Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • Iowa United Methodist Foundation offers thousands of dollars in scholarships and grants every year to students who demonstrate academic and community excellence and have maintained a faithful membership with the United Methodist Church. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

NIADA Foundation Regional Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/12/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • The National Association of Independent Automobile Dealers provides several scholarship opportunities for exceptional high school seniors interested in pursuing a career in the automotive industry. Encouraging and supporting education opportunities for future industry leaders is integral to our vision of a robust, ethical and professional used vehicle market. NIADA currently offers 5 different [...] More

PMI Eastern Iowa Chapter Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2023
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The PMI Eastern Iowa Chapter has sponsored an endowed academic scholarship fund to provide an annual scholarship valued at up to $1,000 for undergraduate and graduate students. Applicants must be enrolled in or applying for an accredited academic degree program in project management or a related field benefiting from project management. Priority is given to children (or a stepchild) of a member [...] More

Robert D. Blue Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/10/2023
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Applicants of the Robert D. Blue Scholarship must be Iowa residents planning to attend an Iowa college/university during the coming school year. The applicant can be a current high school senior or someone already enrolled in a college/university. Each applicant is scored on their high school GPA, financial need, references, and their 500-word essay in response to the yearly prompt. The [...] More

Southeastern Community College Foundation Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 6/1/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • SCC Foundation Scholarships are made possible by generous donors. Eligibility criteria varies among scholarships, so take the time and effort to set yourself apart from other applicants. It is recommended that you complete your FAFSA prior to your Scholarship application submission. Annual applications are required. Application and Letters of Recommendation are submitted online within the [...] More

Telegraph Herald Scholastic Journalist Award

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2023
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Telegraph Herald Scholastic Journalist Awards are presented to high school seniors studying within the Telegraph Herald's circulation area (roughly a 50-mile radius of Dubuque, Iowa). Applicants must be active in the editorial aspect (news, web, sports, features, photo and art/graphics) of newspapers and submit portfolios demonstrating experience, talent, and leadership in newspaper [...] More

U.S. Army Loan Repayment Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $20,000
  • The Loan Repayment Program (LRP) is a special incentive that the Army offers to highly qualified applicants entering the Army. Under the LRP, the Army will repay part of a Soldier's qualifying student loans. Only specified Military Occupational Specialties (MOSs) qualify for the LRP. The Army will repay 15 percent of the outstanding principal balance, less taxes of the Soldier's student loans [...] More

Westmar Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: $3,500
  • The Westmar Scholarship is made available from a portion of the scholarship money that remained after the closing of Westmar College, an affiliate of the Iowa Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church. To honor the memory of those making gifts to Westmar College and the alumni, these funds will be used as an endowment to assist students with their educational needs at United Methodist [...] More
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