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.

Army ROTC Green to Gold Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
Green to Gold Scholarship Option winners receive:
-Tuition or room and board support
-Additional money for textbooks, supplies, and equipment
-A monthly stipend for up to 10 months each school year that increases each year based on your Military Science Class
-Pay for attending the Leader Development and Assessment Course (LDAC) between the junior and senior years of college
-If qualified, [...] More

Army ROTC Scholarships
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Start Strong in life – enroll in Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC), the college elective for undergraduate and graduate students that provides unrivalled leadership training for success in any career field. If you have a passion for it, you can find a place to fit in the Army as an officer and get the training you need to turn that passion into a career.The Four-Year High School [...] More

Brian Pearson Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
In honor of former Iowa State University basketball player Brian Pearson, who died of brain cancer in the fall of 1997, the Iowa Games began awarding the Brian Pearson Memorial Scholarship in 1998. Pearson knew the meaning of hard work and recognized the rewards of commitment. He valued the relationships he had with his family, friends, neighbors, and teammates. People who were fortunate enough [...] More

Catholic United Financial Post-High School Tuition Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
Scholarships are for members of any age seeking to learn a trade, earn a certification or complete a college degree, Catholic United wants to help. Our Post-High School Tuition Scholarship program gives our members tuition assistance for their educational goals. Scholarship awards are one-time benefits, past recipients cannot apply again. While the average scholarship recipient is a recent high [...] More

Duck Brand Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest
Application Deadlines: May 31, Annually
The Henkal Corporation's Duck Brand Duct Tape "Stuck at Prom" Contest is open to legal residents of the United States and Canada, including the District of Columbia, but excluding Puerto Rico and the Province of Quebec. This contest rewards individuals for creating prom attire made completely out of duct tape.

Each couple/single entry must include:
-One color photograph (professional or [...] More

EMU National Scholars Program
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The EMU National Scholars Program is a four-year award that pays 30 credit hours per year (15 per semester) of out-of-state tuition differential.

Must be a new freshmen or new transfer student with a minimum 3.50 GPA and a resident of a state other than Michigan or Ohio to be considered. Freshmen recipients must live in university housing the first two years of this award.

For more [...] More

Heidelberg University Out-Of-State Grant
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In order to qualify for the Heidelberg College Out Of State Grant, applicants must be either first-time freshmen or transfer students who are not Ohio state residents. This grant is renewable for four (4) years as long as the student is making satisfactory academic progress.

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

Herbert Hoover Uncommon Student Award
Application Deadlines: March 15, Annually
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

ICSAC Iowa Tuition Grant Program
Application Deadlines: July 01, Annually
Iowa Tuition Grants are awarded to Iowa residents enrolled at one of Iowa's eligible private colleges and universities. Priority is given to applicants with the greatest financial need. Recipients can receive grants for up to four years of full-time, undergraduate study. Part-time students may be eligible for adjusted amounts.

Eligibility Criteria
-Iowa resident
-Undergraduate [...] More

ICSAC Iowa Vocational-Technical Tuition Grants
Application Deadlines: July 01, Annually
The Iowa College Student Aid Commission Iowa Vocational-Technical Tuition Grant Program provides need-based financial assistance to Iowa residents enrolled in career education (vocational-technical), and career option programs at Iowa community colleges. Grants for full-time students range from $600 to $1,200, depending on financial need and available funds, and are used to cover tuition and fee [...] More

Iowa Financial Know-How Challenge: Senior Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 04, Annually
The Iowa Financial Know-How Challenge Senior Scholarship is a chance for 30 Iowa high school seniors scholarships for college, all while learning important financial literacy skills. The Senior Scholarship is open to all Iowa high school seniors, regardless of financial need, grade point average, class rank or intended college.

To enter, registered students complete two Iowa Student Loan [...] More

Iowa Funeral Directors Association Memorial Scholarship Fund
Application Deadlines: February 28, Annually
The Iowa Funeral Directors Association awards several scholarships each year at its Annual Convention. Scholarships are awarded based on scholastic ability, leadership qualities, citizenship, and interest in mortuary science.

Eligibility:
-Be a legal resident of Iowa
-Intend to practice funeral service in Iowa upon graduation
-Completed 2 years and accumulated 60 credits at an accredited [...] More

Iowa Scholarships for the Arts
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
At the time of application, student applicants must be enrolled at the senior class level in an Iowa high school and display proven artistic ability in the areas of music, dance, visual arts, theater or literature.

Scholarship funds are awarded contingent upon recipients being accepted as full-time undergraduate students at a fully-accredited Iowa college or university. For more information [...] More

Iowa UMF College Scholarships
Application Deadlines: March 15, Annually
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 a full list of college scholarships, more information, and to apply, visit the IUMF website. [...] More

Iowa UMF General Scholarships
Application Deadlines: March 15, Annually
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 a full list of general scholarships, more information, and to apply, visit the IUMF website. [...] More

Iowa UMF Seminary Scholarships
Application Deadlines: March 15, Annually
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 a full list of seminary scholarships, more information, and to apply, visit the IUMF website. [...] More

Iowa UMF Westmar Trust Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 15, Annually
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. The Westmar Trust Scholarship is made available from a portion of the scholarship money that remained after the closing of Westmar College, an affiliate of the [...] More

Iowa's Matthew Shepard Scholarships
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
Iowa's Matthew Shepard Scholarship Program works with highly motivated students who are interested in advice and assistance from adult mentors to accelerate their academic experience and performance, improve their adjustment to professional standards of behavior, goals, ethics, and success and out-perform their age group in transitioning to adult leadership roles. Scholarship awards are based on [...] More

Korean American Scholarship Foundation-Midwestern Regional Chapter
Application Deadlines: July 08, Annually
The Korean American Scholarship Foundation (KASF) is a non-profit, volunteer-managed organization established to help meet the financial needs of Korean-American students seeking higher education. Specifically, the foundation seeks to assist Korean American students in pursuit of academic and personal achievement, encourage community and civic service as an integral part of leadership [...] More

MGMA Midwest Section Scholarships
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
The ACMPE Scholarship Fund Inc. supports and promotes health care leaders' personal and professional growth toward the advancement of the profession. The program supports individuals who, by virtue of experience, current position and plans demonstrate potential for contributing to the medical practice management profession.

To be eligible for this scholarship, students must be:
- Enrolled in [...] More

NIADA Foundation Regional Scholarships
Application Deadlines: March 18, Annually
The NIADA Foundation proudly sponsors four young men or women each year who have displayed outstanding abilities in education. These students will each receive a $3,500 scholarship to the college or university of their choice. The awards are presented each June of every year at the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association (NIADA) Convention. The following regions are:

-Region I: [...] More

NSHSS Tesoro Youth Leadership Awards
Application Deadlines: February 26, Annually
Tesoro Industries is providing college scholarships for outstanding young leaders. This new scholarship has been launched to encourage young scholars who are leading by example in their schools and communities.

Eligibility requirements include high school seniors graduating in spring who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents of one of the following 19 states where Tesoro does business: [...] More

PMI Eastern Iowa Chapter Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
We are pleased that you are interested in pursuing a career in project management. The Foundation has established a tuition scholarship program to assist qualified students in obtaining degrees from accredited academic institutions of higher learning in the field of project management. Scholarships are sponsored by PMI, PMI Components, corporations, and universities.

In order to be considered [...] More

Presbyterian Student Opportunity Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 15, Annually
The Student Opportunity Scholarship program serves Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) college students by providing need-based aid for sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are full-time, first-degree students attending accredited institutions in the United States. Student Opportunity Scholarship applicants will explore who God created them to be in a series of essay questions intended for students to [...] More

Robert D. Blue Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 10, Annually
The Iowa Centennial Memorial Foundation was created in 1949 by Governor Robert D. Blue to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Iowa's acceptance into the union. In 1990, the Foundation officially named the scholarship to honor the late Governor Robert D. Blue. To date, the scholarship fund has helped hundreds of Iowa students attend colleges and universities across the state. The Foundation hopes [...] More

Southeastern Community College Foundation Scholarships
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
Generous donors make it possible for the SCC Foundation to provide scholarships to eligible students enrolling at Southeastern Community College in Iowa. Follow these simple instructions to be considered for a scholarship. Eligibility criteria vary among scholarships, so take the time and effort to set yourself apart from other applicants.

For more information or to apply, please visit the [...] More

Telegraph Herald Scholastic Journalist Award
Application Deadlines: April 06, Annually
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

The Douglas MacInnes ALS Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
Steps for Doug, an ALS Foundation, provides a scholarship to a student (high school or college) who has been affected by ALS. If the student can communicate their connection to ALS and how it has influenced their life, Steps for Doug would like to help aid the financial burden of college. Steps for Doug is offering a $1,000 scholarship for two years of higher education (totaling $2,000 in aid). [...] More

U.S. Army Loan Repayment Program
Application Deadlines: June 23, Annually
U.S Army Loan Repayment Program helps servicemen repay qualified student loans. Out of all the service branches, the Army’s CLRP benefits package is typically regarded as the best, since it provides up to $65,000 in lifetime student loan forgiveness. The benefit is doled out on an annual basis, beginning as soon as a Soldier completes his first year of qualifying service, and provided at a rate [...] More

Upper Midwest Emmy Chapter/Foundation Scholarships
Application Deadlines: February 05, Annually
The NATAS-Upper Midwest Chapter/Foundation offers $2,500 student scholarship grants to be used for tuition & books. Scholarships are open to high school and college/university students living in the five-state area served by the Upper Midwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. (Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa & western Wisconsin)

For consideration [...] More

Vincent L. Hawkinson Foundation Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 15, Annually
The Vincent L. Hawkinson Foundation Scholarship encourages students who have already demonstrated a commitment to peace and justice to strive for peace and justice both in their educational pursuits and in their personal and professional lives.

Eligibility:
-Applicant must be a resident of (or currently attending school in) Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota or [...] More

Last Edited: December 2015

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