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 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

Aileen Lee Scholarship
Application Deadlines: September 06, Annually
Aileen Lee Scholarships are awarded to incoming freshmen at the University of Oregon each academic year in recognition of students who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence throughout their high school career in leadership, service and academic excellence.

Applicants must be out-of-state students beginning their first year at the UO. Three men and three women will be selected and funds [...] More

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
CBYX for Young Professionals is a yearlong fellowship, funded by the German Bundestag and U.S. Congress through the U.S. Department of State. The program annually gives 75 American young professionals the opportunity to study, work, and live with a host in Germany. The CBYX program consists of three phases: two months of German language school; four months of classes in your career field at a [...] 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

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.

-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 Grants
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To be eligible for the Iowa Grants, a student must be a resident of Iowa and currently enrolled or planning to enroll at least part-time as an undergraduate at an eligible Iowa college or university. A completed FAFSA serves as the application for the Iowa Grant.

For more information about these awards, please visit our [...] More

Iowa Scholarships for the Arts
Application Deadlines: February 02, 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

JSU Alabama McGee Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The JSU Alabama McGee Scholarship is for approximately $2,000. Any non-Alabama resident with 3.0 GPA; 28 or above ACT score or SAT score of 1260 or above may [...] More

Korean American Scholarship Foundation -Midwestern Regional Chapter
Application Deadlines: July 15, Annually
The KASF scholarships are awarded each year to the college students of Korean heritage. A student currently enrolled in a full-time undergraduate or graduate program is qualified to apply for the KASF scholarship. The scholarship recipient is selected on the basis of financial need, academic achievement, school activities, and community services. Each applicant must submit an application to the [...] 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

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

Robert D Blue Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 10, Annually
Young people today face many challenges as they begin their search for colleges. The rising cost of tuition is an additional challenge. Our goal is to provide financial assistance to Iowa students who deserve to be recognized. The Robert D. Blue Scholarship awards students who demonstrate literary and scholastic ability; exhibit qualities of truth, courage, and fellowship; and display moral force [...] More

Southeastern Community College Foundation Scholarships
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
Southeastern Community College Foundation (Iowa) offers more than 400 scholarship awards totalling more than $200,000 each year for students enrolled in a wide variety of programs, including arts & sciences (i.e., transferring to a four-year school) and career/vocational (e.g., health care, agriculture, horticulture, information technology, design engineering, graphics communication, and [...] More

The Heidelberg College Out Of State Grant
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In order to qualify for the Heidelberg College Out Of State Grant, the applicant must be resident of a state other than Ohio and attend Heidelberg College. This grant is renewable for four years as long as the student is making satisfactory academic progress. For more information, please visit [...] More

The Scott Mecham BBB Student of Integrity Awards
Application Deadlines: March 07, Annually
The annual Scott Mecham BBB Student of Integrity Awards program is sponsored by the Foundation of the Better Business Bureau, serving Nebraska, South Dakota and southwest Iowa. Six $2,000 scholarships will be awarded to students who reside in the geographic area served by the BBB. Two scholarships will be awarded to students who reside in metro Omaha and southwest Iowa, two will be awarded to [...] More

Vincent L. Hawkinson Foundation Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 15, Annually
Hawkinson Scholarships are awarded annually to undergraduate or graduate students who are a resident of or currently attending school in Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota, North Dakota or Wisconsin. The scholarship program is funded by donations from friends and members of the Foundation and by endowment earnings. Past scholarship recipients have come from many faiths, including Christianity, [...] More

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