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Available Scholarships

More information available in the Counseling Office

 

 Local Scholarships are designated. Scholarships are in order of due date. As due dates pass scholarships will be removed. 

 Here is an overall national scholarship page with links to other, more specific scholarships that are offered by intended major and career interests:  There are a lot of links within links on this particular page, but maybe a good place to start:  http://www.college-scholarships.com/

 

Scholarships with Extended Due Date

  • The Bright Scholars of Iowa Award  - is a need-based grant designed to help ensure that selected outstanding Iowa high school seniors have the financial means to complete a two-year or four-year college education without debt.  Scholarships will be awarded to students who plan to attend UNI, ISU, IOWA or DMACC, Southwest Iowa CC, Indian Hills CC. Applicants must be a high achieving student, and qualify for a Pell grant as determined by filing the FAFSA  The amount of the award will equal the amount of the first year of attendance. Go to: http://www.brightscholarsofiowa.org/ Deadline varies by institution but opens after completion of FAFSA
  • Horatio Alger Career & Technical Scholarship Program - up to $2500 - Awarded to students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their lives who wish to pursue a career or technical education at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution. Go to this website for more information and to apply.

 

 

 

 

Scholarships due in May 

  • The Robert D. Blue Scholarship is awarded to Iowa graduating high school seniors who will attend a college/university in Iowa.  You will need to write a 500-word essay, and submit you or your family's tax returns. Applications are only accepted online at www.rdblue.org/application/.  Deadline is May 10, 2019.
  • Democratic Activist Scholarship recipients of these scholarships will be college-bound students who were active in Democratic Party activities in a recent election. The students should be good citizens who set a positive example of civic engagement for others. Two one-time $500 scholarships will be given to be used for college-related expenses. Eligibility requirements are: • Be a High School Junior or Senior in Poweshiek County• Plan to pursue a degree at a vocational school, college or university• Submit the application to the HS Counseling office by May 15, 2019 

  • Children's Cancer Connection Empowering Scholarship - Awarded to graduating Iowa high school seniors who have been directly affected by childhood cancer (includes individuals who currently have or have had cancer before age 18, or a sibling of that individual). You must attend an accredited two or four-year institution and have a minimum GPA of 2.5.  Children's Cancer Connection Empowering Scholarship App   Due - May 31, 2019
Scholarship due in June 

 

  • The $1000.00 Pureland Supply Scholarship is available to students who have been accepted to an accredited trade school, vocational college, technical school or community college for the study of trade, craft, or labor occupations.  Recipients are chosen on their ability to describe how their chosen trade or field plays an important role in today’s world and why this is the path they have chosen. Application here.  Due Date June 1, 2019
  • The Joe Francis Haircare Scholarships will be awarded to students currently applying for entrance into cosmetology/barbering school.  Applications are accepted from January 1-June 1 each year. Apply here  
  • The Iowa PGA Foundation is offering an annual scholarship! The Charlie Burkart Scholarship is offered to students who have an interest in golf and could potentially contribute to the game in some capacity in the future. The application is available here. Due June 14, 2019
  • Latinos Unidos of Iowa is proud to grant scholarships for Latino/Latina students who will attend Iowa institutions of higher education.  An important criteria in evaluating applications is the applicant's participation in school activities, volunteer activities or activities within the Latino community.   Further information and guidelines can be found here. Deadline is June 15, 2019.