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ICAN Scholarship Database

This database of scholarships specifically for Iowa students is compiled by the experts at ICAN. You may search in several categories and subcategories to find scholarship opportunities for Iowa students like you.


Raise.Me is a micro-scholarship program that allows students in 9th-12th grade to earn money toward college. By taking part in college planning activities, taking certain courses, and attending events, a student can earn money for college. Currently 150 colleges nationwide are part of Raise.Me including the following Iowa institutions:

  • Buena Vista University
  • Briar Cliff University
  • Cornell College
  • Drake University
  • Grand View University
  • Grinnell College
  • Luther College
  • University of Iowa
  • University of Northern Iowa

 Visit Raise.Me for more details.

Iowa College Aid

Iowa College Aid is the state of Iowa's financial aid agency and manages the state of Iowa's scholarships and grants. To learn about different programs visit To apply complete the Iowa Financial Aid Application.

College Board

College Board's Scholarship Search will take answers you give in a brief questionnaire and use them to find scholarship opportunities. College Board has a database of more than 2,300 sources of college funding, totaling nearly $3 billion in available aid.


At FastWeb, you'll answer a detailed questionnaire. The site uses the information to find scholarships, colleges, internships, jobs and more. FastWeb's database contains more than 1.3 million scholarships worth more than $3 billion.

High Five Scholarships is a scholarship matching service that searches hundreds of scholarships that match your personal characteristics, goals, and interests, free of charge.

Create an account at to search for scholarships available nationwide. You may also sign up to receive notifications on new opportunities.

Going Merry is a free scholarship search and application platform providing personalized matching to thousands of scholarships.

My Scholly is a personalized scholarship search app, as well as a platform for writing and math tutoring. provides lists of scholarships students can search by category or get matched to college scholarships they are eligible for.

Student Scholarship Search is a scholarship match platform that aligns students strengths and talents with available scholarships.

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