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Scholarship Name: Advantage Iowa Scholarship

Organization: University of Iowa
Description: The award is based on merit (test scores and GPA), contributing criteria also includes students that are from historically underrepresented populations.
Deadline: FAFSA must be filed by November 15 of the year prior to enrollment
Amount: $2,000 - $8,000 per year, for up to 4 yrs

Scholarship Name: Bright Scholars of Iowa

Organization: Bright Foundation
Description: Are you a top student attending an Iowa high school who lacks the financial means to attend college? You may qualify for a scholarship that may allow you to graduate debt-free from selected Iowa universities or community colleges."Full-Ride" renewable scholarships equal to the cost of attendance, less other gift aid are available at Iowa's three Regent universities and select community colleges. Preference is given to students whose parents did not graduate
Amount: See Website from an accredited four-year college or university.
Deadline: See Website

Scholarship Name: Catherine McAuley Scholarship

Organization: Mt. Mercy University
Description: The Catherine McAuley Scholarship program at Mount Mercy University offers free tuition to Iowa students whose family income is $45,000 or less annually.  The scholarship helps cover tuition costs (and future tuition increases) and is renewable for all four years at Mount Mercy
Deadline: May 1, 2022
Amount: Full tuition

Scholarship Name: Coca-Cola 1st Generation Scholarship

Organization: Coca-Cola Company
Description: Chosen recipients get annual awards of $5,000, renewable for up to four academic years as well as support for smooth transitions to college life and career development advice.
Deadline: October 31 annually
Amount: $5,000

Scholarship Name: First Generation Scholarships

Organization: University of Northern Iowa
Description: Various first generation scholarships are available. The majority of scholarships require completion of the UNI Scholarship Application, which is an online application that all admitted students can complete with a priority date of January 15th every year.
Deadline: January 15, 2022
Amount: Varies

Scholarship Name: I'm First

Organization: Center for Student Opportunity
Description: There's something special about being first...especially being the first in your family to attend and graduate from college. I'm First is an online community for first-generation college students—and their supporters.
Deadline: See Website
Amount: See Website

Scholarship Name: WITCC Scholarships

Organization: Western Iowa Tech Community College
Description: Scholarships are available due to the generous gifts of individuals, foundations, organizations and businesses. Please inquire with Financial Aid regarding the detail and criteria for the following scholarships.
Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies

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