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Scholarship Name: Aksarben Foundation Scholarships

Organization: Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben Foundation
Description: Scholarships have for nearly 100 years been at the core of the Knights of ak-Sar-Ben Foundation mission. Currently the Foundation supports scholarships through three programs. 
Deadline: See Web site
Amount: $5,000

Scholarship Name: Impact Scholarship

Organization: ABWA Greater Des Moines Noon Chapter of American Business Women's Association
Description: The Greater Des Moines Noon Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) is offering One (1) Impact Scholarship in the amount of $2000 Open to eligible incoming college freshman, sophomore, junior, senior or graduate student. For website login to complete the application please contact Cathy Neumann at
Deadline: May 30, 2020
Amount: $2,000

Scholarship Name: Ankeny Dollars for Scholars

Organization:  Ankeny Dollars for Scholars
Description: Ankeny Dollars for Scholars celebrated reaching the milestone of having awarded over one million dollars!  These scholarship funds were provided by many kind donors who have confidence in our students and are willing to help them strive to obtain their educational goals
Deadline: Varies
Amount: Varies

Scholarship Name: Association Scholarships

Organization: Professional Educators of Iowa
Description:  Established to create an ongoing network of educational awareness for Iowa educators, PEIF awards student and teacher academic scholarships by financially supporting worthwhile educational endeavors
Deadline:  April 1, 2020
Amount: Varies

Scholarship: AUSA's Rock Island Arsenal Chapter Scholarship

Organization: Association of the United States Army Rock Island Arsenal Chapter
Description:  AUSA’s Rock Island Arsenal Chapter Scholarship Program is a competitive scholarship program that will award merit based scholarships to chapter members who will be enrolled as part or full-time college students. Funding for scholarships is provided through generous donations from community partners and chapter members.  The Association of the United States Army (AUSA) is a nonprofit educational and professional development association serving America’s Total Army, our Soldiers, Army civilians, and their families; our industry partners, and supporters of a strong national defense. AUSA provides a voice for the Army, supports the Soldier, and honors those who have served in order to advance the security of the nation.
Deadline: May 15, 2020
Amount: $1,000

Scholarship: AXA Achievement Community Scholarship

Organization: AXA Equitable
Description: Range of scholarships is given to students in every state. Based on ambition, respect, and ability to succeed in college.
Deadline: December 15, 2019
Amount: $2,000-$25,000

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 from an accredited four-year college or university.
Deadline: See Website
Amount: See Website

Scholarship: Byers Environmental Scholarship

Organization: Keep Iowa Beautiful
Description: For high school seniors who are enrolling in an Iowa college or university with studies in the environment, community services, conservation, public service or government, nonprofit management, landscape architecture or architecture (historical emphasis) or community planning. Emphasis on community service and community enhancement.
Deadline: January 31, 2020
Amount: $1,000

Scholarship Name: Big Sun Scholarship

Organization: Big Sun Athletics
Description: All student athletes are eligible regardless of the sport they are engaged in. The student must be a High School senior or be attending a post-secondary institute. To apply, send a short (500 words or less) essay describing why you should be the winner of the award.
Deadline: June 19, 2020
Amount: $500

Scholarship Name: Brian Pearson Memorial Scholarship

Organization: Iowa Sports Foundation
Description: One $1,000 scholarship annually will be awarded to one male and one female Iowan. Throughout the selection process, the degree of participation in the Iowa Games will be given consideration, as well as the applicant's display of character. Eligible recipients are those students who will be in their junior year of high school.
Deadline: April 6, 2020
Amount: $1,000

Scholarship Name: Carver Scholars

Organization: Roy J Carver Charitable Trust
Description: Scholarships are available to sophomore students who will be juniors in fall 2012 at a regent school or one of 18 participating private schools. The program centers on providing scholarships to students who struggle to overcome significant social and economic obstacles in the pursuit of their education or who may be living in circumstances that may not normally be taken into account by other financial aid programs with a GPA of 2.8+.
Deadline: April 1 (Annually) FAFSA completed by March 1, 2020
Amount: $5,200- $7,600

Scholarship Name: CDI Scholarship

Organization: Conservation Districts of Iowa (CDI)
Description: The scholarships will be presented to Iowa High School seniors to be used for their first year of education on the college level while pursuing programs of study in any field of agriculture or natural resources.
Deadline: February 14, 2020
Amount: $100-$1,800

Scholarship Name: Charlie Burkhart Scholarship 

Organization: Iowa PGA
Description: The Iowa Section of the PGA annually awards a college scholarship in memory of Charlie Burkhart. The purpose of the scholarship is to assist students with their education. Scholarship winners are selected on the basis of their interest and activity in golf and the potential for future contributions to the game, rather than on their academic ability and financial need.
Deadline: June 19, 2020
Amount: $1,500 per year for four years

Scholarship Name: Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa Scholarships

Organization: Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa
Description: Community Foundation scholarships are offered annually for high school seniors. Scholarships are for students who will be attending a college, university, trade school, or community college this fall. Most scholarships are for one year, but some are 2-year, some 4-year, and some are renewable. Each scholarship may have its own eligibility requirements, but there is only one common application to complete. 
Deadline: March 11, 2020
Amount: Varies

Scholarship Name: Davenport Schools Foundation Scholarship Program

Organization: Davenport Schools Foundation
Description: The Davenport Schools Foundation Scholarship Program awards over $85,000.00 annually in college scholarships to graduating seniors.  Many generous community members and Davenport Community School District alumn have endowed our scholarships into perpetuity.   
Deadline: See website
Amount: See website

Scholarship Name: Des Moines School Employee Scholarship

Organization: The Des Moines School Employee Association
Description: The Des Moines School Employees Association is pleased to once again offer a $500 one-time scholarship to DMPS employees’ children who are graduating from a DMPS high school.  The scholarship may be used at any two-year or four-year institution.
Deadline: March 2, 2020
Amount: $500

Scholarship Name: Des Moines Women's Club Scholarship

Organization: Des Moines Women's Club
Description: The Des Moines Women's Club offers a variety of scholarships for Iowa students who can demonstrate talent and/or are pursuing degrees in the arts. Scholarships are available in the areas of visual art, literature, instrumental music, drama, etc.
Deadline: January 17, 2020
Amount: Varies-$1000 to $2000

Scholarship Name: Elevate Advanced Manufacturing Scholarship

Organization: Elevate Advance Manufacturing
Description: Elevate Advanced Manufacturing is giving away 15 $500 scholarships to high school seniors who are attending an Iowa community college in the fall for a career in advanced manufacturing. Examples of eligible training programs include welding, computer numerically controlled (CNC) machining, industrial automation, industrial maintenance, robotics, tool and die, and transportation and logistics. Each community college will be recognized.
Deadline: March 15, 2020
Amount: $500

Scholarship Name: E. Wayne Cooley Scholarship

Organization: Iowa Girls' High School Athletic Union
Description: The recipient of this award is recognized as being representative of the most elite of the superlative Iowa Girl, not only on the playing field, but also in the classroom, in her school and in her community. Her profile will reflect discipline, perseverance, character, citizenship and leadership, which personified the life and expectations of E. Wayne Cooley.
December 31, 2019
Amount: $1,000-$15,000

Scholarship Name: FFBC Scholarship Award

Organization: First Friday Breakfast Club
Description: The FFBC is an educational, non-profit corporation dedicated to awarding $2,500 scholarships to Iowa High School seniors who have done significant things to reduce homophobia and increase awareness and tolerance of gay and lesbian issues in their schools or communities.
Deadline: March 15, 2020
Amount: $2,500

Scholarship Name: Give and Grow Scholarship

Organization: GreenState Credit Union
Description: The GreenState Community Give & Grow Scholarship Program emphasizes the importance of “Giving Back to our Communities” through volunteer hours and contributions to non-profit organizations. GreenState Credit Union will award up to six $1,000 non-renewable college scholarships to GreenState members who plan to attend an accredited college or university as full-time, first-year students. Qualified students planning to attend a community, trade, or technical college will be considered. In addition to each Give & Grow Scholarship awarded, GreenState will donate $1,000 to a non-profit organization of the scholarship winner’s choosing.
Deadline: February 28, 2020
Amount: $1,000

Scholarship: Governor Terry Branstad Iowa State Fair Scholarship

Organization: Iowa College Aid
Description: At least two Iowa high school seniors that have been involved in the Iowa State Fair can receive scholarship funding for their first year of college.
Deadline: March 1, 2020
Amount: Up to ten awards, not to exceed $5,000 per award.

Scholarship: Grand Lodge of Iowa Scholarships

Organization: Grand Lodge of Iowa
Description: High school seniors graduating from a public high school is eligible to apply.  Sixty scholarships are awarded for $2,000 each. 
Deadline: February 1, 2020-Masonic Scholarship; March 1, 2020-MCEC Technical Scholarship
Amount: Varies

Scholarship Name: Guardian Scholars Foundation

Organization: Guardian Scholars Foundation
Description: The Guardian Scholars Foundation works with the Dept. of Human Services to locate young adults who have spent time in the foster care system between the ages of 14 - 18 and wish to attend college. The program helps to facilitate their dreams by working with the host college to create a support system of administration, professors, and financial aid associates ready to work with the academic inequality and financial instability that often accompany an individual from the foster system.
Deadline: March 1, 2020
Amount: up to $8,000

Scholarship Name: HBA Scholarship Program

Organization: Home Builders Association of Iowa
Description: Scholarship funds are awarded to students pursuing a career in the home building industry and related trades for students ages 18-25.
Deadline: March 31, 2020
Amount: up to $1,000

Scholarship Name: Helen Lemme Scholarship

Organization: Des Moines Alumnae Chapter Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.
Description: If you are an African American high school senior or securing a GED diploma and live in the state of Iowa, you are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
Deadline: March 22, 2020
Amount: TBD

Scholarship Name: H.L. Taylor Scholarship 

Organization: Iowa PTA
Description: Eligible applicants must be a graduating senior of an Iowa public high school, attending a High School in a PTA school district and must be a member of a PTA (or PTSA) in Iowa or be sponsored by a member of a PTA (or PTSA) in Iowa. Selection is based upon financial need, academic record, candidate's potential for success, references, extra-curricular involvement and community activities.
Deadline: February 1, 2020
Amount: up to $500

Scholarship Name: Herbert Hoover Uncommon Student Award

Organization: Hoover Presidential Foundation
Description: The program identifies and honors approximately 15 Iowa High School juniors who propose and then accomplish a project of their own choosing and design.
Deadline: March 15, 2020
Amount: $1,500 - $10,000

Scholarship Name: Herman Sani Scholarship Application

Organization: Iowa Golf Association
Description: The Iowa Golf Association annually awards scholarships in memory of Herman Sani, who served the association for more than 30 years. The purpose of the scholarship is to assist individuals to further their education.
Deadline:  April 1, 2020
Amount: $8,000 total ($2,000/year)

Scholarship Name: High School Senior Scholarship

Organization: Iowa School Counselor Association
Description: Applicants must be 12th grade students attending high school in Iowa. Applicants must be willing to share their essay response with others. Please complete the application. Applicants will also be required to submit a 500 word (maximum) essay about a school counselor who made a difference during their K-12 career.
Deadline: January 10, 2020
Amount: Amount undetermined

Scholarship Name: Hills Bank & Trust Leadership Grant

Organization: Hills Bank & Trust
Description: High school Juniors residing or attending high school in Benton, Cedar, Iowa, Johnson, Jones, Keokuk, Linn, Louisa, Muscatine or Washington county can apply. Student must attend any Iowa accredit college, university or community college.
Deadline: March 1, 2020
Amount: $500/year for 2 years

Scholarship Name: Freddy Miranda Access Scholarship

Organization: Iowa Association for College Admission Counseling
Description: Two $1,000 Access Scholarship will be awarded this year to two high school seniors whose high school and chosen college are members of Iowa ACAC. To find out if your high school is a member of Iowa ACAC, please contact the organization at DACA students encouraged to apply.
Deadline: March 4, 2020
Amount: $1,000

Scholarship Name: Iowa Automobile Dealers Foundation for Education Automotive Scholarships 

Organization: Iowa Automobile Dealers Foundation for Education
Description: The Iowa Automobile Dealers Foundation for Education will award scholarships of $2,000 each to 2 selected students in the spring.
Deadline: March 2, 2020
Amount: $2,000

Scholarship Name: Iowa Cattleman's Foundation Scholarship

Organization: Iowa Cattleman's Foundation
Description: The Iowa Cattlemen's Foundation offers several scholarship opportunities for youth involved in the beef industry. 
Deadline: November 5th & 15th (see website)
Amount: Varies

Scholarship Name: IHCA Foundation Scholarship

Organization: Iowa Health Care Association
Description: This scholarship is for Iowa high school seniors enrolling in a certified nursing assistant (CNA), licensed practical nurse (LPN), registered nurse (RN) or bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) program and interested in a career in long-term care. This program also includes a potential additional $500 sign-on bonus for scholarship recipients who complete their certification/degree program, receive and accept an offer of employment from an IHCA member organization and remain employed with that organization for one year.
Deadline: May 31, 2020
Amount: $1,000

Scholarship Name: Iowa Farm Bureau Federation Scholarships

Organization: Iowa Farm Bureau Federation
Description: This scholarship is awarded to students who are pursuing a two- or four-year college degree, majoring in agriculture, nursing, or education. Applicants and/or their parents must be members of Farm Bureau and be engaged in the efforts of creating a vibrant future for agriculture, farm families, and their communities.  
Deadline: February 28, 2020
Amount: see website

Scholarship Name: Traditional Scholarship

Organization: Iowa Communications Alliance
Description: The Iowa Communications Alliance is pleased to announce the availability of one college scholarship to high school seniors who live in member service territories, payable at $1,500 per year for up to four years (up to $6,000 total). 
Deadline: March 11, 2020
Amount: $1,500

Scholarship Name: Iowa Financial Literacy Know-How Challenge

Organization: Iowa Student Loan
Description:  Thirty awards of $2,000 each are available to Iowa high school seniors through the Iowa Financial Know-How Challenge: Senior Scholarship: See eligibility requirements and register at and then complete two online financial literacy tutorials plus an assessment. A short essay may be required to break ties among students who achieve a top score on the assessment.
Deadline: February 21, 2020
Amount: $2,000

Scholarship Name: Iowa 4-H Scholarships

Organization: Iowa 4-H
Description: Are you an Iowa 4-H'er planning to attend college? Consider applying for an Iowa 4-H Scholarship. We know it's not easy to finance a college education, and know that many Iowa 4-H'ers can use help achieving their educational goals.
Deadline: Varies
Amount: Varies

Scholarship: All Iowa Opportunity Scholarship

Organization: State of Iowa
Description: The State of Iowa offers a financial aid program that covers at least one year of public tuition at an Iowa college or university to students who obtain a 2.5 high school grade point average and demonstrate high levels of financial need.
Deadline: March 1, 2020
Amount: Varies (See Website)

Scholarship Name: Iowa Arts Council Scholarship

Organization: Iowa Arts Council
Description: Applicant must be a full-time student at an Iowa college or university majoring in the following: dance, literature, music, theater, traditional arts and/or visual arts.
Deadline: March 1, 2020
Amount: $1,000

Scholarship Name: Iowa College Foundation Scholarships 

Organization: Iowa College Foundation
Description: Scholarships are awarded to Iowa students attending specific Iowa colleges with the goal of keeping Iowa students in Iowa.
Deadline: Varies, see website
Amount: Varies, see website

Scholarship Name: Iowa FFA Scholarships 

Organization: Iowa FFA Foundation
Description: The Iowa FFA Foundation is responsible for coordinating scholarships designed to assist students financially as they prepare for a career in the industry of agriculture.
Deadline: See Website
Amount: $500-$2,000

Scholarship Name: Iowa Newspaper Foundation Scholarships

Organization: Iowa Newspaper Foundation
Description: Scholarships are offered for Iowa college students preparing for a career in the newspaper industry. High School seniors and students currently enrolled at a college or university are encouraged to apply.
Deadline: February 14, 2020
Amount: $500-$1,000

Scholarship Name: Iowa High School Music Association Scholarships

Organization: Iowa High School Music Association
Description: Scholarships are awarded to seniors planning to major in music.
Deadline: April 15 (Annually)
Amount: $500-$1,000

Scholarship Name: Iowa Merit Awards for Dramatic Performance

Organization: The Donna Reed Foundation for Performing Arts Scholarship
Description: Scholarship helps recognize excellence and promising young talent from Iowa interested in pursuing further enrichment and education in the performing arts. The 2020 program focuses on student dramatic performance. Measures of merit are performance dedication, demonstrable skill, scholastic recommendations, and future goals in the performing arts.
Deadline: May 29, 2020
Amount: Variable, up to $1,000

Scholarship Name: Iowa Pork Scholarships

Organization: Iowa Pork Producers Association
Description: Scholarships are available for incoming freshman and returning agriculture students.
Deadline: Varies (see website)
Amount: Varies (see website)

Scholarship Name: INGOAUX Scholarship

Organization: Iowa National Guard Officers Auxiliary
Description: If you are the child of an Iowa National Guard member and will be graduating from high school this spring you may be eligible to apply.
Deadline:  February 1, 2020
Amount: $1,000

Scholarship Name: James B Morris Scholarship Fund 

Organization: James B Morris Scholarship Fund
Description: Applicants must be of minority ethnic status as defined by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Those eligible are: Iowa High School graduates and residents of Iowa who are attending any U.S. college or university or non-Iowa residents attending Iowa colleges or universities.
Deadline: February 29, 2020
Amount: See Website

Scholarship Name: Latinos Unidos Scholarships

Organization: Latinos Unidos of Iowa
Description: Scholarships are available for Latino students who attend Iowa four-year or two-year institutions.
Deadline: May 15, 2020
Amount: $1,000

Scholarship Name: LDA-IA Scholarships 

Organization: Learning Disabilities Association of Iowa
Description: The Learning Disabilities Association of Iowa will award three scholarships to High School seniors planning to obtain a post-secondary education (college or vocational). Only for Indianola High School Seniors. 
Deadline: March 30, 2020
Amount: $1,000

Scholarship Name: Masonry Institute of Iowa Scholarship

Organization: Masonry Institute of Iowa
Description: This scholarship will provide assistance to Iowa students pursuing careers in masonry and construction-related fields. For Iowa residents and those attending an Iowa school only. 
Deadline: February 28, 2020
Amount: See Website

Scholarship Name: McGregor Scholarship Program

Organization: Iowa Braille School
Description: The scholarship will support students who are blind or visually impaired in pursuing post-secondary education.
Deadline: April 30, 2020
Amount: $2,500

Scholarship Name: Mediacom World Class Scholarship Program

Organization: MediaCom
Description: Mediacom scholarships are available to legal Iowa residents living in an area serviced by Mediacom. Selection is based on academic achievement and leadership experience. Scholarships are awarded in the amount of $1,000 to winning applicants.
Deadline: February 15, 2020
Amount: $1,000

Scholarship Name: Miss Iowa Scholarship

Organization: Miss Iowa Scholarship Program
Description: The program awards college scholarships to young women who have distinguished themselves at school and in their communities.
Deadline: See Website
Amount: See Website

Scholarship Name: P. Buckley Moss Society Scholarships

Organization: P. Buckley Moss Society
Description: The P. Buckley Moss Society has three scholarships: for a student pursuing education in Special Education, for a senior with a certified language-related learning difference and for one or more High School seniors with financial need, with certified language-related learning difference and artistic talent. An award is also available for a person who has made a significant contribution to the betterment of children.
Deadline: March 31, 2020
Amount: $1,000-$1,500

Scholarship Name: Robert D Blue Scholarship

Organization: Iowa Centennial Memorial Foundation
Description: The scholarship is open to students planning to attend an Iowa college or university. The scholarship is awarded to students who demonstrate literary and scholastic ability; exhibit qualities of truth, courage, and fellowship; and display moral force of character. Each applicant is scored upon their High School GPA, financial need, references and their essay.
Deadline: May 10th (Annually)
Amount: $500-$1000

Scholarship Name: Rotarians Supporting Women Scholarship

Organization: Iowa City Noon Rotary
Description: To be eligible to apply, an applicant must be a woman who wishes to continue her education. Students must be planning to attend an accredited trade, vocational, secondary school, college or university. Applicant must be a Johnson County resident at the time of application, and will be attending a school or program in Iowa. While this is open to all people, preference will be given to those pursing vocational and/or trade programs. There will be no discrimination in the selection of the recipient in respect to race, religion, creed, color, or Rotary membership of relatives.
Deadline: March 2, 2020
Amount: $1,000

Scholarship Name: Robert Smiley Scholarship

Organization: Iowa Girls' High School Athletic Union
Description: The scholarship is for senior girls enrolled full-time in a public or private Iowa high school. The recipient must have a minimum 2.5 GPA (4.0 scale). She must also have lettered in one varsity sport sponsored by the IGHSAU each year of high school.
Deadline: April 3, 2020
Amount: $1,000

Scholarship: Southwest Iowa Educational Foundation

Organization: Southwest Iowa Educational Foundation
Description: This involves several SW Iowa scholarship awards.  Multiple scholarships and diverse scholarship criteria.
Deadline: March 23, 2020
Amount: Varies by scholarship

Scholarship Name: Student of the Year

Organization: Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Description: SoY is a 7 week (February 12th – April 1st)  philanthropic/leadership competition between high school students in Eastern Iowa communities.  All of the funds raised during this campaign will go towards LLS’s mission: to cure blood cancers and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. Participating in the campaign allows students to develop their entrepreneurship, marketing, project management, and communication skills (all of which look great on a college resume!). The title “Student of the Year” and a scholarship to the college of their choice, is awarded to the student that raises the most funds during the 7 week campaign.
Deadline: See website
Amount: See website

Scholarship Name: The Jerry Woods IRMCA Scholarship

Organization: Iowa Ready Mixed Association
Description: The Iowa Ready Mixed Concrete Association (IRMCA) is pleased to announce that it will again offer scholarships to students seeking degrees in areas of study relating to careers in the ready mixed concrete and construction/engineering industries.
Deadline: November 30, 2019
Amount: $500 - $5,000

Scholarship Name: The Joe Halbur Scholarship

Organization: Iowa Association of Naturalists
Description: The Iowa Association of Naturalists - Joe Halbur Scholarship Fund is offering $500 in scholarships to students who plan to further their education in programs of environmental education, cultural interpretation, historical interpretation or outdoor recreation.
Deadline:  March 1, 2020
Amount: $500

Scholarship Name: US JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship

Organization: United States JCI Senate Foundation
Description: Each year $1,000 grants will be awarded to graduating High School seniors in the United States who plan to continue their education at accredited post-secondary colleges, universities or vocational schools.
Deadline: January 24, 2020
Amount: $1,000

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