Scholarships

  • Scholarships are added as they come into our office. Please look closely at the due date.  Scholarships will be removed from the website once the due date has passed. 

     

    Local Scholarships:

    Iowa City Community School District Administrator Association Scholarship Application - This scholarship will be awarded to a West High graduating senior planning to pursue a career in education. For application please email Brittany McConnell at mcconnell.brittany@iowacityschools.org. Application should be completed before April 29, 2022.

     

    Other Scholarships:

    Andy Triplett Memorial Balanced Man Scholarship - The Balanced Man scholarship rewards students who have shown academic excellance, leadership skills, and a commitment to their health and well-being. Applicants must be a male senior attending UNI in the fall, have a minimum 3.0 high school GPA, and a minimum 2.08 college GPA. Apply online at sigep.org/northerniowa. Deadline: April 20, 2022.

    An opportunity for Black males interested in medical or dental schoolThere is a program between Tennessee State University and Meharry Medical College where the student attends TSU for three years and attends Meharry to become an MD or DDS in 7 years instead of the traditional 8 years. Currently, the available positions for Black females are full but the program is seeking more Black male students. Requirements are a minimum of 28 on the ACT and a 3.5 GPA.  This opportunity offers a possible free ride at Tennessee State University. Prospective candidates can send their information to: Gussie.fuller@gmail.com and she will forward it to the review committee. 

    Balanced Man Scholarship - This scholarship is offered by the Sigma Phi Epsilon chapters and is a great opportunity for students entering college in Fall 2022.  To qualify for the Balanced Man Scholarship, incoming, male, students should submit an online application and enroll full time at any of the eligible institutions for the fall 2022 term. Final deadlines vary by school, but the early application deadline for most scholarships is June 1, 2022. Applicants have no obligation to affiliate with or joing SigEp to be eligible. This resource is intended to assist with college affordability, while introducing students to campus life opportunities. 

    Children's Cancer Connection Scholarship - To qualify for this scholarship, an applicant must be directly affected by childhood cancer (including individuals who currently have or have had cancer before the age of 18, or a sibling, must be within Children's Cancer Connection service area(living, treated or diagnosed in the state of Iowa, must attend or plan to attend an accredited two -or four-year institution (trade school, college or university).  Applications for the Fall 2022 semester will be due on Monday, January 31, 2022 and applications for the Spring of 2023 semester will be due Wednesday, August 31, 2022. For questions please contact scholarship@childrenscancerconnection.org.

    Cobell Scholarship - The Cobell Scholarship is administered by Indigenous Education, Inc. whose growing of individuals are committed to the overall success of the program and each awarded recipient. This scholarship is a merit first, then need-based, non-renewable, and available to any post-secondary (after high school) student who is; an enrolled member of a US Federally-Recognized Tribe, enrolled in full-time study and is degree-seeking. Applicants must also plan to attend or be attending any nationally, regionally and industry accredited non-profit, public and private, institution, as well as they must be pursuing a vocational certificate or diploma, associate's, bachelors, masters, doctoral or professional degree, or certificate. Applications will start being accepted on December 15, 2021 and can be found here

    College Raptor is offering $2500 in scholarships to students that visit their website.  Please go to www.collegeraptor.com/2500 for more information.

    Community Foundation of Johnson County - The community Foundation of Johnson County hosts multiple scholarship funds, including the Ada Woo and William Ching Endowed Scholarship and The First Baptist Church Scholarship, as well as other opportunities. Please visit the main website for more information and an application. Application deadline April 15, 2022.

    Diane Albertson Memorial Scholarship - This scholarship is offered by the Iowa Recycling Association (IRA) in memory of Diane Albertson.  Diane was a strong supporter of the IRA for many years, and represented the Iowa Waste Reduction Center on the IRA board of Directors and served as an ex officio on the board from 2013 to 2016. This $1,000 scholarship is awarded each spring to one or more students with a demonstrated interest in environmental action, especially related to recycling and waste reduction. Applicants must be a senior or graduate of an Iowa high school and be accepted for enrollment as a full-time undergraduate for the 2022-23 school year. Please click here for an application. Applications are due May 1, 2022.

    First Friday Breakfast Club - The FFBC awards scholarships to graduating Iowa high school seniors committed to reducing homophobia and increasing awareness and tolerance of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQ+) issues in their schools and communities. Awards will be made in the amount of $3,000+ per student. You can find more information at ffbciowa.org and applications here.

    Greater Iowa City Area Home Builders Association - The Greater Iowa City Area Home Builders Association Women's Council raises funds throughout the year to provide scholarships for high school seniors going into the skill trades. This scholarship is available for all high school seniors or students that are already in college that graduated in December 2021 in Cedar, Iowa, Johnson and Washington counties. Application deadline is April 15, 2022.


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    Scholarships   $500 - 1 Award (Deadline: April 15, 2022). To be eligible for the scholarship, a student must: A) Be currently attending or planning on attending a post-secondary institution no later than the Fall of 2022. B) Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater. For more information and application please click here

    Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF)The HSF Scholar Program is designed to empower courageous young leaders of Hispanic heritage. The program helps ensure students achieve their higher education and career goals. Scholarship awards are based on merit; amounts range from $500-$5000, based on relative need, among the Scholars selected. Eligibility includes graduating high school seniors, undergraduate students (all years), community college students transferring to four-year universities, and graduate students (law school, medical school, MBA, and all other full-time masters or PhD programs). Candidates must be of Hispanic heritage, U.S. citizen, permanent legal resident, or DACA, minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale for high school students; minimum of 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for college and graduate students, plan to enroll full-time in an accredited, public or not-for-profit, four-year university, or graduate school, in the US, for the 2021-2022 academic year, and submit the FAFSA or state-based financial aid forms (if applicable). More information can be found here. Applications start on January 1, 2022.

    Iowa City-Cedar Rapids Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. - The Iowa City-Cedar Rapids Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. will be offering a scholarship for the school year 2022-23. To qualify, a high school student must have a grade point average of 2.5, must live in the Iowa City-Cedar Rapids area, and must be a minority scholar of African Descent. For more information and applications please click here

    Iowa City Education Association - ICEA is offering scholarships of $1,000 each to a limited number of students. These scholarships will be available to members' children to attend accredited higher education institutions including vocational schools, community college and colleges. Students with any major or educational program are eligible. The scholarship is open to children of ICEA members who are graduating seniors. Application deadline is April 29 at 5pm.

    Iowa Golf Association Foundation - The IGAF serves as host for two college scholarship programs - The Herman Sani Scholarship and the Ann Griffel Scholarship. The Sani Scholarship's purpose is to assist Iowa students to further their education. Each recipient receives $8,000 over a consecutive four-year period as long as the student is making reasonable academic progress. For more information on the Sani Scholarship, please visit the website. The Ann Griffel scholarship was established to preserve the game and develop more programs to promote the future of golf in Iowa. The IGAF awards $2,000 Ann Griffel Scholarships to Iowa high school senior girls who intend to further their education at an Iowa institution or higher learning, whether a college, university or trade school. For more information about the Ann Griffel scholarship, please visit the website.

    Iowa Senior Scholarship Program and Student-View Scholarship Program - The 2022 Student-View scholarship program is offering $13,000 worth of scholarships to high school seniors who plan to attend a four-year college, community/junior college or career school. All Iowa seniors who apply for the Student-View Scholarship will also automatically be entered into the drawing for the new $500 Iowa Senior Scholarship. For more information and applications, please visit the website. Application deadline: April 23, 2022.

    LM Scholarship - $500 - 1 Award (Deadline: May 1, 2022). To be eligible for the scholarship, a student must: A) Be currently enrolled or expect to be enrolled in a degree program by Fall 2022 B) Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and submit an answer to the essay question prior to the submission deadline. For more information and application, please click here

    Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation - The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation awards need-based scholarships to the children of Marines attending accredited colleges, community colleges, and career technical education programs. Its mission is to offer scholarship support to every single child of a Marine. Eligibility requirements are 1)child or step-child of one of the following: Active duty, Reserve, or veteran U.S. Marine, a Marine killed while serving in the U.S. Marine Corps, Active duty, reserve, or veteran U.S. Navy Corpsman, Navy Chaplain or Religious Program Specialist who is or was attached to a U.S. Marine Corps unit who was killed while serving with a U.S. Marine Corps unit and 2) Minumum 2.00 GPA, demonstrate financial need though a family adjusted gross income of $109,000 or less for the 2020 tax year, attending or planning to attend a school listed on the National Center of Education Statistic's College Navigator website for the upcoming academic year, and submit a completed application with all required documents by the deadline. Applications begin January 1, 2022 and can be found here. More information about this scholarship can be found at mcsf.org.

    Matt Bertell Memorial Scholarship Application - This scholarship is in honor of former West High Student, Matt Bertell, and is awarded annually with at least one $1,00.00 award or two $500.00 awards. Applicants must be a senior in high school and graduating the same  year applying for the scholarship as well as attend further educational schooling that same fall after high school graduation, at an accredited insitution. Application deadline is April 30, 2022. For more information and application form please click here.

    McDonald's HACER Scholarship Program - $100,000 - 30 awards (Deadline: February 7, 2022). To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be a high school senior that is younger than 21 years old and carries a minimum GPA of 2.8 B) Have at least one parent of Hispanic heritage. For more information and applications please click here.

    National Italian American Foundation Scholarships - $12,000 - 200 Awards (Deadline: March 1, 2022). To be eligible for the scholarship, a student must: A) Be enrolled in a U.S accredited institution of higher education on a full-time basis for the Fall 2022 semester B) Have a GPA of at least 3.5 out of 4.0 (or the equivalent). For more information and applications, please click here

    Odenza Vacations Scholarship - $500 - 1 Award (Deadline: May 1, 2022). To be eligible for the scholarship, a student must: A) Be between the ages of 17-24 on September 1st. B) Submit an answer to the essay question prior to the deadline. For more information and applications please click here

    PB&J Scholarship - (Deadline: May 30, 2022). This scholarship is for students who have experienced personal challenges that may not have allowed them to perform well academically, but still have the drive to succeed. Applicants are evaluated based on their personal statement and letters of recommendation. The eligibility for the PB&J Scholarship the student must be a current High School Senior and planning on attending a 2 to 4 year college next school year. For more information please visit the website

    Performance Therapies Scholarship - Performance Therapies will award one $300 scholarship to a college-bound high school senior planning a career in the medical/health field. Qualified individuals need to complete the following application. Application deadline is April 15, 2022.

    Student-View Scholarship Program - Deadline: April, 23, 2022.  The Student-View Scholarship Program is offering $13,000 worth of scholarships to high school seniors who plan to attend a four-year college, community/junior college or career school. No minimum ACT/SAT score or GPA, no essay required, no application fee! Please visit the website for information and the application process. 

    The Iowa PGA Foundation offers an annual scholarship in memory of Charlie Burkart. At least one high school graduate will be the 2022 recipient of $1500 per year for four years at the college or university of their choice. Scholarship winners are selected on the basis of their interest and activity in golf, the potential for future contributions to the game, leadership skills/community involvement, then on their academic/professional ability and financial need. More information and the application are available here.  Email/mail completed application to the scholarship committee on or prior to June 18, 2022.

    The Last Dollar Scholarship - This program is intended to cover any remaining gap between federal and state grants/scholarships and tuition and qualified fees. Eligible students are those who recently completed an Iowa high school diploma, homeschool program, or high school equivalency diploma. To apply for this scholarship you have to enroll full-time in an eligible program of study and complete the FASFA. For more details please visit https://iowacollegeaid.gov/LastDollar.

    The Pearl Hull Falk Scholarship - Eligibilty of requirements: of a Protestant Faith, resident of the State of Iowa, attending the University of Iowa full-time.  The application deadline is May 2, 2022.  The amount of the scholarship is $5,000.  If interested in applying, please contact Allison Donnell at adonnell@midwestone.com or call 319-356-5842.


    NROTC Scholarship (For Class of 2023) - Application is open until January 2023 and is for the graduating class of 2023. Selected candidates receive a) Full tuition, book stipend and fees - up to $200,000 with over 150 of the nation's leading colleges and universities to choose from. Plus a monthly allotment of $250-$400. b) No obligation for your entire first year of college - you can participate in the program on a "trial basis" your first year with no obligation to the Navy. Eligibility requirements are that you must be a U.S citizen, must be 17 years old and not yet 23 by September 1 of the year starting college, complete high school/equivalent certificate, and must not have more than 30 semester hours of 45 quarter hours of college credit, as well as receiving at least the minimum score required on the SAT and ACT exams. For more information and applications please click here.