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.  

        

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

    Iowa Student Loan offers several free college college funding opportunities. There are three programs with different availability dates.

    • Save Now, Save Later: College Savings Plan Parent Giveaway. Open to parents and guardians of Iowa students in grades 6 - 12. Awards 50 $1,000 deposits into College Savings Iowa accounts. www.IowaStudentLoan.org/SaveNow  Application dates available: September 3 - October 18, 2019
    • Iowa Financial Know-How Challenge: Senior Scholarship. Open to Iowa high school seniors who will attend college in fall 2020. Awards 30 $2,000 college scholarships plus $250 to each recipient's high school. www.IowaStudentLoan.org/SeniorScholarship Application dates available: October 15 - February 21
    • College Funding Forecaster Giveaway. Open to Iowa high school seniors attending college in fall 2020 and their parents or guardians. Awards 10 $1,000 awards sent directly to each students' college for fall 2020. www.IowaStudentLoan.org/Giveaway Application dates available: March 16 - April 30

    The QuestBridge National College Match is a scholarship program through which high-achieving, low-income students can receive guaranteed full four-year scholarships to 40 of the nation's best colleges. Go to www.questbridge.org for more information. Deadline to apply is September 26, 2019

    AES Engineering is offering $500 scholarships to motivated students to further their education. Students are not required to be taking engineering classes to be eligible. Go to http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm for more information. Deadline October 6, 2019

    Prudential Spirit of Community Award - Students who have volunteered over the past year can apply for a 2020 award and become eligible for a $1,000 scholarship or more. Apply at nassp.org/spirit. Deadline November 5, 2019

    Timberline Billing Service is offering scholarships to students who currently have an IEP or have had an IEP during their secondary education and who are applying to a formal education program beyond high school. For more infomation, please stop by the Guidance Office or email elise.stevens@timberlinebilling.com. Appplications must submitted by January 15, 2020.

    Do you work at Hy-Vee? Hy-Vee offers 80 $1,000 scholarships to students seeking a 4-year degree. Look here for more information. Deadline February 10, 2020

    The Matt Bertell Memorial Scholarship is in honor of West High graduate Matt Bertell. Applicants must be seniors who plan to attend further schooling at an accredited institution the fall after graduation. Preference will be given to students who bowled in high school, who plan to bowl competitively in college, students who plan to attend the University of Iowa, and/or students who have a diagnosis of, and/or experience, social difficulty and/or similar challenges. For more infomation, see the Foundation Facebook page or stop by the guidance office for an application. Deadline June 10, 2020.