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Scholarship Information Sites

READY. . .SET. . .GO! 

It is time to get started on your

scholarship applications!


FAFSA (Federal Student Aid) ONLINE APPLICATION - Start applying on October 1!


Scholarship Search Websites  (some great places to start your scholarship search!)




     Iowa College Aide.gov


The following scholarships opportunities will be highlighted in GREEN when they are open for applications.  In the meantime, take a look at the requirements for each of them and start preparing NOW so that when you actually start the application process you will have the information you need organized and at your fingertips.



IowaStudentLoan.org (college funding opportunities for Iowa families)

     Save Now, Save Later: College Savings Plan Parent Giveaway (closed October 22)

     Iowa Financial Know-How Challenge (opens October 23)

     College Funding Forecaster Giveaway (March 5 to May 11)


Iowa PGA Scholarship (due June 15, 2018)

National Honor Society Scholarship (due January 30, 2018)

Hagan Scholarship for Rural Students (due November 15, 2017)

Iowa Newspaper Association (due February 9, 2018)

Chapter AD - P.E.O. Scholarship

Farmers Cooperative Association and Vision Ag

Jordon Baker Memorial Scholarship

Iowa Girls' Athletic Coaches Association Scholarships  (due April 10, 2018)

Serve Outdoors Scholarship

Prairie Mutual Insurance Scholarship (due April 20, 2018)

Aureon Network Services Scholarship

Russell Strait Post #483 Scholarship 

Children's Cancer Connection  (due last friday in May 2018)

Indian Hills Criminal Justice Scholarship 

Iowa Communications Alliance 

UnityPoint Health Athlete Scholar of the Year (will open in January)

Heartland Co-Op

Masonry Institute of Iowa Scholarship (due March 10, 2018)

Southeast Iowa Officials Association Athletic Scholarship

FFA Scholarship -  non-members may also apply!  (due February 1, 2018)

Keep Iowa Beautiful - Byers Environmental Scholarship  (due January 6, 2018)

Better Business Bureau Torch Award  (due January 21, 2018)

Iowa School Counselor Association (due January 7, 2018)   

First Friday Breakfast Club (Point Foundation) (due January 29, 2018) 

Garrett's Path Foundation (due February 1, 2018)

Conservation Districts of Iowa  (due February 16, 2018)

HyVee Scholarships (due February 10, 2018)  

Foundation for Rural Services  (due March 2, 1018)

Van Buren County Hospital Auxiliary 

Breckenridge Scholarship

Robert D Blue Scholarship  (due May 10, 2018)

Agriland FS Foundation Scholarship (due March 15, 2018)   

Iowa State Fair Scholarship  (due March 1, 2018)

Van Buren County Farm Bureau Scholarship

Iowa Farm Bureau Scholarship (due March 1, 2018)

Van Buren Telephone Company  

Iowa Automobile Dealers Foundation for Education  (applications will open in December)

Southern Iowa Electric Cooperative Scholarship  (due March 31, 2018)

Leo H. Grether - Choral Music Education (due April 15, 2018)

Bright Scholars of Iowa

Bruce Rex Vale Scholarship 

Mt. Zion Presbyterian Scholarship 

Horatio Alger Career & Technical Scholarship  (applications will open March 1, 2018)

Grand Lodge of Iowa  (due February 1, 2018)

Grand Lodge of Iowa Technical School Scholarship   (due March 1, 2018)

Violet Armstrong Scholarship 

Iowa Elks Association Vocational Grant 

Margaret Wilson Scholarship (Birmingham residents) 

Jack W. Dorothy Memorial Scholarship

American Legion Auxiliary Merit Award (due April 1, 2018)

Lions Club Scholarship (due April 21)

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FAFSA (Federal Student Aid) ONLINE APPLICATION - Start applying on October 1!


University of Iowa Scholarships

     Presidential Scholarship (due November 28, 2017)

       Daily Iowan Scholarship (due January 31, 2018)

Iowa State University

    Scholarship information

    Student Theatre Scholarships (due October 27, 2017)

     Christina Hixson Opportunity Scholarship  (due January 2, 2018)

Indian Hills Scholarships

     Foundation Scholarships  (priority deadline January 15, 2018)

      Tom Arnold Scholarship (due May 31, 2018)

      Bright Scholars of Iowa (due May 31, 2018)

Southeastern Community College

     Foundation Scholarships (due March 1, 2018)

Kirkwood Community College

     Foundation Scholarships  (priority deadline March 1, 2018)

University of Northern Iowa

     Scholarship Application

Central College

Simpson College

     Scholarships and Grants Application

Mount Mercey

     Catherine McCauley Scholarship

Iowa School of Beauty


All graduates will be considered for the following awards (no application necessary):

     Iowa Bar Association

     American Legion Citizenship Award

     Rotary Club Award

     Glen Strait Memorial Scholarship

     Hospice of Van Buren County

     Wesley and Marjorie Pierce Trust Scholarship (selected by family)

     Stanley Davidson Memorial Scholarship (selected by family)

     Mike Teal Memorial Scholarship (selected by family)

     Jason and John Memorial Scholarship (selected by family)

     TTT Scholarship (selected by the organization)

     Chaper I PEO Scholarship