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scholarship applications!


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





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ICAN Presentation for Sophomores 

ICAN Presentation for Juniors


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.




     Save Now, Save Later: College Savings Plan Parent Giveaway

     Iowa Financial Know-How Challenge

     Award Letter Comparison Tool  

     Iowa Student Loan/Senior Scholarship (Opens October 19, 2020 -February 26, 2021)



Russell Strait Post #483 Scholarship




NIAAA- National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (Due January 14,    2020).


Foundation For Blended and Online Learning Scholarship 


Brian Pearson Memorial Scholarship (Due April 5, 2021)


Karsyn's Krusaders/Jessica Miller Memorial Cancer Scholarship


GE- Reagan Foundation Scholarship 


Southeast Iowa Officials Association (SIOA) Scholarship  


Orscheln Farm & Home Scholarships (Due December 2, 2020)


Robert D. Blue Scholarship 


Horatio Alger Scholarship (Due October 26, 2020)


Timberline Scholarship (Due January 15, 2021)


Beer-Barker Post #113 


Iowa National Guard Officers Auxiliary 


Iowa State Rifle & Pistol Association 


Margaret Wilson Scholarship 


 Iowa School Counselor Association 


Mt. Zion Presbyterian Church Scholarship 


Iowa United Methodist Foundation 


Van Buren County Arts Council  


 Agriland FS Foundation 


 Coalition to Support Iowa Farmers


Iowa Corn Growers Association Future of Iowa Agriculture 


Winfield Ag Careers 


American Welding Society Scholarship


John Deere Welding Scholarship


Iowa Communications Alliance - Van Buren Telephone 


BBB Torch Awards for Ethics 


ARC Susan Presley Scholarship


ARC James Horan Scholarship 


Southeast Iowa Officials Association 


Keosauqua Health Care Center Laptop 


Richardson-Anthony American Legion Scholarship 


Elevate Advanced Manufacturing Scholarship


Iowa Health Care Scholarships 


Great River Health System Scholarship 


Iowa Dental Scholarship 


Iowa 4-H Foundation Scholarships 


4-H Youth in Action (Due May 18, 2021)


SFM Foundation Scholarship 


Elks National Foundation Scholarship (Due November 15, 2020)


Iowa State Elks Association Vocational Grant


Fairfield Elks Lodge Scholarship 

    Send to: Fairfield Elks Scholarship, 

                   c/o Kim Winslow,

                   1936 216th St., Fairfield, Iowa 52556


Iowa PGA Scholarship 


National Honor Society Scholarship 


Hagan Scholarship for Rural Students (Due November 15, 2020)


Iowa Girls' Athletic Coaches Association Scholarships


Masonry Institute of Iowa Scholarship 


FFA Scholarship -  non-members may also apply!  


Keep Iowa Beautiful - Byers Environmental Scholarship 


First Friday Breakfast Club 


Garrett's Path Foundation 


Conservation Districts of Iowa 


HyVee Scholarships 


Foundation for Rural Services 


Van Buren County Hospital Auxiliary 


Breckenridge Scholarship 


Iowa State Fair Scholarship (Due March 1, 2021)


Iowa Farm Bureau Federation Scholarship 


Equitable Excellence Scholarship (Due December 15,2020)


Lee County Mutual Insurance Association


Iowa Automobile Dealers Foundation for Education


 Alliant Energy 


Southern Iowa Electric Cooperative Scholarship (Due March 31, 2021)


Leo H. Grether - Choral Music Education 


Simon Estes Opportunity Scholarship


Bright Scholars of Iowa

    University of Northern Iowa  

    Iowa State University 

    University of Iowa 


Grand Lodge of Iowa 


Grand Lodge of Iowa Technical School Scholarship 


Violet Armstrong Scholarship 


American Legion Auxiliary (Due March 1, 2021)


Lions Club Scholarship 


LULAC Scholarship


Paragon IT Leadership Scholarship Foundation 


United States JCI Senate Foundation (Due January 22, 2021)


University of Iowa Scholarships

   Thomas H. Macbride Leadership Scholarship (Due March 31, 2021)

    Scholarship Portal - start here for a complete list of available scholarships


Iowa State University

    Scholarship Portal - open for applications October 1

     ACACIA Leadership Scholarship 

     Christina Hixson Opportunity Scholarship (Due December 15, 2020)



Indian Hills Scholarships

     Foundation Scholarships 

      Tom Arnold Scholarship  (Due March 19, 2021)



Southeastern Community College

     Foundation Scholarships (October 1, 2020)


Kirkwood Community College

     Visual Arts Scholarships (apply once for multiple opportunities)

     Foundation Scholarships 


University of Northern Iowa

     Scholarship Application


Central College


Simpson College

     Scholarships and Grants Application 


Catherine McCauley Scholarship


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)

     Jason and John Memorial Scholarship (selected by family)

     TTT Scholarship (selected by the organization)

     Chapter I PEO Scholarship