*Please NOTE: University, College and Technical Scholarship Awards are available once you have applied and have been accepted for admission.
*The FAFSA application period opens October 1. Apply soon for the best financial aid award package! Apply: FAFSA
Be sure to check application deadlines for admission to qualify for scholarships!
One App opens on September 15th. Please check scholarship deadlines for specific colleges and programs. More information: Financial Aid @ ISU
Automatic, merit based awards are available to new resident freshmen at ISU.
*The above scholarships can also be based on your cumulative gpa + core course content
Please visit: Iowa State Financial Aid
College of Engineering - the application deadline for engineering scholarships is January 10, 2022. In order to receive an invitation to apply for scholarships, students must have applied for admission to ISU. Iowa Residents will be awarded $2,600/ year Note: A 3.60 or higher gpa is required to apply for engineering scholarships.
Multicultural Vision Program Award - one hundred scholarships in the amount of full tuition to incoming first-year students who are U.S. citizens and residents of the state of Iowa and identify as: American Indian or Alaskan Native, Black/African American, Asian American, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, Hispanic or Latinx or Multiracial. Applications are due by December 1, 2021. MVP Scholarship
Hixson Opportunity Award - The Hixson Program promotes knowledge and understanding to inspire and advance students, enrich their lives, and enhance community. The scholarship is currently available to high school seniors graduating in 2022 who will be entering as a first-year student at Iowa State University in the Fall of 2022. Students may major in any curriculum and must maintain a 2.00 cumulative gpa for renewal. One award will be granted per Iowa county.
You must be an Iowa resident, admissible to Iowa State University, possess the potential to succeed, and have faced challenges of personal and/or financial hardship demonstrated by your essay. Your admissions application must be in by December 1.
Your FAFSA must be completed by December 1, and verified by January 2.
Priority Deadline is October 1.
Beta Sigma Psi will be awarding three (3) $2,000 scholarships and one (1) $1,000 scholarship to men attending Iowa State University in the Fall of 2021. You are not required to join Beta Sigma Psi to receive the $2,000 scholarships. For more detailed information: Beta Sigma Psi Scholarship Apply by January 5 to be eligible for all awards.
Merit-based scholarship eligibility will only consider test scores administered though February 2021 of your senior year and 7th semester (or 2nd trimester) gpa. March 1, 2022 is the deadline for students to apply for admission in order to be considered for Merit-Based scholarships.
For more financial aid/scholarship information: UofIowa Financial Aid/Scholarships
Pearl Hull Falk Scholarship - The Pearl Hull Falk scholarship will award $5,000 to a student attending the U of Iowa. For more information on this scholarship: Pearl Hull Falk scholarship
For more information on UNI Admissions and Financial Aid/Scholarships: UNI Financial Aid/Scholarships
Panther Music Awards are offered to qualified, incoming students who are not music majors but wish to continue singing in college. Recipients will maintain full-time student status and participate in a UNI choir to renew the scholarship from year to year. Find out more or apply! Panther Music Awards
To receive scholarships at Briar Cliff, you must fill out a general scholarship application. You will be awarded academic scholarships based on your performance in high school and ACT/SAT test scores.
Presidential Scholarship - the application deadline is January 12, 2022. You need to have a 3.75 high school gpa, complete the essay questions and submit two (2) letters of recommendation.
For many other opportunities, please visit: Briar Cliff Scholarships
Drake has scholarships to reward your talents and achievements. For more information:
Drake Early Action Admission deadline: December 1
All academic scholarships and awards are based on the student's cumulative gpa, a personal essay, and an educator's reference. Standardized test scores are not required, but will be considered if submitted. There is no separate application for these awards. Scholarships are awarded automatically to eligible students upon admission. Academic scholarships range from $15,000 - $28,000 per year, and are renewable each year for four years.
Please check additional scholarships such as: Music, Theatre, Dance and other offerings, which may require an audition or separate application. Luther College Scholarships/Financial Aid
100% of Full-time undergraduate Morningside College students receive financial assistance.
STEM Majors - earn up to $7,500/year for up to 4 years.
Talent Awards - earn $5,000 /year - includes art, athletics, e-sports, theatre, choral & instrumental music, color guard, jazz and keyboard.
See the full list of opportunities at: Mornngside Scholarships
Morningside School of Nursing Scholarship: School of Nursing Scholarship
Mt. Mercy offers many scholarships to incoming freshmen, including a full tuition scholarship to those who have a 26 ACT and a 3.7 gpa (you must be admitted by January 15). mtmercy scholarships
You can get an estimate of what your scholarship package might be, by filling out Northwestern's scholarship calculator. Scholarship Calculator
Upon acceptance to Simpson you are automatically considered for all merit scholarships. Simpson's merit scholarships are awarded based on your academic and personal success. Check out the chart with minimum scholarship ranges for incoming first-year students.
For more information on all Scholarships @ Simpson
Waldorf University offers a 2-year Associates of Arts Degree, a 4-year Bachelor of Arts Degree (17 majors) and an online Associates/Bachelors degree. For scholarships: check out their Residential Scholarship List!
Wartburg evaluates merit based scholarships on a combination of a student's high school gpa, class rank and ACT/SAT score. Typically, students who have a high school minimum cumulative gpa of 3.4 and rank in the top 25% of their high school class, with an ACT composite score of 23 or higher, will receive a regents or presidential scholarship. For more information on Knights Scholarship Days: Wartburg Scholarships
William Penn offers a broad range of STEM programs, including programs in Computer Science, Engineering and Nursing.
For a full list of scholarships and financial aid: William Penn Scholarships
(Campuses in Ankeny, Boone, Carroll, Newton, Urban/Des Moines and West Des Moines)
DMACC offers many types of scholarships, including the NEW Last Dollar Scholarship. The Last Dollar Scholarship covers tuition and fee gaps not covered by federal and state grants/scholarships for eligible Iowa residents enrolled in targeted, high-demand career and technical programs.
For more information on financial aid and scholarship programs at DMACC, please visit: DMACC Scholarships & Financial Aid
Ellsworth Community College offers scholarships to deserving students to help finance their education. Please visit their website for more information: Ellsworth CC Scholarships
Apply for Hawkeye Community College Scholarships by the scholarship deadline of March 1.
Check out the Financial Aid page, with tips for calculating the cost of college at Iowa Central. There is a scholarship link as well. Iowa Central
Over 75% of students attending Iowa Lakes benefit from Financial Aid. The priority deadline award for scholarships is March 1, 2022. There is only one online application for scholarships, and the scholarship manager matches you with specific scholarships. Financial Aid/Scholarships at Iowa Lakes
Iowa Western Community College strives to make a positive difference in people’s lives through accessible and excellent educational programs and services. Iowa Western and the Iowa Western Foundation support this by working to assist students with access to scholarship sources. One scholarship application will match you with available scholarships. To be considered for the Presidential Scholarship (apply by March 15), and the Foundation Scholarship (apply by April 22).
Kirkwood has over $3 million available in scholarships each year - making the most affordable option even more affordable. And there's only one easy application to complete for you to be considered for scholarships. The scholarship application period is open from October 1 - March 15 for the fall of 2020. Check out: Kirkwood Scholarships
The online application for scholarships with deadlines in November and December is open now. For all other scholarships, the online application is due by March 1. scholarships
NCC offers the Future Ready Scholarship Program for areas that that are in high demand and career and technical programs. Future Ready Programs
If you are applying for the President’s or Foundation Scholarship, please have your Guidance Counselor fill out the Scholarship Recommendation Form. This must be filled out and submitted with your application and essay. NCC Scholarship booklets are available online: Scholarship Booklet
NEW SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY AT NCC FOR DACA STUDENTS: WOODS, FULLER, SHULTZ & SMITH PC DIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP
1 - $1,000 scholarship granted to a full-time student. Application deadline: March 1
You must apply for this scholarship through the NCC Scholarship Opportunities Guide application. You must have a 2.5 gpa to receive the full scholarship award. Preference will be given to applicants who have been impacted by Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). NCC Scholarships
Scholarships are available due to the generous gifts of individuals, foundations, organizations and businesses. Please inquire with Financial Aid regarding the detail and criteria for scholarships. The College Now Program - Last Dollar Scholarship is available through WIT (It fills financial aid gaps for high demand and career and technical programs) For more information: Free Tuition. Watch for deadlines as WIT's Foundation Scholarship has an application deadline of March 15.
Check out the link to: Augustana Financial Aid/Scholarships. Academic awards are listed by GPA/ACT scores in a easy to read list.
You can apply for freshman scholarships once you have been accepted for admission. The Academic Scholarship Application deadline is December 15. To check out scholarship options: sdsu scholarships
Once you have applied and are accepted for admission, use the online scholarship application to apply for the USD Honors Program and several of the USD first-time freshman scholarships. The scholarship application deadline is December 1 USD.edu/scholarships
All new students applying to Dakota State University will be eligible for many scholarship opportunities. Any new high school student meeting certain academic criteria will automatically qualify for a scholarship. Learn more about the qualifications for the Champion or DSU Rising Scholarship.
Enroll early to be accepted into programs such as Vet Tech and Dental Assisting (beginning in the fall of 2020), Surgical Technology, LPN, Early Childhood, Construction Management and Diesel.
Upcoming campus visit days: November 6, February 5 and March 19.
Call 605-367-6040 or email admissions: Southeast Tech Admissions to schedule a campus visit.
Virtual College Fairs STC will be presenting LIVE during the Iowa College Fair Sessions!
Thursday, Oct 22 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. and Sunday, October 25 4:00-6:00 p.m. Register the day before each event at: SE Tech College Fair
Scholarships: Build Dakota Scholarship and Southeast Tech Scholarship applications will be available January 1 - March 31, 2021. Check on the website for more information. Cost & Aid - Scholarships.
Website: Southeast Tech
Submit your Application for Admission as soon as possible to receive priority consideration for undergraduate merit based scholarships. Additional scholarships require credentials to be submitted by December 1. Creighton University
November 15, 2021 - University Honors, Nebraska Business Honors Academy and Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management application deadline.
February 1, 2022 - Scholarship Statement deadline for Leadership, Service and Diversity Enhancement Scholarships.
April 1, 2022 - FAFSA priority deadline for need-based scholarship priority consideration.
For merit-based scholarships, your application for admission is due by May 1.
The University of Nebraska at Omaha works hard to keep your tuition competitively priced. Check out UNO Scholarship Info for more information.
Wayne State College offers more than 200 types of scholarships. Complete the scholarship application process after you apply for admission and are accepted to WSC. Wayne State Scholarships
Scholarships for freshmen students will be awarded the 1st week of each month starting in October. Students must be admitted to SMSU before the last date of the previous month and qualify to receive a scholarship offer. SMSU Scholarships
Scholarships are monetary gifts, which means you don't need to repay them or earn the funds by working. Waivers are similar to scholarships in that they're used to offset college expenses and don't need to be paid back. You'll find plenty of scholarships and waivers based on your financial need, academic success and other factors. UND Scholarships