Scholarship List

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T
he document below lists scholarships specifically available through Mrs. Bode-Steinke in the Guidance Office.  This document will be updated continually as new scholarship opportunities arise.  Check this site on a weekly basis.


Title Amount Qualification Factors App Deadline
Iowa Financial Aid
Scholarships, Loans, and Grants 
 Up to full tuition at some Iowa colleges Vary; almost all require attending an Iowa college or university; click here to begin application process  Vary; the sooner, the better 
 Horatio Alger Scholarships $25,000
&
$10,000
Critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted family gross income); 2.0 or higher GPA; U.S. citizenship; co-curricular and community service; and display integrity and have overcome adversity;
click here to access application
Oct. 25, 2017
 Marie Curie Scholarship
at the College of St. Mary
 $20,000/yr
for 4 yrs
Female senior; must be accepted to CSM, 3.5/4.0 GPA; science and math GPA of 3.0/4.0; major in biology, chemistry, or mathematics; click here for info and to apply
Dec. 15, 2017
 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship up to $10,000
per year
Need for financial assistance and exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship with financial assistance to pursue higher education; click here for info and application  January 1, 2018 
 Kirkwood Community College
Golden Opportunity Scholarship
Varies, adds up to full tuition Enroll at Kirkwood, complete a FAFSA and demonstrate financial need, maintain a 2.0 on all coursework at Kirkwood;
email jody.donaldson@kirkwood.edu or call her at 319-398-7186
 First-come, first-serve until funds are depleted
 Iowa Newspaper Foundation Scholarships (8 total) $500-$1,000 Seeking a college major preparing one for a career in media; participation in yearbook or newspaper at LCHS; click here for info and single application
Feb, 9, 2018 
 Hy-Vee Foundation Scholarships $1,000
(80 awarded)
Must be working for Hy-Vee (hired before Sept. 16, 2017) or the son or daughter of a Hy-Vee employee who began work before March 15, 2017; ACT score; personal reference; click here for info and to access application     Feb. 10, 2018
 Iowa Student Loan
Scholarships & Grants
up to $2,000  Factors vary, so carefully read all of the descriptions; click here for info and to access applications Feb. 17, 2018
 Iowa College Aid
Grants & Scholarships
Vary Vary; click here to read info and apply Vary 
 Vary - All through 
StudentScholarships.org
 $500-$20,000 Vary; you must read individual requirements; click here to apply Vary
 Iowa State
Freshman Scholarships
Varies Vary - some are based on financial need; some, academics; some, community service, etc.;
click here to learn more and apply
 Dec. 1, 2017
 Iowa Western Community College
Freshman Scholarships
Varies; 
1 application for 825 scholarships worth over 
$2.2 million
Vary - some are based on financial need; some, academics; some, community service; etc.  You must have applied and been accepted to IWCC before you can apply;
click here to learn more and apply 
March 15,
2017
 University of Iowa
Freshman Scholarships
Varies Vary - some are based on financial need; some, academics; some, community service; etc.;
click here to learn more and apply
 Vary
University of Nebraska Omaha Varies  Vary - some are based on financial need; some, academics; some, community service; etc.; 
click here to learn more and apply
Vary 
University of Northern Iowa
Freshman Scholarships 
Varies Vary - some are based on financial need; some, academics; some, community service; etc;
click here to learn more and apply
Vary 
 Pearl Hull Falk Scholarship $800 Must be of the Protestant faith, a resident of Iowa, and attending the University of Iowa full time in the 2018-19 school year.
See Mrs. Bode-Steinke to get the application.

May 1, 2018 

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