Scholarship List

There are many reliable websites for scholarship searching. NEVER PAY for scholarship information or applications.  

Every senior should register at the following free, reliable website:
http://www.fastweb.com/

This Iowa College Access Network (ICAN) also has some great scholarship links based on talents, ethnicity, etc.  Every senior should check these out at:
ICAN Scholarship Link

T
he document below lists scholarships specifically available to LCHS students.  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 
QuestBridge College Match Scholarship Full tuition to 1 of 40 highly selective colleges Financial need (household income of less than $65,000/family of 4), rank in the Top Ten Percent of the class, ACT score of 28 or better; first generation 4-year college students given preference; click here for info and to apply
 Sept. 27, 2018
Horatio Alger Scholar Award  up to $25,000 Graduating this year and enrolling in a career or technical training program at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution in the United States; Federal Pell grant eligible as demonstrated on the FAFSA; demonstrated perseverance in overcoming adversity; U.S. citizen; click here for national application
click here for State of Iowa application
Oct. 25, 2018
 Hy-Vee Foundation Scholarship $1,000
(80 awarded)
Must be working for HyVee (hired before Sept. 15, 2018) or the son or daughter of a HyVee employee who began work before September 15, 2018; ACT score; personal reference; click here for info and to access application 
Feb. 8, 2019 
 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. 13, 2019
 Iowa Newspaper Foundation Scholarships $500-$1,000
8 different scholarships offered
Seeking a college major preparing one for a career in media; participation in yearbook or newspaper at LCHS;
click here for info and application
Feb. 15, 2019 
 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
vary

 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
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 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 
 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
  Pureland Supply Vocational & Skilled Trade Scholarship  $1,000   Must be accepted to an accredited community college, vocational college, technical school, or trade school; must submit a one-page essay about how your chosen trade or field plays an important role in today's world and how you will play a part in the future of your trade or field; click here for more info and application June 1, 2019 

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