Scholarship List

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

Every senior should register at ONE of the following free, reliable websites:

NEWEST SCHOLARSHIP DATABASE recommended by the National Association for College Admission Counseling:  https://www.goingmerry.com/

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

The document below lists scholarships available to LCHS students.  
This document will be updated continually as new scholarship opportunities arise.
  Check this site on a WEEKLY basis.


SCHOLARSHIP TITLE AMOUNT CRITERIA DEADLINE
PEO Star Scholarship $2,500 Senior female who displays leadership and has been involved in community service and extracurricular activities; 3.0 or better GPA; must write a letter of application describing how you meet the criteria application letters addressed to "Dear Scholarship Committee" due to Mrs. Bode-Steinke by 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 30
Horatio Alger Scholarship $10,000-$50,000 Critical financial need ($55,000 or less adjusted gross family income), integrity and perserverance in overcoming adversity, 2.0 or better GPA, community service, U.S. citizenship; CLICK here for info and to access application October 25, 2020
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship up to $40,000/yr Intend to enroll in an accredited 4-year college beginning in fall 2021, 3.5 or higher GPA, unmet financial need (family income up to $95,000 considered), Common App completion; CLICK here for info and to begin application October 30, 2020, 11:59 p.m.
Iowa State University Freshman Scholarships (100s awarded) up to full tuition Must apply to and be admitted by 2020 deadline, for top scholarships; other factors vary, but can include GPA, test scores, leadership, and community service; CLICK here for more info and to apply for admission To be determined, usually December 1
 Grand Lodge of Iowa $2,000 Service to school and community with special emphasis upon leadership roles; strong academic record, communication skills, and financial need are also considered; CLICK here to access the application. February 1, 2021 
Iowa Financial Aid Know-How Challenge: Senior Scholarship $2,000 Complete two online tutorials about lowering overall college costs and maximizing your return on college investment. Take the assessment at the end. The 30 seniors with the highest scores on the assessment will be awarded $2,000 to be sent directly to their college. Click here to register and read the complete rules. all three steps must be completed before 4:00 p.m. on Friday, February 26, 2021
Iowa Western Community College Freshman Scholarships (one form for over 400 awarded) up to full tuition/$5,000/yr Qualifications vary, but academic excellence, extracurricular achievements, and leadership are considered. CLICK here for info and application Presidential -- March 15, 2021; others -- April 22, 2021
Metro Community College Freshman Scholarships (100s awarded) up to $10,000 Apply and be accepted to MCC; complete scholarship essay form; CLICK here for info and to apply March 1, 2021
The University of Iowa Freshman Scholarships (100s awarded) up to $8,500/yr Qualifications vary, but test scores and GPA are considered; some require a minimum ACT; CLICK here for info and the application March 1, 2021
University of Northern Iowa Freshman Scholarships (100s awarded) up to $4,000/yr Qualifications vary, but academic excellence, extracurricular achievements, and leadership are considered. CLICK here for info and application admitted to UNI and scholarship app completed by January 15, 2021
University of Nebraska Lincoln Freshman Scholarships(100s awarded) up to $15,000/yr Qualifications vary, but academic excellence, extracurricular achievements, and leadership are considered. CLICK here for info and application vary but earliest is February 1, 2021
University of Nebraska Omaha Freshman Scholarships (100s awarded) up to full tuition Must apply to and be admitted by March 1, 2020; qualifications vary, but financial need, GPA, test scores, leadership, and community service can be factors; CLICK here for more info March 1, 2021
Northwest Missouri State University Freshman Scholarships (100s awarded) up to $8,000/yr Must apply to and be admitted by May 1, 2021; qualifications vary, but financial need, GPA, test scores, leadership, and community service can be factors; CLICK here for more info President's -- 4th Thusday in January; others -- May 1, 2021
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
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SCHOLARSHIP TITLE AMOUNT CRITERIA DEADLINE
PEO Star Scholarship $2,500 Senior female who displays leadership and has been involved in community service and extracurricular activities; 3.0 or better GPA; must write a letter of application describing how you meet the criteria application letters addressed to "Dear Scholarship Committee" due to Mrs. Bode-Steinke by 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 30
Horatio Alger Scholarship $10,000-$50,000 Critical financial need ($55,000 or less adjusted gross family income), integrity and perserverance in overcoming adversity, 2.0 or better GPA, community service, U.S. citizenship; CLICK here for info and to access application October 25, 2020
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship up to $40,000/yr Intend to enroll in an accredited 4-year college beginning in fall 2021, 3.5 or higher GPA, unmet financial need (family income up to $95,000 considered), Common App completion; CLICK here for info and to begin application October 30, 2020, 11:59 p.m.
Iowa State University Freshman Scholarships (100s awarded) up to full tuition Must apply to and be admitted by 2020 deadline, for top scholarships; other factors vary, but can include GPA, test scores, leadership, and community service; CLICK here for more info and to apply for admission To be determined, usually December 1
Iowa Financial Aid Know-How Challenge: Senior Scholarship $2,000 Complete two online tutorials about lowering overall college costs and maximizing your return on college investment. Take the assessment at the end. The 30 seniors with the highest scores on the assessment will be awarded $2,000 to be sent directly to their college. Click here to register and read the complete rules. all three steps must be completed before 4:00 p.m. on Friday, February 26, 2021
Iowa Western Community College Freshman Scholarships (one form for over 400 awarded) up to full tuition/$5,000/yr Qualifications vary, but academic excellence, extracurricular achievements, and leadership are considered. CLICK here for info and application Presidential -- March 15, 2021; others -- April 22, 2021
Metro Community College Freshman Scholarships (100s awarded) up to $10,000 Apply and be accepted to MCC; complete scholarship essay form; CLICK here for info and to apply March 1, 2021
The University of Iowa Freshman Scholarships (100s awarded) up to $8,500/yr Qualifications vary, but test scores and GPA are considered; some require a minimum ACT; CLICK here for info and the application March 1, 2021
University of Northern Iowa Freshman Scholarships (100s awarded) up to $4,000/yr Qualifications vary, but academic excellence, extracurricular achievements, and leadership are considered. CLICK here for info and application admitted to UNI and scholarship app completed by January 15, 2021
University of Nebraska Lincoln Freshman Scholarships(100s awarded) up to $15,000/yr Qualifications vary, but academic excellence, extracurricular achievements, and leadership are considered. CLICK here for info and application vary but earliest is February 1, 2021
University of Nebraska Omaha Freshman Scholarships (100s awarded) up to full tuition Must apply to and be admitted by March 1, 2020; qualifications vary, but financial need, GPA, test scores, leadership, and community service can be factors; CLICK here for more info March 1, 2021
Northwest Missouri State University Freshman Scholarships (100s awarded) up to $8,000/yr Must apply to and be admitted by May 1, 2021; qualifications vary, but financial need, GPA, test scores, leadership, and community service can be factors; CLICK here for more info President's -- 4th Thusday in January; others -- May 1, 2021


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