Career, College, Financial Aid and ACT Resources
Some information and application forms are available online. Contact Mrs. Flynn for other forms.
I Have A Plan Iowa
Student Award Search
PublicHealth.org is a site that provides information on careers in public health, and resources on major public health issues, such as a preventative care guide.
Scholarships From Insurance Companies
SchoolSoup is a large scholarship database.
- SchoolSoup adds almost 5,000 new scholarships each week to the database.
- SchoolSoup has information on thousands of colleges and universities.
- SchoolSoup has information on hundreds of careers and offers a free career aptitude test to help students make good career choices.
- SchoolSoup does not sell names or email addresses.
- Iowa Youth Institute www.worldfoodprize.org/iowayouth 3-31-17
- $500 scholarship for to Iowa State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
- Pheasants Forever 3-27-17
- Applicant should be interested in wildlife conservation, hunting, shooting, and outdoor activities.
- University of Iowa – ACACIA Leadership Scholarship www.uiacacia.com/scholarship 3-30-17
- Have demonstrated their ability to excel in the fields of academics, extra-curricular school activities, and community involvement.
- Northwestern College Bridge Scholarship https://www.nwciowa.edu/academics/bridge-scholars 3-30-17
- “If you are a student from a historically underrepresented population, you could be a Bridge Scholar at Northwestern College. $2,500 per year.
- AGCO Scholarship 3-30-17
- Plan to attend Minnesota West Community College in Mechatronics or Welding Certificate or Diploma 3-30-17
- SFM Foundation www.sfmfoundation.com 3-31-17
- Scholarships to students whose parents were killed or seriously injured in workplace accidents while working for Minnesota, Iowa, or Wisconsin employers.
- Siouxland Sportsmanship Scholarship 3-31-17
- Must participate in at least one sport for three years, 3.00 minimum GPA, outstanding character
- Great Clips Cosmetology greatclipscareers.com/scholarships 3-31-17
- $250 – $1,500 towards tuition or tools at Great Clips.
- CML Telephone – Dan Rose Memorial 4-1-17
- Parents must be members of CML Telephone Cooperative. 300 word essay. Recommendation required.
- Calumet Betterment Scholarship 4-1-17
- North Star Credit Union www.nsccu.org 4-1-17
- Morningside College Nursing Scholarship 4-1-17
- $1,000 to incoming nursing student.
- Acacia Leadership Iowa State University 4-1-17
- Male graduating senior who attends Iowa State University
- Cherokee Regional Medical Center www.cherokeermc.org 4-1-17
- Entering a health occupation. Auxiliary Scholarship, Kenneth Hobson Memorial Scholarship, and John M. Comstock Scholarship.
- South O’Brien Foundation Scholarships http://www.soswolverines.org/district/superintendents-office/foundation/
- No applications will be accepted after that date. Read all details at the link above.
- Criteria varies; many students are eligible and many scholarships are available. Complete one application for all of the scholarships available.
- Paullina Lion’s Club 4-14-17
- Any South O’Brien student in the 2017 graduating class.
- Abiff Lodge 4-14-17
- Any member of the 2017 graduating class.
- Primghar Community Playhouse 4-14-17
- Participated in any area of performing arts.
- 2017 Honorsgradu Multimedia Scholarship https://www.honorsgraduation.com/graduation-scholarsip.htm 4-16-17
- Respond creatively to a prompt using art, photography, music, or creative writing. 5-$1,000 scholarships.
- Equipment Dealers Foundation www.naeda.com/foundation 4-18-17
- Must be sponsored by a dealer. Dealer must be EDA member. Dealer must provide matching funds. Given to students who may be potential employees of dealer members.
- Baum Harmon Mercy Foundation 4-19-17
- Based on, but not limited to – participation in school and community activities, need of assistance, GPA of 2.0 or above, pursuing a career in a health or science-related field, letter of recommendation.
- Sutherland Ruritan Scholarship 4-21-17
- Primghar Jaycee Scholarship 4-21-17
- Awarded to students who have become involved in our community and have displayed outstanding service and leadership. Two scholarships will be awarded in the amount of $500 each.
- Student View Scholarship Program www.student-view.com 4-22-17
- Fill out application survey online.
- DMACC Foundation https://www.dmacc.edu/foundation/Pages/application.aspx 4-28-17
- First National Bank 4-28-17
- Brian Pearson Memorial Scholarship 4-30-17
- Must be a high school junior or senior and have previously participated in any Iowa Games events.
- Brunk Educational Trust (Cherokee State Bank) 5-1-17
- Low interest loans to worthy and needy students for the purpose of attending college. High school senior living in Cherokee county.
- American State Bank 5-1-17
- Athletic Achievement Award 5-1-17
- Must have earned 10 or more varsity letters during high school career.
- Sutherland Auxiliary Scholarship 5-3-17
- Participation in school and community activities, scholarship, and need of assistance.
- UnityPoint Scholar Athlete of the Year www.unitypointscholarathletes.com 5-12-17
- Must demonstrate academic excellence, participation in athletics and service to their school and community. Attend either a 4 year university or and post-secondary institution.
- Best Mattress Reviews Sleep Scholarship https://www.bestmattressreviews.com/sleep-scholarship/ 5-19-17
- $1,000. Must have a 3.0 minimum GPA.
- Work Ethic Scholarship www.http://prfoundlydisconnected.com/scholarship 5-19-17
- for students who are hungry to learn a skill that’s in demand – it’s for students who wake up early, stay late, and work hard day in and day out. Apply online.
- Children’s Cancer Connection Empowering Scholarship 5-26-17
- Directly affected by childhood cancer (includes individuals who currently have or have had cancer before age 18, or a sibling of that individual) Living, treated or diagnosed in the state of Iowa, Minimum of a 2.5 GPA
- Iowa PGA Foundation – Charlie Burkart Scholarship http://www.iowapgafoundation.org 6-16-17
- Aspiring Nurse Scholarship www.nursingscholarshipalmanac.com 6-30-17
- Plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN/LVN, AND, and BSN programs.
- State of Sleep Scholarship https://www.thesleepjudge.com/scholarship/ 10-30-17
- Must carry a minimum 3.0 GPA, Apply with a short video on the importance of sleep as outlined on the webpage.
- Iowa Veteran’s Foundation no time limit
- Must be an Iowa Veteran or descendent of an active duty, honorable discharged, retired, and/or Reserve Component and National Guard military personnel, officer or enlisted, who was an Iowa Veteran.
- DMACC Valedictorian and Honors Scholarships
- Valedictorian – 100% tuition for two years plus a $500 per year stipend for booksHonors Program – Waives tuition for up to 20 credit hours in the DMACC Honors Program.