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.
- Buena Vista University STEM Careers Scholarship Deadline not designated
- EFC of $13,500 or less according to the FAFSA, then two of the following: GPA of 3.3 or higher, ACT Math score of 24 or higher, or rank in the top 25% or your class.
- Iowa Student Loan funding opportunities
- Horatio Alger Association & AKSARBEN Scholarship Program Scholars.horatioalger.org. 10-25-17
- Students who have financial need and have exhibited integrity and perseverance overcoming personal adversity.
- Wayne State College – Art & Design Scholarship www.wsc.edu/art-design. 11-15-17
- 10 images of your art or design work, completed application form, letter expressing interest, and 2 letters of recommendation.
- ISU Office of Student Financial Aid Scholarship www.financialaid.iastate.edu. 12-1-17
- Single application for all scholarships administered through the OSFA. Select “Freshmen” in the Office of Student Financial Aid Scholarships section.
- Future of Assisted Living Scholarship SeniorAdvisor.com Assisted Living page. 12-31-17
- Three $2,000 scholarships available to students enrolled at an accredited 2-year college or 4-year university. Each eligible student must submit a 500-750 word essay response to the question: How can your major of study improve the lives of seniors in assisted living facilities in your town?
- Iowa State University – Hixon Award http://www.hixon.dso.iastate.edu/ 1-1-18
- ½ tuition. Demonstrate potential in ways that go beyond class rank and test scores. Based on financial need.
- United States JCI Senate Scholarship 1-1-18
- $1,000 grant to eligible students who plan to continue their education.
- Waldorf College – Chantell Cooley Leadership Scholarship for Women http://www.waldorf.edu Deadline not designated
- Based on leadership potential, GPA and ACT and membership in one of the following campus organizations: Entrepreneurship, Service Learning, Digital Media, STEM, Campus Ministry, Creative Writing, Honors, Historia.
- Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund 1-11-18
- Scholarship opportunities for Asian American and Pacific Islander students with financial need to increase their access to higher education and resources that cultivate their academic, personal, and professional success.
- Claim Aid http://www.claimaid.com/iowa-scholarships/ 1-15-18
- 2 scholarships: ($2,000)
- The Star Student Scholarship of Iowa – Special Education student who will continue his/her education at a college or university.
- The Special Education Teacher Scholarship of Iowa – graduating senior student who will continue his/her education at a college or university and is planning to study Education, specifically Special Education.
- University of Northern Iowa http://www.uni.edu/finaid/scholarship. 1-15-18
- Physics department – various scholarships. “UNI Scholarship Application.”
- Grand Lodge of Iowa – Masonic Scholarship
- Iowa Newspaper Foundation www.INAnews.com. 2-9-18
- Scholarships available for students preparing for a newspaper career.
- Hy-Vee Foundation Scholarship www.hy-vee.com 2-10-18
- $1,000. Must be a high school senior working for Hy-Vee or the son/daughter of a Hy-Vee employee.
- Conservation Districts of Iowa www.cdiowa.org 2-16-18
- Program of study in any field of conservation or agriculture. Based on involvement, leadership, character, career, scholastic achievement, and an essay.
- Waldorf College – Communications Scholarship Waldorf.edu/createu 2-16-18
- Submit in the areas of film, graphic design, news writing, photo journalism, and public relations special events planning.
- Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens Scholarship http://www.parentinn.com/scholarship 2-28-18
- Must write an article of 600 – 1000 words on the topic “Why is it important to stop cyberbullying?”
- MCEC Technical Scholarship – Grand Lodge of Iowa www.grandlodgeofiowa.org/grand-lodge/awards/ 3-1-18
- Plan to enroll in a mechanical or trade course of study at an accredited Iowa Community College.
- Herbert Hoover Uncommon Student Award (Juniors) www.HooverPresidentialFoundation.org/grantsawards/uncommon_student.php. 3-15-18
- $6,000 – Identifies and honors Iowa high school juniors who propose and then accomplish a project of their own choosing and design reflecting Mr. Hoover’s talents in areas such as business, technology, conservation, engineering and community service.
- University of Iowa – Pearl Hull Scholarship 5-1-18
- $800 – Must be of the Protestant faith, a resident of the State of Iowa, and a full-time student at the University of Iowa