University of Northern Iowa
Be sure to go to http://www.uni.edu/ to complete the UNI common scholarship applications for all university scholarships. Do this even if you’ve not submitted your application. Some of the scholarships are as follows:
Presidential: Must have ACT score of 29 or higher and be in top 10% high school rank or a cumulative RAI of 335 or higher.
Alderman Scholarship: For students who have faced difficulties or challenges in life and worked to overcome them. No minimum grade point average requirement.
Awards: Ten scholarships of up to $5000 a year.
UNI Business Dean’s Scholarships: Must be a high school senior, have both ACT math and ACT composite of 27 or higher, express interest in pursuing a business major at UNI. Must attend scholarship day on Dec. 3, 2012
Apply Online. Questions? Call 273-2956.
Deadline: Complete applications must be received by Nov. 4, 2012
University of Iowa
Listing of U of Iowa Scholarships: can be found at http://www.uiowa.edu/financial-aid/aidtypes/scholarships/index.shtml Also, you can access scholarship information by going to the http://www.uiowa.edu/ and click on undergraduate admissions and then on scholarships.
Presidential Scholarship Program: For first year year students are U of I. ACT composite of 30 or higher
Deadline: Dec. 10, 2012
The Pearl Hull Falk Scholarship: Must be of the Protestant faith, be a resident of Iowa and going to be a full time student at The University of Iowa. Application can be picked up in Student Services.
Award: Between 75 and 85 scholarshps in the amount of $400
Deadline: May 3, 2013
Iowa State University
Christina Hixson Opportunity Awards: This award is offered annually to one student from each of Iowa’s 99 counties. This is for a person who has demonstrated academic ability, uncommon persistence and maturity despit adverse life situations. Application is available at www.dso.iastate.edu/hixson/application
Award: $2500 per year for 4 years
Deadline: Feb. 1st, must be admistted to ISU by March 1st
VEISHEA Scholarship: Leadership and Community involvement. Must be accepted to ISU and rank in the upper 15% of your graduating class with a composite score on the ACT of at least 26 or SAT of at least 1800. High school activities will be considered. Go to www.veishea.iastate.edu/scholars to apply.
Award: $500.00 or $1,000.00.
Deadline: Feb. 17, 2013.
Iowa State Beta Sigma Psi Scholarships: Criteria include involvement in church activities, academic achievement, involvement in extra-curricular activities, personal interview. Applications in Student Services Office.
Deadline: April 19 or May 31, 2013
Hawkeye Community College
The Scholarship application is available for several different scholarships. Many are based on cumulative GPA, credits carried and financial needs. To see a complete list of scholarships go to the financial Aid office in Hawkeye Center or go to http://www.hawkeyecollege.edu/students/paying-for-college/financial-aid/default.aspx
Board of Trustees Scholarship: Available to valedictorian and salutatorian of Class of 2103. Contact Financial Aid Office at Hawkeye CC.
Award: Full Tuition
Every new enrolling student at Grinnell College who is a resident of Iowa will be awarded a minimum of $10,000 per year. Apply to Grinnell online at www.commonapp.org. Review admission requirements first.
One scholarship worth up to $3,000 for Cosmetology, Massage, Esthetics, or Nail Technology. Apply online at www.PCI-Academy.com. Fill out High School Scholarship Application (available in Student Services), complete an interview at PCI (call 515-956-3781), submit transcript.
Deadline: November 30, 2012
Indian Hills Community College:
Full scholarships offered to valedictorians. If you have a 4.0 and are interested in attending Indian Hills CC, contact email@example.com
Buena Vista University:
Many scholarships available. Scholarship showcase: January 26. Arts auditions: January 26, February 2, 8, 23, and March 9, 2103. Contact Bridget Kurkowski at firstname.lastname@example.org
Health Science Scholarship Competition: Must have a ACT of 24 and be interested in pursuing an undergraduate degree that prepares health related professional programs. Applications at www.viterbo.edu/adminfo.aspx?id=50750 Must apply and be admitted to Viterbo. Apply at www.viterbo.edu
Award: Full tuition
Deadline: January 23, 2013
Upper Iowa University:
Students of Excellence Scholarship: Must have at least a 3.5 GPA, 26 ACT, and have applied and be accepted into UIU-Fayette for fall 2013-2014. Must attend competition on March 2, 2013. Apply at www.uiu.edu/excellence
Award: Full tuition
Deadline: See website
Iowa Central Community College
Various scholarships available. Go to www.iowacentral.edu/ for details.