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Below is a listing of available scholarship opportunities (listed by due date).  More will be added as we receive information so check back regularly!

Where can I find scholarship and other college financing information?  Check out these resource links:
Scholarship Search Engine What You Should Know About Scholarships
Guaranteed Scholarships & Financial Aid Guidelines to Applying for Scholarships
LendEDU Financial Aid Hotline Scholarship Search Platform  

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Scholarship Information

Various Student - listing of various scholarships ranging from $500 to $20,000
11/06/2018 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards - $1,000 up to $5,000
11/15/2018 Women in Natural Resources (IWINR) - $500
11/15/2018 Hagan Scholarship (Brochure)
12/01/2018 Wayne State Art & Design Scholarship
12/01/2018 Christina Hixson Award
12/01/2018 ISU Engineering Scholarships - Varies
12/01/2018 Central College Scholarships - Up to Full Tuition
12/06/2018 Wells Fargo Renewable Scholarships - Up to $2,500 (full time students); $1,250  (part time students)
12/07/2018 National Honor Society Scholarship Fund - $3,200 to $25,000 (600 total recipients)
01/11/2019 Spirit of the Water Essay Contest
01/18/2019 JFK Library Profile in Courage Essay Contest
01/31/2019 Stryer-Rairden Scholarship in Physics
02/01/2019 University of Iowa Storm Lake Scholars Program
02/01/2019 Grand Lodge of Iowa A.F. & A.M. Masonic Scholarship
02/08/2019 HyVee Scholarship - $1,000 - 80 winners!
02/15/2019 Iowa Newspaper Foundation Scholarship - $1,000
03/01/2019 Grand Lodge of Iowa A.F. & A.M. MCEC Technical Scholarship
03/01/2019 BVU Education for Service Scholarship - Full Tuition
03/21/2019 BVRMC Auxiliary Scholarship - $500 (application)
04/04/2019 Iowa Lakes Scholarships - complete listing of scholarships available through ILCC
06/14/2019 PGA Scholarship - $1,500 per year for 4 years
07/01/2019 The Simpson Promise
  Iowa Financial Know-How  Challenge: Senior Scholarship - $2,000
  Van Wall Equipment John Deere TECH - Full Tuition
  Simpson College - Full Tuition
  Horatio Alger Denny Sanford Scholarship - $10,000 (disbursed throughout collegiate career)
  BVU STEM Scholarship
  UNI Scholarships

Oct 22 - Feb 22:  Iowa Financial Know-How Challenge:  Senior Scholarship

  • Open to Iowa High School Seniors who will attend college in Fall 2019
  • Awards thirty (30) $2,000 college scholarships plus $250 to each recipient's high school
  • Requirements:  Register online and then follow emailed instructions to complete two online components and a related assessment.  Scholarships are awarded tothe 30 students with the highest schores.  A tiebreaker may be required
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Mar 18 - Apr 30:  College Funding Forecaster Giveaway

  • Open to Iowa High School Seniors attending college in Fall 2019 and their parents/guardians
  • Award ten (10) $1,000 awards sent directly to each student's college for Fall 2019
  • Requirements: Complete the College Funding Forecaster tool to estimate total college costs over four years and enter contact information to register for a random drawing
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BVU Science Visit Day

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Buena Vista University's Annual Science Visit Day - BVU will select 15-18 first-year students to receive grant funding starting in the 2019-20 academic year as part of thier STEM C.A.R.E.E.R.S. program.  Successful STEM C.A.R.E.E.R.S. students will receive up to $5,00 per year for up to four years and additional other aid which results in...full tuition for first-year students!  This funding is renewable for all four years.  Additionally, students receive $2,000 for a science sampler interim trip.