During the 2017-2018 school year a total of $364,981 was awarded to the Class of 2018. Out of this amount $78,685 was local award money and $286,296 was out of area/non-local award money.
Scholarships for the 2018-2019 school year will be listed below as they become available starting in September 2018.
ISU Triangle Scholar-Leader Scholarship – The Iowa State Triangle Scholar-Leader Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship for freshmen & sophomore men enrolled at Iowa State in engineering, architecture, and science majors. The ideal candidate demonstrates credible academics, passion for their field, leadership, and community involvement. The first place award is $2,000 and three second place awards of $500 each are available.
Requirements include: A male enrolled in STEM/Architecture major, Incoming transfer, freshman or sophomore full time student, evidence of sound academic achievement of 3.0 or higher and commitment to community improvement i.e. philanthropy or extra-curricular leadership. Applications should be submitted online at: http://www.iowastatetriangle.org/scholarship.html The deadline to apply is: May 31, 2019. Deadline: May 31, 2019
The Moose – Heart of the Community Scholarship (For Juniors, Class of 2020) – Since 1986, the Moose fraternity has awarded scholarships to deserving students, recognizing their academic efforts and extracurricular efforts was well as honoring the lodges to which these students are affiliated. Applications for the 2020 Heart of the Community scholarships are being accepted, with a deadline of June 30, 2019. Applicants must be members of the graduating class of 2020; must have a father, mother, step-parent, grandparent or legal guardian who is a current member of the Moose; and must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or high on a 4.0 scale or equivalent verified by a copy of the student’s transcript. Meeting these criteria qualifies a student for a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship. If the student is involved with in-school or extracurricular activities or if the student is involved in various out of school activities, the student qualifies for a chance to win a $5,000 scholarship. Applications may be printed from the following website: https://www.mooseintl.org/moose-scholarship-program/. Completed applications may be faxed to (630) 966-2225 or mailed to The Moose. Faxed applications must be received by June 30th and mailed applications must be post-marked on or before June 30, 2019 Deadline: June 30, 2019
Horatio Alger Association Career & Technical Scholarship Program – Students can receive scholarships up to $2,500 to pursue career and technical education. To be eligible for the Horatio Alger National Career & Technical Scholarship program, applicants must fulfill the following criteria: have completed high school (or earned high school equivalency credential) by spring, be enrolled in a 2 yr. or less career or technical degree/certificate program in Fall that will lead to employment, attend a not-for-profit post-secondary institution, demonstrate financial need: applicants must be Pell Grant eligible, be under the age of 30 and be a United States citizen. To apply online, visit: https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/technical/. The application opens on Friday, March 15th and closes on June 15, 2019. Deadline: June 15, 2019
Children’s Cancer Connection Empowering Scholarship – The Children’s Cancer Connection, since 1988, has focused on the mission of enhancing the lives of children and their families affected by childhood cancer who are living, treated and/or diagnosed in the state of Iowa. The Ockenfels’ Family Foundation mission strives to be a caring member of the childhood cancer journey, no matter where that journey takes an individual and their family. Children’s Cancer Connection Empowering Scholarships include book reimbursement scholarships and tuition assistance scholarships in values from $500 to $5,000. Four different scholarships will be awarded: $500 Book Reimbursement, $1000 Tuition Assistance, $2500 Tuition Assistance and the $5000 Debbie Ockenfels Memorial Scholarship. Eligibility to apply for Children’s Cancer Connection Empowering Scholarships: applicant must be directly affected by childhood cancer (includes individuals who currently have or have had cancer before age 18, or a sibling of that individual), applicant must be within Children’s Cancer Connection service area (living, treated or diagnosed in the state of Iowa); applicant must attend an accredited two or four year institution (trade school, college or university); and applicant must have a minimum GPA of 2.5. Requirements to apply for scholarship if you meet eligibility requirements: complete application with two 500-word essays, two letters of recommendation from school, medical or business professional and 10-40 hours of volunteer support depending on awarded scholarship. Applications for the Fall semester are due the last Friday in May. Applications for the Spring semester are due the last Friday in September. Additional information and applications may be found at: https://childrenscancerconnection.org/family-programs/empowering-scholarships.html Deadlines: Fall 2019/2020: May 31, 2019 and Spring 2020/2021: September 27, 2019.
Iowa Section PGA Scholarship – The Charlie Burkart Golf Scholarship is available to any graduating senior residing within the boundaries of the state of Iowa or western Illinois. At least one high school graduate will be the 2019 recipient of $1500 per year for four years at a college or university of their choice. Other previously graduated applicants will be reviewed with additional scholarships awarded when possible. Winners are selected on the basis of their interest and activity in golf and the potential for future contributions to the game, leadership skills/community involvement, then on their academic/professional ability and financial need. Applicants must submit application, transcript, two letters of recommendation (may be from a high school administrator or teacher, a PGA professional or other non-family connections.), and include a self-statement concerning his/her interest in golf, other activities and awards, his/her educational and vocational plans and financial need. Applicant is requested to send a list of other scholarships they have applied for and those that they have received. Additional scholarship information may be found and copies of the application may be downloaded at the following website: https://www.iowapgajuniorgolf.com/charlie-burkart/ Applications must be mailed or emailed by June 14th. Email address: email@example.com Deadline: June 14, 2019.
StudentScholarships.org – This organization provides scholarship information to students and scholarship management services to companies since 2003. Their database is considered the largest and most comprehensive source for finding scholarships online and is 100% free for students to use. Registered users grades 9 thru 12 will be matched with scholarships, bursaries, and grants that fit their profile. To access the free scholarship database, simply create your own profile at: https://www.studentscholarships.org/. Students may also visit their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/myscholarships and click on the “Like” button to receive scholarship updates right to their Facebook account. Scholarship amounts, criteria and deadlines will vary.