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  • Nursing
    Abby Jean Nursing Scholarship
    This scholarship is for student attending (full-time) at Iowa Central Community College. Applicant must be in the Nursing program and have a 3.0 GPA.
  • Accenture Scholarship Fund
    This scholarship is for BAIS (Business Analytics & Information Systems) majors in the Tippie College of Business with an interest in consulting careers.
  • Advantage Iowa Award
    This is a merit based scholarship for new incoming first-year students who are from historically underrepresented populations (African American, Hispanic, Native American, Pacific Islander, Multiracial).
  • Automotive / Mechanics / Repair
    AgriVision Equipment Group Scholarship
    This scholarship is for students in the first year of the Diesel program.
  • Alex Cano Rocha Memorial Scholarship
    This scholarship is for Latino/Hispanic students enrolled in one of the following trade programs: Auto Technologies, Auto Collision Repair, Diesel Technology, HVAC, Culinary Arts, or Welding and have a cumulative 3.
  • Alpha Beta Anniversary Scholarship
    This scholarship is for members of Alpha Beta Chapter at the University of Iowa with preference to undergraduate members who exhibit financial need.
  • Alverno College Mossa Scholarship
    This scholarship is for out of state students going to Alverno College in Wisconsin.
  • Culinary Arts / Chef
    Alvin C. Tingle Memorial Scholarship
    This scholarship is for students enrolled full-time (12 credit hours or more) in the Culinary Arts program; have a GPA of 2.0 or higher and demonstrate financial need.
  • Theatre / Drama
    Arnie Gillette Scholarship
    This scholarship is for an undergraduate student in technical theatre or theatre design.
  • Arthur Collins Scholarship (Collins Aerospace)
    Awarded on the basis of academic achievement. Applicants should be open to an internship or co-op opportunity with Collins Aerospace.
  • BCU Cultural Media Scholarship
    This scholarship is for students who are interested in Mass Media or Graphic Design or have a background in media, advertisement, and poster creation or creative art abilities.
  • BCU Presidential Scholarship
    This full-tuition renewable scholarship is for incoming students who have exemplified academic excellence, outstanding contributions to their community, and extraordinary leadership thus far in their education careers.
  • Computer Science & IT
    Bell Business/Computer Science Scholarship
    This scholarship is for an Iowa native student pursuing Business Analytics track of BAIS major, with preference given to those pursuing dual major in Computer Science.
  • Bob Kordik, Jr. Scholarship
    This scholarship is for full-time student in each of the following programs - Diesel Technology, Welding Technology, Ag Technology, Electrical Mechanical Technician, and HVAC.
  • Medicine / Pharmacy
    Bonnie Kirkberg Van Gundy Health Science Scholarship
    This scholarship is for first year students attending (full-time) Iowa Central Community College in a medical field. Recipient must have a 2.5 average GPA and demonstrate financial need.
  • Brand Boeshaar Scholarship Program
    This scholarship is for students who wish to earn a degree in Fine Art, Graphic Design, Architecture or Art Education.
  • Sports
    Brian Pearson Memorial Scholarship
    This scholarship is for Iowan student athletes who have participated in the Iowa Games.
  • Business Administration / Management
    Bruce Lambert Entrepreneur Scholarship
    This scholarship is for Iowa residents enrolled in the Ivy College of Business. Applicants must be involved with the Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship.
  • Culinary Arts / Chef
    Cameron Culinary Arts Scholarship for Women
    This scholarship is for female students enrolled in Culinary Arts Apprenticeship (AAS), Culinary Arts Degree (AAS), Culinary Arts Assistant (Cert.), or Culinary Arts Baking (Cert.) and have one or more children that they are supporting.
  • Catherine McAuley Scholarship
    This scholarship provides free tuition to an incoming freshman from Iowa whose family income is $50,000 or less annually.
  • Charlie Burkart Scholarship
    This scholarship is for students interested in golf who reside within the boundaries of the Iowa PGA Section and the State of Iowa.
  • Children's Cancer Connection Empowering Scholarships
    This scholarship is for Iowa students who have been diagnosed with cancer during childhood or who have a sibling that has been diagnosed with cancer.
  • Clarke University Fine Art Talent Award
    This scholarship is for students who intend to major in art, graphic design, music OR participate in the performing arts.
  • Cornell College Fine Arts scholarships
    This is a merit and talent scholarship for students who plan to pursue majors in art, music (major or minor), or theatre (including the B.F.A. in musical theatre).
  • Cornell College First-Year Merit Scholarships
    These renewable scholarships are awarded at various levels to first-year students enrolled in Cornell College, depending on academic achievement and other factors. Students must maintain [satisfactory academic progress](https://www.
  • Cornell College Transfer merit scholarships
    This scholarship is for transfer students who are planning to/are enrolled in Cornell College who maintain [satisfactory academic progress](https://www.cornellcollege.edu/financial-assistance/disclosures-policies/satisfactory-academic-progress-policy.
  • C. Pauline Spencer Scholarship
    This scholarship is for female students in Health and Human Physiology BA program, with preference given to a student in the Health Promotion track.
  • Political Science / Government
    Darrell L. Netherton Political Science Research Scholarship
    This scholarship is for a current member of the Department of Political Science Advisory Board. This provides support to deserving students studying political science who are interested in pursuing a research project under the supervision of tenured and tenure-track faculty in the Department of Political Science.
  • Business Administration / Management
    David Slater Entrepreneur Scholarship
    This scholarship is for sophomore, junior or senior undergraduate students enrolled full time with minimum cum GPA of 2.5 on 4.0 scale and a participant in Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship programs.
  • Journalism
    Dorothy Moeller Writing Prize
    This scholarship is for incoming freshman in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication who demonstrate an excellence in writing.
  • Drake University Engaged Citizen Corps
    This scholarship is for first-year students with engagement in community service and social justice work, and who integrate these issues into their academic study and coursework.
  • Drake University Presidential Scholarship
    This merit scholarship is for high achieving students enrolled at Drake University.
  • Dr. Mary Sula Linney Endowed Arts Scholarship
    This scholarship is for student attending Iowa Central Community College. Recipient must be a student in the arts: Art, English, Speech, Literature, Modern Language, Music, Social Science, or Theatre.
  • Nursing
    EICC Nursing Program Scholarship for Women with Financial Need
    This scholarship is for female non-traditional student who are in the first semester of the nursing program, have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 and show financial need and show academic promise.
  • Elmer J. Steuck Memorial Scholarship
    This scholarship is for students who will be enrolled in the Heavy Equipment Operation, Diesel Technology, or Automotive & Light Duty Diesel Technology program.
  • Excellence in Ag Scholarship
    This scholarship is for a Sophomore, Junior, Senior or Graduate Student at a college or university located in Iowa or at Kansas State University majoring in animal science, food science, life sciences or an agriculture field.
  • Agriculture / Horticulture / Animals
    Farm Credit Services of America Agricultural Scholarship
    This scholarship is for second year students attending (full-time) Iowa Central Community College majoring in an agricultural related field with a 3.0 GPA or higher preferred.
  • Agriculture / Horticulture / Animals
    FCS Scholarships
    This scholarship is for high school seniors who are pursuing an ag-related degree or who have an agriculture or rural background.
  • First Friday Breakfast Club Scholarship
    This scholarship is for outstanding Iowa high school seniors who fight homophobia and educate their schools and/or communities about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues.
  • Gene Haas Scholarship
    This scholarship is for students enrolled in the CNC/Machining Program.
  • Herbert Hoover Uncommon Student Award
    This scholarship is for Iowa high school juniors or home schooled program in the spring of 2020, with a high school graduation date of spring, 2021.
  • Public Relations / Communication
    ICRA Linda M. Dona Scholarship
    This scholarship is for students enrolled in Des Moines Area Community College in a Realtime Reporting Major in either Judicial or Captioning/CART Services.
  • Funeral Services / Mortuary Science
    IFDA Scholarships
    This scholarship is for Iowa resident and intend to practice funeral service in Iowa upon graduation. Applicants must Have completed two years and have accumulated 60 credits at an accredited college or university.
  • Interstates Foundation Electrical Technology Scholarship
    This scholarship is for first or second year student attending Iowa Central, full time, and enrolled in the Electrical Technology program. Recipient must have a 2.5 or higher GPA.
  • Iowa Automobile Dealers Foundation Scholarship
    This scholarship is for students pursuing automotive-related studies, such as technician training, body shop/collision repair, diesel, new vehicle sales, parts sales, accounting, or business administration.
  • Agriculture / Horticulture / Animals
    Iowa Central Community College Agriculture Endowed Scholarship
    This scholarship is for full-time agriculture students attending Iowa Central Community College. First year students must have a 2.5 GPA, the GPA requirement for second year students is 2.75.
  • Iowa Farm Bureau Federation Scholarship
    This scholarship is for children of Iowa Farm Bureau members pursuing an undergraduate degree majoring in agriculture, nursing, or education.
  • Iowa Flagship Award
    This scholarship is for new incoming first-year students who are Iowa residents and have a 33 ACT (SAT 1450) AND a 3.80 GPA on a 4.00 scale.
  • Iowa PGA Foundation scholarship
    This scholarship is for graduating high school seniors or previous graduates who have interest and activity in golf, and who reside within the boundaries of the Iowa PGA Section and the State of Iowa.
  • John and Eva Amond Music and Art Scholarship
    This scholarship is for students enrolled at Iowa Central Community College pursuing a music/art degree.
  • John and Mary Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Scholarship
    This scholarship is for students attending entrepreneurial courses and affiliated with John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center.
  • Plumbing / Carpentry / Electrical / Skilled Trade
    John Deere Endowed Scholarship
    This scholarship is for full time student attending Iowa Central Community College in Welding or Advanced Manufacturing. Recipient must have a 2.0 GPA or higher.
  • Business Administration / Management
    John & Mary Pappajohn Scholarship Program
    This scholarship is for students of junior, senior, or graduate status who have started or who intend to establish their own business or are participating in the entrepreneurship programs on campus.
  • Judy Nelson Memorial (Manufacturing) Scholarship
    This scholarship is for second year student enrolled in one of the following programs: Welding, Engineering Technology, Mechanical Design Technology, Computer Aided Design, CNC Machining, Logistics/Supply Chain Management, or Renewable Energy and have and maintain a minimum 3.
  • Nursing
    Judy Nelson Memorial (Nursing) Scholarship
    This scholarship is for a second year student in the Nursing, Pre-Nursing, or an Allied Health or Pre-Allied Health program and have and maintain a 3.0 GPA.
  • Mark Shapiro Sports Journalism Scholarship
    This scholarship is for incoming freshman in the University of Iowa School of Journalism and Mass Communication (SJMC) who is interested in pursuing a career in sports journalism/communication.
  • Mark Ubelhor Memorial Scholarship
    This scholarship is for a a STEM student enrolled in an Assoc. of Arts or Assoc. of Science in Engineering, Math, the Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Physics), or Computer Science, have completed 12 credit hours or more and have a GPA of 3.
  • Plumbing / Carpentry / Electrical / Skilled Trade
    Mason Cando Scholarship
    This scholarship is for students attending Iowa Central Community College. Preference will be given to students enrolled in Electrical Technologies, then Ag Technology or Carpentry who show financial need.
  • Elementary / High School Education
    Melvin V. and Clara E. Samuelson Education Scholarship
    This scholarship is for a second year student or student with 30 or more credit hours attending Iowa Central Community College majoring in education. Recipient must maintain a 2.5 GPA and demonstrate financial need.
  • Plumbing / Carpentry / Electrical / Skilled Trade
    Midland Power Cooperative Powerline Scholarship
    This scholarship is for students pursuing a postsecondary education in an electric utility lineworker program.
  • Electrical / Electronics Engineering
    MRES Scholarships for Students in a Powerline/Lineman Program
    This scholarship is for students who are enrolled in a full-time Powerline/Lineman Program at an eligible technical college.
  • National Scholars Award
    This scholarship is for new incoming first-year U.S. students who are not residents of Iowa.
  • Ned DeBoer Memorial Scholarship
    This scholarship is for students who are active participants and joined the shooting sports program at NCC for an entire year.
  • Agriculture / Horticulture / Animals
    NWC Farm Credit Services of America Scholarship
    This scholarship is for traditional-aged students who have completed a minimum of 30 credits who will pursue a degree in Agriculture. Students must have a permanent residence in Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota, Kansas or Wyoming.
  • PFund Foundation Scholarship
    This scholarship is for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex and allied individuals (LGBTQIA)
  • Presidential Scholarships
    This merit-based scholarship is for first-year students with a minimum unweighted 3.8 GPA and 28 ACT or 1310 SAT score. Must live on campus. Eligible for annual renewal up to 4 years.
  • Economics / Finance
    Principal Women In Finance Scholarship
    This scholarship supports mentorships for women in finance. Female students in their sophomore, junior, or senior year with an interest in finance will be considered for the mentorship program, which includes a scholarship.
  • Richard J. Tyner International Relations Scholarship
    This scholarship is for a current member of the Department of Political Science Advisory Board who are majoring in international relations or political science.
  • Richard & Linda Harrell Foster Care Scholarship
    This scholarship is for African American students from Iowa who are or have been in foster care.
  • Robert D. Blue Scholarship
    This scholarship is for Iowan students who demonstrate literary and scholastic ability, exhibit qualities of truth, courage, and fellowship, and display moral force of character.
  • Scholarship of Distinction Level 4
    This scholarship if for out-of-state students attending West Virginia University at Morgantown, Keyser, or Beckley. Values are different depending on the campus you will be attending. Offers are based on high school GPA and test scores.
  • Schwendemann Pre-Chiropractic Scholarship
    This scholarship is for a second year, full-time student attending Iowa Central Community College in the Pre-Chiropractic program with the intent to further their education to earn a Doctor of Chiropractic degree at their school of choice the following fall.
  • Schwendemann-Ziesman Memorial Health Science and Human Services Scholarship
    This scholarship is for second year, full-time student attending Iowa Central Community College in a Health Science or Human Services field with the intent to further their education to earn a bachelor’s degree.
  • Smickley Scholarship for Engineering
    This merit-based scholarship is for an incoming freshman engineering major.
  • Foreign Languages / Linguistics
    The Cheng/Liu Scholarship Fund
    This scholarship is for undergraduate students currently majoring in Chinese or studying Chinese language in the Department of Asian and Slavic Languages and Literatures at The University of Iowa.
  • The Pearl Hull Falk Scholarship
    This scholarship is for students who are members of an Episcopal Church. At least one recipient will be a male who shows interest in a career in Banking.
  • Thomas H Macbride Leadership Scholarship
    This scholarship is for outstanding male students who have demonstrated an ability to excel in academics, extra-curricular activities, and human service.
  • UMSA Foundation Scholarship
    This scholarship is for Midwestern students in any of the following four fields: 1) business continuity and disaster recovery 2) cybersecurity 3) governance, risk, and compliance or 4) physical security.
  • William E Greehey Scholarship
    This scholarship is for first or second year first-generation college students or first-generation veterans with unmet need who are seeking an associate’s degree or are in a diploma program offered at Iowa Central with a 2.
  • William G. Smith Endowed Scholarship
    This scholarship is for students attending Iowa Central Community College that are also pursuing a 4-year degree. Recipient must have a 2.5 GPA and preference will be given to residents of Iowa and students that demonstrate financial need.
  • Automotive / Mechanics / Repair
    William & Linda Z Tubbs Rotary Scholarship for Nontraditional Students
    This scholarship is for a nontraditional student in any Career & Technical Education Program and a member of an under served population.