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Johnston High School Counseling Department
Senior Scholarship Opportunities


Scholarship Description/Requirements How to apply Application
* If deadline is RED, it's LAST YEAR's deadline -- we haven't been directly told of the new deadline. TRY the link & see if it's been updated!!   If deadline is RED, it's LAST YEAR's deadline**
MULTI-SCHOLARSHIP WEBSITES -SEVERAL scholarships &grants link Spring 2017 "You find money. Colleges find you."
"Discover hundreds of thousands of dollars in scholarships in minutes"
link various "From scholarships to college rankings and beyond, we’re liberating information." link various
Iowa College Access Network extensive resources for planning for college link various
Cappex Scholarship Search "Your college decision headquarters" link various
FastWeb-Scholarships Scholarship matching service – from our database of 1.5 million scholarships.
Alerts straight to your inbox – emails keeping you informed of every scholarship match.
link various
Scholarship America -wide variety of scholarships available (various requirements, various deadlines) link various
(ISU) Iowa State Scholarships -extensive list of scholarships available for students attending ISU link various check out this website! wow -- there's gotta be one out there for YOU! link various
(Iowa) University of Iowa Scholarships

-extensive list of scholarships available for students attending University of Iowa
-Some have no application process -- automatically considered once student is admitted to Iowa

link various
Miss Iowa Teen USA -scholarships available for pageant participants link various
ENGINEERING! -wide variety of scholarship opportunity for students going into Engineering link various
Ashford University

-3 large scholarships awarded, based on GPA (even full tuition!)
-for students attending Ashford

must apply to Ashford first:

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

-provides opportunities to students with Hispanic heritage.
-multiple scholarship opportunties available

link various
Grinnell College -get accepted to Grinnell, get $10,000 if a resident of Iowa   none
October Deadlines
October Deadlines
Coca-Cola Scholarship

-250 scholarships nationally ($10,000-20,000)
-3.0 GPA


Iowa Senate Youth Program -extensive process to participate in U.S. Senate Youth Program in Washington D.C. in March 2016 link 10/2/15
Award for Aspirations in Computing -HS females
-interested in computing and technology
-$500, laptop, attend showcare in NC
link 10/26/15

Wendy's High School Heisman

-get recognized for excellence in academics, athletics, and student leadership

link 10/3/16
Varsity Tutor Scholarships

-write essay (different topic every month)
-promote essay (so others "vote" for it)
- $1000

link 15th of month
AES Engineering Scholarship -not limited to engineering students
-based on character
-answer one essay question
link 10/6/16
November Deadlines
November Deadlines
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship - up to $40,000/year
- enroll in a 4-year college (anywhere in US)
- min 3.5 GPA
- ACT min 26; or SAT min 1200
-significant unmet financial need (under $95,000 income)
link 11/30/16
Youth Volunteer Scholarship Award -$500
-50+ hours of volunteer work in last 2 years
- 3.5 GPA or higher
link 11/29/16
Varsity Tutor Scholarships

-write essay (different topic every month)
-promote essay (so others "vote" for it)
- $1000

link 15th of month
Elks National Foundation-Most Valuable Student Scholarship -US citizen
-based on scholarship, leadership and financial need
link 11/30/16
Elks National Foundation Legacy Award -child or grandchild of a living Elk member link 11/30/16
VFW - Voice of Democracy -write & record an audio essay "Why Veterans are Important to our Nation's History and Future"
open to 9-12th grade
pick up app in JHS Counseling Office 11/1/17
Prudential Spirit of Community Award - anyone 5-12th grade
- involved in volunteer activities
link 11/8/16
December Deadlines
December Deadlines
Buy Rite-Beauty Scholarship

-All participants must have applied to or be enrolled in as full-time beautician/cosmetology students

link 12/5/16
Alice Barton Scholarship -23 scholarships; each $1,000
-scholarship money can be used for school after HS or job training
link 12/2/16
Griswold Home Care Scholarship -$1000
-qualified student pursuing a bachelor’s, associate’s, graduate, or professional degree at an accredited college or university
link 12/1/16
Air Force ROTC Scholarship -receive a full-tuition paid scholarship to attend college and train to become an Air Force officer
-email ISU ROTC
link 12/1/16
Young Entrepreneur Foundation (YEF) - HS senior who has started their own business
- $1,000-$15,000 scholarships
- must plan to attend a 2-year or 4-year college or vocational institute


Distinguished Young Women of Iowa Scholarship - HS Senior girls
-judged on talent, fitness, poise, interview & scholastic achievement
- must attend informational meeting first
link 12/1/16
Rove Pest Control -$500
-min 3.0 GPA
Special consideration will be given to those whom are pursuing entomology
link 12/31/16
Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarships Recognizes students who are driving awareness and mobilizing youth to be catalysts for innovative models that provide solutions to eliminate hunger in America. Scholarship winners receive a $5,000 scholarship and a $5,000 grant for their hunger-related charity. link 12/5/16
Varsity Tutor Scholarships

-write essay (different topic every month)
-promote essay (so others "vote" for it)
- $1000

link 15th of month
AXA Achievement Scholarship -must be in the first 10,000 to apply, or won't even be considered
- $10,000 and $25,000 winners in every state
link 12/15/16
Burger King Scholarships -2.5 GPA link
(ISU) H.S. Ostlin Memorial Scholarship

-$1,000 (renewable)
-complete FAFSA
-be offered admission to ISU by 3/1/16
-preference given to those pursuing engineering

or call 515-294-5627

(ISU) Mandelbaum Family Scholarship

-attending Iowa State
-preference given to students enrolling in Political Science, Economics & International Relations
-must file FAFSA
-selection based on financial need & academic achievement

or call 515-294-5627
TOBI Cares Scholarship - $3,000 + $200 in store credit
- answer three short essays. one is: How has your personal style shaped the way you approach and view success?
link 12/31/16
The TBS Scholarship Award -must have an active IEP, or exited their IEP within the past 4 years
-NOT financial need based
link 12/1/16
January Deadlines
January Deadlines
Ron Brown Scholar Program -African American HS seniors link 1/9/16
(UNI) Scholarship "database" -variety of scholarships link 1/15/17
Better Busines Bureau Foundation -HS seniors who personify high character, ethical behavior in their leadership and contributions to their community and school.
-if interested, see School Counselor. JHS can submit only one application
pick up app in JHS Counseling Office 1/4/17
ISCA Scholarship -A short essay is required on the following topic: Who is a school counselor who made a difference during your K-12 years and how? link 1/15/17
(UNI) Math Day - complete on-line scholarship application (see link)
- click UNI Scholarship Application in 2nd paragraph
- attend UNI's Math Day (12/8/15) and see what scholarships you can get!!
link 01/15/17
(UNI) Business Freshman Scholarships - intend to pursue Business at UNI
- complete the school-wide scholarship application -- will automatically be considered for Business scholarships, if ACT Math and ACT Composite are over 27


2017 Profile in Courage Essay Contest -for grades 9-12
-essay (1000 words or fewer) - demonstrates an understanding of political courage as described by JFK in Profiles in Courage
-essay guidelines on website
-winner receives $10,000, 2nd place = $1000, 3rd = $500
link 1/4/17
Mensa Education & Research Foundation Scholarship - don't need to be a member of Mensa
- essay of 550 words
-$300 - $1000
link 1/15/17
JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship -$1000 grants awarded pick up app in JHS Counseling office 1/20/17
Ronald McDonald Scholarship Program

-volunteer at local Ronald McDonald
-min GPA of 2.7

link 1/18/17
(Iowa) Strayer-Rairden Scholarship in Physics $1000 - renewable for 3 years
- must be from state of Iowa
- must declare Physics or Astronomy as Major at U of Iowa


Des Moines Women's Club -$1000-$2000 scholarships awarded in categories of: Art, Lit, STEM, Education, Vocal & Instrumental Music, Drama & Dance. link 1/22/17
Robert E. Byers, Keep Iowa Beautiful (KIB) - Enrolling in an Iowa college or university with studies in the environment, community services, conservation, public service/government/nonprofit management with an emphasis on environmental studies, landscape architecture or architecture (historical emphasis) or community planning & sustainability
-five $1,000 scholarships
link 1/8/17
Des Moines Women's Club Scholarship -twelve $1,000 scholarships awarded
-see website for requirements of various scholarships
-not limited to female applicants
link 1/2/17
Dragon Scholarship Fund
(formerly Johnston Dollars for Scholars)
- applications will be available early Dec 2016.
-Seniors will sign up for interviews in early Jan 2017
-bring application to interview (mid-Jan 2017)
- applications will be available on
link Jan 19-21, 2016
(due at interview)
(UNI) Scholarship Auditions for University of N. Iowa -apply for scholarship audition
-need to have applied to UNI to get sign-on info
link 3 weeks prior to audition
GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship -$10,000 (renewable annually)
- exemplary leadership, integrity, citizenship
link 1/5/17
ZKL Educational Foundation Scholarship -above 2.5 GPA
-ethnically diverse students


Varsity Tutor Scholarships

-write essay (different topic every month)
-promote essay (so others "vote" for it)
- $1000

link 15th of month
Prindle Post HS Essay Contest - five - $300 scholarships
- essay is about ethics of voting.
link 1/16/17
Gates Millennium Scholars Program -minority students
-GPA of 3.3 or higher
-leadership, community service & other activities
-meet Federal Pell grant criteria
link 1/13/16
February Deadlines
February Deadlines
Johnston Lions Club Educational Scholarship

- min 3.0 GPA
- just for seniors going to a 2 or 4-year college/institution

apps available in Counseling Office 2/1/17
P.L.A.Y. Scholars for Collars Scholarship

- $1,000
- volunteered working with animals
- HS junior or senior

link 2/15/17
PWP (Playing with Purpose) Scholarship

- HS 10th, 11th or 12th grade
- min 2.0 GPA
- plays one or more varsity sports
- committed follower of Jesus Christ

link 2/1/16
(Univ of WI - Platteville) Music Scholarships

- Audition Dates: 10/6/15, 2/1/16, 2/20/16, 3/5/16
- plan to major or minor in music or participate in musical ensembles (choir, band, etc.)

link two weeks prior to audition date
Iowa Scholarship for the Arts -$1,500
-shown ability in music, dance, lit, theatre, traditional arts or visual arts
link 2/1/16
Society for Professional Journalists -write 300-500 word essay - “Why is it important that we have news media that are independent of the government?” link 2/24/16
Marine Credit Union Scholarship -five $1,000 scholarships
-must be a member (or parents a member) of MCU (can establish an account with a $5 savings deposit)
link 2/10/17
Iowa Engineering Society Scholarship -$500 or $1000
-pre-application necessary
-attending ISU or Iowa; pursuing an engineering degree


Iowa 4-H Foundation Scholarships - $500-$3,500 scholarships
- must be a 4-H member
- 82 scholarships awarded
- most scholarships awarded to students going to Iowa State
- some scholarships are for ANY field of study, while others are only open to students pursuing degrees in ag, food/nutrition, ag business, animal science, journalism
link 2/1/16
(Grandview) Immigrant Iowan Scholarship - FULL TUITION, FEES, on-campus ROOM
- born of immigrant parents or an immigrant him/herself
-GPA of 3.0 or higher
- not in US on student visa
- have demonstrated financial need
-scholarship is renewable for four years
link 2/22/16
Herff Jones Believe In You Scholarship - several can apply & then one chosen from JHS to be nominated to receive scholarship
- scholarships ranging from $2,000-$12,000
link 2/8/16
Hy-Vee Foundation Scholarship -80 - $1,000 scholarships
-high school senior, working for Hy-Vee *OR* child of Hy-Vee employee
-other grocer association scholarships at:
link 2/10/17
Iowa Credit Union Foundation Scholarship - (Warren A Morrow)

-must have an account in own name at a credit union
-write two essays

link 2/7/16
Buick Achievers Scholarship Program -up to $25,000/year (renewable)
-dedicated both in & out of classroom
-plan to major in a field of study the focuses on engineering, technology, design or business with an interest in the automotive industry
link 2/29/16
World Class - The Mediacom Scholarship Program

-55 scholarships - each $1000
-must attend accredited post secondary institution
-do not need to be a Mediacom customer

-essay on leadership, transcript & 2 recommendation forms

link 2/17/17
Iowa Newspaper Foundation -for students preparing for a newspaper career
(DMACC) Accumold Scholars -attend meeting at DMACC (building 3E; room 121) on Monday 2/15- 7:00 p.m.
- Accumold (precision mold-buidling company) provides 4 scholarships & then job after DMACC
-they will explain the program & answer questions
link 2/15/16
Veridian Credit Union -must have a Veridian account in OWN name & be a member in good standing at Veridian C.U.
-one $2,000 scholarship offered to incoming freshmen
link 2/3/17
Iowa National Guard Officers Auxiliary Scholarship -child/stepchild of Iowa National Guard member (currently serving, retired or deceased)
-two $1,000 scholarships
-must attend 2 or 4 year college in IOWA


(ISU) Hixson Opportunity Awards

-half-tuition scholarship at Iowa State (worth more than $15,000 over 8 semesters)
-offered to 100 Iowa students annually
-financial need is primary consideration
-must attend ISU

Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens Scholarship

- $1,000
- Applicant must write an article of 600-1000 words on the topic “Why is it important to stop cyberbullying?"

link 2/28/17
National Co-op Scholarship Program -175 scholarships awarded - totalling $4.5 million
**MUST ATTEND 1 of 10 colleges in their program. See list of colleges on website >>>
link 2/15/16
(ISU) Multicultural Student Affairs

-FULL TUITION (8 semesters) to ISU
-resident of Iowa
-admissible to ISU
-students of color
-demonstrates financial need
-have faced personal and/or financial challenge or hardship
-need to apply to ISU and get a username

link 2/1/16
Varsity Tutor Scholarships

-write essay (different topic every month)
-promote essay (so others "vote" for it)
- $1000

link 15th of month
James B Morris Scholarship -residents of Iowa
-planning to attend a US college
-consider self African American, Asian/Pacific Islander, Hispanic or Native American
app 2/29/16
Conservation Districts of Iowa (CDI) -pursuing college level program in any field of ag or natural resources   2/26/16
IEHA (Iowa Environmental Health Assn) - $500 (renewable)
- need to attend college in Iowa
- majoring in Environmental Health (or related field)
link 2/1/17
Delta Kappa Gamma Society - Tau Chapter

- female planning on majoring in Education
-one student will be selected from JHS to submit their application
-to be considered: write, in letter form, to Tau Chapter Grant in Aid Committee:
1. interest in education
2. the length of time of this interest
3. the reasons for desiring to enter the field
4. a summary of school & community activities
submit letter to Counseling Office and will be notified if selected. If selected, will need to get a letter of recommendation and transcript.

write letter, submit to Counselor
(stop by Counseling Office if questions)
March Deadlines
March Deadlines
Grand Lodge of Iowa -do not need to have Masonic connection
-going to a mechanical or trade course at an accredited Community College in Iowa
- in 2015: 60 - $2,000 scholarships were awarded



Grand Lodge of Iowa -do not need to have Masonic connection
-going to a 2 or 4 year accredited college program
- in 2016: 60 - $2,000 scholarships were awarded

pick up app in JHS Counseling office


Facing Acne Scholarship -$2,000
-3.0 GPA
link 3/31/17
All Iowa Opportunity Scholarship -attending college in Iowa
-minimum 2.5 GPA
-complete FAFSA by March 1
link 3/1/16
Bank Iowa Spirit of Chandy

-enrolling in 2 or 4-year college
-$500 give to boy and girl in each of 7 (bank) regions
-preference given to students who enjoy swimming, biking, running and/or flying

link 3/4/16
Lighthouse Guild Scholarships -for students who are visually impaired
- approximately 20 scholarships of up to $10,000 each awarded
link 3/31/16
2016 ArtShare Scholarship

-must have a Veridian account in OWN name & be a member in good standing at Veridian C.U.
-scholarship to support senior who plans to pursue educational program leading to a career in the arts.
-one $1,000 scholarship
NOTE: multiple scholarships available at this link

link 3/31/16
(DMACC) Iowa Court Reporters Association -
Mary L. Brown Scholarship
-must be enrolled in Realtime Reporting major at DMACC


Iowa Financial Know-How Challenge -$2000 from Iowa Student Loan
-top 30 scores will receive scholarship
link 3/4/16
SFM Foundation - parents were killed or seriously injured in workplace accidents while working in Minnesota, Iowa or Wisconsin.
- up to $10,000/year - for five years
link 3/31/16
(Iowa, ISU, UNI, DMACC,SWICC, Indian Hills CC)
Bright Scholars of Iowa

-top 10% OR 299+ RAI OR ACT of 28 or higher
-tuition, room & board, books - all paid, for 4 years
-qualify for Pell Grant, as determined by FAFSA
-preference is given to students whose parents have NOT graduated from an accredited 4-year college


(ISU) Darryl Jahn Memorial Scholarship

- three $1,500 scholarships
-Lutheran gentlemen entering Iowa State
- three rounds of applications to be considered



ICAN Outstanding Student Scholarship -attending a two or four-year school in Iowa
-two $25 one-time scholarships awarded
-offered only to 2016 graduating seniors
link 3/1/16
(UNO) Univ of NE at Omaha Music Scholarships -for music majors or students participating in ensembles as a non-music major
-instrumental & vocal
link 1/10/15
Hawkeye Community College $1,000 Achievement Scholarship

-Demonstrate leadership, involvement & volunteerism at high school
-Min. cumulative high school GPA of 2.5

link 3/1/16
Foundation for Sight & Sound Scholarships -Three scholarships
-HS seniors with vision or hearing challenges who are continuing on to college or vocational school
link 3/27/16
(Simpson) Carver Bridge Scholars STEM Scholarships -$8,400/year for 4 years
-awarding to 15 students who want to pursue careers in actuarial science, computer science, mathematics or physics
- need HS GPA of 3.5 or higher
- ACT of 26 or above
- a letter of support from a teacher in STEM field
- demonstrate financial need by being eligible for a Federal Pell Grant
link 3/4/16
DMACC Foundation Scholarships

-2.0 GPA or higher
-application submitted to DMACC
-multiple scholarships listed on link

link 3/4/16 - 4:00 pm
Quest Bridge -High achieving; Low income students(families earning less than $60,000/year)
-several scholarships available on one website
link 3/23/16
(UNI) Balanced Man Scholarship -$1,000 (one)
-$100 (five)
-selected based on academics, leadership, athletics, community service
-two personal interviews
link (have to build account to see scholarship details)
Learning Disabilities Association of Iowa -have a current IEP
-3 one-year scholarships - $1,000 each
link 3/31/16
Delta Kappa Gamma Grants-in-Aid - Epsilon chapter

-female HS senior interested in teaching
-may reapply each year until college education is completed
-amount varies depending on number of deserving applicants

app in JHS Counseling Office 3/14/15
(ISU)Financial Aid -ONE on-line scholarship application for all scholarships administered through ISU Office of Financial Aid 3/1/16
Affinity Credit Union -must be a member of Affinity in your (student's) name
-(become a credit union member today!)
Farm Bureau Ag Enhancement Scholarship

-10- $2000 scholarships ($500 for 4 years)
-enroll in post-secondary school in Iowa
-going into agricultural business related field
-parents do NOT need to be a Farm Bureau member

First Friday Breakfast Club

-scholarships up to $3,000 each
-demonstrated leadership efforts to increase education & understanding of gay, lesbian, bisexual & transgender issues in school and/or community
-award made without regard to gender, gender orientation, gender identity, race, creed, marital status. 3/15/17
Iowa's Matthew Shepard Scholarship 2017

-GPA of 3.0 or higher
-ACT score of 22 or better
-openly lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender
-demonstrable LGBT activism & community service
-high moral & ethical standards & conduct

link 3/1/17
Friendly Sons of St.Patrick Scholarship -$500 non renewable (two awarded - one boy, one girl)
-participated in cross country or track as a senior
application in Counseling Office 3/25/2016
Iowa Soybean Association

-GPA - 3.0 or better
-planning to attend any ag-related college
-10 scholarships - $1,500 each

link 3/1/15
Helen Lemme Scholarship -African American students
link 03/15/16
Governor Terry E. Branstad
Iowa State Fair Scholarship

-seniors who have actively participated in the Iowa State Fair
-4 scholarships - $500-$1,000
-plan to enroll in an Iowa college

link 3/1/16
U.S. Bank Scholarship Program

-must attend 4-year college or university
-40 scholarships awarded nationally
-no essay or GPA requirement!

link 3/30/13
(Iowa) ACACIA Leadership Scholarship

-awarded to students who excel in academics, extra-curricular activities, community involvement
- must attend Iowa
-financial need is not a criterion
-six scholarships - max of $2000 each

link 3/30/17
State Farm Good Neighbor Scholarship -GPA between 2.5 and 3.2 (on 4.0 scale)
-planning to enroll in 2 or 4-year college or tech school
-students who are leaders, volunteers and demonstrate financial need
IAD Foundation for Education 2017 Scholarship -$2,000 to 15 students
-to a student pursuing a career in automotive industry
link 3/1/17
IT Leadership Forum Technology Scholarship

- has been involved in STEM classes or clubs
- minimum 3.0 GPA
-plan to pursue a technology-related degree at an Iowa college, university or community college.

link 3/1/16
Masonic Grand Lodge of Iowa Technical Scholarship -senior who plans to enroll in a mechanical or trade course of study at an accredited Iowa Community College link
Ray & Marie Schlenker Scholarship

-$10,000 scholarship, payable $2,500/year for 4 years
-GPA of 2.5 or higher
-must attend a 4-year college or university in Iowa

link 3/15/16
Ann Griffel Scholarship - $2,000
- senior girls, who have a passion for golf
- plan to attend an Iowa institution (college, university, trade school)
link 3/18/16
(ISU) ACACIA Leadership Scholarship

-awarded to students who excel in academics, extra-curricular activities, community involvement
- must attend Iowa State
-financial need is not a criterion
-15 scholarships - max of $1000 each

link 3/18/16
Varsity Tutor Scholarships

-write essay (different topic every month)
-promote essay (so others "vote" for it)
- $1000

link 15th of month
Herman Sani Scholarship -any HS senior with experience or background in golf
-$8,000 ($2,000/year)
link 3/18/16
April Deadlines
April Deadlines
ACLU - Robert Mannheimer Youth Advocacy Award -$500 cash prize
-demonstrated passion for civil liberties (ex. free speech, freedom of expression, LGBTQ issues, immigrants' issues, racial & gender issues, bullying, religious freedom, privacy issues or disability rights)
link 4/25/16
Gardener's of America Scholarship

-horticulture or floriculture as the major subject leading toward a degree in horticulture, floriculture or other field of study

link 4/1/17
Minnie Jones Tawasi Scholarship -$500 renewable scholarship
-must have C average or above
-participation in colored women's clubs will be considered
application available in Counseling Office 4/1/16
Iowa ACAC Scholarship -$1,000
-chosen college is member of Iowa ACAC (see website)
-talk to Counselor if want to be nominated
website 4/1/17
Kit Williamson Memorial Scholarship -be a Vietnam Era Veteran or a family of one (provide a certified copy of related vet's discharge form (DD Form 214)
-Two $500 awards offered
- have to already be accepted to a college or post secrondary training institution
application available in Counseling Office 4/30/16
Abdelkader Essay Contest -open to Juniors & Seniors
-write 1200-1500 word essay about Emir Abdelkadar
link 04/15/16
Capital Striders Running Club

-five $1,000 scholarships
-seniors who have lettered in cross-country during 2015-16 school year

apps also available in Counseling Office 4/30/17
Prairie Meadows Scholarship -two scholarships, each worth $2,500 awarded to two JHS seniors
-planning to attend a college in Iowa - Fall 2017
-min GPA of 2.5

app on Family Connections!!

DMMOM (Mothers of Multiples) College Scholarship -must be a multiple birth (twin, triplet, etc.) student
-GPA of 3.0 or higher
Junior League of Des Moines -multiple scholarships (totaling of $3,000)
-HS senior WOMEN, who plan to attend college next year
-dedicated to volunteering & leaders within school & community


Leo H. Grether Memorial Scholarship -$1,000
-enrolling in college as vocal music education major
apps in Counseling Office 4/15/15
Louis Friestad, Jr. Educational Scholarship -3.0 GPA or higher
-attend Johnston schools 9-12 grades
-enroll in a teacher education program at a two or four year institution
-$1,000 scholarship - non-renewable
(applications come later in spring) 4/??/17
2016 Student-View Scholarship Program -$10,000 worth of scholarships to HS seniors who plan to attend a 4-year college, community/junior college or career school.
-quick, easy to apply (no min ACT, no min GPA, no essay, no long application forms)
-complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in your area
-RANDOM drawing of all completed applications
link 4/22/16
Rick Rynning Scholarship -$500
-JHS senior enrolling in teacher eduation program at a 2 or 4 year institution
-attend JHS for 4 years & graduate from JHS
-GPA of 2.9 or higher
link 4/??/17
Varsity Tutor Scholarships

-write essay (different topic every month)
-promote essay (so others "vote" for it)
- $1000

link 15th of month
May Deadlines
May Deadlines
(UNI) Andy Triplett Memorial Scholarship

- attending UNI
- male
- one $1000 scholarship & five $100 scholarships
- first must REQUEST an application


5/1/15 (request app)
5/8/15 (submit app)

Leadership Scholarship

-Total of $5,000 in scholarships awarded
-sponsored by JHS Student Council (all LEADERS apply -- not just student council members)

application 5/1/16
B. Davis Scholarship

- in less than 1000 words, write an essay: Describe the three characteristics of leadership you value most.  Discuss why you believe that these traits are so important and how you feel that they are developed in an individual. 
-$1,000 scholarship

AEMP Foundation Scholarship -interested in heavy equipment industry
-GPA of over 2.0
-attend a school with a diesel technology program
Larry W. Carter Scholarship -for African-American students link 05/15/15
Mary E. Wood Scholarship -for African-American students link 05/15/15
Children's Cancer Connection -directly affected by childhood cancer (those who currently have or had cancer before age 18 - or a sibling)
-plannning to attend a 2 or 4-year institution after HS
- have at least a 2.5 GPA
- must live, be treated or diagnosed in the state of Iowa
app available in Counseling Office 5/29/15
Unity Point Scholar Athletes

- $500 (renewable up to four years)
- top male and top female seniors who demonstrate excellence in academics, sports and their Iowa communities

link 05/13/16
(Iowa) Pearl Hull Falk Scholarship -$400
-Protestant faith
-resident of State of Iowa
-going to attend Univ of Iowa full-time
app available in Counseling Office 5/2/16
Robert D. Blue Scholarship

-attend an Iowa college or university
-able to demonstrate literary & scholastic ability
-exhibit truth, courage & fellowship
-display moral force of character

link 5/10/15
(Iowa) Nile Kinnick Scholarship

-Eight $1000 scholar

-3.4 GPA AND 25 or higher ACT

Varsity Tutor Scholarships

-write essay (different topic every month)
-promote essay (so others "vote" for it)
- $1000

link 15th of month
Cutest Couple "Scholarship that Showcases Teen Couples"

-Female in class for 2013 or 2014 - attending HS in US
-sign up at
-post pictures of you & your guy

link 6/30/15
June, July, August Deadlines
June, July, August Deadlines
(Mount Mercy University) Catherine McAuley Scholarship Program -free tuition
-family income is $45,000 or less annually
-apply to Mount Mercy University
apply to Mount Mercy 6/1/15
Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship -$1,000
-interested in pursuing a fashion degree
Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship -$1,000
-interested in pursuing an animation career path
Johnston Running Club Scholarship -$1000 scholarship for a male & a female
-have to have run at least 1 season of track or cross country
app available in Counseling Office 6/15/16
Aspiring Nurse Scholarships -$1,000
-plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs
Big Sun Scholarship

-short essay

Do-Over Scholarship -$1500
-write a 250 word essay
A&F Business Consultants

-write an essay

link 6/10/16
Miss Iowa USA & Teen USA

-For Teen USA: must be at least 14 years old and under 19
-For Miss Iowa: must be at laest 18 years old and under 27

link see website
Great Clips Scholarship
(Alice Madden Barton)
-$300 scholarships to be used toward tuition at any cosmetology or barbering school in Iowa link 6/30/12
Curtis L Carlson - The Balanced Man Scholarship

-offered to incoming freshmen males U of Minnesota (Twin Cities)
- one $1000; one $500; four $250 scholarships
-academic achievements, leadership skills, involvement in athletics or activities
-NOT required to join Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity

link 6/20/15
Charlie Burkart Scholarship

-$1,500/year for 4-year period of full-time attendance
-selected on basis of their interest & activity in golf & the potential for future contributions to the game
-academic ability and financial need

pick up app in Counseling Office


Phi Psi Men of Excellence Scholarship

-$1,000 scholarship for a male ISU student who shows interest in joining the Phi Psi fraternity. (don't have to join)

link 8/1/15
NAEHCY's Letendre Education Fund Scholarship

- minimum of two $1500 scholarships awarded
-available to students who are homeless or have been homeless at some point during K-12 schooling
-who have demonstrated average or higher than average achievement

link 6/19/15
Varsity Tutor Scholarships

-write essay (different topic every month)
-promote essay (so others "vote" for it)
- $1000

link 15th of month
FirstSiteGuide Scholarship -$1500
-essay "why you should start a blog"
link 8/31/16





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