College Savings Plan Parent Giveaway: click here for more information.
Raise.me is a scholarship website that many colleges will use to offer microscholarships. UNI has just been added as a college who is using Raise.me. Check out all of the colleges on the Raise.me website.
Iowa Newspaper Foundation: INF provides college scholarshipsfor students preparing for a newspaper career. Visit www.INAnews.com for an application.. Deadline: February 9, 2017
2017 Warren A. Morrow Memorial Scholarship is available through the Iowa Credit Union Foundation. This scholarship is for high school students classified as a senior with a projected graduation date in the year 2018. Students are encouraged to apply for the scholarship online at www.
Hy Vee Scholarships: Applicant must be a high school senior working for Hy Vee or subsidiary who began employment on or before September 15, 2017 or high school senior son and/or daughter of a full, regular, or part time Hy Vee or subsidiary employee who has a minimum of six months employment as of September 15, 2017. Application form can be found at www.hyvee.com. Deadline: February 10, 2018
NSDAR Scholarship: Information on National DAR Scholarships is on file in the scholarship box in the office. Deadline: February 15, 2018
National Co-op Scholarship Program: Check out www.waceinc.org for more information. Deadline: February 15, 2018
Iowa Financial Know-How Challenge: Senior Scholarship: Visit www.iowastudentloan.org/
SWCD: There are scholarships for high school seniors who will be majoring in a field of conservation or agriculture. Typed applications are encouraged. Click here for more information. Due to the Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) office in the county that you reside in by Friday, February 16, 2018
Iowa Automobile Dealers Foundation for Education: Applicant must be committed to the pursuit of automotive-related studies, such as technician training, body shop/collision repair, diesel, new vehicle sales, parts sales, accounting, or business administration. Application is on file in the scholarship box in the office. Deadline: Applications are due at IADA headquarters by 5 pm on March 1, 2018
Grand Lodge of Iowa, A.F. & A.M. Masonic Charitable Education Corporation MCEC Technical Scholarships: Scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors who plan to enroll in a mechanical or trade course of study at an accredited Iowa Community College. An applicant’s record, communication skills, and need for financial assistance are carefully considered. Applications are on file in the scholarship box in the office. Deadline: Applicaiton must be postmarked no later than March 1, 2018
NEW Cooperative Scholarship: Students must be a dependent of a NEW Cooperative member or full-time employee. They must be enrolling in an agriculture major at a four year university, or two year college with an agriculture transfer program. This scholarship is available to graduating seniors, college freshmen, sophomore and juniors. Applications can be found online at www.newcoop.com under the About Us tab, NEW Coop Foundation. Deadline: March 9, 2018
Morningside Nursing Scholarship: Students interested in pursuing a nursing degree at Morningside starting in August 2018 are eligible to apply. The scholarship is awarded at the Maud Adams Nursing Research Day on April 11, 2018. It is expected that recipients are present on that day to receive awards. Applications can be found in the scholarship box in the office. Deadline: March 9, 2018
First Friday Breakfast Club: This organization awards scholarships to Iowa high school seniors who made effort to reduce homophobia and increase awareness and tolerance. Applications is on file in the scholarship box in the office; Deadline: March 15, 2018
SFM Foundation: This foundation provides scholarships to students whose parents were killed or seriously injured in workplace accidents while working for Minnesota, Iowa, or Wisconsin employers. Application is available at www.sfmfoundation.com
Buena Vista Regional Medical Center: Applicant must be a high school senior, live within 35 miles of Buena Vista Regional Medical Center, and must pursue a health related field of educational study. Application is on file in the scholarship box in the office. Deadline: March 31, 2018
North Star is excited to have increased our scholarship offering by awarding three, $1000 scholarships to 2018 graduating seniors planning a post high school education. Students may visit www.nsccu.org to print entry forms and rules. Applications must be postmarked by March 31, 2018
Galva American Legion & Legion Auxiliary Scholarship: Students must be a graduating senior from Ridge View High School. You need to attend a 4 year, 2 year, or vocational school or program. Application is on file in the scholarship box in the office. Deadline: April 1, 2018
Harry T. Yule Scholarship:
GH Foundation Scholarship: This application can be found at the following website: http://
Schaller Jaycees Scholarship: Students receiving this scholarship must be from Schaller and have lived there all four years of high school. Application can be found in the scholarship box in the office. Deadline: April 4, 2018.
Hans Carsten and Mary Kastner Hansen Memorial Scholarship: Student must be a graduating senior with a 3.0 or better GPA, have a Holstein mailing address. Please see application for other qualification details. Application is on file in the scholarship box in the office. Deadline: April 4, 2018
Ethel Stubbs Scholarship: Galva-Holstein students may apply. Application can be found in the scholarship box in the office. Deadline: April 4, 2018
The Pearl Hull Falk Scholarship: Students must be of Protestant faith, resident of the state of Iowa, attending he University of Iowa; Application is on file in the scholarship box in the office. Deadline: May 1, 2018
William and Elsie Bandow Scholarship: Students must be a resident of Crawford, Carroll, Sac, Ida, Monona, Harrison, or Shelby Counties, Iowa. Students must be interested and attending, or desiring to attend, any seminary for the purpose of becoming a pastor of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, and/or be interested in becoming a parochial school teacher in The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod. In the event there are no qualified applicants as heretofore provided, the committee on selections shall then be empowered to provide these scholarships to any qualified person who desires to attend college. Students must be of good character and have grades which meet entrance standards at the institution of choice. Applications are on file in the scholarship box in the office. Deadline: Received no later than May 1, 2018
Iowa PGA Foundation sponsors the Charlie Burkart Scholarship: Scholarship winners are selected on the basis of their interest in golf, the potential for future contributions to the game, and leadership skills/community involvement. Applications are on file in the scholarship box in the office. Deadline: June 15, 2018
Guidance Office has received scholarship information from University of Nebraska, Washington University St. Louis and University of Dayton . Please see Mrs. Todd if you are interested.
University of Notre Dame offers merit scholarships. Please see Mrs. Todd if you would like more information
Countdown to College – Be Prepared for College Starting Now!
In April and May of your;
Freshman year, think about your schedule for next year and plan to take classes to challenge yourself, consider job shadowing, volunteering or interning over the summer
Sophomore year, start thinking about your schedule for your junior year, consider job shadowing, volunteering or interning over the summer
Junior year, start thinking about your senior schedule, start planning to take the ACT or SAT if you haven’t already, research scholarships, meet with college reps and plan college visits, compile and review your activities list and start narrowing down your college choices
Senior year, keep grades up, confirm with your colleges of choice they have required information from you, identify scholarships and enjoy the last few weeks of your high school experience!
March 1 – Lunches – Air National Guard
March 6 – 9:30 a.m. – Western Iowa Tech Community College
March 6 – 2:45 p.m. – Simpson
March 9 – Lunches – Army
March 19 – 11:30 a.m. – Kirkwood
March 20 – 1:30 p.m. – Iowa Central
RAI Core Course List:
The Iowa Board of Regents Office and the Iowa Department of Education (IDE) continue to partner to provide each Iowa high school with a list of their respective courses that are accepted for the Regent Admission Index (RAI). Your high school’s RAI Core Course list, created using 2016-2017 Winter Student Reporting in Iowa (SRI) data, is now available publicly through the RAI Repository website: http://rai.admissions.iastate.edu
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Check out this website – commonapp.org. We serve students, member institutions, and secondary schools by providing applications that students may submit to any of our nearly 500 members.