Galva Holstein Foundation Scholarship Current Voucher is here. If you have any questions, please visit their website at: http://galvaholsteinscholarshipfund.weebly.com

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.iowacreditunionfoundation.org. Deadline: February 9, 2018

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.comDeadline: 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/seniorscholarship to register and read complete rules between October 23, 2017 and February 16, 2018. After registering, follow the emailed instructions to complete two online tutorials and a related assessment before 4 pm on February 16.

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 Deadline: March 31, 2018

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 TYule Scholarship: Students from the Galva-Holstein District may apply. Application is on file in the scholarship box in the office. Deadline: April 4, 2018

GH Foundation Scholarship: This application can be found at the following website: http://galvaholsteinscholarshipfund.weebly.com/application.html Be sure to download the application and the cover letter (either GH or SC). Reminder: Many other organizations use the GH Foundation Scholarship application. There is a new one this year Harold and Ferne Scherner Memorial Scholarship. Check out the criteria for all the scholarships at the website. Deadline: April 4, 2018

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

Roger and Rosemary Clausen Fine Arts Scholarship: Ridge View Seniors may apply for this scholarship. Preference will be given to a qualified student pursuing a “fine arts” degree; however, it shall not be a requirement; need of student, citizenship, academic achievement and general character are taken into consideration for this scholarship. However, no one thing shall be controlling, nor shall one thing be considered essential before scholarship is awarded. Application can be found in the scholarship box in the office Deadline: April 4, 2018
Harold & Irene Jensen Scholarship: Galva-Holstein students may apply for this scholarship. Application is attached and 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

T.J. Wunschel and Lisa Drey Mandernach Memorial ScholarshipSchallerCrestland students may apply. Application can be found in the scholarship box in the office. Deadline: April 4, 2018
SchallerCrestland Foundation ScholarshipSchaller Crestland students may apply. Application is attached and can be found in the scholarship box in the office. Deadline: April 4, 2018
Holstein Community Theater Fine Arts Scholarship: The Holstein Community Theater has established a scholarship for students who have participated in fine arts. They define fine arts as music, vocal or instrumental, speech, and drama (acting, tech booth, set design, construction, stage crew, and student director.  Deadline: April 4, 2018
Schaller-Crestland Ministerial Association Scholarship: The SCMA offers a scholarship each year to a student from the Schaller-Crestland district who are entering a helping profession (Education, Human Services, Social Work, Health Care, Ministry). Application is in the scholarship box in the office. Deadline: April 11, 2018
Gerald McDermott Memorial Scholarship: Students interested in going into the conservation field are encouraged to apply. Application can be found in the scholarship box in the office. Deadline: April 11, 2018 
Schaller Lions Club: The Schaller Lions Club will sponsor two $500 scholarships for graduating seniors from the Schaller area. Application is attached and can be found in the scholarship box in the office. Deadline: April 13, 2018
Chuck Barlow Memorial Scholarship: This is a $100.00 scholarship for students who are going into an agriculture related field and are from the former Schaller District. Application can be found in the scholarship box in the office. Deadline: April 13, 2018.
Doris Dunham Memorial Scholarship: Scholarship is for Schaller-Crestland students. Scholarship in the scholarship box in the office. Deadline: April 13, 2018
Ida County Salvation Army Scholarship:Ida County Salvation Army Scholarship: Students from Galva-Holstein District may apply. Application can be found in the scholarship box in the office. Deadline: April 30, 2018
2018 Brian Pearson Memorial Scholarship Program: High school junior or seniors for the 2017-2018 school year who have previously participated in any Iowa Games events (Summer Iowa Games, Winter Iowa Games, Iowa Games Net Fest or Iowa Games Mud Run) are eligible for this scholarship. More information is here. Deadline:  by April 30, 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

Iowa Student Loan offers several free college funding opportunities as incentives for students and families to adequately prepare for college expenses. Check out the following websites for more information:
www.IowaStudentLoan.org/SeniorScholarship Open October 23-February 16
Life Serve Blood Center awards a $500 scholarship to students who organize a successful blood drive during specified dates in summer months (Memorial Day-Labor Day) or winter months (December-January). Life saving students also have the opportunity to be a Donor of Distinction. High School students who register five times before graduation earn the honor of becoming a Donor of Distinction with Life Serve Blood Center. As a Donor of Distinction, each student receives a special red honors cord to wear at graduation. Please see Mrs. Todd for more information.
Grinnell College offers scholarship specific to Iowa students. Please let Mrs. Todd know if you want further information.
Mrs. Todd has a scholarship for students who are deaf or hearing impaired. It is also for students going into a field of study that will benefit and assist those who are deaf or hearing impaired. Please see Mrs. Todd if you want more information.

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

 Waldorf University is offering scholarships: Check out www.waldorf.edu/createu

Mount Mercy University offers scholarships. Learn about the Catherine McAuley Scholarship at mtmercy.edu/free-tuition

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!

College Reps:

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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