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

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 5, 2019

Schaller-Crestland Foundation Scholarship

 Schaller Crestland students may apply. Application is attached and can be found in the scholarship box in the office. Deadline: April 4, 2018

October Deadline

Horatio Alger Association ScholarshipDeadline: October 25, 2018

ISDAR Scholarship Fund: Deadline: October 31, 2018

November Deadline

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December Deadline

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January Deadline

Iowa Archery in the Schools Program offers scholarships: Check out the opportunities at the following link. Click on Senior Scholarship on the right hand side. Deadline: January 15, 2019.

TheDream.US, the nation’s largest college access program for immigrant youth who are DACA, TPS, or DACA-eligible, opened its new round of scholarship applications for the 2019-20 academic year on November 1, 2018. The application deadline for the Opportunity Scholarship Award, which provides scholarships up to $80,000 for first-time college students, is January 31, 2019. The application deadline for the National Scholarship Award, which offers scholarships up to $33,000 for high school or first-time college students and community college graduates, is February 28, 2019. Visit TheDream.Us for more information on eligibility, how to apply, and FAQs.

February Deadline

February 1, 2019 – The Iowa National Guard Officers Auxiliary Scholarships:

February 1, 2019 – No one succeeds in college alone. That’s why the Jackie Robinson Foundation offers promising minority students a generous four-year grant to assist with college costs as well as a support network of fellow scholars, alumni, and professional mentors to help them excel in college and beyond. Learn more about the Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship.

February 3 – Veridian Incoming Freshmen Scholarship – https://www.veridiancu.org/belong/community/scholarship-guidelines

February 3 – Veridian Graduate Scholarship – https://www.veridiancu.org/belong/community/scholarship-guidelines

February 3 – Veridian Undergraduate Scholarship – https://www.veridiancu.org/belong/community/scholarship-guidelines

February 4 – HACER Scholarships – https://www.mcdonalds.com/us/en-us/community/hacer.html

February 8 – Hy-Vee Foundation Scholarships – https://www.hy-vee.com/corporate/our-company/community/scholarships/

February 8 – Warren A. Morrow Memorial Scholarship – http://www.gfwciowa.org/

February 13 – Davidson Fellows Scholarship – http://www.davidsongifted.org/Fellows-Scholarship

February 15, 2019 – National Coop Scholarship Program:

February 15, 2019 –  Iowa Newspaper Foundation:

February 15, 2019 – Conservation Districts of Iowa & Buena Vista Soil & Water District: The application is available at www.cdiowa.org.

February 15, 2019 – Sac County Soil and Water Conservation District: Students pursuing a program of study in any field of conservation or agriculture such as soil conservationist, conservation technician, civil engineer, civil engineering technician, wildlife biologist, soil scientist, agronomist, chemical or seed dealer, farm manager, naturalist or many others may apply for this scholarship. See application details at http://cdiowa.org/get-involved/scholarships/

February 15 – Alliant Energy Scholarship Program – https://www.alliantenergy.com/CommunityAndStewardship/CommunitySupport/Scholarships

February 15 – CDI Scholarship – http://cdiowa.org/get-involved/scholarships/

February 15 – H.L. Taylor Scholarship – http://www.iowapta.org/index.php/programs/scholarships

February 15 – Iowa Newspaper Foundation Scholarship – https://inanews.com/foundation/scholarships/

February 15 – Masonry Institute of Iowa Scholarship – https://masonryinstituteofiowa.wildapricot.org/

February 15 – Mediacom World Class Scholarship – http://www.mediacomworldclass.com/

February 15 – Society of Women Engineers Scholarship – https://scholarships.swe.org/applications/login.asp

February 15 – UCB Family Epilepsy Scholarship – https://www.ucbepilepsyscholarship.com/

February 15 – Young Artist Competition – http://easterniowabrassband.com/young-artists-competition/

February 22 – Iowa Financial Literacy Know How Challenge – https://www.iowastudentloan.org/scholarships-and-programs/senior-scholarship.aspx

February 23 – Que Llueva Café Scholarship – http://www.ca-core.org/home

February 28 – James B. Morris Scholarship –

February 28 – NAWIC Founder’s Scholarship – https://www.nawic.org/nawic/NFSFScholarships.asp

February 28 – The DREAM.US Scholarship – https://www.thedream.us/scholarships/national-scholarship/

February 28 – LAGRANT Foundation Scholarships – https://www.lagrantfoundation.org/Undergraduate%20Scholarships

March Deadline

Iowa Farm Bureau Federation Scholarship:  Iowa Farm Bureau Federation Scholarship Application. Deadline: Must be postmarked on or before March 1, 2019.

Iowa Automobile Dealers Foundation for Education Scholarship: Applicants 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.  Applications are on file in the scholarship box in the office. Deadline: March 1, 2019.

NEW Cooperative INC 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 an agriculture short course program at an accredited two year college. This scholarship is available to graduating high school seniors, college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors. The application can be found online at www.newcoop.com under the About Us tab, NEW Coop Foundation. Deadline: March 1, 2019.

Matthew Shepard Scholarship:  Student must have demonstrated LGBTQ activism and community service. Students may find more information at matthewshepardscholarship.com Deadline: March 1, 2019.

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 are on file in the scholarship box in the office; Deadline: March 15, 2019.

Iowa Hospital Education and Research Foundation (IHERF): The Iowa Hospital Education and Research Foundation offers scholarships. Recipients commit to working one year in an Iowa hospital. Students must be interested in health care. Application can be found at  www.iowahospitalscholarships.org Deadline: March 30, 2019.

SFM Foundation: This foundation provides scholarships to students whose parents were killed or seriously injured in workplace accidents while working for Minnesota or Iowa employers. Application is available at www.sfmfoundation.com Deadline: March 31, 2019.

Thomas H. Macbride Leadership University of Iowa Scholarship: Check out the application and criteria Deadline: March 31, 2019.

North Star Community Credit Union: Go to the following link for more information: https://www.nsccu.org/ Deadline: Postmarked no later than March 31, 2019.

April Deadline

Galva American Legion & Legion Auxiliary Scholarship Application – Deadline: April 1, 2019

Harold & Irene Jensen Scholarship Application – Deadline: April 1, 2019.

Holstein Community Theatre Fine Arts Scholarship Application – Deadline: April 1, 2019.

IGAF Ann Griffel Scholarship Application: The IGAF awards a $2,000 Ann Griffel Scholarship to Iowa High School senior girls who have a passion for golf. Deadline: April 1, 2019.

Harry T. Yule Educational Trust Scholarship Application: Galva-Holstein students may apply. Deadline: April 1, 2019.

IGAF Herman Sani Scholarship Application: Any graduating high school senior and resident of the State of Iowa with experience or background in golf is eligible to apply. Each recipient receives $8,000 ($2,000 per year) over a consecutive four-year period as long as the student is making reasonable academic progress. Deadline: April 1, 2019.

Schaller Jaycees Scholarship Information – Deadline: April 1, 2019

Roger and Rosemary Clausen Fine Arts Scholarship Information:  Deadline: April 1, 2019.

Little Sioux Corn Processors Scholarship Application: Little Sioux Corn Processors will award up to three annual scholarships (the third must be only a $200 award) to students pursuing the completion of a two or four year undergraduate program. The tuition award will be $500 per year for pursuing a four-year undergraduate degree, and $200 per year for pursuing a two-year degree. Deadline: April 5, 2019. Must be returned to Mrs. Todd.

Gerald McDermott Memorial Scholarship Information: Students who are going into the field of conservation are encouraged to apply. Deadline: April 12, 2019.

Schaller Crestland Ministerial Association Application: Student must be from the Schaller Crestland district.  Deadline: April 12, 2019.

Schaller Lions Club Application: The Schaller Lions Club will sponsor two $500 scholarships for graduating seniors from the Schaller area. Deadline: April 12, 2019.

Heritage Bank Scholarship: Heritage Bank offers a scholarship each year. Application can be found at www.heritagebankna.com search scholarship, click on Heritage Bank Scholarship, click on Ridge View. It is also in the scholarship box in the office. Deadline: April 15, 2019.

Ida County Salvation Army Application: Galva Holstein students may apply. Deadline: April 30, 2019.

May Deadline

Ida County Pork Producers Application: Must be from Ida County Pork Producer member family. Must be a member for last two years. Deadline: May 1, 2019.

United Bank of Iowa Scholarship Application: A one time scholarship of $500 will be awarded to a high school senior enrolled in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited 2 or 4 year college, university, or vocational/tech school. Deadline: May 1, 2019.

June Deadline

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July Deadline

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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.

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:

Monday, October 7 – 11:05 a.m. -Western Iowa Technical Community College

Wednesday, October 9 – 1:45 p.m. – Wayne State College

Thursday, October 10 – 2:00 p.m. –  Upper Iowa University

Tuesday, October 15 – 1:10 p.m. – University of Northern Iowa

Monday, October 28 – 2:30 p.m. – University of Iowa:

Monday, November 4 – 12:30 p.m. – Northwest Iowa Community College

Tuesday, November 5 – 11:05 a.m. -Western Iowa Technical Community College

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


Common Application

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.

Transcript Request

Transcript Requests: To request a High School Transcript from Ridge View, Galva-Holstein, or Schaller-Crestland, please download, complete and submit the Transcript Request Form.
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