The information below is based solely on information provided by the scholarship donor.

New Postings

There is still time to apply for some outside scholarships with later deadline dates.

Numerous scholarship opportunities can be found at Awarding criteria, award amounts and deadlines vary by scholarship. Scholarship

The Scholarship Department at launched a new $1,500 scholarship. This opportunity is open to enrolled college students and asks applicants to submit a 500-800 word blog post answering the following question.

 'How have you found creative ways to use technology throughout your college education? Do you think these methods can help others learn and succeed as well?'

 View details here:

All entries are due by February 29th, 2016.

The LA Tutors Innovation Scholarship

A $500 Innovation Scholarship  is awarded each month to students who showcase their creativity in a new exciting way to make a positive impact - whether it’s setting a world record or becoming an activist for a worthy cause.

Currently enrolled students with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 (or the equivalent) should submit an essay describing their innovative project and provide supporting documentation (e.g. website, news article, letter of recommendation, etc.).  All submissions are due by 11:59 pm PST on the 20th of each month.

There are no fees associated with this scholarship.  The link to the scholarship is:

Accredited Schools Online just put out a new guide to financial aid for minority students. The guidebook can be found here:
This expert-driven guide includes an extensive list of scholarships and financial aid resources available specifically for minority students. The guide also includes tips for finding and securing scholarships and other financial aid.

North American Van Lines Logistic Scholarship

All students majoring (or planning to major) in logistics, business, or management can apply for this scholarship.  The scholarship will award five students with a $1,000 each to the school of their choice. There are a few entry and eligibility requirements and the application, all of which can be found under the link below:

The deadline for this scholarship is April 15, 2016

Allied Van Lines Scholarship

Annually, 5 recipients will be awarded $1,000 towards their education. This scholarship is for logistics majors as well as an equivalent majors such as business, business operational management, and other like majors. More information about this scholarship can be found at

Ovid Life Settlement Scholarship

The Ovid Life Settlement Scholarship here:

  • ​$500-$1,500 towards tuition
  • Available to Undergrad and Graduate students 

Current GPA of 3.0 or greater on a 4.0 scale

Deadline is April 30, 2016

 The Pensters Scholarship: $1,000 for Your Essay

Amount of Award: $1,000
Deadline: May 31, 2016    
Our only requirement is that you should be a current high school/college/university student

DigitalParc Scholarship

DigitalParc is an online marketing firm based in Minnesota, and we have a fun scholarship opportunity for graphic design students!

We are challenging graphic designers to create an infographic that has extreme potential to “go viral.” Participants are free to choose any subject matter they wish, however, it’s to their advantage to focus on a topic that might resonate with a large audience. They will primarily be judged on social media shares, likes, comments and page views on DigitalParc’s blog. They will also be judged on the quality, originality and creativity of their design. The winner will receive $1000 in scholarship funds. 

Reference this page on our website for more information:

HotelsCheap Scholarship is awarding a need-based scholarship of $1,500 to college students. We at Hotelscheap understand that financing education can be difficult; as a result we would like to lend a hand.

Our scholarships are offered each Fall and Spring semester. To be eligible for it, the applicant should be:

  • a legal resident of the United States
  • at least 16 years of age (Note: If you are under the age of 18, you must have the consent of your parent or legal guardian to participate)
  • are enrolled in an accredited post-secondary academic institution in the United State

To apply for the scholarship, he or she must answer four personal, open-ended, and thought-provoking questions. The students whose responses are the most persuasive, compelling, and well-written, as judged by our executive management team will be considered finalists.

For more information, please feel free to visit our Scholarship page:

Elevation Scholar's Scholarships

SchoolTutoring Academy College Scholarship (NEW) - $500 Deadline: March 1, 2016

HawaiiDrive-O Scholarship (NEW) - $1000 Deadline: 1 winner will be awarded annually.

The JM New Media Scholarship - $2000 Deadline: February 1, 2016

Law Offices of Adam D. Perlmutter's $3,500 Scholarship Contest

George Zimmerman vs. The State of Florida was the prosecution of George Zimmerman. He was charged with second-degree murder that started from the shooting of Trayvon Martin. The jury found in George Zimmerman's case that the evidence did not prove him guilty beyond a reasonable doubt for killing Trayvon Martin even though Zimmerman racially profiled Martin. Because this was such an astonishing case, we want to offer a $3,500 scholarship to the student who creates the best essay addressing whether justice was served or miscarried in the case of George Zimmerman vs. The State of Florida.

Once you have created your essay, send your essay to or mail essay to:

Law Offices of Adam D. Perlmutter, P.C.
260 Madison Ave, Suite 1800
New York, NY 10016
(646) 742-9800

Galorath College Scholarship Essay Contest (NEW) - $600

Deadline: March 1, 2016

SchoolTutoring Academy College Scholarship - $500 Deadline: March 1, 2016

The JM New Media Scholarship - $2000 Deadline: February 1, 2016

Cell it Forward Scholarship - $5000

Deadline: February 29, 2016

 GMR Transcription College Academic Scholarship

Website – Date Application is Available - Now Deadline – Ongoing Quarterly on March 15th, June 15th, September 15th, and December 15th
Scholarship Amount - $500.00 per person Number of Awards – 2 awards per quarter. Students can apply through this link: Technology & Web Blogging Scholarship is offering a $1,000 Technology & Web Blogging scholarship to a current or incoming undergraduate or graduate student who has expressed an interest in web development, digital media, online marketing and e-commerce. The full details can be viewed here: School Pride Scholarship has created a School Pride Scholarship asking students across the United States to write about how their college has or will specifically contribute to their career path. The most inspirational story will be awarded a $1000 scholarship.

You can learn more about the scholarship, including guidelines here:

The Campus Explorer Exclusive Scholarship

The Campus Explorer Exclusive Scholarship ( is a monthly $1,000 giveaway, designed to help students pay for their higher-education expenses. Every month, Campus Explorer will announce a new scholarship – and a new way to win. A winner will be randomly selected from the entrants.

The contest is open to legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 16 years old at the time of entry. Students must be enrolled in college for the current or following term, and are required to provide proof of enrollment.

At Campus Explorer, we believe everyone deserves a fulfilling education. Visit for free college planning tools, tips and advice on paying for college and career information.

Wyzant Scholarship

Offered to college bound students as well as current college students, up to the junior level. Here is the link to the scholarship:

Social Media in Education Scholarship

The scholarship is available to all current and prospective college students. The description is how teachers can better utilize social media in the classroom. The amount of the scholarship is $1,000. For the application go to:

For details for the Look Twice, Save a Life Scholarship here.

Students have the opportunity to apply for this $1,000 scholarship. |

The Normandie Law Firm Scholarship

This law firm is currently offering a scholarship to the students of Buena Vista University. It is offered twice a year, each time for $1000 and it is for any student wishing to pursue a career in the legal field. This includes future attorneys, paralegals, forensic scientists, detectives, and police officers. Deadline for first cycle is June 1, 2016 and deadline for second cycle is December 1, 2016. The application and more information can be accessed by going to and clicking on "click here to download our scholarship app" on the right side of the page. Scholarship

Award: $1,000

Deadline: On-going

How to apply:

Cyber Security Scholarship

Cyber Security is offering a scholarship to students starting this Spring semester. Please click on the link to the scholarship page to review: Scholarship has officially announced our new $1500 Aging Matters Scholarship which we will award to one incoming or existing college student each year. All incoming freshman or existing undergraduate or graduate students in good academic standing are eligible to apply.

Application and Information:
All applicants can get more information and apply online at this address:

Application Deadline: May 15th, 2016

More on the Scholarship: wants to bring more awareness to the key issues we face as an aging population. We will be awarding an annual college scholarship to an individual that best demonstrates to us why "Aging Matters" to them. We are excited to announce the Aging Matters Scholarship. A $1500 scholarship will be given annually to a selected college student that currently cares for an aging loved one, works within the senior community, or intends to pursue a career that will have an impact on the elder population.

Any existing student (or incoming freshman), in good academic standing, at a 2 or 4 year accredited college can apply for this scholarship. The recipient will demonstrate a unique and admirable understanding and desire to show us that "Aging Matters" to them. Scholarship

The creators of the “Student Award Search Aid” website are offering a scholarship for 2016.

 Please visit our website at to read about us and to apply for our scholarship. While you’re there, please browse through the rest of the site to learn more about applying for scholarships.

 Our website was developed solely for the purpose of helping students locate and apply for scholarships. We are trying to improve the students’ chances for success. The site is free and we charge nothing for the information or the application.

 The deadline for applications is May 23, 2016

 Amount of Scholarship: $1,000

Cottage-Inn-Pizza Scholarship

Scholarship prizes ranging from $500-$2,500

When: Open now to May 31, 2016

Where: Students can apply and find out more information here: These are one-time gifts for the winners and open to any major or planned area of study

AnelliXavier Criminal Justice Scholarship

This scholarship is a $1,000 award plus an opportunity with the firm. 


The goal of the scholarship is to get students thinking about ways they can help shape our future criminal justice system. The link to the scholarship with all of the details.  The deadline is July 1, 2016.

Waechter Medical-Legan Scholarship

This is a $1,000 scholarship.

 150 word essay.  Creativity wins. No GPA requirements. Open to all students. Application and details:

Submissions are accepted January 1 through September 1 annually.

Digital Marketing Scholarship

This is a scholarship to help ​generate new ideas and fresh perspectives in the field of  digital media. The deadline is October 31, 2016.

​The web site explaining the scholarship and a little more about the organization can be found at:


 Lumity Health Care and Science Scholarship

Lumity is excited to sponsor the 2016 Health Care and Science Scholarship to currently enrolled college students participating in educational programs involving Health Care, Dermatology, Nutrition or Science.

The scholarship awards:
$1000 for the first place award
$500 runner up award

The Health Care and Science Scholarship will be accepting applications from current students attending an accredited college or university in the United States. Any student interested in participating must submit a copy of their current transcript as well as an answer to the essay question provided. Applicants will be judged on their academic merits and the content of the application essay they provide.

Registration page and information:


Tatiana Mendez Future Resources Scholarship

 Tatiana Mendez is proud to support conversation on the topic of natural preservation, as well as to aid in the educational goals of those who wish to achieve positive change through stewardship. The winner of the Tatiana Mendez Future Resources Essay Contest will receive a $500 scholarship to help her or him pursue the education necessary to help build a more sustainable future. The deadline to apply is March 1st 2016. The applicant must be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. A 500 word essay responding to the prompt is also a requirement. Further information is available on our scholarship page here at

 Thomas Soldan Healthy Communities Scholarship

 Thomas Soldan is pleased to announce the Healthy Communities Scholarship. To further champion the cause of developing healthy communities, Mr. Soldan is investing in the future and has offered a scholarship of $500 to any student in a post-secondary education seeking means to encourage sustainable and local health-initiatives in his or her own community. The deadline to apply is March 1st 2016. The applicant must be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. A 500-word statement identifying the applicant and her or his past and future dedication to healthy communities and sustainable initiatives. The personal statement should make clear how the candidate would use his or her continued education to turn become a champion of accessible and health- and local-activities programs.Further information is available on our scholarship page here at

 Seth Okin Good Deeds Scholarship

 Mr. Okin is proud to contribute to the national discussion on community service by sponsoring the Seth Okin Good Deeds Scholarship and Essay Contest.  The winner of the contest will be awarded with a $500 scholarship that will enable him or her to pursue educational goals with the ultimate purpose of creating a meaningful life of service to others. The deadline to apply is March 1st 2016. The applicant must be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. A 500 word essay responding to the prompt is also a requirement. Further information is available on our scholarship page here at

 Steve Duckett Conservation Scholarship

 Steve Duckett is proud to sponsor a scholarship and essay contest that contributes to the awareness and the active discussion about natural conservation in the digital age. More than any other generation, the young people who are learning about and taking action on the issues that face our nation’s natural resources are in the best position to make a positive difference and set the tone for generations to come. The deadline to apply is April 1st 2016. The applicant must be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. A 500-word personal statement explaining the candidate’s dedication to local conservation and detailing the efforts, past and current, he or she has made to contribute to conservation and natural preservation efforts is also a requirement. Further information is available on our scholarship page here at

 Michael Kiely Strong Roots Scholarship and Essay Contest

 Michael Kiely is proud to sponsor the Strong Roots Scholarship and Essay Contest as a way to promote discussion about the meaning of community in the digital age and as a way to sponsor educational opportunities for individuals who are dedicated to building strong communities where passions and careers can take root. The winner will be awarded a $500 dollar scholarship for the 2016-2017 academic year. The deadline to apply is March 1st 2016. The applicant must be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. A 500 word essay responding to the prompt is also a requirement. Further information is available on our scholarship page here at

 Ed Tayter Outstanding Citizen Scholarship

 Edward Tayter is pleased to announce the first annual Ed Tayter Outstanding Citizen Scholarship, which will provide $500 to a student who best exemplifies outstanding characteristics as citizens in their community. The deadline to apply is March 1st, 2016. The applicant must be in good academic standing with a minimum GPA of 3.0. A 500 word essay based on this prompt: “What is one of the most important ways an individual can serve her or his community, and how have you served your community in this way?” Further information is available at:

Steve Duckett Local Conservation Scholarship

The Steve Duckett Local Conservation Scholarship is a merit-based, essay-contest scholarship and will be awarded to a student who demonstrates exceptional commitment to natural conservation and environmental stewardship in his or her own community.

The award is $500 for the 2016-2017 academic year. The deadline to apply is March 1, 2016; eligibility requirements include a cumulative 3.0 GPA and a 500-word essay based on the prompt given on our scholarship site. The student also needs to submit an official transcript. Further information is available on our scholarship page, available by clicking the Steve Duckett Local Conservation Scholarship link at the bottom of our homepage here

Socius Marketing Scholarship

Socius Marketing, Inc. is excited to announce our first scholarship opportunity for undergraduate students. We would be honored if you would feature our scholarship on your website so students from Buena Vista University have the opportunity to apply:

 Digital Marketing Scholarship:


To be eligible, applicant must have a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA and submit a 1,000 – 1,500 word essay entitled “Digital Marketing Scholarship”. Student must be a U.S. undergraduate seeking a degree in marketing, business, advertising, or related field.

The essay must answer the following: We’ve seen marketing evolve from traditional print and tv/radio ads, to a digital world full of social media pages and mobile-friendly websites. What do you think might be the next innovative approach in marketing for businesses?

Application Process:

  • Mail your official transcript and essay to:
    Socius Marketing, Inc.

2701 Rocky Point Dr. #410 Tampa, FL 33607

Deadline Information:

  • Essay must be postmarked by April 30th, annually.
  • Winner will be selected by June 15th, annually.
  • Disbursement awarded by July 1st, annually.

Terms and Conditions (

  • The Digital Marketing Scholarship award will be submitted directly to the educational institution that matches the student’s primary .edu email address. The funds must only be spent on tuition, fees, books and supplies required for the students’ classes.
  • Enrollment and qualifications will be verified after the winner is selected.
  • Socius will withhold the award for any applicant who no longer meets the eligibility requirements at the time of disbursement.
  • Socius reserves the right to withhold disbursement in the event that no applicant meets the scholarship’s requirements for academic achievement and writing aptitude.

The Joshua Goldstein's Law Office Scholarship

The Law Offices of Joshua L. Goldstein, P.C., an Immigration Law Firm is offering a scholarship to a first generation US citizen who currently lives and studies in the United States. 

This scholarship is to help a deserving student attend post high school education, but also to recognize an outstanding young person - who has overcome challenges in life that others have not had to face. The $1,000.00 scholarship award will be given to out for the 2015-2016 school year. Scholarship provides 10 different Academic Scholarships totaling $5,500 to students who are pursuing higher education. Our goal with the scholarships is to help alleviate the rising cost of college.  The web site for this scholarship is:


  More Scholarship Opportunities 

ABODO Fun Scholarship

This is a fun scholarship opportunity for students. All the students need to do is tell us why they love Buena Vista University and twice a year we will award a $500 scholarship. Our scholarship is open to anyone currently enrolled. ABODO is all about helping students find the perfect place to live so we figured we would try and give back to our users. Requirements and eligibility can be found at .

Each month CompareCards will award $2,500 to any qualifying college (or college bound) student in need who can answer a tricky trivia question. Using their best pop culture and math skills, and probably a bit of help from Professor Google, students should be able to answer a series of questions to arrive at a final answer in no time!

After the submission deadline, CompareCards will gather all the correct answers and a tiebreaker question will be emailed, with a link to submit the answer. Students who submit the correct tiebreaker answer will be entered into a random drawing and one winner will be selected. The deadline for each month is the 14th and the new trivia question will be posted on the 15th of every month.

Proofreading Scholarship

Here are the scholarship details, including the awards:

Insureon Small Business, Big Impact Scholarship

The Grasshopper Scholarship

Grasshopper is offering a $5,000 scholarship again this year and your students are eligible!

Students can apply and get more information here:

Scholarship Details

We will award an actively enrolled college student $5,000 towards their tuition/books in 2015.

  • There are no restrictions on major or year of study, even incoming freshmen are eligible.
  • There is no purchase necessary.
  • Students will be judged on an essay about entrepreneurship.

The Scholarship is offering a $500 scholarships to incoming college freshman. 
More information about this scholarship can be found at: Scholarship

The HubShout Internet Marketing Scholarship

HubShout, a digital marketing and white label SEO agency, gives out scholarships each year to the next generation of marketing professionals.

We will be awarding two $1,000 scholarships. One is awarded in the fall and one in the spring. The application deadlines are November 1st and March 1st, with the winners being announced on November 14th and March 14th. 

Students must have at least one year of college to apply as well as a minimum GPA of 3.0. The scholarships go to the strongest candidates who are passionate about internet marketing.

More information about the scholarship can be found at: 

The James "Rhio" O'Connor Memorial Scholarship

James "Rhio" O'Connor Memorial Scholarship Fund

Amount: $1,000

Essay: 700 to 1500 words

Deadline: Awarded Monthly ten times per year

Open to current students. 

Scholarship Offer

The April Cockerham DREAM Act Scholarship

The April Cockerham DREAM Act Scholarship is open to high school seniors, undergraduate students, and graduate or law school students.

April Cockerham is proud to sponsor the DREAM Act Scholarship. It isdesigned to support individuals who are interested in making a difference in the lives of immigrants and other non-native individuals living in the United States.  By furthering the educational goals of these unique members of our nation, Ms. Cockerham looks to invest in a richer, more inclusive future for our country and those who seek to join it. 

April Cockerham DREAM Act Scholarship is a merit-based, essay-contest scholarship and will be awarded to a student who demonstrates exceptional commitment to immigration reform and helping those who are considered to be a part of this unique demographic in our country.

The award is $500 for the 2016-2017 academic year. The deadline to apply is March 1, 2016; eligibility requirements include a cumulative 3.0 GPA and a 700-word essay based on the prompt given on our scholarship site. The student also needs to submit an official transcript. Further information is available on our scholarship page, available by clicking the April Cockerham DREAM Act Scholarship link at the bottom of our homepage here at

The American Business Women Association - multiple outside scholarships

Please find below information about how students can enter:

Keating Dental Arts:



 The ABWA’s Scholarships have been nationally syndicated and we have over 100 accredited schools participating (and growing) by posting each respective link above to their respective scholarship page on their website for their student body to participate.

 Each Company’s Scholarship Description:

Keating Dental Arts: Keating Dental Arts has launched a national scholarship in conjunction with the American Women's Business Association (ABWA) to help women grow, prosper and become leaders in business. This is a national essay contest and we want to know “What life experiences have shaped who you are today and what challenges have you overcome in achieving your education (i.e. financial, personal, medical, etc.)? ” The scholarship will award the winner of the essay contest two thousand dollars for the 2015 Fall semester.  Enter here:

Unhinge: Unhinge has launched a national scholarship in conjunction with the American Women's Business Association (ABWA) to help women grow, prosper and become leaders in business. This is a national essay contest and we want to know, “How does the design around you influence both life and/or business? The scholarship will award the winner of the essay contest two thousand dollars for the 2015 Spring semester.  Enter here:

NAPS: NAPS has launched a national scholarship in conjunction with the American Women's Business Association (ABWA) to help women grow, prosper and become leaders in business. To enter, applicants must submit a 500-700 word essay on: News in the United States about Mexico is often comprised of crime and violence surrounding the drug trafficking industry. More recently, however, stories about Mexico’s rapidly growing manufacturing industry have made front pages of major newspapers and blogs, slowly changing the perception of this developing country. While the majority of these articles tend to be industry-focused, the real story is the Mexican workforce and how it is transforming a nation. Not dissimilar to many developing countries, the Mexican workforce is comprised of both men and woman; however, the female workforce in Mexico has quietly grown in numbers and strength throughout factory floors and at all professional levels. In a country run mostly by men, women have begun to demonstrate their strength and importance, helping transform stereotypes and perceptions about Mexico and its place as a global business powerhouse. The scholarship will award the winner of the essay contest two thousand dollars for the 2015 Spring semester.  Enter here:

Zumper Apartments Scholarship

Zumper apartment rental search is sponsoring a $1,000 college scholarship, and would love Buena Vista University students to apply!

Scholarship link:

Scholarship details: They are looking for outstanding students who have helped their classmates or community in a tremendous way. Maybe you started a club that raised $10,000 for charity, or championed recycling and sustainable practices across campus. Whatever it is, we’d love to hear about it! Scholarships, the leading resource for meaningful travel and international education provides a range of resources and tools for students interested in international programs, from help in selecting a program to how to best utilize their experience when they return home.

The Scholarships Directory is for more information.

Scholarships with expired deadlines (or deadline not known) - some may be available in future years

The Carver Scholarship

The Carver Scholarship application is now available at for current college sophomores that will reach junior status for the fall semester of the 2016-17 school year. Applicants must have graduated from an accredited high school in Iowa or have been a resident of Iowa for at least five consecutive years immediately prior to application. Students must present evidence of unusual social and/or other barriers to attending college full time and must demonstrate need by completing the FAFSA by March 1, 2016. A minimum 2.8 CGPA is required. One student will be selected to receive this expected $7,600 award at Buena Vista for the 2016-17 school year.

Westmar Endowment Scholarship Program

Through the generosity of the Westmar College Endowment Board of Trustees, the Westmar Scholarship Program was permanently endowed. The Westmar Friends and Alumni Association and the Westmar Student Association have added funds to the endowment. Scholarships are awarded annually to the best qualified students according to academic merit, commitment to community service and leadership qualities. First consideration will be given to students who are currently residents of northwest Iowa and have a Westmar connection such as alumni, former staff and former faculty of Westmar as well as their children and grandchildren. Second consideration will be given to students who are residents of LeMars; and third consideration will go to students who have Westmar connections such as alumni, former staff and former faculty of Westmar as well as their children and grandchildren. This program will sustain a sense of Westmar's ongoing presence in the educational life of the state of Iowa. Go to:

Application materials and official transcripts must be received by the Iowa College Foundation by April 1, 2015.

Giva, Inc. $1000 Corporate Scholarship

Giva, Inc., a technology company located in Silicon Valley, is excited to offer its annual $1,000 student scholarship! Giva's corporate student scholarship and grant award is for anyone attending a college or university and is aimed at assisting undergraduate or graduate students further their education. There is no specific course of study or major required.

Eligibility: All students, regardless of major, currently attending a college or university degree program either full or part-time are eligible and encouraged to apply. The award is for school tuition so the scholarship check will be written out to the student's educational institution. Giva employees, family relatives and vendors are not eligible.

Requirements: All eligible students will be required to compose a thoughtful essay between 500 – 1,000 words answering the question: “How will you use your talents and education to make the world a better place for future generations? What are your career and personal goals and why?" Award winners are required to perform some community service volunteer work.

Essay Submission Deadline: December 1 of each year

Scholarship Award Date: By January 31 of each year

Click here for more information and to download an application.

Robert D. Blue Scholarship

The 2013 Robert D. Blue Scholarship application is now available online at Students whom wish to apply for the scholarship are required to complete the application online at

The Robert D. Blue scholarship is made possible by the Iowa Centennial Memorial Foundation. Any Iowa student who plans to attend an Iowa college or university is eligible for this award. Applicants are expected to demonstrate literary and scholastic ability; exhibit qualities of truth, courage, and fellowship; and display moral force of character. The deadline for submission is May 10, 2013.

More information about the Robert D. Blue Scholarship is available at

Iowa Hospital Education and Research Foundation Scholarships

Iowa Hospital Education and Research Foundation Scholarships are available in amounts of $3500. 

The goal of this program is to fill healthcare positions that currently have a significant number of openings across Iowa. Selected students must be willing to commit to working one year in an Iowa hospital. Applications are available at:  for students enrolled in majors related to healthcare (a list is available on the application), including social work.

All portions of the application form must be submitted by March 30, 2016.  Recipients will be announced after May 1st.

Computer Science and Computer Engineering Scholarship

A $1,000 academic award will be given to a student pursuing a degree in these areas.

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement

A $500 award will be given to a student pursuing in a degree in these areas.

Liberal Arts and General Studies Award

A $500 award will be given to a student pursuing a BA.

Undergraduate Distance Learning Award

$500 available to a student completing an online degree program.

US Bank Internet Scholarship Program

Forty $1,000 scholarships will be awarded in a random drawing. Program runs October through March. Apply online at

Iowa Braille School's McGregor Scholarship

Applications are now being taken for the Iowa Braille School's McGregor Scholarship. We anticipate awarding up to $60,000 per year. The McGregor Scholarship Program is for students who are blind or visually impaired and meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • blind or visually impaired prior to reaching the age of 21
  • an Iowa resident for the twelve months preceding the application date
  • a high school graduate or a graduating senior, or a GED recipient
  • applying for the scholarship within eight (8) years from the high school graduation date or the date of receipt of a GED
  • pursuing a post-secondary course of study on a full-time* basis in a degree program from an accredited college, university, or vocational institution within the U.S.
  • maintaining a 2.5 grade point average

Applications are available in the Office of Financial Assistance.

United States Navy Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship Program

The United States Navy Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship Program is available to students who are seeking enrollment into a medical school in the area of Medicine/Dentistry/Optometry. The scholarship offers full tuition plus a monthly income. Call 1-888-724-2100 for more information and for an application.

Accountemps/American Institute of Certified Public Accounts (AICPA) Scholarship

Accountemps/American Institute of Certified Public Accounts (AICPA) Scholarship Program is offering the following:

Accountemps/AICPA Scholarship - two $2,500 scholarships available to student affiliate members pursuing studies in accounting. Eligible students must have a declared major in accounting, finance or information systems and must have a CGPA of 3.0 or better with 30 or more earned hours, 6 of which must be in accounting.

For more information on each of these, please call: 212-596-6224

John Gyles Education Awards

Awards are available to both male and female students who are residents of Canada or the USA. A minimum CGPA of 2.7 is required. Selected students will receive up to $3,000. To receive an application, students should send a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: John Gyles Education Awards, Attention: The Secretary, PO Box 4808, 712 Riverside Drive, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada E3B 5G4

Iowa Scottish Rite Masonic Educational Fund

This is a LOAN program available to Iowa residents and may be extended to out-of-state students attending an Iowa college/university. Applicants must show financial need and have completed at least one year of college. A transcript must be submitted to show evidence of further academic success (sophomores must have a 2.75 CGPA and juniors, seniors and graduate students must have a 2.5 CGPA. Three character references need to be submitted as well. Student may borrow up to $2000/year up to an aggregate total of $6,000. Principal payments need not be made until the loan recipient's education is completed or discontinued. Current interest rate is 6% per year and payments should be made in semi-annual installments. If interested in applying, please contact the following address: Iowa Scottish Rite Masonic Educational Fund, Office of Secretary-Treasurer, 316 E. College Street, Iowa City, IA 52240.

Department of the Army

Please see us for information on the educational benefits (loan repayment) for students who enter the military after graduation.

American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Graduate students, postdocs, research administrators, or faculty members can log onto this free site to learn about the latest funding opportunities:

Scholarship Search Programs

You can access the following web sites to receive information, free of charge, on searching for other outside scholarships. We do not guarantee the validity of the information you may find on these sites and students should use at their own discretion.

For more unusual scholarships: