Only state and local scholarship opportunities will be accepted and posted on this website.
Numerous scholarship opportunities can be found at www.studentscholarships.org. Awarding criteria, award amounts and deadlines vary by scholarship.
Kappa Kappa Lota Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a student who is currently enrolled as a junior or senior in the Education major. Applicants will need to complete the application along with two letters of recommendation from your professors in the education department and one letter of recommendation from one of the following: a high school teacher, coach, clergy member, or employer that would speak of the qualities you exhibit that would make you a good teacher. Applications are due by July 1, 2018.
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.
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.
LifeServe will award a $500 scholarship to students who organize a successful blood drive during specified dates in the summer months (Memorial Day - Labor Day) or the winter months (December - January). To be eligible to win, students must recruit donors and act as the chairperson for the blood drive and meet a minimum of 40 registered donors at their blood drive. Visit lifeservebloodcenter.org for a complete list of guidelines and additional details.
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