Iowa Scholarships

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American Transmission Co. Scholarship

The American Transmission Co. Scholarship, administered by the Society of Women Engineers, supports female students from Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, and Indiana enrolled in engineering-related majors.

Amount
$1,125
Scholarships awarded
2 winners
Required GPA
3
Deadline
December 31

Iowa State University Forever Scholar Award

Iowa State University of Science and Technology offers the Forever Scholar Award scholarship to two first-year students for the course of four years in the major of their choice.

Amount
$8,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3.6
Deadline
January 10

Iowa State University Loyal Scholar Award

Iowa State University offers the Iowa State University Loyal Scholar Award of $12,000 to exceptional students in Iowa to pursue undergraduate four-year degree programs.

Amount
$12,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3.8
Deadline
January 10

IEHA Scholarship

The Iowa Environmental Health Association offers the IEHA Scholarship of $500 to deserving graduating high school seniors or undergraduate students pursuing environmental health or related fields in Iowa.

Amount
$500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2
Deadline
February 1
Winner announcement
March 2022

North Central Region 9 Scholarship

The scholarship is awarded to one high school senior or undergraduate student enrolled in a two- or four-year college or university within the North Central region.

Amount
$1,000–$6,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
February 1

Upper Midwest Chapter Emmy Student scholarships

The Upper Midwest Chapter Emmy Student Scholarships each provides financial help to students, ranging from high school seniors to graduate levels, pursuing a degree in journalism, broadcasting, or electronic media.

Amount
$1,500
Scholarships awarded
3 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
February 3
Winner announcement
March 3rd, 2023

Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships

The Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarship offers need-based scholarships of between $500 and $5,000 to graduating high school seniors or students currently enrolled in accredited colleges in the U.S.

Amount
$500–$5,000
Scholarships awarded
48 winners
Required GPA
3
Deadline
February 7
Winner announcement
April 2023

Conservation Districts of Iowa scholarships

The Conservation Districts of Iowa offers its Conservation Scholarships, ranging from $500 to $3,000, to nine students pursuing programs in agriculture and other related fields.

Amount
$500–$3,000
Scholarships awarded
9 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
February 18
Winner announcement
May, 2022

UMSA Foundation Scholarship Program

The Upper Midwest Security Alliance Foundation Scholarship (UMSA), administered by the UMSA Alliance, is awarded to students from the Upper Midwest enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs in security-related fields.

Amount
$1,000–$3,000
Scholarships awarded
12 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
February 28
Winner announcement
April, 2023

George White Memorial Scholarship

The Iowa Automobile Dealers Foundation for Education offers the George White Memorial Scholarship to qualified students in Iowa to advance their education and pursue careers in the automotive industry.

Amount
$2,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
March 1

John Deere Scholarship

The $2,500 John Deere Scholarship is given to one Midwest US student and one diverse Midwest U.S. student enrolled in a welding engineering or weld engineering technology program annually.

Amount
$2,500
Scholarships awarded
2 winners
Required GPA
3
Deadline
March 1

Michael T. Clemons Scholarship

The Iowa Automobile Dealers Foundation for Education offers the Michael T. Clemons Scholarship to one qualified student in Iowa to advance their education and pursue careers in the automotive industry.

Amount
$2,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
March 1

IBAA Aviation Scholarship

The Iowa Business Aviation Association (IBAA) offers the IBAA Aviation Scholarship to two deserving students each, pursuing an aviation degree program in a two-year or four-year program in Iowa.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
2 winners
Required GPA
3
Deadline
March 11

Iowa Financial Know-How Challenge: Senior Scholarship

Iowa Financial Know-How Challenge: Senior Scholarship, administered by ISL Education Lending, offers $1,000 to 50 high school students who intend to enroll in undergraduate degree programs.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
50 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
March 11

Hearld and Marge Ambler Scholarship

The Community Foundation of the Ozarks offers the Hearld and Marge Ambler Scholarship of $6,000 to two college students each, pursuing business-related degree programs. Preference is given to accounting majors.

Amount
$6,000
Scholarships awarded
2 winners
Required GPA
3
Deadline
March 13

Elevate Scholarship Program

Elevate Iowa offers the Elevate Scholarship Program to 15 graduating high school seniors who will be attending an Iowa community college in the fall for a career in advanced manufacturing.

Amount
$500
Scholarships awarded
15 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
March 15

Herbert Hoover Uncommon Student Award

The Hoover Presidential Foundation awards 15 high school juniors $1,500 each along with another $10,000 granted to four top achievers to further their education and obtain undergraduate degrees.

Amount
$1,500–$11,500
Scholarships awarded
15 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
March 15
Winner announcement
May 12, 2023

Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Contest – College Students

The Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Contest awards 30 scholarships to undergraduate students who live in states with Regions' full service and are enrolled in undergraduate programs of their choice.

Amount
$3,500
Scholarships awarded
30 winners
Required GPA
2
Deadline
March 31
Winner announcement
July 31st, 2022

Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Contest – High School Seniors

The Scholarship Contest awards 30 scholarships to high school senior students who live in states with Regions' full service and plan to enroll in undergraduate programs of their choice.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
30 winners
Required GPA
2
Deadline
March 31
Winner announcement
July 31st, 2022

Iowa Scholarship for the Arts

The Iowa Arts Council offers the Iowa Scholarship for Arts to four outstanding high school students pursuing undergraduate studies towards careers in arts at an Iowa college or university.

Amount
$2,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 1
Winner announcement
April 29, 2022

IPAA Aviation Scholarship

IPAA Aviation Scholarship is awarded to graduating high school seniors who are passionate about joining the aerospace industry and undergraduate students pursuing a degree in aviation in Iowa.

Amount
$500–$2,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
April 1

Brian Pearson Memorial Scholarship

The Iowa Games offers the Brian Pearson Memorial Scholarship to two outstanding high school student athletes who participated in the Iowa Games to pursue undergraduate studies of their choice.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
2 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 4

Robert D. Blue Scholarship

The Robert D. Blue Scholarship, administered by Iowa Centennial Memorial Foundation, is awarded to students enrolled or intending to enroll in an in-state college or university.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
May 10

¡Lánzate!/Take Off! Higher Education Travel Award program

The ¡Lánzate!/Take Off! Higher Education Travel Award program offers 185 $1,500 flight e-passes to undergraduate and graduate students who travel away from home to study.

Amount
$1,500
Scholarships awarded
185 winners
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
May 15
Winner announcement
July 8, 2023

KASF Midwestern Regional Chapter Scholarships

The Korean American Scholarship Foundation offers scholarships for all academic levels ranging from $500 to $5,000 to eligible students to complete their desired degrees. Applicants must demonstrate financial need.

Amount
$500–$5,000
Scholarships awarded
32 winners
Required GPA
3
Deadline
June 30
Winner announcement
August, 2022

Iowa Tuition Grant

The Iowa College Aid offers the IowaTuition Grant, ranging from $225 to $7,500, to undergraduate students enrolled in four-year degree programs at an Iowa private college or university.

Amount
$225–$7,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
July 1

Iowa Vocational-Technical Tuition Grant

The Iowa College Aid Commission offers the Iowa Vocational-Technical Tuition Grant of $1,200 to students enrolled in vocational or technical education courses at an Iowa community college.

Amount
$1,200–$2,400
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
July 1

Iowa Merit Awards for Dramatic Performance

The Donna Reed Foundation offers the Iowa Merit Awards for Dramatic Performance scholarship of $1,000 to high school students in Iowa to pursue undergraduate programs in performing arts.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
5 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
July 28
Winner announcement
September 2022

NAWIC Quad City Chapter #50 Scholarships

The National Association of Women in Construction offers the annual Quad City Chapter #50 Scholarships to undergraduate students interested in pursuing a career in the construction industry.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.75
Deadline
August 26

Study.com September Scholarships

The Study.com September Scholarships offer 30 students in any field of study from the United States or 25 specific states a $500 scholarship each to pursue their undergraduate studies.

Amount
$500
Scholarships awarded
30 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
September 1
Winner announcement
December

Iowa Scholarships

Iowa is a popular option for students to continue their education in. It is considered to be one of the safest states with a population of around 3.193 million. It is home to almost 70 tertiary educational institutions that offer a wide range of in-demand majors. There are also a lot of Iowa-specific scholarship opportunities for students that can help them get through college financially.

Frequently asked questions

What are the top schools in Iowa?

  • University of Iowa

The University of Iowa ranks 83rd among the top national universities in the United States. If you’re looking for a scholarship in Iowa, check out the American Transmission Co. Scholarship.

 

  • Iowa State University of Science and Technology

Iowa State University of Science and Technology ranks around 127th on the list of the top national universities in the United States. The Iowa State University Forever Scholar Award is a great way to fund your studies at the university.

 

  • Drake University

Drake University ranks 137th in the list of the top national universities in the United States. If you’re looking for funds, try the IEHA Scholarship.

Most popular majors in Iowa?

  1. Mechanical engineering
  2. Kinesiology and health 
  3. Finance

Where does Iowa rank in education?

Iowa ranks 19th on a list of most educated states and 15th in terms of best public school systems. Read our reports on 2022 Most & Least Educated States and States with Best & Worst Public School Systems for more.