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

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

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

F.C. Tucker Spring 2015 Scholarship

The F.C. Tucker scholarship is a $1500.00 award to the student who best demonstrates the values and principles that we consider crucial to running a successful business. In order to win the scholarship, students will have to demonstrate their personal values through an essay and attached personal statement.

While students who have a history of active involvement in leadership positions or the community will be at an advantage, all eligible students are encouraged to apply. The winner will be chosen based on the quality of their personal essay and the character reflected in their personal statement.

Deadline: The entry deadline is Dec. 15, 2014. All entries will have to be submitted that day or earlier. The winner will be announced on or near Dec. 30, 2014. For complete rules and eligibility go to:

http://www.talktotucker.com/talk/spring-2015-scholarship/

TicketCity Annual College Scholarship Program

TicketCity loves college sports. From the first tailgate party of football season to the final round of March Madness, we can't get enough of it. Focus is almost always on the student-athletes, but we know it wouldn't be the same without the support of the student-fans. Every school has its own unique traditions and we want to hear why those traditions are so special to you.

This is why we created the TicketCity Annual College Scholarship Program. We want to thank the students for turning an ordinary game into a tradition-rich, high-energy event that will be remembered forever. All you have to do is write an essay about something you already love, the college sports experience and earn $2,500 to help pay for school.Choose from one of the 3 essay subject options below and write a 500 – 800 word essay. The essay doesn't have to be too formal – we want to hear your voice! Write something funny, something sentimental, talk about your game day traditions or whatever feels right to you. You'll need to include a picture or video that supplements your essay. Be creative! We want your essays, pictures and videos to reflect the excitement you feel from the event you write about. All pictures and videos need to be appropriate, so please keep the content family-friendly.

Essay Subject Options

  • Describe why sporting events are important to the culture of a university.
  • What college sporting event has had a major impact on your life and why?
  • What is your favorite game-day tradition at your University and why?

Once all essays are received, our panel of sports fans at TicketCity will review them to determine our winner. We'll select one entrant to receive $2,500 to go toward any academic needs he or she may have. We'll also feature the winner's essay and picture or video on our site. The scholarship essay submission deadline is December 1, 2014.If you have any questions or problems with the application below, you may contact scholarship@ticketcity.com for help.TicketCity Annual College Scholarship Program - Rules & GuidelinesCenturylinkdealsStudents are asked to create an original essay exploring the myriad ways in which technology impacts higher education. You can view more details here: http://www.centurylinkdeals.com/internet-scholarship.html The amount of the scholarship is $1500.00. The deadline to apply is November 21.

Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship - Spring 2015

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, is pleased to announce the continuation of the Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship Program to help provide educational opportunities for future generations of scientists. In addition to investing in the world's future scientific endeavors, Thermo Fisher Scientific prides itself on our eco-friendly operations and products, along with working with customers, industry, and the scientific community to advance environmental management and science. On our website, we have posted flier 1 and flier 2 for your use.

The Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship Program for the Spring 2015 semester includes two (2) $10,000 scholarships and four (4) $5,000 scholarships, to be awarded to undergraduate and graduate students with a declared major of biology, chemistry, biochemistry, or a related life-science field. To qualify for the scholarship, students must have a GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) and be enrolled in an accredited college for university for the Spring 2015 semester. In addition to these qualifications, students must also be legal United States residents, meaning that students possessing appropriate Visa status in order to study in the United States are also eligible.

Students may apply for the scholarship through the Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship Website. Applications will be accepted until 1:00 p.m. PT on Dec. 29, 2014. Each application will be reviewed and evaluated by a scholarship committee and announced to the chosen recipients by Jan. 12, 2015. We strongly encourage all students that meet the scholarship award criteria to apply for this great scholarship! All questions regarding the scholarship may be directed to piercescholarship@thermofisher.com

SchoolSoup Scholarship

Schoolsoup.com is pleased to announce a new $1,000 scholarship for college students in the United States. Schoolsoup.com's "I am Applying” Scholarship applications are being accepted now, with the 1st semi-annual scholarship award distributed January 31, 2015.

Students can APPLY HERE... they just have tell us a scholarship they have or intend on applying for in the next year. Share with friends and increase your odds. Get a bonus entry for each friend that enters.

Now instead of just providing our visitors and members with FREE scholarship information, we are excited to award a semi-annual scholarship of $1,000 to help pay for college.

Direct Link: http://schoolsoup.com/housescholarships/i-am-applying/

Create-A-Greeting Card Scholarship Contest

The Gallery Collection would like to announce 8th Annual Create-A-Greeting-Card $10,000 Scholarship Contest. We are offering students a chance to win $10,000 towards their education plus a $1,000 award for their school!

Entering the contest is easy! Students must submit a unique photo, piece of artwork, or computer graphic for the front of a greeting card. The student with the best design will win a $10,000 scholarship and have his/her design made into an actual card to be sold in our line.

The Gallery Collection will also be selecting an entry from a member of the Unites States Military to be given a $1,000 award.

http://www.gallerycollection.com/greeting-cards-scholarship.htm

Verizonspecials Infographic Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

Description: Create an infographic about how modern students utilize the Internet compared to other generations.

Deadline: Dec. 15, 2014

Application: http://verizonspecials.com/scholarship

Rules and Regulations: http://verizonspecials.com/scholarship/rules

Des Moines Wonen's Club Memorial Scholarships for College Students 2015

The Des Moines Women's Club will award scholarships in the following categories:

Lois E. Dell Memorial Scholarship - Any Academic Field - $1000

Olive C. Riddell Memorial Scholarship - Any Academic Field $1000

Rose Lorenz Schwartz Memorial Scholarships - Performing Arts - $1500

Helen McEwan Memorial Scholarship - Elementary Education - $1500

Liselotte Gurau Memorial Scholarship - Health Sciences - $1000

Applications and instructions for the scholarships may be downloaded from our website: www.desmoineswomensclub.org (click on Scholarship). Contact our executive assistant at

(515) 244-0507, ext. 211, or email dmwclub@hoytsherman.org with any questions.

Applicants must be legal residents of, or full-time, registered students in Polk, Boone, Dallas, Jasper, Madison, Marion, Story, or Warren Counties.

Applications must be postmarked by Jan. 23, 2015.

Hy-Vee Foundation Scholarship

The Hy-Vee Foundation is awarding up to $40,000 in scholarships to students seeking a four-year degree at any baccalaureate degree-granting college in the United States. There will be 40 $1,000 scholarships available. Program guidelines and application forms are available at www.hy-vee.com or by contacting Sandy Barrick by email at sbarrick@hy-vee.com or by phone at 515-313-2738.

Applications must be postmarked on or before February 10, 2015.

AT & T Internet and Education Scholarship

The amount of this scholarship is $1,000 and is for all current and prospective college students. The description of the scholarship is to create an infographic showing how students utilize social media in and out of the classroom.

The deadline is December 15, 2014.

The application can be found at: http://www.attsavings.com/scholarship

The rules and regulations can be found at: http://www.attsavings.com/scholarship/rules

HotelsCheap Scholarship

HotelsCheap.org 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:
http://www.hotelscheap.org/scholarship

Datatech Labs

"The Data Recovery Scholarship - YouTube Challenge". This scholarship is for college and high school students. The scholarship amount is for $1000. There is more information about the opportunity on our website here: http://www.datatechlab.com/scholarship.html The scholarship is open to students in any area of study.

HRPayrollSystems.net

We are proud to have recently announced a scholarship in which we will award one $1,000 scholarship to an undergraduate or graduate student studying human resources or an HR-related program (such as Business, Organizational Development or Leadership, Labor Relations, etc.). You may visit the Press Release and our website for more information.

ADT

ADT Protect Your home is currently offering an educational scholarship for $500.

Interested applicants must be currently enrolled at a college/university or be enrolling in the upcoming semester.

Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or permanent legal resident of the U.S. Scholarship recipient will receive a one-time $500 scholarship that is made payable to the student's approved college/university and mailed directly to the designated college/university. Interested students should write a 400-600 word essay, on how mobile technology has been used in education and how it could improve education/classes for future students.

Students must submit their name, email and essay by December 31, 2014 to scholarship@homesecurity.io

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 adp@adplegal.com or mail essay to:

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

Heritage Bank Scholarship

Heritage Bank is once again offering Scholarships to students in our communities. Please go to our web site www.heritagebankna.com to apply. See the enclosed link directly to the our application page. http://www.heritagebankna.com/Community.cfm?pg=Heritage-Bank-Scholarships

Foreclosure.com Scholarship

Foreclosure.com Scholarship Program is back for another year! We are already accepting submissions from now until Dec. 15, 2014 . www.foreclosure.com/scholarship/

DialedWebDesign.Com Scholarship

Send us your name, email and 300 word essay on why you deserve the scholarship from Dialed Web Design. Please include GPA, achievements, clubs and activities you want considered. The best applications will include community service, examples of positivity in the community and volunteer stories. Dialed Web design will then pick the applicants best suited for the award. Must have a 3.0. Application deadline is 12/31/14. Find more information at www.dialedwebdesign.com

GMR Transcription College Academic Scholarship

Website – www.gmrtranscription.com 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:
http://www.gmrtranscription.com/academictranscription.asp

Job-Applications.com

Job-Applications.com of Canton, Ohio is providing a scholarship for working parents to help pay for school. Each school year, a working parent receives $1,000 toward college tuition costs. There is no fee for the application. To apply, students must simply write a 600-1000 word essay on balancing parenthood, working, and excelling in school. The application deadline is December 15th, 2014, and the scholarship will be awarded December 20th, 2014. Here is the page if you want to take a closer look: http://www.job-applications.com/scholarships/

Zingbroadband.com Technology & Web Blogging Scholarship

Zingbroadband.com 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: http://www.zingbroadband.com/scholarship/ .

"If The Shoe Fits" Birkenstock Scholarship

The winner will be chosen based upon creative quality, so the more original and engaging your article, the more likely you will attract the judges appreciation. Creative humor writing! It may be about general health issues, proper eating, foot health, ankle appreciation, or podiatry related. Make us laugh and you will make your mark. Write about the best shoes you have ever had or your grandmother's beautiful toes. Just be interesting or educate us. More information can be found at: http://birkenstocks.sandals4less.com/blog/scholarship/

Rotary Scholarships

Rotary District 5970 will award three $5,000 District Grant Scholarships for the 2013-2014 academic year. District Grant Scholarships may be used at the vocational/community college or four year college/university level for either undergraduate or graduate study. Scholarships will be awarded for one school year (two semesters of study) and paid directly to the recipient's school of choice, once
he recipient is successfully enrolled.

The following information is intended to assist you in becoming an applicant for a Rotary District 5970, District Grant Scholarship. Go to this website for further details: http://district5970.org

To become a candidate for a Rotary District Grant Scholarship for undergraduate or graduate study, a person (a) must be sponsored by a local District 5970 Rotary club in his/her home town or by a local District 5970 club in the community in which he/she attends college or is employed and must then be selected for the scholarship by the Education Awards Committee in Rotary District 5970. The club president of the sponsoring club will need to sign the endorsement page and send it, along with the application materials (see applicant checklist posted under the “scholarship” section online). Every club in the district is entitled to sponsor up to two applicants. All sponsored applications that meet deadlines will be reviewed and screened by the District 5970 Grants Scholarship Subcommittee.

Varsity Tutors Monthly Scholarship

Varsity Tutors Monthly Scholarship offers a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest to students who write the best essay in response to a monthly prompt. Visitors to the Varsity Tutors scholarship webpage will be able to vote via social media for submitted entries. The top five entries with the most votes will be reviewed by Varsity Tutors and one winner will be chosen who will receive a $1,000 college scholarship. Interested students can enter the scholarship contest here: http://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship.

Frugaldad.com Scholarship

Frugaldad.com is offering a $5,000 merit based scholarship at http://frugaldad.com/scholarships/.

CenturyLinkQuote.com School Pride Scholarship

CenturyLinkQuote.com 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: http://www.centurylinkquote.com/scholarship

Wells Fargo CollegeSteps Sweepstakes

Wells Fargo CollegeSteps Sweepstakes-enroll online for tips and tools from Wells Fargo and you'll automatically be entered in the CollegeSTEPS sweepstakes worth $1,000.

Starving Student Scholarship

$1,000 is available to a student who has the most creative solution to saving money as a student. Go to http://degreedirectory.org/articles/Starving_Student_Scholarship.html for more information.

The Campus Explorer Exclusive Scholarship

The Campus Explorer Exclusive Scholarship (https://www.campusexplorer.com/campus-explorer-scholarships/) 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 CampusExplorer.com 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: www.wyzant.com/Scholarships/.

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:

http://www.localinternetservice.com/scholarship

Iowa Hospital Association's Health Care Careers Scholarship

The Iowa Hospital Association (IHA) is proud to continue the Health Care Careers Scholarship program for the ninth year. Available through the Iowa Hospital Education and Research Foundation (IHERF), an IHA subsidiary, these scholarships of up to $6,000 ($3,000 per year for a maximum of two years) each have supported higher education for 296 Iowa college students.

The ultimate goal of this program is to fill Iowa health care positions that currently have a notable number of openings by offering significant financial support to students seeking health care education or training. In exchange for that financial support, each award recipient must commit to working one year in an Iowa hospital for each year of scholarship award.

Placement opportunities will be identified for each IHA geographic district (a map is included with the application). Scholarship applications will be scored and awards made based on each applicant’s qualifications. All portions of the application form must be submitted by March 30, 2015

IHA would appreciate your support and promotion of this scholarship. You may know of someone in your local community interested in a health care career, a hospital employee looking for advancement, a current student enrolled in a qualified health care program or a family member or friend of an employee interested in a health care career. Please share the enclosed information and encourage them to apply.

To assist with promotion, click here to access aprintable 8.5 x 11 poster with a quick reference (QR) code so interested students can use their cell phones to connect to the scholarship website for more information.

All applications will be submitted online at the IHERF scholarship website (www.iowahospitalscholarships.org), which will help students confirm their eligibility before beginning the application process. This will allow for electronic submission of their application, college program verification and references.

Thank you for promoting the IHERF Healthcare Careers Scholarship in your area. Once again, the scholarship application deadline is March 30, 2015 and recipients will be announced after May 1.

Please contact Clara Stults, Director Operations & Information Services (stultsc@ihaonline.org or 515/288-1955) at IHERF if you need additional 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 www.carvertrust.org for current college sophomores that will reach junior status for the fall semester of the 2014-15 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, 2014. A minimum 2.8 CGPA is required. One student will be selected to receive this expected $7,600 award at Buena Vista for the 2014-15 school year.

Principal Financial Group Minority Scholarship

The Principal Financial Group has renewed their Minority Scholarship Program and will award four $2,500 scholarships to students on the campuses of member institutions. These minority awards are very prestigious and each institution (BV and others in Iowa) may submit one nomination. Internships are a strong possibility for these scholars, so applicants should be interested in an internship possibility.

To be eligible for these scholarships, students must:

  • Be of freshman status or above (fall 2014)
  • Have a GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Be a US Citizen or have permanent residency
  • Be Minority in descent
  • Have a strong interest in an internship with Principal
  • Show leadership capabilities

The nominee must attach an essay (200 words or less) describing academic interests, professional objectives, and personal/community activities and experiences to an application that can be requested from the Office of Financial Assistance. Both pieces of the application must be received in the Office of Financial Assistance by May 12, 2014.

Principal Technology Scholarship

The Principal Financial Group has renewed their Technology Scholarship Program and will award six $2,500 scholarships to students on the campuses of selected member institutions (BVU is a member institution). These technology awards are very prestigious and each institution may submit one nomination. Internships are a strong possibility for these scholars, so applicants should have an interest in an internship.

To be eligible for these scholarships, students must:

  • Be of freshman status or above (fall 2014)
  • Have a GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Be a US Citizenship or have permanent residency
  • Have declared a major in IT or a related field
  • Have a strong interest in an internship with Principal
  • Have a demonstrated record of computer literacy
  • Have the ability to work in a group setting

The nominee must attach an essay (200 words or less) describing academic interests, professional objectives, and personal/community activities and experiences to an application that can be requested from the Office of Financial Assistance. Both pieces of the application must be received in our office by May 12, 2014.

Principal Financial Group Business Scholarship

The Principal Financial Group has renewed their Business Scholarship Program and will award six $2,500 scholarships to students on the campuses of our selected member institutions. These business awards are very prestigious and each institution may submit one nomination. Internships are a strong possibility for these scholars, so applicants should be interested in an internship.

To be eligible for these scholarships, students must:

  • Be of freshman status or above (fall 2014)
  • Have a GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Be a US Citizenship or have permanent residency
  • Have declared a major in Finance, Accounting, Management, Marketing, Real Estate, Economics or Communications
  • Have a strong interest in an internship with Principal
  • Show leadership capabilities

The nominee must attach an essay (200 words or less) describing academic interests, professional objectives, and personal/community activities and experiences to an application that can be requested from the Office of Financial Assistance. Both pieces of the application must be received in our office by May 12, 2014.

B. Davis Scholarship

Visit the following website for more information: www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm Amount of the scholarship is $1,000 and the application deadline is May 26, 2014.

Rural Students Scholarship

The Rural Students Scholarship Essay Contest is sponsored by Blaze Wifi and open to all HS seniors and full-time college students in the USA maintaining a 3.0 GPA. We are offering this scholarship specifically to promote digital literacy and higher education in underdeveloped and potentially at-risk rural areas of the United States. You can read the full scholarship guidelines here: http://www.blazewifi.com/scholarship

The deadline for this scholarship is May 30, 2014.

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: http://iowacollegefoundation.org/students_westmar_end_app.html

Abbott & Fenner

Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants are pleased to be able to continue with their scholarship program for the 4th year. They will be awarding up to $1,000 to the winner(s) each year.
Scholarship Deadline - June 14, 2014
Students will need to submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of Abbott and Fenner's web site: http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm. Full details are available on their site.

Heart On Your Wrist Scholarship

Are you a student looking for ways to offset the heavy cost of college? Do you dream about owning your own business some day? Heart On Your Wrist wants to help you! We believe in small business and higher education and we want to help you achieve your dreams. We are offering a $1,000 scholarship to one talented thinker and writer.

To apply, write an essay (500 words maximum) that addresses the question: If you were to start your own jewelry business, what do you think your three biggest challenges would be, and how would you address them?
http://www.heartonyourwrist.com/scholarship/

Accounting Software Scholarship

Today, with online banking, debit cards, and Paypal payments, managing your personal finances may seem easier. But with no actual cash changing hands, tracking your account balances becomes increasingly important. If you were teaching a course on managing personal finances, using your own experiences as an example, how would you instruct your students to take charge and manage their finances effectively?

http://www.corcentric.com/contact/2014-accounting-software-scholarship.aspx

Spahn & Rose Lumber Co.

Spahn & Rose Lumber Co. has established a scholarship program with the Iowa College Foundation. Two scholarships in the amount of $500 each will be awarded. The following criteria will be used in determining scholarship recipients:

  • Must be a Junior in the upcoming Fall 2014 semester
  • Must be a declared Business major
  • Resident of one of the following counties: Bremer, Clayton, Marshall, Hancock, Clinton, Dubuque, Buchanan, Mitchell, Fayette, Tama, Marion, Jones, Howard, Winneshiek, Cedar or Grundy
  • Minimum GPA of 2.75
  • Must be involved in at least one student academic/professional organization
  • Must have interest in internship opportunity within Spahn & Rose Lumber Co.

Recipients will be eligible to renew the award in their senior year if the above criteria are maintained.

Applications are available in the Office of Financial Assistance and are due back to the Office by April 21, 2014. Winners will be selected and notified shortly after that date.

Direct4TV.com blogging scholarship

Direct4TV.com is offering a $2,500 blogging scholarship -to incoming undergraduates at an accredited college or university who write and publish a blog post describing his or her interaction with technology, and how technology functions as part of interaction with today's society in general. Interested students simply need to follow the instructions on the following page to apply for the scholarship: http://www.direct4tv.com/direct-tv-scholarship.html.

Entries are due no later than 5 p.m. EST on April 30, 2014. A panel of judges that includes the Direct4TV Director of IT, Director of Web Development, and Director of Content Creation will judge the entries for originality, insight, writing quality and overall website authority to determine the recipient of the scholarship funds.

AES Engineers

The consulting firm of AES Engineers is committed to continuing its support of higher education by providing scholarships to deserving students. To be eligible the student needs to answer one of the essay questions that they will find on our site at http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm. Our belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluating the essays that are submitted.

Amount of award: $500
Deadline for entry: October 6, 2014

Mothers of Multiples

The Des Moines Chapter of the Mothers of Multiples organization is sponsoring two $350 scholarships for the 2014-2015 academic year for Iowa's multiple birth students pursuing enrollment or currently enrolled in a college, university, trade or vocational school. Information can be found on our web site http://dmmom.bravehost.com/Community.htm

Liljegren Law Group

The Liljegren Law Group is now offering a yearly scholarship for college students coming from military families. Founding attorney Scott Liljegren began his legal career in the Navy's JAG Corps and understands the importance of military service. To say thank you, we will be offering two $500 awards each August. Veterans, spouses, or children of military service men and women are eligible. It's a new award - Mr. Liljegren is passionate about helping people and would love the opportunity to share the scholarship with students at Buena Vista University. http://www.liljegrenlaw.com/scholarship/

Tutor for the People Scholarship contest challenges entrants to write a (typed) one-page personal story in which you explain how you have helped a member of your community achieve a personal or academic goal. Show us how you have helped someone, either in school, at work, in a sports league, volunteer organization, or other realm of life by being a leader, a teacher, or simply a good friend. Your essay should describe in detail the person you have helped, the challenge or struggle you helped them overcome, and what insights you gained in the process.

Eligible students must:

  • Be enrolled in an accredited high school, college or university in the United States
  • Currently be in their senior year of high school or enrolled as an undergraduate in a U.S accredited post-secondary institution
  • Hold academic “Good Standing” at current institution (not on academic probation or suspension)
  • Have a current cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher (or equivalent)

Essay Submission Details:

  • Your typed, one-page essay in a legible font (Times New Roman, Arial, or other common, legible font; 12 pt) with your full name, email address, phone number, and home address at the top
  • Printed, official transcript or statement of your GPA from your school

Optional, not required:

  • A list of any relevant volunteer experience that helps support your story. For any experience listed, please provide:
  • Name of the Organization
  • Brief (1-2 sentence) description of work performed
  • Number of service hours performed
  • Contact information of Supervisor and Organization: Name, Phone Number, and Email address

Scholarship Deadline: All entries must be postmarked by July 31, 2014.

Quota International

Quota International of Sioux City is awarded to students pursuing post secondary education who are deaf or hearing impaired or to students who are going into a field of study that will benefit and assist those who are deaf or hearing impaired. Students who reside within a 100-mile radius of Sioux City are eligible to apply. Application deadline is June 6, 2014 and applications are available in the Office of Financial Assistance.

Spokeo Scholarship

Students will submit an original essay no later than 11:59 p.m. July 1st 2014, for a one-time scholarship of $1,000 for the 2014 - 2015 academic year. All entries must be submitted through the official Spokeo Connections Scholarship submission form found through our official site.

To be eligible, applicants must be either a recently graduated high school senior who will enroll as a freshman at a four-year or two-year college or university in the Fall of 2014 OR a full-time student currently enrolled at a an accredited four-year or two-year college or university; maintain a GPA of 3.0 or above; and must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

For more details and how to apply for the Spokeo Connections Scholarship, please visit http://www.spokeo.com/spokeo-connections-scholarship

DegreeDirectory.org

$1000 Student Saver scholarship. Applications are open until April 10. Students can win this scholarship by visiting our Facebook-powered entry form and answering the question "What can high schools do to better help students understand the costs of college?" Click here to find out the details.

Just Walkers Mobility Scholarship

Student Deadline: Mon, June 30, 2014

Just Walkers is offering a $1,000 scholarship to undergraduate or graduate students with a mobility disability. To apply, students write an essay answering the question “Describe a time when you faced a major obstacle. What did you do and what did the experience teach you?”

Website: http://justwalkers.com/mobility-scholarship-program

DegreeDirectory.org

DegreeDirectory.org's academic scholarships are open for applications until April 1, 2014. We have scholarships for students pursuing the following fields:

Bachelor's Degree

Master's Degree

Students can use DegreeDirectory.org to research careers and read about frugal living in college.

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) – Upper Midwest Chapter/Foundation is excited to announce its 2014 Emmy® Scholarships & Student Production Awards!

Emmy Scholarships worth $2,500 each!!! Since 1990, we have presented 60 scholarships worth $125,500. We offer scholarships for high school seniors and college students who have completed at least two years of school and are majoring in video media, journalism or communications. I have attached a scholarship application form. Students may also view rules and download application form from our website. The application deadline is February 1st, 2014 so students have plenty of time to apply.

The 2014 Upper Midwest Regional Student Production Awards for high school & college students!!! Entries ARE NOW OPEN to allow extra time for winter breaks. Click here to see rules and enter the awards. Any student material produced between January 1st, 2013 & December 31st, 2013 is eligible. Seniors who graduated last spring, who produced material in the spring/summer semesters last school year can enter that material!

There are 21 categories for everything from newscast, PSAs & commercials, fiction & non-fiction, music video to craft categories like talent, writing, photography, editing and graphics/special effects!

The deadline to enter the Student Production Awards is January 27th, 2014. There is a $30 fee per-entry. All entry materials videos will be uploaded online. We will announce nominations on our website www.midwestemmys.org on Monday March 3rd, 2014. We will hold the 2014 Upper Midwest Regional Student Production Awards at Noon on Sunday March 30th, 2014 at the Great Room in Nickelodeon Universe at the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota.

A Flying Camera's $1000 Smile Scholarship

Deadline: 03/31/2014
Value: $1000
Number of Scholarships: 1
No GPA or SAT/ACT Requirement.
Student must be enrolled in the 2013-2014 school year. More information about the scholarship can be viewed at http://www.aflyingcamera.com/smile-scholarship/

MaxYield Cooperative Scholarship

Designed to provide financial assistance for students pursuing higher education in the field of agriculture. Five $1,000 scholarships will be available to full time students in pursuit of agricultural curriculum. Applicants must be a MaxYield Cooperative client or the dependent of a MaxYield Cooperative client. Applications are available in the Office of Financial Assistance and are due by March 1, 2014.

Hy-Vee Foundation awards

Up to 80 $1,000 awards will be available for the 2014-15 school year. Employment with Hy-Vee is required. Applications are due by February 10, 2014 and materials are available in the Office of Financial Assistance.

Yankton College Scholarship Program

Yankton College closed its doors in 1984, but still maintains its missions as a non-profit organization, awarding scholarships and supporting educational opportunities. With that in mind, awards are available to students that have a family relationship to Yankton College alumni, former faculty or staff, or a family friend, teacher or pastor with a YC connection recommendation. More information is available at: www.yanktoncollege.org. Applications are due by February 14, 2014.

Offutt Enlisted Spouses

Offutt Enlisted Spouses Club will be awarding scholarships in 2014 to spouses of active duty, retired or deceased enlisted military personnel residing in Sarpy, Douglas or Cass Counties in Nebraska and Mills and Pottawattamie Counties in Iowa. Applications can be found at www.offuttenlistedspousesclub.com and are due by March 14, 2014.

Buick Achievers Scholarship

Applications are now open for the Buick Achievers Scholarship Program!Visit buickachievers.com for program details and the online application. Deadline: February 28, 2014.

Those who plan to major in a field of study that focuses on engineering, technology, design or business, with an interest in the automotive industry should apply.

Mango Salute Hello Scholarship

Mango Salute is proud to be offering a $1,000 (USD) scholarship to a college or graduate student. Essays must address the topic below and be within the specified word limit.

Topic: “The Way We Say Hello and How It Has Developed In Space And Time.”
Word Limit: 500-1,000 words
Deadline: Jan. 3, 2014 by 5 p.m. EST.
http://mangosalute.com/about/scholarship

Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarship

The Sodexo Foundation is accepting applications for the Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarship program presently through December 5, 2013. Scholarship recipients each receive $5,000 for their education and a matching $5,000 grant for the hunger-related charity of their choice.

My Bookbuyer Scholarship competition

Find info at: http://mybookbuyer.com/2013-scholarship-application/

DTVPackages Modern Leaders Scholarship

An educational scholarship for $500.

  • Interested applicants must be currently enrolled at a college/university or be enrolling in the upcoming semester
  • Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or permanent legal resident of the U.S.
  • Scholarship recipient will receive a one-time $500 scholarship that is made payable to the student's approved college/university and mailed directly to the designated college/university
  • Interested students should write a 500-700 word essay, describing the development of TV programming from the 1940s to present day; their thoughts on the quality of TV programs today; and how they believe TV programming will develop in the next 10 years.
  • Students must submit their name, email and essay by January 31, 2014 to scholarship@dtvpackages.com

Alice Barton Scholarship

The Iowa Coalition Against Domestic Violence is excited to announce we are now excepting applications for the 2014 Alice Barton Scholarship! The Alice Barton Scholarship Program grants scholarships to survivors of domestic violence to help them achieve economic independence. We will award 23 scholarships of $1,000 each to be used in the spring, summer, or fall of 2014 for college classes or job training. Applications available in the Office of Financial Assistance. Applications must be delivered to the Iowa Coalition Against Domestic Violence by Friday, December 6, 2013.

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.

CenturyLinkQuote.com Internet Safety Laws Scholarship

Amount: $1,000
Application: http://www.centurylinkquote.com/scholarship
Deadline: December 18, 2013

Mothers of Multiples

The Des Moines Chapter of the Mothers of Multiples organization is sponsoring two $350 scholarships for the 2013-2014 academic year for Iowa's multiple birth students pursuing enrollment or who are currently enrolled in a college, university, trade or vocational school. Information can be found on our web site http://dmmom.bravehost.com/Community.htm and on the attached documents. Any questions can be directed to DMMOMScholarship@yahoo.com.

Mass Mutual Scholars Program

Mass Mutual Scholars Program will provide $150,000 in college scholarships to high-achieving students of African American, Asian/Pacific Islander, or Hispanic descent interested in pursuing careers in the insurance and financial services industry. Eligible students must be entering their sophomore, junior, senior or 5th year. Deadline for application is May 3, 2013. Students can apply online at: www.act.org/massmutual.

Robert D. Blue Scholarship

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

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 www.rdblue.org.

WaterFilters.Net Solution Scholarship

There are increasing demands on the world's water supply. With an increasing global population, particularly in developing countries, what would you create to help ensure all people had nearby access to clean drinking water? Write 400-600 words describing your solution to the clean drinking water problem and submit to: www.scholarship@waterfilters.net by June 1, 2013.

AFCEA Scholarship

The Iowa chapter of AFCEA is again offering $1000 scholarships to college students pursuing a major in a STEM related field at an Iowa College or University. Additional information can be found at: http://iowa.afceachapter.org/scholarship.htm
Please note, the deadline for application is July 19, 2013.

DegreeDirectory.org Student Saver Scholarship

DegreeDirectory.org will be awarding one lucky student a $1,000 scholarship through our Student Saver Scholarship! Entering is easy. Students just have to fill out a short entry form and answer our scholarship question: Do you think your degree will be worth the cost? Why or why not?

Students can enter now through noon PST on Thursday, March 14. More information about DegreeDirectory.org's Student Saver Scholarship can be found here:

http://degreedirectory.org/articles/Student_Saver_Scholarship.html

Education Portal - Tuition Won't Stop Me

Education Portal's Tuition Won't Stop Me Scholarship! Students can apply for our $1000 Tuition Won't Stop Me Scholarship from now until March 15th at 5 pm PST. You can find all of the instructions and rules here: http://education-portal.com/articles/Tuition_Scholarship.html Last time we offered this scholarship, a Concordia University student won $1000 to help further his education.

Buick Achievers Scholarship Program

Recognizes students who put forth the effort and find success both in and out of the classroom, yet unable to attend college without financial assistance. Students who major in a field of study that focuses on engineering, technology, design or business, with an interest in the automotive industry can apply at: www.buickachievers.com by February 28, 2013

AES Engineers Scholarship

$500 awards to be eligible students must answer one of the essay questions that can be found at: http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm Award selection based on character and not GPA! Deadline is October 5, 2012

The Dave Shay KGAN-TV Scholarship for Broadcast Journalists

Available to full time junior/senior college students seeking a career in broadcast journalism. Only Iowa residents with a 3.0 are eligible to apply. Applications are available in the Office of Financial Assistance and are due by July 1, 2012.

The Fruit Company Gift Basket Entrepreneur Scholarship

Open to freshmen who are graduates of any US high school. Business or agriculture majors. Award amount is $4,000 and the deadline is April 30, 2012. Applications can be found at www.TheFruitCompany.com.

ASCO Numatics Engineering Scholarships

ASCO Numatics, the world's leading manufacturer of comprehensive fluid automation, flow control, and pneumatics solutions, is proud to announce the beginning of the 2012/2013 scholarship application period. We will award two $5,000 merit-based scholarships to U.S. engineering students who are pursuing careers in industrial automation-related disciplines. ASCO Numatics will also make $1,000 grants to the engineering departments of the colleges in which the winners are enrolled. Applications must be submitted online at www.asconumatics.com/apply by May 25, 2012.

Health Care Career Scholarships

Recipients will be awarded $3,000 per academic year. Work repayment in an Iowa hospital is mandatory. To be eligible, applicants must be enrolled in one of the health care professions listed on the application and must be within two years of earning their degree. Applications are available in the Office of Financial Assistance and are due by March 14, 2012.

Siouxland Professional Women's Network

The Siouxland Professional Women's Network is pleased to again announce a $1,000 scholarship opportunity for a non-traditional Siouxland woman planning to attend college in 2011-12. Eligible applicants are that with a permanent residence within 50-mile radius of Sioux City, 24 years of age or older with at least 1 year's break in education. The application may be found on the Siouxland Professional Women's Network facebook page or inquiry at SCspwn@gmail.com. Application deadline is April 22, 2011.

Iowa Hospital Education and Research Foundation Scholarships

Iowa Hospital Education and Research Foundation Scholarships are available in amounts up to $6,000 ($3,000 a year for a maximum of two years). In 2010, thirty-one $3,000 scholarships were awarded.

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 in the Office of Financial Assistance or at: www.ihaonline.org for students enrolled in majors related to healthcare (a list is available on the application), including social work.

Computer Science and Computer Engineering Scholarship

A $1,000 academic award will be given to a student pursuing a degree in these areas.
http://education-portal.com/pages/Computer_Science_Academic_Scholarship.html

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement

A $500 award will be given to a student pursuing in a degree in these areas.
http://education-portal.com/pages/Criminal_Justice_and_Law_Enforcement_Degrees_-_Undergraduate_Academic_Award.html

Liberal Arts and General Studies Award

A $500 award will be given to a student pursuing a BA.
http://education-portal.com/pages/Liberal_Arts_and_General_Studies_Degrees_-_Undergraduate_Academic_Award.html

Undergraduate Distance Learning Award

$500 available to a student completing an online degree program.
http://education-portal.com/pages/Undergraduate_Distance_Learning_Degrees_-_Academic_Award.html

US Bank Internet Scholarship Program

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

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: http://www.grantsnet.org/

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:

http://www.finaid.org/scholarships/unusual.phtml

http://unclaimedscholarships.us/?page_id=571