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

Only state and local scholarship opportunities will be accepted and posted on this web site. 

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

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.

Sallie Mae Scholarship for Grads (Bridging the Dream Scholarship) - $20,000

Sallie Mae is accepting applications from future and current graduate students between January 10, 2018 and February 14, 2018 for the Bridging the Dream Scholarship.  The web site is:

LifeServe Scholarship

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 for a complete list of guidelines and additional details. 

SFM Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship is offered to students whose parents were killed or seriously injured in workplace accidents while working for Minnesota, Iowa or Wisconsin employers.  The application is found at and the deadline is March 31, 2018.  The amount is up to $10,000 for up to five years. 

Quota International of Sioux City

This Education Grant of $500 is available to students in the post secondary education field who are deaf or hearing impaired and also to students who are going into a field of study that will benefit and assist those who are deaf or hearing impaired.  The application is available at the Financial Assistance Office and the deadline is March 16, 2018.