AXA Achievement Scholarship - Due December 15, 2017

See the link below for a scholarship opportunity!! There is a lot of information on who can qualify but check it out asap! They only accept the first 10,000 applications or the deadline is December 15, 2017, whichever comes first. There is a winner from every state so check it out!


Future of Assisted Living Scholarship - Due December 31, 2017

Three $2,000 scholarships available to students enrolled in an associate's degree, bachelor's degree or graduate level program at an accredited 2-year college or 4-year university. Each eligible student must submit a 500-750 word essay response to the question: How can your major of study improve the lives of seniors in assisted living facilities in your town? Scholarship award recipients will be announced January 31, 2018.

Click on the link below for more information and to start applying!!


Rove Pest Control Scholarship - Due December 31, 2017

Award amount of $500. Only online applications accepted.  The application can be found at:


Iowa State University Half-Tuition Scholarships - Due January 1, 2018

Iowa State University gives out half-tuition scholarships to students in financial need. Last year they gave out this award to 100 students. If you are considering ISU and are in financial need you will want to check out this award and see if you are eligible. They will want your FAFSA completed in order to verify the financial need.


United States JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship - Due January 5, 2018

Mrs. Thorsbakken has copies of the United States JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship. This is for anyone attending an accredited post-secondary college, universities, or vocational school for the 2018-2019 school year. 


Star Student Scholarship of Iowa - Due January 15, 2018

This scholarship is available as a one-time $2000 award for a graduation special education senior who is planning to attend college.


The Special Education Teacher Scholarship of Iowa - Due January 15, 2018

This is a one-time scholarship of $2,000 awarded to one graduating senior who is planning to study Education, specifically Special Educaiton.


Iowa National Guard Officers Auxiliary Scholarship - Due February 1, 2018

The Iowa National Guard Officers Auxiliary offers a $1,000 scholarship to Iowa students who have a parent, grandparent or spouse affiliated with the Iowa National Guard. Last year, three scholarships were awarded, and this year the Auxiliary has authorized up to five. Find scholarship applications at


Masonic Scholarship - Due February 1, 2018


New Century FS Scholarship - Due February 1, 2018

There are five $1,500 scholarships available.  To be eligible you must:

  • Be active or seeking membership in local agriculture groups, including membership to his/her local FFA chapter or 4H
  • be a dependent of a New Century FS customer, member, or employee
  • have at least a 2.5 GPA

See Mrs. Thorsbakken for applications or you can visit online at:


Hy-Vee Foundation Scholarship - February 10, 2018

To be eligible for this scholarship you must: be a senior working for Hy-Vee or subsidiary who began employment on or before September 15, 2017 or a senior son and/ or daughter of a full-, regular-, or part-time Hy-Vee or subsidiary employee who has a minimum of six months employment as of Sept. 15, 2017 AND you also must be enrolling into college for the first time.

If you qualify for this scholarship see Mrs. Thorsbakken


Graceland University Full Tuition Award - February 15, 2018

Graceland University has started a new program involving Iowa students for the Fall of 2018.  It is called the Iowa Scholars program and it guarantees a full-tuition award along with an Alumni professional career mentor.  Graceland is guaranteeing full-tuition awards for Iowa High School Graduates for the Fall of 2018 that meet the following criteria: 

High School Seniors must have a cumulative 3.00 GPA and 21 on the ACT

File a 2018-2019 FAFSA (GU code= 001866) by the deadline.

For more information on what Graceland has to offer go to:


Matthew Shepard Scholarship - March 1, 2018

To be eligible for this scholarship, you must meet these qualifications:

  • GPA of 3.0 or better
  • ACT of 22 or better
  • Openly lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer
  • Demonstrate LGBTQ activism and community service
  • High moral and ethical standards and conduct


MCEC Technical Scholarship - Due March 1, 2018


Iowa Automobile Dealership Foundation for Education - Due March 1, 2018

Criteria for this scholarship is: must be committed to the pursuit of automotive-related studies, such as technician training, body shop/collision repair, diesel, new vehicle sales, parts sales, accounting, or business administration.  Pick up an application from Mrs. Thorsbakken


Pearl Hull Falk Scholarship - Due May 1, 2018

I have copies of the Pearl Hull Falk Scholarship available in my office. This is an $800 scholarship and to be eligible you must: be of the Protestant faith, be a resident of the State of Iowa, and be attending the University of Iowa full-time in the fall of 2018. The deadline for this scholarship is May 1, 2018 but it is never too early to start filling scholarships!


SFM Foundation Scholarship - Due March 31, 2018

This scholarship is for an Iowa student that has had a parent injured or killed in a work-related accident.  For more information about eligibility go to their website at:


Iowa PGA Section Foundation Charlie Burkart Scholarship - Due June 15, 2018

Based on: your interest and activity in golf, your potential future contributions to the game, your leadership skills/ community involvement, and also on your academics and financial need. Please see Mrs. Thorsbakken for an application.


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