SCHOLARSHIPS & COLLEGE INFORMATION
SMA Leon Van Autreve Scholarship - Due November 11, 2017
This scholarship is for anyone who has joined the army or has a family member in the army. See the application for rules on which ranks are eligible. The application has been emailed to all seniors or see Mrs. Thorsbakken.
H.S. Ostlin Memorial Scholarship - Due December 1, 2017
The H.S. Ostlin Memorial Scholarship is available to seniors planning on attending ISU in the fall of 2018. To be considered for this award you must: complete their online scholarship application (FinAidScholar), file your FAFSA, and have an offer of admission to ISU by December 1, 2017. Selection is based on academic merit and financial need.
Here is where you need to go:
Once you go to the above website:
1). Click on the Office of Student Financial Aid Scholarship box
2). Click on freshman
3). Read the directions and click Apply Here! This will take you to the FinAidScholar Application.
For a complete listing of awards, scholarships, and resources check out this site:
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!!
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. https://www.claimaid.com/iowa-scholarships/
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. https://www.claimaid.com/iowa-scholarships/
Masonic Scholarship - Due February 1, 2018
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
MCEC Technical Scholarship - Due March 1, 2018
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!