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Presidential Scholar and Honors

Academic Scholarships

 
Arts & Science/Career Option
Valedictorian (first ranking graduate in high school class) - $4,675 per year
Salutatorian (second ranking graduate in high school class) - $3,750 per year
Other candidates meeting 2 of the 3 requirements listed below - $2,800 per year
       
Career/Technical Education 
Valedictorian (first ranking graduate in high school class) - $5,250 per year
Salutatorian (second ranking graduate in high school class) - $4,200 per year
Other candidates meeting 2 of the 3 requirements listed below - $3,150 per year 
 

Opportunities available to earn Honors credit by completing "in class honors" activities and requirements.
 

  • "Scholars only" academic and leadership/service activities each semester.
  •  Opportunity for interaction with fellow Honors students in both on- and off-campus activities.
  •  Opportunity to determine both individual and group or club academic pursuits.
  •  Special recognition at graduation.

How Do You Apply Online?
 

Who Is Eligible?
 

Applicants to the Presidential Scholar Program must satisfy at least two of the following requirements:

Arts & Science/Career Option

  • Be named a Valedictorian, Salutatorian, or first or second ranking graduate in high school class.
  • Have a minimum cumulative 3.5 GPA from senior year in high school.
  • Score 25 or above on the ACT.
  • Rank in the top 10 percent of your high school class.

Career/Technical Education

  • Be named a Valedictorian, Salutatorian, or first or second ranking graduate in high school class.
  • Have a minimum cumulative 3.25 GPA from senior year in high school.
  • Score 20 or above on the ACT.
  • Rank in the top 20 percent of your high school class.

How Do You Remain Eligible?
 

  • Maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5 while at Iowa Lakes Community College.
  • Actively participate in scheduled honors/community service activities while at Iowa Lakes Community College.
  • Demonstrate leadership/service through participation in college activities while at Iowa Lakes Community College.
  • Complete scholarship application each academic year.

 

Contact:

Heather Asmus
712-336-6561
hasmus@iowalakes.edu

Questions or comments? Please email us at info@iowalakes.edu or call 712-362-2604 or 800-521-5054.
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