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Due to inclement weather, all classes (credit & continuing education) at all campuses will start at 10 am tomorrow, Tuesday, January 17. This also affects the Jazz Band Contest which will start at 10 a.m. on the Estherville campus. Offices will open at 10.

 
 

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.
  • Enroll in no more than one online class per semester.
Questions or comments? Please email us at info@iowalakes.edu or call 712-362-2604 or 800-521-5054.
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