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This is a guide to help you locate other scholarship opportunities.  These scholarships are not administered by Iowa Lakes Community College.  You must contact the listed organization for their scholarship’s information or, if indicated, the Iowa Lakes Institutional Advancement Office at 712-362-0491 or 800-242-5106 ext. 4491 or e-mail tcondon@iowalakes.edu

7 Summit Pathways Scholarship for Recovering Addicts
http://www.7summitpathways.com/scholarship/
Amount: $1,000
Deadline for Applications: February 15th
GPA: N/A
Class Standing:  Be accepted into an accredited post-secondary school
Requirements:  Submit an essay on one of the essay topics; Applicants must submit a copy of their transcript and complete online application;  Be recovering from alcohol and/or illicit drug addiction

2017 Future of Assisted Living Scholarship
SeniorAdvisor.com, the premier ratings and reviews site for senior services providers nationwide, is proud to announce our fourth annual scholarship for advancement in higher education. This is a general scholarship which will award each of the selected applicants with a scholarship award of $2,000. This scholarship will be awarded to students enrolled in an accredited college or university in the United States or Canada (excluding Quebec) during the academic year.

https://www.senioradvisor.com/ind/assisted-living#VD1zmC4AADAAdvp

The annual scholarship award is for three (3) students enrolled in an associate's degree, bachelor's degree or graduate level program at an accredited 2-year college or 4-year university during the 2017-2018 academic year.

Applicants must include a 250-word maximum introductory bio with their 500-750 word essay and sign the Scholarship Award Agreement.

A $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to three (3) individual students who write the most compelling essay as judged by SeniorAdvisor.com staff.

Submission Deadline: December 31, 2017

Scholarship award recipients will be announced by January 31, 2018.

Email scholarship@senioradvisor.com to submit your essay, introductory bio, and signed Scholarship Award Agreement.

Award recipients will be notified individually and announced by January 31, 2018.

ADAM J. ANDERSON
For persons living in the Spencer area to pursue education and training to become a certified EMS provider. More information may be found at http://www.spencerhospital.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=206&Itemid=115.

Addiction Awareness Scholarship
RehabCenter.net is offering $10,000 in scholarships this semester to three students who share their views on the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse.

The founder of RehabCenter.net created the site a few years ago after struggling with addiction during his college years. His idea was to create a platform where people could find information about addiction and treatment through modalities to locate the appropriate fit. 

You can find more information about the scholarship here: http://www.rehabcenter.net/addiction-awareness-scholarship

ALL IOWA OPPORTUNITY FOSTER CARE 
The Opportunity Grant helps pay tuition and other school-related expenses for students who have aged out of Iowa’s foster care system and students adopted after their 16th birthday. For more information on this scholarship visit www.iowacollegeaid.gov

Alert1 Student for Seniors Scholarship

Alert1 is offering a $250 scholarship to a student attending an accredited U.S. college or university who wants to help seniors. To apply for this scholarship, follow the instructions below. Submit the online application form at https://www.alert-1.com/company/scholarship/6747 and answer the following three questions (under 300 words each):
1.    What is your experience with seniors?
2.    What is the most important lesson you’ve learned from seniors?
3.    How will you help seniors in your chosen career?
Submit your online Alert1 Scholarship application by January 10th, 2019 11:59 PM PST.
We will notify the winner of our 2017 scholarship by February 5, 2018.

Scholarship Eligibility 
For students attending an accredited college or university in the United States. This scholarship is open to high school students who will be attending an accredited college or university in Spring 2018.

•    Students must be considered a U.S. citizen.
•    Students must follow all instructions and agree to Alert1’s Student for Seniors Scholarship Agreement. 
•    Students must submit and complete the application form by January 10th, 2019 11:59 PM PST. No exceptions will be made for applicants after the deadline.

Automotive Aftermarket Scholarships 
The University of the Aftermarket Foundation operates the Automotive Aftermarket Scholarships Central Website and, along with more than 40 other automotive organizations and donors, awards scholarships to students who apply online at www.automotivescholarships.com. In 2017, more than $400,000 in scholarships were awarded to more than 300 students.
Available scholarships range from $1,000-$10,000 and will be awarded to students attending colleges and ASE/NATEF certified post-secondary Automotive, Collision, HD, or Alternate Fuel programs. Completed applications must be submitted by 3/31/2018.

The scholarships are open to full time post-secondary students. Graduating high school seniors and former recipients are welcome to apply. Each completed scholarship application is reviewed by the organizations where the students meets the qualifications. Last year, more than 50 students received multiple awards from one application.

The application review begins in April. Recipients will be notified by each organization so that awarded scholarships will be available for summer or fall 2018 terms. Over the past 20 years, more than 2,500 scholarships have been awarded to students planning careers in the automotive industry.

AVOMEEN
Avomeen is an independent analytical and chemical testing laboratory. Their chemist specializes in analyzing and developing both consumer and industrial products. The Avomeen scholarship program is part of Avomeen’s effort to help those who demonstrate high academic achievement, exceptional leadership qualities and involvement with community service defray the costs of obtaining their science education. Requirements include: current college student pursuing a career in science, completed application.  For scholarship application and further information click on the following link. www.avomeen.com/scholarship-program.  This annual scholarship opens every year between April 1 – August 1.

BARRY M. GOLDWATER
Information may be found at www.act.org/goldwater. Contact the Institutional Advancement Office at 712-362-0410 before applying. 

BENNIE B. AND ERNESTINE F. SHINE
For persons living in the Spencer area pursuing an education in a health related field. Applicants must have completed at least one semester. More information may be found at http://www.spencerhospital.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=204&Itemid=115.

BestMattressReviews.com Sleep Scholarship
At BestMattressReviews.com, we value education highly and want to give back to our community at large. We are also passionate about promoting sleep awareness and created this scholarship to both help further that cause and to help students pay for the increasing costs of higher education. This scholarship is intended to be used for tuition during the 2018-19 school year.

  • Amount Awarded – $1,000
  • Deadline – May 19th, 2018
  • Non-Renewable 
    However, BestMattressReviews.com will run a new scholarship every year.

Go to https://www.bestmattressreviews.com/sleep-scholarship for more information

BRUCE HJELM MEMORIAL
For students who have completed at least one semester in a welding, mechanics, industrial trades, electricity, renewable energy or agriculture program. Preference may be given to graduates of Clay Central-Everly, Harris-Lake Park, Okoboji or Sioux Central high schools. For more information contact the Institutional Advancement Office at 712-362-0410. 

BUENA VISTA UNIVERSITY PHI THETA KAPPA
Scholarship requires a hardcopy application; please contact the Institutional Advancement Office at 712-362-0410. 

Caring.com Student-Caregiver Scholarship
Are you caring for an adult relative while enrolled in a U.S. college or university? When you're living with your aging loved one, managing their finances because they no longer can, taking them to doctor’s appointments -- we know that caregiving can be both difficult and rewarding. As America’s leading senior care resource for family caregivers, we know that juggling the responsibilities of caregiving and student life is a unique challenge.

Award
Caring.com is offering two $1,500 scholarships to two students attending an accredited U.S. college or university and caring for a loved one.
How to Apply
We're looking for a 1500-word essay or 2-minute video addressing the following questions:

  1. Who are you caring for and how are you involved as their caregiver?
  2. How has your role as a caregiver influenced the decision for your major/career path?
  3. How would this scholarship be helpful to you in your current student-caregiving role?

Visit https://www.caring.com/local/assisted-living-facilities#scholarship to review the Scholarship Agreement for eligibility guidelines. Then submit your story via the Application Form by 11:59 p.m. PDT on June 30, 2018. Judging will be based on submission quality and adherence to application guidelines. 

CashCourse
CashCourse is sponsoring a scholarship essay contest–up to $1,500 in Scholarship money. CashCourse is  looking for students to share their personal finance stories: Decisions made, mistakes they've learned from, and lessons other students can relate to. Starting Sept. 15, students can visit the My Story Contest Page to submit their short essay and the official entry form. We'll select six winners, and prizes. For more information and official rules, visit www.cashcourse.org/my-story. Questions? Contact us at cashcourse@nefe.org. CashCourse is independently funded by the National Endowment for Financial Education® (NEFE®).

Citrix ShareFile Innovation Scholarship
Enter for a chance to win up to $5,000 in scholarship money.
After graduating from college, Jesse Lipson pursued a full-time career in entrepreneurship and in 2005, he launched ShareFile to enable businesses to securely store, sync and share files in the cloud. Now a part of Citrix, ShareFile’s innovative spirit lives on through the Citrix ShareFile Innovation Scholarship. This scholarship is designed to help students pay for their education as they seek their own opportunities for innovation. 

SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS

Citrix ShareFile is awarding $10,000 in scholarship awards to the top three students who submit the best essays.

1st Place - $5,000
2nd Place - $3,000
3rd Place - $2,000 

ESSAY PROMPT

Tell us about an inspiring innovator who made an impact on your life. Essays should be 500-800 words. Be creative, use proper grammar, check your spelling and most importantly - be yourself!

DEADLINE

Applications are due December 15, 2017.
Go to this page to apply: https://podio.com/webforms/16636157/1118649

DEGREEDIRECTORY.ORG 
http://degreedirectory.org/pages/scholarship_home.html

Nursing and Medical Assisting - $500  For students interested in pursuing associate level degrees, diplomas or certificates related to Nursing, Medical Assisting, Medical Laboratory Technology, Physical Therapy, Veterinary Technology, Radiologic Technology and others.

Art and Design - $500  For students interested in pursuing associate level degrees related to Art, Computer Aided Design, Fashion Design, Visual Communications, Interior Design, Computer Graphics and others.

Computer Technology and Information Systems - $500  For students interested in pursuing associate level degrees or certificates related to Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Networking, Computer Software,Database Technology, Information Security and others.

Online Associate Degree - $500  For full-time or part-time students interested in pursuing any online associate level degree.

Deputy.com Scholarship for Women in Technology
Deputy is proud to support women pursuing careers in technology with our Deputy Women in Technology Scholarship. This scholarship of $1,000 will be awarded to one student annually who is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master's degree in computer science, information systems, computer engineering, business technology administration or a related IT field. For information on requirements and application go to  https://www.deputy.com/deputy-scholarship

Des Moines Chapter of the Mothers of Multiples organization
The Des Moines Chapter of the Mothers of Multiples organization is sponsoring one $500 scholarship for the 2017-2018 academic year for Iowa's multiple birth students pursuing enrollment or currently enrolled in a college, university, trade or vocational school. Information can be found on our web site www.dmmom.com and on the attached documents.  Any questions can be directed to dmmom.scholarship@gmail.com.

Easy Automation Inc. Bruce Larson Memorial Scholarship
Bruce P. Larson was a long-time employee of Easy Automation Inc.  In his over twenty years of service to EAI, Bruce was instrumental in developing the electrical/controls department at EAI.

Bruce lost his battle with cancer on May 3, 2015.  In honor of his commitment to excellence, EAI is providing a $1000 scholarship to a student pursuing a degree in a program from his career area.
Purpose of the Scholarship:
To provide financial assistance to a student with an interest in pursuing continuing education in the field of electrical controls or electrical engineering.
Eligibility:
Students who meet the following criteria are eligible for the scholarship.  The candidate:

  • is a citizen of the United States of America
  • has a minimum grade point average of 2.8 
  • plans to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at a two or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school for the entire 2018-2019 academic year in a career field related to the areas of electrical controls or electrical engineering 
  • must submit application and all required materials by deadline date

Application Process:
Application materials must be received by April 1, 2018 in order to be considered.  The following materials should be submitted:

  • Completed application form
  • One page typed (double spaced) essay outlining student’s career goals and how they plan to use controls/electrical engineering to impact people in a positive way.
  • Official copy of transcript documenting G.P.A.
  • One letter of reference or recommendation from a teacher, coach, mentor, or other adult that is not an immediate relative
  • Letter of Acceptance or some form of verification of acceptance to a two or four-year academic program for the 2018-2019 academic year

Award:
One $1000 scholarship to cover tuition, books, and supplies will be awarded each year.   Award is not renewable, but students may reapply for the award each year they meet the eligibility requirements.  Awards are for undergraduate study only.
Notification to Recipient:
Scholarship recipient will be notified by May 1, 2018.  The recipient must submit a college transcript after the first semester of the 2018-2019 academic year showing successful completion of the first semester classes. This will also confirm that the recipient was a full-time student that maintained a G.P.A of 2.8 during that semester. Once this documentation has been received by EAI, a check will be made out and mailed to the academic institution.  The recipient will be responsible for providing EAI with the correct mailing information to their institution.

EDUCATIONAL PORTAL.COM

Computer Science
For students who are pursuing computer related academic majors.  For more information visit:
http://study.com/pages/Computer_Science_Academic_Scholarship.html

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Degrees
Undergraduate Academic Award http://education-portal.com/pages/Criminal_Justice_and_Law_Enforcement_Degrees_-_Undergraduate_Academic_Award.html  A $500 academic award given to a student pursuing any associate or bachelor degree program emphasizing Criminal Justice or Law Enforcement. Areas of study that will be considered include Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, Homeland Security, Sociology with Law/Criminal emphasis, Corrections, Computer Forensics, and Forensic Psychology, among others.

Liberal Arts and General Studies Degrees
Undergraduate Academic Award http://education-portal.com/pages/Liberal_Arts_and_General_Studies_Degrees_-_Undergraduate_Academic_Award.html  A $500 academic award given to a student pursuing an associate or bachelor degree program emphasizing Liberal Arts, General Studies, or Humanities. 

Architecture and Drafting Degrees
Undergraduate Academic Award http://education-portal.com/pages/Architecture_and_Drafting_Degrees_-_Undergraduate_Academic_Award.html  A $500 academic award given to a student pursuing an associate or bachelor degree program emphasizing Architecture, Architectural Drafting or Design, or Architectural Engineering. 

Undergraduate Distance Learning Degrees
Academic Award http://education-portal.com/pages/Undergraduate_Distance_Learning_Degrees_-_Academic_Award.html  A $500 academic award given to a student pursuing a distance learning associate or bachelor degree program. Available to all part-time or full-time undergraduate students completing an online degree program.

Everspark Autism Awareness Scholarship
Requirements include the applicants must submit a video essay no longer than 2 minutes OR a written essay no longer than 1,000 words on one topic, been diagnosed with autism of any form OR are studying autism-related research at a university. Minimum GPA is 2.6 and award amount is $1,000.

Application deadline is August 30. http://www.eversparkinteractive.com/everspark-autism-awareness-scholarship 

Exact Data “See the World” Scholarship
The Exact Data See the World Scholarship is a yearly, recurring, non-need-based award of $1,000 given to 1 student each year who wishes to travel outside the US — locations including Europe, Africa, Asia, or South America. The award will be sent via check. Preference will be given to students who will be active in work study or volunteer programs. 
To be considered for this award you must submit the scholarship application here along with proof of enrollment via email to scholarship@exactdata.com
The scholarship deadline is April 1, 2018. Exact Data will choose the recipient and notify them before April 15, 2018. 

Friends of Kossuth Youth & 4-H
For second college students. Friends of Kossuth Youth & 4-H are offering a Leadership and Citizenship Excellence Award. Available to anyone attending a college or university in Iowa or a boarding state who will be considered a fulltime student next academic year and has completed one year of college. The recipient must be a Kossuth County residence. Further requirements are listed on the application.

Good Samaritan Society- Jackson Scholarship and Loan Repayment Program
Minnesota Department of Human Services has expanded the DHS Nursing Facility Scholarship Program for participating  nursing facilities in Minnesota.  The scholarship covers ALL eligible expenses related to the education at 100%.  To find out more about this and other outstanding opportunities  from the Good Samaritan Society please contact Barb Bluem or Daren Rife at 507-847-3100 or go to www.good-sam.com/careers.

HISPANIC FUND
For Hispanic heritage students with U.S. citizenship, minimum cumulative 3.00 GPA and planning to transfer to any U.S. accredited four-year institution.  For more information visit www.hsf.net

IMAGINE AMERICA
Visit www.imagine-america.org for information about the Imagine America Scholarship Programs.

IOWA PORK PRODUCERS
http://www.iowapork.org/Default.aspx

IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY TRANSFER SCHOLARSHIPS
Scholarships are available for students planning on transferring to Iowa State University after completion of studies at Iowa Lakes Community College.  Please visit their Financial Aid Website:  www.financialaid.iastate.edu.
The Office of Student Financial Aid (OSFA) at Iowa State University has an online scholarship application called FinAidScholar.  The FinAidScholar application is a single application for all scholarships administered through the OSFA.
For instructions on completing the application contact Iowa Lakes Community College Institutional Advancement office 712-362-4410 or  Iowa State University Financial Aid office. You can email their  office at scholarships@iastate.edu or call 515.294.5627.

IOWA STUDENT LOAN SCHOLARSHIPS
Iowa Student Loan offers $2,000 scholarships for 30 Iowa high school seniors through the Iowa financial Know-How Challenge: Senior Scholarship. Registration is open now at: www.iowastudentloan.org/scholarships-and-programs/senior-scholarship.aspx?cid=SeniorScholarship

JACK KENT COOKE FOUNDATION UNDERGRADUATE TRANSFER
Interested students must visit the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Website at  www.jkcf.org to determine eligibility to apply for this scholarship. The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation does not accept applications directly from students; if you feel you meet the eligibility requirements contact the Institutional Advancement Office at 712-362-0410 for further help. 

JUDD GRANTS FOR NURSING STUDENTS
For residents of Dickinson County, Iowa, entering or enrolled in an RN, LPN or BSN program.  For an application call Delaine Olson at 712-336-1795. 

Karman Mobility Disability Scholarship
Karman Healthcare is proud to announce that we will be providing college and university students with a scholarship opportunity to help them reach their ultimate goals in life.
We will be offering two $500 scholarships for currently enrolled students that meet the requirements.

This scholarship applies to students who have a mobility disability, excelled academically and those who have a regard for disability awareness in America.
All academic applicants who meet the criteria are welcome to submit their application to this year’s Karman Healthcare Scholarship Fund.

Students participating must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be currently enrolled at an accredited college, or university in the U.S.
  • Aged sixteen (16) years or older
  • Open to all college, and university students with a mobility disability who use a wheelchair, or other mobility devices on a regular basis.

To apply go to: https://www.karmanhealthcare.com/scholarships/

The Kitchen Professor Scholarship
The Kitchen Professor’s scholarship program is intended to help future leaders of the foodservice and hospitality industries achieve their potential. Annually, undergraduate and postgraduate students with a passion for the culinary arts have the chance to receive a $500 scholarship grant, which can be used toward course materials, books, and other educational resources.  students currently enrolled in a college, university, high school, or trade school may apply for this scholarship.  For More information go to http://thekitchenprofessor.com/scholarship 

‘KidGuard for Education’ Essay Scholarship
At KidGuard, we are passionate about online safety. The ‘KidGuard for Education’ Essay Scholarship is part of KidGuard’s effort to bring awareness and inspire solutions on issues such as cyberbullying, online predators, teen suicide and childhood depression in the age of technology. Please join us in this conversation and in our movement.

ELIGIBILITY: All undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled at an accredited University or College at time of application 
AWARD AMOUNT: The winning candidate will receive $1000 scholarship award amount. The finalist will receive $500 scholarship award amount.
DEADLINE: December 1st, 2017, 11:59 PM (Pacific Time) 
HOW TO APPLY: https://www.kidguard.com/nonprofits/university-scholarship
SELECTION PROCESS: We will be selecting a pool of finalists based on the quality of their essay. As mentioned, we are looking for essays that are well thought out with proper research and evidence to support their statement.  

Out of the selected finalists, a winner will be selected and contacted shortly thereafter.  

Mark and Carol Schuller Memorial Scholarship
One-year scholarships for employees of the Palo Alto County Health System who are pursuing a healthcare related degree at an accredited university, junior college, or trade school, and who demonstrate the abilities required to successfully complete the requirements of the institution chosen. Preference is given to those employees who currently and will continue to work in direct patient care. Details about this scholarship and about Mark and Carol can be found at https://cfneia.academicworks.com/opportunities/1940 

How to apply: 
The online application is a “common application,” meaning that students can complete the one application and then be automatically matched to any other scholarship for which they are eligible. Please alert the Palo Alto County Health System employees that the application is really geared for high school seniors, so they should do their best in answering questions that might not seem relevant.  On the plus side, there may be an additional scholarship for which they may qualify, so that’s a plus! To begin filling out an application, the applicant must first create an account in our online system. The best place to start is https://cfneia.academicworks.com/

Deadline:
All applications must be submitted by midnight on Wednesday, March 7.

MARK & COLETTE HEYWOOD 
For Estherville Lincoln Central (Estherville, Iowa) graduates planning to attend Iowa Lakes Community College OR after graduating from Iowa Lakes Community College planning to attend the University of Iowa, Iowa State University or the University of Northern Iowa. Hardcopy application is available at the Institutional Advancement Office, call 712-362-0410. 

Masonry Institute of Iowa Scholarship Opportunity
Annually the Masonry Institute of Iowa offers scholarships to all HS seniors and college students that are in/going into the construction/architectural/engineering/masonry fields at an Iowa institution of higher learning.  The 2018 scholarship program has been announced.

The deadline to apply is March 2.  Interested students can find all the pertinent information and complete the scholarship application online at: www.masonryinstituteofiowa.org/scholarships

Mattress Help Scholarship
MattressHelp.org is pleased to announce our annual Sleep Health Scholarship. Each student who is awarded our scholarship will be given $1,000 towards their university or college fees. 
Eligibility requirements

  • Current high school (or home-schooled) seniors OR current college students 
  • U.S. citizen
  • Carrying a minimum 3.00 GPA

Scholarship applications close on Sept 25th 
All of the details can be found here: https://mattresshelp.org/scholarship/ 

My Best Hosting Review
My Best Hosting Review is proud to award $3,000 to one student each semester to students showing academic promise. The purpose of this scholarship is to offer financial assistance to college students without the necessary financial means, but with the appropriate amount of determination to go to a college that can change their path in life for the better.
Requirements

  • Must be enrolled full-time at an accredited two-year or four-year university, community college or junior college, or a graduate degree program.
  • This scholarship is offered nationwide to United States citizens.
  • Students must be in academic “Good Standing” and have a minimum Grade Point Average of 3.0 or higher to be eligible.

How to Submit
http://www.mybesthostingreview.com/scholarship
Applicants must submit an essay of 300 to 700 words. This essay needs to include why you want to graduate from college, what you plan on doing with your degree, and why you’re unable to afford college without this scholarship. Also, please discuss difficult situations you have overcome, any honors you have received, and any special projects you have worked on (successfully or not). 
Application deadlines

  • December 10th, 2017 for the Spring 2018 semester
  • March 15th, 2018 for the Fall 2018 semester

MyLEDLightingGuide's Scholarship Fund

General requirements:

  • Must be attending classes in the Fall 2018 semester
  • Applicant must be enrolled in a program that is two years in length or longer
  • Minimum GPA Requirement: 2.5
  • Original submissions only, no plagiarism
  • Must be majoring in business, engineering, or environmental science

This scholarship is being ran ongoing twice a year with one due date on 1/1 and the other on 8/1 of every year going forward.

To apply to go https://www.myledlightingguide.com/scholarship

NATAS-UPPER MIDWEST CHAPTER/FOUNDATION
For high school seniors planning to major in journalism, broadcasting or electronic media at an accredited post secondary education institution.  Grant must be used for tuition and fees.  Contact the Iowa Lakes Institutional Advancement Office at 712-362-0410 for more information.

P.E.O. Chapter PA Scholarship
A local P.E.O. Chapter PA Scholarship has been established to benefit area women in the pursuit of their higher education.

The local chapter, PA, was established in 2005 and offers this scholarship opportunity to a graduating high school senior woman or a woman currently enrolled in an institution of higher education who previously graduated from a Dickinson County school district.  Eligible applicants must be in good academic standing at their current school.  High consideration will be given to applicants demonstrating positive character and a commitment to community service.  Applicants should indicate in their personal summary any honors, special recognitions and extracurricular involvement they have had while attending school.  Applicants may reapply yearly. For an application click here.

PHI THETA KAPPA HONOR SOCIETY (Do not need to be a Phi Theta Kappa member unless noted)

  • All-USA/Coca-Cola Academic Teams and New Century Scholars
  • All-State Academic Teams
  • Guistwhite Scholarships (Phi Theta Kappa members ONLY)
  • Hites Transfer Scholarships
  • Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholarships
  • Lanza Scholarships
  • Phi Theta Kappa Member Scholarships (Phi Theta Kappa members ONLY) 

Deadlines and eligibility criteria vary. For complete details visit http://scholarships.ptk.org. All scholarships above require a nomination process; please contact the Institutional Advancement Office at 712-362-0410. 

Providian Medical Scholarship

http://www.providianmedical.com/providian-medical-scholarship/

Providian Medical, a  leading company in the sales and service of new and refurbished ultrasound, MRI, and CT medical equipment, is pleased to announce its first annual “Providian Medical Scholarship.” At Providian Medical, we believe that education is key for anyone preparing to enter the workplace and embark on a career. To that end, we hope to play a small part in helping students achieve their educational goals with this bi-annual $500 scholarship.

Pureland Supply Vocational and Skilled Trade Scholarship
Scholarship Description: Pureland Supply sells high quality replacement projector lamps to various Universities, schools, and government entities. We understand the importance of skilled trades in our society and appreciate those who learn and perform specific occupational trades.

The $1,000 Pureland Supply Scholarship is open for students who have been accepted to an accredited community college, technical school, or trade school. Recipients are chosen on their ability to describe how their chosen trade or field plays an important role in today’s world and how the student expects to play a part in the future of their trade or field.

To apply go to: https://www.purelandsupply.com/t-scholarship.aspx.

RUTH CORNWALL MEMORIAL STUDENT LOAN FUND
Established to assist persons interested in entering the nursing or an allied health profession.  This fund is designed to be a self-perpetuating loan fund, not a scholarship fund.  It is expected that a recipient repay the loan in a timely fashion.  More information may be found at http://www.spencerhospital.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=205&Itemid=115

Save The Air Scholarship 
The opening application for our traditionally organized scholarship “Save the Air Scholarship” is now on. We are inviting your students to apply for the scholarship by writing an 850-word essay.
With our annual scholarship, we want to award a prize to a students interested in an HVAC degree or Mechanical Engineering Degree. Applicants should write about this year’s essay topic, “What can we do to live in less polluted surroundings.” We want your students to think about the possible options we can have in each state in the world, make your own list and examples and let’s make the air more breathable! Check essay requirements and eligibility criteria on our scholarship website.

All applications must be submitted to scholarship@adams-air.com until April 5th. The winner will be announced on April 12th. If they apply for the scholarship, there is a great possibility that your students also win the prize!

The application process is free of charge and we provide the safety of personal data received from the application. We keep the right to publish all submitted essays on our website.

SeniorAdvice.com Senior Caregiver Scholarship
We are offering a $2,000 scholarship to an eligible student who has been a caregiver for a senior friend or relative. One student, who will be attending college or university in the Fall of 2018, will receive $2,000 for tuition and/or books.

Application
Email your completed questions and 2 required attachments (copy of transcript and video file) to scholarship@senioradvice.com
The following information should be provided in the email: 

  • Full name
  • Mailing address and street address, if different
  • Phone number
  • Email address
  • Area of study
  • Name and mailing address of the university or college accepted into for the Fall of 2018
  • Anticipated date of university or college graduation
  • Your current GPA (high school or university/college)
  • Do you agree that your application materials may be used by SeniorAdvice.com via social media, on the World Wide Web, and other media to raise awareness about senior caregiving? Yes or no

Attachments

  • Scan and attach copy of current (high school or university/college) transcript
  • Video file (.mov, .mp4, .avi, or .mpeg)(3 minutes maximum)

In video format, please provide answers to the five questions below: 

  1. Please share your caregiving story with us. Who are you/have you been caring for and how do you help/have you helped care for this person?
  2. What have you learned from your experience as a caregiver? How has this experience affected you?
  3. What is a valuable piece of advice you've received from your aging friend or family member? What is a valuable piece of advice that you've given to them?
  4. What will you be studying in school in the Fall of 2018 and how has your role as a caregiver influenced your chosen career path?
  5. Why should you receive this scholarship and how will it help you?

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Students must be attending a two or four-year university or college in the Fall of 2018. They must have been involved in caregiving for a family member or friend.
  • SeniorAdvice.com employees and their family members are not eligible to apply for this scholarship.
  • Submission of application is regarded as acknowledgement and adherence to the following agreement guidelines below.
  • Application must be submitted by July 15, 2018. Scholarship winners will be notified by August 1, 2018.

Shopko Teammate and Family Members Scholarship Program
The Shopko Foundation offers Scholarships up to $2,500 per academic year.  Open to full-time or part –time Shopko teammates and their dependent children.  For more information or to complete an application  click www.shopko.com/scholarships.

SPECIALTY EQUIPMENT MARKET ASSOCIATION (SEMA)
For students with a passion for cars and trucks; the specialty-equipment market is looking for you. Visit www.sema.org/scholarships for more information. 

T.E.A.C.H. EARLY CHILDHOOD IOWA
Several opportunities are available to students studying Early Childhood Education or Child Care. Visit www.iowaaeyc.org or call 800-469-2392 for more information. View flyer

Transfer Times $6000 Scholarship
Who can apply: current students enrolled in a two-year school in the Transfer Times distribution area (Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin)
Description: Transfer Times awards two $6000 scholarships per academic year to a two-year student who is transferring to a four-year school that advertises in Transfer Times. Winners are selected at random. See online entry form for complete contest rules. 
Website: www.transfertimes.com
Deadlines: Fall Contest - December 1; Spring Contest - May 1
For more information contact: info@transfertimes.com

Travel Nursing Career Scholarship
TravelNursing.com is excited to offer a $1,000 Nursing Career Scholarship to help nurses advance their career and reach their professional goals. 
We are devoted to helping nurses succeed at all points in their career. It is our goal in offering a nursing scholarship like this to help nurses advance their career through continuing education and/or advanced degree opportunities.

Here’s How to Enter:
Write a 500-word essay, which provides insight into why you chose nursing as your career and how this nursing scholarship will help you further your education/career goals.
Our editorial team will review all qualified essays and select one winner to be announced in January. Winner will be contacted in January and the winner will be announced by January 31st on the TravelNursing.com website and via our Facebook page.

Please submit your essay to scholarship@travelnursing.com 

VARSITY TUTORS'
Varsity Tutors' is a private tutoring & test prep service with more than 800 tutors in 10 cities, and they have decided to give back to the community by offering a monthly $1,000 college scholarship to students who plan on or are currently attending a 4-year university.  Prizes are awarded monthly and will be paid directly to the winner's college or university at their time of enrollment. The scholarship program webpage (with more information) can be found here, www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship. Contact info is: 314-252-8768 or scholarship@varsitytutors.com.

WA-TAN-YE OF ESTHERVILLE, IOWA (PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S SERVICE ORGANIZATION)
For nontraditional students pursuing an education at Iowa Lakes Community College.  For a hardcopy application contact the Institutional Advancement Office at 712-362-0410. 

ZipRecruiter Scholarship 
ZipRecruiter is offering a $3,000 scholarship to the winning college or university student with the most creative entry in our Autumn 2017 Scholarship Promotion.
We are looking for one page submissions that are creative, with use of visual media was well as text, describing a student's ideal internship.

A winner is selected every three months. Runner ups will receive the honorable mention of "ZipRecruiter Scholar Finalist." The Grand Prize Winner each quarter will receive the $3,000 scholarship. To apply go to https://www.ziprecruiter.com/scholarship.

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