Outside Scholarships for Current Students



For information regarding Accounting Major scholarships please go to: http://www.accountingdegree.org/Scholarships/


PeopleSmart ScholarshipPeoplesmart is running an essay contest on the subject of privacy in the 21st century and what it means to the current generation of high school seniors. The contest winner will receive $2,500 and his or her essay will be published on the PeopleSmart website and blog. Submissions are being accepted until April 30th, 2014.”

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program:  Abbott & Fenner are committed to continuing our efforts at helping those who have the desire and ambition to succeed.  The winner(s) of this annual scholarship will receive their award within 2 weeks of the listed deadline. All applicants should include their full name and mailing address with their submissions.  Deadline to apply:   June 14, 2014.  The A&F Scholarships are available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution.   To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay on the topic below. The essay should be between 500 and 1000 words. Your submissions must be sent to us by email at: scholarships@abbottandfenner.com   Every generation faces new challenges and new problems. What do you think is the biggest difference between your generation and older generations? How do you think these differences will affect the future of our country and/or your career choice?  For complete details visit www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm.

Teacher Education and Compensation Helps Scholarship Program is available for students who are enrolled at least on a part-time basis while they continue to provide child care and preschool   in the local area.  For complete details and application go to:  www.iowaaeyc.org .


Accounting and Financial Women’s Alliance

Purpose:          To support the costs of attending 3rd, 4th or 5th year towards an accounting or finance degree.
Criteria:           Scholarship awards are presented to students who have completed their sophomore year of college (or 60 semester hours or the equivalent) by the time of the application deadline and are majoring in accounting or finance.  Candidates must have a minimum cumulative college grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or the equivalent.  Scholarship candidates will be reviewed on leadership, character, communication skills, scholastic average and financial need.  Applications are available in the financial assistance office.


B. Davis Scholarship
The creators of the “Student Award Search Aid” website are renewing the scholarship for 2014.  Please visit our website at http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm to read about us and to apply for our scholarship.  While you’re there, please browse through the rest of the site to learn more about applying for scholarships.  The deadline for applications is May 26, 2014.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at awards@studentawardsearch.com


The consulting firm of AES Engineers is committed to continuing its support of higher education by providing scholarships to deserving students.  To be eligible the student needs to answer one of the essay questions that they will find on our site at http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm  We are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluating the essays that are submitted. Amount of award:   $500.00 Deadline for entry: October 6, 2014  Further information, including previous winners, is available on our web site at:  http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm


Job-Applications.com, out of Canton, Ohio, is providing a scholarship for working parents to help pay for school. Each school year, a working parent receives $1,000 toward college tuition costs. There is no fee for the application. To apply, students must simply write a 600-1000 word essay on balancing parenthood, working, and excelling in school. The application deadline is December 14th, 2014, and the scholarship will be awarded December 19th, 2014.  Here is the page if you want to take a closer look:  http://www.job-applications.com/scholarships/


Dialed Web Design College Scholarship  Eligibility RequirementsMajor career interest:  Any  Award may be used for:  Any undergraduate or Graduate study  Award may be used at:  Two-year college  Four-year college  Accreditation:  School must be accredited  Application Requirements:  Transcript  Applicant must demonstrate:  Academic achievement  Additional information:  Minimum 3.0 GPA.  Application deadline:  12/31/14.  Send us your name, email and 300 word essay on why you deserve the scholarship from Dialed Web Design.  Please include GPA, achievements, clubs and activities you want considered.  The best applications will include community service, examples of positivity in the community and volunteer stories.  Dialed Web design will then pick the applicants best suited for the award.  www.DialedWebDesign.com


Pagesz.net Scholarship Contest:    The Scholarship Contest is free to enter, and eligibility is not based on grade point average or financial need. Contestants may enter only one time per contest.  The contest ends on July 1, 2014.  The essay shall be no less than 1,250-1,500 words and based on the theme: “Why do you think people are fascinated with the supernatural?”  Judges will select the winner and award the scholarship on July 31, 2014. Entries must be submitted on or before July 1, 2014 via email to essay@pagesz.net.  For complete information and details go to http://www.pagesz.net/scholarshipcontest/

Penny Stocks Lab is proud to announce our biannual scholarship contest. Our fall and spring scholarship contests provide a $1,000 cash prize to the winner of an essay contest. The contest requires students to respond to the prompt written below in a thoughtful, well-crafted short essay of 1,000 words or less. We encourage any student with an interest in finance, penny stocks, investing, or trading to enter for a chance to support their education with our $1,000 scholarship.   You can find out the specific details of our scholarship at http://pennystocks.la/scholarships.  Deadline is April 30, 2014.


DOMO – DOMO Scholarship For Business Management
Amount of Award: Two (2) $2,500 Scholarships
Deadline: 2013 – 2014 academic school year
General, Business, Business Management, Analytics



LowVArates – Military Scholarship
Amount of Award: $1,250
Deadline: Dec. 30, 2014
Military Students



eJobApplications – Annual College Student of America Scholarship
Amount of Award: $1,000
Deadline: Dec. 20, 2014
Open to any student



Mass Mutual Scholars Program:  Eligible students of all majors will be considered who are entering their sophomore, junior, senior or 5th year senior year of undergraduate study at an accredited U.S. college or university and are interested in pursuing a career in the insurance and financial services industry.  Applications are available online at https://massmutual.scholarsapply.org/.  Deadline to apply is May 2, 2014


Grundy County Memorial Hospital is available for students who are enrolled in a health care career program and live in or graduated from high school in the Grundy County Memorial Hospital service area of Butler, Grundy, Hardin or Tama counties.  Applications and complete details are available on the hospital website www.grundycountyhospital.org.  Application deadline is May 31, 2014.


The Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship Program for the Fall 2014 semester includes two (2) $10,000 scholarships and four (4) $5,000 scholarships, to be awarded to undergraduate and graduate students with a declared major of biology, chemistry, biochemistry, or a related life-science field. To qualify for the scholarship, students must have a GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) and be enrolled in an accredited college for university for the Fall 2014 semester. In addition to these qualifications, students must also be legal United States residents, meaning that students possessing appropriate Visa status in order to study in the United States are also eligible.   Students may apply for the scholarship through the Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship Website. Applications will be accepted until 2:59:59 p.m. CT on August 1, 2014. Each application will be reviewed and evaluated by a scholarship committee and announced to the chosen recipients by August 14, 2014. We strongly encourage all students that meet the scholarship award criteria to apply for this great scholarship! All questions regarding the scholarship may be directed to piercescholarship@thermofisher.com

Latinos Unidos has been helping Latinos in the area achieve their goals by providing scholarships in the area for more than twenty years.  The supporters in the area that make this happen, care about our community, and take the effort to make sure there is a diverse public succeeding within Iowa.  For complete details and an application go to www.latinosunidosofiowa.org.