Outside Scholarships for Current Students


For information regarding Accounting Major scholarships please go to: http://www.accreditedonlinecolleges.org/accounting/


Seminary Students: Dr. W.B. Small Grants available for fill-time seminary students working on their Masters of Divinity who have an Iowa connection. For an application and complete details go to www.wbsmalltrust.org. The scholarship money can be used for seminary related expenses, including tuition, books, gas, childcare, etc.


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 .


NEW Discover Student Loans Scholarship Sweepstakes:   We are giving away $50,000 in scholarships to high school and undergraduate students. Now through February 29, 2016, students are automatically entered to win a $2,500 scholarship when they sign up to receive helpful tips on planning and paying for college. No purchase or student loan necessary for students to enter or win. To learn more about our scholarship sweepstakes, visit  Discover.com/student-loans/scholarships/award.html.


Psychology Scholarship: This scholarship is open to U.S based students pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree specifically in the areas of Psychology, Counseling, Therapy or Social Work. 2 year college students enrolled in an undergraduate level program next year are also eligible to receive the scholarship. It’s an annual merit-based opportunity. Here are the details. http://mastersinpsychologyguide.com/scholarships/


B. Davis Scholarship: This $1,000 scholarship is open to high school juniors, seniors or those currently enrolled in college.  There is no age restriction.  It is not an academic scholarship so no transcripts or letters of recommendation are required at this time.  The deadline for applications is May 23, 2016. To learn more visit www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm.


Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program: Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of their website http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarship.htm.  A yearly winner will receive up to $1,000 and the application deadline is June 10, 2016.


Hy-Vee Foundation Scholarship The Hy-Vee Foundation is proud to award 40 – $1,000 scholarships.  For student guidelines and an application go to www.hy-vee.com and click on company info.


Teacher.org  Offering scholarships to those pursuing a degree or currently in the early education field.  $2,500 scholarship for tuition and associated expenses.  Deadline is April 1, 2016.  For more information and to apply go to http://www.teacher.org/degree/early-childhood-education


Career Steps Scholarship  Offering 3 annual scholarships aimed to help high school seniors, single mothers and military members and their spouses.  Further details found at www.careerstep.com/scholarships


Divorce.USAttorneys.com is offering a $2,500 scholarship to students majoring in Pre-Law, Family Law, Law, Criminal Justice or Sociology.  Further details can be found at http://divorce.usattorneys.com/scholarship-program/


The Raab Collection is offering a $2,000 annual scholarship for students majoring in History and have a passion for historical documents and preservation.  Details found at http://raabcollection.com/scholarship


Account Control Technology Foundation (ACT Foundation) accepting applications for the Second Year Scholarship Program for current first year college students who will be enrolled as sophomores in the fall of 2016.  They award 25 $1,000 scholarships and the deadline is March 15, 2016.  Application materials may be found at http://accountcontrolfoundation.org/foundationPrograms.php.


Wells Fargo Veterans Scholarship Program  Available for military veterans or spouses of disabled veterans with financial need.  Wells Fargo Veterans Emergency Grant Program Ongoing program provides up to $1,000 immediate grants to help meet household expenses when faced with unexpected financial setbacks while pursuing a postsecondary education.  Information about both programs can be found at http://wellsfargovets.scholarsapply.org/


GuideOne Scholarship Offering four $2,500 scholarships to students who are actively pursuing a future career in ministry.  Junior and senior religious studies students, graduate religious studies students and any individuals in seminary are eligible.  Learn more and apply at http://www.guideone.com/AboutUs/scholarship.htm

Financial Aid and Scholarships for students with disabilities  Detailed information and applications available at these websites http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/affordable-colleges-for-students-with-disabilities/


James B. Morris Scholarship  The criteria necessary to apply for the scholarship is that applicants must be of minority ethnic status as defined by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and have a minimum 2.5 G.P.A. All applicants must be U.S. Citizens and provide a social security number as well as being: (1) Iowa high school graduates and residents of Iowa who are attending any U.S. College or University; (2) Non-Iowa residents who are attending Iowa colleges or universities.  Apply at http://morrisscholarship.org/index.php/application


Cesars Scholarship  For students of Latino heritage.  Additional requirements and an application can be found at  http://www.cesarsscholars.com/apply/


Honeywell Scholarship for students studying the fields of STEM (science, technology, engineering or math).  Awarding 10 $10,000 scholarships to students who have critical financial aid ($55,000 or less family income) and who are current freshmen who have completed their first fall semester.  The online application deadline is March 15, 2016 and access to the program is found at https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/targeted-scholarships/


AFWA Academic Scholarship For those attending an accredited College in their 3rd, 4th or 5th year of study and are pursuing an accounting or finance degree.  Application deadline is March 1, 2016.  Application can be found at http://www.desmoinesafwa.org/scholarship


Eleanor Archer Scholarship for students majoring in education focusing on K-9 or K-12 certification.  Scholarship is renewable annually contingent upon application and documented proof of progress.  Applications are available in the office of financial assistance, 3rd floor, College Hall.  For additional information contact Mrs. Yolaine Wade at 515.998.5354 or ywade17@gmail.com


Delta Sigma Theta Sorority scholarship for African American non-traditional students who live in the metropolitan Des Moines area and are working toward an Associates or Bachelors degree.  Applications are available in the financial assistance office, 3rd floor, College Hall.  March 15, 2016 deadline.


Dallas County Hospital Foundation Scholarship  Scholarships of $500 to $1,000 awarded to college level students entering their final year of curriculum in a health related field.  Students must reside in, or attend a school in Dallas County.  Application forms and information at Dallas County Scholarship