Outside Scholarships for Current Students



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


DALLAS COUNTY HOSPITAL FOUNDATION: Post-Secondary Health Field Scholarship Criteria Scholarships of $500 to $1,000 are 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.
The following will be considered of each applicant:
Students must be enrolled in an accredited institution in a program of study that prepares them for a career in health care. No exceptions.
Grade point average and/or class standing.
Student’s prior involvement in career selection.
Advisor’s comments.
A single letter of recommendation from someone other than your school advisor.
Student’s extra activities.
Volunteer Hours – A minimum of 20 volunteer hours must be completed before application is submitted. (Healthcare volunteering hours are strongly preferred, but not required).
APPLICATIONS MUST BE POSTMARKED BY APRIL 15, 2015. NO APPLICATIONS POSTMARKED AFTER THAT TIME WILL BE ACCEPTED. Selected applicants will be asked to provide the committee proof of enrollment or registration to the college for finalization of scholarship. Applications available in the office of financial assistance.


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 .



Karman Healthcare Scholarships are available for students whom suffer a mobility disability. To enter, write an essay or poem with this year’s theme of creating a presentation of why disability awareness is important.  For complete details and eligibility requirements please stop by the financial assistance office. The deadline to apply is September 1, 2015.



The Des Moines Chapter of the Mothers of Multiples organization is sponsoring one $500 scholarship for the 2015-2016 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.


Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program: Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants are pleased to be able to continue with our scholarship program for the 8th year. We will be awarding up to $1,000 to the winner(s) each year. Scholarship Deadline – June 15, 2015. Application Process: Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of our web site: http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm. Full details are available on our site.



The Chicago Injury Center is proud to offer four scholarships for disabled US Veterans, ranging from $250 to $1000. Applicants should write a 500+ word essay discussing the unique challenges they have faced as a disabled veteran and how their experiences have prepared them to overcome the challenges they will see as students. Essays and all other application materials should be sent to the Chicago Injury Center by June 1, 2015. Additional requirements for the scholarship can be found here: http://chicagoinjurycenter.com/cic-veteran-scholarship-fund/



USPostmail.org will be awarding its annual Post Office Locator Scholarship for students enrolling in the upcoming 2015 Fall Semester. Both incoming and current students who are US citizens are eligible and urged to apply. Eligible applicants will be required to write a short, 500-1000 word essay which will be judged on how well-written, compelling, and persuasive they are. Applications are due April 15, 2015 and finalists will be notified of selection on May 30, 2015. This is an annual scholarship and the dates will remain the same year after year. More details of our scholarship, rules and application eligibility requirements can be found at www.uspostmail.org/scholarship . If you have any questions, please direct them to this email (j.murphy@uspostmail.org).


American Addiction Centers, a national leader in addiction treatment, is offering $10,000 in scholarships for those majoring in behavioral health, nursing, counseling, psychology, social work, marriage/family therapy, or other program focusing on treating mental health and/or substance abuse issues. The need for qualified people in this field has never been greater, and these scholarships are our small way of helping those who choose to help others.
AAC’s Behavioral Health Academic Scholarship
Award Amount: 1st place – $5,000; 2nd place – $2,500; 3rd place – $2,500 Submission Deadline: May 31, 2015** Eligibility: High school graduate by summer 2015, current full- or part-time undergraduate and graduate students entering or enrolled in behavioral health, nursing, counseling, psychology, social work, marriage/family therapy, or other program focusing on treating mental health and/or substance abuse issues. Must be US Citizen. Requirements: Submit application form with essay “Why are you interested in pursuing a career in behavioral sciences?” (800 words max.) by May 31, 2015. Application forms can be found at http://americanaddictioncenters.org/behavioral-health-academic-scholarship/
**Scholarship winners will be notified June 26, 2015 and awards will be disbursed on August 14, 2015.



The Iowa Hospital Association (IHA) is proud to continue the Health Care Careers Scholarship program for the tenth year. Available through the Iowa Hospital Education and Research Foundation (IHERF), an IHA subsidiary, these scholarships of up to $6,000 ($3,000 per year for a maximum of two years) each have supported higher education for 296 Iowa college students. The ultimate goal of this program is to fill Iowa health care positions that currently have a notable number of openings by offering significant financial support to students seeking health care education or training. In exchange for that financial support, each award recipient must commit to working one year in an Iowa hospital for each year of scholarship award.
Placement opportunities will be identified for each IHA geographic district (a map is included with the application). Scholarship applications will be scored and awards made based on each applicant’s qualifications. All portions of the application form must be submitted by March 30, 2015.  All applications will be submitted online at the IHERF scholarship website (www.iowahospitalscholarships.org), which will help students confirm their eligibility before beginning the application process. This will allow for electronic submission of their application, college program verification and references. Thank you for promoting the IHERF Healthcare Careers Scholarship in your area. Once again, the scholarship application deadline is March 30, 2015 and recipients will be announced after May 1.


The Flosum 2015 Scholarship. This is a new $750 scholarship award open to pursuing or intending to pursue their bachelor’s degree which can be in the fields of computer engineering, computer science or in another technical discipline such as electrical engineering, physics or mathematics with an interest in the field of computer science.

What’s behind this scholarship?

IDC estimates that this year alone that 60% of the budget will be spent on IT maintenance. This number is projected to grow fifty-fold by the year 2020. Right now and in the near future, companies need a complete life-cycle management framework to help manage and control the applications. We want to encourage students to pursue release management careers and to play an active role in the new data-centric global economy.

Scholarship Details: http://www.flosum.com/apply-flosum-scholarship/

Submit your scholarship application to: apply-scholarship@flosum.com

Submission deadline: December 15, 2015



InsuranceProviders.com is proud to introduce a new scholarship promoting motorcycle safety among students. The Look Twice, Save A Life Scholarship of $1,000 is awarded to any student who is currently attending or planning to attend college or some form of higher education. One applicant will be chosen who best brings awareness to motorcycle safety. The scholarship will be awarded on an annual basis for the Spring semester. The deadline to apply is December, 1st.

How to Enter

1.Create a form of social awareness that inspires other students to focus on Looking Twice for Motorcycle Safety. This can be a video, artwork, essay or anything that would engage other students to focus on safe driving.

2.Once you have completed Step 1, please proceed to filling out the application in our contact form below.

3.Submit a link to your video, artwork, essay or creative element of your choice in the final step of the application form.


◦Current college student or anyone planning on attending college (or another form of higher education) in the upcoming school year.

◦Student must have driver’s license. a valid


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.


The Central Iowa Chapter (CIC) of Project Management Institute (PMI) is offering a $2500 scholarship. Please provide this information to any students who may be considering a profession in any field related to project management.   The Project Management Institute – Central Iowa Chapter (PMI-CIC) is offering two (2), $2,500 academic scholarships in 2015, administered by the PMI Educational Foundation (PMIEF) Scholarship and Awards Program. PMIEF, a charitable non-profit organization, supports development of the best and brightest future project management professionals worldwide by providing over 40 academic scholarships to college and university students studying project management and related fields.  In order to be considered eligible for the PMI-CIC scholarships, applicants must be enrolled in or applying for an accredited academic degree program in project management or a related field benefiting from project management with the following order of priority:

  1. Be accepted to or attend an undergraduate or graduate degree program at an accredited college or university in Iowa in any field related to project management.
  2. Demonstrate an interest in project management.

Apply online at: http://pmief.org/scholarships-grants-and-awards

Closing date for application submission is May 1st, 2015.