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Outside Scholarships for Current Students

General: 

Fast Web:  Free for all students.  College Scholarship applications, scholarship matches, and student resources.  It's easy to get started:  Create your profile-review suggested matches, start applying.  www.fastweb.com

ICAN website offers links to different scholarship opportunities.  You can also search for scholarships by category or sub categories.   icansucceed.org

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is launching the Edith Nourse Rogers STEM Scholarship for students training in high demand STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) fields.  The Rogers STEM scholarship is now available at: https://www.va.gov/education/apply-for-education-benefits/application/1995/introduction.

Recipients will receive up to nine months of additional Post-9/11 GI Bill® entitlement or a maximum of $30,000.  Eligible Post 9/11 GI Bill® students must have either exhausted their entitlement or will exhaust their entitlement within 180 days.  Eligibility for the scholarship has two paths:

  • A student enrolled in a STEM program leading to an undergraduate degree who has completed 60 credit hours of their program and requires at least 120 semester (or 180 quarter) credit hours to graduate.
  • A student who has earned a STEM undergraduate degree and has enrolled in a teaching certification program.
  • For additional information, please visit the Rogers STEM Scholarship website at:  https://benefits.va.gov/gibill/fgib/stem.asp   or contact VA's Education Call Center at by phone at 1-888-442-4551.

MilitaryBases.com is offering a $1,000 scholarship that is open to all members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their direct family members. The scholarship is awarded 12 times a year, and the deadline to apply is the 15th day of each month. For more information, please visit: militarybases.com

Wells Fargo-Tuition Funding Sources: over 7 million scholarship listings.  Access state-specific scholarships and grants.  tuitionfundingsources.com.

Scholarship Guidance offers a wide range of scholarships that are open to Simpson students. To search their database of scholarships, please visit: https://scholarshipguidance.com/

Financial Aid and Scholarships for students with disabilities  Detailed information and applications available at these websites Students with Disabilities 
Financial Aid for students with disabilities

B. Davis Scholarship for 2021: Please visit our website at http://www/studentawardsearch.com/scholarship.htm to read about us and to apply for our scholarship.  Please browse through the rest of the site to learn more about applying for scholarships.  Our website was developed solely for the purpose of helping students locate and apply for scholarships.  We are trying to improve the students' chances for success.  The site is free and we charge nothing for the information or the application.  The deadline is May 22, 2021. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at awards@studentawardsecarh.com

Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants are pleased to be able to continue our scholarship program for the 15th year.  We will be awarding up to $1,000 to the winner(s) each year.  Scholarship deadline - June 12, 2021. Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of our web site: 
http://abbottandfenner.com/scholarships/htm.  Full details are available on our site. 

The Athene Game Changer Scholarship Program is designed to support Black, African American, Latino, Latina, Latinx and Hispanic students reach their educational goals.  Learn more about the full eligibility criteria and application process at www.athene.com/GameChangerScholars.  Deadline for applications is April 5, 2021.  For questions regarding the scholarship and application process, please email athenescholars@scholarshipamerica.org.

The Des Moines Chapter of Mothers of Multiples organization is sponsoring one $500 scholarship for the 2021-2022 academic year for Iowa's multiple birth students pursuing enrollment or currently enrolled in a college, university, trade or vocational school.  More information can also be found on their website dmmom.com/scholarship.  All documents should be postmarked by April 1st to qualify.  Any questions can be directed to scholarship@dmmom.com.  

Grundy County Memorial Hospital Foundation is accepting scholarship applications for students who are enrolled in a health care program as detailed on the website.  Applicants must have graduated from high school in one of the communities served by the Grundy County Memorial Hospital service area of Butler, Grundy, Hardin or Tama Counties.  Application deadline is May 31, 2021.
Application materials and details found online at:
https://www.unitypoint.org/grundycounty/scholarships.aspx

Executive Women International (EWI) of Des Moines offers the Adult Students in Scholastic Transition (ASIST) Scholarship Program in the central Iowa area. The purpose of the scholarship is to provide financial assistance to adult students in a non-traditional or transitional educational situation. EWI believes that the ASIST Program will positively impact the personal life, employment, family and community of the applicant.   Applications are completed online through Kaleidoscope.com.  No paper applications will be accepted.  Access is available at https://app.mykaleidoscope.com/scholarship/asist. A link can also be found on the EWI Des Moines website at https://ewidsm.org under the Community/Scholarship section.  The application deadline is Friday, March 26, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. Central Standard Time.