Cascade Jr./Sr. High School of W.D.
Address: 505 Johnson Street NW | Cascade, IA 52033
Phone: (563) 852-3201
Fax: (563) 852-7186
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Watch for 2017-18 Scholarship Applications here! If you have any questions on a scholarship, please contact Stephanie Ries in the counseling office! This is a work in progress – keep checking! Check eligibility & deadlines!

Local scholarships (Cascade area) are marked “LOCAL” for easier locating.

Outdated scholarships are marked “OUTDATED” – a scholarship marked “TBA” hasn’t released their updated application.  Scholarship names in “GREEN” are active scholarships.

Scholarships "Listed in Alphabetical order"

2017 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program-outdated

High School Seniors eligible for $10,000 renewable scholarships - Deadline: January 4, 2019

- Apply Online

ACACIA Leadership Scholarship (University Of Iowa) - Outdated

The ACACIA Leadership Scholarship is designed to identify and reward outstanding high school seniors who have demonstrated their ability to excel in fields of academics, extra curricular activities, and human service. The scholarship is available to any male, graduating senior from an accredited high school who attends The University of Iowa.  A total of up to $10,000 can be awarded per year.  Deadline: Applications must be postmarked by January 30th, 2019

Visit for more information on local chapter or to learn about the organization as a whole. 

ACT Student Champion Award - Outdated

A student who has overcome challenges and can articulate education and career actions.  Must have a composite ACT score of a 22 or a 3.0 or greater on a 4.0 scale.  Preference will be given to underrepresented and/or first-generation college students.  Deadline: December 31, 2017
- Apply online
- Also complete form

All Iowa Opportunity Scholarship - Outdated

Must be Iowa resident, Attend eligible Iowa college or university. Must have graduated in the last two years. Be a first-time college freshman in the fall 2017 or spring 2018. Min 2.5 cum GPA on 4.0 scale. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid by March 1.  Have an Expected Family contribution (EFC) of $8,118 or lower from the 2017-18 FAFSA.

- Apply online

American College Foundation-outdated

Awards Multiple Winners Ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 Eligible High School Students Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors.   Deadline: 2019-2020 Award Year: May 1, 2019

- More information
- Apply online

American Farmers Grow Ag Leaders-Monsanto Fund-outdated

Explore opportunities in the Ag industry.  With nearly 60,000 job openings annually, ag offers thousands of opportunities in business, communications, education, engineering, science and technology. Learn more at FFA membership not required. Application opens: November 15 2018

- Apply online

American Legion Merit Awards Application - Outdated

Must be a graduating high school senior who resides in the American Legion Second District of Iowa (Clinton Co, Dubuque Co, Jackson Co, Linn Co, Jones Co, or Scott Co)  It is not necessary to be related to a member of the American Legion or Auxiliary.  Applicant must attend college in state of Iowa.  Application blanks must be filed out entirely.  Failure to comply will be automatic disqualification.  Two (2) separate $500 general Merit Awards will be awarded.    Deadline: March 29, 2019

American Legion Auxiliary - Unit 528 Cascade, IA - Outdated  
The Cascade American Legion Auxiliary is sponsoring a merit award.  The recipient must be a son, daughter or grandchild of a currently paid up Cascade American Legion Auxiliary member.  Seniors pursuing a college education can obtain an application form in Cascade High School Counseling office or contact Peg Donovan 563-852-7195 for further information.  Deadline April 27, 2018
-Applications available in counseling office 

American Legion Auxiliary Second District Department of Iowa - Outdated

Applicant must be either a member of the American Legion Auxiliary; or the daughter, granddaughter, great-granddaughter, sister, wife, son, grandson, great-grandson, brother, widow, husband or step relative of a WWI, WWII, Korean, Vietnam, Granada/Lebanon, Panama, Persian Gulf or present conflict Veteran.  Applicant must be a resident of the Second District, attend high school in the Second District. Student must plan to be enrolled in a school in the state of Iowa.  Deadline is March 18, 2018

- Applications to be mailed to Diane Torrey 12801 Nightengale Ln Dubuque IA 52003

AUREON Network Services Scholarship Program - Outdated

Scholarship is available for student pursuing a STEM-related course of study and those residing in the trade area of an Iowa Independent Telecommunications Company. Applicant must have a minimum 3.33 GPA and be a high school junior or graduating senior with the 2016-2017 school year. Deadline: March 1, 2019

Apply online

AXA Achievement Scholarship-outdated

Student must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident living or claiming residency in one of the 50 united states, Washington, D.C. or Puerto Rico.  Be a current high school senior who plans to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four year college or university in the United States for the entire 2017-2018 academic year.  Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced  by outstanding achievement in school, community or work related activities.  Because reducing risk is woven into the fabric of our company, special consideration is given to achievements that empower society to mitigate risk through education/or action in areas such as financial, environmental, health, safety and or emergency preparedness.  Deadline: December 14, 2018

- Apply Online or more info

Better Business Bureau-Student of Integrity 2018-outdated 

Applicant must be recommended by school officials.  Only one application per school will be accepted.  Applicant must be a high school senior scheduled to graduate in 2019.  Submissions must be received no later than January 9, 2019 by midnight.  Late and/or incomplete submissions will be rejected.  Winner of the $2500 scholarship will be notified in late February. 

Bodensteiner Implement Company & John Deere FFA Scholarship - Outdated
Eligible applicant would need to ba undergrad college students who were high school FFA members.  There will be 4-$2,000 scholarships awarded in our area for this coming year.  Scholarships will be awarded in May of 2019. Applications can be done onilne only beginning November 15, 2018 and need to be submitted by February 1, 2019.
Cascade Knights of Columbus-outdated 

Student must be a son or daughter of an active member of the the Cascade Council #930 of the Knights of Columbus.  He or she must also be attending a Catholic university or college next year. Student must write a 250-500 word essay about what you feel is the importance of a Catholic education.  Deadline: May 3rd, 2019

- Applications available in the counseling office 

Cascade Lions Club - Outdated

Cascade Lions club scholarship is applied to tuition at college of your choice.  Student must answer a few questions in 200 words or less describing the community service projects they have been involved in and how your see the Cascade Lions Club serving the Cascade Community. Deadline: April 15, 2019

- Applications are available in the counseling office 

Catherine McAuley Scholarship-outdated
The Catherine McAuley Scholarship at Mount Mercy University offers free tuition to Iowa students whose family income is $45,000 or less annually.  The scholarship helps cover tuition costs(and future tuition increases) and is renewable for all four years at Mount Mercy.  Students who are admitted to Mount Mercy University and meet the income limits automatically qualify for the scholarship for more information, please follow the link:  click here
To be considered for the Catherine McAuley Scholarship, students need to:
1.   Apply to Mount Mercy at apply here (click “Apply as a Freshman”).  There is no application fee.
2.   File the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) at  no later than June 30, 2018.
Children's Cancer Connection Empowering Scholarship

Applicant must be directly affected by childhood cancer (includes individuals who currently have or have had cancer before age 18, or a sibling of that individual).  Applicant must be within Children's Cancer Connection service area (living, treated or diagnosed in the state of Iowa).  Applicant must attend, or plan to attend, an accredited two- or four-year institution (trade school, college or university).  Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 2.5.  Applications for the Fall 2019 Semester will be due May 31, 2019.  Applications for the Spring 2020 Semester will be due September 27, 2019.

- Applications are available in counseling office 

Christina Hixson Opportunity Awards - (Iowa State University) - Outdated

The Hixson Opportunity Award is a half-tuition scholarship, estimated at more than $16,000 over the course of eight semesters.  This is for students with extreme financial need, which must be reflected in their FAFSA.   Deadline January 1, 2018 

- Apply Online 

Clarence Griep Scholarship 2019 - Outdated

The scholarship shall be awarded to a graduating senior of a Dubuque County high school who plans to attend any accredited public or private college, university, or technical school during the 2019-2020 school year after graduating from a Dubuque County high school during the 2018-2019 school year with a minimum GPA of 2.75.  Deadline: April 1, 2019

- Applications available in counseling office

Darryl Jahn Memorial Scholarship - Outdated 

Scholarship is for Lutheran gentlemen enering Iowa State University in the fall of 2019. Applicants will be evaluated on their scholastic acievement and active participation in their communities and churches. The Alumni chapter is providing three $2,000 scholarships.  Deadline: Must be postmarked by March 15, 2019 

- Apply online 

Disabled American Veterans Department of Iowa Leroy Bone Scholarship Program -  Outdated
All applicants must be:  under 26 years of age or of special circumstances (Determined by the scholarship Committee)  Have parents that meet the Membership Eligibility of DAV membership per the 2017 National Constitution and Bylaws, Article 11.2, Para 1 (a), Page 46.  Your local chapters can answer any questions concerning that or you can contact the DAV Department of Iowa.  Must be a senior of a public, parochial or independent school; GED recipient, or a freshman, sophomore or junior in good standing at an accredited college/university/trade school in the United States and taking undergraduate studies that will lead to a degree/certificate.  Deadline: May 18, 2018
-Applications available in the counseling office 

Distinguished Young Women - Outdated

A girl in the class of 2017, involved in school and/or community activities, outstanding in academics, leadership, athletics or the arts.  Interested in gaining experience in public-speaking, interviewing, and other life skills.  Interested in earning scholarships for college. This program is for you!
$7,500 in cash scholarships at the 2016 state program, $150,000 in cash scholarships at the 2016 national program  Deadline: Register Before November 1, 2018

- Apply online & must Attend a mandatory information session

Dr Doug Butzier Emergency Responder Scholarship - Outdated

This scholarship is to provide funding for those entering their second year of academic training in law enforcement, fire or emergency medical service careers. Deadline: March 31, 2017

- Applications available in the counseling office 

Dubuque & Delaware Counties Coalition Against Domestic Violence - Outdated

Student must be a Senior at a high school in Dubuque or Delaware County, Iowa and plan to continue their education at a college, university, community college or trade school in the 2017-18 school year.  Student must complete the general application.  Student must submit a 500 word essay addressing: How has domestic violence impacted your life thus far? and/or How you anticipate taking a stand against domestic violence in the future?  Student must submit one (1) recommendation letter from a non-family member.  Deadline: February 1, 2018

- Application available in the counseling office

Dubuque Area Labor-Management Council - Outdated

Must intend to become employed in either Dubuque, Jo Daviess, or Grant counties following completion of your education program. Must be a immediate family member of individuals who are members of unions or who work for employers belonging to the DALMC, individuals employed at corporate sponsors of Summerfest Dubuque, eligible for assistance und the Workforce Investment Act or National Guard and Reserve personnel who have served. One letter is required to document conduct and attendance history. Two letters of recommendation and GPA is not considered (B & C students are encouraged to apply). Deadline: April 1, 2017

- Apply online

Dubuque County Right to Life, Inc - Outdated

Graduating Seniors who will attend college, students must submit a written copy of a pro-life speech (5-10 minutes) on the theme "Pro-Life until the End"  Finalist will be chosen by the quality of the written speech.  If chosen as a finalist, the student must participate in a speech contest on Saturday April 20, 2019 9:00am-12, in Dubuque.   Scholarship amount of up to $10,000 available to split up at the discretion of the judges.  Deadline for Written Speech, log of service hours, and recommendation letter must be uploaded to the DCRTL website by Friday, March 29, 2019.

Dubuque Soil & Water Conservation District - Outdated

Criteria considered for the scholarship award will be 20 points for Involvement, Leadership, & Character, 20 points for Career, 30 points for Scholastic Achievement and 30 points for Conservation Message.  Please note: Applicants need to be entering into a field of Conservation or Agriculture to qualify.   Deadline: February 15, 2019

- Apply Online

Dupaco R.W. Hoefer Foundation College Scholarship - Outdated

Must be a high school senior and a member of Dupaco and planning on attending an accredited community college, trade school, technical college or university. Applications will be judged on scholastic standing, extracurricular activities, financial need and a creative piece. There are two options on the creative piece, you may choose only one: Written essay or Creative video. Deadline: Feb 26, 2019

- Apply online

DuTrac Community Credit Union - Outdated

Must be a high school senior and have an account established and be a "member in good standing" at DuTrac. Must be accepted as a incoming freshman at an accredited community college, trade school, technical college or university. Must write a minimum 500 word essay. Deadline: March 23, 2019

- Apply online 

Elevate Scholarship Program  - Outdated
Elevate Advanced Manufacturing promotes great careers in advanced manufacturing.  In 2018, Elevate is offering (15) $500 scholarships to Iowa high school seniors  interested in studying a manufacturing-related career at one of Iowa's 15 community colleges - 1 award will be made per college region. Interested candidates can apply by completing the following application.  For more information about manufacturing careers. 
-Applications available in the counseling office 

Fidelity Bank & Trust - Outdated

The student and parent(s) are not required to be a customer of Fidelity Bank & Trust.  The student must possess a cumulative GPA of at least a "C" or higher and be a high school senior.  Applicant must plan to continue their education as a full-time student at an accredited vocational school or college. Deadline: March 31, 2019

- Applications available in the counseling office 

Finley Nursing Scholarship - Outdated

Scholarship Application and eligibility requirements can be found at .  Deadline: Applications must be postmarked by March 8, 2019

First Friday Breakfast Club - Outdated

Awarded to a Iowa high school senior who has demonstrated leadership in efforts to increase education and understanding of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues and reduce homophobia in their schools and/or communities.  Must complete application along with essay questions and short answer questions.  Deadline: must be postmarked by March 15, 2019

- Applications available in the counseling office 

Fueling Your Education - Victory Ford's Education Scholarship - Outdated

Available for all students who are involved in at least one exracurricular activity. The student must be able to supply a list of the current and past extracurricular activities, an official or unofficial transcript, a letter of recommendation from their teacher, and a short essay describing how they were impacted being involved in such extracurricular activities. Deadline: April 5, 2019
- Applications available in counseling offic
- Mail entries to Victory Ford  30584 Olde Hawkeye Road, Dyersville, IA 52040

Fueling Your Future - Victory Ford's Auto Mechanic Scholarship - Outdated

For student entering into college to pursue a degree in Auto. Student must complete an application, send a copy of an official or unofficial transcript, submit a short essay (500 words or more), a letter of recommendation from a teacher, complete 10 hours of job shadowing at Victory Ford.  Deadline: April 7, 2018

- Application available in the counseling office. 

Global Perspectives Leadership Award - Outdated

The Thomas Determan Global Perspectives Leadership Award was established to recognize outstanding high school seniors who have demonstrated behaviors focused on "thinking globally and acting locally".   Deadline March 1, 2018 

- Apply Online

Grand Lodge of Iowa, A.F. & A.M. - Masonic Scholarship - Outdated 

This scholarship is designed to assist graduating seniors in pursuing a post-secondary education in any state at an accredited institution which provides two or four year college program.  Applications need not have a Masonic connection, nor do race, creed, religion, color, sex, or national origin have any bearing on selection process.  Recipients are selected after completing a comprehensive written application and an in-depth personal interview.  Deadline: February 1, 2019

- Applications available in the counseling office

Grand Lodge of Iowa, A.F. & A.M. - MCEC Technical Scholarship - Outdated

This scholarship will be awarded to to a number of graduating Iowa High school seniors who plan to enroll in a mechanical or trade course of study at an accredited Iowa Community College.  This scholarship may be used for any bona fide school related expenses such as tuition, fees, books and tools. A masonic connection is preferred , but not required.  Recipients are selected after completing a comprehensive written application. There will not be interviews of applicants.  Race, creed, religion, sex, color or national origin have no bearing in the selection process. Deadline: March 1, 2019

- Applications available in counseling office

Haney Family Scholarship-outdated 
Must be a current 12th grade High School graduating student who is currently taking or has taken NASP during the in school day within the current school year. Recipients must attend a qualifying college(two-year school, four-year school, or technical training institute) Submit the completed scholarship application and additional information as a typed document. 
Deadline is January 15, 2019
 - Applications available in counseling office

Horatio Alger Scholarship of Distinguished Americans, Inc -outdated

Must be a full-time as a high school senior in the US with plans to enter college no later than the fall semester following graduation.  Exhibit strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor's degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution.  Demonstrate financial need, be involved in co-curricular and community service activities, display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, hold a min gpa of 2.0 and be a US citizen.  Deadline: October 25

- Apply online
Herbert Hoover  Uncommon Student Award - Outdated
Available to juniors in an Iowa high school or a home-school program who will be advancing to a senior level by the October presentation dad. Students must be a U.S. Citizen, U.S. National or permanent resident.  Students are not eligilbe if they are the child or grandchild of a staff member or trustee of the Hoover Presidential Foundation, Library-Museum or National Historic Site.  To apply, submit the on-line application found on the Hoover Presidential Foundation website by March 1, 2019

HyVee Foundation Scholarship Program

Applicant must be a high school senior working for Hy-Vee or subsidiary who began employment on or before September 15, 2017 or high school senior son and/or daughter of a full-, regular-, or part-time Hy-Vee or subsidiary employee who has a minimum of six months employment as of September 15, 2017, AND Applicant must be enrolling in college for the first time.
Deadline: February 10, 2020

 -Apply Online

IABO - Iowa Association of Building Officials - Outdated

Eligible applicants must meet the following requirements: Iowa residency, Iowa high school diploma or GED.  Admittance to, or good academic standing in an eligible program.  Submit a one-page essay about your goals relating to building inspection or construction related professions.  Deadline: May 1, 2018

- Applications available in counseling office 

IBA- Iowa Bankers Association-outdated
The Iowa Bankers Association(IBA) is proud to sponsor a $1,000 Student Athlete Achievement Award Scholarship in wrestling, in conjunction with the Iowa High School Athletic Association and the 2019 state wrestling tournament.  In addition to the $1,000 scholarship, the recipient must be able to travel to Des Moines on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, for the recording of the award presentation, which will be aired during the televised broadcast of the Iowa High School State Wrestling Championships on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. Nomination deadline: Noon on January 25, 2019.
IHERF - Outdated

Iowa Hospital Association looking for students interested in health care positions.  The ultimate goal of this program is to fill Iowa Health care positions.  The scholarship amount is $3500.  Deadline is March 30, 2019

- Apply online

IAS Innovative Ag Services - Outdated

IAS will select eight recipients to receive a $1,000 Ag Scholarship.  Parent or guardian must be an active patron of Innovative Ag Services, having purchased production supplies from the cooperative or sold grain to the cooperative within the past year.  Students must be a graduating high school senior who will be majoring in an agricultural related field of study.  Students must attend an accredited college or university.  Applicant must enroll as a full-time student.  Applicant will also go in the pool for the $1,000 Friedman scholarship. Deadline: March 1, 2019  -Application must be postmarked by this date. 

- Application available in the counseling office 

Iowa Automobile Dealers Foundation for Education - Outdated

Applicants must be committed to the pursuit of automotive-related studies, such as technician training, body shop/collision repair, diesel, new vehicle sales, part sales, accounting, or business administration.  A letter written by the applicant detailing their career goals and interest in pursuing an automotive career.  A recommendation from a high school or college teacher, counselor, or co-worker.  An unofficial transcript of high school or college grades.  A copy of the applicant's Expected Family Contribution from the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  An optional statement of support or recommendation from an IADA member dealership is recommended, but not required.  Deadline: Due to IADA by March 1, 2019.
- Application available in counseling office 

Iowa Communications Alliance - Outdated

Applicants must be a graduating senior or current enrolled in an institution of higher learning, be accepted/ or be enrolled by an accredited two or four year college/university or vocational school; receive any local telecommunication service from an Iowa Communications Alliance member and be from a rural area.  Have a least a C grade point average; express interest to live and work in a rural community following graduation.  Student must also be sponsored by your local telecommunications service provider (contact your provider to determine if they are a member).  Must complete a 300 word essay.  Deadline: March 13, 2019 

- Apply online

Iowa Foundation for Agricultural Advancmente (IFFA) - Outdated
IFAA Winner's Circle Scholarships are available to students currently enrolled in an agricultural program at any two- or four-year college or university in Iowa. Awards range from $500 to $5,000. Deadline: April 1, 201

Iowa's Matthew Shepard Scholarship Program - Outdated

Graduating Iowa High School Senior, GPA of 3.0 or better.  ACT of 22 or better, Openly Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender or Queer.  Demonstrable LGBTQ activism and community service.  High moral and ethical standards and conduct.   Deadline March 1, 2018 


Iowa Newspaper Foundation Scholarships - Outdated

This is for students preparing for careers in media.  The Iowa Newspaper Foundation offers scholarships for Iowa College students preparing for a career in media. Students at any class level (college freshman through senior in the fall of 2016) are encouraged to apply.  Scholarship awards typically range between $500 and $1,000.  Deadline to complete applications is Feb 15, 2019

- Apply online

Iowa PGA Section Foundation-In Memory of Charlie Burkart-outdated

Any graduating high school senior or previous graduate residing within the boundaries of the Iowa PGA section and the State of Iowa is eligible to apply.  The Iowa PGA section is bounded on the west by U.S. Hwy 71 and includes an area of western Illinois.  Scholarship winners are selected on the basis of their interest and activity in golf, the potential for future contributions to the game, leadership skills/community involvement, then on their academic/professional ability and financial need.  Applicants must email/mail completed application to the scholarship committee on or prior to the Deadline: June 14, 2019

- Applications available in the counseling office 

Iowa School Counselor Association Senior Scholarship-outdated

A one time scholarship for a senior attending High School in Iowa to apply toward post secondary education.  A short essay is required on the following topic:  Who is a school counselor who made a difference during your K-12 years and how?  Winner will be notified by January 25.  Deadline January 4, 2019

- Apply here

Iowa Society Daughters of the American Revolution - Outdated

The Iowa State DAR Society awards one scholarship annually (currently $500).  The student must be an American Citizen, an Iowa resident and planning to attend an Iowa college, University or Technical School.   Students wishing to apply for this scholarship need to contact an Iowa DAR chapter for sponsorship.  Deadline: February 1, 2018

- Applications available in the counseling office 

Iowa State University - 2017 Hixson Opportunity Awards-outdated

Estimated over $17,000 over eight semesters.  This scholarship is for students with financial need, and that must be reflected in their FAFSA.  Deadline is December 15, 2018

- Apply online

Iowa State University College of Engineering Scholarships
Award details: Iowa residents: $1,500/year, Domestic non-Iowa residents: $3,000/year, Guaranteed* for 2 years(4 semesters) if selected.  Must have an ACT composite of 28 or higher/SAT Combined score of 1300 or higher or high school GPA of 3.70 or higher, excluded from eligibility if Automatic Merit criteria is already met, Scholarship application must be complete by December 2, 2019 to be considered for an award. 

Iowa Student Loan Senior Scholarship

Iowa Student Loan will award 30 Iowa high school seniors $2000 each to use for their fall 2020 college expense.  Interested students should go to to register and read the complete rules between Oct 15 and Feb 21.

IT Leadership Forum Scholarships - Outdated

Students must be an Iowa resident and high school senior graduating in the 2016-2017 school year. A min 3.0 high school grade point average (4.0 scale) is required. The applicant must enroll as a full-time student. Provide a high school transcript (can be submitted online).  Provide two letters of recommendation (can be submitted online by reference). Write an essay (min 500 words; instructions provided within online application).  Deadline: March 1, 2019

- Apply Online

Jackie Robinson Foundation - Outdated
JRF Scholars receive up to $30,000 over four years to complement the financial aid they receive from their colleges or universities.  In addition, JRF covers expenses for Scholars to attend the annual four-day "Mentoring and Leadership Conference" in New York city and other regional events.  JRF sponsors and partners offer valuable career opportunities to JRF Scholars.  Deadline: February 1, 2019

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation-outdated
The application for high school senios has been opn for one week and the deadline to apply is Tuesday, November 20, 2018
 - Applications available in the counseling office 

Jackson County Agricultural Scholarship - Outdated

Must be a Jackson County resident, or attend a school in Jackson County. Scholarship is based on student's activity, leadership record, student's character, personal initiative and home background.  Applicants must complete the application and two letters of recommendation.  Deadline: March 1, 2019

- Applications available in the counseling office
James T. Konzen Memorial Scholarship - Outdated
Scholarship recipients will be selected of the following basis:  General School Record, Community Activities, School Activities, Writing Sample.  Preference will be given to students planning on attending a school in Iowa.  Student must be graduating from the Western Dubuque Community School District.  Must be an Iowa resident, have a minimum of 2.5 GPA, be involved in the community and school some how.  Students must complete the application and submit all required attachments, including a writing sample about themselves and their achievements.  Deadline: April 15, 2019
-Applications available in the counseling office

Jones County 4-H/FFA Livestock Exhibitor Scholarship - Outdated

Applicant must be a graduating senior in high school, and a resident of Jones County.  Must be an active member of a Jones County 4-H club or FFA Chapter.  Qualified FFA members are only eligible for the Livestock/Animal Exhibitor Scholarship(s).  Applicants must be entering professions or vocations requiring a minimum of 6 months of college or career school.  Deadline: March 10, 2019
-Applications are available online or in the counseling office
- More information

Jones County 4-H Howard & Edna Freeman - Outdated

Applicant must be a graduating senior in high school, an active member of a Jones County 4-H Club, have exhibited at least on 4-H project at the Great Jones County Fair during their 4-H career.  Applicants must be entering professions or vocations requiring a minimum of 6 months of college or career school.  Applicant must also be pursuing a degree in an agricultural field.  This is one $700 scholarship.  Deadline March 2, 2018 

- Applications available in the counseling office 

Jones County Cattlemen's Scholarship - Outdated

Applicants must be a graduating high school senior.  Must demonstrate a commitment to a career in the agricultural industry through classes, internships or life experiences.  Applicant's parent(s) must be a paid member of the Jones County/Iowa Cattlemen's Association.  At least one scholarship of $1000 will be awarded to an outstanding student who is pursuing a career in agriculture.  Fields of study my include, ag education, communications, production, research or any other area involved with the agriculture industry.  The purpose of this program is to identify and encourage talented and thoughtful students who will emerge as industry leaders.  Scholarship funds will be awarded to student after completion of their first year of college.  Deadline: Postmarked by March 1, 2018

- Application available in Counseling office

Jones County Community Foundation - Outdated

The Jones County Community Foundation is offering one $500 scholarship at each high school in Jones County.  These scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors pursing post-secondary education, who are residents of Jones County, and who have demonstrated " a strong commitment to community service" in Jones County and giving back to their community.  These are not based on scholastic performance.   Return to Counseling office by April 12, 2019 

- Applications available in Counseling office 

 Jones County Dairy Promotion Scholarship - Outdated
The recipien must live in Jones county.  To qualify for the Jones County Dairy Promotion Scholarship, the student must:
Complete a Jones County Dairy Promotion Scholarship application, submit a typed, 200 word essay in support of your application describing yourself and why you should be awarded this scholarship and submit three letters of reference.  Deadline to apply is January 28, 2019 
-applications available in the Counseling office
Jones County Pork Producers - Outdated
Applicant must be a senior in high school and a resident of Jones County.  Students will be attending college in the fall of 2018.  Scholarship awards will be made directly to the recipient, at the beginning of the second year of college.   Students must be pursuing a degree in an agricultural-related field.  Deadline: March 31, 2019

K&K Logo Scholarship - Outdated

Student must be in their Senior year of high school and have a minimum grade point average of 3.0. Submit a short essay (minimum of 250 words) stating: Name, High School attending, GPA, Class Rank, Community Involvement, Intended School, Intended Major, Intentions and goals for college and beyond.   Deadline: April 1, 2019

- Mail entries to K&K Logo Designs 143 1st Ave E Dyersville IA 52040

Loras College Civic Leaders Scholarship - Outdated
Apply and be admitted to Loras College, complete the Free Application for FAFSA and Submit the Civic Leaders Program application by March 1, 2018
-Applications available in counseling office

Masonry Institute of Iowa Foundation - Outdated

Must be an Iowa high school student or college student.  Must attend an Iowa institution, attend a program related to construction/architecture/engineering/masonry.  Complete the entire application and submit with accompanying documents.  Deadline: March 2, 2018

-Apply Online

Mensa Education and Research Foundation - Outdated

Members of American Mensa as well as non-members may apply to the scholarship program.  Applications are required to submit an essay to be considered.  Grades, academic program and/or financial need are not included in the final determination of scholarship recipients.  This is for students of all ages.  Application period is open from September 15th - January 15th  

- More information or by calling 888-294-8035 ext 5509

Mercy Medical Center Dyersville Auxiliary Scholarship - Outdated
A $400 scholarship will be paid at the beginning of the second semester after you have completed your first semester successfully.  The following information will be needed (1) Your need for financial assistance  (2) Other financial assistance and their amounts which you anticipate on receiving  (3) Participation in extra curricular activities  (4) Honors which you have received (5) Reasons for entering the healthcare field.  Deadline April 16, 2019 
-Applications available in the counseling office 

Mercy Medical Center-2018 Nursing Scholarship - Outdated

For a senior who plans to pursue a career in nursing.  Two letters of recommendations, at least one must be from a teacher.  Personal essay (200-300 words) describing why you have decided to pursue a career in nursing.  Resume of activities including volunteer community activities.  Must be accepted by a 4-year college/university or a community college.  Please identify the name of college on the application.  A one time award of $500  Deadline: March 23, 2018 

- Apply Online

Milroy's Formal Wear Scholarship - Outdated

Milroy's Tuxedo is awarding a $500 scholarship. Recipient will be chosen based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities, and volunteer service in their community. Visit stores or for application and details.  Deadline: Prior to March 31, 2019


Molony Foundation-Nursing Scholarship - Outdated

Two $2500 scholarships will be awarded.  Applicants must be a high school senior who will attend a two or four year college to pursue a Nursing degree.  Applicants may also be school graduates working in the health care field.  Applicants are required to provide a letter of recommendation.  Deadline: April 5, 2019  
- Applications available in the counseling office

Molony Foundation-The Josey (Molony) & Ray Feeney Memorial Scholarship - Outdated

Two $1000 scholarships available to 4-H Club members in Dubuque County who are seniors in high school and plan to attend a two-year or four-year College or University following graduation.  Deadline: April 6, 2019  

- Applications available in the counseling office

Monticello Conservation League Scholarship Guidelines 2019 - Outdated

Parent or guardian must be an active, current member, and have had been a member for a minimum of one year.  Active involvement by the student in the Monticello Conservation League is preferred. Open to students from the following schools: Monticello, Cascade, Anamosa and Midland.  A brief typed essay explaining your involvement in the Monticello Conservation League, your future educational and career plans and the reasons you should receive this scholarship.   Two $200 scholarships available.  Deadline: Monday, May 13, 2019

- Applications available in the counseling office

Morrison Tech- Counselor's Choice Scholarship-outdated 
A $1,000 Scholarship will be awarded to a student graduating from high school in May 2019. To qualify for the scholarship, you must be attending Morrison Tech in the 2019-2020 school year.  This a one-time non renewable scholarship that will be applied to the first year of attendance.
-Applications available in the counseling office 
National Farmer's Farm Kids for College Scholarship - Outdated

To be eligible you must be a high school senior, major in agricultural field at an accredited college or university.  Deadline: March 2, 2017    

- Applications available in counseling office
National Co-Op Scholarship Program
To qualify for this scholarship, students must: have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale, apply for admission  for the 2019-2020 academic year at institution(s) you select on the scholarship application, meet other merit scholarship criteria as established by the institution(s) selected on the application. Deadline: February 15, 2020
Northeast Iowa Community College - Outdated
Two new scholarships will be awarded to seniors planning to attend NICC in the fall:  Opportunity Scholarship: $1,000 & Loyalty Award:  Up to $1,500.  All seniors interested in attending NICC should complete the Scholarship Application by April 1, 2019 
-Contact Admissions Rep at NICC

Prudential Spirit of Community

This is for students that have made a difference through volunteering.  Student could be eligible to win $1,000 and a trip to Washington D.C., in the spring for four days of special recognition events.  Applications will be certified by your school principal or head of a county 4-H organization, Girl Scout council, American Red Cross chapter, YMCA or Affiliate of Point of Light's HandsOn Network.  Deadline to apply: November 5, 2019.

- Apply online 

The Pearl Hull Falk Scholarship-outdated 

This scholarship requires the senior to be of the Protestant faith, a resident of the State of Iowa and a full-time student at the University of Iowa.  At least one of the recipients must be a member of an Episcopal church, and at least one must be a young man who shows interest in and promise for a career in banking.  All recipients must be of good character and have a good scholastic record.  Scholarship amount of $800 given in two installments of $400.  Deadline: May 1, 2019

- Application available in counseling office 

Robert D. Blue Scholarship-outdated
Available to any Iowa student who plans to attend an Iowa college or university.  Applicants are expected to demonstrate literacy and scholastic ability; exhibit qualities of truth, courage, and fellowship; and display moral force of character. Deadline: May 10, 2019
- Apply online:

Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) - Outdated

Applicants must meet all the criteria to be eligible for this scholarship: Must be a current high school senior who is eligible to attend a two or four year college, university or vocational/technical school. Must be a legal U.S. resident, be less than 21 years of age, must have a min GPA of 2.7 and must reside within the geographic boundaries of a participating Chapter. Deadline: January 17, 2018

- Apply online   More information

Rove Pest Control Scholarship-outdated
The scholarship is judged primarily on academic achievement, but financial need may also be considered.  The scholarship application must be submitted, in full by December 31, 2018.  Late applications will not be considered.  Applications for the scholarship can be submitted by any high school senior or high school graduate nationwide in United States of America. Applicant must be accepted to a college and enrolled in courses full time.   Special consideration will be given to those pursuing entomology or a related field.  Must have a min GPA of 3.0.  This is a $500 scholarship.  

Sally Gearhart Strottman- Memorial Scholarship in Elementary Education
This Scholarship is an amazing opportunity for a high school senior, in the identified counties*, who wished to pursue a degree in elementary education.  One new student each year is selected and will receive a $10,000 scholarship award. Also, the scholarship is renewable each year criteria are met. Deadline to apply is December 1, 2019.

SFM Foundation - Outdated

SFM Foundation provides scholarships to students whose parents were killed or seriously injured in workplace accidents while working for Minnesota, Iowa or Wisconsin employers.  At up to $10,000 per year, for up to five years,  Deadline: March 31, 2018

- More information

State Farm Good Neighbor Scholarship - Outdated

Applicant must be a 2017 graduating high school senior.  High School seniors must have a cumulative GPA between a 2.5 and 3.2 on a 4.0 scale.  Plan to enroll full-time for the 2017-18 academic year at an accredited 2 or 4 year college, university or vocational-technical school.  Must be a U.S. citizen.  Deadline March 1, 2017 or first 700 submitted applications. 

- Apply Online

Stephen J Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships - Outdated

All applicants must be enrolled in an accredited educational institution in the United States. All applicants must be ages 5-25 and meet age requirement by October 5, 2016.  All applicants must have demonstrated on-going commitment to their community by performing unpaid volunteer services impacting hunger in the U.S.  Must be a permanent resident of the U.S. Volunteer services performed for a non-family member.  Deadline for applications to close December 5, 2017

- Apply online

Strayer-Rairden Scholarship in Physics - Outdated

Students must be from the state of Iowa and have applied for admission to The University of Iowa and declared physics or astronomy as their major. Scholarship is awarded on the basis of academic merit, not financial need.  As long as scholarship winner maintains a 3.2 grade point average, and remains declared major specified above, the scholarship may be renewed for a total of four years or the completion of a baccalaureate degree, whichever comes first.  Deadline: January 31, 2019

- Apply online
Sue Bausch Memorial Scholarships - Outdated
Must be a Senior at a high school in Dubuque or Delaware Count, Iowa and plan to continue their education at a college, university, community college or trade school in the 2018-19 school year.  Students must complete the general application.  Students must submit a 500 word essay addressing: How has domestic violence impacted your life thus far?  and/or How do you anticipate taking a stand against domestic violence in the future? Students must submit one (1) recommendation letter from a non-family member. Two (2) $1,000 scholarships will be awarded. Deadline to apply: February 1,2019
 - Application available in counseling office 

The Elks National Foundation-Most Valuable Student Scholarship
 The Elks National Foundation awards $2.44 million in college scholarships to a total of 500 high school seniors nationawide through its Most Valuable Student Scholarship.  Must be a high school senior and U.S. Citizen.  Application Deadline: November 5, 2019

Toptal Scholarships for Women - Outdated

 Toptal will award five scholarships to aspiring female leaders in five global regions: Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and Oceania. Each winner will receive (US)$10,000 and a year of weekly one-on-one mentoring by a Toptal expert. Deadline : March 31, 2019
UNI  Sigma Phi Epsilon Scholarship - Outdated

The Andy Triplett Memorial/Balanced Man scholarship is offered to male students who excel in the areas of scholarship, leadership, athletics, and community service. As the nation’s largest fraternity (15,000 undergraduates) with the highest average GPA (3.06 GPA nationwide, and a 3.22 GPA at UNI), we desire to reward men who exemplify these principles, as we believe they are essential to achieving balance and satisfaction in every aspect of life. 

- Apply Online

United States JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship - Outdated

Student will need to fill out an Application, Financial Statement, Leadership Positions & Offices/Memberships/Honor and Awards, Employment/School contacts, Personal Statement (100 to 300 words), Continuation Pages, College or University Acceptance letter (if applicable), Supporting documentation of your choice (award, certificates, articles, pictures, etc), Reference letters, Transcripts.  Deadline: January 11, 2019   

- Applications are available in the counseling office 

Unity Point Scholar Athlete - Outdated

One senior female student athlete and one senior male student athlete will each be awarded a continuing education grant for up to $2,000.  Applicant must demonstrate academic excellence, participation in athletics and service to their school and community.  Students should download, complete and submit their applications to their High School Principal by May 12, 2017.  High School Principals should then review the applicants and choose ONE FINAL APPLICANT.   Deadline: May 12, 2017

- Apply Online
University of Iowa Homegrown Hawkeyes Scholarship
Homegrown Hawkeyes is a search for athletes who have never rowed but are driven to compete at the highest level of NCAA athletics and excited about the idea of transferring their athletic talents to a new sport at the collegiate level. To learn more or apply, please visit

US Senate Youth Program Opportunity - Outdated

For Students interested in public service and leadership who are also serving on your student government or serving an elected leadership role in National Honor Society during the entire 2016-2017 school year.  1)Complete an application  2)Submit a two-page leadership essay (details are on the application)  3)Take a multiple choice and essay exam over key Constitutional and government concepts. Exam dates Oct 14th-Dubuque Keystone office   Oct 19th -Elkader Keystone office 

- Apply online 

Wartburg College Alumni Referral Program-outdated
As a graduate of Wartburg College, you know firsthand the amazing experiences students have as part of the liberal arts education here. With the Alumni Referral Award, you can help high school students take a similar journey of discovery. This award will have your name on it as a testament to the importance of your involvement in the lives of our future alumni. There’s no limit to the number of students you can qualify for an award. You don’t have to wait until they’re seniors, either — refer a freshman to give them lots of time to think about becoming a Knight. The deadline to refer a student graduating from high school in 2019 is Dec. 15, 2018.
Wendy's High School Heisman Scholarship -outdated

Applicant must have a 3.0 GPA or higher and participate in one of 43 international sports recognized by International Olympic committee. Deadline: October 17, 2018

Apply online

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