One of the major reasons why students are not able to pursue a basic or higher education is due to financial backgrounds. To support and encourage the students who demonstrate financial needs, there are several financial aids offered by the federal, state and private organizations. These aids include grants, loans, scholarships and work-study programs among which scholarships are the most helpful to the students as there a huge number of scholarships. Located in the heart of America, the state of Iowa is supposed to be one of the safest states. Education is considered very important in the state of Iowa. There are various scholarships worth thousands of dollars offered to students who are residents of the state of Iowa or students who are enrolled or planning to enroll in one of the accredited universities, colleges, or other vocational institutions in the state such as The University of Iowa and Iowa State University.

The other major public and private universities of the state of Iowa are the University of Northern Iowa, the University of Dubuque and the North-western College. As said above, there are several scholarships awarded by the federal government, state government and private organizations and the universities of the state. Following are some of the scholarships offered

  • Iowa UMF College Scholarships: The students who have excelled in academics and community services and who have remained a faithful member of the United Methodist Church are awarded the Iowa UMF College Scholarships by the Iowa United Methodist Foundation. You must be enrolled in a United Methodist college to receive this scholarship.

  • Iowa Scholarships for the Arts: The students who are Iowa high school seniors who have showcased talent in music, visual arts, dance, theatre, and literature are provided money for the educational expenses through the Iowa Scholarships for the Arts.


Only 8% of students take advantage of scholarships from private sources. Be one among them.

Application Deadline

January 31st, 2020

Award Amount

$1,500

Awards Available

1

Email Address

info@thecollegemonk.com

Contact Number

(720) 789-2907

Application Deadline

January 31st, 2020

Award Amount

$1,000

Awards Available

1

Email Address

info@thecollegemonk.com

Contact Number

(720) 789-2907

Application Deadline

June 30, 2019

Award Amount

$2,500

Awards Available

Varies

Website

Link

Contact Number

800 788-3368

Application Deadline

December 07, 2018

Award Amount

$2,500

Awards Available

Varies

Website

Link

Email Address

comcast@applyists.com

Contact Number

855-670-4787

Application Deadline

March 16, 2019

Award Amount

$3,500

Awards Available

4

Website

Link

Email Address

jacinda@niada.com

Contact Number

800-682-3837

Application Deadline

March 01, 2020

Award Amount

$570 - $2,150

Awards Available

13

Website

Link

Email Address

info@iumf.org

Contact Number

515-974-8927

Application Deadline

March 01, 2019

Award Amount

$1,500

Awards Available

3

Website

Link

Email Address

veronica@ohern.iowa.gov

Contact Number

515-281-4657

Application Deadline

July 01, 2019

Award Amount

$900 - $1,800

Awards Available

Varies

Website

Link

Email Address

icsac@max.state.ia.us

Contact Number

515-242-3344

Application Deadline

February 01, 2020

Award Amount

$2,000

Awards Available

10

Website

Link

Email Address

scholarships@ffa.org

Contact Number

317-802-6099

Application Deadline

February 01, 2019

Award Amount

$1,000

Awards Available

1

Website

Link

Email Address

scholarships@ffa.org

Contact Number

317-802-6099

Application Deadline

May 01, 2019

Award Amount

$2,500

Awards Available

Varies

Website

Link

Contact Number

312-399-0370

Application Deadline

June 01, 2019

Award Amount

$10,000

Awards Available

10

Website

Link

Email Address

prom@ducktapeclub.com

Contact Number

440-937-7096