College Scholarship Opportunities

Many scholarship opportunities are available to college-bound students.  Here's where you can find them:

1.  Individual college or university websites for scholarships and deadlines specific to that college or university.

2.  Free scholarship websites, such as: 
      www.fastweb.com 
      www.scholarships.com
      www.schoolsoup.com

 3. The following list.  Check back often as this list is updated frequently!

Scholarship code:
N = National Scholarship
R = Regional or State Scholarship
G = Gehlen Specific – The scholarship(s) will be given to a Gehlen Catholic 
graduate

Code

Scholarship Name &

Link to Application and Requirements

Amount

Due Date

Date scholarship was added to website

 

RaiseMe

Grades 9-12. Register on this website to earn micro-scholarships for your high school achievements, such as earning good grades, extra-curricular activities, etc. More info herehere, and here 

Varies

Varies

 

R

Last Dollar Scholarship

Simply file the FAFSA to apply for this scholarship

Click here for eligible programs

Full tuition in specific high-demand jobs

Priority date TBD but open now

11/5/19

R

Iowa State University only – Multicultural Vision Program

Not listed

December 1, 2019

11/5/19

N

AXA Achievement Scholarship

$2,500-$25,000

December 15, 2019 (or when 10,000 apps submitted)

9/13/19

N

Burger King Scholars

$1,000+

December 15, 2019 (or when 50,000 apps submitted)

11/7/19

N

CollegeRaptor Scholarship

$2,500

December 31, 2019

11/7/19

N

Life Reimagined First-Gen Scholarship

$1,000

December 31, 2019

11/15/19

N

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship

$10,000

January 3, 2020

11/7/19

N

National FFA Scholarship Program

$1,000-$2,000

January 15, 2020

11/7/19

N

Mensa Foundation College Scholarship Program

$600-$2,500

January 15, 2020

9/13/19

R

Keep Iowa Beautiful Scholarship

$1,000

January 31, 2020

11/25/19

R

Elks National Foundation –

 Legacy Award

$4,000

January 31, 2020

11/7/19

R

Strayer-Rairden Scholarship
(must attend Univ of Iowa and major in physics or astronomy)

$1,000

January 31, 2020

11/7/19

R

Bill Mertens Memorial Daily Iowan Scholarship

(must attend Univ of Iowa)

$2,000

January 31, 2020

11/25/19

R

Iowa 4-H Foundation

$500-$10,000

February 1, 2020

11/7/19

R

GFWC/Iowa Federation of Women’s Clubs

Varies

February 1, 2020

11/7/19

R

GFWC/Iowa Music Camp Scholarship

Grades 8-12 Eligible

Up to $400

February 1, 2020

11/7/19

N

Jackie Robinson Foundation Award

Up to $30,000 over 4 years plus support services

February 1, 2020

11/5/19

R

Bishop’s Scholarship to Briar Cliff University

$29,500 over 4 years

February 7, 2020

11/5/19

R

Warren A. Marrow Memorial Scholarship

$1,000-$5,000

February 7, 2020

11/7/19

N

HyVee Foundation Scholarship Program

$1,000

February 10, 2020

9/13/19

R

Iowa Newspaper Foundation

$500-$1,000

February 14, 2020

9/13/19

R

Iowa Financial Know-How Challenge: Senior Scholarship

$2,000

February 21, 2020

11/5/19

N

Society of Professional Journalists Scholarship

$300-$1,000

February 21, 2020

11/7/19

R

North West REC Scholarship

$250-$1,000

February 28, 2020

11/25/19

R

National Youth Science Camp Scholarship

Scholarship to attend a science camp

February 28, 2020

11/7/19

R

Tip Top Tux Scholarship

$1,000-$1,500

March 1, 2020

11/7/19

R

Central Valley Ag Scholarship

$1,000

March 2, 2020

11/5/19

R

Foundation for Rural Service Scholarship

$2,500

March 6, 2020

11/7/19

N

High School Social Leaders Scholarship

$1,000

March 28, 2020

11/25/19

N

Elevate Women in Technology Scholarship

$500

April 1, 2020

11/5/19

N

Elevate Mental Health Awareness Scholarship

$750

April 1, 2020

11/15/19

R

Brian Pearson Memorial Scholarship

$1,000

April 6, 2020

11/25/19

R

Robert D. Blue Scholarship

$500-$1,000

May 10, 2020

11/7/19

N

B.Davis Scholarship

$1,000

May 22, 2020

9/13/19

N

Abbott & Fenner Scholarship

$1,000

June 12, 2020

11/7/19

R

Iowa PGA Foundation – Charlie Burkart Scholarship

$1,500

June 19, 2020

11/7/19

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