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
     
ICAN Scholarship Database


3. "The Ultimate Scholarship Book 2021" which can be checked out from Mrs. Hausmann

4. 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 here 

Varies

Varies

 

R

Last Dollar Scholarship

Simply file the FAFSA to apply for this scholarship

Click here for eligible programs and community colleges

Full tuition in specific high-demand jobs

Complete the FAFSA anytime after Oct. 1

7/30/20

N

AES Engineer's Scholarship
(do not need to be majoring in engineering)

$500

October 5, 2020

7/30/20

N

Heisman High School Scholarship

$500-$5,000

October 20, 2020

10/3/30

R, N

Horatio Alger Association Scholarship

$2,500 - $25,000

October 25, 2020

10/3/20

R

FOR PARENTS of 6th-12th grade students

Iowa Student Loan –

Save Now, Save Later Giveaway

Thirty $1,000 winners

October 30, 2020

10/3/20

N

Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Scholarships

Up to $20,000

October 31, 2020

10/3/20

 

R, N

 

Prudential Spirit of Community Award

 

Up to $6,000

November 10, 2020

10/3/20

R, N

Elks National Foundation

Most Valuable Student Scholarship

$1,000-$12,500, renewable for 4 years

November 15, 2020

10/3/20

R

Iowa State University only – Multicultural Vision Program

Not listed

December 1, 2020

10/3/20

N

Equitable Excellence Scholarship 

 

$2,500-$25,000

December 15, 2020 (or when 10,000 apps submitted)

10/3/20

N

Burger King Scholars

$1,000+

December 15, 2020 (or when 50,000 apps submitted)

10/3/20

N

CollegeRaptor Scholarship

$2,500

December 31, 2020

10/3/20

N

Life Reimagined First-Gen Scholarship

$1,000

December 31, 2020

10/3/20

N

Mensa Foundation College Scholarship Program

Up to $2,500

January 15, 2021

10/3/20

R

United States JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship

$1,000

January 22, 2021

10/3/20

N

B.Davis Scholarship

$1,000

May 22, 2021

10/3/20

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