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

Grade levels that may apply

Code

Scholarship Name &

Link to Application and Requirements

Amount

Due Date

Date scholarship was added to website

 

9-12

 

RaiseMe

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

 

8-12

R

FOR PARENTS of 8th-12th grade students

www.sp3.org

Sign up to receive twice-monthly emails on helping students with academic, career and college planning and enter the drawing after reading the information.

Drawings for $250 deposits into college savings accounts

Quarterly drawings

 

12

R

Future Ready Iowa 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 of your senior year

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12

R

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

$1,000

January 31, 2021

10/30/20

12

R

Seaboard Foods Scholarship

$1,000

January 31, 2021

12/18/20

12

R

GFWC/Iowa Federation of Women’s Clubs

Varies

February 1, 2021

10/29/20

Rising 8-12 in summer 2021

R

GFWC/Iowa Music Camp Scholarship

 

Up to $400

February 1, 2021

10/29/20

12

R

Iowa 4-H Foundation

$500-$10,000

February 1, 2021

10/30/20

12

N

Jackie Robinson Foundation Award

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

February 1, 2021

10/30/20

12

R

Elks National Foundation –

 Legacy Award

$4,000

February 5, 2021

10/30/20

12

R

Warren A. Marrow Memorial Scholarship

$1,000-$3,000

February 5, 2021

10/30/20

12

G, R

Better Business Bureau Student of Integrity Scholarship

School nominee applies for $2,500

February 12, 2021 by 3:00pm

1/12/21

12

R

Iowa Newspaper Foundation

$500-$1,000

February 12, 2021

10/30/20

12

R

North West REC Scholarship

$250-$1,000

February 26, 2021

1/12/21

12

R

Plymouth County 4-H Foundation Scholarships

$500

February 26, 2021

1/12/21

12

R

Iowa Financial Know-How Challenge: Senior Scholarship

$2,000

February 26, 2021

10/30/20

12

R

National Youth Science Camp Scholarship

Scholarship to attend a science camp

February 28, 2021

11/9/20

12

R

Central Valley Ag Scholarship

$1,000

March 1, 2021

10/30/20

12

R

Iowa Automobile Dealers Foundation for Education

$2,500

March 1, 2021 by 5:00pm

1/12/21

Rising 9-11 in summer 2021

R

GFWC/Iowa NW District Music Camp Scholarship

 

Up to $300

March 1, 2021

1/26/21

12

N

Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation

$1,500-$10,000

March 2, 2021

1/12/21

12

R

Iowa Communications Alliance Scholarship

$1,500

March 4, 2021

12/18/20

12

R

Foundation for Rural Service Scholarship

$2,500

March 5, 2021

1/12/21

12+

R

Richard Hatz Scholarship

$500

March 12, 2021

1/26/21

12

R

Grinnell Mutual Road to Success Scholarship

$1,000

March 15, 2021

1/12/21

12

R

Missouri River Energy Services Scholarship

$1,000

March 15, 2021

1/12/21

12

R

Farmers Coop Society Scholarship

$1,000

March 15, 2021

1/14/21

11

R

Hoover Uncommon Student Award

Up to $10,000

March 15, 2021

12/18/20

12

R

Home Builders Association of Greater Siouxland

Up to $2,000

March 26, 2021 at 4:30

1/12/21

12

G

Mary Catherine Hagedorn Scholarship

See application

March 29, 2021

1/14/21

12

G

Perry Scholarship

Up to $2,000

March 30, 2021

1/12/21

12

R

Iowa Golf Association Ann Griffel AND Herman Sani Scholarships

$2,000-$8,000

April 1, 2021

1/12/21

12+

R

Westmar Endowment Scholarship

$500-$5,000

April 1, 2021

1/12/21

11-12

R

Brian Pearson Memorial Scholarship

$1,000

April 5, 2021

10/29/20

12

G

Wells Enterprises, Inc. Scholarship

$1,000 - $3,000

April 8, 2021 by 3:00pm

1/12/21

8-12

N

We the Students Essay Contest

$500- $7,500

April 15, 2021

1/12/21

Not specified

N

WiseGeek Entrepreneurship Matters Scholarship

$500

May 1, 2021

11/23/20

12

R

Robert D. Blue Scholarship

$500-$1,000

May 10, 2021

10/30/20

11-12

N

B.Davis Scholarship

$1,000

May 22, 2021

10/3/20

12

R

Elevate Advanced Manufacturing Scholarship

$500

May 30, 2021

1/12/21

11-12

N

Abbott & Fenner Scholarship

$1,000

June 12, 2021

10/30/20

12

R

Iowa PGA Foundation – Charlie Burkart Scholarship

$1,500

June 18, 2021

10/30/20

12

N

Elevate Mental Health Awareness Scholarship

$500

June 21, 2021

12/18/20


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