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, N

Wendy’s High School Heiseman

$500 - $5,000

October 17, 2018

9/9/18

R

FOR PARENTS of 6th-12th grade students

Iowa Student Loan –

Save Now, Save Later Giveaway

Fifty $1,000 winners

October 21, 2018

9/9/18

R, N

Horatio Alger Association Scholarship

$6,000 - $10,000

October 25, 2018

9/9/18

N

Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Scholarships

Up to $20,000

October 31, 2018

9/9/18

 

R, N

 

Prudential Spirit of Community Award

 

Up to $6,000 /

All-expense-paid trip to DC

November 6, 2018

9/9/18

R, N

Elks National Foundation

Most Valuable Student Scholarship

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

November 15, 2018

9/9/18

N

AXA Achievement Scholarship

$2,500-$25,000

December 14, 2018 (or when 10,000 apps submitted)

9/9/18

N

Burger King Scholars

$1,000+

December 15, 2018 (or when 50,000 apps submitted)

10/12/18

N

CollegeRaptor Scholarship

$2,500

December 31, 2018

10/12/18

R

Byers Environmental Scholarship

 

$1,000

January 4, 2019

10/12/18

N

United States JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship

$1,000

January 11, 2019

9/9/18

N

Mensa Foundation College Scholarship Program

$600-$2,500

January 15, 2019

9/9/18

R

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

$1,000

January 31, 2019

10/12/18

R

Elks National Foundation –

 Legacy Award

$4,000

February 1, 2019

10/12/18

R

Iowa National Guard Officers Auxiliary Scholarship

Not listed

February 1, 2019

9/9/18

R

Bishop’s Scholarship to Briar Cliff University

$29,500 over 4 years

February 8, 2019

10/12/18

N

HyVee Foundation Scholarship Program

$1,000

February 8, 2019

9/9/18

N

We the Students Essay Contest

$500- $5,000

February 14, 2019

10/12/18

R

Iowa Newspaper Foundation

$500-$1,000

February 15, 2019

9/9/18

R

Tip Top Tux Scholarship

$1,000-$1,500

March 1, 2019

10/12/18

R

Foundation for Rural Service Scholarship

$2,500

March 1, 2019

10/12/18

R

Central Valley Ag Scholarship

$1,000

March 1, 2019

10/12/18

N

B.Davis Scholarship

$1,000

May 24, 2019

9/9/18

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