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Application available for 9th-12th grade, but awards not given until verification of achievements at the end of senior year

Amount: Each college/university that participates offers different awards for different achievements.

Deadline: Varies by college/university

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Students who age out of Iowa's foster care system, age out of the Iowa State Training School, or who are adopted from foster care after the age of 16 may qualify for the All Iowa Opportunity Foster Care Grant program. This grant can be used for any college expenses including tuition, fees, books and supplies, dorms and off-campus housing, meal plans, transportation, and personal living expenses.  For the application and more information, click here

Amount: Up to $9,000 each year

Deadline: Application available Jan. 1st through Dec. 1st each year

Qualifications: Attend UNI

Amount: $250-1500
Deadline: None Listed


  • Be of the Protestant faith.
  • A resident of Iowa.
  • Plan to attend Univ. of Iowa.

Amount:  $800 

Deadline:  May 1, 2018

Pearl Hull Falk App 2018


  • Complete the free online tool College Funding Forecaster to estimate total college costs over four undergraduate years, sources to help pay for it, and using your college's financial aid award packet.

Award: (2) $1500


  • Graduating senior from Iowa and planning to attend an Iowa college or university
  • High School GPA and financial need considered

Amount: $500-$1,000

Deadline: May 10, 2018

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  • Seniors in Jasper County high schools.
  •  Have filed for FAFSA.
  • Based not primarily upon academic excellence, but upon need for scholarship.

Amount:  To be determined.

Deadline:  May 31, 2018

William Power Charitable Trust Application 


  • Be a high school athlete.
  • Be a graduating senior
  • Plan to enroll full-time at an accredited 2 or 4 year college or university.

Apply at

Amount:  $500

Deadline:  June 18, 2018


  • Iowa resident planning to enroll in the fall of 2008 at any 2 or 4 year institution in Iowa.
  • Major in an ag related field with an emphasis on swine production.
  • Maintain a 2.5 GPA.

 Apply at: Iowa Pork Foundation

Amount:  $1,500

Deadline:  April 1, 2018   


  • Be a graduating senior from an Iowa high school.
  • Be enrolling in a college as a music major.
  • Applications are available in the NHS Career Center.

Amount:  $500

Deadline:  April 1, 2018

Winter Dance Party Application


  • Must be a senior at a high school within Polk, Dallas, Boone, Story, Jasper, Marion, Warren or Madison counties.
  • Participate in football or basketball for at least their senior season.  Should exhibit characteristics of leadership and sportsmanship.
  • Must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA at the time of application. ( A copy of your transcript must accompany your application.)
  • Student shall be of outstanding character, be a total team player, demonstrate the highest level of sportsmanship during their career, be a leader on and off the field/floor, and serve as a role model for all students in their high school.
  • Application must have two letters of reference.  These letters can come from any coach, school administrator, or faculty member.
  • Student must attach a 150-300 word essay of their understanding of what it takes to exemplify good sportsmanship and be a leader. 
  • Must have applied at a qualified post secondary educational institution for the 2014-2015 academic year.

2018 DMOA Application

Amount:  $500

Deadline:  March 31, 2018


  • Must be a high school senior and resident of Iowa.
  • Must be a multiple birth student ( twin, triplet or higher)
  • Grade point average of 3.0 or higher and plan to attend a college, university of trade school.

Please mail completed applications to:

Des Moines Mothers of Multiples
Attn: Scholarship Committee
PO Box 8205
Des Moines, IA 50301

Amount:  $500

Deadline:  April 1, 2018

Mothers of Multiples application 


  • Graduating senior planning to attend college or vocational school
  •  Complete a 500 word narrative describing what working with special needs students has meant to you and what you have learned from this experience.

Amount: $250
Deadline: March 22, 2018
Meredith Caves Scholarship App


  • Student pursuing an education in nursing and other health-related careers.
  • Must live in Jasper County.

Amount:   Scholarships ranging from $500 to $1,000.

Deadline:  March 29, 2018

Skiff Aux Scholarship 2018


  • NHS senior.
  • Have taken the ACT or SAT.

Amount:  $500

Deadline:  April 20, 2018

   Newton Elks Scholarship Application 2018


  • Parent or Guardian must be a Class A or Class B member of Key Cooperative.
  • Be a high school senior who will be graduating in 2018.
  • Have a minimum GPA of 2.65.
  • Plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited 2 or 4 year college, university or vocational-technical school in the U.S.
  • Major course of study in an agricultural or ag-business field, information systems, accounting, auto/truck repair, carpentry or masonry construction.

Amount:  $1,000

Deadline:  March 31, 2018

Key Coop App 2018


  • Be a senior male or female member of the golf team.
  • Write a short autobiography describing your interests, hobbies, activities and your future educational goals.
  • Write a short essay on “How Golf Has Influenced My Life”.

Amount:  1 male at $500, 1 female at $500

Deadline:  April 30, 2018 

Larry And Peney Stewart ScholarshipApplication 2018


  • Must be a veteran’s child, grandchild, great grandchild, stepchild, step-grandchild or step great-grandchild.
  • Must plan to attend an Iowa 2 or 4 year college, university or trade school.

Amount:   $200

Deadline: April 1, 2018 



  • Must be a graduating senior in the spring of 2018 from NHS or WEST Academy.
  • Must be going into special education of a related field of study or with special needs children.

Amount:  $500

Deadline:  April 22, 2018

Michael White Memorial Scholarship App 2018


  • NHS senior.
  • Pursue a career in education.

Amount:  $500

Deadline:  April 19, 2018

NCEA Application 2018

Applications must be typed  


  • High school senior.
  • Plan to attend a vocational/technical or 2 year college.
  • For average students, not necessarily straight ‘A’ students.

Amount:  $500

Deadline:  April 13, 2018

Golden K Kiwanis App 


  • Newton High School senior graduating in the spring of 2016.
  • Must be ranked in the top half of your graduating class.
  • Must be planning to attend a 2 or 4 year school.
  • Must complete a narrative of 200 words or less describing which PBIS characteristic you best emulate.

Amount:  $500

Deadline:  April 14, 2018
Princess Scholarship App 2018


  •  Be a high school junior or senior. 
  • Write an essay on the topic listed.  

For more information, log on to

Amount:  $1000

Deadline:  June 14, 2018


  • Be a high school senior.
  • Been involved in playing golf.
  • Turn in applications to the career center at NHS.

Amount:  $500

Deadline:  April 20, 2018  
 KB Memorial App


  • Be a senior at NHS.
  • Have taken the SAT or ACT.

Amount:  Five $300 scholarships.

Deadline:  April 20, 2018
 Kellogg American Legion Scholarship


NHS senior planning to attend an accredited vocational/technical, two or four year college or university. 

Apply at

Before starting the application, please read through the overview and the tip sheet for special instructions.

Amount:  $500 - $1,000

Deadline:  March 22, 2018


  • Female high school senior in Jasper County
  • Plan to major in elementary or secondary education.

Amount:  $300

Deadline:  April 10, 2018
Delta Kappa Gamma Application


  • Graduating senior who is a resident of the state of Iowa.
  • Have interest and activity in golf and the potential for future contributions to the game.
  • Academic ability and financial need.

Amount:  $4,000 over a four-year period.

Deadline:  June 15, 2018 

Apply at: Charlie Burkart


  • Be a junior or senior in high school
  • Plan to attend a college or university

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: May 22, 2018


  • Be an Iowa high school junior or senior
  • Have participated in the Iowa Games
  • Display good character, perserverance and sportsmanship

Amount: $1000
Deadline: April 30, 2018
2018 Brian Pearson Application Requirements


High school senior must be a member of Advantage Credit Union and be in good standing

Amount: $1000

Deadline: March 30, 2018


  • Senior with a 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Pursue a career in conservation, natural resources, environmental education, conservation law enforcement, biology, or related field at an accredited institution of higher education
  • Demonstrate leadership skills and the motivation to participate in extra-curricular activities
  • Demonstrate a commitment to and passion for conservation and improvement of wildlife habitat

Amount: TBD
Deadline: April 15, 2018
Pheasants Forever Application 2018 


  • Graduating senior from NHS
  • Accepted to an accredited community college, college, or university
  • Plan to pursue a degree in engineering, industrial technology, tool and die, machining, or industrial maintenance 

Amount: (2) $500
Deadline: April 20, 2018
Thombert Application


  • Must be a graduating senior from Newton High School.
  • Must be planning to attend a two year community college, four year college/university, or academy (such as police academy, etc.)
  • Must complete a narrative describing your future plans and how your character and work ethic will impact this profession. 

This foundations goal is to provide a monetary source of scholarships (amount varies) to a Newton senior graduating in the spring of 2018 pursuing an education in criminal justice / law enforcement, or fire and emergency services 

Deadline:  April 16, 2018
Trenton Brady Memorial Application 


  • Must be a graduating senior from Newton High School
  • Must be ranked in the top half of the graduating class
  • Must be plannning to attend a two or four year school
  • Must complete a narrative describing their lastingCardinal Legacy.  This must EXCLUDE sports and activities.

Deadline: April 14, 2018
 Cardinal Memorial Application 2018


  • Complete and Iowa High School scholarship application.
  • Complete an enrollment application.
  • Complete an interview at Iowa School of Beauty.
  • Submit most up to date transcript. 

Amount: $2500


  • Be a graduating high school senior
  • Apply at La James International College
  • Fill out FAFSA

Amount: $1500
Deadline: TBD

Objective: To provide a monetary source of $1,000 to a Newton senior, graduating in the spring of 2018.

Scholarship requirements:

  • Must be a graduating senior from Newton High School
  • Must have a 2.0 GPA or higher
  • Must be planning to attend a two or four year school
  • Must complete a narrative describing their character.

 Clemon Maki Application

The Beauty + Wellness Scholarship for Women and each quarter we award $1,000 + a care package filled with healthy organic goodies to young women who are striving to maintain their health and wellness as they pursue their higher education goals.

Award: $1,000
Quarterly Deadlines: January 1March 31stJune 30th, and September 30th every year

  • Must be a graduating high school senior, current college undergraduate, or current graduate student at a 4-year, 2-year, vocational, or technical school in the United States.
  •  Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Must identify as female.
  • We welcome all majors and GPAs to apply!


  • Must be a senior graduating in 2018
  • Must submit an essay on of two topics that appear on the scholarship page of the website.

Applications available at

Amount:  $500

Deadline:  October 6, 2018


  • Be a current or former NHS Success program participant
  • Write a one page essay that includes your name, college plans, career goals, and how you have pushed yourself throughout high schoool to achieve graduation despite obstacles. Submit essays to your school counselor or Abby Lamont.

Amount:  $250

Deadline:  April 20, 2018

Eligibility requirements:

  • Evidence of significant social and economic obstacles to attending college full time
  • Graduate of accredited Iowa high school or Iowa resident for 5 years
  • Junior classification fall 2018
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.80
  • Demonstrate financial need on basis of the FAFSA (file by December 1st)

Application Deadline: April 1, 2018

Apply on-line at:  


  • Must be a senior at a high school in Jasper County.
  • Plan to attend a 4 year college or 2 year transferring to a 4 year.
  • Pursue a bachelor degree or associate degree in the field of Conservation.  Conservation shall be defined as positions in Forestry, Soil Conservation, as a Conservation Officer, Environmental Education, Fisheries, or Wildlife.
  • Must have taken the ACT or SAT.
  • Must have a GPA of 2.5 or above.

Amount:  $750

Deadline:  May 10, 2018

 Izaak Walton League Application 2018


The Cline Tool Advanced Manufacturing Scholarship is available to students who will graduate from Newton Senior High School in spring 2018 and have been accepted to an accredited two- or four-year college, university or community college. Students must be working toward a degree in engineering, industrial technology, tool and die, machining or industrial maintenance or any other degree program in advanced manufacturing. 

Amount: $500

Deadline: April 13, 2018


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