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

FOR PARENTS of 6th-12th grade students

Iowa Student Loan –

Save Now, Save Later Giveaway

$1,000

October 22, 2017

9/11/17

R, N

Horatio Alger Association Scholarship

$6,000 - $10,500

October 25, 2017

9/11/17

N

Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Scholarships

Up to $20,000

October 31, 2017

9/11/17

 

G, R, N

Prudential Spirit of Community Award

(A Gehlen honoree will be selected and may be entered for state, and possibly national, honors)

Up to $6,000 /

All-expense-paid trip to DC

November 7, 2017

9/11/17

R, N

Elks National Foundation

Most Valuable Student Scholarship

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

November 27, 2017

9/11/17

N

AXA Achievement Scholarship

$2,500-$25,000

December 15, 2017 (or when 10,000 apps submitted)

9/11/17

R, N

The American Legion of Iowa
High School Oratorical Scholarship Program
– Open to Grades 9-12

$1,000 - $18,000

December 17, 2017

10/13/17

N

Burger King Scholars

$1,000

December 15, 2017

10/13/17

R

United States JCI Senate

Foundation Scholarship

$1,000

January 5, 2018

10/13/17

R

Byers Environmental Scholarship

 

$1,000

January 6, 2018

10/13/17

N

Mensa Foundation College Scholarship Program

$2,500

January 15, 2018

9/11/17

R

Elks National Foundation –

 Legacy Award

$4,000

February 2, 2018

11/7/16

N

We the Students Essay Contest

Up to $5,000

February 5, 2018

10/13/17

R

Iowa Newspaper Foundation

$500-$1,000

February 9, 2018

9/11/17

N

HyVee Foundation Scholarship Program

$1,000

February 10, 2018

9/11/17

R

Tip Top Tux Scholarship

$1,000-$5,000

March 1, 2018

10/13/17

R

Foundation for Rural Service Scholarship

$2,500

March 1, 2018

10/13/17

N

B.Davis Scholarship

$1,000

May 22, 2018

9/11/17



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