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 after Oct. 1 of your senior year

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12

R

Children’s Cancer Connection Empowering Scholarship

$500-$1,000, renewable

January 31, 2022

10/20/21

12

G, R

Better Business Bureau Student of Integrity Scholarship

School nominee applies for $2,500

February 1, 2022 by 3:00pm

1/21/22

Current grades 7-11

R

GFWC/Iowa Federation of Women’s Clubs – Summer Music Camp Scholarship

$400

February 1, 2022

11/5/21

12

R

GFWC/Iowa Federation of Women’s Clubs Scholarship

$500-$1,000

February 1, 2022

11/5/21

12

R

Warren A. Marrow Memorial Scholarship

$1,000-$3,000

February 4, 2022

1/21/22

12

R

Elks National Foundation –

 Legacy Award

$4,000

February 7, 2022

10/20/21

12

R

Iowa Farm Bureau Scholarships

Up to $2,500

February 10, 2022

1/21/22

12

R

Iowa Newspaper Foundation

$500-$1,000

February 11, 2022

10/20/21

12

R

Keep Iowa Beautiful Scholarship

$1,000

February 11, 2022

1/21/22

12

R

Bishop’s Scholarship to Briar Cliff University

$29,500 over 4 years

February 14, 2022

1/21/22

12

R

North West REC Scholarship

$250-$1,000

February 25, 2022

1/21/22

12

R

Foundation for Rural Service Scholarship

$500-$7,000

February 25, 2022

1/21/22

12

R

Iowa 4-H Foundation

$250-$5,000

March 1, 2022

1/21/22

12

R

Central Valley Ag Scholarship

$1,000

March 1, 2022

1/21/22

Rising 9-11 in summer 2022

R

GFWC/Iowa NW District Music Camp Scholarship

 

Up to $300

March 1, 2022

1/21/22

12

N

Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation

$1,500-$10,000

March 1, 2022

1/21/22

12

R

Iowa Communications Alliance Scholarship

$2,500

March 4, 2022

1/21/22

12

R

Iowa Financial Know-How Challenge: Senior Scholarship

$2,000

March 11, 2022

10/20/21

12+

R

Richard Hatz Scholarship

$500

March 11, 2022

1/21/22

12

R

Farmers Coop Society Scholarship

$1,000

March 14, 2022

1/21/22

12

R

Grinnell Mutual Road to Success Scholarship

$1,000

March 15, 2022

1/21/22

12

R

Farmers Mutual Insurance Service Award Scholarship

$1,000

March 15, 2022

1/21/22

12

R

Missouri River Energy Services Scholarship

$1,000

March 15, 2022

1/21/22

11

R

Hoover Uncommon Student Award

Up to $10,000

March 15, 2022

1/21/22

11

R

Horatio Alger Scholarship

$10,000

March 15, 2022

1/21/22

12

G

Mary Catherine Hagedorn Scholarship

See application

March 24, 2022

1/21/22

12

R

Jill Hallihan Character Legacy Scholarship

$1,000-$2,500

March 31, 2022

1/21/22

12+

R

Westmar Endowment Scholarship

$500-$5,000

April 1, 2022

1/21/22

11-12

R

Brian Pearson Memorial Scholarship

$1,000

April 4, 2022

10/20/21

8-12

N

We the Students Essay Contest

$500- $7,500

April 15, 2022

1/21/22

11-12

N

B.Davis Scholarship

$1,000

May 21, 2021

1/21/22

12

N

Women in Mathematics Scholarship

$1,000

August 1, 2022

10/20/21


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