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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8-12

N

We the Students Essay Contest

$500- $7,500

April 15, 2021

1/12/21

12

G

Optimist Club of Le Mars Scholarship

$250

April 15, 2021

2/18/21

12

G

American State Bank Scholarship

$300

April 16, 2021

3/22/21

12

G

Le Mars Rotary Club Scholarships

5-$500

April 16, 2021

4/1/21

Not specified

N

WiseGeek Entrepreneurship Matters Scholarship

$500

May 1, 2021

11/23/20

12

R

N.W. Iowa Credit Union Scholarship

Varies

May 3, 2021

3/25/21

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

Children’s Cancer Connection Empowering Scholarships

Up to $1,000

May 28, 2021

2/18/21

12

N

Everfi Scholarship

$1,000

May 28, 2021

2/18/21

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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