THE HAGAN SCHOLARSHIP
The Hagan Scholarship is a nationwide need-based merit scholarship designed to help high-achieving students from small towns and rural areas graduate college debt-free. Recipients must: a) graduate from a public high school located in a county having fewer than 50,000 residents, or b) graduate from a remote rural school located in a county having more than 50,000 residents. Hagan Scholars from 43 states are currently enrolled at 358 colleges and universities. Five hundred more scholarships will be awarded in April 2021
Application Deadline: November 15, 2020
GRAND LODGE OF IOWA SCHOLARSHIP
The Grand Lodge of Iowa, A.F. & A.M., located at 813 First Avenue SE, Cedar Rapids, will be awarding up to sixty scholarships to high school seniors who will graduate this academic year from a public high school within the state of Iowa. The exact dollar amount of each scholarship will depend upon the size of investment income from the Scholarship Endowment Fund.
The scholarships are designed to assist graduating seniors in pursuing a post-secondary education in any state at an accredited institution which provides a two- or four-year college program. The scholarship may be used for any bona fide school related expense such as tuition, fees, and books.
Application must be postmarked no later than February 1, 2021 for the application and all supporting materials
GRAND LODGE OF IOWA MCEC TECHNICAL SCHOLARSHIP
The Grand Lodge of Iowa, A.F. & A.M., located at 813 First Avenue SE, Cedar Rapids, is pleased to offer the “Mark Earl and Esther Spencer Technical Scholarship”. Scholarships will be awarded to the number of graduating Iowa high school seniors who plan to enroll in a mechanical or trade course of study at an accredited Iowa Community College. The scholarship may be used for any bona fide school related expenses such as tuition, fees, books, and tools.
Application must be postmarked no later than March 1, 2021 for the application to be considered.
COCA-COLA SCHOLARS FOUNDATION
The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation believes that investing in students who are leaders, both academically and in service to others, will result in positive, lasting change and sustainable communities.
Encourage your students to apply to be a Coca-Cola Scholar by October 31, 2020, at 5 p.m. ET, and receive a chance for one of 150 college scholarships worth $20,000 through the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation. For more details and a link to the application, visit Cokeurl.com/scholarships.
HORATIO ALGER ASSOCIATION
The Horatio Alger Association welcomes eligible high school seniors to apply for the Horatio Alger Scholarships, which range from $10,000 to $25,000.
Applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible to apply for these awards.
One application is all that’s necessary to apply for state, national, and specialized programs. The application is open until October 25 and available at application.horatioalger.org.
JACK KENT COOKE FOUNDATION
The Cooke College Scholarship Program is an undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend and graduate from the nation’s best four-year colleges and universities.
Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements.
The 2021 Cooke College Scholarship Program application closes on October 30, 2020, at 11:59 p.m., in your local time zone.
CHRISTINA HIXSON OPPORTUNITY AWARD
The Criteria for Eligibility as a Christina Hixson Award Recipient:
- Students must have faced challenges or personal and/or financial hardship
- Students must be residents of Iowa
- Students must possess the potential to succeed
- Students must demonstrate financial need as determined by filing the FAFSA
- Students must be admissible to Iowa State University
- Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.ed.gov by December 1.
- Complete the online application for the Hixson Opportunity Award by December 15.
- Complete the Iowa State University admissions process by December 15.
For more information please visit www.hixson.dso.iastate.edu
IOWA FINANCIAL KNOW-HOW CHALLENGE: SENIOR SCHOLARSHIP
How to Qualify:
- Visit www.IowaStudentLoan.org/Enter to register and read complete rules between Oct. 19, 2020, and Feb 26, 2021.
- After registering, follow the emailed instructions to complete two online tutorials and a related assessment before 4 p.m. on Feb. 26.
Thirty $2,000 scholarships from Iowa Student Loan available to top scorers on the assessment for college expenses. Each recipient’s high school will also receive $100.
IOWA PROFESSIONAL GOLFERS’ ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
The Iowa PGA Foundation, the charitable arm of the Iowa PGA Section of America offers an annual scholarship opportunity in memory of one of our members – Charlie Burkhart. The purpose of this scholarship is to assist students in furthering their education. It is open to any graduating high school seniors or previous graduate residing within the Iowa PGA Section or the state of Iowa.
At least one high school graduate will be the 2021 recipient of $1,500 per year for four years at college or university of their choice. Other previously graduated applicants will be reviewed with additional scholarships awarded when possible. Please see the Charlie Burkhart Scholarship Application for full details.
Scholarship winners are selected on the basis of their interest and activity in golf, the potential for future contributions to the game, leadership skills/community involvement, then on their academic/professional ability and financial need. Please note that applicants must email/mail completed application to the scholarship committee on or prior to June 18, 2021.
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