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2015 December


Distinguished Young Women of Iowa Scholarship



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-Applicants must participate in a 3-day program (March 2-4, 2016 in Coralville). Visit the website for more details on the 3-day program.
-Girl in the Class of 2016
-Involved in school and/or community activities
-Outstanding in academics, leadership, athletics, and/or the arts
-Interested in earning scholarships for college

Over $12,000 in cash scholarships were awarded during the 2015 Iowa program.
December 1, 2015

Elks National Foundation: 2015 Most Valuable Student Scholarship


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-Most Valuable Student Scholarships are for students pursuing a four-year degree, on a full-time basis (minimum of 12 semester hours), in a U.S. college or university.

-Any high school senior who is a citizen of the United States is eligible to apply.

-Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks.

-College students are not eligible to apply.

-Applicants must be citizen of the United States on the date their applications are signed; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.

-Male and female students compete separately.

-Applicants are judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need.


500 Scholarships (ranging from $1,000-$12,500 per year) will be awarded for four years:


-2 first-place awards of $50,000 ($12,500/year)

-2 second-place awards of $40,000 ($10,000/year)

-2 third-place awards of $30,000 ($7,500/year)

-14 (fourth-place) awards of $20,000 ($5,000/year)

-480 runners-up awards (fifth-place) of $4,000 ($1,000/year)


Please visit the website on the left for more details about the awards.

December 4, 2015

AXA Achievement Scholarship


- Be a United States citizen or legal resident living or claiming residency in one of the 50 U.S. States, District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico.

-Be a current high school senior who plans to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2014-2015 academic year. 

-Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities.

-Special consideration will be given to achievements that empower society to better face risk through education and action in areas such as financial, environmental, health, and/or emergency preparedness

52 $10,000 scholarships will be awarded (1 to a recipient from each U.S. State, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico)

10 of these recipients will be selected to receive an additional $15,000

December 15, 2015; only the first 10,000 applications will be accepted.
The Scholarship American Dream Award

This is a scholarship for past graduates (Class of 2015 or before). You can access this scholarship in the "My Scholarships" section of your student profile in your Dollars for Scholars account.

-For students currently enrolled in postsecondary education programs (4-year, 2-year, or certificate programs) who need help paying for their second year and beyond.
 Award amounts range between $5,000 and $10,000, depending on need.December 15, 2015
Better Business Bureau: Student of Integrity Scholarship

Only 1 scholarship application per school will be accepted. All interested students will turn their applications in to Mrs. Bauer by December 18th. A scholarship committee will then select the best application. That person will then submit their application to the BBB by the January 8th deadline date.
-Must be a high school senior scheduled to graduate in 2016
-Must be a student of integrity (insightful, kind, fair-minded, unintimidating and ardent in your desire to make sound decisions

Judging Criteria:
-50% Essay
-20% School Involvement
-20% Community Involvement
-5% Future Plans and Transcripts
-5% Letters of Recommendation

8 scholarships of $2,500 will be awarded.
Due to Mrs. Bauer by 3:15 on December 18th. A scholarship selection committee will then decide which applicant can move forward for our school. The person the scholarship committee selects will then need to submit their application to BBB by 5:00pm on January 8th.