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Every Scholarship That Has Come To Mrs. Wilkinson's Office

Automatic money for meeting specifications (no application required)



    • Cook Plumbing Apprenticeship program - student pays for first year of trade school, Cook Plumbing pays for years 2, 3, and 4, then reimburses student for year 1 tuition upon attainment of journeyperson license

    • Eastern Iowa Union Apprenticeships:

Training Experiences

    • AmeriCorps/NCCC/FEMA: 10-month commitment (can be repeated), no prior experience necessary, earn $6,095 plus biweekly stipend

Iowa 2-year, vocational, trade, and community Colleges

    • Aviation Program at Iowa Lakes Community College (includes paying back flight fees by serving as a flight instructor)

    • The John Deere Tech program, offered through Northeast Iowa Community College, has partnered with Sinclair Tractor to offer $5000 in tools and $15,000 in tuition reimbursement. Participating students will be employed by Sinclair Tractor for 36 months upon completion of schooling to receive full financial repayment. See program booklet for more information. Sinclair Tractor will also donate $1000 to the student's high school FFA program!

    • Ford Asset program at DMACC: earn your degree while earning money as a Ford technician

Iowa Regents Universities

Iowa Private Colleges and Universities

    • Iowa Tuition Grant: up to $5650 annually in grant money to attend a variety of private colleges in Iowa

    • Central College Scholarship Page (merit-based, need-based, and competitive money)

    • William Penn Religious Life Scholarship: need-based, do not need to be a Quaker

    • William Penn University offers the Iowa Pride Scholarship to Iowa high school graduates with a 3.0 GPA, FAFSA filing complete, who enroll at WPU as a full-time student the fall following high school graduation. Scholarship is renewable by maintaining a 2.7 GPA and submitting the FAFSA annually.

    • William Penn University Athletic Bands Scholarship: $10,000+ awarded per student per year to play in WPU Marching Band and one ensemble - Pep Band, Winter Percussion, Winter Guard (contact Terry DeJong, Director of Athletic Bands, at 641-660-8620 or

    • Graceland University: the Iowa Scholars Program awards financial aid packages covering full tuition for 4 years, as well as be assigned an alumni career mentor. Students must graduate high school in Iowa with a 3.0 cumulative GPA and score 21 or higher on the ACT. Application must be completed by December 3, 2018, FAFSA must be filed by February 1, 2019, $200 deposit must be submitted by May 1, 2019, and student must enroll full-time and live on campus.

    • Mt. Mercy University Catherine McAuley Scholarship Program: awards full tuition scholarship, renewable for 4 years, to students who qualify. A stipend to cover book expenses the first year is also possible.

    • Cornell College's Iowa Promise Scholarship provides a minimum of $30,000 to first-time students from Iowa

    • Morningside University Nylen School of Nursing scholarship

Other Colleges and Universities

  • South Dakota State University Balanced Man Scholarship: from Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity, for males who show balance in academics, athletics, and leadership

    • Western Colorado University Rady Merit Scholarship: for students with 3.5 GPA, ready for Calculus, and majoring in Computer Science or Mechanical Engineering


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Local Scholarships, Winners Announced at Awards Night

unless stated otherwise, scholarships and all related material are to be shared digitally with Mrs. Wilkinson

no later than April 4, 2022