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Iowa Hospital Association Scholarship
The Iowa Hospital Education and Research Foundation (IHERF), an IHA subsidiary, offers scholarships of up to $6,000 ($3,000 per year for a max of two years) to qualified candidates. Award recipients must be willing to work in an Iowa hospital for each year of scholarship awarded. Visit the Iowa Hospital Scholarship site to confirm eligibility and apply. Direct all questions to Cindy Schultz, Director, Finance and Human Resources at IHERF.
Iowa Heart Foundation
The Iowa Heart Foundation Board of Directors approves nursing scholarships to qualified nursing students attending local colleges and universities. Download an application from the Iowa Heart Foundation's website.
For Iowa Heart Foundation scholarship questions, please contact Cindy Conroy, Iowa Heart Foundation, at (515) 633-3555 or visit www.iowaheartfoundation.org
Des Moines Women's Club College Memorial Scholarship
For more information, please download this PDF or contact the Des Moines Women's Club at 515-244-0507 ext 211 or at email@example.com
Women's Opportunity Award Scholarship
Sponsored by the local area chapter in Des Moines of the Soroptimist Internationl organization, this scholarship is awarded to a woman seeking to improve her employment status by gaining educational skills.
The basic criteria for eligibility are:
- Female head of the household, with primary financial responsibility supporting their family (including children, a spouse and/or parents);
- Attending, or have been accepted to a vocational/skills training program, or an undergraduate degree program;
- Demonstration of financial need
Previous recipients are ineligible to apply.
Applications and references must be received back by December 15, 2014 at the address listed on the application. All applications and references can be submitted on line to firstname.lastname@example.org. The recipient of our local award will advance to a regional review for further award considerations.
Call Cheryl Kluza at 515-225-3405 with any questions.
Latinos Unidos 2014-15 Scholarship
Latinos Unidos of Iowa, Inc. is proud to grant college scholarships for Latino/Latina students who will attend Iowa institutions. Click here for the application.
Barbara Rhomberg Excellence in Nursing Scholarship
The Barbara Rhomberg Excellence in Nursing Scholarship, sponsored by B4 Brands, is awarded each year to five, non-traditional, fulltime students pursuing undergraduate degrees in nursing. All scholarship winners receive a non-renewable scholarship of $1,000 payable directly to the institution in which they are enrolled. The 2013 application is due August 31st.
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Free Scholarship Searches
The sites below allow you to perform a general scholarship search. You will be able to indicate certain academic and demographic characteristics about yourself to assist in providing a list of outside scholarships for which you may apply. Don't hesitate to inquire with organizations that you or members of your family already are associated with to see if they offer scholarships, such as fraternal organizations, local companies in your community, local banks and credit unions, or community foundations.
RN to BSN Scholarships
Iowa Department of Public Health
Free Scholarship Search Engine
Financial Aid Information
Iowa College Student Aid Commission
Iowa College Access Network
CampusRN & Allied Health Scholarship
Resources for Students of Color
Holocaust Remembrance Scholarships
Additional Financial Aid Information
Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Federal Student Aid
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